The Hillsboro Police Department has released the following information:
On Oct. 15 at 1:36 p.m. the police department received a complaint of a Dustin Arnett almost striking a pedestrian in the parking lot of Cedarwood
Apartments. Officers observed the suspect vehicle in the area of North West Street and Main Street. Officers signaled the driver, who was later identified as Arnett, 19, of Hillsboro, to stop, but Arnett drove away at a higher rate of speed through the downtown area of Hillsboro. Officers pursued Arnett eastbound on U.S. Route 50 past the corporation limits. Arnett was apprehended after his vehicle left the roadway and struck a pole, coming to a stop. Arnett is being charged with operation in willful or wanton disregard of the safety of persons or property and failure to comply with order or signal of police officer.
On Oct.19, at 5:17 a.m. the police department responded to the 300 block of East Walnut Street after receiving a call reporting a theft. Upon officer arrival it was found that a vehicle was entered by an unknown person or persons and several items were taken from the vehicle.
On Oct. 19 at 7:30 a.m. the police department received a report of theft from a motor vehicle in the 100 black of Bell Street. Upon officer arrival it was found that an unknown person or person made entry into the complainant’s vehicle and took several items from the vehicle.
Amy Lowe, 29, of Hillsboro, citation for speed.