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Published: Thursday, February 01, 2018 @ 6:44 PM
HUBER HEIGHTS — UPDATE @ 4:56 p.m. (Feb. 12):
Cruiser camera from the Dayton sergeant who discovered six of the seven suspects hiding in a shed following a robbery at AT&T in Huber Heights has been released.
The video shows officers responding to the shed.
Six of the seven suspects apprehended after an armed robbery at a Huber Heights cellphone store picked the wrong place to hide while fleeing police.
The six were apprehended by Dayton police Sgt. Ryan Halburnt, who first heard a “Signal 99,” a call that officers need assistance.
“As I was heading that way the dispatcher said approximately seven people just robbed a bank and were possibly armed with assault rifles,” he said.
It turned out to be an armed robbery reported shortly after 2 p.m. at the AT&T store, 8245 Old Troy Pike.
Soon after, Halburnt heard the search was zeroing in on a creek parallel to Claybeck Drive, where he played as a kid.
On a hunch he made his way along the creek and into the backyard of a house where he noticed a latch swung open on a shed.
“I opened the door and saw five individuals standing in the shed,” Halburnt said. “At that point I drew my weapon and ordered them all to the ground.”
The five complied as he called for help, and additional crews arrived within 45 seconds.
It just so happened that all of Huber Heights’ administrative officers, detectives and street crews were in the vicinity as well as a large contingent from other departments taking part in special weapons and tactics training.
Published: Saturday, January 09, 2016 @ 1:39 PM
Updated: Monday, June 06, 2016 @ 10:20 AM
— A Georgia police department is advising drivers to not use hazard lights while driving, even in the rain.
In some states, the use of hazard lights is permitted while driving.
The metro Atlanta police department warned that using hazard lights may actually signal to other drivers that you are stopped or stalled on the road, and the lights can reduce the ability to see if the vehicles ahead are braking.
Hazard lights also "turn off your ability to use your turn signals," the police department wrote in its Facebook post.
Instead of using hazard lights while driving, consider not driving at all until road conditions improve.
"If you cannot see, pull over to a safe place and wait (until) driving conditions are better," the department wrote. "Your flashers should only be used while your vehicle is stopped or disabled on the roadway or shoulder. This is a sign for emergency services that someone is in need of assistance."
Published: Saturday, May 26, 2018 @ 12:00 AM
FAIRFIELD — A 19-year-old woman is facing a felony charge after police said she was found in possession of 93 sedative pills.
A Fairfield police officer pulled a vehicle over on Pleasant Avenue near Hunter Road on May 23 for having no license plate lights. While approaching the vehicle, the officer said he saw the driver “stuffing a bag between her legs inside her pants.”
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The driver, Trinity Gilbert, of Hamilton, was ordered to remove the bag and place it on the seat.
The resealable bag contained 93 alprazolam pills, which often goes by the brand name of Xanax.
Gilbert said the pills belonged to a friend — a person she would not name — that left them in the vehicle, according to a police report.
“At the time of the stop she was wearing pajama pants and a knit shirt,” according to the officer’s report. “Based on her clothing, it didn’t appear she had planned on being in public.”
Published: Saturday, May 26, 2018 @ 4:18 AM
Investigators with the Lacey Police Department said a man walked into the restaurant and ordered a cup of coffee, but was upset over the 97-cent price.
After he received his coffee, the man poured it into his to-go mug and then demanded a refill from the manager.
Investigators said the manager asked the man to leave after he got verbally abusive about the price of the coffee.
The man then got upset and threw the cup of hot coffee into the manager’s face and fled.
Do you know this guy? He threw hot coffee in the employees face this morning. pic.twitter.com/a9HuD9Sd6T— Lacey Police (@LaceyPolice) May 25, 2018
Police said the manager had burns on her neck. KIRO reported that the manager was being treated for third-degree burns.
The man is being sought for simple assault, according to Lacey Police.
Published: Friday, May 25, 2018 @ 7:53 PM
Updated: Friday, May 25, 2018 @ 11:51 PM
COLUMBUS — UPDATE @ 11:50 p.m.: The alert for the 79-year-old Columbus man has been canceled.
An Endangered Missing Adult Alert has been issued for a Columbus man.
Stanley Lapcynski, 79, suffers from dementia and was last seen around noon Friday when he left his residence but did not return.
He stands 5 feet 6 inches and weighs 190 pounds with brown hair and blue eyes. He was last seen wearing a Home Depot shirt and blue jeans.
He is believed to be driving a dark green 2001 Chevrolet Aveo with Ohio plate FFW4599.