Bethel Township

Friday, July 14

7:00 a.m. – Welfare check in the 6400 block of Scarff Road. Deputy arrived and met with a Hospice Nurse. She had been contacted by the family of the deceased before the deputy’s arrival. Nurse said the deceased had been under Hospice care for a few weeks and had been diagnosed with cancer. Coroner was contacted and the deceased was released to the funeral home.

Saturday, July 15

4:10 p.m. – Lost property reported in the 2500 block of Ross Road. RP advised she had left her purse on the ground next to her vehicle. She left the park and went home before she remembered leaving the purse in the parking lot by her vehicle. She returned to Charleston Falls but was unable to located her purse.

Tuesday, July 18

8:47 p.m. – Assist squad in the 9400 block of S. Mann Road. Female had been attached by two dogs and transported to an area hospital for injuries sustained during the attack.

Wednesday, July 19

4:11 a.m. – Suspicious priority in the area of E. State Route 571 and S. State Route 201. A dark vehicle was chasing the caller’s vehicle, bumping the rear of the vehicle. After contact was made, the suspect was charged with felonious assault.

7:42 a.m. – Fraud reported at Big Mike’s BP, 8561 S. State Route 201. Employee reported two incidents where multiple fraudulent cards were used by the same individuals to purchase cigarettes.

Wednesday, July 19

2:38 p.m. – Trespassing complaint at Indian Creek Distillery, 7095 Staley Road. RP advised two males around the age of 18-19, driving a red two door coupe had set the alarm off at the mill. The two failed to gain entry and fled the scene traveling southbound on St Route 201. The RP will review the surveillance footage and determine if any further information can be learned.

Thursday, July 20

6:27 p.m. – Criminal damage reported in the 5300 block of Rudy Road. RP advised his barn had been shot at. Deputy observed an entry hole on the south side of the barn. The round entered the barn, struck a support beam and exited out the door. The barn door faces east, towards Rudy Road. Contact was made with a homeowner in the 4700 block of S. State Route 571 who did not hear a gunshot nor does this person own any firearms. Photos were taken of the damage and this case in under investigation.

Traffic stops at the following locations:

Friday, July 21

3:42 p.m. – Rudy Road and E. State Route 571

6:50 p.m. – 5400 block of Studebaker Road

8:08 p.m. – 5900 block of S. Dayton Brandt Road

Saturday, July 22

1:05 a.m. – Ross and Sullivan Road. Deputy initiated this stop for driving on a closed road. At the conclusion of the stop, driver was cited for the violation and being in possession of drugs and drug paraphernalia. One passenger was also cited for consuming alcohol in a motor vehicle.

Monroe Township

Friday, July 14

12:33 p.m. – Unruly juvenile reported in the 3400 block of Lilac Lane. The male juvenile was cited for being unruly.

12:37 p.m. – Suspicious person(s) reported in the 5900 block of Sterling Court. RP observed a red Dodge Ram truck pull up in front of her neighbor’s home and stop. Two males were inside the truck and the passenger got out and walked to the front door. She then observed the male walk into the garage and knock on that door. RP came out of her home and inquired what the mean wanted. One of the males stated they were looking for work and thought the driveway needed replaced. After a few more words were exchanged, the passenger got back into the truck and they left the area quickly. The driver was described as an older white male, short light-colored hair. The passenger was a younger white male, short darker hair. The RP was able to provide a license plate number but was unable to determine the state. Deputy ran the number through Ohio with no return.

Saturday, July 15

00:25 a.m. – Traffic stop in the 3000 block of S. County Road 25A. Deputy observed a vehicle that failed to dim the headlights and a traffic stop was initiated. Deputy made contact with the driver and passengers and reason for the stop explained. A faint odor of burnt marijuana was detected coming from inside the vehicle. Another Deputy and TCPD Officer responded to the stop to assist. Everyone exited the vehicle and the deputy conducted a probable cause search of the vehicle with negative results. The occupants of the vehicle admitted to having smoked marijuana a few hours earlier. They were released with a warning for failure to dim their headlights.

1:40 a.m. – Criminal mischief reported in the 70’s block of Maxwell Court. At the conclusion of the incident, a male and female were trespassed from the location.

9:04 a.m. – Deputy responded to the 4400 block of Nashville Road for a fraud complaint. RP reported someone was trying to scam him out of money through a deal on Craigslist. The “scammer” was going to purchase items the RP had for sale. The “scammer” sent the RP a check and wanted him to deposit into his bank account, go to Walmart and send a portion of the money from the heck electronically to the “mover” who would be picking up the items.

12:43 p.m. – Suspicious person in the 1300 block of W. Evanston Road. RP called in reference to a suspicious vehicle at her residence on July 14 around 11:30 a.m. RP stated a red Dodge Ram truck pulled up in front of the residence while she was outside with her children. There were two white males in the truck and the passenger got out and approached her. She described him as younger, short dark hair, unshaven but not a beard. The male inquired about re-sealing her driveway. They spoke for a few minutes and the RP denied needing their services. RP was unable to get a license number but described the truck as newer and in good shape. Deputy informed her this would be documented due to other incidents in the area.

3:54 p.m. – Theft not in progress reported in the 3800 block of Gingham Frederick Road. This case is pending further investigation.

Sunday, July 16

5:18 p.m. – Disturbance reported in the 2000 block of W. State Route 571. Deputy responded to the residence on the report of a subject at the property who would not leave. Upon arrival, it was found that the subject had left. The resident requested the subject be contacted and advised not to come onto the property except to pick up a refrigerator left by the roadway. The subject was contacted and advised he can get the refrigerator but is not to approach the residence or come back onto the property after the refrigerator was picked up.

Monday, July 17

6:18 p.m. – Telecommunication harassment in the 1300 block of Gingham Frederick Road. Deputy contacted the suspect and was warned not to contact the reporting party.

Wednesday, July 19

8:45 a.m. – Menacing complaint in the 3600 block of Neal Pearson Road. Deputy responded for a disturbance between neighbors. All were warned to keep their dogs on their own property and not make any threats towards each other.