Police calls: Deer runs into car shattering window

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Monday, Nov. 20

9:52 a.m. A man was spraying people with pepper spray and beating people up in a field off Highway 93 South.

10:23 a.m. Strange noises could be heard from inside a Central Avenue caller’s home.

1:06 p.m. An angry driver was swerving and throwing things out the window at the caller on Highway 93 South.

Tuesday, Nov. 21

1:33 p.m. A concerned Park Avenue neighbor could hear fighting next door.

2:16 p.m. A dog had been barking all day long at an Edgewood Place residence.

3:14 p.m. Someone was suspiciously looking into parked cars downtown.

7:40 p.m. A Central Avenue business employee wanted to notify the police of a driver suspected to be “incredibly intoxicated.”

Wednesday, Nov. 22

9:33 a.m. A man appeared to be holding a gun outside an Ashar Avenue residence.

1:51 p.m. A caller felt that the man walking around Swift Creek Lane was casing houses for a future burglary attempt. Upon questioning, the man said he was looking for his lost dog.

Thursday, Nov. 23

9:47 a.m. The caller woke up to find a bullet had been shot into her Iowa Avenue home overnight.

10:25 a.m. A Central Avenue resident returned home from a trip to discover windows smashed and items stolen.

11:35 a.m. A man in a downtown alley was trying to get people to fight him.

Friday, Nov. 24

11:55 a.m. Gunshots could be heard off Highway 93 South. The sounds were coming from the shooting range nearby.

6:14 p.m. A man appeared to be trying to get into a vehicle at a car dealership on Highway 93 South.

11:20 p.m. A dog walking down Kalispell Avenue appeared to have another dog’s leg in its mouth, a caller reported. The mysterious item turned out to be a deer’s tail.

Saturday, Nov. 25

1:59 a.m. A man hit a woman in the face and threatened her children at a downtown bar.

2:38 a.m. A group of youths were driving 50 miles an hour down Denver Street and honking their car horns.

8:46 p.m. The owners of some storage units on Wisconsin Avenue suspected someone living inside a unit.

10:53 p.m. A caller believed a van drove by and shot her vehicle’s back window with a shotgun. Officers determined a deer ran into the side of the vehicle and caused the window to break.

Sunday, Nov. 26

10:43 a.m. An observant caller noticed a stashed bike by the cemetery and wondered if it was stolen.

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