VEGANS PROTEST EATING MEAT AT MCDONALD’S
At 6:24 p.m. Sept. 8, police were called to McDonald’s, 1061 Main St., regarding two vegan protestors who would not leave. McDonald’s management wanted the couple to leave because they were standing near the drive-up windows holding signs. The two protestors, a 41-year-old male and a 28-year-old female from Windsor, were holding signs saying they were vegans and to not eat meat. They were advised by police not to enter the property of McDonald’s, and were told that they would be charged with trespassing if they returned to the property. The two agreed and remained on the public sidewalk along Main Street.
MAN CARRYING CROW BAR THROUGH NEIGHBORHOOD RAISES SUSPICION: At 12:12 p.m. Sept. 4, police were called to the 1400 block of Walnut Street on a report that a man holding a crow bar had gone around the side of a house and glass could be heard breaking. Police checked the house and didn’t find anyone or any items in disarray. Police then saw a man next to a green pickup truck, and he said he was working on a bathroom remodel on that street. He told police he went up to the wrong house and then drove to the correct house. Police said the man had a crow bar because he was demolishing the bathroom.
CAR RUNNING FOR HOURS AT CAR LOT: At 1:20 a.m. Sept. 7 at the Spradley Barr Auto Center car lot, 901 Main St., police were contacted by someone who said a car in the lot had its interior light on. Police checked the Ford SUV and not only was the light on, but the SUV was running with the doors unlocked. Police said it appeared that the vehicle had been running for several hours. Police removed the keys and locked the SUV. They then checked the other cars in the lot and they were all secure. Police returned the keys to the car lot manager the following morning.
HOTEL GUESTS REFUSE TO LEAVE POOL: At 12:59 a.m. Sept. 8, police were called to AmericInn, 7645 Westgate Center, in response to a group of guests who refused to leave the swimming pool. The front desk employee asked the guests to leave the pool because it was closed and after hours, but they refused until police informed the guests that the pool was closed and asked them to exit. The guests were cooperative and exited the pool without incident.