Miami County Sheriff’s Office reports


Information provided by the Miami County Sheriff’s Office:

Oct. 18

BURGLARY: A resident in the 10000 block of Covington Gettysburg Road, Newberry Twp. reported that his residence was broken into last night while he was at work.

SCHOOL INCIDENT: A deputy was contacted reference a student being hit in the parking lot of the Upper Valley Career Center by a vehicle.

ASSIST CITIZEN: A detective was in the area of the break room in the basement of the safety building when he heard what sounded like loud screams coming from the hallway area between the break room and the Sheriff’s Office.

The detective observed a female, later identified as Michaela Tufts, leaning over a paper shredder located in the hallway.The detective observed the shredder had stopped working and it appeared Michaela was stuck somehow. The detective unplugged the machine. Michaela said she had leaned over to pack down the shredded paper and her hair had become stuck in the shredder. The machine had pulled approximately 10 inches of her hair into the shredding mechanism, which had caused it to jam. A maintenance worker responded and they were able to cut her hair and free her from the machine.

Michaela stated that she had been shredding paper for her community service responsibilities when this occurred. Michaela stated that she only had a headache and did not need any further medical treatment.

JUNK VEHICLE: A Concord Township Trustee reported there were multiple junk vehicles in the 1700 block of Swailes Road. The deputy saw two vehicles that fit the Concord Twp. Junk Vehicle Resolution 2016-04. The deputy was unable to make contact with the home owner. The deputy left a business card and a hand written warning to remove or fix the vehicles within 48 hours.

Oct. 19

THEFT: A deputy responded to the 90 block of Countryside Drive, Concord Twp. on the report of a theft. After speaking with the home owner, it was found that an unknown individual entered an open garage door and stole the listed property from inside the garage.

THEFT: A deputy responded to the 2800 block of Walnut Ridge Drive, Concord Twp. in reference a theft of a

chainsaw, a leave blower, and a gas can from the residence. The suspects drove a black Honda with a spare tire of the front of the vehicle.

THEFT: A resident in the 2900 block of Red Oak Circle, Troy, called to report a motorized scooter that had been stolen from their open garage. The scooter was taken today between 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. After speaking with neighbors, the only suspicious activity noticed lately was that a black Honda with a spare tire was seen in the area that isn’t normally around. The deputy was advised that several other neighbors had made reports for thefts in this area. Case is pending.

Oct. 20

OVI: A deputy responded to an accident in the parking lot of Newton High School. After further investigation the driver Christopher Nash Walkup was charged with OVI and contributing to the unruliness of a minor. Another subject was also charged with Pleasant Hill curfew violation.

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