For the record 11-25-13

Police Dept. Report
Accidents—Officers investigated a two vehicle accident at 1:45 p.m., Nov. 22, in the 300 block of West 6th Street. Vehicles driven by Linda Metro and Dixie Trost, both of Concordia, collided at that location. No injuries were reported.
Officers investigated a one vehicle accident at approximately 3:45 p.m., Nov. 22, in the 1300 block of Lincoln. A vehicle driven by Kevin Mead, Concordia, struck a building at that location. No injuries were reported.
Officers investigated a two vehicle accident at 1:30 p.m., Nov. 23, in the 2300 block of Lincoln. A vehicle driven by James R. Lindquist, Giltner, Neb., struck a vehicle driven by Diedrich M. Unrau, Manitoba, Canada. No injuries were reported.
Officers investigated a two vehicle acciden at 10:45 a.m., Nov. 24, in the 100 block of West 11th Street. A vehicle driven by Christina Brodie, Concordia, struck a legally parked and unattended vehicle owned by Andrew Knickerbocker, Concordia. No injuries were reported.
Arrests—Officers arrested Thaddeus J. Revell, 41, Concordia, at 4:30 p.m., Nov. 23, in the 100 block of East 2nd Street on a Saline County Warrant for Failure to Appear. Revell was transported to Cloud County Corrections.
Officers arrested Jesus Antonio Reyes, 26, Concordia, at approximately 3 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 24, in the 400 block of West 6th Street. Reyes was taken to Cloud County Corrections and booked on charges of Criminal Threat.
Theft—Brianna Brooks, Concordia, reported at 12:40 p.m., Nov. 24, the Theft of Items that had occurred sometime the night before. Investigation continues.

NEWS

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Courthouse 8-25-16

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SPORTS

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OPINIONS

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