2:47 p.m. Perhaps excited out of their wits at the thought of baking pans and five-cent lamps, people left their cars in no-parking zones en route to a garage sale.
10:17 p.m. A slacker debauch on Sixth Street was sullied by various forms of licentious abandon, including people talking loudly and either “drums or drumming.”
He’s not particular as to their condition. New, well-loved, distressed… as long as it’s a lava lamp, or part of one, he’ll take it. Sometimes newfound bits and pieces can be adapted to incomplete units, making them whole again.
1:33 p.m. “I’m going to take Dillard,” reads the only unredacted portion of a dispatcher log entry regarding a public drunkenness arrest on the Plaza.
1:12 p.m. A bomb threat phoned in to the high school was quickly traced to Bradford, Vermont, where a cell tower had been pinged.
3:38 p.m. Two neighbors have a turbulent relationship marked by alleged sexual misconduct, violence and timely yard maintenance.
• Saturday, April 29 12:55 a.m. Using available materials, anti-random parked truck activists attacked a silver pickup with a shell at an F Street laundromat. After launching a bottle at the truck, the three men joined urinary forces to top off the gas tank.
• Thursday, April 28 9:21 a.m. iPods left in unlocked vehicles on Ross Street are no different from succulent, shiny gizmos in any unsecured car anywhere – they yearn to roam free, and just can’t be contained.
11:04 a.m. A citizen reported a neighborhood house where the lights come on at the same time every night. No one lives there and there is never any garbage out on garbage day, nor does frost ever form on the rooftop. Two men in a truck with dogs do visit periodically, and they stay all day.
10:47 a.m. A twenty-something man wearing “designer clothing” sat in his black hybrid SUV in a downtown parking lot shouting obscenities at passersby. It looked to the witness like the dapper denouncer was sort of lying in wait for people to walk by so he could yell at them from his eco-hulk.