Phil Plummer

Did a suicide take place on Sunday in the Montgomery County Jail?

Word has it that an inmate, Jimmy Miller hanged himself in Pod C on Sunday, Aug 19, 2018. Today at noon, the Jail task force is meeting at the Main Library, room 1 B. They meet every third Tuesday of the month, same time, same place. You have to get there early to register to Read More

Justice Sotomayor, meet our Sheriff, Phil “The Torturer” Plummer

On Feb 2, 2017 I released video from the Montgomery County Jail on Youtube. It showed the barbaric point-blank pepper spraying of the restrained inmate, Charles Alexander Wade. After they pepper sprayed him, they left him, tied down- without treating his burning eyes, for hours. Think about that. Torture, pure and simple. The way I Read More

2017: the sound and the fury

For the record: I hated Faulkner in high school. But, if the title fits- so be it. Last year was a struggle. Ending with me laid up for 4 days in bed with a cold that wouldn’t quit. It was like a detoxification period. Pour fluids in, sweat them out. Binge watch Netflix. Repeat. For Read More

The highs and lows of election day 2016

Today was the first election day, where I didn’t have my dad to talk to, to take to the polls, to take the photo of him, mom and me on their porch with our “I voted today” sticker. My father believed in this country, its ideals, its principles. He also believed strongly in the fourth Read More

The nepotism doesn’t add up.

Today’s Dayton Daily News has a story about Sheriff Phil Plummer asking his sister to step down because of the ethical question of her making almost $600 a day as an “appraiser” Kimberly Solomon was being paid $85 per appraisal where she was supposed to do the following: Appraisers must view the house, take pictures, Read More

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