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March 15, 2013




A Nonantum Road resident reported a “death threat over the phone” at 11:32 a.m.

A man was reported to be “walking around houses” and “interested in one particular house” on Atlantic Avenue at 12:31 p.m., but police were unable to locate him.

Police received a 1:58 p.m. report that a Bubier Road man’s car had been entered but determined that nothing had been taken.

A woman reported at 2:42 p.m. that her ex-husband had nearly run her down in his vehicle while she was crossing the roadway with two dogs near Spring and Pleasant streets. The woman told police she had filed similar complaints before and that, “If I end up dead in a crosswalk, I want it known that I registered complaints.”

Police received a 5:38 p.m. report that tap water at two residences on Taft Street had turned copper-colored. “Work being done today on Shepard,” police wrote later, “nothing to be concerned about.”


Police received a 5:44 a.m. report that a large SUV was driving slowly down Bubier Road with its emergency lights on, swerving from side to side. Police were unable to locate it.



An egg was thrown at a house on Eaton Avenue, according to a 6:08 p.m. report.

Police responded to a 6:22 p.m. report that people were throwing things from a car at Rantoul and School streets, but an officer was unable to locate them.

A 6:31 p.m. report that people might have been sleeping in a boat brought police to 60 River St., where an officer determined the boat had been vandalized.

A solicitor who called a Roundy Street woman in regard to Amber Alerts “asked about children living at the residence,” according to a 6:36 p.m. report. “He claims to have gotten her phone number from a friend,” police wrote. “She said the male did not identify that he was with any company or organization.” No further information was available.

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