Butler Township Police Activity

By Darrell Wacker - dwacker@civitasmedia.com

BUTLER TOWNSHIP — The following police activity report was received from the Butler Township Police Department. All subjects are innocent until found guilty in a court of law.

March 21

Whisper Creek Dr, assault, Resident had victim as a guest in the home. Subject, (resident’s estranged wife) arrived to drop off clothing belonging to their son. Upon arriving at the home, subject learned that the victim was inside the home. The subject assaulted the victim. The subject was booked into the county jail for assault.

Red Roof Inn, theft, subject took all of the bed linens that were in the room on the bed.

Sleepy Hollow Lane, fraud, Investigation revealed that the reporting party received a letter containing a fraudulent cashier’s check. There was also a letter containing instructions on how to disperse the check. The reporting party recognized this was a scam and contacted police.

Miller Lane, drug paraphernalia, investigation revealed that the driver of a vehicle failed to dim their bright headlights as they approached oncoming traffic. The driver was stopped and found to possess less than 100 grams of marijuana, drug paraphernalia for marijuana, and an expired driver license.

March 22

Benchwood Road, domestic violence, victim reported that suspect assaulted her and then left the residence on foot. Suspect was later found in a vehicle driven by the suspect’s mother. Suspect arrested for domestic violence and later booked into jail.

Miller Lane, theft, victim met with a subject at the O’Charley’s to make a Craig’s list sale. The subject made the purchase of a speaker box and 2 speakers. The purchase was made with a counterfeit $100.00 bill. The victim did not check the $100.00 bill prior to making the exchange and did not realize the $100.00 was counterfeit until the suspect had left the scene.

Northcrest Drive, missing person, investigation revealed that an adult female has been reported missing from her home on Northcrest Drive in Dayton, Ohio. The female was last seen on March 20, 2017, at 1805 hours at America’s Best Value Inn, 7130 Miller Lane, and never arrived at her final destination of Cincinnati, Ohio. The roommate originally reported this to the Dayton Police Department, who in turn, contacted us to investigate the case. The missing adult was entered into LEADS as a missing person.

March 23

America’s Best Value Inn, obstructing official business, suspect was a passenger in a vehicle parked at east end of lot of motel. Gave false identity information to police even after being warned about obstructing official business. Suspect was positively identified and had active/confirmed warrant for arrest. Suspect was arrested for obstructing official business and confirmed warrant. Transported to Mont. Co. Jail and booked on charge and warrant.

Maxton Road, investigation reveals that seven hypodermic needles were found in the ditch line in front of Arby’s, 3655 Maxton Road. The needles were actually on Miller Lane. They were collected and tagged for destruction.

America’s Best Value Inn, endangering children, investigation revealed that during an investigation of possible endangering children, the suspect left her 3-year old niece alone and unattended in the front of America’s Best Value Inn, violating her duty of care of the child, and creating a risk of substantial harm.

Benchwood Road, theft, night manager placed deposit envelope into her purse and departed store. She did not deposit it. I found the envelope in the trash can at the RTA bus stop at Town Center and York Commons. Complaint forwarded for summons.

York Center Drive, disorderly conduct, investigation revealed that during the course of a Domestic Dispute investigation, the male half, who was voluntarily intoxicated, engaged in turbulent behavior, and after warning to stop, persisted in his behavior.

March 24

Day’s Inn, theft without consent, a subject rented the hotel room for a friend he recently met. This friend had multiple subjects in and out of his the room throughout the night. At approximately 0630 hours the suspect can be seen on surveillance exiting the room with the television and leaving in a silver Chevy Impala. After this investigation was underway, the reporting party took a partial payment for the television from the person responsible for renting the room. The reporting party advised he did not wish to file criminal charges. Refusal to prosecute form has been singed.

Miller Lane at Maxton, possession of controlled substance, traffic stop on a vehicle leaving Americas Best Value Inn with a wanted subject inside. Male passenger was arrested on a traffic warrant. K-9 requested for a free air sniff resulting in the recovery of a small amount of crystal meth.

March 25

Walmart, theft, suspect entered Walmart and shoplifted food items. Summons issued.

Red Roof Inn, theft, victim left wallet on counter at Red Roof Inn. Suspect picked up wallet and left. Suspect subsequently made several charges using victim’s debit card.

Laurel Ridge, theft, victim reported that subjects who delivered her bedroom furniture stole a ring.

March 26

Red Roof Inn, felonious assault, victim assaulted by a co-worker. Suspect fled from police. Victim suffered serious head wound from being stomped by suspect.

Red Roof Inn, theft, complainant states a friend stole his sun glasses while he was asleep.

Benchwood Road, disorderly conduct/intoxication, investigation revealed that Police and Fire were dispatched to an unconscious male in the bathroom of Burger King, 3200 Benchwood Road. The male was found to be so heavily intoxicated that he could not properly care for himself and required hospitalization.

Walmart, theft, the victim dropped her vehicle off at the Walmart Automotive Department to have the oil changed. She left two twenty dollar bills in the center console pocket and states the money was missing when she picked her car up a couple of hours later.

Persons charged or arrested

Tiffany M. Bennett, 39, assault

Timara A. Barr, 25, possession of marijuana, operating a vehicle without a license, drug paraphernalia, headlight violation

John D. Belair, 27, domestic violence

Megan D. Mays, 25, obstructing official business, warrant arrest for criminal trespassing

Nicle I. R. Brown, 29, endangering children

Jermiel J. Atkins, 33, disorderly conduct

Terrance M. Jennings, 26, possession of controlled substances

Teenia M. Heard, 37, theft

Marvin L. Jones, 67, theft

Terry A. Roof, 58, disorderly conduct


By Darrell Wacker


Reach Wacker at 937-684-8983 or on Twitter @VandaliaDrummer.

Reach Wacker at 937-684-8983 or on Twitter @VandaliaDrummer.