Bethel sees outbuilding break-ins

BETHEL TOWNSHIP — Miami County Sheriff’s Office deputies recently have taken two separate breaking and entering reports in which suspect(s) have entered a detached garage and barn targeting a dirt bike, ATV, John Deere Gator, and other items during the nighttime/early morning hours.

Both break-ins occurred on Dayton-Brandt Road.

A green Dodge pick-up truck was seen in the area of one of the break-ins parked in a side yard with a motorcycle in back.

Residents are encouraged to keep all buildings and vehicles locked and use exterior lighting if possible.

Deputies have increased patrols in the area.

Call the Miami County Communication Center at (937) 440-9911 if you observe anything suspicious. Anonymous tips also can be left at