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Marc Katz

Marc Katz has been with the Dayton Daily News since September of 1970 and has covered just about everything in that time. Marc grew up in Columbus and graduated from Ohio University in 1969. Marc worked for the Sandusky Register prior to the Dayton Daily News. He is involved in the Beth Abraham Synagogue.  Local news in Vandalia, Clayton, Englewood, Tipp City

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New commander takes over 445th
 Col. Jeffrey McGalliard accepted command duties of the 445th Airlift Wing from retiring Col. Stephen Goeman on Saturday with the usual impressive pomp and circumstance. Goeman hinted the change might have been much different had the federal government continued its recent shutdown. “We didn’t know if we’d have a change of...

6:30 PM Saturday, Nov. 02, 2013

Col. Jeffrey McGalliard accepted command duties of the 445th Airlift Wing from retiring Col. Stephen Goeman on Saturday with the usual impressive pomp and circumstance. Goeman hinted the change might have been much different had the federal government continued its recent shutdown. “We didn’t know if we’d have a change of...
For not having any alcohol, she registered high on the breath test

2:30 AM Saturday, Nov. 02, 2013

After an officer checked on the driver’s license and found it to be suspended with limited privileges, he returned to her vehicle to find she had vomited on the door and ground near her position in the driver’s seat. She said she was sick and had not been drinking, except her slurred speech and the smell of alcohol indicated otherwise...
She was passed out as fire burned on stove

2:24 AM Saturday, Nov. 02, 2013

Police had to break into an apartment in the 700 block of Plymouth when no one answered as smoke streamed out from under the door at 10:39 p.m. Inside, a grease fire was underway on the stove, while the 61-year-old female resident was passed out on the living room couch. A fire crew, initially sent to the wrong location, arrived in time to...
He picked a fight because, well, he’s a bad guy

2:20 AM Saturday, Nov. 02, 2013

When asked why he’d pick a fight with a bartender, the suspect said maybe it was because he was a…(and it wasn’t very nice). This was at 12:30 a.m., at a bar in the 1000 block of Shroyer. He had also fought with a few patrons, and after he settled his bar bill, the bartender wanted him out of the place. Taken outside, the...
In middle of divorce, her vehicle disappears

2:14 AM Saturday, Nov. 02, 2013

In the middle of a divorce, a woman reported her truck stolen in the 6900 block of Taywood Road, although her estranged husband said he thought the vehicle was repossessed since they were behind in payments. She happened to be at an unnamed friend’s apartment at the time the vehicle went missing, and said she left the keys in the vehicle...
Message should have been: Lock up your stuff

2:10 AM Saturday, Nov. 02, 2013

Since she was asleep at 2:10 a.m. when her cell phone sent a message that her debit card had just been used, the woman awoke and went to her car, which she left unlocked in the driveway and her purse on the front seat in the 6400 block of Riverbend Drive. The car was still there, but not the purse or the $57.98 charged at the gas station...
Man chooses well-balanced meal before capture

2:07 AM Saturday, Nov. 02, 2013

It turned out the Reese’s Cups a suspect was found stuffing into his pocket at a large grocery store on South Smithville Road were only going to be dessert. As he was stopped walking out of the store without paying, he was found to have two packages of Lunchables hidden in his crotch area. At least he was prepared for a well-balanced...
Man tries to pre-bag food, make off without paying

2:04 AM Saturday, Nov. 02, 2013

As a cover, the suspect took several plastic bags out of his pocket, advertising the store’s name and indicating the items he put inside were already paid for, which they were not on South Smithville Road. He then filled the bags with with candles, fish and shrimp, anticipating a candle-lit dinner or something. Instead, he faced the...
Jar removed from skunk without the smell

2:02 AM Saturday, Nov. 02, 2013

A skunk was observed in the middle of the road, in the 3300 block of Nina-V Lane, with a peanut butter jar on its head. The jar was removed and the skunk sent on its way.
Woman admits full purse wasn’t paid for

2:01 AM Saturday, Nov. 02, 2013

Video of a woman taking things off the shelf of a downtown discount store was not available. But the clerk noticed her large purse was flat and apparently empty when she walked in and bulging when she walked out — despite not buying anything. Located at her home, the woman said the goods worth $16.50 contained in the package found in...
Car being taken, piece by piece

1:57 AM Saturday, Nov. 02, 2013

A used car dealer on Dryden Road reported that a repossessed vehicle on the lot was now missing the hood, stereo and battery. Somebody might be re-repossessing it, piece by piece.