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Articles About Yellow Springs Police

  • Trip to Walmart ends in tragedy

    From left, Yellow Springs residents John and Maria Booth and Liz Porter were among the participants in Black Lives Matter protests at the Beavercreek Walmart in December 2014, following the police shooting death of John Crawford III in August. (News Archive photo by Diane Chiddister)

    Second article in this series: A detailed look at the events around the Crawford shooting.

  • Villager arrested on multiple felonies


    Yellow Springs resident Talis Gage, 32, was arrested by local police on Friday, April 8, at 8 p.m. on six felony counts

  • Oh, deer. Guess what’s for dinner?


    On Jan. 8, at 2:30 a.m., a motorist struck and killed a deer on Xenia Avenue. The officer who responded attended not only to the frazzled driver but also to the unfortunate deer, which was dead upon impact. The officer moved it from the shoulder to the berm, but what to do with the carcass?

  • Some note change in policing style


    Late one evening last month, a local couple was celebrating their anniversary with friends at the Gulch.

  • Mayor’s Court being used less


    over the past five years, the use of the local Mayor’s Court has declined to less than half the cases it was handling five years ago.

  • Village names interim police chief


    Retired Montgomery County Sheriff’s officer Dave Hale was hired as interim police chief this week.

  • Returned Schenck guns were legal

    After this summer’s shootout, many villagers asked, why were Paul E. Schenck’s guns returned? Why was a man with several known risk factors allowed to have an arsenal in his home?

  • Camp counselor could be charged for false statement


    Charges could be pending against the camp counselor who made a false report about an armed man in the Glen last week.

  • Xenia police arrest suspected Yellow Springs burglar

    On Tuesday night, May 7, Yellow Springs police and the Greene County ACE Task Force raided the home of a suspect they believe is responsible for the series of residential burglaries.

  • Yellow Springs police announce rash of burglaries


    The Yellow Springs Police Department urged villagers to lock their windows and doors after a series of local burglaries that have taken place within the past week and a half.