The following information has been provided by area police departments. The information listed in this column is considered public record and is available to anyone seeking information concerning what is provided below.
For purposes of this column, the term “arrested” or “charged” does not necessarily mean the person was taken into physical custody. It could also indicate that a summons was issued to the subject in lieu of physical custody.
All the people listed as “arrested” or “charged” are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
Saturday, Oct. 28, Brookville 2300460: Bruce A. Phillips, 64, of Trotwood, was charged with having an open container in a motor vehicle, failure to maintain marked lanes, and failure to obey a traffic control device. Due to Phillips being unsure of where he was the officer had Phillips follow him as he drove to his home in Trotwood. He was released with a court summons.
Monday, Oct. 30, Brookville 23000461: A female subject was issued a criminal trespass warning at the Brookville Inn and was transported to the hospital for evaluation after she claimed she injured her head the night before after suffering from a seizure.
Tuesday, Oct. 31, Clayton 230001291: A resident reported receiving a phone call from a subject named Amelia informing her she had purchased more than $515 on her Apple account. The resident stated she did not make any purchases through Apple. She contacted her credit card company and was able to stop the transaction by filing a dispute.
Wednesday, Nov. 1, Brookville 2300464: The theft of a rear license plate from a vehicle was reported in the 400 block of Market St.
Brookville 2300465: A Honda key fob with eight keys attached was found in a yard in the 700 block of Mound St. Police placed the key fob in the property room for safekeeping.
Clayton 230001292: An officer on patrol discovered an abandoned 2016 Hyundai Elantra at the intersection of Janice Place and Westbrook Road with the passenger door open and the steering column stripped. Police believe the vehicle was stolen from Kettering. The car was towed and impounded.
Clayton 230001294: A 2015 Kia Sportage was stolen from the 6500 block of Noranda Dr. The victim had the keys in her possession and the vehicle was locked. Police found the bottom portion of the steering column propped against the curb and part of the ignition in the street but no signs of any broken glass. A neighbor chased the individuals that stole the Kia by pursuing them in her own car but lost them because they were driving so fast. She will check her surveillance cameras to see if she has video of the suspects. She advised that a relative recognized members of the “Kia Boyz” in the area while trick-or-treating the night before. FLOCK surveillance cameras captured seven images of the stolen vehicle, the two most recent on Shiloh Springs Road at Basore Road at 6:23 and 6:56 a.m.
Clayton 230001295: A resident reported purchasing a Kitchen Aid mixer for $125 that was listed for sale on her sister-in-law’s Facebook page. She used Venmo to pay for the mixer but did not receive the item. After making the purchase she found out that her sister-in-law’s Facebook page had been hacked. She then contacted Venmo to let them know what happened. She also texted the seller requesting a refund. The seller advised they could only refund $200 and asked her to send another $80 to make it an even $200. The victim replied that she was not sending more money.
Thursday, Nov. 2, Brookville 2300467: A boy riding his bike near the pee wee football field found a gray Apple iPhone in the playground area. He took it home, called police and an officer packaged the phone into evidence.
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