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Sister of alleged West Liberty shooter speaks, school to re-open

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3 arrested in church theft

Two adults and a teen were arrested Monday morning in connection with a break-in at Dove Pentecostal Assembly, 424 S. Fountain Ave., and the theft of a vehicle.

According to a Springfield police report, Travis R. Hypes, 21, and Jamy L. Johnson, 24, and a 17-year-old male were involved in the break-in that netted the vehicle, valued at $3,000, and many other items including a computer, television, DVD player, guitar, fundraising candy and others.

The vehicle and many other items were recovered. The television and DVD player was sold somewhere on Delta Road, the teen told police.

Hypes was charged with breaking and entering and felony receiving stolen property and served with warrants for forgery and breaking and entering charges from the Clark County Sheriff’s Office.

Johnson was charged with felony receiving stolen property and complicity, and the teen was charged with delinquent breaking and entering and delinquent felony receiving stolen property. STAFF REPORT

Woman reports theft, possible rape

A Springfield woman told Springfield police she and two males went to her home after drinking at a local bar early Friday, and, when she woke up in the morning, several items were gone and said she may have been drugged and raped.

A debit and food stamp card, checkbook, jewelry, cell phone and a folding knife, valued at $680, were reported stolen between 12:30 and 9:30 a.m. from the home in the 1200 block of Lagonda Avenue, according to a report. STAFF REPORT

Man accused of domestic violence

Vincent N. Risner, 23, of 805 Rice St., was placed in Clark County Jail on a domestic violence charge early Monday morning.

According to a Springfield police report, a 22-year-old woman he knows filled out a probable cause statement against Risner, alleging he pushed her onto a bed twice and punched her in the head with a fist. Officers saw no injuries. STAFF REPORT

Thefts

• A television, DVD player, cell phone and a watch, valued at $1,100, were reported stolen between 4:30 and 11 a.m. Sunday during a home burglary in the 1900 block of Primm Drive, Springfield.

• A computer hard drive and assorted office keys, valued at more than $700, were reported stolen between 10 and 11:20 a.m. Sunday during a break-in at Cason Roofing on Power Street, Springfield.

• Industrial metal rack storage inserts, valued at $500, were reported stolen between 9 p.m. Sunday and 7 a.m. Monday from the 2000 block of Progress Drive.

• A central air conditioning unit, valued at $1,200, was reported stolen between June 15 and Monday, from the 2200 block of Shawnee Boulevard.

• Three cell phones, valued at more than $1,000, were reported stolen between July 8 and Monday from the 1800 block of Lincoln Park Circle. STAFF REPORTS


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