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Prosecutors: Babysitter abused toddler for dumping ketchup in the toilet

Published: Monday, April 16, 2018 @ 1:27 PM

Lindsay Partin, the Hanover Twp. woman accused of fatally assaulting a toddler in her care, entered a plea of not guilty to a murder charge on April 9.

A Hanover Twp. woman fatally assaulted a 3-year-old in her care last month after Hanna Wesche exhibited toddler behavior, according to recently filed court documents.

Lindsay Partin, 36, of Shank Road, is charged with murder, four counts of felony endangering children, and involuntary manslaughter after Wesche died.

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The toddler suffered significant and severe bruising to her face, chest and neck on March 6 because Partin says Hannah “dumped ketchup in the toilet,” according to court documents filed by Butler County prosecutors.

Lindsay Partin is charged with murder, four counts of felony endangering children, and involuntary manslaughter after 3-year-old Hannah Wesche died.

Two days later, after Hannah’s father, Jason Wesche, dropped off his daughter, Partin recklessly abused the toddler resulting in traumatic brain injury, cervical spinal cord hemorrhage and optic nerve sheath hemorrhages, according to the court documents

At about 7 a.m. March 8, Hanover Twp. emergency crews and Butler County sheriff’s deputies responded to Partin’s residence for an unconscious child. They found Hannah unresponsive with labored breathing, according to the sheriff’s office.

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Hannah was taken by medical helicopter to Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center with life-threatening injuries. After further investigation, detectives and hospital personnel noted additional bruising on the child’s body. The child died in the hospital day later

In the 911 call placed to county dispatchers, Partin identifies herself and says Hannah “all of a sudden she just passed out.”

Partin says she babysits kids and that Hannah had fallen the day before.

“She fell real bad yesterday … I thought she was fine,” Partin says. She tells the dispatcher in the 13-minute call that Hannah’s father also is with the girl.

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Jason Wesche is heard saying, “Hannah breathe. Breathe for Daddy.”

After the girl was dropped off, Partin said the toddler went in the house and “passed out.”

Partin admitted to striking the child and stated the girl had fallen and struck her head on a concrete garage floor the previous day, according to police reports.

Partin has pleaded not guilty to all charges. She is free on $75,000 bond and is scheduled to appear in Butler County Common Pleas Court next month for a pre-trial hearing.

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ATM theft from area convenience store continues rash of similar crimes

Published: Tuesday, July 17, 2018 @ 8:33 AM
Updated: Tuesday, July 17, 2018 @ 4:02 PM

Police looking for two masked men that cut locks on doors and used pickup to drag ATM away from store on Germantown Pike

A thief used a truck to break into the Citizen Mart and pull its ATM out of the ground Tuesday, continuing a recent trend of ATM thefts from area convenient stores, according to a Dayton police report.

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Citizen Mart on Germantown Pike is latest store to have cash machine stolen.

Police were called around 5 a.m. to the convenience store, 4567 Germantown Pike, on a breaking and entering call.

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One of the store’s double doors was ripped off the hinges and the other had the glass broken out.

The top part of the ATM was sitting just inside the double doors and the lock was cut off the roll-down cage, the report said.

The bottom part of the ATM was missing. The amount of money taken was not made available.

The theft is at least the fourth ATM theft from a Dayton convenience store in recent months.

The Estridge Market on Hoover Avenue was burglarized and damaged twice in recent months while someone targeted the ATM there.

ATM taken in break-in from Estridge Market in Dayton

Four Points Market on Gettysburg Avenue also has had its ATM targeted by thieves recently.

Thieves also hit the Crown Drive-Thru on West Third Street recently, where the cash machine was pulled through the front doors of the business.

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Police attempted to locate the suspect vehicle Tuesday morning, a black Dodge Ram truck, that had reportedly headed north toward downtown after the incident but were unsuccessful. 

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Taser prong stuck in face of suspect fleeing Dayton police

Published: Monday, July 16, 2018 @ 11:50 AM
Updated: Tuesday, July 17, 2018 @ 11:25 PM

Jeremire Jamal Perrey

A 22-year-old man had a Taser prong stuck in his face when police finally caught up to him, according to a Dayton police report.

Jeremire J. Perrey was booked into the Montgomery County Jail on suspicion of possession of a deadly weapon, carrying a concealed weapon and having weapons under disability, all felonies, and a misdemeanor charge of obstructing official business. He also is accused of a possible parole violation.

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A caller reporting suspicious activity around 8:30 a.m. Monday on Arlene Avenue precipitated the foot chase and an arrest after two people fled when police arrived, according to the police report. 

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Around 8:30 a.m. a caller saw suspicious activity in the area of Arlene Avenue and when police arrived two suspects immediately attempted to flee. 


Perrey was arrested but the other suspect got away.

A loaded handgun was recovered at the scene, police said.

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WARNING: Dramatic Vegas shootout caught on camera

Published: Tuesday, July 17, 2018 @ 2:49 PM

WARNING: Intense video. Dramatic body-camera footage, just released by the Las Vegas metro police, shows an officer opening fire while in the midst of a car chase. As CBS News Correspondent Laura Podesta explains, One man was killed by police and another was wounded in the shootout.

Metro Police discussed more details from the officer-involved shooting that happened on July 11 in downtown Las Vegas, KLAS reported.

One man was killed by police and another was wounded in the shootout. Assistant Sheriff Tim Kelly said one officer fired a total of 31 rounds and another fired one during the shootout. The suspects fired 34, Metro said.

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The officers involved in the shootout with suspects have been identified officers William Umana, 43, and Paul Solomon, 46. Umana has been with Metro Police for 17 years, and Solomon has been with the department for 12 years.

The suspects have been identified as Fidel Miranda, 22, and Rene Nunez, 30.

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Indictment: Dayton woman conceals drugs in bra during jail booking

Published: Monday, June 04, 2018 @ 11:11 PM
Updated: Tuesday, July 17, 2018 @ 10:00 PM

Sparkle Walker

UPDATE @ 10 p.m. (July 17):

A 34-year-old Dayton woman is accused of trying to take drugs into the Montgomery County Jail.

Sparkle Walker was indicted Monday for illegal conveyance of drugs of abuse onto the grounds of a detention facility and possession of marijuana, according to a Montgomery County grand jury report.

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According to a Dayton police report, Walker had drugs concealed in a clear plastic bag in her bra.

Walker was ordered to appear July 31 for an arraignment in Montgomery County Common Pleas Court.


A Dayton woman was charged for attempting to carry contraband in her bra into the Montgomery County Jail after she was arrested for an unrelated incident Saturday, according to a police report. 

Officers were dispatched to a resident in the 200 block of Basswood Avenue about 1:15 a.m. on a report of a domestic dispute, the report said. When police arrived the discovered that complainant Sparkle Walker, 34, had an outstanding warrant, and took her into custody. 

Officers asked Walker multiple times if she had any contraband on her, and she said no, the report said. However, when she was being booked into jail, officers found a clear plastic bag containing a green substance in her bra, according to the report. 

The substance, which weighed nearly 4 grams, was sent to the lab for testing, the report said. 

Walker was charged with conveyance.

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