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 a court of law.

August 3

A complainant stated that unknown suspects opened credit card accounts and obtained a second mortgage on his residence without privilege to do so. The investigation continues.

August 2

A 13-year old juvenile female was arrested for domestic violence after throwing hot water on her mother at the Knights Inn. She was transported to the Juvenile Detention Center.

A complainant reported that a female driver struck his vehicle at the Vandalia Carry Out and fled without exchanging insurance information. The investigation continues.

An officer was dispatched to the Travelodge on the report of a disorderly male. Officers found a clear plastic baggie filled with several pills on the floor which were confiscated and marked for destruction.

Deborah A. Clancy, 48, was arrested for domestic violence after an incident involving her live-in boyfriend at an address on Helke Road. She was taken to the Montgomery County Jail.

August 1

An officer assisted the Butler Township Police Department with an Intoxilyzer test on a male subject suspected for OVI. The subject tested 0.284% BAC and was released to the Butler Township officer.

A truck driver at the Flying J Travel Plaza reported that an unknown vehicle struck his company truck parked at the truck stop and fled the scene without leaving information.

Unknown person(s) entered Beau Townsend Ford and ransacked Beau Townsend’s office, stole a flat screen television from a conference room, and stole undetermined items from the office. The investigation continues.

A female complainant reported being assaulted at the Little York Tavern. She was transported for an eye injury. The investigation continues.

July 31

A complainant on N. Dixie Drive reported that an unknown person entered her storage shed and stole several items. The investigation continues.

July 30

Wesley A. Brooks, 28, was arrested for domestic violence after an incident at an apartment on S. Brown School Road. He was taken to the Montgomery County Jail.

A vehicle was stopped on Falls Creek Drive after being seen driving left of center. The driver, Michelle Thornton, was found to be under suspension. She was cited and transported home and the vehicle towed.

Matthew D. McKenzie, 21, was cited for disorderly conduct/public intoxication and possession of drug paraphernalia after he was found in a parked vehicle on Buttercup Ave. He was released to a family member.

Rebecca S. Rhea, 40, was cited for telecommunications harassment after continuing to text and call a person she had been previously warned about communicating with.

July 29

Tina R. Robinson, 40, was arrested for disorderly conduct/public intoxication after being found walking on Poe Avenue. She was released to her daughter.

Walter M. Morter, 24, was cited for solicitation in a roadway after being found with a sign at the I-75 & Wyse Road exit. He had previously been warned three days prior. He was released on scene.

Randall A. Otto, 35, was arrested for aggravated menacing after a threat was made against the life of relatives. He was transported to the Montgomery County Jail.

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.