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Police Beat January 2006

 

1/31/06
According to police reports:
Jerry L. Nelson II, 21, of Lakeview, was charged with possession of
marijuana after a traffic stop Friday at 11:19 p.m. on North Main Street
in Marysville. Passenger Brandel L. Barger, 22, of Lakeview, was charged
with having an open container of alcohol in the vehicle.
A resident on Red Pine Drive reported Monday at 12:55 p.m. that raw meat
was put on her vehicle window, sometime over the weekend.
Criminal damaging was reported Monday at 2:50 p.m. after a fire hydrant
was discovered to have been spray painted on Lacosta Drive.
A possible burglary is being investigated after it was reported Monday
at 3:15 p.m. that a residence on Redwood Drive was entered by unknown suspects.
Breaking and entering was reported Monday at 4:11 p.m. after a residence
on Magnolia Drive was entered and items were stolen from inside sometime
over the past week.
Robert A. York Jr., 23, of 19767 Route 4, was cited for possession of
drugs as the result of a traffic stop on Allenby Drive Monday at 9:08 p.m.
Douglas A. Ehrsam, 39, of 144 Northcrest Drive, was charged with driving
under suspension and having an open container of alcohol in the vehicle
after a traffic stop on U.S. 33 today at 2:22 a.m.
According to sheriff's reports:
Deputies were dispatched to the 11000 block of Landon Road Friday after
a 15-year-old male was found semi-conscious in a railroad bed. He
appeared to have been involved in some kind of altercation. Richwood
police and medics responded to the scene and the male was transported to
Memorial Hospital of Union County for care. The male refused to tell
deputies what happened to him, until the next day when he admitted he
had been drinking vodka. The case remains under investigation.
Monday at 2:05 a.m. a resident in the 17000 block of Martin Welch Road
reported his 1994 Chevy S-10 vehicle was stolen from the driveway.
Deputies later arrested Ryan M. Forrider, 22, of Bremerton, Wash., for
the theft. Another truck had been left on the resident's back yard and
deputies traced the car to a Radnor location. When called by deputies,
Forrider's father answered and brought his son down to retrieve the
truck left on the property. The Chevy S-10 was later found on Blagrove Street in Richwood.
According to OSP reports: - No reports.

1/30/06
According to police reports:
A 16-year-old male was cited for drug possession and possession of drug
paraphernalia after a traffic stop on U.S. 33 in the westbound lanes
Friday at 9:26 p.m.
Saturday at 1:01 a.m. a 17-year-old male was cited for curfew violations
after he and an adult male were observed riding bikes on East Ninth Street.
A male damaged a case of beer Saturday at 3 a.m. The suspect was told he
could not purchase the alcohol at the 1000 block of West Fifth Street
business and then he threw the case on the ground and left the scene in
a 1994-98 four door Honda.
Taryne M. Wiertel, 19, of 14002 Oxford Drive was cited for operating a
vehicle intoxicated, high alcohol concentration, having an open
container of alcohol inside the vehicle, driving outside of marked lanes
and possession of drug paraphernalia after a traffic stop on West Sixth
Street Saturday at 6:48 a.m.
A business in the 200 block of West Fifth Street reported Saturday at
8:35 a.m. that the building was "egged" repeatedly sometime over the past few days.
A 13-year-old female was cited for unruliness after a complaint was
filed by her mother in the 1700 block of Creekview Drive Saturday at 1:50 p.m.
Saturday at 4:30 p.m. a a resident in the 500 block of North Main Street
reported a Sony Playstation was stolen from his residence.
Criminal damaging was reported Saturday at 4:30 p.m. after a window was
shattered by someone throwing a hubcap earlier in the day.
Theft of food was reported Saturday at 9:55 p.m. after a male and a
female left a business in the 700 block of South Maple Street without
paying for food and drinks. The two were described as driving a silver
Honda and are in their early 20s.
Vandalism was reported Saturday at 11:20 p.m. after a woman found her
vehicle tires slashed and the body keyed, while it was parked in the 400
block of South Oak Street.
A dispute between a 15-year-old female and her mother was referred to
the Union County department of Job and family Services Sunday at 11:30
a.m. The incident of possible juvenile neglect is being investigated and
the juvenile was placed in the temporary care of a relative.
Dustin M. Salyers, 22, of Hilliard was cited for possession of marijuana
after a canine police unit alerted to drugs at a traffic stop on U.S. 33
in the westbound lanes Friday at 8:48 p.m. Passenger Michael J. Green,
24, of Columbus was also cited for having an open container of alcohol
inside the car. Green had an additional outstanding warrant for his
arrest concerning a failure to appear in court charge.
Jonathan L. Troyer, 24, of 15655 Valleyview Drive was arrested on
Allenby Drive Friday at 7:15 p.m. for a failure to appear in court
warrant out of Marysville Municipal Court.
A 12-year-old male was found to have shot at other juveniles with an Air
Soft BB handgun while they were playing outside Friday at 6:27 p.m. No
injuries were reported from the incident.
Friday at 5:17 p.m. a Marysville Middle School student reported being
assaulted in the school cafeteria earlier that day. The incident is under investigation.
Friday at 4:50 p.m. a resident in the 600 block of Milford Avenue
reported a digital camera was stolen from his home over the past week.
A resident in the 200 block of Chestnut Street reported a guitar and
amplifier were stolen sometime last fall. The items were located in a
pawn shop Friday at 1:16 p.m. The investigation into the theft is ongoing.
According to sheriff's reports:
Deputies ended up drawing weapons on an individual early Sunday morning
during a suspicious person investigation.
Since the incident, Jason Gentry, 34, of Columbus was charged with
possession of drug paraphernalia.
At 1:55 a.m. a deputy noticed a suspicious man loitering in the 7000
block of Industrial parkway. When the deputy turned on the vehicle
spotlight, the person fled on foot. Officer from Dublin, the Ohio State
Highway Patrol and Marysville were called to the scene to find him.
During the search, deputies went into a business and found a man who
ended up not being the suspect. However, deputies found he was in
possession of a marijuana pipe.
Friday night graffiti and offending symbols and words were drawn on the
side of a house in the 24000 block of Lunda Road.
The theft of power tools, valued at $4,500, were reported taken from an
unlocked trailer in the 24000 block of Honda Parkway Thursday night.
The theft of $3,000 in coins was reported to have occurred sometime
between Dec. 12 and Friday at a home in the 21000 block of Shirk Road.
Deputies are investigating an incident concerning a man in the 26000
block of Storms Road trying to receive a loan over the Internet between
Dec. 13 and Jan. 10. The financial service, claiming to be out of
Virginia requested money be sent in order to obtain the loan and it was
never given. The resident listed an $1,800 loss.
A truck was egged numerous time Friday night in the 12000 block of Black Road.
A woman reported a man entered her garage illegally today at 1:38 a.m.
in the 20000 block of Route 245. A motion detector light turned on and
she saw a man dressed in black emerge from her garage. Deputies
responded to the scene and no one was located.
Saturday at 5:30 p.m. a guard at the Central Ohio Youth Center on Route
4 reported being assaulted by a juvenile female, who pushed him with her two fingers.
According to OSP reports: - No reports.

1/27/06
According to police reports:
Charges are pending against two 15-year-old males and one 16-year-old
male who were observed distributing prescription medication in a
Marysville High School restroom. The students face misdemeanor drug
abuse charges, as the medication was not a controlled substance, but a
drug obtainable only by prescription. The incident occurred Thursday at 9:30 a.m.
A window was reported broken by unknown means at a business in the 100
block of South Court Street Thursday at 6:15 p.m.
Police found a purse Thursday at 6 p.m. in the 100 block of North Court
Street which was later turned over to the owner.
Theft by deception was reported by a business in the 100 block of North
Court Street from an incident on Wednesday. A customer had merchandise
to return that was never purchased at the store.
According to sheriff's report: - No reports.
According to OSP reports:
One man was injured in a traffic crash involving a deer in Washington Township.
Todd A. Newman, 39, of Kenton was headed south on County Road 351
Thursday at 5:58 a.m. when he swerved to avoid a deer in the road near
County Road 349. The car went off the right side of the road. Newman
then overcorrected and went off the left side of the road. He then
overcorrected again to the right, causing the car to roll over twice
before stopping in a field. Newman was injured in the crash and was
transported by Bokes Creek medics to Hardin Memorial Hospital.

1/26/06
According to police reports:
Child abuse was reported Wednesday after it was discovered that a
3-month-old Marysville infant was suffering from broken ribs. The report
was made by Children's Hospital staff in the emergency room. The
possible abuse remains under investigation.
Police are investigating the possible sexual abuse of a 12-year-old
female by an acquaintance Wednesday at 2:30 p.m. Further details on the
report were not available.
Mark A. Bushong, 43, of Plain City was charged with domestic violence at
1280 Charles Lane, after he reportedly bit the nose of his wife during
an argument Wednesday at 6:10 p.m. The wife was not transported for medical care.
A resident in the Scott Circle area reported Wednesday at 2:29 p.m. that
items were stolen from inside the home sometime since Jan. 1.
Jeannie A Kruse, 35, of Richwood was arrested for operating a vehicle
under the influence, driving under suspension and failure to control her
vehicle on Taylor Avenue Wednesday at 8:22 p.m.
Wednesday at 4:55 p.m. a business in the 1000 block of Columbus Avenue
reported the theft of cash from inside. The report remains under investigation.
According to sheriff's reports:
Today a 48-year-old male had allegedly threatened to kill himself and
possibly harm his wife.
At 7:48 a.m. deputies closed off Route 4 in Milford Center at Reed
Street and Maple Ridge Road to deal with the situation. No charges
resulted from the incident.
Lt. Jamie Patton of the Union County Sheriff's Office said that a deputy
arrived on the scene and ended up speaking with the suspect on the front
lawn. The conversation then continued in the deputy's cruiser.
Patton said that deputies felt the situation seemed under control, until the man fled.
"Then the man jumped out of the vehicle and went back into the house and
closed the door," he said.
Patton said that because deputies didn't know how the man intended to
kill himself, if he had weapons inside or what he planned to do with his
wife, they closed off the roadways. Several witnesses reported that weapons were drawn.
At 8:57 a.m. the male came back out of the house after speaking with a deputy over the phone.
"He agreed to come out of the residence with his wife and agreed to be
transported to (Memorial Hospital of Union County)," Patton said.
The wife reported she was not threatened and no charges were filed against the man.
A woman in the 100 block of May Street reported someone used her debit
card to run up a $700 bill at several businesses. The incidents occurred
between Jan. 11 and Monday.
Sometime between Jan. 21 and Monday a business in the 8000 block of
Business Way reported the possible theft of a manila envelope containing
credit card numbers from a lock box.
A resident in the 3000 block of Fields Road reported the possible theft
of checks sometime between Oct. 15 and Jan. 19. No theft of cash has been reported.
Animal abuse was reported after a resident in the 21000 block of Main
Street in Raymond discovered the family dog was possibly let loose from
its kennel Wednesday between midnight and 8 a.m. A neighbor called to
inform the family that the dog was loose and the animal was later found
limping. A veterinarian reported that the animal had been shot in the right rear foot.
According to OSP reports: - No reports.

1/25/06
 According to police reports:
A resident in the 13000 block of London Avenue reported receiving
unwanted phone harassment over several hours today.
A skateboard was reported stolen Tuesday at 7:25 p.m. from the front of
a residence in the 100 block of North Main Street. The skateboard is
brown, with the word "lunatic" written on the bottom.
A newspaper dispensing box was reported stolen from the front of
Wal-Mart on U.S. 36 East Tuesday at 2:45 p.m.
Tuesday at 7:30 a.m. a purse was reported stolen from the Marysville
High School girls varsity locker room, possibly taken on Monday.
According to sheriff's reports: - No reports.
According to OSP reports: - No reports.

1/24/06
According to police reports:
Today at 6:16 a.m. a wallet was reported stolen from a vehicle parked in
the 300 block of Windmill Drive on Saturday.
A resident in the 300 block of South Oak Street reported his house was
burglarized sometime over Monday. It was later determined the resident's
estranged wife was responsible for taking personal items out of the home.
Crystal N. Malone, 34, of Marion was cited for having an open container
of alcohol after a traffic stop on U.S. 33 Monday at 8:06 p.m.
Police are investigating the theft of cash from a vehicle parked in the
1300 block of West Fifth Street Monday at 5:28 p.m.
According to sheriff's reports:
A mailbox in the 12000 block was reportedly vandalized Sunday by an explosive device.
A Westerville company filed a report Monday stating that 2800 yards of
concrete were delivered Nov. 2 to the 21000 block of Bear Swamp Road and
a check was received with non-sufficient funds. The amount of the check
was $2,843.82. The company states that it has repeatedly attempted to
contact the suspects without success.
 A rental agreement is under investigation. The agreement reportedly
concerns the rental of a barn on Route 4 for the storage of three to
four vehicles. The owner is deceased and the property owner is seeking
the removal of the vehicles.
A report of telephone harassment was received Monday at 10:06 p.m. A
resident in the 18000 block of Pine Lane reports receiving harassing
telephone calls during the past two weeks.
According to OSP reports: - No reports.

1/23/06
According to police reports:
Today at 6:38 a.m. a resident in the 600 block of Kenny Lane reported a
sliding glass door was shattered sometime over the past day.
A 15-year-old male was charged with domestic violence after assaulting
his younger brother and his mother Sunday at 9:22 p.m. in the 1700 block of Caraway Lane.
The family of Kenneth E. Czarnecki, 38, of 288 Redwood Drive reported
Sunday at 10:45 a.m. that he has been missing over the past few days.
The report is currently under investigation.
Athena M. Shields, 20, of 15240 Snyder Road in Richwood was cited for
operating a vehicle intoxicated after a traffic stop on East Sixth
Street Sunday at 7:47 a.m.
Richard E. Castle, 21, of Columbus was cited for possession of drugs
after being found with Vicodin tablets during a traffic stop on U.S. 33 Sunday at 4 a.m.
A resident in the 500 block of North Main Street reported a window was
broken by an unknown object Saturday at 8:15 p.m.
William D. McCormick, 24, of 968 Coventry Place was arrested for
criminal damaging and obstructing official business after he damaged his
brother's truck and then interfered with an arrest Saturday at 4:15 p.m.
A Kent Zero Gravity bicycle was recovered from a retention pond on
Emmaus Road Saturday at 9:05 a.m.
Tiffany D. Longest, 23, of 13992 Oxford Drive was cited for disorderly
conduct after a dispute in the 1100 block of Columbus Avenue Saturday at 12:20 a.m.
A different Kent bicycle was reported stolen on Thursday from the 200
block of Greenwood Boulevard.
Police recovered a stolen 1999 Ford F150 pickup truck in the 700 block
of Millcreek Drive Friday at 6 p.m. The vehicle was taken from the 100
block of South Main Street.
Two bicycles were recovered from the Town Run on Windmill Drive Friday
at 1:45 p.m. The first is a Huffy and the second is a Thruster. Both
were impounded in the city lots.
A vehicle was entered in the 700 block of South Walnut Street and items
were stolen Friday at 7:20 a.m. The items had been dropped nearby and were recovered by police.
Another vehicle was entered in the 700 block of South Plum Street and a
radio was stolen Friday at 2:11 a.m.
According to sheriff's reports:
Roberto Sanchez Ruiz, 25, of an unknown Marysville address, was arrested
Sunday at 3:37 p.m. for operating a vehicle intoxicated and failure to
control. Deputies were alerted to look for a white Chevy Suburban, with
a possible drunk driver. The vehicle was later found crashed into a
ditch in the 22000 block of Route 4. Ruiz was intoxicated inside the
car, where a 12 pack of beer was also found.
Deputies recovered several deer carcasses along the roadway on Shertzer
Road at Cunningham Arbella Road Sunday. Three and one half carcasses
were found, each had been skinned and the back portions had been cut
off. The animals are believed to have been left by possible poachers.
A resident in the 11000 block of Route 4 reported that the caretaker of
a family member had accumulated a $23.52 phone bill between Nov. 24 and
Dec. 23. The incident is currently under investigation.
According to OSP reports:
One person was injured in a crash Friday in Jerome Township. At around 8
p.m. Jessie S. Miller, 16, of Dublin was traveling southbound on Jerome
Road when he lost control on a curve in the roadway and went off the
right side, striking a mailbox, crossed McKitrick Road and then struck a tree.
Miller was injured and MedFlighted to Children's Hospital in Columbus
for care. A passenger in the vehicle was not injured.

1/20/06
According to police reports:
The license plate was stolen off of a vehicle parked in the 500 block of
Meadows Drive sometime over the past few days. The report was made to
police today at 2:10 a.m.
Officers arrested a 13-year-old female for violating curfew today at
12:58 a.m. in the 500 block of 10th Street after responding to a report
of a suspicious person in the area.
The Memorial Hospital of Union County emergency room reported a
suspicious bruise on a male, possibly the result of an assault. The
report was made Thursday at 10:40 p.m.
Prescription medication was stolen from a residence in the 300 block of
Rosehill Drive Thursday at 6:50 p.m. The apartment was forcibly entered.
Thursday at 3:21 p.m. police responded to a home in the 700 block of
Lone Rise Drive for a 16-year-old male being disruptive. The male was
later transported to the Memorial Hospital of Union County emergency
room for treatment after injuring himself while damaging the residence.
A 1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee was reported stolen from a business in the
900 block of Delaware Avenue Thursday at 2:28 p.m.
According to sheriff's reports:
Tuesday night between 10:45 p.m. and Wednesday at 1 a.m. a female
reported she was driving in a vehicle with three other males and one of
the males inappropriately touched her and then later stole her car
stereo, valued at $150. The incident happened while traveling on
Delaware County Line Road. The report is currently under investigation.
A woman on South Mill Street in Milford Center reported identity fraud
Thursday. A person had obtained the woman's personal information over
the Internet. The suspect then started up a Visa credit card in her name
and purchased a package and mailed it to her, asking her to then send it
to an orphanage in Africa. The package was found one day on her doorstep
and inside was a breakfast tray, with several items wrapped in plastic.
The incident is under investigation.
According to OSP reports: - No reports.

1/19/06
According to police reports:
Wednesday at 10:42 p.m. a purse was reported stolen from a business in
the 100 block of Emmaus Drive. The theft is currently under investigation.
A resident in the 800 block of Milcrest Drive reported the theft of a
purse from her apartment overnight Wednesday.
According to sheriff's reports:
The Central Ohio Youth Center on Route 4 reported prescription drugs
were found in the belongings of a 14-year-old female inmate Wednesday at
8:03 a.m. The drugs were not prescribed to her and the possession is currently under investigation.
According to OSP reports:
Wednesday at 9:12 a.m. one person was injured in a crash in Washington
Township. David G. Mohler, 65, of Richwood was traveling southeast on
Route 31. At the same time, Teresa K. Martin, 43, of Richwood was headed
northwest on Route 31 and lost control on the snowy road. Her car went
left of center and struck Mohler's car. Martin was cited for failure to
control and was transported for injuries to Memorial Hospital of Union
County by Northern Union fire medics.
Minor injuries resulted in a one-car crash Wednesday in Union Township.
Wendi R. Lowry, 36, of 311 W. Eighth St. was traveling eastbound on
Route 161, when she lost control on a snowy curve in the road. Her car
went off the north side of the roadway, striking a ditch. Lowry was
cited for failure to control and suffered non-incapacitating injuries.
She was reportedly not transported from the scene by medics.
One person was injured in a crash Wednesday in Jerome Township.
Wednesday at 2:30 p.m. Danny R. Taylor, 40, of Mt. Gilead was traveling
eastbound on County Road 1. Another driver, whose identity has not yet
been determined, was traveling westbound and lost control. The vehicle
went left of center and struck Taylor's car in the front end. The
unknown driver was transported by Jerome Township medics to Riverside Methodist Hospital.
James P. Baisden, 22, of Pataskala was cited for operating a vehicle
intoxicated today at 1:32 a.m. on U.S. 33 in Dublin.

1/18/06
According to police reports:
Matthew Cook, 36, of 1560 Valley Drive was charged with possession of
drug paraphernalia after a traffic stop on Damascus Road Tuesday at 5:01
p.m. Charges are pending for possession of marijuana.
Joshua Wolford, 18, of 1271 Woodline Drive was charged with possession
of drug paraphernalia after he was stopped at the Shell gas station on
Square Drive Tuesday at 9:24 p.m.
Today at 1:05 a.m. four juveniles were breaking curfew and alcohol laws.
An officer stopped behind a vehicle parked in the 800 block of Lantern
Drive and then the vehicle sped off. The car ended up stopping on Cherry
Street. Police ended up charging a 14-year-old Marysville female with
curfew violations; A 15-year-old Marysville female for curfew and
underage consumption of alcohol; A 16-year-old Marysville male for
curfew violations; And a 15-year-old Marysville male for curfew and
underage consumption of alcohol.
Mindy Langbein, 44, of 431 1/2 E. Sixth St. and Patricia Dingey, 22, of
431 1/2 E. Sixth St. were both charged with disorderly conduct after
fighting on East Sixth Street today at 1:30 a.m.
According to sheriff's reports:
Deputies are investigating the possible corruption of a minor, involving
a 24-year-old male and a 15-year-old female. Alleged sexual relations
and consumption of alcohol is suspected to have occurred back in
December in the 30000 block of Water Street.

1/17/06
According to police reports:
This morning deputies responded to a call for a burglary in progress on
U.S. 36 and ended up arresting the man who reported the crime. Scott W.
Anderson, 29, of 13699 U.S. 36 was charged with using weapons while
intoxicated at 3:10 a.m. Reportedly Anderson told people he witnessed a
person trying to break into his neighbor's home. He then claimed he
fired a warning shot at the person with a .22 caliber firearm. The
bullet hit a nearby sign. When law enforcement arrived there was no sign
of the alleged intruder, but it was discovered Anderson was intoxicated
and was not allowed to be carrying a firearm because of a previous
domestic violence charge. Charges are pending for having weapons under disability.
Saturday night a woman in the 16000 block of Allen Center Road called
deputies after an unknown person began trying to break into her home at
3:30 a.m. A man was damaging the doors and screens, in an attempt to
gain entry. When law enforcement arrived people were walking around the
home and cars were parked in the lawn. It turned out that four
individuals had been at a bar in Marysville and were told there was an
after hours party at the location on Allen Center Road. Deputies
arrested Heather M. Litz, 32, of 614 Kenny Lane for criminal damaging
after damaging the lawn; Chad E. Fryman, 29, of 28249 Route 739 for
having an open container in a car; Angela L. Howerton, 30, of London for
criminal damaging after damaging the lawn; Billy J. Salmons, 26, of 311
Caddie Drive for criminal damaging after kicking and damaging doors on
the home; and Anjia D. Deardorff, 24, of 13985 Sycamore Drive for
criminal damaging after damaging the lawn.
Assault charges are pending against a 17-year-old male after he
reportedly struck a guard at the Central Ohio Youth Center on Route 4
Wednesday at 5:40 p.m. The male had caused a disruption in the dining
hall and became belligerent when he was taken back to his room.
Friday night numerous hand tools, valued at $3,220, were stolen from a
garage in the 13000 block of U.S. 36.
Jeannie Kruse, 35, of Richwood was charged with operating a vehicle
intoxicated, super concentration blood alcohol content and driving
outside of marked lanes after a traffic stop on Route 4 at Askins Road
Friday at 12:59 a.m.
Lester E. Isaacs, 57, of 690 Milford Ave. was charged with operating a
vehicle intoxicated, super concentration blood alcohol content, and
driving outside of marked lanes after a traffic stop Saturday at 2:44
a.m. on Route 38 at Sam Reed Road.
Kimberly A. Warren, 30, of Delaware was arrested Saturday at 12:35 a.m.
for operating a vehicle intoxicated, driving under suspension, and
driving without a license after a traffic stop on Route 47 in Richwood.
Tonda L. Hoffman, 50, of 510 S. Chestnut St. was cited for driving
outside of marked lanes Saturday at 12:57 a.m. after a traffic stop on
Route 38, north of Route 736.
Brianne M. Kennedy, 23, of Bellefontaine was charged with speeding,
operating a vehicle intoxicated, possession of drug paraphernalia and
having a head light out Saturday at 2:46 a.m. in the 14000 block of U.S. 36 East.
Criminal damaging was reported by a man who went to pick up his
girlfriend at a residence in the 22000 block of Hoover Bault Road
Saturday at around 3 a.m. One man who was identified and another unknown
male ran at the car when he drove up and jumped on the hood, kicked at
the door and broke the window. Charges are pending from the incident.
A storage unit was forcibly entered Saturday night in the 14000 block of
Smart Cole Road and $2,200 in hand tools were stolen.
A 17-year-old Springfield male and a 16-year-old Urbana male were cited
for curfew and possession of illegal fireworks after they were found in
a parking lot on Middleburg Plain City Road Saturday at 2:24 a.m. The
two admitted they were about to begin shooting at street signs with a paint ball gun.
Sunday night a total of $1,100 in tools were stolen from a barn in the
23000 block of Connor Road.
James A. Vandre, 19, of 17335 Robinson Road was charged with criminal
mischief after he damaged the air valves on a car, flattening all four
tires in the 15000 block of Hawn Road Sunday at 11:37 p.m.
Drug paraphernalia was found in the bedroom of a of a 16-year-old male
in the 20000 block of Peoria Loop Road Monday at 2:30 p.m.
According to sheriff's reports:
Three homes were reportedly vandalized on Triple Crown Way in the Mill
Valley North subdivision Monday night. Windows were damaged and wiring was cut.
A 14-year-old male and a 17-year-old male were both cited for
skateboarding in downtown Marysville after being warned not to Monday at 5:45 p.m.
Police are investigating possible assault charges against a named man
who went to an apartment where he used to live in the 900 block of
Coventry Place and struck a male.
A 14-year male was cited for possession of tobacco at the Marysville
Public Library on South Plum Street Monday at 4:32 p.m.

1/16/06
According to police reports:
A woman reported some of her jewelry was stolen from the Amerihost Inn
on Allenby Drive Friday at 9:52 a.m.
Abigail Hurban, 18, of 460 Wind Mill Drive was charged with underage
possession of alcohol Sunday at 4:15 p.m. at her home.
Beer, cigarettes and chips were stolen from the United Dairy Farmers
business in the 100 block of North Cherry Street today at 7:31 a.m.
Profanity was found written on the front and back door of a residence in
the 600 block of Kenny Lane Saturday at 3 a.m.
Richard Record, 45, of 548 N. Main St. was charged with disorderly
conduct for loud music at his home Sunday at 10:12 a.m.
Police stopped a man who was staggering along the exit ramp on U.S. 33
at Route 4 Sunday at 2:48 a.m. There was blood on the man's face and he
indicated he had been assaulted in the 300 block of Shell Bark Drive. No
charges have been file at this time.
Brian O'Connors, 41, of 500 N. Cherry St. was charged with disorderly
conduct Sunday at 2:22 a.m. Police reportedly witnessed a vehicle turn
onto East Fourth Street, it stopped and a man jogged away from the
truck. Upon questioning the man, it was evident he had alcohol on his
breath, but denied the vehicle was his own.
Nichole Miller, 29, of Pickerington was charged with operating a vehicle
intoxicated Sunday at 12:59 a.m. after a traffic stop on Quail Hollow Drive.
Jesse James Howard, 21, of 214 W. Third St. was charged with assault and
criminal damaging after an incident near his home Sunday at 2:20 a.m.
Howard also banged his head against the inside of the cruiser, causing
damages to the vehicle and to his head. Medics were called to the scene
and he was transported for care.
Steven Risner, 37, of 16000 Gandy Eddy Road was charged with domestic
violence after assaulting a woman and damaging a door to his home Saturday at 6:01 p.m.
Two tires were slashed on a vehicle parked at 404 S. Oak St. Saturday at 7:33 a.m.
Chad Miller, 25, of 16532 Valleyview Drive was charged with operating a
vehicle intoxicated and speeding Saturday at Fourth and Cherry streets at 2:40 a.m.
Joseph Miller, 34, of 302 S. Court St. was charged with disorderly
conduct Saturday at 1 a.m. after he was found staggering and then
leaning on a car on Court Street.
Chad Funderburgh, 34, of 732 Watkins Glen Blvd. was charged with
operating a vehicle intoxicated and driving under suspension Saturday at
12:30 a.m. after an officer witnessed him falling asleep behind the wheel.
A 16-year-old male was charged with unruliness Friday at 6:30 p.m. after
trashing his family's home in the 700 block of Lone Rise Drive East.
Friday at 12:42 p.m. a rental business in the 15000 block of U.S. 36
East reported property may have been pawned at a local shop. The report
is currently under investigation.
According to sheriff's reports: - Offices closed for the holiday.
According to OSP reports:
Joshua Dempsey, 22, of Plain City was charged with operating a vehicle
intoxicated Sunday at 3:10 a.m. after a stop on U.S. 33 at U.S. 42.
One person was injured during a crash Sunday at 9:30 a.m. in Millcreek
Township. Chad E. Veronesi, 34, of Columbus was headed into the rest
area from the west on U.S. 33 and went off the left side of the road and
struck a tree. He had been suffering from medical complications from
diabetes. He was transported from the scene by medics.

1/13/06
According to police reports:
Officers arrested three people for stealing liquor from Community
Markets on Dec. 26. Zachary W. Rausch, 19, of 130 Hemlock Drive;
Franklin Sheeks, 19, of 302 S, Court St. and a 17-year-old male were all
charged with one count of theft.
According to sheriff's reports:
Possible sexual imposition charges are being investigated after a female
reported receiving an inappropriate call at work from a co-worker Monday
at 11:29 a.m. in the 24000 block of Honda Parkway. Later, the same man
made inappropriate physical contact as well.
Deputies recovered a blue 18-speed bicycle, which was possibly stolen
from the Marysville area. The bike was found Thursday at 8 a.m. in the
21000 block of Raymond Road. The owner is asked to claim the bike by
calling Eric Yoakam at the Union County Sheriff's Office 937-645-4101 ext. 4443.
Potential charges are pending against a 14 or 15-year-old male after he
was seen taking greeting cards from a mailbox Thursday at 4 p.m. in the
23000 block of Hoover Bault Road.
Charges are pending against a 13-year-old male after he confessed to
shooting out three windows of three cars at a lot on East State Street
in Milford Center Thursday at 5:47 p.m. The male was seen shooting at
street signs with a BB gun in an alley behind the business, soon after the damage was discovered.
According to OSP reports:
Paul E. Lyon, 31, of North Lewisburg was charged with operating a
vehicle intoxicated at U.S. 36, near the Ohio Reformatory for Women today at 3:11 a.m.
One person was injured in a crash Thursday at 7:46 a.m. in Millcreek
Township. Larenda R. Johnson, 48, of Ostrander was southeast bound on
County Road 11, when Johnson went off the left side of the road,
overcorrected and went off the right side of the road and overturned.
Johnson received non-incapacitating injuries and was not transported by medics for care.
One person was injured after a crash Thursday at 7:29 a.m. in Millcreek
Township. Angel Peter, 27, of 1056 Watkins Glen Ct. was eastbound on
County Road 104 and lost control on the ice-covered road and went off
the left side of the road, striking a ditch. Peter suffered possible
injuries and was not transported from the scene by medics.

1/12/06
According to police reports:
Kyle Eby, 23, of 173 Aspen Drive was arrested for disorderly conduct
Wednesday at 8:59 p.m. after he was intoxicated and being
confrontational with his neighbors.
Tracey R. Simpson, 42, of 668 Watkins Glen Blvd. was arrested on a
warrant for failure to appear in court Wednesday at 9:08 p.m.
The theft of liquor from the Community Markets on Milford Avenue, was
reported to have occurred in December.
A woman reported Wednesday that her purse was stolen from Bob Evans on
Square Drive sometime on Jan. 5.
Theft was reported Wednesday at 2:54 p.m. at a business at 116 N. Main
St. after an employee allegedly arranged a trade with a customer over a
Playstation, in order to pocket $125 for himself. The incident is under investigation.
According to sheriff's reports:
Wednesday at 8:56 a.m. the Union County Department of Human Services
reported an alleged child abuse and endangering incident involving a
16-year-old female and a 39-year-old female that occurred on Jan. 1 at
1:30 a.m. in the 21000 block of Northwest Parkway.
Wednesday at 10:32 a.m. the management of a rental company reported
giving an employee $3,400 to purchase windows for two properties in
Raymond and Marion back in March. To date no work has been done.
Paul G. Hamilton, 46, of West Mansfield was charged with operating a
vehicle intoxicated and driving outside of marked lanes today at 2:04
a.m. after a traffic stop on Route 347, west of Route 37. Passenger Sam
D. Smith, 45, of West Mansfield, was also charged with possession of
marijuana and drug paraphernalia.
According to OSP reports: - No reports.

1/11/06
According to police reports:
A resident in the 500 block of North Main Street reported sexual
relations allegedly took place between an adult and a 14-year-old, which
occurred late last year. The report is under investigation.
Tuesday at 5:45 p.m. a Marysville resident reported an unknown person
took her debit card from Wal-Mart and used it at an area business on
Monday. An unlisted amount was stolen.
Tuesday at 3:14 p.m. a business in the 800 block of Delaware Avenue
reported a cash deposit bag was stolen, which contained $800 inside. The
theft is under investigation.
According to sheriff's reports:
A resident in the 12000 block of Taylor Road reported identification
theft after money was stolen out of his account from somewhere in Mexico
between Dec. 14 and 15.
According to OSP reports: - No reports.

1/10/06
According to police reports:
On Friday the Franklin County Department of Job and Family Services
reported the possible sexual abuse of a 5-year-old female that may have
occurred while visiting a relative in the 500 block of North Main Street
over the past summer. The report is now under investigation by local authorities.
Monday at 10:30 a.m. a 16-year-old male was found in possession of
marijuana, drug paraphernalia and prescription pills by Marysville High
School administration and the school resource officer.
Sometime over the weekend a concrete mixer was stolen from a
construction site in the 1000 block of Delaware Avenue.
According to sheriff's reports:
A total of 47 pieces of lumber, valued at $750, was stolen from a
business in the 14000 block of U.S. 42 sometime on Monday.
Two ladders, valued at $600, were reported stolen from a construction
site in the 9000 block of Tartan Fields Drive sometime on Monday.
Breaking and entering was reported after an unknown person broke into a
business overnight Sunday and stole a torch, two fuel tanks, gauges and
welding equipment in the 15000 block of U.S. 36 East. The combined value
of the items stolen was set at $550.
According to OSP reports: - No reports.

1/9/06
According to police reports:
Tracy A. Alexander, 34, of 19633 Route 47 in Raymond and Charles South,
45, of 569 E. Tenth St. were charged with disorderly conduct after
fighting at South's home Saturday at 8:34 p.m.
Jason D. Cole, 19, and Brian T. Miller, 20, both of Columbus, were
charged with possession of drugs and drug paraphernalia after a traffic
stop on U.S. 36 East Saturday at 9:55 p.m.
Police officers recovered several golf bags and golf clubs in the 300
block of south Court Street Saturday at 11:40 a.m.
A 17-year-old male was cited for domestic violence after striking his
mother during an argument in the 100 block of Jasmine Drive Sunday at 2:06 a.m.
Sunday at 6:55 p.m. a park visitor reported finding several carcasses of
raccoon, muskrat and a red fox. The animals had been skinned and dumped at Eljer Park.
Robert R. Haynie, 30, of 130 Bridgewater Drive was cited for disorderly
conduct and resisting arrest Saturday at 2:24 a.m. after he was observed
fighting with another individual in the 100 block of east Fifth Street.
Haynie had to be restrained with a Taser weapon.
Donald S. Hayman, 55, of 30855 Route 739 was cited for disorderly
conduct after an incident in the 600 block of Milford Avenue Saturday at 11:27 p.m.
According to sheriff's reports:
Vandalism was reported by the Union County Sheriff's Office Saturday at
2:15 a.m. after a belligerent prisoner in the back of a cruiser
attempted to kick out a rear passenger window, causing damage.
A resident reported aggravated menacing after she turned around in a
private driveway in the 21000 block of Route 31 Friday at 7:46 p.m. and
heard several shots fired. No charges have been filed.
Aaron Dorn, 31, of 14230 Price Mather Road was charged with operating a
vehicle intoxicated and failure to control his vehicle Sunday at 3:49
a.m. Deputies reportedly discovered skid marks on Price Mather Road and
discovered Dorn's vehicle had struck a post, then went off the road and
into a ditch. A strong odor of alcohol was reported from inside the car.
A security camera was reported stolen Sunday at 10:37 p.m. from a
business in the 18000 block of Main Street, Broadway.
According to OSP reports: - No reports.

1/6/06
According to police reports:
Kurt D. Ingle, 39, of Lima was charged with assault after physically
abusing his girlfriend in the McDonald's parking lot on Charles Lane today at 1:14 a.m.
Kenneth E. Nicol Jr., 39, of 13757 Fladt Road was arrested at 5:59 p.m.
on Thursday for criminal mischief and disorderly conduct at the
Marysville Public Library. He was found intoxicated and rummaging through drawers.
A 4-year-old boy was picked up by social workers after being observed
wandering down Greenwood Boulevard alone Thursday at 2:08 p.m. The boy
reportedly left the residence without the caretakers knowledge. The
incident is under investigation.
A storage locker in the 600 block of Allenby Drive was broken into
Wednesday night and three television sets and a computer were stolen.
According to sheriff's reports:
A resident in the 10000 block of Hoskins Road reported a pistol, valued
at $300, was stolen or possibly lost sometime between Dec. 12 and Tuesday.
Vandalism was reported to have occurred sometime between Dec. 26 and
Dec. 28, after water was put into the gas tank of a vehicle owned by a
resident in the 14000 block of Smart Cole Road.
Mark A. Cromlish, 41, of 7 N. Main St. in Magnetic Springs was charged
with possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia at his home on Sunday.
According to OSP reports: - No reports.

1/4/06
According to police reports:
A 21-year old female reported being assaulted by her boyfriend in the
700 block of Kenny Lane Sunday at 1:48 a.m. The case is under investigation.
A 15-year old male was cited for underage possession after medics were
summoned to transport him to the emergency room for intoxication at 500
London Ave. Sunday at 10:51 p.m.
Drug abuse was investigated at 5:30 p.m. after officers responded to an
odor of marijuana coming from an apartment in the 600 block of Milford
Ave. Officers recovered some marijuana and paraphernalia from 690
Milford Ave., Apt. 17D. The incident is under investigation.
Susan A. Friedhof, 28, 328 N. Maple St., was cited for driving under
suspension after being stopped at Fifth and Court Street Monday at 9:58 p.m.
Saturday at 4 p.m. forgery was reported after a resident discovered
checks were lost at Kmart and possibly had been forged at the business two weeks ago.
Criminal damaging was reported Saturday at 4:45 p.m. after suspects shot
a BB gun at a van parked behind 120 N. Main St., striking pop cans
inside. The incident is under investigation.
Various industrial construction tools including a generator, floor
sander, pump and miscellaneous tools were stolen from the Super Wal-Mart
Construction site at 555 Coleman's Crossing Blvd. sometime between
Friday and Monday. The estimated loss is more than $10,000.
A complainant reported Monday at 2:30 p.m. that his license, debit cards
and cash was stolen while he was inside the Locker Room, 109 N. Main St., Sunday.
A 16-year-old male was arrested for being a runaway, after his father
reported him missing on Sunday. The juvenile was found Tuesday at 6:35 p.m. in Marysville.
A 14-year-old male was charged with theft after Wal-Mart employees at
the U.S. 36 East location Tuesday at 6:15 p.m. caught him stealing two music CDs.
The burglary theft of rings from a jewelry box was reported to have
occurred sometime over the past couple days at a residence on Aspen Drive.
Lawrence R. Highman, 23, of 750 Kenny Lane was arrested for domestic
violence, after assaulting his wife at home Tuesday at 3:10 p.m.
Tuesday at 1:25 p.m. a resident reported that a saw, which was stolen
from him over the summer, was found at the pawn shop on North Main
Street. Police are investigating the theft.
According to sheriff's reports:
Two vehicles were broken into over the weekend in the 8000 block of
Route 4. Stereo equipment was stolen from inside of both and windows
were smashed to gain entry.
Deputies are investigating an assault in the 14000 block of Route 739
Monday at 5:11 p.m. A 17-year-old male and a 16-year-old female were
involved in a dispute over personal property. Earlier in the day, the
male had a dispute with another male. Potential assault charges are being investigated.
Assault charges are being investigated after a man at a construction
site in the 21000 block of Route 739 reported he was struck in the face
by a subcontractor during a dispute over equipment. The incident
occurred Tuesday at 3:50 p.m.
A 1995 Mustang, valued at $5,000, was stolen from outside a residence in
the 21000 block of Raymond Road sometime over Monday night.
Assault charges are pending against a 15-year-old female after she
allegedly struck a guard in the arm at the Central Ohio Youth Center on
Route 4 Tuesday at 5:21 p.m.
According to OSP reports:
One man was injured in a crash Tuesday at 2:07 p.m. in Washington Township.
Glenn H. Holbrook, 57, of Marion was reportedly driving northbound on
Route 739, when he lost control and went off the right side of the road.
He suffered possible back injuries when his vehicle struck a culvert and
crashed. Holbrook was then transported by Northern Union Township medics
to Marion General Hospital for care.

1/3/06
According to police reports:
Jefferey G. Lawson, 48, 120 Mulberry St., was charged with assault
Sunday at 12:12 a.m. after striking his girlfriend.
Christopher M. Sloan, 25, 719 West Fifth St., B, was arrested for a
warrant out of Delaware County in the 100 Block of North Main Street Sunday at 12:50 a.m.
Terrance M. Graham, 52, 144 Northcrest Drive, was cited for disorderly
conduct after causing a disturbance at the Locker Room bar at 109 N.
Main St., Sunday at 12:50 a.m.
Scott S. Woods, 31, 120 First St., was found intoxicated at a business
in the 900 block of Delaware Avenue Sunday at 3:38 a.m. He was cited for
disorderly conduct and released to medics who transported him to the
emergency room at Memorial Hospital of Union County.
A male threatened to kill his estranged wife over the phone in the 100
block of West Third Street Sunday at 12:26 p.m. The case is under investigation.
A 13-year old male was cited for persistent disorderly conduct as he was
out of control at his residence in the 400 block of Emmaus Drive Sunday
at 3:50 p.m.  He was restrained by family members and police, then
transported to the hospital emergency room by medics.
John R. Howell Jr., 22, of 437 Windmill Drive, and Justin C. South, 20,
of 820 Hickory Drive, were both cited for possession of drug
paraphernalia and drug abuse as the result of a traffic stop at Fifth
and Plum streets Sunday at 6:10 p.m.
A 68-year-old Windmill Drive resident, was discovered deceased inside
his apartment Monday at 8:55 a.m. after officers were summoned for a
welfare check. The death is under investigation.
John W. Akers, 41, of Powell, was charged with operating under the
influence and driving under suspension as a result of a traffic stop on
north Main Street Monday at 11:25 p.m.
According to sheriff's reports:
A man was not injured after he launched his SUV vehicle into an icy pond this morning.
Scott Price, 33, of Powell was arrested for operating a vehicle
intoxicated and failure to control his vehicle at 2:55 a.m.
Price was reportedly driving eastbound on Route 287 when he failed to
stop at the intersection at Stokes Road and drove into a ditch. The
vehicle then launched more than 50 feet through some trees and into a
pond. The vehicle skidded on the ice and then submerged into the water.
Price was not injured in the crash and was able to remove himself from
the car and the water before deputies and Marysville Fire Department
medics arrived. The vehicle is expected to be removed from the pond today.
A Jerome Township trustee reported a violation of the Ohio Sunshine Law
Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. The man arrived at the Jerome Township building
in the 9000 block of Industrial Parkway to check on the locks being
changed and said he discovered another township trustee inside with
trustee-elect. The former trustee said that the meeting was not
announced according to law. The incident is being investigated.
A 59-year-old man was MedFlighted to the Ohio State University Hospital
from the 28000 block of Grendel Road Friday after a tree limb fell on
top of him. The incident occurred at about 9 a.m. and the man was
rescued at  10:15 a.m. by Northern Union County Fire Department.
Jason Morris, 30, of 13740 Hinton Mill Road was arrested for operating a
vehicle intoxicated, driving outside of marked lanes and failure to use
a turn signal Friday at 9:14 p.m. Plain City Police department responded
to a vehicle accident in the area and later found Morris driving
westbound on Route 161. When he turned onto Unionville Road, police
stopped him and discovered he was intoxicated. Charges may be pending
for leaving the scene of an accident.
James Hostetler, 19, of Dublin was arrested for operating a vehicle
intoxicated, possession of drugs and possession of drug paraphernalia
Saturday at 12:48 a.m. after a traffic stop on Industrial Parkway for
having a license plate light out. Hostetler was reportedly weaving in
the road and was finally stopped at Brock Road. A bag of marijuana and a
pipe were found inside.
Jo Anne Wilcox, 47, of West Mansfield was arrested for operating a
vehicle intoxicated and driving outside of marked lanes Saturday at 2:51
a.m. after a traffic stop near Richwood on Route 4 at Route 37.
A 17-year-old Dublin male was arrested on U.S. 36 at Watkins Road for
operating a vehicle intoxicated, driving outside of marked lanes and
underage consumption of alcohol Saturday in the early morning hours. The
male was reportedly weaving in the road and was stopped by an officer.
An 18-year-old passenger out of Dublin and a 17-year-old male may face
charges associated with underage drinking and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Jonathan Troyer, 24, of London was arrested Saturday at 2:52 a.m. for
operating a vehicle intoxicated and driving outside of marked lanes
after a traffic stop on Route 4 at Wolford Maskill Road. Troyer was
observed driving off the road into gravel, by a passing deputy.
Carrie Chapman, 26, of 117 Northcrest Drive was arrested Saturday at
12:10 a.m. for operating a vehicle intoxicated after a traffic stop on Route 37.
Brian Smith, 19, of 13974 Pleasant Ridge Road was arrested for
obstructing official police business, underage consumption of alcohol
and persistent disorderly conduct today at 4:54 a.m. Deputies were
initially called for a domestic violence report of a man tearing apart a
house. He allegedly had a knife and was threatening to cut himself. When
deputies arrived at his home, Smith was warned not to run, but then took
off for the front door. Deputies ended up using tasers on Smith in the
front lawn and made the arrest.
Jerry Davidson, 36, of North Lewisburg was arrested for operating a
vehicle intoxicated, speeding, driving outside of marked lanes and not
wearing a seat belt during a traffic stop on Route 4 at Askins Road Sunday at 3:23 a.m.
Breaking and entering was reported Sunday at a home in the 30000 block
of Carter Road. Several guns were stolen inside the residence.
According to OSP reports:
Donald Mead, 38, of Columbus was arrested for operating a vehicle
intoxicated after a traffic stop on Route 161 Sunday at 12:54 a.m.
Tonya Rice, 35, of London was arrested for operating a vehicle
intoxicated after a traffic stop on Route 33 Sunday at 1:34 a.m.
Saturday at 10:22 p.m. Constance Griffith, 40, of North Lewisburg was
arrested for operating a vehicle intoxicated after a traffic stop on U.S. 36.
Kimberly Adams, 33, of 102 Bridgewater Drive was arrested for operating
a vehicle intoxicated Monday at 2 a.m. after a traffic stop on Route 33.
Cheryl Harriot, 47, of 20298 Orchard Road was arrested for operating a
vehicle intoxicated Saturday at 2:10 a.m. after a traffic stop on
Orchard Road at U.S. 36.