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Trial to start of inmate suing for not getting mattress in jail
 The civil rights trial of a former Montgomery County Jail inmate forced to sleep for four months without a mattress or blanket is scheduled to begin Tuesday morning in Dayton’s U.S. District Court. The civil lawsuit is the first of several filed against jail staff in recent years for alleged abuse and/or neglect to go to trial. Four...

Posted: 15 hours ago

The civil rights trial of a former Montgomery County Jail inmate forced to sleep for four months without a mattress or blanket is scheduled to begin Tuesday morning in Dayton’s U.S. District Court. The civil lawsuit is the first of several filed against jail staff in recent years for alleged abuse and/or neglect to go to trial. Four...
Accused driver in officer-involved shooting found not guilty
 Antwaun Brown, 32, was found not guilty of felonious assault by a jury today. Brown’s attorney spoke with this news organization following the verdict. “In the absence of the video, God knows how this would have turned out. Because each of the police got up there and said something to the effect that he was accelerating, I heard...

Posted: 3 days ago

Antwaun Brown, 32, was found not guilty of felonious assault by a jury today. Brown’s attorney spoke with this news organization following the verdict. “In the absence of the video, God knows how this would have turned out. Because each of the police got up there and said something to the effect that he was accelerating, I heard...
Alleged Trotwood shooter’s cruiser statements will be allowed in court
 Unrecorded statements in the back of a cruiser made by alleged Trotwood shooter William D. Gibson after police say he shot at officers will be allowed in court, a Montgomery County Common Pleas Judge ruled Thursday. Gibson, 42, was transported to Montgomery County Jail on Oct. 13, 2017, after a standoff with police following his 911 call...

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Unrecorded statements in the back of a cruiser made by alleged Trotwood shooter William D. Gibson after police say he shot at officers will be allowed in court, a Montgomery County Common Pleas Judge ruled Thursday. Gibson, 42, was transported to Montgomery County Jail on Oct. 13, 2017, after a standoff with police following his 911 call...
Officer: Shooting Crawford without giving him time to respond was OK
 Beavercreek police Sgt. David Darkow didn’t pull his trigger when he and officer Sean Williams confronted John Crawford III in Walmart on Aug. 5, 2014. But Darkow testified that, given the information from lone 911 caller Ronald Ritchie, he or Williams could have shot Crawford on site without any instructions to drop the weapon or identifying...

Posted: 10 days ago

Beavercreek police Sgt. David Darkow didn’t pull his trigger when he and officer Sean Williams confronted John Crawford III in Walmart on Aug. 5, 2014. But Darkow testified that, given the information from lone 911 caller Ronald Ritchie, he or Williams could have shot Crawford on site without any instructions to drop the weapon or identifying...
Prosecutor: Dayton’s ‘El Chapo Jr.’ an ‘absolute menace to society’
 A judge and prosecutor both labeled Daniel “El Chapo Jr.” Jones a danger to society before the convicted drug dealer was sentenced to 12 years in federal prison Thursday. Jones, who once bragged about being Dayton’s biggest drug dealer, tried to burn fentanyl during a Facebook live video while in an hours-long standoff with...

Posted: 11 days ago

A judge and prosecutor both labeled Daniel “El Chapo Jr.” Jones a danger to society before the convicted drug dealer was sentenced to 12 years in federal prison Thursday. Jones, who once bragged about being Dayton’s biggest drug dealer, tried to burn fentanyl during a Facebook live video while in an hours-long standoff with...
Dayton’s ‘El Chapo Jr.’ sentenced to lengthy prison term
 Daniel “El Chapo Jr.” Jones, who bragged about being Dayton’s biggest drug dealer and tried to burn fentanyl during a Facebook live video while in an hours-long standoff with law enforcement, was sentenced Thursday in federal court. Jones, who turns 30 on Sunday, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Walter Rice to 12 years...

Posted: 11 days ago

Daniel “El Chapo Jr.” Jones, who bragged about being Dayton’s biggest drug dealer and tried to burn fentanyl during a Facebook live video while in an hours-long standoff with law enforcement, was sentenced Thursday in federal court. Jones, who turns 30 on Sunday, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Walter Rice to 12 years...
Officer in Walmart shooting says he never saw Crawford threaten anyone
 Beavercreek police officer Sean Williams said he never saw John Crawford III point a gun at or threaten anyone at Walmart, according to depositions in a federal wrongful death civil lawsuit. But Williams testified that he shot Crawford because the 22-year-old Fairfield resident “was about to” point a weapon at him while holding...

Posted: 12 days ago

Beavercreek police officer Sean Williams said he never saw John Crawford III point a gun at or threaten anyone at Walmart, according to depositions in a federal wrongful death civil lawsuit. But Williams testified that he shot Crawford because the 22-year-old Fairfield resident “was about to” point a weapon at him while holding...
Dayton teen attacked by pit bulls recovering, but his dog has died
 The Dayton teenager who was attacked by two pit bulls Friday night is expected to recover, but his dog Loki was found deceased because of its injuries, Dayton police said Tuesday. William Talbott, 18, is still at Miami Valley Hospital but is “expected to make a full recovery,” according to Dayton police Sgt. Michael Godsey. Godsey...

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The Dayton teenager who was attacked by two pit bulls Friday night is expected to recover, but his dog Loki was found deceased because of its injuries, Dayton police said Tuesday. William Talbott, 18, is still at Miami Valley Hospital but is “expected to make a full recovery,” according to Dayton police Sgt. Michael Godsey. Godsey...
Incident at jail leads to $375K settlement, disability retirement
 The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office captain at the center of a highly publicized pepper-spraying incident has taken a medical disability retirement. Capt. Judith Sealey’s pepper-spraying of harnessed inmate Amber Swink on Nov. 15, 2015, spurred a grand jury investigation, a misdemeanor assault charge, a lawsuit settled for...

Posted: 16 days ago

The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office captain at the center of a highly publicized pepper-spraying incident has taken a medical disability retirement. Capt. Judith Sealey’s pepper-spraying of harnessed inmate Amber Swink on Nov. 15, 2015, spurred a grand jury investigation, a misdemeanor assault charge, a lawsuit settled for...
Jail captain in pepper-spray case takes medical disability retirement
 The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office captain at the center of a highly publicized pepper-spraying incident has accepted a medical disability retirement. Capt. Judith Sealey’s pepper-spraying of harnessed inmate Amber Swink on Nov. 15, 2015, spurred a grand jury investigation, a misdemeanor assault charge, a lawsuit settled for...

Posted: 17 days ago

The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office captain at the center of a highly publicized pepper-spraying incident has accepted a medical disability retirement. Capt. Judith Sealey’s pepper-spraying of harnessed inmate Amber Swink on Nov. 15, 2015, spurred a grand jury investigation, a misdemeanor assault charge, a lawsuit settled for...
11 Dayton Daily News investigations that shaped 2017
 From conditions at county jails to child brides to abuse of power and government waste, fraud and failure, our I-Team and other reporters at the Dayton Daily News delivered in 2017 investigative journalism that shed a spotlight on community issues and led to change.  This in-depth reporting is made possible by your subscription and readership...

Posted: 17 days ago

From conditions at county jails to child brides to abuse of power and government waste, fraud and failure, our I-Team and other reporters at the Dayton Daily News delivered in 2017 investigative journalism that shed a spotlight on community issues and led to change.  This in-depth reporting is made possible by your subscription and readership...
Kettering teen murder trial scheduled for May
 The murder trial of a teen accused of killing Ronnie Bowers of Kettering has been scheduled for May 7. Kylen Gregory, who is 17 but facing adult murder, felonious assault and gun charges, waived his speedy trial rights Thursday during what was scheduled as a suppression hearing in Montgomery County Common Pleas Court. RELATED: Defense wants...

Posted: 18 days ago

The murder trial of a teen accused of killing Ronnie Bowers of Kettering has been scheduled for May 7. Kylen Gregory, who is 17 but facing adult murder, felonious assault and gun charges, waived his speedy trial rights Thursday during what was scheduled as a suppression hearing in Montgomery County Common Pleas Court. RELATED: Defense wants...
Registered sex offender sentenced for possessing, exchanging child porn
 A Dayton man, already a registered sex offender, was sentenced to prison Wednesday for possessing thousands of child porn images and videos.  Jason Alexander Bigler, 46, was sentenced to 21 years in prison during the sentencing hearing in U.S. District Court Wednesday. Upon his release from prison, Bigler will be on lifetime supervision...

Posted: 19 days ago

A Dayton man, already a registered sex offender, was sentenced to prison Wednesday for possessing thousands of child porn images and videos.  Jason Alexander Bigler, 46, was sentenced to 21 years in prison during the sentencing hearing in U.S. District Court Wednesday. Upon his release from prison, Bigler will be on lifetime supervision...
Wright-Patt reservist sentenced for on-base Christmas party sex crime
 The Air Force reservist who pleaded guilty to a Christmas party sex crime at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base was sentenced Wednesday to six years in prison in Dayton’s U.S. District Court. Kyle Jordan, 32, pleaded guilty 11 months ago to one count of sexual abuse for having sex with an unconscious woman he supervised at a Temporary...

Posted: 19 days ago

The Air Force reservist who pleaded guilty to a Christmas party sex crime at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base was sentenced Wednesday to six years in prison in Dayton’s U.S. District Court. Kyle Jordan, 32, pleaded guilty 11 months ago to one count of sexual abuse for having sex with an unconscious woman he supervised at a Temporary...
Montgomery County Jail pepper-spray trial scheduled for March 22
 The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office captain charged with misdemeanor assault for pepper-spraying an inmate in a restraint chair had her trial scheduled for March 22. Capt. Judith Sealey did not appear in court Wednesday afternoon, but defense attorney Anthony VanNoy and Cincinnati Prosecutor’s Office assistant Natalia Harris...

Posted: 19 days ago

The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office captain charged with misdemeanor assault for pepper-spraying an inmate in a restraint chair had her trial scheduled for March 22. Capt. Judith Sealey did not appear in court Wednesday afternoon, but defense attorney Anthony VanNoy and Cincinnati Prosecutor’s Office assistant Natalia Harris...
Dayton police community team tip leads to federal gun charge
 A Dayton convicted felon was found with five guns and three bags of marijuana after a tip led to an investigation by one of Dayton police’s Community Problem Response Teams (CPRT), according to reports. Demario D. Griffith, 33, is charged in Dayton’s U.S. District Court with being a felon in possession of a firearm. A bill of...

Posted: 25 days ago

A Dayton convicted felon was found with five guns and three bags of marijuana after a tip led to an investigation by one of Dayton police’s Community Problem Response Teams (CPRT), according to reports. Demario D. Griffith, 33, is charged in Dayton’s U.S. District Court with being a felon in possession of a firearm. A bill of...
Prosecutors: Local Airman who sold night vision goggles on eBay should get prison
 The man who stole night vision goggles and other equipment and sold them on eBay for $154,000 while an active-duty member at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base will get prison time if a judge follows the recommendation of federal prosecutors. A sentencing memorandum filed last month in U.S. District Court in the Eastern District of New York...

Posted: 25 days ago

The man who stole night vision goggles and other equipment and sold them on eBay for $154,000 while an active-duty member at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base will get prison time if a judge follows the recommendation of federal prosecutors. A sentencing memorandum filed last month in U.S. District Court in the Eastern District of New York...
Attorney suspension could be lifted, may again run for juvenile court judge
 The Board of Professional Conduct recommended a 6-month stayed suspension” of attorney C. Ralph Wilcoxson II to the Ohio Supreme Court. The stayed suspension would be on the condition of no further misconduct. The court will consider the recommendation to lift Wilcoxson’s sanction from the Board of Professional Conduct, which...

Posted: 26 days ago

The Board of Professional Conduct recommended a 6-month stayed suspension” of attorney C. Ralph Wilcoxson II to the Ohio Supreme Court. The stayed suspension would be on the condition of no further misconduct. The court will consider the recommendation to lift Wilcoxson’s sanction from the Board of Professional Conduct, which...
Moms accused in kids deaths, teacher sex charges among 2017’s top crime stories 
 Mothers accused of killing their own children, the fentanyl epidemic, teachers allegedly having sex with students and the raid and year-long closing of a strip club were among the 12 Dayton-area crime stories that shocked readers. There also were multiple police-involved fatal shootings, a Dayton Children’s Hospital doctor indicted...

Posted: 26 days ago

Mothers accused of killing their own children, the fentanyl epidemic, teachers allegedly having sex with students and the raid and year-long closing of a strip club were among the 12 Dayton-area crime stories that shocked readers. There also were multiple police-involved fatal shootings, a Dayton Children’s Hospital doctor indicted...
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