November 5, 2018
- A caller said “she found an opossum in her garage this morning in her stroller” and “rolled it out in front of the garage.” The caller “requested someone come and remove the animal.” An officer responded, “picked up the opossum and took it out of the city.”
- A case file was created “concerning dependant-adult abuse.”
- A caller reported illegal dumping. An officer responded, and the Perry Public Works Department was notified.
- A caller said someone “harassed them over a pie” at a local retail store. An officer responded.
- A woman entered the offices of the Perry Police Department at 908 Willis Ave. and asked to speak with an officer about “getting her property back.” The woman said “her ex-girlfriend had changed the locks.” An officer responded.
- A caller said “his neighbor’s dogs keep barking.” An officer responded and “spoke with the caller, who appeared to be intoxicated.” As the caller “walked back to his residence from the alleyway,” he “began yelling at the dogs.” The officer made contact with the dogs’ owner, who said “when the caller gets drunk, he screams and yells at his dogs and in the past has come onto his property and tried to pet his dogs. The dogs did not like this.” The officer urged the dogs’ owner “to try to keep the dogs from barking.” The officer “advised the caller to leave the dogs alone and to stay off his neighbor’s property.” The officer also told the caller that “if the dogs were barking, he needed to call and let the police handle it instead of making things worse.”
- David Lee Dugan, 18, 625 First St., Newton, was arrested on charges of driving under suspension, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of marijuana. Dugan was also issued a citation for no insurance.
- A caller said “his mom kept yelling at the kids, and he was tired of it.” The caller said “she is not making any sense, and they were just trying to go to sleep.” The caller said his mother was “starting to talk to herself again.” An officer responded.
*A criminal charge is merely an accusation, and the defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.