SUGARCREEK TWP., Ohio (WDTN) - Sugarcreek Township will soon have a new police chief.
Mike Brown, the current assistant chief of Riverside, has accepted the post.
We're told he issued a memo to his staff that he is the Riverside Police Department Thursday.
He is expected to be sworn in Tuesday, February 19, 2013.
Former chief James Deaton announced his resignation in January citing personal reasons.
He was with the department 17-years.
An accident on Interstate 75 is blocking northbound traffic.
An overturned tractor-trailer is blocked Burrville Road north of Fort Recovery-Minster Road in Mercer County Monday morning.
One man is in custody after a police pursuit that began in Franklin and ended in the area of Germantown Pike and Stolz Avenue in Dayton.
A light drizzle of rain falling Monday morning could freeze to area roads ahead of the morning commute.
Dayton police detectives are investigating a homicide Sunday night at the newly opened truck stop on Edwin C. Moses Blvd.