Clinton County Sheriff’s reports: Drugs in vehicles; Blan thefts reported

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:

• Deputies arrested a subject for an alleged O.V.I. after a traffic stop for expired plates at 1:18 a.m. on Oct. 3 on U.S. 22 East near Wilmington. According to the report, “drugs/drug paraphernalia” were located and a juvenile passenger was in the vehicle.

• At 3:30 a.m. on Oct. 4, deputies stopped a vehicle on around Rombach Avenue and Davids Drive in Wilmington for a marked lanes violation. A probable cause search of the was conducted where suspected narcotics were located.

• At 2:39 a.m. on Oct. 11, deputies conducted a traffic stop for a marked lanes violation around Dwiggins and Starbuck Road near Wilmington. According to the report, the deputy detected an odor of marijuana emitting from the vehicle upon making contact. During a probable cause search of the vehicle, drugs and a loaded firearm were located.

• At 11:27 a.m. on Oct. 2, deputies received a report of a counterfeit check for $274.18 being cashed by a female subject at a market on U.S. 22. The report indicates the incident took place at 2 p.m. on Sept. 18.

• At 8 a.m. on Oct. 6, a 75-year-old Dayton male reported that the license plate to his trailer was missing. The incident took place at the 900 block of West Main Street in Wilmington.

• At 10:02 p.m. on Oct. 8, deputies were dispatched to Martinsville residence on a menacing report. A 26-year-old Martinsville female reported that someone had placed an animal heart in a box and left it on her front porch on Martinsville Road. The report indicates the suspect is known to the victim. The incident took place between 9 a.m. and 6:42 p.m. on Oct. 8.

• On Oct. 9, deputies responded to Blanchester on multiple reports of items being stolen from vehicles on Holiday Lane. One victim advised 2:30 a.m. that morning someone entered her and her husband’s vehicles and stole multiple items including three purses, $25 cash, miscellaneous gift cards, a blue backpack, a pair pants, a pair of shoes, and a surgical back brace. Their neighbor said $10 in total was stolen from her mother’s car. Another Holiday Lane resident advised her and stole a purse with Essential Oils. She advised the passenger door was left ajar that morning. Deputies observed fingerprint s on the passenger side door frame. They took latent prints of them and placed them in evidence along with a pair of sunglasses located at the scene with the victim said weren’t hers.

By John Hamilton

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