Friday, March 13, 2020
12:45 a.m. Report of a domestic disturbance in the 300 block of Blackhawk Ct. Unable to make contact.
1:55 a.m. Report of suspicious persons n the 200 block of Jefferson Ave. Checked ok.
9:00 a.m. Report of an unsafe driver in the area of S. Broadway Ave./S. Strawtown Pike. The officer located the driver who advised that they were trying to find an address and might have been looking at their phone. No signs of intoxication were noted.
10:54 p.m. An officer at the Peru Police Department spoke with an individual regarding lost property. Assistance given.
12:35 p.m. Traffic stop in the area of N. 150 W./W. US Route 24. Warning issued.
12:42 p.m. Report of a domestic disturbance in the 300 block of Cherokee Ct. This was a civil issue regarding property.
1:04 p.m. Report of a 911 hang-up in the 60 block of E. Riverside Dr. Checked ok.
1:08 p.m. An officer assisted with a civil issue in the 300 block of Cherokee Ct.
1:10 p.m. An officer took a report of theft at McClure’s on E. Main St. Case report completed.
1:37 p.m. An officer assisted a citizen with a locked vehicle in the 10 block of N. Benton St.
2:11 p.m. Report of theft in the 300 block of N. Smith St. No further information provided.
2:16 p.m. Report of a disorderly male at the Gallahan Truck Stop in W. 100 N. The subject left prior to the arrival of law enforcement.
3:20 p.m. Report of a welfare check in the 200 block of Blackhawk Ct. Checked ok.
6:16 p.m. Report of a low-hanging telephone line on S. Broadway St. near the BK South Hot Dog Stand. The officer arrived and observed the line hanging approximately 8 feet above the northbound land of Broadway St. The officer stood-by while Central Dispatch contacted AT&T. An AT&T maintenance vehicle response time was reported to be up to four hours. An EMA unit arrived at approximately 6:45 p.m. to continue stand-by service until the utility company could arrive.
9:05 p.m. Report of an unsafe driver at Krogers on W. Main St. Unable to locate.
Saturday, March 14, 2020
12:28 a.m. Report of a traffic accident with damage in the 60 block of S. Broadway St. The driver struck a parked car and left the scene.
1:00 a.m. Extra patrol at Maconaquah Park.
1:29 a.m. Traffic stop in the area of N. Broadway St./E. 6th St. Verbal warning issued.
1:40 a.m. Report of an alarm at Arby’s on W. Main St. Checked secure.
1:52 a.m. Report of a juvenile who had run away from Fort Wayne at JJ’s Pit Stop on N. Broadway St. The Department of Children’s Services was contacted.
2:01 a.m. Extra patrol at West City Park.
2:29 a.m. Traffic stop in the area of S. Broadway St./W. 2nd St. Citation issued.
4:42 a.m. Report of a suspicious person around a vehicle in the 100 block of E. 6th St. The area checked secure.
10:36 a.m. Report of a parking problem in the 100 block of E. 8th St. No violations were observed. A business was moving vehicles around on railroad property. The officer contacted the owner and advised them of the complaint.
10:51 a.m. Report of an unwanted guest at Dukes Memorial Hospital on W. 12th St. The subject complied with the officer’s request for them to leave the area.
11:56 a.m. Report of a burglary in the 100 block of E. 5th St. Checked ok. A resident had locked themselves out of the house.
1:26 p.m. Report of a traffic accident with damage at Main Street Market on E. Main St. A local crash report was completed.
1:36 p.m. Report of a counterfeit $20 bill at McDonald’s on W. Main St. The bill was placed in temporary storage and marked for destruction.
1:48 p.m. An officer assisted a citizen with a locked vehicle at Med-Depot on W. 2nd St.
2:03 p.m. An officer assisted with a civil issue in the 60 block of E. Canal St.
2:06 p.m. Report of a structure fire in the 300 block of W. 13th St. It was not a fire; it was a vent from a pellet stove coming out on the front porch of the residence.
2:18 p.m. Traffic stop in the area of W. 3rd St./S. Broadway St.
2:19 p.m. Citizen assistance at McDonald's on N. US Route 31. A civil dispute over apple pies and the complainants' satisfaction with the condition of their french fries. The complainant was given McDonalds Customer Service phone number and advised to make a complaint with them. For the record at this time.
2:59 p.m. Report of the theft of diesel fuel from Casey’s General Store on W. Main St. Report made of possible vehicle description.
3:13 p.m. An officer assisted with a civil issue in the 60 block of E. 6th St.
4:21 p.m. Report of a domestic disturbance in the 70 block of W. 8th St. An officer provided stand-by service while a party retrieved their belongings.
4:34 p.m. Report of counterfeit bills at the Dollar Tree on W. Main St. Unknown when or who exchanged them. The bills were taken for evidence.
5:42 p.m. An officer at the Peru Police Department assisted with a civil issue regarding property.
6:45 p.m. Report of a derby car driving through the area of S. Lincoln St./E. Canal St. Unable to locate.
7:37 p.m. Report of a domestic disturbance in the 200 block of W. 8th St. Assistance given.
9:44 p.m. An escort was provided in the 800 block of N. Broadway St.
10:32 p.m. Report of a traffic accident with damage at Bill’s Meat Market on W. Main St. No further information provided.
Sunday, March 15, 2020
7:21 a.m. An officer assisted another agency with a traffic stop in the area of W. 100 N./N. US Route 31.
7:32 a.m. An officer assisted the Westfield Police Department in attempting to locate a subject in the 100 block of E. Warren St., who had possibly been involved in an accident in their jurisdiction.
8:42 a.m. An officer assisted with a civil issue in the 100 block of E. 5th St.
9:44 a.m. Report of missing traffic cone from a tree lawn in the 200 block of W. 8th St. No further information provided.
9:59 a.m. Report of a juvenile problem in the 100 block of W. 7th St. Assistance given.
10:15 a.m. Report of a 911 hang-up in the 40 block of Crume Ave. Accidental dial. Checked ok.
10:33 a.m. An officer assisted a citizen with a locked vehicle at Casey’s General Store on N. Broadway St.
11:12 a.m. Report of a 911 hang-up in the 40 block of Crume Ave. Accidental dial. Checked ok.
11:55 a.m. Report of a possible breaking and entering in the 400 block of Madison Ave. Subjects entered an open/vacated structure to get out of the wind. The subjects were sent on their way. Checked ok.
12:08 p.m. Report of a citizen dispute in the 30 block of Jean Ave. No further information provided.
12:29 p.m. An officer at the Peru Police Department took the report of a lost cell phone. A report was made for the record.
1:00 p.m. Report of a traffic accident with damage at the Dollar General on Washington Ave. Shannon Williams, 43, of Peru, advised that she did not look while backing her 2009 Dodge Journey into the 2005 Dodge Durango driven by Garry Thibeault, 62, of Peru. No injuries were reported.
2:33 p.m. An officer at the Peru Police Department assisted a citizen in retrieving a lost item.
3:48 p.m. Report of a stolen license plate at Family Farm & Home on N. Broadway St. Case report completed.
5:26 p.m. Report of juveniles fighting in the area of Water St./E. 6th St. Juveniles located matching the description and everything checked ok.
5:33 p.m. Report of suspected drugs on the ground in the 200 block of S. Broadway Ave. Unable to locate.
6:23 p.m. Officers assisted the Peru Fire Department and Dukes EMS with a medical call in the 400 block of E. 3rd St.
6:38 p.m. An officer assisted a citizen with a locked vehicle at First Baptist Church on E. Main St.
6:39 p.m. Report of a traffic accident with damage at Krogers on W. Main St. Two vehicles on opposite sides of the parking lane were backing out of their parking spots at the same time when the 2012 Volkswagen Jetta driven by Michael Prior, 48, of Peru, and the 2010 Chevrolet Malibu driven by Christina Nunn, 35, of Peru, collided. Both vehicles received minor damage to the rear bumper.
7:33 p.m. An officer assisted a citizen with a locked vehicle in the 300 block of Boulevard.
8:59 p.m. Officers responded to Dukes Memorial Hospital to take the report of a subject who had been attacked by two unknown suspects in an alley. The subject had minor injuries as a result of the attack.