For the record 5-12-14

Police Dept. Report

Lost and Found—A number of items have been turned in to the Concordia Police Department. Items, date and location found are as follows: Metal clip with multiple keys, 300 West 5th St., March 5; Handicapped placard, three keys and a car key set, three keys on clip, man's ring, woman's ring, small silver key, silver key on clip, key ring with fob, two keys and Shelter card, all from Walmart, March 5; small silver ring with five keys, alley of E. 7th, March 15; folding chair, 6th and Broadway, March 15; small black bag with keys, 7th and Washington, March 22; ratchet tie down, 700 Willow, March 29; notepad and pen, City Park, April 5; old gold key, 200 West 6th, April 9; woman's ring, 100 W. 6th alley, April 14; five keys on ring, 100 West 6th, April 20; Snap-on slide hammer, 800 State, April 27.  
Accidents—Officers investigated a two vehicle accident at 11:55 a.m., May 7, in the 2200 block of Campus Drive. Vehicles driven by Gregory S. Brummett, Concordia, and Anthony W. Perret, Jamestown, collided at that location. No injuries were reported.
Officers investigated a two vehicle accident at 1:30 p.m., May 7, in the 400 block of West 8th Street. A vehicle driven by Felicia J. Ross, Concordia, struck an illegally parked and unattended vehicle owned by Richard W. Coons, Concordia.
Officers investigated a two vehicle accident at 8:25 p.m., May 7, in the 100 block of East 18th Street. A vehicle driven by James Metro, Concordia, struck a parked vehicle owned by Kristin A. Higbee, Concordia. No injuries were reported.
Officers investigated a two vehicle accident at approximately 6:30 p.m., May 8, in the 400 block of West 10th Street. A vehicle driven by Shaunna Renee Meyer, Concordia, struck a legally parked and unattended vehicle owned by Carol A. Bisnette, Concordia. No injuries were reported.
Hit and run—Morris A. Tyner, Wichita, reported his legally parked and unattended vehicle was damaged by an unknown vehicle while it was parked in the 500 block of Broadway. Damage occurred May 12 sometime before 7 a.m. Investigation continues.

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