Thursday, January 5
9:02 p.m. – Disturbance reported in the 200 block of Rolling Acres. Male and female had been in a verbal argument and the female threatened to call 911 by dialing it on her cell. Once the argument was over, the female put the phone down and that is when 911 was dialed. When the officer arrived, both were calm and the female apologized for calling and using 911 for leverage in an argument. Both were warned for disorderly conduct.
Friday, January 6
8:22 a.m. – Traffic stop for lane violation in the area of Donn Davis Drive and S. County Road 25A. Clinton Mers was driving under suspension and had an active warrant out of Miami County. Warrant was served and Mers was incarcerate at the Miami County Jail.
11:16 a.m. – Suspicious person at Family Dollar, 930 W. Main Street. White male wearing blue jacket with hoody underneath blue jeans and tattoos all over his face has been in the store for an hour talking to himself. The male left before an officer could arrive.
12:14 p.m. – Traffic stop for speed violation at northbound mile marker 69 of I75. Driver Eryk Graham was under investigation by Miami County Sheriff Office Detectives. K9 Bob gave a positive alert on the driver’s door and located a scale and baggies. Also located was a large amount of cash. While his vehicle was being searched, Graham ingested a large amount of cocaine. He was transported to an area hospital for treatment and charges will be filed by MCSO.
Saturday, January 7
00:04 a.m. – Criminal trespassing at BP Gas Station, 1016 W. Main Street. Officer observed a person, later identified as James Banks, enter the parking lot on foot. The BP station was obviously closed as all interior and exterior lights were off. Banks walked up to the side of the building and began peering inside from multiple angles and viewpoints. Officer identified himself and placed Banks into handcuffs. Banks claimed he was attempting to make a purchase and stated he wasn’t aware the business was closed. From his clothing and facial tattoos the officer recognized him as a suspect in a theft at Family Dollar earlier that day. Additionally, Banks informed the officer he was on parole for multiple breaking and enterings. While searching Banks a large screwdriver was found. Without prompting, Banks claimed he had “found it”. Banks was charged with criminal trespassing and possession of criminal tools. During the intake at the Miami County Jail, Banks appeared to be physically ill. He stated he had used heroin the day before and was entering withdrawal.
2:05 a.m. – Traffic stop for equipment violation on W. Main Street on the I75 overpass. Officer observed vehicle with no illumination of the rear license plate and a traffic stop was initiated. Contact was made with the driver and passengers. After running the vehicle registration and all four occupants’ IDs through LEADS it was determined two were juveniles, one being the registered owner. When officer returned to the vehicle to warn the driver of the equipment violation and curfew an odor of burnt marijuana was detected. All occupants were asked to step of the vehicle so a search could be done. Located in the vehicle were two class bowls with marijuana residue and a cigarillo wrapper with marijuana rolled in the paper. The juvenile driver was charged with two counts of drug paraphernalia. Both juveniles were charged with curfew violation. One of the adults, Carissa Marie Bowling was charged with possession of marijuana. Parents of the juveniles were called and picked them up.
Sunday, January 8
8:21 a.m. – Criminal damages at Kyle Park. Extensive damage from an unknown person(s) driving in the grass (doing donuts) along the back stretch by ball fields, horse area, football area, dog park area and soccer fields towards the bike path. Parks department notified of this damage.
4:05 p.m. – Criminal damages reported in the 1200 block of Sequoia Court. Property owner reported an unknown person drove through both rental properties. The suspect vehicle left tire marks in the front and side yards, sidewalk and curb lawn.
Monday, January 9
2:32 a.m. – Disturbance in the 800 block of N. Willow Glen Avenue. A 911 caller reported that they could hear a verbal altercation and banging on the walls. While enroute, the officer recognized the address and was aware that Justin Johnson had a warrant for domestic violence. The dispatcher also advised that the residents have a history of domestic violence. Officer walked to the front entrance and could hear two people arguing to the rear of the house. A second officer arrived and headed to the rear of the residence. Officer knocked on the door several times before deciding to make a forced entry. The female came running toward the door and Johnson entered the hallway when he was ordered to the ground and taken into custody. The female was provided a domestic violence packet and refused being checked by medics. Justin Johnson to transported to the Miami County Jail on his warrant and charged with domestic violence.
6:16 p.m. – Assisted Miami County deputy in the 1100 block of Shoop Road. Intoxicated male and female in a dispute. At the conclusion of the call James Charf was arrested and incarcerated for domestic violence and disorderly conduct.
Tuesday, January 10
2:41 p.m. – Fraud reported in the 1900 block of Cider Mill Way. An unknown person(s) had applied an received a pay day loan for $900 from Cash Net USA using his name, address, date of birth and social security number. The unknown person(s) then opened an account with Fifth Third Bank. On Jan. 7 the victim received a debit card through the mail from the bank. The victim filed a dispute with the bank and Cash Net USA. The victim was advised to also contact the Social Security Administration since his SSN was used in the identify theft.
10:54 p.m. – Overnight officers were busy around the city removing street obstructions caused by the high winds.