Friday, February 3
11:53 a.m. – Traffic stop for lane and equipment violations on northbound I75 at mile marker 69. Driver was identified as Earmel Dotson and front seat passenger as Travis Daum and reason for the stop explained. Officer noticed that Daum had what appeared to be a large fresh blood spot on his left leg. While speaking with Daum the officer felt that he was under the influence of something. Dotson was asked if he would consent to the officer searching his car. During the search found on the floor was a tie off, commonly used by drug users. Located in a console was a baggie of capsules, baggie of Xanax bars and a syringe. At this time Dotson was placed in handcuffs. Continuing to check the vehicle a pair of gloves were found that contained a baggie with 13 capsules of Heroin, three rocks of Heroin and one rock of Cocaine. Daum and another passenger denied ownership of these items. Officer asked Daum to show him his arms. Found on his left arm was what appeared to be two recent “track” marks. On the right arm it appeared his had old scarring from using a syringe. Daum was then placed into custody. Dotson was charged with Possession of Heroin, Possession of Cocaine and Possession of Schedule IV drugs. Daum was charged with possession of Heroin, Possession of Cocaine, Possession of Schedule IV drugs and possession of drug abuse instruments. Both were incarcerated at the Miami County Jail.
8:22 p.m. – Unruly juvenile reported at Family Dollar, 930 W. Main Street. Mother advised her six-year-old daughter left the store with a toy in her pocket. Mother requested officer speak with the child about her theft. Officer asked the child what had happened and the little girl admitted she put a toy in her pocket and didn’t pay for it. Officer explained that people get in trouble for stealing and to not do it anymore. After mom and daughter left the store, the officer spoke with the store clerk. She stated she didn’t want to call the police but the mother insisted. Family Dollar did not want wish to pursue charges.
Saturday, February 4
2:08 a.m. – Traffic stop for lane violation in the 700 block of S. Hyatt Street. The four occupants were identified as juveniles. While speaking with the 17 year old female driver a faint odor of an alcohol beverage was detected coming from the right side where two female juveniles (both 15) were sitting. All occupants were requested to step out of the vehicle and secured in the back seat of cruisers. Two eventually were released from the scene. The other two were transported back to the PD where they were released to their parents. All four were charged with curfew. The two 15 year old females were charged with underage consumption. The driver was also issued a warning for the traffic violation.
2:01 p.m. – Disturbance reported in the 400 block of W. Kessler Cowlesville Road. RP stated a his ex-girlfriend was in the garage and refused to leave. RP said she came over the day before to get some of her property out of the house. Officer spoke to the female who stated the RP had invited her over to the residence and now he wanted her out. Female also made statements about drug possession and use at this residence. Officers are aware of some activities at this property based on past calls and the history of the occupants. Officer then spoke with the property owner who stated she wanted this female off the property. The officer told the female that they were going to leave and he would drop her off at a relative’s residence. He also advised her before placing her in the cruiser he would be checking her personal property. On inspecting her purse she was found to be in possession of a Clonazepam 1 mg and Alprazolam 1 mg which are both Schedule IV narcotics. She said that she didn’t have a prescription for either pills but blamed the male for putting those in her purse. Jessica Cain was charged with Possession of Schedule IV narcotics, transported to a relative’s home in Troy where she was released.
7:03 p.m. – Criminal damages reported in the 400 block of W. Kessler Cowlesville Road. Ex-boyfriend/girlfriend got into a fight on Main Street. She kicked him out of the car so he walked back to his residence to retrieve his vehicle. He discovered air was let out of thee of the tires, battery was disconnected and the vehicle rummaged through. All parties involved denied do this. The tires were inflated and the male left.
6:08 p.m. – Unruly juvenile in the 10’s block of Ford Avenue. Mother stated her son was at a friend’s house and refusing to leave with her. He did leave the residence and started to walk home. She asked the officer to pick up her son and bring him to his home. The mother was advised she needed to pick up her child if she didn’t want him walking home. If he refused to get in the car, it is at this time the police will become involved.
6:24 p.m. – Unruly juvenile reported in the 30’s block of Parkwood. Mother stated son is walking near the pool area and would not get in the car to come home. Officer checked the area but was unable to locate him they but did find him in the 500 block of North Third Street. Juvenile said he was mad because his mother came to his friend’s house and thought he was doing something he shouldn’t be. Officer told him he had to go home with his mother, which he did with no further problems.
10:52 p.m. – Traffic stop for equipment violation in the area of Parkwood Drive and N. Second Street. Driver was identified as Storm Heckman and officer immediately smelled a slight odor of burnt marijuana. Heckman originally denied having anything illegal in the vehicle but them reluctantly admitting to having a “roach”. Upon searching the vehicle, a small amount of burnt cigars that had been filled with marijuana were located in a center console. Also located was a glass pipe that contained burnt marijuana. Heck was charged with possession of marijuana paraphernalia and warned for the equipment violation.
Sunday, February 5
2:44 p.m. – Unruly juvenile in the 10’s block of W. Plum Street. Officer spoke with a mother that stated the police had been called the night before when her 15 year old son took off from the house and went to a residence on Ford Avenue. The mother had forbidden him hanging out at this residence after finding out there was possible illegal activities taking place. Mother advised he took off from the house again and was last seen at the Ford Avenue residence but had taken off down the bike path. Officers began checking the bike path area from Main St to the City Park. After an extensive search, he was located on E. State Route 571 west of the city well fields. Mother was contacted and responded to this location where she took custody of her son. The son was advised that charges would be filed by his mother and if he continued with his actions, he would also be charged by the police and placed at the Juvenile Detention Center.
4:19 p.m. – Disturbance reported in the 1200 block of Sequoia Court. Officer could hear a male and female yelling and had prior experience with both subjects at this property. Female decided to take the two children and leave for the night. Both were warned for disorderly conduct.
7:59 p.m. – Traffic stop for equipment violation in the area of W. State Route 571 and S. County Road 25A. Officer explained the reason for the stop to the driver and two passengers. Running a LEADS check found that one passenger, John Clemmons, Jr., had two warrants out of Franklin and Greene Counties. The driver stated she was driving a friend’s vehicle and there shouldn’t be anything illegal inside and gave the officer consent to search. At this time Clemmons was placed under arrest for the two warrants and the other two were detained while a search was conducted. In the back seat where Clemmons was sitting the officer found a black draw string bag that contained men’s clothing and a latched metal box. Inside the box were medical grade latex gloves, clip-on light, pocket knife, lighter, digital scales, tweezers, little plastic baggies, packet of Ramen Noodle seasoning, pen with end cut off and a piece of foil. The pen, one baggie and foil all contained residue of a white powdery substance. Both the driver and other passenger stated the black bag belonged to Clemmons. Clemons was transported to the Miami County Incarceration Facility on two warrants and charged with possession of drug paraphernalia.
8:24 p.m.- Unruly juvenile reported in the 10’s block of W. Plum Street. Male juvenile took his mother’s laptop into his bedroom and refused to give it back. Upon officer’s arrival mother was in possession of the laptop. Officer went to juvenile’s room and asked why he was acting out and giving his mother’s property back. He stated he didn’t know why and he is just being rebellious. He was told he needed to listen to his parents and the police are tired of dealing with him misbehaving. Officer spoke with the parents and advised them to take control of the situations. Parents advised they were going to court the next morning to file paperwork for unruly charges on him.
Monday, February 6
1:45 a.m. – Disturbance reported in the 700 block of Larch Street. Male was highly intoxicated and causing a problem. He was warned for disorderly conduct and went to bed for the evening.