Bethel Township

Monday, January 30

7:04 p.m. – Traffic stop for speeding in the area of S. State Route 202 and E. State Route 571. Contact was made with the driver, identified as Bradley Rickels, and reason or the stop explained.  Rickels informed the deputy that his license was under suspension.  Rickels was cited for speed, running traffic control lights and driving under suspension.  Rickels and the vehicle were released to a valid operator. 

Thursday, February 3

6:27 p.m. – Traffic accident with no injuries reported in the 2400 block of Ross Road. 

6:33 p.m. – Drug offense in the 9300 block of S. State Route 201.  RP called 911 to report a male was found passed out in a truck in the parking lot.  He also advised another male was administering CPR to the individual.  After deputy arrived on scene he was advised by Bethel EMS they had administered six (6) doses of Naloxone and was able to revive the male and then transported him to Huber Heights Medical Center for treatment.  Deputy spoke with the RP who advised he had returned from lunch to find the vehicle sitting in the lot.  As he drove by he noticed the occupant was slouched over the wheel, he pulled over and attempted to wake the male.  The RP retrieved another person to assist and they found the male was unresponsive. Deputy responded to the ER and made contact with the male, identified as Jon Spencer.  He stated he had been at a friend’s house in Springfield where he had snorted a line of Heroin.  He and a friend got into his truck and began to drive to Huber to another friend’s house.  During the drive he passed out, when he woke up he was in the parking lot and his friend was gone.  Spencer was charged with drug abuse and will be summonsed into the Miami County Municipal Court. 

Sunday, February 5

00:41 a.m. – Traffic stop for speeding in the area of Pisgah Road and E. State Route 571.  Andrew Joseph Wilson was issued a citation for speeding, possession of marijuana, possession of hashish and drug paraphernalia. 

4:06 a.m. – Traffic stop for turn signal violation in the area of US Route 40 and S. State Route 202.  Contact was made with the driver Adam Prater and a passenger; reason for the stop was explained.  Prater acknowledged the violation by stating his right turn signal stopped working that day.  While the deputy was speaking with them he could smell an odor of burnt marijuana emit from the vehicle.  Prater was questioned about the odor and he stated he had marijuana in the vehicle and handed over a clear bag containing green plant material that smelled like raw marijuana.  Prater and his passenger were asked to exit the vehicle and secured in the back seat of the cruiser.  Located in the center console where Prater pulled the clear bag was plastic bong that contained burn residue and another clear bag containing green plant material that also smelled like raw marijuana.  Prater was issued a citation for failure to signal, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. 

Monday, February 6

2:44 p.m. – Disturbance reported in the 6700 block of Singer Road. Male reported he had a verbal dispute with a live-in girlfriend.  He further claimed he is being emotionally abused by her. 

Tuesday, February 7

9:21 a.m. – Fraud reported in the 5200 block of Studebaker Road.  Male called Sheriff’s office to report an identity theft.  He stated someone had applied for a credit card using his information.  Chase Bank froze the account and he had already spoken to Experian to monitor his credit.  He had not lost any money   but requested a police report in order for the bank to continue their investigation. 

11:25 a.m. – Fraud reported in the 6500 block of Studebaker Road.  Female called to report that her credit card might have been scammed at a local gas station. 

1:50 p.m. – Assist squad at Big Mike’s BP, 8561 S. State Route 201.  A male was reported to be passed out behind the wheel in the parking lot.  Clerks reported he then went inside the building and said he was “definitely on something”.  Bethel squad was dispatched and they witnessed the male exit the building, get in the vehicle and leave the gas station.  Deputy was able to located the vehicle and observed several lane violations.  A stop was initiated at US Route 40 and Palmer Road.  At the conclusion of the stop, driver Aaron Cox was arrested on suspicion of operating a vehicle under the influence. 

Wednesday, February 8

8:16 a.m. – Male reported credit card fraud in the 4300 block of Rudy Road. 

Monroe Township

Sunday, January 29

1:31 a.m. – Traffic stop for failure to dim headlights in the 4000 block of Crane Road.  While initiating the stop the deputy noticed the passenger door swinging open.  Daniel Logan Padgett was wanted in Miami County for several warrants and had been seen in a vehicle matching this description.  Contact was made with the driver, identified as Heidi Marie Knight and she stated she was coming from the Padgett residence and did not have her license on her.  Deputy asked Knight where Padgett was, to which she stated she didn’t know.  She became frantic and started crying but finally advised the deputies he had jumped out of the vehicle when it turned on to Crane Road.  She further stated he told her to get in the driver seat before he took off on foot into the woods.  An address was located for Padgett and units from Tipp City along a deputy responded to the residence in an attempt to make contact. 

Knight filled out a written statement that matched her verbal statement.  A tow truck was called to remove the vehicle from the road way and two deputies began to search the vehicle.  Located was a clear baggie containing a clear crystal substance that would later be booked into evidence.  While searching the back seat area Padgett was found hiding under articles of clothing.  Both deputies immediately drew their weapons and gave Padgett verbal commands.  He exited the vehicle and was placed into handcuffs.  At this time, Knight was also placed in handcuffs and charged with obstruction of justice.   Padgett was charged with driving under suspension, obstructing and failure to dim lights.  Both were transported to the Miami County Jail.

Saturday, February 4

11:54 p.m.  – Suspicious person in the area of Abbott Way.  Deputy was traveling south on County Road 25A when he observed a male subject walking north bound in the south bound lane.  He made contact with the male who was identified as Michael Bennett.  It was found that Bennett had an active warrant out of Clark County.  After the warrant was confirmed, Bennet was taken into custody.  Dispatch informed the Deputy that Clark County wanted the deputy to issue Bennett a summons to appear in court on Feb 6.  Bennett was transported to the jail where he was issued the faxed summons Clark County issued.  He was then released. 

Sunday, February 5

11:55 a.m. – Traffic accident with no injuries in the area of S. County Road 25A and Shoop Road.     

Wednesday, February 8

6:33 p.m. – Assist squad in the 500 block of Kitrina Avenue.  Tipp City EMS requested a deputy assist with an uncooperative individual.  A female had passed out earlier and a family member call 911.  The female was now refusing treatment from the EMS personnel.  This female appeared to be intoxicated and admitted to have taken a prescribed oxycodone.  After further discussion, the female agreed to allow a neighbor transport her to an area hospital for treatment. 

Thursday, February 9

4:14 p.m. – Assist another agency in the 300 block of Bon Air Drive.  Deputy was requested to assist Miami County Adult Parole to take a parolee, Jordan Clark, into custody.  Clark had recently been released from Montgomery County Jail on house arrest with an electronic monitoring devise on his ankle.  Contact was made with Clark and he was taken into custody for a parole violation.  The home monitor was confiscated and will be returned to Montgomery County.