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Published: Sunday, December 17, 2017 @ 10:05 PM
Updated: Monday, December 18, 2017 @ 3:42 PM
DAYTON — UPDATE @3:07 p.m. (Dec. 18)
A man was able to make off with $335 during a robbery of a Dayton Sunoco gas station.
The suspect approached a clerk at the station located at 1502 Wayne Avenue, showed a gun, and demanded money, according to a Dayton police incident report.
Witnesses said the man was wearing a black jacket with a red hoodie underneath. He also was wearing a red and black baseball cap, black pants, gloves, and had long dreadlocks, according to witnesses.
A K-9 officer was requested to attempt to track the suspect, but was unsuccessful.
Around 9 p.m. the Walgreens on Hoover Avenue in Dayton was robbed by a suspect with a similar description, however police have not said if the robberies are connected.
FIRST REPORT: (DEC. 17)
A second robbery at a Dayton business was reported less than an hour after another robbery on the west side of the city.
Police responded to the Sunoco at 1502 Wayne Avenue around 9:45 p.m. on a report of an armed robbery, according to initial reports.
The suspect was described as a black male with shoulder length dreadlocks, a red hooded sweatshirt, red and black baseball hat, tattoos on his hands and clean shaven, initial reports indicated.
Published: Monday, April 23, 2018 @ 12:11 PM
— A landslide in the area between Farmersville West Carrollton and Soldiers Home Miamisburg roads has caused the Montgomery County Commissioners to pass a resolution that will close the roads, according to a release.
The ground underneath the road appears to be unstable, and some of the dirt has fallen into a nearby river. The road will be closed within two months after receiving certified authorization, according to the resolution.
Published: Monday, April 23, 2018 @ 12:04 PM
HARRISON TWP. — An officer’s cruiser was reportedly struck by a vehicle on Philadelphia Drive this afternoon, according to initial reports.
The incident was reported around noon.
We’re working to learn more.
Published: Monday, April 23, 2018 @ 11:33 AM
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY — The man arrested after allegedly assaulting a deputy, which led to a standoff on East Dallas Road Sunday, has a prior conviction for child rape in Kentucky, according to records.
Christopher Blanton, 37, was arrested in the 100 block of East Dallas on suspicion of felonious assault and was transported to the Tri-County Jail.
Blanton must register for the rest of his life in the Kentucky for his previous child rape conviction, however state records show he has been non-compliant.
Officials were called to a residence in the 100 block of East Dallas Road for a complaint around 6 p.m.
According to court documents, Blanton hid under a camper near the rear of a property and took off running into another camper in the area. Deputies were able to initially capture Blanton.
A struggle with one of the deputies occurred after they captured Blanton and were searching him, records showed. A deputy was hit in the forehead with handcuffs, causing injury, officials said.
Blanton was able to escape and ran inside a house on East Dallas Road with handcuffs on, barricading himself, the court documents showed. While running to the residence, deputies unsuccessfully deployed a Taser twice, court documents read.
Published: Monday, April 23, 2018 @ 10:24 AM
SHELBY COUNTY — A man accused of leaving the scene of a fatal crash involving a horse-drawn buggy in Shelby County made an initial court appearance Monday morning.
FIRST REPORT: SUV hits buggy: Woman killed, husband, 2 infants critical
Steven Eugene Hunter, 42, has been charged with aggravated vehicular homicide and leaving the scene of an accident in connection to the crash that killed a 23-year-old woman Friday night.
Hunter’s bond was set at $150,000, per the request of the county prosecutor, during the arraignment in Sidney Municipal Court.
Additional details about the crash have not been released by investigators. At last check, three people, including two children and a man, were all in critical condition at Dayton hospitals.