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Friday, July 6, 2018

12:33 p.m. Traffic stop in the Broadway Plaza. Written warning issued.

12:34 a.m. Traffic stop in the area of Fuller Ave. / Wallace Ave. Verbal warning issued.

12:43 p.m. An officer checked on a suspicious vehicle parked in a dark area of a parking lot between Dollar General and Gallahan’s gas station. The vehicle checked ok.

12:49 a.m. An officer conducted a patrol of Maconaquah Park.

12:50 a.m. Traffic stop in the area of Division St. / W. 10th St. Written warning issued.

1:03 a.m. A report of a suspicious person in the alley in the 400 block of E. Main St. The subjects were gone upon the arrival of law enforcement.

1:25 a.m. Traffic stop in the area of S. Broadway St. / E. Canal St. Written warning issued.

1:30 a.m. A report of two runaway juveniles was taken at the Peru Police Department. Both juveniles were found safe and returned to their respective homes.

2:15 a.m. An officer conducted a welfare check on a person in the 300 block of W. 12th St. Assistance was given.

2:48 a.m. Traffic stop in the area of W. 3rd St. / S. Broadway St. Written warning issued.

3:14 a.m. Traffic stop in the area of Wayne St. / E. Main St. Written warning issued.

3:18 a.m. Citizen assistance at the McClure’s Station on E. Main St. An officer was flagged down by a woman wishing to report an incident that took place in the county. A Miami County Deputy was dispatched to talk with the woman.

3:42 a.m. Traffic stop in the area of W. Main St. / S. Broadway St. Verbal warning issued.

5:52 a.m. Traffic stop in the 900 block of N. Broadway St. Verbal warning issued.

6:10 a.m. Traffic stop in the area of W. US Route 24 / N. Mexico Rd. Citation issued.

6:13 a.m. Traffic stop in the area of E. Main St. / Wayne St. Written warning issued.

6:27 a.m. Traffic stop in the area of W. US Route 24 / N. Mexico Rd. Citation issued.

6:40 a.m. Officers assisted EMS with a medical call in the 300 block of W. 2nd St.

7:43 a.m. Citizen assistance at Sherwood Court on W. Main St. A woman reported she saw a subject hiding in the woods with a firearm. This is a continuing investigation.

8:18 a.m. 911 Hang-up in the area of W. US Route 24 / N. Mexico Rd. Hog truck driving in an erratic manner westbound on US Route 24. Due to Officer’s distance from the location, Cass County was contacted and advised of the truck.

8:31 a.m. Traffic stop in the area of W. Main St. / N. Miami St. No additional information was provided on this call.

8:50 a.m. A report of a domestic disturbance in the 200 block of W. 6th St. Assistance was given.

10:49 a.m. A report of harassing text messages was taken from a citizen at the Peru Police Department.

10:50 a.m. Traffic stop in the area of N. Union St. / W. 6th St.

10:57 a.m. A report of a juvenile problem in the area of W. 10th St. / Division St. A toddler snuck out the front door only a few feet away from his residence. The child was returned to the guardian without incident.

11:08 a.m. An officer assisted a citizen with a locked vehicle in the 1600 block of W. Logansport Rd.

11:11 a.m. Traffic stop in the area of S. Jefferson St. / W. Main St.

12:31 p.m. A report of an animal problem in the 400 block of E. 5th St. No additional information was provided on this call.

12:52 p.m. Citizen assistance at Animal Control. A small dog with an injured leg was returned to the owner at animal control.

1:02 p.m. Agency assistance at Dukes Memorial Hospital. A man left the hospital on his own accord. Officers were unable to locate the man.

1:10 p.m. A report of items of clothing that were left behind at a business in the 50 block of Washington Ave. The owner was advised he could do as he wished with the items.

1:14 p.m. An officer assisted a citizen with a locked vehicle at Miller’s Merry Manor east parking lot.

1:33 p.m. An officer conducted a follow up to a prior call in the 200 block of W. Canal St.

2:05 p.m. A found bicycle was brought to the Peru Police Department. The bike was not reported stolen. It was placed in the garage for safe keeping.

2:34 p.m. A report of threats at Walgreen Drug Store on N. Broadway St. A welfare check was conducted by an officer.

3:47 p.m. A report of criminal mischief to a vehicle in the 300 block of E. Main St.

4:33 p.m. A report of a domestic disturbance in the 200 block of Van Buren Ave. Assistance was given.

7:15 p.m. Traffic stop in the area of E. State Road 124 / Wallace Ave. Citation issued.

7:54 p.m. Traffic stop in the area of N. Benton St. / E. Main St. Citation issued.

7:59 p.m. 911 Hang-up in the 500 block of E. 3rd St. Everything checked ok.

8:20 p.m. Property damage accident in the 900 block of W. Main St. Agency assistance. No additional information was provided on this call.

8:38 p.m. Traffic stop in the 200 block of S. Broadway Ave. Jason Huddleston, 40 of Peru was arrested on a Howard County Warrant. The driver was also issued a citation for operating a motor vehicle with a false plate and failing to register. A female passenger was arrested for possession of Marijuana and Methamphetamine but that arrest does not appear on the Miami County Sheriff’s Department report.

9:36 p.m. Traffic stop in the 200 block of W. Riverside Dr. Verbal warning issued.

10:16 p.m. Traffic stop in the area of S. Water St., E. 2nd St. Verbal warning issued.

10:22 p.m. Citizen assistance in the area of S. Tippecanoe St. / E. 3rd St. Man located walking in the middle of the street intoxicated. The man was advised to use the sidewalk.

10:34 p.m. A report of a suspicious person/circumstance in the area of Wabash St. / E. 6th St. A man was reported as being disorderly, walking and carrying a sword. Assistance was given.

11:20 p.m. Traffic stop in the area of S. Broadway St. / E. Canal St.

11:20 p.m. Traffic stop in the area of S. Broadway Ave. / Strawtown Pike. Warning issued.

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

11:30 p.m. An officer stopped to talk with two disorderly males in the 70 block of E. Canal St. The issue was addressed.

11:39 p.m. Traffic stop in the area of S. Holman St. / W. 3rd St. Verbal warning given.

11:41 p.m. Traffic stop in the area of W. 5th St. / N. Miami St. Verbal warning issued.

11:44 p.m. Traffic stop in the area of Godfroy St. / E. Main St. Warning issued.

Saturday, July 7, 2018

12:19 a.m. Traffic stop in the 300 block of E. Main St. Verbal warning issued.

12:22 a.m. An officer conducted a patrol of Maconaquah park.

12:41 a.m. Traffic stop in the area of S. Clay St. / E. 2nd St.

12:49 a.m. Traffic stop in the area of S. Walnut St. / W. Main St. Warning issued.

12:59 a.m. Traffic stop in the area of Ewing St. / Clay St. The male passenger and female were both cited and released for possession of paraphernalia.

1:02 a.m. K9-deployment in the area of Ewing St. / Clay St. Free air sniff.

1:05 a.m. 911 Hang-up in the 200 block of W. 6th St. Confirmed accidental dial.

1:36 a.m. A report of a traffic hazard in the 600 block of W. 5th St. Possible water main break. Peru Utilities were notified.

1:45 a.m. Officers assisted EMS with a medical call in the 200 block of W. 7th St.

1:46 a.m. K9 deployment in the area of E. 800 S. / S. Strawtown Pike, Bunker Hill. Free air sniff.

1:50 a.m. A report of a possible impaired driver in the 1700 block of W. Logansport Rd. No additional information was provided on this call.

1:54 a.m. A report of a domestic disturbance in the 300 block of W. Main St. Checked ok.

2:11 a.m. Traffic stop in the area of S. Benton St. / E. 3rd St.

2:13 a.m. 911 Hang-up in the area of S. 100 E. / Apache Dr. No additional information was provided on this call.

3:12 a.m. A report of subjects stealing alcohol from Kroger on W. Main St. No additional information was provided on this call.

3:12 a.m. Traffic stop in the area of N. Grant St. / W. 7th St. Written warning issued.

3:13 a.m. A report of a suspicious subject at Pizza Hut on W. Main St. No additional information was provided on this call.

3:56 a.m. Traffic stop in the area of S. Lincoln St. / E. 3rd St.

10:32 a.m. Citizen assistance at the Peru Police Department. Assistance was given.

10:43 a.m. An officer assisted a citizen with a locked vehicle at Aldi’s on W. Main St.

11:51 a.m. A report of threats was taken at the Peru Police Department. Officer was advised to disregard by dispatch.

11:54 a.m. A report of trash on the stairwell near an apartment in the 800 block of Bobtail Ct. The resident was contacted at work and will take care of the situation after work.

1:22 p.m. Funeral escort in the 100 block of W. 3rd St.

2:04 p.m. Warrant Service in the 300 block of S. Broadway Ave. Roger Mallicoat, 54 of Peru was arrested on a Miami County Warrant for Failure to appear.

3:16 p.m. An officer assisted a citizen with a locked vehicle at Kroger on W. Main St.

3:49 p.m. Traffic stop in the 100 block of N. Broadway. Verbal warning issued.

4:38 p.m. Parking problem at Kroger on West Main St. The vehicle was gone upon arrival.

4:46 p.m. A syringe was located behind a residence in the 200 block of Euclid Ave. The item was placed in a sharps container.

5:01 p.m. A report of two male subjects urinating on a building and then attempting to steal a bike in the 100 block of N. Broadway St. Both subjects were juvenile and were released to a parent.

6:11 p.m. Traffic stop at Broadway Plaza. Verbal warning issued.

7:24 p.m. An officer conducted a welfare check on a person in the 400 block of W. 3rd St. Checked ok.

7:33 p.m. An officer assisted EMS with a medical call in the 300 block of Chili Ave.

8:00 p.m. Traffic stop in the area of Smith St. / E. Main St. Citation issued. Jonathon Books, 34 of Macy was arrested on a Miami County Warrant.

8:45 p.m. Traffic stop in the area of N. Chili Ave. / Washington Ave. Written warning and citation issued.

8:51 p.m. Agency assistance in the 500 block of N. Broadway St. An officer attempted to locate a woman for Wabash County.

9:04 p.m. 911 Hang-up in the area of Water St. / Adams St. Upon arrival, subjects were in a verbal argument. Subjects would not cooperate. Nothing physical was noted and they were advised to keep the noise level down.

9:21 p.m. An officer conducted a welfare check in the area of Court St. / E. Main St. Male subject was intoxicated, passed out in the area. He was able to call for a ride home.

9:48 p.m. A report of a suspicious person/circumstance in the area of S. Tippecanoe St. / E. Main St. Officers were unable to locate.

9:56 p.m. Traffic stop in the area of Huntington St. / E. Main St. Verbal warning issued.

10:10 p.m. Traffic stop in the area of S. Broadway St. / E. Canal St. Warnings issued.

10:14 p.m. Traffic stop in the area of Wabash St. / E. 8th St. Verbal warning.

10:25 p.m. Traffic stop in the area of S. Wayne St. / E. 2nd St. Warning issued.

10:29 p.m. K9 deployment in the area of S. Wayne St. / E. 2nd St.

10:48 p.m. Traffic stop in the area of E. 250 S. / S. 100 E. Written warning issued.

10:59 p.m. Traffic stop in the area of S. Broadway Ave. / Graham Ave.

11:00 p.m. Traffic stop in the 60 E. Franklin Ct. Warning issued.

11:03 p.m. A report of fireworks in the 1000 block of N. Lincoln St., Peru. PPD Officers took the call for MCSD. Subject were finished prior to officer arrival.

11:16 p.m. Traffic stop in the area of N. Cass St. / W. Main St.

11:20 p.m. Traffic stop in the area of W. 3rd St. / S. Broadway St. Verbal warning issued.

11:29 p.m. Traffic stop in the area of Water St. / E. Washington Ave.

11:30 p.m. Traffic stop in the area of N. Benton St. / E. Main St. Verbal warning issued.

11:40 p.m. Traffic stop in the area of S. Broadway Ave. / Wallace Ave. Written warning issued.

11:44 p.m. A report of an intoxicated woman in the 100 block of S. Broadway St. Officers checked the area but could not locate.

11:49 p.m. Traffic stop in the area of S. Clay St. / E. Canal St. Verbal warning issued.

Sunday, July 8, 2018

12:20 a.m. Traffic stop in the area of Brown St. / W. 12th St. Written warning issued.

12:24 a.m. An officer conducted a patrol of Maconaquah Park. Two subjects were located and advised the park was closed. They left the area.

12:30 a.m. An officer assisted a citizen with a locked vehicle in the 600 block of Rushburn Green Dr.

12:43 a.m. Traffic stop in the area of S. Strawtown Pike / Park Dr. Charity Good, 34 of Wabash was arrest on a charge of Operating While Intoxicated.

12:45 a.m. Traffic stop in the 200 block of S. Broadway Ave.

12:59 p.m. A report of a burglary in the 200 block of Duke St.

1:24 a.m. A report of a juvenile problem in the 200 block of S. Broadway Ave. Subjects were loitering and being loud. They were advised to leave and go home.

1:49 a.m. Traffic stop in the area of E. Lover’s Lane Rd. / E. Wabash Rd.

2:04 a.m. Traffic stop in the area of N. Broadway St. / Daniel St.

2:25 a.m. Traffic stop in the area of Logan St. / N. Broadway St. John Miller, 50 of Peru was arrested on a charge if operating while intoxicated.

2:39 a.m. Traffic stop in the area of N. Broadway St. / W. 7th St. Verbal warning issued.

2:56 a.m. A report of a domestic disturbance in the 100 block of S. Fremont St. Paul Cattorn, 28 of Logansport was arrested on a charge of strangulation.

3:46 a.m. Traffic stop in the area of S. Broadway Ave. / W. Franklin St. Written warning issued.

11:58 a.m. An officer assisted EMS with a medical call in the 200 block of E. 3rd St.

12:01 p.m. An officer assisted a citizen with a locked vehicle in the 900 block of S. Broadway Ave.

12:13 p.m. A report of criminal mischief to a storage barn in the 200 block of Carbon Ave.

12:52 p.m. A report of a suspicious person/circumstance in the 300 block of E. Main St. Two juveniles located trespassing. Subjects were released to their parents.

1:26 p.m. An officer assisted EMS with a medical call in the 100 block of W. 7th St.

2:12 p.m. A report of a suspicious vehicle parked at Papa John’s at Sherwood Sq. The subject checked ok and sent on his way.

3:24 p.m. Parking problem in the 50 block of S. Broadway. Officer was unable to contact the owner. The business advised they would call tomorrow if needing it towed.

4:24 p.m. Traffic stop in the area of Adams Ave. / N. Broadway St. Warning issued.

4:29 p.m. A report of auto theft in the 800 block of W. Main St. Unauthorized control of the vehicle. A report was taken.

4:45 p.m. 911 Hang-up in the 200 block of E. Spring St. No answer at door. It does not appear that the residence is inhabited.

5:04 p.m. An officer assisted a citizen at Dukes Memorial Hospital with a locked vehicle.

5:07 p.m. Traffic stop in the area of S. Huntington St. / E. 3rd St. Citation issued.

5:09 p.m. A report of an unrestrained juvenile in a vehicle at McDonald’s on W. Main St. Officers were unable to locate.

5:21 p.m. An officer responded to the Gallahan Truckstop in reference to a civil matter regarding child custody. Assistance was given.

5:35 p.m. Citizen assistance in the 300 block of W. 2nd St. Caller was angry about people next door parking in front of his home. He was advised that it was public parking and police can’t stop people from parking on a street.

5:45 p.m. A report of a traffic hazard in the area of W. 850 S. / S. US Route 31, Bunker Hill. No additional information was provided on this call.

5:52 p.m. An officer assisted a citizen with a locked vehicle at Miller’s Merry Manor on Blaire Pike Road.

5:53 p.m. A report of a physical altercation between two females with several other parties intervening in the 200 block of W. 7th St. The altercation stemmed from one party attempting to sell a stroller that was allegedly being borrowed by the other party. This case is under investigation with charges pending.

6:00 p.m. A debit card was located at the ATM in the 10 block of E. 8th St. The item did not have any contact information. It was placed in the lost and found at PPD.

6:46 p.m. Traffic stop in the area of S. Jefferson St. / W. Main St. Verbal warning issued.

6:47 p.m. K9 deployment in the area of S. Jefferson St. / W. Main St. Free air sniff.

6:53 p.m. A report of a suspicious male asking residents for things in the 200 block of Franklin Ct. An officer located the male. He stated he was staying with a friend at the apartments and had asked neighbors if they could give him a cigarette. The man checked ok.

7:04 p.m. Citizen assistance at the Catholic Cemetery in the area of W. 11th St. / N. Kelly Ave. A vehicle was locked inside the cemetery. No keyholders were reachable. The officer assisted by removing the gate latch hardware and escorting the subjects out of the cemetery. The gate was re-secured with no damage.

7:28 p.m. Citizen assistance at Dukes Memorial Hospital. Escort to a vehicle in parking lot. A subject was worried about the other half of a prior incident causing problems. Assistance was given.

8:18 p.m. 911 Hang-up in the 700 block of N. Broadway St. An officer checked the area, and everything appeared to be ok.

8:44 p.m. A report of syringes being located in the 200 block of W. 5th St. An officer placed the items in a sharps container.

9:14 p.m. Citizen assistance in the 300 block of E. Main St. An officer was requested to call a subject in reference to a civil standby. Upon calling, the officer was advised that the subject had already gone to the other address and returned without issue.

9:22 p.m. Traffic stop in the area of S. Wayne St. / E. 2nd St. Written warning issued.

9:34 p.m. Traffic stop in the area of E. 2nd St. / S. Benton St. Citation and a written warning issued.

9:41 p.m. An occupied vehicle was located in an abandoned business parking lot in the 600 block of E. Main St. The subject was waiting for a friend’s arrival.

9:49 p.m. Traffic stop in the area of E. State Road 124 / Wallace Ave. Written warning issued.

10:03 p.m. Traffic stop in the area of S. Tippecanoe St. / E. Canal St. Written warning issued.

10:10 p.m. Traffic stop in the area of S. Water St. / E. 3rd St. Verbal warning issued.

10:10 p.m. Traffic stop in the 800 block of W. Main St. Warning issued.

10:18 p.m. Traffic stop in the area of N. Grant St. / W. 9th St. Warning issued.

10:30 p.m. Traffic stop in the area of W. Main St. / S. Forest St. Warning issued.

10:33 p.m. K9 deployment in the area of W. Main St. / S. Forest St. Free air sniff.

10:43 p.m. Traffic stop in the area of S. Holman St. / W. 2nd St. Verbal warning issued.

11:11 p.m. A report of an assault in the 400 block of Washington Ave. A report was taken.