For the record 5-27-14

Police Dept. Report
Arrests—Officers arrested Lucas R. Lintz, 24, Concordia, at 9:25 a.m., May 23, in the 200 block of East 14th Street. Lintz was transported to Cloud County Law Enforcement Center and charged with Domestic Battery.
Officers arrested Brittany Leigh Stenson, 25, Chester, Neb., at 11:45 p.m., May 24, in the 1000 block of Lincoln St. Stenson was charged with Possession of Paraphernalia, Possession of a Stimulant, Possession of a Hallucinogenic, Driving Under the Influence and Possession of a Controlled Substance Without a Prescription and transported to the Cloud County Law Enforcement Center. Arrest was the result of a traffic stop at that location.
Officers arrested Phillip Anderson, 47, Concordia, at 10:35 a.m., May 25, in the 100 block of East College Drive charging him with Domestic Battery. Anderson was transported to Cloud County Law Enforcement Center.
Officers arrested Jennifer Sudduth 26, Concordia, at approximately 10:15 a.m., May 25, in the 500 block of East 17th St., on a Cloud County Warrant for Failure to Appear. Sudduth was transported to the Cloud County Law Enforcement Center.
Officers arrested Kurtis W. Hall, 29, Scandia, at 8:55 p.m., May 25, in the 900 block of West 9th St., on a Republic County Warrant for Failure to Appear. Hall was transported to Cloud County Law Enforcement Center.
Officers arrested Amber Marie Murray, 32, and Barbara Ann Jones, 46, both of Belleville, at 3:45 p.m., May 26, in the 100 block of College Drive. Subjects were charged with Felony Theft, cited and released.
Officers arrested Brandon Lee Mechels, 19, Manhattan, at approximately 12:35 a.m., May 27, in the 400 block of East 6th St. Mechels was charged with Driving Under the Influence and transported to Cloud County Corrections.
Theft—Derreld D. Spear, Concordia, reported the Theft of Items from the 800 block of Matthew St. at 5 a.m., May 24. Investigation continues.
Rodeway Inn, Concordia, reported at 1:05 p.m., May 24, the Theft of Items that occurred sometime after 1 p.m., May 23.
Damage to property—Officers investigated a report of Damage to Stop Signs at 10:20 p.m., May 24, and found two signs that had been damaged, one at East 13th and Archer and one at East 13th and Hill Street. Investigation continues.
Terry Southard reported damage to property at 12:20 a.m., May 27, in the 200 block of West 18th St. Investigation continues.
Monica Cairns, Concordia, reported Damage to Property at 7:10 a.m., May 27, in the 700 block of Second Ave. Investigation continues.

NEWS

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