Greenville Police Blotter


By Meladi Brewer

Oct. 22

THEFT – At 5:17 p.m. officers were dispatched to the 300 block of W. Main Street in reference to a theft complaint. The male victim advised while he was in the nursing home, all of his tools were taken from the front bedroom of his home. He advised he believed his nephew had taken the tools, as he had let him use his truck and watch his dog while he was away. His nephew had not returned the truck, and it was reported stolen. A statement form was completed with the list of items taken from the residence. On Nov. 8 at 1:50 p.m. officers were contacted by the victim and given the completed list. He was not able to provide a model or amount for most of the items that were taken from the residence. Officers attempted to make contact with the nephew via phone, but the number they had was not a good number. Nothing further until contact can be made.

Nov. 17

DOMESTIC – At 9:57 a.m. officers were dispatched to Bob Evans in reference to a verbal domestic. A female and her boyfriend advised they live together at the 5000 block of St. Rt. 55. The female had been working and the boyfriend dropped off some shoes to her when they got into an argument. The boyfriend took her car and left. She did not wish to press charges for her boyfriend taking her vehicle.

Nov. 18

ASSAULT – At 2 p.m. officers were dispatched to the 600 block of East Main Street in reference to an assault. The complainant advised that a male and her were in an argument when he struck her on the side of the head with a closed fist. She did not appear to have any visible injuries and denied medical attention. The male said the female had been staying with him a few days to get out of a motel, and she wanted her sons to come stay. The male advised when he told her she wasn’t allowed to stay if her sons came over, she began to pack her belongings while stating she was going to call the police and tell them her hit her. There were no signs on the male’s hands from allegedly punching the female, and due to lack of evidence, no charges were issued to either party.

Nov. 19

WANTED PERSON – At 5:10 a.m. officers observed a subject who they knew as Robert Apple operating a listed vehicle northbound on Sweitzer Street. Apple had an active warrant for his arrest through the Darke County Sheriff’s Office for drug possession and having weapons under disability, no bond. A traffic stop was conducted and he was arrested. A search of the vehicle revealed a plastic baggie containing an unknown substance. Apple was transported to the jail.

WANTED PERSON – Officers were dispatched to the 300 block of E. Third Street in reference to a trespassing complaint. Upon arrival, officers could hear the complainant inside the residence as an unknown male’s voice. Officers knocked on the door, and the complainant advised Jestin Partin went into her basement, and she wanted him out of her house. Partin had an active warrant for FTA on a menacing charge with a bond of $325. Partin was transported to the jail.

Nov. 20

DOMESTIC – At 12:48 a.m. officers were dispatched to the 5000 block of State Route 49 in reference to a domestic disturbance. Officers found the female and her boyfriend engaged in a verbal argument. The verbal altercation did not escalate to physical violence. The female owns the residence, and the male occasionally stays with her. The male left for the night, and the female stated she does have a two year old son who resides at the residence but was not present during the domestic disturbance.

WANTED PERSON – At 6:57 p.m. officers arrested Corey Garber who had an active warrant for aggravated trafficking in Methamphetamine, no bond. Officers got a tip that Garber was at the 100 block of St. Clair Street, and they were able to go and arrest him.

WANTED PERSON – At 8:37 p.m. officers were made aware of a female subject walking in the 1400 block of Sweitzer Street who told an off duty Greenville Police Officer she had a warrant for her arrest. Stephanie Smith was located and arrested. Her warrant was confirmed through the Darke County Sheriff’s Office for theft from the elderly, with no bond. She was also given warnings for trespass at the 5000 block of St. Rt. 49 and the 1400 block of Sweitzer Street. She was given a warning for vehicle trespass and issued a misdemeanor citation for Obstructing Official Business reference lying about her identity.

Nov. 21

CPO VIOLATION – At 2:50 p.m. officers were dispatched to the 700 block of Martin Street in reference to a CPO Violation. The female complainant advised she returned home and the power to her residence was shut off. She called the company and was informed Dean Baker closed the account and changed the forwarding address to the 8000 block of Greenville St. Mary’s Pikeville Road. The female had an active civil protection order against Baker since Nov. 10, and the order clearly states “respondent shall not interfere with the protected person’ right to occupy the residence including, but not limited to canceling utilities. Baker was located and arrested. He was transported to the jail to be held on a $1,025 bond.

FORGERY – Officers were dispatched to the 1200 block of Russ Road on a forgery complaint. The manager advised an unknown male came into the store and gave the on duty employee a counterfeit $100. The employee did not do the pen test until the male was already pumping gas. The employee then went out to advise the male that it was fake and to pay for the gas or the police would be called. The male then paid for his $11 gas and left. Officers are working on getting a video of the male suspect in hopes of being able to identify him.

Nov. 24

DISORDERLY – Officers responded to the 800 block of Sweitzer Street on a report of a disorderly female. Devan Dickey was standing in the lobby of the emergency room sweating profusely and was mumbling incoherent statements. Dickey was also staring off into the distance appearing to be looking at nothing. Hospital staff advised Dickey was dropped off by an unknown subject at the hospital due to confusion. The staff advised Dickey began to be belligerent and yell profanities. Dickey was detained and was placed into the back of a cruiser due to her behavior. Due to illegal activity being done in the presence of emergency staff in the process of completing their duties, disorderly conduct will be enhanced to a misdemeanor of the fourth degree. Dickey was transported to the jail. It was noted, while in transport, Dickey urinated in the back seat.

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