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Schools lock down after threat

Northwestern Local Schools locked down buildings for about 30 minutes Tuesday after an outsider threatened to return with a gun.

The buildings were locked down from 1 to 1:30 p.m., but students were allowed to move about classrooms.

German Twp. police reportedly arrested someone Tuesday afternoon, but no details were available.

Child recovering after crash

A 5-year-old boy is recovering at Children’s Medical Center of Dayton after he was struck by a sport utility vehicle in the 1400 block of South Fountain Avenue on Monday afternoon. Sgt. Brett Bauer, of the Springfield Police Division, said despite the severity of the crash, the child appears to have suffered only a broken finger, scrapes from the road and cuts that required stitches.

Deaaron Morris of Woodward Avenue could face misdemeanor charges including driving under suspension, driving with no license and failure to stop after an accident, according to police. Speed does not appear to have been a factor, according to police, who said the child rode out into the street. STAFF REPORT

Man arrested in alleged burglary

James K. Stevenson, 30 of 15 N. Shaffer St., was placed in Clark County Jail on charges of burglary and violating a protection order Sunday.

According to a Springfield police report, Stevenson is alleged to have broken into a home on South Shaffer Street and took car audio equipment valued at $230.

The violation of of a protection order charge is in connection with being located by police within 500 feet of the home of a woman who has a protection order against him. STAFF REPORT

Woman jailed on domestic charge

Rebecca L. Satterfield, 27, of 1527 W. Main St., was placed in Clark County Jail on a domestic violence charges Sunday night.

She’s accused of punching and scratching a 34-year-old man she knows in the head and body about 8:45 a.m. Sunday at his home. STAFF REPORT

Man jailed on domestic charges

A Springfield man accused of domestic violence, disrupting a public service and criminal damaging was placed in Clark County Jail Sunday.

Police allege Richard A. McGowan, 31, of 449 E. Euclid Ave., pushed a 29-year-old woman he knows onto a couch and threatened to kill her about 4:20 p.m. at a home in the 500 block of Tibbetts Avenue.

He’s also alleged to have taken a phone from her, preventing her from calling 9-1-1, and punching a door. He was located and taken into custody at Springfield Regional Medical Center. STAFF REPORT

Man injured in alleged robbery attempt

A Springfield man was reportedly pulled alongside a moving vehicle and later fell, sustaining serious injuries, just before 8 a.m. Sunday in the 300 block of North Yellow Springs Street.

According to a police report, the victim, who was transported to Springfield Regional Medical Center, didn’t remember much about the incident but recalled that someone in a vehicle, grabbed his arm and asked him for his money.

He’d been speaking with occupants of the vehicle before the incident. STAFF REPORT

Report: Man exposed himself

A man in a pickup truck in the 500 block of East Grand Avenue touched himself inappropriately about 5 p.m. Sunday, according to witness accounts in a police report. STAFF REPORT

Man attempts to lure girl, 13

A father reported to Springfield police that a male attempted to lure his 13-year-old daughter into his vehicle about 5 p.m. Sunday near Target, 1885 W. First St.

The father followed the vehicle, but later lost it. The vehicle is described as a red Mercury Mountaineer. STAFF REPORT

Man, woman face endangering charge

A 39-year-old man and a 46-year-old woman, both of Springfield, were accused Monday night of endangering to boys, ages 6 and 11.

Their father allegedly threw both of them to the ground, and the woman reportedly smacked one of them in the back of the head while they were visiting.

The mother of the two kids also told police the father allowed them to walk from his home in the 3100 block of Nantucket St. to her home in the 2900 block of Vineyard St. after dark. STAFF REPORT

Woman accused of domestic violence

Heather P. Tollinger, 42, of 369 Raffensperger Ave., was placed in jail on domestic violence charge Monday night.

According to a report, she scratched the face of a 45-year-old man she knows between 10:30 and 11:30 p.m. at her home. STAFF REPORT

Woman accused of assault

Jazmenn C. Miller, 18, of 1918 Mechanicsburg Road, was ordered into court on an assault charge Monday night.

According to a report, she punched an 11-year-old girl and grabbed her hair and pulled her to the floor about 8:30 p.m. at her address. STAFF REPORT

Man accused of domestic assault

Steven L. Hoskins, 54, of 125 E. Cecil Ave., was placed in Clark County Jail on a domestic violence charge Monday morning.

He’s accused of shoving a 47-year-old woman he knows by the neck down on a couch and grabbing her by the neck between 7:15 and 8:30 a.m. at his address. He also wouldn’t let her leave the house, according to the report. STAFF REPORT


A toolbox and assorted hand tools, valued at $1,240, were reported stolen between 9 a.m. Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday from a vehicle in the 900 block of South Isabella Street.

Household electronics, valued at $1,340, were reported stolen between 5 p.m. Saturday and 12:15 p.m. Sunday during a home burglary in the 200 block of Stanton Avenue.

A hot water tank and copper piping, valued at $850, were reported stolen between May 1 and 16 from a vacant home in the 600 block of East Southern Avenue.

Car audio equipment and a GPS unit, valued at $600, were reported stolen between midnight and 8:30 a.m. Monday from a vehicle in the 100 block of North Light Street.

A television and a cell phone, valued at $1,030, were reported stolen between 1 and 6 a.m. Monday during a home burglary in the 300 block of West Grand Avenue.

A bicycle, valued at $500, was reported stolen between noon and 4 p.m. Monday from outside the Clark County Public Library, 201 S. Fountain Ave.

A Springfield resident’s identity was used without authorization to purchase a cell phone and services, valued at more than $530, between May 8 and 4 p.m. Monday.

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