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, June 13
Report 15-1408-06: Police responded to Francie Court on the report of a crash. A witness advised that the at-fault driver might be intoxicated. Upon arrival police found a dark green Oldsmobile had crashed into an unoccupied white Ford Escort. Upon making contact with the female driver she exhibited slow motor skills and speech. When asked what happened, she said she didn’t know. She had difficulty locating her license and after handing it to the officer stated that she couldn’t find it. The officer pointed out that she had already handed her license to him and she stated, “Oh, I did?” The woman admitted to taking two different prescription medications for a medial condition. The officer asked if she should be driving while taking the medications and she replied that she was supposed to, “just go slow.” Vickey R. Wilbanks, 57, of Brookville, was charged with operating a vehicle intoxicated and failure to maintain reasonable control. She was issued a court summons and released at her residence.
Monday, June 15
City of Clayton
Report 15-1158: While on patrol an officer observed a green pickup truck with an Indiana temporary tag parked behind Dayton Artificial Limb with a white male standing beside the truck. The same officer had been at the business on June 11 for a theft report when several air conditioning units had lines cut and several metal ramps were stolen. On today’s date the officer noticed that two of the air conditioning units were missing valued at $1,000 each. The officer made contact with the male and he stated he had access to the property and had been hired to clean it up. The officer looked inside the bed of the truck, which contained miscellaneous scrap metal pieces but no air conditioners. The business owner was contacted and he stated that no one was authorized to be on the property and that the air conditioners should still have been there. The white male was verbally trespassed from the property. The officer later returned to the business to meet with the owner. He stated he was unaware of any company that was supposed to be on the property cleaning it up. He also noted that one of the exterior doors appeared to have been pried and it appeared as if someone had tried to gain access to the interior.
City of Englewood
Report 15-031836: Police responded to Candle Court on a telephone harassment complaint. The victim stated that she was continuing to receive text messages from her ex-boyfriend despite having a protection order filed against him. Jonathan J. Smith, 44, of Dayton 45405, was charged with violating a protection order. Charges were forwarded to Vandalia Municipal Court, which will issue Smith a summons to appear.
Tuesday, June 16
City of Englewood
Report 15-032004: Carrie Michelle Sinclair, 51, of Clayton 45415, was charged with theft at Meijer. She was issued a court summons and released.
Thursday, June 18
City of Clayton
Report 15-1179: Burglary was reported in the 5300 block of National Rd. where unknown subjects kicked in the back door and entered the residence. The only thing that appeared to be missing was some of the resident’s utility bills. The detached garage, which was left unlocked, had a 12-channel Peavey mixing board removed.
City of Englewood
Report 15-032409: Criminal damaging to a mailbox was reported in the 800 block of Southview Dr. Unknown subjects scribed an obscene statement on top of a plastic mailbox and then ignited a large firecracker inside it.
Report 15-032470: Police responded to Aldi on the report of a panhandler. The subject was located at Thunderbowl and was found to be in possession of two hypodermic syringes. The subject also had two active warrants for his arrest. Jordan Paul Wright, 28, at large, was charged with possessing drug abuse instruments. He was arrested on a felony warrant issued by the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office and on a warrant issued by Beavercreek Police. Wright was transported to the county jail.
Report 15-032498: Police responded to the 900 block of Taywood Road on the report of a subject acting crazy. Upon arrival two male subjects advised that a female, who is married to one of the males, was very intoxicated and acting irrational. The males stated that the night before the female had pointed a loaded .357 pistol at her husband during an argument. The husband stated that out of 18 days in June his wife had been semi-sober for maybe three days. He stated she drinks constantly and tries to start fights with everyone. A female officer entered the home and sat on the coach next to the woman and asked how she was feeling. The woman said she felt OK but was trying to stay away from the males, who she stated, “beat and torment her constantly.” She showed the officer her arms, which were covered with deep purple bruises. While the woman spoke the officer could smell a very strong odor of alcohol. The officer asked the woman if she was willing to go to the hospital to get help and she replied, “Absolutely not.” Another officer arrived and the woman went into the living room to confront her husband and son. She began accusing them of using marijuana and having it in the home. She denied ever picking up the .357 and pointing it and her husband, but both males were adamant that it happened the night before. They stated they didn’t call police but they didn’t want her to go to jail. Medics that responded to the scene were released. The woman’s parent responded to the home and stated that they were not capable of capable of caring for their daughter in her current condition. A medic brought his clipboard over to the woman and asked her to sign a form confirming that she refused to go to the hospital. The woman became hostile and refused to sign anything. She stood up and knocked the clipboard up into the medic’s face. The woman was now coming at the medic in a full-fledged aggressive manner. A female officer placed her hand on the woman’s shoulder and pushed her back down onto the couch. Rebecca M. Mitchell, 48, of Englewood, was charged with misconduct at an emergency. She was transported to the county jail. During the entire transport to jail Mitchell commented that the female officer was a lesbian. The officer stated that wasn’t the case, but Mitchell kept insisting that officer was a lesbian.
Saturday, June 20
City of Englewood
Report 15-032941: Police responded to the Marion’s Piazza parking lot on the report of a fight in progress involving three black males. Police located the subjects on the McDonald’s property. One officer had one subject detained at Taser-point and a second officer ordered two of the other males at the north end of the access drive to National Road to stop and come back to him. One subject complied immediately but the second male kept walking away and was verbally argumentative. The officer approached the subject and grabbed his arm and the male immediately tried to pull away and continued to argue. After interviewing all three subjects, the male who tried to pull away was released as police determined he had tried to break up the fight. Two 15-year-old males were charged with disorderly conduct/fighting. Both males were released to a legal guardian. Charges were forwarded to Montgomery County Juvenile Court.
Report 15-032943: Brenda C. Alexander, 51, of Dayton 45406, was charged with theft at Meijer. She was transported to the county jail.
Sunday, June 21
City of Englewood
Report 15-033015: Police responded to Wal-Mart on the report of a shoplifting in progress. Upon arrival the officer learned the white male suspect had stolen a TV and fled the scene in a vehicle. Another officer located and stopped the vehicle at Meijer. Scott D. Hennessey, 42, of Dayton 45432, was charged with theft. He was transported to the county jail.