Miami County Sheriff’s Reports

Information provided by the Miami County Sheriff’s Office:

June 26

OVI: A deputy responded to a non injury accident near 6920 Horseshoe Bend Road, Ludlow Falls. Upon arrival, a deputy made contact with the driver who was identified as Casey Marker. After further investigation Mr. Marker was placed under arrest for operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol.

WARRANT: A deputy observed a light colored vehicle traveling north on Piqua-Troy Road near Eldean Road. The deputy checked the vehicle registration through LEADS and it returned expired as of June 21. The deputy initiated a stop of the vehicle using overhead emergency lights at 3366 Piqua-Troy Road. The driver was identified as Amanda Stevens who possessed a valid drivers license. The two other female occupants were identified as Lindsey Reed and Ashley Torchick. The male passenger was identified as Michael Joyal who had an active arrest warrant out of Shelby County.

Deputy Boggs arrived on scene to assist with the remainder of the stop. Michael was asked to exit the vehicle and placed in handcuffs. The deputy performed a pat down on Michael and he was set in the rear of a cruiser.

Contact was made over the phone with the owner of the vehicle, who confirmed Amanda was allowed to be in possession of the vehicle. Consent to search the vehicle was given by Amanda which resulted in no contraband being located. Amanda was given a warning for operating a vehicle with an expired registration. Amanda, Ashley, and Lindsey were all released from the scene without incident.

The deputy transported Michael to the Marathon Gas Station on County Road 25A in the city of Piqua where Michael was released to a Sidney Police Officer for the warrant.

June 27

THEFT FROM VEHICLE:Deputies were dispatched to the 2000 block of Fenner Road, Troy, in reference a theft complaint. Upon arrival, the reporting party advised his wallet and some loose change had been stolen from his unsecured vehicle while parked in the driveway overnight. He had no idea who might have been involved in the incident.

June 28

BURGLARY: The reporting party, located in the 2300 block of West Charleston Road, Tipp City, reported he came home and found he and his father’s house had been broken into. The deputies found forced entry to the residence at the front door. Officers then cleared the house and found no one inside. Property forms were left for the victims to list the items stolen.

CRIMINAL DAMAGE: A deputy was dispatched to the 600 block of Children’s Home Road, Troy, in reference to a criminal damage complaint.The reporting party informed officers that she was woken up to a loud banging noise. She looked out her window and observed three to four subjects kicking and hitting her car which was parked in front of the residence. By the time she got outside to where he vehicle was parked the unknown subjects had fled the area on foot. She described them as young white males possibly juvenile age. They all were wearing white shirts and what appeared to be jeans to her. No leads and suspects were determined at this time.

CRIMINAL DAMAGE: A deputy responded to the listed location in regards to a criminal damage complaint in 8000 Spiker Road, Piqua. The reporting party stated someone had driven on his property and his neighbor’s property. It appeared it was a dual pick up truck that caused the damage. He stated he saw a maroon pick up truck leave his property. There is no damage done to his property. The neighbor’s bean field was driven on. The deputy will be contacting the neighbor at a later time to inform them of the situation.

June 29


A resident in the 3000 block of Peebles Road, Troy, reports a theft from his vehicle. The reporting party told a deputy someone had stolen several items out of his vehicle.

The reporting party told the deputy the items stolen were cash, Sam’s Club card, his drivers license and his Capital One credit card. The reporting party did cancel the credit card, and it had not been used anywhere since the theft.

There was no damage to his vehicle, so it appears his vehicle was left unlocked. The reporting party told officials he does not know who would do this, nor has he seen any suspicious vehicles/persons in the area. There are no suspects or leads at this time.

IDENTITY FRAUD: A deputy was asked to call a resident in the 2000 block of Peebles Road, Troy, in reference to identity theft.

The reporting party states she received information that her identity was taken. She received information a Belk credit card was taken out in her name and charged $1000 on her behalf.

The reporting party was referred to the Attorney General website to download a identity theft packet affidavit to send back.

FRAUD: A deputy responded to the listed location in reference to a fraud. The deputy spoke to a Tipp City resident who advised that the IRS had contacted her stating that she owed approximately $10,000 from the 2010 tax year. After further investigation by the reporting party it was determined that this is possibly involving the Instant Tax Services business that was closed down due to various fraud claims.The reporting party needed a report written for the IRS’s investigation.

SCRAP METAL GONE: The reporting party located at Independent Trailer Services Inc., Tipp City, reported the theft of scrap metal. The metal had been removed from a metal storage bin on the property. She searched the camera security system and found that two subjects had been on the property after business hours. The two subjects were observed removing steel from the bin. The vehicle is described as a four door SUV, possibly a Chevy Blazer, with mag wheels. She also advised it appears the back window of the Blazer is missing.