Monday, May 1
7:17 p.m. – Theft reported at Spring Hill Nursery Garden Center, 110 W. Elm Street. Victim had her wallet stolen out of her bookbag. Her wallet contained $60 cash, two debit cards, social security card and driver’s license. No suspect at this time.
Tuesday, May 2
10:28 a.m. – Theft reported in the 600 block of Banyon Tree Way. RP’s bike had been stolen and a friend told him she knew who took it. Officer contacted a female to ask if she knew the location of the bike. She advised that she didn’t steal it but her friend did. This friend had painted and altered the bike. Female contact the officer at 4:30 p.m. and said she had retrieved the bike and planned to return it to the RP. Officer met her at the residence where the bike was identified by the RP. Written statements were obtained and the RP requested charges for the theft and damages. On May 5, the witness came into the station to write out a statement and advised that Connie Greer and Logan Pilkins stole the bike. On Sunday, May 7 at 12:30 p.m. the officer contacted a Troy officer and asked for assistance in contacting Logan Pilkins. Pilkins called the officer and admitted to stealing the bike, painting it and removing the brakes. Pilkins responded to the TCPD and provided a written statement. Both Pilkins and Greer were charged with theft.
Thursday, May 4
11:08 a.m. – Criminal damages in the 600 block of Thornburg Place. Victim thought the suspect threw paint on the wrong car since his neighbor’s vehicle has suffered constant damage.
Saturday, May 6
00:07 a.m. – Vehicle accident southbound I75 at mile marker 69. Caller to dispatch advised that a red sedan had crashed into the wall traveling southbound and exited at the 68 mile post. Another caller then reported the vehicle has crashed into several guardrails near the 70 mile post. The vehicle was located at Speedway, 4 Weller Drive with the significant damage. The left front tire was gone, part of the right bumper was missing and there were significant sideswipe scratches on both sides. Officer observed a female, later identified as Angela Blythe, exit the driver’s seat and stumbling to keep her balance. Officer approached Blythe who had a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage was emitting from her person. The vehicle was still running and Blythe was completely disoriented. Blythe denied consuming any alcoholic beverages, several times denied the opportunity to submit to field sobriety tests, finally agreeing. Unable to complete the tests, Blythe was placed under arrest for OVI. She finally admitted to consuming four beers and two shots of tequila and was driving from Troy. As the officer attempted to place Blythe in the rear seat of a cruiser, she began to pull and way and turn her body towards the officer. When she aggressively resisted being placed into the cruiser, she was physically forced into the vehicle. She was transported to the PD where she continued to be agitated and uncooperative. After several warnings to calm down she was temporarily placed into a holding cell due to her uncontrollable behavior. It was discovered that the license plate of the vehicle she was driving did not match. Blythe was cited with OVI, Failure to Control and Fictitious Plates. She was also charged for resisting arrest and disorderly conduct after warning and transported to the Miami County Jail. After being booked into jail, the officer was contacted and informed that Blythe was in possession of a baggie with a small rock like substance and a rolled up dollar bill. Charges for possession of Drugs and conveyance are pending based on lab results.
Sunday. May 7
9:54 p.m. – Drug offense reported at La Quinta Inn, 19 Weller Drive. Hotel clerk stated she received a couple of calls about a smell coming from a room into the hall and other rooms. The clerk stated the occupants of this room needed to leave and be trespassed from the property. Officers were responding to the room in an attempt to speak with the occupants. When they stepped off the elevator they could smell the odor of marijuana in the hall way. As they approached the door, the smell was even stronger from the door jam. A male answered the door and he and the female were asked to step into the hallway to speak with the officers. They were told that many people had complained about the smell of the marijuana and the officers had also detected the odor. Both admitted to smoking and told one officer that there was marijuana in the room. The female showed the officer the location of the marijuana and also turned over a pipe that contained residue. Bianca Hungerford stated the items belonged to her. She was charged with one count of Drug Possession and one count of Drug Paraphernalia. Both were trespassed from La Quinta and told if they returned they would be arrested.
Monday, May 8
8:37 a.m. – Lost and found property in the 300 block of North Third Street. RP heard someone open her door and later checked to find a wallet between her doors. The wallet belonged to someone in the 300 block of South Third Street. Officer returned the wallet and the owner stated nothing was missing.