Miami County Sheriff’s Office reports

Information provided by the Miami County Sheriff’s Office:

Oct. 14

OVI: A deputy initiated a traffic stop on a pickup truck for a marked lanes violation on State Route 55 in Lostcreek Twp. After making contact with the driver the deputy noted multiple indicators of impairment. Subsequently, the driver was arrested for OVI.

ID FRAUD: A deputy met with a female complainant downtown, in reference to identity theft. She was receiving calls regarding a loan from check-into-cash, under her name, that she did not take out.

MAIL THEFT: A deputy responded to the 200 block of North State Route 48, Pleasant Hill in regards to theft of mail

OVI: Joshua Brown was the driver of the listed vehicle and involved in an accident on Horseshoe Bend Road and State Route 721 near Pleasant Hill. After further investigation he was found to be under the influence of alcohol. He was transported to West Milton Police Department and read the BMV2255. He agreed to submit to a breath test and tested a .250 on the test. He was advised his Ohio driving privileges were now suspended. He was advised of his court date and released to a valid sober driver.

Oct. 15

PIZZA AND PUDDING CUPS: A resident in the 200 block of East High Street, Pleasant Hill, reported that his vehicle was vandalized. He advised that unknown subjects threw pudding and pizza at his vehicle. The resident has a security camera on his house facing the street. The deputy observed a white vehicle pass the reporting party’s vehicle at a very slow speed. It did appear that that the passenger threw something at the vehicle however the deputy was unable to identify the subjects. Case is pending further investigation.

CIVIL ISSUE: A deputy responded to the 100 block of North Main Street, Casstown, in reference to a civil complaint. After speaking with both involved parties, it was determined that the landlord entered the residence without the tenants permission, and took property that did not belong to him, which included a social security card, various documents, and electronics.

OVI: A deputy was dispatched to a reckless operation complainant in the area of E. Loy and Union Shelby roads. After further investigation, Karen Reier, 57, of Ansonia, was taken into custody for OVI, OVI refusal, and resisting arrest.

TRAILER MISSING: A deputy was dispatched to the4600 block of State Route 55, Casstown, in reference to a stolen

trailer. The reporting party stated his trailer was stolen from behind his home. He stated the last time he used the trailer or seen it was around April 2016. The trailer is black in color and is a single axle, 4×8 in width and length. The owner stated he rewired the trailer with white wiring.

Oct. 17

PILLS FOUND: A deputy responded to the 10000 block of Emerick Road, in Union Township, in regards to a property call. The complainant had called to advise that he discovered some unknown prescription pills, that did not belong to him or any of his family members.

TRESPASSING: A deputy responded to West Cross Street, Potsdam, in reference a disturbance at the residence. At the conclusion of the investigation, Cody Bruner was arrested for assault and aggravated trespassing and was incarcerated at Miami County Jail.

THEFT AND ARREST: A deputy responded to the 1300 block of Ginghamsburg Frederick Road, in Monroe Twp. after a reporting party called 9-1-1 to report the theft of two firearms from her residence. After further investigation, Jason Kinstle was located and incarcerated on two counts of felony theft, two counts of weapons under disability, and one count of conveyance.

THEFT: A deputy was dispatched to the 4000 block of Synder Road, Fletcher, on a theft complaint. The reporting party stated that overnight there were four political signs and a pallet stolen from on and around her property. The pallet had an American flag painted on it. The reporting party requested a report be filed in the event that any of the signs are located.

WARRANT: A deputy was dispatched to Dollar General in Pleasant Hill in reference to a suspicious vehicle in the parking lot. The vehicle description was a white Chevy work truck with tool boxes lined down the truck bed. Upon arrival, the deputy observed the vehicle leaving the scene. The deputy ran the vehicle’s temporary registration tags which were expired. A traffic stop was initiated at the Shell Gas Station on Dorset Road.

The driver was identified as Michael Melton. The passenger identified herself as Rhonda Nicholson. After running Rhonda through LEADS she was found to have a warrant out of Champaign County and Clark County. Champaign County advised dispatch they would meet at the county line on U.S. Route 36 and take her into custody. Nicholson was handcuffed behind her back, searched, and placed in the back of my cruiser. Nicholson was transported to the county line and handed over to Champaign County deputies. Michael was cited for DUS and expired registration and released on scene. Melton called a valid driver to the location to drive the vehicle home.