Citizens For A Better Norwood

Monday, September 17, 2007

Excerpts from the 2006 NPD Annual Report

A weekly series - 6th installment

Following are five of the fifteen anecdotes in the report that describe some the NPD’s 3rd Shift successes last year. If you'd like to read the entire report, the Norwood Public Library has a copy.

3/16/06: Officer Kilby was stationary on Montgomery Rd. at Prentiss running radar in the stationary mode when he observed a vehicle south on Montgomery Rd. at Williams Ave. at a high rate of speed. Radar unit picked the vehicle up 42 mph.

The officer pulled out to stop the vehicle and was following the vehicle south on Montgomery Rd. when he observed the vehicle cross the double yellow line three times. He activated his emergency lights, and it took the vehicle three blocks to pull over…on the Butternut Bakery lot. The driver was found to be operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of an alcoholic beverage and/or drug abuse and was taken into custody.

During the search of the vehicle the officer found two loaded magazines in the glove compartment. Officer read the defendant his Miranda Warnings and asked him about a firearm. The defendant stated that he had a weapon in the center console. Recovered from the center console was a Taurus Millenium 9mm automatic. Defendant charged with OVI, Speed, Marked Lanes and Improper Transportation of a Firearm.

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