Sheriff Reports

Bethel & Pike Township

Saturday 4/29

6:01 p.m. To Fenwick Dr. for a report of a dog bite. A 10-year-old girl was bitten by a dog. A report was forwarded to the Health department.

11:17 p.m. To Lincoln Rd. for a report of a verbal dispute.

Monday 5/1

1:48 a.m. To N. Church St. A woman reported that someone had just broken into her vehicle that was parked in her driveway. She said that nothing was missing, but she wanted the incident documented. There are no suspects or witnesses.

10:45 a.m. To Tecumseh High School for a report of an assault. A female student reported that another student punched her several times. She said that the other student has been texting her and threatening her. She wanted to press charges.

12:23 p.m. To Lincoln Rd. for a report of a domestic disturbance. A man reported that he dropped his kids off yesterday evening after visitation and their mother slapped him on the back as he was leaving. The mother said that the man was removing to remove his foot from the door and that there was no physical contact. Both were advised to exchange custody in a public place to avoid conflict.

6:49 p.m. To Woodglen Ln. for a report of threats. A woman reported that she and her daughter were threatened by a neighbor. She said that her daughter was playing outside and said she felt sick. The woman believes that the girl was punched by one of the neighbor kids and got upset. Both parties were advised to be good neighbors to one another.

Tuesday 5/2

8:20 p.m. To Deerfield Dr. for a report of a domestic disturbance. One individual was charged with domestic violence and assault and taken to the Clark County Jail.

8:50 p.m. Traffic stop on Brookfield at Fenwick on a vehicle with a cracked windshield. The passenger, who is known to abuse drugs, was acting nervously. The deputy asked him to step out of the vehicle and patted him down for weapons. She felt an item in his pocket, and he said it was a roll of quarters. He pulled it out and a white pill fell out of his pocket. HE said that the pill was not his and that it must have been in the money he just received from a friend. The vehicle was searched and a bag of pills and capsules with residue were located.

9:54 p.m. To Deerfield Dr. to serve a warrant. The subject was ordered into court because he had injuries that needed medical attention. He had suffered the injuries in a domestic disturbance hours earlier.

Wednesday 5/3

9:02 p.m. Traffic stop on Jefferson at Clay. The vehicle had been reported driving on the opposite side of the roadway on Medway-Carlisle and other vehicles had to swerve to avoid hitting it. The driver first appeared very disoriented and lethargic. The driver said she was headed to Hospice in Dayton because her mother was ill. She was advised that she appeared to be under the influence and that her erratic driving had been reported by other motorists. She failed field sobriety tests and was taken to the Ohio Highway Patrol Post for a breath test. She tested negative for alcohol. She submitted a urine test that was submitted to the crime lab. Deputies could not locate anyone to pick her up, since she was from Florida and had no friends here. She was taken to the Clark County Jail for one count of OVI.

11:47 p.m. To Birch Rd. for a report of a domestic disturbance. A woman reported that she had been in an argument with her boyfriend because he was making fun of her son. She said he “went off” and started tearing the house apart. The deputy asked if she feared for her safety and she said she did not. The boyfriend said that they were arguing over financial issues. He said that he proposed that she prostitute for money and he could find her customers. Both agreed to stay in different rooms for the night.

Thursday 5/4

12:57 a.m. To Forest Rd. for a report of menacing. A man reported that he had been speaking with his ex-girlfriend about their daughter. He said that he received Facebook messages from the girlfriend’s new boyfriend threatening him with bodily harm and with death. He said he has never met him and doesn’t know what he looks like. He gave a possible address in Springfield and said that he would like to press charges. He was advised to obtain a protection order.

2:21 p.m. To N. Scott St. for a report of a theft. A man reported that his son’s Xbox is missing, and they have searched the entire house for it. The son said his girlfriend woke him up this morning and said that she was taking the Xbox to the living room so her son could play with it. He said that when he got up, he could not find it. The deputy went to the girlfriend’s home, but she was not there. The deputy left a message with her father for the girlfriend to call.

11:33 p.m. To Lake Rd. for a menacing complaint. A man reported that his mother and her boyfriend have been fighting for the past few days. He said he sent the boyfriend a text message stating, “You need to stop talking to my mom like you have and keep my dead grandpa off your tongue. He was 1000 times the man you are. He said the boyfriend then texted the mother and said, “Tell your boy if he continues I swear he will die tonight.” He said that he did not wish to press charges but wanted the incident documented. The RP and his mother were given information on obtaining a protection order.

Friday 5/5

10:12 a.m. To McKees Mill Run for a report of a theft. A man reported that someone entered his vehicle and took an Xbox and silver Mason charm. He said he has surveillance cameras, but they just showed headlights and he couldn’t identify the make, model or color of the vehicle. He requested that the incident be documented and to have extra patrols.

Bethel Twp (Miami County)

Thursday 5/28

8:44 p.m. Theft reported in the 5800 block of Studebaker Road. Victim stated someone took four patio chairs from her back porch. The person also flipped over a patio table and left two chair behind. When the victim went to work, a friend admitted that her husband had taken the patio chairs. Deputy responded to the 4300 block of US Route 40 to meet with the suspects. The chairs were located at the rear of a red Jeep and contact was made with the male and female. Ryan Hurtt admitted to going to the house on April 27 and taking the chairs as a joke. Hurtt said he did this so the victim would have to bring the children over to their house so he could see them. He admitted the joke went above and beyond the fact of an actual joke. Hurtt also admitted responding to the victim’s work earlier on that day and writing on her windows. He was told to have no further contact with the victim. Hurtt was charged with theft and criminal trespassing and warned for stalking. He and the female were also warned for telecommunication harassment.

Friday 4/28

9:48 a.m. Theft not in progress in the 5500 block of US Route 40. The property is used as a construction site and the items stolen was between April 21-25, 2017. Adjacent neighbors didn’t notice anybody trespassing on the property. At this time there are no suspects and case is pending further investigation.

3:43 p.m. Traffic stop in the area of Pisgah Road and E. State Route 571. When traffic stop was initiated, the vehicle pulled into a driveway where the driver exited and a female took the place of the driver. Contact was made with the male driver, identified as Marques Engle and reason or the stop explained. Engle said he was speeding because he was trying to get to his favorite fishing hole. Engle also stated he didn’t have a valid license and that is why the female moved into the driver’s seat. Deputy confirmed Engle was driving under suspension. Engle was cited for excessive speed and driving under suspension. The passenger and rightful owner of the vehicle had a valid license and was able to drive the vehicle from the scene.

Saturday 4/29

9:10 p.m. Disturbance reported in the 9300 block of Shroyer Drive. The two parties involved agreed to stay in separate rooms of the residence for the remainder of the evening. Another family member responded and will remain in the residence to ensure the two stayed separated. Both parties were warned for domestic violence.

Sunday 4/30

3:09 p.m. Traffic stop for left of center in the 9900 block of Bellefontaine Road. Contact was made with the driver and all passengers were identified. A 16 year old female juvenile was found to have a warrant for her arrest through juvenile court. The driver gave permission for the vehicle to be searched and a silver grinder with marijuana reside was found inside a shoe on the backseat floor. The juvenile admitted it belonged to her. The driver was warned for her lane violation. The female juvenile was arrested on the warrant and charged with possession of drug paraphernalia. Juvenile probation was advised the deputy had the juvenile in custody and requested she be incarcerated.

5:17 p.m. Missing adult reported in the 9100 block of Bellefontaine Road. After further investigation, the adult female was located in the residence. She stated she was hiding from her husband, law enforcement and EMS personnel due to a verbal argument that had taken place between her and her husband.

Monday, May 1

6:25 p.m. Assault reported in the 7000 block of US Route 40. Female had been assaulted by a male juvenile and wished to pursue criminal charges. She feels the youth needs help from the court system. Deputy met with the juvenile and mother. He stated the adult had put him in a headlock and he poked her side to get out of her grasp. His younger siblings also agreed with his story. Deputy explained there were adult witnesses to the incident and visible bruising to the adult victim. The juvenile finally admitted he placed her in a head lock but was only horse playing and didn’t mean to cause injury. He was informed that one criminal charge of assault would be filed on him. Mom said she would notify her son’s juvenile probation officer of the incident.

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