Banks Police Log: December 2017
The Banks Police Department reported these calls of note over the previous month:
• Officers responded to a domestic disturbance on Northwest Wilkes Street between a father and son. Both parties claimed the altercation was only verbal. Officers determined no crimes had occurred.
• An unknown driver ran into the book drop at the Banks Public Library. They didn't leave their information or contact library staff.
• An Asplundh Tree Service vehicle was parked at the Jim's Thriftway parking lot and broken into overnight. Several chainsaws and climbing gear was stolen. This is one of several similar incidents in the county.
• An intoxicated man was stuffing merchandise in his clothing and trying to walk out of Jim's Thriftway. Items were falling out of his clothes as he walked toward the door. He was arrested and transported to jail.
• There was a traffic crash on Northwest Market Street. A large semi-truck scraped the side of a vehicle trying to turn onto Market Street. Officers responded to what was initially suspected to be a hit-and-run. Both parties eventually exchanged information.
• A vehicle parked on Northwest Ashton Drive was stolen in the middle of the night. There is currently no suspect information.
• Officers conducted a welfare check on Northwest Jarvis Place. They found a deceased woman. They determined she died from natural causes.
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