Wednesday, July 5
3:22 p.m. – Disturbance at Wendy’s, 3 Weller Drive. Male and female having relationship issues. Male didn’t want to complete a written statement. He did ask the officer to contact the female and tell not to have any further contact with him. He was told that he needed to not have any contact with her either.
Thursday, July 6
11:21 a.m. – Fraud reported in the 100 block of N. Seventh Street. Victim received a phone call from her bank advising an unknown person(s) used her PNC debit card in Virginia on July 4 and 5. Card was used to make purchases at different businesses. Victim travels around the area with her work and could have fallen victim to a skimmer. The bank advised her to file a report and the card was cancelled. The bank will credit her account for what was purchased fraudulently.
6:36 p.m. – Criminal damages reported in the 700 block of Barbara Drive. RP stated the night before some juveniles drove into his trash cans on purpose with their car. RP showed the office a Snap Chat video from someone which showed a juvenile passenger recording the incident and putting on Snap Chat. The RP also had video footage from an outside camera on a home in the area that showed the incident. Officer spoke to an individual in the area who refused their information and provided the name of the driver. Officer located the family through Spillman and spoke with a family member. The male juvenile wasn’t home but this person could provide the officer with an address where he could be located. Officer responded to that address and spoke with two male juveniles. When asked if they knew why the officer was there, one answered “racing?” Officer told them no, he was there because of them driving into trash cans last night. They told the officer they didn’t know why they thought that was a good idea. The driver was charged with one count of Criminal Mischief and his parents responded to the scene and took him home.
Friday, July 7
7:06 p.m. – Accident with no injuries reported in the 4200 block of S. County Road 25A. Bradley Hutton said his car swerved right, hit the curb and then a pole. Officer detected the odor of marijuana and alcohol emanating from his person and vehicle, but Hutton denied drinking or smoking anything other than his cigarettes. Hutton agreed to submit to a series of field sobriety tests and based on his inability to follow directions, he was placed under arrest for OVI and transported to the PD. Hutton advised that he had TCH (Tetrahydrocannabinol) in his system and it would show in a test. He was asked and agreed to provide a urine sample. During the policy-mandated vehicle inventory before impounding, a green leafy substance believed to be marijuana and a marijuana cigar were found in the center console. The urine sample was sent to the Miami Valley Crime Lab for analysis. Hutton was cited for OVI, Failure to Control, possession of marijuana and marijuana paraphernalia. This case is pending lab results.
Saturday, July 8
00:58 a.m. – Disturbance reported in the 200 block of N. Third Street. Female said Bryant Jones was intoxicated and she wanted him to leave. Officer found Jones in a bedroom and immediately recognized he was intoxicated. He was hesitant to step outside to speak with the officer. Once outside on the patio the officer asked him what happened and if he had anything to drink. Jones began yelling and officer asked him to keep his voice down since it late. When he became extremely volatile and argumentative he was asked to turn around and place his hands behind his back. He was cuffed and while being escorted to the cruiser he began fighting, turned around and spit in one of the officer’s face. Officers countered the assault by spinning Jones with a defense technique and bringing him to the ground. While on the ground, Jones continues yelling profanities and racist slurs. He was lifted to his feet and escorted to the cruiser where he had to be forcibly pushed in. Miami County Jail requested Jones be cleared by UVMC due to his level of intoxication. While at UVMC he continued to be belligerent and threaten to urinate on the officers if they entered the room he was contained in. Due to his lack of cooperation, the hospital staff was unable to run tests on him. He was then transported to the Miami County Jail. While the jail staff was getting him out of the cruiser, but before they entered the secure portion of the jail, Jones dropped an orange pill, later identified to be naloxone hydrochloride (a schedule 3 controlled substance).
Bryant Jones was charged with harassment by an inmate, disorderly conduct, resisting arrest and possession of drugs.
12:29 p.m. – Menacing complaint reported in the 200 block of N. Second Street. RP arrived at the PD advising his son is receiving threats through InstaGram from another male. The office contacted that male’s mom and she assured the officer the messaging would stop.
3:05 p.m. – Criminal damages reported in the 800 block of Comanche Lane. RPs stated about 20 minutes prior to calling 911 they heard a noise but wasn’t sure what it was. RPs walked out front to find the right rear passenger window their Jeep was broken and shattered inward. At this time there are no suspects.
3:27 p.m. – Unruly juvenile in the 400 block of W. Broadway. Step-mom found stolen items and unknown pills in a baggie in her step-daughter’s bedroom. The juvenile admitted she took the stolen items out of the mail box and the pills were diet pills. This was a second incident that the juvenile had taken something of her step-mom’s without permission. The juvenile was issued a citation for theft.
4:12 p.m. – Traffic stop on northbound I75 at mile marker 68. Officer observed a vehicle traveling northbound in the left lane at approximately 78 mph. The vehicle passed other vehicles and appeared to have a difficult time maintaining lane of travel. As the officer left his stationary position and began to catch up to the vehicle, he observed the driver quickly move into the center lane, reduce their speed by a dramatic amount into the low 50’s and appearing to hide itself between two vehicles. Officer felt this behavior was not normal for the general motoring public and initiated a traffic stop. Officer observed three occupants moving around prior to stopping.
Officer approached on the passenger side to make contact. He observed a male passenger, later identified as Noah S. Mills, having a torn plastic baggie on his lap with white powder on his black jeans. Also observed was Mills with fresh dripping blood on his arms. With gloves on, the officer took the baggie, a cigarette box that Mills didn’t want to let go of and escorted him out of the vehicle. As Mills exited a cap of suspected heroin fell on the ground. He couldn’t remember if he had any needles on his person. He also stated he used three caps and drank a bottle of vodka. During a pat down, officer located another capsule along with another torn baggie containing 8-10 capsules that fell from his pant leg on to the ground. Mills was secured in the back seat of the officer’s cruiser. Another officer arrived on scene and spoke with a female passenger. She said Mills stuck some needs in a black case while getting stopped. The office located the two used syringes along with two prescription pills. Also located were two more suspected full capsules of heroin in the cigarette pack that Mills wouldn’t let go of.
It was discovered that Mills had an active warranty out of Miami County for non-support and was considered dangerous. Mills was in custody on the warrant, possession of drugs, open container in a motor vehicle and possession of drug abuse instruments. Officer consistently checked on Mills as he was in and out of alertness and had refused to be checked by the EMS.
Officer then spoke with the driver, identified as Craig D. Behm, who could not provide a driver’s license. An odor of an alcoholic beverage was detected on or about his person. Behm stated he had consumed a couple of Mikes Hard Lemonade in the vehicle. He further stated Mills paid him $10 to take him to a fast food place on Miller Lane. Officer confirmed Behm’s license was under suspension and was driving a family member’s vehicle. Unable to complete a series of field sobriety tests, Behm was placed under arrest for OVI, Driving Under Suspension and Open Container in a motor vehicle.
Officer continued speaking with the rear female passenger who stated she was just along for the ride and is a methadone participant to get off of heroin. The female provided a name to the officer but was unable to remember her SSN. Running this information through LEADS, it was found the person she said she was is deceased based on a drug OD in Piqua. When challenged with this information, the female then identified herself as Tonya L. Wright and stated she had an active warrant out of Montgomery County. The ID and warrant were confirmed and Wright was placed into custody for the warrant and obstruction.
The recovered evident was secured and a tow truck was requested to remove the vehicle. During the inventory officers found a Black and Decker Weed Eater, two laptop computers and a window punch.
Wright was transported to the Miami County Jail where she was incarcerated for the Obstructing charge and warrant.
Mills and Behm were transported to the PD for processing. Mills decided he wished to be checked by the EMS. He then acknowledged that he didn’t need immediate treatment. Behm was cited for speeding, Driving Under Suspension, Failure to Reinstate License and consumption in a motor vehicle. His breath test was voided because of a malfunction.
The two prescription pills were identified as Alprazolam and logged into evidence. Mills was transported to the Miami County Jail to be incarcerated for the warrant, Open Container, Possession of Drug Heroin (bulk amount), Possession of Drug Abuse Instrument and Possession of Drugs Schedule IV. Jail requested he be cleared by UVMC before he could be incarcerated. After three hours Mills was released and transported to the Jail. Upon intake into the Jail, another capsule of heroin was located in the rectum area and will be charged accordingly by MCSO staff.
Behm was released to a sober adult.
Sunday, July 9
00:17 a.m. – Suspicious person at Speedway, 1000 W. Main Street. RP reported a man attempted to solicit her for sex while touching his genitals. Officer will attempt to locate surveillance footage from Speedway.
00:52 a.m. – Traffic stop in the 900 block of W. Main Street. Officer observed a vehicle turn onto Hyatt from Plum St. without coming to a complete stop. It was then observed the vehicle also had a license plate light out. A traffic stop was initiated and the driver identified at Ethan F. Campbell. While speaking with him, an odor of raw marijuana was emanating from the vehicle. Campbell was asked to exit the vehicle and he informed the officer there wasn’t any marijuana in the vehicle and claimed he had not smoked any that day. Campbell and his two passengers were asked to exit it the vehicle. Officer searched the vehicle and located a bud of marijuana on the floor of the driver’s side, a pipe with marijuana residue in the glove box, a jar of marijuana and other pipe in the trunk and a cooler with ten cold beers in the trunk. Campbell admitted to taking the beers to a party but didn’t consume any. He also claimed that he smoked marijuana about an hour prior to the traffic stop.
Campbell was released from the scene and the vehicle was impounded. He was charged with possession of marijuana, marijuana paraphernalia and underage possession of alcohol.
6:41 p.m. – Trespassing complaint in the 100 block of N. Seventh Street. Previously trespassed ex-boyfriend was a RP’s residence to reclaim his possessions.
8:11 p.m. – Criminal damages in the 600 block of N. Hyatt Street. RP concerned that a male who walks his dog around the neighborhood has been walking in her front and back yard. RP believes he is messing with her doors, windows and lights for approximately two weeks. RP advised officers would do extra patrols in her area.
11:22 p.m. – Disorderly conduct reported in the 30’s block of Brookhill Woods. Intoxicated male and female in a verbal argument. Male given ride to a family member’s residence. A pipe used to smoke marijuana was located on the male. It was placed into evidence to be destroyed.
Monday, July 10
5:47 p.m. - Disturbance reported in the 200 block of Elas Court. While enroute to residence officers were informed the male had shoved the victim. Upon arrival, officers spoke with the victim who stated she thought the male was intoxicated and she wanted him to leave. She also stated he had tried to harm her but had no proof to the confrontation. The Domestic Violence Law was explained and she stated she wanted him arrested. Officer spoke with the male, identified as Anthony Jones, who stated the argument was over a phone. He denied laying a hand on her and the argument was verbal only. Officer also did not detect any evidence of an alcoholic influence on him. The Domestic Violence Law was explained to him and he was advised the female wanted to pursue charges. Jones was transported to the PD where he provided a written statement. He was then transported to the Miami County Jail where he was incarcerated on Domestic Violence.
Wednesday, July 12
12:12 p.m. – Telecommunications harassment in the 100 block of Kilgore. RP had hired a home health care worker from an online source. RP said he is now getting threatening text messages from “June Bug”. Officer spoke with the home health care worker and she let him speak with “June Bug”. June Bug stated the RP had used a racial slur and that is when he threatened him. June Bug was told not to show up at the RP’s residence. The home health care worker was fired.