April 17, 2014

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Here's the Bluffton Police Department February docket

Matt Oglesbee, Bluffton police sergeant, provided The Icon with the February Bluffton police docket, which follows.

Bluffton Police Department Public Docket

Feb. 1
-An E Elm St. resident reported receiving a threatening letter in the mail.

Feb. 3
A Jenera resident reported that the passport that he had ordered was never delivered. 


Bluffton Police Docket for January

Rick Skilliter, Bluffton police chief, provided the Icon with the January Bluffton police log, which follows:


Bluffton fire department responded to 87 calls in 2013 - down 20 from previous year

Bluffton's fire department responded to 20 less calls in 2013 than in 2012, according to Jon Kinn, fire chief. During 2012 the department responded to 107 fire calls. This past year that number decreased to 87.

A chart at the bottom of this story shows runs by month and by type. June was the busiest month with 13 calls while December had only 4.



Beaverdam-Richland Fire Dept. respond to fire in Cairo

On Monday, Jan. 6, Beaverdam-Richland Township Fire Department responded to a house fire with Cairo. The firemen ended up covered in nearly an inch of ice. The first picture is of Ed Montgomery's safety vest frozen and standing on its own.
- Sent to the Icon by Amy Mortimer


Bluffton police docket for November

Sgt. Matt Oglesbee of the Bluffton Police Department provided The Icon with the Bluffton Police Department November public docket.


Here's the Bluffton police public docket for October

Bluffton Police Department Public Docket for October
October 3
-Police responded to a S. Main St. Residence in response to a Domestic Violence complaint.
October 5
-Police arrested Carrie Donaldson, 34, Bluffton for DUS following a traffic stop on Kibler St. for a Stop Sign violation.  The case is being handled in Lima Municipal Court.    
October 6
-Officers responded to a hit-skip traffic crash in the 100 block of W. Kibler St.  
October 8


Here's where Bluffton EMS went in October

Jan Basinger, Bluffton EMS chief, provided The Icon with the October EMS runs.



21 cases in September's Mayor's Court

The September Bluffton mayor’s report shows that 21 cases went to mayor’s court. The results of those cases is in the attachment at the bottom of this story.


Police docket for August

August 1
-Police responded to the 300 block of Cherry St in response to an unruly juvenile.
August 2
-A County Line Rd Resident reported that her ex-husband was harassing her.  
August 4
-A Bluffton Resident reported that a juvenile on Garmatter St. was refusing to return their property.  
August 5
-Officers responded to the Bluffton Post Office in response to an irate customer.
-A Spring St. Resident reported bicycles were stolen from their residence.  


Bluffton Police log for July

July 3
-An Eastland Dr. Resident reported that he believed his neighbor had killed his cat.  
July 4
-Police responded to a traffic crash at the SR 103 Storage in regards to someone driving a car into the building. 
July 5
-Police were called to a Lake St. Residence in response to a child custody dispute. 
July 6