Vandalia Police Reports – Sept. 8-10

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 8

A resident on Ronald St. reported that unknown person(s) opened credit card accounts in his name without permission. The investigation continues.

September 9

Ryan E. Netherton, 37, was arrested for OVI after being stopped in the Shell parking lot on National Road. He was released to a sober relative and his vehicle towed.

A complainant reports that her rental car was struck and damaged by an unknown person while she was parked at Cassel Hills Golf Course. The investigation continues.

Michael A. Johnson, 55, was arrested for public indecency after he was observed in the area near Dixie and National Road. He was intoxicated and uncooperative and transported to the Montgomery County Jail.

A business owner on N. Dixie Drive reported that unknown person(s) removed the rear license plate from his work truck. There are no leads or suspects. The investigation continues.

Kellieanne Fredin, 33, and Kurtis Medley, 32, were arrested for public intoxication after police were dispatched to Kokopelli’s Gift Shop. They were issued a summons and released to a sober friend.

Brandi L. Burrell, 40, was charged with domestic violence after an incident involving her mother. She was transported to the Montgomery County Jail.

A complainant reported that a person unknown to her filed a joint State of Ohio tax return and received a refund of nearly $5,000. The investigation continues.

September 10

A resident on Damian St. reported that a known person took over $1,000 in cash from her residence. The complainant stated she had recoverd $350 from the person and made arrangements to get the remainder, but the person did not pay her. She was advised that due to the payment arrangement, the case would be a civil matter, not criminal.

A complainant stated that her vehicle was struck in the parking lot of Morton Middle School and no information left. There are no suspects or witnesses. The investigation continues.

After receiving a call from a local manufacturer of suspected drug trade by an employee, officers responded with a Tipp City canine unit to sniff for possible drugs. Residue marijuana was found in the suspect employee’s vehicle after consent for search was gotten. The employee was fired for a company infraction and trespassed from the property.

A complainant stated that the father of her children threatened her in a voice mail. When he came to her home, she did not answer the door and called police. The man was gone when police arrived. A warrant for his arrest was issued by Vandalia Municipal Court.

During a traffic stop for speeding, the driver, James D. Oda, 51, admitted to stealing a bottle of vodka from Speedway. After confirming with the clerk at Speedway, Oda was issued a summons for theft as well as a citation for speeding and trespassed from the Speedway store.

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.