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Police Section

  • Village Council — Officer resigns amid concerns

    Officer Richard Neel resigned Monday, Oct. 1, from the Yellow Springs Police Department after seven months on the force.

  • Officer resigns amid controversy

    On Monday, Oct. 1, Officer Richard Neel resigned from the Yellow Springs Police Department after seven months on the force.

  • Car flips on side, driver unhurt in downtown Yellow Springs

    A driver was apparently unhurt Wednesday afternoon after his car hit a parked vehicle and flipped on its side in downtown Yellow Springs, halting traffic for nearly an hour Wednesday afternoon, Sept. 19.

  • Brothers plead guilty in shooting deaths, avoid death penalty

    Dustin Merrick, 27, and Bret Merrick, 25, were in court Wednesday, Sept. 12, as part of their plea deals in the shooting deaths early last year of local residents William "Skip" Brown and Sherri Mendenhall. (Photos by Carol Simmons)

    Brothers Dustin and Bret Merrick pleaded guilty Wednesday in the shooting deaths of local residents William “Skip” Brown and Sherri Mendenhall in plea deals that allow them to avoid the death penalty.

  • Hearing process complete; Meister demoted

    YSPD Officer David Meister

    On Monday, Aug. 27, Yellow Springs Police Officer David Meister was officially disciplined by Village Manager Patti Bates.

  • One confirmed dead in Yellow Springs house fire

    A Yellow Springs man was confirmed dead in a house fire on Glen View Drive on Friday, Aug. 24.

  • Meister, Village agree to enter into mediation

    The Village of Yellow Springs has agreed to enter into mediation with Yellow Springs Police Corporal Dave Meister, according to Village Solicitor Chris Conard this week, regarding a dispute over proposed disciplinary actions that has lasted more than a month.

  • Village Council — Discipline process continues

    The disciplinary process for Yellow Springs Police Cpl. David Meister continues this week after a motion failed at Council’s July 16 meeting that would have halted the process.

  • Village, Meister still at odds

    Last Friday’s pre-disciplinary hearing for Yellow Springs Police Corporal Dave Meister was postponed in hopes that lawyers representing Meister and the Village could reach a compromise agreement.

  • Village police — Meister discipline sparks protest

    About 25 villagers took part Saturday in a protest against the proposed disciplinary actions against Cpl. Dave Meister of the Yellow Springs police department. The group carried posters in support of Meister through downtown. (Photo by Morgan Beard)

    The proposed demotion and additional discipline of a popular local police officer has sparked concern in Yellow Springs, including a protest last weekend.