Clinton County Sheriff’s reports: Drivers with drugs, thefts and chases

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 found guilty in court.

The sheriff’s office recently processed these reports:

• At 7:22 p.m. on Sept. 11, during a traffic stop for driving under suspension on State Route 133 in Blanchester, near the Warren County line, the suspect was found to be in possession of suspected narcotics and a firearm. A 33-year-old Martinsville male was arrested and charged with alleged drug abuse instrument possession, aggravated drug possession, aggravated drug trafficking, and improperly handling of a firearm in a motor vehicle.

• At 1:33 a.m. on Sept. 12, deputies stopped a vehicle on U.S. 68 North near Hoskins Road in Wilmington for having no plate lights. According to the report, a passenger was found to have a warrant, and once in custody “the subjects attempted to break out the patrol car windows.”

• At 10:20 a.m. on Sept. 10, deputies received a report from a father who advised his 15-year-old daughter had sex with a 23-year-old male. Deputies made contact with the daughter at the Greene County JDC who confirmed it had occurred at the male’s mother’s house and at a cemetery on South South Street in Wilmington. The incident took place between June 1 and Aug. 1.

• Deputies responded to the 2200 block of Martinsville Road in Martinville in reference to a corn trailer being stolen, at 4 p.m. on Sept. 12.

• At 4:21 a.m. on Sept. 13, during a traffic stop on State Route 28 East in Midland, the driver was found to be the owner but had a suspended license. During the investigation, a loaded firearm was located in the back seat of the vehicle. Authorities seized that and “firearm accessories” as evidence.

• Deputies responded to a trespassing report at the 1500 block of Roshon Road in Sabina at 8 a.m. on Sept. 13. According to the report, the suspect was found on the property after being told “numerous occasions” that he needed to stay away.

• At 1:32 a.m. on Sept. 15, deputies observed a vehicle on Jonesboro Road in Midland failing to maintain its lane. During the conducted traffic stop, suspected meth was located in the suspect’s purse.

• At 8 p.m. on Sept. 15, a 48-year-old Wilmington female reported someone attempted to break into her residence at the 2800 block of Smith Road in Chester Township.

• At 2:40 a.m. on Sept. 16, deputies attempted to stop a motorcycle which failed to stop and was pursued into Brown County, where it stopped and the driver was arrested.

• At 10:14 a.m. on Sept. 16, deputies received a report of stolen tools from the 2100 block of State Route 134 North in Wilmington. The victim, a 45-year-old male resident, reported an impact gun, a screw gun, and a flashlight, all DeWalt brand, as the stolen items.

• Deputies took part in a vehicle pursuit on State Route 730 near Blanchester at 7:59 p.m. on Sept. 16. A stolen 2007 Honda CBR 600 motorcycle was recovered. Deputies collected red and black-colored earphones with possible DNA evidence. The motorcycle belonged to a 26-year-old Milford male.

• At 9:17 p.m on Sept. 16, deputies responded to a domestic violence report at the 4800 block of State Route 350 West in Clarksville. According to the report, a 64-year-old male resident was punched in the mouth by a family member. The report indicates the victim had apparent minor injuries.

• At 12:51 a.m. on Sept. 17, deputies responded to the 1700 block of Osborn Road in Wilmington to a suspicious person report. According to the report, suspected meth was located.

• At 9 p.m. on Sept. 17, deputies stopped a vehicle traveling northeast on Tar Pike for “emitting a white light to the rear.” According to the report, deputies observed an odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle after making contact with the driver. Upon searching the vehicle, deputies located jars with marijuana, a digital scale, bags, a “large amount of cash” and unknown pills.

• At 10:32 a.m. on Sept. 18, a 42-year-old Martinsville female reported that an acquaintance wouldn’t stop calling her.

• At 12:06 a.m. on Sept. 19, deputies located a subject passed out in the driver’s seat of a truck near at a stop sign on Fraizer Road near Hales Branch Road. According to the report, the driver “was wanted” and appeared intoxicated. Drugs and paraphernalia were located in the vehicle.

• At 10:28 a.m. on Sept. 20, a 69-year-old Peebles male reported someone removed several tools from an enclosed trailer at the 400 block of Woodville Road in Blanchester. The items include a 12” table saw with wheels, a two-cylinder 1.5-hours air compressor and Generac 5500-watt generator were stolen. The report indicates the suspect

• Deputies arrested a male subject after a vehicle pursuit where it didn’t stop for a traffic stop on State Route 28 West in Blanchester at 6:30 p.m. on Sept. 20.

• At 12:12 a.m. on Sept. 21, deputies conducted a traffic stop at the 1700 block of Rombach Avenue in Wilmington for a plate light violation. During the stop, marijuana and suspected meth were located.

• At 2:55 a.m. on Sept. 22, deputies conducted a traffic stop around Canada and Hill Road in Martinsville for fictitious registration. According to the report, suspected narcotics were located in the vehicle.

• At 1:12 p.m. on Sept. 22, a 37-year-old Midland female reported her silver 2003 Ford pickup truck was taken by an acquaintance at her residence at the 1000 block of Canada Road.

• At 9:40 p.m. on Sept. 22, received a report of a sexual assault that occurred at a Wilmington residence where an underage female was assaulted by an in-law.

• Deputies responded to the 1900 block of State Route 72 North in Sabina at 12:53 a.m. on Sept. 23 in reference to a burglary that had already occurred. According to the report, a firearm had been stolen.

• At 2:30 a.m. on Sept. 25, deputies responded to a burglary in progress in the area of Xenia and Kentucky Avenue in Wilmington. According to the report, a suspect was located and taken into custody by deputies and assisting Wilmington Police Officers. Drug paraphernalia was located on the suspect.

By John Hamilton

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