MIAMI COUNTY — Deputies from the Miami County’s Sheriff’s Office arrested Derek J. Dorsten, 34, of Piqua for fifth-degree felony possession of heroin and second-degree misdemeanor possession drug abuse instruments. The arrest was made during a traffic stop on Saturday. Dorsten was arraigned for the alleged offenses on Monday morning.
Unrelated to this incident, Dorsten is also currently facing theft charges in the city of Piqua. Two counts of first-degree misdemeanor theft were filed against Dorsten on Nov. 9.
Dorsten is currently being held in the Miami County Jail on a total of $3,500 cash-only bond. A preliminary hearing for Dorsten is set for Dec. 22.
All information is provided by the Miami County Sheriff’s Office. The Miami County Sheriff Office can be contacted at (937) 440-3965.
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