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.

October 5

Police were called to Rite Aid on the report of a person overdosed on Heroin. Suspected Heroin was recovered and sent to the crime lab for analysis. Investigation continues.

October 6

Bruce A. King, 58, was cited for violating Vandalia’s dog ordinance after a person was bitten at the Great Lakes Coin Laundry on Helke Road.

Police recovered a vehicle reported as stolen out of Huber Heights on E. Van Lake Drive. No criminal charges were filed.

A resident on Greystone Circle reported several fraudulent charges on a credit card. The investigation continues.

Police investigated the report of an aggravated robbery at the Super 8 Motel. The investigation continues.

Matthew E. Lacey, 23, was cited for driving under suspension and the plates on his vehicle seized per a BMV confiscation order.

Michelle E. Klopp, 39, and Madonna L. Basham, 31, were issued summonses for disorderly conduct two females were reported fighting at the Hot Air Balloon.

Bradley J. Rickels, 22, of Dayton, was arrested for telecommunications harassment after sending threatening texts. He was taken to the county jail.

October 7

A resident on Marview Ave. reported that a known suspect entered his home and took car keys and a wallet. He then wrecked a vehicle and made unauthorized purchases on a debit card.

The Super 8 Hotel reported two televisions stolen from two different rooms. The investigation continues.

October 8

A complainant on Helke Road reported a burglary of a burglary of an apartment in which several items were stolen. The investigation continues.

A complainant reported that her purse and stereo were stolen from her truck parked on Miller Lane. The doors were unlocked. The investigation continues.

An employee at the Waffle House reported her purse was stolen. The investigation continues.

Stephanie L. Jones, 36, was arrested on a warrant out of Vandalia Municipal Court. She posted bond and the police station and was released.

A resident on Continental Court reported he was robbed. He said the assailants fled the area. The investigation continues.

Multiple complainants reported that their vehicles were broken into while parked at Red Robin Gourmet Burgers on Miller Lane. The investigation continues.

Kyle D. Montgomery, 22, of Huber Heights, was arrested for OVI and possession of marijuana. He was released to a sober family member and his vehicle was towed.

October 10

A complainant on Chelsea Ave. reported that an unknown person has opened six credit card accounts without his permission. The investigation continues.

October 11

Darrell A. Welch, 32, a large, was cited for driving under suspension and expired plates after a stop on National Road. His vehicle was towed.

A complainant on E. Van Lake Dr. reported his ex-girlfriend possibly stole and/or damaged several items. The investigation continues.

Sonya M. Layne, 26, was arrested on a warrant from the Montgomery County Common Pleas Court after police were called to the Super 8 on an unrelated theft complaint. She was taken to the county jail.

October 12

Winston C. Roberts, III, 23, was arrested for OVI after he was observed leaving a parking lot on National Road at a high rate of speed and peeling his tires. He was released to a sober friend.

A resident on E. Van Lake Drive reported his television missing after returning home from work. He had previously had trouble getting his door to latch.

A resident on Carolina Drive reported that his wood chipper was stolen. The investigation continues.

Matthew C. Mosley, 38, was arrested on a warrant out of Eaton after requesting transient aid at the police department. He was transported to the jail where he said he needed medical attention. EMS personnel transported him to Grandview Hospital.

October 13

A resident on Glenrose St. reported that an unknown person opened two credit card accounts in her name without permission. The investigation continues.

A complainant reported the theft of several car parts from their property in Tipp City. They found a subject in Vandalia selling similar parts on Craigslist and found the car parts. Police made the suspect return the parts and will follow up to pursue criminal charges.

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.