Monday, February 8
8:42 a.m. – To Troy High School. A school employee reported that he had a student with drug paraphernalia in his vehicle. The employee had collected the items and called police. The officer asked the student if there were any additional items in the vehicle, and he said that the school employee had all of them. The items involved were a marijuana grinder, an ash tray with marijuana residue, rolling papers, a Hookah Pipe with hose, a small black plastic pipe with marijuana residue, a pack of cigarettes and a sandwich bag containing an unknown white powder. The student said he knew nothing of the white powder, and that it may have been left by two female students that he brought to school. He identified the person who sold him the marijuana. His parents were advised that the student would be charged with possession of drugs and possession of drug paraphernalia. The property was placed in the property room locker.
1:54 p.m. – To Tamworth Rd. for a report of fraud. A man reported that the Ohio Department of Taxation had contacted him with questions about his tax return. He said that he had not yet filed his taxes. He said he investigated and found that someone had also filed a Federal tax return using his information. He was advised to file a police report. The IRS is investigating.
2:12 p.m. – Traffic stop on N. Mulberry St. near W. Main St. for running the stop sign at Main and Crawford. The driver said he did not notice the stop sign. He was cited for a stop sign violation.
5:28 p.m. – Traffic stop in the N. Market St. ballfield lot. The driver was cited for driving under suspension and his license was seized. The vehicle was parked until a licensed driver could pick it up.
8:38 p.m. – To S. Clay St. for a report of a protection order violation. A woman reported that she has an active protection order against her ex-boyfriend, and that he is at her home. She said that when she returned home from the store, she found him there. She said she told him that he shouldn’t be there, and he said that it was fine. She said she then left to go to her sister’s home. Officers responded to the home and a man, identified as the boyfriend, answered the door. He was advised of the protection order, and he stated that he thought it had been lifted. He was advised that it was still active, and he was arrested for violating the protection order and transported to the Incarceration Facility.
Tuesday, February 9
8:24 a.m. – Traffic stop on McKaig at Armand. The driver was cited for driving under suspension and advised not to drive the vehicle.
11:59 a.m. – Traffic stop on Adams St. The vehicle was clocked at 47 MPH. The driver said that her foot got stuck on the gas pedal and that she was lost. She was cited for speed.
1:17 p.m. – To the 900 block of W. Main St. for a report of a found item. A business employee reported finding a purse. The owner was contacted and the purse returned.
1:20 p.m. – To W. Main St. for a report of a theft. Officers met a store employee who had four juvenile suspects with her. She said that one of the suspects stole an airsoft BB gun from the store, and later tried to return it to a store employee. The suspect confirmed that this was true. Another suspect stated that he had picked up the other three suspects to take them job hunting. One of the other suspects admitted to stealing the BB gun. Two of them said that they weren’t going back to the store and jumped out of the vehicle. They walked eastbound, and they were caught. The employee stated that she was watching the suspects in the area of the BB guns.
1:37 p.m. – To W. Main St. for a report of a theft. A business employee stated that the theft was less than a dollar, but the suspect had been previously trespassed from the property. A Criminal Trespassing complaint was filed.
6:18 p.m. – Traffic stop on Skylark at Staunton. The vehicle was clocked at 50 MPH in a 35 MPH zone. The driver said he recently bought the vehicle and was trying to identify an indicator illuminated on the dash. He was advised that it was the cruise control indicator. He was cited for speed.
Wednesday, February 10
1:29 a.m. – An officer saw a Ford F-150 traveling eastbound across the W. Main St. overpass, entered the I-75 ramp intersection on a yellow light and did a U-turn. While the vehicle was still in the intersection, a semi entered the intersection to turn westbound on Main St. as the Ford was still in the intersection. The Ford was stopped, and the registration was found to have expired on January 10. The driver was cited for expired plates and warned for the U-turn.
8:59 a.m. – To Stephenson Dr. for a report of a possible scam. A woman reported that she found an ad on Zillow for a house for rent. She said she was interested because of the inexpensive rent. She said she contacted the owner via text message, and the owner gave her the code to the lock box and told her to go to the house on Feb. 9 at 8:00 p.m. She said she contacted the realtor and learned that the owner had lied to her. She did not give the owner any money, but wanted the incident documented since she e-mailed the owner an application.
12:56 p.m. – A Mulberry St. resident came to the Police Station to report phone harassment. She said that she received two phone calls from her ex-boyfriend. Officers heard the voice mail in which he degraded her and cursed at her. He is in the process of taking her to court to get visitation rights for their two children. The boyfriend was contacted and denied calling the RP. He was advised that he sounded like the voice on the voice mail. He was charged with telephone harassment.
Thursday, February 11
12:32 a.m. – To W. Main St. for a report of a found item. A business employee reported finding a crossbow at the business. Also found were three bolts with quiver, two of which were equipped with illuminated knocks and one with a decocking tip. The bow was marked, tagged and secured in the property room.
3:11 a.m. – Traffic stop on Short St. near Franklin St. The driver was charged with driving under suspension and several other violations.
9:05 a.m. – To Troy High School for a report of juveniles who arrived at school who were possibly under the influence of marijuana. A summons was issued to three juveniles.
10:39 a.m. – To W. Main St. for a report of an accident. One vehicle had rear-ended another on private property. The involved parties exchanged information.
3:48 p.m. – Traffic stop on McKaig Ave. The vehicle was clocked at 45 MPH in a 25 MPH zone. The driver said he didn’t know he was going that fast. He was not wearing his seat belt and said he had just taken it off. He was cited for speed and warned for his seat belt.
4:47 p.m. – To Hilltop Dr. for a report of a theft. A woman reported that someone took her medication. There are no suspects.
9:04 p.m. – Traffic stop on S. Dorset at Stonycreek Rd. for running a red light. The driver said he was not aware that he did so. His passenger said she wasn’t paying attention since she wasn’t driving. The driver was cited for failure to obey a traffic control device.
Friday, February 12
3:26 a.m. – To the 1300 block of E. Main St. for a report of a disturbance. The RP claimed he was assaulted, and that the suspect was outside in his vehicle. While enroute, the officer saw a man walking on Dye Mill Rd., and he identified himself as the suspect. He said that the RP punched him twice in the face and bit his right hand. He had physical injuries consistent with his story. He said that he wanted to press charges. The RP requested that the suspect be trespassed from his property, but he did not want to press charges. The RP was charged with assault and the suspect was trespassed from the RP’s property.