Vandalia Police Reports

By Darrell Wacker -

VANDALIA – The following police reports were received from the Vandalia Division of Police. All subjects are innocent until found guilty in court of law.

August 8

Samuel Vaughan, 40, was arrested for OVI near Little York and Webster Road after an alert was issued about a possible drunk driver. He was released to a sober friend.

A complainant on Old Falls Dr. reported that golf clubs were stolen from his front yard. The investigation continues.

Jessica A. Dozier, 35, was arrested on a probation violation warrant out of Montgomery County Common Pleas Court on an original charge of possession of heroin. She was transported to the county jail.

August 9

A complainant reported that his son had used his debit and credit card at several locations without permission. The investigation continues.

Officers investigated an auto theft complaint on Continental Court. The vehicle was later found on Thoma Place.

A complainant on Grosbeck St. reported a lawnmower being stolen. The investigation continues.

August 10

A complainant reported that the rear license plate was stolen off his vehicle while parked at Dayton Auto Auction. The investigation continues.

Anthony M. Bauman, 33, was cited for disorderly conduct/public intoxication after a complainant on Cornish Drive found him sitting in her back yard. He was released to a sober family member.

A 13-year old juvenile was charged with being unruly after multiple visits to the home and complaints by the child’s mother. Case will be referred to juvenile court.

August 11

James W. Cluburn, 44, and Anthony E. Morris, 39, were both issued a summons for disorderly conduct after a fight at the Speedway on E. National Road.

Karen L. Bann, 44, was charged with public intoxication and issued a summons.

Tatum A. Johnson, 39, was arrested for receiving stolen property after police investigated a suspicious vehicle on Heather Court and found that the vehicle was stolen. He was taken to the Montgomery County Jail.

August 12

Cecil C. Centers, 56, was arrested for domestic violence, criminal damaging, and assault after an incident on Karns Dr. He was arrested by Fairborn police three days after the incident and turned over to Vandalia Police and taken to the county jail.

A resident on Kenbrook reported that someone stole his bicycle. The investigation continues.

Dakota J. Davis, 18, was issued a summons for theft after the manager of Subway reported a theft of money.

Buckeye Harley-Davidson reported that a known person wrote a bad check and had not resolved the situation. The investigation continues.

Unknown suspect(s) removed four tires from a vehicle at Smedley’s Chevrolet. The investigation continues.

License plates were confiscated from a vehicle parked on Gabriel per BMV order.

August 13

Nicklus P. Martin, 32, was arrested on a warrant out of Vandalia Municipal Court on a warrant for failure to appear/leaving the scene of an accident. He was transferred to the custody of a Butler Township officer.

Tony C. Detrick, 27, and Patrick J. Williams, 29, were issued citation for fighting at Little York Tavern.

A complainant noted that his custodial grand children were missing after a visit. Both juveniles were entered as missing. Both children returned home later saying they were lost on their scooters.

Officers were notified of a marijuana plant growing behind an address on Imperial Court. Officers investigated, could not find the owner, but removed the plant and marked for destruction.

A complainant reported that former tenants stole a ceiling fan and fencing from a property on N. Dixie Drive when they left. The investigation continues.

A complainant reported that an unknown person scratched both of his vehicles, put dents in the hood of the car, and bent a hubcap. The investigation continues.

Officers performed an Intoxilyzer test for an Ohio State Trooper. Brianna McGuire, 21, of Riverside, tested .175% BAC and remained in custody of the Trooper.

Jordan A. Simpson, 23, was arrested on a warrant out of Huber Heights. During the arrest he fled and was apprehended and a scuffle with officers ensued. He was also charged with resisting arrest and two counts of criminal damaging in addition to the original warrant.

A resident on Buttercup reported a suspicious vehicle parked on the street. The person inside the vehicle did not have a valid license and the vehicle had fictitious and expired plates on it so it was towed.

August 14

A complainant reported that she was struck in the head by a known suspect. The suspect fled prior to police arrival and has not been located. The investigation continues.

A vehicle with expired Indiana license plates was towed from the dead end of Poe Ave. after numerous attempts to contact the owner.

Michael J. Halstead, 42, was arrested for disorderly conduct/public intoxication after being found stumbling along Dixie Dr. He was taken to the county jail.

Jeffrey A. Mayenschein, 45, was arrested for OVI after being observed speeding and going striking a curb near Cassel Hills pool. He was released to a friend.

August 15

A resident on Randler Ave. reported that her juvenile daughter left the residence and had not returned. She was located in Huber Heights and returned home. She then left again and had not been found as of the report date.

William M. Trimble, 53, arrested for disorderly conduct after entering the Dollar General Store on W. National and causing a disturbance despite being previously trespassed from the business. He was issued a summons.

Police investigated a broken base of a street light pole but found no evidence of a vehicular crash. The investigation continues.

Officers investigated a report of a vehicle driving into the front door of the post office on Bohanan Dr. The driver reported that her brakes failed and she could not stop. She did not appear to be under the influence of alcohol or drugs. No charges were filed.

By Darrell Wacker

Reach Darrell Wacker at 937-684-8983 or on Twitter @VandaliaDrummer.

Reach Darrell Wacker at 937-684-8983 or on Twitter @VandaliaDrummer.