BETHEL TWP., Miami County (Feb. 1) – Sheriff’s deputies are investigating an apparent attempted burglary of an Ohio 202 residence that was halted when intruders were confronted by the household pets. Deputies reported they were called to a house in the 9000 block on suspicious activity and found two males had entered the house but then fled. The investigation continued. The report did not include information on the type of pets involved.
VANDALIA (JAN. 25) – Employees of Waffle House called police after a man refused to pay his bill. Police said the man was intoxicated ad unable to care for himself. He paid the bill and was taken by an officer to a men’s shelter. The man was charged with disorderly conduct for public intoxication and trespassed from the restaurant.
VANDALIA (JAN. 22) –The Animal Resource Center reported someone entered the facility overnight and stole a male Pitbull from a kennel. The intruder removed the dog from the kennel and the dog followed him to an outside play area, where the dog was put over a fence. The intruder climbed the fence, got into his truck and left with the dog, police were told.
TIPP CITY (JAN. 27) - A Palmer Road property owner reported to Miami County sheriff’s deputies someone crashed into her yard and refused to leave. Before the deputy arrived, the man ran away but could not be found in a subsequent search.
ENGLEWOOD (JAN. 22) – After being called to a South Main Street apartment on a loud music complaint at 5 a.m., police reported having trouble getting the resident to open the door. When she did, the resident said the music was not too loud and that she was in her own home. The woman was described as upset about police being called and claimed a neighbor upstairs constantly dropped thing on the floor during the night to wake her up. Police said the woman initially refused to give her name, but eventually did. She was charged after a check showed police had received a previous complaint about loud music at the apartment in December.