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Police Dept. Report
Damage to property—Officers investigated a report of damage to property at 9:10 a.m., Friday, Sept. 28, in the 1400 block of East 6th Street. Property is owned by the City of Concordia.
Theft—Zakary Romo reported Theft of Items from his vehicle at 8 p.m., Sept. 30. Theft occurred Sunday between 1:30 and 7:30 a.m. while vehicle was parked in the 900 block of East 10th Street.

Fire Dept./EMS Report
At 7:59 a.m., Sept. 27th, Medic-5 went to the 700 block of East 9th and transported a 72-year-old male to Cloud County Health Center.
At 11:24 a.m., Sept. 30, Medic-5 responded to the 100 block of West 18th for an 86-year-old male patient who was transported to Cloud County Health Center.
At 1:24 p.m., Sept. 30, Medic-1 transferred a 63-year-old female patient from Cloud County Health Center to Salina Regional Health Center.
At 1:24 p.m., Sept. 30, Medic-1 also transferred an 86-year-old male patient to Salina Regional Health Center.
At 6:14 p.m. Medic-1 and Medic-2 went to a rollover accident on Highway 24 west of Glasco and transported an 18-year-old male patient to Mitchell County Hospital.
At 6:09 p.m., Medic-5 responded to the 200 block of N. Railroad in Glasco for a 61-year-old female. No transport was made.

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OPINIONS

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