The following information has been provided by Northmont area police departments. The information listed in this column is considered public record and is available to anyone seeking information concerning what is provided below.
For purposes of this column, the term “arrested” or “charged” does not necessarily mean the person was taken into physical custody. It could also indicate that a summons was issued to the subject in lieu of physical custody.
All the people listed as “arrested” or “charged” are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
Thursday, Oct. 25
Report 18-2858-10: The theft of lawn/yard equipment was reported at Wengerlawn Nursery. A Stihl chainsaw, Stihl hedge trimmer and a Redmax reciprocator trimmer were stolen from an unlocked barn.
Sunday, Oct. 28
Report 18-2887-10: An officer stopped a vehicle for having no visible license plates. Prior to having the vehicle towed an officer found a used hypodermic needle underneath the front seat. A second officer found a pill bottle with a yellow plastic bag inside containing methamphetamine. Two used marijuana pipes were also found inside and a glass pipe with marijuana inside in a laundry basket in the bed of the truck. Officers also located a notebook containing people’s names, addresses, account numbers and credit card numbers and copies of a W2 form belonging to another subject. A police scanner, two-way radios and flashlights were found in the cab of the truck. Bolt cutters, miscellaneous tools, electronic parts and electronic testers with other peoples’ names on them were found in the bed of the truck. Cameron K. Brand, 28, of Dayton 45405, was charged with possession of marijuana and possession of drugs schedule I or II substance. He was issued a court summons and released.
Thursday, Nov. 1
Report 18-2906-11: Brittany N. Delehanty, 30, of Verona, was arrested on a felony warrant issued by Preble County. She was taken into custody and released to the Preble County Sheriff’s Office.
Friday, Nov. 2
Report 18-2910-11: Police responded to Estate Drive on a domestic incident in progress. Upon arrival an officer heard and observed a female subject holding onto a male subject’s arms as she screamed for him to get away from her. The male separated the female’s arms and head butted her causing her nose to immediately begin to bleed profusely. The officer kicked in the front door and took custody of the male. Garett L. Shillingburg, 34, of Brookville, was charged with domestic violence and transported to the Montgomery County Jail.
Report 18-2914-11: Bruce D. Baldridge, 36, of Greenville, was arrested on a warrant issued by Western Division Court for failure to appear. Baldridge was released to a Clay Township officer at the Darke County Jail and transported to the Montgomery County Jail.
Report 18-2917-11: Codie E. Blankenship, 18, of Arcanum was arrested by the Preble County Sheriff’s Office on a warrant issued by Western Division Court for failure to appear. Blankenship was released to a Clay Township officer and transported to the Montgomery County Jail.
Monday, Nov. 5
City of Englewood
Report 18-087072: Police responded to Miami Valley Hospital North on the report of an altercation in the parking lot. Natalie L. Manning, 26, of Dayton 45415 (Harrison Twp.), was charged with domestic violence and transported to the Montgomery County Jail.
Wednesday, Nov. 7
City of Englewood
Report 18-087635: Police were dispatched to the rear of Cedargate Apartments on the report of a female attempting to break a window. As officers were arriving dispatch advised the female had entered the apartment. The apartment manager told police the female needed to leave because she does not live in the complex. The officer could hear yelling coming from an apartment and observed a male with his shirt off standing inside with scratches and marks all over his body. Tosja C. Morgan, 22, of Dayton 45405, was charged with domestic violence and criminal damaging. She was transported to the Montgomery County Jail.
Thursday, Nov. 8
City of Englewood
Report 18-087838: An officer on patrol observed a vehicle being driven by someone without a valid driver’s license. The driver also had two warrants. Victoria L. Overton, 27, of Dayton 45406, was arrested on the two warrants and charged with no operator’s license. She was transported to the Montgomery County Jail.
Report 18-088065: Police responded to LaRosa’s Pizzeria on the report of a disorderly male yelling obscenities and threatening customers. Dispatch advised they had received numerous 9-1-1 calls regarding the subject described as a black male wearing a red fleece jacket and black pants. As an officer arrived dispatch advised the subject was being held to the ground by customers in the lobby. An officer took the male into custody. One of the customers holding the male down stated he was sitting at a table visiting with someone when the male entered the restaurant wearing a backpack and started screaming at employees near the front of the business. The male walked toward a server and started verbally abusing the server and made threatening statements. The customer stood up and the male asked him if he wanted something. The male then told the customer he needed to “move or I will kill you.” The customer saw the male’s backpack and feared for his safety because he did not know if the male had a weapon or not. The customer grabbed the male by the hand at which point the male began kicking his legs causing both of them to fall down. The customer put the male in a headlock and asked another customer to hold the male’s legs down. Quentin W. Russell, 34, of Clayton 45315, was charged with aggravated menacing and disorderly conduct / fighting. He was transported to the Montgomery County Jail.
Friday, Nov. 9
City of Clayton
Report CL18-2045: An officer spotted a Chevy pickup hauling a flat bed trailer north on Salem Pike containing a black Chevy van and red Ford Explorer. The pickup hauling the trailer did not have a front license plate displayed and the Explorer on the trailed had no visible registration. A traffic stop was initiated. After checking the two vehicles being hauled on the trailer the Explorer was listed as stolen out of Dayton. The driver stated he had purchased the vehicle from a known subject for $100. He stated that he owns a towing business and buys cars all the time to junk them. He said he uses a program on his cell phone to check vehicle identification numbers to make sure no vehicle he is purchasing is listed as stolen. The subject he bought the Explorer from provided a Bureau of Motor Vehicles registration form as well as the keys so he did not think it was stolen. Chad D. Moore, 28, of Dayton 45416, was charged with display of license plates. He was issued a court summons and released. The Explorer was towed away by Sandy’s Towing.
City of Englewood
Report 18-088158: Gene A. Cooper, 66, of Englewood (Clayton ZIP 45315), was charged with driving under the influence, speeding and lanes of travel. He was transported to the Montgomery County Jail and later transferred to the hospital and issued a court summons.
Report 18-088345: Police responded to Motel 6 on the report of a thin white female in the parking lot with a hatchet. An officer ordered the female to the ground with his weapon drawn and managed to place her in handcuffs. Once the female was placed in a sitting position the officer observed open sores around her mouth. She admitted she had her mouth on a car battery and the acid has burnt her mouth. She also stated she had used meth and heroin the day before mixing it with prescription medication hoping to overdose and die. A woman in an adjacent room was standing at the window holding her cell phone and the officer could tell that she had been crying. A second officer spoke to the woman in the adjacent room and she said the female had knocked on her window with the hatchet in one hand and stated, “I’m going to chop your head off!” Nichole M. Winters, 39, of Trotwood, was charged with aggravated menacing and transported to Miami Valley Hospital North for evaluation since she admitted of wanting to kill herself by overdose.
Sunday, Nov. 11
City of Englewood
Report 18-088894: Courtland B. Monaghan, 27, of Englewood, was charged with theft after failing to pay for shoes from a private seller. Monaghan fled on foot from the seller but was apprehended by police. He was transported to the Montgomery County Jail.
Report 18-088998: An officer tried to pull a vehicle over on Salem Avenue just north of Hoke Road since the driver was listed as having an expired license. The driver fled west on I-70 at speeds reaching 110 mph. Due to light traffic the officer followed the fleeing vehicle. A Brookville officer and Ohio State Highway Patrol unit joined the pursuit. The driver eventually exited at State Route 503 in Lewisburg and pulled into the Marathon gas station. When asked why he fled the driver stated that he did not have a license and did not want to go to jail. Joseph K. Gibson, 45, of Eaton, was charged with failure to comply with the order of a police officer and failure to reinstate. He was transported to the Montgomery County Jail.
Monday, Nov. 12
City of Union
Report 18-089158: A medic unit removed a student from Union Elementary who had stated that he wanted to kill himself. He was transported to Childrenn’s Medical Center for evaluation.
Report 18-089225: An unknown subject damaged a window mounted air conditioner in the 200 block of Lutz Dr.