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6:37 p.m. Accident. CR 75/CR 134. Officer observed two vehicles pulled over with hazards on. Spoke with drivers who explained they had crashed. Vehicle 1 was at the stop light. Vehicle 2 rear ended vehicle 1. Crash report filed.
1:18 p.m. Accident. CR 75/CR 3. Officer obsered two vehicles on the shoulder at intersection. Officer spoke with both parties who said a crash had occured. Vehicle 1 was northbound on CR 2 to cross CR 75 and continue northbound on CR 3. When the stop light turned green for Vehicle 1, he proceeded through the intersection. Vehicle two said he was eastbound on CR 75 approaching the intersection and slid through the intersection when the light was red. The front of Vehicle 2 hit the driver’s side front tire area of Vehicle 1’s work truck. No injuries reported and no tows needed. Damage to Vehicle 1 consisted of a broken mudflap and damage to the driver’s side fender. Moderate front-end damage to Vehicle 2 but it was still driveable. Accident exchange form filled out and given to each. State accident report completed.
1:44 p.m. Animal abuse. Ash Street E./College Avenue. Complainant reported observing a man walking two husky dogs and saw the man hit one of the dogs in the face two times for no reason. Complainant said she yelled at him and he yelled back and said he had to discipline the dog. Complainant said man walked into an apartment in the area. Complainant did not want to provide a statement. Officer was unable to locate the man or the dogs.
4 p.m. Identity theft. Minnesota Street E. Complainant said a number with an 855 area code called him and callers told him he needed to send money or go to jail. He stated they knew the last four numbers of his social. They attempted to get his info and complianant wouldn`t give out his info. They hung up on him. Complainant said he didn`t send money or give any information. Officer told complianant to call back if any fraud occurrs on his account.
1:08 p.m. Accident. CR 75/CR 3. Officer arrived at intersection. Vehicle 1 was rear ended by vehicle 2. No injuries were reported. State accident report completed.