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Police Section :: Page 2

  • BCI’s fact finding in misconduct charges is finished

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    The fact-finding investigation by the Bureau of Criminal Investigation, or BCI, into alleged misconduct by a longtime Yellow Springs police officer has ended and the results turned over to a prosecutor.

  • Village puts Nipper on leave during investigation

    Officer John K. Whittemore was terminated from the Yellow Springs Police Department on July 5 following several incidents in which he was accused of using excessive force.

    Longtime Yellow Springs Police Officer Dennis Nipper was placed on administrative leave on Dec. 22 pending the completion of an investigation.

  • Police alert villagers to scam calls

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    Villagers should ignore scam calls reportedly from the IRS.

  • House at Riding Center destroyed by gas explosion

    Looking east at the exploded house from the bike path.

    An uninhabited house on the property of the Riding Center exploded from a propane leak on the property this morning.

  • Man files false report of knifing

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    After two days of investigation, the Yellow Springs Police Department determined that the Sept. 28 report of a knifing was unfounded.

  • Man stabbed at Gaunt Park early Monday morning

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    A Yellow Springs resident was stabbed several times while walking in Gaunt Park in the early morning hours Monday, Sept. 28.

  • Deceased man identified

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    Yellow Springs police confirmed that the body of a local man was found dead this morning in a car parked on Winter Street. The death appeared to be from natural causes.

  • Local officer cleared of charges

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    During last week’s trial in the Greene County Court of Common Pleas, a Springfield prosecutor asked a jury to find Yellow Springs Police Sergeant Naomi Penrod guilty of two criminal charges — assault and interfering with civil rights — following a November 5 incident in which Penrod forcibly took a camera away from a villager attempting to videotape an encounter with police.

  • Council’s take on policing

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    Village Council members voiced some common themes at a work session Monday, July 20, as they took their turn to voice opinions about policing in Yellow Springs.

  • Penrod found not guilty

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    Yellow Springs Police Sergeant Naomi Penrod was found not guilty of assault, interfering with civil rights and disorderly conduct after a three-day trial at the Greene county Court of Common Pleas.

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