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Activity Report From The Ava Police Department

Calls By Type

2/16/2020 – 2/22/2020

  • Abandoned Vehicle – 1
  • Assist Agency – 6
  • Assist Person – 1
  • Check Person – 6
  • Check Vehicle – 3
  • Check Well-Being – 2
  • Civil – 1
  • Community Event – 1
  • Community Policing – 4
  • Deceased Person – 1
  • Disturbance, General – 3
  • Fireworks – 1
  • Funeral Escort – 1
  • Harassment – 1
  • Misc/All Other – 3
  • Motor Vehicle Crash – 1
  • Shoplifting – 2
  • Suicide (attempted ) – 1
  • Traffic Stop – 23
  • Vandalism – 1
  • Cemetery Gates – 7

On 2/17, Ava Police performed a traffic stop, pulling over a driver who had run a stop sign and was driving the wrong way on the Ava square. Officers also found the passenger in possession of marijuana.

On 2/17, Officers responded to a storage facility on Lyle Street over reports of a lock being cut. Officers took a statement and assigned extra patrol to the area.

On 2/19, Ava Police were called about a possible deceased person in the 700 block of Valley Avenue. The coroner and local funeral home were contacted over the report.

 On 2/19, Ava Police performed a traffic stop on West Highway 14 and arrested a subject on a warrant.

On 2/19, Ava Police responded to the Signal location on Springfield road over reports of spilled gasoline. Ava Fire responded for cleanup.

On 2/21, Ava Police responded to the 500 block of Valley Avenue over reports of someone screaming for help. A female had been bitten by a dog and an ambulance was on-scene. Officers notified animal control and the health department.

On 2/21, Ava Police responded to the 500 block of Webster Avenue over reports of a potential suicide. Officers notified medical staff, seized marijuana and other paraphernalia.

On 2/21, Ava Police responded to Walmart and arrested a subject for shoplifting.

On 2/21, Ava Police responded to  a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of Springfield Road and Highway 5.

On 2/22, Ava Police responded to the 1300 block of Springfield Road,  over reports of a driver’s key fob opening the trunk of a vehicle that was not the owners, and that the owners vehicle was missing. Officers found the owner’s vehicle still in the parking lot.