Wilmington police, Clinton County Sheriff’s Office reports

By Nathan Kraatz - nkraatz@civitasmedia.com

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

Clinton County Sheriff’s deputies received the following reports:

• Sheriff’s deputies and emergency responders reportedly saved the life of Christopher Floyd, 34, of Clarksville after responding to a reported drug overdose. “I checked Christopher, and he was unconscious and not breathing,” wrote Sheriff’s Deputy Justin Knight of Floyd in an incident report dated Dec. 12. “I began CPR on Christopher and he began vomiting blood. He was turned to the side and began breathing. Christopher then stopped breathing and CPR was continued. He started to vomit blood again, and I turned him on his side. Christopher began gasping for air” when EMS members from the Clinton-Warren District arrived on scene and administered Narcan, the report stated.

Floyd was transported to the hospital, where he stayed due to the blood in his lungs, according to Knight’s report. Floyd had three active warrants for his arrest, including two out of the Clinton County Sheriff’s Office, the report said. Floyd’s fiancé, Jayme Jones, allegedly admitted to sharing a hypodermic needle with Floyd for drug use as well as to allegedly owning marijuana and pipes found on scene. Jones was arrested at the hospital, the report said, after requesting transportation to Clinton Memorial Hospital, where she allegedly refused medical attention.

• Deputies of the Clinton County Sheriff’s Office arrested Robert Elkins II, 35, of Washington Court House, for allegedly trespassing at a Green Township home on Dec. 12. According to a deputy’s report, a homeowner returned to find a man in his yard who allegedly claimed he was getting water from a faucet for his overheating vehicle. The homeowner alleged he later found his home had been broken into. Elkins allegedly admitted to deputies to being on the property.

Wilmington police arrested the following:

• Dustin Quigley, 29, of New Vienna, for alleged disorderly conduct, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, obstructing official business and resisting arrest Tuesday, Dec. 15 on the 300 block of East Main Street.

• Jonathan Barrett, 21, of Grand Rapids, Michigan, for two counts of alleged driving without an operator’s license and one count of driving under suspension Tuesday, Dec. 15 near the Clinton County courthouse.

Wilmington police received the following reports:

• Someone reported Monday, Dec. 14 that while moving out someone else broke the door jamb of their W. Main Street apartment in what appeared to be an attempt to force entry.

• A S. Walnut Street woman alleged that two men tried to break into her garage, but she caught them in the act. The men fled on foot.

• A woman reported receiving a fake $20 bill Monday, Dec. 14, on E. Locust Street.

• Two teachers reported their phones stolen. One was at work Wednesday, Dec. 16. The other was having a Christmas classroom party Friday, Dec. 18.

• A caller reported four teenagers trying to destroy decorations at a Fife Avenue home on Thursday.

• Friday, a man returned from Columbus to find his television and dog had allegedly been stolen from his Marlena Drive home.

• Two people in black hoodies were spotted Sunday allegedly shooting Christmas lights with a BB gun.

Reach Nathan Kraatz at 937-382-2574, ext. 2510 or on Twitter @NathanKraatz.


By Nathan Kraatz