Miami County Sheriff’s Office reports

Information provided by Miami County Sheriff’s Office

June 1

FULTON FARMS THEFT: A deputy responded out to 1520 State Route 202, Troy, after James Fulton reported that someone had broken into a garage on Fulton Farms’s property and stole several items. This case is pending investigation.

STOLEN MOTORCYCLE: A deputy responded to a claimed civil dispute located at 36 Windmere Drive, Troy. The complainant advised he was unable to transfer the title to a motorcycle he just traded for. The motorcycle was found to be stolen. This case is pending.

SEMI STUCK: A deputy responded to 59 N. Church St., located in Fletcher, for a semi truck blocking the roadway. Upon arrival, the deputy observed a semi-truck stuck partially off the roadway. The driver of the vehicle, Abdqadir Harun, stated he was trying to get to Piqua and got lost because of E. US 36 being closed. Abdqadir attempted to turn his vehicle around and in doing so, got stuck in the grass off the side of the roadway. Ruts were left in the grass, which belongs to the village of Fletcher. The deputy informed the driver that he would document the incident, due to the damage to the yard.

The vehicle was pulled out by Saunder’s Towing.

PAINTBALL INCIDENTS: A resident in the Maxwell Court, Tipp City area reported unknown suspects shot at his girlfriend’s car with a paintball gun. The resident stated the car was shot at while he was at work today. The suspects also shot at his garage door and one wall of his home. There was no damage caused by the paint. The resident requested the incident documented and request extra checks of the area.

A deputy was dispatched to the 7000 block of Peters Rd. in reference to a criminal damaging. The resident states sometime after 4:45 a.m., someone had shot his vehicle with a paintball gun causing damage to the left rear tail light. The resident also stated his boat was also hit, but no damage. The paintball used would have been blue in color. No other damage reported.

CAR FIRE: A deputy was dispatched to the area of Frederick Garland Rd., east of St. Rt. 48 in West Milton, Ohio on a report of a possible injury accident and a vehicle is on fire.

Upon arrival, Officer Leonard, West Milton Police Division, was already on scene where he did not locate any driver. Officer Leonard was able to call out the vehicle registration.

While West Milton Fire Department was on scene, the deputy made contact with the owner of the vehicle, Dick Smith Auto Sales. Mr. Smith informed the deputy that his son purchased it from Dayton Auto Auction and was bringing it home when the fuel line had ruptured. Mr. Smith stated his son, Dustin had arranged a tow truck to remove the vehicle.

The deputy went to make contact with Dustin, who informed the official a friend of his was driving the car when the fire started. Dustin was questioned about driving the car because he has no license. Dustin had a slight odor of an alcoholic beverage on his persons but the deputy had no proof or witnesses.

June 2

BATTERY STOLEN FROM SEMI-TRACTOR: A deputy responded on a theft complaint to the intersection of Loy Road and Union-Shelby Road. The deputy met with the reporting party who directed the officer to a barn in the rear of a field located north west of the intersection. Inside the barn was the reporting party’s semi-tractor which had the battery stolen out of it. The reporting party stated he has not been out to the barn since the beginning of May.

June 4

TRESPASSING: On the above listed date, a deputy responded to the 8000 block of Penny Road, Pleasant Hill on a trespassing complaint. Dispatch advised that Saunder’s Towing was dispatched to the Penny Road bridge on a van that was stuck in the mud under the bridge.

Upon arrival the deputy made contact with the driver of the van, Michael Anthony Jr. The deputy asked Michael what he was doing down there. Michael stated he and Sarah Garman were trying to drive down the dirt lane located next to the bridge to retrieve their canoes from the river. He stated while attempting to drive down the lane they became stuck in the mud. The deputy asked Michael where the canoes were and he stated in the back of the van. There were two canoes located in the van. The deputy asked Michael if he had permission to drive down the lane. Michael stated he did not and did not know he wasn’t allowed. The deputy told him he was trespassing and would be contacting the property owner.

The deputy made contact with Jeff Leonard the property owner of the land that Michael was trespassing on and informed him of what was going on. Jeff stated that since they were just going down there to retrieve there canoes and not four wheeling and trashing his property he was OK with them driving down there. The deputy went back to speak with Michael and told him that he was not being charge with trespassing but was to find a new place to pull his canoes from the river.

ATV STOLEN: A child-sized four-wheeler was stolen from a residence in the 9500 block of Bellefontaine Road, New Carlisle.

June 5

CRIMINAL DAMAGE: A deputy was dispatched E. Hill Road, Pleasant Hill, for a criminal damaging complaint. A deputy spoke with the home owner and he advised someone had jumped his backyard fence and threw an archery deer target, he had in his yard, into his pool. It is unknown who committed the offense.