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McPherson police


At 7:59 a.m. Friday, an officer took a report of theft from a vehicle that occurred sometime between 7:30 p.m. Thursday and 7:30 a.m. Friday, in the 400 block of South Elm. Stolen or missing is a semi-automatic .22 caliber pistol, a Sears and Robuck pump-action shotgun and a lunchbox. Estimated losses are $413.

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At 2:01 p.m. Friday, officers arrested Taylor Danae Lummus, 18, of McPherson and Lance M. Bowley, 18, of McPherson on charges of possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. Lummus and Bowley were released after posting a $1,000 bond each. Officers also arrested Jodie Ann Wolf, 45, of McPherson on McPherson Municipal warrants for failure to appear. Wolf was released after posting a $584 bond. The arrests were made after officers executed a search warrant.

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At 3:23 p.m. Friday, an officer took a report of felony theft that occurred sometime between 10 a.m. on March 14 and 4 p.m. on March 18 at McPherson College. Stolen were some red pole-vault mats. Estimated losses are $2,700.


At 2:11 a.m. Saturday, officers arrested Justin Lyle Crane, 33, of Moundridge on charges of possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, disorderly conduct and pedestrian under the influence. Crane was released after posting a $3,200 bond.

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At 10:42 a.m. Saturday, an officer arrested John Bradley Davidson, 42, of Colorado on charges of possession of methamphetamine, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and outstanding Colorado warrants. Davidson was held pending a $3,500 bond.



At 9:17 a.m. Sunday, a deputy arrested Justin W. Brasher, 20, of McPherson on a District Court warrant for two counts of auto burglary and felony theft. Brasher was released after posting a $6,000 bond.



MOUNDRIDGE —At 6:34 p.m. Saturday, officers, EMS personnel, firefighters, and deputies responded to a disturbance in the 100 block of South Drucilla. Officers arrested Britney Christina Godwin, 23, of Augusta on a charge of aggravated battery. Godwin was reportedly throwing beer bottles from a vehicle at an individual. Godwin was held pending a $2,500 bond. The individual was taken to Mercy Hospital by EMS, treated, and released.

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CANTON —At 11:08 p.m. Saturday, an officer reported that the city of Canton had lost power. A deputy advised that a power line was arcing and caught a transformer on fire on Highway 56, between 13th and 14th Avenues. McPherson firefighters responded to the fire and extinguished it.