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On 06/20/14 at approximately 10:14am, an officer of the Macon Police Department made enforcement contact with a vehicle in the area of Oak and Rollins Streets.  As a result of the contact, police arrested a 46-year old black male of Jefferson City (MO) and a 22-year old white male of Kempton (IN) for possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.  The driver was also summonsed for failure to stop at a stop sign.  Both suspects were transported to the Macon Police Department for processing and were later taken to the Macon County Jail to be held in lieu of bond.  Both suspects later posted the required bond and were released pending a municipal court date.

 

On 06/21/14 at approximately 1:32am, an officer of the Macon Police Department made enforcement contact with a vehicle in the area of Vine and Missouri Streets.  As a result of the contact, police arrested a 27-year old male of Kirksville (MO) for driving while intoxicated and equipment violation.  The suspect was transported to the Macon Police Department for processing and was later released after posting the required bond pending a municipal court date.

 

On 06/21/14 at approximately 10:10am, a victim reported to the Macon Police Department that two ATVs had been stolen from a residence in the 300 block of East Fifth Street.  The victim reported the items were at the residence at approximately 1:00am on the same date and were found missing at approximately 10:00am.  The ATVs were described as a grey 2008 Yamaha valued at approximately $3,500 and a 1996 Scrambler valued at approximately $1,700.00.  At approximately 3:00pm, police received a report of an ATV located in the weeds in the area of Fourth & Rubey Streets.  Police responded and recovered the 1996 Scrambler.  It was returned to the owner.  On 06/22/14 at approximately 7:00am, the second ATV was located and recovered in the area of Seventh and Rubey Streets.  It, too, was returned to the owner.  On 06/24/14, police continued the investigation by questioning 2 14-year old juvenile males about the incident.  The Macon County Juvenile Office assisted in the investigation.  Both juveniles were turned over to Juvenile authorities for their handling.

 

On 06/21/14, a victim reported to the Macon Police Department a burglary of a residence located in the 400 block of South Rubey Street.  It was reported that unknown persons forced entry into the residence and a piece of stereo equipment was missing.  The victim further reported damage to an air conditioning unit.  The stereo equipment was valued at approximately $200.00.  Further investigation into the incident led police to question two juvenile suspects regarding the burglary and theft on 06/24/14.  The Macon County Juvenile Office assisted in the investigation and both juveniles, two 14-year old black males, were turned over to Juvenile authorities for their handling.  The stereo equipment was recovered and returned to the owner.

 

On 06/22/14 at approximately 9:30am, a victim reported to the Macon Police Department a theft had occurred recently on South Rollins Street.  The victim reported a riding lawn mower, valued at approximately $700.00 was taken from the area.  It was further reported a vacant residence on South Rubey Street owned by the victim showed signs of an exterior door being damaged.  These incidents remain under investigation at this time.

 

On 06/24/14 at approximately 1:40pm, the Macon Police Department responded to a report of domestic assault occurring in the 300 block of North Rollins Street.  The Macon Police Department was notified of the situation by the Macon County Sheriff’s Office and was assisted by their department in the investigation.  As a result, police arrested a 24-year old white male of Macon for unlawful use of a weapon and domestic assault.  The male suspect was taken into custody at the Macon County Jail and placed on 24-hour hold pending formal charges.  The suspect later posted bond and was released pending a Division II Court date.

 

A criminal charge is merely an allegation and the defendant is, of course, presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

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