Arrests made in break-ins

Staff Reports

BETHEL TOWNSHIP — Miami County Sheriff’s Office detectives, with the assistance of the Clark County Sheriff’s Office detectives, arrested John W. Hicks, 26, of Medway, and Kyle A. Valencia, 24, of New Carlisle, for their involvement in one of the break-ins on Dayton-Brandt Road in Bethel Township several nights ago.

Hicks and Valencia were each charged with one count of breaking and entering and two counts of theft, according to Chief Deputy Dave Duchak.

Detectives have recovered the John Deere Gator and are following leads to recover additional stolen property. A third suspect, Kevin M. Wright, 28, last know to live in Hamilton, is still at large and detectives are in the process of attempting to locate him, Duchak said.