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• Two dogs were taken Friday from the 1100 block of South Seventh St.
• Counterfeit money was intercepted Friday morning at the Wendy’s, 2900 S. U.S. 287.
• A woman reported that her iPad was stolen Saturday afternoon while she was eating a late lunch at Applebee’s, 1901 S. Interstate 45.
• A shoplifter was reported at 3:25 p.m. Friday at the Walmart, 3801 W. Highway 22. A woman was arrested for shoplifting around 4 a.m. Sunday at the Walmart. She had tried to hide the items in her purse.
• A man reported that he was assaulted around 1:30 a.m. Saturday while he was visiting a friend’s home in the 900 block of East First. He claimed he didn’t know his assailant.
• A man responding to an ad about a dog for sale thinks he might have gotten scammed. He reported the incident Saturday.
• A man reported that he was walking down the street around 4 p.m. Friday when he was jumped by several Hispanic males who stole his cell phone in the 800 block of West Ninth Ave.
• A man tried to run from police around 6:20 p.m. Saturday in the 700 block of East First Ave., after they caught him with drug paraphernalia.
• Two men were arrested for public intoxication around 4 a.m. Sunday in the 1300 block of East Sixth Avenue.
• A vehicle was stolen sometime between 10 p.m. Saturday and 7:30 a.m. Sunday from the 600 block of South 18th and 1/2 St.
• A welder was stolen from the bed of a pickup was stolen sometime between 9 p.m. Sunday and 7 a.m. Monday from where it was parked in the 600 block of West 13th Ave.
• A home was burglarized Monday or Tuesday in the 1500 block of G.W. Jackson Ave.
• Person arrested for cussing around 2:15 p.m. Tuesday in the 1900 block of MLK Boulevard.
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It just took an extra year to finish.
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