Miami County Sheriff’s Office reports

Information filed by the Miami County Sheriff’s Office:

Oct. 3

THEFT: A dump trailer was reported stolen from the 5000 block of Piqua-Clayton Road, Washington Twp.

OH DEER: Deputies responded to the Plastic Recycling Technology Incorporated Company in Piqua on an animal complaint. It was reported a deer had broken through a window and then trapped itself within the exterior lobby doors. A key holder was then contacted and arrived on the scene. Deputies were able to unlock a front door, releasing the deer safely.

Oct. 7

CRIMINAL MISCHIEF: A deputy observed a vehicle parked in the roadway on Dayton-Brandt Road near Agenbroad Road in Bethel Twp. A traffic stop was initiated and contact was made with the juvenile occupants. After speaking with the teen girls, it was learned they were removing political signs from residential properties. They were warned for their actions and released.

THEFT: A report of theft was filed at the Troy Fish and Game. Case pending.

THEFT: A theft report was filed in the 1000 block of Casstown-Sidney Road, Lostcreek Twp.

FRAUD: A Monroe Twp. resident used Craigslist to find a contractor to install a security screen door that he just purchased. A contractor responded to install the door and advised the complainant that the door was not the right size. The contractor returned the door to Menards in Tipp City and kept the money from the return. This case is pending further investigation.

THEFT: Theft of four tires and rims and a chain saw was reported in the 10000 block of Covington-Bradford Road, Newberry Twp.

Oct. 8

OVI: Deputies responded to a vehicle collision with a utility pole in the area of 4170 Crane Road in Monroe Township. After further investigation, a female driver, Brandi Smith, 40, of Troy, was charged with operating a motor vehicle while under the influence and weapons while intoxicated. Subsequently, Thomas Perkins Jr., 56, of Troy, was charged with fifth-degree felony obstruction and third-degree felony tampering with evidence. The female driver was treated on scene and later released. The male subject was later incarcerated at the Miami County Jail.

Oct. 9

DRUGS AND TRESPASSING: A Monroe Twp. resident called 911 to report that an unknown male entered onto her property in the 900 block of East Ginghamsburg Road demanding a ride to Troy. She added that the male threatened to fight her husband before fleeing. The male encountered another group of people at 7190 S. Tipp-Cowlesville Road before the deputy was able to detain him. The victim in both cases refused criminal charges for menacing and requested the male, later identified as Levi Adkins, trespassed from their property. Levi was transported to Kettering’s Troy Hospital for an altered mental state due to drug use.

FRAUD: A Bethel Twp. resident reported someone attempted to file for a $7,000 COVID-19 business loan. Incident documented by request.

FRAUD: A Monroe Twp. resident reported someone called her and insisted they had her information and they needed to sen them money. The caller wanted $100 and the reporting party said she didn’t give them any information. The calls were long distance and likely originated from outside the country. Case closed.

Oct. 10

RECKLESS OPERATION: A deputy responded to reckless operation of a motor vehicle at Ross Road and State Route 202 in Bethel Twp. The suspect vehicle was located on West Charleston Road near South State Route 202 with two occupants already outside of the vehicle. The driver admitted to racing a friend on Ross Road before losing control and leaving the roadway, damaging his vehicle. The driver’s mother and registered owner of the vehicle responded and requested not to file a crash report and that she would handle punishment for her son.

Oct. 11

OVI: An OVI was reported in the 1600 block of State Route 718, Concord Twp.

SUSPICIOUS: A deputy observed a male looking through the bed of an Eagle Bridge Company work truck near the Farrington and County Road 25-A intersection. The deputy was unable to identify the man, and it was later found out that no employees were working on today’s date. The listed truck had been gone through, but nothing was reported stolen.

MOTORCYCLE STOLEN: A motorcycle was reported stolen in the 10000 block of Lena-Palenstine Road, Brown Twp.