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MARCH 2011 POLICE BEAT

*A vehicle being driven by Amber Bone of Kincaid was stopped on 03/13/11 at 5:45p.m.

It was reported Bone was had been driving on a suspended license.

*Marvin Reebel of Springfield was stopped on 03/16/11 at about 3:45p.m.  It was reported Reebel was stopped due to an equipment violation.  During the course of the stop it was learned that Reebel’s driver’s license was currently suspended. In addition to the ticket Reebel received for the alleged license suspension, he was also cited for the alleged offense of failure to provide proof of insurance.

*A burglary to motor vehicle report was taken on 03/19/11 at about 7:15p.m.  The incident occurred in the Camelot subdivision while the vehicle was parked on Guinevere Drive.  According to the victim, someone entered his pickup truck sometime between 3:45p.m.-- 03/18/11, and 6:00p.m. --  03/19/11.  Once inside the suspect took a Dewalt Hammer Drill valued at $425.

*A vehicle initially stopped for an alleged speeding violation on 03/19/11 at 2:20a.m., eventually resulted in the arrest of the driver, Megan Chisolm of Riverton, for an alleged DUI.  The officer noted that upon contacting Chisolm, he found that she appeared to be under the influence of alcohol.  After reportedly failing field sobriety tests, Chisolm was arrested for the alleged offense.

*On 03/20/11, at 11:30p.m. the driver of a vehicle which had been travelling northbound on Route 29 was stopped for an alleged speeding violation.  As the driver, Marcia Fleming-Hoffman of Edinburg, spoke to the officer the officer noted he could smell the odor of an alcoholic beverage coming from the driver.  Hoffman was eventually arrested for an alleged DUI.

*Travis Koontz of Springfield was cited on 03/28/11 at about 10:00p.m. for allegedly driving on a suspended license and failure to provide proof of insurance.

*A vehicle being driven by a juvenile was stopped on 03/29/11 at 3:00p.m.   The officer noted that he stopped the vehicle as the registration sticker had expired.  A subsequent investigation into the stop resulted in the arrest of the juvenile for alleged possession of marijuana and for other traffic offenses.

Criminal Reports

Aggravated Assault – 1; Burglary – 1; Criminal Damage to Property – 1; Illegal Consumption of Alcohol – 5; Possession of Cannabis – 1; Possession of Drug Equipment – 1; Telephone Harassment – 1

Traffic Related Incidents

Accident Investigations – 2; DUI – 2; Hit and Run – 1; Illegal Transportation of Alcohol – 2; No Drivers License – 3; No Registration – 6; Operation of Uninsured Motor Vehicle – 27; Operating While Registration Suspended – 1; Seat Belt Violations – 3; Speeding – 45; Suspended/Revoked License – 7; Warnings – 276; Zero Tolerance –1

Calls For Service

Animal Calls – 3; Assist Other Police Depts. – 13;  Assist to Other Organizations – 15; Building/Business Checks – 33; Burglar Alarm – 7; Citizen Assist – 44; Curfew –1; Disturbance – 5; Domestic Trouble – 1; Extra Patrol Vacation Watches – 471; Mental Cases – 1; Missing Person – 1; Motorist Assists – 19; Suspicious Auto – 6; Suspicious Person – 2