Highland News Leader

Highland area police briefs for the week of Feb. 29-March 6

Editor’s note: The following incidents were listed among the official reports of local law enforcement agencies and court clerks. Readers are reminded that an arrest or charge does not constitute a finding of guilt. Only a court of law can make that determination.

Troy police searching for man taking pictures of children

Police are warning people in the Troy area to be on the lookout for a suspicious man who is taking photos of children.

On three separate occasions over the past few weeks police said a suspect described as a white male in a red pickup truck has been spotted taking photos of children as they play.

Police said the suspect has not tried to make contact with any of the children. But they warned parents to remind their children to stay away from strangers.

Police are trying to track down the photographer. Anyone with information about the case is asked to call 667-6731.

HPD misdemeanors, citations, tickets

Feb. 29

▪ No tickets issued.

March 1

▪ Kimberly Eckert, 38, of Lebanon was charged with driving while having a suspended/revoked license and operation of an uninsured motor vehicle.

March 2

▪ Corey L. Lada, 18, of Highland and a juvenile, 16, of Highland were both charged with possession of drug paraphernalia in the same incident.

March 3

▪ Crystal D. Siefke, 33, of Livingston was charged with retail theft for allegedly taking a 20-ounce Dr. Pepper, one CVS brand Omeprazole three pack and two 23-ounce cans of Arizona tea from CVS, having a total value of $25.99.

▪ Phillip Markus, 32, of Highland was charged with failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident.

March 4

▪ Barry J. Hanselman, 53, of Highland was charged with a parking violation.

March 5-6

▪ No tickets issued.