Miami County Sheriff’s Office reports

Information provided by the Miami County Sheriff’s Office:

Aug. 4

THEFT: A deputy was dispatched to a theft complaint at 8600 block of Casstown Fletcher Road, Fletcher. The resident reported $14,500 had been stolen from his residence.

DRUG POSSESSION: A deputy initiated a traffic stop for a speed violation on Troy-Sidney Road, Troy.

Phillip Mccluskey, 18, of Sidney, was cited for a seat belt violation and obstructing justice. The 17 year old passenger was cited for possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of marijuana, and drug trafficking.

Mr. Mccluskey was released. The mother of the juvenile responded to the Miami County Sheriff’s Office to take custody of her son. All evidence seized was placed in the sheriff’s office property room.

Aug. 5

THEFT: A deputy responded to the 11000 Hall Road, Union Twp., after the reporting party called 911 to report a theft complaint.

CORN DAMAGED: An unidentified red sedan, traveling westbound on W. State Route 55, left the road in the 4000 block of State Route 55, Union Twp. and damaged a quantity of crop corn belonging to Steve Moore. There was no evidence on scene, so this matter is closed with no further investigation.

CRIMINAL DAMAGING: A Piqua resident advised an unknown subject sprayed “420” on the drivers side window of the listed vehicle while in the 100 block of North Street, Pleasant Hill. The substance sprayed on the window appeared to be shaving cream or liquid soap.

THEFT: A deputy was dispatched to the 10000 block of Springcreek Road, in Springcreek Twp. in reference to a burglary complaint. Sometime during the day, someone broke into the home and took prescription medications and some jewelry.

None of the electronics or other valuables in the house were touched or taken.

OPEN CONTAINER: A deputy was dispatched to the intersection of Washington Road and State Route 41, Troy, in reference to a two vehicle accident with injuries. After further investigation the at-fault driver, Amanda Lee, 21, of Piqua, was charge with open container and right of way while turning left.

Aug. 6

CRIMINAL DAMAGING: A deputy responded to N. Main Street, Laura, after a home owner called 911 to report someone had broken two of his house windows over night. After further investigation a juvenile confessed to breaking the windows and was cited for being unruly.

DISORDERLY: A deputy responded, along with Covington Officer Cline, in reference to a welfare check on a female who had been seen on State Route 41, walking into traffic. Upon further investigation, it was determined a domestic violence incident had taken place.

June Bogard, 28, of Covington, was taken into custody on domestic violence and disorderly conduct, and incarcerated at the Miami County Jail.

ARMED ROBBERY: A deputy assisted Piqua P.D. look for a reported strong-arm robbery suspect from

Piqua Walmart. Witnesses said the suspect was hiding in a bean field on the west side of Looney Road near the Piqua Upper Valley Career Center. K-9 Bear picked up a track in the bean field and went south to a tree line. Officers entered the tree line and went down into a creek. K9 Bear then climbed out of the creek and went south out of the woods. The deputy saw the suspect heading south along the edge of the field by another tree line. The suspect saw K9 Bear and put his hands up in the air and gave up. The deputy ordered the suspect to walk backwards to me with his hands up which he did. Piqua officers came through the tree line and took the him into custody.

BACK STOP CHECK : A deputy responded to the area in the 7000 block of Agenbroad Road, New Carlisle, in reference to a shots fired complaint. The reporting party refused to identify themselves. The deputy made contact with the resident who stated he was shooting his firearms behind his home. The resident showed the deputy the back-stop he was shooting at. The back-stop was made up of rail road ties stacked five feet tall on all three sides with the open side facing the shooters. The middle was filled with fill dirt. The resident was informed his back stop was in compliance. This report is for informational purposes.

Aug. 7

OVI: A deputy was dispatched to Crane Road, Tipp City, for a welfare complaint. Upon arrival the deputy observed the listed vehicle to be sitting at the rail road crossing. The deputy observed a male operator to be asleep at the wheel of the listed vehicle.

After further investigation, the deputy observed the male operator, Michael Shaw, 24, of Springfield, to be under the influence and had a firearm in reach inside the vehicle. Shaw was charged with OVI and Improper handling of a firearm.

Aug. 8

FALSE ALARMS:A deputy responded to the 1000 block of Spruce Street, Troy, in reference to a domestic violence complaint. Upon investigation the victim, Kevin Snook, 34, of Troy, admitted to falsifying the report. The individual was incarcerated to making false alarms.

DISTURBANCE: On the listed date an employee of the Great Miami River Adventures called in a disturbance that was occurring in their parking lot. Upon arrival, a deputy talked with all the involved individuals. Several of the individuals were intoxicated. It was determined that the group of friends were having an argument over unknown issues. All the involved were warned for being disorderly. They then left the area in the vehicle they arrived in being driven by a sober and valid driver.