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Judge tosses alleged Ponzi victims’ lawsuit against PNC
 A federal judge dismissed a lawsuit filed by some of William Apostelos’ alleged Ponzi victims against PNC Bank in Dayton’s U.S. District Court. U.S. District Court Judge Thomas Rose granted the motion of PNC to dismiss the class action suit that alleged PNC Bank missed red flags that Apostelos used his accounts in a suspicious...

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A federal judge dismissed a lawsuit filed by some of William Apostelos’ alleged Ponzi victims against PNC Bank in Dayton’s U.S. District Court. U.S. District Court Judge Thomas Rose granted the motion of PNC to dismiss the class action suit that alleged PNC Bank missed red flags that Apostelos used his accounts in a suspicious...
Springboro Ponzi scheme defendants could plead
 The Springboro couple accused of bilking investors out of tens of millions of dollars in a Ponzi scheme is scheduled to be in court Friday, a hearing that could result in a plea deal, according to federal court sources. William and Connie Apostelos are scheduled for a final pretrial hearing in front of U.S. District Court Judge Thomas Rose...

Posted: 7 hours ago

The Springboro couple accused of bilking investors out of tens of millions of dollars in a Ponzi scheme is scheduled to be in court Friday, a hearing that could result in a plea deal, according to federal court sources. William and Connie Apostelos are scheduled for a final pretrial hearing in front of U.S. District Court Judge Thomas Rose...
Jury convicts man in 2015 double-shooting that left 1 dead
 UPDATE @ 5:39 p.m. (Jan. 17): A jury convicted George Dewberry Sr. of aggravated murder with gun specifications in the Aug. 20, 2015 killing a 27-year-old West Carrollton man and the wounding of a woman. Sentenced is scheduled for Feb. 1. The Montgomery County Common Pleas jury deliberated for about four hours Tuesday afternoon...

Posted: 5 days ago

UPDATE @ 5:39 p.m. (Jan. 17): A jury convicted George Dewberry Sr. of aggravated murder with gun specifications in the Aug. 20, 2015 killing a 27-year-old West Carrollton man and the wounding of a woman. Sentenced is scheduled for Feb. 1. The Montgomery County Common Pleas jury deliberated for about four hours Tuesday afternoon...
Extortion charge for Montgomery County corrections officer
 A Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office corrections officer accused of providing a jail inmate with a cell phone has been federally charged with attempted extortion under color of official right, according to an unsealed court document. Michael Rose Jr., 29, is charged by bill of information with one count in Dayton’s U.S. District...

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A Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office corrections officer accused of providing a jail inmate with a cell phone has been federally charged with attempted extortion under color of official right, according to an unsealed court document. Michael Rose Jr., 29, is charged by bill of information with one count in Dayton’s U.S. District...
University of Dayton asks judge to dismiss lawsuit alleging hazing
 Attorneys for the University of Dayton deny hazing took place in answer to a lawsuit filed by a former football player at the school and have asked a judge to dismiss the case. The former athlete, Max Engelhart, filed suit last month in Montgomery County Common Pleas Court, claiming he was forced to chug high-alcohol drinks as part of a &ldquo...

Posted: 7 days ago

Attorneys for the University of Dayton deny hazing took place in answer to a lawsuit filed by a former football player at the school and have asked a judge to dismiss the case. The former athlete, Max Engelhart, filed suit last month in Montgomery County Common Pleas Court, claiming he was forced to chug high-alcohol drinks as part of a &ldquo...
UD asks judge to dismiss football ‘hazing’ lawsuit
 University of Dayton attorneys have asked a judge to dismiss the lawsuit brought against the school by a former football player who claims hazing left him with a cognitive brain injury. Max Engelhart filed suit last month in Montgomery County Common Pleas Court, claiming he was forced to chug high-alcohol drinks as part of a “Mad Dogs&rdquo...

Posted: 7 days ago

University of Dayton attorneys have asked a judge to dismiss the lawsuit brought against the school by a former football player who claims hazing left him with a cognitive brain injury. Max Engelhart filed suit last month in Montgomery County Common Pleas Court, claiming he was forced to chug high-alcohol drinks as part of a “Mad Dogs&rdquo...
Dayton man admits guilt in ‘toe-tag’ fentanyl case
 The second of two Dayton men accused of distributing “toe-tag” fentanyl that killed two people in May 2015 pleaded guilty in federal court. Antonio J. Spiva, 25, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute heroin and fentanyl that resulted in the death of Paul McElfresh, 33, and Jason Robinson, 38. Spiva...

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The second of two Dayton men accused of distributing “toe-tag” fentanyl that killed two people in May 2015 pleaded guilty in federal court. Antonio J. Spiva, 25, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute heroin and fentanyl that resulted in the death of Paul McElfresh, 33, and Jason Robinson, 38. Spiva...
Homeless veteran beaten into coma in jail, lawsuit alleges
 A homeless veteran was beaten in Montgomery County Jail so severely that he was in a coma for two months and is now cognitively disabled, wheelchair bound and lives in a nursing facility, according to a lawsuit filed in Dayton’s U.S. District Court. Joseph Guglielmo, 59, filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the Montgomery County...

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A homeless veteran was beaten in Montgomery County Jail so severely that he was in a coma for two months and is now cognitively disabled, wheelchair bound and lives in a nursing facility, according to a lawsuit filed in Dayton’s U.S. District Court. Joseph Guglielmo, 59, filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the Montgomery County...
Testimony wraps in Dayton court challenge to Ohio execution protocol

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Testimony finished Monday in Dayton’s U.S. District Court in the preliminary injunction hearing brought by attorneys representing three Ohio death-row inmates who are challenging Ohio’s new three-drug execution method. Closing arguments in front of U.S. District Court Magistrate Judge Michael Merz highlighted the sides’...
WSU opposes ‘John Doe’ status in hazing lawsuit, alleges slurs
 Wright State University objects to a former men’s tennis player continuing as a “John Doe” in a federal lawsuit claiming a lack of due process when the student was expelled. The lawsuit in Dayton’s U.S. District Court is the second in which former tennis players removed from school after an allegation of hazing are...

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Wright State University objects to a former men’s tennis player continuing as a “John Doe” in a federal lawsuit claiming a lack of due process when the student was expelled. The lawsuit in Dayton’s U.S. District Court is the second in which former tennis players removed from school after an allegation of hazing are...
Dayton’s 42 homicides in 2016 matches high this century
 Dayton’s spike in homicides from 29 in 2015 to an unofficial 42 in 2016 matched a 16-year high. The city also saw 42 homicides in 2002 and 2006. Dayton had 27 homicides in each of 2012, 2013 and 2014. EARLIER: June was one of Dayton’s deadliest months Dayton police Chief Richard Biehl said there were a total of 46 homicides in...

Posted: 12 days ago

Dayton’s spike in homicides from 29 in 2015 to an unofficial 42 in 2016 matched a 16-year high. The city also saw 42 homicides in 2002 and 2006. Dayton had 27 homicides in each of 2012, 2013 and 2014. EARLIER: June was one of Dayton’s deadliest months Dayton police Chief Richard Biehl said there were a total of 46 homicides in...
Air Force reservist pleads guilty to sex crime at base
 The Air Force reservist accused of committing a sex crime at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base pleaded guilty to sexual abuse Thursday in Dayton’s U.S. District Court. Kyle Jordan, 31, changed his plea in front of U.S. District Court Magistrate Judge Michael Newman, who sat in for Judge Walter Rice. If the judge accepts the plea agreement...

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The Air Force reservist accused of committing a sex crime at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base pleaded guilty to sexual abuse Thursday in Dayton’s U.S. District Court. Kyle Jordan, 31, changed his plea in front of U.S. District Court Magistrate Judge Michael Newman, who sat in for Judge Walter Rice. If the judge accepts the plea agreement...
3 death-row inmates challenging Ohio plan in Dayton courtroom
 The paramedic and team member whose job is to deliver the drugs to execute Ohio death-row inmate Ronald Phillips next month testified how he will determine consciousness after the first of three drugs is administered. Identified only as Team Member No. 21 and speaking behind a cardboard barrier during the preliminary injunction hearing in...

Posted: 14 days ago

The paramedic and team member whose job is to deliver the drugs to execute Ohio death-row inmate Ronald Phillips next month testified how he will determine consciousness after the first of three drugs is administered. Identified only as Team Member No. 21 and speaking behind a cardboard barrier during the preliminary injunction hearing in...
Official ‘wondered what was going on’ in McGuire execution
 Ohio’s execution team leader testified Tuesday in federal court that the Dennis McGuire execution two years ago was unlike any of the other 48 executions he’s seen from his vantage point “less than an arm’s length away.” Testifying behind a cardboard barrier and referred to only as Team Member No. 10, the man...

Posted: 14 days ago

Ohio’s execution team leader testified Tuesday in federal court that the Dennis McGuire execution two years ago was unlike any of the other 48 executions he’s seen from his vantage point “less than an arm’s length away.” Testifying behind a cardboard barrier and referred to only as Team Member No. 10, the man...
Dayton man pleads guilty in ‘toe-tag’ heroin case
 One of two Dayton men accused of distributing “toe-tag” fentanyl that killed two people in May 2015 pleaded guilty Tuesday in federal court and may serve from 10 to 18 years in prison. Charles M. McBeath, 34, was scheduled to go to trial Jan. 9 along with co-defendant Antonio J. Spiva, 25. RELATED Judge rules doctor could testify...

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One of two Dayton men accused of distributing “toe-tag” fentanyl that killed two people in May 2015 pleaded guilty Tuesday in federal court and may serve from 10 to 18 years in prison. Charles M. McBeath, 34, was scheduled to go to trial Jan. 9 along with co-defendant Antonio J. Spiva, 25. RELATED Judge rules doctor could testify...
Official ‘wondered what was going on’ in McGuire execution

Posted: 15 days ago

Ohio’s execution team leader testified Tuesday in federal court that the Dennis McGuire execution two years ago was unlike any of the other 48 executions he’s seen from his vantage point “less than an arm’s length away.” Testifying behind a cardboard barrier and referred to only as Team Member No. 10, the man...
Feds hid GPS on car in case involving $400,000 of cocaine
 The recent arrest of two men with $400,000 of pure cocaine involved collaboration among federal, state and local agencies and the use of a GPS tracking device on a suspect’s vehicle. Alfredo Parra-Saucedo, 57, of Chihuahua, Mexico, and John N. Dillard, 30, of Dayton, have been charged with conspiracy to distribute more than 500 grams...

Posted: 16 days ago

The recent arrest of two men with $400,000 of pure cocaine involved collaboration among federal, state and local agencies and the use of a GPS tracking device on a suspect’s vehicle. Alfredo Parra-Saucedo, 57, of Chihuahua, Mexico, and John N. Dillard, 30, of Dayton, have been charged with conspiracy to distribute more than 500 grams...
Suspected serial bank robber faces federal charges
 A convicted bank robber and suspect in recent bank robberies in Kettering and Washington Twp. has been charged in federal court, according to law enforcement sources. Michael J. Stathas, 33, was arrested Thursday and booked into Montgomery County Jail on a federal detainer. On Friday, Stathas was charged in Dayton’s U.S. District Court...

Posted: 19 days ago

A convicted bank robber and suspect in recent bank robberies in Kettering and Washington Twp. has been charged in federal court, according to law enforcement sources. Michael J. Stathas, 33, was arrested Thursday and booked into Montgomery County Jail on a federal detainer. On Friday, Stathas was charged in Dayton’s U.S. District Court...
Ex-worker in county prosecutor’s office pleads guilty to theft
 Former Montgomery County Prosecutor’s Office worker David M. Bruns on Thursday pleaded guilty to stealing nearly $90,000 over a five-year period. However, he won’t get prison time if a visiting judge agrees with a recommendation from the prosecuting attorney and Bruns’ attorney. Bruns, the spouse of lead juvenile court prosecutor...

Posted: 20 days ago

Former Montgomery County Prosecutor’s Office worker David M. Bruns on Thursday pleaded guilty to stealing nearly $90,000 over a five-year period. However, he won’t get prison time if a visiting judge agrees with a recommendation from the prosecuting attorney and Bruns’ attorney. Bruns, the spouse of lead juvenile court prosecutor...
Ex-Kettering detective pleads guilty to theft, drug charges
 A former Kettering police detective will surrender his Ohio peace officer certification after pleading guilty Thursday to stealing prescription pills from a resident’s home and obstructing official business. Ryan Meno, 37, could face up to 30 months in prison and some 90 days’ jail time after pleading guilty by bill of information...

Posted: 20 days ago

A former Kettering police detective will surrender his Ohio peace officer certification after pleading guilty Thursday to stealing prescription pills from a resident’s home and obstructing official business. Ryan Meno, 37, could face up to 30 months in prison and some 90 days’ jail time after pleading guilty by bill of information...
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