Thefts dominate Sheriff’s Office reports

By John Hamilton -

WILMINGTON — The following information comes from incident reports provided by the Clinton County Sheriff’s Office. All those arrested are presumed innocent until possibly proven guilty in court.

The sheriff’s office recently processed the following reports:

• At 1:04 p.m. on May 10, deputies were dispatched to the 300 block of Dehan Road in Wilmington in reference to a subject possibly violating a protection order. The report lists that a bolt action Springfield Savage Arms Model 120A .22 rifle was collected as evidence.

• Deputies received a theft report at 1:54 p.m. at May 10. According to the report, a TV was stolen from a hotel on Gano Road in Wilmington between May 7 and 10.

• Deputies were called to a domestic dispute call at the 100 block of Windy Way in Wilmington at 1:47 p.m. on May 11. The report lists that the victim, a 32-year-old Cuba female, had no injuries.

• At 3:49 p.m. on May 11, a 28-year-old Sabina female reported that her tan Chevy S10 was stolen from her residence at the 4100 block of State Route 72 South.

• Deputies received a report at 2:42 p.m. on May 10 of a fight that occurred in an East Clinton Middle School bathroom. According to the report, a teen male was assaulted by an acquaintance. Damage to a bathroom stale was reported as well.

• At 7:04 p.m. on May 12, deputies received a report of a theft report that took place at the 300 block of West Curry Road in Wilmington. According to the report, the victims stated an unknown suspect broken into their camper and garage and stole $660 worth of items.

• At 11:04 p.m. on April 9, deputies had to use a Taser on an inmate who began fighting “in the pod” of the county jail. According to the report, the officers made “loud verbal commands” to the suspect to stop and he failed to comply. Officers were able to cuff the suspect. Another incident of an inmate causing a disturbance took place at 11:20 p.m. on April 11. It was reported that the inmate refused to comply with orders and was later tased, handcuffed and escorted to a holding cell.

• At 12:20 p.m. on May 8, a deputy was dispatched to a life squad run in reference to a potential overdose at the 1300 block of Dakin Chapel Road in Sabina. Once on scene, according to the report, the suspect was awake but unable to walk. The suspect was transferred to Clinton Memorial Hospital.

• On May 9, deputies had two separate reports of a disorderly juvenile at the 1-99 block of Rod Lane. The first incident occurred at 10:45 a.m., the second time was at 11:40 a.m. after the juvenile persisted in disorderly behavior.

• At midnight on May 10, deputies responded to a gas station at the 5700 block of State Route 68 North on the report of counterfit bills recovered. According to the report, deputies seized a counterfeit $50 bill and $5 bill.

• Deputies received a report from a 70-year-old Lynchburg female at 2:20 p.m. on May 13 of someone throwing a large rock from a moving vehicle and hitting her mailbox at the 500 block of Turner Road. Two bright yellow t-shirts were collected as evidence.

• At 5:53 p.m. on May 13, a 58-year-old Blanchester male reported that $3,200 worth of tools and camping equipment were stolen from his cabin at the 1600 block of Pansy Road in Blanchester.

• At 7:08 p.m. on May 13, it was reported that a suspect stole a $200 check from a 68-year-old Midland resident and attempted to cash it. The incident reportedly took place between 9 a.m. and 9 p.m. on May 4.

• At 6:59 p.m. on May 14, the Sheriff’s Office received a theft report that took place between “early morning” on May 13 and 5:30 p.m. on May 14. It is reported that three grandfather clocks, 12 pocket clocks, a Honda ATV, and a six-horse trailer were stolen from a residence at the 1200 block of Todds Fork Road in Wilmington.

• Deputies were dispatched to a possible theft report at the 7500 block of State Route 73 South in Wilmington at 1:12 p.m. on May 15. The report lists that a brown western belt and a “random amount of knives” were stolen.

•At 6:15 p.m. on May 15, deputies received a report that a 41-year-old Pleasant Plain man was struck five to six times by a large stick at the 2600 block of Reeder Road in Blanchester. According to the report, after the unidentified suspect struck the victim they fled on foot and remains at large.

• At 9 p.m. on May 16, deputies were dispatched on the report of a missing 10-year-old Martinsville male. According to the report, two known persons had taken the juvenile and not returned with him.

• At 3:30 p.m. on May 16, deputies received an assault report from a 12-year-old New Vienna female. According to the victim, she was assaulted on the school bus by the suspect between 2 and 3:30 p.m. on May 16.

• Deputy was dispatched to a farm equipment store in Sabina at 4:10 a.m. on May 17 in reference to an alarm drop. According to the report, when the authorities arrived it was found that three lawnmowers had been stolen.

• At 4:23 a.m. on May 17, a deputy stopped a car in Jefferson Township for operating without a brake light and after consent from the driver the deputy inspected the vehicle. A digital scale was obtained which belonged to a Jefferson Township female. A male passenger later advised it was his. According to the report, both subjects are pending charges after lab results return.

• At 11 p.m. on May 17, a deputy responded to a stolen vehicle report at the 1000 block of Shull Road in Blanchester. The report lists a brown Ford 150 as stolen.

• Deputies were dispatched to the 7400 block of U.S. 68 South in Blanchester on the reports of an underage party at 12:21 a.m. on May 21. According to the report, multiple juveniles and adults were apprehended.

• Authorities responded to a Vernon Township at 4:25 a.m. on May 21 in reference to a domestic dispute. After further investigation, according to the report, an unidentified 30-year-old male resident was arrested for domestic violence, child endangerment and is pending further drug trafficking/possession drug charges.

• Deputies responded to Clinton Memorial Hospital at 11:34 a.m. on May 21 in reference to a possible sexual abuse toward a minor complaint. The victim is listed as a 16-year-old Wilmington female and the incident alleged occurred between Sept. 1, 2016 to May 21, 2017 at a Prairie Road residence.

• At 2:23 p.m. on May 21, a deputy stationed at the Roberts Centre for a gun show received a report of a firearm stolen from one of the display booths. The firearm listed is a Smith & Wesson Model 1953 22/32.

• At 2:43 a.m. on May 22, deputies were dispatched to a possible overdose. According to the report, the vehicle was located on State Route 72 near Lees Creek. The unidentified driver was reportedly found under the influence. The report lists a “small white rock of crystal meth” and a CPX2 9mm firearm was taken.

Sheriff’s deputies recently charged the following people:

• John Knisley, 37, of New Vienna, was charged with domestic violence. According to the report, at 1:48 a.m. on May 11, deputies responded to the 1-99 block of Kings Court in New Vienna in reference to a domestic dispute. Upon arrival, the front door windows were shattered by a brick. The victim, a 32-year-old female, had apparent minor injuries.

• Tiffany Miller, 30, of Wilmington, was charged with possessing drug abuse instruments. According to the report, at 4:46 a.m. on May 17, during a traffic stop near Jonesboro Road in Midland a hypodermic needle was located inside the vehicle and seized.

• Jeremy Wilson, 36, of Sabina and Trevor Talbott, 25, of Highland, were charged with possessing drug abuse instruments. According to the report, a 5:37 p.m. on May 17, during a traffic stop on State Route 72 North near Sabina, a hypodermic needle was located underneath the passenger seat.

• Ricky Williams, 52, of Lynchburg, was charged with assault. According to the report, deputies were dispatched to a gas station on U.S. 68 North at 3:30 a.m on May 18, in reference to a dispute. It was reportedly found that a 45-year-old Lynchburg female was bitten and burned with a cigarette by her ex-boyfriend during a dispute. Williams was later arrested.

• Mark Fannin, 40, of Sabina, was charged with aggravated possession of drugs. According to the report, at 5:41 a.m. on May 19, a deputy responded to an area in Union Township in reference to a non-responsive male on the side of the road. It was discovered that his vehicle was broken down and two “bundles” of an “unknown powder” were discovered.

By John Hamilton