Feb. 19-24, 2016

Enterprise Staff

Following is a sampling of police calls made to the Livingston Police Department. 


Feb. 19

• 10:55 a.m. — A caller from the 200 block of West Callender Street wanted to talk to an officer, alleging his landlord had stolen his laptop several weeks ago. A responding Livingston Police Department officer determined the matter was a civil issue, not a theft. 

 • 2:41 p.m. — A caller from the 100 block of North L Street reported a dog at large in the area with bite marks and scratches, like it had been in a dog fight. The Animal Control officer was contacted.

• 5:33 p.m. — A caller running a youth program in the 400 block of East Lewis Street requested a welfare check on an 18-year-old participant who showed up intoxicated. An LPD officer located the youth and contacted his parents.

• 10:24 p.m. — A caller from the 100 block of Sun Avenue reported a boxer-type dog running loose and “causing mayhem.” The responding LPD officer found two dogs at large, contacted the owners, and the officer and the owners corralled the dogs back onto their property. 


Feb. 20

• 9:23 a.m.  — A man in the 200 block of South Fifth Street reported both his and his wife’s vehicles appeared to have been gone through the night before, but reported nothing seemed to be missing. 

• 9:34 a.m. —  A caller from the 100 block of North H Street turned in a cellphone found in an alley.  

• 11:40 a.m. — A caller in the 300 block of South Seventh Street reported finding a bicycle. The Animal Control officer was called to pick up the bicycle. The officer was called because the bike would be more easily transported in the Animal Control pickup truck. 

• 12:11 p.m. — A caller in the 400 block of North Main Street reported someone had stolen a coin purse from her vehicle. She spoke with an LPD officer, but refused advice to keep her vehicle locked. The incident is under investigation. 

• 1:30 p.m. — A caller from the 400 block of North C Street reported a theft from his unlocked car. The matter is under investigation by the LPD. 

• 5:02 p.m. — A caller from the 100 block of East Clark Street called  stating she believed her cellphone had been stolen. The investigating LPD officer attempted to call the phone, and it was discovered the phone had merely been misplaced. 

• 6:52 p.m. — A caller reported some people who appeared to be intoxicated entered a vehicle at Park High School. An LPD officer was able to locate the vehicle and speak to the driver, who was not intoxicated.

• 7:05 p.m. — A caller from the 400 block of North Main Street said several of their vehicles, all unlocked, had been gone through the night before, and the only thing that appeared to be missing was a pack of cigarettes. 


Feb. 21

• 1:56 a.m. — A caller reported that a male had just broken a window in the vicinity of the Murray Bar and Hotel. The male was arrested by an LPD officer on a charge of criminal mischief. 

• 8:36 a.m.  — A woman walked into the LPD to report a stalker, stating she had been walking in the downtown area and that a male on a bicycle began following her. She went to a neighbor’s house and said the male watched her. She then proceeded to the police department. Officers were unable to find a male in the vicinity matching his description. 

• 1:28 p.m. —  A caller in the 200 block of South Main Street reported four young men drinking and tossing blocks of cement around in the alley. An LPD officer advised the young men that if anything was damaged they would be charged and advised them to be on their way. 

• 2:20 p.m. — A caller called from Casey’s Corner Exxon on Park Street South because the business had a no-trespass order against her and wanted to talk to an officer about it. An LPD officer spoke with the manager. 

• 3:34 p.m. — A caller in the 200 block of South B Street called to report possible vandalism to her car, but later called back and said she didn’t want to speak to an officer. 

• 6:08 p.m. — A caller reported an argument between a wife and husband near Park High School. An LPD officer responded, found nothing criminal going on, and the couple was separated for the evening. 


Feb. 22

• 5:27 p.m. — A caller reported two males getting ready to fight in the Albertsons parking lot. Before an officer could get there, the two men went their separate ways and left the area. 


Feb. 23

• 4:24 p.m. — A caller from the Town Pump near Albertsons called to report two instances of shoplifting observed on a surveillance video while watching for something else. The incidents are under investigation. 


Feb. 24

• 10:27 a.m. — A resident of the Sherwood Apartments called to report two males entered her apartment, who apparently work for a local heating company and were provided access to the apartment. The responding LPD officer suggested contacting an attorney who handles landlord/tenant issues.  

• 3:14 p.m. — A woman called from the Mayor’s Landing area to report someone threw something on her car causing damage to the paint. The woman washed her car and the damage reappeared. An LPD officer will keep in contact. 


Feb. 25

• 2:54 p.m. —A disturbance between a man and a woman in the 400 block of South G street resulted in the couple being separated for the day. The female caller said she wanted the man out of the house and a restraining order filed against him. The responding LPD officer found nothing criminal or physical occurring. 

• 8: 56 p.m. A caller reported his vehicle, parked downtown on North Second Street, had a window punched out and some items stolen. The incident is under investigation.