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November 11, 2012

Dispatch Call Logs


Nov. 8

1:23 a.m. — Ambulance request, Rt. 3 Box 212 Empire

3:14 a.m. — Officer assist, U.S. Hwy 81 just south of Seminole Rd.

3:21 a.m. — Business alarm, Speedy G’s/ 102 Purdue St. Velma

10:56 a.m. — 911, 107 Comanche Dr. / Comanche

11:25 a.m. — Animal related, behind sale barn in Comanche

12:47 p.m. — Ambulance request, SH 7 east of 6 Mile Rd. EB

12:47 p.m. — Ambulance request, SH 7 somewhere between Duncan and Stephens Comanche Countyline/SH 7 just east of 6 Mile Rd.

1:49 p.m. — Fire, 1 mile north of Velma 3 east on Alma Rd. NS of road

3:54 p.m. — Animal related, 1/4 E on Irean from Old U.S. Hwy 81 NS

4:40 p.m. — Reckless Driver, SB btw Ninnekah and Rush Springs

6:08 p.m. — Non-injury accident, SH 29 by Superior

6:15 p.m. — Officer assist, 800 W. Cadoo

6:30 p.m. — Reckless driver, Cherokee and Oklahoma Hills Rd.

6:38 p.m. — Reckless driver, SB on U.S. Hwy 81 from Duncan

7:03 p.m. — Harrassment / threats, Rt. 2 Box 2041- Comanche

9:38 p.m. — Fire, Home Site Rd. near Clear Creek Lake

10:37 p.m. — Pursuit, SB on 7 mile from Central High


Nov. 18

12:40 a.m. — Domestic disturbance, 805 N. C

1:12 a.m. — Domestic disturbance, 1201 S. Ninth

4:08 a.m. — Business alarm, 813 W, Bois D’ Arc / Get N Go

5:21 a.m. — Disturbing the peace, across the street from 515 W. Beech / 512 W. Beech

7:10 a.m. — Burglary auto, 206 E. Elm bld 6 apt 4, report filed

8:20 a.m. — Burglary auto, 409 N. E, report filed

9:29 a.m. — Rape, report filed

10:45 a.m. — Forgery, report filed

11:41 a.m. — Suspicious vehicle, 3102 W. Beech

11:56 a.m. — Welfare check, 13th and willow

12:29 p.m. — Residential alarm, 411 North I

1:12 p.m. — Burglary business, 502 E. Willow, report filed

2:19 p.m. — Theft, 518 W. Main / Danny’s Pawn

2:27 p.m. — Escort, Grantham’s Funeral Home

3:28 p.m. — Non-injury accident, Ace Hardware parkinglot/1713 N. U.S. Hwy 81

3:32 p.m. — Harassment, 206 E. Elm / bldg 9 / apt 5 / Elm Terrace, report filed

3:36 p.m. — EOD, DRH / room 6, reprt filed

3:39 p.m. — Non-injury accident, Mangum Tire Center

4:08 p.m. — Harassment, McDonalds parking lot

4:45 p.m. — Fight, 619 N. I, report filed

4:48 p.m. — Assault simple, DRH ER room E

4:58 p.m. — Animal vicious, 1212 W. Cypress, report filed

5:10 p.m. — Non-injury accident, U.S. Hwy 81 and Terry, report filed

5:25 p.m. — Burglary residence, 221 W. Willow

5:45 p.m. — Overdose, 1710 W. Plato/1103/Winds of Oaks

6:49 p.m. — Person in roadway, 500 block of Oak

7:02 p.m. — Person in roadway, 400 block of Oak

7:19 p.m. — Welfare check, 404 W. Willow

7:23 p.m. — Civil standby, 21 S. Ninth

7:33 p.m. — Disturbance, Dollar General / 1505 N. U.S. Hwy 81

7:45 p.m. — Business alarm, 901 W. Ash / First Baptist Church

8:09 p.m. — Theft, Days Inn Room 261

8:18 p.m. — Clear parking lot, Simmons Center Park

8:23 p.m. — Clear parking lot, 1829 U.S. Hwy 81 / Hibbetts Sports

9:43 p.m. — Fire, Homesite Rd. by Clear Creek Lake

10:51 p.m. — Welfare check, 421 S. 27th Apt 207 / Gardens Apts

11:50 p.m. — Person in roadway, Elk and Overland


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