For the record 12-13-13

Police Dept. Report
 Theft–On Dec. 10, at 9:30 a.m., Keith Geisler, Concordia, reported a Theft of Items that had occurred in the 700 block of East 7th. Investigation continues.
 On Dec. 11, at 11:55 p.m., Nancy Duvall, Concordia, reported Theft of Items that occurred sometime within the last week in the 800 block of Matthew. Investigation continues.
 Arrest–On Dec. 11, at 6:15 p.m., Officers executed a Search Warrant in the 400 block of East 12th which resulted in the Arrest of Melissa Dawson, 35, of Concordia, and Donald Dawson, 41, of Concordia. Both were charged with Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Possession of Hallucinogens and  Aggravated Child Endangerment. They were both transported to Cloud County Corrections.
 Accident–On December 11th at 12:15 p.m., Officers investigated an Accident in the 400 block of West 10th, involving vehicles driven by Randall Whitley and Michael Allen, both of Concordia.

NEWS

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SPORTS

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OPINIONS

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