Man indicted in bomb threat that evacuates Tenneco plant in Kettering

Published: Thursday, May 18, 2017 @ 11:35 PM

Manuel Reed

A 33-year-old Dayton man faces charges in connection to a bomb threat last month at the Tenneco plant in Kettering.

Manuel D. Reed was indicted this week for making false alarms and inducing panic, both felonies, and is ordered to appear May 30 for arraignment in Montgomery County Common Pleas Court, online documents show. He was indicted Monday by a county grand jury.

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Reed, who is out on bond, is accused of making a bomb threat April 7 that led to the evacuation of Tenneco, 2555 Woodman Drive in Kettering that pulled hundreds of workers off the job at the manufacturing facility.

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Body found in locked Walmart bathroom now identified as 29-year-old woman

Published: Tuesday, June 27, 2017 @ 7:54 AM
Updated: Tuesday, June 27, 2017 @ 6:36 PM

The body of a woman found found Monday inside a bathroom at a Walmart in Oklahoma has been identified, but police still aren’t sure how long she was there.

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Sand Springs police have identified the woman as 29-year-old Katherine Caraway from Muskogee.

According to police, employees assumed that the family bathroom was out of order because it was locked. Employees placed an out of order sign on the door Friday and it remained there throughout the weekend.

On Monday, employees unlocked the bathroom door and found the woman. 

Sand Springs Police say their preliminary investigation shows nothing suspicious about the woman's death.

They do not know why she was in Sand Springs. 

Walmart issued the following statement about the discovery:


"We are saddened by this. We don't know all the facts right now, but we are working closely with local law enforcement to provide what information we have that might be useful. Because this is an ongoing investigation, we must refer you to them for additional information." 

MC Sheriff’s Office looking for garage break-in suspect

Published: Tuesday, June 27, 2017 @ 12:45 PM

The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office is asking for help identifying a suspect in a recent garage break in. 

The break in occurred on Lago Mar Drive in Washington Township. The suspect is seen carrying a flashlight as he walks around the garage and opens a vehicle's door. 

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The unknown male subject then notices the surveillance cameras and leaves the scene.

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He is identified as a male who has a beard and is wearing a baseball style hat, a long sleeve shirt, and blue jeans. A vehicle was not seen leaving the area.

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If you have any information regarding the person seen in the photos you are asked to contact Detective Ridgeway at 937-432-2766.

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19-year-old shoots, kills man trying to break into apartment

Published: Tuesday, June 27, 2017 @ 5:27 PM

Police said a teenager shot and killed a man Monday as he attempted to break into the teen’s apartment in DeKalb County, Georgia. 

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The 19-year-old told police he heard someone banging on the door of his apartment and trying to kick it in. 

He grabbed a gun and shot through the door, authorities said. 

Police found the intruder dead on the stoop. 

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Police said the shooting appeared to be a case of self-defense. Authorities do not plan on charging the teen.

Fairfield man struck by Butler County sheriff’s cruiser

Published: Tuesday, June 27, 2017 @ 12:11 PM
Updated: Tuesday, June 27, 2017 @ 5:18 PM


A Fairfield man crossing Symmes Road on Monday night was struck by a sheriff’s deputy in a cruiser, according to Fairfield police.

Deputy Kyle Essell was traveling in the 1300 block of Symmes at about 10:50 p.m. when a man darted out in front of the cruiser, according to Officer Doug Day.

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“The deputy locked up his breaks to try to avoid him, but unfortunately hit the man,” Day said.

The pedestrian, Guillermo Hernandez, 64, received non-life-threatening injuries and was transported to an area hospital for treatment.

Essell was not injured.

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Day said Hernandez was in possession of alcohol at the time of the crash. He was cited for not crossing in a crosswalk.

The crash remains under investigation by Fairfield police.