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Published: Friday, March 17, 2017 @ 5:46 AM
Updated: Friday, March 17, 2017 @ 11:33 AM
UPDATE: @ 2 p.m.
The Greene County Regional SWAT team arrested Andrew Lott and Nicole Keeton during today’s stings. Officers were originally sent to Stevenson Road in Xenia and after clearing that property they moved to another Xenia property on W. Richard Drive where they found Lott and Keeton.
Lott had an active arrest warrant for a felony weapons violation and Keeton also had warrants for her arrest. On Wednesday Lott was observed by a law enforcement officer driving a vehicle and he fled from officers causing them to end the chase for safety concerns.
UPDATE @ 11:35 a.m.
Greene County Sheriff’s Office received information that a person wanted for felony weapons violations was located at an address on Stevenson Road, said Capt. Steve Lane of the Xenia Police Division.
After obtaining a search warrant, Greene County Regional SWAT, Greene County Sheriff’s deputies and Xenia police went to the residentce to serve the search warrant, Lane said.
Law enforcement officers determined the person was no longer in the residence.
“At this point we are continuing to investigate and seek his whereabouts,” Lane said.
Lane confirmed residents should not be concerned or worried.
“There’s no reason to believe he’s in this area any longer,” Lane said.
UPDATE @ 9:17 a.m.
The Stevenson Road standoff in Xenia has ended.
The house was reportedly empty, according to sources.
We are working to bring you more information on why Greene County Regional SWAT surrounded the home early Friday.
UPDATE @ 7:55 a.m.
Multiple law enforcement agencies including the Greene County Regional SWAT continue to surround a home on Stevenson Road, as a standoff with a wanted person continues.
Initial reports from the scene indicate crews have deployed tear gas canisters and a robot to enter the home.
Additional details remain unavailable.
We’ll update this page as we learn more.
UPDATE @ 6:10 a.m.
The Xenia Police Division, Greene County Sheriff’s Office, and the Greene County Regional SWAT have surrounded a home on Stevenson Road in an attempt to locate a wanted person believed to be at the house.
Investigators said an individual who is believed to be at the house is wanted on felony charges for weapons violations. The wanted person, who investigators did not immediately identify, has recently fled from law enforcement multiple times.
In addition to attempting to locate the wanted person, police, deputies, and SWAT are working to execute a search warrant at the house.
Wilberforce University and Central State University, located within a few miles of the standoff, have been notified of the situation, but are not on lockdown according to investigators.
Scanner traffic from the scene indicates SWAT has deployed tear gas canisters into the house before 6 a.m.
We’ll update this page as new details become available.
We’re working to learn more about police activity on Stevenson Road in Greene County.
SWAT members and deputies have surrounded a house on Stevenson Road north of Silvers Drive.
According to scanner traffic, negotiators are giving commands to the occupants to come out of the home and deputies have a warrant for their arrests.
Deputies have been in the area “for most of the night,” according to a dispatcher, but details surrounding the investigation were not immediately available.
We have a crew on the scene and we’ll update this page as new details become available.
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Published: Monday, May 21, 2018 @ 10:09 PM
Updated: Tuesday, May 22, 2018 @ 1:09 AM
WEST MANSFIELD, Logan County — UPDATE @ 1: 20 a.m: State Route 292, north of West Mansfield has reopened following a crash involving a semi-trailer Monday night.
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There were no injuries to the driver, who was trapped as a result of the crash that occurred around 9:45 p.m.
The driver will be cited, according to the Ohio Highway State Patrol, Springfield Post.
Deputies and a medic unit are on the scene of a semitrailer crash that left the driver trapped and forced the shutdown of state Route 292 north of West Mansfield in Logan County.
The driver's condition is not known.
The accident was dispatched about 9:45 p.m. as a motor vehicle crash at state Route 292 and County Road 50, north and east of Bellefontaine.
The semi is in a field, on its side and diesel fuel is leaking, we're hearing. A hazardous materials unit has been requested.
State Route 292 will be closed until further notice, according to Logan County Sheriff's Dispatch.
We will update this developing report as warranted. Stay with whio.com for breaking news.
Published: Tuesday, May 22, 2018 @ 12:54 AM
NORTH RIDGEVILLE, Ohio — A man in Ohio realized the downside of bringing home the bacon when a pig wouldn't stop following him on his way home this past weekend.
Officers in North Ridgeville, Ohio, received a call from a man who said while walking home from an Amtrak train station, a pig started following him, and he didn't know what to do, according to our partners at WCPO.
Thinking he had just left the bar in Elyria named the Train Station, police went out to pick up the caller, who they believed was drunk.
When officers arrived, they found the man stone-cold sober, complete with his four-legged stalker in tow.
In the end, the pig named Zoey, was very cooperative and placed in the back of a police cruiser and taken to the station. Police made the animal feel at home for a bit inside the department's dog kennels until the owner was notified, and it was picked up.
Authorities didn't say if the owner was cited for having a pig on the loose.
Published: Monday, May 21, 2018 @ 8:44 PM
Updated: Monday, May 21, 2018 @ 10:01 PM
UPDATE @ 9:54 p.m.:
The top of a pole was struck by lightning, causing the second large outage that occurred at 7:22 p.m. in Bellefontaine.
Lightning damaged the pole and a transformer, causing 287 customers to lose power, Millhouse said.
Power was restored to all customers except one. Millhouse said crews are making final repairs and hopes to have power fully restored by midnight.
UPDATE @ 9:37 p.m.:
Approximately 86 customers are without power in Clark Co., 77 in Pleasant Township, according to the FirstEnergy outage map.
Trees and power lines are down in the 4200 block of Runyan Road, county dispatch has confirmed.
UPDATE @ 9:13 p.m.:
Two large outages affected two different parts of South Main Street in Bellefontaine within two minutes of each other, according to Director of Operations Kelly Millhouse of DP&L.
DP&L crews found blown fuses due to heavy lightening at the first outage reported at 7:20 p.m. in a predominately commercial area of town, Millhouse said.
All 373 customers have had their power restored except for one, said Millhouse.
The second outage occurred two minutes later at 7:22 p.m. and affected 287 customers in a predominantly residential area, according to Millhouse.
Multiple crews are currently patrolling the area of South Main Street near Cross Pointe Circle and South Detroit Street to determine the cause, Millhouse said.
Millhouse said it shouldn’t be too long for restoration but does not have an estimated time of restoration.
Nearly 373 customers were reported without power in the Bellefontaine area around 7:20 p.m. Monday, according to the DP&L Outage Map.
Logan County dispatchers said they believe the outages were weather related.
Estimated restoration time is currently reported to be midnight, according to the DP&L Outage Map.
Published: Wednesday, May 16, 2018 @ 2:44 AM
Updated: Monday, May 21, 2018 @ 11:35 PM
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