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.

September 2

El Rancho Grande reported that a female left without paying her bill. The vehicle registration matched the photo of the vehicle. Dayton police were asked to make contact and gathered information about the female but Vandalia police were unable to make contact. The investigation continues.

A vehicle was located that was reported stolen out of Dayton. The car had four occupants and one said they received the keys from a friend. All were released and the vehicle was towed. The investigation continues.

Jason Kinser was arrested on a warrant out of Celina Municipal Court for failure to appear to jail on an original charge of obstructing. He was taken to the county jail.

An officer was dispatched to the Longhorn Steakhouse on the report that two customers out of a party of eight left without paying. The investigation continues.

September 3

While delivering newspapers on Scenic Court, the delivery person heard a resident yelling for help and banging on the front door. Police and medics responded to give aid to the resident. No further action is required.

A resident on Imperial Court reported that her vehicle was damaged by an unknown suspect. The investigation continues.

A resident on Continental Court reported that his vehicle had been hit by an unknown person. The investigation continues.

Officers responded to Scene 75 on the report of a theft of shoes. Investigation found that the charge was unfounded.

An officer was called to Kroger on the report of the theft of $287 worth of groceries. The male fled the scene but the suspect was able to be identified by the license plate of the vehicle. After several attempts at contacting the suspect the matter was forwarded to detectives for follow up.

An officer was dispatched to Surrey Road on the report of criminal damaging of a mailbox. The investigation continues.

An officer was dispatched to an address on Gabriel St. on the report of an unknown person entering a residence and stealing cash. The investigation continues.

September 4

Officer was dispatched to the Knights Inn on the report of an unconscious person. After giving first aid the subject was transported to Grandview Hospital.

A complainant reported that an unknown individual stole his vehicle and two credit cards while he was at the Knights Inn on Poe Ave. A known female was in the room with him during the call. The investigation continues.

Thomas J. MacDonald was arrested for domestic violence after an incident on N. Dixie Drive. He was taken to the county jail.

After a traffic stop for speeding, Brent Conover was arrested on a felony probation violation warrant out of Montgomery County. He was also cited for speeding and driving under suspension. He was taken to the county jail.

A 17-year old juvenile was arrested for domestic violence after an incident in Wilhelmina Drive. She was taken to the Juvenile Detention Center.

September 5

After responding to a lock-out in the parking lot of a business on S. Brown School Road, the officer found the plates to have a confiscation order per the Ohio BMV. The plates were seized and the owner notified on scene.

Officers responded to ViaQuest on Poe Avenue to assist an investigator with the Montgomery County Developmental Disability Services regarding a possible neglect case. Investigation found the incident occurred due to a policy violation and not a violation of the criminal code.

Donte Williams was arrested on one count of marijuana possession and an outstanding warrant out of Huber Heights on a traffic offense after Ohio Pediatrics called police due to a child smelling like marijuana. He was transferred to a Huber Heights officer.

Michael Hamblin was arrested at the Travelodge on Poe Avenue on a misdemeanor warrant out of Kettering Municipal Court and a felony warrant out of Montgomery County Court of Common Pleas. He was taken to the county jail.

September 6

Plates were removed from a vehicle on Fitchland per two confiscation orders from the Ohio BMV. The owner was notified.

A mother came to the police department and reported her 8-year old son was missing. He was located by the football field at Butler High School. His mother responded and took him home.

Moore and Associates brought a gun to the police department to be destroyed. No further action required.

September 7

Officers were dispatched to the Unibilt property on Johnson Station Road regarding bullets coming onto the property from the Miami Valley Shooting Grounds. Officers found that bullets were coming from the shooting range and after consulting with an on-duty sergeant had the shooting range shut down.

Residents on Wilhelmina Ave. reported that neighbors injured their dog. The Animal Resource Center was notified of the incident.

A resident on S. Brown School Road reported the theft of an XBox One. The investigation continues.

Derick Long was arrested on a felony warrant out of Union County Common Pleas Court for theft and probation violation. He was taken to the county jail.

A vehicle was towed from Fordway at W. National Road after a 48-hour notice.

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.