Brady Police Department experiences quiet week for Christmas holiday

OFFENSES’The Brady Police Department responded to 47 calls for service during the week of Dec. 18-24. Several reports of family violence were investigated; however, no assault arrests were made. One residence in south Brady was reported as being burglarized, and a stained glass window at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church was shattered by vandals. ARRESTS’Two arrests were issued for warrants and one for disorderly conduct. CITATIONS’Sixteen citations were issued for speeding; one for inspection sticker violation; five for insurance violations; one for failure to control speed to avoid an accident; one for driver’s license violation; and two for parking in a fire lane. ACCIDENTS’One report was received of an accident that occurred on Friday, Dec. 22 in the 1300 block of South Bridge. DID YOU KNOW’Every year at Christmas an increase in bicycles, skate boards and scooters hit the streets in Brady. Children should be cautioned to use care when using these near and crossing roadways. Bicyclists are governed by the same laws regarding the roadway as automobiles. They are required to stop at stop signs and red lights and obey the rules of the road. Help us protect our children by teaching safe operation of these devices. CRIMESTOPPERS’Call CrimeStoppers at 597-1111 to report criminal activity. Persons providing information will remain anonymous and could receive a CrimeStoppers reward of up to $1,000.

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