Arrest made in June slaying

Published: Thursday, January 10, 2013 @ 1:20 PM
Updated: Thursday, January 10, 2013 @ 2:55 PM

Police made an arrest Thursday in the June death of Keith Vann Moore.

Demond Harris, 33, was booked into the Montgomery County Jail less than one year after he was released from prison in connection with a 2006 shooting.

Prosecutors approved charges against Harris on Wednesday, according to court records, and homicide detectives served an arrest warrant at 819 Steele Ave. Thursday morning.

Harris was taken into custody and is facing two counts each of murder, felonious assault and having weapons while under disability.

A gun was also removed from the Steele Avenue address Thursday.

Vann Moore, 25, was found shot and lying in the street near the intersection of Xenia Avenue and George Street early in the morning June 1.

Friends reported he had been at a nearby house playing video games until about 5 a.m.

“Someone had heard approximately two shots right about 5 o’clock in the morning. They had maybe heard some yelling,” said Dayton Police Sgt. Moises Perez the morning after the shooting.

Harris has spent about nine years in prison for previous violent felony offenses. He was convicted in 1999 of felonious assault and sentenced to 4 years in prison after a three-year gun specification was added. He was convicted of felonious assault with a gun specification, having weapons under disability and possession of cocaine in 2007 and sentenced to five years in prison.

He was released from prison in January of last year.

Police: NYC man stalks 8-year-old girl, 12-year-old brother

Published: Monday, October 23, 2017 @ 7:11 AM

School buses in the Coney Island section of Brooklyn.
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School buses in the Coney Island section of Brooklyn.(Adam Lerner Photography Inc#125883/Flickr Vision)

New York City police are searching for a man who has been stalking an 8-year-old girl and her 12-year-old brother in Brooklyn, WPIX reported.

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The man allegedly left a note in the family’s mailbox, which read “Watch out. I am watching you!! Your daughter is cute.”

The alleged stalker is described as a black male, bald, about 5 feet, 9 inches tall and 160 pounds, police said.

On Friday morning, the girl, who was walking to her school bus stop in the Crown Heights section of Brooklyn noticed a man hiding between cars and following her, police said.

The man fled when other adults were present, police said.

Friday afternoon, a similar incident occurred involving the girl’s brother, police said. According to police, the boy was about to leave the bus when the man flagged it down. He told the driver he was there to pick up the boy, but was denied because he was not on the authorized list to pick up the child, WPIX reported. 

Around 7 p.m., the 8-year-old said she saw the man on the second step of her residence, taking a photograph of the house, police said.

On Saturday morning, the boy was allegedly approached by the man. Later that day, the girl found the note in the family mailbox, WPIX reported.

Florida woman gets injured in robbery, threatens to sue homeowner

Published: Sunday, October 22, 2017 @ 3:36 PM

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Pasco County Sheriff's Office
Upright(Pasco County Sheriff's Office)

A woman in the Tampa area allegedly stole items from a home on Sunday and then threatened to sue the owner when she got hurt. 

Pasco County Sheriff deputies said Julie Upright stole 42 loading decorative blocks that were in the yard of the home, Bay News 9 reports.

The victim said the stolen blocks were worth $10 each and part of a remodeling project, according to Bay News 9. He caught Upright taking the blocks in the front yard. 

Upright told deputies that she thought the blocks were “trash” and threatened to sue the owner because she hurt her back while loading them into her car. 

Deputies took her to the local jail on charges of grand theft. 

Read more at baynews9.com

Moraine officer-involved shooting: 5 questions we’re asking

Published: Friday, October 20, 2017 @ 1:15 PM

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Two Moraine police officers fired their weapons at a 23-year-old man Friday, killing him on scene, police said.

Moraine Police Chief Craig Richardson said the man — identified by the Montgomery County Coroner as Jamarco McShann, 23, of Dayton — pointed a gun at officers, who were investigating a report of a suspicious vehicle on Pinnacle Park Drive.

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The Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation will conduct an independent investigation into the shooting, a BCI spokeswoman told this news organization.

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Richardson said the Moraine department will have more information in a later press conference.

Here are five outstanding questions about this morning’s shooting in Moraine:

1. What type of gun did the man shot have? Moraine police said that “the officers located the suspect in the vehicle, the suspect pointed a handgun at the officers and two Moraine police officers responded with gunfire.” Police have not said what type of handgun McShann had.

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2. What warnings, if any, were officers able to give the suspect? We do not know if officers were able to warn the man to drop the gun before shooting him.

3. Who are the officers who fired at the man? This newsroom has asked for more information about the officers who fired at McShann. Specifically, we’ve asked for their personnel files and whether they are still on-duty. Typically after an officer-involved shooting, the officer will go on an administrative leave during the investigation.

4. When was Moraine’s last officer-involved shooting? The Dayton Daily News I-Team’s database of officer involved shootings does not list any Moraine police shootings. Using news coverage and other records, the I-Team’s database keeps a tally of all known area officer-involved shootings since 1995.

5. What is McShann’s background? We are seeking more information about the man shot to death.

Thief unwittingly leaves wallet, photo ID at crime scene

Published: Saturday, October 21, 2017 @ 11:00 PM

A thief unwittingly turned himself in after leaving his wallet behind after leaving a Dayton store.

Police said they were dispatched to Dollar General on 2312 N. Main St. in Dayton around 8 a.m. Saturday, and found a wallet left behind by one of the suspects. Police found several items with the suspect’s name on them, including a photo ID. 

The second suspect was identified as a heavyset man between 30 and 40, wearing a blue hooded sweatshirt. The suspect ran away on foot south through the nearby alley, appearing to have several items hidden under his sweatshirt. 

According to reports, police found hangers with five children’s outfits near the wallet, as well as three packs of Ivory soap and a Halloween mask.