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04/18/2018 10:29 PM
Police reports -

TRAILER GONE: A deputy responded to the 800 block of West Kessler-Cowlesville Road in Monroe Township Miami County. The complainant advised a black dual axle dump trailer was taken from the property sometime overnight from.


04/18/2018 06:02 PM
Skin cancer screenings to be offered -

As part of Melanoma/Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month , Dayton-area dermatologists are offering free skin cancer screenings to raise awareness of melanoma and other types of skin cancers during the week of May 7-11. A screening will be offered in Miami County on Thursday, May 10, from 9 a.m. to noon and 1-4 p.m. at the UVMC Cancer Care Dugan Infusion Center, 3130 N. County Road 25-A, Troy.


04/18/2018 10:54 AM
Drug ring member arraigned -

Hugo Avendano, 32, was extradited from a Pasco County Jail in Florida and incarcerated at the Miami County Jail on Thursday. On July 15, Avendano, formerly of Tipp City, was apprehended by the Pasco County Sheriff's Office in Florida on Miami County warrants.


04/17/2018 08:31 PM
Inmate can have second evaluation, if he pays -

The man accused of throwing a cup of blood in the face of a correction's officer can have a second forensic psychiatric evaluation performed - if he pays for it. On Tuesday, Miami County Common Pleas Court Judge Christopher Gee presided over a hearing on a motion regarding evaluation of Sharp's mental condition and competency hearing.


04/17/2018 12:45 AM
M-U considering SRO options -

According to Superintendent Brad Ritchey, the district is reviewing a proposal from the West Milton Police Department for the provision of a school resource officer. Administrators recently met with Municipal Manager Matt Kline and Police Chief Harry Busse to discuss the costs and expectations of the village police department providing that service.


04/15/2018 08:15 PM
Roundabout discussion returning to commission -

The Piqua City Commission will be considering over a dozen items of legislation during their meeting on Tuesday evening, including contracts for the Garbry Road/Looney Road roundabout project, a new emergency ordinance in regard to telecommunications support structures, and more. The Ohio Department of Transportation is ready to bid the Garbry Road/Looney Road roundabout project, so the commission will be voting on final legislation with ODOT so that ODOT can proceed with the bidding subsequent to construction of the project.


04/15/2018 03:37 PM
Student drummers to play Taste of the Arts -

A Japanese drumming cadre made up of 24 junior high and high school students from Mississinawa Valley will perform in downtown Piqua at this year's Taste of the Arts on May 11. Combining choreography and drumming with cultural costuming , the Kuroi Taka Taiko drumming group has achieved great success throughout Ohio and Indiana, performing at the Ohio State House, Langfest at Ohio State University, the second Summit of Educators, the Ohio School Board Association Convention, International Baccalaureate schools in Indianapolis, and many local and school events. This unique drumming program was introduced at Mississinawa Valley in 2007, and currently has 63 students in four performance groups, ranging from fifth grade through high school.


04/13/2018 07:55 PM
Troy man sentenced for child endangering -

A Troy man received jail time this week for a child endangering charge in connection with children being present during an apparent drug overdose death in May of last year. Danille Saunders, 32, of Troy, was found deceased in a residence on the 2700 block of Huntington Drive in Troy on May 18, 2017.


04/13/2018 05:36 PM
Miami County Sheriffa s Office reports -

THEFT : A deputy took a theft complaint in the 1100 block of W. Patricia Lane, Piqua. It was reported a caregiver for the victim had wrote fraudulent checks to herself from the victim's bank account.


04/13/2018 03:18 PM
Area briefs - 11:13 am updated:

Franklin Lodge No. 14 F & AM, 107 W. Main St. Troy, will hold a rummage sale to raise funds for charity.


04/13/2018 10:30 AM
Homicide victim identified 37 years laterAuthorities this week have...

The woman was found hours after she was killed by strangulation and blunt force trauma. This "Jane Doe" who became known as "Buckskin Doe" because of the coat she had been wearing was found on Greenlee Road in Miami County, Ohio on April 24, 1981.


04/13/2018 05:38 AM
YMCA to host Healthy Kids Day -

The Miami County YMCA, Robinson Branch, is holding a free community event to inspire more kids to keep their minds and bodies active at the annual YMCA's Healthy Kids Day, the Y's national initiative to improve health and well-being for kids and families. Kids Day takes place at the Robinson Branch, located at 3060 S. County Road 25-A ,Troy, from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, April 28, and will feature fun, active play, educational activities, and the support of local community organizations.


04/13/2018 12:54 AM
Hope House continues mission -

Miami County Recovery Council Executive Director Thom Grim shows off the set-up of the new women's apartment at the Hope House detox home. The women's area can house up to four residents and the men's area has five beds downstairs in the Hope House.


04/12/2018 08:20 PM
Man allegedly brings loaded gun to Edison -

A Piqua man was charged and incarcerated on Wednesday evening after allegedly bringing a loaded pistol to Edison State Community College's Piqua campus. Evan M. Grissom, 24, of Piqua, was charged with fifth-degree felony possession of a deadly weapon on school property on Wednesday.


04/12/2018 03:39 PM
Murdered 'Buckskin Girl' finally identified 37 years later

Authorities in Ohio are a major step closer to solving a 37-year-old cold case involving the mysterious murder of the so-called "Buckskin Girl," according to new reports. The woman, whose reddish-brown hair was done in braids, got her nickname because of the fringed buckskin jacket she was wearing when her body was found in a ditch in Troy on April 24, 1981, according to the Dayton Daily News.