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.

June 29

A 15-year old juvenile was arrested for felony unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, unruly juvenile, a curfew violation, and operating a vehicle without a valid license after an incident in which he allegedly stole his grandmother’s vehicle. He was transported to the juvenile detention center. Four other juveniles were cited for curfew violations.

A complainant reported numerous fraudulent charges for Uber trips on her credit. card. The investigation continues.

A complainant who spent the night at an address on Skyview Dr. reported his bike was stolen. The investigation continues.

A resident on Scenic Ct. reported that someone stole his lawn mower from an attached garage. The investigation continues.

A complainant reported unknown charges on his debit card at Speedway and Wendy’s. The investigation continues.

Elizabeth M. Hemmerick, 23, was cited for disorderly conduct and Casey A. Schnellinger, 25, was cited for criminal damaging following an incident on N. Dixie Dr.

Denise R. Arden, 32, was arrested on a warrant out of Vandalia Municipal Court after an alert from a bailiff. She was released to an Englewood Police Officer.

June 30

An employee of Scene 75 reported that two individuals broke into the business through a rear door and stole several game systems out of the “chaos room.” The investigation continues.

Daevion R. Pressley, 25, was arrested on a warrant out of Xenia Municipal Court for physical control/probation violation. He was arrested after a complaint of a suspicious male ringing doorbells in the area of Stonequarry Road. He was transferred to a Greene County Deputy Sheriff.

July 1

Police were dispatched to the Super 8 on the report of a subject not breathing. The female was transported to Grandview Hospital.

Todd A. Marcum, 40, was issued a summons for telecommunications harassment after an incident involving the mother of his child.

An employee of Montgomery County Parks reported graffiti in the area of Art Van Atta Park that is in Vandalia’s and Butler Township’s jurisdiction. The investigation continues.

Joseph E. Dickensheets, 42, was arrested on a probation violation out of Montgomery County Eastern Division Court after a traffic stop at Little York Road and Poe Avenue. He was transferred to a Huber Heights Police Officer.

July 3

Officers responded to an address on Perry St. on the report of a person possibly abusing a child. The investigation continues.

A resident on Meyers Ct. reported that his vehicle was damaged overnight. He had received a message on Facebook from a known male threatening damage to his property. The investigation continues.

July 5

Officers received reports of two stolen trailers from an address on N. Dixie Dr. A Clark County Sheriff’s Deputy located the trailers and a suspect and a theft report was generated. The investigation continues.

Two vending machines were damaged at a business on N. Dixie Dr. About $10,000 in damage was done. The investigation continues.

An employee’s vehicle was reported stolen at Beau Townsend Ford. The investigation continues.

A complainant on Randler Ave. reported that someone stole a cooler from her vehicle. The investigation continues.

July 6

An employee at Family Dollar reported vandalism to a vending machine outside the store. The investigation continues.

Teresa S. Brewer, 48, of Vandalia, was arrested for OVI after a traffic stop on N. Brown School Road. She was released to a sober friend.

Officers located a missing juvenile out of Miami County at the Knights Inn on Poe Avenue. She was released to her parents at the request of Miami County dispatchers.

July 7

A Vandalia Street Department employee found a wallet on Virgina near the area of Kenneth Dr. The owner of the wallet did not answer numerous calls and the wallet was placed in police property.

July 8

James A. Marcum, 40, was arrested for OVI after an initial traffic stop for not having a license plate. After testing .258% BAC he was released to a family member.

July 9

License plates were confiscated from a vehicle parked at the Flying J per BMV order.

A resident on Miller Lane reported that his storm door window was shattered in an unknown manner. The investigation continues.

A resident on Grosbeck St. reported tools stolen from his garage. The investigation continues.

A resident on Winding Hollow Trail reported that known suspects entered her apartment without consent and assaulted her and stole her purse and billfold. The investigation continues.

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.