VIDEO: Caddy’s Tap House security guard charged with assault

Published: Tuesday, August 15, 2017 @ 1:28 PM

VIDEO: Caddy’s Tap House security guard charged with assault

A man who was working as a security guard at Caddy’s Tap House in Beavercreek has been charged with assault for an incident at the club that was caught on video.

Dale S. Williams, 39, has pleaded not guilty to a first-degree misdemeanor assault in Fairborn Municipal Court. 

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According to witnesses who were there, the incident happened after the club’s security responded to a fight that erupted between two men who are known to the alleged victim, an 18-year-old woman.Witnesses said one of the males involved in the fight left the scene and the other was dealt with by the club’s security. 

Caddy’s Tap House security guard charged with assault

Video taken on a mobile device shows part of what happened during the melee outside the club. It shows a security guard grab and throw a young woman to the pavement.

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The 18-year-old woman told police three security guards were on top of her friend and she was trying to get them to leave him alone when the security guard grabbed her.  

Williams reported that the guards were working to subdue an intoxicated person and the victim was yelling and using “vulgar language” at them, according to the police report. Williams told police he was advised by the head guard to “get her out of here.”  

Beavercreek police responded after receiving a 9-1-1 call from a manager at the club.  

“We have a little problem on the back patio and we’re going to need some assistance,” the 9-1-1 caller told the dispatcher. “We have a fight out back, and the crowd is getting involved … Right now, our security has the guy down, but there’s a mob around.”  

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Williams has been suspended from working at the club pending an investigation, according to Caddy’s Tap House General Manager Dustin Cowan.  

Cowan said he doesn’t know what led up to the incident, about 9 seconds of which was caught on the video. He said based on his experience with Williams, what the video shows is out-of-character for him.  

Williams was released on his own recognizance. A court hearing is set for next week.

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Showers, storms could bring heavy downpours & gusty winds

Published: Thursday, June 21, 2018 @ 4:21 AM
Updated: Thursday, June 21, 2018 @ 6:22 AM

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

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  • Few showers and storms this morning
  • More showers and storms this afternoon/evening
  • Strong storms possible Friday

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TODAY: More showers and storms are likely at times today. There will be breaks for some dry time, but periodically through the day we will have showers and storms move through, including the evening commute home. 

“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: The chance for a few lingering showers or storms continues overnight. Temperatures 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.

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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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1 dead, 1 suffers life-threatening injuries after shooting in Dayton 

Published: Thursday, June 21, 2018 @ 1:19 AM
Updated: Thursday, June 21, 2018 @ 2:24 AM

Shooting on Norman Avenue in Dayton

One person has died and another is at an area hospital with life-threatening injuries after a shooting on Norman Avenue early Thursday morning.

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Officials say the two victims, only described as a male and female in their 40s, were found with gunshot wounds in the 30 block of Norman Avenue around 1:15 a.m.

The female victim was pronounced dead on scene, while the male was transported to an area hospital with life-threatening injuries.

There is a suspect in custody that detectives are questioning, according to police. 

A neighbor who called 911 reported the male victim was shot first. The female victim went inside, and the neighbor heard an additional shot.

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The neighbor said the suspect was sitting on the porch with a gun. Police confirmed the suspect had been walking around the area with a gun. The suspect, who has not been identified, was taken into custody without incident.

The incident remains under investigation. 

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Woman crashes after driving wrong-way on I-675 ramp in Miami Twp. 

Published: Thursday, June 21, 2018 @ 1:47 AM
Updated: Thursday, June 21, 2018 @ 6:19 AM

Woman crashes after driving wrong way on I-675

A woman crashed her vehicle as she was driving the wrong way on the ramp from northbound I-675 to southbound I-75.

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Officials responded to the ramp in Miami Twp. around 12:25 a.m. on reports of a crash.

Authorities say the area is a construction zone with only one lane, which could have been a contributing factor.. No other vehicles were involved.

The woman did suffer injuries believed to be non-life threatening and will reportedly be taken to the hospital by her family. 

Officials did not say if the woman will be cited. 

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Semi drivers getting stuck at U.S. 127 road closure in Preble County

Published: Thursday, June 21, 2018 @ 12:59 AM

Semis getting stuck on U.S. 127 at road closure

People living near a road construction project along U.S. 127 say drivers are ignoring road closed signs.

There are dozens of signs along U.S. 127, including one in Eaton that gives a 4-mile warning of the road closure ahead.

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Shelly Rowland’s house is just behind some railroad tracks, where her family shares a quiet street with a half dozen other homes. There’s only one way in, and one way out.

“That kind of isolates all of us down here on Old Camden Pike and on Brower Road,” she said.

Twice in the last 24 hours, the family’s way out has been blocked.

Brower Road is the last opportunity for drivers to turn around before hitting the construction closure on U.S. 127. But semis often can’t make it over the steep grade of the train tracks to turn around.

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Rowland said this is dangerous, “I mean that’s our only way out, Brower Road on 127.”

She said one of her neighbor’s called 911 Wednesday afternoon, but medics were not able to access their street.

“The life squad actually had to carry the person on a gurney over the railroad tracks around the stuck semi to get to the ambulance that’s parked on 127,” Rowland said. 

Law enforcement arrived quickly to make sure the rail was shut down. 

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But with two children, the Rowlands said they are concerned about what their options would be if a semi blocked their path during an emergency. 

“If an accident happens with the semis and we’re cut off —which happened twice today, two hours at a time — what do we do? Nobody can get through,” she said. 

The Rowlands said there is plenty of signage, but now they hope law enforcement can make sure trucks are turning around sooner than they have been.

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