Miami County Sheriff’s Office reports


Information provided by the Miami County Sheriff’s Office:

Dec. 3

POSSESSION OF POT: A deputy stopped the listed vehicle for failure to signal a turn onto Wood Street from Covington Avenue in Piqua. The deputy identified the driver as Jeffrey Goode and explained why she had stopped him. While speaking to him, the deputy could smell a strong odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle. The deputy advised Mr. Goode she could smell marijuana coming from his vehicle. Mr. Goode advised that he had marijuana on him and that’s why the deputy could smell it. He then reached into the front pocket of his sweatshirt and pulled out a large pill bottle. He handed the deputy the bottle which contained marijuana inside.

Mr. Goode was issued a citation for the marijuana and advised of his court date. A search was conducted on the vehicle but no further contraband was located. Mr. Goode did not appear under the influence and advised he had not used any drugs today. He was then released from the scene.

AGENCY ASSIST: A deputy responded to 6816 State Route 185, Covington, to assist the Health Department and Humane Society. A miniature donkey and foal was located on the property with no shelter. Numerous other fowl, dogs and cats were located on the property also. Humane Society Agent Karns gave the Keller residence 14 days to build a shelter for the equine. Until then they will bring them inside a barn at night. Animal Shelter was contacted and will follow up on the three dogs at the residence. Health Department inspected the residence and it checked OK.

THEFT: A deputy was dispatched to the 4495 State Route 589, Fletcher, in reference to a theft incident that had occurred.

FRAUD: A West Milton resident called 911 to report someone had called her stating they worked with her insurance company and wanted to get some information from her. She later discovered the person did not work with her insurance company.

MARIJUANA MAIL: A deputy was dispatched to the Miami County Jail, reference marijuana found in an envelope.

Upon arrival to the downtown jail, the deputy was advised by the jail staff that a card was sent by an unknown person to inmate Kody Francis. While inspecting the envelope for illegal contraband, they detected an abnormality of the card that was inside of the envelope. While inspecting further, one marijuana rolled cigarette was located wedged in between the pages of the card.

Since the envelope was addressed to Kody, he was brought down to intake so that a deputy could speak to him. Kody denied knowing of anyone that would send him drugs in the mail. He further advised that he was being shipped to prison on Dec. 4 and he was no longer supposed to be getting mail.

The evidence was seized and booked into the property room.

FRAUD: A Piqua resident called 911 to report someone had obtained her debit card information and used it to make purchases in California.

Dec. 4

SHOTS FIRED: A deputy was dispatched to the 11000 block of Covington Bradford Road, Covington, in reference to a shots fired complaint. At the conclusion of the investigation, Joseph Moore was warned for aggravated menacing.

Dec. 5

OVI: A deputy stopped the listed vehicle for a moving violation on southbound Interstate 75 at mile marker 74. The deputy made contact with the driver who was identified as the defendant Allison Gordon. After further investigation Ms. Gordon was found to be under the influence of alcohol and was taken into custody for OVI.

BANK ROBBERY NOTE RECOVERED: A resident in the 1000 block of State Route 48, Pleasant Hill, called about a suspicious letter he found at the end of his driveway. The deputy responded and he showed the officer a white piece of paper with green writing on it. It read “put the money in the bag no dye packs or alarms I will shoot you! both drawers”

There also appeared to be some faint red or pink dye on the note. The note was collected in a plastic bag with gloves by reporting party. The deputy contacted Sgt. Stultz due to Troy having a bank robbery yesterday. He advised they were missing the note and a pink dye pack was put in the money bag. He requested the officer bring the note to them. The deputy responded to Troy Police Department and turned the note over to Sgt. Stultz.

Dec. 6

OVI: A deputy responded to the 2100 block of Piqua Troy Road, Troy, in reference, to an accident with injury. The driver left the scene prior to arrival. The driver, Hailea Creager was later located at her residence in Piqua. She was transported back to the scene where and later arrested for OVI and reasonable control. The vehicle was towed by Randy’s to their lot.

Dec. 7

SCHOOL ISSUE: A Newton Local School official reported to the Miami County Sheriff Office School Resource Officer that a student had consumed alcohol while in class.

BURGLARY: A deputy was dispatched to a theft complaint at West Milton Store N Lock, 4980 Iddings Road, West Milton, where five units were broken into overnight.

HARASSMENT: A deputy was contacted by a Tipp City resident via email. He advised, Dr. Robert Harrington, who was previously warned not to contact the reporting party, had contacted him yesterday via text as well as email.

Dr. Harrington was cited with one count of telecommunications harassment, a misdemeanor of the first degree, and issued a summons.

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