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Published: Wednesday, November 08, 2017 @ 12:40 PM
Updated: Thursday, November 09, 2017 @ 9:53 AM
MIAMI TWP. — UPDATE @ 9:54 a.m. (Nov. 9)
Miami Twp. police Capt. John Magill said no arrests have been made in this burglary investigation, which remains an open case.
Magill said the injured man was taken to Kettering Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries. The injured party does not speak English and was visiting family.
Magill said items and doors around the house were “disrupted” but he wasn’t able to say what if anything was taken.
The glass door had been shattered by a propane canister.
UPDATE @ 12:52 p.m. (Nov. 8)
Sgt. Paul Nienhaus, of Miami Twp. police, said this was originally introduced to police as a medic call around 10 a.m. today, but upon arrival, family reported they believed it to be a burglary.
Two people were at home at the time. Nienhaus said a family member woke up and came downstairs to find a relative injured and bloodied on the floor. The back glass door was shattered.
The injured man is visiting from out of town and has a language barrier, Nienhaus said. Police are trying to interview him and other family members to help determine what happened.
Nienhaus said the rear sliding glass door had an object thrown through it.
A man was found lying injured on the floor of his home on Miami Village Drive in Miami Township Wednesday afternoon.
Miami Township police responding to a 9-1-1 call, arrived at the man’s home to find his back door shattered, and him injured on the floor.
Detectives on the scene are investigating the incident as a burglary.
Published: Saturday, March 24, 2018 @ 5:18 PM
BEAVERCREEK — Beavercreek police took to social media to help identify two theft suspects who make off with more than $4,000 in merchandise from an AT&T store.
The two men entered the store at approximately 6:15 p.m. March 21 and stole iPhones and notepads, according to a Facebook post.
Both suspects are described as men in their early 20s wearing black hooded sweatshirts. One was wearing black jeans as well, and the second man had a hoodie with the letters “LB” on the back who also was wearing red Jordan shoes and khakis, police said.
Anyone with information is urged to contact detective John Bondy at 937-427-5520.
Published: Saturday, March 24, 2018 @ 6:23 PM
CENTERVILLE — More than 100 faith leaders gathered Saturday at the Normandy United Methodist Church for a safety and security seminar.
The Ohio Crime Prevention Association led the program focusing on the proactive steps houses of worship can take for their protection.
“It’s kind of an all hazards program, to give them a view of things we can consider, what can we improve upon. Then we give them the knowledge and resources for these plans to be better secure and make it safer,” said John Davis, a Centerville police officer who also serves as vice president of the Ohio Crime Prevention Association.
The seminar focused on all kinds of crimes, from an active-shooter situation to burglaries and break-ins.
Published: Friday, March 23, 2018 @ 11:53 PM
JEFFERSON TWP. — Deputies are searching for a suspect who stabbed a man Friday night as he was was walking on Maeder Avenue.
The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched around 9:35 p.m. to the 20 block of Maeder Avenue, just off West Third Street.
The victim was taken to Miami Valley Hospital. The stab wound is not life-threatening, deputies said.
The incident remains under investigation.
Published: Friday, March 23, 2018 @ 11:12 PM
Updated: Saturday, March 24, 2018 @ 12:10 AM
DAYTON — UPDATE @ 12:10 a.m. (March 24)
Flames consumed a vacant house Friday night on Lorain Avenue.
The two-story house had not been lived in for some time, and the source of the fire is under investigation because the dwelling had no utilities connected, Dayton fire officials said.
No injuries were reported, and no arrests have been made.
Crews were called late Friday night to a fire at a vacant house.
Flames were shooting from the two-story house when crews were called around 11 p.m. to 917 Lorain Ave.
We are on the way and will update this report as we learn details.
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