Greenville police blotter

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March 16, 3:21 p.m.: Police were dispatched to the Darke County Courthouse. In reference to a male subject outside on the sidewalk who was known to have an active warrant. The complainant advised that he observed Joshua Johnson on the sidewalk near the court house and the Darke County Judge just issued a warrant for his arrest. Officers rrived and located Johnson sitting on a bench on the north side of the building. They were familiar with Johnson and immediately recognized him. Johnson was advised he was under arrest for a warrant through Darke County Municipal court for original charge OVI, no bond must serve 62 days. The warrant was confirmed. Johnson was arrested and his handcuffs gap checked and double locked. He was transported to the Darke County Jail and released to staff.

March 16, 11:53 p.m.: Police were made aware of a white Pontiac Sedan that was actively fleeing from a traffic stop near the intersection of Martin Street and Walnut Street in the City of Greenville. Dispatch advised that the vehicle was traveling north on South Broadway from Martin Street. Police were in the parking lot at the Greenville Police Department, and joined in the pursuit as a secondary unit assisting the Darke County Sheriff’s Office at the intersection of South Broadway and East Third Street. The vehicle continued north through the traffic circle onto North Broadway. The vehicle failed to stop for a stop sign at the intersection of North Broadway Street and North Main Street, headed north on North Broadway Street. The vehicle continued north on North Broadway Street before leaving the city limits and continued north on State Route 118. The car stayed north on State Route 118 until reaching the city limits in Ansonia. The Darke County Sheriff’s Office terminated the pursuit as it entered into Ansonia on State Route 118. I then deactivated my emergency lights and slowed my speed before terminating at the rail road tracks on State Route 118 in Ansonia. Darke County Sheriff’s Office then continued the pursuit after leaving Ansonia limits. The Greenville Police Department will not pursue charges due to the Darke County Sheriff’s Office leading the investigation.

March 20, 10:17 p.m.: Police responded to the 100 block of Autumn Lane; in reference to an overdose complaint. Upon arrival, police made contact with Ivery Bradburn, who stated that she had just located Thomas Hamilton slumped over and unresponsive in the closet of his bedroom inside the residence. Bradburn said that she attempted to wake Thomas up but was unable to do so. Bradburn stated that she then administered one dose of naloxone nasal spray to Thomas. Ivery stated that Thomas became responsive shortly after. Police made contact with Thomas in his bedroom, who was sweating heavily and had pinpoint pupils. Officer observed three used syringes and a small plastic bottle containing blood and cotton swabs on the floor in plain view, and a used 4mg naloxone cartridge on a shelf. One of the syringes had no cap. Thomas stated he did not use the syringes, and that he was keeping the syringes for “someone else.” Thomas signed a refusal for treatment by Greenville Rescue. Officers then made contact with Lisa Brickler, who stated that she observed Thomas laying in his bedroom while unresponsive. Lisa stated that she dialed 9-1-1, because she was afraid that Thomas might pass away. Police collected the syringes and advised Thomas that police would be issuing him a citation reference possessing drug abuse instruments. While entering my cruiser, the uncapped syringe pierced through the evidence bag before piercing my left knee, causing my knee to bleed. Police then responded to Wayne Hospital where the officer was treated for his injury. Thomas was issued a citation reference drug abuse instruments, and advised of his court date. The syringes were packaged and placed into property. A DVD containing video reference the incident was packaged and placed into property.

March 23, at 6:21 p.m.: While in the 600 block of Martin St. on an unrelated call, Kyley Magill advised police that she had received several phone calls from the Darke Co. Jail where her ex-boyfriend, Cody LLoyd, was being housed. There is currently an active CPO from Magill against Lloyd. She stated the calls stated they were a collect call from “Cody Jacob LLoyd” in his voice. Magill stated she received a total of six calls on Thursday, two calls at 6:21 p.m., one call at 6:35 p.m., two calls at 7:25 p.m., and the last call at 8:08 p.m. Police confirmed there was an active Civil Stalking Protection Order issued by the Darke Co. Common Pleas Court. Magill is prohibited from initiating or having any contact with Magill to include by landline, cordless, cellular or digital telephone. Magill filled out written statement and was provided her victim’s rights form. Police prepared a citation for Lloyd for CPO violation. He currently has a pending CPO violation set for trial May 1, 2023 in the Darke Co. Municipal Court in case number. Officers went to the Darke Co. Jail and spoke with Lloyd. He stated he thought he was trying to call his mother. Lloyd was served his copy of the citation and advised of his court date. They left a message for jail, in regards to obtaining a copy of the phone calls from their phone system showing Lloyd’s PIN calling Magill’s phone number. The phone number on Magill’s written statement is the number called from the jail.


March 25, 2:37 p.m.: Police were dispatched to the 300 block of Oxford Drive, in reference to a welfare check. Upon arrival, police met with the complainant/witness, Jackie Miles, who advised that she has not spoken with her elderly neighbor in two days. Officers were able to make entry into the apartment and located an elderly female deceased inside the listed residence.