Domestic violence charge dropped against Dayton police officer in Miami County


A misdemeanor domestic violence charge filed against a Dayton police officer by West Milton police was dismissed Tuesday in Miami County Municipal Court. 

Cody Lindsey, 24, was charged following a Sept. 25 incident in the village. He had pleaded not guilty and a trial was scheduled for Tuesday. 

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Police said they were called to a residence and told that a person who was joking with Lindsey said he got mad and damaged property. 

The charge was dismissed without costs by Judge Gary Nasal. The court file included a letter from Lindsey’s alleged accuser would not testify and wanted the charge dismissed. A civil protection order sought at the time of the incident later was dismissed.

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