Two arrested for Dayton auto shop burglary

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) — Two people were arrested after a Dayton car shop was burglarized.

Police were called to Napa Auto Parts located at 221 Leo Street after 4:30 a.m. Saturday after an alarm sounded.

According to officers, a suspect broke in through the glass windows, stole about $350 and flash drives and then fled the scene.

While officers were investigating, they spotted a black Honda parked near the store. When they approached the vehicle, they said a woman was sitting in the driver’s seat with her eyes closed. She told police she was tired and decided to sleep. Police said she had a crowbar, loose cash, and a moneybag in the vehicle.

As police were talking with the woman, they said a masked man wearing gloves and dark clothing came out of a broken window at the entrance of the store. Officers ordered him to stop, but he ran. Police tased the suspect, but he continued to run. They were able to eventually catch up with him and took him into custody.

Police arrested Bradford Adams, 45, and Melanie Nunemaker, 43. Adams faces charges of breaking and entering, obstructing official business, resisting arrest, and possessing criminal tools. Nunemaker faces charges of breaking and entering. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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