Information filed by the Miami County Sheriff’s Office:
SEX OFFENDER CHECK: A deputy responded to the 100 block of Harvard Avenue, Piqua, for a sex offender check. Upon arrival, the deputy made contact with with a resident who stated Ruben Martinez no longer lives at the residence. He stated he does not know where he lives, but he is the new tenant and wrote out a statement and initialed the statement. The statement will be placed into a case file. This case will be passed on to Capt. Marion for further investigation.
THEFT: A Bethel Twp. resident of the Sunshine mobile home park reported a burglary. She located some items at a local pawnshop but did not want to pursue charges.
AUTO THEFT: Paige Anderson, 29, of Piqua, was charged with fourth-degree felony grand theft auto.
OBSTRUCTING: Brandon Swan, 34, at-large, was charged with fifth-degree felony obstructing official business and possession of a drug abuse instrument.
ANIMAL COMPLAINT: A deputy responded to the 8000 block of West State Route 55, Union Twp., for an animal complaint. A large white dog with brown spots entered onto the property at this residence and killed nine chickens. The property owner said the dog did not have a collar and she has never seen the dog before. The deputy was unable to find the dog and it is unknown who owns it.
TRESPASSING: A deputy was dispatched in reference to a trespassing complaint at the Bradford Community Library. Upon further investigation, Harley Herron was trespassed from the property.
K9 DETAIL: A deputy was dispatched to the Tipp City Shell station for a free air sniff of a red Ford Mustang. Due to having a positive indication to the odor of narcotics from K9 Vello, Officer Morgan and Officer Daley searched the vehicle. Officer Daley located marijuana that was rolled into a cigarette and a white crystallized substance in a small plastic baggie that appeared to be methamphetamine. Case pending.
DISORDERLY: Deputies responded to the Marathon in Pleasant Hill on reports of two disorderly subjects. On arrival, contact was made with Scott and Carolyn Long who stated they were lost and trying to find the BMV. The gas station attendant stated it was believed the two were under the influence due to their actions. Consent search was done of their property, and vehicle, with negative results. Due to suspicion of them being under the influence, a valid driver was called and responded to the scene to remove the vehicle and subjects.
SUSPICIOUS: A deputy responded to the Marathon gas station in Pleasant Hill for an assist squad. The deputy detained a male subject and recovered a small baggy containing a white powder. The deputy released the male to a driver and charges will be pending the lab results of the white powder.