VANDALIA - The following police reports were received from the Vandalia Division of Police. All subjects are innocent until found guilty in a court of law.
Four computer hard drives were found on Top Notch Road that were partially burned an an accelerant trail leading away from the hard drives. The hard drives were collected for possible data analysis and a teletype was sent to adjoining agencies regarding them. The investigation continues.
Starr N. Vanhoose, 25, was arrested on four warrants after a traffic stop of the vehicle she was traveling in. Three warrants were from the Montgomery County Common Pleas Court for probation violation on an original charge of larceny, probation violation on an original charge of heroin possession, and probation violation on an original charge of three counts of forgery. The fourth warrant was from Montgomery County Municipal Court Western Division for failure to comply on an original charge of petty theft. She was transported to the Montgomery County Jail.
Jennifer L. Bergman, 45, was cited for assault and criminal damaging after an incident on Pool Avenue. Brandon Silvers, 19, was charged with contributing to the delinquency of a minor and a juvenile female, 16, was charged with being unruly. Silvers and the juvenile will be referred to Montgomery County Juvenile Court.
A 16 year old juvenile male was cited for being an unruly juvenile after leaving home without permission and not returning two consecutive days. Upon his return home, he was cited. The case will be referred to Montgomery County Juvenile Court.
A resident on Larry Avenue reported that an unknown individual removed a handgun from an unlocked vehicle. The investigation continues.
Chadwick A. Smith, 36, was arrested for felony domestic violence after an incident on Westhafer Road. He was transported to the Montgomery County Jail.
Marcellus D. Hale, 28, was issued a summons for possession of marijuana subsequent to a traffic stop in which Hale was the passenger. He was released at the scene.
Vandalia police assisted a state trooper with an Intoxilyzer test on Lawrence Wilson, 51, of Union. Wilson tested 0.124 % BAC and was released to his mother in the parking lot by the trooper.
Christopher Dean Baker, 36, was was arrested for falsification and a warrant out of Dayton Municipal Court following a stop of a vehicle reported as stolen. The vehicle had not been stolen. Baker was transported to the Montgomery County Jail.
An employee of Butler Auto Bath reported tire tracks that led to the discovery of vehicles at Dayton Auto Auction with wheels and tires missing. The investigation continues.
Cecil J. Darby, 29, was arrested on a felony warrant for probation violation out of Warren County after an officer checked the occupants of a vehicle at the Travelodge in Poe Avenue. Darby was transferred to a Warren County Deputy Sheriff.
Blake H. Thunder Cloud, 19, and Matthew B. Ogden, 18, were arrested for criminal damaging after they were reported to have been slashing tires on parked vehicles on Helke Road. Both were transported to the Montgomery County Jail.
Unknown suspects removed a bicycle from a residence on S. Dixie Drive. The investigation continues.
A complainant reported that after her vehicle was repossessed by Dayton Auto Auction her CD player was missing after she made payments to the bank and her vehicle was released. The investigation continues.
Michael M. Dedek, 51, was arrested for OVI after being involved in a hit-and-skip crash on Pool Avenue. Officer’s located Dedek’s vehicle and found him at his apartment. He was released after receiving a citation.
A resident on S. Dixie Drive reported that unknown individuals stole rafting equipment from his apartment while he was in the hospital. The investigation continues.
A business owner on N. Dixie Drive reported that the unattached garage on the property had been forced open and a push mower and trimmer had been stolen. The investigation continues.
A resident on Clay Street reported that two GPS units were stolen from her vehicle. The investigation continues.
A resident on Buttercup Avenue reported that a purse was stolen from her vehicle. The investigation continues.
A resident on Imperial Court reported that his son has taken a vehicle. Attempts to contact the son have been futile. The investigation continues.
Mathew Gorsuch, 25, was arrested on a warrant out of Montgomery County Juvenile Court for failure to appear on a contributing to the delinquency of a minor charge. He was transported to the county jail.
A bag of keys was turned into police by postal service employees that were found while collecting mail. They were booked into police property.