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.

March 1

Concerned parents reported their adult son missing from their residence. He suffers from depression and requires seizure medication daily. The investigation continues.

Brian A. Kovacs, 36, was arrested for OVI after a crash on Webster St. His vehicle was towed and he was released to a sober friend.

A complainant reported fraudulent credit card charges of $2,400. The investigation continues.

March 2

A local business reported getting a suspicious postcard in the mail. A federal agency requested the card be sent to them. No further action is required.

Diangelo M. Thomas, 28, was cited for driving under suspension after a traffic stop for driving on a flat tire. The license plates were confiscated per BMV order and the vehicle towed.

March 3

A complainant reported a hit and run crash on the lot of the Miami Valley Shooting Grounds. The investigation continues.

Bridget K. Grant, 39, was cited for dogs running at large after two dogs were found running around the neighborhood near her home.

A 13-year old boy was charged with disorderly conduct after leaving a threatening note in a bathroom at Morton Middle School that caused the school to be evacuated.

A complainant reported the theft of a credit card and unauthorized purchases. The investigation continues.

A complainant reported that her juvenile son’s relative picked him at a motel they are staying in and she has not seen him since and feels the family is hiding the child from her. The investigation continues.

After random license plate checks at the Knights Inn, a check came back that a vehicle was stolen. The vehicle was towed at the request of the original police agency.

A complainant reported three stolen checks that were cashed by an unknown person. The investigation continues.

March 4

Officers were dispatched to the Travelodge on the report of a male destroying the lobby. The suspect fled and will be charged with menacing and reckless operation when he is located.

March 5

Samuel J. Anderson, 35, was arrested for domestic violence after an incident on Heather Court. He was taken to the county jail.

Andre R. Wingard, 35, was issued a summons for domestic violence after an incident on Timberlake Drive.

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.