Police reports from Northmont area law enforcement agencies

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, Sept. 1

Clay Township

Report 16-2447-09: Brookville Police requested assistance with a disorderly subject on Brookville-Salem Road. Upon arrival Brookville Chief Jerome was informing the subject that he was being trespassed from a property in the city of Brookville. The Clay Township officer detected an odor or marijuana emanating from the subject. During a search the Clay officer found two marijuana cigarettes in the subject’s right pants pocket. Dustin R. Henry, 27, of Brookville, was charged with possession of marijuana. He was issued a court summons and released.

Friday, Sept. 2

Clay Township

Report 16-2460-09: An officer observed a vehicle traveling south on State route 49 with a defective license plate light. The vehicle pulled into the Sunoco lot and parked. The driver exited the vehicle and when approached by the officer appeared to be shaking. A female also exited the vehicle who was also visibly shaking. Upon searching the van police found a glass pipe containing white residue. An officer found a second glass pipe and two used hypodermic needles in the front passenger side air vent. Eric Lee Garringer, 24, of Portland, IN was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia and dangerous instruments. Michael S. Guntle, 42, of Geneva, IN was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia. Both were issued a court summons and released.

Saturday, Sept. 3

City of Clayton

Report 16-2097: Unknown subjects entered two vehicle parked on Grosse Point Place and removed a debit card and jewelry from one of the vehicles. The victim believed the vehicle was locked but there was no sign of forced entry.

Monday, Sept. 5

City of Englewood

Report 16-049895: Police responded to Wal-Mart on an employee theft. Timothy G. Ramsey, 18, of Union was charged with theft without consent. He was terminated from employment and issued a court summons.

Report 16-049990: Richard A. Kerns, Jr., 45, of Clayton, was arrested on a warrant issued by the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office for assault. During a pat-down search the officer located several small plastic bags in his pockets containing suspected cocaine. The substance was sent to the crime lab for analysis. Kerns was transported to the Montgomery County Jail.

Tuesday, Sept. 6

City of Englewood

Report 16-050072: Two unknown white males entered Dollar General and loaded a large quantity of cleaning supplies into a trash can. As they approached the checkout area they quickly walked out the front door without offering payment. The suspects fled the parking lot in a maroon sedan. (A sedan has four doors and a coupe is a two door).

Report 16-050120: A theft in progress was reported at Wal-Mart involving a white female who fled the lot and was traced to Shell True North. Officers located the female in the restroom and placed her in a patrol car. An officer searched the restroom and found two syringes in the trash and a gel capsule on the floor with gray powder inside. Dawn R. Landes, 46, of Eaton, was charged with theft, possession of drugs and possession of drug abuse instruments. She was transported to the Montgomery County Jail.

Report 16-050155: Unknown subjects removed an iPhone 6 from an unlocked vehicle with its windows down parked in the Wal-Mart lot.

Report 16-050159: Marcus Jamal Hasan, 19, of Springfield, and Ronnie Lamark Parson, 21, of Dayton 45406, were each charged with theft and criminal damaging at Wal-Mart. Both were trespassed from the Wal-Mart property and transported to the Montgomery County Jail.

Wednesday, Sept. 7

City of Englewood

Report 16-050292: Unknown subjects slashed the left front tire of a vehicle parked at the Sinclair Learning Center on National Road.

Thursday, Sept. 8

City of Clayton

Report 16-2130: Unknown subjects entered an unlocked vehicle parked in the 6800 block of Garber Road and removed approximately $20 in loose change and two sets of clip on earrings.

Report 16-2132: A counterfeit $10 bill was reported at the Submarine House.

City of Englewood

Report 16-050479: Unknown subjects removed a sawzall and a hammer drill from an unlocked work van parked on Overla Boulevard.

Clay Township

Report 16-2519-09: A farmer reported that unknown subjects rode ATVs through one of his corn fields on Dodson Road damaging the crop. An unknown subject also rode a dirt bike through his soybean field on National Road damaging the crop.

Friday, Sept. 9

City of Englewood

Report 16-050704: Shawn Marie McCloud, 46, of Clayton, was charged with theft at Meijer and transported to the Montgomery County Jail.

Report 16-050742: Tavis W. Holden, 39, of Englewood, was charged with two counts of domestic violence and transported to the Montgomery County Jail.

Saturday, Sept. 10

City of Clayton

Report 16-2142: The theft of a purse containing a credit card and perfume was reported at an apartment in the 5400 block of Westbrook Road.

City of Englewood

Report 16-050896: A 13-year-old female was charged with being unruly on Fallview Avenue/ Charges were forwarded to Montgomery County Juvenile Court.

Sunday, Sept. 11

City of Clayton

Report 16-2154: Unknown subjects entered an unlocked vehicle parked on Highfield Drive but nothing of value was taken. The victim stated that someone had entered the unlocked vehicle on September 7 and removed approximately $12 in loose change.

Report 16-2157: An unknown white male wearing black shorts and a black shirt removed bottle of pop from the cooler at Circle K and placed it down his pants. He then exited the store without paying. The clerk observed the male pull an item out of his pants when he was across the street. She stated she recognizes the subject as a regular customer but does not know his name. She stated she usually sees him with “Jordan the heroin addict.”

City of Englewood

Report 16-050975: Failure to pay for $25 worth of food service was reported at Steak ‘n Shake.

Report 16-051000: Unknown subjects removed the rear license plate from a vehicle parked in the Best Western lot.

Monday, Sept. 12

City of Clayton

Report 16-2164: Unknown subjects threw rock through the rear window of the garage at Williams Auto Repair. The rock then struck the back of a vehicle that was being worked on. Behind the business there were several tires stacked on a work lift that weren’t there before. Several pieces of uneaten pizza were also found lying on the ground.


By Ron Nunnari

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