City record

Police log


-4:52 p.m.: warrant. Anthony Still, 49, 1307 Spruce Ave., was arrested on a Montgomery County warrant.

-10:07 p.m.: assault. Trevor Chase, 18, 411 S. Main Ave., was arrested for assault.

-7:52 a.m.: criminal damaging. The Alpha Community Center on East Court Street reported damage of a concrete bench, valued at $100.

-7:40 a.m.: lost property. Lori Wooddell, 47, 525 Carey St., reported losing her Android cell phone and case, valued at $80, her Ohio driver’s license, Social Security card and a personal card at Hayes Street at Fourth Avenue.

-2:22 a.m.: criminal mischief. Donald Strunk, 36, 710 Michigan St., was arrested for criminal mischief.


-11:19 p.m.: unruly juvenile. A male juvenile was arrested for being unruly.

-7:31 p.m.: theft. Elhadj Thiaw, 34, 736 Countryside Lane, Apt. 8, reported the theft of four Honda employee work shirts, pants and four white towels from his residence.

-12:57 p.m.: lost property. A wallet containing $200 and the Ohio driver’s license belonging to Dylon Fair, 29, 213 Franklin Ave., was found at Walmart on Michigan Street and was turned into the police department.

-11:27 a.m.: burglary. Theodore Ludwig, 75, 214 N. Walnut Ave., Apt. C, reported someone entered his residence and stole his LG cellphone, valued at $600.

-2:22 a.m.: burglary. Police are investigating the report made by Christian Wilson, 35, 214 N. Walnut Ave., Apt. A, of the theft of an Xbox One, valued at $300, an Xbox controller, valued at $50, and three Xbox games, valued at $100. All of items were later recovered.


-8:21 p.m.: theft. Walmart on Michigan Street reported a past theft of merchandise valued at $423.28. The merchandise was later recovered.

-7:51 p.m.: theft. Rachel Wilson, 34, 301 Brooklyn Ave., reported the theft of $106, her Boost Mobile smartphone, valued at $179, ID and EBT card from her residence.

-6:31 p.m.: criminal damaging. Justin Depinet, 34, 514 Second Ave., was arrested for criminal damaging after James Depinet, 44, 514 Second Ave., reported his brother damaged his vehicle.

-4:28 p.m.: theft. Carol Liveston, 55, 607 Fair Road, reported someone she knows may be taking her prescription medication.

-12:13 p.m.: burglary. Harold Beaver, 67, 339 S. Highland Ave., reported the theft of a 32-inch Vizio flat screen TV, valued at $200, an Odd Lots brand drill press, valued at $130, and a Quality Farm and Fleet 110-volt wire welder, valued at $240.

-12:17 p.m.: theft. Douglas Kuntz, 35, 218 Maple St., reported someone stole three license plates from his yard.

-3:42 a.m.: domestic violence. Andrea Pickens, 54, 222 Gemini Drive, was arrested for domestic violence.

-2:18 a.m.: driving under the influence. Chad Compton, 35, 218 W. North St., was arrested for OVI and OVI refusal breath with prior OVI.


-11:09 p.m.: theft. Harold Beaver, 67, 339 S. Highland Ave., reported the theft of an electric air pump, a 20-inch bicycle and a 26-inch bicycle from his backyard.

-10:26 p.m.: theft. Haley Elliott, 20, 326 Maple Ave., reported the theft of her U.S. Bank debit card from Pizza Hut on West Russell Road.

-5:32 p.m.: theft. Patty Spencer, 82, 103 S. Pomeroy Ave., reported the theft of $250 from her residence.

-4:20 p.m.: theft. Cheyenne Remley, 25, 428 S. Ohio Ave., Apt. A, was served a summons for theft after Speedway on Michigan Avenue reported the theft of a Speedway gas card in the amount of $80.

-4:15 p.m.: OVI. Susan Mitchell, 56, 2315 Collins Drive, Apt. C, was arrested for OVI.

-3:58 p.m.: theft. A 2009 Honda Accord, valued at $11,000, that is owned by Dan Noffsinger, 46, of Bellefontaine, was reported stolen at Sidney Food Mart on Michigan Street. A warrant was issued.

-2:03 p.m.: identity theft. James Drees, 55, 217 Lane St., reported someone knows used his identity to open an account with DP&L, which resulted in a bill in the amount $2,400.

-2:01 p.m.: theft. Dylon Fair, 29, 214 Franklin Ave., reported miscellaneous tools, valued at $300, were stolen off his work truck at Knight’s Towing and Transport on South Stolle Avenue.

-1:59 p.m.: assault. Police are investigating an alleged assault.

-10:30 a.m.: burglary. Jessica Withrow, 30, 110 N. Wilkinson Ave., reported the theft of numerous pieces of women’s clothing, valued at $300, from her residence.

-10:08 a.m.: passing bad checks. Pro Nails on Michigan Street reported someone passed a bad check at the business.

-7:57 a.m.: disorderly conduct. Montana Robbins, 23, 123 Walnut Ave., was arrested for disorderly conduct.


-2:12 p.m.: endangering children. Christopher Gehle, 28, 614 Spyglass Court, was arrested and served a summons for endangering children after his four-year-old son was found unattended outside.

-3:16 p.m.: theft. A warrant was issued after Walmart on Michigan Street reported the theft of $16.82 in merchandise from the business.

-7:24 p.m.: found property. A blue and black laptop bag, and two HP laptops, total value set at $1020, was found on the front porch of 214 Piper St., and was turned into the police department.


John Bowman, 45, 915 Carol Ann St., was cited with operation without control after a crash on Monday at 7:57 a.m.

Bowman had just turned left from Broadway Avenue onto Johnston Drive when he told police the morning sun was in his eyes and he veered off the right side of the roadway and struck a large metal dumpster on the south side of the road. The force of the collision caused the vehicle’s front right tire to break off.

• Kelsey Underwood, 16, of Sidney, was cited with right of way turning left following a two-vehicle crash on Monday at 7:25 a.m.

Underwood was stopped at a stop sign facing the north on Franklin Avenue at the intersection of Water Street when she failed to yield to see and pulled out in front a westbound vehicle when attempting to turn left onto Water Street.

The other vehicle was driven by April Collum, 36, 849 S. Ohio Ave.

• Krista Wolfe, 42, 616 E. Parkwood St., was cited with stop sign after a two-vehicle crash on Saturday at 10:05 p.m.

Wolfe was stopped at the stop sign on Greason Street at the intersection of North Vandemark Road when she began a left hand turn on North Vandemark Road and struck the right side a southbound vehicle in the left lane on North Vandemark Road.

The other vehicle was driven by Mary Francis, 59, 1840 Shawnee Drive.

• Rajendrabhai Patel, 59, 274 Sherri Ann Ave., was cited with assured clear distance ahead following a crash on Saturday at 6:50 p.m.

Patel was stopped in traffic for the red light on Vandemark Road facing the south at the intersection of Michigan Street when his foot accidentally came off the brake and he rear-ended the vehicle stopped in front of him that was driven by Stacy Milligan, 33, 20 Meadowlane Drive.

• Timothy Dorsey, 60, of Port Jefferson, was cited with starting and backing after a crash on Saturday at 7:53 a.m.

Dorsey was driving a single-person Cat front end loader in the right lane facing the east while cleaning up debris from the roadway at the entrance of Emerson Climate Control on Campbell Road when he struck the right front and and right rear tire and fender of an eastbound vehicle in the left lane of travel. The collision caused minor damage to the vehicle.

The other vehicle was driven by Jill Neargarnder, 51, 913 Evergreen Drive.

• Keah Mullins, 24, 715 N. Main Ave., was cited with starting and backing after a crash Friday at 10:50 p.m.

Mullins was backing up in front of 1023 North Main Ave. when she struck the legally parked vehicle parked behind her that is owned by Karen Chaney, of Covington.

• No one was cited following a four-vehicle crash on Wednesday, Sept. 20, at 2:37 p.m.

Merissa Coburn, 16, of Sidney, told police she was pulling onto Campbell Road from Hall Avenue into a clear left lane when the vehicle driven by Trey Werntz, 16, of Sidney, was traveling eastbound in the right lane at a high rate of speed. She said when she pulled onto Campbell Road, Werntz changed lanes from the right lane to the left lane and almost struck her so she had to stop.

Werntz told police he was traveling eastbound in the left lane on Campbell Road behind the vehicle driven by Tia Felver, 16, of Sidney, when Coburn pulled out from Hall Avenue and almost struck the side of his vehicle. Werntz said he was distracted from Coburn almost hitting his vehicle. Therefore, Coburn’s vehicle stuck the rear of Felver’s vehicle which was facing the east and stopped in traffic on Campbell Road. Felver’s vehicle then was pushed into the rear of the stopped vehicle in front of her that was driven by Nicole Wiley, 18, 710 S. Miami Ave.

Police were unable to determine who was at most at fault so no citation was issued.

• No one was cited following a two-vehicle crash on Tuesday, Sept. 19, at 4:37 p.m.

Cora Veen, 35, of Piqua, was traveling westbound on North Street approaching West Avenue. She told police she proceeded through a green light at the intersection and was struck by the northbound vehicle on West Avenue driven by Rebecca Frazier, 61, 501 N. West Ave.

Frazier told police she was stopped at the red light at the intersection and proceeded when the light turned green, which was when Veen drove in front and struck her vehicle.

Police were unable to determine who had the green light so no citation was issued.

Fire, rescue


-10:43 a.m.: odor. Firefighters conducted an odor investigation at City Hall on West Poplar Street.

-1:45 to 10:40 a.m.: medical. Medics responded to three calls.

-9:49 a.m.: fire. Crews responded to Alternative Residence Inc. on Park Street on a false fire alarm.


-6:29 a.m.: fire. Crews responded for a structure fire.

-3:16 a.m.: fire. Crews responded to a false fire alarm due to a system malfunction.

-12:37 a.m. to 7:44 p.m.: medical. Medics were dispatched on 20 calls.


-7:05 to 11:03 p.m.: open burn. Firefighters conducted two open burn investigations.

-10:58 a.m. to 11:39 p.m.: medical. Crews responded to six calls.

Compiled by Sheryl Roadcap.

Compiled by Sheryl Roadcap.