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Published: Thursday, July 10, 2014 11:18 a.m. CDT

Robert Shimer, 32, of Afton was charged on a Union County warrant for contempt, violation of a no-contact or protective order, 4:30 p.m. Tuesday.

According to a Creston Police report, Shimer contacted a female victim with a protective order against Shimer on the social media website Tuesday. Both Shimer’s and the victim’s profiles had photos of themselves, so Shimer knew who he was trying to chat with. Union County Dispatch confirmed the protective order.

Shimer was released on $300 bond.


Suspicious person, 12:30 a.m., Wednesday, North Cherry Street.

Animal call, 4:45 a.m., Wednesday, North Spruce Street.

Vandalism, 6:48 a.m., Wednesday, Russell Street.

Vandalism, 7:09 a.m., Wednesday, Russell Street.

Traffic stop, 7:46 a.m., Wednesday, North Sycamore Street.

Incomplete 911 call, 10:55 a.m., Wednesday, West Townline Street.

Harassing communication, 11:35 a.m., Wednesday, West Montgomery Street.

Talk to officer, 1:43 p.m., Wednesday, Afton.

Harassing communication, 1:54 p.m., Wednesday, North Spruce Street.

Animal call, 1:59 p.m., Wednesday, South Stone Street.

Talk to officer, 3:55 p.m., Wednesday, Lenox.

Traffic stop, 4:12 p.m., Wednesday, New York Avenue.

Traffic stop, 4:18 p.m., Wednesday, New York Avenue.

Harassing communication, 4:32 p.m., Wednesday, West Adams Street.

Animal call, 4:36 p.m., Wednesday, South Oak Street.

Vandalism, 4:54 p.m., Wednesday, South Stone Street.

Incomplete 911 call, 5:09 p.m., Wednesday, West Taylor Street.

Traffic stop, 6:27 p.m., Wednesday, Highway 34.

Information, 6:51 p.m., Wednesday, North Pine Street.

Animal call, 8:35 p.m., Wednesday, West Adams Street.

Suspicious person, 9:16 p.m., Wednesday, West Jefferson Street.

Traffic stop, 9:47 p.m., Wednesday, Sheldon Avenue.

Traffic stop, 12:14 a.m., today, South Pine Street.

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