Sheriff's log

By: 
JENNY GESSAMAN
Compiling reporter
The following report is taken from information provided by the Fergus County Sheriff’s Department and does not represent the total scope of the sheriff’s department’s activity. All persons are innocent until proven guilty.

Aug. 3
• At 4:48 p.m. a man reported plastic water bottles in the ditch. He was concerned people were using them to make meth.

Aug. 4
• At 7:39 a.m. a man called in about dusty roads. He said several large dump trucks drove by his home that morning, kicking up a lot of dust and making him nervous for the health of his cattle.

Aug. 5
• At 7:05 a.m. a caller reported a missing dog. The man’s longhaired wiener dog jumped out of his truck last night at Eddies Corner.

Aug.7
• At 11:22 a.m. a woman called in a mysterious substance. Found by the pasture gate, the woman said it was a paste yesterday, but was now a white powder. A bottle cap and chunks of red stuff made her suspect something had exploded. A deputy responded, took some of the substance for testing and later advised the scene was remnants of an exploded shampoo bottle.

Aug. 8
• At 7:25 a.m. a concerned citizen reported possible pet abandonment after spotting a dog kennel that had been dumped overnight into a dry lake bed. The woman called back after checking it out, reporting it only contained buckets of corn.

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