WPD investigates menacing, damages

By John Hamilton - jhamilton@civitasmedia

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 processed the following reports:

• At 4:56 p.m. on April 28, police responded to the 100 block of West Sugartree Street on a menacing complaint. According to the report, a 34-year-old male advised that occupants of a dark green Jeep SUV started to yell at him. He advised that one subject called him a derogatory terms. The victim said he took a photo of the vehicle and subjects saw him take a video, he yelled at them, and went back to his residence. He noted that the Jeep followed him. Police obtained a description of the vehicle and a tag which came back to a Sabina male.

• Police received a call from a business at the 1000 block of South South Street at 6:43 p.m. on April 29 about a shoplifting complaint. According to the report, the caller advised a male subject left the store with his “jacket and pants stuffed with several stuff.” He got into a brownish-gray Toyota with a Michigan registration. When the caller went out to get the tag number, the suspect exited the vehicle and left.

• Officers were dispatched to a restaurant on Eastside Drive at 10:29 p.m. on April 29 for a disturbance complaint. According to the report, a 24-year-old male was waiting for his tab at the bar and got rude with the bartender. An unidentified male got into a fight with him when he told him to stop being disrespectful, then the suspect got the male in a headlock.

• Authorities responded to the area of South Wall Street and Doan Street at 12:38 a.m. on April 24 in reference to a 36-year-old male suspect threatening two subjects with a gun. The victims were a 25-year-old female and a 21-year-old male.

• Police responded to a business at the 400 block of West Main Street in Wilmington at 1:37 p.m. on April 24 for a breaking and entering call. Among the items seized included a portable heater, a printer/copier/fax/scanner, buccal swabs of the two suspects, three blood samples, a cigarette butt, three Powerade bottles, two Wendy’s cups, and a plastic tray. Two females, ages 30 and 38, are listed as suspects.

• At 11:10 p.m. on April 24, police responded to the 100 block of Columbus Street on a property damage complaint. According to the report, a 2006 Chevy Impala was listed as the damaged property. A 28-year-old male and a 27-year-old female are listed as suspects.

• Authorities responded to Wilmington College at 12:29 a.m. on April 26 in reference to confiscating drug paraphernalia. According to the report, they were given two water bongs and a cloth zippered pouch containing a smoking pipe, and two butane lights. No charges were pressed.

• At 9:25 p.m. on April 27, a robbery at the 100 block of West Sugartree Street was reported to authorities. According to the report, $75 was stolen from a 26-year-old Wilmington female. Two 28-year-old males and a 27-year-old female are listed as suspects.

• Police responded to the high school at 11:46 a.m. on April 28 on the report of a student receiving threats from another juvenile and a couple of adults. Two females, an 18-year-old from Port William and a 19-year-old from Martinsville, were listed as suspects.

Wilmington police also recently charged the following people:

• Gary Seitz, 26, of Sabina was charged with alleged criminal trespass and theft.

• Ricky Williams, 52, of Lynchburg, was charged with allegedly operating a vehicle without a valid license and driving while under the influence of alcohol/drugs.

• Barrington Penick, 30, of Wilmington, was charged with alleged domestic violence and domestic violence toward a pregnant victim.

• Patty Firman, 52, of Wilmington, was charged with alleged assault.

• Christina Cook, 25, of Wilmington, was charged with allegedly obstructing official business.

• Kevin Aldredge, Jr., 29, of Wilmington, was charged with two counts of alleged criminal trespass and alleged interference with custody.


By John Hamilton


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