Police Reports 10-4-10


Woman swerves to avoid animal, crashes scooter

A woman crashed her motorized scooter Thursday after trying to avoid hitting a small animal, according to a report from the Riley County Police Department.

Leslie Bipond, 20, of the 500 block of Valley Drive, was transported by Emergency Medical Services to Mercy Regional Health Center for scrapes, cuts and an ankle injury, according to the report.

Lt. Herb Crosby of the RCPD said Bipond, on her 2009 Yamaha Vino, crashed near the 300 block of Denison Avenue on Thursday afternoon, preventing a collision with the animal.


RCPD: Man crashes car, taken to Mercy by EMS

On Thursday, after a car collision, a Salina man was transported by EMS to Mercy for small cuts and for nausea and light-headedness, according to an RCPD report.

David Chapman, 34, was headed northbound on Tuttle Creek Boulevard when he started to feel unwell, according to the report.

Crosby said Chapman’s 2002 Dodge Ram 2500 pickup truck, going 65 mph, left the roadway, crossed the center median and hit trees until the truck stopped in a ditch.

The accident happened Thursday at about 7:45 a.m., according to the report.


Police estimate $1.7K in missing shotguns, cases

Shotguns and shotgun cases were reported stolen from a man’s car sometime between 9 p.m. Tuesday and 8 p.m. Wednesday, according to another RCPD report.

Ryan Thomas, 22, of the 900 block of Vattier Street, parked his car behind his home, where he lives with Jared Keaton, 23, and Tyler Shepard. The car was not locked.

Thomas and Keaton, Crosby said, both had Remington shotguns and nylon shotgun cases taken from Thomas’ car.

Crosby said someone was reported to have entered Keaton’s and Shepard’s cars as well and dumped items from the glove box on the floor, but nothing has been reported stolen from their vehicles.

Police estimated the loss at $1,700.