Chris Stewart

Chris Stewart is a reporter for Cox Media Group Ohio.

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Police: Man who died in jail was arrested with 38 syringes, stolen gun
 Moraine Police arrest records show how Dillon Abplanalp ended up in the Montgomery County Jail, where he died in custody Monday, though it may be weeks before the official cause of his death is determined. Two Moraine police officers responded just before 7 p.m. on Jan. 14 to the McDonald’s on West Dorothy Lane, where employees reported...

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Moraine Police arrest records show how Dillon Abplanalp ended up in the Montgomery County Jail, where he died in custody Monday, though it may be weeks before the official cause of his death is determined. Two Moraine police officers responded just before 7 p.m. on Jan. 14 to the McDonald’s on West Dorothy Lane, where employees reported...
Montgomery County inmate found dead in jail cell
 An inmate died in the Montgomery County Jail early Monday from undetermined causes, according to the Montgomery County Sheriff’s and Coroner’s offices. Dillon Abplanalp, 28, was found unresponsive at 4:17 a.m. and could not be revived by Dayton Fire Department EMS crews. He was pronounced dead a short time later by the county...

Posted: 19 hours ago

An inmate died in the Montgomery County Jail early Monday from undetermined causes, according to the Montgomery County Sheriff’s and Coroner’s offices. Dillon Abplanalp, 28, was found unresponsive at 4:17 a.m. and could not be revived by Dayton Fire Department EMS crews. He was pronounced dead a short time later by the county...
Montgomery County Jail body scanner ‘going to be a busy machine’
 More than 25,000 Montgomery County Jail inmates a year will pass through a new full-body scanner able to detect a firearm or cell phone taped to a body, a needle in a pocket or a small baggie of drugs inside a body, said Chief Deputy Rob Streck. “We’re a busy jail … It’s going to be a busy machine,” he said...

Posted: 21 hours ago

More than 25,000 Montgomery County Jail inmates a year will pass through a new full-body scanner able to detect a firearm or cell phone taped to a body, a needle in a pocket or a small baggie of drugs inside a body, said Chief Deputy Rob Streck. “We’re a busy jail … It’s going to be a busy machine,” he said...
New body scanner in Greene County Jail turning up contraband
 A full-body scanner at the Greene County Jail has already proved itself since it went into operation in late September, said Maj. Kirk Keller, the jail administrator.  “The amount of drugs that people were attempting to bring in has been effectively reduced,” he said “It has identified drugs — drugs either in...

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A full-body scanner at the Greene County Jail has already proved itself since it went into operation in late September, said Maj. Kirk Keller, the jail administrator.  “The amount of drugs that people were attempting to bring in has been effectively reduced,” he said “It has identified drugs — drugs either in...
Jail body scanners: What do they see and how do they see it?
 A new body scanner at the Montgomery County Jail and those operational in nearby counties can quickly detect metal, plastic, organic and inorganic objects — whether hidden externally or internally, according to the manufacturer. That means they can find contraband like needles, weapons and cell phones hidden on an inmate as well as...

Posted: 21 hours ago

A new body scanner at the Montgomery County Jail and those operational in nearby counties can quickly detect metal, plastic, organic and inorganic objects — whether hidden externally or internally, according to the manufacturer. That means they can find contraband like needles, weapons and cell phones hidden on an inmate as well as...
Body scanner to take aim at dope entering Montgomery County Jail
 Montgomery County Sheriff’s officials will flip the switch soon on a new full-body scanning system designed to keep contraband out of the county jail — including dangerous opioids that continue to slip in and cause overdoses behind the bars. Chief Deputy Rob Streck said one factor makes the machine almost indispensable: its ability...

Posted: 22 hours ago

Montgomery County Sheriff’s officials will flip the switch soon on a new full-body scanning system designed to keep contraband out of the county jail — including dangerous opioids that continue to slip in and cause overdoses behind the bars. Chief Deputy Rob Streck said one factor makes the machine almost indispensable: its ability...
Jail body scanner ‘going to be a busy machine’
Tyler Viernes, a corrections officer at the Montgomery County Jail, demonstrates a new body scanning system that more than 25,000 inmates a year will pass through. CHRIS STEWART / STAFF

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Tyler Viernes, a corrections officer at the Montgomery County Jail, demonstrates a new body scanning system that more than 25,000 inmates a year will pass through. CHRIS STEWART / STAFF
$400K recycling grants available to Montgomery County cities, groups
 Montgomery County municipalities, schools, nonprofits and businesses with projects in mind that promote recycling and litter prevention can apply for local grant money to help put those ideas into action. The Montgomery County Solid Waste District is now accepting applications for two 2018 recycling incentive programs providing a total $400...

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Montgomery County municipalities, schools, nonprofits and businesses with projects in mind that promote recycling and litter prevention can apply for local grant money to help put those ideas into action. The Montgomery County Solid Waste District is now accepting applications for two 2018 recycling incentive programs providing a total $400...
Warren County Jail inmate dies after release to medical facility
   A female inmate who had been in custody at the Warren County Jail earlier this week died Thursday at a medical facility, said Maj. Brett Richardson, the jail administrator. Death in Butler County Jail ruled suicide Richardson said the inmate became ill Tuesday and was transported for medical care. She was released from jail custody...

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  A female inmate who had been in custody at the Warren County Jail earlier this week died Thursday at a medical facility, said Maj. Brett Richardson, the jail administrator. Death in Butler County Jail ruled suicide Richardson said the inmate became ill Tuesday and was transported for medical care. She was released from jail custody...
RTA changes: Will your route be eliminated or timetable altered?
 In about a month, some bus routes will be eliminated or times altered and fares for riders who pay cash will increase under a plan members of the Greater Dayton Regional Transit Authority board recently approved. RTA leaders said the changes were needed because of a $4.6 million loss of sales tax revenue the agency will no longer receive...

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In about a month, some bus routes will be eliminated or times altered and fares for riders who pay cash will increase under a plan members of the Greater Dayton Regional Transit Authority board recently approved. RTA leaders said the changes were needed because of a $4.6 million loss of sales tax revenue the agency will no longer receive...