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Published: Monday, July 17, 2017 @ 11:37 AM
DAYTON — An estimated 10 cases of Coors Light and Miller Lite beer, a cash register and 15 cases of candy were stolen from Action Sports Center over the weekend, according to a city police incident report.
Dayton police were dispatched to 1103 Gateway Drive around 11:32 p.m. on Sunday
after an alarm was activated, according to the police report.
When officers arrived, the person on site reported the cooler had almost been emptied.
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“He also stated that the register, a Casio, was missing and that he did not know if there was any money inside of the register,” wrote Dayton Police Officer Jared Dobney. “He did say that if there was any, it would be a balanced register of $100.”
Six case of Gatorade and four cases of soda were also taken, according to the police incident report.
Personnel on site reported the concession stand garage door appeared to have new damage, wrote police in the incident report.
The person onsite says he believed the thief had knowledge of the layout and storage of the facility due to how quickly the theft occurred after the alarm was triggered.
Officers observed a door was busted and there was glass piled in a doorway, according to the incident report.
Published: Tuesday, April 24, 2018 @ 1:09 PM
Updated: Tuesday, April 24, 2018 @ 1:12 PM
BUTLER COUNTY — The sixth day of the Michael Grevious II death penalty trial in Hamilton began with the replacement of a juror.
Grevious, 25, of Hamilton, is facing the death penalty if found guilty of aggravated murder for allegedly ordering a retaliation shooting at Central Avenue and Knightsbridge on Aug. 3, 2016 that killed two people. He is also charged with having weapons under disability and felonious assault for gun violence that killed his relative during the early morning hours of July 24, 2016 at a Hamilton bar.
The trial began April 16 in Butler County Common Pleas Judge Greg Stephens’ courtroom with jury selection lasting two days.
Court was delayed Tuesday morning, and when the jury filed in, one female juror was missing. That juror was replaced with one of four alternates who has been seated in the courtroom since the trial began.
Outside the presence of the jury, Stephens said the juror excused had a conflict “that ultimately would have prevented her from following the law as it relates to the consideration of the death penalty.”
The prosecution is continuing to present its case against Grevious.
Published: Tuesday, April 24, 2018 @ 11:37 AM
MIDDLETOWN — A father and his daughter caught allegedly stealing tools from a van that was parked at Lowe’s on Towne Boulevard had their cases bound over to a Warren County Grand Jury.
Paul Fugate, 46, of Middletown, was charged with theft and his daughter, Brandi Fugate, 30, of Middletown, was charged with complicity to theft, according to a police report. They allegedly tried to steal about $2,000 worth of tools around 11 a.m. April 10, police said.
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Last week, Middletown Municipal Court Judge James Sherron bound the cases to a grand jury in Warren County since that’s where the alleged theft occurred.
The owner of the work van told police that after leaving Lowe’s, he walked toward his vehicle and saw Paul Fugate inside. Fugate’s daughter was standing between two vehicles and as the van owner and his friend approached, Brandi Fugate said: “We need to leave,” according to the report.
Published: Tuesday, April 24, 2018 @ 9:57 AM
ASHLAND, Mass. — A 15-year-old and his friend drugged, strangled and stabbed his mother to death at a home in Maine, according to court documents.
Kimberly Mironovas, 47, was found stabbed and strangled to death at her home in Litchfield, Maine, early on Sunday morning.
Police say the woman, originally from Ashland, Massachusetts, was killed by her son and his 15-year-old friend.
A third teenager, a 13-year-old friend, allegedly helped plan the murder.
ASHLAND: 47y/o Kimberly Mironovas’ body was found in her Litchfield home. She lived in the Ashland area. Her 15y/o son is accused of murder,&2other teens were taken into custody.Police:teens tried to crush pills in her drink.Her son allegedly stabbed his mother in her sleep. pic.twitter.com/Ef8IuBwT5J— Malini Basu (@WFXTMalini) April 24, 2018
According to prosecutors, the 13-year-old came up with a plan to kill Mironovas by crushing prescription pills and mixing them into a glass of wine, but court documents show the boys' attempt to secretly mix in the pills failed.
Mironovas’ son and his friend entered her bedroom wearing gloves and armed with a knife early Sunday morning, according to prosecutors.
Mironovas was found shortly after 2 a.m. Sunday, and police say she had been strangled and stabbed in the neck.
All three boys were arraigned at a juvenile court in Maine on Monday.
The 15-year-old suspects were charged with one count each of murder, and all three were charged with criminal conspiracy to commit murder.
Mironovas and her son had moved to Maine from their home in Ashland, Massachusetts, where former neighbors told Boston 25 News they hope her son gets help.
"She was a quiet person," said Jim, a former neighbor. "I think her son was troubled a little bit, she had him in a special school."
Mironovas moved from Ashland to Maine about a year ago to attend cosmetology school.
Published: Tuesday, April 24, 2018 @ 7:47 AM
— A Springfield man is facing charges in connection with a Sunday night incident during which he is accused of grabbing a wheel of a car from the passenger seat and almost causing an accident with a baby in the car.
Jasean Fleming, 18, is charged with child endangering, domestic abuse and obstructing official business in Clark County Municipal Court. He pleaded not guilty during an appearance on Monday, and his bond was set at $3,500.
Police began their investigation when they were flagged down by two women standing on a sidewalk in front of a home on the 800 block of East Street, according to a police affidavit filed with the charges.
“Officers exited the vehicle to see what was going on when the defendant, later identified as Jasen L. Fleming, exited the vehicle and took off on foot southbound behind the residence,” the affidavit says.
Officers gave chase and eventually caught up with him, the affidavit says. The officers returned to the women, the affidavit says, and were told that the three had been in the same car along with a baby.
They said the driver and Fleming got into an argument during which he demanded she pull the car over, but she refused.
“(The driver) advised at this time Mr. Fleming began to grab the wheel as she was driving, causing her to lose control of the vehicle while still in motion,” the report says.
The driver was able to pull the car safely to the curb, the report says.
A witness who was in the car said Fleming also grabbed the driver by her throat during the argument, the affidavit says.