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Police Section :: Page 5

  • Greene County sheriff major relieved of job


    Greene County Sheriff Major Eric Spicer was relieved from his position with the department last week, according to Greene County Sheriff Gene Fischer this week.

  • Investigation finds fault with Greene County major

    Police, sheriff personnel and two SWAT units were part of a stand-off between Paul E. Schenck on July 30 of 2013, after responding to calls that an office had been shot at. (Photo by Matt Minde)

    The Montgomery County Sheriff’s office released the findings of a seven-month investigation of the shooting event that occurred in Yellow Springs in July.

  • Police pinpoint suspects in vehicle break-ins


    Yellow Springs Police said on Monday they are close to arresting three people suspected in a string of vehicle thefts and break-ins.

  • More Yellow Springs automobile break-ins


    Several cars were broken into over the weekend and a local car was stolen Sunday night, according to Police Sergeant Naomi Penrod.

  • Police story: crime and the village


    Earlier this month two vehicles were stolen, 10 more were broken into. Last year nine local residences were burglarized. But more commonly, however, the Yellow Springs Police Department deals with complaints of barking dogs, loud music and stolen bicycles.

  • SIDEBAR: Focus on mental health in the community


    This spring, the Human Relations Commission, or HRC, will launch a series of programs aimed at educating villagers on mental health issues and finding better ways to help those in the community who deal with these concerns.

  • Schenck incident prompts concerns— Crisis training for police supported


    In recent years, area police officers have noticed a change in their work, as their calls more frequently involve people with mental health issues.

  • Yellow Springs police look into stolen vehicles


    Two vehicles were stolen last week from residences in the northeast quandrant of the village, and about 10 more were entered or burglarized in the same general area.

  • YSPD warns village about recent vehicle break-ins


    YSPD Police Chief Anthony Pettiford alerted the News this morning that the village has experienced a rash of vehicle break-ins in recent days, amounting to 15 break-ins.

  • Larry Campbell retires— Almost five decades in service to YS


    After nearly 45 years of service to the village — first as a police officer, then as part of the public works department and finally as an emergency dispatcher — Larry Campbell has retired. His last day was Dec. 31.