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Posted on: September 29, 2010

[ARCHIVED] Police Dept. Press Release 9/29/2010

Officers responded to the area of Monroe Middle School to a report of a dog running in traffic. The dog fled the area when officers attempted to catch the dog. Officers followed the dog home and a verbal warning for dog at large was given to the dog’s owner.

Officers investigated a two vehicle accident at Astle and Uinta. Minor damage to the vehicles was reported with no personal injuries. One of the drivers received a citation for an improper right hand turn at an intersection.

Officers conducted a welfare check of a citizen on N. 3 W.

Officers investigated a reported intoxicated driver on E. Teton. The driver was contacted and found to be not intoxicated. The officers found the driver was elderly, so they checked the driver’s welfare before releasing the driver.

Officers investigated a domestic dispute on Conestoga.

Officers received two reports of attempted fraud. These reports stemmed from citizens advertising items for sale on and receiving bogus checks for amounts far exceeding the advertised price of the item. The supposed buyer then wanted the sellers here in Green River to cash the checks and send the excess money and item to them out of state. The scam consists of sending checks which are counterfeit made out to the seller for amounst exceeding the price of the item for sale. The seller then cashes the check and sends the excess monies and item to the supposed buyer out of state. The seller days later is contacted by his bank and informed the check is no good, leaving the seller being responsible for the amount of the counterfeit check and losing the item that was for sale. The Green River Police Department wants citizens to be aware of these types of scams and contact the police department if they have questions.

Animal Control Officers investigated a report of too many dogs at an address on Boulder Drive.

Officers investigated a report of Malicious Mischief on Uinta in front of the theatre. One of the pieces of art work on Uinta had a piece broken off.

Officers investigated a juvenile problem on Hitching Post.

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