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Police Section :: Page 2

  • Documents pertaining to the 2019 investigation of YSPD Officer Meister

    Documents pertaining to the 2019 investigation of YSPD Officer David Meister

  • Hearing set in Meister disciplinary process

    A pre-disciplinary hearing for Yellow Springs Police Department Officer David Meister has been set for Thursday, Feb. 7.

  • YSPD Officer Meister faces termination

    Yellow Springs Police Officer Dave Meister was presented with a commendation for exceptional service in the line of duty. (News archive photo by Lauren Heaton)

    Yellow Springs Police Officer David Meister faces possible termination after Village administration alleged he may have violated policy by not responding to a fatal shooting in the village last month.

  • Village Police Reports – 2018 highlights

    We appreciate the hard work of the Yellow Springs Police Department throughout the year to keep the community safe. But in the weekly Village Police Reports, there are usually a few items that are “head scratchers.” Here are some of our favorite colorful and unusual items from the past year’s YSPD reports.

  • Villager found dead from gunshot wound

    Local police found a local resident dead in the village on Dec. 13 of a gun shot wound.

  • YSPD warns of automobile break-ins

    A rash of vehicle break-ins prompted Yellow Springs Police to issue a Hyper-reach Alert to villagers Saturday afternoon, advising them to remove valuables and lock their vehicles.

  • 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.