Fayette police report 2011.08.31

Written by David Green.

Fayette police responded to 16 village ordinance violation reports in the month ending Aug. 24.

Police also responded to one report of a sex offense, two reports of domestic violence, three harassment complaints, three vandalism reports, two breaking-and-entering reports, three civil situations, six thefts, five complaints about juveniles, eight complaints about animals, three suspicious situations, eight reports of disturbing the peace, and one fireworks complaint.

Police gave assists to other departments six times and to citizens five times. Six open doors were investigated, two warrants were delivered, and one welfare check was made.

Police responded to 23 traffic-related incidents. Traffic citations were written for accidents (two), speeding (eight), suspended operators license (three), failure to yield and an unsafe vehicle.

Two criminal citations were written for disorderly conduct.

CARTS—Police chief Jason Simon reminds residents about the new regulations governing the operation of golf carts on village streets. The ordinance took effect Aug. 26.

Any resident who intends to operate a golf cart on streets should contact the police department to schedule an inspection.

Chief Simon said, as of Aug. 24, he had received no requests for an inspection.

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