Northmont area police reports

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.

Wednesday, March 8

City of Union

Report 17-013957: The theft of a JB Hunt semi-trailer was reported at Proctor & Gamble. A known semi driver picked the trailer up on March 5 but his whereabouts were unknown. The trailer was eventually located at a White Castle in Columbus. The driver was found sleeping his semi at a Lowe’s in the Columbus area. When questioned, the driver stated he decided to go on a cocaine binge after picking up the trailer. He was subsequently fired by his transportation company. The trailer still had its cargo seal in place.

Sunday, March 12

City of Union

Report 17-014707: Police were dispatched on the report of two disorderly subjects that were between the Toll House Tavern and the Union City Hall. The two subjects were found standing by the trash cans behind the police department. Police eventually located someone who would take care of both subjects.

Tuesday, March 14

City of Union

Report 17-015117: Robert G. Deeter, 57, of Union, was charged with domestic violence and transported to the Montgomery County Jail.

Wednesday, March 15

City of Union

Report 17-015345: Police responded to a residence on Charles Place on an overdose. When police arrived a subject stated he had given the victim a dose of Narcan to revive him. Bryan L. McFadden, 42, of Dayton 45406, was charged with disorderly conduct while voluntarily intoxicated. Charges were forwarded to Vandalia Municipal Court.

Report 17-015464: An officer on patrol spotted a suspicious pickup truck backed up to a garage of a home that had burnt down months ago. The officer notified Butler Township of the situation as the property was in their jurisdiction. Butler Police asked the Union officer to maintain his position until Butler officers could arrive. A male subject began walking down the driveway and approached the Union cruiser. The officer got out and asked the subject what was going on and he stated the other two males were stealing items from the garage. The officer placed the subject in handcuffs and put him in the backseat of the cruiser, then pulled into the driveway in front of the pickup to prevent it from leaving. A male subject spotted the officer and fled on foot. Butler Township later apprehended the subject and also took custody of a second subject seated in the pickup.

Sunday, March 19

City of Union

Report 17-016293: A 14-year-old male is under investigation for sending messages to a 12-year-old girl via Facebook requesting her to send nude photos of herself. The parents of the girl said they would not press charges if the suspect would stop contacting their daughter. A report was filed with Montgomery County Juvenile Court.

Monday, March 20

City of Englewood

Report 17-016400: A car was reported stolen at Motel 6. An officer investigating the case contacted the owner and learned that the car was not stolen. The owner stated his girlfriend took his car because he had been drinking and she didn’t want him to drive. The officer told the vehicle owner that he should have reported these facts immediately since his vehicle was listed as stolen. The vehicle was removed from a statewide system listing it as stolen.

Report 17-016501: An officer responded to a three vehicle crash at Hoke Road and Salem Avenue. The two drivers and vehicles not at fault were processed and released. The at-fault driver was driving under suspension and was informed by the officer that she would be cited for the crash and for being under suspension. She was instructed to wait until her citations were written. The officer returned to his cruiser and after completing the ticket discovered the driver had fled the scene. The officer caught up to the driver at Hoke and Westbrook roads and ordered her out of her vehicle. She was placed in custody. Police found 13 mostly empty gel capsules commonly used to transport narcotics inside her purse containing a white powdery substance and two cut off straws with white powdery residue inside. Emily F. Young, 53, of Brookville, was charged with obstructing official business, driving under 12 point suspension, driving under operating a vehicle intoxicated suspension and possession of drug paraphernalia. She was transported to the Montgomery County Jail.

Report 17-016525: Gregg C. Mcatee, 38, of Dayton 45402, was charged with theft at Walmart. He was transported to the Montgomery County Jail.

Report 17-017146: Jacob D. Aldridge, 33, of Harrison Twp., was charged with violating a protection order. Charges were forwarded to Vandalia Municipal Court which will issue Aldridge a summons to appear.

Clay Township

Report 17-5482-03: Jordan J. Bowman, 27, of Brookville, was arrested by West Alexandria Police on a Clay Township warrant for failure to appear on an original charge of driving under suspension. Bowman was taken into custody and released to a Clay Township officer. While searching Bowman the Clay officer found a glass pipe tucked into Bowman’s right waistband. The pipe was turned over to the West Alexandria officer who charged Bowman with possession of drug paraphernalia and issued him a court summons. Clay Township transported Bowman to the Montgomery County Jail for the warrant.

Tuesday, March 21

City of Englewood

Report 17-016597: Police responded to Waffle House on the report of an intoxicated subject passed out on the floor. Daniel W. Gevat, 31, of Englewood, was charged with disorderly conduct by intoxication. He was transported to the Montgomery County Jail. While being searched by jail staff, they located a plastic bag containing approximately 50 clear capsules with white powder residue inside his left sock. There was also a blue plastic tube inside the bag, which had white residue inside of it. In his right sock, they located a plastic bag containing four clear capsules with a white powdery substance inside. Jail staff stated Gevat admitted to what the substance was (illegal drug) and asked if Englewood Police would be going to add additional charges. The officer advised that will an additional charge would be added once the substance comes back from the lab for drug analysis. Jail staff advised the intake room is recorded and to request a copy of the footage once the results come back.

Report 17-016745: A bad check was reported at Code Credit Union.

Wednesday, March 22

City of Englewood

Report 17-017031: Police responded to Motel 6 on the report of yelling coming from one of the rooms. Police could not get anyone to answer the door. A key was obtained from hotel staff. Police opened the door but a security latch was engaged allowing the door to open only about 4-inches. An officer observed a white male kneeling face down just inside the door next to the bed. He did not respond to verbal announcements so the officer kicked the door in to gain entry. The room was found to be in disarray consistent with some type of struggle. The bed was stripped and the box spring and mattress were displaced from the bed frame. A desk was also found overturned. The male was unresponsive until an officer grabbed his arm, at which time he sat upright. The male appeared to be in a state of panic and stated he was having a bad nightmare and denied any drug use. Three empty syringes were located in the motel room safe. Lance G. Turner, 37, of Brookville, was charged with disorderly conduct and possessing drug abuse instruments. He was transported to the Montgomery County Jail.

City of Union

Report 17-016969: Passing bad checks was reported at Water Wheel Farm.

Clay Township

Report 17-5918-03: An officer running radar on U.S. 40 near Brookville-Phillipsburg Road clocked a vehicle traveling 70 miles per hour and pulled the vehicle over after it turned south on State Route 49. As the officer approached the vehicle he detected a strong odor or marijuana coming from within the vehicle. When confronted the driver voluntarily surrendered a pipe and a small rubber ball with marijuana resin. A search of the vehicle also produced an additional marijuana pipe and a scale containing marijuana residue. Brandon M. Tester, 30, of Englewood, was charged with possession of marijuana paraphernalia and driving under child support suspension. Tester showed no obvious signs of impairment and permitted to leave the scene with a valid driver who responded to the traffic stop to assist in removing the vehicle from the roadway.

Thursday, March 23

City of Englewood

Report 17-017052: Police responded to Good Samaritan North Health Center on the report of a subject lying in the emergency room parking lot. Hospital staff also came outside to assist the subject, who was suffering from a drug overdose. Hospital staff administered several doses of Narcan and were able to revive the subject who admitted to using heroin. Kelly R. Fultz, 30, of Brookville, was charged with disorderly conduct while voluntarily intoxicated. She was issued a court summons and released to hospital staff.

Report 17-017180: Police were dispatched to Walmart on the report of a theft in progress. Dispatch advised the suspects were fleeing the parking lot in a black SUV. An officer on Main Street positioned himself to observe traffic on eastbound Interstate 70 in anticipation of the vehicle heading east on the interstate. The officer spotted the vehicle and pulled onto the highway and stopped the SUV at mile marker 30. The officer located items reported by Walmart as being stolen inside the vehicle. A female in the vehicle had a warrant out of Wisconsin with a nationwide pick up radius. Krystal L. Alters, 31, at large, was charged with theft and arrested on the Wisconsin warrant. She was transported to the Montgomery County Jail. Walmart did not want to press charges against the male occupant of the vehicle. He was transported back to Walmart and released. After he was released Walmart decided to press charges. The male was located in front of the Murphy Oil gas station and was taken into custody. Robert J. Donahue III, 25, of Montpelier, IN, was charged with theft, obstructing official business and was arrested on a warrant out of Preble County. He was transported to the Montgomery County Jail.

Clay Township

Report 17-6045-03: Unknown subjects entered a yard in the 10700 block of W. National Road and removed a bright yellow, CountyLine brand log splitter. The victim stated that he had just purchased the machine from Tractor Supply within the last week but was unable to provide a serial number. He believes that someone driving down the road spotted the wood splitter in his yard, pulled in and stole it. Police could not locate any tire tracks or footprints in the yard to collect as evidence.

Friday, March 24

City of Englewood

Report 17-017275: Adrianne M. Miller, 33, of Richmond, IN, was charged with possessing drug abuse instruments (syringe) while sitting in a vehicle in the Meijer parking lot. She was transported to the Montgomery County Jail.

City of Union

Report 17-017252: Police responded to Trish’s Café on the report of a subject that had attempted to steal a patron’s purse. The victim signed a refusal to prosecute form.

Saturday, March 25

City of Englewood

Report 17-017651: Mark W. Smith, 32, of Englewood, was charged with domestic violence and transported to the Montgomery County Jail.

Report 17-017705: Stephanieann F. Keefer, 31, of Dayton 45414, was arrested on a warrant issued by Trotwood Police. She was taken into custody and released to a Trotwood officer.

City of Union

Report 17-017507: Police stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation and found the driver to be intoxicated and in possession of a loaded firearm. Rick L. Johnson, 71, of Hillsboro, was charged with driving while under the influence, improper handling of a firearm in a motor vehicle, and marked lanes of travel. He was issued a court summons and released to a family member.

Sunday, March 26

City of Union

Report 17-017794: Police responded to Krug Drive to assist Dayton Police to locate a subject to check on their wellbeing. While at the residence it was discovered a vehicle was missing and had crashed in Dayton. The female driver was transported to Miami Valley Hospital in critical condition. Charges against the driver are pending.

Monday, March 27

City of Union

Report 17-018076: A resident of Morning Glory Lane reported that someone had obtained his credit card number to make several purchases totaling more than $1,200.

Report 17-018147: Unknown subjects removed the rear license plate off a vehicle parked in the lot at Proctor & Gamble.

By Ron Nunnari

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