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Published: Thursday, June 12, 2014 10:43 a.m. CDT

James A. Wilkes, 39, 601 S. Walnut St., was charged on a Union County warrant for failure to appear on an original charge of fifth-degree theft 2:32 a.m. today in the 700 block of West Adams Street.

According to a Creston Police report, Wilkes requested transportation by cab March 30 from Johnston to 403 S. Douglas Ave., Afton. Wilkes said he would have the money in Afton to pay for the transportation when he arrived at the destination. Upon arriving at the requested destination, Wilkes said he was unable to pay the fare of $146. Law enforcement officers were notified. Wilkes said he would make appropriate arrangements to pay the fare with a credit card. Wilkes failed to make payment as specified.

Wilkes was being held on $300 bond.

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Maria Riela of Osceola reported her cell phone was taken while she was working at Farley’s and Sathers, 500 Industrial Parkway, Saturday.

Loss estimate was $300.

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Joanna Davis, 405 W. Mills St., reported her vehicle was entered while it was parked at her residence and things inside had been gone through Tuesday night.

Davis said she did not believe anything was taken.


Suspicious person, 3:56 a.m., Wednesday, North Maple Street.

Traffic stop, 4:22 a.m., Wednesday, North Sumner Avenue.

Warrant, 4:39 a.m., Wednesday, West Adams Street.

Escort, 10:33 a.m., Wednesday, New York Avenue.

Theft, 10:59 a.m., Wednesday, North Pine Street.

Theft, 12:18 p.m., Wednesday, North Pine Street.

Talk to officer, 1:35 p.m., Wednesday, North Pine Street.

Accident, 2 p.m., Wednesday, Highway 25.

Talk to officer, 2:47 p.m., Wednesday, North Pine Street.

Talk to officer, 4 p.m., Wednesday, West Mills Street.

Parking complaint, 4:04 p.m., Wednesday, North Elm Street.

Harassing communication, 5:27 p.m., Wednesday, West Mills Street.

Suspicious person, 5:50 p.m., Wednesday, North Sumner Avenue.

Burglary, 6:48 p.m., Wednesday, Russell Street.

Disorderly conduct, 7:20 p.m., Wednesday, North Cedar Street.

Drive off, 7:45 p.m., Wednesday, North Pine Street.

Sex assault, 8:34 p.m., Wednesday, North Pine Street.

Accident, 9:32 p.m., Wednesday, Highway 34.

Talk to officer, 10:41 p.m., Wednesday, North Pine Street.

Traffic stop, 11:19 p.m., Wednesday, New York Avenue.

Alarm, 1:17 a.m., today, East Townline Street.

Traffic stop, 1:34 a.m., today, Highway 25.

Domestic dispute, 2:30 a.m., today, West Adams Street.

Accident, 5:05 a.m., today, Cottonwood Street.

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