A woman was arrested and charged with operating a vehicle while intoxicated, drug abuse and child endangering at Emerson Elementary School at around 3:30 p.m. Jan. 23 after she tried to pick up her child while driving drunk. The child was released to a grandparent.
A man was charged with petty theft after he was caught stealing razor blades from the Walgreens on Detroit Avenue at around 7:30 a.m. Jan. 24.
Dogs chasing kids
Police received a report of two dogs chasing children near Madison Park at around 3:20 p.m. Jan. 24. The dogs were caught and returned to the owner.
Breaking and entering
A home in the 1200 block of Cook Avenue was broken into and stripped of copper pipes on Jan. 24.
Police received a report that a home in the 1200 block of Ethel Avenue had been burglarized at around 9:20 p.m. Jan. 24. The back door had been broken open, however nothing was reported stolen.
Copper pipes stolen
Police received a report that copper pipes had been stripped from a home in the 1300 block of Lakeland Avenue at around 11 a.m. Jan. 25.
Snowball fight gets out of hand
A snowball fight in the 1400 block of Alameda Avenue got “out of hand” at around 7:50 p.m. Jan. 25. Police talked to the children involved in the snowball fight.
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