Miami County Sheriff’s Office reports

Information provided by the Miami County Sheriff’s Reports

May 29

OVI: A deputy stopped a silver 2001 Volkswagen on Piqua-Troy Road north of Eldean Road for several marked lanes violations and erratic driving. The driver, Julio F. Almonte, was subsequently arrested for OVI and OVI/DUS. The OVI is a felony due to Almonte having three previous OVI convictions within the past six years. Almonte was incarcerated at the Miami County Jail.

May 30

DRUG POSSESSION: A deputy observed a black Volkswagon turn north bound onto N. Market St. from Water St. in the city of Troy without using a turn signal. The deputy then activated the emergency lights and stopped the listed vehicle for the violation. The deputy made contact with the driver who was identified as the defendant Isaiah T Williams and informed him of the reason for stopping him. The deputy asked Mr. Williams for his driver’s license which he provided. While speaking with Mr. Williams, the deputy could smell a strong odor of marijuana coming from inside the vehicle. The deputy asked Mr. Williams about the marijuana odor coming from the vehicle and he stated some friends had smoked marijuana in the car earlier. The deputy then informed Mr. Williams that he would be would be searching the car and asked him if he had any marijuana in the vehicle. Mr. Williams then admitted that he had marijuana and a scale in the glove box of the car. The deputy asked Mr. Williams to exit the vehicle and he complied at which time he searched Mr. Williams but nothing else illegal was located. The deputy then searched the vehicle and located a clear baggy of marijuana and a black scale in the glove box. Mr. Williams was issued citations for possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia and was released from the scene.

The marijuana and scale was booked into evidence at the Miami County Sheriff’s Office.

TRESPASSING: A deputy was patrolling the bike path on Dye Mill Rd. by Martin Marrietta gravel pit and heard subjects by the water talking. As the deputy got closer, he noticed two males and a female with fishing poles in hand walking to the water. The deputy announced himself and advised the subjects to walk back to him with all their stuff.

The deputy made contact with the subjects, received their drivers license, and identified them as Shawn Kotronis, Chad Luneke, Shannon Rief. The deputy advised them they were trespassing on Martin Marrietta property. They told the deputy there were no signs posted where they made access. The deputy walked the subjects back to the area they entered into the gravel pit from the bike path. The deputy showed them several signs posted along the bike path advising stay on path private property. The deputy walked them back to the cruiser and also showed them of the signs posted along the fence line of Martin Marrieta. The deputy cited each person for O.R.C. 2911.21 criminal trespass and explained their citation to them and released them.

May 31

OVI: A deputy was dispatched to the area of 4225 Buckneck Road, Newberry Township, Miami County, Ohio, for a non-injury, single motor vehicle crash. The caller to 911 reported that the driver appeared to be intoxicated.

When the deputy arrived on scene, he found the owner and admitted driver of the crashed vehicle, Matthew W. Rutledge, walking in the ditch across the street from the crashed car. The subsequent investigation into the crash revealed that the driver was intoxicated. The driver was arrested and cited for OVI and Failure to Control.

CRIMINAL DAMAGING: A deputy responded to 9 N. Church St in the Village of Pleasant Hill in reference to a criminal damaging report. Upon driving through the intersection of Main St. and Monument St., the deputy observed that someone had torn plants and other decorations off of the monument in the intersection and thrown them about the intersection.

After taking the call, the deputy returned to the intersection and picked up the damaged items and returned them back to the monument. The deputy observed a Budweiser beer can and a flask sitting on the south side of the monument.

POSSESSION OF HEROIN: Deputies were dispatched to 1st Street, Troy, in reference to a disturbance. During the course of the investigation, a female was taken into custody and cited for assault, possession of drug abuse instruments, and possession of heroin.

June 1

FULTON FARMS THEFT: A deputy responded out to 1520 State Route 202, Troy, after James Fulton reported that someone had broken into a garage on Fulton Farms’s property and stole several items. This case is pending investigation.

STOLEN MOTORCYCLE: A deputy responded to a claimed civil dispute located at 36 Windmere Drive, Troy. The complainant advised he was unable to transfer the title to a motorcycle he just traded for. The motorcycle was found to be stolen. This case is pending.

SEMI STUCK: A deputy responded to 59 N. Church St., located in Fletcher, for a semi truck blocking the roadway. Upon arrival, the deputy observed a semi-truck stuck partially off the roadway. The driver of the vehicle, Abdqadir Harun, stated he was trying to get to Piqua and got lost because of E. US 36 being closed. Abdqadir attempted to turn his vehicle around and in doing so, got stuck in the grass off the side of the roadway. Ruts were left in the grass, which belongs to the village of Fletcher. The deputy informed the driver that he would document the incident, due to the damage to the yard.

The vehicle was pulled out by Saunder’s Towing.

PAINTBALL INCIDENTS: A resident in the Maxwell Court, Tipp City area reported unknown suspects shot at his girlfriend’s car with a paintball gun. The resident stated the car was shot at while he was at work today. The suspects also shot at his garage door and one wall of his home. There was no damage caused by the paint. The resident requested the incident documented and request extra checks of the area.

A deputy was dispatched to the 7000 block of Peters Rd. in reference to a criminal damaging. The resident states sometime after 4:45 a.m., someone had shot his vehicle with a paintball gun causing damage to the left rear tail light. The resident also stated his boat was also hit, but no damage. The paintball used would have been blue in color. No other damage reported.

CAR FIRE: A deputy was dispatched to the area of Frederick Garland Rd., east of St. Rt. 48 in West Milton, Ohio on a report of a possible injury accident and a vehicle is on fire.

Upon arrival, Officer Leonard, West Milton Police Division, was already on scene where he did not locate any driver. Officer Leonard was able to call out the vehicle registration.

While West Milton Fire Department was on scene, the deputy made contact with the owner of the vehicle, Dick Smith Auto Sales. Mr. Smith informed the deputy that his son purchased it from Dayton Auto Auction and was bringing it home when the fuel line had ruptured. Mr. Smith stated his son, Dustin had arranged a tow truck to remove the vehicle.

The deputy went to make contact with Dustin, who informed the official a friend of his was driving the car when the fire started. Dustin was questioned about driving the car because he has no license. Dustin had a slight odor of an alcoholic beverage on his persons but the deputy had no proof or witnesses.

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