HIGHLIGHTS
McPherson police
Officers responded at 3:04 p.m. Monday to the 1100 block of S. Chestnut for a disturbance. A couple were arguing over which one of them should pick up their child. The officers settled the disturbance and checked the welfare of the child, who was OK.

An officer responded to harassment in the 1400 block of N. Grimes at 8:40 p.m. Monday. A female subject said someone had set up a false Facebook account for a 12-year-old juvenile female.

An officer impounded a purple, 24-inch, 18-speed Raleigh Mountain Scout in the 500 block of W. Avenue A at 7:07 a.m. Tuesday.

Sheriff
A deputy checked on subjects outside a business in the 1700 block of Limestone Avenue at 1:36 a.m. Tuesday. The subjects said they had arrived early and would wait for the business to open.

At 3 p.m. Tuesday, deputies stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation at 17th Avenue and Navajo Road. They arrested a male subject on charges of possession of cocaine and drug paraphernalia. He was later released on a $3,500 bond.

Fire
Firefighters, EMS personnel and a police officer responded at 2:35 p.m. Monday to an automatic alarm in the 1200 block of S. Main. They determined the alarm had been set off by burnt popcorn.

Kansas Highway Patrol
A trooper responded to a driving complaint from the 900 block of E. Kansas at 11:25 a.m. Monday. A semi was going east with no brake lights. The trooper contacted the driver in Galva, and requested the vehicle be turned around. The subject drove the semi back to McPherson where the trooper had it parked just north of North Front Street and Champlin until the brake lights could be fixed.

Area
LINDSBORG - An officer responded at 10:21 a.m. Monday to the 100 block of E. Lincoln for criminal damage to property. Something had been thrown through the window of a business, but no entry had been made.

MOUNDRIDGE - Firefighters and a police officer responded at 10:27 p.m. Monday to a vehicle fire near mile marker 47 on northbound Interstate 135. The fire was put out, and the vehicle’s owner arranged for a private tow.

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