Police reports


Information provided by the Miami County Sheriff’s Office:

March 7

OVI: A deputy stopped the listed vehicle for a moving violation and made contact with the driver who was identified as Tyler Weidner. After further investigation, Weidner was found to be under the influence of alcohol and was taken into custody for OVI.

• NARCAN USED: Dispatch advised a vehicle was traveling north bound on I-75 near exit 68. The vehicle was continuously striking the median wall while in travel. Dispatch advised the male operator was slumped over at the wheel while the vehicle was moving. Dispatch advised a tire from the vehicle had struck another vehicle. Upon a Deputy Tim Larger’s arrival, Officer Harris and Officer Schulte from Tipp City Police Department were already on scene. Officer Schulte advised she located a tablet on the passenger seat, which appeared to be heroin. Officer Schulte advised, she already gave him the Narcan she had in her cruiser. Officer Schulte was in the front passenger seat rendering aid. Due to the vehicle being against the median wall, the sheriff’s deputy had to assist Officer Schulte from the backseat. The operator of the vehicle was identified as Ronald Long. The deputy observed Long going in and out of consciousness and performed a sternum rub on Long multiple times to keep him awake. At one point, Long was not responding to the sternum rub and the deputy administered one Narcan from his assigned AED. After administering the Narcan, Officer Schulte and the deouty pulled Long out of the vehicle from the back passenger side. At this time Tipp City squad arrived on scene. While Long was out of the vehicle, the deputy again had to perform a sternum rub multiple times to keep him conscious. Tipp City squad administered another dose of Narcan to Long before putting him on a gurney. Ohio State Highway Patrol arrived on scene at advised they will handle the accident and further charges.

• ARSON: The resident of a 8000 block of North State Route 48, Covington, advised she was awoken by a passerby shouting “fire.” When she went to the front door, she saw her Rumpke trash can fully engulfed in flames. The can burnt all the way down and the local fire department was not called. The deputy was ask the arson investigator to take a look at the remains for evidence of an accelerant.

• CRIMINAL DAMAGE: On the morning of March 7, a Monroe Township resident discovered the passenger rear tire on his pick up truck was flat. Upon further examination of the tire, it appeared the tire had been cut with some type of knife or razor blade.

• HARASSMENT: A deputy was dispatched to the 7000 block of Piqua-Clayton Road in Newberry Township in regards to a telephone harassment. The deputy attempted to make contact with the caller to warn her for telephone harassment, however he was unable to make contact.

March 8

• TRAFFIC STOP: A deputy observed a vehicle traveling southbound on Piqua Troy Road. The plates belong to a red Ford truck and were on a white Chevrolet truck. He stopped the vehicle for the registration violation and no front plate. The driver was identified as, Brian Gray. Gray was found to have his Ohio driving privileges suspended. He was issued a citation for both the listed violations and released to a valid driver. The vehicle was towed from the scene.

• LICENSE SUSPENDED: A deputy observed a vehcile travelling north bound on County Road 25-A in the area of Eldean Road.After running the registration through LEADS, the registered owner of the vehicle was found to be failure to reinstate. A traffic stop was initiated and the driver identified himself as Ian Schulz. Schulz advised his license was suspended. and he was issued a citation for failure to reinstate. The passenger had a valid Ohio license and was advised she could drive the car off the scene.

• THEFT: The Miami County Park District informed the sheriff’s office that a trailer was stolen from Lost Creek Preserve. The last time the trailer was seen was on Saturday March 4.

• ASSIST CITIZEN: A deputy was dispatched to the 5000 block od U.S Route 36 in regards to a female trespassing on the property. The deputy attempted to make contact with the female, however she kept evading phones and her whereabouts are unknown at this time. At this time, she is warned for trespassing on this property. This case is closed.

• HARASSMENT: A deputy was dispatched to 7000 block of Piqua-Clayton Road in Newberry Township in regards to a telephone harassment complaint. The reporting party did not have evidence to show that the suspect has continued to call. The reporting party is going to try and obtain phone call logs. After further investigation, this case is closed.

• HIT/SKIP: A deputy responded to the listed address after a resident of the 2000 bloc of Poqia-Troy Road, Staunton Township, called 911 to report someone had crashed into their parked cars in their driveway. The driver of the suspect vehicle fled on foot and was not located. This case is pending further investigation.

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