“LOST” DUCKS, N. COURT: A caller told police on Feb. 23 that a pack of ducks were wandering through the parking lot of a N. Court St. grocery store. The caller believed the ducks were “lost.” Police located the ducks around 4:38p.m. and determined that the ducks were fine. They were left to wander.
RUNAWAY HORSES, WARNER ROAD: Police responded to a call at 11p.m. on April 3 that several horses had been seen running through a yard. The horses were reportedly running west through the backyard. There was no further information at the time of the report.
ANIMAL COMPLAINT, CHILLICOTHE ROAD: A motorist found an injured turtle in the road at 11:30a.m. on May 14. Police placed the snapping turtle in a box and transported it to Penitentiary Glen.
ANIMALS, LYNDEN DRIVE: A resident reported a den of foxes living in his backyard on May 9.
ANIMAL AT LARGE, WEST ORANGE STREET: Police received a call at 5:19p.m. on June 17 for a report of a “large snake” outside the door at the Cascade Boutique. The snake was gone by the time officers arrived minutes later.
ANIMAL COMPLAINT, WEST ORANGE HILL: The animal warden was dispatched on June 17 after a resident reported that a turtle was burrowing in a front-yard flower bed.
JARRED RACCOON, PINE: A patrolling officer witnessed a raccoon with a jar stuck on it’s head run across the road near the 500 block of Pine Street around 9:23p.m., Nov. 5. The raccoon quickly wandered away, and the officer moved on.
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