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2nd person charged with threatening juvenile judge on social media

Published: Thursday, February 08, 2018 @ 11:53 AM
Updated: Saturday, February 17, 2018 @ 5:51 PM

Devin Wilson
Devin Wilson

UPDATE @5:49 p.m. (Feb. 17)

A mugshot has been released of a second man charged with making threats on social media toward juvenile court judge Anthony Capizzi.

Marquan Cooper, 22, is wanted on a charge of intimidation. 

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UPDATE @ 5:02 p.m. (Feb 16)

A second person has now been charged with making threats on social media toward juvenile court judge Anthony Capizzi.

Marquan Cooper, 22, of Dayton was charged with one count of intimidation.

Cooper was said to have made threats toward Capizzi and his family on social media using the alias “Quannie Coop”, according to the prosecutor’s office.

UPDATE @ 3:35 p.m. (Feb. 16)

Devin Wilson was indicted in Montgomery County for intimidation. He will be arraigned Feb. 22.

UPDATE @ 1:30 p.m. (Feb. 9)

Devin Wilson, 24, of Dayton has been formally charged in a threat made against a juvenile court judge, said Montgomery County Prosecuting Attorney Mat Heck, Jr. in a release. 

The alleged threat against Juvenile Court Judge Anthony Capizzi was made on Feb. 2 on social media under the alias of "Ball Meezy," the release said. 

Wilson is charged with one count intimidation, a third‐degree felony. His case will now be presented to a grand jury. 

Wilson is currently on probation for a drug trafficking offense.

Heck’s release said his office will be seeking that Wilson be taken off probation and sentenced to 18 months in prison. 

"The defendant, on probation for less than one month, threatened a judge about a case, which is an assault on the entire criminal justice system. We have to take these matters very seriously, whether someone is threatening a judge, a prosecutor, a police 

officer, or any other court officer,” Heck said in a release.

EARLIER REPORT

A 24-year-old Dayton man was arrested Wednesday in connection with social media threats against a juvenile court judge, according to Dayton police.

Devin Wilson was booked into the Montgomery County Jail on a possible third-degree felony charge of intimidation or bribery of a public servant.

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Social media posts advocating violence against Montgomery County Juvenile Court Judge Anthony Capizzi were reported to several law enforcement agencies, according to an email obtained by this news organization.

Capizzi is handling the juvenile court portion of the Huber Heights AT&T armed robbery case involving six juveniles and one adult.

A Dayton police report shows Wilson was arrested at 8:40 p.m. Wednesday at his residence on Edison Street. 

“If I ever see him I’m beating the (expletive) outta him he better pray I don’t catch him downtown coming out of that building,” said one post that included a photo of Capizzi.

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Another post discovered by this news organization said, in part: “Somebody need to split Judge Capizzi wig when he get off work.”

Capizzi declined to comment.

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Wilson was on probation after pleading guilty in January to aggravated trafficking of drugs. Wilson received five years’ community control as part of a plea in which a charge of trafficking of cocaine was dropped.

If found guilty of violating his probation, Wilson could face 18 months in prison plus whatever sanction is imposed if he is found guilty of a crime, according to a judge’s ruling in Montgomery County Common Pleas Court.

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In another case that was considered in Wilson’s probation, he was found guilty of possession of less than five grams of cocaine and aggravated possession of drugs.

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Kettering police on report of shooting; Smithville Road blocked

Published: Thursday, June 21, 2018 @ 9:00 PM
Updated: Thursday, June 21, 2018 @ 9:15 PM

Shooting

Police issued a “Signal 99” tonight for an officer in need of assistance.

According to initial reports, a shot was fired.

There is a heavy police presence in the area of Smithville and Patterson roads in Kettering, and those streets are now blocked.

We have a crew on the way and will update this report.

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Miamisburg City Council to meet with Teamsters for tentative contract agreement

Published: Thursday, June 21, 2018 @ 7:54 PM

Miamisburg City Council has scheduled a meeting for Friday morning when the city manager is to enter into a contract agreement with Teamsters Local No. 957.

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According to the notice released Thursday afternoon and signed by Mayor Richard Church Jr., the city and the union have reached a tentative agreement. The council declared emergency, meaning the contract will take effect immediately. 

The city and its largest union have been in contract renegotiations since last year, with multiple attempts going unsuccessful. 

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The city’s contracts with its police unions began January 1 of last year. The patrol officers’ union deal expires at the end of 2018, and the sergeants’ agreement at the end of 2019.

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Owner of car in fatal Trotwood hit-and-run crash indicted on unrelated drug charges

Published: Thursday, June 21, 2018 @ 5:28 PM

Jamar Edward Hill
MONTGOMERY COUNTY JAIL
Jamar Edward Hill(MONTGOMERY COUNTY JAIL)

A 27-year-old man whose car was involved in a fatal hit-and-run crash in Trotwood in January was indicted again today, this time on drug charges unrelated to the crash.

Jamar Edward Hill of Trotwood is charged with two counts of aggravated trafficking in drugs, two counts of aggravated possession of drugs and two counts of possession of cocaine, according to a Montgomery County grand jury report.

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According to the indictment, the drugs involved are fentanyl and cocaine.

Hill has been held in the Montgomery County Jail since his June 13 arrest. 

He was indicted June 11 for tampering with evidence stemming from the Jan. 18 traffic death of a pedestrian, 40-year-old Nathan Hairston, in the 4800 block of Free Pike in Trotwood. He pleaded not guilty to the charge in Montgomery County Common Pleas Court. It is not known who was driving the vehicle at the time of the crash.

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Hill is scheduled to be arraigned Tuesday on the latest charges, according to court documents. 

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Suspect in custody after shot fired in Miami County

Published: Thursday, June 21, 2018 @ 7:08 PM
Updated: Thursday, June 21, 2018 @ 7:25 PM



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A man accused of firing his gun is facing an inducing panic charge.

Deputies were dispatched around 6:45 p.m. to a report of a shot fired in the 700 block of County Road 25A north of Troy, according to the Miami County Sheriff’s Office.

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There were no report of injuries, but County Road 25A was briefly blocked at Lytle Road.

The name of the man taken into custody was not immediately released, but he is being booked into the Miami County Jail.

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