Mount Gilead Police calls

Sept. 14-20

Theft of money

A woman reported money taken from her vehicle on North Main Street.

Medical issue

Officers assisted EMS personnel with a woman having a possible heart attack.

Criminal trespass

A man was arrested for criminal trespassing on West Marion Road.

Man arrested

An officer assisted sheriff’s deputy at Hidden Lakes. A man armed with a knife attempted to attack another man. He was arrested.

OVI charged

A woman was cited for operating a vehicle under the influence and failure to control on West High Street.

Traffic offense

A man was cited for driving under suspension and having no front license plate on East Union Street.

Motorist cited

A man was cited for driving under suspension and having one headlight in the 800 block of West Marion Road.

Syringe found

A resident reported finding a syringe in the tree lawn on West Marion Street. It was taken to the hospital for proper disposal.


Officers assisted several motorists with lockouts.

Public intoxication

A man was intoxicated at 100 West High Street waiting for a ride. He was warned not to be in public intoxicated or charges would follow.

Help with pursuit

Officers assisted sheriff’s office with a vehicle/foot pursuit at County Roads 109 and 20.

Hit-skip reported

A motorist backed out of a parking space at 81 N. Walnut St. and struck another vehicle causing damage.


A report of shoplifting was investigated on West High Street.