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The following arrests and citations were issued by the Pana Police Department.

Brian K. Thompson of Pana reported a metal shelf and a rear differential from a 1987 Mustang had been stolen from the backyard at the 509 North Poplar residence of Chad A. Taylor.

Taylor noticed the items missing and notified Thompson. The items were located at Welburn Salvage and Taylor learned that Starla D. Hostetler of Pana and Hula R. Merryfield of Pana allegedly brought in the metal shelf for scrap on 2-15-12.

The rear differential was brought in by an unidentified subject. Both Hostetler and Merryfield were arrested for theft and given a notice to appear.

 The unidentified subject is still under investigation.

After a complaint of battery at 202 South Poplar Apt. 308 Pana, Sean M. Rush and Harry A. Burton of Pana were both charged with battery.

Both Rush and Burton were given a notice to appear and released.

After an incident at Pana High School a 16 year old male juvenile was issued a city ordinance citation for public fighting.

The juvenile was released to his mother.

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