For the record 12-3

Police Department Report
Accidents—Officers investigated a two vehicle accident at approximately 9:55 a.m., Nov. 28, in the intersection of East 14th Street and Kansas Street. Vehicles driven by Molly Hogan and Donald Wakefield, both of Concordia, collided at that location. Concordia EMS transported two people to Cloud County Health Center for possible injuries.
Officers investigated a two vehicle accident at 3:35 p.m., Nov. 28, in the 100 block of East 6th Street. Vehicles driven by Doris Hale, Concordia, and Clayton W. Kempton, Clifton, collided at that location. No injuries were reported.
Officers investigated a two vehicle accident at 6:20 p.m., Dec. 1, in the 500 block of Spruce Street. A vehicle driven by Douglas L. Huber, Concordia, struck an illegally parked and unattended vehicle.
Theft—Short Stop #4, Concordia, reported the Theft of Fuel at 11:25 p.m., Nov. 29. Investigation continues.
Wood Oil, Concordia, reported Theft of Fuel at 3:15 p.m., Nov. 30. Investigation continues.
Damage to property—Casey Pettinger, Concordia, reported Damage to Property in the 1000 block of East 10th Street at 9:40 a.m., Nov. 29. Investigation continues.
Arrests—Officers arrested a juvenile at 8:55 a.m., Nov. 30, in the 1000 block of East 7th Street on Theft charges. Juvenile was screened by Juvenile Intake and released.
Officers arrested Adam S. McConnell, 20, and Shannon K. Fort, 18, both of Concordia, at 2:25 p.m., Dec. 1, in the 400 block of West 6th Street. Both were booked into Cloud County Corrections, charged with Sex Crimes.
Officers investigating a Domestic Battery call at 10:50 p.m., Dec. 2, arrested Justin K. White, 23, Concordia, in the 500 block of East 6th Street, charging him with Domestic Battery. After further investigation officers also arrested Bonnie Jo White, 45, Belleville, in the 400 block of West 6th Street charging her with Aggravated Battery. Both were transported to Cloud County Corrections.

Fire Dept./EMS Report
At 4:40 p.m., Sunday, Medic-5 responded to Lost Creek Lane and transported a 66-year-old female to Cloud County Health Center.
At 6:59 p.m., Sunday, Medic-1 responded to Cloud County Health Center and transported a 66-year-old female patient to Salina Regional Health Center.
At 11:08 p.m., Sunday, Medic-5 responded to the 500 block of East 6th for a 25-year-old female. No transport was made.


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