2nd suspect wanted in fatal Dayton shooting arrested

Published: Tuesday, November 28, 2017 @ 11:11 PM
Updated: Wednesday, December 06, 2017 @ 8:15 AM

Police in Dayton are looking for several people wanted in connection with a homicide that happened on North Trenton Street Tuesday night.

UPDATE @ 8:15 a.m. (Dec. 6): 

A second man, identified by police as a suspect the shooting death on North Trenton Street last week has been taken into custody. 

Trashune Young, 27, was taken into custody Tuesday, after police identified him as a suspect. 

Young is facing multiple charges including murder, aggravated robbery, and felonious assault, according to jail records. Those charges were approved Monday by the Montgomery County Prosecutor’s Office, leading to an arrest warrant. 

Young is the second person to be arrested in connection to the death of Taelor Taylor on Nov. 28. Trenton Williams, 27, has also been charged in connection to the death. 

Police are continuing to look for two men who are believed to be involved, but have not been identified. 

Trashune Young (Contributed Photo/Montgomery County Jail)

UPDATE @ 9:35 a.m. (Dec. 5): 

An arrest warrant has been issued for a second man who police say is a suspect in the shooting death of a Dayton man. 

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Trashune Young, 27, is wanted in connection to the shooting death of Taelor Taylor on North Trenton Street on Nov. 28, a Dayton police spokeswoman said in a media release Tuesday.

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The Montgomery County Prosecutor’s Office has approved charges against Young and has issued a warrant for his arrest, police said. 

Young remains on the loose and anyone with information is urged to contact Dayton police at 937-333-2677.

Young is the second person police have identified as a suspect in the death of Taylor. Trenton Williams, 27, has also been charged and made an initial court appearance Monday. 

Two others, including a get-away driver, have not been identified by police. 

Trashune Young (Contributed Photo/Dayton Police)

UPDATE @ 2:25 p.m. (Dec. 4): 

A man charged in connection to the shooting death of a Dayton man entered not guilty pleas during a preliminary hearing Monday. 

Trenton Williams, 27, pleaded not guilty to charges of aggravated murder, aggravated robbery, murder, weapons under disability, and felonious assault. 

Williams’ bond was set at $1 million. 

Williams was arrested and charged in connection to the shooting death of Taelor Taylor, who was found dead on his porch on North Trenton Street last week. 

Police said they are still looking for two other men who were involved and a get-away driver. 

UPDATE @ 11:53 a.m. (Dec. 4):

In connection to the shooting death of Taelor Taylor, Dayton police have jailed Trenton Williams, 27, on charges of aggravated murder; aggravated robbery, two counts; murder; weapons under disability; and felonious assault. 

The police investigation was aided by the victim’s own security cameras, which showed three suspects approaching the home, at least two with guns.

Police are looking for two other men, plus the get-away driver.

Trenton Williams is expected in court this afternoon, Dec. 4.

Trenton Williams, 27, Montgomery County Jail

UPDATE @ 1:30 p.m. (Dec. 1):

Dayton Police have made one arrest in the North Trenton Street homicide case. According to the Dayton Police Department he was booked into jail on suspicion of murder.

We are currently working to find out more information on the suspect. The other two male suspects are still at large and police are asking for assistance identifying them.  You are asked to call 937-333-2677 if you have any information. 

UPDATE @ 4:18 p.m. (Nov. 29):

Dayton police released home surveillance video they said shows three suspects they believe were involved in the shooting death of Taelor Taylor, 28, Tuesday night.

In the video you see the suspects approach the house on North Trenton Street, where Taylor was found shot to death on the porch.

If you recognize any of the suspects or the vehicle in the video you are asked to call Crime Stoppers at 937-222-STOP.

WATCH: Police ask for help identifying homicide suspects

UPDATE@ 7:42 a.m. (Nov. 29):

Taelor Taylor has been identified as the man fatally shot on North Trenton Street Tuesday night. 

UPDATE @ 11:55 p.m. (Nov. 28): A man, believed to be 28, was found shot to death on the porch of his home on North Trenton Street, a Dayton police lieutenant said. 

He was shot at least once in his torso, said Lt. Steven Bauer of the Dayton Police Department. 

His body has been taken to the Montgomery County Coroner's Office. 

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West Third Street, to the south of the address, and Calhoun Street to the north were shut down for the investigation.

Police had limited information and the suspect was still at large Tuesday night, Bauer said. He urged anyone who has any information about the shooting to talk with police. 


Police are investigating a homicide tonight at a home on North Trenton Street in Dayton. 

A call came to 9-1-1 about 10:30 p.m. to report a man face down on the porch, according to Montgomery County Regional Dispatch. 

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We have a crew on the way to gather up all the details we can. We will update this developing report. 

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Dayton traffic from the WHIO Traffic Center

Published: Wednesday, April 25, 2018 @ 1:15 AM
Updated: Wednesday, April 25, 2018 @ 1:15 AM

Traffic issues can be reported by calling our newsroom at 937-259-2237 or tweeting @WHIOTraffic .

Traffic conditions are updated every six minutes on AM 1290 and News 95.7 FM.

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  • Arlington Road between Pleasant Plain and Upper Lewisburg Salem Road, BRIDGE CLOSURE, March 5 - Sept. 30. All ramps for I-70 will remain open. 
  • Keowee Street north of Stanley Avenue, bridge closed until 2019. The official detour is: Keowee Street to Stanley Avenue to I-75 to Wagner Ford Road and back to Dixie. More information is available here.
  • Stewart Street Ramp to US 35 East, RAMP CLOSURE March 28 - Sept 30, 2018. The official detour is: Stewart Street to Edwin C. Moses Boulevard to I-75 north to US 35 west to James H. McGee Blvd. to US 35 east.
  • SR 4 north/south between I-70 and Lower Valley Pike, Lane closure April 2 - 26. One northbound and two southbound lanes will remain open. 
  • I-75 north Ramp to US 35 west, RAMP CLOSURE, March 12 - Sept. 30. The official detour is: I-75 north to US 35 east to Jefferson/Main Street to Ludlow Street to US 35 west. 
  • Airport Access Road South between US 40 and I-70, Lane closure April 2 - 27. One southbound lane will remain open. 
  • SR 48 between First Street and Riverdale Street, Lane closure April 2, 2018 - April 1, 2019. One lane will remain open in each direction.


  • Red Stewart Airfield (Waynesville Airport) and State Route 725, lane closures April 23 - 27 from 7 a.m. until 5 p.m. 
  • State Route 235 between Dayton Yellow Springs and Enon Roads, ROAD CLOSURE for six months. The official detour is U.S. 68, West Hyde, and West Enon Roads.
  • Trebein Road from U.S. 35, Lane restrictions April 16 - August, 2018 for construction of a right turn lane. One lane will remain maintained at all times with flagging operations. 


  • State Route 320 at Cedar Springs Road, ROAD CLOSURE for a mudslide until further notice.



  • N. Market Street between Foss Way/Kirk Lane and Stonyridge Avenue, ROAD CLOSURE March 5 at 7 a.m. - Aug. 10 at 5 p.m. 
  • US 36 westbound between Scott Drive and Kienle Drive, Lane closure March 26 - June 30. One westbound lane will remain open. 


  • SR 49 between Hollansburg-Sampson Road and Arcanum Bears Mill Road, Lane closure April 16 - May 16. One lane will remain open in each direction through the use of portable signal.


  • SR 117 between US 127 and SR 116, Daily lane closures April 23 - July 31 between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. 
  • SR 49 between Menchhofer Road and SR 219, ROAD CLOSURE April 16 - 30. The official detour is: SR 29 to SR 118 to SR 219
  • SR 707 between Taylor Road and Lewis Street, ROAD CLOSURE April 23 - 27. The official detour is US 127 north to SR 117 east 


  • SR 47 between Fifth Avenue and Wilkinson Avenue, Lane closures Jan. 21 - Nov. 27. One lane will remain open in each direction at all times. 
  • SR 274 between Shroyer Road and Island Avenue, Lane closure April 9 - June 9. One lane will remain open in each direction. 
  • SR 66 between Basinburg Road and Mason Road, ROAD CLOSURE April 9 - May 11. The official detour is: SR 66 to SR 47 to I-75 to SR 29 to SR 705 to SR 66


  • I-70 east Ramp to I-675 north, RAMP CLOSURE March 15 - Aug. 15. The official detour is: I-70 east to I-675 south to SR 444 to I-675 north
  • Spangler Road south between Restoration Drive and I-70, Traffic pattern switch March 26 - August 15. Southbound Spangler Road traffic going to I-675 south and I-70 east will be moved to northbound side of I-675. Traffic will then be redirected to the southbound side of I-675 after passing over I-70. 


  • Upper Valley Pike between State Route 296 and Lippincott Road, ROAD CLOSURE, starting April 16 for approximately four weeks.


  • US 68 between SR 508 and Township Road 310, ROAD CLOSURE April 23 - 27. The official detour is: US 68 to SR 296 to SR 29 to SR 235 to SR 47 to US 68. 
  • SR 235 between Township Road 93 and Township Road 250, ROAD CLOSURE April 30 - May 4. The official detour is SR 366 to US 33 to SR 385 to SR 117/SR 235.
  • SR 274 between Morris Rose Road and SR 235, Daily lane closures May 1 - June 29 between 7 a.m. 5 p.m. 
  • SR 235 between SR 720 and SR 117, Daily lane closures May 1 - June 29 between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m.
  • SR 68 between SR 508 and Gunn Town Road, Daily lane closures April 23 - June 29 between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. 


  • SR 197 between Township Road 117A and Ridge Street, Lane closure April 2 - May 3. One lane will remain open for travel in each direction through the use of temporary signal.
  • SR 116 between Hesse Road and Baker-Wright Road, Lane closure April 2 - 30. One lane will remain open for travel in each direction through the use of temporary signal.
  • US 33 between SR 29 and I-75, Daily lane closures March 26 - July 31 between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. One lane will remain open in each direction. 
  • US 33 between SR 65 and Center Street, Lane closure April 16 - May 9. One lane will remain open in each direction through the use of temporary signal.

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Police: Car ends up on its top when road rage incident ends in Dayton

Published: Wednesday, April 25, 2018 @ 12:59 AM

SCENE: Crash at Wayne and Fifth result of road rage, police say

A two-vehicle accident at Wayne Avenue and East Fifth Street early Wednesday is believed to be the result of a road-rage incident, Dayton police officers said. 

The accident was dispatched about 11:53 p.m. with a vehicle reportedly on its top. 

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Police tell us their preliminary investigation reveals that a gold Saturn began pursuing a red Ford on I-75, near Stanley Avenue. The pursuit continued into Dayton, where the Saturn hit a blue car and ended up on its top at Wayne Avenue and East Fifth Street after that collision. 

Police did speak with the driver of the red car and let that person go. 

They told us they cited the driver of the Saturn for reckless operation. Officers said they believe the Saturn was pursuing the Ford as part of some kind of argument. 

No one was injured, police said. 

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WPAFB Forecast: Fog, drizzle to start the day

Published: Wednesday, April 25, 2018 @ 12:36 AM

Areas of fog and drizzle will start the day with temperatures in the upper 40s.

Slow improvement is expected through the day with clouds breaking by late afternoon.

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Temperatures will rebound into the lower 60s. Skies will continue to clear tonight although some patchy fog may reform by morning.

Expect partly cloudy skies Thursday and Friday with temperatures in the lower to middle 60s.

A few showers will be possible Friday evening as a weak cold front crosses the area.

Sunshine and mild temperatures will return for the weekend.

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Ban medical marijuana businesses, Kettering city staff suggests

Published: Tuesday, April 24, 2018 @ 11:09 PM

Kettering Assistant City Manager Steven Bergstresser discusses why city staff recommended council ban medical marijuana businesses in the city.

Kettering city staff members in a presentation to City Council Tuesday evening strongly recommended that there be a permanent ban on medical marijuana businesses in the city.

A March 23 memo from city staff to council had also asked for enacting a ban on the businesses in the city. The primary reason given is that Ohio’s medical marijuana program is in conflict with federal law, which considers marijuana a Schedule 1 drug.

Kettering Assistant City Manager Steven Bergstresser placed more than 10 slides chock full of details he felt would convince council members to replace the city’s temporary moratorium with a permanent ban.

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“We looked at it from a legal perspective, land use perspective and a legal perspective,” he explained. “From a legal perspective it is still illegal at a federal level and so we felt that because of that disconnect between state law and federal law and the fact that businesses operating marijuana operate on a cash only basis so it leads to a potential of increased crime.”

Bergstresser stressed to Council that research conducted on other states that have enacted marijuana usage revealed problems that Kettering should avoid.

“California and Colorado have published reports that they have seen detrimental impact on their communities after the establishment of marijuana in their communities,” he said. “The FDA says that it has not approved marijuana for medical use. So that was enough evidence to recommend a ban here in Kettering.”

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Possession and use of medical marijuana in compliance with state law would be allowed, and those individuals who desire to possess and use medical marijuana would be able to acquire it from nearby dispensaries in neighboring jurisdictions according to Bergstresser.

“I am sure that there are people in Kettering that have qualifying medical conditions like Parkinson’s or cancer to name a few who could potentially benefit from medical marijuana we aren’t medical professionals. We looked at the ban from the areas that we feel Kettering can control from a regulatory standpoint,” he explained. “Folks that still want to use medical marijuana if a ban is enacted in Kettering, they could still use it in Kettering, they would just have to go to another community to obtain it.”

Dayton, Beavercreek and Riverside are among those who permit it. Other cities that have passed bans include Oakwood, Huber Heights and Springboro.

Resident Lisa Crosley, a business owner in the city, said she agreed with city staff’s recommendation to ban medical marijuana businesses.

She said it could “cause legal problems” for the city because it will pit state and federal laws against each other and also cause problems for business owners because of the “bad reputation” marijuana has.

Council did not vote on the issue Tuesday evening and will have until May 31 to make a decision as the city’s moratorium will expire then.

“They could extend the moratorium if they want more time to make a decision,” Bergstresser said. “The schedule is kind of up to them with how they want to proceed.”

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