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Published: Tuesday, October 03, 2017 @ 11:04 AM
— Law enforcement arrested the sixth of 11 suspects accused of illegal sex, drugs and food stamp violations after a Thursday raid of The Harem strip club.
Vanessa Graham, 29, of Englewood, was picked up during the weekend, according to the Montgomery County Prosecutor’s Office.
Graham, also known as Vanessa Schrider, was released from jail on her own recognizance with conditions, according to court records.
Graham was indicted on two counts of illegal sexual activity in a sexually oriented business and one count of aggravated of Oxycodone at the strip club at 5825 North Dixie Drive in Harrison Twp.
Local and state law enforcement arrested five of the 11 indicted suspects Thursday night. The 36-page indictment includes 72 counts.
According to the indictment, Graham and co-defendant Ryan Perry knowingly sold a substance that included Oxycodone. Graham also is alleged to have had illegal sexual activity with patrons on March 26 and March 27, 2017.
No search warrant affidavit regarding the raid is on file with the Montgomery County Clerk of Courts Office. If such a document was filed under seal, it would not show up on file.
A hearing on the prosecutor’s application for a temporary injunction to shut down The Harem has been scheduled for Oct. 10.
Published: Friday, July 20, 2018 @ 2:55 PM
Updated: Saturday, July 21, 2018 @ 7:52 AM
WAYNE COUNTY, Indiana — Update July 21 @ 7:52 a.m.:
Local, state, and federal officers are actively searching for two fugitives who fled police apprehension Friday afternoon in Richmond, Wayne County Regional Dispatch confirmed.
Brothers Charles and Alan Estep, both wanted on child molestation charges, fled into a reservoir and then into a heavily wooded area at 1750 Sylvan Nook Drive, Richmond police said in a statement posted on their Facebook page.
The Estep brothers are both 27-years-old, Caucasian and 5 feet 9 inches tall. Charles weighs 150 lbs. with blonde hair and green eyes. Alan weighs 160 lbs. with brown hair and brown eyes.
SWAT teams, water crafts and drones piloted by the Richmond Fire Department have been used in the search.
The fugitives are considered armed and dangerous. Police are urging anyone with information to call 911 immediately.
FIRST REPORT July 20 @ 2:49 p.m.:
Richmond Police and federal agents are searching for two possibly armed men who eluded them after a chase Friday afternoon on the north side of the Middlefork Reservoir area in Richmond, Indiana.
The Wayne County 9-1-1 Center sent out two tweets alerting residents in the area to the manhunt. Reports are the two men are wanted on child molestation charges.
A man living in the area who contacted our newsroom said he and other residents were told by Richmond Police to stay indoors. The man added police suggested contacting them for an escort if you needed to go outside to get in to your vehicle.
The man told our newsroom a boat and a drone appeared to being used in the search.
According to emergency dispatch the suspect eluded police during a foot chase and is now at large. Indiana University East issued an alert Friday stating their campus was on lockdown. The campus was later closed for the day as the manhunt continued.
Published: Friday, July 20, 2018 @ 10:19 PM
Updated: Friday, July 20, 2018 @ 11:00 PM
SPRINGFIELD — UPDATE @ 11 p.m.
Alcohol may have been a factor in a three-vehicle crash Friday night that sent four people to area hospitals.
The impact of the crash around 9:10 p.m. in the 2300 block of East Main Street forced a red car and silver SUV off the roadway and into a McDonald’s parking lot.
According to witnesses, the driver of the red car pulled out of KFC and in front of a white pickup truck, which then struck it. The car then hit the SUV.
The driver of a red car was taken to Miami Valley Hospital in serious condition. Two passengers in the red car and the pickup driver were taken to Springfield Regional Medical Center. Their injuries were not life-threatening.
A woman and her children inside the SUV were not hurt, she said.
The cause of the crash remains under investigation by the Springfield Police Division.
Multiple injuries were reported tonight in a three-vehicle crash on East Main Street.
The crash was reported around 9:10 p.m. in the 2300 block of East Main Street in front of McDonald’s and KFC.
Main Street is down to one lane going eastbound, with the westbound lanes blocked.
There were crash victims taken to Springfield Regional Medical Center, but their names and the severity of injuries was not immediately available.
Published: Saturday, July 21, 2018 @ 2:04 AM
BUTLER COUNTY — An OVI checkpoint will be held in Fairfield Saturday night by the Butler County OVI Task Force.
The checkpoint will be conducted in the northbound lane of US 127 at Pleasant Avenue and Symmes Road from 11 p.m. to no later than 3 a.m.
Checkpoints and saturation patrols are continuing efforts by the task force to reduce OVI related crashes resulting in injuries and fatalities.
Published: Saturday, July 21, 2018 @ 3:30 AM
Updated: Saturday, July 21, 2018 @ 5:15 AM
DAYTON — UPDATE @ 5:15 a.m.:
Montgomery County Regional Dispatch confirmed officers did not log any reports after being called to the scene of a reported shooting in Dayton.
The incident was initially reported at approximately 2:59 a.m. Saturday near the 110 block of Brown Street. Scanner reports indicated a medic was requested for a shooting victim at the location.
The county dispatch confirmed officers were called to that location and were then moved to the 320 block of E. 5th St., but did not confirm whether or not a victim was found.
Police crews and a medic are en route to a reported shooting in the 110 block of Brown Street in Dayton, Montgomery County Regional Dispatch confirmed.
The shooting was reported at approximately 2:59 a.m. Saturday.
Scanner reports indicated there has been at least one victim, injuries unknown.
We are on our way to the scene and will update this story as more details become available.
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