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Published: Monday, July 17, 2017 @ 9:25 AM
DAYTON — A city officer confiscated two dogs from a home in the 2400 block of Woodway on Sunday after on of the animals was found with feces on its legs and paws, and both canines were without food, according to a police incident report.
A Dayton police officer was dispatched around 11:08 a.m. on an animal complaint.
A 911 caller reported a dog was in the backyard in a cage without food or water for 24 hours.
An officer found a beagle mix dog in the front yard on a 3-foot leash tied to the porch. The dog had a collar with no tags.
The officer reported there was a small dish half full with water on the porch.
“There was no food near the beagle,” wrote Dayton Officer Timothy Rizer. “There was no dog house or shelter within reach of the Beagle. He was sitting in the sun as I approached.”
The officer reported the dog was “warm to the touch” when he pet the canine.
When the officer knocked on the door, he heard a dog crying inside. He found a tan and white boxer dog in a metal wire crate.
“The crate did not contain any source of water or food,” Rizer wrote in the incident report. “There was an empty plastic container and an empty bucket inside the crate. One half of the crate was covered in feces. The Boxer also had feces on its underside, legs and paws.”
Rizer checked WHIO.com and found the temperature at the time was 79 degrees. High temperatures that day were expected to reach 86 degrees.
Rizer collected both dogs and transported them to Montgomery County Animal Resource center on Webster Street.
The dogs were checked in by staff and given ID numbers, according to the incident report.
The police report does not indicate any citations were issued.
Published: Thursday, January 18, 2018 @ 10:13 AM
MIAMI TWP. — A Lyft driver who found a cell phone loaded with child pornography in his vehicle after dropping off a client helped police make an arrest, according to court documents.
Marvin Hemphill, 27, of Valdosta, Georgia, was arrested Jan. 6 at the Staybridge Suites at Austin Landing and was indicted Wednesday on 24 charges connected to child pornography, according to court records.
According to court documents, Hemphill left his cell phone in the Lyft driver’s vehicle after receiving a ride from a Beavercreek restaurant where he worked.
The driver looked at the phone, attempting to determine the owner, and noticed the child pornography and alerted officers, court documents showed.
Police were able to link the phone to Hemphill, who allowed police to search it, and multiple child porn videos were found, the documents read.
Hemphill admitted to police that he knew he had the child porn on the phone and knew the people in the videos were juveniles, court records showed.
Published: Thursday, January 18, 2018 @ 8:00 AM
Updated: Thursday, January 18, 2018 @ 9:56 AM
— We know you’ve been waiting.
After thousands of nominations, even more votes, and careful tallying, winners of the Dayton.com Best of 2017 poll were announced at 8 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 18.
With more than 100 categories, you’ll find winners from Best Burger and Best Pizza to Best Happy Hour and Best Bar Bathroom.
Published: Thursday, January 18, 2018 @ 12:47 AM
Updated: Thursday, January 18, 2018 @ 6:31 AM
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Published: Thursday, January 18, 2018 @ 6:27 AM
DAYTON — Premier Health announced Wednesday it will cease operations at Good Samaritan Hospital by the end of the year.
About 1,600 jobs will be moved to other positions within the company, and satellite locations in Englewood and Huber Heights will stay open.
Major services will be moved to Miami Valley Hospital, with the goal of avoiding duplication of services.
Here is everything you need to know about the hospital closure: