Police calls: ‘Hoboville’ designation given to Depot Park

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Wednesday, July 31

8:21 a.m. A Second Street business had video of someone breaking in the previous afternoon and stealing $200 in cash.

11:34 a.m. Kids were screaming while they played on a trampoline.

4:05 p.m. A man was found on a Waverly Place lawn after suffering from exercise-induced heat stroke.

7:41 p.m. A three-legged dog was loose on Wisconsin Avenue.

Thursday, Aug. 1

12:15 a.m. A group of loud teenagers appeared to be drunk or high on drugs.

10:32 a.m. A group of transients were playing the banjo and smoking pot downtown.

12:30 p.m. An employee of a cleaning business found evidence of drug use at a Colorado Avenue site.

11:27 p.m. Three people were smoking marijuana on a downtown bench.

Friday, Aug. 2

11:16 a.m. Someone threw rocks at a Spokane Avenue business’s windows, which luckily are bulletproof.

1:39 p.m. The back license plate was stolen off a Canadian tour bus.

8:55 p.m. Two men and a woman were seen climbing through an apartment window on Lupfer Avenue.

Saturday, Aug. 3

1:26 a.m. A drunk man was rummaging through the caller’s boat on Wisconsin Avenue.

12:13 p.m. A man called the Depot Park gazebo a “hoboville” due to the numbers of transients frequenting the area.

8:48 p.m. Kids were shooting off fireworks on Meadowlark Lane.

Sunday, Aug. 4

10:45 a.m. Someone left “white supremacist literature” on a Central Avenue store’s shelves.

6:19 p.m. A young man was seen looking into the windows of parked cars on First Street.

Monday, Aug. 5

10:47 a.m. A construction worker accidentally set off an alarm at the high school.

12:46 p.m. A man was scammed out of $4,000 after being told his grandson was in jail in Billings.

4:52 p.m. A man was passed out in the driver’s seat of his parked car on Shiloh Avenue.

Tuesday, Aug. 6

6:17 p.m. A group of transients were making downtown business customers uncomfortable.

7:36 p.m. A woman living in a “four-plex” home found a bullet hole in her living room. Her neighbor accidentally fired his gun while cleaning it.

9:21 p.m. A woman was looking for advice after a bat flew into her home.

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