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 7

Patrick Simmons was arrested at the Knights Inn on a warrant out of Vandalia Municipal Court for a violation of conditional release. He was taken to the county jail.

September 8

A resident reported that unknown person(s) used his identity to open an unsecured loan with Lending Point. The investigation continues.

September 9

A resident on Maple St. reported that two unknown people entered his apartment, walked around, and left. Nothing was taken. The investigation continues.

Christopher Hobbs was issued a summons for disorderly conduct after an incident at Celebrations II on Poe Avenue.

A known suspect took the victim’s engagement ring and pawned it at Cashland. The suspect agreed to retrieve the ring but has failed to do so. The investigation continues.

September 10

Brian Pinson was arrested on a warrant out of Trotwood for failure to appear on an original charge of driving under suspension. He was taken to the county jail.

While doing routine license plate checks at the Knights Inn, Valaria Castle was found to have two warrants. One was out of Huber Heights for failure to appear on a theft charge. The other was out of Moraine for failure to appear on a traffic offense. She was taken to the county jail.

A resident on Helke Road reported the theft of a vehicle. The investigation continues.

September 11

An eight year old juvenile male was charged with being unruly and two counts of grand theft. Ge was transported to the Juvenile Detention Center.

Craig Greene was arrested on a warrant out of Montgomery County Municipal Court West Division for domestic violence after a traffic stop at Poe and Little York. He was taken to the county jail.

September 12

An officer found four people living in a vacant garage on a vacant property on N. Dixie Drive. They were identified and made to leave the property. Drugs and drug paraphernalia were found but the officer was unable to place the items with any person. The investigation continues.

The Vandalia Recreation Center received a counterfeit $20 bill from an unknown person. The investigation continues.

A complainant on Randler Ave. reported that her rented vehicle was stolen from the parking lot of her apartment building. The investigation continues.

A juvenile female was charged with assault after an incident at Morton Middle School. The case was referred to Juvenile Court.

Staff at Morton Middle School found a notebook that contained violent writing with other student’s names. Police were notified and they interviewed the student and the parents. The investigation continues.

September 13

A driver reported that her vehicle was damaged by an unknown vehicle in the Justice Center parking lot. The investigation continues.

Gerardo Arroyo was cited for theft after stealing three Red Bull drinks from behind the bar area at Scene 75. He fled the scene was but found a short distance away. He was also trespassed from the business.

Robert Walker, Jr., 25. was arrested on a warrant out of Kettering Municipal Court after responding to a complaint of a suspicious male. He was taken to the Montgomery County Jail.

Edward W. Harrington, 31, was given a summons for criminal mischief after an argument at the Flying J Travel Plaza.

September 14

Officers were dispatched to an address on Benchwood to do a welfare check on an infant at the request of Dayton Children’s Hospital. The child was transported to the hospital as a precaution. The investigation continues.

Jessie Hunter, 72, Amber L. Martin, 32, and David L. Howard, 39, were issued summonses for criminal trespassing after being found living in a garage in a vacant property on N. Dixie 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.