Nov. 24, 2:22 p.m.: Upon arrival, officers met with Lowes employee and complainant, Leah Schroeder. Schroeder informed me there was a theft incident at the store on Nov. 21, 2:23 p.m. She stated that an unknown male wearing jeans and hoodie walked into the lumber entrance of the business and selected two DeWalt 3 tool combo packages valued at $299 each. The man also selected a DeWalt cordless drill valued at $249. He placed all three items into his shopping cart and exited the business, past all points of sale and out of the store, failing to purchase any of the items. The subject then got into a maroon Buick Century with unknown license plates and left the scene at around 2:23 p.m. The total value of the items stolen is $847. Shroeder provided video of the theft and images of the subject as well as a statement which will be attached with this report. The DVD with video was placed in the Greenville PD property room as evidence. Photos of the suspect were placed into the briefing log in an attempt to identify him.
Dec. 9, 3:19 p.m.: Police were dispatched to the Greenville PD in reference to a dog bite. Upon arrival, officers made contact with victim Amanda Thompson. She advised she was walking out of her residence in the 400 block of E. Fifth Street when she was bit by a dog that was running at large. She advised the dog was a small brown and white dog. The dog then took of running south bound toward Green Street. She did not know the breed of the dog. The area was checked to attempt to locate the dog and police were unable to. Thompson had small lacerations on her lower leg. She refused to be transported to Wayne Healthcare for further treatment. A copy of this report was forwarded to Darke County Dog Warden.
BREAKING AND ENTERING
Dec. 12, 3 a.m.: Officers were dispatched to 945 Sweitzer Street, Verizon Cellular Phones in reference to an alarm. Upon arrival, officers noticed a large hole approximately 3′ x 5′ in the south window facing Sweitzer St. A visual examination from the outside showed that many drawers inside had been gone through and there was a chunk of concrete on the floor just inside the broken window. Once inside the building, it was cleared and nobody was located. It appeared the offices had been ransacked. After police reviewed the surveillance footage, it appeared that three subjects approached the store, two carrying bags, broke the window, and entered the store. After leaving the store approximately three minutes later, one subject turned north then east along the building and into a back yard on Central Ave. The other two subjects turned south. All three subjects had on gloves, masks, and hoods. Police tracked scents from the scene to the back yard of a residence in the 1000 block of Central Ave. where the tracks ended. Officers walked the area and could located cameras along the 1000 block of Central Ave. and possibly Wayne Healthcare.
Dec. 12, 3:47 p.m.: While on routine patrol officers observed a female subject standing in front of Teaford’s Dairy Store. As officers passed, they observed that the female looked at them and then quickly looked away. Police advised GPD dispatch that they would be out with the subject and exited the police cruiser to make contact with her. Police observed the female subject to be Sarah Brown, who was known to have an active warrant for her arrest through the Darke County Sheriff’s Office. Officers made contact with Brown and asked if she had a warrant. Brown confirmed her identity with her date of birth. Through dispatch it was confirmed that Sarah had an active warrant for her arrest through the Sheriff’s Office for failure to appear for a DUS charge, bond $4,000. Brown was arrested and transported Sarah to the Darke County Jail where she was released to staff.
Dec. 13, 2:37 a.m.: Police were dispatched to the 300 block of E. Third St. in reference to a trash complaint. Upon arrival officers observed a box spring mattress and several bags of garbage piled up in the yard near the alley. The bags of trash were torn and had a strong stench coming from them. There were several items of trash scattered across the back yard. Police posted trash notices at the residence and made contact with Dalton Walls of the residence and advised him of the complaint. It was discovered that Thompson Rentals owns the residence. Police notified them of the complaint as well. Pictures were taken and will be attached to this report. Follow up will be done in case management.