WPD reports: Thefts range from phones to wallets to cigarettes


By John Hamilton - jhamilton@aimmedianetwork.com



WILMINGTON — The following report is generated from reports provided by the Wilmington Police Department. All those arrested are presumed innocent until possibly proven guilty in court. Incidents are presumed to be under investigation. Charges may be dropped or changed in court.

Wilmington police recently processed the following reports:

• At 4:55 a.m. on July 18, a 21-year-old Wilmington male stated his cell phone was stolen by an unknown white male with tattoos on his arms and legs. The alleged incident occurred at the victim’s residence on South Mulberry Street when he went to get the suspect a drink of water. The victim advised that he let the suspect use his phone to use the internet. The victim stated the suspect looked “like he was on drugs” and was “very skinny.” The cell phone had multiple shades of blue, had a chip on the left corner and was a Cricket phone.

• At 9:22 a.m. on July 18, police received a report of a white male described as tall with a “tall mohawk” was on the bike path and “freaking people out.” Police didn’t find the subject and checked Sugar Grove Cemetery based on a subject’s statement. He was not located.

• At 9:34 p.m. on July 18, a sexual assault was reported to police. According to the report, the incident involved a 26-year-old female victim and a 36-year-old Dayton male suspect.

• At 8:58 a.m. on July 19, a 64-year-old female reported several items were stolen from her vehicle. The incident took place at the 200 block of North Lincoln Street. The victim’s prescription sunglasses and a notary stamp were stolen.

• Police were dispatched to an overdose call at 10:58 a.m. on July 19 at an apartment complex on Sparta Avenue. The victim was a 42-year-old male resident and, according to the report, he ingested two bottles of Seroquel and a bottle of Prozac. The victim was transported to Clinton Memorial Hospital for treatment. The report indicates the victim had a history of abusing his prescription pills.

• Police received a report of an assault that occurred on Charles Street at 2:16 p.m. on July 19. The report lists a 19-year-old Blanchester male as the victim. No suspect was listed.

• At 10:03 p.m. on July 19, authorities responded to the 700 block of 0f Rombach Avenue for suspected drug activities. While there, they observed the odor of marijuana. After receiving consent from the resident, police discovered and seized a bong, a pipe, a grinder, marijuana roaches, and a bag of marijuana. A minor misdemeanor was issued to a 20-year-old male resident.

• At 10:34 p.m. on July 19, a 36-year-old male reported that received a threat. Police spoke with the victim who said he sent his wife a message about having extra money and wanting to take his kids to a museum. He then stated he received phone calls from an unknown male who allegedly threatened to “come put a bullet in his head.” The victim suspects it to be his wife’s boyfriend but he was unable to identify him. Police attempted to contact the number given to them but didn’t get in contact and haven’t heard back.

• Police began an investigation of a theft that took place at a store on South South Street at 10:34 p.m. on July 19. According to the report, a 31-year-old male suspect from Cincinnati stole a $20 lottery ticket, a cigarette rolling machine and its box, a carton of cigarette tubes, and a bag of pipe tobacco.

• At 4:48 p.m. on July 20, a 58-year-old female reported that someone broke into her vehicle and stole her laptop. The incident took place at her residence at the 800 block of West Main Street.

• Police received a report of a theft that occurred at the 1-99 block of South South Street at 8:59 a.m. on July 21. According to the report, a 34-year-old male reported that his bike was stolen. The victim said he believes the bike was stolen between 11 p.m. and noon. The caller described it as a custom build maroon colored 26-inch 10-speed.

• At 10:32 a.m. on July 21, a 61-year-old male reported that his wallet was stolen. The victim advised he slept in the gazebo between Main and Rombach overnight. When he woke up he discovered his wallet was gone which contained his ID, Direct Express card, food stamp card and an old bank card.

• At 5:13 p.m. on July 21, a 19-year-old male reported that his bicycle was stolen. The report lists it was stolen from the 1300 block of Wayne Road. The bike was a red Huffy 10 speed mountain bike.

• At 12:29 a.m. on July 23, police responded to a gas station on East Locust Street on a possible fight between a 27-year-old male and a 26-year-old female. According to the report, the female got on the ground, and subjects in the area ran over to break up the “fight.” They believed that the male hit the female.

Wilmington police also recently charged the following people:

• David Gustin, 28, of Blanchester, was charged with alleged theft.

• Martin Anthony, 52, of Wilmington, was charged with alleged theft and illegal use/possession of drug paraphernalia.

• Zacharie Morgan, 20, of Wilmington, was charged with alleged failure to appear on a dangerous drugs charge.

• Joshua Gray, 19, of Wilmington, was charged with alleged theft.

• Alex Hernandez, 33, of Wilmington, was charged with alleged disorderly conduct at an emergency facility.

• Thomas Malott, 32, of Wilmington, was charged with alleged domestic violence.

• Michael Greer, 50, of Wilmington, was charged with alleged criminal trespass.

• Dalton Fulton, 20, of Wilmington, was charged with alleged drug abuse instrument possession.

• Kenneth Taylor, 30, of Wilmington, was charged with alleged domestic violence.

• Joy Curtis, 48, of Wilmington, was charged with alleged indecent public exposure.

• Damaal Lattimore, 24, of Wilmington, was charged with allegedly receiving stolen property.

• Jessica Martin, 21, of Wilmington, was charged with four counts of alleged theft.

• James Goble, 43, of Wilmington, was charged with illegal use/possession drug paraphernalia.

• Ramicka Dickerson, 29, of Cincinnati, was charged with alleged theft.

• Chasity Lane, 36, of Wilmington, was charged with alleged theft.

• Marissa Cole, 19, of Wilmington, was charged with allegedly failing to appear for scheduled court hearing.

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By John Hamilton

jhamilton@aimmedianetwork.com

Reach John Hamilton at 937-382-2574

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