An officer responded to a missing juvenile in the 600 block of N. Oak at 10:04 a.m. Sunday. A 2-year-old had walked out of a house at this location and could not be found by its mother. The officer saw the child in a vehicle upon arriving at the scene. Everything was OK.
Officers responded to a report of a stolen vehicle at 10:06 a.m. Monday. They determined the woman’s vehicle had been taken by her 14-year-old son and had been wrecked in the county.
At 9:30 p.m. Monday, officers responded to a driving complaint in the 800 block of W. Kansas. A 17-year-old had driven on the grass culvert and gotten stuck. The juvenile’s father came out and tried to pull the vehicle out of the culvert, but also got stuck. An 18-year-old came out and got stuck trying to pull the first two vehicles out of the culvert. Officers warned the drivers about driving on other than the road. All three vehicles were towed out of the culvert by a wrecker.
At 7:15 p.m. Sunday, a deputy responded to the 1700 block of Kiowa for a vehicle parked in the road that would be a traffic hazard after dark. The deputy was unable to contact the registered owners of the vehicle at this location. The deputy tagged the vehicle, and dispatch left a telephone message advising the owners their vehicle would be towed after dark.
A deputy responded to a non-injury accident near 18th and Kiowa at 10:06 a.m. Monday. The 14-year-old driver had lost control, gone into the east ditch and struck the embankment. Deputy cited the driver for not having a valid driver’s license.
Firefighters responded to 16th and Eisenhower at 2:44 p.m. Monday for a grass fire and possible railroad ties on fire. They put out the fire, which appeared to be parts of a wagon.
Kansas Highway Patrol
At 2:03 p.m. Monday, a trooper assisted a motorist near mile marker 62 on northbound Interstate 135.
LINDSBORG -- A police officer and McPherson County sheriff’s deputies responded at 5:39 p.m. Sunday to the 1500 block of Svensk Road for a complaint of subjects smoking possible illegal substances and causing problems at this location. The officer and deputies checked this location and other areas of the city. They found the vehicle in question, which had Texas plates, parked and unattended in the 300 block of N. Main.
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