Small Town Shenanigans: Episode 2

Post date: Jul 15, 2011 8:53:15 PM

If you haven't already heard what this recurring post is about, please check my post last week for all of the relevant details. So, without further delay, here are the interesting reports from the Excelsior Springs police blotter for 6/29/2011 to 7/5/2011. Sorry, no custom picture this week. Better luck next week.

June 29, 2:29 p.m., 200 block of S. McCleary Road -- sick raccoon was impounded. (author's note: the police love hassling raccoons).

June 30, 3:51 p.m., 400 block of Concourse Avenue -- animal control checked dog's welfare. It was fine.

June 30, 9:16 p.m., Vaughn Street and Murray Drive -- report of female taking off clothes in street. Several juveniles were counseled and released to parents.

June 30, 9:37 p.m., Stratton Street -- female, 18, wanted to report theft. It was determined no theft occurred.

July 1, 6:19 a.m., 100 block of S. Thompson Avenue -- officer found broken flowerpot outside business.

July 1, 3:05 p.m., 1000 block of Italian Way -- gasoline drive-off. While office was on scene, driver returned and said she accidentally forgot to pay. Payment was made; nothing further.

July 1, 6:57 p.m., Titus Avenue and Cypress Street - report of subject stumbling in yard and roadway. Male, 29, detained for 12 hours detoxification.

July 1, 7:36 p.m., 200 Block of Garden Lane -- report of ill or injured raccoon hiding under vehicle. It was captured and released in wooded area. (author's note: the police really love dealing with raccoons).

July 1, 8:23 p.m., 1200 block of Milwaukee Street -- report of subject going door to door asking questions about children. He had left area, but was possibly selling children's books (author's note: wait, what? Possibly selling children's books? He was also possibly buying a jail sentence for being creepy and it involved children. Guess we will never know.)

July 2, 3:09 p.m., N. U.S. 69 and Patsy Lane -- report of malfunctioning traffic light. Officer determined it was working fine.

July 2, 8:16 p.m., 1000 block of St. Paul Avenue -- report of possible pit bull. It was a boxer that escaped from yard; owner took custody.

July 3, 5:02 a.m., Salem Road and N. Main Street -- report of male lying in roadway. Ambulance was called; subject refused treatment and was taken home.

July 5, after midnight, citywide -- fireworks complaints. (author's note: apparently there was some sort of agreement to wait until after midnight to call in and complain).

July 5, 3:46 a.m., Isley Boulevard and Saratoga Avenue -- report of two juveniles shooting out streetlight with BB gun. Gone on arrival; no damage was found.

Well, that's it for this week. Be sure to check back again next week to see what the residents have been up to.