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November 8, 2012

Dispatch Call Logs


Nov. 5

12:36 a.m. — Medical call, Stephens County Jail

1:50 a.m. — Business alarm, 711 S. U.S. Hwy 81/Kelly’s Trim Shop #2

2:56 a.m. — Medical call, apartment 404 The Gardens

6:36 a.m. — Non-injury accident, ice house on S. U.S. Hwy 81, report filed

6:40 a.m. — Animal complaint, just north of Plato on Fifth

6:52 a.m. — Business alarm, 1507 N. U.S. Hwy 81/R and S Drugs

8:50 a.m. — Theft, 116 N. Seventh/ Duncan Builder’s Supply, report filed

9:29 a.m. — Animal in roadway, 511 E. Main

9:31 a.m. — Animal in roadway, 516 Ridley Rd. /Sesco Electric

9:35 a.m. — Animal in roadway, C and Main

9:55 a.m. — Animal complaint, 714 W. Pine

11:47 a.m. — Incident, 314 N. First

11:48 a.m. — Transport prisoner, municipal court

12:26 p.m. — Residential alarm, 2004 Meadowview Dr.

12:46 p.m. — Theft, 1235 N. U.S. Hwy 81 / Carl’s Jr., report filed

1:42 p.m. — Animal in roadway, N. U.S. Hwy 81 / Sonic

1:42 p.m. — Escort, New Hope

1:53 p.m. — Animal complaint, 1413 Wisteria, alley

1:55 p.m. — Animal complaint, 1401 W. Bois d’ Arc/Stephens County Health Dept.

2:19 p.m. — Reckless driving, Bypass SB from Camelback

2:22 p.m. — Reckless driving, SB from Gatlin on Bypass

2:29 p.m. — Non-injury accident, U.S. Hwy 81 and Elk / Burger King parking lot, report filed

2:34 p.m. — Animal complaint, corner of B and Walnut/house is yellow house trimmed in green

4:48 p.m. — Suspicious vehicle, N. U.S. Hwy 81/Arvest Bank

5:20 p.m. — Medical call, 421 S. 27th D1/The Gardens

5:39 p.m. — Suspicious vehicle, N. U.S. Hwy 81 west side of the road in front of Wal-Mart

6:40 p.m. — Drugs, 1309 W. Willow

8:11 p.m. — Burglary business, 1302 S. Ninth/Open Heaven, report filed

9:11 p.m. — Suspicious person, Eighth and Main /ascog

11:12 p.m. — Intoxicated driver, drunk in vehicle, NB on Bypass from Camelback

11:39 p.m. — Burglary residence, 306 N. E, report filed

Nov. 6

12:14 a.m. — Assault simple, 1407 Whisenant

12:31 a.m. — Residential alarm, 1507 N. U.S. Hwy 81

12:33 a.m. — Barking dog, 107 N. F

12:48 a.m. — Suspicious person, 1320 W. Camelback

2:31 a.m. — Burglary residence, 210 N. 22nd

3:09 a.m. — Suspicious person, southeast side of Duncan Village Apts

5:26 a.m. — Prowler, 210 N. 22nd

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