For the record 7-15-13

Police Dept. Report
Damage to property—Carol Fortin, Concordia, reported her Vehicle was Damaged while parked in the 300 block of West 6th Street. Damage occurred around 6:10 p.m., July 11, and was reported at 3:15 p.m., July 12.
Arrests—Officers arrested Casey Zach, 27, Concordia, at approximately 1 a.m., July 13, in the 400 block of West 6th Street, charging him with Driving While Suspended, Obstruction of Legal Process, Interference of Law Enforcement Officer and Flee and Allude. Zach was transported to Cloud County Corrections.
Officers arrested Avis M. Brooks, 51, Concordia, at 2:45 a.m., July 13, in the 1100 block of Broadway, charging her with Domestic Battery. Brooks was transported to Cloud County Corrections.
Officers arrested Joseph L. Collins Jr., 46, Concordia, at approximately 1:45 a.m., July 14, in the 300 block of East 16th Street charging him with Domestic Battery. Collins was transported to Cloud County Corrections.
Officers arrested Dennis Bohnert, 55, Concordia, at approximately 6:30 p.m., July 14, in the 800 block of State Street charging him with Sexual Battery. Bohnert was transported to Cloud County Corrections.

 

Sheriff's Dept. Report
Arrests—Deputies arrested Robert McLean, Concordia, July 2, on a Cloud County Warrant for Failure to Comply with Court Orders. McLean was transported to Cloud County Corrections.
Deputies arrested Corey Mason, Topeka, July 11, on a Cloud County Warrant for Burglary, Theft and Criminal Damage to Property. Mason was transported to Cloud County Corrections.
Deputies arrested Nathan Creamer, Solon, Iowa, July 12, charging him with Interference with a Law Enforcement Officer and Furnishing Alcohol to Minors. Creamer was transported to Cloud County Corrections.
Deputies arrested Brandon Pellant, Salina, July 12, charging him with Minor in Possession and Obstruction. Pellant was transported to Cloud County Corrections.
Deputies arrested Thaddeus Revell, Concordia, July 12, on a Salina County Warrant for Failure to Appear. Revell was transported to Cloud County Corrections.

 

Fire Dept./EMS Report
At 3:27 p.m., Sunday, Medic-5 went to Mt. Joseph and transported a 96-year-old male to Cloud County Health Center.
At 8:23 p.m., Sunday, Medic-5 went to Marquis Place and transported a 57-year-old male to Cloud County Health Center.
At 5:06 a.m., Monday, Medic-5 went to Mt. Joseph and transported an 87-year-old female to Cloud County Health Center.

NEWS

Commissioner: Issues at jail persist

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Courthouse 2-26-15

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SPORTS

Leiszler signs with Tabor

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OPINIONS

Prairie Pondering

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Letter to the Editor 2-27-15

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