Police blotter

VANDALIA (OCT. 19) – A man called police to report another man was pointing a gun at him from outside his room at the Knights Inn. Police said the man making the call used a false name. A check of surveillance video showed the complaint was unfounded. When the man’s true identity was established, police found he was wanted on warrants from Butler and Miami counties. He was turned over to Troy police for warrants for failure to appear on theft and traffic charges.

TIPP CITY (OCT. 16) – A woman called police to report that her son was not listening to her. The officer told the boy to obey his mother and told the mother that the police department cannot parent for her.

TIPP CITY (OCT. 17) – An employee of Menards said a man entered the store and loaded a cart with two generators. One was valued at $800, the other at $1,300. The man left the store without paying. A manager told police this was the third time the same man had stolen from the store.

TIPP CITY (OCT. 17) – Police investigating a report of a street obstruction around 2:15 a.m. fond about 50 half pints of chocolate milk scattered in the road at Donn Davis Way and County Road 25A.

ENGLEWOOD (OCT. 22) – A report of a fight in a room at Comfort Inn brought police to the business around 3 a.m. After knocking several times and receiving no response, police entered the room to find a man and woman. They claimed there were no problems. During the investigation, police found the man was wanted on a warrant for domestic violence in Trotwood. He was taken into custody and turned over to Trotwood police.

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