Police log / Polizeibericht

Not for the first time, RA-Blog quotes from the Aachen police log:

Das voran beschriebene Körperteil, das hinsichtlich einer weiteren Art der Verwendung offenbar eine Renaissance erfährt, wurde verdutzten Polizeibeamten am Elisenbrunnen entgegengestreckt.

The ‘voran beschriebene Körperteil’ is a neat link to a previous unconnected story.

I wonder if the gifted writer of the Aachener Polizeibericht (there are others) has read the Arcata Eye police log?

Since I last quoted it, it has moved here. I suppose a blogger like me could learn something from the elegant and concise way facts are reported (use of verbs like originating from and accessorized):

6:29 p.m. An egg originating from an old Oldsmobile struck a girl near 11th and K streets.
11:02 a.m. An argument erupted on Foster Avenue between someone releasing trash from the back of a truck and someone who objected to this. An officer becalmed the disputants and made the slob pick up the trash.
12:15 p.m. Arcata’s bearded-guy randomly yelling craze is now firmly established in Valley West…• Sunday, December 10 12:59 a.m. A man with a cut upper lip refused to disclose details.
11:51 a.m. A citizen reported an approach by a crack cocaine salesman in a Uniontown parking lot. The freelance pharmacist, distinguished by abundant facial hair, drove up in a battered gray Olds accented with duct tape and accessorized with a woman and an infant child.

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