Compiled by William Lovell
Editor’s note: All information contained in this section is public record and is accessible to anyone through the Rexburg Police Department.
• Police responded to a report of domestic battery at a local apartment complex. An adult male was arrested and booked into Madison County Jail.
• Police responded to a report of someone using counterfeit money at a local business. Police arrived and gathered pertinent information. This case is currently under investigation.
• Police received a report of harassment and a dispute over a dog. The reporting party was an ex-girlfriend of the suspect. While police were gathering the information, it turned out that both the reporting party and suspect live outside of the City of Rexburg and in Madison County. It was determined that no crime had been committed and the dispute over the dog is a civil matter. The reporting party only wanted to document the problem. Police referred the reporting party to the Madison County Sheriff’s Office for the report.
• Police and Emergency Medical Response (EMS) units were dispatched to a female who was laying on the sidewalk unconscious. Units arrived and police assisted EMS personnel in loading the female into an ambulance. The female was still unresponsive when she was transported to Madison Memorial Hospital.
• Police took a report of a hit-and-run that occurred in the parking lot for the John Taylor Building on the BYU-Idaho campus. Police are investigating the event, but they do not have a suspect vehicle at this time.
• Police were dispatched to a church on Summerwood Drive in reference to a report of a stolen utility trailer. Upon arrival, the complainant was contacted and identified. He was an employee there and the trailer belonged to the church. Police obtained a description of the trailer and sent out bulletins to see if anyone could identify it.
• Police responded to assist probation officers on a home visit. Police arrived and probation officers provided them with criminal evidence, including a drug paraphernalia pipe. Police took the subject into custody on an agent’s warrant. The subject was charged and released on paraphernalia charges.
• While on patrol, police observed two dogs running at large on First North. Police picked up the dogs and returned them to their owner. No citations were issued.
• Police received a complaint that the neighbors of the reporting party were talking loudly and moving furniture around the apartment at midnight. Police responded to the address and could hear the occupants of the apartment talking but nothing excessive. Police contacted the occupants and informed them of the complaint. The occupants said they had just returned from the store and had dropped their bags from the store on the floor. The occupants said that they would be more mindful of their neighbors and be quiet.
• Police were dispatched to a business for a reported abandoned vehicle. Police arrived on scene and made contact with the owner who said the vehicle broke down and that they would have the vehicle removed within the next 36 hours. Police notified the reporting party that they made contact with the owner, and he agreed to the time given to remove the vehicle.
• Officers were dispatched to a report of a woman having thoughts of self harm. Officers conducted an investigation and found that domestic abuse had been occurring in the home for some time and that the thoughts of self harm were a result of the abuse. The woman’s husband was arrested and charged with attempted strangulation and domestic battery.
• Police returned a phone call in regards to a civil problem. A person took a vehicle on a test ride after seeing an advertisement on Craigslist. While the person had the vehicle, a knob fell off. The person did not want to purchase the vehicle. The owner demanded that the vehicle it be fixed or sold. Police gave the individual information on dealing with civil matters.