Miami County Sheriff’s Office reports


Information provided by the Miami County Sheriff’s Office.

Jan. 13

TRAFFIC STOP: A deputy initiated a traffic stop at 11:23 a.m. in the area of North Market and Miami streets in Troy on a vehicle due to the driver having active warrants out of Miami County. After further investigation, the driver was taken into custody for two warrants out of Miami County, one warrant out of Darke County, obstructing official business, driving under suspension, and operating without a CDL. The vehicle was towed from the scene, and several evidence was seized and booked into the Miami County Property Room.

SEX OFFENSE: Deputies were dispatched to a call regarding an alleged sexual offense in Pleasant Hill at 4:38 p.m. After speaking with the parties involved, this case is still pending further investigation.

THEFT OF A MOTOR VEHICLE: A deputy was dispatched at 4:52 p.m. to Randy’s Towing in Concord Township in reference to a motor vehicle theft. Upon arrival, two suspects were identified and the vehicle was later entered as stolen. Case is pending.

PEDESTRIAN STOP: A deputy initiated a pedestrian stop at 6 p.m. in the area of Scarff Road and East State Route 571 in Bethel Township. After an investigation, the male subject was found to have multiple out of county warrants for which he was arrested. The male was also charged for drug paraphernalia. This case is closed.

TRAFFIC STOP: At approximately 9:30 p.m., a deputy stopped a vehicle for having only one working headlight in the area of Dye Mill Road and South County Road 25A in Concord Township. The driver was given a warning for the headlight violation, and drug paraphernalia was also seized.

ACCIDENT: An accident with no injuries was reported at 11:36 p.m. on the 9800 block of North County Road 25A in Springcreek Township.

Jan. 14

UNRULY JUVENILE: At approximately 11:49 a.m., a deputy responded to the 1200 block of Edward Drive in Monroe Township in reference to an unknown problem. Dispatch received information about a possible hostage situation involving firearms. It turned out to be possibly a juvenile prank. The juveniles have not been identified at this time. There was no hostage, and nobody was injured. An information report was taken. This case is closed.

ASSAULT: A deputy responded to an assault at Bradford schools at approximately 1:15 p.m. After an investigation, a juvenile was charged with assault.

MENACING: Deputies were dispatched to a menacing complaint at 1:32 p.m. on the 100 block of School Street in Bradford. Complainant did not wish to pursue charges but requested the incident be documented.

DRUG PARAPHERNALIA: A deputy met with a reporting party at the Miami County Safety Building to take custody of drug paraphernalia the complaint had found at their residence in Springcreek Township. The complainant wished to have the paraphernalia destroyed. It was booked as evidence to be destroyed at the Miami County Sheriff’s Office, and a report was taken. This case is closed.

ACCIDENT: An accident with no injuries was reported at 3:22 p.m. on the 100 block of South High Street in Covington.

CRIMINAL DAMAGE: A deputy responded at 8:15 p.m. to the 200 block of North Main Street in Pleasant Hill in reference to a criminal damaging complaint. A report was taken of the incident. There are no known suspects in regard to this incident. This case is closed.

PHYSICAL CONTROL: A deputy responded at 11:46 p.m. to an OVI complaint in the area of Bellaire Drive and Arapaho Trail in Tipp City. After further investigation, the driver of the vehicle was arrested for failure to maintain physical control.

Jan. 15

ASSAULT: A deputy responded to a disturbance at the Upper Valley Medical Center at 1:21 a.m. After further investigation, one patient was charged with assault.

TRAFFIC STOP: A deputy initiated a traffic stop at 4:45 a.m. in Staunton Township near mile marker 79 on or near Interstate-75. After further investigation, the driver of the vehicle was cited for driving under suspension and marked lanes. Suspected drugs and drug paraphernalia were also collected from the vehicle. This case is pending.

ANIMAL COMPLAINT: Two dogs were observed at a condemned residence on the 200 block of East James Street in Bradford. Contact was made with the owner, and it was advised he was permitted to have the dogs at the residence as long as they were being cared for.

TRESPASSING: Deputies located a motor home parked in front of the Job And Family Services building in Concord Township. Female was warned for trespassing and theft of service.

SUSPICIOUS: Deputies responded to the report of a suspicious incident in the area of South Dayton Brandt Road and Walnut Grove Road in Elizabeth Township at 10:54 a.m. After speaking with all involved parties, it was determined to be a “road rage” incident where several additional parties arrived on scene. It was determined nothing criminal had taken place during the incident, and all parties cleared the area without further incident.

AGENCY ASSIST: Deputies responded at 6 p.m. to the 4100 block of U.S. Route 36 in Brown Township in reference to an assist fire call for a structure fire. Upon arrival, a two story barn was fully engulfed to which it collapsed. There are no suspicions of foul play. This report is for information purposes only.

TRAFFIC STOP: A deputy conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle for an equipment violation in the area of U.S. Route 40 and State Route 202 in Bethel Township at 8:17 p.m. Subsequently the driver was cited for two counts of driving under suspension. A passenger was arrested on an unrelated warrant and turned over to Huber Heights Police Department. The vehicle was impounded for fictitious plates.

AGENCY ASSIST: A deputy responded to an assist fire on the 6200 block of Rudy Road in Bethel Township at 10:16 p.m. The caller had advised they could smell a rotten egg smell inside their home. Upon arrival, Bethel Township Fire was already on scene. Fire department advised the deputy was not needed on scene.

Jan. 16

SUSPICIOUS: A deputy was dispatched to the 200 block of Valleyview Drive in reference to a suspicious person knocking or tapping on the windows of homes very lightly. Dispatch received two more additional calls from the residents on the 2800 block of Piqua Troy Road in Staunton Township reporting the same suspicious knocking on the windows. Deputies searched the immediate area but could not locate anyone on foot. None of the home owners saw any suspicious persons. They only heard the strange tapping. All the properties and the surrounding neighborhood were checked by multiple deputies. They did not locate anyone walking on foot. This report is for informational purposes.

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