Another installment of the Rochester (NH) Police Log. Sample:
Yes, the political season is heating up.
Wednesday, Aug. 20
12:28 a.m. — At Wal-Mart there is one car and three people arranged as follows: 1 driver, 1 passenger, 1 kid outside body-slamming the vehicle, which is going all over the parking lot.
Friday, Aug. 22
3:15 p.m. — A home on Harding Street has been burgled, with DVDs, knives, a PlayStation, games and medication stolen. A second call comes in to cancel the report, followed by a third to reinstate it. Things get more complicated when a fourth call is made.
Saturday, Aug. 23
5:08 p.m. — On North Main Street, a neighbor allegedly moved out two months ago and abandoned a pet turtle, which has been cared for ever since by someone else who has now made arrangements for it to go to a turtle rescue farm in a couple days time — but now the first woman wants the turtle back, so the second woman wants to know if she can keep it until Tuesday. Police inform her of her turtle rights.
Monday, Aug. 25
2:50 p.m. — At Rochester East Apartments a man threatens to kill the manager and other residents, especially if John McCain is elected president. He has also thrown feces around the building.