For the record 3-7-14

Police Dept. Report
Arrest—Officers were called to the 700 block of West 5th at 1:40 a.m., March 7, and upon arrival arrested Lawrence Croxford, 30, Concordia, who was transported to Cloud County Corrections. He was charged with Interference with a Law Enforcement Officer, Battery, Criminal Trespass, Misdemeanor Criminal Damage to Property, Disorderly Conduct and Felony Criminal Damage to Property.
Theft—On March 6 at 5:30 p.m. Casey's General Store reported a Theft that had occurred in the 1300 block of Lincoln. Investigation continues.

 

Sheriff's Report
Arrests—Deputies arrested Richard Knapp, Jamestown, March 1 charging him with Driving While Suspended and on a Warrant for for Failure to Appear. Knapp was transported to Cloud County Corrections.
Deputies arrested Natasha Martinez, Clay Center, March 5 on a Cloud County Warrant for Hosting a Party, Contributing to a Child's Misconduct and Criminal Damage to Property.
On March 5, deputies arrested Jerod Francis, Clyde, charging him with DUI. Francis was transported to Cloud County Corrections.
Deputies arrested Gavin Scheibe, Beattie, March 6, charging him with DUI and Minor in Consumption. Scheibe was transported to Cloud County Corrections.

Fire Dept./EMS Report

At 7:35 a.m., Thursday, Medic-5, Rescue-1 Truck-1, Medic-1 responded to the intersection of 9th and Willow for a two vehicle accident and transported a 46-year-old female patient to Republic County Hospital.
At 9:12 a.m., Thursday, Medic-5 responded to Republic County Hospital for a long distance transfer of a 46-year-old female patient to Salina Regional Health Care Center.
At 2 p.m., Thursday, Medic-2 responded to Cloud County Health Center and transported a 21-year-old female patient to Salina Regional Health Care.

At 2:05 a.m., Friday, Medic-5 responded to the 100 block of West 9th for a 30-year-old male patient. No transport was made.

NEWS

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SPORTS

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OPINIONS

Marion Ellet Remembered

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