Vandalia police reports

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.

May 26

An employer reported that an employee had stolen three checks from him while on a job site. A Cashland store called to verify one of the checks but the employee fled the store. The investigation continues.

A complainant said that she had sent her mother a Visa gift card early in May and she never received it. The card was fraudulently used at Vandalia Range and Arnory on May 10. The investigation continues.

A resident reported that landscape decorations were stolen out of her mulch bed. There are no leads at this time.

A resident on Ranchview reported that a known person took her vehicle by force and then returned the vehicle. The victim refused to pursue charges for the robbery offense. The investigation continues.

Quentin Wilkins, 19, was arrested by Huber Heights Police after they found a stolen vehicle at a gas station. Wilkins fled the vehicle but was apprehended. Huber Police turned Wilkins over to Vandalia police who also found a felony warrant out of Clark County for probation violation. He was taken to the county jail.

May 27

An employee of a business on Center Drive reported that he left his wallet and cell phone under his truck’s console. When he returned two hours later, the items were stolen in addition to cash from his wallet. The investigation continues.

An employee of a restaurant on Miller Lane reported that while working an unknown suspect broke her window and stole her purse from her vehicle. The investigation continues.

A 12 year old juvenile was charged with assault after a fight at Morton Middle School. Both students left school with their parents. The case will be referred to Montgomery County Juvenile Court.

An employee of NAPA Auto Parts called to report that an employee had been stealing battery cores from NAPA. The employee worked for NAPA in Dayton and Vandalia and, while Dayton police were investigating thefts at that store, the suspect also confessed to stealing them in Vandalia as well. The investigation continues.

An officer removed a dog left in a vehicle on W. Alkaline Springs Road. The officer attempted to locate the owner of the dog and vehicle to no avail. After 75 minutes, the officer removed the animal and took it to the Animal Resource Center. Blake Budding, 38, was issued a summons for animal cruelty.

A complainant stated that a known suspect trespassed in his apartment and threatened him with physical harm. The investigation continues

May 28

A complainant reported that the IRS had advised him that someone filed a tax return using his information. The man had not been required to file taxes for several years. The investigation continues.

May 29

A 17 year old juvenile was charged with OVI and underage consumption of alcohol after a traffic stop a Little York Road at Poe Avenue. The case will be referred to juvenile court and he was released to his mother.

A Speedway employee reported a theft of gas at the Speedway on E. National Road. The vehicle was unable to be found. The investigation continues.

A complainant reported that a former employee of his company picked up a company-owned iPad from a client’s home but did not return it. He has been contacted and also sent a letter but still has no returned it. The investigation continues.

A complainant reported that a former employee did not return a company-owned laptop when they resigned. The investigation continues.