For the record 7-30-14
Police Dept. Report
Arrests—Officers responded to a disturbance call in the 300 block of West 8th at approximately 8:15 p.m., July 28 and arrested William Strommen, 19, Concordia, charging him with Criminal Damage to Property, Domestic Related and Criminal Threat. He was transported to the Cloud County Law Enforcement Center.
Officers arrested Ryan Crump, 30, approximately 11:40 p.m., July 28, in the 1700 block of Republican, charging him with DUI. He was transported to the Cloud County Law Enforcement Center.
Accident—Officers investigated an Accident at approximately 12:46 p.m., July 29, at 5th and Broadway involving vehicles driven by Thomas Blazek, Cuba, and Vicki Demars, Concordia.
Theft—Casey's General Store reported Theft at approximately 5 a.m., July 30, in the 1300 block of Lincoln.
Fire Dept./EMS Report
At 7:56 a.m., Tuesday, Medic-5 responded to the 100 block of West 7th and transported one patient to Cloud County Health Center.
At 8:57 a.m., Tuesday, Engine-1, Medic-5 responded to the 400 block of West 5th for smoke investigation.
At 10:39 a.m., Tuesday, Medic-5 responded to the 400 block of East 16th for a medical call and transported one patient to Cloud County Health Center.
At 12:56 p.m., Tuesday, Engine-1, Truck-1 responded to the 700 block of Cedar for an alarm going off as the result of a cooking accident.
At 3:21 p.m., Tuesday, Medic-5 responded to the 400 block of East 1st for a medical call and transported one patient to Cloud County Health Center.
At 6:45 p.m., Tuesday, Medic-1 responded to Cloud County Health Center for long distance transfer to Salina Regional Health Center.
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