Monday, March 7
8:56 a.m. – Traffic stop on Stonyridge Dr. The driver was cited for driving under suspension and his license was confiscated.
10:18 a.m. – Traffic stop on Staunton Rd. The driver was cited for speed (54/35).
2:36 p.m. – To Crescent Dr. for a welfare check. Montgomery County Deputies had talked to the woman and thought she needed checked on. Dispatch advised the woman had an outstanding warrant for theft. She refused to open the door for 4-5 minutes but finally opened the door. She said that she had called Montgomery County about two sisters who lived with her. She was allowed to lock up her purse and personal items in a closet and was transported to the Miami County Jail on the warrant.
4:24 p.m. – To the area of Meijer’s for a report of a suspicious person. A caller reported that a man was soliciting gas money. The man was reported to be very nervous and left the lot. He was located on Main St. at I-75 and admitted to being in the Meijer lot but denied asking for money. He was found to have an outstanding felony warrant and was incarcerated.
5:30 p.m. – A man came to the police station to report threatening text messages. A man reported that he received threatening text messages from a male subject in January and February. One text said “You dead or severly hurt and its going to happen soon boy and there won’t be no evidence.” He said he just now reported it because the subject now is threatening his ex-wife. He said he did not want officers to contact the subject, hoping that he will send more messages so he can pursue charges.
11:56 p.m. – Traffic stop on I-75 near exit 74. The driver was cited for fictitious plates and driving under suspension. He called a friend to pick up vehicle.
Tuesday, March 8
1:10 a.m. – An officer found a watch in the street in the 100 block of W. Canal St. It was checked into the property room.
3:28 a.m. – Traffic stop on a motorcycle on W. Main St. in front of Goodwill. The cyclist only had a temporary permit and was not allowed to ride without a helmet or at night. He said that he was not aware of those restrictions. He said that it was daylight when he went to work and would be daylight when he got off work and was on his lunch break. He was cited and called someone to take his cycle.
7:52 a.m. – Traffic stop on W. Main St. for speeding. The driver said he was on his way to the court to pay for a previous speeding violation. He was issued another citation for speed.
10:49 a.m. – A woman flagged down an officer on Wayne St. to complain about her adult son staying with her for three weeks and paying no rent or bills. She said that she wanted him out of her home because of his bad demeanor and attitude toward her. She said that he left slamming the door and knocking out the window. She said that he was recently charged with having a controlled substance and said that she did not want that stuff in her home. The son was located and advised that he was trespassed from his mother’s home. He was asked if he wanted to go back to collect his personal items but he said that she could keep everything. The mother was advised of the conversation with the son and told that if she invited him or allowed him to come in, the trespass order would not be valid.
10:56 a.m. – While parked at the Senior Citizens lot, the officer saw a vehicle pass a funeral procession. A traffic stop was initiated on E. Main at Walnut. The driver said that the other lane was open and she didn’t think anything about it. She was cited for failure to yield to a funeral procession.
1:54 p.m. – An officer saw a Chevy Cavalier on Race St. with a loud exhaust. He stopped the vehicle and the driver said that he did not have a valid license. He was found to be under two suspensions. He was cited for driving under suspension and loud exhaust. His passenger was a valid driver and took control of the vehicle.
2:01 p.m. – To Wal Mart for a report of a theft. A store employee reported that she saw a man leave with a cart full of merchandise that he had not paid for. The man said that he was in town for his grandmother’s funeral and he made a stupid decision to walk out of the store with merchandise. He said that his wife had dropped him off and did not know what he was doing. He was issued a summons for theft and released to his wife.
6:46 p.m. – A man came into the police department to turn over a wallet that he found on a bench in front of the Caroline. He said that he had called the owner and told him that he could pick up his wallet at the police station. The owner soon arrived and retrieved his wallet.
6:49 p.m. – Traffic stop on W. Canal St. at S. Market St. for having only one tail light. The driver said that she was only borrowing the vehicle and would let the owner know about the light. She was found to have a suspended license. She was advised that the vehicle would be towed. She was cited for driving under suspension and for having inadequate brake lights.
Wednesday, March 9
1:55 a.m. – Traffic stop on Stonyridge near Staunton for a vehicle that was speeding. The vehicle was clocked doing 47 MPH in a 35 MPH zone. The driver disputed her speed, but was still cited.
7:13 a.m. – An officer saw a vehicle do a rolling stop at the stop sign on E. Canal St. at S. Walnut St. He stopped the vehicle and advised the driver about running the stop sign. She said that she had stopped, but she was advised that she only slowed down. She did not produce a license or insurance card and said that the vehicle belonged to a friend. The driver was found to be under three active suspensions and had not had a valid license since 2009. The owner was contacted and said that she did not know that the driver’s license was suspended. She was advised that if she continued to allow the woman to drive the vehicle, she could be charged with wrongful entrustment. The driver was cited for driving under suspension.
7:59 a.m. – Traffic stop on two vehicles on Trade Square W. at North Rd. Both drivers were cited for speed (42/25 & 40/25).
10:33 a.m. – Traffic stop on McKaig Ave. for speed. The driver was cited for expired plates.
4:07 p.m. – To Long St. for a report of phone harassment. A man reported that he received two calls and a text message from a woman and wanted her to stop contacting him. The woman was contacted and stated that she had contacted him by mistake. She said that she recently had a death in the family and was trying to contact the man’s mother, but called him by mistake. She agreed to delete his number from her speed dial.
5:12 p.m. – To McKaig Ave. for a report of phone harassment. A girl said that another female juvenile was harassing her on the phone. The caller was contacted and warned for phone harassment.
9:04 p.m. – To Surrey Rd. for a report of a violation of a protection order. A woman reported that a man against whom she has a protection order was on her front porch. The man was located and the protection order was verified. He was taken into custody and incarcerated at the Incarceration Facility.
Thursday, March 10
8:40 a.m. – Traffic stop on Simpson St. at Cherry St. The vehicle’s registration had expired. The driver said he had just bought the vehicle and was going to the BMV to do the title work. He was advised that the plates were 5 weeks expired. The driver was advised that the vehicle would be towed and he and his passenger became verbally belligerent and abusive. The driver was cited for expired tags and left with the keys stating that the tow truck driver would have to drag the vehicle on his truck without them. The passenger remained and said that she had just bought the vehicle. She was advised that she would have to bring proof of ownership, proof of insurance and current registration to retrieve the vehicle.
8:48 a.m. – To Floral Ave. for a report of a found bicycle. The resident stated that the bicycle on his front porch did not belong to him and he wanted it removed. A maroon/gray Schwinn girls bicycle was on the porch. The officer checked and found that it was not stolen. It was submitted into property.
12:26 p.m. – Traffic stop on Staunton Rd. near Maplecrest Dr. The driver was cited for speed (54/35).
3:59 p.m. – A man came to the Police Station to report that he found a cell phone in the trash at Goodwill. The officer could not locate the owner, so it was submitted into property.
4:36 p.m. – To Lake St. for a report of a burglary. A realtor reported that he was the property manager for a bank-owned home. He said that sometime over the past three days, the previous owner came into the home and took the refrigerator and the stove. The prior tenant was also on the scene and said that the owner told her that she took the items. The tenant was advised that since the previous owner once owned the appliances, it was a civil matter. The previous owner was contacted and she stated that she allowed the tenant to use the appliances until they moved out. She said she asked the tenant to return the appliances but she did not do so. She said she then went and retrieved the appliances that she had purchased.
10:12 p.m. – To Branford Rd. for a report of a missing person. A woman reported that her brother was missing. She said that he was supposed to be at McDonald’s, but they were unable to find him. An officer checked the area around McDonald’s but could not locate the man or his vehicle. Officers pinged his cell phone and found that he was in Washington C.H. Police there were contacted and they located the man and brought him to their station to await the woman to pick him up.
11:33 p.m. – To Mayfield Dr. for a report of a disturbance. A woman was arrested for OVI, child endangering and domestic violence.
11:59 p.m. – Traffic stop on S. Market St. near S. Mulberry St. for expired registration. The driver said he thought the registration was current. He was cited.
Friday, March 11
1:37 a.m. – Traffic stop on McKaig Ave. near Madison St. for plates belonging to another vehicle. As the officer approached the vehicle, a man walked from the driver’s side to the passenger’s side. The woman in the driver’s seat said that they had just purchased the vehicle and had not transferred the plates. The passenger’s license was found to be suspended, and he had admitted to switch places to avoid a citation. The passenger said that she knew his license was suspended but still allowed him to drive. She was cited for wrongful entrustment and the passenger was cited for driving under suspension and fictitious plates.
1:53 p.m. – To S. Dorset Rd. for a report of a disturbance. Two subjects were charged with disorderly conduct, fighting and under age consumption.
8:01 a.m. – Traffic stop on Trade Square W. at Covent Rd. The driver was cited for speed (40/25).
8:49 a.m. – Traffic stop in the Mainsource Bank lot on S. Market St. for expired plates. The driver said he parked in back of the lot because the plates are expired. He said he had just bought the truck from a family member and has yet to get the title work, plates and insurance. He was advised that he could not drive the truck, so he called his wife to take him to the BMV to get the title work and plates. He was cited for expired plates. The truck was not towed because it was on private property.
1:26 p.m. – A caller reported a reckless operation vehicle headed south on N. Market St. An officer spotted the vehicle as it was coming into the downtown area. The vehicle also had plates registered to another vehicle. He initiated a traffic stop and the driver said the vehicle was recently purchased. He said there were issues with the suspension causing drifting while driving. He was cited for fictitious plates.
3:57 p.m. – To Forrest Ln. for a report of phone harassment. A woman reported receiving harassing text messages and voicemails from her ex-boyfriend. The boyfriend was contacted and warned for phone harassment.
4:56 p.m. – Traffic stop on Ohio Ave. for speed (40/25). The driver stated that her speedometer was not working. She was cited.
5:46 p.m. – To Crossbow Ln. for a report of a missing juvenile. The 14-year-old boy had not returned home after track practice. He later returned home and said that he was running around downtown instead of going to practice. At the request of his parents, he was charged with being unruly.
6:53 p.m. – To Dye Mill Rd. for a report of an ATV accident. The rider had lethargic movements and slow, slurred speech, but said that he was fine and did not need assistance. He said that he was sober and had not lost consciousness. A witness stated that the rider rolled the ATV which landed on top of him and he struck his head. The witness said that the rider had lost consciousness for about five minutes. Medics soon arrived and the rider refused treatment.
Saturday, March 12
12:21 a.m. – Traffic stop in the Walgreen’s parking lot. The vehicle was driving with no headlights on. The driver was found to be under suspension and was so cited.
12:22 a.m. – Traffic stop on W. Main St. The driver was cited for speed (63/40).
10:16 a.m. – An officer saw a vehicle parked on Edinburgh Dr. with no tires on the front wheels. It was muddy and appeared to have been driven off road. He marked the vehicle with a green sticker giving the owner 72 hours to move it or it would be towed.
10:29 a.m. – An officer saw a vehicle with expired plates parked on Winchester Dr. A neighbor said that the vehicle had some mechanical issues and had been parked there for quite some time. Attempts to reach the owner were unsuccessful. It was marked with a green sticker giving the owner 72 hours to move it.
11:07 a.m. – To E. Main St. for a report of a theft. A man reported that his flat screen TV and two 12-packs of soda had been stolen. He said that his door was locked, but the window does not lock.
11:15 a.m. – An officer found a vehicle with expired registration parked on Todd Lane. He observed debris around the tires, indicating that it had not been moved in some time. Attempts to reach the owner were unsuccessful. He tagged the vehicle to be moved or it would be towed.
3:39 p.m. – While on a call, a woman gave the officer a driver’s license that she found on the sidewalk. The license was reported stolen in Vandalia. Vandalia Police were contacted and the license was placed into property.
5:05 p.m. – An officer found two bags with tackle and four fishing poles under a tree near KFC on Stanfield Rd. He took them to be submitted to property. The owners later called in saying that they hid the items under the tree while they went inside KFC to eat. The property was returned to them.
11:22 p.m. – Traffic stop on W. Main St. near Dorset Rd. for speed. The driver said that he was trying to beat the light. He was cited for speed (52/35).
Sunday, March 13
3:17 a.m. – An officer saw a red Mercury westbound on W. Main St. do a U-turn to park in front of the Tavern Downtown. He approached the driver and requested her license but she couldn’t find it. She said she must have left it at home. The officer learned that her license had been suspended. She was cited for no driver’s license and tried to call for a ride but was unsuccessful. Since it was raining heavily, the officer gave her a ride home.
10:07 p.m. – To Crossbow Ln. for a report of an unruly juvenile. A man reported that his son did not come home after church today. He said he talked to his son a few minutes ago and he was at Wendy’s. He said he told his son to walk home. Due to recent behavior patterns, the man requested unruly charges against his son.