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Friday, October 5, 2018

12:29 a.m. Traffic stop in the area of Adams Ave. / N. Broadway St.

1:24 a.m. Traffic stop in the area of S. State Road 19 / CR 150 E. Written warning issued.

1:25 a.m. K9 deployment in the area of S. State Road 19 / CR 150 E. Free air sniff.

1:40 a.m. A report of a theft in the 300 block of E. 2nd St., Peru. Fraudulent charges on a checking account made from out of state. A report was taken.

1:46 a.m. Traffic stop in the area of N. Benton St. / E. Main St. Alley. Summons issued for drug possession.

1:57 a.m. K9 deployment in the area of N. Benton St. / E. Main St. Alley. Free air sniff.

2:16 a.m. Traffic stop in the area of E. 250 S. / S. Strawtown Pike. Verbal warning issued.

2:25 a.m. A report of a suspicious person/circumstance at K-Mart. An occupied vehicle in the parking lot after hours. Checked ok.

2:41 a.m. Traffic stop in the area of S. State Road 19 / E. 250 S.

6:23 a.m. A report of an alarm in the area of N. Broadway St. / E. 6th St. The area was checked and nothing was found.

10:43 a.m. Property damage report in the area of Court Street / E. 5th St. A local report was taken. No additional information was provided on this call.

11:02 a.m. Traffic hazard in the area of N. Broadway St. / E. 8th St. Barricades moved after the water receded.

11:55 a.m. Funeral escort in the 50 block of W. 5th St.

1:42 p.m. A report of a reckless driver in the area of S. 500 W. / W. Logansport Rd. An officer was unable to locate.

2:00 p.m. Traffic stop in the area of N. Chili Ave. / E. US Route 24. Citation issued.

2:09 p.m. Warrant service in the 20 block of Court St. Robert Christopher was picked up by Probation and transported to jail in regard to a probation violation warrant.

2:19 p.m. Traffic stop in the area of W. US Route 24 / N. US Route 31. Citation issued.

2:27 p.m. 911 hang-up in the 500 block of W. 6th St. Checked ok.

3:23 p.m. Traffic stop in the area of Water St. / E. Washington Ave. Stop initiated due to observing male passenger to possible have a warrant. Everything checked ok. No action was taken.

3:34 p.m. A report of harassment in the area of N. Hood St. / W. 6th St. Issue with students on a school bus. Assistance was given.

4:07 p.m. Warrant service in the 200 block of Adams Ave. Austin Morris was arrested on two Miami County Warrants.

4:11 p.m. An officer responded to a civil matter in the 300 block of Euclid Ave. between a mother and daughter. Parties were advised to seek a resolution through the courts.

4:29 p.m. Traffic stop in the area of Tippecanoe St. / E. 5th St. Verbal warning issued.

4:31 p.m. K9 deployment in the area of Tippecanoe St. / E. 5th St. Free air sniff.

4:47 p.m. Domestic dispute between father and son in the 20 block of E. Warren St. Parties were separated. Assistance was given.

5:08 p.m. A report of an alarm in the 100 block of Washington Ave. Checked ok.

5:48 p.m. 911 hang-up in the 80 block of Logan St. Everything checked ok.

5:59 p.m. A report of two unrestrained children in a vehicle in the area of S. Broadway St. / W. 2nd St. An officer checked the area but could not locate the suspect vehicle.

6:03 p.m. A report of a domestic disturbance was taken at the Peru Police Department. Assistance was given.

6:09 p.m. Traffic stop in the area of S. Cass St. / W. 3rd St. Summons issued.

6:29 p.m. K9 deployment in the area of S. Cass St. / W. 3rd St. Free air sniff.

6:41 p.m. An officer conducted a welfare check in the area of S. Hood St. / W. 2nd St. Everything checked ok.

6:52 p.m. A report of a suspicious circumstance in the 400 block of E. Main. A caller advised that subject next door was attempting to tear down a chimney. Upon arrival, the owner of the property had proper paperwork and permits to do work on the house. Checked ok.

7:05 p.m. A report of a juvenile problem in the area of N. Miami St. / W. 7th St. Juveniles cutting across the roadway in front of vehicles. They were advised of the proper traffic and pedestrian safety rules and released.

7:14 p.m. A report of a juvenile problem in the area of W. 12th St. / N. Duke St. A report of juveniles attempting to cross under a stopped train. An officer spoke with several juveniles who denied being involved. They were advised to make sure they cross the tracks legally and when not occupied by a train.

7:40 p.m. Traffic stop in the area of S. Wabash St. / E. Canal St. Warning issued.

7:42 p.m. K9 deployment in the area of S. Wabash St. / E. Canal St. Free air sniff.

7:47 p.m. Traffic stop in the area of N. Benton St. / E. Main St. Written warning issued.

7:57 p.m. Traffic stop in the area of Hay Ave. / E. Washington Ave. Warning issued.

7:58 p.m. Traffic stop in the area of Life Rd. / N. Chili Ave. Warning issued.

8:16 p.m. Traffic stop in the area of N. Miami St. / W. 7th St. Warning issued.

8:19 p.m. Traffic stop in the 10 block of Boulevard. Warning issued.

8:32 p.m. Traffic stop in the area of Abraham Ln. / Bobtail Pike. Male juvenile driver charged with possession of marijuana, dealing marijuana, and possession of synthetic urine. The juvenile was transported to Logansport and released to his mother and juvenile probation.

8:35 p.m. K9 deployment in the area of Abraham Ln. / Bobtail Pike. Free air sniff.

8:48 p.m. Agency assistance at Dukes Memorial Hospital. An officer assisted a county unit with an unruly male subject in the emergency room.

8:50 p.m. A report of a suspicious vehicle that has been parking in serval locations that a caller frequents in the 200 block of E. Riverside Dr. Upon locating and speaking with the vehicle owners, it was found they are just members of a Pokémon Go team. Checked ok.

9:37 p.m. An officer assisted a citizen with a locked vehicle at the Ole Olsen Depot on W. Canal St.

10:36 p.m. A report of a juvenile problem in the 500 block of May Ave. Juveniles reportedly knocking on doors and running away. Officers were unable to locate.

11:36 p.m. Deposit escort from Dairy Queen on N. Broadway St.

11:40 p.m. A report of disorderly conduct at Dukes Memorial Hospital. Female attempting to leave the hospital.

Saturday, October 6, 2018

12:33 a.m. A report of an intoxicated person in the 70 block of N. Wabash St. Woman was located inside and said she was going to sleep.

1:15 a.m. Traffic stop in the area of Wayne St. / E. 5th St. Robert Scott, 44 of Peru was arrested on charges of Possession of Methamphetamine, Possession of Marijuana, Possession of Paraphernalia, and Possession of a Controlled substance.

1:16 a.m. K9 deployment in the area of Wayne St. / E. 5th St. Free air sniff.

3:10 a.m. A report of an assault at the Korner Lounge on N. Broadway St. Minor injuries. The parties were separated upon arrival.

3:34 a.m. An officer conducted a welfare check in the 20 block of Plaza Dr. Assistance was given.

3:31 a.m. A report of an unconscious male passed out by trash cans in the alley in the 60 block of N. Broadway St. Assistance was given.

4:11 a.m. An officer conducted a welfare check in the 500 block of E. 5th St. Everything checked ok.

8:05 a.m. A report of a dog barking in a yard in the 50 block of E. 5th St. The issue was addressed.

9:31 a.m. An officer assisted a citizen whose wheelchair battery was going dead in the 400 block of N. Broadway St.

10:42 a.m. Traffic stop in the area of Court St. / E. Main St. Verbal warning issued.

11:25 a.m. A report of an animal problem in the 400 block of Jefferson Ave. A Brindle Pit Bull was located and placed into a kennel at animal control.

11:39 a.m. Citizen assistance in the 100 block of N. Grant St. Bees on the front porch. Contacted the owner and advised that he use the rear door only.

11:41 a.m. A report of a suspicious person/circumstance at the Hot Spot on S. Benton St. The area was checked, and officers were unable to locate.

11:52 a.m. Property damage accident in the area of N. Holman St. / W. Main St. Robert D. Roop, 18 of Peru was operating a 2013 Dodge Avenger eastbound on W. Main St. when another vehicle was approaching from the west. Roop moved to the left to avoid a collision and sideswiped a parked 2012 Chevy owned by Gerald L. Green of Peru. Damage is estimated to be between $5,001 and $10,000. A state crash report was completed. No injuries were reported.

1:56 p.m. A report of theft by use of a debit card was taken in the 300 block of E. 5th St.

3:02 p.m. A report of an aggressive dog in the 200 block of W. 3rd St. An officer was unable to locate the animal.

3:19 p.m. A report of lost property at McClure’s on W. Main St. An officer arrived and was given a gun that someone located in the bathroom. The firearm was secured and moments later the owner contacted dispatch. The firearm was logged into evidence and then released to the owner.

4:08 p.m. Property damage accident in the area of S. East St. / E. 2nd St. Stephanie R. Murphy, 29 of Peru was operating a 2017 Hyundai Tucson. As Murphy began to turn left from Canal onto East Street, the vehicle left the east side of the roadway and collided into a tree with front end damage. Murphy stated she probably should not have been driving. She was charged with Operating While Intoxicated-Refusal. No injuries were reported. Damage was estimated at between $10,001 and $25,000. A state crash report was completed.

4:13 p.m. An officer assisted a citizen with a locked vehicle in the 200 block of E. Main St.

6:39 p.m. A report of an assault at Streaper’s Nightmare on W. 7th St. A caller wanted to make a report of an accident that had occurred.

8:14 p.m. Traffic stop in the area of S. Walnut St. / W. Main St. Verbal warning issued.

8:35 p.m. Traffic stop in the area of S. Wabash St. / E. 3rd St. Warning issued.

8:36 p.m. An officer located a male and female in the park talking. They were advised to find a better location as the park was closed.

8:44 p.m. K9 deployment in the area of S. Wabash St. / E. 3rd St. Free air sniff.

8:49 p.m. A report of trespassing in the area of May Ave. / Hoover Ave. Checked ok.

9:04 p.m. Traffic stop in the area of Cory Ave. / Wallace Ave. Female passenger cited and released for possession of marijuana.

9:11 p.m. K9 deployment in the area of Cory Ave. / Wallace Ave. Free air sniff.

9:36 p.m. A report of a possible impaired driver in the area 100 block of E. 3rd St. An officer was unable to locate.

9:40 p.m. A report of fireworks in the area of N. Benton St. / E. 5th St. An officer was unable to locate.

9:43 p.m. An officer assisted a citizen with a locked vehicle in the 70 block of McKinstry Ave.

9:48 p.m. Traffic stop in the 900 block of W. Main St. Warning issued.

9:53 p.m. Traffic stop in the area of S. Terrace Pl. / W. Airport Rd. Warning issued.

10:00 p.m. K9 deployment in the area of S. Terrace Pl. / W. Airport Rd. Free air sniff.

10:29 p.m. A report of a suspicious person/circumstance in the area of S. Wayne St. / E. Canal St. No additional information was provided on this call.

10:35 p.m. Traffic stop in the area of N. Grant St. / W. 12th St. Warning issued.

10:35 p.m. A report of a suspicious person/circumstance in the 400 block of E. Main St. No additional information was provided on this call.

10:44 p.m. Noise complaint in the 200 block of W. 3rd St. An officer spoke with the resident and advised him to keep the noise down.

11:16 p.m. An officer conducted a welfare check in the 600 block of Harrison Ave. Parties were separated. Assistance was given.

11:24 p.m. A report of a structure fire in the 500 block of E. 5th St. assistance was given.

Sunday, October 7, 2018

1:48 a.m. Agency assistance in the 100 block of Timothy Ave. Officers assisted Dukes EMS with a medical call.

3:08 a.m. A report of a suspicious person/circumstance at the Hi N Dri Mobile Home Park on W. 10th St. Checked ok.

3:59 a.m. A report of a domestic disturbance in the 600 block of Bobtail Ct. Parties were separated. Assistance was given.

6:09 a.m. Agency assistance in the 200 block of E. 6th St. No additional information was provided on this call.

7:11 a.m. Property damage accident in the area of W. Blair Pike Rd. / N. Duke St. No additional information was provided on this call.

7:18 a.m. A tree limb was removed from the roadway in the 200 block of Adams Ave.

9:19 a.m. A report of an unwanted guest at Dukes Memorial Hospital on W. 12th St. The woman was asked to leave and complied.

9:58 a.m. Property damage accident in the area of W. Riverside Dr. / Armstrong Ave. Teresa McKinney, 48 of Peru was operating a U-Haul Ford Econoline E450 when she backed into a storage unit. Damage was estimated to be under $1,001. A state crash report was completed. No injuries were reported.

10:28 a.m. An abandoned bicycle was located near an alley in the 10 block of S. Lincoln St. The bike had not been reported stolen. Street Department was notified to pick-up.

11:17 a.m. An abandoned bicycle was located at Peru High School. It was not reported as stolen. The Street Department was notified to pick-up.

1:41 p.m. Traffic stop in the area of W. Riverside Dr. / S. Broadway Ave. Warnings issued.

2:09 p.m. A report of an alarm in the 300 block of W. 8th St. False alarm. Checked ok.

2:43 p.m. A report of harassment was taken from a citizen in the 200 block of Columbia Ave.

3:08 p.m. A report of an animal problem in the 100 block of E. 8th St. Dog running loose.

4:12 p.m. A report of two male subjects shooting targets across the street with crossbows. The subjects were advised not to do this anymore due to the danger of hitting a car or someone. They advised they understood and wouldn’t do it anymore.

4:20 p.m. A report of a juvenile problem at the Ole Olsen Depot. Two juvenile skateboarders causing a disturbance. An officer was unable to locate.

4:55 p.m. Citizen assistance in the 60 block of S. Fremont St. Standby for a woman wanting to get belongings from her daughter.

4:58 p.m. Domestic disturbance in the 20 block of E. Warren St. Complainant reports that her son took possession of her wallet without permission. Upon arrival, she reported that she did not wish to make a theft report at this time. No action was taken.

5:07 p.m. A report of an animal problem in the 200 block of E. 5th St. Dog became trapped in a garage. The dog was released and returned to the homeowner.

5:38 p.m. Traffic stop in the 90 block of E. 8th St. Male driver cited and released for possession of paraphernalia. Female passenger cited and released for possession of paraphernalia and possession of controlled substance.

5:41 p.m. K9 deployment in the 90 block of E. 8th St. Free air sniff.

6:16 p.m. Traffic stop in the area of N. Broadway St. / Boulevard. Alicia Clark, 29 of Peru was arrested on charges of Possession of Syringe and Possession of Paraphernalia.

6:18 p.m. K9 deployment in the area of N. Broadway St. / Boulevard. Free air sniff.

7:31 p.m. A report of a juvenile problem in the 1000 block of Rosewood Dr. Assistance was given.

8:33 p.m. A report of theft in the 900 block of Cherry Ln. Theft from vehicle. Assistance was given.

8:43 p.m. A report of suspicious text messages in the 1100 block of Veachs Ct. The subject was advised to block the number. Welfare check requested through Kosciusko County for Subject with the registered phone number.

8:49 p.m. A report of a theft was taken in the 200 block of W. 5th St.

10:08 p.m. A report of a suspicious male behind Save-A-Lot in Broadway Plaza. Checked ok.

10:11 p.m. A report of an alarm in Broadway Plaza. Checked ok.

10:35 p.m. Traffic stop in the area of N. Holman St. / W. 5th St. Written warning issued.

10:38 p.m. Parking problem in the 10 block of N. Holman St. The vehicle was moved.

11:07 p.m. Citizen assistance in the Broadway Plaza. No additional information was provided on this call.

11:38 p.m. Deposit escort from Dairy Queen.

11:41 p.m. Citizen assistance at the Peru Police Department. No additional information was provided on this call.

11:42 p.m. Traffic stop in the 100 block of N. Broadway St.