McPherson Police Respond to Weekend Incidents


McPherson Police officers were busy over the weekend with multiple calls of theft and burglary.

At 5:38 p.m. on Dec. 27, officers responded to a call of past theft on South Centennial Drive.

“Officers responded to a business parking lot in reference to a theft,” McPherson Police Department Administrative Captain/Public Information Officer Mark Brinck said. “The victim reported the fuel cap stolen from the victim’s vehicle, while the vehicle was at an unknown location.”

At 4:37 p.m. on Dec. 28, officers responded to a residence on East Kansas Avenue for a possible burglary.

“Officers were dispatched to a residence in reference to an attempted break-in,” Brinck said. “The victim reported a door and window damaged. The residence was not entered.”

At 7:23 p.m. on the same day another call was received about a burglary at Montezuma “Officers were dispatched to a residence in reference to a possible break-in in progress,” Brinck explained. “The residence was secure and there were no signs of a break-in.Court.”

At 1:04 p.m. on Dec. 29, officers were dispatched to a residence on South Elm Street for a call of a past theft.
“Officers responded to a report of a vehicle burglary,” Brink said. “The victim reported property, valued at $1,200.00 stolen from the victim’s vehicle.”
At 7:50 p.m. on the same day, officers again responded to a call for a theft, this time on North Main Street.
“Officers responded to a business in reference to a theft (shoplifting). The reporting party reported a bottle of alcohol, valued at $6.79, stolen from the business,” Brinck said. “Officers arrested a 35-year-old male at an adjacent business, for theft and criminal trespass.  Officers transported the suspect to the McPherson County Jail. His bond was set at $596.”
According to arrest records, Austin Dee Moore, 35, was booked in to the McPherson County Jail for those charges.
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