Information provided by the Miami County Sheriff’s Office:
MAIL THEFT: A deputy responded on a report of mail theft from a mailbox at Airplane Plastics located at 9785 Julie Court in Bethel Township, Miami County. Video surveillance showed a black four door sedan possibly a Pontiac G6 or newer model Honda pull up to the mailbox and pry it open. It is unknown what mail was taken from the mailbox. The deputy advised the owners to contact their local postmaster and provided the number to contact the postal inspector about the incident.
ASSAULT AT UVMC: A deputy was dispatched to the Upper Valley Medical Center (UVMC) for an assault complaint. Joey Gambill assaulted two UVMC Security Officers while they were in the course of their duties. The officers were attempting to prevent Mr. Gambill from leaving the hospital as he was “Pink Slipped.” Mr. Gambill grabbed an officer and threw her against a wall. A struggle ensued and she deployed her Taser but it did not stop Mr. Gambill. Mr. Gambill also pushed an assisting officer to the ground during the struggle. When the assisting officer stood back up he deployed his Taser which stopped Mr. Gambill. The officers along with other staff were able to get Mr. Gambill into a bed and restrain him. Mr. Gambill was issued two summonses for assault.
FRAUD: A Covington resident reported that someone had fraudulently used her debt card information at a Walgreens in Cincinnati.
LITTER BUGS: A deputy was dispatched to an assist citizen with a littering complaint in the 5000 block of Brown Road, Washington Township.
TRACTOR TROUBLES: A deputy responded to the 5000 block of Buckneck Road, Newberry Township, in reference a tractor working in the field hit a telephone pole.
PUPPY FRAUD: Two residents of Elizabeth Township reported they were scammed on Craigslist. They attempted to purchase a puppy listed in Columbus. They wired a total of $1,153.01 to Texas to purchase and ship the puppy. They never received the puppy. The reporting party checked phone numbers that were being used by the seller and the fraudulent company that was supposedly shipping the puppy. The phone numbers used are not attached to a carrier.