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Wednesday, February 5, 2020

12:41 a.m. Traffic stop in the 200 block of S. Broadway Ave. Written warning issued.

12:51 a.m. Traffic stop in the area of W. Eel River Rd./N. US Route 31. Warning issued.

1:11 a.m. Traffic stop in the area of W. 100 N./N. US Route 31. Warning issued.

1:21 a.m. Traffic stop in the area of S. Broadway St./E. Canal St. Lavar Jones, 40, of Peru, was arrested on a charge of Possession of Methamphetamine at least 10 grams.

1:26 a.m. K9 Deployment in the area of S. Broadway St./E. Canal St. Free air sniff.

2:32 a.m. Traffic stop in the area of W. US Route 24/N. Mexico Rd. Citations issued.

2:32 a.m. K9 Deployment in the area of W. US Route 24/N. Mexico Rd. Free air sniff.

4:15 a.m. K9 Deployment in the area of E. 250 S./S. Strawtown Pike. Free air sniff.

5:42 a.m. Report of a possible impaired driver in the area of Cory Ave./Bobtail Pike. Unable to locate.

7:11 a.m. An officer assisted the Miami County Sheriff’s Department with a missing person call in the area of S. State Road 19/E. 500 S.

8:17 a.m. Traffic stop in the area of Wabash St./E. 8th St. Written warning issued.

8:37 a.m. Traffic stop in the area of N. Brownell St./W. Main St. Written warning issued.

8:50 a.m. Report of a parking problem in the 400 block of W. 5th St. Written warning issued.

9:07 a.m. Traffic stop in the area of N. Grant St./Boulevard. Written warning issued.

10:09 a.m. An officer at the Peru Police Department took a report of fraudulent charges made on a bank card.

10:16 a.m. Traffic stop in the area of W. US Route 24/N. US Route 31. Written warning issued.

10:55 a.m. An officer assisted with a medical call in the 700 block of Apache Dr. The subject was transported to Dukes Memorial Hospital for treatment.

11:28 a.m. Warrant service in the 400 block of W. 7th St. Emily Mongosa-Gardner, of Peru, was arrested on a Miami County Warrant for Failure to Appear.

11:34 a.m. An escort was provided in the area of N. Jefferson St./W. 6th St.

11:40 a.m. Report of a 911 hang-up in the 200 block of Blackhawk Ct. Confirmed accidental dial. Checked ok.

12:40 p.m. Warrant service in the 40 block of Cory Ave. Unable to locate.

1:27 p.m. Traffic stop in the area of Florence Ave./W. Riverside Dr. Written warning issued.

2:40 p.m. Report of a traffic accident with injuries in the area of S. Wabash St./E. Main St. No further information provided.

3:45 p.m. An officer assisted a citizen with a locked vehicle at CVS on S. Broadway St.

3:47 p.m. Report of a possible impaired driver in the area of S. Business 31/W. Main St. An officer located the vehicle and followed until the registered owner’s residence. No erratic driving behavior was observed.

4:24 p.m. An officer attempted follow-up to an earlier call in the 200 block of W. 3rd St. The officer was unable to contact the subject.

4:31 p.m. An officer discovered an obstruction in the roadway in the area of N. 175 E./E. US Route 24. The debris was removed from the road.

5:10 p.m. Report of a disabled vehicle in the turn lane at the intersection of W. US Route 24/N. Mexico Rd. Due to hazardous weather conditions the vehicle was towed from the scene by Holland’s Towing. Written warning issued.

5:11 p.m. An officer took a report of theft from a vehicle at Miller’s Merry Manor on Blair Pike. Assistance given.

5:29 p.m. Officers assisted in locating a subject in the 200 block of W. 5th St. The subject was located and transported to Marion County.

6:30 p.m. Report of a slide-off in the area of S. Broadway Ave./Park Dr.

6:33 p.m. An officer assisted citizen with a locked vehicle in the 200 block of W. Main St.

7:21 p.m. Report of a juvenile problem in the 200 block of W. 8th St. No further information provided.

11:09 p.m. Report of a gunshot in the 200 block of E. 6th St. No further information provided.