Police reports from Northmont area law enforcement agencies


By Ron Nunnari - Rnunnari@civitasmedia.com



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.

Saturday, May 7

Clay Township

Report 16-1214-05: Police responded to the 400 block of E. Main St. in Verona to assist a Montgomery County Sheriff’s deputy with a suspicious subject. The caller stated that they heard someone outside their porch and the subject ran off. Upon arrival the Clay Township officer began checking the area and found two vehicles at the dead end of Apple Alley with all the doors open and items inside that were in disarray. The officer followed footprints in the grass that led to a garage door which was found to be ajar. The officer opened the door to look for suspects and found multiple marijuana plants, growing materials, grow lights and drying racks. The officer advised dispatch of the situation and secured the building until a deputy arrived to handle the investigation.

Sunday, May 8

Clay Township

Report 16-1231-05: Michael Caleb Hobson Miller, 19, of Brookville, was charged with possession of marijuana after police pulled him over for not having functioning tail lights. During a vehicle search the officer found the marijuana in a plastic bag inside a Twizzler wrapper that was wedged between the driver’s seat and center console. Miller was informed that he would be receiving a court summons from Western Division Court at a later date. The officer followed Miller home to make sure he would not be hit from behind due to the tail lights not working.

Friday, May 13

Clay Township

Report 16-1294-05: Jason J. Daugherty, 40, of Portland, IN, was arrested on an active warrant out of Jay County IN. He was a passenger in a vehicle that was pulled over by police for an equipment violation. Daugherty was taken into custody and transported to the Montgomery County Jail.

Sunday, May 15

City of Englewood

Report 16-028093: Tiffany B. Burns, 33, of Englewood, was charged with the misuse of a credit card after police responded to the 900 block of Englewood Drive on the report of a possible drug overdose. She was transported to the Good Samaritan North Emergency Room for treatment and issued a court summons.

Clay Township

Report 16-1323-05: Austin A. Krull, 20, of Lewisburg, was charged with driving under the influence, underage consumption of alcohol and failure to maintain reasonable control after a single vehicle crash at Sweet Potato Ridge and Number Nine roads. Police found a green Dodge pickup in the ditch on the east side of the road with the front end pointing south. Krull was in the driver’s seat passed out. It took two officers about two minutes to wake him up. He registered at .143 on a breath intoxilyzer test. He was issued a court summons and released to a friend.

Monday, May 16

Clay Township

Report 16-1330-05: Deborah J. Steiner, 48, of Brookville, was charged with assault at Brookville Lake Estates. Steiner was taken into custody and transported to the Montgomery County Jail.

Tuesday, May 17

City of Englewood

Report 16-028250: Dane E. Brown, 27, of Englewood, was charged with domestic violence and transported to the Montgomery County Jail.

16-028310: Unknown subjects stole two metal trash cans and the carrier for the trash cans from a residence in the 200 block of Eller Ave. Police searched the area for a vehicle that might have taken the items to sell as scrap metal but were unsuccessful.

Clay Township

Report 16-1338-05: Jacob D. Pugh, 36, of Trotwood, was charged with driving under operating a vehicle intoxicated suspension, driving under the influence, failure to stop after an accident, marked lanes, refusal of a chemical test and was arrested on an active warrant issued by Trotwood Police for failure to appear in court. The charges came after police responded to State Route 49 and West National Road on a traffic crash involving a commercial vehicle and a passenger car in a construction zone. Pugh was taken into custody, transported to the Trotwood Police Department and released to a Trotwood officer.

Wednesday, May 18

City of Englewood

Report 16-028435: Clifford Irwin, 47, of Englewood, was charged with domestic violence and transported to the Montgomery County Jail.

Report 16-028522: Unknown subjects damaged four coin machines at Bubble Brush Car Wash by prying them open. The cost to repair the machines was estimated at $400 and to replace them $3,000.

Report 16-028577: Darnell V. Miller, 28, of Trotwood, was charged with domestic violence and theft without consent at McDonald’s on N. Main St. He had fled the scene prior to police arriving. Officers reviewed security camera footage and witnessed the incident as described by the victim. Charges were forwarded to Vandalia Municipal Court.

City of Union

Report 16-028466: Unknown subjects slashed three tires on a vehicle parked in the lot at Proctor & Gamble.

Thursday, May 19

City of Englewood

Report 16-028659: Chivas S. Wilson, 31, of Dayton 45406, was charged with disorderly conduct while intoxicated at McDonald’s on N. Main St. A cashier advised a customer had passed out on the counter and she was unable to wake him. Police were also unable to awaken Wilson, but smelled strongly of an alcoholic beverage. He was issued a court summons and released to his brother.

Report 16-028802: Police responded to SK Tech on Metro Drive on a criminal damaging complaint. Unknown subjects slashed three tires on a vehicle and shattered the rear window.

Friday, May 20

City of Englewood

Report 16-028928: Timothy C. Ponder, 45, of Richmond, IN, was charged with domestic violence after police responded to a threats complaint at the Chateau Apartments. Ponder was not present when police arrived. Charges were forwarded to Vandalia Municipal Court.

Saturday, May 21

City of Clayton

Report 16-1057: Two wrought iron chairs and a table set was stolen from a residence in the 8300 block of Inwood Ave.

City of Englewood

Report 16-029019: Kenneth F. Booth, 52, of Dayton 45416, was charged with driving while under the influence after arguing with employees at McDonald’s on N. Main St. The employees tried to detain Booth but he exited the drive through and fled south on Main Street. Police pulled his vehicle over on Garber Road where he failed a series of field sobriety tests. He was issued a court summons and released to a friend.

Report 16-029147: Demarko E.L. Gatewood, 24, of Harrison Township, was charged with driving while under the influence after being involved in a crash at the intersection of Union and Wenger roads. He registered at .110 percent on a breath intoxilyzer test. The driver of the car he struck was transported to the hospital for treatment of injuries. Gatewood was issued a court summons and released to a relative.

Sunday, May 22

City of Clayton

Report 16-1062: A known subject drove an SUV through a front yard leaving tire marks and mud throughout the grass in the 6000 block of Garber Rd. The victim refused to press charges but wanted the incident documented since she rents the property.

Monday, May 23

City of Clayton

Report 16-1068: Unknown subjects entered an unlocked vehicle at Wolf Creek Village Apartments and removed two checkbooks, a credit card, a Social Security card, a child support card, a bank card, a driver’s license, a relay card and $40 cash.

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By Ron Nunnari

Rnunnari@civitasmedia.com

Reach Ron Nunnari at 684-9124, via email Rnunnari@civitasmedia.com or on Twitter @Englewood_Ind

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