Ford County Sheriff's Office police blotter (Dec. 4, 2012)

PAXTON — The Ford County Sheriff’s Office released the following list of activity for the week of Nov. 24 through Dec. 1:

— On Nov. 24, a deputy assisted the Melvin Fire Department and Gibson Area Ambulance Service with a medical call in Melvin.

— On Nov. 25, a rural Gibson City resident reported receiving a text message on his telephone that was an obvious scam attempt.

— On Nov. 26, a commercial burglar alarm was received from the Farmers-Merchants National Bank in Melvin. The alarm was due to an employee error.

— On Nov. 26, a theft from a purse was reported in Roberts.

— On Nov. 27, a theft and burglary was reported in Melvin.

— On Nov. 27, criminal damage to property was reported in Sibley.

— On Nov. 27, the theft of a firearm was reported in rural Elliott.

— On Nov. 27, a rural Gibson City woman reported being the victim of identity theft.

— On Nov. 28, a complaint was received of hunters trespassing on property in rural Paxton.

— On Nov. 28, a dog at large was reported in Clarence.

— On Nov. 29, a vicious dog at large was reported in Elliott.

— On Nov. 30, a deputy responded to a report of cows in the road near 900 East and 700 North roads.

— On Nov. 30, an attempt to damage two tires was reported on Illinois 116.

— On Nov. 29, Beth Thomason of Sibley struck a whitetail deer with her vehicle at 735 N. Illinois 47.

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