For the record 6-17-14

Police Dept. Report
Damage to property—Kent A. Smith, Concordia, reported Damage to Property at 11:30 a.m., June 16. Damage occurred in the 800 block of East 5th Street.
Theft—Micole Anderson, Concordia, reported Theft from the 1000 block of Lincoln Street at approximately 2 p.m, June 16.
Brian Colard, Concordia, reported the Theft of Items at 9:40 p.m., June 16, that occurred in the 600 block of East 17th Street. Investigation continues.

 Arrests—Officers arrested Seth P. Murphy, 32, Concordia, at approximately 1 p.m., June 13. Murphy was charged with Theft and Possession of a Tool to Remove a Security Device. Investigation of a theft case on May 30 in the 100 block of East College Dr. led to Murphy's arrest.
 Officers arrested Russell T. Britt, 33, Concordia, at 4:30 p.m., June 14, in the 400 block of West 6th St. Britt was transported to Cloud County Law Enforcement Center and charged with Harassment by Telephone.
 Officers arrested Christopher G. York, 29, Concordia, at approximately 10 p.m., June 14, in the 600 block of East 17th St. charging him with Criminal Trespass. York was transported to Cloud County Law Enforcement Center.
 Officers arrested Vonn Thomas Malcuit II, 43, Concordia, at 7:25 p.m., June 15, in the 200 block of East 5th Street charging him with Theft. Malcuit was transported to Cloud County Law Enforcement Center.
 Theft—Kody Melhus, Concordia, reported Theft of Property at 4:30p.m., June 13, from the 300 block of East 6th Street.
 Pamela R. Murphy, Beloit, reported at 3:45 p.m., June 15, the Theft of Property from the 100 block of East College Drive.
 Accident—Officers investigated a two vehicle Accident at 8:40 p.m., June 14, in the 300 block of East 13th Street involving vehicles driven by George Meyer, Concordia, and Kalen Cromwell, Haddam.

 

Sheriff's Dept. Report
Arrest—Deputies arrested Jason Ryals, Concordia, June 13, charging him with Possession of Methamphetamine, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia With Intent to Distribute, Possession of Drug Parahernalia, and Driving While Suspended. Ryals was transported to Cloud County Corrections.

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