Wednesday, June 15
7:35 a.m. – To Town Park Dr. for a parking complaint. A blue Ford Explorer had reportedly been parked there for several weeks. The officer found the vehicle with no plates and the driver’s window was down. There was a hand-written paper that read “Tag Stolen” and the registration number written on it. The officer ran the number and it came back to that vehicle, but expired on May 5. The vehicle was towed and the owner was cited for a parking violation.
8:37 a.m. – A Williamsburg Pl. resident came to the station with a trespassing complaint. He said his mother has been at his residence several times in the past year without permission. He sadi that he and his mother do not get along, and that she showed up yesterday while he and his wife were at work. He said his uncle was babysitting when she arrived. He asked that she be warned for trespassing and that the incident be documented in case he needs to file for a protection order. The officer called the mother and left a message warning her for trespassing.
5:22 p.m. – While on Staunton Rd., the officer saw the railroad lights start flashing and the gates started to come down. He saw a gold van cross the tracks. He stopped the van and asked the driver why he would risk trying to beat a train. The driver said he didn’t notice the gates were coming down because he had just turned off of Indiana Ave. The officer said he was farther away and he could hear the train whistle. The driver was cited and released.
6:06 p.m. – To Hilltop Dr. for a report of an unruly juvenile. A man reported that his son asked about getting his cell phone back, and the father said he refused. He said the son became upset and cursed at him. He said he also found a wooden pipe that the son had bought. He said he knows his son goes to friends’ homes to smoke marijuana. The pipe was brand new and had not yet been used. The father asked that the officers take the pipe and destroy it. They did so. No charges were filed.
7:25 p.m. – To N. Market St. for a report of a theft. A man reported that he was inside a building for about three minutes and returned to his vehicle to find that someone had stolen $60, some cigarettes and the change from the cup holder. He said he did not lock his vehicle because he was only going in and right back out. There are no suspects.
11:27 p.m. – Traffic stop on E. Main at Counts St. The driver said he knew his registration was expired and has been meaning to renew it. He was cited for expired plates.
Friday, June 17
8:57 a.m. – To Troy Baptist Temple for a report of found property. A man reported finding a bicycle on the church property. The officer checked and it was not reported as stolen. The bike was placed into property.
10:21 a.m. – To W. Water St. for a report of a man who was passed out and not responding. The officer arrived to find Troy Medics working on the victim. As this was happening, another man approached him, showed him a business card from a Troy detective and said that he had been assaulted. The man showed a mark on his lip. The officer asked what that had to do with the victim, and he continued with his story about being assaulted in Dayton and didn’t seem concerned at all that the victim had apparently overdosed. The man said he found the victim passed out on the floor when he came in. The medics administered Narcan to the victim and he started coming around, but not enough to where he could answer questions. A syringe was found in the victims front pocket and a marijuana separator was found in a back pocket. The Detective arrived on the scene and said that he was still working on an overdose that occurred at that address early in the morning. He said that the house had been secured after that investigation. The officer looked at the front door and frame and determined that the victim had forced his way into the home. They searched the kitchen and found a small pill container with white powder residue inside. The homeowner was recently deceased, but officers were able to contact her sister, who said that the victim did not have permission to be there. The victim will be charged with burglary, possession of drug abuse instruments, possession of drugs and possession of drug paraphernalia.
2:52 p.m. – While on McKaig Ave. a driver pulled out in front of the officer almost causing an accident. He initiated a traffic stop. The driver said she did not have a license and that her boyfriend had just purchased the vehicle. She said he asked him to drive it across town while he drove another vehicle. She said she didn’t want to, but did anyway. She was cited for no operator’s license. She was allowed to call for another driver since she had her young daughter with her.
3:28 p.m. – Traffic stop on Henley Rd. The driver said that his license was suspended. He was so cited.
4:49 p.m. – While on patrol on E. Staunton St. an officer saw a man driving a truck with a trailer. He recognized the man as having no driver’s license. The trailer had no plate. He initiated a traffic stop and the driver said that he had no license. He was cited for no operator’s license and failure to display a plate. He called the truck’s owner to pick it up.
6:07 p.m. – An officer saw a vehicle driving on the closed portion of McKaig Ave., then turned onto Summit St., to Drury Lane and pulled into a driveway on Lake St. He approached the driver and she said that she was coming from the other side of town and did not know an alternate route to her destination. She was cited for driving on a closed road and sped off disgruntled with the officer and the way the city of Troy does its road repair.
8:16 p.m. – To Harrison & Atlantic for a report of a found item. Upon arrival, the officer found a broken hypodermic needle in the roadway. It was placed into property.
9:59 p.m. – To Inverness Ct. for a report of a found item. A woman reported finding a credit card in front of Meijer. The officer was unable to locate the owner, so it was submitted into property.
Saturday, June 18
7:02 a.m. – To S. Cherry St. for a parking complaint. A Farmers Market representative reported a pickup truck parked on Cherry St. The officer arrived to find the truck parked on Cherry St. by the Elks Lodge near a sign that prohibited parking after 7:00. The vehicle was towed.
11:31 a.m. – To the area of Raper St. and S. Walnut St. for a report of possible child neglect. Several neighbors complained of a young male who lives in the area. They said that he was possibly autistic and they didn’t think his mother was caring for him as she should. On several occasions, the juvenile has walked onto neighbor’s property without his mother’s knowledge. Just then the mother pulled up. She knew why the officer was there and said that she has problems keeping him from leaving the house without permission. They then discussed different options to secure the house so he couldn’t leave without her knowing. She said that she was working with Riverside on a solution.
12:25 p.m. – To Miami St. for a report of a theft. A woman reported that sometime today, someone took $340 in cash from her vehicle. She said nothing else was taken. There are no suspects. She was advised not to keep cash or valuables in her vehicle.
12:32 p.m. – An officer saw two vehicles enter the closed portion of McKaig Ave. and was able to stop both of them. Both drivers were warned for driving on a closed road, but one had no license. He said that he thought his privileges were reinstated, but BMV said that they were not. He was cited for expired license and was advised to bring any paperwork on his driving privileges to court when he appears.
12:49 p.m. – To Stonyridge Ave. for a report of a found item. A woman reported finding a syringe in her front yard. It was placed in the property room to be destroyed.
1:11 p.m. – An officer found a license plate beside the construction area on McKaig at Ridge. The plate had been entered as stolen. He had dispatch remove the plate from the system, but was not able to find valid contact information for the owner. The plate was placed into property.
4:22 p.m. – To Harrison St. for a report of a disturbance. A woman reported that she was involved in a verbal argument with her female roommate. She said that while they were arguing another roommate got in between the two and got in her face. She said she called the other roommate an unkind name. She said she began to walk away, bent over to pick up something and was punched in the back of the head by the other roommate. The other roommate is deaf and refused to speak to the officer. The woman said she wanted to get her belongings and leave. She was allowed to do so. She was warned for her actions and was advised that if police had to come out again, she would be charged.
4:38 p.m. – Traffic stop on Adams St. near Staunton Rd. The vehicle was clocked at 48 MPH in a 25 MPH zone. The driver said she knew she was speeding because she was late for work. She was cited for speed.
5:07 p.m. – An officer saw a driver northbound on Market St. approach Water Street, slow down, then try to make a U-turn on Market St. It took several turns to get turned around. During that time traffic was blocked in both directions. A frustrated driver began yelling at the officer and threw his hands up. The vehicle was stopped at the square. The driver was cited and said he was from out of town, but would be in court to see the judge.
6:18 p.m. – While sitting stationary in the Heywood School parking lot, the officer saw a vehicle turn from Ridge onto the closed portion of McKaig. He stopped the vehicle and the driver said she was not aware the road was closed, but figured it was OK to drive around the signs. The officer discovered that the driver’s license had expired in May. She was cited for expired license and driving on a closed road.
6:26 p.m. – While parked in the Heywood School parking lot, the officer saw a vehicle enter the construction zone from Penn Ave. He stopped the vehicle and the driver said he was going to his home on Lake St. He was advised that his home is not in the immediate construction zone and that he should have taken another route. He was cited for driving on a closed road.
9:56 p.m. – To Stonyridge Ave. for a report of a man passed out on the side of the road. The man was located on Stonyridge near Skylark and was walking away from officers. They were trying to get him to stop, but the man kept arguing. He was unsteady on his feet and slurring his words badly. He appeared to be intoxicated and smelled of an alcoholic beverage. A passer-by said that the man was staggering in the street and almost caused an accident. The man was placed under arrest, handcuffed and searched. As he was escorted to the cruiser, he kept telling the officer how he was going to destroy the crusier. While enroute to the jail, he began banging his head on the screen. He was told to stop or he would be tased, but he continued. When they arrived at the jail, the man was leaned back with his foot in the air. He struggled with officers as he was led to a cell. He was charged with disorderly conduct and disorderly in the presence of an officer engaged in his duties.
11:41 p.m. – Traffic stop in the McDonald’s parking lot. The driver had no license, state identification or social security number. He did not speak fluent English. He was cited for a turn signal violation and no driver’s license.
Sunday, June 19
12:38 a.m. – An officer ran a registration check on a vehicle that he was following and found that the owner had multiple warrants within the pickup radius. He initiated a traffic stop and learned that the driver was not the owner, but that the driver had a suspended license. She was cited for driving under suspension and called for a licensed driver.
2:29 p.m. – An officer saw a vehicle eastbound on W. Market St. at a high rate of speed. He clocked the vehicle at 65 MPH in a 50 MPH zone. He initiated a traffic stop and the driver said that he was late for work. His validation sticker was on the front plate, not on the rear, and he said “Yeah, I have my plates on backward.” He was cited for speed and failure to properly display plates. He wadded up his citation and threw it on the floorboard.
11:30 p.m. – Traffic stop on W. Main St. near Adams St. The driver had no license and said she was driving because her passenger (the owner of the vehicle) wasn’t feeling well. She was cited for no operator’s license and the passenger drove the vehicle from the scene.