VANDALIA (DEC. 8) – Police sent to a Timberlake Drive address following a 911 hang up found three children ages 2-7 alone in a residence with “deplorable” conditions. The parents were contacted and told to come to the residence immediately. The children were released to a grandmother. The parents were issued summonses to appear in court for endangering children. Children Services also was contacted, police report.
BRADFORD (DEC. 22) – Miami County sheriff’s deputies were called to a disturbance on Covington Bradford Road. Residents reported a dispute began over a TV that some of them had paid on when roommates. A woman allegedly hit the female at the residence, knocking her into a screen door, before the man punched the male who lived there. The visitors left before the deputy arrived and had not responded to his calls, according to the report.