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Police Beat July 2006

 

7/31/06
According to police reports:
Numerous vehicle break-ins were reported in the city over the weekend
In the 18000 block of Timber Lane a resident reported numerous items
taken out of the car at around 7:30 p.m.
Multiple vehicles were reported broken into in the 600 block of Poppy
Lane Saturday at 10 a.m., including a lap top computer.
Vehicles were tampered with  Saturday at 10:03 a.m. in the 1300 block of valley Drive.
Items were stolen from a vehicle in the 1500 block of Sassafras Lane Saturday at 10:06 a.m.
An Ipod was reported stolen from a  car in the 18000 block of Timber Trails Sunday at 11:40 a.m.
Jewelry was stolen from a car in the 200 block of West Fifth Street Sunday at 12:25 p.m.
CDs were stolen from a car in the 1200 block of Valley Drive Sunday at 8:16 p.m.
A DVD player was reported stolen from a car in the 1000 block of
Tarragon Drive Saturday at 12:37 p.m.
A CB radio was stolen from a car in the 600 block of Poppy Lane Saturday
at 1:52 p.m. The property was then located by the owner in a nearby storm drain.
Aggravated burglary was reported Sunday at 8:43 a.m. after a caretaker
of a property walked in on a burglar ransacking the residence. The investigation is pending.
Kenneth L. Amerine, 46, of West Mansfield was arrested for operating a
vehicle intoxicated after a traffic s top on West Fifth Street Sunday at 12:56 a.m.
No entry was gained in a reported attempted breaking and entering of a
business in the 900 block of Columbus Avenue Sunday at 4:57 a.m.
Clark L. Coleman, 42, of Columbus was cited for disorderly conduct after
repeatedly running across the motorcycle light parade at Ninth and Plum
streets Friday night at 10:15 p.m. He was intoxicated and failed to
comply with police orders.
Michael Watson, 49, of Coventry Place was arrested for disorderly
conduct after he was intoxicated and found passed out in the 400 block
of North Main Street Friday at 11:43 p.m.
Michael J. Kostreva, 18, of Columbus was arrested for operating a
vehicle intoxicated and related charges after a traffic stop on Main
Street Saturday at 1:59 a.m.
A business in the 800 block of Delaware Avenue reported a man attempted
to use a fraudulent check Friday at 11:22 a.m.
A gas station in the 1300 block of West Fifth Street reported cigarettes
were stolen Friday at 3:25 p.m.
According to sheriff's reports:
Two counts of domestic violence charges are pending against Vernon E.
Swinning, 27, of 20426 Barker Road after he allegedly attempted to choke
his 24-year-old female family member while they were driving in the area
of Northwest Parkway at Barker Road Sunday at 1:48 a.m. Reportedly, the
suspect was picked up by family members and they were headed home when
he became upset. After attempting to choke the female, the second
21-year-old female in the passenger seat tried to stop the assault and
Swinning attempted to strike her as well. He was then told to leave the
car and walk home. They reported the incident to police and he was found
and taken into custody.
Douglas Dahms, 54, of Grove City was charged with operating a vehicle
intoxicated, high blood-alcohol levels, driving under suspension and
driving left of center after a traffic s top on Route 4 Friday at 7:56 a.m.
Adult probation officials reported Friday at 12:04 p.m. that an inmate
alleges he was assaulted by corrections officers at the West Central
Corrections Facility on Route 4. The report is being investigated.
Charges for underage drinking are being investigated regarding a
juvenile female who was found stumbling at the Union County Fairgrounds
Friday at 9:47 p.m.
Possible felonious assault and unauthorized use of a motor vehicle
charges are pending against a juvenile, after a 14-year-old neighbor in
the 25000 block of Storms Road alleges the suspect tried to run her over
with a car Saturday at 2:36 p.m. When deputies arrived it was discovered
the suspect had been driving a vehicle without permission. Assault
charges are being investigated.
John Phillips, 46, of Plain City was cited for having an open container
of alcohol Sunday at 1:09 a.m. at the Union County Fairgrounds.

7/28/06
According to police reports:
Perry L. Carter, 48, of Richwood, was charged with operating a vehicle
intoxicated at the Shell/Blimpy gas station today at 2:40 a.m.
Jeff York, 36, of 162 Oak Drive, was charged with disorderly conduct
today at 3:18 a.m. at the Shell/Blimpy gas station.
A purse was reported stolen from a parked car in the 17000 block of
Timber Lane Wednesday night.
Charges are pending against a man for trespassing on a property in the
300 block of Magnolia Drive Thursday at 6:30 p.m.
According to sheriff's reports:
Thursday at 4:44 p.m. a window was reported smashed out of a 1995 GMC
van at the Union County Fairgrounds.
Thursday at 7:01 p.m. a resident reported that dogs were running at
large in the 34000 block of Longberry Road, causing property damage to
trees and landscaping. Citations are pending contact with the owners of the canines.
Gerry S. Musselman, 44, of 1422 Pleasant Ridge Road, was charged with
assault after she allegedly punched a man in the face several times in
her home today at 5:22 a.m.
According to OSP reports: - No reports.

7/27/06
According to police reports:
Donzella Mulholland, 42, of West Mansfield was arrested Wednesday at
9:55 p.m. after a fight with her ex-husband in the 1400 block of Meadowlark Lane.
A business in the 16000 block of Square Drive was broken into Wednesday
sometime between 3:30 and 9 a.m. Unknown suspects reportedly forced the
south door to get inside and stole an undisclosed amount of cash. The
burglary is under investigation.
A resident in the 600 block of Chestnut Street reported identity theft,
which occurred sometime between Saturday and Wednesday. Suspects opened
four lines of credit without permission and used the credit card for a cash advance.
Wednesday at 10:20 a.m. a woman from West Seventh Street reported she
was bitten in the leg by a dog while walking in the 300 block of South Court Street.
Theft was reported Wednesday at 1:47 a.m. in the 1000 block of Charles
Lane after a parent allegedly stole a payroll check belonging to her
son. The theft may have occurred between Friday and Tuesday.
A total of $1,262 was reportedly taken out of a bank account through an
ATM machine without permission from the account owner Wednesday at 2:16
p.m. The theft occurred at a business in the 300 block of East Fifth Street.
A vehicle was broken into Tuesday night in the 1600 block of Sassafras
Lane and items were stolen from inside.
According to sheriff's reports:
A home was burglarized in the 33000 block of West Mansfield-Mt. Victory
Road Tuesday. Jewelry and electronics, valued at $1,060, were taken from inside.
A total of $600 in cash was reported stolen from a car parked in the
20000 block of Barker Road Tuesday between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
On Wednesday some $275 in various items were stolen from a home on West Park Street.
According to OSP reports: - No reports.

7/26/06
According to police reports:
Marysville Police are investigating a possible suicide by hanging, after
Joshua Stewart, 15, was found unconscious in his bedroom by his
stepfather Tuesday at 6:44 p.m. in the 18000 block of Timber Trails
Lane. The cause of death is currently under investigation. Union County
Coroner Dr. David Applegate said this morning that no foul play is
suspected and that an autopsy is expected to be conducted on Thursday.
A 17-year-old summer school student reportedly shot a 16-year-old female
student with an Air Soft gun between 9 a.m. and 9:30 a.m. at the
Marysville High School Tuesday.
A 13-year-old male was charged with theft after he was found carrying a
pair of mechanic gloves when he left a business in the 600 block of East
Fifth Street, causing the alarm to go off Tuesday at 4:15 p.m.
James Morgan, 22, of 626 Watkins Glen Blvd., was arrested on an
outstanding warrant on Spruce Drive Tuesday at 4:52 p.m.
Six checks were reportedly stolen from a residence in the 900 block of
West Fifth Street by an unknown person Tuesday at 5:24 p.m.
Sundee K. Neubauer, 33, of 602 Allenby Drive, was arrested on an
outstanding warrant on Mill Creek Drive Tuesday at 6:13 p.m.
A red and white Pembroke Welsh Corgi dog was reported stolen from the
back porch of a home in the 700 block of North Maple Street between noon
and 5 p.m. Tuesday.
Jason A. Bevard, 24, of 353 Sycamore St., was arrested on an outstanding
warrant in the 800 block of North Main Street today at 12:47 a.m.
A Honda Civic was vandalized in the 200 block of Caddie Drive Tuesday
night. Bricks were thrown through the front, back and side windows of the car.
According to sheriff's reports:
Jesse W. Wiengold, 19, of Delaware, was cited for possession of drug
paraphernalia and possession of marijuana after a traffic stop on U.S.
42 north of Watkins California Road Tuesday at 9:35 a.m.
An arrest warrant for Wayne L. Hamilton, 42, of 15779 Route 739, was
issued after he allegedly assaulted a woman in the 15000 block of Route
739 on Monday. Hamilton has not been located after the incident.
A laptop computer valued at $2,000 was reported stolen from a home in
the 25000 block of Patrick Brush Run Road Monday.
A scam was reported Tuesday from a business in the 20000 block of
Danville Avenue. A woman who works as a massage therapist reported she
received an e-mail from a man requesting an appointment. He sent a check
for $4,900 to pay in advance for the massage. Then he e-mailed that the
check was a mistake and requested she send the additional cash back. The
check was later discovered to be a fraud.

7/25/06
According to police reports:
One person was transported for medical care after a two-car crash on
Scottslawn Road at U.S. 33 Monday morning. At 8:51 a.m. driver Teresa M.
Toomey, 53, of 12757 U.S. 36, was stopped in traffic while preparing to
turn left onto U.S. 33 east from Scottslawn Road. Driver Alvin R. White,
83, of Ostrander, was traveling behind her and failed to stop in time,
colliding with the rear end. Both drivers were reportedly injured in the
crash, although White was the only one transported by Marysville medics
to Memorial Hospital of Union County. White was cited for failure to
leave assured clear distance ahead.
A resident in the 900 block of Watkins Glenn Boulevard reported Monday
at 7:59 a.m. that his estranged wife had gained access to his cellular phone account.
Several hundred dollars were reported stolen out of a bank account after
a woman left her purse at a business in the 500 block of Coleman's
Crossing Boulevard Monday at 10:15 a.m.
Cash was stolen from a purse left unattended in the 200 block of Collins
Avenue Monday at 11:30 a.m.
Unauthorized use of a credit card was reported from the 400 block of
West Third Street Monday at 4:18 p.m.
A sign was reported stolen from the front of a business in the 100 block
of North Court Street Monday.
The rear door of a business was damaged and entry was gained by an
unknown person in a breaking and entering report filed Monday at 12:53 a.m.
According to sheriff's reports:
A resident on Dunn Court in Jerome Township reported a possible scam in
the area Monday at 10:06 a.m. A man approached the home on July 17 and
asked for donations for a local baseball team. He was very persuasive
and the resident wrote him a check for $80. Recently the homeowner had
heard of a similar scam going on in another county and called deputies.
Jan Jones, 80, of 130 S. Walnut St., was cited for animals running at
large after her goats got loose from the property and were reportedly in
the roadway in the 15000 block of Valleyview Drive Monday at 3:26 p.m.
The goats were contained and placed back in the pen. Deputies helped
secure the fence by making some repairs.
A person discovered a rusted rifle while working at a construction site
on Willow Wood Lake Road in Darby Township Monday at 7:54 a.m.
Charges are pending after a fight between two juvenile males at the
Union County Fairgrounds Monday at 9 p.m. A 14-year-old male victim had
injuries to the face after allegedly being struck by a 13-year-old male.
According to OSP reports: - No reports.

7/24/06
According to sheriff's reports:
Charges are pending an investigation of assault after a man attempted to
use a chainsaw to injure a coworker during a fight on the job. Saturday
in the 8000 block of McKitrick Road felonious assault was reported after
a 45-year-old male attempted to run a chainsaw up between the legs of a
25-year-old male co-worker during an argument.
The victim was able to stop the chainsaw before major injuries occurred.
The saw cut the pants and caused superficial wounds to the man's upper
thigh. Deputies are investigating the incident and talking with
witnesses at the scene.
Sheriff's deputies are investigating a possible arson that occurred
Friday at 2:15 a.m. on Boundary Road, east of Woods Road. A vacant home
was discovered on fire, which had started sometime in the early morning
hours. Northern Union County Fire Department responded to the scene,
with the home completely filled with flames. The cause of the fire has
been determined to be suspicious considering the house has sat vacant
for the past several years, the structure had no working power and no
one was living there. No charges have been filed at this time, although
several suspects are being investigated. The home suffered a total loss
as a result of the fire.
Someone caused damage to a water pump in the 15000 block of Valleyview
Drive between Midnight and 8 a.m. Sunday after water was let out of a pool.
On Thursday a business in the 7400 block of Highland Croy Road reported
an employee quit the job and has not returned a gasoline card. Some
$2,000 has been spent on the card for gasoline in Madison County.
A total of $875 in car parts and a 200-gallon fuel tank were reported
stolen from a property in the 22000 block of Rushsylvania Road sometime
between July 16 and Thursday.
Daryl P. Pacha, 42, of Richwood was arrested for operating a vehicle
intoxicated, high concentration of blood alcohol content and driving
outside of marked lanes after a traffic stop on Route 37 at Route 4 Saturday at 3:30 a.m.
According to police reports:
A business in the 600 block of Milcrest Drive reported the theft of
medication from a client Friday at 9:18 a.m.
Friday at 11:35 a.m. a bike was reported stolen in the 1000 block of North Main Street.
Identity theft was reported Friday at 11:55 a.m. after a resident in the
1000 block of Millpark Drive discovered a line of credit was opened in
her name without permission.
Anthony Redding, 37, of North Main Street was arrested Friday at 8:20
p.m. for disorderly conduct after he was being disruptive at his home.
Michael L. Steele, Jr., 25, of Kenton was arrested Friday at 10:24 p.m.
for possession of drugs after a traffic s top on U.S. 33 east.
Lucas Bender, 25, of Locasta Drive was cited for disorderly conduct
after being involved in a fight behind a bar in the 100 block of North
Main Street Friday at 11:27 p.m.
Susan R. Smith, 40, of Collins Ave. was arrested for operating a vehicle
intoxicated after a traffic s top on Delaware Avenue Saturday at 1:10 a.m.
Jessica M. Gearo, 35, and Jeffrey Gadison, 36, both of Columbus were
arrested for possession of drugs after a traffic s top on Walnut Street
at the Trinity Lutheran School Saturday at 2:48 a.m.
Domestic violence charges are pending after a female resident in the
1000 block of Millpark Drive reported her husband assaulted her when she
returned home from a family event Sunday at 1:30 p.m.
Sunday at 4:48 p.m. a resident in the 1000 block of Millpark Drive
reported that their daughter may have been molested by an acquaintance.
The report is under investigation.
Heather M. Litz, 33, of Kenny Lane was arrested Sunday at 7:10 p.m. for
an outstanding warrant out of Marysville Municipal Court.
Sunday at 9:35 p.m. police arrested Donald M. Schoby, 35, for assault
after a fight with another male. Out of the same incident Christopher
Kelsey, 28, and Dreama Cooper, 38, of Meadows Drive
were cited for disorderly conduct.
According to OSP reports:
Shannon E. Hay, 30, of 418 W. Fifth St. was arrested for operating a
vehicle intoxicated after a traffic stop on Route 31, north of Marysville Friday at 9:30 p.m.
Several people were injured in a  two-car crash Sunday at 7:50 p.m.
Driver Michael J. Black, 27, of North Lewisburg was headed west on Route
245 at Paver Barnes Road when he was struck by driver Annegret Coakley,
70, of Columbus who was southbound on Paver Barnes Road and reportedly
failed to yield at the stop sign. Black and passenger Emily Black, 32,
of same address were both injured and transported by Marysville medics
to Memorial Hospital of Union County. Coakley was injured and
transported by Allen Township medics to the same location.

7/21/06
According to police reports:
A possible arson is being investigated by Marysville Police. Thursday at
11:27 p.m. a 1990 Jeep Cherokee was found on fire behind a residence in
the 100 block of South Walnut Street. The fire is regarded as suspicious
because the location where it started was not near the engine
compartment. In addition, the car was locked and parked when found.
Angela R. Brown, 44, of 21785 Wolford Maskill Road was arrested and
charged with operating a vehicle intoxicated and starting/backing
without safety after she was located following a hit/skip car accident
in the 100 block of Olive Street today at 1:05 a.m.
James L. Isaacs Jr., 25, of 548 N. Main St. apt. 232 was arrested and
charged with domestic violence and three counts of child endangering
after a physical altercation with his wife in their home Thursday at
11:34 p.m. Three young children were also in the home at the time of the incident.
A wallet was reported stolen from a business in the 100 block of North
Main Street Thursday at 7 p.m.
A 14-year-old male reportedly left his home in the 200 block of North
Court Street Wednesday at 4 p.m. without permission. As of Thursday at
11:35 a.m. the boy had not returned home.
According to sheriff's reports:
James Cromlish, 44, of 28 W. Magnetic St. apt. B was charged with
assault Thursday at 8:56 p.m. after allegedly striking a woman in the face and arms at his home.
According to OSP reports:
Two people were injured in a one-car crash today at 1:42 a.m. in
Claibourne Township. Kevin A. Blair, 17, of 27580 Raymond Road was cited
for operating a vehicle intoxicated as a result of the crash. He was
headed south on Route 37 when he went off the left side of the roadway,
lost control and then went back on the road and off the right side. He
struck a ditch and the vehicle overturned.
Blair was injured in the crash, along with passenger Joshua A. Asher, 21, of Richwood.
Both were transported for medical care at Memorial Hospital of Union County.

7/20/06
According to police reports:
Jonathan P. Mcloughlin, 21, of 718 Collins Ave. apt. B was arrested
today at 2:57 a.m. after fleeing officers during a traffic stop.
Mcloughlin was charged with having a weapon while under disability (from
a previous burglary conviction), improperly handling a firearm in a
motor vehicle, resisting arrest, driving with one headlight, not wearing
a seatbelt and driving under suspension.
During the stop Mcloughlin admitted to having a BB gun in the glove
compartment. As he was being handcuffed for the other crimes, Mcloughlin
fled from the officer and was soon apprehended with the use of a Taser.
Police also found a sawed-off 12-gauge shotgun which had been hidden
underneath a seat in the car.
An unknown person reportedly threw a rock through an upstairs window in
the 600 block of Chestnut Street Wednesday at 11:48 p.m.
Wednesday at 9:32 p.m. a resident in the 400 block of Emmaus Road
reported her purse was stolen from her home sometime between Monday and
Wednesday. The purse contained several credit cards, her driver's
license, checking account checks and $100 in cash.

7/19/06
According to police reports:
Donald L. Shaw, 51, of 729 Kenny Lane was arrested and charged with a
weapons violation Tuesday at 5:40 p.m. after he was found on his street
carrying a BB gun while intoxicated. Shaw claimed he was guarding his
vehicle against possible thieves.
A resident in the 1100 block of Nutmeg Drive reported his wallet was
stolen from his unlocked car sometime Monday night. Several credit
cards, a driver's license and $800 in cash were taken.
Tuesday at 9:35 a.m. a resident in the 300 block of Walnut Street
reported receiving a check in the mail from a possible fraudulent company.
The front and rear doors of a recently purchased home in the 200 block
of Dogwood Drive were found open when the owner came home Tuesday at 10
a.m. No forced entry was noticed.
A wallet containing $60 and family pictures was reported stolen from a
business in the 300 block of East Fifth Street on July 12.
A small cooler was reported stolen from the parking lot of a business in
the 1000 block of North Main Street Tuesday at 3:30 p.m.
A set of golf clubs was stolen from the trunk of a car parked in the 500
block of Dove Street  Monday night.
A Mongoose bike was stolen from the front of a home in the 500 block of
North Main Street Tuesday at 7:56 p.m.
Monday night a green Murray bike was stolen from the side garage in the
700 block of East Sixth Street.
Roxanna McCoy, 22, of 52 Cypress Drive was arrested and charged with
disorderly conduct Tuesday at 10:07 p.m. after playing music too loud in
the 500 block of North Main Street.
Assault charges are pending against a man who reportedly struck a Kenton
woman in the area of West Fifth Street today at 2 a.m. The assault was
reported to Kenton Police, who then notified Marysville Police. The man
also allegedly smashed the windshield of her car. The incident is
currently under investigation.
According to sheriff's reports:
Matthew J. Dematteo, 23, of Delaware was charged with speeding and
possession of marijuana after a traffic stop on Jerome Road Tuesday at 11:44 a.m.
Sheriff's deputies are investigating the possible sexual abuse of a
9-year-old female, which allegedly occurred on Peoria Loop Road Tuesday.
The abuse reportedly involves a 15-year-old male suspect.
One person was injured in a motorcycle crash involving a deer Tuesday morning.
Daniel J. D'Andrea, 49, of 20510 Bear swamp Road was driving his
motorcycle southbound on Johnson Road in Allen Township, when a deer ran
across the road into his path. After striking the deer, he crashed the
bike. D'Andrea was injured and MedFlighted from the scene to Grant
Medical Center in Columbus where he was listed in fair condition this  orning.
According to OSP reports: - No reports.

7/18/06
According to police reports:
A car was reported stolen Monday morning from the 100 block of
Northcrest Drive. Police are investigating the theft.
A red/chrome bike was reported stolen from the Marysville Municipal Pool
area Monday at 5 p.m.
Monday at 6:30 p.m. a resident in the 500 block of North Main Street
reported a mini-bike and medication were stolen from the property.
Scott A. Grubb, 29, of East Sixth Street was cited for having a dog
running loose, after his German Shepherd was found wandering and digging
in property on his block Monday at 6:54 p.m.
Monday at 9:50 p.m. an unemployment check was reported stolen from a
mailbox in the 100 block of South Walnut Street.
According to sheriff's reports:
A resident in the 13000 block of Weaver Road reported someone damaged
$200 worth of wheat by driving an ATV through his fields sometime over the weekend.
Two tires were punctured on a car parked on Main Street in Magnetic
Springs Monday night, causing $200 in damages.
According to OSP reports: - No reports.

7/17/06
According to police reports:
Two ramps to a trailer were reported stolen from behind a building in
the 1200 block of Columbus Avenue Friday morning.
A purse was stolen from a car parked in the 1400 block of Firethorn
Court Friday at 12:55 p.m.
Friday at 4:52 p.m. a resident in the 300 block of West Fourth Street
reported a car was ransacked and a camera and knife were taken.
Forgery or fraud occurred after a resident in the 400 block of West
Fifth Street reported their 35-year-old son, who has the same name as
his father, was possibly withdrawing money from a business and personal
bank account Friday. The incident is under investigation.
Video game equipment was reported stolen from a home in the 600 block of
Milford Avenue Saturday at 12:40 a.m.
Jacob Marshall, 57, of 925 W. Fifth St. was charged with safecracking
after he allegedly tried to break into a safe at a restaurant in the 400
block of South Oak Street Saturday at 5 p.m.
The rear window of a car was broken out and a CD player was stolen in
the 16000 block of Square Drive Saturday at 9:20 p.m.
Christopher L. Aranda, 21, of Mechanicsburg was charged with having an
open container of alcohol Saturday at 9:24 p.m. on Aspen Drive.
Emilie L. Smith, 26, of Plain City was cited for disorderly conduct
after she was being disruptive while intoxicated on East Fifth Street
Saturday at 9:40 p.m.
Sean Snyder, 24, of Pennsylvania was charged with persistent disorderly
conduct and assault after a fight involving another male and a female on
Maple Street at Third Street Sunday at 2:44 a.m.
Mardean Keller, 36, of Bellefontaine was arrested for possessing drug
paraphernalia after a traffic stop on Second Street Sunday at 9:48 p.m.
Charges are pending against an adult male and female for animal neglect
after the two left their puppy inside a car Sunday at 1:30 p.m. The
animal was left inside with the windows rolled up in 95 degree heat at
the parking lot of Wal-Mart Supercenter. The dog was not injured.
According to sheriff's reports:
Criminal trespassing was reported Thursday in the 8000 block of Route 4
in Union Township. Two people were found removing aluminum roofing
material from property. The investigation is pending.
A possible burglary is being investigated after a woman in the 13000
block of U.S. 36 East heard someone in the home Friday at 2:13 p.m. When
checking around she heard a door close and then believes she saw a man
in blue jeans and white shoes running from the area. Sheriff's deputies
responded and no one was found in the area. Nothing was reported stolen from inside.
Christopher W. Cook, 40, of 18275  Route 47 was charged with domestic
violence, aggravated menacing and two counts of driving under suspension
Saturday at 1:18 a.m. An 11-year-old male called from that area to
report his mother and father were fighting. On the scene the mother was
found in the garage with visible cuts and scrapes. It was discovered
Cook had allegedly placed a gun to her head and made threats, then left
the house. Cook was later found at a bar in Magnetic Springs and was arrested at 3:20 a.m.
Two mailboxes were damaged in the 12000 block of Leeper Perkins Road Saturday night.
Today at 3:36 a.m. it was reported that a large amount of corn stalks
were on the roadway in the 15000 block of Watkins Road. Someone had
intentionally cut down 100 to 150 feet of corn stalks from a field and placed the plants in the road.
According to OSP reports:
One person was injured in a one-car crash Sunday at 10:40 p.m. in Paris
Township. Jessica L. Robinson, 17, of 18320 Pine Lane was headed
westbound on County Home Road when she lost control and went off the
right side of the road. She went back on the roadway before losing
control again and went off the right side one more time. She struck a
ditch and an underground phone box, before overturning the car. She was
injured in the crash and transported by Marysville medics to Memorial
Hospital of Union County. Her passenger was not injured.

7/14/06
According to police reports:
A resident in the 300 block of West Fourth Street turned in a camera
that he found in his front yard Thursday at 9:40 a.m.
A resident in the 100 block of Cypress Drive reported finding his
vehicle with a flat tire Thursday at 10:15 a.m.
Anthony W. Wright-Redding, 36, of 548 N. Main Street, was arrested for
operating a vehicle intoxicated after he was observed striking several
cars in the area of North Main Street Thursday at 2:03 p.m. During the
arrest he was found to be possessing drug paraphernalia and an open
container of alcohol. The investigation is pending.
A resident of Plain City reported that, while his vehicle was parked in
the 500 block of Coleman's Crossing Thursday at 4:45 p.m., damage was
done to his antenna.
A female resident in the 100 block of Northcrest Drive reported conflict
during the exchange of custody of two young children Thursday at 9:09 p.m.
A resident in the 700 block of Millcrest Drive reported witnessing a
juvenile swimming in the resident's pool without permission Thursday at
9:30 p.m. The juvenile was identified and parents consulted.
According to sheriff's reports: - No reports.
According to OSP reports:
Today at 2:41 a.m. troopers arrested Jennifer Catalogna, 21, of 752
Kenny Lane for operating a vehicle intoxicated after a traffic stop at
Fifth and Cherry streets.

7/13/06
According to sheriff's reports:
A home was forcibly entered in the 24000 block of U.S. 36 West sometime
between 7:30 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. Jewelry, valued at around
$5,700, was taken from inside.
Union County Sheriff's Lt. Jamie Patton reported this morning that since
June 30, a total of five daytime burglaries have occurred in the
southwest areas of the county. The areas have included Union and Darby
townships. He is asking that if anyone witnesses anything suspicious, or
has anyone come to their door asking for directions to call the
sheriff's office at 645-4101. He said for residents to call immediately
after encountering anything suspicious so that investigators can respond quickly.
A check for $3,200 was stolen out of a mailbox in the 7000 block of
Corporate Boulevard sometime over the weekend.
According to police reports:
Theft from a bank account was reported Wednesday at 10:50 a.m. Sometime
between July 3 and Tuesday a resident in the 100 block of North Main
Street discovered money had been taken.
An Ipod was reported stolen from the 800 block of Hickory Drive on
Wednesday. The theft had occurred sometime between June 10 and June 19.
Prescription medication was reported stolen from the 300 block of
Retreat Lane Wednesday at 2:37 p.m.
Loretta M. Miller, 32, of 261 Dogwood Drive was charged with disorderly
conduct today at 12:08 a.m. after being warned numerous times for loud music at her residence.
According to OSP reports:
Hollitte Greene, 32, of 19281 Raymond Road was arrested for operating a
vehicle intoxicated after a traffic stop on Fifth Street and Grand Avenue this morning.

7/12/06
According to police reports:
One person was injured in a two-car crash Tuesday at 4:08 p.m. on Maple
Street at West Fourth Street. Beverly A. Cornell, 58, of 920 Van Kirk
Drive was southbound on Maple Street when she entered into the
intersection at West Fourth Street. As she proceeded, Holly A. Lynch,
26, of 702 E. Fifth St. failed to stop at the stop sign on West Fourth
Street and struck Cornell's car. Lynch was injured in the crash and
transported by Marysville medics to Memorial Hospital of Union County.
She was cited for failure to control her vehicle.
A credit card was reported stolen Tuesday at 9 a.m. from the 1100 block
of West Fifth Street and used in California to make purchases.
Tuesday at 3 p.m. a purse was reported stolen from outside of a
residence in the 200 block of Windsor Court.
A 17-year-old Union County male was charged with drug trafficking after
a traffic s top on North Maple Street Tuesday at 7:29 p.m. Three bags of
marijuana, prepared for possible sale, were found inside the car, along with $59 in cash.
According to sheriff's reports:
Donald Little, 76, of 13299 Watkins Road was arrested Thursday at 8:16
p.m. for operating a vehicle intoxicated and driving left of center.
Little was headed down Watkins Road when he lost control on a curve and
went left of center. He almost struck a motorcycle passing in the
opposite direction, causing damage to the left side mirror of the bike.
The motorcycle driver was not injured. Little went off the road and crashed.
A burglary was reported to have occurred sometime between July 5 and
Thursday in the 23000 block of Route 161. A window was reported broken
out and a screen door was damaged. No entry was gained and nothing was reported stolen.
An unknown person fired a shotgun at the Mt. Herman Cemetery sign on
Whitestone Road sometime on Tuesday. The blast caused $500 in damages.
Electronic equipment, cash and credit cards were reported stolen from a
business in the 26000 block of Stokes Road on Tuesday.
James E. Cromlish, 44, of 28 W. Magnetic Springs St. after causing a
disturbance outside of a bar on South main Street in Magnetic Springs
today at 12:23 a.m. Cromlish had been banned from the business after
previously causing problems.
According to OSP reports:
Korina J. Cormany, 37, of 14780 Hillview Road was cited for failure to
control her vehicle and operating a car intoxicated after she crashed on
Southard Road Wednesday at 2 a.m. Cormany was headed south near Boerger
Road when she went off the left side of the roadway, struck two yard
lights, kept going another 100 feet, until crashing into a ditch filled with water.

7/11/06
According to police reports:
A resident reported finding a small bag of what appeared to be marijuana
in the 400 block of West Third Street Monday at 10:23 a.m.
A business in the 800 block of Delaware Avenue reported cash was
discovered missing when workers came to work in the morning. The
breaking and entering and possible theft incident is being investigated.
Tools were reported stolen out of a car parked in the 100 block of North
Plum Street Monday at 2:45 p.m.
Colleen M. Hall, 38, of 548 N. Main St. was arrested on an outstanding
warrant out of Marysville Municipal Court Monday at 3:55 p.m.
A propane tank was stolen from a residence in the 300 block of Sycamore Street Monday.
Michael W. O'Connors, 42, of Buckeye Street was arrested for operating a
vehicle intoxicated after a traffic stop on West Fifth Street Monday at 6:05 p.m.
Monday at 7:30 p.m. a man reported his truck was damaged by a key while
parked at the Marysville Municipal Pool.
Andrew Blumenschein, 18, of Delaware was arrested Monday at 9:13 p.m.
for possession of drugs after a traffic stop on Route 31.
A car was broken into today at around 2 a.m. and a stereo was damaged inside.
According to sheriff's reports:
Damien R. Vowell, 21, of 9408 Warner Road was cited for two counts of
failure to confine his dogs. Monday at 5:15 p.m. a woman discovered two
dogs in her yard, one of which had her kitten in its mouth and was
headed for a nearby field. A second kitten had already been killed. She
followed the dogs to Warner Road and to Vowell's residence, where he was cited.
A resident in the 10000 block of Homer Road reported Monday at 4:43 p.m.
that a rear window was discovered broken out on the home. They feared
people might be inside and called law enforcement. Deputies checked the
house and discovered that $3,033 in jewelry had been stolen. The
incident is under investigation.
Deputies responded to the 23000 block of Cranston Street for a
suspicious metal shed fire, which caused $500 in damages Thursday at
1:19 p.m. The incident is under investigation.
A resident in the 17000 block of Middleburg-Plain City Road reported
Saturday at 2:08 p.m. that someone had opened a cell phone account in
his name sometime in 2002.
Possible theft charges are being investigated after a man took a 1996
Chevy Camaro to a business in the 8000 block of Route 4 for repairs on
Sept. 15, 2005. He had to pay $1,600 up front for the work to be
completed. He then tried repeatedly to make contact with the business
with no luck. He then had to pay $420 to have a tow truck puck up the
car on May 22. He then discovered that items from the car had been
removed off of the front end, worth an estimated $8,100.
According to OSP reports:
Matthew R. Vanfossen, 47, of Milford Center was arrested Saturday at
11:51 p.m. for operating a vehicle intoxicated.
Kristie Kurtz, 34, of Ostrander was arrested for operating a vehicle
intoxicated Sunday at 12:10 a.m.

7/10/06
According to police reports:
Police investigated a possible arson reported Friday at 10:16 p.m. A
walking bridge near the soccer field was discovered to be smoldering at
Eljer Park in the 400 block of East Ninth Street. Foremen removed a
couple boards that were smoldering on the walking bridge and doused them
with water. Underneath the bridge it was discovered that fireworks had
been lit and a small matchbook was found. The bridge suffered minor damage.
Clothing was reported stolen from a business in the 1500 block of U.S.
36 East Friday at 5:27 p.m.
Kelly R. Kidd, 49, of Woodstock was arrested Friday at 7:34 p.m. on U.S.
33 for possession of drugs and driving under suspension.
Friday at 10:08 p.m. a business in the 900 block of West Fifth Street
reported items had been taken from a delivery vehicle. The theft is under investigation.
A Marysville resident reported his child had been physically assaulted
while at a music venue in Columbus Saturday at 12:01 a.m.
Kyle C. Eby, 23, of 173 Aspen Drive was cited for disorderly conduct
after he reportedly was involved in a  fight with two women in the 400
block of Windmill Drive Saturday at 1:38 a.m.
An employee of the Ohio Reformatory for Women reported Saturday at 12:28
p.m. that checks were stolen from her checkbook while at work. The
checks were discovered to have been cashed in the Cleveland area. Police
are investigating the thefts.
A bike was reported stolen from a residence in the 200 block of Redwood
Drive Saturday at 9:38 p.m.
Chad Dench, 35, of 548 N. Main St. was arrested Sunday at 5:08 p.m.
after he was found traveling in the passenger seat of a car, while
holding an open container of alcohol.
The propane tank of a gas grill was reported stolen Sunday at 6:48 p.m.
in the 300 block of West Third Street.
According to sheriff's reports:
Nathan G. Dunnington, 19, of 31542 Route 31 was arrested for operating a
vehicle intoxicated, driving with an open container of alcohol and
driving outside of marked lanes after a traffic stop  on Route 31 near
Byhalia Sunday at 3:40 a.m.
A resident in the 28000 block of Osbourne Road reportedly woke up Sunday
at around 2:50 a.m. to noises outside and witnessed unknown suspects
inside his car, then run into a nearby bean field with flashlights.
Nothing was reported stolen from inside the car and neighbors nearby
discovered nothing had been stolen from their properties either.
Sometime between July 2 and Sunday a home in the 32000 block of Osbourne
Road was entered and $400 in damages were made after someone broke out
windows and destroyed some of the interior.
Saturday morning, sometime after midnight, a resident in the 14000 block
of Pleasant Ridge Drive reported someone had egged his car and house.
According to OSP reports: - No reports

7/7/06
According to police reports:
A business in the 500 block of North Main Street reported to police that
a 2 or 3-year-old male was at its shop alone Thursday at 8:26 p.m. The
Department of Human Services responded to the scene and the mother was
later located and cited for child endangering. Charges are pending on the incident.
Ajia D. Deardorff, 24, and Steven W. Moore, 25, both of 677 Milcrest
Drive, and Matthew G. Depriest, 19, of Ironton, were charged with
criminal trespassing after they were found to be in an apartment in the
100 block of West Fifth Street Thursday at 11 a.m. The tenant had not
given them permission to be there.
A resident in the 100 block of West Third Street reported receiving an
international lottery check Thursday at 1:02 p.m. A local bank believes
the check to be fraudulent.
A home in the 300 block of Sycamore Street was reportedly broken into
several times between June 22 and Thursday. The incidents are currently under investigation.
A GPS system and an Ipod were reported stolen from a car parked in the
600 block of Mill Wood Boulevard sometime between June 24 and June 29.
According to sheriff's reports:
Thursday at 11:56 p.m. a resident reported his car was vandalized on
Inskeep Craddy Road. His vehicle was disabled with a flat tire on a farm
roadway and he left the car there for 45 minutes. When he returned the
car was found heavily damaged, with scratches dents, broken mirrors and
windows and the dash had been struck as well. While on the scene,
deputies reported that a vehicle with two males pulled up. The two were
found to have drug paraphernalia inside. Zachary W. Heminger, 18, of
22440 N. Darby Coe Road and Nicklaus A. Shoots, 19, of 19160 Boerger
Road were cited for possession of drug paraphernalia.
The front storm door glass was destroyed by an unknown person shooting a
pellet or BB gun Wednesday at around 10 p.m. in the 10000 block of U.S. 42.
A 25-foot 2000 Gooseneck flat trailer valued at $6,000 was stolen from a
residence in the 9000 block of Route 38.
According to OSP reports:
Mark Dike, 46, of West Liberty, was charged with operating a vehicle
intoxicated after a traffic stop on U.S. 42 at U.S. 33 today at 12:38 a.m.

7/6/06
According to police reports:
Ryan N. Hughes, 18, of 705 W. Third St. was arrested and charged with
possession of drugs and driving without a license today at 1:56 a.m.
after a complaint of teenagers being unruly on Bay Laurel Drive at
Millwood Boulevard. A 15-year-old Marysville male was also cited for
violating curfew and unruliness.
A video recorder was reported stolen from a resident in the 200 block of
Bridgewater Drive Wednesday at 7:21 p.m.
The windshield of a truck was egged on North Court Street Wednesday at 6
p.m. No damage was reported.
Mary E. Bond, 23, of 16790 Mackan Road was arrested Wednesday at 5:55
p.m. on an outstanding warrant out of Marysville Municipal Court.
Racial slurs were reportedly written with a black magic marker on a
picnic table in an area off Park Avenue Wednesday at 3 p.m.
A 15-year-old on house arrest in the 1000 block of Monteclair Court left
the house and has not returned home since Wednesday at 1:38 p.m.
Unknown suspects broke into a business in the 900 block of Delaware
Avenue and took $250 in cash. It was reported Wednesday at 9:54 a.m.
A rock was thrown through a bedroom window in the 200 block of Links
Drive Wednesday at 8:48 a.m.
Two juveniles were arrested on Fourth Street after an officer observed
them removing money from a car Monday at 1:08 a.m.
According to sheriff's reports:
Keith W. Hebert, 45, of 9720 Ketch Road was arrested for domestic
violence Wednesday at 4:14 p.m. after he allegedly grabbed a woman by
her arms and knocked her to the ground at his home.
Burglary was reported Wednesday in the 11000 block of Route 38. Unknown
suspects entered the home through an unlocked door and took $1,700 in jewelry and cash.
According to OSP reports:
One person was injured in a one-car crash Wednesday at 7:50 a.m. on
Route 31. Matthew L. Parker, 16, of Delaware was headed northbound when
he struck an animal in the roadway. His car then veered and went over a
guardrail, then into a ditch. Parker was injured and transported by
medic to Memorial Hospital of Union County.
Joseph Powell, 28, of Maine was arrested for operating a vehicle
intoxicated after a traffic stop on U.S. 33 at Route 42 Tuesday at 12:07 a.m.
Chelsea Burchett, 16, of Plain City was charged with operating a vehicle
intoxicated after a traffic stop on Cosgray Road at Route 161 Tuesday at 2:23 a.m.
Jonathon McLoughlin, 21, of 718 Collins Ave. was arrested for operating
a vehicle intoxicated and seat belt violations after a traffic stop
Wednesday at 1:26 a.m. near Fourth and Maple streets.
Injuries were reported out of a one-care crash Tuesday at 11:45 p.m. in
Dover Township. Amber L. Eleyet, 18, of Magnetic Springs was headed
eastbound on Leeper-Perkins Road when she failed to stop at a sign at
White Stone Road. She steered to the left, went across White Stone Road
and then off the right side of the road and struck a utility pole.
Eleyet was injured and transported by Delaware medics to Memorial
Hospital of Union County. Passenger Brandon Trapp, 27, of Magnetic
Springs was also injured and transported for medical care to the same location.
Jeremy Clum, 26, of Galion was arrested Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. on Route 4
in Pharrisburg for driving under suspension and two warrants out of
Crawford County for contempt of court. A passenger, Trevor Whelan, 22,
of Marion was also arrested for an outstanding failure to appear in court warrant out of Marion

7/5/06
According to police reports:
Danielle L. Williams-Willis, 20, of 678 Watkins Glen Blvd. was arrested
Tuesday at 3:48 a.m. for operating a vehicle intoxicated and underage
consumption of alcohol after a traffic stop on North Maple Street.
A 17-year-old female was reportedly assaulted by a 19-year-old male in
the 200 block of Caddie Drive Tuesday at 12:08 p.m. The report is
currently under investigation.
An unknown suspect pried open the back sliding door of a residence in
the 1000 block of Rosewood Drive and stole a laptop computer and several
DVDs Tuesday at 2:52 p.m.
Stacey R. Salmons, 31, of 548 N. Main St. lot 301 was arrested in town
on an outstanding Delaware County warrant Tuesday at 8:46 p.m.
Mark A. Maier, 54, of 549 Hickory Drive was arrested and charged with
operating a vehicle intoxicated after a traffic stop at West Third
Street and Maple Street Tuesday at 9:59 p.m.
The driver side window was busted out of a car parked in the Marysville
city impound lot in the 600 block of North Main Street today at 1 a.m.
Fishing equipment and clothing were stolen from inside.
Two 17-year-old male juveniles were arrested and charged with curfew
violations and unruliness after they were found in the 400 block of
Meadowlark Lane today at 2:39 a.m. The two were allegedly ringing
doorbells on homes and running away.
According to sheriff's reports:
A total of $1,500 in steel parts was stolen from a residence in the 8000
block of Route 4 sometime between June 29 and Saturday.
A business in the 9700 block of Long Road reported workers completed a
tune up on a car for a customer. In exchange for the work, the car owner
gave the business a 1983 Cadillac. The Cadillac was sold to another
person later on, but the person who bought the car has not returned to
officially switch ownership with the former owner. The case is being
investigated as an unauthorized use of a motor vehicle.
Charges are pending against a 37-year-old Knox County female for
possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia after a traffic s top for
speeding Monday at 8:12 p.m. on Route 42 at U.S. 33.
Tuesday at 10:30 p.m. a 17-year-old Marysville female was reportedly
struck in the face by a 14-year-old Marysville female at the Union
County fairgrounds.
A home was discovered burglarized and ransacked today at 12:06 a.m. in
the 18000 block of Route 739. Nothing appears to have been stolen at this time.
A man ran out of gas as he traveled down West Mansfield - Mt.. Victory
Road today at 1:20 a.m. He left his truck to get more gas and when he
returned windows had been damaged and the paint job had been scratched
by unknown people.

7/3/06

According to police reports:
Due to electrical problems and power outages at City Hall this morning,
many reports from over the weekend were unavailable for inclusion in
today's news. The incidents will be included in Wednesday's edition.
Rape was reported to have occurred on June 16, sometime around midnight
in the 100 block of Tulip Drive. The crime allegedly involves a
17-year-old Marysville male suspect and an 11-year-old Marysville female
victim. The incident was reported to police on Friday and remains under investigation.
On Friday at 12:15 p.m. the National City Bank on East Fifth Street
reported that an irate customer shattered the $250 glass entrance door
as he was leaving. The man also damaged a plastic sign valued at $50.
Steven Rutherford, 18, of 198 Cottonwood Drive, was charged with criminal damaging.
David N. Phillips, 18, of West Mansfield, was charged with vehicle
trespassing and theft this morning. At around 12:35 a.m. police saw two
males carrying black backpacks running east on Fourth Street at Main
Street. Police stopped the two and discovered the bags contained items
stolen from unlocked cars in the area. Similar charges are pending
against a 15-year-old male.
Sometime between Thursday at 11:30 p.m. and Friday at 5:30 a.m. a
burglary was reported in the 500 block of Fawn Brook Drive. A garage was
broken into and four packs of cigarettes were stolen from a car inside.
A home was broken into in the 800 block of Milcrest Drive and a cell
phone was stolen Wednesday night.
Two males reportedly stole soda and beer from the Shell Gas Station on
Allenby Drive Saturday at 2:19 a.m. Police are reviewing video footage
and the incident is under investigation.
A woman reported her purse was stolen while she was in a fitting room at
K-Mart on North Main Street Saturday at 4:15 p.m. A total of $20 in cash
was inside the purse.
The First Baptist Church on Chestnut Street reported the building was
broken into Saturday night after a window was forced open. Unknown
suspects ransacked a few offices, stole microphones, a DVD player, a
black bag and dragged other items out. The burglary is under investigation.
The Union County Messenger on North Main Street reported breaking and
entering occurred at the business on Friday. A suspect is currently
being investigated, although no charges have been filed.
Crazy Scotty's in the 300 block of North Main Street reported the
building was broken into Saturday night by shattering a rear door with a
paving stone. Nothing was discovered missing inside.
Starbucks in the 1000 block of Delaware Avenue reported three patio
chairs were stolen Saturday night.
According to sheriff's reports:
A car chase resulted in a person making an escape Sunday. At around 4:50
p.m. deputies began pursuing a man speeding 65 mph in a 55 mph zone on
Boundary Road. The driver did not stop and a chase began that went down
Huber Hasen Road to Phillips Road, when the man went off the right side
of the road, struck a ditch and a traffic sign. The man continued
driving down a fence line and then went into a heavily wooded field and
began running on foot. Deputies requested assistance from Marion County
Sheriff's Office and a canine unit from Delaware County. Law enforcement
was unable to find the suspect and his identity remains under investigation.
James R. Bunke, 36, of 14204 Pleasant Ridge Road, was charged with
domestic violence after striking his wife during an argument Sunday at
7:44 p.m. at their home.
Roger Harney, 37, of Richwood, was charged with driving under suspension
and possession of drug paraphernalia Sunday at 3:04 a.m. after a traffic s top on Route 4.
Kevin Monroe, 51, of 15421 Maple Ridge Road, was charged with operating
a vehicle intoxicated after a traffic stop on Collins Road Sunday at 2:53 a.m.
A cassette player, valued at $100, was stolen from a car parked in the
13000 block of Oxford Drive sometime between Thursday and Saturday.
Angela Hogan, 30, of Kenton, was charged with driving outside of marked
lanes and operating a vehicle intoxicated after a traffic stop Saturday
at 2:41 a.m. on Route 31, south of Somersville.
Jewelry was reported stolen in a burglary in the 24000 block of Route
161 Friday. Someone had broken into the home through a window Thursday night.
A $10,000 ATV was reported stolen from the back yard of a residence in
the 34000 block of West Mansfield Road Friday between 2 a.m. and 6 a.m.
Charges are pending against a 21-year-old Marysville man for obstructing
official police business after a traffic stop Thursday at 3 a.m. at
Fifth and Court streets. A deputy was requesting to test the vehicle's
window tint and the driver refused to cooperate and began turning up the
radio when asked to turn it down. The man also began rolling the window
up, when asked to roll it down