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3:20 p.m. Harassment, Iverson Street W. Officer was dispatched to a harassment call. Complainant stated she has been dating a person for six months, and his ex has been harassing them via text, phone calls and by seeking out and distributing personal information. Complainant was advised about a harassment restraining order and to obtain and keep any documentation she may have of harassment. Officer also advised complainant to report any new incidents of harassment.
9:31 p.m. Hazard. College Avenue N. While patrolling Minnesota Street by College Avenue, officer saw scaffolding in front of 11 College Avenue that did not have any sign or anything to prevent a person from climbing it. Officer contacted the remodeling company and advised of concerns. The contractor said they would have someone take scaffolding down. Officer put caution tape around the scaffolding.
8:40 p.m. Dispute. Minnesota Street W. Officer was dispatched to a neighbor dispute. Complainant reported several males were urinating in her backyard. Officer monitored a party on Minnesota Street West and observed several males walking toward the complainant’s house; however, when they saw the officer, they turned around and walked back to the party.
9:12 a.m. Accident. Second Avenue NW. While on routine patrol, an officer was flagged down by a female party stating her vehicle was struck and damaged. While speaking with her, a male party came out and said he backed into her car and was in the process of leaving a note. Officer assisted with information exchange.
7:11 p.m. Exposure. Ash Street W. Complainant called stating three males were walking near the address which is rented by college females. One male then pulled down the back of his pants, exposing his nude butt to the house. The males then left the area, walking in an alley off Ash Street W. Complainant was able to get a video through the screen of her window showing a person wearing a grey hoodie with the hood up and dark colored pants walking in the intersection with his nude butt showing.The person then pulls their pants up and keeps walking. The video did not show any faces and only shows one person. Officer checked an active college house party and other party houses but didn’t see anyone matching the description.