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— A Fourth Street woman reported at 2:35 a.m. Monday that a known male was on her porch knocking on the door and she did not want him there. Officers gave the male a ride to the station to await other arrangements.

— A caller at 10:21 p.m. Sunday reported a suspicious unknown male standing outside their residence in the 1200 block of Cleveland Street, staring from across the street. Police didn’t find anyone.

— A suspicious unknown male was reported pacing around the road in the 800 block of West Pershing Street at 10:19 p.m. Sunday. Officers located two juveniles who said they were playing catch with a football. Officers found nothing suspicious.

— A tenant turned down the volume after a complaint about loud music at 9:21 p.m. Sunday in the 600 block of East Third Street.

— A possible intoxicated driver was reported at 2:16 p.m. Sunday on East State Street and North Lincoln Avenue. The vehicle was not found.

— An officer at 1:40 p.m. Sunday was flagged down about a distraught woman on North Cunningham Road near East State Street, finding her crying. The officer stopped to check on her and she became verbally abusive with the officer. He asked her to stop and talk to him, that he only wanted to assure that she was ok. She said she did not like police and apologized for the verbal abuse. She said she was upset about something, but she was fine and did not need assistance.

— Police were called at 1:33 p.m. Sunday to Walmart for a report of an alleged shoplifter in a blue coat who fled the business after being confronted by store security. The person had attempted to leave the store with a large cart of merchandise and left it behind after fleeing. Officers were unable to locate anyone matching the description.

— Police found graffiti on the foundation under the West State Street Cranmer bridge at 12:06 p.m. Sunday. The incident is under investigation.

— No injuries were reported and no citation issued after a two-vehicle accident at 10:02 a.m. Sunday which resulted in an argument between the two drivers at the scene at North Lincoln and East State. Both were approaching the stop sign when the first one came to a stop and the other one struck the rear of the first vehicle from behind. The person in the second car claimed the first one passed in a no passing zone but that information could not be confirmed. The driver of the first vehicle started yelling at officers and had to be given multiple warnings for disorderly conduct. She became calm enough to give her information. Damage to her vehicle was listed as very minor. There was no damage to the other vehicle.

— A couple from Newgarden Avenue reported at 8:07 a.m. Sunday that they’re having issues with their daughter stealing their phones and tablets to message older men. The parents said they keep the devices away from her, but she ends of finding a way to steal them. The incident is under investigation.

— A cell phone was turned over to police at 6:43 a.m. Sunday and placed in the lost and found. The owner could not be determined.

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