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  1. Watseka Police made a traffic stop on N. 3rd St. near North St. on 9/3/19 at 8:02 A.M. The driver was released with a verbal warning for a stop sign violation.
  2. Watseka Police were dispatched to the 200 biock of N. 5th St. on 9/3/19 at 8:42 A.M. for a report of harassment by internet.
  3. Watseka Police were dispatched to 300 block of W. Victory St. on 9/3/19 at 9:26 A.M. for a welfare check.
  4. Watseka Police were dispatched to the 1700 block of E. Walnut St. on 9/3/19 at 10:41 A.M. in reference to a stolen purse.

5, Watseka Police were dispatched to the 100 block of W. Oak St. on 9/3/19 at 4:16 P.M. for a report of a wreckless driver.

  1. Watseka Police investigated an accident which occurred on 9/3/19 at 5:28 P.M. in the Warmart parking lot. A vehicle owned by Cathy M. Mitchell of Wellington was parked and unoccupied in the lot, when an unknown vehicle stuck her vehicle, causing damage and then left the scene.
  2. Watseka Police were dispatched to the 100 block of E. Locust St. on 9/3/19 at 9:57 P.M. for a possible burglary in progress.
  3. Watseka Police made a traffic stop on 9/3/19 at 11:39 P.M. on E. Walnut St. near Grant Street. The driver was released with a verbal warning for a lighting violation.
  4. Watseka Police made a traffic stop on 9/4/19 at 12:15 A.M. on N. 2nd St. near W. North Street. The driver was released with a verbal warning for a lighting violation.

10.Watseka Police were dispatched to the 400 block of N. 2nd St. on 9/4/19 at 8:18 A.M. for a report of harassment by text message.

11.Watseka Police were dispatched to the 100 block of Veteran's Parkway on 9:57 for a report of fraud.

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12.Watseka Police were dispatched to the 400 block of N. 3 rd St. on 9/4/19 at 3:12 P.M. for a report of a battery.

13.Watseka Police made a traffic stop on 9/4/19 at 4:58 P.M. on N. 2nd St.

near W. Walnut Street. The driver was released with a verbal warning.

14.Watseka Police were dispatched to the 600 block of S, 2nd St. on 9/4/19 at 5:15 P.M. for a report of illegal burning.

15.Watseka Police were dispatched to the 500 block of S. 3 rd St. on 9/4/19 at 6:18 P.M. for a report of a theft.

16.Watseka Police made a traffic stop on W. Park St. near Mulberry St. on 9/4/19 at 7:01 P.M. The driver was released with a verbal warning.

17.Watseka Police were dispatched to the 300 block of W. Walnut St. on 9/4/19 at 7:41 P.M. for a fight in progress.

18.Watseka Police were dispatched to the 1100 block of E. Walnut St. on 9/4/19 at 7:58 P.M. for a report of a theft.

19.Watseka Police made a traffic stop on 9/4/19 at 8:58 P.M. on W. Walnut St, near S. Yount Avenue. The driver was released with a verbal warning for a stop sign violation.

20.Watseka Police were dispatched to the 100 block of E. Walnut St. on 9/4/19 at 9:07 P.M. for an activated alarm at a business.

21.Watseka Police were dispatched to the 600 block of E. Mulberry St. on 9/5/19 at 10:51 A.M. for a report of a suspicious person.

22.Watseka Police made contact with a suspicious vehicle in Legion Park on 9/5/19 at 2:49 P.M.

23.Watseka Police were dispatched to the 700 block of E. Locust St. on 9/5/19 at 3:29 P.M. for a report of a phone scam.

24.Watseka Police were dispatched to the 500 block of S. 5th St. on 9/4/19 at 3:30 P.M. for a report of a vehicle passing a school bus white loading.

25.Watseka Police made contact with a subject in the 200 block of W. North St. on 9/5/19 at 3:41 P.M. for an ordinance violation. They were released with a verbal warning.

26. Watseka Police were dispatched to the 800 block of N. Virginia St. on 9/5/19 at 6:03 P.M. for a dispute over child custody.

27.Watseka Police were dispatched to the 400 block of W. Walnut St, on

                                                   6:07        for a report of a stolen bicycle.

28.Joshua J. Fiala, 30 of Hoopeston was arrested on 9/5/19 at 7:00 P.M. for Retail Theft under $300, after Police were dispatched to Walmart for a shoplifter. He was transported to ICSD jail where he later posted bond and was released.

29.Watseka Police were dispatched to the 300 block of W. North St. on 9/5/19 at 7:53 P.M. for a report of a missing person.

30.Watseka Police were dispatched to the 110 block of W. North St. on 9/5/19 at 8:04 P.M. for a report of an unwanted person.

31.Watseka Police were dispatched to the 400 block of W. Walnut St. on 9/5/19 at 9:16 P.M. for a report of a theft from a business.

32.Watseka Police were dispatched to the 600 block of S. 3 rd St. on 9/6/19 at 8:17 A.M. for a report of a missing person.

33.Watseka Police were dispatched to the 300 block of W. Park Av. on 9/6/19 at 9:14 A.M. for a report of a stolen bicycle.

34.Watseka Police were dispatched to the 200 block of W. Mulberry St. on 9/6/19 at 11:23 A.M. for a report of possible animal abuse.

35.Watseka Police assisted with a funeral escort through downtown Watseka on 9/6/19 at 11:27 A.M.

36.Watseka Police assisted with the scene of a fire at a business in the 600 block of E. Walnut St. on 9/6/19 at 12:04 P.M.

37.Watseka Police made a traffic stop on E. Mulberry St. near S. 3rd St. on 9/6/19 at 3:09 P.M. The driver was released with a verbal warning for using a cell phone.

38.Watseka Police were dispatched to the area of the east junction of Route 1 and Route 24 on 9/6/19 at 3:53 P.M. for a report of a suspicious vehicle.

39.Watseka Police were dispatched to the 600 block of S. 3 rd St. on 9/6/19 at 6:38 P.M. in reference to a child custody matter.

40.Randy D. Sheppard, 40 of Iroquois was arrested on 9/6/19 at 7:14 P.M. for Retail Theft under $300, after Police were dispatched to Watmart in reference to a shoplifter. He was transported to ICSD jail where he later posted bond and was released.

41.Watseka Police came across a vehicle in the 400 block of S. 3 rd St. on

                                                   3:45        with one of it's doors standing open. They were able

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