2. Fired shots lock down Middletown retirement community
Middletown police located the source of shots fired near Garden Manor retirement community today. A man said he had cleaned his gun and went outside to fire a few rounds, said Middletown Major Scott Reeve. The man lives a couple of houses from the facility with a large field located in front.
3. Multiple fire departments battle large barn fire
Six Butler County fire departments responded to a barn fire this morning on Somerville-Jacksonburg Road. Wayne Twp. Fire Capt. Daniel Hoit said the fire was reported at 2 a.m. and two structures were heavily damaged. He said the animals escaped to a nearby pasture, and several pieces of farm equipment were damaged.
4. Man arrested after struggle with Hamilton police officer
Hamilton police arrested a man shortly after 11 a.m. today after he refused to leave the courts at the city/county administrative towers. There was a brief struggle with the man, who was told to leave the courts area and refused to do so, police said.
5. Settlement in Monroe fatal prom night cash case
The wrongful death lawsuit filed by Kaylie Jackson’s parents against the driver in the fatal Monroe prom night crash has settled. Jackson’s parents and the two other teens who were in 2013 Tesla driven by Chynna Brandon when it crashed on April 27, 2018, settled for insurance money, according to attorney Charlie Rittgers, who represented Jackson’s boyfried, Tanner Allford.