Information provided by the Miami County Sheriff’s Office:

Dec. 18

FRAUD: A Tipp City resident said he was contacted by an unknown company advising his personal information had been used to open an EBAY account. The amount spent was $4200. They advised they would turn it over to their fraud department and he would be hearing from them.

CELL PHONE FRAUD: A Piqua resident advised an unknown subject had used her Verizon account information to purchase and activate three cells phones on her account. She also advised her cell phone was deactivated. She contacted Verizon and they requested she file a police report.

JAIL ASSAULT: A deputy was notified by jail staff that a deputy needed to respond to the jail reference a fight that occurred between two inmates. Inmate Jeremy Miller, incarcerated on aggravated burglary for his role in the alleged Abbey Credit Union robbery, assaulted and stole another inmate’s jail commissary.

OPEN CONTAINER:While patrolling in the area of Farrington Road / State Route 41, a deputy observed the listed vehicle to make multiple mark lane violations. The deputy initiated a traffic stop on the listed vehicle at Mote Road, Newberry Township. Operator of the vehicle was identified Gary Billenstein.

Gary Billenstein was cited for open container and released to a valid driver. Gary was provided a copy of the citation.

THEFT: A West Milton resident reported that an unknown subject made 13 purchases today with his credit card. They were all made in Milford, Ohio at Kroger, Macy’s and Victoria Secrets. He said he has his credit card and advised they must have obtained the numbers some how. The credit card company cancelled the card and called Mr. Randolph. They requested he file a report with the local law enforcement agency.

Dec. 19

SUSPICIOUS: A deputy responded to a suspicious complaint at the Joe Johnson Chevrolet. Once on scene a deputy located a white Chevrolet truck in the back of the business. After checking the vehicle it was unoccupied and it appeared someone tried to catch the vehicle on fire. Case is pending further investigation.

Dec. 20

OVI: A deputy responded to 8755 S. State Route 201, Tipp City in reference to an accident. Reporting party advised the driver was attempting to have some one pull the vehicle out prior to our arrival. The reporting party also advised the driver appears to be highly intoxicated. The deputy located the driver standing around the vehicle. The deputy made contact with Sean Brown who was determined was the driver. Mr. Brown was taken into custody and charged with OVI, Failure to Reinstate, and Failure to Control.

ATV STOLEN: A deputy responded to Fetters Rd., Newberry Township, Miami County Ohio in reference to an ATV in the middle of the roadway. Upon investigation the deputy learned the ATV was stolen from Darke County. The ATV was processed and turned over to the owner per the Darke County Sheriff’s Office.

OVI: A deputy initiated a traffic stop on the listed vehicle for a traffic violation at State Route 41 and Myers Road, Troy. After further investigation the registered owner Andrew Rohr was arrested for OVI.

Dec. 21

JEWELRY MISSING: A resident in the 100 block of Wilson Road, Troy, reported that there were several items of jewelry missing from her residence. There was no signs of forced entry or evidence of a burglary to the residence. This matter is pending further investigation.

THEFT: A report of theft was made in the 2700 block of S. County Road 25-A, Troy.

DRUGS FOUND: While conducting a pre patrol vehicle inspection of car 5503, a small plastic bag that contained several small white crystals was located on the floor, behind the front passenger seat floor board.

The substance was taken to the Miami County Sheriff’s Office and booked into the property room.

Dec. 22

MAIL BOX MISCHIEF: A deputy responded to the 4500 block of W. Demming Road, Piqua on a criminal damage complaint. The reporting party stated that sometime overnight someone had damaged his mailbox. The mailbox appeared to have been hit by some object causing damage to it. The reporting party stated that he does not have any suspects and wanted to report the damage due to this happening several times to him in the past.

Dec. 23.

PLATES GONE: A resident in the 100 block of East Monument Street, Pleasant Hill, called to report her license plate was stolen.

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