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Published: Thursday, October 19, 2017 @ 12:01 AM
Updated: Thursday, October 26, 2017 @ 6:20 PM
DAYTON — UPDATE @ 6:20 p.m. (Oct. 26)
The Dayton Police Department released cruiser camera footage of its part of a pursuit that began in Butler County and ended in Dayton.
The Ohio State Highway Patrol alerted the Montgomery County Regional Dispatch Center early Oct. 18 that they were chasing a vehicle on Interstate 75 North and were approaching the city of Dayton.
Dayton police crews assisted in the chase, which lasted for approximately 32 minutes from when it started to when troopers ended it at 100 N. Keowee St. Two of the three occupants were jailed following the pursuit.
The DPD released videos that show the following images:
UPDATE @ 5:31 a.m. (Oct. 19)
A pursuit Wednesday night that started in Butler County and ended in Dayton started as a traffic stop after a vehicle was traveling an estimated 115 mph in a 65 mph zone, according to the Ohio State Highway Patrol.
Around 10:45 p.m., a trooper initiated a traffic stop on a white Chevrolet Camaro on Interstate 75 northbound south of Ohio 63. The vehicle failed to stop and continued north and exited the highway at Edwin C. Moses Boulevard in Dayton.
The Camaro sideswiped an Ohio State Patrol cruiser, and as the driver attempted to make a left turn onto northbound Keowee Street from eastbound Third Street, a trooper intentionally collided with the Camaro.
The pursuit ended with three occupants taken into custody without further incident.
A handgun that was observed being thrown from the passenger side window was recovered by Dayton police.
The driver, identified as Lawrence T. Conley, 21, was cited for fleeing and eluding, carrying a concealed weapon, driving under suspension and reckless operation.
A passenger, identified as Shemar S. Moore, 19, of Dayton, was cited for carrying a concealed weapon, possession of heroin and possession of drug abuse instruments. Both suspects were taken to the Warren County Jail.
A female passenger in the vehicle was not charged and was released at the scene. No one was injured.
FIRST REPORT (Oct. 18)
A trooper’s cruiser was struck tonight in Dayton during a pursuit that began in Middletown.
The chase involved a white Chevrolet Camaro, which began on northbound Interstate 75 south of exit 32 (Ohio 122).
Three people were taken into custody, and the trooper was not hurt, according to the Ohio State Highway Patrol’s Hamilton Post.
Keowee Street was closed just north of Third Street and police had taped the area off for the investigation.
A Miamisburg man said he was in his vehicle at East Third and Keowee streets when a white Camaro — its headlights out — raced by him from behind.
T.C. Cavinder said the sports car narrowly missed his and another vehicle, hit curbs along Keowee and stopped near a bridge. A man in the Camaro hopped out and threw up his hands, Cavinder said.
We are working to find out what led to the pursuit.
Published: Friday, July 20, 2018 @ 10:19 PM
Updated: Friday, July 20, 2018 @ 11:00 PM
SPRINGFIELD — UPDATE @ 11 p.m.
Alcohol may have been a factor in a three-vehicle crash Friday night that sent four people to area hospitals.
The impact of the crash around 9:10 p.m. in the 2300 block of East Main Street forced a red car and silver SUV off the roadway and into a McDonald’s parking lot.
According to witnesses, the driver of the red car pulled out of KFC and in front of a white pickup truck, which then struck it. The car then hit the SUV.
The driver of a red car was taken to Miami Valley Hospital in serious condition. Two passengers in the red car and the pickup driver were taken to Springfield Regional Medical Center. Their injuries were not life-threatening.
A woman and her children inside the SUV were not hurt, she said.
The cause of the crash remains under investigation by the Springfield Police Division.
Multiple injuries were reported tonight in a three-vehicle crash on East Main Street.
The crash was reported around 9:10 p.m. in the 2300 block of East Main Street in front of McDonald’s and KFC.
Main Street is down to one lane going eastbound, with the westbound lanes blocked.
There were crash victims taken to Springfield Regional Medical Center, but their names and the severity of injuries was not immediately available.
Published: Friday, July 20, 2018 @ 2:55 PM
Updated: Friday, July 20, 2018 @ 2:49 PM
WAYNE COUNTY, Indiana — Richmond Police and federal agents are searching for two possibly armed men who eluded them after a chase Friday afternoon on the north side of the Middlefork Reservoir area in Richmond, Indiana.
The Wayne County 9-1-1 Center sent out two tweets alerting residents in the area to the manhunt. Reports are the two men are wanted on child molestation charges.
A man living in the area who contacted our newsroom said he and other residents were told by Richmond Police to stay indoors. The man added police suggested contacting them for an escort if you needed to go outside to get in to your vehicle.
The man told our newsroom a boat and a drone appeared to being used in the search.
According to emergency dispatch the suspect eluded police during a foot chase and is now at large. Indiana University East issued an alert Friday stating their campus was on lockdown. The campus was later closed for the day as the manhunt continued.
Published: Friday, July 20, 2018 @ 11:57 AM
DAYTON — A local man rapped his way into handcuffs Thursday afternoon.
Anywyane D. Lowe, 36, was arrested for criminal trespassing as he ignored an officer and rapped while receiving a citation, according to a Dayton police report.
Police were flagged down by a Marathon gas station employee during their patrol around 12:35 p.m. Tuesday. The employee claimed that Lowe repeatedly harasses customers, begs for money and returns to the gas station after being told to leave, according to the report.
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Police drove up the block from the Marathon in the 1900 block of North Main Street to confront Lowe, who was seated on his bicycle near a group of people. Police notified Lowe that he could not ride his bicycle on the sidewalk, but instead of replying, he began to rap; he appeared to be trying to impress the people nearby who recorded the song with their cellphones, read the report.
Lowe continued to ride his bicycle on the sidewalk, and at one point, after police handed him his citation, he tore the document, crumpled it into a ball, and rode away, according to the report.
After continuous disregard and bicycle riding, officers apprehended Lowe and transported him to Montgomery County Jail. He is awaiting court action for his criminal trespassing charge.
Published: Thursday, July 19, 2018 @ 10:12 AM
— Five Moraine police officers named in a wrongful death civil lawsuit for the October fatal shooting of a Dayton man are seeking a jury trial.
John Howard, Jerry Knight, Michael Cornely, Justin Eller and Brian O’Neal “deny all allegations” in the March suit filed in federal court by the estate of Jamarco McShann, court records show.
The five – along with “unnamed officers” – were listed as defendants in connection with the early-morning Oct. 20 shooting death of McShann outside Valleyview Village Apartments on Pinnacle Road.
The officers “willfully and maliciously” killed McShann, 23, “and/or failed to intervene to prevent the use of deadly force against him despite the duty and the opportunity to do so,” the lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court alleges.
Authorities said McShann died from “multiple shotgun and gunshot wounds” after a confrontation with Howard and Knight.
The Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation oversaw a probe into the shooting at the request of the Moraine Police Division. A week after the lawsuit was filed, a Montgomery County grand jury decided against indictments in the case.
The grand jury found the officers “acted lawfully under the circumstances,” according to the county prosecutor’s office.
That decision came after two days of testimony involving 15 witnesses, prosecutors said. The law firm filing the wrongful death suit in was given the opportunity to provide the names of witnesses, but failed to do so, prosecutors said.
A pretrial conference hearing is scheduled Aug. 23, court records show. Judge Thomas Rose is hearing the case.
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