As an example, here is a snippet of the Area Crime Report from our local newspaper.
- Local police were informed by a resident in the 1000 block of R_____ Drive that an area family is taking over the minds of local dogs and turning them against their owners. Police have been advised the only way to protect pooches is to install an anti-force-field on their heads when going outside. A police investigation has revealed the best method would be to obtain an aluminum pie pan, cut slits in it for the dog's ears, place the pan over the doggie's head, fold it over and secure it with duct tape. Another safety tip from the local Boys in Blue...
- Officers are on the edge looking for a possible merry prankster, following a Feb. 26 report from a resident in the 500 block of H_____ Court. The reident told police someone had taken carpet deoderizer from inside her home, and replaced it with a different brand. The culprits also took meat from her refridgerator and replaced it with meat that had an earlier sell-by date. an investigation continues.
- Officers investigated a possible handgun in plain sight inside a vehicle parked in the 9500 block of M______ Road March 2. Investigation revealed the suspected gun was a chrome head to a vacuum cleaner.