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_ Nov. 18 - An officer responded to a report of a domestic disturbance at a Colby residence, possibly involving a physical fight. Dispatch said a woman reported that her adult son is agitated and trying to enter her locked house.

The officer arrived and met with the son outside. The man said he had arranged for someone to repaint the inside of his mother’s house, but the contractor found his mother difficult to work with, so left the job unfinished. He said he was there to pick up the painter’s supplies, but when he entered the house, his mother became hysterical and locked the supplies inside a bathroom. He said they had raised their voices at each other, but nothing physical happened.

The officer went inside and spoke to the mother, who visibly upset and complaining about the house painter. When the officer asked her why she had dialed 911, she said she didn’t want her son to take any of the painting supplies until the job was completed. The officer told her that she was not allowed to keep the painter’s equipment, even after she pointed what she saw were flaws in his work. She eventually agreed to give up the supplies, but said she was keeping the paint.

The officer asked her about her report that something physical had happened. She said she was trying to lock the door while her son was opening it, and the door pushed her into the wall. She said her shoulder was a little sore, but she did not need medical attention. The officer told her that he did not believe her son was trying to hurt when opening the door.

The mother agreed to stay in the living room while her son collected the painting supplies from the house. The officer then cleared the scene.

_ Nov. 21 - An officer was dispatched to an Abbotsford residence in reference to a suspicious vehicle parked in the driveway that was not supposed to be there. The officer arrived and spoke with a woman who said a vehicle had pulled into her driveway, and one of the passengers hit her car with his door while exiting the vehicle.

The complainant said a total of two male subjects and a female exited the vehicle and were arguing outside her front door. She said they appeared to be intoxicated. She did not recognized any of them and did not invite anyone over. The officer checked the complainant’s vehicle and did not see any damage. He advised the complainant to keep her vehicle and house doors locked.

_ Nov. 22 - An officer was dispatched to an Abbotsford residence in reference to a disturbance with a lot of yelling. When the officer arrived, he could hear a male yelling inside his apartment as he knocked on the door. The tenant answered the door and appeared to be intoxicated.

The tenant admitted to consuming several drinks and said he was yelling at his cats because they kept knocking over a garbage can in his kitchen. He said he was trying to discipline them. The officer advised him to stop yelling, as he was disturbing his neighbors while they were trying to sleep.

About an hour later, the officer was called back to the apartment after yelling was reported again. The tenant denied yelling at his cats or anyone else, and said he was going to sleep for the night. The officer reiterated his warning to stop yelling.

_ Nov. 23 - An officer was dispatched to an Abbotsford residence in reference to a disturbance. The officer met with a man who appeared to be intoxicated. He said he had been working in the basement, when his girlfriend yelled to him to turn down the music he was listening to. He said he accidentally turned the volume knob up, which caused his girlfriend to yell at him again. He said nothing physical happened.

The officer also spoke to the girlfriend, who said she was woken up at 3 a.m. by the loud music in the basement. She said she texted her boyfriend to turn it down, and he started yelling at her and calling her names. She said her boyfriend is intoxicated and she would like him to leave for the night. The officer said he could not make him leave since he lived there and nothing physical had happened during the argument. She agreed to go back to sleep and said she wouldn’t speak to her boyfriend any more that night. The boyfriend also agreed to go to sleep.