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Peru Police Department

5:41 a.m., Wednesday, 200 block of East Canal Street, unwanted guest. A resident wanted a guest to leave, but the suspect continued waiting outside for a ride.

4:04 p.m., Wednesday, 20 block of East Main Street, juvenile problem. A report was made for a juvenile problem.

4:22 p.m., Wednesday, 200 block of West 10th Street, welfare check. A dog was reported to have been left outside without shelter. Animal control contacted.

4:33 p.m., Wednesday, 500 block of West Seventh Street, domestic disturbance. A report was made for a verbal argument.

6:18 p.m., Wednesday, Wabash and East Eighth streets, suspicious circumstance. Two bicycles were located outside of a building.

7:14 p.m., Wednesday, 600 block of Woodburn Green Drive, fight. A fight was reported, but it was a verbal argument.


12:50 p.m., Wednesday, Jonathan Carpenter, 34, last known address 790 Raven Crest Lane, Rochester, court order. He is being held in the Miami County Jail without bond.

12:17 a.m., Wednesday, Jose Ochoa, 33, last known address 814 N. Wabash Ave., Kokomo, possession of meth, possession of paraphernalia, driving while suspended prior. He is being held in the Miami County Jail on an $11,000 bond.

All arrests reflect preliminary charges.