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•Burglary. Police said someone pried open the back door of a residence in the 400 block of Boyles Avenue between 12:30 p.m. and 4:15 p.m. Monday. Missing were a PlayStation 2 game system, valued at $100; PlayStation 2 games, valued at $40; and a PlayStation portable unit, valued at $30. Boxes in an upstairs bedroom were ransacked.

•Burglary. A 2003 Suzuki RM 250 motorcycle was reported stolen from a residence in the 200 block of East Hillcrest Avenue sometime between 7 p.m. May 22 and 1:30 a.m. Monday. The motorcycle is yellow with a black seat and features freestyle fenders and stickers on the side. Police said someone pried open a basement door to gain access to the house, which was ransacked.

•Dog violation. Police said a pit bull reportedly attacked a 5-year-old girl at 5:41 p.m. May 21 on Butler Avenue. An ambulance transported the child to Jameson Hospital. The dog’s owner, Toni Eckles of 811 1/2 Lathrop St., told police the animal got loose without her knowledge. The dog was taken to the Lawrence County Humane Society, where it will remain quarantined until today. Eckles was cited for harboring a dangerous dog and failure to keep the dog confined.

•Criminal mischief. Police said the driver’s side mirror was torn from a 2004 Ford Explorer on West North Street between 10 and 11 a.m. May 18. The unit was found about 20 feet away with the glass removed. Police said it appeared to be removed by hand and not struck by a passing vehicle.

•Attempted burglary. Police reported an unknown person broke a window and pulled a screen from its frame at 6:35 a.m. Monday at a residence in the 600 block of Court Street.

•Criminal mischief. A North Ashland Avenue resident reported to police Wednesday that juveniles spray painted and vandalized a garage and public property. Police found a makeshift structure in a wooded area with an empty can of blue Rust-Oleum spray paint. Graffiti tags of “JKE/OS” featured blue and white paint. The same markings were found on a caboose and liberty bell in Darlington Park. The letters “PHK” were also painted throughout the park.

•Accident. Larry Armagost, 56, of 833 Brinton Ave. was traveling north on Liberty Street and swerved to the east shoulder of the road, striking a telephone pole near Orchard Avenue. Police said he then crossed the center line and struck an embankment. Armagost, who is diabetic, said he blacked out. A Noga Ambulance medic tested his blood sugar level, registering 30, which is considered extremely low.

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