Miami County Sheriff’s Office reports

Information provided by the Miami County Sheriff’s Office:

June 9

SUSPICIOUS VEHICLE: A deputy was dispatched to the area of Rangeline and Frederick-Garland roads on a suspicious vehicle. The deputy found the vehicle occupied by four subjects. The vehicle was broken down and they stated their ride should be there within 45 minutes. The car had been sitting there since yesterday. At the conclusion of the call, the deputy was given consent to search and found three gel capsules all containing a tan/brown residue. They will be submitted to the lab for testing.

UNDERAGE OVI: A deputy initiated a traffic stop for a speed violation at Walnut and Canal streets in Troy.. Subsequently the driver, Mark Allen, 19, of Troy, was taken into custody for speed, OVI, underage alcohol consumption and possession of drug paraphernalia. The passenger, Daltyn Childers, 20, of Kokomo, Ind. was taken into custody and cited for underage alcohol consumption and for possession of drug paraphernalia. Both were cited on station and released.

June 10

JUVENILES CHARGED WITH FLEEING AND ELUDING: A deputy was sitting stationary on Interstate 75 in the area of the 76 mile marker and observed a vehicle traveling well in excess of the posted speed limit. The deputy activated the over head emergency lights and siren. The vehicle approached the 74 Mile marker exit it made an erratic movement towards the exit and exited I-75 at the 74 mile marker. The car continued up the exit ramp and turned left and started traveling east bound on W. Main Street in Troy. The vehicle was traveling speeds of 100 MPH and there was no traffic. The vehicle continued past Ridge Avenue and approached the rail road tracks. The vehicle then turned south onto Cedar Dr. and came to a complete stop.

The officer drew their service weapon and ordered the driver and passenger to show their hands through the windows. Both driver and passenger complied.Troy Officer arrived on scene and ordered the driver to exit the vehicle. The driver exited the vehicle and was taken into custody by Troy Officers.

The passenger also was ordered to exit the vehicle and was detained by Troy Officers.

The driver was identified as a 17 year-old male from Piqua. The juvenile was read his Miranda rights and wished to not speak with us. The passenger was identified as a 17 year-old from Covington who stated that he had been drinking and they were coming from a party.

He stated the driver was racing another car on the Interstate when they passed the deputy. The passenger stated he told the driver to stop the vehicle but he continued. The passenger admitted to drinking about six beers at a party in the northern part of the county.

Upon search of the vehicle, beer was found along with a container containing marijuana and rolling papers. Also located inside the vehicle was two open containers. The deputy read the driver the state required BMV 2255 form and he agreed to give a breath sample. The juvenile driver had a BAC level of 0.128 BAC was charged accordingly. The passenger was cited for under age consumption and released to his mother.

The driver was transported to Upper Valley Medical Center and evaluated prior to being placed into West Central JDC. He was charged with speed, reckless operation, OVI, underage alcohol consumption, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and Failure to comply with law enforcement a felony of the 5th degree due to the fact of the speeds and having a passenger under the age of 18. He was incarcerated in JDC.

June 11

BURGLARY: A resident in the 8500 block of State Route 202, Tipp City, reported their residence was broken into .

WARRANT: A deputy stopped the listed vehicle on Park Avenue, Piqua, and identified the driver as, Michael A Taylor. He was found to have an active warrant out of Champaign County and his Ohio driving privileges were suspended. After being placed in custody, a bag of marijuana was located in his front pants pocket. A glass one hit pipe with marijuana in it was located between the driver’s seat and console. Mr. Taylor was transported to Miami County Jail and incarcerated.

BREAK-IN: A resident reported their garage was broken into and tools were stolen in the 1100 block of Shoop Road, Tipp City. Investigation pending.

June 13

NO SWIMMING: A deputyresponded to Ludlow Falls for people swimming in the water and observed three males in the water, and about 30 people standing along the edge. A large portion of the individuals dispersed before they could be identified.

The individuals were informed of the village ordinance. They stated they did not see the signs for no swimming. All subjects then left the area.

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