Kettering Ohio Police Blotter September 13, 2021 – September 19, 2021


Kettering Ohio Police Chief Christopher N. Protsman - City of Kettering Ohio

Kettering, Ohio-The Kettering Ohio Police Department released its weekly police blotter report on Monday, September 20, 2021.

Monday, September 13, 2021:

Kettering Police Department (KPD) officers arrested an unidentified 14-year old white male on an unspecified warrant. The youth was served with the warrant and arrested in the KPD lobby. After arrest, the 14-year-old was transported to the Juvenile Detention Center.

KPD Officers met officers from the Beavercreek Police Department in the 4300 block of Indian Ripple to accept a field transfer of Tonya M. Stinson, a 37-year-old white female. The KPD did not indicate why Stinson was taken into custody. However, Kettering Municipal Court records indicate that Stinson was charged on February 3, 2021, with Misuse of Credit Cards and Petit Theft. Records also indicate that the Court issued a Bench Warrant for Stinson’s arrest on September 20, 2021. KPD officers transported Stinson to the Kettering Jail. Court records show that Stinson is scheduled to appear in court on October 13, 2021.

Officers were dispatched to 2605 Wehrly Avenue due to a domestic dispute. On arrival, officers found that Jacob J. Secrest, a 29-year-old white male, was “intoxicated and agitated”. The female resident asked that Secrest leave. Officers arrested Secrest on charges of disorderly conduct and resisting arrest.

Brittany L. Lucas mugshot - Montgomery County Ohio Jail

Officers were dispatched to 3908 Wilmington Pike, #10 for a disturbance call. During the investigation, officers determined that Brittany L. Lucas, a 32-year-old white female, had outstanding warrants for her arrest. Lucas was arrested for Aggravated Possession of Drugs, and on the Failure to Appear Warrant from Montgomery County for Aggravated Possession of Drugs. Lucas was booked into the Montgomery County Jail.

Tuesday, September 14, 2021:

Officers were sent to 110 Cannonbury Ct., Unit K due to a domestic dispute. During the investigation, officers determined that Courtney D. Curtner, a 37-year-old white female, had an outstanding warrant for her arrest out of Mercer County. The original Mercer County Warrant was for a charge of speeding. Curtner was taken into custody on the warrant.

KPD Officers and Detectives were called to a location on Woodman Dr. because of the discovery of a deceased 68-year-old white female. KPD found no obvious signs of criminal activity, and the Montgomery County Coroner’s Office responded for further investigation.

KPD received a disturbance call and dispatched officers to McDonald’s at 1872 E. Stroop Road. Upon investigation, officers determined that Frank N. Judkins, a 64-year-old black male, had an outstanding warrant out of Dayton for theft.

KPD received a report of a disturbance involving multiple individuals at State Farm Park, 2510 Blackhawk Road. Responding officers attempted to arrest an unnamed 16-year-old white female. KPD reports that the female attempted to break free from officers and resisted arrest. The 16-year-old female was taken into custody on charges of Aggravated Menacing, Disorderly Conduct, and Resisting Arrest.

Patrol officers stopped a vehicle in the area of E. Stroop Road and Marshall Road for a registration violation. The driver, Kristie L. Bowling, a 38-year-old white female had an outstanding warrant out of Sugarcreek Twp for Driving Under Suspension. Bowling was arrested on the warrant. Kettering Municipal Court records also indicate that Bowling was ticketed for Improper Display of Plates. Bowling was scheduled to appear in Kettering Municipal Court on September 23, 2021.

Justin D. Holman mugshot - Montgomery County Ohio Jail

Officers contacted what KPD described as “a suspicious person” at the Stroop-Mar Laundromat at 1207 E. Stroop Road. The man, Justin D. Holman, a 38-year-old white male, had outstanding warrants out of Montgomery County and Auglaze County. During questioning, Holman told officers that he had a loaded handgun in his pocket. Holman was arrested on the outstanding warrants and on a charge of Carrying a Concealed Weapon, and Weapon’s Under Disability. Holman was transferred to the Montgomery County Jail where he was held under the warrants, the weapons charges, and a probation violation.

KPD responded to a location on Bulah Avenue due to a 15-year-old white female removing her ankle monitor and fleeing the scene. The juvenile was found in the attic of a residence on Chee Court, taken into custody, and transported to the Juvenile Detention Center. Officers also wrote charges for a 16-year-old white male juvenile who assisted in hiding the female juvenile in the attic.

Officers observed Dakota M. Houk, a 20-year-old white male at 420 E. Dorothy Lane. Houk was known by officers to have an outstanding KPD warrant for Telecommunications Harrassment. Officers arrested Houk on the warrant without incident.

Wednesday, September 15, 2021:

KPD officers met Dayton Police Department officers in the vicinity of Brown St. and Buckeye St. The Dayton officers transferred Mathew Gunther, a 37-year-old white male into KPD custody. Gunther was wanted on a Failure to Comply warrant related to a Possession of Drug Abuse Instruments charge. Gunther was transported to the Kettering Jail.

Thursday, September 16, 2021:

KPD responded to a domestic dispute at 3812 LaFevre Drive. On arrival, officers found Gerald Warren, a 27-year-old black male, and Chelsea L.H. Harris, a 20-year-old black female, arguing in the street. Upon investigation, KPD officers determined that Warren had an active Capias (failure to appear) warrant for a traffic violation in Dayton. Warren was arrested on the warrant and issued a summons for Disorderly Conduct and Criminal Damaging. KPD reported that Harris was also issued a summons for Disorderly Conduct and Criminal Damaging.

Ryan A. Powell mugshot - Montgomery County Ohio Jail

Officers went to 533 Telford Ave., #B looking for Ryan A. Powell, a 40-year-old white male. Officers found Powell at the residence and he agreed to come out. Powell was arrested on warrants for fleeing, eluding, obstruction, and an Ohio Adult Parole Warrant with a nationwide pickup. Powell was transported to the Montgomery County Jail.

Officers stopped Stevie M. Gabbard, a 36-year-old white male, for a pedestrian violation near the Budget Inn located at 2700 Dixie Drive. During the investigation, it was found that Gabbard had an outstanding Failure to Appear warrant related to a theft charge out of Huber Heights. Gabbard was arrested on the warrant. 

Officers stopped Cameron Harnish, a 19-year-old white male, near Smithville and Patterson due to tinted vehicle windows. Harnish was found to have Oxycodone and Amphetamine and was arrested. According to Kettering Municipal Court records, Harnish has been charged with Driving Under Suspension/Revocation, and Window Tint On Side and Rear.

Officers stopped Brandon N. Crute, a 31-year-old white male at 1916 E. Whipp Road for a window tint violation. During the stop, officers found Methamphetamine (F3-bulk), drug paraphernalia, marijuana, and digital scales in the vehicle. Crute, and his passenger, Kayla N. Chandler, a 24-year-old white female, were arrested for Possession of Drugs. Crute was also ticketed for the window tint violation.

Friday, September 17, 2021:

Officers were dispatched to the Kettering Municipal Court to take a threats complaint. Following an investigation, Zaccheus R. Dickerson, a 33-year-old black male, was arrested for making threats to cause physical harm to his wife and was charged with Domestic Violence - Threats. KPD determined that Dickerson’s wife had recorded the threats. According to Kettering Municipal Court Records, Dickerson was convicted of Domestic Violence in 2020 and was placed on Supervised Probation on October 28, 2020.

Justin R. Moses mugshot - Montgomery County Jail

Officers took a report from a complainant at Kroger, 2115 E. Dorothy Lane, regarding a violation of a Civil Protection Order (CPO). The complainant stated that Justin R. Moses, a 34-year-old white male, violated a CPO when he sent her an email from the Montgomery County Jail. KPD officers confirmed that Moses was served with the CPO and had subsequently sent the email. KPD officers also confirmed that Moses was served with an Affidavit for Violation of a Protection Order. According to Montgomery County Court records, Moses was incarcerated at the Montgomery County Jail because of a conviction for Failing to Comply with an Order or Signal of a Police Officer (Serious Physical Harm/Substantial Risk).

Officers stopped Tyrin A. Yates, a 22-year-old black male, in the 3000 block of Kettering Blvd. for a traffic violation. During the stop, officers discovered that Yates had multiple Failure to Appear warrants from Dayton and Trotwood. Yates was arrested on the warrants. According to Kettering Municipal Court records, Yates was ticketed for No Operator’s License 2nd-MI, Lights Required/Dim Light, Driving Under Suspension/1st Suspension within 3 years, and Improper Display of Plates.

Officers were called to Harrigan’s Tavern, 4070 Marshall Road because of an intoxicated male in the parking lot. Upon arrival, officers learned that the intoxicated man had ridden away Southbound on Marshal Road on a bicycle. Officers reported locating Adrian T. Hart, a 25-year-old white male, riding a bike into traffic on Marshal Road. KPD reported that Hart refused all tests and was arrested. Kettering Municipal Court records indicate that Hart was charged with Operating a Vehicle Under the Influence, OVI/Refusal Conviction within 20 years, and Fail to Control/Weaving.

Patrol officers stopped a vehicle in the Walmart parking lot at 1701 W. Dorothy Lane for a traffic violation. Timothy A. Severt, a 55-year-old white male was arrested for a Failure to Appear warrant from Dayton, and for Possession of drugs. Jeffrey L. Salisbury, a 43-year-old white male, was also arrested for Possession of Drugs. Kettering Municipal Court records show that Severt was also charged with No Operator’s License 1st, Rules for Driving in Marked Lanes, and Driving Under Suspension / License Forfeiture 1st/2nd within 3 years.

Saturday, September 18, 2021:

Officers were dispatched to a residence on Cushing Dr. due to an unresponsive 51-year-old white male. The family found the man unresponsive and cold to the touch. Kettering Fire Department (KFD) medics also responded and pronounced the man deceased. KPD officers found no obvious signs of foul play, and the Montgomery County Coroner’s Office was contacted and responded.

KPD officers also responded to a Maplecrest Drive residence on a KFD assist call. Upon arrival, officers found a 65-year-old white male in full arrest. KFD personnel performed CPR but ultimately KFD medics pronounced the man deceased. KPD reported that the decedent had a significant medical history. The Montgomery County Coroner’s Office was contacted, and they released the deceased man to a funeral home.

Officers contacted what KPD described as a “suspicious vehicle” at the Speedway at 3201 Wilmington Pike. The vehicle occupant, Jessica L. Fraley, a 28-year-old white female, had an active Failure to Appear warrant from Montgomery County. Montgomery County court records show that Fraley was charged with Driving Under Suspension and Reckless Operation. Fraley was arrested on the warrant. During the search incident to arrest, fentanyl and used syringes were found in Fraley’s possession. Fraley was charged with Drug Possession and Drug Abuse Instruments.

Dawn M. Kraemer mugshot - Montgomery County Ohio Jail

At Walmart, 1701 W. Dorothy Lane, officers stopped Brett D. Bluffton, a 58-year-old white male, for Jaywalking. Officers determined that Bluffton was wanted and had an active probation/parole violation out of Jefferson City, Missouri. Additional investigation led officers to contact, Bluffton’s associate, Dawn M. Kraemer, a 55-year-old white female, at the Budget Inn, 2700 S. Dixie Drive, #281. It was determined that Kraemer also had an active warrant for vehicle theft out of Iron County, Missouri. Both Bluffton and Kraemer were arrested on the outstanding warrants.

Officers were dispatched to 1700 Hillwood Drive for a complaint regarding the violation of a protection order. The victim and a witness reported that Michael B. Stefanidis, a 56-year-old white male had violated a protective order by contacting them. Officers located Stafanidis driving in the area and made a traffic stop. Stefanidis was initially arrested for violating a Temporary Protective Order (TPO) and transported to the Kettering Jail. KPD later learned that the order was in fact a Post Conviction No Contact Order, and consequently contacted Stafanidis’ Probation Officer.

Officers made a traffic stop at Wilmington Pike at Brownleigh Road. KPD officers indicated that during questioning the driver, Katrina L. Smith, a 31-year-old white female, appeared to be under the influence of alcohol. Officers conducted Standard Field Sobriety Tests and arrested Smith for Operating a Vehicle Under the Influence. At the Kettering Jail, Smith underwent a breath test, which KPD says indicated a 0.187 BAC. Kettering Municipal Court records indicate that Smith was also cited for going 54 MPH in a 40 MPH zone.

KPD officers were dispatched to the Miami Valley Hospital due to a patient reporting an assault. Upon investigation, officers took a complaint from a female stating that she was assaulted at 2901 Cunnington Lane. The complainant stated that the father of her children, Jeffrey Phillips, a 51-year-old white male, assaulted her. The complainant signed Domestic Violence charges. KPD officers contacted Phillips at the Cunnington Lane residence. Following an investigation, Phillips was arrested on Domestic Violence charges. Phillips was also arrested on an outstanding warrant from Dayton for charges of Inducing Panic and Menacing.

Sunday, September 19, 2021:

In the KPD lobby, officers took a second complaint regarding Justin R. Moses, a 34-year-old white male, violating a protective order. This complaint was filed by the same complainant involved in the report taken on September 17, 2021. In this second incident, Moses once again was said to have contacted the complainant from the Montgomery County Jail. KPD served Moses with notice of the alleged violation via fax. KPD reports that they also notified Montgomery County Jail staff that Moses had once again violated the protective order while in custody.

Officers responded to a report of a domestic incident at 2055 E. Whipp. Upon investigation, officers arrested a 17-year-old black male juvenile on Domestic Violence, Felony Theft, and Criminal Damaging charges.

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