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Robbers attempt to steal vehicle, hold man at gunpoint in Dayton

Published: Thursday, July 12, 2018 @ 2:28 PM

A Dayton man was held at gunpoint by two men he found trying to steal his girlfriend’s SUV Wednesday morning, police say.

Police were dispatched at 5:53 a.m. to the Marathon gas station on North James H. McGee Boulevard in Roosevelt on reports of an armed robbery. Officers met with the victim at the gas station who stated that he was robbed after leaving his friend’s apartment in the area of West Stewart Street and Danner Avenue, according to a Dayton police report.

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At first, when the black 2011 GMC Terrain pulled up next to him, he believed that his friends were toying with him, according to the report. 

The driver then flashed a silver and black handgun, shot one round into the ground and demanded the victim’s wallet and phone, read the report.

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The victim said he fled to his friend’s residence in Westwood and was shot at as he ran away.

The first suspect is described as a male in in his early 20s, with black dreads and blond tips, last seen wearing a black hoodie, black pants and armed with a silver and black handgun.

The second suspect is described as a male in his early 20s, short black hair, last seen wearing a black hoodie and black pants.

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Enon police officer 1 of 2 arrested after woman stabbed in Perry Twp.

Published: Wednesday, July 18, 2018 @ 12:01 AM
Updated: Wednesday, July 18, 2018 @ 9:06 AM

SCENE: Stabbing reported in Perry Twp.

UPDATE @ 12:12 p.m.:

A part-time Enon police officer and another man were arrested Wednesday following a stabbing that left a woman in critical condition, records show.

Dwight Richard, 49, and Tyler Minton, 31, were arrested at the same address where the stabbing was reported and were booked into the Montgomery County Jail on suspicion of felonious assault.  Formal charges in the case are still pending, records show.

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Dwight M. Richard (Contributed Photo/Montgomery County Jail)

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Richard identifies himself as an off-duty police officer when he called 911 to report the stabbing.

Tyler Minton (Contributed Photo/Montgomery County Jail)

“I’m an off-duty officer,” Richard said in the call to police.

In addition, he refers to himself a part-time officer with the Enon Police Department on his LinkedIn profile.  

Enon Police Chief Lew Wilcox told this news organization he is unable to comment at this time.

The stabbing was reported in the 11000 block of Wolf Creek Pike around 11:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Richard told authorities the female victim was stabbed in the neck. The victim was transported to Miami Valley Hospital for treatment of her injuries, police said.

Richard asked Minton not to shoot him.

“Tyler please don’t shoot me,” Richard said on the 911 call. “I love you please don’t”

Richard tells the dispatcher there were multiple guns in the house and that he was about 100 yards behind the property when police arrived.

“I’ve gone out back because I think he has a weapon,” Richard said.  “There are multiple firearms in the house and I believe he has one.”

Police have not said what roles Richard and Minton had in the stabbing.  Both men were in the Montgomery County Jail at noon Wednesday on pending charges.

UPDATE @ 9:25 a.m.:

Two men are in custody after a woman was critically injured in a stabbing on Wolf Creek Pike in Perry Twp. late Tuesday, according to investigators.

The victim was taken to Miami Valley Hospital following the stabbing in the 11000 block of Wolf Creek around 11:30 p.m.

Tyler Minton, 31, and Dwight Richard, 49, were arrested at the same address where the stabbing was reported and were booked into the Montgomery County Jail on suspicion of felonious assault.  Formal charges in the case are still pending, records show.

The Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation was called to assist in the investigation.

Police said the stabbing was an isolated incident, however did not disclose the circumstances that led to the violence.

UPDATE @ 9 a.m.:

Police are still on scene of a reported stabbing from late Tuesday in Perry Twp.

Evidence markers are in the road and the driveway of a two-story white house in the 11000 block of Wolf Creek Pike.

Wolf Creek Pike is currently closed, according to our crew on scene.

Police were dispatched on a report of a stabbing around 11:35 p.m. 

We are working to learn more on this developing story and will update this page as information becomes available.

INITIAL REPORT (Tuesday):

Crews responded to South Wolf Creek Pike on a reported stabbing late Tuesday.

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Initial reports indicate a person was possibly stabbed in the 11000 block around 11:35 p.m.

The condition of the victim was not immediately available.

We’re working to learn more. This story will be updated as additional information becomes available.

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REPORT: Local man arrested after attempted hit and skip for warrant, drug possession

Published: Wednesday, July 18, 2018 @ 1:08 PM

A Dayton man was arrested Tuesday after he crashed a vehicle into a dumpster and attempted to flee the scene, according to a Dayton police report.

Eli D. Price, 37, was reportedly arrested on a warrant for trespassing along with suspicion of drug possession, illegal occupancy of a public place, unauthorized use of a vehicle and probation violation, according to Miami Valley Jail records. He is awaiting court action and a parole hearing for his charges.

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According to the report, Price crashed into a construction dumpster on West Fourth Street around 8:45 a.m. Tuesday. He was then apprehended by a Sinclair officer while he attempted to flee the crash scene on foot. He had been driving the vehicle without a license, read the report.

Price was transported to Grandview Hospital, and after his discharge, was arrested by Dayton police. While searching Price, police discovered a small flashlight that contained 17 pills of Clonazepam (Klonopin), according to the report. Price was transported and processed at Montgomery County Jail.

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Comfortable midweek temperatures, showers to return this weekend 

Published: Wednesday, July 18, 2018 @ 3:37 AM
Updated: Wednesday, July 18, 2018 @ 6:28 AM

Rain and storms come back by the weekend.

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  • Comfortable and warm this afternoon
  • Showers and storms return for weekend
  • Temperatures near normal 

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TODAY: Sunny skies continue this afternoon along with comfortably warm temperatures. Highs today rise to the lower 80s. There will be a very high UV index, so as always, wearing protective clothing and sunblock is suggested. Later tonight a few high clouds may move through, but staying dry. Another cool night with lows around 60 degrees.

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THURSDAY: Another beautiful morning with it being quiet and cool. Sunny skies for the afternoon as temperatures climb to the middle 80s. Clouds increase at night. 

FRIDAY: Warm and muggy conditions return with highs in the low 80s. Scattered showers and storms develop and we could see stronger winds and heavy rain towards evening. 

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SATURDAY: Muggy with more active weather for the day. It’ll be partly to mostly cloudy as highs peak in the low 80s. Some afternoon showers and storms redevelop, but activity will taper off at night. 

SUNDAY: Some dry time early with partly to mostly cloudy skies. Scattered showers and storms redevelop again in the late afternoon/evening. High reach near 80 degrees. 

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REPORT: Woman puts kittens into trash, says neighborhood overrun with cats

Published: Wednesday, July 18, 2018 @ 11:41 AM

A woman who believed her neighborhood was overrun with cats put kittens into her garbage can, according to a Dayton police report.

An officer was dispatched to the 500 block of Lone Pine Lane around 10:55 p.m. Tuesday on a report of kittens being placed in a trash can.

The officer made contact with a Lone Pine resident about the kittens and the woman said she was the person who put them in the garbage, read the report.

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The woman reportedly claimed that the neighborhood was overrun with cats.

She found the kittens in her yard and said the mother cat already had more than three litters, according to the report.

The woman showed the officer the garbage can, where the kittens were reportedly in a plastic bag covered in grass clippings and leaves.

The officers reported being able to hear the kittens from inside the bag.

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He removed three kittens from the bag and placed them in his cruiser, according to the report.

The officer reported that the woman showed possible signs of mental instability and was confused as to why anyone would care about cats.

The officer transported the kittens to an animal rescue clinic for evaluation, read the report.

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