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.

November 2

A local company made a complaint against an employee for allegedly using his company credit card to put over $127,000 on a PayPal account. The investigation continues.

Jonathan Belcher, 35, was issued a summons for domestic violence after a complaint was made a few days after an incident.

November 3

The CFO of a local company reported that seven unauthorized wire transfers were made from the company’s bank accounts to accounts in Europe. The investigation continues.

November 4

Jeremiah J. Glenn, 19, was issued a summons for inducing panic after attempting to prank fellow employees at Burger King into thinking they were being robbed. His juvenile girlfriend was also charged with underage possession of tobacco products. She was released to her parents.

November 5

A television was stolen from an unlocked apartment on Inverness Ave. The investigation continues.

A 15-year old juvenile male from Dayton was arrested on a warrant out of juvenile court. He was transported to the juvenile detention center.

November 6

A complainant reported a cell phone possibly stolen by a known person and then sold to another known person. The investigation continues.

Joshua M. Ackles, 36, was arrested on a warrant for failure to appear on a traffic violation out of Belmont County. He was taken to the county jail.

Trisha L. Bllakley, 25, was arrested for disorderly conduct/public intoxication. She was released to her mother.

November 7

While on an eighth grade trip to Washington, D.C. known juveniles recorded another male juvenile while showering and posted the video to Snap Chat.

A 15-year old female was charged with unauthorized use of a vehicle after taking her mother’s car. It was later returned. The case was referred to juvenile court.

A complainant reported that his car parked at Longhorn Steakhouse had its window broken out and items stolen. The investigation continues.

Officers responded to Art Van Atta Park on the report of a deceased person. The remains were removed and the investigation continues.

November 8

A vehicle was reported stolen from the Hawthorne Suites on Poe Avenue. Officers responded to the area to check for the vehicle and a K-9 unit from the Sheriff’s Office responded. The investigation continues.

Stephen M. Capparelli, 39, was arrested for OVI after a stop near E. Alkaline Springs and Dixie Dr. He was released to a sober person.

A complainant reported that a scammer called her and offered a refund. After gaining access to her computer, the person stole $618. The investigation continues.

November 9

A complainant reported that several items had been stolen from her residence on Buttercup Ave. The investigation continues.

Vandalia police assisted Huber Heights officers in taking three people into custody who fled from the Kohl’s store. The pursuit stopped at the exit ramp from Airport Access Road at National Road.

November 10

A complainant on Waller Ave. reported his vehicle was stolen. The investigation continues.

A complainant reported that her juvenile daughter was a runaway/missing person. The investigation continues.

November 11

Officers were dispatched to the Travelodge on Poe Avenue on the report of a deceased person. A Coroner’s Office investigator discovered a hypodermic needle and other drug paraphernalia on the person’s body. Investigation continues.

Officers were dispatched to Grossbeck St. on the report of a 6-year old juvenile playing in construction equipment. The child had moved a back hoe and its bucket, dug a hole, blocked the road, and touched power lines. Investigation found keys in two of four pieces of equipment. No further action required.

While investigating a crash at the Flying J, one of those involved in the crash was found to have a warrant out of Miami County Municipal Court for driving under suspension. Andrew J. Collins, 32, of Tipp City, was arrested and placed in the custody of a Tipp City police officer.

Nicholas D. Hodges, 21, was issued a summons for endangering children after leaving a two year old child unsupervised.

November 12

Vandalia police responded to the Dayton VA to pick up a subject arrested on a warrant out of Vandalia Municipal Court. Alex R. Thompson, 47, was arrested for probation violation on an original charge of passing bad checks. He was taken to the county jail.

November 13

Judith A. Coffee, 62, was arrested for domestic violence by threats after an incident on Inverness Ave. Brian A. Thorpe, 27, was arrested for disorderly conduct and resisting arrest stemming from the same incident. Both were taken to the county jail.

Michelle Miller, 40, was arrested for domestic violence and taken to the county jail.

November 14

Jason U. Isaacson, 36, was arrested for petty theft and public intoxication after running up a tab at Fricker’s and being unable to pay it. He was taken to the county jail after reasonable warning or request to desist and not being able to find someone to pick him up.

An officer investigated a possible fraud attempt at Vandalia Blacktop involving a potential customer trying to scam the business. The investigation continues.

Police received a report from a juvenile female that her mother’s boyfriend had been sexually assaulting her over a period of five years. 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.