AUG. 5

Suspicious activity. Someone driving in the area of Inwood Avenue and 10th Street reported being followed by another vehicle. As it turned out, the driver following had also called authorities because they thought the other driver might have been drunk because their vehicle had gone over the centerline.

AUG. 6

Suspicious activity. A man was reported burning paper on a bench at Sunfish Lake Park near Stillwater Lane. A deputy located the man who said he was burning birchwood to keep the bugs away. He was advised to use bug spray instead.


AUG. 6

Suspicious activity. A black suitcase that had been sitting all day on the corner of Rivercrest Court and 11th Street was opened and found to be full of old women's clothing.

Animal complaint. A written warning was given to the owner of four loose dogs that attacked another dog being walked by its owner in the 400 block of Quinmore Avenue.


AUG. 5

Suspicious activity. A deputy checked on a report of two males going through things in the garage of an abandoned house in the 700 block of Broadway Street. The deputy found two men in the driveway who had been using sticks to beat on a hornet's nest. One of them said he lived next door. The other man had been stung while beating on the nest and at that point, the men decided to stop.


AUG. 1

Hazardous material spill. A water truck in the 7500 block of 22nd Street was reported leaking oil. An officer checked the area and found the truck filling up with water from a fire hydrant. The truck was leaking water, not oil.

AUG. 5

Theft. A woman walking her dogs in Walton Park, 1584 Hadley Av., reported having her purse taken after she set it down to chase after one of her dogs.

AUG. 7

Animal complaint. Someone in the 6500 block of 23rd Street reported mice running around outside their home. They were advised to contact a private pest control company.


AUG. 8

Abandoned haywagon. A haywagon with a flat tire was left in the middle of the road in the area of 120th Street and May Avenue. There was nothing on the haywagon to identify its owner.


AUG. 4

Neighbor complaint. A resident in the 1000 block of Nolan Avenue told authorities his neighbor had been yelling and swearing at him because of a new pole building he was building on his property. Both parties were advised to stay away from each other.


AUG. 2

Motorcycle complaint. Police received a report of motorcycles sounding as though they were being driven at very high speeds on Bailey Road between Woodland Drive and Lydia Lane. The complainant could not see the motorcycles, only hear them. An officer checked the area but was unable to locate any motorcycles.

AUG. 3

Suspicious activity. A woman with two children was reported taking rocks from Carver Lake Park and putting them in a wagon near Jordan Drive and Buckingham Road. The complainant said the woman had filled the wagon with rocks. She was gone when an officer arrived.

AUG. 5

Solicitor complaint. A resident in the 2300 block of Carlsbad Plaza was upset because someone from Xfinity came to his door even though he has a "No Soliciting" sign clearly posted in his yard.

Items are selected from reports made to police departments and are not intended to provide a comprehensive picture of crime.