Greenville Police Blotter


Oct. 18

DISORDERLY: An officer assigned to the Greenville City Schools K-8 building was contacted by a reporting person stating a student was threatening another student and had a knife on his person. The complainant advised the threatening student advised he was in a bad mood and showed him his knife. The complainant advised the threatening student advised him he was going to use it on another male student. Officers immediately located the threatening student and retrieved the knife out of his pants pocket. The threatening male was issued a citation for disorderly conduct and suspended from school for having a weapon.

Oct. 21

DRUGS: At 7:50 a.m. officers were notified of a student at Greenville High School who was possibly in possession of marijuana. Through investigation, marijuana paraphernalia was located inside the suspect’s vehicle. In the male’s vehicle, officers located a purple “Zig-Zag” pouch containing one paper roll which the male admitted to using. A rolling device, a green container labled Zig-Zag Organic Hemp rolling papers, an orange torch, and a gold colored rod which the male advised was used to compact the weed in the rolling paper were located. A black plastic pouch containing residual amounts of suspected marijuana was located and confiscated as well. The male was issued a misdemeanor citation for marijuana paraphernalia and was given a two day out of school suspension as well as an in school suspension.

DISORDERLY: At 7:59 p.m. officers were dispatched to the 100 block of East Third Street in reference to a subject stumbling in the street. Officers made contact with Jeffery Brown who was sitting in a parking lot and smelled very strongly of an alcoholic beverage. The subject was unaware of his location, and officers assisted him to his feet, and when he began to walk he swayed and stumbled to the point officers had to hold him up. The witness who called him in advised she did so because she was worried about his safety due to him falling three times: once into a parked car. Brown was transported to his residence and issued a misdemeanor for disorderly conduct.

VANDALISM: At 9:46 p.m. officers were dispatched to the Greenville High School in reference to vandalism on the track at the Jennings Center caused by fireworks being set off. Officers observed remnants of a firework box that had been moved off the side of the track and soaked with water, as well as a charred area roughly 10 inches wide. It was advised during the last two minutes of the football game, around 9 p.m. fireworks were set off at the north side of the track, and shortly after, the Tipp City High School Athletic Director apologized for the fireworks stating they have had this at previous games of theirs. A fire extinguisher and water were used to put out the fire from the fireworks box. Video showed the individuals who lit the fireworks running west on Kelsey Drive. The Greenville principal advised if any other information on who the suspects were arose, he would inform the police.

THEFT: At 10:34 p.m. officers were dispatched to the 1300 block of Wagner Avenue in reference to a theft from multiple employees. Upon arrival, contact was made with the store assistant manager who advised two of her employees had money stolen out of their wallets. One victim advised she was missing $130, and victim number two advised $180 was missing from her wallet as well, Security video shows Torlaejia Borden grabbing the wallets and removing the currency from them before concealing it on her person. Video also showed Borden stealing a credit card, and she was terminated from the business. Borden was located, and she admitted to taking the money. She was issued two misdemeanor citations for theft and advised of her mandatory court date.

Oct. 22

ASSAULT: At 11:46 a.m. officers were dispatched to the 5400 block of St. Rt. 49 in reference to a fight. The male victim advised he got into a verbal argument with his roommate Paul Anslinger, and Anslinger became more upset and began hitting the victim. The victim was transported to Wayne Healthcare for evaluation of his injuries. Anslinger advised the victim had not paid his portion of the rent that was due, and he wanted him to leave. After the victim refused to leave, he tried to make him by grabbing onto him. A male witness advised the argument was verbal before Anslinger began pushing and punching the male victim. Anslinger was charged with assault.

MENACING: Around 10:06 a.m. officers were dispatched to the 300 block of East Third Street in reference to threatening statements made by the suspect to the victim. Upon arrival, Jestin Partin observed Partin walking through the side yard, and officers asked him if any threats were made at the residence. He advised officers there were no threats; he was leaving the property and he insinuated he lived at the residence but wasn’t allowed in. The victim advised she used to be in a relationship with Partin, and he moved out a few months ago. She had let him stay on her porch due to being homeless, but he wasn’t allowed in the house. That morning when she let her dog out, Partin got into a verbal argument with her over the fact he isn’t allowed in the residence. The victim advised Partin began making threats like, “I will cut up and bury your body” while calling her crude names. The victim’s sister witnessed the event via face time and called the police before driving over. Partin denied making any threats, and was issued a citation for menacing.

Oct. 23

DOMESTIC: Officers were dispatched at 11:12 p.m. to the 300 block of Victoria Drive in reference to a domestic dispute. The victim advised his brother, a juvenile, to attempt to hit him several times after the male juvenile’s father told him to clean up the mess he had made earlier in the day and he refused. Video evidence shows the male juvenile became upset and tried to hit the father. The father then wrapped his arms around the juvenile so he couldn’t move. The juvenile was able to get away from the father and began swinging at the victim. Juvenile probation was contacted, and the juvenile was charged with domestic violence and released to his girlfriend’s father for the night. Videos were taken into evidence.

Oct. 24

MISC COMPLAINT: Officers from the Greenville Police Department responded to the N. Broadway Bridge on a keep the peace request. A clean up of the N. Broadway Bridge was scheduled with the Greenville Street Department for 8:30 a.m. after notice was given to the subjects living under the bridge. Upon arrival, photographs were taken of the area prior to the clean up, during, and after. The street department removed several loads of trash and miscellaneous items from under and around the bridge. All items that appeared to have value were placed along the north wall of the bridge. They were photographed and the subjects living under the bridge will be advised those items need to be removed by a certain date or those will also be removed.

Oct. 25

WANTED PERSON: At 2:30 p.m. officers were dispatched to the 6300 block of Wagner Avenue in reference to a wanted person. Officer observed Gregory Matre attempting to walk to his vehicle. Matre had a warrant for leaving the scene of an accident. He was arrested and transported to the jail with a bond of $575.

ASSAULT: At 11:53 a.m. officers on duty at the Greenville High School learned an assault had just taken place inside the school. The GHS Principal stated the fight between two students had just occurred, and contact was made with a 17-year old male. The male stated he was standing in class, when a 16-year old child victim (CV) approached him and stated he had a big head. The 17-year old stated the CV began pushing him, and that he pushed him back. He advised the CV tried to punch him and a fight broke out from there. The CV advised he was in the room when the 17-year old walked by and called him a slur, to which the CV replied with the head comment. The CV advised the 17-year old pushed him, and he responded by pushing him back to create distance while saying he didn’t want to fight. Witnesses advised the 17-year old became aggressive first. The 17-year old was issued a citation for assault, and was suspended from school for the incident.

Oct. 26

WANTED PERSON: At 5:32 p.m. officers were dispatched to the 500 block of Wayne Avenue in reference to a known male subject operating a vehicle. Joshua Edwards had an active warrant for an original charge of drug possession, no bond. He was arrested and was transported to the jail.

Oct. 27

JUVENILE COMP: At 12:39 p.m. officers were dispatched to the 500 block of Harrison Ave. in reference to an unruly juvenile. A female was observed walking out of the residence and down the sidewalk. When officers approached her to question her, she ignored them and continued to walk away. A male subject, visibly upset, walked towards the officers. It was observed, his hand was swollen and bleeding. The male advised he became angry and punched the stove, injuring his hand, and he told officers he did not like living at the house. The female advised she had been woken up by people yelling, and she advised her father had pushed her up against the wall and choked her. She had visible marks on her neck. Both the male and female advised they would both like to live with their mother in Troy. The father advised he woke up and had been told the male had stolen some virtual items on the XBOX and used them for himself. He confronted his son and an argument took place where the male punched the glass top stove, shattering it. The father advised, the female came down the stairs yelling and pointing a finger in his face, so he grabbed her arms, crossed them in front of her, and pushed her up against the wall, in an attempt to restrain her. He pointed out to officers if he wanted to hurt her he could have, but it was not his intent. The male was transported to the hospital for his injuries, and transportation was being worked out for the male and female upon the male’s release to live with their mother.

Oct. 30

WANTED PERSON: At 8:39 p.m. officers apprehended Matthew Karnehm in the 1300 block of Sweitzer Street. Karnehm had two active warrants: one through the Darke County Sheriff’s Department for failure to appear for a traffic offense and one through the Greenville Police Department for failure to appear for a jail commitment on an original charge of Driving Under Suspension, no bond. He was arrested and transported to the jail.

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