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Mark Gokavi

Mark Gokavi is a reporter for the Dayton Daily News covering Courts and public safety.

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NEW DETAILS: Owner, one of two killed in auto dealership shooting, served in military
 The auto dealership owner found shot to death inside his business on Monday was a U.S. Army Vietnam War veteran who loved horses and cars, according to an online obituary. Frank D. Buck, 71, and his friend, Lester Golson, 59, were both found dead of apparent gunshot wounds inside of Buck-I Auto Sales after what Montgomery County Sheriff&rsquo...

Posted: 11 hours ago

The auto dealership owner found shot to death inside his business on Monday was a U.S. Army Vietnam War veteran who loved horses and cars, according to an online obituary. Frank D. Buck, 71, and his friend, Lester Golson, 59, were both found dead of apparent gunshot wounds inside of Buck-I Auto Sales after what Montgomery County Sheriff&rsquo...
Illegal immigrants dealt kilos of fentanyl in Miami County, feds say
 Two illegal immigrants from Mexico have been charged with intent to distribute several kilograms worth of fentanyl in Miami County, according to court documents. Nabor Zapeda-Ibarria, 23, and Jesus Mayorga Gonzalez, 40, have been charged with possession and intent to distribute more than 400 grams of fentanyl in Dayton’s U.S. District...

Posted: a day ago

Two illegal immigrants from Mexico have been charged with intent to distribute several kilograms worth of fentanyl in Miami County, according to court documents. Nabor Zapeda-Ibarria, 23, and Jesus Mayorga Gonzalez, 40, have been charged with possession and intent to distribute more than 400 grams of fentanyl in Dayton’s U.S. District...
Two men shot to death on North Dixie Drive were friends
 The names of the two men found shot to death Monday in a Harrison Twp. car dealership have been released, but their autopsies are still pending. The men, reportedly friends, were officially identified Tuesday as Buck-I Auto Sales owner Frank D. Buck, 71, and Lester Golson, 59, according to the Montgomery County Coroner’s Office. Deputies...

Posted: 2 days ago

The names of the two men found shot to death Monday in a Harrison Twp. car dealership have been released, but their autopsies are still pending. The men, reportedly friends, were officially identified Tuesday as Buck-I Auto Sales owner Frank D. Buck, 71, and Lester Golson, 59, according to the Montgomery County Coroner’s Office. Deputies...
New trial date set for former jail captain’s trial
 The former Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office captain charged with misdemeanor assault for pepper-spraying an inmate in a restraint chair had her trial pushed back until May 29. A previously unscheduled hearing in Dayton Municipal Court was held Feb. 12 in which Judith Sealey’s trial was continued from March 22. RELATED: Jail...

Posted: 2 days ago

The former Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office captain charged with misdemeanor assault for pepper-spraying an inmate in a restraint chair had her trial pushed back until May 29. A previously unscheduled hearing in Dayton Municipal Court was held Feb. 12 in which Judith Sealey’s trial was continued from March 22. RELATED: Jail...
North Dixie shooting leaves two dead: What we know now
 Police are continuing to investigate what precipitated two men being found shot to death inside Buck-I Auto Sales at 2801 N. Dixie Drive on Monday. The deceased men were officially identified today as dealership owner Frank D. Buck, 71, and Lester Golson, 59, according to the Montgomery County Coroner’s Office. Their autopsies were...

Posted: 2 days ago

Police are continuing to investigate what precipitated two men being found shot to death inside Buck-I Auto Sales at 2801 N. Dixie Drive on Monday. The deceased men were officially identified today as dealership owner Frank D. Buck, 71, and Lester Golson, 59, according to the Montgomery County Coroner’s Office. Their autopsies were...
Coroner’s office identifies 2 men found shot to death at Harrison Twp. auto dealership
 The two men found shot to death in a Harrison Twp. auto dealership were identified by the Montgomery County Coroner’s Office as Frank D. Buck, 71, and Lester Golson, 59, both of Dayton. Both men’s autopsies are taking place this morning. Originally, a Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office captain said the men’s ages were...

Posted: 3 days ago

The two men found shot to death in a Harrison Twp. auto dealership were identified by the Montgomery County Coroner’s Office as Frank D. Buck, 71, and Lester Golson, 59, both of Dayton. Both men’s autopsies are taking place this morning. Originally, a Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office captain said the men’s ages were...
Cop killings up so far in 2018; Westerville officers mourned
 Two Westerville police officers killed last weekend and another slain Tuesday in Chicago brought to 12 the number of cops gunned down in the line of duty this year, marking a dramatic increase in such tragedies compared to this time in previous years. The last such incident locally was New Year’s Day 2011, when Clark County Sheriff&rsquo...

Posted: 5 days ago

Two Westerville police officers killed last weekend and another slain Tuesday in Chicago brought to 12 the number of cops gunned down in the line of duty this year, marking a dramatic increase in such tragedies compared to this time in previous years. The last such incident locally was New Year’s Day 2011, when Clark County Sheriff&rsquo...
Stranger who snatched Kettering woman from street 9 years ago convicted of rape
 Nearly nine years after she was kidnapped and raped in a pickup truck after walking a Kettering street in search of ice cream, an Ohio woman saw her assailant convicted. A Montgomery County Common Pleas Court jury found Ted A. Mullins guilty of kidnapping and three counts of rape for a June 2009 incident attack against a now-33-year-old woman...

Posted: 6 days ago

Nearly nine years after she was kidnapped and raped in a pickup truck after walking a Kettering street in search of ice cream, an Ohio woman saw her assailant convicted. A Montgomery County Common Pleas Court jury found Ted A. Mullins guilty of kidnapping and three counts of rape for a June 2009 incident attack against a now-33-year-old woman...
6 teens accused in Huber cell phone store robbery face new hearings
 The six juveniles that the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office says are connected to two local gangs and charged with a Huber Heights AT&T armed robbery will have probable cause hearings in April, a judge ordered Friday. Montgomery County Juvenile Court Judge Anthony Capizzi scheduled half of the juveniles to appear April 2 and the other...

Posted: 6 days ago

The six juveniles that the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office says are connected to two local gangs and charged with a Huber Heights AT&T armed robbery will have probable cause hearings in April, a judge ordered Friday. Montgomery County Juvenile Court Judge Anthony Capizzi scheduled half of the juveniles to appear April 2 and the other...
Verdict reached in Kettering stranger rape case
 A Montgomery County Common Pleas Court jury found Ted Mullins guilty of kidnapping and three counts of rape for a 2009 attack against a now-33-year-old woman.  After telling Judge Dennis Langer at noon that it couldn’t reach a verdict, the jury worked through lunch and reached their verdict at about 1:30 p.m.   The victim...

Posted: 7 days ago

A Montgomery County Common Pleas Court jury found Ted Mullins guilty of kidnapping and three counts of rape for a 2009 attack against a now-33-year-old woman.  After telling Judge Dennis Langer at noon that it couldn’t reach a verdict, the jury worked through lunch and reached their verdict at about 1:30 p.m.   The victim...
‘It felt like an eternity:’ Rape victim testifies about 2009 incident
 A woman who said she was raped by a stranger in 2009 testified Tuesday about how she was dragged into a pickup, raped, forced to perform oral sex and dropped off in a Kettering neighborhood. Ted Mullins, 47, is on trial in Montgomery County Common Pleas Court for several counts of kidnapping and raping the woman — who is not being named...

Posted: 9 days ago

A woman who said she was raped by a stranger in 2009 testified Tuesday about how she was dragged into a pickup, raped, forced to perform oral sex and dropped off in a Kettering neighborhood. Ted Mullins, 47, is on trial in Montgomery County Common Pleas Court for several counts of kidnapping and raping the woman — who is not being named...