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Sunday 3/15 …
Officers were dispatch to the residence of an elderly man who believed someone was in his house. The responding
Officer, aware of the man’s prior complaints and history of dementia, searched the home and confirmed no one was
inside. The Officer then made contact with family members to report this situation.

Officers issued a verbal warning regarding furniture being left by the curb. The homeowner informed the Officer it
would be removed immediately.

Officers were dispatched to assist the Osceola County Sheriff Department on a domestic in progress. The RC Officer
cleared once his assistance was no longer needed.

Monday 3/16 …
Officers were dispatched to a suspicious situation, as an apartment maintenance worker suspected someone inside a
vacant apartment. The Officer performed a security check and found the apartment to be empty.
Officers performed traffic control as a disabled vehicle was removed from S. Chestnut St.

Tuesday 3/17 …
Officers received a report of a small child running across the street, not dressed for the weather. Upon arrival the area
was patrolled, and the child was not located.

Officers were dispatched to an apartment complex regarding a loud argument and possible domestic situation.
Officers arrived to find the 39-year-old male involved sitting in the hall way who became uncooperative. He was
found to be in violation of his probation and arrested on charges of disorderly conduct and resisting an officer. He was
transported to the Osceola County Jail where he was lodged without incident.

Wednesday 3/18 …
Officers received a complaint regarding a neighbor cleaning up tree branches and tossing them over onto the
complainant’s property. Officers spoke with the home owner who reported the person who was cleaning up her yard
was unaware it was not her property and stated she would have them removed.

Officers were dispatched to assist in locating a female who had placed a 911 call after having a seizure and reported
not knowing where she was. The on duty officer knew where the complainant had recently moved too and escorted
EMS to her residence.

Thursday 3/19 …
Officers were dispatched to an apartment regarding a possible domestic assault. Officers spoke with the female in the
apartment who reported having an argument with two males who previously left. She reported it was not physical and
did not expect either of the two to return.

Friday 3/20 …
Officers received a complainant from a retail business regarding illegal dumping of trash in and around their
dumpsters. The manager stated that the dumping had been going on for a while, but just recently was able to identify a
possible suspect. The Officer made contact with the suspect who denied using the dumpster. This matter has been
turned over to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for review.

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