Animal concern. A small black bear was reported running across the road in the area of 10th Street and Neal Avenue. The animal was not an immediate threat or danger to anyone.
Trespassing. A man hunting for mushrooms in the 4000 block of Stagecoach Trail was cited for theft after he was found on the property with a bag of morel mushrooms. The owner of the property contained the man until a deputy arrived after watching him walk past a “No Trespass” sign.
Neighbor complaint. A resident in the 16000 block of Harrow Avenue wanted it documented that his neighbor’s horses had gotten into his yard and ruined some new planting.
Neighbor complaint. A man in the 6000 block of 152nd Street told authorities his neighbor was harassing him and his kids because the kids were canoeing in a pond behind both their homes. A deputy spoke with the neighbor, who said the complainant swore at him and made a vulgar hand gesture. The complainant admitted as much and was advised to handle the situation differently next time. The deputy told both parties he’d look into the property lines and get back to them.
Nuisance complaint. A man who said he was stranded and trying to get gas money tried to sell a knife and a necklace at the Freedom Valu Center gas station, 1000 Wildwood Road. He and another man left after saying they were headed to a nearby Super America.
Careless driving complaint. A driver wearing a white mask with a mustache painted on it was reported driving recklessly in the 7200 block of Hwy. 5. An officer contacted the driver, who said he was playing a Nerf gun game with friends in another vehicle and was trying to get away before being caught and losing the game. The officer advised him of his driving conduct and left a voice mail with his parents.