Traffic stops yield suspected meth


By Sam Wildow - swildow@aimmedianetwork.com



Sturgill


Guerra


MIAMI COUNTY — Multiple people were arraigned this week on possession of suspected methamphetamine during traffic stops in Covington.

Adam D. Sturgill, 30, of Gettysburg, was charged with third-degree felony possession of methamphetamine and first-degree misdemeanor possession of a drug abuse instrument on Wednesday. Sturgill was arraigned on those charges later that day.

According to Covington police reports, Sturgill was the passenger in a vehicle that Covington police stopped for running a stop sign in the area of North Main and West Broadway streets on Wednesday at approximately 1 a.m. During a search of the vehicle, hypodermic needles and a plastic baggie containing a crystalline substance were recovered from Sturgill’s clothing. Sturgill admitted that it was methamphetamine.

The recovered substance was later weighed and found to be 4 grams. It will be sent to the Miami Valley Regional Crime Lab.

Sturgill is continuing to be held at the Miami County Jail on $26,000 bond.

Earlier this week on Sunday, Angelia M. Guerra, 41, of Union City, and Tricia C. Henninger, 40, of Gettysburg, were charged with fifth-degree felony possession of methamphetamines, fourth-degree misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia, and fourth-degree misdemeanor obstruction justice. They were arraigned on those charges on Monday.

Covington police conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle in which they were driving in the area of High and Broadway streets at approximately 5 a.m. Sunday. According to Covington police reports, a search of the vehicle recovered a small amount of suspected crystal methamphetamine and a meth pipe.

Guerra and Henninger are continuing to be held at the Miami County Jail on $3,750 and $3,000 bond respectively.

The following people were recently sentenced in Miami County Municipal Court:

• Rana L. Brock, 40, of Troy, received suspended jail time for first-degree misdemeanor theft.

• Douglas E. Baker, II, 28, of Piqua, was sentenced to 180 days in jail for first-degree misdemeanor complicity and first-degree misdemeanor possession of drugs, both unrelated charges.

• Marilyn K. Jergens, 72, of Englewood, received a fine and suspended jail time for fourth-degree misdemeanor disorderly conduct, amended down from second-degree misdemeanor obstructing official business.

• Edward D. Kuykendall, 49, of Piqua, received a fine and suspended jail time for fourth-degree misdemeanor disorderly conduct.

• Daren D. Ritenour, 51, of Brookville, received a fine and suspended jail time for second-degree misdemeanor attempted, amended down from first-degree misdemeanor telecommunications harassment.

• Melissa S. Stidham, 36, of West Milton, received a fine and suspended jail time for second-degree misdemeanor criminal damaging or endangering. A second charge of fourth-degree misdemeanor criminal trespass was dismissed.

• Xanthia R. Rivera, 21, of Gatlinburg, Tenn., received a fine and suspended jail time for first-degree misdemeanor attempted, amended down from fifth-degree felony possession of criminal tools, and first-degree misdemeanor possession of drugs, amended down from fifth-degree felony aggravated possession of drugs.

• Crystal D. Jones, 36, of Tipp City, was sentenced to two days in jail, a fine, and suspended jail time for fourth-degree misdemeanor disorderly conduct.

• Michael D. Huelskamp, 37, of Bradford, received a fine and suspended jail time for third-degree misdemeanor attempted, amended down from second-degree misdemeanor criminal damaging or endangering.

• Andrew L. Kendrick, 39, of Ludlow Falls, was sentenced to 12 days in jail, a fine, and suspended jail time for second-degree misdemeanor possession of a drug abuse instrument. A second charge of fourth-degree misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia was dismissed.

• Rafael P. Aguirre, 29, of Troy, was sentenced to two years probation, three days in jail, and a fine for first-degree misdemeanor criminal damaging or endangering, amended down from first-degree misdemeanor assault. Additional charges of second-degree misdemeanor resisting arrest and second-degree misdemeanor criminal damaging or endangering were dismissed.

• Sebastian N. McCarel, 22, of Troy, was sentenced to two years probation, a fine, and suspended jail time for fourth-degree misdemeanor unauthorized use of property, amended down from first-degree misdemeanor theft.

Sturgill
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Guerra
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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