For the record 8-12-14

Police Dept. Report
Theft—Marvin D. Copple, Concordia, reported Theft of Items on Aug. 8 at 9:15 p.m. in the 400 block of East 6th Street. Investigation continues.
Jeffrey Huber, Concordia, reported at 7:35 p.m., Aug. 11, the Theft of Items from the 300 block of East 2nd Street. Investigation continues.
Cited—Officers cited and released Patrick Robert Deal, 57, Concordia, at 2:50 p.m., Aug. 9, in the 700 block of Spruce Street charging him with Driving While Suspended.
Accidents—Officers investigated a two vehicle accident at 6:10 p.m., Aug. 9, in the 300 block of East 5th Street. A vehicle owned by Richard E. Nelson Jr., Jamestown, struck a parked and unattended vehicle owned by Makayla Baetz, Concordia.
Officers investigated a two vehicle accident at 1:30 p.m., Aug. 11, in the 2200 block of Campus Drive involving vehicles driven by Steven L. Schroeder and David L. Shirkey Jr., both of Concordia.
Arrests—Officers arrested Tanneil Harvey, 20, Concordia, at 7:35 p.m., Aug. 9, in the 900 block of Washington Street on a Brown County Warrant for Theft. Harvey was transported to the Cloud County Law Enforcement Center.
Officers arrested Jacob Tyler Zelinski, 18, Concordia, at 1:10 a.m., Aug. 11, in the 200 block of West 2nd Street on a Clay County Warrant for Failure to Appear. Zelinski also was cited for Driving Without a License and transported to Cloud County Law Enforcement Center.
Officers arrested Duana M. Tatro, 36, Concordia, at 5:55 p.m., Aug. 11, in the 500 block of East 2nd Street on a Warrant for Probation Violation.
Officers arrested a 16-year-old juvenile at 1:55 a.m., Aug. 12, in the 200 block of East 7th Street charging him with Minor in Consumption and Possession of Tobacco by a Minor. Juvenile was released to his parents.

NEWS

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