CAMDEN — Camden Police Chief Matt Spurlock reported on the following recent department activities in the village:
Friday, Dec. 21
Tyler M. Wyatt, 22, of Camden, was charged with violating a protection order, a fifth-degree felony, after he was seen in close proximity to a protected party in a Civil Protection Order. Wyatt had a prior conviction for violating a CPO.
Austin Messmear, 22, of New Paris was charged with aggravated possession of drugs, a fifth-degree felony, possessing drug abuse instruments, a second-degree misdemeanor, and illegal use or possession of drug paraphernalia, a fourth-degree misdemeanor, after a traffic stop. According to court documents, Messmear was the passenger in a vehicle officers stopped due to a temporary registration which expired that day. An eyeglass case containing drugs and drug paraphernalia and allegedly belonging to Messmear was located in the car.
Renee L. Elkins, 27, of Camden was arrested in the 100 block of Donna Drive when officers learned she had active warrants for her arrest. Elkins had three active felony warrants and was taken into custody and transported to the Preble County Jail without incident.
Saturday, Dec. 22
Cheyenne G. Boggs, 23, of Hamilton was arrested after officers responded to the 100 block of S. Main St. for a verbal disturbance that had been reported. Upon arrival officers discovered an active protection order that was in place between Boggs and a male victim. Boggs was taken into custody for the violation and transported to the Preble County Jail without incident.
Tuesday, Jan. 1
Barbara J. Newton, 44, of Camden was arrested in the 600 block of Rose Blvd. for outstanding warrants. Newton had three active warrants for obstructing justice, contributing to the delinquency of a minor and interference with custody. Newton was taken into custody without incident.
Tuesday, Jan. 15
William B. Camp, 26, at large was arrested in the 600 block of Rose Blvd. Officers had a prior incident with Camp and were aware of his active warrants for disorderly conduct and drug paraphernalia. Camp was taken into custody and is currently housed at the Preble County Jail.
Tuesday, Jan. 22
Taylor Cassidy, 25, of Camden was arrested on an active warrant. Officers observed Cassidy at the intersection of Main St and Central Ave in Camden. Officers had prior knowledge of Cassidy have an active warrant for failure to appear in court. Cassidy was taken into custody without incident and is currently housed as the Preble County Jail.