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Former Dayton police officer sentenced to probation

9:55 PM Wednesday, May. 06, 2015

A former Dayton police officer was sentenced to the maximum penalty for interfering with another department’s investigation, but will serve no time in jail. Erica Cash, 36, was sentenced Wednesday to 30 days in jail and a $250 fine on a misdemeanor charge of disorderly conduct. However, Montgomery County Municipal Court Judge James...
More pregnant mothers addicted to heroin

11:05 PM Tuesday, May. 05, 2015

Local hospitals are seeing five times more pregnant opiate addicts than other areas of the country, and those women are 600 times more likely to lose their babies because of the addiction, according to new data from Premier Health. The news comes days after a Harrison Twp. woman died shortly after miscarrying her baby following a heroin overdose...
Man shot to death after brandishing gun at party

10:28 PM Monday, May. 04, 2015

A 27-year-old man who was shot to death during a boxing watch party was ejected from that party just moments before gunfire broke out, Dayton police said. Dwayne Curtis was found dead inside 2801 Germantown St. just after 4 a.m. Sunday. Police said the establishment is a known illegal liquor operation. About 100 people gathered at the &ldquo...
Dayton police beautify city while engaging community
 Dayton police officers armed themselves with paint brushes Thursday to help beautify parts of the city while also connecting with young artists at a local school. Painting with Police is a new program within the Dayton Graffiti Task Force. The city donated 12 plywood boards, painted white, and delivered them to area schools to be made into...

9:10 PM Thursday, Apr. 30, 2015

Dayton police officers armed themselves with paint brushes Thursday to help beautify parts of the city while also connecting with young artists at a local school. Painting with Police is a new program within the Dayton Graffiti Task Force. The city donated 12 plywood boards, painted white, and delivered them to area schools to be made into...
Dayton asks public to weigh-in on body cameras
 Dayton police are asking for input from the public regarding the department’s decision to purchase body cameras for its officers, and how those cameras should be used. A survey seeking feedback on body cameras went live Monday, and will be open online for Dayton residents until July 31. The questions gauge people’s feeling about...

10:40 PM Wednesday, Apr. 29, 2015

Dayton police are asking for input from the public regarding the department’s decision to purchase body cameras for its officers, and how those cameras should be used. A survey seeking feedback on body cameras went live Monday, and will be open online for Dayton residents until July 31. The questions gauge people’s feeling about...
Study: Body cameras don’t capture all

4:20 PM Friday, Apr. 24, 2015

Body cameras can be effective tools in capturing action during some of police’s worst encounters, but require careful research prior to being purchased to ensure they meet department goals, according to a new study by the University of Central Florida. In an exclusive interview with the newspaper, Pamela McCauley Ph.D., director of...
Class teaches elderly how to avoid scams
 The elderly population is one of the most targeted groups for scammers, and a crime prevention group is working with police to arm citizens with knowledge on how to prevent them from becoming a victim. According to the FBI, there are hundreds of scams specifically designed to dupe older adults, who experts say are targeted because of their...

7:34 PM Wednesday, Apr. 22, 2015

The elderly population is one of the most targeted groups for scammers, and a crime prevention group is working with police to arm citizens with knowledge on how to prevent them from becoming a victim. According to the FBI, there are hundreds of scams specifically designed to dupe older adults, who experts say are targeted because of their...
Amber Owens laid to rest

9:01 PM Monday, Apr. 20, 2015

As some 300 people streamed into the Ethan Temple Seventh-day Adventist Church to say goodbye to Amber Owens on Friday, officials announced that they have a person of interest in death. Among those attending the funeral was Montgomery County Sheriff Phil Plummer, who said he’s been friends with the Owens’ family for years, and...
Mother of 3 found dead after going missing last month
 While the cause of death for a 23-year-old Harrison Twp. mother is still unknown, her family said Friday they have no doubt someone harmed her. The Montgomery County Coroner’s Office confirmed human remains found by road crews on Post Town Road in Trotwood Thursday were that of Amber Owens. However, they ruled the cause of death as...

7:15 PM Monday, Apr. 20, 2015

While the cause of death for a 23-year-old Harrison Twp. mother is still unknown, her family said Friday they have no doubt someone harmed her. The Montgomery County Coroner’s Office confirmed human remains found by road crews on Post Town Road in Trotwood Thursday were that of Amber Owens. However, they ruled the cause of death as...
Dead woman’s husband says couple had history of domestic violence

7:08 PM Monday, Apr. 20, 2015

The husband of a Harrison Twp. woman whose body was found Thursday denied accusations by her family that he was involved in her death. Amber Owens, 23, was found in a wooded area near Post Town Road in Trotwood. The mother of three had been missing since Oct. 21 and her car was found Nov. 4 on Arlene Avenue in Dayton — several miles...
Police work to prevent bullying with young children

10:45 PM Thursday, Apr. 09, 2015

Dayton police are putting more officers in the classroom and using them to teach lessons on bullying at a young age. Two crime prevention officers from the department’s west patrol division spent the day in classrooms at the Rosa Park Learning Center talking to preschoolers, age 3-5. It’s a tough age to teach complex issues, but...
Officers trained to limit lethal force against dogs
 Dayton police are taking steps to limit the number of times officers use lethal force against dogs by teaching them with new skills to de-escalate situations. Since 2011, 49 dogs have been shot by Dayton police. Nine of those were last year. The shootings occur during a variety of calls, from domestic violence and drug raids to reports of...

10:29 PM Monday, Apr. 06, 2015

Dayton police are taking steps to limit the number of times officers use lethal force against dogs by teaching them with new skills to de-escalate situations. Since 2011, 49 dogs have been shot by Dayton police. Nine of those were last year. The shootings occur during a variety of calls, from domestic violence and drug raids to reports of...
Patient called as part of medical bill scam

10:14 PM Monday, Mar. 30, 2015

Dayton police are alerting residents about a new scam targeting elderly patients and persuading them to pay outstanding medical bills over the phone to avoid being arrested. Crystal Thomas, the practice manager at Dr. Debra Miller’s office, a private practice located in the Berry Center at Miami Valley Hospital, made the initial report...
Man charged in fatal hit-skip crash a year later
 More than a year after a Washington Twp. man was struck and killed by a car, his friend is being charged in connection with his death. Brandon Lewis, 22, of Fairborn, faces charges of vehicular negligent homicide, assault and negligent assault for the September 2013 death of Willie Wright. The friends reportedly argued the night of Sept....

12:33 AM Friday, Mar. 27, 2015

More than a year after a Washington Twp. man was struck and killed by a car, his friend is being charged in connection with his death. Brandon Lewis, 22, of Fairborn, faces charges of vehicular negligent homicide, assault and negligent assault for the September 2013 death of Willie Wright. The friends reportedly argued the night of Sept....
 Police: UD revelry during men’s NCAA run less chaotic
 Quick action by police coupled with new University of Dayton rules led to less chaos and money spent on overtime following celebrations at the campus during the school’s run through the NCAA basketball tournament, Dayton police said during a press conference Monday. The largest disturbance on the university’s campus happened Friday...

4:26 PM Monday, Mar. 23, 2015

Quick action by police coupled with new University of Dayton rules led to less chaos and money spent on overtime following celebrations at the campus during the school’s run through the NCAA basketball tournament, Dayton police said during a press conference Monday. The largest disturbance on the university’s campus happened Friday...
Dayton ‘can man’ makes a killing after UD game
 He calls himself “the can man” and if he could make the Flyers win every night, he would for the sheer profit of it. John Kennedy says he’s made a point of making it over to the University of Dayton campus on game nights so he can collect the hundreds of cans left behind by fans. After Wednesday’s win against Boise...

2:25 AM Sunday, Mar. 22, 2015

He calls himself “the can man” and if he could make the Flyers win every night, he would for the sheer profit of it. John Kennedy says he’s made a point of making it over to the University of Dayton campus on game nights so he can collect the hundreds of cans left behind by fans. After Wednesday’s win against Boise...
Police prepared for Flyers’ NCAA celebrations
 Dayton police are planning for a possible intense celebration at the University of Dayton campus should the Flyers win Friday night and advance in the NCAA men’s basketball tournament. For two nights in a row, about 20 additional Dayton police officers were assigned to the campus to supplement the university officers as students celebrated...

10:04 PM Thursday, Mar. 19, 2015

Dayton police are planning for a possible intense celebration at the University of Dayton campus should the Flyers win Friday night and advance in the NCAA men’s basketball tournament. For two nights in a row, about 20 additional Dayton police officers were assigned to the campus to supplement the university officers as students celebrated...
Police use Taser; case under review

10:47 PM Friday, Mar. 13, 2015

An administrative review is underway at the Dayton police department after an officer used a Taser on the neck of a man who injured his head in the back of a cruiser. The incident happened Feb. 28. Officers were called out to the area of Linden Avenue after several neighbors reported hearing a man who was yelling for help. Police located...
Dayton police officer delivers baby daughter at home
 Little Abigail Mae’s birth was anything but planned. It involved a police officer, a plumber and a lot of prayers. Monday morning her mother felt her first contractions. But after a 60-plus hour labor with her first baby, Megan Spears told her husband, Joshua Spears, they should be in no hurry to get to the hospital. “My wife...

4:05 PM Tuesday, Mar. 10, 2015

Little Abigail Mae’s birth was anything but planned. It involved a police officer, a plumber and a lot of prayers. Monday morning her mother felt her first contractions. But after a 60-plus hour labor with her first baby, Megan Spears told her husband, Joshua Spears, they should be in no hurry to get to the hospital. “My wife...
Teen indicted in deadly Dayton Mall shooting
UPDATE @6:03 p.m.:A 16-year-old Middletown boy has been indicted in the attempted robbery of Air Jordan tennis shoes and the fatal shooting of a juvenile outside the Dayton Mall on Dec.

5:09 PM Tuesday, Mar. 03, 2015

UPDATE @6:03 p.m.:A 16-year-old Middletown boy has been indicted in the attempted robbery of Air Jordan tennis shoes and the fatal shooting of a juvenile outside the Dayton Mall on Dec.
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