Bethel Township

Saturday, Dec 17

10:58 a.m. – Trespassing complaint at Honey Creek Preserve, 4536 S. State Route 202.  A refused caller reported someone may be hunting on park property.  After responding to the area, the deputy discovered tire tracks leading into the field north of State Route 571.  He later discovered foot prints that lead back towards park property.  After further investigation, a trail camera and pile of feed were located.  Unsure if this is park property, a parks employee was contact and the information was forwarded.  He advised he would follow up and investigate the matter. 

Sunday, Dec 18

1:19 a.m. – Suspicious vehicle in the 5200 block of E. State Route 571.  Deputy approached the truck and observed a male moving around inside the truck on the passenger side.  The driver and passenger were ordered to show the deputy their hands due to the dark window tint on the vehicle.  Deputy approached the vehicle and made contact with Danielle L. Elliot who was sitting in the driver’s seat.  The passenger was identified as Larry Hudson.  Upon running Hudson’s information, it was discovered he had an active warrant for Burglary out of Franklin County.  Hudson was ordered out of the vehicle and placed into handcuffs.  Deputy returned to the vehicle to speak with Elliot and the deputy observed a pill bottle in her purse.  After closer examination, the name on the bottle didn’t match Elliot’s.  Elliot was removed from the vehicle and placed into the backset of a cruiser.  While searching Elliot’s purse, the deputy located several flashlights, unscrewing the cap marijuana was found in one.  A second flashlight contained a white crystal like substance.  Continuing the search, also located were two glass pipes, small scale, plastic baggies, torches and another pill bottle.  A further search of Elliot’s purse found several credit and EBT cards that were not in her name.  She was charged with drug trafficking, drug possession of meth, crack cocaine and marijuana along with drug paraphernalia.  Elliot was transported and incarcerated at the Miami County Jail.  Hudson was transported to Miami County Sheriff’s Office and incarcerated on the warrant.

Tuesday, Dec 20

7:20 a.m. – Theft not in progress reported in the 9100 block of S. State Route 201.  Unknown person(s) had removed eight (8) heavy duty batteries from two (2) semi-trucks that were parked on the property overnight. 

5:50 p.m. – Accident with injuries reported in the area of Ross and Wildcat Roads. 

Wednesday, Dec 21

2:35 a.m. – Traffic stop for obstructed license plate in the area of S. State Route 201 and Singer road.    Contact was made with the driver, Michael S. Sammons and reason for the stop explained.  Sammons admitted he has a suspended driver’s license.  While speaking with him and the passenger, a faint odor of burnt marijuana was detected coming from the vehicle.  Checking Sammons’ information through Dayton Capias, it was also discovered that he had a warrant through Dayton for DUS.  Sammons was placed under arrest and read his Miranda Rights.  Sammons said the truck he was driving belonged to a friend.  Because the rightful owner was at work, the truck would be towed. Sammons was transported to the Miami County Sheriff’s Office where he was booked on the warrant.  He was issued a citation for DUS and obstructed license plate.  The passenger was dropped off at Tim Hortons in Huber Heights. 

8:18 p.m. – Traffic stop for license plate light not illuminated in the area of Ross Road and S. State Route 202.  Contact was made with the driver, Sammy Bercot, and the reason the stop explained.  Bercot advised he was aware the light was not working and further stated he did not have a valid driver’s license.  Bercot was run through LEADS and it was found he had failed to reinstate the license.  He was cited for the license infraction and warned for the plate light.  His passenger did not have a valid license and they were unable to find someone to come and get them and the vehicle.  The vehicle was legally parked off the road way and the two were transported to the passenger’s address in Troy. 

Thursday, Dec 22

4:06 p.m. – Accident with no injury in the 8900 block of S. State Route 202. Monroe Township

Friday, Dec 16

3:43 p.m. – Fraud reported in the 200 block of Essex Drive.  An unknown person accessed the victim’s AT&T cell phone account and attempted to purchase a new I-Phone.  AT&T made the victim aware of the attempted fraud and the order was cancelled.  A report was needed for AT&T’s fraud investigation department. 

8:13 p.m. – Disturbance reported in the 7600 block of Peters Road.  While enroute to the residence dispatch advised deputy that phone calls were being made and dispatch could hear subjects yelling and a female crying.  As deputy approached the residence he could also hear yelling from the house.  As the deputy was entering the home, a male holding a rifle came outside.  The deputy immediately grabbed the rifle and put it down due to the nature of the call.  The male, later identified as Mitchell Gibson, was placed into handcuffs for the deputy’s safety.  While securing Gibson, a female was still crying and telling him to leave. Taken to the deputy’s cruiser Gibson was asked what was going on.  He stated he was leaving for the night and the female because upset.  He further stated they both had been drinking and got into an argument.  Contact was made with the female who also stated they had been in an argument.  She stated they had been driving in Troy when he slammed on the brakes and tried to push her out the door.  She said Gibson had grabbed a chunk of hair and pulled it out.  When they got home, the argument continued.  She alleged he shoved her into the bi-fold doors when she was attempting to call 911.  She continued attempting to call while he continued pushing and hitting her.  The domestic violence law was explained to the female and she was informed Gibson would be placed under arrest for the violence.  The female was further informed the deputy didn’t need her permission to charge him.  Gibson was placed under arrest for domestic violence and transported to the Miami County Jail where he was incarcerated. 

Saturday, Dec 17

00:12 p.m. – Hit skip accident reported in the 200 block of Lightner Blvd.  After further investigation Danny Burchett was cited for assured clear distance and leaving the scene of an accident. 

3:55 a.m. – Accident with no injury in the 7900 block of Tipp Cowlesville Road. 

5:20 a.m. – Accident with no injury in the 1900 block of W. State Route 571. 

Wednesday, Dec 21

1:02 p.m. – Telecommunications harassment in the 5200 block of S. County Road 25A.  Female met a male on Facebook and he has been harassing her.  She has blocked him on Facebook but now he was calling and texting her.  Female has asked him several times to stop but he refuses.  Deputy attempted to contact the male but only received his voicemail.  Deputy left a message instructing the male to have no further contact. 

8:16 p.m. – Disturbance in the 600 block of Kitrina Avenue.  Female called 911 yelling that her father had taken her kids and left her residence.  Upon the deputy’s arrival it was determined the female’s ex-husband had full custody of the kids and her father is the one who transports the children from one house to the next.  The female was upset because the kids arrived 10 minutes late and didn’t stay with her for the extra 10 minutes. She further stated she thinks her ex killed his dog.  Butler Township made a welfare check on the children and everyone checked out  OK.  The female was informed of Butler Township’s findings and expresses her displeasure with this deputy stating he had done nothing to help her.