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:

• Police reported an assault that took place 4:37 p.m. on Feb. 6. The report indicates that it happened at the 100 block of Sparta Avenue and lists four Wilmington males, ages 51, 42, and two 46-year-olds, and a 44-year-old Wilmington female as suspects.

• At 5:24 p.m. on Feb. 6, a 45-year-old female came into the station and said someone in Florida withdrew $200 from her account. She advised that an attempt to draw $500 was made but declined. The victim’s bank accounts were closed and she opened a new one, and she ordered new cards. There are no suspects at this time.

• Police responded to the bike trail at 6:24 p.m. on Feb. 6 on the report of a suspicious activity. According to the report, the officer responded and made contact with a male subject who advised that he had been walking through the woods between the bike trail and water tower and noticed some clothes hanging in some trees. The subject took pictures of it and the report says that it appeared to be female clothing that had been hung out to dry. The report indicates that the area around the clothing was flat and beer cans were strewn about, there were no signs of drug paraphernalia. The officer believed that someone or a group had been living or camping in that area again but no one was around during the call.

• At 9:05 p.m. on Feb. 6, police responded to a gas station on East Main Street on the report of a theft. The report lists a 21-year-old male as the suspect.

• Police responded to Denver Park at 9:05 a.m. on Feb. 7 in reference to property damage. According to the report, a park employee advised that a light in the bathrooms at the upper ball field and a dog park sign had been destroyed. The officer was also advised that several metal bleachers had been turned over and a gate that had been against the supply barn had been pulled up to the bathroom and had presumably been used as a ladder to damage the light. The damage cost was estimated to be around $100.

• At 10:53 a.m. on Feb. 7, a 35-year-old Cuba male reported that subjects stole his backpack from him the previous night in the area of Walnut and Sugartree streets. The items listed as stolen included Xanax, cash and change, Zofran and Norco pain pills.

• At 4:42 p.m. on Feb. 7, a 39-year-old male come to the station to report that the right rear tire to his vehicle had been slashed. The suspect listed is the victim’s 32-year-old ex-girlfriend. The victim advised the two have ongoing court cases open and that she allegedly bragged about doing this to her other ex-boyfriends.

• At 1:30 p.m. on Feb. 9, police were called to a business on West Main Street in reference to a theft. According to the report, the victim said she was assisting a customer who came in with two others who she believed were working together. She described them as two black males — one young, one old — and a young white female. She said that the young male was going through her purse while assisting the older male. After she confronted the young male, all three subjects left the store. The victim advised that nothing seemed missing from the purse. Police reviewed video of the incident and saw the three arrive in a silver vehicle.

On Feb. 13, the manager of the store called and said she saw a report on Fox 19 of a similar incident in West Chester. The officer looked at the story and saw a video of the same suspects doing the same thing, according to report. The officer left the West Chester PD detectives a message referencing the incident.

• At 9:45 a.m. on Feb. 10, police responded to a theft of money from a coin machine. The incident took place at the 100 block of West Main Street in Wilmington. The victim listed as a 66-year-old Wilmington male.

• At 10:56 a.m. on Feb. 10, police received a report from a 48-year-old female employee at Clinton Memorial Hospital who was being menaced by a 34-year-old Washington Court House female.

• At 12:37 a.m. on Feb. 11, police responded to an assault that took place at a bar on the 2600 block of Rombach Avenue. The report lists two Wilmington males as suspects, ages 28 and 23.

• At 8:28 a.m. on Feb. 11, a 26-year-old Clarksville female reported that someone broke into her vehicle and stole her purse. The purse contained various cards, a checkbook, and wallet. The report lists a 24-year-old Port William male as a suspect. The Port William male is listed as a suspect in other theft cases that took place around the same time.

• At 5:29 p.m. on Feb. 11, police responded to a residence at the 400 block of Howard Street in Wilmington in reference to a theft of a license plate. The victims were listed as a 59-year-old female and a 76-year-old male, both residents of the address.

• Police responded to Clinton Memorial Hospital at 1:40 a.m. on Feb. 12 in reference to an assault that took place at the apartments on Jodie Lane. The victim is listed as a 21-year-old Hillsboro male, with a 27-year-old Wilmington male and a 29-year-old Washington Court House male listed as suspects.

Wilmington police also recently arrested or charged the following people:

• Cheri Faries, 32, of Canal Winchester, was arrested for allegedly driving under the influence.

• Keisha Baughn, 30, of Wilmington, was arrested for alleged theft.

• Elizabeth Reffit, 25, of Wilmington, was arrested for alleged theft.

• Scott Hamilton, 34, of Wilmington, was arrested for allegedly possessing of drug abuse instruments.

• Christopher Harnish, 29, of Wilmington, was arrested for alleged illegal use or possession of drug paraphernalia.

• Clifford Morris, Jr., 27, of New Vienna, was arrested for alleged theft.

• Bridget Topping, 34, of Wilmington, was arrested for alleged possession of drug instruments.

• Elizabeth Pasqualini, 31, of Wilmington, was arrested on two counts of alleged child endangering.

• Freida Bradam, 40, of Wilmington, was arrested for allegedly driving under the influence.

• Katherine Frederick, 29, of Washington Court House, was arrested on one count of alleged possession of drug instruments and one court of alleged theft.

• Gary Hoskins, 47, of Wilmington, was arrested for alleged tax violation.

• Tiffany Williams, 28, of Wilmington, was arrested for allegedly shoplifting.

• Camellia Alfrey, 26, of Urbana, was charged for alleged theft.

• Charles Alfrey, 24, of Urbana, was charged for alleged theft.

• Michele Arledge, 42, of Wilmington, was charged for alleged theft.


By John Hamilton


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