Greenville Police Blotter


By Meladi Brewer

Dec. 17

BURGLARY NOT IN PROGRESS: Officer responded to the 200 block of East Water Street in reference to a burglary not in progress at approximately 9: 47 p.m. The complainant advised he returned home to find his office had been ransacked. He was given a written statement and a victims rights form to be filled out. There are no witnesses or subjects at this time.

THEFT NOT IN PROGRESS: Officers responded to the 700 block of Gray Avenue in reference to a theft complaint at 9:12 p.m. The female complainant stated she had left her phone in the restroom at the Fairfield Commons Mall in Beavercreek and when she went back it was gone. Her debit card inside the phone was found to have been used periodically throughout the day via bank statements. It was found a 17-year-old at the stated address had stolen the phone and admitted to using the card. Beavercreek Police department incident report, and the victim’s incident will be forwarded to the Greene County Prosecutor’s Office along with the report. Charges are pending.

Dec. 23

Officers responded to the 1500 block of Wagner Avenue in reference to a shoplifting complaint at approximately 11:17 p.m. The complainant, a female subject, placed miscellaneous items into an empty Wal-Mart back she had pulled from her purse. The female was observed to pay for the grocery items, but not the non grocery items before exiting the business. The female, Belinda Bruch, was stopped outside and admitted to shoplifting and was issued a citation reference theft.

Dec. 24

WANTED PERSON: At 10:45 a.m. officers responded to a domestic disturbance at the 500 block of Central Avenue. During the investigation it was found that the victim, Michael Bunger, has an active warrant on the original charge of receiving stolen property with no bond. Bunger was arrested and transported to the Darke County Jail.

PROPERTY: Officers responded to the 1200 block of Sweitzer Street on a report of found property at 8:21 a.m. Officers were advised a bank card was found, and it was transported to the Greenville Police Department where it was released to the owner.

Dec. 25

DOMESTIC: Officers responded to the 5000 block of St. Rt. 49 South in reference to a domestic dispute. The victims advised their daughter to refuse to do her chorus and began kicking and biting them in response. The daughter was arrested and transported to West Central where she was charged with domestic violence and is currently on probation.

Dec. 26

SUSPICIOUS PERSON: Officers responded to the 400 block of Harrison Avenue in reference to a disorderly male around 11:39 p.m. Dwayne Morgan was seen yelling and swinging a stick around. Witnesses advised he struck a vehicle with the stick. He was arrested and transported to the Darke County Jail with a bond of $275 for disorderly conduct.

Dec. 27

VANDALISM: Officers responded to the 800 block of Sweitzer Street in reference to a vandalism report at 10:41 a.m. The complainant stated there was damage to a bathroom window by a BB gun. There are no suspects to this case nor any further leads into the case.

DOMESTIC: Officers responded at 1:07 p.m. to the 400 block of Rhoades Ave. in reference to a verbal domestic report between a married couple who live together. There were no visible injuries, and the male left the residence for the day. No school age children were present.

WANTED PERSON: At 11:45 a.m. officers apprehended Ziathean Lemon in the parking lot of the 300 block of Oxford Drive. Lemon had a warrant out of Darke County for failing to appear for a criminal damaging charge and a warrant out of Miami County for failure to appear on a dangerous drugs charge. He was transported to the Darke County jail with no bond.

Dec. 28

BURGLARY NOT IN PROGRESS: At 2:51 a.m. officers responded to a report of burglary at the 100 block of St. Clair Street. The victim stated she came home to find things had been moved and are missing. The individual taking care of the cats while the victim had been away stated everything seemed normal on Dec. 23. The victim was advised to check the local pawn shop regarding the missing items. There was nothing of evidentiary value to be collected at the time.

DOMESTIC: Officers responded at 10:29 p.m. to the 400 block of Central Avenue in response to a domestic violence report. There were no school age children present during the incident.

ASSAULT: At 9:04 p.m. officers were dispatched to the 300 block of Oxford Drive in reference to an assault. The complainant advised she is the assailant’s care provider and this night the female had struck her on the left side of her forehead. The female was issued a citation for assault, and her father and guardian were given the citation and advised of the daughter’s court date.

DRUGS: Officers responded to the 100 block of West Main Street at 5:12 p.m. in reference to found possible drug paraphernalia. The female complainant advised she went to deliver a food stamp card to her husband when she had found a bag of four hypodermic needles lying on the floor and an unknown tan liquid in a plastic bottle in the trash can and took them with her from the room as she believed they may be illegal substances. The victim complainant dropped them off at the police station.

To contact Daily Advocate Reporter Meladi Brewer, email [email protected]

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