Dayton speed cameras: Appeals start as 14,000 tickets issued

Published: Thursday, December 21, 2017 @ 10:20 PM

The city of Dayton has issued more than 14,000 tickets since early November to drivers caught speeding by the city’s mobile speed cameras.

Tonight was the first time people ticketed could try to get them thrown out.

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There were 15 people who signed up to appeal their speed camera tickets, but only six showed up.

One woman proved she was not behind the wheel, so her ticket would be reissued to her daughter.

Another man had a complex scientific explanation to dispute that he was traveling in excess of a 40 mph zone.

“With both physics and quantum physics I can explain to you how I was not going 55 mph even though you have that image,” Eberechukwu Cooper said. 

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Cooper said the camera captured only one point of view, and it was the wrong one.

“Basically the traffic lights because they are using photons to detect their targets they have a fatal flaw,” he said. 

In the end, his explanation did not move the court.

“They didn't consider proven physics or quantum physics that I argued my case against.

“They didn't want truth. They wanted $85.”

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Man charged in deadly double shooting outside Dayton jazz club

Published: Saturday, April 21, 2018 @ 6:14 AM
Updated: Monday, April 23, 2018 @ 8:51 PM

Crews were dispatched around 3:40 a.m. to 1824 Lakeview Ave. at the Blue Note Jazz Club on a report of a shooting, according to Sgt. Schloss of the Dayton Police Department.

UPDATE @ 1:56 p.m. (April 25):

The man arrested at a Moraine apartment complex for his alleged role in a deadly double shooting outside Rick’s Jazz Club in Dayton has been formally charged.

James Davison, 24, faces charges of aggravated murder, felonious assault, tampering with evidence and two gun related charges, according to court records.

Davison was taken into custody Monday in the 5400 block of Dovetree Blvd. and is suspected in the killings of Darion Harris and Ashley James, according to police.

UPDATE @8:44 p.m.: The man arrested in connection to a shooting that occurred outside Rick’s Jazz Club has been identified.

James A. Davison, 24, was booked in Montgomery County Jail on two preliminary counts of murder Monday afternoon.

He is due in court Tuesday, according to the jail’s website.

Davison has a third charge, a misdemeanor for failure to appear and is due in court Wednesday.

UPDATE @ 6:23 p.m. (April 23): A 24-year-old male has been arrested on a preliminary charge of murder in the weekend shooting at a Dayton jazz club. 

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The man was taken into custody at an apartment complex in the 5400 block of Dovetree Boulevard in Moraine, a Dayton police spokeswoman confirmed Monday afternoon. 

He was booked into the Montgomery County Jail on one count of murder, according to Sgt. Mike Godsey.

Dayton Police Detectives and the Montgomery County Prosecutors Office will meet to present the case and discuss formal charges, Godsey said.

The suspect’s name has not been released. 

According to some Web directories, the business where the shooting occurred is listed as Rick Jazz Lab.

Godsey said the public, the F.B.I. and the U.S. Marshals Service helped make the arrest possible.

We’ll update this report as we learn more.

Police said one person was taken into custody at a Moraine apartment complex in connection to the fatal shooting of two people outside a Dayton nightclub. (Chuck Hamlin/Staff)

FIRST REPORT (April 21):

Two people killed in a shooting outside a Dayton nightclub early Saturday have been identified.

Darion Harris, 29, of Dayton died at the scene and Ashley James, 28, of Dayton died of her injuries at Miami Valley Hospital, according to the Montgomery County Coroner’s Office.

The shooting happened outside Rick’s Jazz Club located in the 1800 block of Lakeview Avenue  around 3:40 a.m.
The victims were a couple and had just welcomed a baby boy two months ago, family said at a vigil held Sunday evening.

The victims were found shot inside a blue Ford pickup truck outside the club, said Sgt. Thomas Schloss of the Dayton Police Department.

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Police are not releasing if they have any suspects at this time

Anyone with information is urged to call Miami Valley Crime Stoppers at 222-STOP(7867.)

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Suspected 'Golden State Killer' arrested decades after serial rapes, murders: reports

Published: Wednesday, April 25, 2018 @ 12:28 PM

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Authorities are poised to announce an arrest Wednesday in the decades-old search for the man dubbed the Golden State Killer, according to multiple reports.

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Deputy shot, killed in Maine; suspect at large

Published: Wednesday, April 25, 2018 @ 10:31 AM
Updated: Wednesday, April 25, 2018 @ 10:51 AM

Suspected Shooter At Large After Deputy Shot And Killed In Maine

Authorities are searching for a man believed to have shot and killed a sheriff's deputy in Maine early Wednesday.

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10-year-old Warren County boy sentenced for school threat

Published: Wednesday, April 25, 2018 @ 12:21 PM


            Judge Joe Kirby ordered a 10-year-old South Lebanon boy to continue mental health treatment and barred him from handling weapons, including on family hunting trips, for inducing panic at his elementary school on March 8. Kirby is pictured here in another of more than dozen school threat cases filed in his court since the school shooting in Parkland, Fla., on Feb. 14. STAFF / LAWRENCE BUDD
Judge Joe Kirby ordered a 10-year-old South Lebanon boy to continue mental health treatment and barred him from handling weapons, including on family hunting trips, for inducing panic at his elementary school on March 8. Kirby is pictured here in another of more than dozen school threat cases filed in his court since the school shooting in Parkland, Fla., on Feb. 14. STAFF / LAWRENCE BUDD

A 10-year-old South Lebanon boy was ordered to continue mental health treatment and barred from handling weapons, including on family hunting trips, for inducing panic at his elementary school on March 8.

The boy is one of several Warren County schoolchildren charged with making threats against their schools or classmates in the days following the fatal shooting on Feb. 14 at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla.

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It was the second case involving a 10-year-old and the 10th threat case filed in Warren County since the deadly shooting at the Florida school.

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He was alleged to have threatened to bring a gun to school to kill a third grader for sitting with fourth graders on the bus, listing five students as his “kill list” and threatening to kill all but two students in his classroom on March 8.

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This morning, he was sentenced during a hearing Warren County Juvenile Court.

Judge Joe Kirby also placed the boy on probation and ordered him or his parents to pay $65 in court costs.

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