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.

January 7

An employee of Max’s Sports and Spirits reported an attempted robbery with a weapon while they were performing duties outside the bar. An unknown suspect demanded money and then struck the victim and fled the area. The investigation continues.

Nicole Chaffin, 19, was arrested for domestic violence by threats after an incident on Sussex Place. She was taken to the county jail.

After a traffic stop for one headlight and having an unsecured load, Paul E. Miller was cited for one headlight, driving under suspension, and having and unsecured load and he was issued a summons for drug paraphernalia. He was released at the scene and his truck towed.

A 9-year old juvenile female was arrested for domestic violence after an incident on E. Van Lake. She was taken to the Montgomery County Juvenile Detention Center.

After stopping a subject walking on Dixie Delmar C. Rice, 37, was found to have a warrant out of Clark County for failure to appear on a traffic offense. He was issued a Rule 4 summons at the request of Clark County and released.

January 8

After observing two subjects stumbling near the Shell station, Chase Adams and Treton Grigsby were arrested for disorderly conduct. Both were transported to an address on Helke Road and released to a sober person.

Chase Adams was arrested for domestic violence after an incident at an apartment on Helke Road. He was transported to the county jail where a small baggie of marijuana was found on his person. He was also issued a summons for drug abuse.

Officers assisted Montgomery County Children Services in removing a child from a home because his temporary guardian could no longer care for him due to medical conditions.

A resident on Helke Road reported that an unknown dark red or maroon Hyundai drove through his yard and damaged a bush. The investigation continues.

A complainant reported that his wife, who he has a protection order against, sent him a picture of his belongings next to his SUV in the parking lot of his workplace. The investigation continues.

January 9

Three children left home without permission and were later located in the city. The three alleged child abuse at home, but no injuries were observed. The case is being forwarded to Children Services for investigation.

A complainant reported they were assaulted. Police spoke with all parties and at this time no charges have been filed. The investigation continues.

January 10

A truck driver at the Flying J Travel Plaza reported an unknown person cut the metal strap on the lock of his semi trailer. The investigation continues.

A 14-year old female was reported as a runaway by her grandmother. The girl was located by Dayton Police and transported to the Juvenile Detention Center with an unruly charge.

A complainant reported that an unknown person stole several hundred dollars from her checking account by creating a fraudulent account in an online app. The investigation continues.

Bryan Tucker was arrested on an active warrant out of Montgomery County Common Pleas Court for failure to appear on a non-support of dependents charge. He was taken to the county jail.

January 11

A resident on S. Brown School Road reported that a license plate was stolen off her vehicle. The investigation continues.

While on patrol at Kroger, a vehicle was seen parked in the fire lane. While writing a citation, the driver came out of the store and got in the vehicle. When the officer approached the vehicle, an infant was seen in a car seat. As a result, Shanna L. Pendleton was cited for child endangering. Children’s Services were also notified of the incident.

Jami Tellis was arrested for domestic violence after an incident on Crestwood Hills Dr. She was taken to the 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.