For the record 6-24-14
Police Dept. Report
Damage to property—Jennifer Rozean, Concordia, reported at 10:40 p.m., June 20, Damage to Property in the 300 block of West 2nd Street.
Cindy Hake, Concordia, reported Damage to Property at 6:30 p.m., June 22, in the 1400 block of Spruce Street.
Accident—Officers investigated a two vehicle Accident at 8:31 a.m., June 23, in the 1300 block of Lincoln Street involving vehicles driven by Dustin C. Unruh, Galva, and Steven B. Horkman, Concordia. No injuries were reported.
Officers investigated a one vehicle Injury Accident at 1:55 p.m., June 23, in the 600 block of West 7th Street. A vehicle driven by Richard K. Roughton, Concordia, struck property at that location owned by Larry Ostrom, Concordia.
Theft—Yolinda M. Meyer, Concordia, reported Theft of Property at 11:35 a.m., June 23, in the 100 block of East College Drive.
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