Bethel & Pike Township Sheriff Reports

Sun 10/9

2:38 a.m. To Stratmore St. for a report of a domestic disturbance. A woman reported that her boyfriend and his mother were drinking and were involved in an argument. She said that the mother started punching her son in the face. As the son was walking out, she slammed the door on his finger. The son refused to discuss what happened. He was “heavily intoxicated” and saw no need to press charges. The mother said her son had an altercation with her brother. She said that she asked her son to leave several times but he became argumentative. No charges were filed.

6:09 a.m. To N. Adams St. for a report of a suspicious individual. A deputy located the male subject who was running toward Main St. The subject said that he was just out jogging. The deputy questioned why he was jogging in a leather jacket and two pair of pants. An Adams St. resident said he saw the subject running from his home. He also found a window on his vehicle smashed and another vehicle’s doors open and his shed door open. Most of the items taken from the Adams St. home were found in various places throughout the neighborhood.

8:14 a.m. To Chalet Dr. for a report of a missing juvenile. A man reported that he had some friends over the previous evening, and when he got up this morning, his son was gone. He was located on Lambers Dr. and was returned to his residence. He did not wish to press charges.

11:05 a.m. To Lake Rd. for a report of a burglary. A woman reported that someone entered her home and took two TVs and an X-box. She said she had left a side window open and believes that the suspect entered that way.

4:00 p.m. To Ohio Ave. for a report of a domestic disturbance. A man reported that he was involved in an argument with his mother because he got a cat without permission and because he takes two long showers each day. He said his mother came at him to punch him but he pushed her off. The mother said that her son takes multiple showers each after she has told him not to. She said that she was upset because he had been keeping a cat in his room that he had found. She said that she took the cat litter and dumped it on his bed. She said her son got mad, came at her and kicked her in the stomach. The son said that he is 18 and is moving out, which made his mother extremely upset. A few hours later, the son appeared at the New Carlisle Substation. He said that when a friend came to pick him up, his mother followed them. The mother, who was screaming and crying, said that it is illegal for her son to leave the home because he is still in school. She was advised that no one could prevent him from leaving. She then said that she would follow him to where he was going. After an hour of talking to the deputy, she allowed him to leave and said that she would not follow him.

Mon 10/10

8:28 a.m. To Lower Valley Pike for a report of a breaking and entering. A man reported that someone broke into his home through the back door and stole several items. There are no suspects, but the man said he might have surveillance video.

10:57 p.m. To Orth Dr. for a report of vandalism. A woman reported that someone removed four of the five lug nuts on a wheel on her vehicle. She said she discovered it when she pulled into Speedway and the wheel came off.

Wed 10/12

12:53 a.m. To Rawson Dr. for a report of a theft. A woman reported that she allowed her neighbor to borrow her vehicle to go to work. She said that when he returned, he told her that someone had taken the temporary tag from her vehicle. She wanted the incident documented so she can go to BMV to replace it.

1:00 a.m. A deputy was sitting at Smith St. and Villa Dr. when she saw three subjects in dark clothing near a vehicle on Villa Dr. When the subjects saw her, they ran into a back yard. At 6:00, the deputy was dispatched to the same area for a report of a theft. A man said that his Glock 23 was taken from his vehicle. Later, the deputy was dispatched to N. Church St. for a possible overdose. She found the gun’s magazine and the male subject admitted to stealing it on Villa Dr. He was charged with Felony Receiving Stolen Property.

8:03 a.m. To W. National Rd. for a report of a theft. A woman reported that a friend of the family stole her daughter’s medicine. She said that a family member, who is a known addict, was the only other person in the home, and that he emptied the pill bottle and put it back so it would look like nothing was missing. She said she does not know how to contact the family member.

1:35 p.m. To N. Dayton-Lakeview Rd. for a report of vandalism. A woman reported that someone broke into her business at 5:30 this morning. She said she looked outside and saw a man walk off with the business’ cash register. The cash register was recovered.

8:22 p.m. To S. Dayton-Lakeview Rd. for a report of a domestic disturbance. A man reported that he lost his footing and fell into his TV. He said he was upset and was cursing loudly, and said that a neighbor could have construed it as a fight.

9:26 p.m. To Prentice Dr. for a report of a domestic disturbance. A man reported that his stepfather would not allow him to spend the night with his girlfriend. He said he became upset and began “an episode.” The stepfather said he has had the boy since birth and there is no formal agreement to rent him a room in the home. The stepson removed some of his items and left for the night.

Thurs 10/13

3:35 p.m. To Frayne Dr. A man reported that a package arrived from Saudi Arabia that he was not expecting. He said he would like the package to be taken and destroyed. The package was found to contain a new cell phone. It was taken to be destroyed.

4:40 p.m. To Filmore Dr. for a report of a theft. A woman reported that a generator and a power washer were stolen from her home. There are no suspects.

5:28 p.m. To N. Dayton Lakeview Rd. for a report of an accident. A northbound driver rear-ended another vehicle that was stopped in traffic. She was cited for speed. 6:41 p.m. To E. Lake Ave. for a report of a woman feeling unsafe. She said that she was threatened by different people who think that she is working for the police. She said that this incident started in 2012 over a stolen Xbox. She said that they think they are entitled to some money for the stolen Xbox. The deputy believed that there were other issues with the woman.

8:36 p.m. To N. Church St. for a report of a burglary. A woman reported that someone had entered her home and taken several items. There are no suspects.

9:39 p.m. To W. Lake Ave. for a report of a found item. A man reported that he found a clear baggie with four capsules and white rocks inside it. He said it was near the roadway by his residence. The items were taken to be destroyed.

9:51 p.m. To Wellington Ave. for a report of an assault. A woman reported that a woman came to her home and assaulted her. She said that both women have been dating the same man and that they have been sending messages to one another over this. She said that the woman came to her home and started throwing punches. The woman left before deputies arrived. No charges were yet filed.

11:10 p.m. To Spinning Rd. A woman reported that her brother lives with her. She said she noticed a strange smell coming from his room. She said she opened the door and found the room to be in horrible condition. She said it was extremely dirty with clothes and items all over the floor and trash was everywhere. She said she found a shoe box at the foot of his bed that contained drug paraphernalia. She said that he is on parole and has not been able to get his parole officer to investigate the brother. The deputy said that he would try to contact the parole officer. She said that her brother is no longer welcome at the residence since he does not contribute to the household.

Fri 10/14

10:53 a.m. To N. Main St. for a report of a theft. A store employee reported that a juvenile had put merchandise into his backpack. She said she confronted him and he gave her the merchandise. She said she told him she was calling police and he fled the store. She said she would work on getting video of the incident burned to CD.

2:24 p.m. To Fenwick Dr. for a report of a dog bite. A woman reported that her neighbor’s dogs came after her son and pinned him against a vehicle and bit him. She said the dog is not current on his rabies shots. New Carlisle EMS was called and treated the boy. The owner of the dog said that his aunt let the dogs out and the gate must have been unlatched. He said that the dog has never bitten anyone before. He was advised to quarantine the dog for 10 days and that he has to be present with the dog whenever the dog goes outside. A copy of the report was forwarded to the Health Dept.

4:12 p.m. A deputy stopped a man for running a stop sign on his bike. The man said he had some weed on him. He gave the deputy a bag of marijuana and a pope. He was charged with possession of drugs and possession of drug paraphernalia.

4:26 p.m. While on Chalet Dr. a deputy was approached by a man who was yelling while he pushed a bike. He said that he was at Raynor Park and was assaulted by several individuals. He said a male subject approached him and hit him in the face several times. He said the subject also damaged his bike. He went with the deputy back to the park where another deputy was already questioning people in the area about what happened. Some witnesses identified a possible suspect.

5:08 p.m. To Bookwalter Dr. for a report of a theft. A man reported that two bicycles were stolen from his home. He said he located one of them in front of a home on Grissom Dr. He said that he asked the woman at that address where it came from and she identified two males who came with it. One of the males was contacted and said that the other male subject arrived with the bike.

7:23 p.m. To Cedar Rd. for a report of a wanted suspect at that address. The deputy arrived and saw the suspect on the couch. He arrested the subject and patted him down. He found a bag of methamphetamines and a marijuana pipe in his pocket. He was arrested on the warrant and charged with possession of meth, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia and taken to the Clark County Jail.

7:54 p.m. To Lincoln Rd. for a report of a robbery. A woman reported that a male friend entered her home and tried to get her to smoke marijuana with him but she refused. She said he then pulled out a BB pistol and shot it. She said she tried to get a baseball bat and could hear him rummaging through her property. She said he then left and she gave chase, but he got into a vehicle and left. She said she noticed that $1000 cash was missing from her home. She said she waited to report the incident because she was threatened that a motorcycle club would come after her.

Sat 10/15

12:55 a.m. To S. Dayton-Lakeview Rd. for a report of a domestic disturbance. A man reported that he and the mother of his child began arguing in a bar. He said that she went to pay her bar tab with her credit card and it was declined. He said she got upset, started yelling and told him that she was leaving. He said he took her car keys because she was intoxicated and she grabbed him by the neck and scratched him. He said she was able to get the keys and left without paying the bar tab. She had left her driver’s license and credit card at the bar.

7:57 a.m. To Stratmore St. for a report of a disturbance. A woman reported that her ex-boyfriend came to her home today, took her phone and left. She said he came back with her phone, called her an unkind name and grabbed her by the throat. She said she did not wish to press charges but wanted him to stop bothering her. She had no marks on her throat. The deputy was to check with the Prosecutor’s office regarding charges.