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.

May 15

Village Green Drive, criminal damaging, Dispatched to a broken rear window and damaged frame of automobile that occurred over night.

Red Roof Inn, theft without consent, Dispatched to the police department in reference to a missing tablet from the Red Roof Inn.

Benchwood Road, aggravated menacing, One neighbor was paying too much attention to another neighbor’s girlfriend. Words were exchanged and the first neighbor threatened them with a hammer. Victim’s refused to prosecute. Refusal signed.

Miller Lane, open container violation, While on routine vehicle patrol, observed a vehicle sitting on a green traffic arrow. Once the vehicle proceeded through the intersection, a can of beer was thrown out of the window of a moving vehicle. Passenger was issued a summons into court for open container of alcohol in a motor vehicle.

Steak N’ Shake, possession if marijuana, Originally called to the Steak and Shake parking lot for a suspicious vehicle/persons complaint. The vehicle listed in the call was searched after the odor of marijuana was present on the registered owner and marijuana roaches were in plain view from outside of the vehicle. A small amount of marijuana in a baggy was found on the pavement beneath this vehicle on the passenger side. A black digital scale was located in the driver side door pocket, and a marijuana blunt was found in the passenger side door pocket. The male passenger claimed ownership of the blunt but not the small baggy found under the vehicle or the scale.

May 16

Walmart, theft without consent, Dispatched to a theft at Walmart.

York Plaza Drive @ Miller Lane, Made traffic stop on vehicle for expired registration. Upon contact, the driver had no information on the vehicle and advised that he was buying from someone else and wasn’t responsible for anything in the vehicle. The driver was very nervous. A police canine from the Riverside Police Department was summons to the scene and alerted positively to the odor of a narcotic in the vehicle. A search of the vehicle yielded a wooden one hitter marijuana pipe with marijuana residue. There was a fair amount of marijuana shake on the floor of the vehicle. The pipe was taken and will be sent for destruction. The driver was warned for the expired registration and advised to return the vehicle home.

Comfort Inn, aggravated robbery, Dispatched to business on a reported robbery. (See related story in this issue of the Vandalia Drummer News.)

May 17

Walmart, theft without consent, Female suspect observed on CCTV and live surveillance conducted by Walmart staff members, concealing store merchandise. While attempting to take the suspect into custody, she kicked me in the leg and attempted to escape but was quickly taken into custody.

Walmart, possession of drugs, Dispatched to Walmart reference disorderly subject, upon arrival subject was located and frisked before being placed in the cruiser. Narcotics were located in his pocket.

May 18

N. Dixie Drive, theft without consent, Dispatched to the Police Department on a reported theft from vehicle. Reportee’s estranged husband took victim’s work uniform shirt from the reportee’s vehicle without permission.

May 19

Extended Stay America, theft, Victim stayed in the Extended Stay hotel. Victim inadvertently left his Galaxy S2 tablet behind in his hotel room. Victim called Extended Stay who stated no one turned it in.

Maxton Road, Made traffic stop for headlight out. Passenger arrested on three warrants. Found marijuana drug paraphernalia in vehicle, which was logged into the property room for destruction. Driver warned for the equipment violation.

Arbor Glen Court, police dispatched to a sick raccoon in a driveway. I found the animal showing obvious signs of being rabid, and I destroyed it with one shot from my duty firearm.

Miller Lane, obstructing official business, Traffic stop, suspect provided false information twice because he believed he had a warrant. No warrant, issued summons for obstruction and DUS ticket

May 21

Walmart, theft, Juvenile detained for shop lifting. Walmart declined to prosecute juvenile. Refusal signed and juvenile taken home where I briefed his guardian on his activities.

Persons charged or arrested

Paul D. Anderson, 21, open container violation

Gavin E. Truesdale, 20, possession of marijuana

Jazmen R. Robinson, 23, assault, theft without consent, resisting arrest

Andre B. Figures, 32, warrant arrest for falsification, criminal trespass, theft

Jason D. Miller, 39, possession of drugs

Aloysious A. Chappie, 32, theft without consent

Mariah M. Glover, 19, warrant arrest for seat belt violation, receiving stolen property, theft

Brian L. Davidson, 33, possession of drugs, warrant arrest for driving under suspension, possession of heroin, possession of drug abuse instruments

Lewis C. Parks, 37, obstructing official business, driving under suspension, equipment violation


By Darrell Wacker


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

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