‘Only joking’ assault at Animal Services

July 13, 2012 • Police Blotter

Police were dispatched to Roswell Animal Services, 705 E. McGaffey St., Wednesday around 9:40 a.m., to take a report of assault. The kennel [auth] manager told police she was returning a carrier to a man who had brought in a cat, when the man raised his hand in a sharp gesture as if he were going to strike her. Officials viewed the video footage and then went to speak with the subject. He said he “was only joking.”

Criminal damage

Police were called to the 600 block of New Mexico Drive, Wednesday, where a subject threw a rock at a patrol unit, causing damage.


Police were dispatched to the 1200 block of West First Street, Wednesday, after $5,000 worth of tools were removed from the locked cab and cargo box of a pickup.

Anyone having information about these or any other crime is asked to contact Crime Stoppers, 888-594-TIPS (8477). Callers may remain anonymous and could be eligible for a reward.

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