Man Charged With breaking Into Ohio Self-Storage facility

Posted by Modern Storage Media on Jan 26, 2024 8:00:38 AM

An Ohio man accused of stealing thousands of dollars worth of items from several storage units has been formally charged.


Screenshot 2024-01-26 at 7.42.10 AMChristopher Hellmund, 55, was indicted on charges including grand theft, breaking and entering, theft, and misdemeanor theft, according to a spokesperson for the Montgomery County Prosecutor’s Office.


Hellmund is accused of breaking into several storage units on Oct. 19 and 20 at Wagner Ford Self-Storage, located on 2130 Wagner Road in Dayton, Ohio, and stealing items from them, including a camper.


He was arrested on Oct. 22 when he was caught driving a truck with the stolen camper attached. 


Hellmund was previously arrested in 2009 for breaking into a Beavercreek, Ohio home. When the homeowner returned, Hellmund took off and hid in another home under construction. A police dog tracked him down and he was taken into custody and charged with aggravated burglary.


He is expected to be arraigned for this latest charge on February 8.