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Man told to look elsewhere for Indian artifacts

4:10 AM Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013

A person was issued a notice of criminal trespass for walking on another person’s property, hunting for Indian artifacts, in the 8800 block of Kimmel Road. The person whose property was being violated said he hadn’t seen any Indians in the area for quite awhile and he didn’t want to see this guy again, either.
30 beers later, man too drunk to locate shotgun

1:10 PM Monday, Oct. 28, 2013

DAYTON – A 52-year-old victim was so intoxicated he didn’t realize his double barrel shotgun was stolen out of his truck and he worries he’ll be blamed if anyone is harmed by the weapon. Nonetheless, he told police he would never stop using guns and beer following the incident in the 1400 block of North Keowee Street, according...
Woman finds herself between two boyfriends

1:00 PM Monday, Oct. 28, 2013

The 43-year-old woman was already in bed at 11:10 p.m. with her new boyfriend when her old ex-boyfriend walked through the door of her home in the 5500 block of Northford Road. The boyfriends - old and new - were about to have a confrontation. The ex was thrown to the ground, got up and left. He was picked up by police in Centerville, where...
Bolts cut to remove TV sets from hotel

12:56 AM Monday, Oct. 28, 2013

Three television sets and a telephone were stolen from a motel suite in the 3600 block of Maxton Road after bolts that held the items in place were cut. The credit card number left by the customer staying in the room was no good and the telephone number left behind was no longer in service. Hotel charges - minus the items taken - were $583...
Speeding suspect confesses to having drugs, no license

12:38 AM Monday, Oct. 28, 2013

BROOKVILLE – The stop of a speeding suspect resulted in two arrests after the driver admitted he was wanted on a warrant, did not have a license and had drugs in the car, according to police. The stop occurred in the early afternoon in the 200 block of West Upper Lewisburg Salem Road. The driver immediately told the officer, &ldquo...
Theft suspect arrested after threatening to shoot store worker

12:26 AM Monday, Oct. 28, 2013

ENGLEWOOD – A 46-year-old man trying to steal a sleeping bag and tent from Meijer has been arrested after threatening a store employee. The incident happened about 9:40 a.m. in the store’s parking lot in the 9200 block of North Main Street. When approached outside the store with the items, the suspect lit a cigarette, picked up...
Buddy gets involved, so he gets arrested too

4:22 AM Friday, Oct. 25, 2013

During a disturbance at a bar in the 1700 block of Woodman Drive, one of the suspects – a 24-year-old - was found to have a Kettering police warrant and was arrested. His 23-year-old buddy became disorderly during the arrest, so he was arrested as well. Unable to take care of themselves, they were taken to the Kettering jail where maybe...
Nap time for man asleep in parking lot

4:19 AM Friday, Oct. 25, 2013

A suspicious vehicle was parked in a lot near a fast food restaurant, with the motor running and the suspect in the driver’s seat sleeping, in the 5500 block of Airway Road at 1:14 p.m. There apparently was no problem. The suspect said it was nap time.
Tires, rims stolen; time to look for a car

4:16 AM Friday, Oct. 25, 2013

A victim still had his vehicle, but couldn’t get anywhere without rims and tires. Someone broke a back window on the passenger side and stole the hub lock tool and $60 in the 1300 block of Falke Drive. The tool was used to remove the four tires and factory 20-inch rims overnight. Whoever took the tires and rims probably went looking...
Fight moves from bar to garage

4:14 AM Friday, Oct. 25, 2013

It was 2:26 a.m., time for the bar fight to move from indoors to the outdoor garage, where one man was seen walking away and another was unconscious on the ground. A third participant was fingered by the crowd as the responsible party for the encounter, and eventually had to be tazed when he wouldn’t cooperate with police. “I...
Confused man not sure how much he had to drink

4:13 AM Friday, Oct. 25, 2013

It was 2:13 a.m. and the guy driving along Union Road had a headlight out. At the stop, the driver seemed slow and uncoordinated, as if he had been drinking. He said he had one or two beers at a friend’s house and now was on his way to the grocery store, possibly to buy some breakfast yogurt. During field sobriety tests, the suspect...
Elderly man denies treatment, doesn’t want to leave

4:28 AM Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013

There was no public record of the 82-year-old male’s treatment at Kettering Hospital, although whatever treatment he was supposed to have was finished and he was free to leave, but wouldn’t, at 4:54 a.m. Given the choice at 4:30 a.m. to leave or be arrested, the patient elected to be arrested for criminal trespassing and taken...
Yelling at bus driver doesn’t make him stop

4:26 AM Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013

Two people said to be disorderly and yelling and arguing outside a business in the 4800 block of Airway Road were making customers uncomfortable when police arrived. The subjects said they were yelling at the RTA bus driver, who failed to stop and pick them up. The next bus was scheduled to be an hour away.
‘It’s not like I killed nobody,’ she says

4:23 AM Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013

A woman could not believe she was being arrested after taking a 1.75 liter bottle of Montebello Long Island Iced Tea, placing it in her bag and walking out the door of a grocery in the 1000 block of Smithville Road. The bottle had a retail value of $14. “All I did was steal something. It’s not like I killed nobody,” she...
It’s OK; She dialed the wrong number

4:42 AM Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013

Upon further review, a hang-up 911 call from a club in the 2600 block of Valley Pike turned up no emergency. When dispatchers called back, a female answered and said they let a drunk girl use the phone and, “all is OK.”
Burned out light sparks trouble for driver

4:40 AM Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013

Stopped for having no light on his rear license plate on Westerfield Drive, it was discovered the driver was an illegal from Mexico who was also in possession of a fictitious license and lied about his birthdate. Those failures led to his incarceration in the Montgomery County Jail.
Looking for money in all the wrong places

4:38 AM Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013

A 50-year-old man who appeared to be intoxicated was seen trying car door handles in the Fireside Drive area. The change in his pocket seemed to come from one of the break-ins, and a stolen credit card from a few days before was found in his pocket as well. He wasn’t looking for a ride, but possible beer money. He was taken to the Montgomery...
Gun stolen while he’s trying to sell it

4:37 AM Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013

A victim trying to sell a gun had it stolen from him instead when he decided he wasn’t going to sell to two boys who appeared to be teenagers. Not only did they take the gun, they took the keys to his truck, tossing them onto an awning at the old Community Center where the transaction was to take place. That enabled the victim to retrieve...
Ex-beau stops by every time he’s drunk

4:35 AM Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013

A victim who finished dating a guy two years prior said he just won’t “let it go” and every time he gets drunk, he either calls or visits her place, knocking on the door. That was the case in the 1300 block of Camphill Way, when she said he was beating on her door, then went to the parking lot and kicked her vehicle. No...
Speeder really did have to go to the bathroom

2:19 AM Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013

A woman traveling 50 mph in a 35-mph zone used the old standard that she was rushing to get to a bathroom. She was allowed to use the bathroom in the police station after her stop, but it was difficult to not cite her with four open suspensions on her license, failure to reinstate and not using a seat belt. She was released — just not...
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