Animal problems plague S'side Police Department

The City of Sunnyside has its share of animal problems, and they come to the attention of the police department every day. Yesterday and today (Tuesday), officers were called out to take care of nine complaints about animals that ranged from dogs chained up and left unattended to a dead cow behind a residence in the 1300 block of South 16th Street.

In addition to the nuisances created by animals and their owners, thieves gave officers two thefts to investigate.

The first was a 10:42 a.m. report yesterday by the city's public works department where items were taken from a vehicle at the city shop. The second theft was reported by a resident in the first block of B Street in Outlook, who told officers items were taken from the home following a verbal argument.

From 8:16 a.m. yesterday to 7:57 a.m. today officers investigated three traffic problems, three parking problems, one runaway juvenile, one fraud, one report of doing business without a license, three false alarms and report of a counterfeit bill passed at Sunny Spot Restaurant.

Officers also provided two checks to determine the welfare of citizens, served four arrest warrants and two court orders, gave two assists to agencies and one to a citizen, provided an extra patrol, took an informational call, inspected a vehicle and took reports of two stolen vehicles that had been recovered and one of found property.


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