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Published: Monday, September 19, 2016 @ 5:32 PM
Updated: Thursday, October 27, 2016 @ 6:44 PM
DAYTON — UPDATE @ 2:58 p.m. (Feb. 27):
The victim in this incident did not appear in court today but did submit a letter seeking a two-year sentence.
UPDATE @ 6 p.m. (Oct. 27, 2016):
A 27-year-old Dayton woman accused of intentionally running over another woman with her car pleaded not guilty to felonious assault today in Montgomery County Common Pleas Court.
Alexis Smith’s $10,000 bond was continued so she remains out of the Montgomery County Jail. A scheduling conference is scheduled for Nov. 14 in her case.
UPDATE @ 7:40 p.m. (Oct. 13):
A woman accused of intentionally running over another woman with her car faces a felonious assault charge.
Alexis Smith, 27, is ordered to appear for an arraignment Oct. 27 in Montgomery County Common Pleas Court following her indictment today by a county grand jury.
Smith was allegedly caught on camera Sept. 14 arguing with another woman before she got into her car and ran over the woman outside the Summit Square Apartments. The injuries to the woman were minor.
UPDATE @ 3:57 p.m. (Sept. 23):
A judge set Alexis Smith’s bond at $10,000 during her arraignment this afternoon in Dayton Municipal Court.
If Smith posts bond she will be ordered to wear an electronic home detention device.
Smith is scheduled back in Dayton Municipal Court for a preliminary hearing on Sept. 30.
UPDATE @ 8:40 a.m. (Sept. 23):
Alexis Smith, 27, of Dayton, was arrested Thursday afternoon and faces a felonious assault charge after she was accused of running over a woman at the Summit Square Apartments last week.
Smith was allegedly caught on camera arguing with another woman before she got into her vehicle and ran the woman over.
Smith is scheduled to be arraigned in Dayton Municipal Court Friday afternoon.
UPDATE @ 5:30 p.m. (Sept. 19):
A warrant has been issued for the arrest of the hit-and-run suspect, police said Monday. It’s not clear if officials have located the vehicle.
A video shared on social media shows a woman in pink being run over by a red Pontiac vehicle driven by another female at the Summit Square Apartments and now police are investigating.
A Dayton Police report indicated two women got into an argument at their children’s school bus stop in the 600 block of Summit Square Drive.
That argument eventually led to one of the women getting into a car and accelerating, striking the other woman, sending her into the air, according to the report.
The report said while the argument was ongoing that the woman struck by the vehicle may have cut by “a box cutter” prior to being hit with the vehicle.
Published: Sunday, March 18, 2018 @ 12:28 PM
Updated: Sunday, March 18, 2018 @ 3:41 PM
A 3-year-old girl died Sunday, just a few days after her babysitter was indicted on charges of felonious assault and felony child endangering.
Hannah Wesche was essentially “brain dead” at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, her father, Jason Wesche, previously said. She was pronounced dead at 12:15 a.m., he said via a post made late Sunday morning on GoFundMe page #Hannahstrong#JusticeforHannah at www.gofundme.com/59at5mo.
As of 3:40 p.m. Sunday, the page had raised $8,332 of its $15,000 goal.
Lindsay Partin, who is accused of assaulting the 3-year-old child while in her care March 8, was free on bond Thursday after being arraigned on a felony indictment Thursday afternoon.
Partin, 35, of the 4000 block of Shank Road in Hanover Twp., was indicted by a Butler County grand jury on charges of felonious assault and felony child endangering. Butler County Common Pleas Judge Greg Stephens set bond at $75,000 at her arraignment.
Partin was free on bond at 7:15 p.m. Thursday. She is scheduled to be back in court for a pre-trial hearing on April 9.
At about 7 a.m. March 8, Hanover Twp. emergency crews and Butler County detectives responded to Partin’s residence for an unconscious child. They found Hannah unresponsive with labored breathing, according to the sheriff’s office. There were obvious bruises about her head and face.
The girl was taken by medical helicopter to Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center with life-threatening injuries. After further investigation, detectives and hospital personnel noted additional bruising on the child’s body.
Partin admitted to striking the child and stated she had fallen and struck her head on the concrete garage floor the previous day.
Published: Sunday, March 18, 2018 @ 12:08 AM
DAYTON — The owner of MJ’s Fish and Chips arrived Saturday to find that someone fired multiple shots into the building.
Surveillance footage from the restaurant at 1600 W. Riverview Ave. showed that just after 1 a.m. a maroon small sport-utility vehicle, possibly a Kia Sportage, slowly drove south in the wrong direction of Paul Laurence Dunbar Avenue. The SUV briefly paused in front of the store before leaving the area.
At 1:45 a.m., Dayton police officers are seen checking the area after someone reported hearing several shots fired.
Police discovered 11 bullet holes: six in the window to the west of the doorway; three in the sign above the door; and two in the door.
Published: Saturday, March 17, 2018 @ 10:04 PM
DAYTON — A Dayton man is jailed on gun-related charges this weekend after police say he threatened a clerk who used a racial slur against him.
Police were called around 9 p.m. Friday to Marathon gas station, 1845 N. Main St., on a report of a man with a gun.
The suspect had already gone, but an officer spotted a man who matched his description walking up North Main Street.
The officer, with backup, apprehended the suspect — identified as 46-year-old Nigel Harrison — at gunpoint, and found a loaded weapon in his waistband, according to a Dayton police report.
The clerk admitted to police he used the N-word against Harrison during an argument after he accused Harrison of shortchanging him.
According to the police report, Harrison left the store, but came back inside and was yelling, making shooting gestures with his hand. At one point he pulled a gun out of his waistband and held it next to his leg, the report stated.
Harrison was booked on suspicion of felonious assault and carrying concealed weapon. He is set to be arraigned Monday in Dayton Municipal Court.
Published: Saturday, March 17, 2018 @ 3:51 PM
DAYTON — Parents of a 10-month-old girl revived with Narcan had several other run-ins with police in previous months involving drugs.
Medics and police responded July 15, 2017, to a report of an unresponsive 10-month-old in the 200 block of Billwood Road in Dayton. They had to administer Narcan, an overdose reversal drug, to revive her.
Police charged her parents with felony child endangering, after police say 27-year-old Carmen Lovely and 30-year-old Andrew Reboulet tested positive for fentanyl, a drug also found in the baby's system. It’s not clear how the baby came in contact with the deadly drug, but experts say even a tiny bit of powder on her skin could have been enough to put her in shock.
Dayton police records from 2017 alone show a history of drug-related incidents involving the girl’s parents.
In January 2017, police used Narcan to revive Reboulet. The next month, they revived Lovely. After they found her battered and partially clothed, officers wrote: “It appeared as she had been thrown from a vehicle after overdosing.”
In mid-May both parents were with their children at an elementary school. Police arrested Reboulet after they say he drove under the influence with his kids in the car. Officers wrote that Reboulet “almost fell with the baby in his hands. Baby with possible injuries from being dropped on head. (Parents) are screaming at the little boy, like it was his fault that the baby is injured.”
Police took Reboulet to jail, and medics took the infant to the hospital. Less than two months later, medics had to revive the infant.
When asked why the couple still had custody of the baby at the time she was exposed to fentanyl, a Montgomery County Children Services spokesperson could only say: “We do have a current open case in this matter.” Case workers were not able to say when the case was opened nor where the children are now.
Both parents pleaded guilty to child endangerment. Reboulet did not get time in prison but was sent to the alternative MonDay Program.
Lovely will be sentenced April 9.