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.

September 2

A complainant reported that an unknown male punched him in the face when the complainant confonted the alleged assailant about jogging in the street on Pool Ave.

A complainant on W. Alkaline Springs Road reported that his vehicle was vandalized by a possibly known juvenile. The investigation continues.

A resident at Crossroads Rehabilitation reported that another resident raped her. The victim was transported to Grandview Hospital for an examination. The matter remains under investigation.

A complainant on Benchwood Road reported that he came to work and found someone had cut the lock on a fenced in area at the business. The investigation continues.

A resident on Poplar Creek Road reportd that she was assaulted. Upon investigation it was determined there was no assault. The disposition was unfounded.

September 3

A complainant on E. Van Lake Dr. reported that his vehicle was taken possibly by a known person while he was incarcerated. The investigation continues.

A complainant on Falls Creek Dr. reported that a cell phone was stolen from an unlocked car. The investigation continues.

Mark S. Henry, 57, was issued a citation for disorderly conduct/public intoxication and released to a sober friend.

September 4

Scott E. Henderson, 36, was charged with telecommunication harassment after calling a person who was the subject of a protection order. He was transported to the county jail.

A complainant came to the department to report a private property hit and run crash that occurred in June at Living Word Church. A note had been left. Officers left a voice mail.

A complainant on Waller Ave. reported that his rear tires were punctured by an unknown object. There are no known suspects. The investigation continues.

A vehicle was towed from Kenbrook Drive after it had been parked in excess of 48 hours.

Stephen Gibson, 64, was arrested for OVI after a tip was called in to dispatch by another driver. He was released to a sober friend.

The Ohio State Patrol brought Wayne E. Rogers, 46, to the department for an Intoxilyzer test. Rogers refused once he began the test. He was in custody of the Trooper the entire time.

September 5

While investigating a traffic crash, one of the operators was found to have an active warrant. Bryan M. Smith, 23, was arrested on a warrant for failure to comply with probation out of Montgomery County. He was transported to the Montgomery County Jail.

Damian S. Elliston, 21, was arrested by a Piqua officer on a warrant out of Vandalia Municipal Court for failure to appear for arraignment on an obstructing charge. He was transferred to a Vandalia officer who transported him to the county jail.

After a license plate check, the plates of a vehicle parked on Taylorsview Dr. were confiscated per BMV order.

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.