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Monday, May 6, 2019

12:08 a.m. An officer provided an escort in the 800 block of N. Broadway St.

1:01m a.m. An officer assisted the Miami County Sheriff’s Department in an attempt to make contact with a subject in the 400 block of Madison Ave. Assistance given.

1:49 a.m. Traffic stop in the area of W. US Route 24/N. Eel River Cemetery Rd. Written warning issued.

1:54 a.m. Traffic stop in the area of Abraham Ln./S. Broadway Ave. Written warnings issued.

2:04 a.m. Traffic stop in the area of W. US Route 24/N. Mexico Rd. Written warning issued.

2:17 a.m. Traffic stop in the area of S. Business 31/S. US Route 31. Verbal warning issued.

2:23 a.m. Traffic stop in the area of W. US Route 24/N. US Route 31. Written warning issued.

2:34 a.m. Traffic stop in the area of N. 175 E./E. US Route 24. Written warning issued.

2:49 a.m. Traffic stop in the area of W. US Route 24/N. US Route 31. Written warning issued.

3:10 a.m. Traffic stop in the area of W. US Route 24/N. Mexico Rd. Written warning issued.

3:37 a.m. Traffic stop in the area of W. Division Rd./N. US Route 31. Citation issued.

6:00 a.m. Report of a 911 hang-up in the 100 block of E. 3rd St. An officer spoke with the caller and it appeared everything was ok. Assistance given.

8:04 a.m. An officer provided a stand-by for a safety drill at Elmwood School in the 500 block of N. Wayne St.

8:05 a.m. Officers assisted a citizen with a locked vehicle in the 300 block of E. 5th St.

9:13 a.m. Report of an alarm in the 400 block of N. Broadway St. Everything checked ok.

10:17 a.m. Traffic stop in the area of N. Wayne St./E. 9th St. Written warning issued.

10:50 a.m. An officer assisted a citizen with a locked vehicle at the VA Clinic in the 700 block of N. Broadway St.

12:01 p.m. An officer provided a funeral escort for Eikenberry Eddy Funeral Home in the 80 block of W. Main St.

12:16 p.m. An officer was dispatched to assist a citizen with a locked vehicle at Krogers in the 900 block of W. Main St. The officer was told to disregard this call.

12:54 p.m. An officer responded to the report of a juvenile issue in the 300 block of E. 2nd St. A subject at the residence advised that they did not need police assistance.

1:50 p.m. Traffic stop in the area of Jackson Ave./N. Chili Ave. Warning issued.

2:20 p.m. An officer responded to the report of a suspicious vehicle driving up and down the street in the area of S. Lafayette St./W. 3rd St. The officer located the vehicle and driver who advised that they were working on the brakes of the car.

2:51 p.m. An officer assisted in picking up cans from the roadway when a driver lost the bag while driving in the 2000 block of S. State Road 19.

3:06 p.m. Report of a suspicious package or item in the area of N. Fremont St./W. 6th St. No further information provided.

3:23 p.m. Officers conducted a welfare check in the 300 block of Wampler St. A male subject was lying in a van. No further information provided.

4:24 p.m. Traffic stop in the area of Florence Ave./W. Riverside Dr. Written warning issued.

4:29 p.m. An officer assisted by disposing of a syringe located by a homeowner in the 60 block of N. Fremont St. Assistance given.

4:37 p.m. Traffic stop in the area of S. Broadway St./E. Canal St. Written warning issued.

4:53 p.m. An officer assisted a citizen with a locked vehicle at Snavely Machine in the 1000 block of Industrial Parkway.

5:02 p.m. An officer responded to the report of an unwanted guest on the front porch of a residence in the 300 block of E. Canal St. A male subject was asleep on the porch. Law enforcement woke the individual and asked them to leave. The subject left without incident. No further action was taken.

5:07 p.m. Traffic stop in the area of Florence Ave./W. Riverside Dr. Written warning issued.

5:07 p.m. An officer responded to the report of a suspicious person in the 70 block of W. 2nd St. A male subject locked himself out of his house and used a window to gain entry to the residence.

5:19 p.m. An officer spoke with juveniles at Miami’s Fort Playground who were using explicative language. The teenagers were asked to be respectful while they were in public. No further action taken.

5:20 p.m. Traffic stop in the area of W. Riverside Dr./S. Wallick Rd. Written warning issued.

5:25 p.m. An officer responded to the report of a traffic accident with property damage in the area of Roxy Lane/N. Broadway St. Travis Dunn, of Peru, advised that he was traveling southbound on Broadway in his 2007 Buick Lacrosse when he reached down to get a cigarette. Dunn looked up and attempted to stop but was unable to. Dunn struck the rear end of a 2004 Ford Expedition driven by Kelly Hanaway, of Peru. Hanaway advised that he had to stop due to the vehicle in front of him and that is when his vehicle was struck in the rear.

5:28 p.m. K9 Deployment in the area of W. Riverside Dr./S. Wallick Rd. Assisted with traffic stop.

5:28 p.m. Officers located a man who was locked in the restroom at Miami’s Fort Playground. The Peru Fire Department assisted with removing the lock.

5:30 p.m. An officer provided a stand-by while an individual removed personal items from a home that they were moving out of in the 300 block of Hoover Ave.

5:53 p.m. Officers responded to the report of an unwanted guest in the 200 block of W. 2nd St. A male subject refused to leave the premises upon being asked by the complainant. The male was escorted from the property by law enforcement upon the request of the resident.

6:06 p.m. Officers conducted follow-up to an earlier call in the area of W. Main St./S. Broadway St.

6:51 p.m. Officers responded to a medical emergency in the area of N. Duke St./Boulevard. A male subject was treated on scene and then transported to Duke’s Memorial Hospital.

6:57 p.m. An officer responded to the report of suspicious people at Auto Zone in the 600 block of N. Broadway St. A couple were charging their phone at their storage lot. Everything checked ok.

7:01 p.m. While on duty an officer observed a male subject walking in the area of Boulevard and Matilda St. that the officer recognized from prior calls for service. Billy Sivits, 39, of Peru, was taken into custody on an active Henry County arrest warrant.

7:23 p.m. Traffic stop in the area of Florence Ave./W. Riverside Dr. Verbal warning issued.

7:33 p.m. Traffic stop in the area of W. Riverside Dr./Armstrong Ave. Written warning issued.

7:51 p.m. Traffic stop in the area of Florence Ave./W. Riverside Dr. Written warning issued.

8:10 p.m. Traffic stop in the 100 block of W. Riverside Dr. Verbal warning issued.

8:17 p.m. Traffic stop in the 100 block of W. Riverside Dr. Written warning issued.

8:40 p.m. Report of criminal mischief in the 700 block of N. Broadway St. No further information provided.

9:29 p.m. An officer conducted a welfare check in the 100 block of W. 7th St. Assistance given.

9:29 p.m. Officers responded to the report of a traffic accident with property damage in the parking lot of a business in the 100 block of S. Broadway St. Jimmy Macisaac, 56, of Peru, was arrested on a charge of Operating While Intoxicated.

9:58 p.m. An officer responded to the report of a subject looking into an abandoned residence in the 200 block of W. 5th St. No further information provided.

10:14 p.m. Officers responded to the report of a disturbance in the alleyway near N. Fremont St./W. 6th St. The disturbance was found to be verbal only. No physical altercation occurred. No further action taken.

10:39 p.m. An officer provided an escort in the 800 block of N. Broadway St.

10:41 p.m. An officer conducted a security check in the 1 block of W. 6th St. The building was secured, and the area cleared.

11:26 p.m. Officers responded to the report of an individual taking an unknown pill in the 400 block of Cherokee Ct. Upon arrival the individual checked out ok by EMT’s however another individual was found to have an active arrest warrant. Jason Lyons, 37, of Peru, was taken into custody for an active Miami County arrest warrant.

Tuesday, May 7, 2019

12:14 a.m. An officer provided stand-by for a tow company for a repossession in the 300 block of E. Main St. Assistance given.

12:23 a.m. An officer notified the security staff at Duke’s Memorial Hospital that they could have a vehicle which has been abandoned in the parking lot for several weeks removed at their request. The security staff advised that they would forward that information to the appropriate administration.

1:19 a.m. Officers responded to the report of a domestic disturbance in the 1500 block of S. Strawtown Pike. Upon the arrival of law enforcement, both parties were talked to by officers. Nothing physical happened and both agreed to sleep in different areas of the house.

1:23 a.m. Officers responded to the report of a domestic disturbance in the 200 block of E. 5th St. A verbal dispute between mother and son with both individuals being allowed to remain at the residence for the night.

2:10 a.m. Officers responded to the report of a domestic disturbance in the 60 block of S. Holman St. An officer spoke to both parties and one half left for the night with the children.

2:37 a.m. Officers responded to the report of a domestic disturbance in the 20 block of E. Warren St. Verbal domestic dispute. Assistance given.

3:04 a.m. Traffic stop in the area of S. Business 31/W. Main St. Verbal warning issued.

7:28 a.m. An officer responded to the report of a male walking in the roadway in the area of Life Rd./N. Chili Ave. Checked ok.

8:34 a.m. Traffic stop in the area of W. Lover’s Lane Rd./N. Mexico Rd.

8:41 a.m. Officers conducted warrant service in the 100 block of E. Canal St. The subject was observed peaking her head through an upstairs window. Officers entered the residence and took the subject into custody without incident. Penny Flitcraft, 42, of Peru, was arrested on two Miami County Warrants.

9:25 a.m. Officers provided a funeral escort to Mount Hope Cemetery.

10:24 a.m. Traffic stop in the area of N. Chili Ave./E. US Route 24.

10:28 a.m. An officer assisted an individual at the Peru Police Department in reference to a request for a welfare check.

11:09 a.m. Traffic stop in the area of W. US Route 24/N. Mexico Rd.

11:14 a.m. Traffic stop in the area of N. Chili Ave./E. US Route 24. Written warning issued.

11:51 a.m. An officer responded to the report of a truck obstructing traffic in the 300 block of Van Buren Ave. The owner of the vehicle advised that he would move the truck.

12:56 p.m. Officers conducted a welfare check in the 400 block of W. Main St. Unable to locate subject.

1:43 p.m. Officers assisted a citizen with a locked vehicle in the 100 block of S. Broadway St.

2:36 p.m. Officers responded to the report of a physical domestic disturbance in the 1 block of Turnpaugh Trail. No further information provided.

3:00 p.m. An officer assisted with a civil issue at McDonald’s in the 900 block of W. Main St. Assistance given.

3:34 p.m. Report of a 911 hang-up in the 20 block of Adams Ave. An officer spoke with the caller who advised that they had accidentally dialed while setting up a new phone. Everything checked ok.

3:48 p.m. An officer responded to the report of harassment in the 10 block of S. Smith St. The complainant reported that a male was driving by and calling her a “crackhead.” Unable to locate male or make telephone contact.

4:05 p.m. Traffic stop in the area of Water St./E. 6th St. Verbal warning issued.

4:29 p.m. Traffic stop in the 800 block of S. Broadway Ave. Verbal warning issued.

4:49 p.m. An officer responded to the report of a male riding a moped up and down Delores Ave. The subject was located and advised that in order to ride the motorized vehicle he was on down the roadway he would need to make sure it meets all the correct criteria to be street legal. He advised that he understood and would park it until he gets it taken care of. Assistance given.

4:51 p.m. Officers attempted warrant service in the 100 block of E. Franklin St. Negative contact.

4:52 p.m. An officer spoke with two children and their grandmother in reference to a complaint that the children were playing in the roadway in the area of N. Broadway St./Madison Ave. Assistance given.

4:58 p.m. Officers responded to the report of a traffic accident with property damage in the area of W. Main St./N. Miami St. Crash report completed.

5:10 p.m. An officer provided stand-by service while a subject removed their belongings from a residence in the 60 block of S. Holman St. Assistance given.

5:27 p.m. Officers assisted with a civil issue at West City Park in the 100 block of S. Park Ave.

6:03 p.m. Traffic stop in the 300 block of W. Canal St. Written warning issued.

6:42 p.m. An officer responded to the report of disorderly conduct in the 100 block of W. 6th St. Issue addressed.

7:07 p.m. Officers responded to an active alarm in the 100 block of N. Broadway St. The officers were told to disregard by the alarm company prior to their arrival on the scene.

7:15 p.m. An individual contacted the Peru Police Department by telephone in reference to questions regarding a civil issue. Unable to contact when attempting to call the subject back.

7:23 p.m. Traffic stop in the area of N. Fremont St./W. Main St. Verbal warning issued.

8:10 p.m. Traffic stop in the area of S. Broadway St./W. Riverside Dr. Written warning issued.

8:20 p.m. Officers responded to the report of a physical domestic disturbance in the 100 block of Tippecanoe St. Jonathon Jordan, 44, of Peru, was arrested on a charge of Domestic Battery Resulting in Moderate Injury.

8:23 p.m. Officers responded to the report of a possible burglary in progress at Cole Brothers Water in the 50 block of Strawtown Pike. The building was checked out and everything checked ok.

8:55 p.m. An officer contacted Miami County Sheriff’s Department to provide a courtesy transport from Duke’s Memorial Hospital to an address in the county.

9:02 p.m. An officer responded to the 100 block of W. 3rd St. in reference to a civil issue. Assistance given.

9:05 p.m. An officer assisted EMS and the Peru Fire Department with a medical call in the 100 block of W. Riverside Dr.

9:26 p.m. Traffic stop in the area of N. Cass St./W. Main St. Written warning issued.

9:39 p.m. Officers responded to the 100 block of S. Broadway St. in reference to an active alarm. Everything checked secure.

9:47 p.m. An officer observed an open door to a vacant building in the area of S. Holland St./W. 2nd St. The officer spoke with a subject inside the building who advised that they were moving items to the location. Everything checked ok.

9:57 p.m. An officer took a report of trespassing in the 200 block of W. 8th St. Assistance given.

10:20 p.m. An officer spoke with an individual at McDonald’s in the 900 block of W. Main St. in reference to a possible drug transaction that took place in the parking lot. Everything checked ok.

10:38 p.m. Traffic stop in the area of S. Hood St./W. Main St. Verbal warning issued.

10:54 p.m. An officer took a report in reference to a male subject looking in the windows of a residence in the 300 block of W. Main St. Assistance given.

11:02 p.m. An officer provided an escort in the 800 block of N. Broadway St.

11:18 p.m. An officer provided extra patrol at Maconaquah Park.

11:25 p.m. Traffic stop in the area of W. Main St./S. Forrest St. Warning issued.