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Person of interest arrested in Dayton’s Caliph Court murder

Published: Saturday, December 16, 2017 @ 1:40 AM
Updated: Saturday, December 16, 2017 @ 10:59 AM

Dayton police and SWAT have surrounded a home in the 1400 block of Tampa Avenue where investigators said a suspect from an overnight shooting is believed to be barricaded inside.

Update@6:09 p.m. (Jan. 8):

A person of interest in the December Caliph Court murder was arrested Monday on unrelated charges, Dayton police announced Monday. 

Anton Hurston Jr., 19, was being held in the Montgomery County Jail Monday evening after being arrested Monday morning. He’s being held on probation violation charges. 

Anton Hurston Jr.

Dayton police homicide detectives said they will meet with prosecutors this week regarding potential charges in the murder of Dauntiaunna Brown, 18. She was gunned down in the 1400 block of Tampa Avenue in December. 

“I mean honestly, if that's the right person who actually did it, then it's a good thing because nobody deserves to lose a child and the person just go free,” neighbor Mynia Daniels said of Hurston’s arrest. 

Brown's friends and family have kept balloons up and candles burning at her unused apartment ever since her death, they said. 

UPDATE @10:30 a.m.

A SWAT standoff related to a fatal shooting where an 18-year-old woman was killed has ended.

Four people were in the home in the 1400 block of Tampa Avenue when police made entry. The shooting suspect was not inside, but one person was arrested on an unrelated traffic incident, police said.

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UPDATE @ 8:45 a.m. 

The Montgomery County Coroner’s Office has identified the woman killed in an overnight shooting on Caliph Court as Dontiaunna Brown, 18, of Dayton. 

Brown’s cause of death has not been officially ruled and an autopsy is scheduled for later today. 

Dayton police and SWAT continue to surround a home in the 1400 block of Tampa Avenue where investigators said a suspect is believed to be barricaded inside. 

We’ll update this page as we learn more. 

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UPDATE @ 8:20 a.m. 

Police and SWAT have surrounded a home in the 1400 block of Tampa Avenue in Dayton where an overnight shooting suspect is believed to be barricaded inside, according to Dayton police. 

Officers have blocked off the area and are demanding the occupants to exit the house, according to our crew on the scene. 

Police confirmed to our crew the subject of the SWAT callout is connected to the overnight shooting on Caliph Court where an 18-year-old woman was killed. 

We’ll update this page as we learn more. 

UPDATE @ 3:05 a.m. 

An 18-year-old woman was shot and killed inside an apartment on Caliph Court early Saturday morning, according to Dayton police. 

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The woman was found suffering from a gunshot wound to her neck around 1:25 a.m. and was pronounced dead at the scene, according to Dayton police Sgt. Theodore Trupp. 

Trupp said it was too early in their investigation to determine what led to the shooting and police do not have any suspects.

Additional details about the investigation were not available. 

The identity of the woman has not been released, pending notification of family. 

FIRST REPORT

Police and medics have responded to a report of a person shot on Caliph Court in Dayton early Saturday morning.

Emergency crews responded to the 5000 block of Caliph Court around 1:25 a.m. after the incident was reported. 

Officers are reportedly looking in the area for at least one suspect and have requested a K9 officer to the scene, according to initial reports. 

The condition of the victim was not immediately known. 

We have a crew on the way and we’ll update this page as we learn more. 

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LATEST: Rumpke trash truck crashes into Xenia nursing home, injuring driver 

Published: Thursday, June 21, 2018 @ 9:00 AM
Updated: Thursday, June 21, 2018 @ 12:39 PM

Trash truck strikes nursing home in Xenia

UPDATE @ 12:45 p.m.: A building support will have to be installed at the Greenwood Manor nursing home before the Rumpke trash truck lodged inside a wing of offices can be pulled out, Greene County building inspectors said.

No employees were in the wing when the truck crashed into the home, 711 Dayton Xenia Road, about 8:45 a.m. 

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A Rumpke official said the company and police are continuing to investigate the incident. 

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The trash truck driver was taken to Greene Memorial Hospital, where he was to be treated for non-life threatening injuries, Xenia police said. 

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FIRST REPORT

A trash truck has crashed into a nursing home on Dayton Xenia Road in Xenia Thursday morning. 

Fire crews were initially dispatched to the Greenwood Manor,  711 Dayton Xenia Road, around 8:45 a.m. on reports of a fire alarm from the building. 

While crews were still responding, dispatchers said a trash truck had crashed into the building. 

Initial reports indicate one person was injured in the crash and the wing where the crash occurred has been evacuated. 

Additional details were not available. 

We have a crew on the way and we’ll update this page as we learn more. 

Marshall Gorby/Staff

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$23K ring stolen from Fairfield Commons Mall

Published: Thursday, June 21, 2018 @ 10:11 AM

Police still looking for suspect.

Beavercreek police are looking for the man who stole a $23,000 ring from Kay Jewelers at the Fairfield Commons Mall.

Officers responded to the mall around 4 p.m. Wednesday on a report of a theft.

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Police said the thief took the ring out of an employee’s hand and ran out of the mall.

The man was wearing a blue plaid shirt, dark shorts, a grey Oakland Raiders hat.

Anyone with information on the man’s identity can contact Beavercreek police at 937-426-1225.

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Kettering to spend $624,000 to upgrade police systems

Published: Thursday, June 21, 2018 @ 12:41 PM


            Police Chief Chip Protsman is pleased that the city of Kettering plans to update and replace the police department’s current computer aided dispatch (CAD) and records management system (RMS). STAFF
Police Chief Chip Protsman is pleased that the city of Kettering plans to update and replace the police department’s current computer aided dispatch (CAD) and records management system (RMS). STAFF

The city of Kettering plans to spend $624,000 to update and replace the police department’s current computer-aided dispatch (CAD) and records management system (RMS).

City Manager Mark Schwieterman told City Council that the current Cisco system used by police for CAD and RMS is no longer supported and serviceable. He said the staff recommended the city enter into a contract with Spillman Technologies to replace both of those systems.

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“The estimated cost is $624,000,” Schwieterman said. “At the end of the day, our computer-aided design system will be the same for both police and fire utilizing the Spillman system.”

Council voted unanimously to proceed with the upgrade, and that was good news to Police Chief Chip Protsman.

“It is a significant upgrade for us. As a matter of fact, we have had our CAD and RMS system since the 1980s,” he said. “This is also the system that is going to be used by both the police department and the fire department, which obviously is an advantage to us because our dispatch center does both police and fire.”

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Flash flood watch issued for most as storms could bring heavy downpours 

Published: Thursday, June 21, 2018 @ 4:21 AM
Updated: Thursday, June 21, 2018 @ 1:23 PM

Multiple chances for showers and storms today in the Dayton area.

FLASH FLOOD WATCH ISSUED UNTIL 12 A.M. FRIDAY FOR THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES: 

Darke, Shelby, Miami, Champaign, Clark, Madison, Franklin, Preble, Montgomery, Greene, Fayette, Pickaway, Fairfield, Butler, Warren, Clinton, Ross, Highland and Pike County in OH. 

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QUICK-LOOK FORECAST

  • Heavy rain today may lead to flooding
  • More showers and storms this afternoon/evening
  • Strong storms possible Friday

>> 5-Day Forecast

DETAILED FORECAST

TODAY: Steady, heavy rain with a few storms likely today. Due to the amount of rainfall expected and saturated groud, a Flash Flood Watch is in effect until midnight. The evening commute may pose some problems with reduced visibility and ponding on the roads. Gusty winds are also possible within heavy downpours, but the overall the severe threat is quite low. Highs today will be in the lower 70s.

“Heavy downpours and gusty winds will be our biggest concern, but overall the severe threat is not very high”, said Storm Center 7 Meteorologist Brett Collar.

Highs today will be in the upper 70s.

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TONIGHT: Rain will taper, but a few lingering showers are possible overnight. Temperatures will drop into the middle to upper 60s.

FRIDAY: More showers and storms, some of which could be strong to severe, are likely, especially later in the afternoon into the evening hours. Highs peak near 80 degrees.

>> County-by-County Weather 

SATURDAY: A few lingering showers are expected, especially for the first part of the day. We should dry out later in the day with highs reaching the upper 70s. 

SUNDAY: A mainly dry day with a stray shower or storm possible. Highs will be in the lower 80s.

MONDAY: Mostly sunny skies for the day with temperatures approaching the mid-80s. 

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