McPherson Police
An officer took a report at 1:17 p.m. Friday of a scam involving a 78-year-old McPherson male and a company located out of the country.

An officer advised a female subject in the 400 block of N. Lehmer at 2:17 p.m. Saturday to stop shooting a bow and arrow within the city limits.

Officers responded to a gas skip at 8:08 p.m. Saturday in the 400 block of E. Kansas. Officers contacted the driver at Centennial and Kansas. They escorted the vehicle back to the gas station, and the driver paid for the gas.

At 8:46 p.m. Saturday, an officer responded to the Memorial Hospital emergency room regarding an unreported injury accident. The officer discovered the location of the accident was in the county and referred the call to McPherson County Sheriff’s Department.

At 6:47 a.m. Friday, McPherson County sheriff deputies, Moundridge EMS personnel and Moundridge firefighters responded to an accident that occurred between Buckskin and Cherokee on 27th. A vehicle driven by 21-year-old Dustin Frank of Canton crossed the centerline and struck a vehicle driven by 39-year-old Dean Snelling of Goessel. Firefighters and EMS personnel from Hesston also assisted.

Deputies responded to the Memorial Hospital emergency room at 8:55 p.m. Saturday for an unreported injury accident. A vehicle driven by 36-year-old Gregory Schmalzried blew a right-front tire and went into the ditch north of Pueblo on 27th. They cited Schmalzried for no proof of insurance and not wearing a seat belt.

Firefighters, McPherson EMS personnel and a McPherson police officer responded to an automatic alarm at Memorial Hospital at 10:37 a.m. Friday. The alarm was false.

CANTON -- Firefighters and a McPherson County sheriff’s deputy responded at 12:37 a.m. Saturday to a tree burning in a field on 25th between Moccasin and Mohawk. The fire was extinguished.

LINDSBORG -- At 10:33 a.m. Saturday, a police officer responded to a vehicle that had been parked in the parking lot south of the 500 block of E. Swensson all morning. The officer advised the reporting party if the vehicle was still there in a couple of days, the officer would check on it again.  

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