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Friday, May 17, 2019

1:33 a.m. Traffic stop in the area of Business 31 / US Route 31, Peru. Warning issued.

1:41 a.m. Traffic stop in the area of W. 300 S. / S. US Route 31, Peru. Citation issued.

1:45 a.m. K9 deployment in the area of W. 300 S. / S. US Route 31, Peru. Free air sniff.

2:25 a.m. Traffic stop in the area of S. Business 31/ S. US Route 31, Peru. Warning issued.

3:05 a.m. A report of a possible intoxicated driver in the 200 block of W. 12th St., Peru. Officers checked the area but were not able to locate the suspect vehicle.

3:06 a.m. Traffic stop in the area of W. US Route 24 / N. US Route 31, Peru. Warning issued.

3:30 a.m. Traffic stop in the area of W. Eel River Rd. / N. US Route 31, Peru. Warning issued.

3:34 a.m. K9 deployment in the area of W. Eel River Rd. / N. US Route 31, Peru. Free air sniff

4:39 a.m. Traffic stop in the area of W. 300 S. / S. US Route 31, Peru. Warning issued.

4:47 a.m. Traffic stop in the area of W. Division Rd. / N. US Route 31, Peru. No action taken.

5:02 a.m. A report of an alarm in the 200 block of E. Canal St. Checked ok.

8:30 a.m. Traffic stop in the area of N. Wayne St. / E. Washington Ave. Written warning issued.

8:33 a.m. An officer assisted EMS with a medical call in the 200 block of E. 2nd St.

9:23 a.m. Property Damage accident in the 400 block of N. Broadway St. Traffic accident involving a bus in the parking lot of the Peru High School. Local crash report was taken. Assistance was given.

10:14 a.m. Animal problem in the area of W. 13th St. / N. Grant St. No additional information was provided on this call.

11:07 a.m. Welfare check in the area of N. Union St. / W. 6th St. A report of a disorderly male walking eastbound. Made contact with the man and it was determined the male was autistic. The male’s mother was contacted and she arrived on the scene to take him into her custody. No further assistance was needed.

11:17 a.m. 911 Hang-up in the 100 block of E. Spring St. Checked ok.

11:38 a.m. Suspicious package or item in the 600 block of E. Main St. A suspicious vehicle in the parking lot. The owner was not located. Owner of the property would need to have the vehicle towed at their expense. Nothing further.

12:19 p.m. Controlled substance problem in the 400 block of W. 5th St. A report of a suspicious odor in the area. No additional information was provided on this call.

12:23 p.m. A report of bicycle theft in the 50 block of E. 3rd St. Officers were unable to locate.

12:43 p.m. 911 Hang-up in the 100 block of E. Warren St. Checked ok.

12:52 p.m. Agency assistance at Peru High School. SRO at Peru High Scholl wanting a city unit to respond in reference to student drinking alcohol. Charges forwarded to the Miami County Probation Department for two female juveniles.

1:44 p.m. An officer assisted a citizen with a locked vehicle in the 30 block of S. Broadway St.

2:04 p.m. Traffic stop in the area of N. Chili Ave. / E. US Route 24, Peru. Written warning issued.

2:32 p.m. Traffic stop in the area of W. US Route 24 / N. Mexico Rd., Peru. Written warning issued.

2:36 p.m. A report of a suspicious male in the area of N. Chili Ave. / Madison Ave. No additional information was provided on this call.

2:52 p.m. A report of an animal bite at Rudy’s Critters on Plaza Dr.

3:01 p.m. An officer assisted a citizen with a locked vehicle in the 100 block of N. Chestnut St., Peru.

3:03 p.m. A report of an animal problem in the 200 block of W. 5th St. A woman advised that a dog broke its leash and attacked her but did not break the skin. The female and the dog owner came to an agreement and they wanted to just document the incident.

3:05 p.m. An officer assisted a citizen with a locked vehicle at Blair Ridge on W. Meadowview Dr.

3:43 p.m. A report of an unwanted guest in the 600 block of W. 11th St. No additional information was provided on this call.

3:56 a.m. An officer assisted a citizen with a locked vehicle at the Gallahan Truck Stop.

4:15 p.m. A report of criminal mischief was taken at the Peru Police Department.

4:18 p.m. A report of disorderly conduct in the 600 block of E. 5th St. The complainant reported a black in color demolition derby car driving in the alley behind her residence. The owner of the vehicle was contacted and advised to cease any further action. Assistance was given.

4:20 p.m. A report of a domestic disturbance in the 2100 block of S. Holiday Dr., Peru. No additional information was provided on this call.

4:21 p.m. Traffic stop in the 200 block of E. Main St. Joseph Townsend, 55 of Peru was arrested on charges of False Identity Statement and Resisting Arrest.

4:27 p.m. 911 Hang-up in the 400 block of Madison Ave. Checked ok.

4:41 p.m. K9 deployment in the 200 block of E. Main St. Free air sniff.

6:39 p.m. A report of a wanted subject walking in the area of S. Broadway Ave. / Park Dr. Officers were unable to locate.

6:43 p.m. A report of a suspicious person/vehicle in the 400 block of W. 5th St. Complainant and passerby who was walking her dogs exchanged vulgar insults. Both parties were separated for the evening.

7:16 p.m. An officer assisted a citizen with a locked vehicle in the 400 block of W. 12th St.

7:36 p.m. Domestic disturbance in the 500 block of W. 7th St. Elenore Bess, 76, of Peru was arrested on a charge of Domestic Battery. Charges to be forwarded for review in reference to the male half.

7:41 p.m. A report of a suspicious package or item in the 100 block of S. Park Ave. An officer checked the area but could not locate anything.

7:48 p.m. A report of harassment in the 20 block of Jean Ave. A female wanted to report that a subject was creating fake social media accounts and messaging her. The woman was advised to block the accounts and go to the courthouse and see a no-contact order.

8:00 p.m. A report of a juvenile problem in the 300 block of N. Fremont St. Civil issue over child custody. Nothing further.

8:32 p.m. Juvenile problem in the 50 block of Strawtown Pike. A report of juveniles on the roof of the Cole Brother’s Water building. An officer located six juveniles on the east side of the building. All confessed they were on the roof. They were advised to stay off the property.

8:49 p.m. Juvenile problem at Hardee’s on N. Broadway St. A report of juveniles running into traffic near the underpass. An officer was unable to locate the juveniles.

8:58 p.m. Traffic stop in the area of N. Broadway St. / E. 8th St. Written warning issued.

9:01 p.m. A report of a theft was taken in the area of N. Fremont St. / W. 6th St.

9:23 p.m. A report of a traffic hazard in the area of N. Union St. / W. 6th St. Gone prior to arrival.

9:24 p.m. Traffic stop in the 200 block of E. Main St. Rachel Edwards, 28 of Peru was arrested on charges of Possession of Methamphetamine, Possession of Paraphernalia and Possession of Marijuana. Male cited and released for driving while suspended.

9:27 p.m. K9 Deployment in the 200 block of E. Main St. Free air sniff.

9:40 p.m. A report of a possible intoxicated driver in the 300 block of E. Canal St. No additional information was provided on this call.

10:28 p.m. A report of a suspicious vehicle in the 10 block of N. Broadway St. Checked ok.

11:15 p.m. Deposit escort from Dairy Queen on N. Broadway St.

11:44 p.m. An officer observed a very small fire with three subjects sitting around the fire in the area of N. Grant St. / W. 6th St. No action was taken.

12:56 p.m. An officer observed three subjects running south on Cass St. in the area of 6th St. The subjects were juveniles who advised they were walking to a friend’s house. They were informed of the curfew ordinance and advised to stay in for the night.

Saturday, May 18, 2019

12:58 a.m. Traffic stop in the area of Holman St. / W. 2nd St. Written warning issued.

12:58 a.m. Citizen assistance in the area of S. US Route 31 / W. State Road 218, Peru. No additional information was provided on this call.

1:02 a.m. A report of a theft was taken at JJ’s on N. Broadway St. A report of a stolen license plate was taken.

2:30 a.m. An officer checked on a suspicious vehicle in the Maconaquah Park. Assistance was given.

2:53 a.m. Citizen assistance at Miami’s Fort on W. Canal St. An officer made contact with subjects at the pavilion and asked them to hang out elsewhere due to the park being closed. Assistance was given.

3:00 a.m. A report of a suspicious package or item at McClure’s on E. Main St. Report of a suspicious noise by the door. Checked secure.

3:24 a.m. Traffic stop in the area of E. State Road 124 / S. 300 E., Peru. Darryl Smith, 21 of Peru was arrested on a charge of Operating While Intoxicated.

3:44 a.m. Traffic stop in the area of E. Main St. / Ash St. Citation issued.

4:11 a.m. Traffic stop in the area of S. Wayne St. / E. 3rd St., Peru. Citation issued.

4:38 a.m. Agency assistance in the 600 block of Jefferson Ave. An officer assisted EMS and PFD with making entry into a residence. Assistance was given.

6:17 a.m. Agency assistance in the area of N. 175 E. / E. US Route 24, Peru. An officer assisted MCSD with an accident with injury.

7:07 a.m. A report of an unwanted guest in the 200 block of Franklin Ct. No additional information was provided on this call.

7:58 a.m. Citizen assistance at Secondary Metal on E. 9th St. An officer assisted ISP and MCSD with an ongoing theft case. MCSD deputy issued trespass warnings.

9:18 a.m. Traffic stop in the 300 block of N. 150 W., Peru. Written warning issued.

9:26 a.m. A report of a suspicious package or item at the First Bank of Berne on W. Main St. The area was checked but officers could not locate suspicious items.

9:29 a.m. Traffic stop in the area of W. US Route 24 / N. Mexico Rd., Peru. Citation issued.

9:48 a.m. Traffic stop in the area of W. Main St. / N. Grant St. Written warning issued.

9:52 a.m. A report of disorderly conduct in the 200 block of Franklin Ct. Two subjects arguing. Assistance was given.

11:11 a.m. A report of an intoxicated driver at the B & K Root Beer South on S. Broadway Ave. Checked ok.

11:40 a.m. Traffic stop in the area of W. Logansport Rd. / S. 250 W., Peru. Written warning issued.

11:52 a.m. An officer responded to a civil matter in the 70 block of W. 3rd St. A female advised that her father turned off the water and that she can’t take a shower. The female advised that she pays rent. The father returned and wouldn’t speak with the officer, just stated that he wanted the female gone. The water was turned back on so the female could shower and leave. Assistance was given.

12:08 p.m. A report of a driver slumped over the wheel in the roadway in the area of W. 7th St. / N. Walnut St. A welfare check was conducted. No additional information was provided on this call.

1:16 p.m. A report of an alarm in the 300 block of W. 8th St. False alarm.

1:16 p.m. A report of a traffic hazard in the 400 block of E. Main St. An officer provided traffic assistance while the road was blocked for tree service.

2:34 p.m. A report of an unwanted guest in the 400 block of N. Broadway St. A subject wanted to do AC work left a note about AC being frosted up.

2:52 p.m. A report of the theft from a vehicle was taken from a citizen at the Peru Police Department. Two chainsaws either fell out of or were stolen from the bed of a truck.

3:22 p.m. Property Damage accident in the 100 block of E. 8th St. State Crash report completed. No additional information was provided on this call.

4:20 p.m. A report of a physical fight between two juveniles in the 70 block of W. 3rd St. No additional information was provided on this call.

4:26 p.m. A report of an animal bite/attack in the 200 block of E. Main St. A man reported a dog bite to the hand by a neighbor’s dog.

5:16 p.m. A report of a bicycle being located at the intersection of Huntington St. / E. 5th St. The bicycle was checked to make sure it was not stolen. No additional information was provided on this call.

5:48 p.m. Traffic stop in the area of S. Wabash St. / E. Main St. Citation issued.

6:25 p.m. A report of a vehicle tailgating and speeding in the area of S. Broadway Ave. / W. Franklin St. Officers were unable to locate.

6:46 p.m. Personal injury accident in the 20 block of N. Brownell St. Two vehicle property damage accident. One female transported to Dukes Memorial Hospital. No additional information was provided on this call.

7:21 p.m. A report of an overdose in the 400 block of Adams Ave. The suspect was taken into custody, transported to Duke's to be seen, later transported to Miami County Jail. The child was released in the care of the mother. Jacob Sutton, 26 of Peru was arrested on charges of Neglect of Dependent and Possession of Marijuana.

10:59 p.m. Citizen dispute in the 300 block of E. 5th St. No additional information was provided on this call.

11:10 p.m. An officer conducted a patrol of Maconaquah Park.

11:29 p.m. A report of threats in the 60 block of N. Fremont St. Received report of an unknown individual at a residence making threats towards the resident occupants. Upon arrival, the individuals involved were separated.

11:32 p.m. A report of a possible impaired driver in the area of S. Lincoln St. / E. Main St. No stoppable violations were observed. Checked ok.

11:54 p.m. Citizen dispute in the 300 block of E. 5th St. No additional information was provided on this call.

Sunday, May 19, 2019

1:26 a.m. Traffic stop in the area of S. Holman St. / W. Canal St. Verbal warning issued.

1:46 a.m. Traffic stop in the area of N. Lafayette St. / W. 5th St. Citation and warnings issued.

1:59 a.m. Traffic stop in the area of Tippecanoe St. / E. 8th St. Written warnings issued.

2:18 a.m. Traffic stop in the area of W. Main St. / S. Forrest St. Written warning issued.

2:27 a.m. Traffic stop in the area of S. Lafayette St. / W. Main St. Written warning issued.

2:55 a.m. Traffic stop in the area of N. Fremont St. / W. 6th St. Verbal warning issued.

3:25 a.m. Traffic stop in the area of E. Lovers Lane Rd. / E. Wabash Rd., Peru.

7:12 a.m. An officer assisted a citizen with a locked vehicle in the 100 block of N. Lafayette St.

7:28 a.m. An officer assisted EMS with a medical call in the 600 block of Jefferson Ave.

7:34 a.m. Traffic hazard on Park Dr. in Maconaquah Park. A large branch tangled up in power lines. Peru Utilities was contacted.

8:11 a.m. A report of the theft of cats was taken in the 300 block of E. 5th St.

8:31 a.m. Traffic stop in the area of W. US Route 24 / N. Mexico Rd., Peru. Citation issued.

9:04 a.m. A request for a welfare check on a male walking in the 200 block of W. 12th St. Checked ok.

10:34 a.m. Traffic stop in the area of W. US Route 24 / N. Mexico Rd., Peru. Warning issued.

10:40 a.m. Traffic stop in the area of W. US Route 24 / N. Mexico Rd., Peru. Citation issued.

11:01 a.m. Traffic stop in the area of W. US Route 24 / N. Mexico Rd., Peru. Citation issued.

11:34 a.m. Traffic hazard in the area of Logan St. / N. Broadway St. A report of a possible reckless driver. Possible vehicle was observed. No issues.

12:13 p.m. A report of debris in the roadway in the 400 block of N. Broadway St. Officer was advised to disregard the call.

12:14 p.m. A report of a large tree branch blocking the roadway in the area of E. 250 S. / S. Strawtown Pike. Officer was assisted by a nearby homeowner to remove the debris.

12:32 p.m. Traffic stop in the area of E. US Route 24 / E. Lovers Lane Rd., Peru.

12:51 p.m. Traffic stop in the area of N. Chili Ave. / E. US Route 24, Peru.

1:11 p.m. Traffic stop in the area of W. Riverside Dr. / Armstrong Ave. Written warning issued.

1:42 p.m. An officer assisted a citizen with a locked vehicle in the 10 block of E. 8th St.

1:48 p.m. Traffic stop in the area of S. Broadway Ave. / W. Franklin St. Written warning issued.

2:38 p.m. 911 Hang-up in the 20 block of W. 10th St. Checked ok.

3:00 p.m. Welfare check in the 400 block of W. Main St. Complainant wanted to report a 17-year-old with an active warrant for his arrest. The complainant advised that CPS wanted to speak with him. No additional information was provided on this call.

3:07 p.m. An officer spoke with a male at his residence in the 300 block of E. 5th St. regarding his landlord locking him out of the house. The officer advised the male of his rights and another occupant of the home provided him with a key. Assistance was given.

5:09 p.m. Traffic stop in the area of Tippecanoe St. / E. 5th St. Citation issued.

5:19 p.m. Traffic stop in the area of S. Clay St. / E. Canal St. Citation issued.

5:35 p.m. Traffic stop in the area of E. State Road 124 / Wallace Ave. Citation issued.

5:45 p.m. Traffic hazard in the area of W. 100 N. / N. US Route 31, Peru. An officer assisted ISP with a tree in the roadway.

5:57 p.m. Building check in the 10 block of Sherwood Sq.

6:01 p.m. Traffic stop in the area of Huntington St. / E. Main St. Written warning issued.

6:24 p.m. A report of the theft of $31.00 from a female subject at Hickory Creek on Boulevard.

6:29 p.m. Traffic stop in the area of S. Benton St. / E. Canal St. Citation issued.

6:38 p.m. Traffic stop in the area of S. Wayne St. / E. Canal St. Citation issued.

6:40 p.m. Traffic stop in the area of S. Benton St. / E. Canal St. Citation issued.

6:58 p.m. Traffic stop in the area of S. Wayne St. / E. Canal St. Citation issued.

7:04 p.m. Traffic stop in the area of S. Wayne St. / E. 2nd St. Citation issued.

7:05 p.m. Traffic stop in the area of S. Wayne St. / E. 2nd St. Citation issued.

7:22 p.m. Traffic stop in the area of Logan St. / N. Fremont St. Written warning issued.

7:29 p.m. Traffic stop in the area of S. Wayne St. / E. Canal St. Citation issued.

8:18 p.m. A report of a possible intoxicated driver in the area of Fuller Ave. / Wallace Ave. No additional information was provided on this call.

8:20 p.m. Traffic stop in the area of N. Lafayette St. / W. 7th St. Written warning issued.

8:28 p.m. Domestic disturbance in the area of S. Broadway St. / W. 2nd St. Verbal argument between a married couple walking in the area. Checked ok. Assistance was given.

8:53 p.m. Traffic stop in the area of Wayne St. / E. 5th St. Warning issued.

9:11 p.m. A citizen came to the Peru Police Department to report suspicious activity from a neighboring residence.

9:31 p.m. Traffic stop in the area of N. Grant St. / W. 7th St. Verbal warning issued.

10:14 p.m. Occupied vehicle in the parking lot of the Roxy 5 Theater after hours. Checked ok.

10:47 p.m. Traffic stop in the area of Washington Ave. / N. Smith St. Citation issued.

11:15 p.m. An officer conducted a patrol of Maconaquah park.