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:lte r' ra - February 29, 2012 VouR COat.UNiTY Page 11 i Safety From page 10 Mountain Shadows Trailer Park. Officer took report. Some $280 missing. 9:19 p.m. - Caller reported male subject just stole items from Safeway, 1540 Main St. Male was last seen headed toward Dairy Queen on Main. Report taken. Unknown value, Feb. 20 11:59 a.m. - Caller reported theft of cell phone and that his account had been used, 200 block of West Holley. Report taken for second-degree theft. 5:08 p.m. - Caller reported house was burglarized while he was gone, 1800 block of Tamarack. Officer took report for first-degree burglary. Approximate value was $150. 5.'34 p.m. - Sandra Carlynn Freeman, 52, arrested for fourth- degree assault, 1530 Tamarack St., Mountain Shadows Trailer Park. Cited and released. 7:15 p.m. - Caller reported red pickup came down off the hill going so fast it slid through his yard and around the corner, 4600 block of Airport Road. Yard was damaged by vehicle. Report taken. 7:51 p.m. - Caller reported two males going into location, 751 Main St. Caller was suspicious because most businesses were closed. Officer responded and located owner of business at location. 7:57 p.m. - Caller reported vehicle pulling into the new subdivision and turning off lights, near 43rd Avenue. Several subjects exited the vehicle and walked around with flashlights. Officer located vehicle leaving the area and then the city. Feb. 19 4:21 a.m. - Officer flagged down by male who stated the Sweet Home Liquor Store had a window broken out, 1301 Main St. Report taken for burglary. Approximately $500 in damage. Unknown amount of alcohol appeared to be missing. 10:53 a.m. - Darrell George Berrigan, 29, turned himself in on Linn County supervisory warrant for failure to comply on original charge of harassment (owes two days in jail) and on Linn County warrant for failure to appear on original charge of harassment, 1950 Main St., Sweet Home Police Department. Given conditional release due to illness. 12:04 p.m. - Caller reported neighbor shot one of her peacocks, 28300 block of Scott Mountain. Neighbor is confined to a wheelchair and must use a concrete pad to get in and out of his vehicle. The peacocks were on his back porch and concrete pad "pooping" and making a mess. The neighbor said he attempted to contact the peacocks' owners and ran them off five separate times. A friend attempted to chase the peacocks away a sixth time, but one hunkered down near a creek, and the friend shot one. No criminal charges. No further action. 3:03 p.m. - Caller reported that while en route up the pass, a Car came up and tried to run him off the road, 48700 block of Highway 20. The caller was forced to stop, and the other driver threatened him. Deputy took report. 3:26 p.m. - Lewis Eugene Walling, 45, arrested on Linn County supervisory warrant for failure to comply on original charge of disorderly conduct, behind 1234 Main St. Held until midnight and released. 4:36 p,m. - Caller reported someone stole his wallet, 6200 block of Main. Report taken. Approximate value was $10. 7:03 p.m. - Caller reported female left without paying for $20 in gasoline, 76 station at 18th and Main. Report taken. 7:05 p.m. - Caller reported that upon her return home, her house had been entered and property stolen, 2500 block of Kalmia. Officer took report for burglary. Approximately $1,000 in missing property. 9:28 p.m. - Mitch Allen Fowler, 20, arrested in connection with burglary of Sweet Home Liquor Store for second-degree burglary, first- degree theft, second-degree criminal mischief and minor in possession of alcohol, 1530 Tamarack St., Mountain Shadows Trailer Park. Transported to Linn County Jail. Feb. 18 3:24 p.m. - Joshua Aaron Freeman, 25, arrested for attempted first-degree rape, first-degree sexual abuse and coercion, 1950 Main St., Sweet Home Police Department. Transported to Linn County Jail, 5:30 p.m. - Shane William Wells, 35, cited for driving while suspended, failure toregister vehicle, driving uninsuredl failure to carry proof of insurance and speeding, 33-25, 2200 block of Long. Vehicle impounded. 10:12 p.m. - Caller reported vehicle with motor running parked in driveway of vacant house, 2700 block of Long. When caller's son walked up to the vehicle to make contact with the driver, the driver put the vehicle inreverse and left. Officer responded. Unable to locate vehicle. Nothing suspicious around the house. Officer would patrol the neighborhood. Feb. 16 6:59 a.m. - Caller reported husband had not arrived for work at his job in Springfield, 41100 block of McQueen. Vehicle drove off roadwa near milepost 10 of Highway 228 and hit a mailbox. The vehicle continued on Highway 228 and turned onto McQueen toward driver's residence. Driver Terry Lee McFarland found to be disoriented. Sweet Home medics tended to him. Deputy reported it appeared the subject had ingested incorrect medication inadvertently, causing a medical emergency. Feb. 15 9:03 a.m. - Caller reported mail stolen sometime over night, 28800 block of Liberty. Caller had noticed tax paperwork in the mailbox the night before and then noticed it missing in the morning. Report taken. Feb. 12 12:23 a.m. - Caller reported three to four subjects on his property stealing his cooler and tools, 40900 block of Skyline. Report taken. 3:16 a.m. - Caller reported that a vehicle pulled into driveway and subjects with flashlights outside the house, 28900 block of Dixie. Deputy responded and walked around the house but could see no tracks in the More burglaries A new series of burglaries do not appear to be connected to the burglaries of the past two months, police say. Since Feb. 19, Sweet Home has had five 'reported burglaries, four residential and one commercial. The first was a report of a burglary in the 2500 block of Kalmia Street on Feb. 19, said Police Chief Bob Burford. The occupants had been gone, and the burglary was probably part of the series of burglaries reported in January and February. One suspect has been charged in connection to burglaries in that series. Two additional suspects have been arrested for theft by receiving in connection to the case. Three later burglaries are not as likely to be connected to the series of burglaries and all involved unlocked front doors, Burford said. frost and dew-covered grass. The vehicle that drove in wasthe paper delivery. Deputy located tire tracks in the dew. Feb, 11 4:48 p.m. - Caller reported that while fishing someone broke out her driver's window and took her purse, Highway 20 milepost 38. Medication was the only thing of value in the purse. Report taken. reported in SH On Feb. 20, a resident reported a burglary and theft of tools in the 1800 block of Tamarack. There was no sign of forced entry. On Feb. 21, a resident reported a burglary and the theft of $280 in rent money in the 1500 block of Tamarack. On Feb. 22, a resident reported a burglary and theft of medication in the 2300 block of Main while she was taking her daughter to school. The last three burglaries could be connected, Burford said, but these are cases where people have left their homes unlocked. The circumstances of those burglaries are different from the earlier series of burglaries. The New Era reported the commercial burglary, Sweet Home Liquor on Feb. 19, in last week's edition. One man was charged in that burglary. Sale Good Through 3/6/12 PALL MALL Hershey's CANDLES Filter Ci  41 Kit Kat (11 oz.) oolo rli-lw..r. "+ ,[ l Milk Chocolate Kisses y '" [ .Assorted Minia, ....  e: .... + "00mJ _. _  Carton SURGEON GENERAL'S WARNING: Smoking ,m II1. +im . 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