Wilmington police, Clinton County Sheriff’s deputies reports

By Nathan Kraatz - nkraatz@civitasmedia.com

WILMINGTON — The following report is generated from reports provided by the Wilmington Police Department. All those arrested are presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty in court. Incidents are presumed to be under investigation. Charges may be dropped or changed in court.

Wilmington police recently arrested the following:

• Geordan Caldwell, 24, of Xenia, for alleged assault, burglary and joyriding as well as on a warrant alleging criminal damaging or endangering. Caldwell allegedly broke into a Sparta Avenue home, according to an incident report.

• Erik Evans, 32, of Portage, Mich., for allegedly driving while under the influence of drugs or alcohol on Saturday on Fairway Drive. Evans was arrested after allegedly driving up on parked vehicles and flipping lights on and off.

• Ashton Morris, 18, of Wilmington, for allegedly driving the wrong way on W. Locust Street and driving while under the influence of drugs or alcohol on Thursday, Dec. 3.

• Todd Hedges, 41, of Wilmington, for alleged theft at Walmart on Tuesday.

• Kristina Taylor, 29, of Clarksville, for allegedly possessing a drug abuse instrument, Wednesday, Dec. 2.

• Charles Cordy, 30, of Wilmington, for alleged trespassing Monday evening at Walmart.

• Dewayne Lamb, 49, of New Vienna, for allegedly failing to comply with a police officer’s order or signal on Tuesday, December 1.

• Cody Taylor, 20, of Midland, for alleged possession of marijuana on Tuesday, Dec. 1.

• Bradley Copas, 37, of Wilmington, for allegedly possessing drug abuse instruments on Thursday, Dec. 3.

• Joshua Sweet, 21, for allegedly obstructing official business, Friday.

• Regina Noes, 50, of Wilmington, for allegedly driving Saturday while under the influence of drugs or alcohol.

• Sabrina Fulton, 27, for allegedly obstructing official business Sunday. Fulton was also arrested for a warrant for allegedly receiving stolen property.

• Thomas Turner, 36 of Grove City, for allegedly driving while under the influence of drugs or alcohol on Sunday on Elm Street.

• Salvador Gonzalez, 33, of Wilmington, for alleged assault, two counts of disorderly conduct, resisting arrest and obstructing official business.

• Donald Reynolds III, 42, of Wilmington, for allegedly endangering children. Reynolds was arrested Monday.

• Daniel Murnane, 32, of Columbus, arrested Monday for alleged possession of drug abuse paraphernalia and two counts possession of drugs.

Wilmington police received the following reports:

• Tuesday, Dec. 1, a man told police that a gun he loaned to a friend was stolen from that friend’s vehicle.

• A woman reported seeing a man pointing a handgun behind something at a dumpster on Thursday, Dec. 3, on Doan Street.

• A man reported Tuesday, Dec. 1, that there was graffiti on the side of a church on W. Main Street.

• Tuesday, Dec. 1, people reported windows broken from two cars near the intersections of Randolph Street and Mead Street and Randolph Street and Southridge Avenue. Someone reported seeing people returning in a black truck to pick up a ball bat.

• Wednesday, Dec. 2, a man called police to report a box of shotgun shells in the roadway on E. Main Street.

• A man reported Wednesday, Dec. 2, that two TVs were taken from his broken-in storage unit on David’s Drive.

• Thursday, Dec. 3, a woman alleged being pushed down by her ex-boyfriend and kicked in her home. She also said her ex-boyfriend broke her phone before leaving by allegedly stealing her vehicle.

• After 6 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 8, about six phone calls were received about a naked man walking east on W. Locust Street near Farquhar Avenue. Police later found the man, secured him and transported him to the hospital.

• Upon opening Sunday, McDonald’s staff received a phone call from a man threatening to blow up the store. No explosives were found.

Clinton County Sheriff’s deputies received the following report:

• A woman reported being tackled and choked by a man at Green Meadows Campground Thursday in Vernon Township. Drugs are suspected to be involved, according to the report.

Reach Nathan Kraatz at 937-382-2574, ext. 2510 or on Twitter @NathanKraatz.


By Nathan Kraatz