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Published: Sunday, July 30, 2017 @ 2:25 PM
Updated: Sunday, July 30, 2017 @ 2:26 PM
DAYTON — Dayton Police were forced to kill a dog late Friday night, after hearing a woman’s screams for help on the 30 block of Nassau Street.
According to a police report filed by officer William Overholtz, he and officer Jeremy Campbell were traveling along Nassau Street around 10:28 p.m. on routine patrol when they overhead a woman scream for help.
Overholtz wrote the two officers observed the woman had blood “all over her arms and shirt,” where she told the two officers two more people were in the house being attacked by a pit bull.
After drawing their weapons, the two officers entered the home, spotted a man severely injured with deep wounds and blood on both arms. The reporting officer then spotted a dog in the corner with blood on it’s ribs, stomach and mouth. The dog then began “showing his teeth and growling” before taking a quick step toward the officer “as if he was getting ready to attack.”
The officer then fired a shot at the dog, striking him above the nose, causing it to flee.
Medics arrived on the scene where they found a second man in the back yard of the home with lacerations to his arms from perceived dog bites.
After a Dayton Police Sergeant arrived on the scene, Overholtz was told to “put the dog down to prevent further incident.”
Overholtz then fired another shot at the dogs head, killing it.
An interview with the dog bite victims revealed the dog had bitten a man earlier in the day in an unrelated domestic dispute. After the incident, the dog tried jumping on the owner and accidentally ripped a toenail off, which the owner said caused the dog to be upset “ever since.”
The dog shortly began attacking the people in the house.
The Animal Resource Center arrived on the scene to recover the body. According to the police report, officers were informed the center was “unsure” an accurate test of rabies could be conducted, due to the location of where the dog was shot.
Published: Wednesday, July 11, 2018 @ 3:27 AM
Updated: Tuesday, July 17, 2018 @ 5:43 AM
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Published: Tuesday, July 17, 2018 @ 3:19 AM
TODAY: A nice morning with it being muggy early, but becoming more comfortable through the afternoon. It’ll be warmer than normal again with highs in the mid to upper 80s. Overall dry day with sunshine and some afternoon clouds.
WEDNESDAY: Another beautiful day with plenty of sunshine. Dry from start to finish with low humidity and highs around 80 degrees. UV index for the day will be high.
THURSDAY: The morning starts off cool around 60 degrees. Sunny skies for the afternoon and still not muggy as highs climb to the middle 80s.
FRIDAY: A dry start to the day with clouds increasing for the afternoon. Highs peak in the middle 80s as it becomes muggy again with some isolated showers and storms developing.
SATURDAY: Warm and muggy with highs in the low 80s. Expect scattered showers and storms at times through
Published: Monday, July 16, 2018 @ 9:12 PM
Updated: Tuesday, July 17, 2018 @ 2:10 AM
PERRY TWP., Montgomery County — UPDATE @ 10:25 p.m.
Brookville firefighters rescued a family pet stuck in a drainage ditch after a neighbor reported hearing a dog barking.
Crews responded to the ditch on Air Hill Road, near Keener Road in Perry Twp.
“We did find a small 30- to 40-pound dog that was trapped about 40 feet in the storm drain,” Brookville Fire Capt. Jim Hart said. “We utilized a portable stretcher and two of my guys were able to crawl into the storm drain, and the dog was thankfully pretty friendly and we were able to get her put on top of that stretcher and use the rope system to pull her out.”
The 17-year-old dog was stuck and had potentially been there for about a day, Hart said.
The dog’s family took her home following the rescue.
UPDATE @ 9:50 p.m.
A dog was pulled from a 48-inch culvert.
The dog was described as about 17 years old and deaf and had been missing since Sunday.
The dog’s owners took their pet home.
A rescue operation is underway after a dog was found trapped in a 48-inch culvert.
Crews are on scene near the intersection of Keener and Air Hill roads, according to the Montgomery County Regional Dispatch Center.
The dog, described as possibly a yellow Labrador retriever, is reportedly 45 feet down.
We have a crew on the way and will update this report.
Published: Tuesday, July 17, 2018 @ 1:28 AM
Updated: Tuesday, July 17, 2018 @ 2:15 AM
HARRISON TWP. — UPDATE @ 2:20 a.m: A vacant house fire that occurred on Lodell Avenue early Tuesday morning is considered suspicious, according to Harrison Twp. fire officials.
OTHER LOCAL NEWS: Brookville firefighters rescue trapped dog in Perry Twp. culvert
The structure, located in the 2100 block, was fully involved when crews arrived on scene just after 1 a.m.
No other nearby homes were affected as a result of the fire.
No injuries were reported as crews extinguished the flames.
Damage estimates were not immediately available as the fire remains under investigation.
Crews are responding to the 2100 block of Lodell Avenue on a reported fully involved structure fire that occurred early Tuesday morning.
Initial reports indicate the incident was dispatched just after 1 a.m. at a structure that is reportedly vacant.