Kettering Ohio Police Blotter for the week of September 20, 2021


Kettering Police Department Seal - Kettering Police Department

Kettering, Ohio – The Kettering Ohio Police Department (KPD) released its weekly Police Blotter for the week of September 20, 2021, on Monday, September 27, 2021.

Monday, September 20, 2021:

Officers responded to Weathersfield for a welfare check. Upon entering the residence, officers discovered a 79-year-old white male who had been deceased for several days. Officers determined that the man had numerous underlying health conditions, and the man’s remains were released to a local funeral home.

James C. Johnson, a 25-year-old white male, was seen by officers in the vicinity of Muriel at Brownleigh. Johnson had an active arrest warrant for Theft from Huber Heights. Officers arrested Johnson on the warrant and transported him to the Kettering Jail.

Officers stopped Austin Satterfield, a 24-year-old white male at Roslyn and Wilmington Pike because of a moving violation. Officers discovered that Satterfield had an outstanding Failure to Comply warrant issued by the Warren County Sheriff’s office. Satterfield was arrested on the warrant and taken to the Kettering Jail. At the time this article was published, there was no record indicating that Satterfield had been cited for the moving violation that caused officers to initiate the stop.

Officers also stopped Marchese Jenkins, a 36-year-old black male at Wilmington Pike at Jaybee for a moving violation. Officers learned Jenkins had a warrant for traffic offenses out of Miami County. Officers arrested Jenkins on the warrant and transported him to the Kettering Jail. At the time this article was published, there was no indication that Jenkins had been cited for the moving violation that caused officers to make the traffic stop.

Mugshot of David S. Holmes - Montgomery County Jail

KPD patrol officers spotted David S. Holmes, a 37-year-old white male, driving on W. Stroop Road. Holmes was known to have an active warrant. Officers stopped Holmes because of the warrant. A K-9 was used to search Holmes’ vehicles, and methamphetamine was found. Holmes was taken into custody and was taken to the Montgomery County Jail on a Parole Violation.

Mugshot of Danielle R. Miller - Montgomery County Jail

Officers observed what KPD described as “a suspicious subject” on S. Dixie Highway. The “suspicious subject” was Danielle R. Miller, a 29-year-old white female, who had an active warrant for a probation violation. Miller was transported to the Montgomery County Jail on the warrant. During processing, officers discovered that Miller had suspected fentanyl in her sock. The drugs were suspected drugs were confiscated for lab testing.

Tuesday, September 21, 2021:

KPD officers were dispatched to a local on E. Whipp because of an assault complaint. After an investigation, an unidentified 17-year-old white female was arrested on a domestic violence charge. The juvenile was transported to the Juvenile Detention Facility.

Officers contacted a “suspicious person” at the Budget Inn, 2700 S. Dixie Drive. After questioning, Stevie M. Gabbard, a 36-year-old white female, was found to have a warrant for a Theft charge in Butler Township. Gabbard was arrested on the warrant.

Mugshot of Josiah B. Jones - Montgomery County Jail

Officers contacted Josiah B. Jones, a 20-year-old white male, at 1508 Beaverton Drive. Jones was known to have a warrant issued by the Moraine Police Department for Rape and Gross Sexual Imposition. Jones was arrested without incident. Jones was transported to the Montgomery County Jail. Jones was being held at the Montgomery County Jail in lieu of a $250,000 bond on charges of Rape- Under 13, Gross Sexual Imposition Under 13, and Gross Sexual Imposition Force.

KPD patrol officers stopped Lacie L. Mack, a 39-year-old white female, at Kettering Blvd. and W. Stroop because of an observed moving violation. During the stop, officers discovered Methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia. Mack was arrested for Possession of Drugs and was transported to the Kettering Jail. As of the writing of this article, Mack had not been charged with the moving violation that caused the traffic stop.

Officers were sent to a residence on Croftshire on a welfare check. Officers found a deceased 56-year-old white male. Officers determined that the man had died of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound. Detectives were called to finish the investigation.

Officers contacted a 34-year-old white male, Justin D. Adams in the area of Beaverton Drive and Muriel Avenue. After identifying Adams, officers learned that he had a Failure to Appear warrant out of Xenia. The original charge was Child Neglect. Adams was arrested without incident.

Officers stopped a vehicle at W. Stroop Road and Lamme Road because of equipment and registration violations. The driver, Larry R. Manley, a 45-year-old white male was found to have no driver’s license. Manley also had an active warrant out of Dayton for No Operators License. Manley complained of chest pains and was transported to Kettering Medical Center for treatment. Manley was cited for Driving Under Suspension 3rd within 3 years, and for having illegal license plates. KPD says that they informed the Dayton Police Department that Manley was at the Kettering Medical Center for medical treatment.

Residents at 2913 Colonial Avenue called KPD because of a disturbance. On arrival, officers discovered that a neighbor, Deborah L. Tolle, a 68-year-old white female, was heavily intoxicated. Tolle could not locate her own home and was believed to be unable to care for herself. The Kettering Fire Department (KFD) transported Tolle to the hospital. KPD determined that they had received nearly 30 calls for services during the past year because of similar issues with Tolle. Tolle was given summonses for Disturbing the Peace and Public Intoxication. Kettering Municipal Court records show that Tolle was also cited for public intoxication on July 28, 2021, August 1, 2021, August 27, 2021, and August 29, 2021. Records show that Tolle pled No Contest to the Juley 28th and August 1st

Wednesday, September 22, 2021:

Officers were dispatched to the Speedway at Shroyer because of a “suspicious subject”. Officers found the individual driving on Shroyer near Kroger. They stopped the vehicle for failing to comply with marked lanes. Officers reported that the driver, Joseph D. McFarland, a 25-year-old white male, appeared to be intoxicated. McFarland failed field sobriety tests, was arrested and was transported to the Kettering Jail. Kettering Municipal Court records show that McFarland has been charged with Operating a Vehicle Under the Influence 2nd TR, and for Rules for Driving Marked Lanes.

Officers stopped a vehicle for a traffic stop at 1524 Brownleigh. Officers later learned that the driver, Moesha R. Britton, a 25-year-old black female, gave false information. KPD learned that Britton had an active warrant from Madison County for Failure to Appear on a Meth Delivery charge. Court records do not indicate that Britton was charged with an offense in Kettering.

Multiple KPD units responded to a family problem call at Buckin’ Donkey, 2866 S. Dixie Drive. Officers determined that Thomas K. Back, a 52-year-old white male, had entered Kelli A. Peak’s, a 51-year-old white female, residence. Officers found that Back was still in the possession of stolen property. Peak was also found to have suspected methamphetamine. Back was arrested and charged with Assault of a Police Officer, Failure to Comply, and Burglary. Officers also seized Peak’s suspected methamphetamine for lab testing and wrote drug possession charges against Peak.

Thursday, September 23, 2021:

Officers stopped what they described as a “suspicious subject” at Speedway, 2150 E. Dorothy Lane. Michala S. Stafford, a 49-year-old white female, was questioned and consented to a search. Officers found a syringe in Stafford’s purse and issued a summons for Drug Abuse Instruments.

KPD was called to 1710 Beaver Ridge Drive because of a family issue. The complainant told officers that her ex-boyfriend, Terrance J. Cummings, a 30-year-old black male, had come to her house and damaged property. Officers located Cummings at his residence, 2054 Valley Forge Drive, and issued a summons for Criminal Damaging.

Mugshot of Jesse E. Steen - Montgomery County Jail

Officers contacted what they described as a “suspicious person” in the parking lot of Fuyao, 2601 W. Stroop Road. Officers found that Jesse E. Steen, a 32-year-old white male, had an active parole violation warrant. Steen was taken to the Montgomery County Jail.

Friday, September 24, 2021:

KPD received a call for service at SCP Automotive, 2275 W. Schantz Ave because of a disturbance. The caller reported a black male wearing shorts and no shirt, threatening and cursing at bystanders, and damaging property. Upon arrival, officers took Jerome Smith, a 21-year-old black male, into custody. At the Kettering Jail, Smith was charged with Obstructing Official Business and Resisting Arrest. Smith was also given summonses for Criminal Damaging and Disorderly Conduct.

Officers were dispatched to 3217 Wilmington Pike, #6 for an assault complaint. Officers received complaints that Robert Earl Brown, a 28-year-old black male, had struck a tenant with a cane. Officers issued Brown a summons for Assault.

KPD received a report of a “suspicious package” on the walkway behind Neil’s Heritage House at 2323 W. Schantz Ave. Officers located the package and requested additional units to block traffic. KPD requested assistance from the Dayton Police Department Bomb Squad to examine the package. KPD's Public Information Officer, Officer Tyler Johnson said that the package was not explosives and that KPD is not investigating any criminal activity connected to this incident. Johnson also The Dayton Police Department Bomb Squad "...disposed of the item on scene as a mere precaution...". KPD's Police Blotter report said that once the Bomb Squad completed its examination, the package was turned over to KPD as evidence. 

KPD officers were called to assist the Kettering Fire Department (KFD) at 3453 Southdale Dr., #2. The call involved a drug overdose. KPD ended up issuing a summons to Sean MacGowan, a 30-year-old white male for Disorderly Conduct.

KPD responded to a family dispute at 5622 Chimney Circle. After investigation, officers arrested Karen Sutton, a 49-year-old female, on charges of Domestic Violence. Officers reported that Sutton assaulted her husband with a dog bowl. Sutton was taken to the Kettering Jail.

Officers stopped a vehicle for traffic violations in the area of W. Dorothy and Hilton. During the course of questioning, the vehicle’s passenger, Warren P.R. Kidd, a 32-year-old white male, was found with suspected methamphetamine in his shoe. Kidd was arrested on a Drug Possession charge.

KPD reports that officers observed a vehicle speeding and hitting a curb at Smithville and Oakdale. Officers stopped the vehicle, and the driver, Michael R. Montavon, a 29-year-old white male, appeared to be impaired. Montavon refused both field sobriety and breath tests. Montavon was arrested for Operating a Vehicle Impaired.

Officers were called to a Woodner Drive residence because of a family dispute. Officers determined that a 15-year-old female assaulted her grandmother. The juvenile was arrested for Domestic Violence and taken to the Juvenile Detention Center.

KPD sent officers to the Montgomery County Jail to complete a field transfer. KPD took custody of Jennifer E. Moles, a 36-year-old white female for a Kettering Municipal Court Failure to Comply warrant on an original charge of disorderly conduct.

Mugshot of Quaun Hewitt - Montgomery County Jail

Officers stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation in the area of Research and College. The driver, Quaun L. Hewitt, a 33-year-old-black male, had open warrants for Possession of Cocaine (Montgomery County Sheriff), Disorderly Conduct (Beavercreek), and Failure to Appear Domestic Violence (Dayton). Hewitt was arrested on the warrants. According to Montgomery County Jail records, Hewitt is being held on a Probation Violation. Jail records indicate that the Dayton Domestic Violence charge was cleared by the Courts on 9/27/2021. The Kettering Municipal Court records do not show that Hewitt was cited for the traffic violation that caused the initial vehicle stop.

KPD patrol officers saw a “suspicious vehicle in the middle of the road on N. Marshall at Sharon. Officers indicated that as they approached the vehicle, a male subject started punching another male. Officers arrested Dieudonne Kalimba, a 26-year-old black male, for Disorderly Conduct.

Saturday, September 25, 2021:

Officers were dispatched to 4579 Wilmington Pike, Apt #4 because of a family dispute. The investigation determined that Casey R. Whittamore, a 25-year-old white male, had a protection order issued against him. The Complainant was the protected person in that protection order. Officers arrested Whittamore for violating the protection order.

Officers stopped a U-Haul rental truck at 3200 Woodman Drive because of a traffic violation. The vehicle driver, Ashley Smith, a 27-year-old white female, was found to be driving on a suspended license. During questioning, officers described Smith as being very nervous and evasive. Officers stated Smith could not tell them who rented the truck. Officers found a syringe and 2 bullets in Smith’s possession. Officers later found a loaded gun under the driver’s seat of the vehicle. Officers also described the vehicle passenger, Victor Keaton, a 42-year-old white male, as being extremely nervous. Keaton also could not tell officers who rented the truck. Keaton also claimed to have no knowledge of the truck’s contents, a catalytic converter/Sawzall. Keaton did admit possessing a syringe used to inject drugs. Officers arrested Smith on charges of improper handling of a firearm in a motor vehicle, possession of drug abuse instruments, and possession of criminal tools. Keaton was arrested for possession of drug abuse instruments and possession of criminal tools. Smith was cited for driving with a suspended license, and improper turn or stop signal.

Officers stopped an unidentified driver for a traffic violation at W. Dorothy Lane and S. Dixie Highway. A passenger, Jermiah Escobar, a 21-year-old white male, was found to have an active warrant from the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office. Escobar was arrested for the warrant.

Officers responded to a call to check on the welfare of an individual lying in the grass at 1330 E. Stroop Rd. Upon arrival, officers found Jamie Strong, a 39-year-old white female. Officers described Strong as be “highly intoxicated and unable to care for herself”. Officers noted that Strong told the responding officers to take her to jail. Officers arrested Strong and transported her to the Kettering Jail.

Officers were called to 1614 Norton Ave. for violation of a post-conviction no-contact order. Officers found Jeremiah Lyons, a 35-year-old white male in the residence. Officers confirmed that Lyons was subject to a post-conviction no-contact order through the Kettering Municipal Court and arrested Lyons for violating the order.

Officers were called to the Kettering Fairmont High School Homecoming Dance due to a disorderly contact complaint. KPD says that an unnamed 17-year-old white male admitted to punching another student in the face and then challenging staff. KPD says that the student also admitted to refusing to cooperate with onsite school staff. The student was arrested for disorderly conduct and was later released to his father.

KPD dispatched officers to the rear of 557 Telford Ave. because of a complaint about a suspicious occupied vehicle. Officers contacted the vehicle occupants. Officers found that the passenger, Michelle Howard, a 46-year-old white female, had an active warrant for her arrest through the Oakwood Police Department. The warrant was issued for a charge of providing false information. KPD also charged Howard with obstructing official business because she allegedly provided officers with false information. Officers also found suspected drugs in the car and charged Howard with possession of drug paraphernalia.

KPD received a disturbance complaint at 101 Lewiston Ave., #3. The complainant reported that a male and female were fighting with the female screaming for the male to leave her alone. After investigation, officers arrested Christopher Zamonska-Blake, a 26-year-old white male, on domestic violence charges and transported him to the Kettering Jail.

KPD sent multiple units to Skateworld, 101 E. David Rd. for a large fight. Officers located a juvenile assault victim. After speaking with several witnesses, officers were able to locate a suspect and charged a 12-year-old white female with assault. Officers released the juvenile to her mother at the scene.

Multiple units were also sent to the area of 5434 Bunker Hill Ct. because of people fighting in the parking lot. After investigation, officers arrested Ralph W. Marsh, Jr., a 37-year-old white male, for disorderly conduct. Marsh, Jr. was taken to the Kettering Jail.

A foot patrol officer observed Laken Collins, a 31-year-old white female, at 1524 Brownleigh Ave., #13. Collins was known to have a Kettering arrest warrant, and an active warrant through the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office for Failure to Appear on a charge of Child Neglect. Collins was arrested and served with the warrants at the Kettering Jail. Collins was also charged with obstructing official business.

KPD received a complaint that a man was outside of a 2029 Pittsfield St. residence screaming that he was “going to kill everyone”. When officers arrived on the scene, they reportedly could hear the suspect, Dale Hoover, a 50-year-old white male, screaming obscenities toward the street. Officers reported observing Hoover sitting on his front porch next to several empty beer cans. Officers arrested Hoover on a disorderly conduct charge and took him to the Kettering Jail.

Officers were called to the area of Richfield and Mayl because of a female slumped over the steering wheel of a car. Officers found Stephanie R. Eden, a 48-year-old white female unconscious with white powder on her lap. Eden was taken to the Kettering Medical Center and issued a citation for Physical Control. The white powder observed in Eden’s lap was collected and sent for testing as suspected narcotics.

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