Miami County Sheriff’s Office reports

Information provided by the Miami County Sheriff’s Office:

Aug. 13

TRAFFIC STOP: A deputy conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle for a stop sign violation and a cracked windshield. The driver was also suspected of driving without a valid (expired) license. The stop was initiated on Harrison St. in Troy, but the vehicle drove to 912 Atlantic Street before stopping. During the investigation of the stop, a protest against the deputy’s actions occurred by the vehicle occupants and the registered owner of the vehicle, whom resides at the stop location.

Aug. 14

OPEN CONTAINER: A deputy conducted a traffic stop on the listed vehicle on State Route 718 near Forest Hill Rd, Concord Twp. During the course of the investigation the passenger was found to be in possession of an open beer can. He was charged appropriately.

Aug. 15

WARRANT:A deputy stopped the listed vehicle for a moving violation in the 1200 block of W. Main, Troy, and made contact with the driver who was identified as the defendant John O Schilling. The passengers were identified as Jason Wackler and the other defendant Nicolai Crumpler. After further investigation Mr. Schilling was found to be under the influence of alcohol and Mr. Crumpler had an active warrant out for his arrest and both were taken into custody.

RINGS MISSING: A deputy responded to the 8500 block of Covington-Bradford Bloomer Road, Covington, for a theft complaint. Upon arrival I made contact with the victim who advised she had three rings missing from her residence.

Aug. 16

SCAM: A resident in the 6000 block of Fenner Road, Pleasant Hill, called to report a fraud that had occurred. She advised that a subject sent her an instant message while on Facebook. A link was in the message and she clicked it. She stated she was told she had won $150,000.00 dollars. She provided them her cell phone number and started receiving text messages. She was instructed to wire $1,000 to Western Union in Kentucky. She did this and then questioned if it was a scam when they asked for another $3,000.

The victim advised the user profile for the instant message is now gone. The number she called is now no longer in service. The number was an Oregon phone number. She stated she understands she has lost her money but she wanted the incident documented. She was advised to contact all three credit bureaus and her bank. The deputy advised her to let them know she was a victim of fraud.

WRONG WAY: A deputy stopped the involved vehicle for traveling the wrong way on a one way street. The driver was arrested for OVI and the passenger was issued a citation for possession of marijuana.

Aug. 17

COUNTY FAIR INCIDENT: At 10:30 p.m. while on patrol at the Miami County Fair, deputies overheard subjects yelling near the rabbit barn. Two subjects — later identified as fair board member Scott Black and fair board member Robert Schwartz — yelling at each other and pointing in each other’s faces.

After further investigation, the fair board president and staff decided Robert Schwartz was not to return to the fairgrounds. Officers called Schwartz to inform him of this decision.

At the request of the Miami County Fair Board, Mr. Schwartz is to be charged with trespassing should he return to the fairgrounds.

DAMAGE: A deputy responded out to 302 N. Main Street in Pleasant Hill after the homeowner called into the Miami County Sheriff’s Office to report someone had damaged a shed on his property.

DRUG OFFENSE: A deputy was dispatched to the Union Baptist Church, located at 1833 E Peters Rd, Staunton Twp in reference to a suspicious vehicle in the parking lot of the church. Upon investigation, a male was charged with possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.