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, April 21

Clay Township

Report 16-1039-04: Daniel R. Preston, 45, of Eaton, was arrested by West Alexandria Police on a Clay Township warrant. Preston was released to a Clay Township officer and transported to the county jail.

Saturday, April 23

Clay Township

Report 16-1078-04: An officer was dispatched to National Road to be on the lookout for a potential hit and run driver traveling east. The vehicle almost struck a few cars head-on. An officer spotted a white Pontiac minivan that was weaving and went off the right side of the road a few times. The officer used his public address speaker to order the driver to pull over. The elderly driver was not responsive to the speaker or the officer’s lights and siren. At Brookville-Philipsburg Road the driver went left of center almost striking two cars. The officer pulled alongside the van and forced his cruiser into the side of the van and was able to slow it to a stop. The officer exited his cruiser and attempted to get the driver to respond. The driver kept looking forward and did not respond. The officer used his baton to break the front passenger side window and found the driver to be suffering from a medical condition. Phillipsburg Medic 80 removed the driver and transported him to Good Samaritan North Health Center emergency room for treatment.

Monday, April 25

City of Englewood

Report 16-024175: Cody A. Patrick, 23, of Englewood, was charged with possession of drugs (marijuana) and possession of drug paraphernalia. Due to injuries he sustained after being pushed out of his girlfriend’s apartment following a verbal argument Patrick was transported to Good Samaritan North Health Center for treatment. He was issued a court summons.

Tuesday, April 26

City of Englewood

Report 16-024262: A customer at Wal-Mart reported being distracted when loading her groceries in her vehicle due to talking on her cell phone. She inadvertently left her purse in a shopping cart in the parking lot and the purse was stolen by an unknown subject. Surveillance footage shows the subject approach the cart, remove the purse and enter the store to make a purchase. The subject placed the purse in the shopping bag along with a carton of orange juice. The subject then exited the store, got into a white Buick with a sunroof and exited the parking lot.

Report 16-024272: A forged check totaling $459 was reported by a customer of Union Savings Bank. The check was forged at a Lowe’s in Terre Haute, IN. The report was forward to Lowe’s Security for investigation.

Report 16-024291: Police responded to Wal-Mart regarding an employee theft complaint. On five separate occasions the employee removed cash from the register and concealed it on her person. Chantell R. Wilcox, 27, of Dayton 45405, was charged with theft. Charges were forwarded to Vandalia Municipal Court.

Report 16-024351: A 17-year-old female was charged with being unruly on Westview Place. Charges were forwarded to Montgomery County Juvenile Court.

Wednesday, April 27

City of Clayton

Report 16-858: Police spotted a suspicious vehicle on Prospect Road that made several turns in the residential area without signaling. A traffic stop was initiated and the officer detected the odor or raw marijuana coming from the vehicle. A back up officer was requested. The driver and two occupants were asked to step out of the vehicle. The driver admitted that he does smoke marijuana but had not on today’s date. While searching the vehicle the officer located a book bag on the floor next to the passenger seat containing a glass pipe and silver grinder containing marijuana residue. The officer fond the glovebox locked and removed the ignition key to unlock it. Inside the glovebox the officer found a plastic bag containing marijuana, a large digital scale and a large grinder. Olyn C. Dow, 18, of Englewood, was charged with possession of drugs. Adante J. Dudley, 20, of Clayton, was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia. Both were issued a court summons and released.

Report 16-854: Attempted burglary was reported in the 6000 block of Janice Place. Unknown subjects attempted to force open a rear garage door that was barricaded and also broke out two rear basement windows that were reinforced with metal bars. No access to the residence was gained.

Clay Township

Report 16-1109-04: While responding to a medical emergency an officer struck a deer in the 10300 block of Sweet Potato Ridge Road and damaged the cruiser’s radiator causing it to leak fluid. The officer pulled over and shut the engine off. The cruiser was towed back to the Clay Twp. Police garage by Englewood Truck.

Friday, April 29

City of Clayton

Report 16-872: Antonio L. Williams, 26, of Piqua, was charged with driving under an in-state drug offense suspension, driving under non-compliance suspension and speeding. He was transported to the county jail.

Report 16-879: A resident in the 6100 block of Cheri Lynne Drive advised that she had Direct TV technician upgrade her digital satellite on April and 26 and alleges that afterward a VCR turned up missing from her bedroom. The technician denied taking the VCR and alleged that perhaps the home owner’s son took it. The victim said no one else had entered the residence during the time frame the VCR came up missing. Police attempted to contact the technician but he did not answer his calls and does not voicemail set up on his phone.

Saturday, April 30

City of Clayton

Report 16-884: The theft of $8,000 from a safe was reported at a residence on Seville Drive. The victim advised the money turned up missing while he was out of town. There was no sign of any forced entry to the residence.

City of Englewood

Report 16-025009: Scott A. Wills, 47, of Englewood, was charged with driving under the influence, speeding and weaving. He has two prior DUI convictions; one in 2006 and one in 2015. He was issued a court summons and released to a sober driver.

Report 16-025166: A 17-year-old male was charged with being unruly on Albert Street. She was transported to the Montgomery County Juvenile Detention Center.

Sunday, May 1

City of Clayton

Report 16-898: A man reported that while walking his Terrier on Deville Drive that a Great Dane ran across the street and attacked and injured his Terrier. Tyler D. Crosby, 21, of Clayton, was charged with having dogs at large. He was issued a court summons.

Report 16-899: Unknown subjects stole an inoperable lawn aerator from the front yard of a residence on West Salem Street.

City of Englewood

Report 16-025174: An 11-year-old male was charged with the misuse of a credit card on Albert Street. According to his mother she had taken away his gaming system after he stole a lap top computer and an iPad from his school, Trotwood Prep. He requested that his gaming system be given back but his mother refused. She then discovered her credit card had been used to purchase a PlayStation IV on Ebay without her permission. Charges were forwarded to Montgomery County Juvenile Court.

Tuesday, May 3

City of Clayton

Report 16-908: While on patrol on State Route 48 police pulled a vehicle over for having an expired registration. The male driver provided a Tennessee driver’s license that upon closer inspection appeared to be altered. The license was listed in LEADS as belonging to a female. The driver also provided a Social Security card that had no person linked to it. The officer also detected an odor of alcohol coming from the vehicle but the driver passed a field sobriety test. Police found other identification in the driver’s possession listing another person’s name. He also had a warrant for his arrest but it was listed as a California only pickup area. Carlous B. Richard, 45, of Dayton 45406, was charged with providing a false name, prohibited acts, driving under financial responsibility act suspension, expired or unlawful plates and no operator’s license. Richard was taken into custody and transported to the county jail.


By Ron Nunnari

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