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WPD reports: From bricks to rocks to Reese Cups


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 received the following reports:

• At 12:20 a.m. on Dec. 19, police were dispatched to the 100 block of High Street in reference to someone allegedly throwing a brick through the bedroom window. Police made contact with a 42-year-old female resident and a 23-year-old Leesburg female. According to the report, they advised that a 33-year-old Wilmington male was just there looking for the Leesburg female. He was told she wasn’t there. Shortly after, they heard the front bedroom window break and discovered a brick on the bed. Both females advised they know the male threw the brick but did not see it. Later at 10:50 p.m. the 33-year-old male advised police that he was being harassed on Facebook by the resident at High Street. Police made contact with the 42-year-old female High Street resident and a 32-year-old male and were advised of the complaint, with them saying the 33-year-old male started it. The officer advised he didn’t care who started it and that it needed to stop. Both parties were advised that if it continued, charges would be filed. Both understood.

At 7:47 p.m. on Dec. 23, police received another report of the same male suspect menacing a 35-year-old male. The 35-year-old male victim reported that when he walks to work the suspect follows him. One night, according to the report, the victim stayed at a hotel and the suspect came to his room with clenched fists and wanted to fight. When asked why he was doing this the victim noted that one of his co-workers is an estranged girlfriend, who he is friends with. The report advises that the suspect believes the reporter is involved with the female. The suspect was not contacted but a report was made.

• Police responded to the area of Columbus and High Street at 10:28 p.m. on Dec. 19 for a possible explosion. According to the report, when police arrived it was discovered that someone had thrown a rock breaking a window of an apartment at the 200 block of Columbus Street. The victim is listed as a 53-year-old male resident.

• At 4:37 a.m. on Dec. 21, police were contacted by a 57-year-old female who wanted to file a theft report. According to the report, the caller said her neighbor ate around 10 Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups without her permission. Officials advised her that they weren’t going to file theft charges on her neighbor eating Reese Cups. They told her if she wanted to contact a Sergeant or City Prosecutor then she could do so.

• Police received a report of a missing person at 10:19 a.m. on Dec. 19. The 29-year-old female caller advised that the missing person, a 46-year-old male, had been staying with her and left to get food the previous night and hadn’t come back.

• Police received a report of a stolen motor vehicle from a car lot at the 1100 block of West Main Street at 10:33 a.m. on Dec. 19. The report indicates that a black 2015 Ford Fusion was stolen.

• At 4:29 p.m. on Dec. 19, police received a report from a 40-year-old male about an unknown subject messing with cable and phone wires at his residence at the 500 block of West Locust Street. The reportee was advised to contact their cable and phone company to check and see if they are working or if the old wires were from previous owners.

• At 5:52 p.m. on Dec. 19, police received a fraud report. According to the report, the victim is an 88-year-old Wilmington who lost $4,500 from the fraud.

• At 9:53 a.m. on Dec. 21, police were dispatched to the 800 block of West Locust Street on the report of a subject acting strange. According to the report, the caller advised they saw a male talking to himself and grabbing towards the sky. Police made contact with a 19-year-old male who seemed to be intoxicated. Police checked him for weapons and they located several knives on him. The male advised he used meth but had nothing on him. The subject didn’t threaten any lives or his own.

• At 2:24 p.m. on Dec. 21, a 50-year-old female advised police that she was contacted by Target’s fraud department stating that someone tried to get a credit card in her name. The female called back later advising that there were two more attempts to receive credit cards in her name on Dec. 20 and Dec. 16.

• At 5:41 p.m. on Dec. 21, police received a theft report from a 51-year-old male. The report lists an ASUS laptop, valued at $1,000, as the stolen item. There are no suspects listed at the time.

• At 6:54 p.m. on Dec. 21, police responded to the 100 block of South Mulberry Street on an assault report. Police made contact with a 54-year-old female who stated a female was in her apartment. She told police that a male subject gave her two rings, and the female subject got made about the rings and the two started yelling at each other. The victim attempted to make the subject leave and the subject hit her in the face. The victim said her face hurt but didn’t need to go to the hospital. The report says the officer didn’t find any marks on the victim’s face. Police made contact with another resident in the apartment building and she stated she hadn’t heard anyone yelling or arguing. Police told the victim what the other resident said, and the victim got mad and told the officer she didn’t want to talk to the other female subject and did not want to talk to the officer.

• At 10:57 p.m. on Dec. 21 police were advised of drunk teenagers and about eight of them making physical threats to a 36-year-old male. Later at 1:48 a.m. police were advised that a male subject pushed him, the report indicates that arguing could be heard in the background. Police responded to the 200 block of South Walnut Street and found a group of juveniles in the living with a 33-year-old female resident. The male resident who called earlier said he wanted to juveniles to leave. According to the report, the female resident’s brother pushed him and the juveniles threatened him during the argument. The officer advised the female that while he couldn’t make the juveniles leave it maybe for the best. The report indicates the male was intoxicated and upset with the juveniles, and if a fight broke out the residents could face child endangerment charges. The female agreed and told the juveniles they could not stay the night.

• At 4:54 p.m. on Dec. 23, police received a report of a stolen motor vehicle from a convenience store at the 600 block of Xenia Avenue. The report lists a maroon/burgundy colored 2008 Chevrolet Impala that belonged to a 70-year-old Wilmington male was stolen.

• At 10:28 p.m. on Dec. 24, an assault that allegedly occurred on Clark Street in a vehicle was reported. The report lists a 42-year-old Wilmington male as a suspect.

Wilmington police also recently arrested or charged the following people:

• Dashawn Goings, 24, of Wilmington, was arrested on a charge of alleged felonious assault, failure to appear on an obstruction charge, and parole violation.

• Jessica Huff, 27, of Washington Court House, was arrested alleged theft.

• Sarah Taylor, 32, of Clarksville, was arrested for alleged theft.

• Andrew Totten, 28, of Wilmington, was arrested for alleged theft.

• Brandy Boling, 34, of Martinsville, was arrested for alleged theft and allegedly possessing criminal tools.

• Devin Worthington, 20, of Wilmington, was arrested for alleged telecommunication harassment

• Alexandria Doyle, 21, of Wilmington, was arrested for alleged disorderly conduct.

• Ashley Neanover, 21, of Wilmington, was charged with alleged disorderly conduct.

• Tyana Myers, 22, of Wilmington, was charged with alleged disorderly conduct.

• Jason Homan, 40, of Wilmington, was charged with alleged trespassing.


By John Hamilton

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