Bethel & Pike Township

Sun 10/16

9:12 a.m. Dispatch received a complaint about a silver Ford Fusion that was all over the road in Medway. The caller followed the vehicle into the city and the driver pulled up to a home on Scott St. New Carlisle Medics were called to check on the elderly female driver who was disoriented. A family friend on the scene said that she had blacked out while driving and may have struck a mailbox on Jackson Rd. She was transported to Miami Valley Hospital.

10:50 a.m. To Hocker Ave. A woman reported that her boyfriend packed his belongings and left her apartment. She said that he made comments about shooting out her tires. She asked that the incident be documented.

1:21 p.m. To Bayberry Dr. for a report of a theft. A woman reported that a large amount of jewelry was taken from her home. The jewelry was in a jewelry chest in her bedroom. She suspects her live-in grandson and his girlfriend. She said that they have a heroin problem and that he is usually the only one at the home if they are gone. She also suspects a home-health aide who also has a heroin problem. She provided photos and paperwork for much of the missing jewelry. She said she will prosecute.

7:15 p.m. To Carman Ave. for a report of a suspicious vehicle. The deputy located the vehicle with two subjects sitting inside. They advised that they were homeless and were living in the van. They were given several options on where to go and were advised of several shelters in the area. They advised that they would rather sleep in the van.

7:36 p.m. To the 100 block of N. Tecumseh Rd. for a report of an abandoned vehicle. The deputy arrived to find a white Ford Focus parked covering half of the roadway. The rear window and passenger side taillight were broken out. The keys were in the ignition, and it had no tags. The VIN was checked and the vehicle was last registered in 2014. The vehicle was towed.

9:19 p.m. To N. Dayton-Lakeview Rd. A man reported that his ex-girlfriend has been sending him threatening text messages. He said that they went through a bad break-up and she has been sending him text messages threatening to damage his home. He said he did not wish to press charges but wanted a deputy to talk to her. The deputy called the girlfriend and she said she has messages from the RP threatening to shoot her. She said that if he shot her, he would end up with bullet holes in his home because she is a fast runner. She was advised not to contact him anymore.

Tues 10/18

1:18 p.m. To Stafford Rd. at Country Squire for a report of found property. A woman reported finding a brown handbag lying in the street. She said she looked inside and found a white iPad. There was nothing in the handbag to identify the owner. It was submitted into property.

6:25 p.m. To the Sunoco on Lower Valley Pike for a report of a domestic disturbance. A woman reported that she was involved in a verbal argument with the father of her children at their apartment. She said he slapped her in the face. She said she grabbed a knife and told him to stay away. She said she then went to the bedroom, and he followed her, broke through the door and continued arguing. She said she was able to leave and go to the gas station to get help. The deputy went to the home and found the boyfriend standing in the parking lot. He was placed under arrest for one count of domestic violence and one count of assault.

7:56 p.m. A Styer Dr. resident called to report that a former friend sent him a text message threatening him with bodily harm. He said issues between the two began when the RP’s fiancée took a flash drive from the friend that belonged to her.

Wed 10/19

2:56 a.m. To Grissom Ave. for a report of a theft. Fairborn PD reported that they made a traffic stop on a vehicle and the occupants fled on foot. They asked that the deputy contact the owner to find out who had the vehicle. The owner said that a man was at her home earlier vising her daughter when she made him leave because he has warrants. She said that she went to bed around 8:00 and that her vehicle was in the driveway with the keys in it. She said she believes the man came back and took the vehicle without her permission. Fairborn PD had impounded the vehicle.

5:31 a.m. To Chalet Ave. for a report of a theft. A woman reported that someone took her unlocked vehicle sometime between 2:00 and 5:00 this morning. There are no suspects or witnesses. 5:16 p.m. To Medway Dr. for a report of identity fraud. A man reported that his bank advised him that someone tried to open a credit line in his name. He said that he needed a police report to ensure his credit would not be affected.

Thurs 10/20

3:36 a.m. To Mark Dr. for a report of phone harassment. A man reported that he has received several text messages and calls from his ex-girlfriend. He said that she made threats against him and his family, but was unable to provide any of the messages. He asked that the incident be documented.

7:30 p.m. To Rawson Dr. for a report of an unruly juvenile. A woman reported that her 12-year-old son was involved in some disciplinary action at school to and was causing disruptions within the home tonight. She said when she tried to discipline him and put him over her knee, he grabbed her wrist, squeezed it hard and said “I’m warning you, mom, things are about to get real bad quick.” She said he let go and went outside, picked up two chairs and threw them at his sister’s bedroom window. The son was taken to the Juvenile Detention Center.

Fri 10/21

4:03 p.m. Traffic stop on Styer Dr. at Rt. 235. The driver hit the curb as he stopped. When the deputy got to the vehicle, he could smell a strong odor of fresh marijuana coming from the vehicle. Both the driver and passenger had bloodshot eyes. The driver exhibited tremors and spoke with slow speech. He said that he has to use the parking brake to stop the vehicle. A check of the vehicle yielded 8 marijuana cigarettes, bottles of beer and two digital scales. The passenger claimed ownership of the beer and one of the scales, the driver claimed ownership of the cigarettes and the other scale. The driver said that there was a pair of brass knuckles under the seat. The deputy found two pair of brass knuckles. They said that they were belt buckles, but there was no belt attached to them. In the trunk, the deputy found more beer and marijuana shake. The driver said he smokes marijuana every and that the last time was about 2½ hours ago. The driver failed field sobriety tests and was placed under arrest. The passenger was cited for offenses involving a minor and for possession of drug paraphernalia. The driver was taken to the Clark County Jail for a urine test. He was charged with OVI, lanes of travel, possession of drugs and possession of drug paraphernalia. After doing some research, the deputy charged both with carrying concealed weapons for possession of the brass knuckles.

Sat 10/22

12:16 a.m. To the Bethel Twp. Fire House for a report of found property. A fire dept. employee said that while working at Tecumseh High School, a parent gave him a prescription bottle that she had found. The pills were an anti-depressant, and were prescribed to an Eaton, Ohio resident. He believed they belonged to someone attending the band event. The owner was contacted and made arrangements to pick up the bottle.

3:35 a.m. To Hedwick St. for a report of a truck on fire. An anonymous caller reported that the fire had been put out, but was not forthcoming with any information. Attempts to get a response at the owner’s home were unsuccessful. Through the window, the deputy could see beer bottles and water bottles strewn throughout the kitchen. It was unsure if it was the result of an altercation or just trash lying around. Bethel Twp. Fire reported that the truck fire would be under investigation for arson and that the Fire Marshal would arrive Mon morning. The truck was towed and stored indoors so as not to disturb any evidence.

1:51 p.m. To Fenwick St. for a peace officer call. A man reported that he had put a 24-hour notice to enter the premises yester at 2:00 p.m. He said that as he was entering the property to inspect it, the notice was still on the door. As both entered the property, the deputy saw a piece of paper and the word “gunpoint” caught his eye. The man gave written permission to search and the paper was collected and placed into evidence.

5:40 p.m. Traffic stop in the 4300 block of Osborn Rd. on a vehicle with no front plate. The deputy was familiar with the driver after numerous encounters over the past three years. The driver had a bag of methamphetamines in his pocket. He was placed under arrest. A search of the vehicle yielded a capsule of powder substance that the driver identified as heroin. The plate on the truck was stolen. The driver was cited for driving under suspension, possession of methamphetamines, possession of heroin, possession of dangerous drugs and for fictitious plates.

7:32 p.m. To Forest Dr. for a report of a custody dispute. A man reported that he has a court order to pick up his grandchild and wanted the deputy along. The deputy knocked on the door but did not get an answer. He saw a blonde woman in the kitchen but she did not answer the door. The RP called back later and said as he was leaving, the woman told him to get out of the area. The woman also called in and said that her son was sick and was not going with his father.

9:33 p.m. To Lower Valley Pike for a report of a man and woman arguing in the front yard. A man reported that his girlfriend was intoxicated and was vomiting. He said he did not want her vomiting in the house, and when he tried to keep her outside she began to yell at him. The woman said she just wanted to take a shower and go to bed. Both agreed to stay separated for the evening.

Bethel Township (Miami)

Fri 10/21

7:26 a.m. Theft reported in the 1700 block of S. State Route 202. On this morning on two separate occasions political signs were taken from residents. RP was able to provide a description of the three young white males and a vehicle registration. This case is pending at this time.

9:07 a.m. Theft reported in the 9600 block of W. Haskett Lane. A book bag which contained a laptop was removed from a vehicle. The RP was unsure if the vehicle was locked but the deputy was unable to find any damage to the vehicle leading him to believe the vehicle was left unlocked. The computer was entered into LEADS as stolen.

Sat 10/22

9:27 a.m. Assist squad in the 2800 block of West Charleston Road. Bethel Township Squad requested deputy respond to residence in reference to a full arrest.

Sun 10/23

3:08 a.m. Disturbance reported in the 6600 block of Walnut Street. Domestic dispute between two brothers. Both parties were separated and no charges filed.

11:00 a.m. Theft reported in the 7300 block of S. State Route 202. Another computer was stolen from a vehicle. This case is pending further investigation.

5:10 p.m. Disturbance reported in the 6700 block of Singer Road. RP found a one year old baby left unattended. While the RP was speaking with 911 the mother of the child had returned and was attempting to get the child back. While deputy was enroute dispatch advised the mother had the child and left the residence traveling eastbound on Singer Road. Deputy made contact with the RP who stated he has been working in his garage when he heard a baby cry. Above the garage is an apartment rented by Cassandra Macik and the RP did not observe her vehicle in the driveway. The RP asked a female if Macik was home and she stated she had seen Macik leave approximately three to four hours ago. The RP and female knocked on the apartment door and when nobody answered they entered the apartment through an unlocked door. They found the baby standing in his crib crying and smelled of feces. The female took the baby to her residence and bathed the baby while the RP called 911. Macik returned home while the RP was speaking with 911 and looked for her baby. RP refused to give the baby back until the deputy arrived. Macik entered the residence through an unlocked window, took the baby and put him in her lap as she drove off. Deputies responded to a residence on Singer Road and made contact with Macik. She explained that a family member has physical custody of the baby as a result of an open investigation in Montgomery Count. According to the deputy’s report, Macik’s story changed numerous times on where she and the baby had been and who was watching the him. Cassandra Macik was cited and summonsed for child endangerment. The baby was turned over to a family member.

Monroe Township

Fri 10/21

5:59 p.m. Parking complaint in the 800 block of Todd Court. A trailer was parked in the RP’s driveway, blocking her garage. She didn’t know who the trailer belonged to and did not give anyone permission to park it there. Deputy attempted to contact the owner, however all attempts failed. The trailer was towed from the property.

Sat 10/22

1:44 p.m. Animal complaint in the 2400 block of W. Monroe Concord Road.

Tues 10/25

10:44 a.m. Abandoned vehicle complaint in the 600 block of Wisteria Drive. A gold 2006 Volkswagen Jetta was packed in front of a residence that was missing both front and back license plates. The VIN was run through LEADS with a return of a local Auto Sale. Deputy made contact with several residences but was unable to located the owner. Vehicle was towed from the scene.

Wednes 10/26

1:24 a.m. Traffic stop in the area of Curry Branch Drive and S. County Road 25A. A traffic stop was initiated for a traffic violation. After further investigation the driver Ryan Gallagher was arrested for OVI and Traffic Control Devices. Gallagher and his passenger were released to a sober driver.

3:41 p.m. Assist squad in the area of S. County Road 25A and W. Kessler Cowlesville Road. Deputy responded to a drug overdose in the parking lot of a business. The female was found in the driver seat of her vehicle unresponsive. She was removed from the car and given medical treatment. EMS administered Narcan which revived her. She then admitted to using heroin. Deputy walked K9 Bear around the vehicle and he alerted to the open driver’s door area. A search was conducted and a used needle was found in a wallet. The female would not be charged at this time as the deputy only found one recorded overdose involving her. She is on probation and a message was sent to her probation officer. Later that (6:33 p.m.), while at an area hospital, the deputy found that Michaela Tufts had an active capias warrant of Dayton, OH. Tufts was taken into custody and transported to Northwoods Blvd where she was turned over to a Dayton officer.

Thurs 10/27

2:21 p.m. Deputy requested to assist squad in the 1100 block of E. Ginghamsburg Road. Suspected heroin and paraphernalia were located at the scene. The items were secured and transported back to the evidence room. 

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