Northmont area police reports


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.

Wednesday, May 31

City of Clayton

Report 17-1062: The theft of prescription medication and an Apple iPad was reported in the 5000 block of Seville Dr.

Clay Township

Report 17-10293-05: An officer responded to the Darke County Jail to pick up a subject that had been arrested on a warrant issued by Western Division Court for possession of drug paraphernalia. Dustin C. Copp, 28, of Greenville, was released to a Clay Township officer and transported to the Montgomery County Jail.

Friday, June 2

Clay Township

Report 17-10633-06: An officer on patrol stopped a vehicle because the driver was listed as being under suspension. Upon making contact with the driver the officer discovered it was not the registered owner. He was acting nervous and was sweating profusely. The officer also noticed an odor of marijuana emanating from the vehicle. The officer discovered the driver was a wanted subject but it was outside of the pickup radius. While checking the vehicle the officer located a metal grinder with marijuana residue inside and plastic container with marijuana inside between the driver’s seat and arm rest. Under the seat the officer found a sock containing a glass pipe with white residue inside a Baggie containing suspected methamphetamine. Roger E. Whetstone, 30, of Covington, was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of marijuana drug paraphernalia, possession of marijuana and possession of drugs. He was issued a court summons and released to his girlfriend.

Saturday, June 3

City of Clayton

Report 17-1080: While parked on State Route 49 an officer observed a vehicle cross over the left fog line several times and nearly drive up onto the curbed median. A traffic stop was initiated and upon approaching the driver the officer detected the odor of alcohol on his breath and observed an open container in the vehicle that had spilled onto the floorboard. After failing a series if field sobriety tests the driver registered at .173 percent on a breath intoxilyzer test. Christien K. Armstrong, 30, of Dayton 45405, was charged with marked lanes of travel, driving under the influence and driving under the influence over the legal limit. He was transported to the Montgomery County Jail.

Clay Township

Report 17-10760-06: An officer on patrol came upon a broken down vehicle with its hood up parked in a driveway in the 10100 block of Dayton-Greenville Pike. Upon approaching the vehicle the driver’s pupils were constricted, he was sweating profusely, was unsteady on his feet and acting extremely nervous. During a search of the vehicle the officer found two used syringes and unknown burnt substance in a metal pipe. Todd L. Heindl, 54, of Greenville, was charged with illegal use or possession of drug paraphernalia and possessing drug abuse instruments. He was issued a court summons and released to his sister.

Report 17-10811-06: While on patrol on Preble County Line Road an officer observed a southbound vehicle cross the center line and then go into and out of a ditch. The officer initiated a traffic stop and the vehicle pulled into a driveway but missed and ended up parked in the grass. The driver exited the vehicle and when the officer approached he detected a strong odor of alcohol on his breath, smokeless tobacco on his face and noticed the driver had urinated on himself. After failing a series of field sobriety tests Jason A. Webb, 47, of Miamisburg, was charged with driving under the influence, refusal of a breath test, marked lanes of travel and driving under suspension. He was issued a court summons and released to a relative.

Sunday, June 4

Clay Township

Report 17-10957-06: A vehicle was stopped for displaying incorrect license plates. The driver was found to be in possession of drug paraphernalia and the passenger in possession of dangerous instruments. Dustin C. Cayton, 30, of Brookville, was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia and Stephanie E. Cline, 29, of Brookville, was charged with possessing drug abuse instruments (used needle). Each was issued a court summons and released.

Monday, June 5

City of Clayton

Report 17-1105: Breaking and entering was reported in the 7900 block of Parsley Place. Unknown subjects entered a home under construction and removed light fixtures that were being stored in the basement.

City of Englewood

Report 17-033245: An officer on patrol spotted a vehicle in the Northmont Plaza parking lot being driven by a subject the officer had dealt with on a prior arrest that was operating the vehicles without a license. The officer observed the vehicle heading for an exit but it then stopped and traveled to a parking space in front of a business. The driver exited the vehicle and officer got out of his cruiser and ordered the subject to stop. The subject stated that he had not been driving and that there was nothing the officer could do to him. The officer ordered the subject to place his hands behind his back and took hold of his left wrist. At that point the subject began to yell, scream and cuss at the officer repeatedly claiming that he hadn’t been driving. The subject became increasingly agitated and tried to pull away. Additional officers were requested to assist. The subject told his girlfriend to run. The officer eventually managed to get the subject into his police cruiser. The officer then searched the subject’s vehicle and found traces of marijuana throughout the car as well as burnt marijuana in the ashtrays and a plastic bag of marijuana inside of a backpack. The subject’s mother arrived and the officer asked why she was allowing her son to drive. She stated she didn’t know he was driving it and that she had allowed one of her son’s friends to drive it. She began to question the legality of the traffic stop and the search of the vehicle. She stated she was going to take the car and started walking towards it. The officer warned her that if she got into the car she would be arrested. Two other officers remained on the scene to await a tow truck while the male was taken into custody. Kyle P. Gilliam-Beale, 19, of Englewood, was charged with operating a motor vehicle without a license and possession of drugs. While being transported to jail Gilliam-Beale began moving around in the back of the cruiser trying to get into his right front pocket. At the jail the officer located an open Baggie of marijuana and in his left front pocket the officer found a large stack of 10, 20 and 50 dollar bills totaling 2,680. Jennifer S. Duncan, 53, of Englewood, was charged with wrongful entrustment for allowing Gilliam-Beale to drive the vehicle. Her charges were forwarded to Vandalia Municipal Court.

Report 17-033402: While walking her dog a resident of an apartment on Union Boulevard noticed the interior light to her vehicle was on but didn’t pay any attention to it. The next day she discovered that someone had entered her vehicle and removed $820 in cash; various credit/debit cards and an iPod.

Tuesday, June 6

City of Englewood

Report 17-033427: Police responded to Speedway on the report of an employee that had stolen $238 worth of lottery tickets. The store manager provided video of the employee placing tickets into her purse and then leaving the store without offering to pay. Amy N. Rice, 18, of Englewood, was charged with theft without consent and transported to the Montgomery County Jail.

Wednesday, June 7

City of Englewood

Report 17-033634: A 16-year-old female was charged with being unruly on Tate Avenue. Charges were forwarded to juvenile court.

Report 17-033649: Angela C. Paris, 27, of Muncie, Ind., was charged with driving under suspension. She was issued a court summons and released.

Thursday, June 8

City of Clayton

Report 17-1118: Unknown subjects removed a push lawnmower and an angle saw from a storage shed on Vinway Court.

City of Englewood

Report 17-033847: Ashlee C. Swanson, 20, of Dayton 45406, was charged with theft without consent at Meijer. She was transported to the Montgomery County Jail.

Report 17-033865: Tyierra T. Thomas, 24, of Dayton 45417, was charged with theft without consent at Meijer and was arrested on a warrant issued by Kettering Police. Thomas was transported to the Montgomery County Jail.

Friday, June 9

City of Englewood

Report 17-033941: Police were dispatched to Cedargate Apartments on the report of an altercation involving a firearm. Three officers arrived and the residents of one apartment stated that they had been threatened with a firearm by the resident of a neighboring apartment. They stated they were talking with an acquaintance outside when the neighbor approached them with the weapon. He felt that they were being too loud and advised that he had something that would take care of it or them. They alleged that he then held a handgun up in the air but also pointed it at them. Gary L. Schrodi, 54, of Englewood (Clayton Zip 45315), was charged with aggravated menacing and transported to the Montgomery County Jail.

Report 17-034038: Police responded to Meijer on a theft in progress. The suspects fled the north entrance on pulled onto eastbound Interstate 70 onramp. An officer stopped the vehicle and ordered the driver to remove the keys from the ignition and hand them over. The officer went to the right side of the vehicle and ordered the front seat male passenger out of the vehicle. A Meijer Asset Protection employee responded to the scene and identified a female and male passenger as the subjects that committed the thefts. Donald R. Hewitt, 39, of Sidney and Shelbi L. Brandyberry, 30, of Sidney were each charged with theft without consent and transported to the Montgomery County Jail.

Report 17-034069: Shaunice E. Freeman, 27, of Trotwood, was charged with theft at Walmart. She was issued a court summons and released.

Report 17-034081: Police responded to Meijer on a theft in progress. The suspect fled in a silver Dodge that police spotted pulling out of the BP lot and a traffic stop was initiated in the McDonald’s south parking lot. The female driver matched the description of the suspect and was transported back to Meijer where she was positively identified. Brittnie M. McConnaha, 23, of Springfield, was charged with theft without consent and was transported to the Montgomery County Jail.

Report 17-034083: Johnnavia E. Braden, 19, of Trotwood, and Donavia T. Norvell, 24, of West Carrollton, were each charged with theft at Walmart and were transported to the Montgomery County Jail.

Sunday, June 11

City of Clayton

Report 17-1136: An officer pulled a vehicle over for speeding on Salem Avenue and discovered the driver was a wanted subject. Joy R. Shackleford, 31, of Trotwood, was charged with speeding, driving under financial responsibility act suspension and was arrested on a warrant issued by Huber Height Police. She was taken into custody and transported to the Montgomery County Jail.

Report 17-1144: An officer on patrol spotted a vehicle northbound on State Route 48 with an unreadable rear license plate obscured by a tinted plastic cover. After stopping the vehicle the driver was found to be under a 12-point suspension. Lenard S. Washington, 24, of Harrison Twp., was charged with driving under suspension and plates to be unobstructed. He was transported to the Montgomery County Jail.

City of Englewood

Report 17-034291: Police responded to the 500 block of Koerner Avenue where a resident stated he received a threatening text message from his ex-wife who he has a protection order against. Cynthia M. Smith, 34, of Union, was charged with violating a protection order. Charges were forwarded to Vandalia Municipal Court which will issue Smith a summons to appear.

Report 17-034388: Police responded to Meijer on theft suspect fleeing on foot. The female went to Motel 6 and entered a room. Police went to the room and knocked on the door and after several minutes a female answered the door and stated that she had just gotten out of the shower. A Meijer loss prevention detective was brought to the motel and positively identified the female. Felicia M. Spenneberg, 30, of Dayton 45406, was charged with theft without consent and transported to the Montgomery County Jail.

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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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