Bethel Township

Monday, February 6

5:40 p.m. Female responded to the MCSO to file a complaint again her husband who resides in the 9000 block of Bellefontaine Road. The female stated her husband had inappropriately touched her daughter. When she confronted her husband, he didn’t deny it. The female was advised either a detective or deputy would be in touch with her in the next several days.

Friday, February 10

7:58 a.m. Theft reported in the 7700 Staley Road. I lock was cut off a trailer and left at the scene. Report states it appears bolt cutters were used. Stolen was a 2012 noncommercial trailer, 5 feet x 10 feet, black in color and a week deck.

Saturday, February 11

00:26 a.m. Traffic stop for equipment violation in the area of S. Dayton Brandt and Agenbroad Road. Contact was made with the driver, Larry Whitaker, and reason for the stop explained. Checking his status through LEADS it was found he was suspended. Whitaker told deputy he thought all of his fines had been paid and was currently a valid driver. He was issued a citation for Driving Under Suspension/noncompliance and released from the scene to a valid driver.

1:57 a.m. Traffic stop for lane violation in the area of Bethelville Drive and Agenbroad Road. Contact was made with the driver, Gary Floyd Jr., and reason for the stop explained. While speaking with him, the deputy could smell an odor of an alcoholic beverage emit from the vehicle. Floyd admitted to consuming two shots of alcohol earlier at a restaurant. He was also questioned about the burnt marijuana smell coming com the vehicle. He stated he had a bag of marijuana in his pocket and handed it off to the deputy. He was cited for lanes of travel, driving under suspension (child support) and possession of marijuana. Floyd was provided a ride to his residence.

3:25 a.m. Traffic stop for failure to dim lights in the area of Widener Road and S. State Route 201. Contact was made with the driver, Timmathy Henderson, and his passenger. Their driving statuses were checked through LEADS and it was found Henderson’s license was suspended and his passenger’s was expired. Henderson was issued a citation for failure to dim and driving under suspension (noncompliance). They were released from the scene to a valid driver.

Sunday, February 12

3:40 a.m. Traffic stop for lane violations in the area of Ross Road and S. State Route 202. Contact was made with the driver, Joshua Shaw, and an odor of an alcoholic beverage was detected emitting from the vehicle. Shaw, who is 20 years old, admitted to drinking two beers a few hours before and currently had a suspended license from an OVI earlier this year. Shaw agreed to submit to a series of field sobriety tests. Unable to complete them as instructed, he was arrested for OVI. He was transported to the MCSO where he refused to submit to a breath test. He was issued a citation for OVI, driving under suspension (OVI), left of center and underage consumption.

3:23 p.m. Theft not in progress reported in the 5800 block of Scarff Road. Deputy responded to take a theft report reference a stolen dirt bike that was recovered by Clark County Sheriff’s Office. Deputy met with property owner and owner of the dirt bike. The property owner was storing the dirt bike and neither people knew the dirt bike was stolen until Clark County contacted the dirt bike owner. No leads or suspects at this time.

7:50 p.m. Telecommunications harassment in the 9800 block of W. Haskett Lane. At the conclusion of the investigation a male was warned for harassment.

Tuesday, February 14

7:34 a.m. Assist squad in the 2400 block of S. Dayton Brandt Road. The male patient appeared to have overdosed on heroin and/or a combination opioid. A witness saw the male in the bedroom eating when he started shaking and then fell over. The witness observed the male turning blue and began CPR. Medics were able to revive the male by administering Narcan. Once the male moved a medic observed a used needle on the floor that had been underneath the male. When a medic asked how much heroin he had used that day, he replied “I don’t remember”. The male was transported to an area hospital for evaluation. Considering the syringed located under him, his comments about not remembering how much heroin he took, his body’s positive response to Narcan; Robert Craft will be facing two criminal charges. One M-2 count of Possessing a Drug Abuse Instrument and one F-5 count of Drug Abuse. The deputy asked the courts to send him a summons to appear.

8:43 a.m. Bethel Schools, 7490 S. State Route 201, requested MCSO and TCPD deploy both K9s for a drug sniff. MCSO K9 Bear did not alert to anything. TCPD’s K9 Bob alerted to one locker and car that was searched. No narcotics were found.

5:49 p.m. Disturbance reported in the 7500 block of Newbury Road. RP party was juvenile who stated his step father had been physical with him. After further investigation, it was found the juvenile had lied about his step father hitting him. The juvenile was warned for being unruly.

Thursday, February 16

2:33 a.m. Traffic stop for speed violation in the area of E. State Route 571 and S. State Route 201. Contact was made with the driver, Nicholas Nightcap, and reason for the stop explained. While speaking with him and a passenger, deputy detected the smell of burnt marijuana. A probable cause search found a pipe in the door handle of the driver’s side. Nightcap was issued a citation for speed (72/55 MPH) and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Monroe Township

Thursday, February 2

7:13 p.m. Traffic stop for moving violation in the area of S. Hyatt Street and W. Evanston Road. Driver Jesse Templeton had an odor of raw marijuana coming from inside the vehicle. He admitted to the deputy that he smokes marijuana in the vehicle and was in possession of a small amount. During a probable cause search of the vehicle a bag of marijuana was located in the center console of the vehicle, several “roaches” throughout the vehicle and three (3) unusual suckers on the passenger seat. The suckers appeared to be homemade and smelled like marijuana. Templeton was issued a citation for possession of marijuana and for the stop sign violation.

Saturday, February 11

9:27 p.m. Disturbance reported in the 6500 block of S. Country Road 25A. Deputies responded to residence on the report of a verbal altercation between a male and female. Prior to their arrival, the male had left the residence. According to the female they had been arguing over finances and the male’s consumption of alcohol. She stated no violence or threat of violence had occurred. She called 911 because she wanted him to leave so they would not argue anymore.

Monday, February 13

2:31 a.m. Traffic stop for lane violations in the area of I75 northbound ramp 69 and S. County Rd 25A. Contact was made with driver, Michael D. Hammaker and reason for the stop. An odor of an alcoholic beverage was detected emitting from the vehicle. He was asked and initially refused the field sobriety tests. He was informed he would be placed under arrest based on what the deputy had observed, he then agreed. Unable to complete them as instructed, he was placed under arrest and transported to the MCSO where he refused to submit to a breath tests. Hammaker was issued a citation for OVI and lanes of travel.

12:51 p.m. Theft not in progress in the 7400 block of S. County Rd 25A. An unknown person had broken into a business and stole lawn and garden equipment and packaged frozen meat. The report specifically listed the following: Stihl Weed Cutter (2), Stihl Edger Combo, Stihl Chain Saw, Stihl Leaf Blower, Stihl Chain Saw, Honda Red Lawn Mower, Craftsman 30 Gallon Air Compressor, Samsung Front Loader Pressure Washer, Stihl Hedger (2), ONG Nail Gun Pascode Frame Nailer and Butcher Block Beef.

5:57 p.m. Criminal damage reported in the 6900 block of Peters Road. Victim reported an unknown person had put sugar in her vehicle’s gas tank.

Tuesday, February 14

4:53 p.m. Theft not in progress in the 3400 block of Lilac Lane. When the victim arrived home around 4 p.m. she checked for her mail. A neighbor walked over to inform her that they mail had been removed from the box and attempted to throw it away. The neighbor had put the mail back in her mailbox. Victim wanted this incident documented.

Friday, February 17

00:43 a.m. Traffic stop for license plate light violation in the area of Troy Frederick and Gingham Frederick Road. The driver, Jay Merritt was found to be operating under a non-compliance suspension. Merritt was charged with the license plate violation and driving on a suspended driver’s license. The license was taken from the operator and turned over to Municipal Court.