Submitted by Mark Pote, Huxley Police Chief


9/8: Officer responded to a gas leak at the 200 block of Water Street. A backhoe had struck gas line. Area evacuated until the leak was sealed about an hour later.


9/13: Officer responded to an out-of-control child at the 600 block of Park. The officer assisted the mother and transported the child to the hospital for treatment.


9/17: Officer recovered a trailer that was missing from the Methodist Church at the 200 block of Second Street. The trailer was abandoned on Highway 210. Missing from the trailer was approximately $300 worth of recyclable cans and bottles.


9/23: Officer referred a juvenile Huxley boy into Juvenile Court for Underage Possession of Alcohol. He was released to his parents.


9/24: Officer responded to a Criminal Mischief complaint at the 500 block of Second Street. A vehicle belonging to a Cambridge man had three tires damaged and eggs thrown on the vehicle, causing approximately $300 to repair. Under Investigation.


9/26: Officer stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation on 585th near the city limits. The driver of the vehicle, a 46-year-old Huxley man, was suspended from driving. He was cited and released with a court date for Driving Under Suspension.


9/28: Officer was called to a report of a male who was on the bridge over the interstate, sitting on the side. The 18-year-old Huxley man was eventually transported to the hospital for treatment.


Huxley officers had one arrest for the month for Possession of Alcohol Under the Legal Age. Officers issued eight citations for the month for traffic offenses, gave 13 warnings, received 22 calls for service and had a total of 62 contacts for the month. Officers used 7.25 hours toward investigations and gave 80.75 hours of general patrol.