Bethel & Pike Township

Sunday 9/18

12:42 a.m. To Tomahawk for a report of a burglary. A man reported seeing a male subject wearing black underwear and black boots enter his home through the back door. He said he confronted the subject and the subject turned around and walked out. Attempts to locate the subject were unsuccessful.

8:35 a.m. To Gross St. for a report of found property. A woman reported finding a bicycle in her side yard. The deputy arrived to find a Giant Acapulco 26” blue men’s bicycle in her yard. It had not been reported stolen and was submitted into property.

3:06 p.m. To Galewood Dr. A woman reported that a window in her vehicle had been broken out. She said that a neighbor was doing lawn work that day and might have caused the damage. The neighbor said that the window was broken when he began his lawn work.

5:45 p.m. To Cliffside Dr. for a report of an assault. A man reported that he has told his girlfriend’s daughter several times that she is not welcome at their home. He said that today she came over and started arguing with her mother. He said he told her to leave and she attacked him and spit in his face. He reported that the daughter hit him in the head with her cell phone. The girlfriend said her daughter came over and wanted to “borrow” her iPad and she told her no. She said her daughter then started throwing things. When her boyfriend came into the room, she said her daughter began hitting him in the head with her cell phone “many times.” She said she has custody of her daughter’s 8-year-old son and does not want this type of violence around the child. The deputy was able to locate the daughter, who said the RP is a very abusive person and has attacked her in the past. She said that he hit her today, but the deputy could not find any injury. She was charged with assault and said that she did not agree with the charge and would fight it.

6:07 p.m. To Mark Dr. for a report of found property. A man reported finding a wallet in the middle of the road at Main and Jefferson. The wallet had $46 in cash, 3 bank cards and several miscellaneous gift cards and business cards. The wallet belonged to a Springboro woman, and deputies were unable to find a good phone number for her. The wallet was submitted into property.

6:33 p.m. To Quick Rd. for a report of a theft. A man reported that he allowed a friend to borrow his Bobcat, and he hasn’t returned it. He said his attorney suggested he file a police report.

6:47 p.m. To Glenapple Dr. for a report of telecommunications harassment. A man reported that he has been harassed on Facebook. He said that on September 14 two male suspects tried to steal his dirt bike and assaulted him in the process. He said the wife of one of the suspects has been saying very bad things about him on Facebook in retaliation. He said that her comments are not true and could jeopardize his job. He said he will be contacting his attorney.

10:45 p.m. To Sinclair Ave. for a report of several individuals arguing and fighting. A woman reported that a male subject came to her home, got her phone and accused her of cheating. She said he hit her, punched her in the stomach and kicked her several times in her private area. She said that he comes over from time to time, but that they are not a couple. Bethel Twp. Medics were called but she refused treatment. Deputies searched the area and found the subject in a shed. He said that he didn’t do anything wrong and that the woman was lying. He was very intoxicated and belligerent. He was charged with assault and transported to the Clark County Jail.

Monday 9/19

11:21 a.m. To Todd Lee Dr. for a report of a theft. A man reported that several batteries were stolen from his property. He said that he and a neighbor saw a man and a woman pull into his driveway, load the batteries onto their truck, and left. He said he yelled at them, but they left.

5:49 p.m. To Victory Safety Lane for a report of a loose sheep causing damage. A man reported that a sheep was ramming its head into a window and set off an alarm. Several people tried to catch the sheep but were unsuccessful. It would charge the window, then run around the building. It was finally chased into a field behind the building.

6:16 p.m. To N. Hampton Rd. for a report of a possible overdose. A woman was transported to Springfield Regional Medical Center to be checked out. A male subject on the scene was found to have an outstanding warrant and was taken to the Clark County Jail.

9:10 p.m. To Brubaker Dr. for a report of an assault. A man reported that a neighbor invited him to his apartment and accused him of being a “snitch.” He said the neighbor threw him down, put his hands around his neck and began choking him while continuing to yell at him. He said the neighbor then punched him in the face and broke his nose causing it to bleed. He said the neighbor told him that if he told anyone what happened, he would shoot him. He said he returned to his apartment and called the landlord, who then called police. The deputy spoke with the neighbor and asked what happened. The neighbor said he didn’t know what the deputy was talking about. The deputy went back to the RP’s apartment and he said if the neighbor isn’t taken to jail tonight, he will probably follow through on his threat to shoot him. When the deputy returned to the neighbor’s apartment, he found that the neighbor had fled the scene. Warrants were issued for the neighbor’s arrest for one count of felonious assault.

Tuesday 9/20

8:36 p.m. To Stratmore St. for a report of a theft. A woman reported that she was involved in an accident. She said she had passed out from low blood sugar. A towing company towed her vehicle and she was taken to the hospital. She said that her purse was in her vehicle when it was towed, but that it is now missing. She said witness may have seen someone get into the vehicle before it was towed.

8:50 p.m. To S. Dayton-Lakeview Rd. for a report of a domestic disturbance. A woman reported that she and her boyfriend had been drinking and began to argue. She said he flipped over a chair which inadvertently struck her knee, but did not leave any visible injury. She said that he moved out about 3 months ago because he received an eviction letter because he was “making scenes.” She said she didn’t want him at her apartment any more, and that all of his belongings had been moved out. The deputy went to a location where she thought he might be, but no one answered the door.

Wednesday 9/21

3:38 a.m. To Cooper Ave. A man called to report that his adult daughter’s boyfriend kicked in their back door causing damage and assaulted his daughter. The daughter said the boyfriend came to her house trying to get her to go to his house with him. She said she told him several times that she wasn’t going with him. She said he went outside to get his wallet and she locked the doors. She said he then kicked in the back door and came after her as she ran away. She said he tried to take her phone away and they struggled over it. During the struggle, a chair was knocked over and she received minor scratches to her right forearm. She said he got her phone, so she was not able to call for help. She said she ran outside and began yelling for help, and then saw him leave. Warrants were issued against the boyfriend for abduction, disruption of a public service and burglary.

2:46 p.m. To Cordova Dr. for a report of a theft. A man reported that someone stole his trailer. It was a 7’x12’ tandem axle trailer with a black top and silver bottom. He said that neighbors saw a newer Ford F-250 pull away with it. The Ford was driven by a thin white male in his 30’s.

Thursday 9/22

12:23 a.m. To S. Dayton-Lakeview Rd. for a report of an accident. A driver was leaving a parking lot and struck the vehicle parked beside her. The driver was located at her home in New Carlisle and she admitted to striking another vehicle. She said she didn’t stop because the occupants of the vehicle she struck wanted to fight her.

11:32 a.m. While at Lee’s Chicken, a man gave a deputy a tool pouch that he found last week on Gerlaugh Rd.

3:19 p.m. To Hedwick Rd. for a property dispute. A man stated that a neighbor was cutting down a tree that he believed to be on his property, but he wasn’t sure. The neighbor said that he was sure the tree was his and that the man’s fence was three feet onto his property. The neighbor said that he was going to have the property surveyed, then install a privacy fence. Deputies were called back later. The RP said that the tree was all the way down. Apparently the two had exchanged words, but never threatened each other. The deputy pulled up the property on the Auditor’s website, and it appeared that the tree is on the neighbor’s property.

7:48 p.m. To N. Church St. for a report of a theft. A woman reported that sometime between 5:00 and 7:00, someone came onto her porch and opened a package that belonged to a neighbor. The neighbor said the package was late in arriving and he had notified FedEx on September 19. He said that today his neighbor came to his house and told him that his package was on her porch, but someone took the contents. There are no suspects.

Friday 9/23

11:10 a.m. To Gary Ct. for a report of a theft. A man reported that a man had taken two checks from him and cashed them. He said he thought his bank balance was low and confirmed it when he got his statement. He found two checks made out to the man for over $1500.

12:08 p.m. A Lake Rd. resident came to the New Carlisle substation to report that someone opened up an unemployment account in her name. She said she received a letter from Ohio Unemployment informing her that she owed $40,000 for overpayment and penalties. She said that she contacted them and they sent paperwork with an application date of February 12, 2008 and April 29, 2009. She said that she applied for unemployment in 2005 but was denied.

1:37 p.m. To W. Washington St. for a report of a theft. A man reported that his daughter drove her vehicle to Sinclair Community College yesterday around 9:00 a.m. and came home around 4:00 p.m. He said that she noticed the rear plate missing around 9:00 this morning. He said that the vehicle was in a locked garage since 4:00 p.m. yesterday and 9:00 this morning. He said it looked like someone tampered with the screws but could not be sure if it fell off or was taken off. The plate was entered as stolen.

4:18 p.m. To Ohio Ave. for a report of phone harassment. A woman reported that her sister has been texting her for the past 24 hours telling her that she needs to be beat up. She said that there is an ongoing issue between the two over a family inheritance, and she feels like her sister is trying to make her feel threatened. She did not wish to press charges. The deputy spoke to the sister who said that she was upset because of the way the woman has been treating their mother. She said that she never threatened to beat up her sister, but just said that she needed it. She was advised to stop calling and texting or she could be charged.

4:40 p.m. To Middle St., Medway, for a report of aggressive wild turkeys in the area. A woman said she was walking in the neighborhood with her 3-month-old grandson and 8-year-old grandson when she noticed a couple of turkeys approaching them. She said she used her cane to divert them, and that the turkeys became aggressive and pecked at both the cane and the stroller. She said she immediately took her grandkids home, and saw two boys chase the turkeys to an address on Middle St., where she believes they are kept as pets. She said she didn’t notice any fencing and was concerned that the turkeys may attack a child who might be walking in the area.

5:30 p.m. To Wellington Ave. for a report of a theft. A man reported that his neighbor told him that someone took his camper battery, and that they also took the RP’s battery. He said his wife saw a white pickup truck around the area yesterday when neighbors started reporting thefts. He had no other information, other than the battery is valued at $200.

6:06 p.m. To S. Main St. A woman reported that she is in the process of divorcing her husband and that she has a pending protection order for which they go to court in October. She said that she and her daughter were having a garage sale where they were selling some of their property and none of her husband’s. She said he came by the house and started taking pictures. She said that he continues to bring deputies in attempts to gain access to the home. She asked that the incident be documented.

8:58 p.m. Traffic stop in the 400 block of S. Main St. for a vehicle with expired tags. The driver said that the vehicle was in her boyfriend’s name and that they don’t usually drive that vehicle. The boyfriend was the passenger and said that they must have expired on his birthday. The deputy ran the registration and found that BMV wanted the plates confiscated. He called for a tow. The driver was advised that the plates would be confiscated and the vehicle would be towed and that an inventory would be taken. The owner said he would not give permission to search the vehicle. He was advised that the vehicle would be inventoried, and asked if there was anything illegal in it. The driver said that there was weed in the center console that belonged to her. The deputy found the marijuana and two pipes. All were seized. The driver was placed under arrest for possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. She was also cited for expired tags.

9:16 p.m. To Scott St. for a report of criminal damaging. A woman reported that someone broke out two windows in her house. She identified a possible suspect, and three different friends said that the suspect admitted to breaking the windows. She said that he is mad because his previous girlfriend took a picture with her son. She did not wish to press charges.

Saturday 9/24

12:21 a.m. To Edgewick Dr. A woman reported that her ex-boyfriend has been sending her text messages that are hateful. She asked that the deputy tell him to stop. Attempts to contact the boyfriend were unsuccessful.

1:10 p.m. To W. Washington St. for a report of a theft. A woman reported that she was at her boyfriend’s home when one of his friends stole her cell phone. She said that the friend went to jail that night for stealing from Speedway and that he got out two days ago. She said the friend called her boyfriend and admitted to taking her phone and was to return it, but never did. The deputy asked why she waited so long, and she said she called that night and a deputy was supposed to meet up with her to do a statement.

4:39 p.m. To N. Main St. for a report of a theft. A store employee reported that two juveniles, one of them wearing a back pack, were in the liquor aisle, but he did not see them. He said he asked them what they were doing, and they said they had $10 that they were going to spend. He said he advised them to stay away from the liquor aisle. He said that they left without buying anything. He said he checked surveillance video and before he confronted them, they took a gallon bottle of margaritas and a daiquiri mix and put them in the book bag. He said he would call when a DVD of the video was ready.

8:46 p.m. To Lincoln Rd. for a report of a domestic disturbance. A woman said that her husband was throwing things around inside the residence. She said that she went outside to get away from the situation and that he came out and scratched her car with a pocket knife. She said that they had been arguing over his alcohol consumption. The husband said he damaged items in the home and scratched his wife’s car. He was advised that arguing is not illegal, but that damaging property will not solve anything. Both agreed to stay separated for the evening.

11:57 p.m. To Klose Dr. for a report of an assault. A woman reported that she was lying in bed when her boyfriend came in and started calling her names. She said she started walking toward the bedroom door when he took a dinner plate and shoved her back. She said she asked him to stop several times but he continued to become more upset. She said she tried to call 911 but he punched her in the nose and threw her phone. She said he then put his hands around her neck and slammed her back against the wall. She said she began yelling for his sister who came and was able to separate the two. The boyfriend was charged with assault and disrupting a public service.

Bethel Township (Miami County)

Friday 9/23

1:21 p.m. Fraud reported in the 9300 block of S. Mann Road. RP received a letter in the mail from Citibank stating her identify may be been used to open a credit card without her knowledge. On Aug 13, 2016 the RP’s social security number and personal information was used to open a $3,000 limit Mastercard. Citibank was able to close the card before it was used and asked the RP to file a police report. She also contacted the credit bureaus and put a freeze on her information.

Saturday 9/24

3:16 a.m. Traffic stop in the area of S. Dayton Brandt Road and S. State Route 201. While on routine patrol deputy noticed a vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed. Traffic stop was initiated and contact was made with the driver Danny Hensley. Hensley had his hands on the steering when and stated he was a CCW holder and had a weapon in the trunk. While speaking with him an odor of an alcoholic beverage was detected coming from his person. First stating he had not consumed any drugs or alcohol, he later stated he had drank four beers. At first reluctant, Hensley agreed to a series of standardized field sobriety tests. Unable to complete a test, he stated “you got me” and did not want to continue with the testing. Hensley was placed under arrest and placed in the back of the cruiser. Deputy checked the truck and found the firearm that was loaded and one round in the chamber. The magazine was removed and the round emptied from the chamber. Hensley was advised it was illegal to possess a firearm while intoxicated and that he would be charged with Improper Handling of a Firearm in a Motor Vehicle. Hensley was transported to the Tipp City PD where he provided a breath sample (.160 BAC). Hensley was transported to and incarcerated in the Miami County Jail. In addition to the Improper Handling of a Firearm Hensley was charged with Speed, Seatbelt and OVI.

8:48 a.m. Recovered stolen vehicle in the 2000 block of S. Dayton Brandt Road. Vehicle reportedly stolen out of Danville, Indiana.

Sunday 9/25

00:54 a.m. Traffic stop in the area of Westland Drive and New Carlisle Road. Vehicle was traveling at a slow speed and in a weaving manner. A traffic stop was initiated and contact made with the driver Justus A. Posey and three passengers (two juveniles (age 15 and 17) and a 19-year-old male.) Reason for the stop was explained with the driver acknowledging he drove off the road and his license was suspended. While speaking with the driver he was found to have slow motor skills and his eye lids were heavy. Posey was asked to exit the vehicle and the deputy noticed a strong odor of burnt marijuana emitting from his person. He admitted to smoking marijuana earlier but denied smoking in the car. He was placed in the back seat of the cruiser and was informed he was being detained. Posey fell asleep in the back seat and when he did wake up he was disoriented and unware of what was going on. The three passengers were asked to also exit the vehicle. One female juvenile admitted to smoking four marijuana blunts before getting pulled over. She further stated everyone in the vehicle participated. The other female juvenile also admitted so smoking and the deputy found in her purse a pipe with marijuana residue. The 19-year-old male stated he doesn’t do drugs. No odor of marijuana emitted from him and the deputy was unable to prove he was under the influence of drugs. Mothers were called for the two female juveniles. They were both informed that the juveniles were being cited for possession of marijuana. During the probable cause search of the vehicle eight partially smoked cigars containing green plant material were found. Posey was found to have a warrant for his arrest out of Montgomery County. He was arrested for the warrant and transported to the Miami County Sheriff’s Office. He was asked to submit to a series of field sobriety tests, which he refused. Posey also refused to submit to a urine test. He was booked into the jail for OVI, DUS, warrant and two counts of child endangerment.

12:26 p.m. Traffic stop in the area of US Route 40 and Palmer Road. Deputy witnessed the passenger toss a cigarette out of the window and a traffic stop was initiated. Contact was with driver identified as Brittany Coker and two passengers. It was found that Coker was operating on a temporary permit. The two passengers did not have valid licenses. When asked, Coker denied a search of her vehicle. She was cited for operating a vehicle without a valid licensed operator present. A warning was given to the passenger for littering from a motor vehicle. A licensed driver responded and all were released from the scene.

Wednesday 9/28

4:20 p.m. Deputy responded to Charleston Falls in reference to a female who might harm herself. The female was located and transported to an area hospital for evaluation.

Thursday 9/29

12:50 p.m. Deputy responded to the 4300 block of US Route 40 in reference to an assault of a juvenile on Sept 28 at Bethel High School. After investigating the incident, a juvenile was charged with assault.

3:57 p.m. Theft not in progress in the 7000 block of S. State Route 202. Deputy found evidence of a forced entry into the residence and items had been stolen.