Woman sentenced for kidnapping and robbery of elderly man

CAUGHT ON CAMERA: Woman attempts to escape jail waiting area

DAYTON — A Dayton woman was sentenced in connection to the kidnapping and robbery of an 85-year-old Miamisburg man who was found beaten at a Dayton waste facility.

Jessica Boomershine, 43, was sentenced to 25-30 years in prison after being convicted on counts related to the crime.

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Boomershine was accused of breaking into the man’s home, taking his gun and firing a round into the victim’s bedroom before kidnapping him in his own car. The victim was assaulted and at gunpoint was forced to give up his ATM pin, according to a statement from the Montgomery County prosecutor.

The victim was able to identify the defendant as being someone he had recently met at a local casino.

On January 21, 2020, Boomershine attempted to escape through the ceiling of the holding area of the jail.

Jail staff were able to pull her from the ceiling but it sustained significant damage.

Boomershine pled guilt to all counts on January 22, 2021.