Bethel & Pike Township

 Tuesday 12/5

6:40 a.m. To S. Dayton-Lakeview and Hartley for a report of an accident. One vehicle rear-ended another. The driver was cited for assured clear distance.

10:41 p.m. To Lincoln Rd. for a report of an unwanted guest. A woman who is not welcome at the residence arrived by taxi. The taxi driver said he picked the woman up in Dayton and brought her to Crystal Lakes. Apparently she used to live at that address, and the new residents don’t want her there. The woman said she did not have $52.13 to pay the cab fare and wanted deputies to arrest her so she would have a warm place to sleep tonight. Deputies tried to call her friends or relatives, but no one wanted her. The woman was charged with one count of theft by deception, but the jail would not take her. She was taken to the lobby of the Public Safety Building in Springfield so she would have a warm place to spend the night.

Wednesday 12/6

8:00 p.m. To Vine Rd. for a report of a domestic disturbance. A woman reported that she came home and her husband had blocked her in the driveway and was yelling threats at her. She met the deputy at Copey’s and just wanted a peace officer so she could get her things and leave for the night. She said that they are going through a divorce and he is very upset. She said she believes that he is back on drugs and is unstable. The deputy advised the husband why they were there, and he didn’t like it. He was told to settle down several times, but kept insisting on bickering with his wife.

Friday 12/8

5:53 p.m. To Oaklawn Ave. for a report of a dog bite. A woman reported that she was returning home from shopping when her neighbor’s dog bit her right elbow. She said that she had played with the dog in the past without issue. Bethel Twp. Medics did not transport her. The owner said that he was not home at the time, but his wife was. He said that the dog is not aggressive, but is young and energetic.

Saturday 12/9

7:54 a.m. To S. Tecumseh Rd. for a report of an overdose. Dispatch advised that the 29-year-old male was not breathing and witnesses were performing CPR. When the deputy arrived, the victim had no pulse and was cold to the touch. Bethel Twp. Medics determined that he had passed away. The victim’s father said that the victim had moved back to Springfield about a month ago to escape his heroin addiction. He said that the victim had hurt his knee and was prescribed pain killers, and that he became addicted to them, then to heroin. He said that at about 4:30 a.m. he checked on the victim and he was not making any sense. He said he propped the victim up and went back to sleep. He said that about 6:30 a.m. he checked on the victim again and he hadn’t moved. He said he called 911 and started CPR. Deputies could not find any evidence of drugs.

3:12 p.m. To Lambers Dr. for a report of a theft. A woman reported that someone stole her Social Security card. She suspects her ex-boyfriend. She said that she allowed him to stay at her home for a couple of days. She said that one night he woke her up trying to make sexual advances to her. She declined, and believed that he was upset. She got up at 7:00 a.m. to go to work. She said she then started receiving text messages from the boyfriend who was still upset from the night before. She advised him that she didn’t want to see him any more and doesn’t want him staying at her house. She said he has a history of passing bad checks and may be using her information to cash checks. She said that she would call the landlord and Social Security Office on Monday. She then advised that the boyfriend has an active warrant.

5:04 p.m. To the 10600 block of Lower Valley Pike for a report of a hit/skip accident. A woman reported that she heard a “boom” and went outside to find the light pole in front of her house had been struck and destroyed. The vehicle that hit the pole had left the area. Ohio Edison was called to secure the live wires.

5:52 p.m. To Wellington Ave. for a report of an overdose. A man reported that he thought his girlfriend was having a medical issue. Bethel Twp. Medics were assessing the patient when the deputy arrived. The deputy went into the bathroom and found white powder residue on the sink and a clear baggie floating in the toilet. The girlfriend admitted that she got what she thought was Suboxone, crushed it up and snorted it. Medics administered a dose of Narcan and took her to Miami Valley Hospital.

8:59 p.m. To S. Dayton-Lakeview Rd. for a report of an accident. A driver went off the right side of the road and struck a concrete barrier. The passenger was taken to Miami Valley Hospital for an old injury that had been re-injured from this accident. The vehicle was towed.

Monday 12/11

12:25 p.m. To Grissom Ave. for a report of a theft. A woman reported that a man whom her mother had befriended had stolen items from her. She said that the man had her husband’s wedding band on his finger and pawned her daughter’s cell phone. While speaking with the mother, the deputy found that she was having some mental health issues. The RP has Power of Attorney over her mother and wished to press charges. The mother did not wish to press charges, stating that she was just helping him and felt bad for him. The Prosecutor’s office was contacted, and they stated that they would need more evidence of theft before they would go ahead with it. They stated that theft from the mother would be a felony due to her age and mental condition. They also said that they have an open case with the man over a hit/skip accident that is going to trial. The mother then said that the man told her that he had hit some cars on Weinland and took out some poles, and that he was being charged $3,000 for the poles. The report of theft is still under investigation.