Dog Attacks and Kills Smaller Dog: Portsmouth Police Reports
PPD responded to multiple reports involving vicious dogs and investigated a report of Detroit druggies dealing in Wayne Hills. We hit the highlights of the Portsmouth Police Chief’s Daily Briefing.
Under The Influence
Just after midnight, a Thomas Avenue caller contacted police and said there several people from Detroit dealing drugs out of a PMHA apartment. Officer responding to the scene saw no sign of drug activity.
A man contacted police at 10 am to report a Facebook extortion threat. He said he sent an explicit video of himself to someone who was not threatening to post it on social media.
Hey, That’s My Stuff!
- A 17th Street resident reported a break-in at 11:38 am. The caller said an Xbox was taken. Police took information for a report.
- At noon, a Gay Street caller reported a stolen motorized bike. The bike was chained to a fence, but the thief cut the chain.
- PPD responded to a report of a stolen debit card at 4 pm.
- A man contacted police at 11 pm to report discovering stolen property. He said he found a trailer that was taken from him back in January. However, police could not determine if a theft was involved.
One of two panhandling brothers known for harassing people on Gallia Street was at it again at 12:30 pm. This time he was accosting customers at AT & T Wireless.
Dog Attacks and Kills Other Dog
At 3 pm, a Castle Street caller reported seeing a dog get loose and then kill another smaller dog. PPD dispatched Animal Control.
An officer took collected the dog and took it to animal control.
A local crisis center asked police to perform a welfare check on a woman who contacted the center and threatened to harm herself.
She told police that she had no intention of harming herself but had called the counseling center and made the threat because someone made her angry.
A woman contacted police about a man who just walked into her Summit Street house at 6 pm. Police took the man into custody.
A Franklin Avenue woman contacted police at 8:45 pm to report a dog attempted to attack her. She said she was walking down the street when the dog ran out of a house growling and barking at her. The same animal was just released from the pound after a previous incident.
At 9 pm, a caller reported an aggressive dog loose in Mound Park. Police said the dog appeared docile but advised the owner to keep it in the yard.
Cry For Help
Police were sent to a residence to check on a teen who had been searching the Internet for ways to harm herself. She said she didn’t want to hurt herself.
Officers also spoke to the mother who did not want to hospitalize the child.