Butler Township Police Activity

By Darrell Wacker - dwacker@AIMMediaMidwest.com

BUTLER TOWNSHIP — The following police activity report was received from the Butler Township Police Department. All subjects are innocent until found guilty in a court of law.

October 15

U.S. 40, disorderly conduct, On Sunday, October 15, 2017, at 0145 hours, Officer Dexter and I were dispatched to Spitfire Sports bar on a intoxicated subject in truck in lot. On arrival, the suspect was found to be intoxicated and sitting on tailgate of his truck. The suspect became disorderly with officers and was arrested for disorderly conduct (M-4.) The suspect was transported to jail.

Walmart, assault, Investigation revealed that a suspect assaulted the victim while in the lot of Walmart.

October 16

Walmart, theft, Female suspect collected and concealed money dispensed from self checkout register that belonged to the previous user.

Turtlebrook Court, identity fraud, Victim reported unknown subject(s) purchased merchandise over the Internet with the use of a MasterCard the victim did not approve of and without his knowledge.

N. Dixie Drive, breaking and entering, Dispatched to North Dixie Storage on a possible theft. Staff located an open storage unit. Contacted renter and renter reports nothing is missing except the lock.

N. Dixie Drive, identity fraud, Victim received notification of cellular services obtained with his personal information without his permission.

Town Center Drive, disorderly conduct, responded to the area between Petland and Cousin Vinny’s Pizza for a white male, white female, and black male who were possibly arguing and kicking a shopping cart in the street. I located the subjects, and the black male became disorderly and was arrested. The white female also became disorderly and was arrested. Both were issued a summons and released.

Walmart, theft, On Monday, October 16, 2017, and while investigating suspicious subjects by Cousin Vinny’s Pizza, it was discovered that a theft had occurred about 45 minutes prior at Walmart involving one of the suspects contacted.

Spanish Villa, no offense listed, domestic dispute called in by neighbor.

October 17

Miller Lane @ Benchwood Road, possession of marijuana, Traffic stop, odor of marijuana, K9 alert, located small baggie of marijuana on driver.

October 18

Walmart, theft, Suspect pushed out a cart of merchandise. Asset Protection recovered the property, but suspect fled. Asset Protection personally recognized suspect. Theft complaint signed to be served as a warrant.

Walmart, theft, Suspect shoplifted merchandise from Walmart. Suspect was summoned into the court for theft.

October 19

Walmart, theft, Officer Naas and I were dispatched to Walmart on a report of a theft in progress.

Walmart, theft, Subject placed items in cart and pushed it past last point of purchase making no attempt to pay for property.

Walmart, falsification, Investigation reveals that 2 suspects removed property from Walmart, without paying. They were stopped in the lot. During the investigation, one had a warrant, and possessed a drug abuse instrument. The other falsified her identifying information, and also had warrants for her arrest.

Benchwood @ I-75, drug paraphernalia, Traffic stop, K9 alert, recovered crack pipe. Vehicle had fictitious tags which had been altered from 2013 to 2018 to appear valid.

October 20

Residence Inn, theft, I was dispatched to the Residence Inn, 7227 York Center Drive, on a report of a theft.

Coppersmith, theft, dispatched to 2XXX Coppersmith on a report of a missing diamond ring.

Walmart, criminal trespass, Dispatched to Walmart in reference to a theft in progress. Suspect saw me and dropped all merchandise. At that point Asset Protection wanted the suspect trespassed, learned he had already been trespassed on July 5, 2017 and had an outstanding warrant. Arrested and charged.

Walmart, criminal mischief, Reportee’s ex-girlfriend and mother of his children located his vehicle at Walmart and keyed the drivers door and hood. Reportee refused to prosecute.

October 21

Walmart, theft, Dispatched to Walmart on a subject concealing items.

Walmart, no charge listed, Suspect shoplifted and fought with police upon apprehension. Suspect had heroin in her possession upon being searched. Suspect booked into county jail.

N. Dixie Drive, expired plate, Made a traffic stop for expired license plates. I could smell a strong odor of burnt marijuana coming from inside the vehicle. Driver admitted to smoking a bowl just prior to the stop. Driver was charged with possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and the expired license plates.

Persons charged or arrested

William J. Walters, 32, disorderly conduct/intoxication

Charles Aguilar, 40, assault

Brandy L. Still, 25, warrant arrest driving under suspension

Stephanie P. James, 22, warrant arrest for robbery

Johnny J. Smith, II, 40 disorderly conduct

Miranda L. Daab, 19, disorderly conduct

Jerry L. Whorton, 32, possession of marijuana

Sean A. Mcleod, 41, theft, criminal trespass

Paula J. Boothby, 51, theft

Jason D. Barga, 39, possession of drug abuse instruments, theft without consent

Renee N. Bristow, 36, warrant arrest for complicity, two counts of theft without consent, falsification

Matthew W. Harvey, 35, drug paraphernalia, driving under suspension, failure to signal, fictitious plates

Nicholas R. Swaney, criminal trespass, warrant arrest for receiving stolen property

Roland J. Cercone, 38, warrant for operating a vehicle with no license, driving in violation of license restriction, driving under suspension

Jacqueline R. Schiessler, 31, warrant for criminal trespassing

Kendall A. Rucker, 18, possession of marijuana, expired plates


By Darrell Wacker


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

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