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Gregory Dale Welcher, 20, of Thayer, was charged with driving while suspended and on an Adams County warrant 7:07 p.m. Thursday at 200 E. Elm St.

Welcher was being held on $500 bond.

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Cody John Courtney, 28, of Thayer, was charged following a police pursuit for felony eluding, reckless driving, interference with official acts and possession of a controlled substance with intent to sell 1:45 a.m. today at the intersection of Highway 34 and Pole Road.

According to a Creston Police report, Courtney was stopped for driving without a valid license, and during the stop he refused to turn off his vehicle. When the officer got out of his patrol vehicle, Courtney put his car in gear and left the scene. the officer pursued Courtney who was driving at a high rate of speed and ignoring public safety.

Courtney was being held without bond.


Found property, 9:13 a.m., Thursday, North Division Street.

Traffic stop, 10:01 a.m., Thursday, West Spencer Street.

Escort, 10:33 a.m., Thursday, East Townline Road.

Assistance, 11:19 a.m., Thursday, North Division Street.

Extra patrol, 11:41 a.m., Thursday, North Spruce Street.

Welfare check, 12:59 p.m., Thursday, Grand Avenue.

Traffic stop, 3:21 p.m., Thursday, West Spencer Street.

Traffic stop, 3:23 p.m., Thursday, North Spruce Street.

Violation court order, 3:44 p.m., Thursday, West Lucas Street.

Extra patrol, 4:16 p.m., Thursday, North Poplar Street.

Traffic stop, 4:27 p.m., Thursday, West Mills Street.

Traffic stop, 4:47 p.m., Thursday, North Elm Street.

Disorderly conduct, 5:27 p.m., Thursday, West Adams Street.

Found property, 5:30 p.m., Thursday, South Birch Street.

Found property, 6:43 p.m., Thursday, North Maple Street.

Traffic stop, 6:48 p.m., Thursday, South Elm Street.

Assault, 6:55 p.m., Thursday, North Vine Street.

Missing juvenile, 7:34 p.m., Thursday, West Townline Street.

Welfare check, 7:38 p.m., Thursday, South Maple Street.

Traffic stop, 1:39 p.m., today, East Howard Street.

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