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Platte County Sheriff's Report

Farmer loses thousands from pivot wire theft

A Columbus farmer was recently the victim of a theft from his property, the Platte County Sheriff’s Office reported.

A deputy responded at 3:30 p.m. Monday to a property located in the area of 220th Avenue and 370th Street in reference to a substantial amount of pivot wire being removed from a pivot on his land.

There are no known suspects at this time and the estimated loss is $6,000. Anybody with information regarding this crime is being asked to contact the sheriff’s office at 402-564-3229.

In other Sheriff’s news:

*A deputy responded Monday to the 4500 block of 63rd Street in regard to an act of criminal mischief. The reporting party informed the deputy that he believed his mother’s mailbox was smashed in the night before, resulting in an estimated $100 of damage.

*Weston Greenlee at 8:40 a.m. Friday turned himself into the sheriff’s office on an outstanding Platte County warrant, according to Sheriff Ed Wemhoff.

*A Platte Center resident had an estimated $1,000 of property stolen from his garage and work vehicle, Wemhoff said. A deputy responded at about 7 p.m. Sunday to the 200 block of North C Street in reference to the incident. The reporting party said he had an idea of who a suspect might be, but it hasn’t been verified at this time. The incident remains under investigation.

Columbus Fire Department activity report

Nov. 12

Rescue calls

6:48 a.m., 3600 block of 30th St., sick.

7:40 a.m., 2700 block of 25th St.; sick.

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