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Police Section :: Page 2

  • ‘A tear in the social fabric’ — Beloved son, friend still missing

    Anyone who spends much time in downtown Yellow Springs knows Lonya Clark, called Leo by many of his friends. A once daily presence in the coffee shops and streets of town, the young man is known for greeting most everyone with a smile and friendly nod. Clark hasn’t been seen or heard from since mid-January.

  • YSPD commendations

    From left: Officer Paul Raffoul and Dispatcher Ruth Peterson, center, received Council commendations for their actions on the Dec. 13, 2018 fatal shooting in the village Right: Sgt. Naomi Watson was honored at the Council meeting by YSPD Chief Brian Carlson with a new plaque congratulating her on receiving a 2018 David P. Eckert Outstanding Law Enforcement Service Award. (Submitted photos)

    At Council’s March 18 meeting, three employees of the Yellow Springs Police Department received commendations and congratulations on their work.

  • Decision pending — Meister won’t be fired

    Last week, Village Manager Patti Bates confirmed that Yellow Springs Police Officer Dave Meister won’t be fired at the conclusion of the recent internal investigation into his professional behavior.

  • Hearing officer conclusion—Meister violated no policies

    In a decision released Wednesday, Feb. 20, pre-disciplinary hearing officer Jeffrey Hazlett concluded that Yellow Springs Police Officer Dave Meister did not violate any police department policies by not responding to a shooting in the village in early December. 

  • Village decision — No additional discipline for Meister

    According to the Village on Feb. 27, Yellow Springs Police Officer David Meister will not be disciplined after a two-month investigation into his professional behavior on the night of a fatal shooting in the village.

  • UPDATE — Village says Meister won’t be fired

    In a decision released Wednesday, Feb. 20, pre-disciplinary hearing officer Jeffrey Hazlett concluded that Yellow Springs Police Officer Dave Meister did not violate any police department policies by not responding to a shooting in the village in early December.

  • UPDATED: Local police search for missing villager, no trace found in Glen

    The Yellow Springs Police Department is currently investigating a missing persons case involving a local 26-year-old male, Leonid A. Clark, according to a press release today.

  • Coroner rules local death accidental

    The Greene County Coroner has ruled that a local shooting death in the village in December was an accident.

  • 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.