Police reports

Information provided by the Troy Police Department

July 27

VANDALISM: Reports of spray painted cars and property were reported on Grant Street, Garfiled Avenue, and Lincoln Avenue and McKaig Avenue. Vanaldism was also reported at Kyle Elementary School playground equipment that had not yet been install.

July 28

THEFT: An officer was sent to Al’s Pizza on report of a burglary. The start-up money for the business was taken and there were no signs of forced entry.

THEFT: An officer responded to Walmart in reference to a theft in progress. The officer followed the suspect vehicle out of the lot and pursued them down I-75. The officer said he hit top speed of 80 mph while trying to stop the suspect vehicle. The officer lost visual contact with the vehicle on Fenner Road, at which point the officer was instructed to terminate the pursuit.

Deputies then engaged in a pursuit with the same vehicle moments later near Laura. Again, the suspect vehicle was able to get away. This case is still under investigation.

CRIMINAL DAMAGING: At 127 S. Plum St., an officer came in contact with the reporting party in reference to a criminal damage report. Extra patrol given. No arrests at this time.

July 29

OVERDOSE: Officers were dispatched to a squad call where a female was unresponsive in a vehicle at 12 E. Canal S., Troy. Upon arrival it appeared that the female had overdosed on heroin. Female was transported by squad for treatment. Cindy Staten was charged with drug abuse. Her 6-month-old child was also in the car at the time of the incident. She was also charged with child endangerment.

THEFT: Responded to Kohl’s on the report of a shoplifter running from the location. The female and the loss prevention officer were located at Burger King where the female turned herself in.

Three pairs of shoes were recovered to include a pair she had thrown in a Burger King trash can. Shawna De La Fuenta, 34, of Sidney, was issued a summons for theft and for possession of criminal tools. She was released from the scene.

POSSESSION: An officer conducted a traffic stop for a vehicle that ran a red light. One adult female was cited for a traffic control device violation, and one adult male was charged with possession of marijuana. Both individuals were released at the scene.

July 30

DAMAGE REPORTED: On this date an officer spoke with the reporting party at Duke Park in reference to a criminal damaging complaint.

The reporting party advised a screen door that was attached to the Troy Junior Football building. The door had been damaged causing some of the wood frame to come apart and some of the screening material to be loosened from the door. The reporting party advised that no entry was gained into the building.

July 31

VANDALISM: An officer responded to 320 Garfield Avenue on a criminal damaging complaint. The owners of the residence are in the process of fixing up. She stated that they were on vacation and returned home and found spray paint on the back of the house. The initials PGS and what appeared to be a phallyic symbol were painted on the house.There was also a small piece of siding broken off the house. The officer advised the home owner that it likely happened between 7/26/2016 and because there were similar cases in the area that night.

OVI: An officer observed James Benson, 48, passed out sitting in the driver’s seat of a vehicle in the 200 block of South Mulberry Street. The male was arrested for OVI/physical control and open container.

OVI: On the listed date time and location the suspect vehicle was stopped for a traffic violation. The driver was found to be intoxicated and arrested for OVI. Devon Johnson, 22, of Lima, was charged with OVI, OVI refusal, lanes of travel, DUS, possession of marijuana and open container in a motor vehicle.

OVI: A traffic stop was conducted for a marked lanes violation. Driver was found to be impaired and arrested for OVI.

THEFT: An employee reported her purse stolen from her vehicle while at Great Clips.


THEFT: At 1869 W. Main St. (Kohls) a patrolman came in contact with Lela C. Jones reference a theft report. As a result, Jones was charged with theft.

CRIMINAL DAMAGING: A deputy responded to 320 S. Mulberry St., on a report of a disturbance. The patrolman charged Anthony Mcfarland with criminal damaging for breaking windows out of the residence.

UNDERAGE: A traffic stop was initiated for an expired plate. Investigation resulted in charges of underage possession of alcohol, curfew and the discovery of suspected narcotics.