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Police/Fire/EMS - Nov. 11, 2012

APD stops publishing weekend reports

ALBANY, Ga. — In order to make more effective use of its weekend staff the Albany Police Department has stopped making daily incident reports available to The Albany Herald from 4 p.m. Fridays until 7 a.m. Mondays, according to a police spokeswoman.

Civilian record-keeping staff work Monday through Friday, the spokeswoman said. The staff at the lobby windows on weekends will have more time to take care of police business under the new arrangement, she added.

ALBANY POLICE: from an emailed abbreviated overnight activity sheet:

— Entering auto on the 1900 block of Buck Lane and the 1600 block of Avalon Avenue. Entering Autos continue to occur in all districts and the suspects continue to target vehicles with unlocked doors with valuables left inside. The holidays are approaching quickly and residents need to keep crime prevention in mind when it comes to home and car burglaries. They need to report any suspicious activity to “See Something Say Something.”

— Burglary on the 300 block of West Third Avenue.

DOUGHERTY POLICE: Dougherty County Police responded to at least 21 calls Thursday, according to reports. Police responded to incidents including:

— Family violence on the 200 block of Holly Drive and the 800 block of Putney Avenue;

— Vehicle crash on the 1700 block of South Slappey Boulevard;

— Traffic arrest on

the 2700 block of Wingate Drive.