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.

January 26

Randall A. Otto, 36, was arrested for domestic violence (threats) after an incident involving the mother of his children. He was taken to the Montgomery County Jail.

Officers responded to the Rite Aid on W. National Road on the report of a robbery. The store employees reported the two subjects fled the scene on foot in an unknown direction of travel.

January 27

An unknown person used bolt cutters to cut a fence at a property on Wyse Road. Nothing appeared to be missing. The investigation continues.

Alger Che Patrice Wilkins, 45, was arrested on a warrant out of Montgomery County Area Two Court for failure to comply with probation after officers responded to the Super 8 on the report of a suspicious vehicle. He was transferred to the custody of a Huber Heights Police Officer.

A complainant reported harassment of his child by several Morton Middle School students via social media and telecommunications. Due to conflict of jurisdictions, the child living in Riverside, the complainant was given guidance on how to pursue criminal charges for future harassment.

January 28

After stopping a vehicle for an equipment violation on W. National Road, the driver provided false information regarding his identity. After being ordered to exit the vehicle, he sped away at a high rate of speed. The investigation continues.

A vehicle pulling a trailer on Northwoods near Dixie was pulled over for not having lights on the trailer. The driver was found to have a suspended license. The driver was cited and the vehicle was towed.

Police responded to an address on Kenbrook on a suspected overdose. Vandalia medics used several doses of Narcan to revive the male who admitted to using heroin. Suspected heroin was sent to the crime lab. Charges are pending lab results.

After stopping a vehicle for a traffic violation, the driver’s license was found to not be valid and the license plate was expired. The vehicle was towed and the driver cited. The passenger was also cited for a seat belt violation.

January 29

Someone dumped furniture on CSX property on Old Springfield Road. Letters were found with possible names of suspects. The investigation continues.

James Leach, 21, of New Lebanon, was arrested on a warrant out of Montgomery County Common Pleas Court after police investigated a noise complaint on Continental Court. He was taken to the county jail.

Timothy E. Frazier, 53, was arrested for soliciting from a roadway at the I-75 exit at Wyse Road. A check found Frazier to have eight convictions within one year. He was taken to the county jail.

Adam J. Dotson, 24, of Tipp City, Justin M. Sesslar, 21, of Dayton, and Austin P. Lovy-Heath, 21, of Huber Heights, were issued summons for disorderly conduct after a fight at an apartment on Timberlake. They were released to sober family members.

January 30

A vehicle was found abandoned on the Airport Access Road and was towed.

A vehicle was stopped for having only one headlight and no license plates. The driver reported buying the vehicle in November and failing to register it. The vehicle was towed and the passengers were given a courtesy ride to Walmart. The driver was cited.

A resident on Foxfire Tr. reported an unknown person made changes to their online banking information and opened an account without permission to do so. The investigation continues.

January 31

After Miami County Sheriff’s Officer requested assistance with a pursuit, officers joined the pursuit at 600 S. Dixie Dr. The pursuit was discontinued at Little York Road at Brown School Road as the vehicle continued on Rip Rap Road.

February 1

A complainant reported that someone put sugar in her gas tank in an attempt to damage it. Investigation found a white, sticky substance around the edge of the gasoline fill tube. The complainant reported her ex-boyfriend, whom she has an active protection order against, as a possible suspect.

A 12-year old boy was arrested for domestic violence after shoving his mother during an argument. The mother feared he intended to do her harm. He was transported to the Juvenile Detention Center.

Cassandra R. Cisneros, 23, of New Carlisle, was arrested on a warrant out of Clark County for obstructing official business after officers were dispatched to the Travelodge on the report of suspicious persons. She was transferred to the custody of a Clark County Deputy Sheriff.

February 2

A complainant reported that after staying in a room at the Travelodge with a suspect they woke up and noticed several personal items missing. The investigation continues.

Waibel Energy Systems reported that they were sent a check by the Centerville City School district that was intercepted and cashed by someone they did not know. The investigation continues.

Gregory M. Rosengarten, III, 24, at large, was arrested for unauthorized use of a motor vehicle. He was transported to the Montgomery County Jail.

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.