Man charged with escaping custody


Allegedly left UVMC while on furlough from jail

By Sam Wildow - swildow@aimmedianetwork.com



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MIAMI COUNTY — A Piqua man was in in Miami County Municipal Court this week after being accused of escaping custody while out on furlough.

Donald E. Behm, 31, was charged with third-degree felony escape in late May. According to Miami County Sheriff’s Office reports, Behm was at the Upper Valley Medical Center on furlough from the Miami County Jail when he left the facility without authorization on May 30.

A warrant was issued, and Behm was back in custody by the next day. An additional bond of $50,000 was set.

Behm is also being held at the Miami County Jail on a number of other charges, including third-degree felony trafficking in drugs, fourth-degree felony trafficking in drugs, fifth-degree felony possession of drugs, and fifth-degree felony possession of criminal tools.

A preliminary hearing was scheduled this week for Behm, and the outcome is still pending.

In other news:

A preliminary hearing was also held for Bradford man accused of stealing a car in Miami County Municipal Court.

James C. Wilson, 19, was charged with fourth-degree felony grand theft of a motor vehicle late last month. According to Miami County Sheriff’s Office reports, Wilson reportedly wrecked the stolen vehicle in the area of North Miami Avenue and School Street in Bradford and walked away from the scene on May 22.

After Wilson was found and later placed into custody for OVI, the owner of the vehicle came forward and said that he had been in the process of selling the vehicle to a relative, but Wilson did not have permission to have the vehicle. According to the sheriff’s office reports, the owner of the vehicle considered the vehicle to have been stolen.

The following people were recently sentenced in Miami County Municipal Court, according to court records:

• Dawn M. Manson, 36, of Troy, received a fine and suspended jail time for fourth-degree misdemeanor disorderly conduct, amended down from first-degree misdemeanor theft.

• Joshua D. Hayes, 26, of Piqua, received a fine and suspended jail time for second-degree misdemeanor criminal damaging or endangering.

• Mason K. Brown, 21, of Sidney, received two years probation, a fine, and suspended jail time for for second-degree misdemeanor criminal damaging or endangering.

• William R. Smith, 56, of Piqua, received a fine and suspended jail time for fourth-degree misdemeanor disorderly conduct, amended down from second-degree misdemeanor criminal damaging or endangering.

• Lance E. Kelch, 45, of New Weston, received a fine and suspended jail time for third-degree misdemeanor criminal mischief, amended down from fifth-degree felony obstructing official business.

• Frederick L. Selanders, Jr., 41, of Covington, received a fine and suspended jail time for fourth-degree misdemeanor unauthorized use of property, amended down from first-degree misdemeanor theft.

• Kayla E. Battson, 28, of Piqua, received a fine and suspended jail time for fourth-degree misdemeanor disorderly conduct, amended down from first-degree misdemeanor obstructing justice.

• Cody J. Burton, 22, of Troy, received a fine and suspended jail time for third-degree misdemeanor criminal mischief, amended down from second-degree misdemeanor obstructing official business.

• Todd D. Harshbarger, 44, of Piqua, received a fine and suspended jail time for fourth-degree misdemeanor unauthorized use of property, amended down from first-degree misdemeanor theft.

• Jordan T. Schwartz, 20, of Tipp City, received a fine and suspended jail time for fourth-degree misdemeanor disorderly conduct, amended down from first-degree misdemeanor offenses involving underage persons.

• Bradley L. Daniels, II, 22, of West Milton, received a fine and suspended jail time for second-degree misdemeanor attempted, amended down from first-degree misdemeanor falsification.

• Adam Y. Doak, 34, of Miami, Fla., received a fine and suspended jail time for first-degree misdemeanor attempted, amended down from fifth-degree felony possession of a dangerous ordinance.

• Stephen T. Manson, 51, of Englewood, received one year of probation, a fine, and suspended jail time for first-degree misdemeanor possession of drugs, amended down from fifth-degree felony possession of drugs.

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Allegedly left UVMC while on furlough from jail

By Sam Wildow

swildow@aimmedianetwork.com

Reach Sam Wildow at swildow@aimmedianetwork.com or (937) 451-3336

Reach Sam Wildow at swildow@aimmedianetwork.com or (937) 451-3336