WPD reports: Vehicle windows busted

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 7:21 a.m. on Feb. 27, police responded to a company at the 2600 block of South South Street in response to a vehicle window broken. The officer observed the rear window busted out but didn’t see signs of it being broken into. The damage was believed to be done between 10:30 p.m. and 3 a.m. and it was unclear what caused the damage. The caller, a 39-year-old Clarksville female, said she would look at the company’s surveillance footage.

• At 4:43 p.m. on Feb. 27, police responded to a business at the 800 block of South South Street on a property damage call. Police were advised that several vehicle windows and windshield were busted out over the last week or so. Police have a 61-year-old Wilmington male listed as the suspect.

• At 2:17 p.m. on Feb. 27, a 41-year-old Wilmington female reported that a package was stolen from her residence at the 200 block of South Nelson Avenue. According to the report, the package contained a pair of shoes valued at $116.63.

• At 7:54 p.m. on Feb. 27, police responded to the 300 block of East Main Street in Wilmington on an assault report. A 26-year-old male and a 24-year-old female, both of Wilmington, were listed as victims and another 26-year-old male is listed as a suspect.

• At 12:20 a.m. on March 2, a caller advised police a gray truck and a yellow sports car-like vehicle racing around the area of Main, South and Locust streets.

• At 7:29 a.m. on March 2, police received a report of a student being bullied at the high school.

• At 10:19 a.m. on March 2, police received a call from a 30-year-old Wilmington male who was informed by a 27-year-old Wilmington female that a gun of his was missing/stolen. The male, currently in the military, left on Saturday the gun was in a small bolted-down safe. The female said that she had five visitors over around the time it went missing. The gun stolen was a 45-caliber handgun.

• At 3:19 p.m. on March 2, a 66-year-old Wilmington male told authorities that his front and rear license plates had been stolen sometime between 6 p.m., March 1, and 3:30 p.m., March 2. The incident took place at the 200 block of Prairie Avenue.

• At 2:29 p.m. on March 3, a 19-year-old Wilmington male called authorities to inform that his bike was stolen. According to the report, it was stolen between 3 and 7 p.m. on March 2 at his residence at the 1-99 block of Woodland Drive.

• At 12:15 p.m. on March 5, a 20-year-old Cincinnati female informed authorities that she was scammed out of $5,995. According to the report, she signed up for a mobile app about two weeks ago to seek financial assistance for her college costs. A male subject contacted her through the app and she had money taken out of her bank. An investigation is pending.

• At 2:01 p.m. on March 5, police received a call that a 39-year-old male hit a 29-year-old female a the 1-99 block of North Spring Street. According to the report, when the officer arrived he found the male had his left arm around the female’s head and throwing her around. The officer ID’d himself, the male let go and said, “They were just messing around.” The officer observed the female’s face was red and she was crying. The officer detained the male and placed him in handcuffs. He was then placed in the rear of the patrol vehicle and then spoke to the female. The female was upset, according to the report, but didn’t want charges pressed, she just wanted him to leave her alone. The officer observed no injuries, only redness to her face. The officer released the male saying he wasn’t going to be charged but he needed to leave the female alone or else he would be charged with assault. The male stated he understood and left. The officer advised the female if she needed help she should call the authorities.

Wilmington police also recently arrested or charged the following people:

• Walker Worthington, 19, of Wilmington, was arrested for allegedly driving under the influence of alcohol.

• Gary Seitz, 25, of Martinsville, was arrested for alleged criminal trespass and alleged theft.

• Bobby Bland, 38, of Wilmington, was arrested for allegedly driving under suspension-financial.

• Trenton Hibbs, 18, of New Vienna, was arrested for alleged offenses involving underage persons.

• Tuan Mai, 30, of Dayton, was arrested for allegedly possessing drug abuse instruments.

• Phuong Huynh, 26, of Centerville, was arrested for allegedly having physical control of a vehicle while under the influence.

• Geoffrey Brown, 37, of Wilmington, was arrested for alleged telecommunications harassment.

• Lisa Taylor, 25, of Wilmington, was arrested for alleged assault.

• Levi Hollingsworth, 27, of Wilmington, was arrested for alleged possession of LSD.

• Adam Watson, 33, of Wilmington, was arrested for allegedly possessing drug abuse instruments.


By John Hamilton


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