Fayette police report 2011.08.03

Written by David Green.

Five criminal citations were issued in the past month by the Fayette Police Department.

Two people were cited for possession of dangerous drugs and one for possession of an open alcohol container in a vehicle. Two citations were written for lawn care ordinance violations.

Among the 11 traffic citations written, there were three for crashes, three for speeding, two for drunk driving, and one each for failure to observe marked lanes, failure to control a vehicle and operating an unsafe vehicle.

During the month ending July 27, the report includes 33 village ordinance complaints, 15 traffic-related incidents, nine theft reports, eight juvenile problems, eight suspicious situations, eight assists to other departments, six assists to citizens, six reports of domestic violence, five complaints about animals, four alarm reports;

four fireworks complaints, four warrants, four harassment complaints, three reports of disturbing the peace, three alcohol incidents, two narcotics incidents, one civil complaint, one recovered property, one open door, one trespassing complaint and one check on the welfare of an individual.

  • Front.cross
    HUDSON RUNNER Jacob Morgan looks toward the top of the hill with dismay during the tough finish at Harrison Lake State Park. Fayette runner Jacob Garrow focuses on the summit, also, during the Eagle Invitational cross country run Saturday morning. Continuing rain and drizzle made the course even more challenging. Results of the race are in this week’s Observer.
  • Front.bear
    HOLDEN HUTCHISON gives a hug to a black bear cub—the product of a taxidermist’s skills—at the Michigan DNR’s Great Youth Jamboree. The event on Sunday marked the fourth year of the Jamboree. Additional photos are on page 12.
  • Front.crossing
    Crossing over—Jim Heiney was given a U.S. flag to carry by George Vereecke (behind Jim in the hat), turning him into the leader of the parade. Bridge Walk participants cross over Bean Creek while, in the background, members of the Morenci Legion Riders cross the main traffic bridge on East Street South. Additional photos appear on the back page of this week’s Observer.
  • Front.hose Testing
    HOSE safety—The FireCatt hose testing company from Troy put Morenci Fire Department hose to the test Monday morning when Mill Street was closed to traffic. The company also checks nozzles and ladders for wear in an effort to keep fire fighters safe while on calls.
  • Front.starting
    BIKE-A-THON—Children in Morenci’s Summer Recreation Program brought their bikes last Tuesday to participate in a bike-a-thon. Riders await the start of the event at the elementary school before being led on a course through town by organizer Leonie Leahy.
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    WRECKAGE—Morenci Fire Department member Taylor Schisler walks past the smoking wreckage of a semi-truck tractor on the north side of the Norfolk and Southern Railroad tracks on Ranger Highway. The truck trailer was on the south side of the tracks

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