Bethel Township

Friday, December 23

4:34 p.m. – Disturbance reported at A and R Reck MHP, 4220 US Route 40. Deputy met with complainant, Jennifer Ross, across the street from the incident.  Accompanying her was a family member and four small children.  Ross stated her boyfriend, Michael Smith, had been physical with her.  She stated they recently moved to the address listed and money was tight.  They had been arguing for several days and today Smith told her to leave.  She alleged Smith had grabbed her by the back of the neck and attempted to push her out of the trailer.  Deputy observed some redness in the area she described.  The shirt she was wearing was covered in what appeared to be nasal mucous.  Ross stated when she didn’t leave he blew a “snot rocket” at her.  Ross didn’t want anything done but she did want to file a protection order.  Ross was told due to attending physical violence and the redness on her back the deputy had to investigate the matter.  Ross refused to cooperate and refused to fill out a domestic violence packet.  Deputy went to the location of the incident to speak with Smith.  He denied being physical with Ross and stated she was the one that had been physical.  He said she had entered the trailer while he was sleeping, kicked the side of his mattress and began calling him names.  He said due to the children being in the residence, he had refused to argue with her.  This resulted in Ross punching him in the eye.  Deputy did observe puffiness around his eye that appeared to be fresh.  Smith said he called a family member to pick Ross up.  When asked about the “snot” on the shirt he stated the shirt was old and he had blown his nose on it several times earlier.  Smith stated he didn’t want Ross charged.  He was advised due to the conflicting stories and both having physical marks, they were both going to be arrested for domestic violence.  Smith remained polite but said he no longer wanted to cooperate with the deputies.  Michael Smith was placed into custody and transported to the Incarceration Facility.  Jennifer Ross stated she knew she was going to be arrested for the injury to Smith’s eye but refused to admit causing the injury.  Ross was placed into custody for domestic violence and transported to the Miami County Jail.  Ross was charged with domestic violence, a misdemeanor of the 1st degree.  Smith had two prior convictions and was charged with domestic violence, a felony of the 3rd degree. 

5:36 p.m. – Theft reported in the 6700 block of Singer Road.  RP believes he knows who could have stolen a drill and car charger from his property.  He thinks this female has a drug problem and had lived on his property.  Deputy checked LEADS online and discovered this female had 34 pawn slips associated with her name but none of the items listed included a drill or car charger.  The RP was not aware of where this female was living and unsure of how to contact her.  Case is inactive unless a new lead was to develop. 

Saturday, December 24

1:32 p.m. – Unruly juvenile reported in the 8100 block of Flick Road.  Father reported his son had struck him in the face.  Father stated the had gotten into a verbal argument about the son’s behavior.  During the argument is when the son struck his father.  Contact was made with the son who confirmed the argument took place but denied striking his father.  The father signed a Domestic Violence charge and his son was taken into custody.  He was then transported to West Central Juvenile Rehabilitation Center and booked for Domestic Violence. 

Monday, December 26

7:25 p.m. – Accident with no injury in the area of Palmer and Bellefontaine Road. 

9:10p.m. – Disturbance reported in the 100 block of Solar Drive, Sunshine MHP.  Husband and wife were intoxicated and in an argument over medication.  There was nothing physical and no threats of physical violence.  Wife advised she would be speaking to husband’s doctor tomorrow regarding the medication. 

Wednesday, December 28

1:55 p.m. – Disturbance reported in the 4800 block of Studebaker Road.  RP called 911 to report several individuals trespassing on her property.  After further investigation, three individuals were located on the property and trespassed.  All three left the scene without incident. 

Thursday, December 29

8:54 a.m. – Abandoned vehicle reported in the 9300 block of S. State Route 201.  Deputy found a green Ford Taurus in a ditch against a culvert.  Dispatch was unable to locate a phone number for the registered owner.  Clarke County deputy was requested to respond to the residence but was unable to make contact with registered owner.  Vehicle was towed. 

1:09 p.m. – Accident with no injury in the area of US Route 40 and Palmer Road. 

Monroe Township

Sunday, December 25

12:01 p.m. – Trespassing complaint in the 4200 block of Crane Road.  RP found two bobcats located on his property.  It appears that they had been used to cut down trees located on the RP’s property.  At the time of the report the owner of the bobcats had yet been determined.  This case is pending further investigation. 

Monday, December 26

3:27 p.m. – Trespassing complaint on the Bike Path.  Deputy was informed that someone was possibly driving on the bike path with heavy machinery without permission.  Mud was found all over the bike path.

6:07 p.m. – Disturbance reported in the 200 block of Essex Drive.   

11:07 p.m. – Accident with no injury reported in the 30’s block of Ginghamsburg Road.  This was a single motor vehicle crash and it was determined later the vehicle had been stolen.  A complete report was requested but not received from the Records Department of Miami County Sheriff’s Office.

Tuesday, December 27

00:38 a.m. – Theft not in progress reported in the 7700 block of Peters Road.  Following the investigation of a single vehicle accident in the 30’s block of Ginghamsburg Rd contact was made with the registered owner of the vehicle at his residence.  After further investigation it was discovered that a burglary and theft took place. 

3:03 p.m. – Theft not in progress in the 1000 block of Kerr Road. RP reported he had given five (5) boxes of stamps and letters to another male for appraisal.  RP said the male has had the collection for over six months and has not returned the property. 

9:16 p.m. – Protection order served in the 200 block of W. Elm St.  A deputy along with a TC officer delivered a CPO to Brian Bucy.  The CPS was explained in detail including the court date and the order to seize any weapons, CCW permit and other named property in his possession.  The seized property was transported to the Miami County Sheriff’s Office and entered into evidence. 

Wednesday, December 28

11:16 a.m. – Theft not in progress at Menards, 75 Weller Drive.  No further information available at this time. 

Thursday, December 29

5:44 a.m. – Hit skip accident reported in the 6000 block of Peters Road.  Located in the glove compartment was a loaded Jennings 22LR handgun.  The owner of the vehicle was notified and vehicle towed.  This case is pending further investigation. 

3:36 p.m. – Assault reported at the Robinson Branch of Miami County YMCA, 3060 S. County Road 25A.  Deputy met with staff and spoke with RP in the locker room.  RP was with some friends and were playing basketball against another team.  RP stated there was a lot of pushing/shoving during the game.  Hafez Abuhelal (a.k.a. Fez) was on the opposite team.  RP stated he called Abuhelal a name and in turn punched the RP in the face several times.  The RP had an open laceration below his left eye and his lip was split open.  Photographs were taken of his injuries.  Deputy spoke with Abuhelal and his story was the same.  He stated the game was very physical and got threatened when the RP called him a name.  Abuhelal has scratches and a cut across his right knuckles.  Photos were taken of his injuries as well.  All parties involved were cooperative.  Hafez Abuhelal was cited for assault and summonsed to court.  A relative took the RP to an area hospital for medical treatment.