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Public Safety Log May 27, 2020


May 27, 2020

A 2002 BMW sits in the center lane of Highway 20 at the intersection of Harmony Road and Highway 20, where it caught fire. According to a Sweet Home Fire and Ambulance District report, the driver said the vehicle died, began smoking and then fire engulfed the engine compartment. The fire partially damaged the passenger compartment. Investigators determined the cause was an electrical short. Adam Benjamin is the owner of the vehicle. Damage was estimated at $5,000. Eight firefighters responded to the fire at 6:26 p.m. on May 19 with two apparatus and a medic unit.

May 22

4:45 a.m. - Caller reported someone entered his vehicle and took things, 900 block of 23rd. Report taken. Loss valued at $519.

9:19 p.m. - Abandoned travel trailer tagged for removal, 49000 block of Quartzville Road.

May 21

9:39 a.m. - Adam Linday, 35, arrested for second-degree burglary and third-degree theft, Mobil Station. Cited and released.

10:07 a.m. - Caller reported a crashed vehicle, 24200 block of Brush Creek. No one was with the crashed car. Vehicle towed. Report taken.

10:44 a.m. - Caller reported a theft, 899 Main St., Sweet Home Napa. Report taken. Loss valued at $20.


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