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July 3, 2014

Police briefs, July 3

DUNCAN — Plywood taken off side of local business

An employee of We Buy and Sell Coins reported someone tore the plywood sheeting off the side of their building Tuesday.

Thief steals from vacant home

A Duncan man reported someone entered a home in his care Tuesday and took a box fan, electric radio, vacuum cleaner and various other items.

The reporting party said the home was his deceased brother’s house, and he was taking care of the estate, according to an incident report.

Fraudulent charges put on business account

Duncan Police reported someone impersonated a Blackhawk Industrial representative and made fraudulent charges to Blackhawk Industrial’s account at Ace Hardware Tuesday.

The Ace Hardware is in the 1700 block of U.S. 81.

One woman’s trash is another person’s fire

A Duncan woman reported a trash can on fire outside her home Tuesday.

The reporting party told police she heard a noise outside and saw the fire across the street from her home when she went outside, according to an incident report.

The reporting party didn’t see anyone else at the scene, according to the report.

Wallet stolen in Wal-Mart parking lot

A Duncan woman reported her wallet stolen from her car while shopping at Wal-Mart Tuesday.

The reporting party said the wallet contained credit cards and social security cards, according to an incident report.

The reporting party said the car was unlocked at the time of the alleged larceny, according to the report.

Police provided a statement form.

Warrant issued for man selling meth in sting

A felony warrant was issued for a Duncan man Tuesday for allegedly selling one gram of methamphetamine during a sting operation in May.

The alleged distributor, Alejandro Olivo, had bond set at $75,000.

Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs Agent Rick Strain said a confidential informant was able to arrange to purchase the methamphetamine from Olivo’s supplier.

A woman and infant child were present during the transaction, according to an incident report.

The informant drove to Olivo’s residence followed by OBN agents for the purchase, Strain said.

The informant made the transaction and met with agents at a predetermined location to give them the evidence, he said.

Strain said he submitted the evidence to the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation and received word back that the evidence was, in fact, methamphetamine.

Olivo’s preliminary hearing conference is scheduled for Sept. 10 at 9 a.m.

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Should the date for The World's Largest Garage Sale be changed from the third weekend in July to sometime in October to take advantage of cooler weather like we had this past weekend?

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