Up to 24 break-ins possibly linked, sheriff says

Published: Tuesday, December 11, 2012 @ 6:00 PM
Updated: Tuesday, December 11, 2012 @ 6:00 PM

As many as 24 break-ins that have occurred at businesses around the county since the beginning of December could be linked, the Warren County Sheriff’s Office said.

The Warren County Sheriff’s office and Mason, Monroe, Middletown, and Lebanon Police Departments are all investigating similar offenses that occurred between Dec. 3 and Dec. 11

On Dec. 5, a hair salon on Dixie Highway in Franklin Twp. was broken into after an unknown person or person used a rock to break the glass on the front door. The suspect of suspects entered the business, but did not take anything.

On Dec. 7, a second hair salon on Ohio 122 in Franklin Twp was broken into, with the perpetrator again using a rock to break the glass on the front door. This time a cash drawer was taken.

Video was obtained from Kids Corner in Middletown where one of the offense occurred. the video shows a white male using a rock to break out the front door of the business and taking cash from a register.

A gold or silv3er late 1990s or mid-200s Mercury Sable or Ford Taurus was also seen leaving one of the sites in Middletown,

Anyone with any information on the suspect or crimes is asked to contact Detective Paul Barger at (513) 695-1583 or Crimestoppers at (513) 352-3040.

Dayton thief drops T-bone steaks down his shorts

Published: Saturday, October 21, 2017 @ 4:37 AM

Police are searching for a man who dropped three T-bone steaks down his shorts.

Officers were dispatched at 8:40 p.m. Friday to Groceryland, 1451 Troy St. in Dayton to a report of a theft.

The store manager told police he was walking down the meat aisle when he became suspicious by the behavior of a man talking to another customer. The manager later saw the man run out the front entrance. He ran after him, but lost sight of him after he went behind the store, according to a Dayton police report.

The manager showed police surveillance video footage, which shows the thief grab three T-bone steaks, which each cost between $10 and $20. Then, in a different aisle, the suspect places the steaks down his shorts, the report stated.

No arrests have been made.

‘Game of Thrones’ actor Peter Dinklage, wife Erica Schmidt celebrate birth of 2nd child

Published: Saturday, October 21, 2017 @ 7:37 AM

"Game of Thrones" actor Peter Dinklage and his wife, playwright/director Erica Schmidt, welcomed their second child recently.(Bruce Glikas)

“Game of Thrones” actor Peter Dinklage and his wife, Erica Schmidt, welcomed their second child, Us Weekly reported Friday.

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It is the second child for the couple. Their daughter was born in 2011, Us Weekly reported.

The couple did not publicly confirm the second pregnancy, but Us Weekly confirmed they were spotted with their newborn at a concert in September.

Dinkage plays the part of Tyrion Lannister on “Game of Thrones,” which ended its seventh season in August.

Police: Man steals ambulance with medic, patient inside

Published: Saturday, October 21, 2017 @ 3:10 AM

Jeffrey Lamar Brown

A 44-year-old Dayton man is accused of stealing an ambulance with a medic and patient in back.

Within an hour of driving off Friday evening with the Dayton Fire Department life squad, the suspect — identified by police as Jeffrey Lamar Brown — was behind bars.

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The ambulance was taken around 6:30 p.m. after medics responded to a call in the 400 block of Salem Avenue. The keys were in the ignition when the suspect took off, according to a Dayton police report.

Dayton police finally were able to stop the ambulance in the 2100 block of West Riverview Avenue, about a mile and a half from where it was stolen.

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Brown was arrested at 7 p.m. and was booked into the Montgomery County Jail on suspicion of robbery and two counts of kidnapping, all felonies. He is scheduled to be arraigned Monday, online jail records show.

Texas carnival worker charged with operating ride while intoxicated

Published: Saturday, October 21, 2017 @ 6:51 AM

Ferris wheel.
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Ferris wheel.(YE AUNG THU/AFP/Getty Images)

A carnival worker at an eastern Texas festival was arrested Thursday night and charged with assembling or operating an amusement ride while intoxicated, KLTV reported.

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Gilmer police arrested Darrell Wayne Clayton, 63, after responding to a complaint at the East Texas Yamboree, KLTV reported.

Clayton was given a Breathalyzer test, and police confirmed that Clayton was above the legal limit for intoxication, police said.

Clayton was taken to the Upshur County Jail. Bond has not been set, KLTV reported.