Wilmington police reports

By John Hamilton - jhamilton@civitasmedia.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 received the following reports:

• At 7:23 a.m. on Nov. 21, while an officer was responding to check on a parking violation, as the officer traveled southbound on Grant Street approaching Hawley Avenue he observed 4-5 juveniles on the street and as he passed them one jumped in front of his vehicle. The officer made contact with the juvenile who was laughing with his friends, and he spoke with him. The bus driver spoke to the officer saying he has done it before. The officer made contact with the juvenile’s mother and told her if it happens again he could be cited.

• At 4:43 p.m. on Nov. 25, police arrested a juvenile female on two counts of alleged domestic assault toward a 27-year-old female. She was transported to Greene County Juvenile Detention Center in Xenia.

• At 9:42 a.m. on Nov. 21 police spoke with a 43-year-old Wilmington resident who reported her 30-day tags were stolen overnight from her residence at the 200 block of South Nelson Avenue.

• At 5:50 p.m. on Nov. 21, police responded to the 300 block of East Locust Street on a theft complaint. According to the report, a 65-year-old male resident reported that an antique wagon wheel from his backyard was taken. There are no suspects at this time.

• At 1:07 p.m. on Nov. 22 police responded to a business on a theft call. According to the report, a coffeemaker was taken. Police made contact with a member of store loss prevention who showed officials the security footage which led authorities to a 24-year-old male suspect from Williamsport. The suspect is under investigation from a previous court case. Charges of theft have been requested.

• At 8:56 p.m. on Nov. 22 police responded to the 100 block of the Randolph Street in response to a drug odor. When police arrived, according to the report, the officer made contact with the caller who let officers into the residence and directed them to the bedroom where she stated the odor was coming from. It was discovered that the odor was not drugs but appeared to be an odor of someone cooking food in a neighboring apartment.

• At 11:15 a.m. on Nov. 23 police were called to the 1100 block of Linhof Road on a theft report. According to the report, a 6-foot inflatable turkey was stolen from the caller’s yard.

• Police responded to a store on a possible theft report at 4:47 a.m on Nov. 25. According to the report an iPad Mini 2, valued at $199, was stolen from a 48-year-old male from Wilmington.

• At 12:29 a.m. on Nov. 25, during a traffic stop officers suspected Mick Gaudin, 31, of Wilmington of having drugs in his vehicle. A K9 was called and police report they discovered and seized marijuana rolling papers, a burn marijuana cigarette, a clear bag with suspected methamphetamine, a clear vial containing suspected cocaine, hypodermic needle, glass meth pipe, and a snorting pen. Gaudin was arrested for allegedly possessing drug abuse instruments.

Wilmington police also recently arrested or charged the following people:

• Jarryca Sexton, 26, of Lynchburg for alleged theft.

• Tosha Lowry, 29, of Wilmington for allegedly receiving stolen property.

• Marc Burch, 25, of New Vienna for alleged theft and alleged trespassing.

• Chatney White, 34, of Wilmington for alleged failure to control and allegedly driving under the influence.

• Mick Gauden, 31, of Wilmington for alleged possession of drug abuse instruments.

• Joseph Hockett, 18, of Hillsboro for alleged theft.

• Brian Berry, 40, of Wilmington for allegedly driving under suspension.

• Grant St. Clair, 30, of Washington Court House for allegedly possessing drug instruments.

• Julie Trasser, 43, of Wilmington for alleged theft.

• Thomas Wall, 59, of Wilmington for alleged domestic violence.

• Donna Wall, 54, of Wilmington for alleged domestic violence.

• Stephen Reynolds, 33, of Hillsboro for an alleged gross sexual incident.


By John Hamilton


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