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Posted on: September 26, 2022

Sidney Police to Offer Self-Defense Course

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The Sidney Police Department will be offering a G.U.A.R.D. UP self defense class for women starting October 22, 2022. The free course will be held on October 22, 29, November 5 and 12 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the Police Department.

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Posted on: August 26, 2022

Narcotics Search Warrant Served at Local Residence by TRT

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On Friday, August 26, 2022 at approximately 8 AM the Sidney Police Department with the assistance of the Piqua Police Department and the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office executed a narcotic’s search warrant at 633 Fulton St, Sidney. &...

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Posted on: August 26, 2022

Narcotics Unit Indicts 18 People

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On August 25, 2022 the Sidney Police Department’s Narcotics Unit presented evidence to a Shelby County Grand Jury in regards to drug trafficking activity in the City of Sidney.   Upon hearing evidence, the Grand Jury handed down indictm...

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Posted on: August 26, 2022

Wanted Sexual Assault Suspect from 2018 Apprehended

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In September 2018 a Shelby County Grand Jury handed down an arrest indictment for a Todd T Freeman, age  42, charging one count of Rape for engaging in a sex act involving a girl under the age of 13.  Immediately after a warrant was issu...

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Posted on: August 12, 2022

City Awarded Ohio Attorney General Grant Funding

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The city received notification it was again awarded funds through the Ohio Attorney General’s Law Enforcement Diversion Program Grant. The city was awarded the maximum grant amount of $35,000.

Funding received through this program is used to addr...

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Posted on: August 3, 2022

Felonious Assault

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On August 2, 2022, at approximately 1817hrs, officers were dispatched to 628 Buckeye Ave, Sidney in reference to a stabbing. An investigation determined Melvin Martin and Raymond Becerra, as well as their adult sons, got into a physical altercation. Durin...

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Posted on: August 1, 2022

Pursuit on July 30, 2022

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On July 30, 2022, the Sidney Police Department received notification that a white Dodge Charger with Ohio license plate PCTWLV3 had fled from the Ohio State Highway Patrol (OSP) around the 111 mile marker (MM) on I-75 southbound. The vehicle had traveled ...

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Posted on: June 27, 2022

Shotgun Fired

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On, June 26, 2022, at approximately 6:31 p.m.officers were dispatched to the area of Belmont St and East Ave for a male subject discharging a shotgun in the street and near a garage. Dispatch also advised the male subject had also fired at a vehicle.

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Posted on: June 22, 2022

False Factory Shooter Call

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Officers were dispatched to 1630 Ferguson Court in Sidney, Ohio for shots being fired at the factory.  Dispatch advised two people were supposed to have been shot in the building and the male shooter was outside the building.

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Posted on: May 20, 2022

Pursuit on May 20, 2022

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Officer Joseph Kennedy observed a dark colored Honda northbound on I-75 with dark tinted windows and a registration that was not legible.  Officer Kennedy went after the car and when he tried to stop the car the car refused to stop. The Honda got...

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Posted on: May 11, 2022

Auto Crash with Injuries

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On May 10, 2022 at around 9:06 p.m. there was a report of a crash with injuries involving an automobile and a motorized bicycle (moped) at 768 Spruce Ave Sidney, Ohio.

It was learned that a juvenile operating a motorized bicycle (moped) was traveling on Sp...

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Posted on: April 13, 2022

Drug Disposal Pouches Available at City Hall

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The Shelby County Drug Task Force and other community partners are making Deterra® drug disposal pouches available at no cost to residents of Shelby County as part of drug take back and safe disposal efforts. The Deterra® pouches use activated charcoal an...

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Posted on: March 30, 2022

Narcotics Search Warrant Served at Local Residence by Tactical Response Team

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On Wednesday, March 30, 2022, at approximately 8:00 a.m. the Sidney Police Department executed a narcotic’s search warrant at 505 and 505 ½ N Main Avenue. The initial entry and securing of the locations had to be accomplished by utili...

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Posted on: March 25, 2022

Armed Robbery Suspect Apprehended

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On Friday, March 25, 2022 at approximately 7:05 a.m. Sidney Patrol Units were dispatched to the 200 block of N. West Avenue in regard to an armed robbery.  Residents at 221 N. West Avenue reported that a male subject dressed in a black hoody and ...

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Posted on: February 11, 2022

Sidney Police Department Awarded Grant

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The Sidney Police Department will receive a grant of $36,945 to develop, implement, and maintain a new physical fitness standard for applicants to improve the recruitment and retention of female officers.

This funding was made available as a part of the ne...

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Posted on: February 11, 2022

Felonious Assault

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On February 10, 2022, at approximately 10:35 p.m. Sidney police officers were dispatched to the Clark Station at 125 W Court Street referencing a vehicle crashing into the building and striking several people. A female that was struck was transported to W...

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