Miami County Sheriff and Troy P.D. reports

Information provided by the Troy Police Department:

Jan. 15

NO LICENSE: After a brief investigation, an officer charged Gustavo Alonso Nieves for no operator’s license. Another officer verified that Nieves did not carry insurance on the vehicle.

Jan. 16

WARRANT: An officer initiated a traffic stop on the vehicle and advised the driver, Elizabeth Feeser of the no headlights violation. The officer found that Elizabeth’s license was also expired as of August 2013. Elizabeth’s driving record showed that she had a warrant block on her and a warrant for her arrest out of Athens County. She was cited for the violations.

OVI: An officer arrested Caleb Bridges for OVI and other charges.

Jan. 17

POSSESSION: On the listed date time and location the suspect vehicle was stopped for a traffic violation. The driver was arrested for OVI and Possession of Marijuana.

Jan. 18

TAB: An officer responded to Submarine House and spoke with the manager who advised a subject did not pay for his tab Saturday morning, taking $83.00 worth of alcoholic drinks. Subject was identified and charged with misuse of a credit card.

COOPER STOLEN FROM KMART: A deputy was patrolling the area of the old Kmart building when they noticed the back door was propped open with a rock. The deputy searched the building for any subjects inside. The deputy noticed the copper pipe had been taken out. They also noticed all the insulation was laying on the ground in all the areas where the pipes should be. The owner advised there was about $15,000 to $20,000 worth of copper pipe taken.

Jan. 21

WARRANT: An officer initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle for multiple traffic violations. The passenger was found to have a valid warrant out of Auglaize County. The driver was issued verbal warning for violations and passenger was incarcerated at Miami County Jail.

Jan. 20

DISTURBANCE: Eric Clay Jr. was charged with Criminal Trespass and Criminal Mischief following a disturbance call from the Comfort Inn and Suites. The call was made in reference to an intoxicated male who refused to leave the hotel.

Jan. 19

THEFT: A deputy was dispatched to McDonalds in reference to a theft from a motor vehicle. This case is being investigated.

Jan. 18

DRUG ABUSE: Patrol officers were dispatched to 30 Troy Towne Dr. Room 105 on a disturbance. Dejuan Scott, 28, of Troy, was arrest for assault, menacing, drug paraphernalia and drug abuse.

ARREST: Officers responded to Monro Muffler Brake on a complaint of someone breaking into the business over the weekend, stealing money and ransacking the office. The scene was processed for evidence, the Dustin Slack, 26, of Troy, was identified and arrested for breaking and entering.

Information provided by the Miami County Sheriff’s Office:

Jan. 15

CASHLAND FRAUD: A resident of New Carlisle reported a Fraud. She said she is the Financial Manager at JMD Architectural Products Inc. She

received a phone call from a Cashland in Columbus Jan. 14, and they told her someone was trying to cash a check from JMD Architectural Products INC. She told the Cashland to not allow that transaction.

She called her bank, U. S. Bank, this morning and said U.S. Bank told her someone had cashed a check for $672.05 early this morning at a Cashland. She told the officer U.S. Bank was unable to tell her where the check was cashed. She said she just needed a report be filed for U. S. Bank’s fraudulent department. The officer then informed her how she can obtain a copy of this report. This case is closed.

SEA SHELL: A deputy responded to the 7900 block of State Route 202, Tipp City, for a criminal damage complaint. Upon arrival, the officer made contact with the reporting party. They advised someone had come onto the property and knocked over his birdbath. The deputy observed the birdbath to be laying on the ground in two pieces. The base is a made out of concrete and painted white. The top part of the birdbath is a sea shell. He advised the sea shell is expensive due to its size. There is no damage done to the sea shell.

Jan. 16

FRAUD: A Tipp City resident reported that someone used her debit card information fraudulently in Beavercreek.

Jan. 17

METH AND LEFT: A deputy stopped the involved vehicle for a stop sign violation. The defendant, Alex Pizzo, then traveled off the left side of the roadway and drove through the yard located at 8135 State Route 40, Tipp City, where the vehicle struck a tree.

Before the vehicle struck the tree the defendant jumped out of the truck while it was still in motion and fled on foot. The defendant was caught approximately 40 yards from the truck. The vehicle was stolen out of Clark County. Located on the defendant’s person was a pipe he admitted was used for smoking meth and a clear bag containing a crystal substance, which later tested positive for methamphetamine.

The defendant was also wearing latex gloves and attempted to remove them from his hands while he was being detained. the vehicle was towed to our impound lot. The owner of the vehicle was contacted and he informed Deputies the 3 cell phones located around his truck did not belong to him. The owner agreed to met later at our impound lot to verify what property belongs to him in his vehicle. The items listed with this report were collected as evidence. The defendant was booked into our jail for fleeing, receiving stolen property, possession of methamphetamine, drug abuse instrument, no operators license, stop sign violation, and reasonable control.

OVI: A deputy responded to 8400 block of State Route 571, Tipp City, on a report of a male in the roadway slumped over the wheel. After investigation, the registered owner Bradley Stacy was arrested for OVI, Open Container, and Failure to Control.

DRUG PARAPHERNALIA: A deputy observed the listed vehicle traveling south on Piqua-Troy in the area of Troy-Sidney, without a front license plate. The vehicle was registered to Papee Byers. Papee showed up in LEADS as not having a valid Operators License. The deputy initiated a stop on the vehicle at N. Market and Staunton Street and made contact with the individuals inside. At the conclusion of the stop, a small amount of marijuana and a pipe were located inside the vehicle. Papee Byers was cited for possessing a drug abuse instrument.

DRUGS: A deputy was sitting parked on County Road 25A just north of Farrington Road, Tipp City. A deputy initiated stop on the vehicle at County Road 25A and Fox Drive and made contact with the driver, Nickolas Achor. While speaking with Nickolas, the deputy could smell the odor of marijuana emitting from the vehicle. The deputy asked Nickolas and his passengers, Dakoda Branscomb and Steven Gill if there was any marijuana in the car, Dakoda stated they had smoked it already. The deputy had them exit the vehicle and while performing a search, Dakoda stated there was a pipe in the front passengers side door. Both Nickolas and Steven stated it belonged to Dakoda. Dakoda was issued a citation for possessing a drug abuse instrument.

Jan. 20

THEFT: A deputy responded to the 2600 block of Lytle Road, Troy on the report of a theft not in progress. Some jewelry and a lap top computer were reported as being taken. The owner of the property had a suspect. The deputy made contact with the suspect and she admitted to taking two of the four items reported stolen. She was charged with two misdemeanor thefts and was already incarcerated on charges from Piqua. Investigation is pending into the other missing items.