Miami County Sheriff’s Office reports

Information provided by the Miami County Sheriff’s Office:

June 9

OPEN CONTAINER: A deputy stopped the involved vehicle for an expired registration. The passenger/owner of the vehicle, Michael Broughton was issued a citation for drug paraphernalia and the back seat passenger, Jason Schulz was issued a citation for open container.

VANDALISM: A deputy responded out to 120 S. Church Street, Pleasant Hill, after Stefan Deeter reported four vehicles on his street, including his own, were spray painted sometime during the night hours.

June 10

THEFT: A deputy responded to the 400 block of E. Main Street, Bradford, on a report of a theft.

The deputy spoke to the victim who stated that someone had broke into her shed and took a Powermate Generator and multiple sets of Snap On and Craftsman hand tools. She said that there is locks on the top and bottom of the shed and someone squeezed through the door due to there being no damage. The victim stated that she possibly had a suspect. This matter is pending investigation.

BREAKING AND ENTERING: A deputy responded to Independent Auto due to Troy Police Off. Burnside being out with a suspicious vehicle in the lot. He then advised there was a male in the building.

The male was found to be in possession of an Ohio Dealer plate and keys to a vehicle on the lot. After further investigation, it was found James Holliman did not have permission to be in the building or to be in possession of that property. He was arrested for breaking and entering, theft, possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.

CURFEW: While on bike patrol in the Village of Pleasant Hill, a deputy observed a juvenile male walking on Long Street at E. Monument Street. The deputy stopped the male and asked his age and he advised he was 15 years old. Curfew in Pleasant Hill is 10 P.M. for anyone under 18 for this day. The male was cited for curfew and released to his father and mother.

June 11

ABANDONED VEHICLE: Deputies responded to the 9200 block of Hetzler Road, Piqua for a suspicious vehicle. A maroon Toyota Camry with a flat front driver’s side tire was parked in the ditch on the right side of the road. There were no license plates on the vehicle. The VIN was checked and it did not come back as a stolen vehicle. Deputies attempted to contact the registered owner, but the listed phone number was disconnected. The vehicle was tagged with an abandoned vehicle tag.

ACCIDENT A deputy responded to a traffic crash with injuries 1015 Ginghamsburg Road, Tipp City. The injured victim, Melvin Simmons, was taken from the scene by Care Flight. Melvin had a loaded handgun in his possession. The item was recovered from the individual and booked into the Miami County Sheriff’s Office property room for safe keeping. The firearm will be released upon request. There is no pending case or charges involving the firearm since he has a valid CCW permit.

FRAUD: The victim, a female from Laura, stated that someone had tried to open a Verizon Wireless account online using her social security number, previous married name, and previous address. She stated that she has Lifelock and they stopped the fraud before it could occur. She stated that she needed a report for credit fraud services.