Mount Gilead Police calls

Aug. 3

Suspicious person

A report of a man sitting on the sidewalk on West High Street was investigated. The man appeared to be drunk and said he walked to the store to purchase cigarettes and a burrito. He was taken home by a woman. He was told to stay home until he was sober.

Muffler lost & found

A resident said a muffler had been stolen. It was discovered by an officer at the entrance to Auto Zone as it apparently slid out of the of his truck due to no tailgate.

Aug. 4

Pole struck

A motorist struck a pole in the rear of the Duke station on West High Street.

Possession charge

A man was cited for possession of marijuana paraphernalia and having one headlight out at Park Avenue and Cherry Street.

Aug. 5

Driver cited

A motorist was cited for driving under suspension and a summons for drug paraphernalia.

Narcotics found

A male subject was found asleep in his vehicle with his foot on the brake on North Main Street. During a search of the vehicle he was found to be in possession of drugs and drug paraphernalia.

Plants destroyed

During an eviction on North Main Street police found two dead marijuana plants. Officers destroyed the plants.

Domestic issue

A verbal domestic on South Delaware Street was investigated. All those involved were disbursed.

Fight reported

An officer investigated a report of a fight involving three or more men on Highland Avenue. Upon arrival it was learned that two of the men left the scene.

Loud music

Officers were called twice to an address on West Elm Street over complaints of loud music. Twice the person was advised to turn it down.

OVI citation

A motorist was cited for operating a vehicle under the influence on West High Street. He also was cited for OVI refusal with prior, open container and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Aug. 6

Intoxicated person

An intoxicated man was reported walking on South Delaware Street. He was found lying on the street asleep. He was taken to his residence and warned not to leave again in that condition.

Domestic violence

A South Delaware Street man was arrested on a charge of domestic violence.

Aug. 7

Mailboxes damaged

A woman reported two mailboxes knocked over. The vehicle may have been a green Pontiac SUV. It was not located.

Driver cited

A woman was cited for driving under suspension and expired registration on West Marion Road.

Aug. 7

Hit-skip reported

A motorist was stopped at the intersection of South Main and Marion streets when it was struck. The driver of the second vehicle struck hers a second time. She exited her vehicle and walked toward the vehicle when the driver drove toward her chasing her over the curb. He backed up and struck her vehicle a third time and fled.

Aug. 9

Arrest made

A man was taken into custody on West High Street on a domestic complaint.

Verbal dispute

A verbal dispute between a husband wife on South Delaware Street was investigated. There were no signs of physical assault and no charges were filed.

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