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Wednesday, March 11, 2020

12:07 a.m. Agency assistance in the 2000 block of Shaw St., Peru.

2:29 a.m. Report of an intoxicated person in the 7800 block of S. Strawtown Pike, Bunker Hill. No further information provided.

4:20 a.m. A deputy assisted Dukes EMS with a medical call in the 6200 block of S. Strawtown Pike, Peru.

6:50 a.m. Report of a vehicle stolen by a roommate in the 4600 block of E. 1200 N., Roann. The vehicle and the roommate were located in the area of State Road 114 and State Road 15 by Wabash County Deputies. Cameron J. Harshaw, 28, 4674 E. 1150 N. Roann, was arrested on a charge of Auto Theft and transported to the Miami County Jail. The vehicle was returned to the owner.

7:51 a.m. Traffic stop in the area of E. State Road 18/S. 400 E., Kokomo. Verbal warning issued.

8:08 a.m. Report of a disabled vehicle in the roadway in the area of E. 250 S./S. Strawtown Pike, Peru. The vehicle was gone prior to the arrival of law enforcement.

8:21 a.m. A deputy spoke with an individual at the North Miami School Corporation who reported that they had hit a deer on their way to work. A state crash report was completed.

11:47 a.m. Report of a welfare check in the 39000 block of Edwards Ct., Peru. The Indiana State Police Department handled this call.

12:41 p.m. Offender address verification in Converse.

1:19 p.m. Report of loose cows in the area of E. 800 N./N. Meridian Rd., Denver. The animals were returned to their enclosure prior to the arrival of law enforcement.

2:00 p.m. Report of a welfare check in the 4100 block of W. 1400 N., Macy. Checked ok.

2:46 p.m. A deputy assisted the Peru Police Department with a call in the 200 block of S. Broadway Ave., Peru.

2:50 p.m. Agency assistance in the 600 block of W. Egypt Hill Dr., Peru. No further information provided.

4:05 p.m. Citizen assistance at the Miami County Sheriff’s Department.

4:46 p.m. Traffic stop in the area of W. Broadway St./S. US Route 31, Bunker Hill.

4:54 p.m. Traffic stop in the area of W. Main St./N. Mexico Rd., Mexico. Warning issued.

4:58 p.m. Traffic stop in the area of W. Airport Rd./S. Business 31, Peru.

5:05 p.m. Traffic stop in the area of Water St./E. Main St., Peru. Citation issued.

5:08 p.m. A deputy at the Miami County Sheriff’s Department provided a courtesy transport for an individual.

5:42 p.m. A deputy was dispatched to the area of W. 1000 N./N. Old Route 31, Macy, in reference to checking on animals. Another agency is handling this incident.

5:49 p.m. Protective order service at the Miami County Sheriff’s Department.

5:52 p.m. Report of an alarm in the 8800 block of E. 1200 S., Converse. Cleared false alarm.

5:58 p.m. Traffic stop in the 2500 block of S. Business 31, Peru. Warning issued.

6:07 p.m. Traffic stop in the area of S. Moys Ln./S. Business 31, Peru. Warning issued.

6:13 p.m. Traffic stop in the area of S. Business 31/S. 200 W., Peru. Warning issued.

6:22 p.m. Traffic stop in the area of S. Business 31/S. 200 W., Peru. Citation issued.

6:22 p.m. A deputy assisted a citizen with a locked vehicle at Krogers on W. Main St., Peru.

6:32 p.m. Traffic stop in the area of S. Business 31/S. Willow Creek Dr., Peru. Citation issued.

6:44 p.m. Traffic stop in the 1800 block of S. Business 31, Peru. Warning issued.

6:40 p.m. A deputy assisted with a civil issue in the 3500 block of W. Clover Ln., Kokomo.

6:58 p.m. Traffic stop in the area of S. Business 31/S. 200 W., Peru. Warning issued.

7:20 p.m. Traffic stop in the area of W. Ellis Rd./S. Business 31, Peru. Citation issued.

7:41 p.m. Traffic stop in the area of S. Business 31/S. Willow Creek Dr., Peru. Warning issued.

7:43 p.m. Traffic stop in the area of W. Eel River Rd./N. US Route 31, Peru. Verbal warning issued.

7:49 p.m. Traffic stop in the area of S. Business 31/S. Willow Creek Dr., Peru. Citation issued.

8:22 p.m. A deputy spoke with an individual in the 3200 block of Schilling St., Peru, in reference to a possible protective order violation. For the record only at this time.

8:35 p.m. Report of a disorderly neighbor in the 1700 block of S. Lincoln St., Peru. No further information provided.

8:51 p.m. Report of a suspicious package or item at the Mount Hope Cemetery on N. Grant St., Peru. No further information provided.

9:00 p.m. Traffic stop in the area of Castle Ct./Shaw St., Peru. Verbal warning issued.

9:05 p.m. Citizen assistance at the Miami County Sheriff’s Department.

9:13 p.m. Traffic stop in the area of W. US Route 24/N. US Route 31, Peru.

9:18 p.m. Traffic stop in the area of S. Business 31/S. 200 W., Peru. Warning issued.

9:31 p.m. Report of a domestic disturbance in the 1100 block of E. State Road 124, Peru. Unable to locate.

10:01 p.m. Agency assistance in the 800 block of Orchid Pl., Peru. No further information provided.

10:04 p.m. Report of a welfare check in the 1200 block of Chanute Ave., Peru. Assistance given.

10:50 p.m. Report of harassment in the 41000 block of Gunter Ct., Peru. No further information provided.

10:56 p.m. Report of a citizen dispute in the 40000 block of Fairchild Ct., Peru. No further information provided.

Thursday, March 12, 2020

2:54 a.m. Report of harassment in the 3400 block of S. State Road 19, Peru. The deputy advised the subject to block messages on Facebook from the unwanted sender.

6:32 a.m. Offender address verification in Peru.

6:43 a.m. Offender address verification in Peru.

7:07 a.m. Report of a man located inside a vehicle parked in a garage in the 2300 block of W. 4th St., Mexico. The suspect was identified and later found hiding under a mattress inside a residence on E. 6th St., Peru, by deputies of the Miami County Sheriff’s Department and officers of the Peru Police Department. Tyler Backus, 22, 363 E. 6th St., Peru, was arrested on charges of Criminal Mischief, Criminal Trespass, and on three Miami County Warrants.

7:45 a.m. Traffic stop in the area of N. Eel River Rd./N. Mexico Rd., Peru. Warning issued.

8:33 a.m. Traffic stop in the area of W. 800 N./N. 100 W., Denver. Warning issued.

9:52 a.m. Report of a disabled vehicle in the area of S. US Route 31/W. State Road 218, Peru. The subjects called a tow truck prior to the arrival of law enforcement.

11:25 a.m. Report of a traffic accident with damage in the area of W. Airport Rd./S. Business 31, Peru. A female subject driving a Subaru Forester southbound on US 31 struck an unknown object sitting in the roadway, causing damage to the vehicle. The vehicle was towed due to disabling damage.

11:28 a.m. Report of an unconscious person in the 3500 block of W. 250 S., Peru. This is an ongoing investigation.

11:40 a.m. A deputy spoke by telephone with an individual in the 3500 W. Clover Ln., Kokomo, who had questions regarding the removal of vehicles from private property.

12:56 p.m. A funeral escort was provided for McClain Funeral Home.

1:14 p.m. Traffic stop in the area of W. State Road 16/N. US Route 31, Denver. Warning issued.

1:15 p.m. Traffic stop in the area of W. 600 N./N. US Route 31, Peru. Warning issued.

1:40 p.m. Traffic stop in the area of N. US Route 31/W. 800 N., Denver. Warning issued.

2:11 p.m. Report of damage to a church window in the 6600 block of N. State Road 19, Denver. A case report was completed.

2:26 p.m. Traffic stop in the area of S. Elm St./W. 800 S., Bunker Hill. Warning issued.

2:37 p.m. Traffic stop in the area of E. 800 S./S. Meridian Rd., Bunker Hill.

2:42 p.m. Traffic stop in the area of E. 800 S./S. Meridian Rd., Bunker Hill. Warning issued.

2:54 p.m. Traffic stop in the area of E. 800 S./S. Meridian Rd., Bunker Hill. Citation issued.

3:11 p.m. Traffic stop in the area of S. US Route 31/W. 800 S., Bunker Hill. Warning issued.

3:26 p.m. Warrant service in the 200 block of E. Academy St., Amboy.

4:18 p.m. Report of a welfare check in the 300 block of E. Washington Ave., Bunker Hill. The Indiana State Police Department handled this call.

4:47 p.m. Report of loose cattle in a field in the 1200 block of W. 750 N., Denver. No further information provided.

5:17 p.m. A deputy assisted Community Corrections with warrant service in the 2000 block of Shaw St., Peru. Joseph Cass, 43, 2021 Shaw St., Peru, was taken into custody on a Howard County Warrant.

5:29 p.m. A deputy assisted a motorist with a disabled vehicle in the area of S. Business 31/S. US Route 31, Peru.

5:55 p.m. Offender address verification in Peru.

6:53 p.m. Traffic stop in the area of W. 900 N./N. US Route 31, Macy. Citation issued.

7:04 p.m. Traffic stop in the area of E. US Route 24/E. Lovers Lane Rd., Peru.

7:04 p.m. Protective order service in the 1500 block of W. 600 S., Peru.

7:13 p.m. Traffic stop in the area of W. 1050 S./S. US Route 31, Bunker Hill. Warning issued.

7:19 p.m. Protective order service in the 2800 block of W. 560 S., Peru.

7:27 p.m. Traffic stop in the 300 block of N. 150 W., Peru.

7:42 p.m. Traffic stop in the area of W. 200 N./N. US Route 31, Peru. Warning issued.

8:22 p.m. Warrant service in the 2800 block of S. Hilltop Dr., Peru. James Levier, of Peru, was arrested on two warrants as well as Possession of a
Controlled Substance. This is an ongoing investigation.

9:22 p.m. A deputy at the Miami County Sheriff’s Department spoke with an individual who reported their daughter had run away. This is an ongoing investigation.
9:41 p.m. Report of a possible gunshot in the 1300 block of Donaldson Ave., Peru. Unable to locate

9:47 p.m. A deputy spoke by telephone with an individual in the 6000 block of S. Pipe Creek Mill Rd., Peru, in reference to a possible theft. It was determined that no theft had occurred at this time.

9:56 p.m. Report of a juvenile problem in the 2200 block of W. 1050 S., Bunker Hill. Checked ok.

10:47 p.m. Report of an alarm in the 4800 block of W. 100 N., Peru. Central dispatch advised the deputy to disregard. False alarm.

11:23 p.m. Report of disorderly conduct in the 40000 block of Fairchild Ct., Peru. No further information provided.

11:37 p.m. Report of a welfare check in the 39000 block of Edwards Ct., Peru. No further information provided.