Police Briefs

Matthew Artz
Thursday October 03, 2002

n Pedestrian safety sting 

Police said that 11 motorists were given citations for failing to yield to a pedestrian at a crosswalk during a sting at the intersection of Martin Luther King Jr. Way and Oregon Street Wednesday morning. The traffic operation was the eighth since July, police said. The operations have resulted in approximately 200 citations for failure to yield to a pedestrian. 

n Peeping tom 

A woman reported seeing the silhouette of a man outside her bedroom window on the 1500 block of Spruce Street at 10:50 p.m. Friday. According to police, the man ran from the window after the woman yelled. Immediately after the incident the woman saw an unfamiliar man sitting in an automobile outside her house. The vehicle is described as a dark blue Ford Bronco with a white top.