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Law Enforcement Report

A youngster playing with fireworks was apparently the cause of a brush fire in the 600 block of East Court Street Sunday, July 4 just before 7 p.m. Water Valley firefighter Layth Terry had the blaze quickly under control. – Photo by Jack Gurner

WATER VALLEY – Except for the noise of fireworks, Police report a quiet holiday weekend in the City.

Officers were at the scene of a small brushfire on East Court Street July 4 that is believed to have been set by a youngster playing with fireworks.

Lt. Rick McCuan reported the following law enforcement activity within the Water Valley City limits during the past two weeks:

• Made two arrests for driving under suspension;

• Made two arrests for public drunk;

• Made an arrest for possession of a controlled substance and DUI;

• Made an arrest for theft of utilities;

• Made an arrest on a warrant for Panola County authorities;

• Took two reports of petty larceny;

• Took a report of petty larceny of gasoline;

• Took a report of grand larceny;

• Took a report of simple assault;

• Took a report of trespassing;

• Issued a citation for violation of the City dog ordinance;

• Issued 42 traffic citations.

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