Mabton police officers have busy week

MABTON – Mabton police continue to investigate reports of suspicious activities which occurred during the past weekend.

In one incident a female reported she had been followed by a blue–colored van in the 500 block of High School Road. When police made contact with the driver of the van, he claimed to have been following the reporting party because she was speeding.

In a second incident in the 400 block of South Street, officers investigated a report of harassment involving three males, but the suspects were gone prior to the officer’s arrival.

Sunday, during a routine traffic stop, a driver, who had failed to stop at a stop sign in the 200 block of Adam Street, reportedly became irate when she learned the amount of her fine.

In other traffic-related issues reported during last weekend, a number of vehicles were found blocking the community parade route last Saturday morning. One vehicle was impounded for obstructing the route in the 300 block of B Street.

Also on Saturday, police investigated report of loud music in the 300 block of Maple Street. The resident was contacted and the music was turned down.

Also since last Thursday, officers provided five agency assists, took delivery of a found wallet, which was later returned to its owner, and mediated a civil matter between a landlord and tenant over possible stolen items.


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