Monday, May 9
11:02 a.m. – Traffic stop on Staunton Rd. The vehicle was clocked at 55 MPH in a 35 MPH zone. The driver said he was not paying attention and admitted to speeding. He was cited for speed.
5:19 p.m. – To Pearson Ct. for a report of criminal damaging. A woman reported that someone struck her vehicle with a stick. She said a neighbor was throwing things out of her window and the stick struck her vehicle. There was a dent in the driver’s side fender. The officer spoke with the neighbor, and he said that his daughter had done it, and that he would take care of it. Both parties were advised to contact their insurance companies.
5:37 p.m. – Traffic stop on S. Mulberry at Simpson St. The vehicle was clocked at 39 MPH in a 25 MPH zone. The driver said she thought it was a 35 MPH zone. She was cited for speed.
Tuesday, May 10
1:27 a.m. – To E. Simpson St. for a report of a theft. An unidentified caller reported that two juveniles took a bike from under the steps of a residence and were headed toward Market St. The officer checked the area but could not locate the suspects. The victim stated that the bike was missing from underneath her steps.
8:58 a.m. – To Troy Town Dr. for a report of a private property accident. A driver backing a truck in a motel parking lot struck the gutter on the front of the building causing minor damage.
9:01 a.m. – To Experiment Farm Rd. for a report of a hit-skip accident. A woman reported that she was in the testing portion of the BMV when she was informed that her vehicle had been hit. The suspect driver had just been in the testing office trying to schedule a driving test for today and left his contact information. Two witnesses saw the incident. They were shown photos of the suspect and identified him as the driver. Dayton PD was notified of the incident and given the suspect’s address and a description of his vehicle. A Dayton officer later called back and reported that he went to the suspect’s address but no one was home and the vehicle was not parked outside. The case is pending.
11:39 a.m. – Traffic stop on S. Market St. near Race St. The driver ran a light shortly after it turned red. He said that when he looked up, the light was already red and he didn’t think he could stop. He was cited for a red light violation.
12:54 p.m. – A man came to the police station to report a suspicious phone call. He said that someone claiming to be from the IRS left three messages on his recently deceased mother’s phone and asked for a return call regarding a pending lawsuit. He said his attorney advised him to file a police report.
2:45 p.m. – A woman came to the police station to report a violation of a protection order. She said that she has a protection order against her ex-boyfriend and that she has received several text messages from him. The boyfriend was charged with violating the protection order.
3:27 p.m. – A woman flagged the officer down on S. Walnut St. to report hearing gunfire from her neighbor’s back yard. The officer went to the neighbor’s home and saw a suspect lighting firecrackers. He was charged with possession of fireworks.
5:01 p.m. – While on patrol on W. Main St. near I-75, an officer saw a trailer with no tail lights and no brake lights. He initiated a traffic stop. The driver said he did not have a valid license. The officer learned that his license had been suspended for OVI. He was cited for driving under suspension.
7:02 p.m. – Traffic stop on S. Ridge near Race St. The vehicle was clocked at 40 MPH in a 25 MPH zone. The driver said she was unaware of the 25 MPH speed limit and was in a hurry to go to the pharmacy to get her father some medication. She was cited for speed.
10:33 p.m. – To Mayfair Rd. S. for a report of a suspicious vehicle. Two juveniles were in the vehicle smoking marijuana. Both were charged and released to their parents.
Wednesday, May 11
10:45 a.m. – An officer saw an apparently abandoned vehicle on Concord St. It had vegetation growing around the tires. The vehicle was towed and a citation for expired plates was mailed to the owner.
10:58 a.m. – To Troy High School for a report of menacing. A school employee reported that he received a call from a person claiming to be the father of a female student and asking to speak with the student. The caller was advised that the student was in class, and that he would have her return the call to the number listed in the school’s records for the father. The caller then called the employee a derogatory name, and said “I’m going to come up there and shoot you. When I’m done with you, I’ll dust the rest of them.” The employee spoke with the student and she said that she was having problems with an ex-boyfriend who lives in Springfield. She said that his phone number is the same on that showed up on caller ID when the call was made. The boyfriend’s mother was called and she said that she was waiting for him to be put on probation for current charges he is facing in juvenile court. She said that she had no transportation to get the boyfriend to Troy and that the officer should just file charges. The prosecutor’s office was contacted, and a representative stated that in today’s times, such threats should be taken seriously. Charges were filed against the boyfriend for aggravated menacing.
1:31 p.m. – Traffic stop on Staunton Rd. near Meadow Ln. The vehicle was clocked at 55 MPH in a 35 MPH zone. The driver said he was not paying attention and did not argue the fact that he was speeding. He was cited for speed.
2:06 p.m. – Traffic stop on Staunton Rd. near Meadow Ln. The vehicle was clocked at 55 MPH in a 35 MPH zone. The driver said that she slowed down when she saw the officer, and said that she knew that she was speeding. She was cited.
6:06 p.m. – Traffic stop on I-75 at the 73 mile marker. The driver was cited for speed (86/70).
9:03 p.m. – To Wal-Mart for a report of theft. A couple had paid for items in the top of their cart, but not for the items on the bottom. Both were charged with theft.
Thursday, May 12
3:21 a.m. – To Troy City park for a report of a found item. A red and black bicycle was located next to the red barn. It was taken into property. No bicycle matching that description had been reported stolen.
4:22 a.m. – While checking the bike path next to the golf course, an officer found a backpack. It was taken into property.
7:13 a.m. – To S. Crawford St. for a report of phone harassment. A woman reported that she has been receiving numerous text messages from a male friend. She said that they began at 6:00 this morning and that she has asked him to leave her alone, but he continues. She said that he is calling her names and threatening to call Children’s Services on her. She believes he is mad because she won’t have sexual relations with him. The officer called the man and he admitted to sending text messages to the RP. He was advised that if there was any more contact, he would be charged.
7:48 a.m. – To the N. Market St. Bridge for a report of a found item. A woman reported finding a backpack hidden under the bridge. It was entered into property.
7:55 a.m. – Traffic stop on Trade Square West at Sussex Rd. The driver was cited for speed (42/25).
9:20 a.m. – To N. Market St. for a report of an accident. A vehicle had struck a light pole. A 3-year-old passenger was transported to UVMC for treatment.
10:55 a.m. – Traffic stop on W. Market near the I-75 overpass. The driver was cited for expired plates.
2:28 p.m. – To N. Market St. for a report of a fraud. A customer used a credit card to pay for her purchases, and the card did not process right away. The employee copied down the number and let the customer leave. When she processed the card later, it came back as stolen. Attempts to reach the card owner were unsuccessful.
2:53 p.m. – Traffic stop on Franklin St. at Cherry St. The vehicle had expired plates. The driver was advised to get a new sticker and was not allowed to driver the vehicle from that location.
5:04 p.m. – Traffic stop on I-75 at the 73 mile marker. The vehicle was clocked at 85 MPH. The driver said he was not aware that he was going that fast. He was cited for speed.
7:24 p.m. – To Rudy Dr. for a report of an unruly juvenile. A man reported finding stolen items in his step-son’s room. The step-son was questioned about the items. The case is still open.
7:25 p.m. – To McDonald’s for a report of an accident. One driver tried to pull around another in the drive-thru and struck the other vehicle. They exchanged information.
7:50 p.m. – Traffic stop on W. Main at Dorset. The driver was cited for failure to obey a traffic control device.