Sheriff Reports

Bethel & Pike Township

10/23

12:38 a.m. To Applewood Dr. for a report of a domestic disturbance. A man reported that he was arguing with his fiancée over her wanting to go to a bar. He said he went to go to his bedroom and she would not let him in, so he kicked the door in. He said they continued arguing over the house being in his name. He was advised that since she has lived there for two years, it is her home, too. The man insisted that she leave the home and said that she was not welcome there. The fiancée said that they argued and she went to the bedroom and locked the door. She said he kicked the door in and yelled at her to leave the home. She said he then went into the kitchen and smashed a chair on the floor. She was advised that it might be best for her to stay with her mother due to his fit of rage. She agreed to it. The RP was again advised that his fiancée also lives there and if she needed to come pick up her belongings, a deputy should be called to stand by as a peace officer.

7:34 a.m. To W. Washington St. for a report of a possible domestic disturbance. Dispatch received a 911 hangup and an anonymous call stating that a woman was being dragged back into the house. Upon the deputy’s arrival, a woman stepped outside and would not let the deputies in. She said she was upset and yelled at a male friend. She was asked if she was dragged back into the house and she said no. She said she walked out to get away for a minute and the man followed her to the door and never touched her. She was uncooperative and would only answer questions with short answers.

12:48 p.m. To Prentice Dr. for a report of a domestic disturbance. A man reported that his girlfriend’s son is staying with them and he confronted the son about missing money. He said that the son became upset and was breaking things in the garage. He said the son does not contribute to the household and he wanted him to leave the house and never return. The son said the RP accused him of stealing money and they argued about it. He said his mother also lives there and she will let him stay there even if the RP wants him gone. He said the argument was not physical and no threats were made. The RP was advised that since the mother lives there, the deputy could not trespass the son from the residence unless both parties agreed to it. The son left the residence until his mother returned home from work. The deputy did not see any damage to the garage nor did she see any broken items.

10/24

12:06 a.m. To Coachhill Ln. for a report of a domestic dispute. A woman reported that her husband came home smelling of an alcoholic beverage. She said she got into his wallet to joke around with him and he became agitated and irate. She said he forced himself on top of her and forcibly removed his money from her hand. She had a small bruise on her left hand. Warrants were issued against the husband for assault and domestic violence.

8:15 a.m. To N. Dayton-Lakeview Rd. for a report of vandalism. A man reported that sometime between Oct. 21 and Oct. 24, someone broke a window of a vehicle. He requested a report.

3:35 p.m. To Fenwick Dr. for a report of a theft. A woman reported that her vehicle was stolen sometime on Oct. 23 between 3:00 and 4:00 p.m. She said she walked to her place of employment yesterday for a meeting and returned to find the vehicle gone. She said she checked her purse and found the keys were gone. She said that her ex-boyfriend has been staying with her and she believes he stole the vehicle. She said that he was at the home when she left, but was not there when she returned. She said she has been trying to contact him, but has not been successful. She is not sure if she wants to press charges, but will make that decision when the vehicle is returned.

6:34 p.m. To Applewood Dr. for a report of suspicious activity. A woman reported that her three-year-old son was outside playing when two females in a white vehicle drove up and waved for the boy to come to them. She said he came running into the house crying and she couldn’t figure out why. She said that a neighbor said she saw a white car drive by and the female occupants were trying to get the boy to come to their vehicle. She said that when the boy screamed, they left at a high rate of speed. The RP asked for an extra patrol of her neighborhood.

9:05 p.m. To Galewood Dr. for a report of a domestic disturbance. A woman reported that she and her boyfriend have been arguing since 5:30. She said he is upset with her because he thinks she is lying about where she is and comes home late from work. The boyfriend said he thinks that she is sneaking around on him and has been questioning her on where she has been. He said he was going to leave for a few hours to take a walk and let things cool down.

10/25

3:37 a.m. To Greenacres Dr. for a report of missing juveniles. A woman reported that her 13- and 14-year-old nieces were missing. She said that one was in trouble over her homework assignments and left the residence mad. She said a few minutes later, the other niece went out to find her and neither has returned. While checking the area for the girls, the deputy heard that another deputy was with two girls walking in Enon. They were brought to the home. Both girls advised that they were running away because of a domestic disturbance earlier between the RP and her husband. One of the girls said the husband was arguing with her over her schoolwork. She said he threw an unopened can of pop at her face, and called her unkind names. She said that he accused her of being the cause of problems in the home. She said that he then tried to choke her, but that his daughter tried to break them up. The other niece confirmed her statements. Both were adamant that they did not want to go back into the home. The deputy found an unopened can of pop that was dented, consistent with having been thrown against a wall. The deputy was advised by his Sergeant to forward the report to Children’s Services and to contact the Prosecutor’s office to determine if charges would be warranted.

8:11 a.m. To Lake Rd. for a report of a burglary. A woman reported that her ex-boyfriend was in her home filming her and her new boyfriend sleeping. She said she believes that he is using it to get custody of their four children. Attempts to reach the ex-boyfriend were unsuccessful. She was given information on obtaining a protection order.

10:52 a.m. To Katherine Blvd. A woman reported that her son made a sale on Craigslist and received a check for $1500. She said she deposited the check and soon found out that it was not honored. She said she contacted the company whose name was on the check, and the owner said that his business checks had been duplicated. She said her bank requested a report.

5:00 p.m. To Dogwood Dr. for a report of identity fraud. A woman reported that she received a letter from a cash advance business informing her that she was late with her payment. She said that she has never tried to obtain a cash advance from anyone. The letter said the loan was for $1311. She said it is odd that whoever took out the loan paid back most of the money. The new balance was $611. She asked that the incident be documented in case the company takes her to court.

5:16 p.m. To Lower Valley Pike for a report that a wanted suspect was at that location. The deputy arrived to find the suspect working on his vehicle. He was advised not to move and he complied. The deputy found a clear glass pipe used for smoking meth in his pocket. He was taken to the Clark County Jail for the outstanding warrants and charged with one count of possession of drug paraphernalia.

8:50 p.m. While at the Park Layne Speedway, a deputy was advised that a green truck in the lot had been all over the road. The deputy followed the truck as it left, and it turned into McDonald’s. The registration had expired in September. As the truck left McDonald’s it was going very slowly and the deputy saw that the windshield had several large cracks. He initiated a traffic stop on Hocker Dr. The female driver appeared “sleepy” and spoke slowly. She shuffled through papers looking for her license. The deputy asked her where she was going and she pointed to a field and said “there.” The deputy asked where “there” was and she again pointed to the field and said “there.” She admitted to having a couple of drinks. Field sobriety tests were administered, and she stopped some before completion and refused others. She was taken to the New Carlisle substation for a urine test and her vehicle was towed. She was cited for OVI, expired plates and open container.

10/26

11:25 a.m. To Lower Valley Pike for a report of a theft. A man reported that his boat, that had been at this location for over a year, had been stolen.

8:52 p.m. To W. National Rd. for a peace officer call. A man reported that he and his wife are going through a divorce and that one time he had a protection order against her. He said that they had agreed that their children were to be dropped off at his parents’ home, but today she dropped the children off at his home. He showed the deputy court paperwork, but it did not mention a drop-off point. He said that it was mutually agreed by all parties. He said that no incident occurred, but he believed that dropping the children off at his home might be altering their schedule negatively. The deputy was unclear what the issue is between the parties.

9:50 p.m. To Bookwalter Ave. A man reported that he received a letter that read “I know you are helping a felon and his friends. Your in deeper than you think helping a felon with a rap sheet a mile long that will get you jail time.” The letter also said that the felon poisoned his dog. He said he has no idea who the felon is that was mentioned in the letter. He said he believes it was mailed to the wrong individual. He was advised to keep the letter safe in case anything happens.

10/27

12:02 p.m. To Osborn Rd. & Lower Valley Pike. A man reported finding a burned vehicle near that intersection. The vehicle was located just out of sight of the main roadway. A lock to a gate had been cut and dual tire marks were found in the mud. The vehicle appears to have been towed to the scene. It had no tires or rims and appeared to have been pushed in the mud before coming to its final rest. The vehicle was a total loss. The owner had been seen driving in Medway in another vehicle shortly after the burned vehicle was discovered.

12:03 p.m. Traffic stop on Rt. 235 at Gerlaugh Rd. The vehicle had a forged temporary plate to show that it had not expired. The driver, who was extremely nervous, had a suspended license. When the passenger exited the vehicle, the deputy saw a syringe cap on the passenger floor. The passenger was checked and found a syringe plunger and a spoon with halos on it from heating heroin. The deputy searched the vehicle and found another syringe, spoon and some marijuana. The driver said he used to abuse heroin, but now has insurance and is able to go to a pain clinic and get a prescription. He was cited for possession of drugs and display of plates.

10/29

10:59 a.m. To the 1000 block of Frayne Dr. for a report of a disturbance. A man reported that he has been aggravated with another male subject ever since the subject drove his four-wheeler up & down the road. He said today the subject drove by in a truck and called him names. He said he followed the subject to his home and the subject began to taunt him. At that time he began to record the incident on video. The deputy watched the video and could see the subject yelling at him. The subject was contacted and said that he was upset when the man followed him home. Both parties were advised to let it go and look the other way. They were advised that they could be charged if this activity persists.

2:19 p.m. To Marquart Rd. for a report of criminal damaging. A woman reported that someone had put sugar in her gas tank sometime overnight. She said the gas tank lid was pried open, and that the side of her vehicle had been keyed. She has no suspects and wanted a report for insurance purposes.

5:52 p.m. To Greenhart Dr. for a report of phone harassment. A man reported that a former employee has been sending threatening texts. He said he fired the man and told him to return the company shirts to get his paycheck. He said the two then began exchanging threatening texts. Both were advised that they are not to contact each other or they could be charged. Both were also advised that the money and the shirts were a civil issue and would have to go through their attorneys. Both agreed not to contact each other.

6:48 p.m. To Smith Park for a report of menacing. A woman reported that her boyfriend put a gun to her stomach and threatened her life. She said she was able to leave the residence when he fell asleep. She filled out a statement and was transported to Project Woman. Deputies went to the home and knocked on the door several times but no one answered. They went to a bedroom window, knocked on it and the boyfriend came to the window and was asked to step outside. Once outside, he was arrested without incident. He said he did not have a gun and did not threaten the woman. He was arrested for domestic violence and aggravated menacing and placed in the Clark County Jail.

Bethel Township (Miami Co.)

10/28

3:03 p.m. Assist other agency in the area of E. State Route 571 and S. State Route 201. Clark County Sheriff’s office called and request assistance in searching for an endangered missing male. The deputy was given a scent article that belonged to the male and his bloodhound tracked south and then east through a wooded area. All three K9’s concentrated on an area near a pond on Scarff Road. While checking the area, the male showed up at a relative’s home about 10 minutes east of this location in New Carlisle.

11:59 p.m. Traffic stop for lane violations in the area of Ross Road and S. State Route 202. Contact was made with the driver who was identified as Jarrard Erisman. It was also found that Erisman’s vehicle registration had expired on 05/10/2016. Erisman received a citation for marked lanes and expired registration and released from the scene.

10/29

8:31 p.m. Disturbance in the 6800 block of US Route 40. A physical disturbance between family members resulted in a male placed into custody for two counts of domestic violence.

10/30

8:28 p.m. Suspicious person(s) at Bethel High School, 7490 S. State Route 201. Deputy responded on the report of subjects entering the construction area of the new school. Subjects were observed walking in by a teacher on scene. Deputy located the subjects a short time later and discovered property was stolen from the building. This case is pending.

10/31

2:04 a.m. Suspicious person(s) in the 9700 block of E. Haskett Lane. RP advised she saw a flashlight(s) by a Jeep parked in the driveway. When she opened the garage door the subject(s) were gone and the driver’s side door was open. Prior to the deputy’s arrival the vehicle was pulled into the garage. The Jeep was checked and it didn’t appear anything was taken. Deputy checked the area and was unable to locate anyone.

2:52 a.m. Disturbance reported in the 9200 block of S. Mann Road. Originally deputy was dispatched on a civil complaint. The RP explained her husband had her vehicle that was purchased before they were married and her cell phone. She advised the deputy she located the vehicle on Mann Road and would at least like to get the cell phone back. She requested the deputy accompany her because she was afraid her husband would cause a problem. Once at the property the female discovered that the vehicle did not belong to her. As the deputy was returning to his cruiser to leave he could hear yelling between a male and female coming from inside the residence. The front door swung up and a male walked outside yelling back into the house at a female. The male told the deputy the female was mad because he arrived home late. The deputy asked to speak to the female who appeared to be intoxicated and was argumentative with him while he questioned her. Both stated the argument was verbal only, nothing physical and no threats made. Both were warned for domestic violence and the male agreed to leave for the night.

9:12 a.m. Fraud reported in the 7700 block of Staley Road. Four computers totaling $1,364.21 were purchased using the victim’s credit card. The credit card was cancelled and a fraud report will be filed with the bank and the company where the computers were purchased.

8:02 p.m. Disturbance reported in the 5200 block of S. Dayton Brandt Road.

11/1

9:40 a.m. Theft reported in the 7700 block of Agenbroad Road. RP reported that there were five guns missing from his residence. He was unsure when the theft might have occurred. RP requested a report in case one of the guns shows up.

11/3

7:39 a.m. Assault reported at the A and R Reck MHP, 4220 US Route 40. RP reported an individual attempted to assault a friend at this residence. The subject fled from the scene and is still at large. This case is pending further investigation.

10:02 a.m. Civil dispute in the 4600 block of Rudy Road. Deputy spoke to complainant regarding a horse that was purchased. A report was taken to document her information.

3:51 p.m. Phone scam reported in the 7300 block of Ross Road. No further information at this time.

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