Troy man enters new plea in overdose death


Victim was 44-year-old Piqua man

By Sam Wildow - swildow@aimmediamidwest.com



MIAMI COUNTY — A Troy man entered a plea of no contest this week in the overdose death of a Piqua man.

Jeremy B. Alspaugh, 34, was indicted by a grand jury on first-degree felony manslaughter in October in connection with the overdose death of a 44-year-old man last spring. He entered a plea of no contest this week in Miami County Common Pleas Court.

Alspaugh also pleaded no contest to the other charges on the indictment, including second-degree felony corrupting another with drugs, third-degree felony tampering with evidence, and fifth-degree trafficking drugs. In a separate case, he also entered a plea of no contest to felony domestic violence.

The pleas were part of a plea agreement with the state in which the state would recommend Alspaugh serve a total of four years in prison.

Alspaugh allegedly played a role in the overdose death of Michael Henderson, 44, of Piqua, on March 25. According to previous Piqua Police Department reports, there was a report of a male subject not breathing at a residence on the 300 block of Ridge Street in Piqua on Sunday, March 26. Henderson was then found deceased.

Alspaugh is currently out on a recognizance bond. He is scheduled to be sentenced on Jan. 16.

Charges dismissed

• Charges were dismissed in Miami County Municipal Court against James L. Fryman, 54, of Fletcher, for fourth-degree felony illegal cultivation of marijuana in the vicinity of a juvenile, fifth-degree felony trafficking in drugs, and fifth-degree felony possession of drugs.

• A charge of first-degree misdemeanor child endangering was dismissed against Christopher R. Bishop, 29, of Covington.

The following people were recently sentenced in Miami County Municipal Court:

• Anthony S. Hutton, 53, of Covington, was sentenced to 180 days in jail for first-degree misdemeanor assault on Thursday. Hutton was originally charged with second-degree felonious assault in September, but his charge was amended down this week.

According to Piqua police reports, Hutton was charged in connection with an assault complaint in reference to a male subject striking another male subject with a wooden object in the area of Spring and East North streets on Sept. 5.

• Michael E. Sanders, 31, of Troy, was sentenced to one year of probation for fourth-degree misdemeanor disorderly conduct, amended down from endangering children – operating vehicle on Wednesday. Sanders was charged in connection with a reported incident in the area of Redman picnic ground on Stanfield Road. Sanders also received a fine and suspended jail time.

• Vincent G. Kissinger, 30, of Piqua, was sentenced to two years of probation, three days in jail, and a fine for first-degree misdemeanor assault, amended down from third-degree misdemeanor sexual imposition.

• Ryan L. Saunders, 39, of Dayton, was sentenced to a year of probation, a fine, and suspended jail time for first-degree misdemeanor aggravated trespass, amended down from fourth-degree felony burglary.

• Shaneek N. Fogle, 26, of Piqua, was sentenced to 90 days in jail for second-degree misdemeanor criminal damaging and 30 days in jail for fourth-degree misdemeanor menacing. Fogle was originally charged with criminal damaging in connection with a report a female subject slamming her car door into another car multiple times to cause damage at Kroger on Oct. 9. Fogle was also originally charged with menacing in connection with a report of a female subject threatening to assault another female subject on Covington Avenue on June 14.

• Jillian M. Clack, 29, of Dayton, received a fine and suspended jail time for second-degree misdemeanor attempted, amended down from first-degree misdemeanor theft.

• Jordan A. Fleming, 19, of Piqua, was sentenced to 60 days in jail, a fine, and suspended jail time for second-degree misdemeanor resisting arrest, fourth-degree misdemeanor disorderly conduct, and fourth-degree misdemeanor criminal trespass.

• Rocky L. Young Jr., 36, of Piqua, was sentenced to two years of probation in addition to a fine and suspended jail time for second-degree misdemeanor attempted, amended down from first-degree misdemeanor complicity.

• Joshua K. Sander, 29, of Sidney, was sentenced to 180 days in jail for first-degree misdemeanor possession of drugs, amended down from fifth-degree felony possession of drugs, and for a separate charge of first-degree misdemeanor carrying a concealed weapon.

• Marvin L. Allen, 30, address unknown, was sentenced to 30 days in jail for fourth-degree misdemeanor criminal trespass.

• Christopher P. Depinet, 38, of Sidney, was sentenced to one year of probation, a fine, and suspended jail time for first-degree misdemeanor receiving stolen property.

• Christian N. Sekas, 19, of Piqua, received a fine and suspended jail time for fourth-degree misdemeanor disorderly conduct and second-degree misdemeanor obstructing justice.

• Michael H. Cotterman, 46, of Sidney, was sentenced to 30 days in jail for fourth-degree misdemeanor unauthorized use of property, amended down from first-degree misdemeanor theft.

• David V. Heffner, 50, of Springfield, was sentenced to 30 days in jail for fourth-degree misdemeanor unauthorized use of property, amended down from first-degree misdemeanor theft.

• Anna E. Crabtrey, 31, of Tipp City, was sentenced to one year of probation and received a fine and suspended jail time for first-degree misdemeanor theft, amended down from fourth-degree felony theft.

• Bradford L. Leis, 38, of Piqua, was sentenced to 180 days in jail for first-degree misdemeanor receiving stolen property.

• Andrea E. McFarland, 38, of Beavercreek, was sentenced to 60 days in jail for first-degree misdemeanor possession of criminal tools and for a separate charge of first-degree misdemeanor theft, amended down from fifth-degree felony theft.

• Gunnar D. Francis, 23, of Sidney, received a fine and suspended jail time for fourth-degree misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia, amended down from second-degree misdemeanor possession of a drug abuse instrument.

• Shelly L. Roach, 44, of Sidney, received a fine and suspended jail time for fourth-degree misdemeanor unauthorized us of property, amended down from first-degree misdemeanor complicity.

• Donald R. Kaeck Jr., 58, of Piqua, received a fine and suspended jail time for fourth-degree misdemeanor disorderly conduct.

• Ty D. Ferraro, 27, of Troy, was sentenced to two years of probation and three days in jail in addition to receiving a fine and suspended jail time for fourth-degree misdemeanor criminal trespass.

• Carrie J. Williams, 40, of Troy, was sentenced to two years of probation in addition to receiving a fine and suspended jail time for first-degree misdemeanor receiving stolen property.

• Eloise D. Dawson, 38, of Troy, was sentenced to two years of probation in addition to receiving a fine and suspended jail time for fourth-degree misdemeanor unauthorized use of property, amended down from first-degree misdemeanor theft.

• Jonathan M. Evans, 32, of Troy, received a fine and suspended jail time for fourth-degree misdemeanor unauthorized use of property, amended down from first-degree misdemeanor theft, and second-degree misdemeanor attempted, amended down from first-degree misdemeanor child endangering.

• Jessica M. Maynard, 24, of West Milton, received a fine and suspended jail time for fourth-degree misdemeanor disorderly conduct, amended down from first-degree misdemeanor telecommunications harassment.

• Jeffrey D. Nickels, 35, of Troy, was sentenced to two years of probation and 24 days in jail for fourth-degree misdemeanor unauthorized use of property, amended down from first-degree misdemeanor theft.

Victim was 44-year-old Piqua man

By Sam Wildow

swildow@aimmediamidwest.com

Reach Sam Wildow at swildow@aimmediamidwest.com or (937) 451-3336

Reach Sam Wildow at swildow@aimmediamidwest.com or (937) 451-3336