County record

Sheriff’s log


-1:55 p.m.: vandalism. Deputies responded to 16426 Easy Ave. in Van Buren Township on the report a window was damaged.

-12:34 p.m.: K9 narcotics search. Deputies conducted a K9 narcotics search in Miami County.

-11:34 a.m.: burglary. Deputies responded to 11990 Sidney Freyburg Road in Salem Township on the report of a past burglary.


-6:04 p.m.: suspicious car. Deputies were dispatched to Botkins Road at Englehaupt Road in Dinsmore Township on the report of suspicious white pickup truck had been sitting in the area for over an hour.

-3:55 p.m.: vehicle in ditch. Deputies were dispatched to the unit block of Miami Conservancy Road in Washington Township on the report a vehicle was in a field.

Village log


-7:27 p.m.: suspicious car. Anna Police responded to the report of a suspicious maroon Dodge truck in the 200 block of South Linden Avenue in Franklin Township.


No one was cited after a two-vehicle crash on private property on Tuesday at 3:37 p.m.

Justin Allen Crabtree, 28, of Bradford, attempted to back up in the Francis Manufacturing parking lot on Russia Versailles Road in Russia, when he struck the left front side of a vehicle parked in the lot that is owned by Kevin Anthony McGraw, 23, of Piqua

• Grant Joseph Lowry, 16, of Anna, was cited with failure to control after a single-vehicle crash on Tuesday at 4:56 a.m.

Lowry was traveling westbound in the 14000 block of Southland Road when he went left of center in the opposite lane of travel and went off the south side of the roadway, struck a culvert off the south side of the road, then struck a ditch before coming to a final stop in a field off the south side of the road.

Lowry’s 2011 light blue Chevrolet Cruze sustained disabling damage and was towed from the scene by Mantor Auto and Truck Repair.

Lowry told the responding deputy he looked down at his radio, which caused him to drive left of center and then crash.

• Logan Andrew Cooper, 17, of Fort Loramie, the driver of the March 24 single-vehicle crash, in which three local teenagers were injured when the vehicle they were in crashed into two trees, was cited with failure to control and a seat belt violation upon the completion of the crash investigation.

According to the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office, the 2001 Chevrolet Malibu that Cooper was driving traveled northbound in the 6000 block of Wright Putoff Road when the vehicle went off the right side of the roadway. Cooper over-corrected the vehicle and lost control of it. The vehicle rolled over and struck a tree on the left side of the road. Upon impact, the vehicle split in half and continued northbound where it struck another tree on the left side of the road.

Cooper and one of his two passengers, Jordan Louis Drees, 17, of Sidney, were both ejected from the vehicle. Neither were wearing seat belts at the time of the crash. Drees was also cited for a seat belt violation.

The third person in the vehicle, Layklyn Aubree Kemp, 17, of Piqua, was transported to Wilson Health by Fort Loramie Rescue. She was wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash.

Drees was in the front passenger’s seat while Kemp was in the back seat behind the driver.

Fire, rescue


-12:15 p.m.: fire. Lockington Fire Department responded to Miami County on the report a tree was on fire.

-10:50 a.m.: medical. Houston Rescue responded to the 14000 block of Miami Shelby Road in Orange Township.


-8:18 p.m.: medical. Anna Rescue and Jackson Center Fire and Police responded to the 100 block of Redbud Circle in Jackson Township.

-3:35 p.m.: fire. Botkins Fire Department responded to Auglaize County on the report a power pole and its lines were on fire.

Compiled by Sheryl Roadcap.

Compiled by Sheryl Roadcap.