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Police Beat November 2006

11/30/06
According to police reports:
Danielle S. Clevenger, 23, of Prospect was arrested Wednesday at 8:24
a.m. in the 100 block of East Sixth Street on an outstanding warrant by
the Union County Sheriff's Office .
Police are investigating a suspicious condition involving two missing
teenage girls who reported Wednesday at 1:09 p.m. that they were raped
by two unknown males in Columbus. The report was referred to the
Columbus Police Department.
Wednesday at 9:22 a.m. a resident reported someone attempted to gain
entry through the rear door of his attached garage in the 500 block of
Timberview Drive, sometime between November 22 through November 27. No
entry was made into the building.
A 15-year-old female was charged with being unruly after becoming
verbally abusive to family members in Wednesday at 10:50 a.m. in the 500
block of S. Walnut Street.
A business in the 1200 block of West Fifth Street reported Wednesday at
11:39 a.m. that a customer rented a tile saw for one day on Oct. 25 and
has not returned it.
A resident in the 200 block of Southwood Drive reported Wednesday at
5:12 p.m. that the gas cap to her vehicle was stolen.
According to sheriff's reports:
Tuesday at 9:49 a.m. a resident in the 31000 block of Route 31 reported
she received a telephone call indicating someone had been trying to pick
up a household member's prescription without their permission. The
prescription was canceled prior to being received by anyone. The
incident remains under investigation.
According to OSP reports: No reports.

11/29/06
According to police reports:
Corman Barth Scranton III, 42, of 227 Caddie Drive was arrested and
charged with operating a vehicle intoxicated and failure to control his
car after a traffic stop in the 1100 block of Charles Lane Tuesday at 7:54 p.m.
A business in the 400 block of West Fifth Street reported that on Oct.
27 a person exchanged counterfeit Mexican pesos for cash. The report is
under investigation.
A resident in the 500 block of Buckeye Street reported Tuesday at 3 p.m.
that two former home care nurses may have stolen his ID card and opened
a Wal-Mart credit card account.
Tuesday at 6:07 p.m. a resident in the 400 block of East Seventh Street
reported that someone stole a purse from her car.
According to sheriff's reports:
Someone reportedly broke into a shed and car, stealing a $60 toolbox.
The incident was reported by a resident in the 7000 block of Montgomery
Drive Monday at 10:53 a.m.
Mark Warner, 18, of Richwood was charged with possession of marijuana
and drug paraphernalia after a traffic stop on Treaty Line Road at
Phelps Road Tuesday at 6:56 p.m.
Deputies are investigating threats a father made to his daughter's
boyfriend Tuesday at 8:12 p.m. in the 13000 block of U.S. 36.
A man reported to deputies that his girlfriend may commit suicide
Tuesday at 10:50 p.m. She was found reading a book at her home on Bear
Swamp Road and was not suicidal.
According to OSP reports: No reports.

11/28/06
According to police reports:
Child neglect charges are under review after a 17-year-old female was
reportedly kicked out of her home on South Walnut Street Monday at 1
p.m. The incident stemmed from an argument with her parents over the
weekend. The report has been referred to the Department of Human Services.
At 4 a.m. today in the 200 block of West Third Street, a 17-year-old
male reported that his mother and aunt have been intoxicated and making
conditions in the home difficult to live in.
Monday at 10 p.m. police responded to a report of a mentally disturbed
person in the 700 block of West Eighth Street. On the scene, a
13-year-old male was outside the home shouting. The case was referred to
Department of Human Services.
According to sheriff's reports:
Assault charges are pending against a 13-year-old Milford Center female
after she reportedly stabbed a 13-year-old Plain City male two times in
the arm with a pencil during a dispute at the Fairbanks Middle School
gymnasium Nov. 16 at 2:50 p.m. The incident was reported to police on
Nov. 22 at 8 a.m.
Ben Conrad, 31, of 216 N. Court St. and Larry Reisinger, 23, of Raymond
were both charged with one count of attempted theft. A man reported that
he witnessed two men loading his father's aluminum pile into a truck in
the 12000 block of Route 347 Tuesday at 12:37 p.m. The man called his
father, who told him the men did not have permission and asked that
charges be filed.
Charges are pending against a 25-year-old Mechanicsburg female after a
credit card was reportedly stolen out of an office drawer at a business
in the 24000 block of Honda Parkway Monday at 11:12 a.m. A look into the
history of charges made resulted in the pending charges against her.
A 34-year-old woman cited "religious reasons" for not filing assault
charges against her boyfriend after an argument in the 500 block of
Fourth Street in Unionville Center Monday at 12:15 p.m. Deputies arrived
on the scene to find visible injuries on her face and arms caused during
the fight and photographed the evidence as part of the report.
Deputies were called to investigate suspicious bags found along Rausch
Road Monday at 5:36 p.m. The bags contained deer carcasses, with
amputated legs and racks removed. Hunter littering is suspected, but the
case was referred to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources.
A deer tree stand was reported stolen from a property sometime between 3
and 4 p.m. Monday from the 32000 block of Shertzer Road.
According to OSP reports: No reports.

11/27/06
According to police reports:
For the second time teenage suspects broke into the former GI Plasteks
building and caused severe vandalism. Police reports show that Sunday at
5:30 p.m. officers were notified that two juveniles were witnessed
damaging the side of the building in the 600 block of Clymer Road.
According to the owners of the building, the teenagers who broke in
caused another estimated $20,000 in damages.
The vandalism comes just a few weeks after previous suspects broke into
the building, causing $20,000 in damages to walls and air conditioning
units. After breaking into the building, suspects used forklifts to
smash down garage doors and break into other buildings. While pursuing
the teenage suspects, a Marysville Police Department cruiser was
damaged. The owners of the building are asking parents or juveniles with
any information on the vandalism to come forward.
Cassie R. Sloan, 22, of 648 W. Third St. was arrested and charged for
criminal damaging and persistent disorderly conduct after an incident in
the 100 block of  North Main Street Saturday at 11:45 p.m. Sloan then
kicked out the window of a police cruiser as she was being arrested.
Deann L Partlow, 43, of 599 Kenny Lane was arrested and charged with
operating a vehicle intoxicated and driving with an open container of
alcohol after a traffic stop in the 1000 block of West Fifth Street Sunday at 4:15 a.m.
Sunday at 11:29 a.m. a resident reported discovering someone had entered
his car overnight and stole a wallet from the car parked in the 200 block of Todd Court.
Scott Ellinger, 35, of 625 Milford Ave. was arrested for domestic
violence after throwing a flashlight at his mother, which struck her in
the face Friday at 2:47 p.m. at his home.
Unknown suspect attempted to break into construction site trailers on
Creekview Drive this weekend.
Cash was stolen from a purse which an employee left in the break room at
the new McDonald's on Route 31 Friday.
A purse was reported stolen from a car Friday at 12:30 p.m. in the 300
block of Elwood Avenue.
According to sheriff's reports:
Elizabeth Carver, 30, of 14248 Pleasant Ridge Drive was arrested for two
counts of domestic violence Thursday at 10:05 a.m. in the 14000 block of
Pleasant Ridge Drive. Carver allegedly assaulted her boyfriend and her
mother during an argument. The two victims had suffered minor injuries
and had visible wounds.
Thursday at 1:44 p.m. a resident in the 23000 block of Route 47 reported
his keys possibly stolen after leaving them in the garage.
James Cox, 45, of 19560 Bear Swamp Road was charged with one count of
domestic violence after assaulting his ex-wife Friday at 10:26 a.m. at his home.
Mailbox vandalism was reported to have hit two neighborhoods Friday
night. Seven residential properties were struck in the 8000 block of
Long Road. Another two residences were hit the same night in the 21000
block of Paver Barnes Road.
Unknown suspects broke the window to a business in the 10000 block of
U.S. 47 Saturday at 11:20 p.m. Upon arrival, deputies found no one
inside and nothing has been reported stolen.
Deputies are investigating charges against a 67-year-old Marysville man
for obstructing official police business. He was allegedly involved in a
traffic crash on Coleman Brake Road on Nov. 5. He claimed to not be the
driver of the crash, although evidence indicates he may have been lying.
No charges have been filed at this time.
According to OSP reports: No reports.

11/22/06
According to police reports:
Brad L. Oneal, 27, of Columbus was arrested and charged with disorderly
conduct and Ray E. Hart, 38, of Meadows Drive was charged with
possession of drugs, possession of drug paraphernalia and disorderly
conduct Tuesday at 11:28 p.m. after a fight at a business in the 100
block of North Main Street.
A resident reported someone was illegally using their water at their
residence in the 1500 block of Rebecca Drive Tuesday at 12:57 p.m.
Numerous items, including a wallet with credit cards, was stolen out of
a car parked in the 400 block of Parkway Drive Monday night.
A resident reported felony theft after a power chair was stolen from
their patio area in the 300 block of Rosehill Drive Sunday night.
Monday at 6 p.m. a resident in the 400 block of South Oak Street
reported leaving a purse at a restaurant and discovering cash was
missing when it was located.
A business in the 300 block of North Main Street reported the theft of
cash and checks from over the weekend.
According to sheriff's reports:
Breaking and entering was reported Monday at 8:35 a.m. after someone
tried to gain entry into a storage area at a business in the 8000 block
of Memorial Drive. Video footage shows a man wearing khaki pants, and a
dark shirt with yellow lettering. He was driving a white older model
car. No entry was gained, but he damaged the lock on the door.
A car was reported stolen from a repair shop in the 24000 block of Honda
Parkway. The car was being repaired and was parked outside the building
on Nov. 15 and it was discovered missing on Nov. 16.
According to OSP reports: No reports

11/21/06
According to sheriff's reports:
Deputies are investigating a 37-year-old man for possible charges of
impersonating a police officer. A traffic stop was made Monday at 3:20
p.m. at an unreported location and the driver displayed a police officer
identification and badge to the officer, later to be discovered expired.
No charges were filed after two adult brothers were reportedly fighting
in the 7000 block of McKitrick Road Sunday at 8:26 p.m. Both had minor
injuries but did not wish to pursue charges.
A truck was reportedly keyed in the 13000 block of U.S. 36 East in Dover
Township Monday at 12:31 p.m.
No charges are being filed in a fight between a father and son that
became physical Monday at 12:14 a.m. in the 32000 block of Carter Road.
The son had knocked the father down during the argument.
According to OSP reports:
Erica Honerkamp, 33, of 22026 Boord Road was transported to Memorial
Hospital of Union County early Monday by emergency services after her
vehicle went off Route 245.
Monday at 6:50 a.m., Honerkamp was eastbound and passing slower traffic
when her vehicle went off the left side of the road before striking a fence and utility pole.
The vehicle received minor damage. Honerkamp was cited for failure to control.

11/20/06
According to police reports:
A woman reported witnessing her dog get abducted and then thrown out of
a van after the suspect left the area in the 100 block of Cottonwood Drive Friday at 4:30 p.m.
Friday at 11:38 a.m. a resident in the 900 block of West Fifth Street
reported theft of services after a neighbor used his household utilities without permission.
A retail store in the 800 block of Coleman's Crossing Boulevard reported
Friday at 11:56 a.m., implicating an employee in the theft of more than
$5,000 in merchandise from the company  The theft is currently under investigation.
Michael Showalter, 29, of 323 S. Walnut St., was arrested for assault
after an incident Friday at 7:18 p.m. when he fought with his estranged
girlfriend at a gas station in downtown Marysville.
A woman was transported to Memorial Hospital of Union County Friday at
11 p.m. after overdosing on medication and large amounts of alcohol in
the 700 block of Meadows Drive.
Fidel C. Hernandez, 22, of 203 1/2 Chestnut St., was arrested and
charged with domestic violence after a fight with his wife Saturday at 2:29 a.m.
A woman reported she woke up Saturday and discovered her vehicle
missing. The car also contained her purse and some cash. The theft is under investigation.
Matthew L. Miller, 24, of West Mansfield, was arrested for disorderly
conduct Sunday at 3:19 a.m. after he attempted to get inside a vehicle
on West Third Street and then ran down an alleyway.
On Sunday a resident reported his vehicle was damaged overnight in the
200 block of West Third Street.
James Douglass Maple, 29, of Springfield, was arrested for assault
Sunday at 4:52 a.m. after a fight with his girlfriend in the 200 block of Fairview Avenue.
Money was reported stolen from an unlocked car parked in the 600 block
of West Fifth Street Sunday at 9:14 a.m.
According to sheriff's reports:
Drug possession charges are pending against a 53-year-old man Thursday
at 11:07 a.m. in the 22000 block of Collins Road.
Fairbanks Elementary School in Milford Center reported the theft of $700
in fundraising money collected and ready for pickup Friday at 2:06 p.m.
The bags had been placed at several doors for pick up and several were missing.
Justin Goodwillie, 28, of 330 Scott Farm Boulevard, was arrested for
operating a vehicle intoxicated and driving outside of marked lanes
Saturday at 3:06 a.m. after a stop on U.S. 33 at U.S. 36.
Deputies responded to the 18000 block of Route 347 for a man allegedly
struck by a car Saturday at 12:56 p.m. On the scene a 20-year-old man
from Broadway claimed he was hit by a car traveling some 40 mph. The man
later admitted he made the story up in order to get back at his
girlfriend after an argument.
West Central Corrections Facility reported a 26-year-old man attempted
suicide by hanging himself with bedsheets Friday at 10:13 p.m. He was
transported by medics for care.
Deputies are investigating incidents involving a neighbor killing
another neighbor's cats, as reported Friday at 7:10 p.m. in the 25000
block of Storms Road.
Juvenile assault charges are pending against a 17-year-old male inmate
of Central Ohio Youth Center Saturday at 9:14 p.m. after he reportedly
punched a 14-year-old male inmate in the face.
A resident in the 22000 block of Mackadow Road reported she was
contacted by her credit card company about the illegal purchase of $452
in books from an online business Sunday at 12:44 p.m. The woman
reportedly did not suffer any monetary loss because the theft was caught.
Deputies are investigating possible domestic violence charges after a
man and his ex-wife claimed the other physically assaulted them during a
custody exchange Sunday at 6:54 p.m. in the 19000 block of Collins Road.
According to OSP reports:
Matthew Vroman, 25, of Hilliard, was arrested Saturday at 7:44 p.m. for
operating a vehicle intoxicated after a traffic stop on U.S. 33.

11/17/06
According to police reports:
Spencer A. Moffitt, 24, of 1047 Creekview Drive was arrested Thursday at
7:29 a.m. for driving under suspension after a traffic stop in the area of Valley Drive.
Herman J. Niehaus, 40, of 612 W. Third St. was arrested on an
outstanding warrant for failing to appear out of Municipal Court.
A bike was found by a resident in the 100 block of Willow Drive Thursday at 12:52 p.m.
A resident in the 400 block of Maranatha Drive reports receiving
unwanted phone calls. The report was filed Thursday at 2:35 p.m.
A resident in the 200 block of north Cherry Street reports that her
husband is missing after locating his abandoned vehicle on Route 245. He
is described as a male wearing blue jeans, blue long-sleeve shirt,
Carhardt bib overalls and a Lobe blue ball cap. The report was filed
Thursday at 4 p.m.
A resident of the Meadows Drive apartments reports that her 10-year-old
son was strong armed at the bus stop and his cell phone was taken from
him. The matter is under investigation and was filed Thursday at 5:27 p.m.
A portable police radio from an unknown agency was recovered from a
business in the 15000 block of Route 36 Thursday at 6:38 p.m.
A resident in the 500 block of North Main Street reported that his 1982
Honda motorcycle was damaged sometime between June 1 to July 4. The
complaint was filed Thursday at 9:06 p.m.
Laura D. Davisson, 34, 416 Emmaus Road, was arrested and charged with
operating a vehicle while intoxicated and marked lanes following a
traffic stop on U.S. 33 at Route 4. The complaint was filed Thursday at 10:53 p.m.
Richard D. Ambrose, 69, 18105 Route 4, was arrested and charged with
operating a vehicle while intoxicated following a traffic stop in the
400 block of North Main Street. The report was filed today at 1:28 a.m.
According to sheriff reports:
A Raymond business in the 21000 block of Main Street reports that an
individual in a white, full-size van paid for one bag of softener and
loaded five bags. The value was listed at $25. The incident occurred
Thursday at 11:16 a.m.
A torch gauge assembly was removed from a residential property in the
16000 block of Fish Daum Road Thursday at 8:40 p.m. The value was listed at $250.
According to OSP reports:
Brian Windle, 29, of Urbana was charged with OVI Thursday at 5:26 p.m.
after his northwestbound vehicle went off the right side of Route 736,
through a ditch and struck a fence.

11/16/6
According to police reports:
The Columbus Police Department is investigating the incidents that led
up to a 34-year-old man who entered the Memorial Hospital of Union
County emergency room with a gunshot wound to the knee Wednesday at 8:06
a.m. The wound reportedly occurred in Columbus.
Cody J. Long, 22, of 40 Woodcrest Drive was arrested and charged with
driving under suspension, possession of drugs and two counts of
possession of drug paraphernalia after a traffic stop on South Maple
Street today at 12:39 a.m.
A 16-year-old male reported that his father kicked him out of his home
in the 1400 block of Creekview Drive Wednesday at 8:20 p.m. after an
argument with his step-mother.
A female resident of DeGraff reported that a male resident of Galloway
talked her into opening a checking account at a business in the 400
block of West Fifth Street in order to deposit Mexican pesos Wednesday at 6:19 p.m.
Wednesday at 4:26 p.m. a man in the 18000 block of Boerger Road reported
that someone placed two dead raccoons on his driveway.
Police are investigating a report of a 14-year-old female in the 200
block of West Third Street who claimed that her mother was intoxicated
and had become verbally and physically abusive Wednesday at 11:55 a.m.
Three females were reportedly involved in a fight at the Marysville High
School Tuesday at 10:15 a.m. As a result, a 15-year-old Marysville
female was cited for assault and disorderly conduct and suspended from
school. She had allegedly started the fight with the two other females, ages 17 and 14.
According to sheriff's reports:
A 13-year-old male and a 12-year-old male reported separate incidents of
a 13-year-old female who assaulted them Monday at 9:30 a.m. at Fairbanks
Middle School. Two juvenile assault charges are pending against the female suspect.
A home in the 32000 block of Route 37 was forcibly entered Tuesday at
3:39 p.m. and a total of $765 in weapons were stolen.
Aggravated burglary was reported Tuesday at 7:43 p.m. after someone
entered a home in the 15000 block of Fish Daum Road and stole $650 in
weapons while two residents were asleep inside.
Wednesday at 4:55 a.m. a 17-year-old Delaware County inmate of the
Central Ohio Youth Center on Route 4 was found in possession of drug paraphernalia.
Two Central Ohio Youth Center staff members reported being assaulted by
a 15-year-old female Wednesday.
According to OSP reports: No reports.

11/15/06
According to police reports:
Stacey L. Chenault, 31, of Mechanicsburg, was charged with domestic
violence following a physical altercation with her 16-year-old daughter
while in the 700 block of North Maple Street Tuesday at 8:54 p.m.
A 15-year-old female was charged with assault and disorderly conduct
following a physical altercation with two other females, ages 14 and 17,
while at the Marysville High School Tuesday at 10:37 a.m.
Tuesday at 11:40 a.m. a 14-year-old male was charged with disorderly
conduct and unruly juvenile behavior following an incident at the
Marysville Middle School.
A resident in the 900 block of West Fifth Street reported that a male
suspect stole a money order from her residence and then attempted to
cash it at a bank in the 200 block of West Fifth Street Tuesday at 1:15 p.m.
A 14-year-old male was reported missing following an argument with his
mother in the 200 block of West Third Street Tuesday at 9:05 p.m. The
male left the residence without his parent's permission.

11/14/06
According to police reports:
An abandoned warehouse and another outbuilding in the 600 block of
Clymer Road were vandalized sometime over the weekend. Severe damage was
reportedly caused to the interior of the building, after suspects drove
forklifts into objects. The building was previously occupied by GI Plasteks.
Pamela S. Schenk, 58, of Magnetic Springs was arrested for operating a
vehicle intoxicated after a traffic stop on North Main Street in Marysville Monday at 2:26 a.m.
Mitchell T. Wirtz, 18, of 1463 Sassafras Lane was charged with domestic
violence after he was witnessed assaulting his mother Monday at 9:30 p.m. near his home.
Drug abuse was reported after a man from the 600 block of West Third
Street was transported to Memorial Hospital of Union County for a
possible overdose Monday at 4:40 p.m. The incident is currently under investigation.
A vehicle parked in the 1100 block of Charles Lane was scraped on Monday
by an unknown person.
Monday at 4 p.m. a 14-year-old female was caught stealing snack food
from a business in the 600 block of West Third Street.
A resident in the 500 block of North Main Street reported his mother
took cash and used his car without permission Monday at 5:34 p.m.
Charges for unauthorized use of a motor vehicle are under investigation.
A bike was reported stolen from a front porch of a home in the 500 block
of North Main Street Monday at 5:34 p.m.
A woman reported being assaulted by her estranged husband during a
custody exchange Monday at 6:30 p.m. in the 500 block of Wagon Wheel Lane.
Monday at 8:57 p.m. a bike was stolen while the owner was visiting a
friend in the 500 block of Amrine Mill Road.
According to sheriff's reports:
Sometime over the weekend unknown suspects broke into a trailer in the
8000 block of Estates Parkway in Plain City and stole $2,000 in tools and equipment.
Monday at 1:41 p.m. a resident in the 21000 block of Liberty West Road
reported the theft of a briefcase containing about $1,000 in jewelry.
Suspects in the theft filed a counter report that items had been stolen
from them by the woman who reported the jewelry theft.
According to OSP reports:
Driver Kevin Hamilton, 27, of 122 S. Walnut St. apt. A was charged with
operating a vehicle intoxicated, failure to maintain control of his car
and a seatbelt violation Monday at 11 p.m. Hamilton was reportedly
driving south on Route 37 when he lost control and went off the left
side of the roadway and collided into a brick garage building in
Leesburg Township. Hamilton was transported by medics to Ohio State
University Hospital with serious injures.
One person was injured in a two-car crash Saturday at 7:40 p.m. on Route
31 at Echo Drive. Driver Victoria Lemaster, 31, of 23589 East Street in
Broadway was driving southbound on Route 31 when driver Wesley Allen,
18, of 610 E. Sixth St. drove into her path. Allen was headed north on
Route 31 when he attempted to turn left onto Echo Drive. Lemaster was
injured in the collision and transported by Marysville medics to
Memorial Hospital of Union County. Allen was cited for failure to yield
to oncoming traffic.

11/13/06
According to police reports:
Police are investigating a possible arson which involved a dumpster set
on fire at the Elmwood Villa apartments on Allenby Drive Saturday at midnight.
Friday at 3:50 p.m. a 68-year-old man was found to have committed
suicide by hanging in the 700 block of Kentucky Circle.
Carlyle Randle, 19, of Canton was arrested for possession of drug
paraphernalia after a traffic stop on U.S. 33 Sunday at 10:53 p.m.
Russell Walker, 18, of Canton was arrested for possession of drugs after
a traffic stop on U.S. 33 in the same stop.
A bike was reported stolen from a front porch Friday in the 100 block of
West Sixth Street.
Unauthorized use of a motor vehicle charges are under review after a
woman reported her estranged boyfriend took her car after an argument
Saturday at 12:40 a.m. The boyfriend was found with the car by another
police agency.
A resident in the 400 block of West Third Street came home at 12:41 a.m.
Saturday and discovered his front door had been kicked in.
A woman in the 500 block of North Main Street reported her son and a
family member had used her credit card without permission Saturday at 5:21 p.m.
A resident from the 100 block of First Street reported the rear window
of his car was broken out while driving on Third Street Saturday at 7:05 p.m.
A 17-year-old male from the Meadows Apartment Complex was found
intoxicated Sunday at 12:08 a.m. The male was transported by medics to
Memorial Hospital of Union County and was charged with underage consumption.
Sunday at 2:25 a.m. a 14-year-old male was charged with violating curfew
after he was found on West Third Street.
Prescription medication was reported stolen from a residence in the 400
block of Windmill Drive Sunday at 4:30 p.m.
No charges have been filed in a report of domestic violence Sunday at
5:30 p.m. after a man was reportedly struck in the head by his wife in
the 500 block of London Avenue.
According to sheriff's reports:
A sexual assault report is currently under investigation, involving an
intoxicated 36-year-old female victim. Deputies responded to East Park
Street in Magnetic Springs Saturday at 7:09 p.m. The woman was
transported by medics the Grady Memorial Hospital for care.
Three five-gallon cans full of gasoline were stolen from a property in
the 21000 block of Liberty West Road Friday.
Sunday at 1:05 p.m. a resident in the 7000 block of Industrial Parkway
reported his car window was smashed out and tools were stolen. The theft
caused $200 in damages and $200 worth of tools were stolen.
Christopher D. Wells, 36, of Mechanicsburg was cited for violating a
temporary protection order filed against him by his wife as a result of
a previous domestic violence incident in Madison County. Sunday at 12:02
p.m. Wells was found driving in a car with his wife on Route 38 at Streng Road.
Sunday at 3:57 p.m. a father took his 11-year-old son to the sheriff's
office to receive charges for unruly theft after the male stole $85 from
him. The male had also stolen a Game Boy video player from another
student on his school bus.
A 17-year-old male filed an assault report Sunday at 8:50 p.m. after he
claims he was struck by a Central Ohio Youth Center staff member. The
charges are currently under investigation.
A total of $528 in tools were stolen from a car parked in the 8100 block
of Business Way in Jerome Township Thursday night.
A 1994 Mercury Cougar was stolen Friday as the owner left his car
running in order to retrieve a dog at the rear of his property. The car
was later recovered on Liberty West Road.
No charges have been filed against a man who drove his car through a hay
field in the 27000 block of Newton Perkins Road Saturday at 3 a.m. The
field owner and the driver have worked out payments to repair the ruts
caused by the car.
According to OSP reports:
Jason Swisher, 27, of 1253 Valley Drive was charged with operating a
vehicle intoxicated after a traffic stop on Route 31 Saturday at 2:35 a.m.

11/10/06
According to police reports:
James D. Thoburn, 32, of 437 E. Ninth St. was arrested and charged with
open container and public indecency in the 100 block of East Fifth
Street Thursday at 6:59 p.m. Thoburn was witnessed urinating in public
and exposing his buttocks.
Two children playing in the 600 block of Allenby Drive were reportedly
involved in a dispute, after four other children allegedly put an soft
air gun to their heads and pointed a bow and arrow at them Thursday.
A resident in the 1300 block of Woodline Drive reported Thursday that
his mailbox was smashed sometime overnight.
A 19-year-old female resident of Butternut Drive was reported missing
Thursday at 11:11 a.m. She has not been heard from since 9:30 p.m. on
Wednesday. The report is under investigation.
A business in the 1000 block of Delaware Avenue reported that a male
customer wrote a bad check for $1001.10 to purchase a generator Thursday.
In the 18200 block of Timber Trails a resident reported on Thursday that
his mother-in-law has been harassing him and his wife. He reported it
has happened in the past.
A man has reportedly been writing bad checks on a closed account. A
business in the 1000 block of West Fifth Street reported the offenses to
police Thursday at 1:50 p.m.
A 14-year-old female was reportedly choked by her step-father at the
corner of Tulip and Aspen drives Thursday at 3:59 p.m. The report is
currently under investigation.
Two tires were reportedly slashed on a car parked in the 100 block of
Second Street over Thursday night.
A stereo was stolen out of a car parked in the 100 block of Second Street overnight Thursday.
According to sheriff's reports:
No charges have been filed Thursday after a female resident on State
Street in Milford Center found a school-owned laptop computer in her 16-year-old daughter's bedroom.
According to OSP reports: No reports.

11/9/06
According to police reports:
One person was injured in a two-car crash Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. in
Marysville. Driver Carl G. Tucker, 69, of Zanesville was headed west on
U.S. 33 at Route 4 when his car became disabled. Tucker pulled off the
road and started the car up again. As he began to merge back onto U.S.
33 he pulled in front of driver Richard P. Lehwald Jr., 53, of
Cridersville. Lehwald struck Tucker's car in the back end. Lehwald was
injured in the crash and was transported by Marysville medics to
Memorial Hospital of Union County. Tucker was cited for failure to drive in marked lanes.
A four-year-old female was reportedly examined at a Virginia hospital
regarding a past incident in which her step-father allegedly sexually
assaulted her while she was on summer vacation. The alleged sexual
assault occurred in the 600 block of West Third Street sometime between
June 15 and Aug. 19.
An unknown person reportedly used a debit card belonging to a resident
in the 300 block of West Ninth Street to make on-line purchases sometime
between Nov. 4 and 8.
A business in the 800 block of East Fifth Street allegedly wrote a bad
check to a company in Pennsylvania. The incident occurred on Sept. 6 and
PA company requested charges.
Three rose bushes were reportedly dug up in front of a school house
Wednesday night at a church in the 1000 block of North Maple Street by an unknown person.
Paul E. York, Jr., 42, of 109 Papaya Drive was arrested today at 4:21
a.m. on an outstanding warrant from Marysville Municipal Court.
According to sheriff's reports:
Taryne Wiertel, 19, of 14002 Oxford Drive charged with underage
possession/consumption of alcohol today at 4:25 a.m. Deputies responded
to the 14000 block of Oxford Drive after she was reportedly intoxicated and causing trouble.
According to OSP reports: No reports.

11/8/06
According to police reports:
The rear window of a car was broken out Monday night in the 300 block of Chestnut Street.
Police are investigating possible child abuse after a 3-year-old male on
Grove Street was discovered to have repeated burns on his lower right
leg Tuesday at 11 a.m.
A 12-year-old male reported that his 22-year-old sister held a knife to
his throat Tuesday at 1:15 p.m. in the 500 block of Amrine Mill Road.
The report is currently under investigation.
A resident in the 1100 block of Rosewood Drive discovered the rear door
had been forced open Tuesday at 2:33 p.m. The door frame and trim were
damaged. No items have been reported missing at this time.
Brandy M. Hudson, 24, of 181 Grove St. was arrested on an outstanding
warrant from Champaign County while in the 900 block of London Avenue
Tuesday at 3:29 p.m.
A 14-year-old female was reported as unruly while in the care of her
grandparent on West Third Street Monday at 3:35 p.m.
Matthew E. Nolting, 17, of 674 W. Third St. was arrested in the 100
block of East Sixth Street Tuesday at 10:32 p.m. on an outstanding
warrant from Union County.
According to sheriff's reports:
A resident in the 8000 block of Hyland Croy Road reported finding a dead
cat on his property, shot through the back with an arrow on Tuesday. The
cat had no ownership tags.
No charges were filed after a 23-year-old Chillicothe woman was found
extremely intoxicated by her sister on South Mill Street in Milford
Center Sunday at 4:51 a.m. The woman was transported to Memorial
Hospital of Union County for care.
Graffiti was discovered spray painted onto the roadway on North Main
Street in Magnetic Springs Monday at 1:25 p.m.

11/7/06
According to police reports:
Daniel L. Miller, 27, of Columbus was arrested on outstanding warrants
and charged with attempting to obtain prescription drugs while a patient
at Memorial Hospital of Union County Monday at 8:20 a.m.
A resident reported someone tossed a pumpkin through the rear window of
his car sometime overnight Monday in the 500 block of North Main Street.
Monday night a large piece of asphalt was thrown into the window of a
car parked in the 400 block of North Main Street.
Crystal Goodson, 41, of 22976 Raymond Road was arrested on an
outstanding warrant in the 600 block of Kenny Lane.
Monday night someone damaged a car parked in the Community Market
parking lot, while trying to steal a stereo inside. The stereo was not taken.
According to sheriff's reports:
Some $200 in damages were caused after a person used a BB gun to shoot
at numerous windows on a home in the 22000 block of Treaty Line Road Saturday night.
An obscenity was spray painted on a stop sign on Corona Lane in Jerome
Township sometime on Monday.
According to OSP reports: No reports.

11/6/06
According to police reports:
One person was injured in a single car crash Saturday at 6:57 a.m.
Driver Martey L. Shelton, 41, of 1808 Deer Crossing was driving on U.S.
33 at Waldo Road when he swerved right and struck the side of a bridge,
then swerved and struck a guardrail which caused a flat tire. Extensive
front damage was caused to the vehicle. Shelton was injured and
transported by medics to Memorial Hospital of Union County. He was cited
for failure to control his car.
One person was injured in a crash Sunday at 10:11 a.m. Driver James R.
McComas, 46, of 414 S. Main St. was traveling on Allenby Drive when he
reportedly suffered a seizure and lost control of the car. He went off
the left side of the road, into a yard and parking lot, then struck a
utility pole. McComas was transported to Memorial Hospital of Union
County for care and his female passenger was not injured.
Shaun S. Kinn, 25, of Dublin was arrested for operating a vehicle
intoxicated and driving under suspension after a traffic stop on Route 4
Sunday at 2:35 a.m.
A man reported Sunday that his estranged girlfriend used his credit card
without his permission while she was moving out of his residence in the
700 block of Quail Hollow Drive.
Two 15-year-old females reported a physical altercation at the hands of
their step father Sunday at 3:19 p.m. in the 1500 block of Rebecca
Drive. The step-father had not been located at the time of the report.
Three 14-year-old males were arrested for criminal trespassing Sunday at
8 p.m. after they were caught on the roof of a business in the 500 block of London Avenue.
A cutting torch and oxygen tanks were stolen from a property in the 500
block of North Main Street Friday at 12:30 p.m. after a storage unit was broken into.
A 14-year-old male is under investigation after he allegedly struck a
14-year-old female schoolmate while riding the bus home Friday at 6:30 p.m.
Two male juveniles were witnessed stealing cigarettes from a convenient
store in the 500 block of South Maple Street Friday at 9:06 p.m. The
juveniles fled the scene before they were identified.
A grocery store in the 500 block of West Fifth Street reported the
possibility that alcohol was stolen after suspicious behavior by a male
customer Friday at 10:11 p.m. The incident is under investigation.
Joshua Blinn, 28, of 122 S. Walnut St. was arrested on a warrant out of
Marysville Municipal Court Friday at 11:29 p.m.
Criminal damaging charges are pending against a 25-year-old man after he
reportedly kicked the door to a woman's home and became physical with
another woman in the 50 block of Cypress Drive Saturday at 3:03 a.m.
An X-Box and various video games were stolen by a family member Saturday
at 11 a.m. in the 400 block of Allenby Drive.
A resident in the 1800 block of Chiprock Drive reported finding fecal
matter smeared on the garage Saturday at 11:50 a.m.
A man reported that money was stolen from him while at a bar in the 100
block of North Main Street Saturday at 1:47 a.m.
According to sheriff's reports:
A resident on East Park Street in Magnetic Springs reported someone
entered the home through an unlocked screen door Saturday. Nothing was reported stolen.
Numerous property owners reported someone hit their homes with a paint
ball gun in northwestern Union County Friday between midnight and 4 a.m.
Areas hit were Yoakum, Osbourne, Shertzer and Black roads.
Deputies responded to the 18000 block of Route 31 Sunday for a man
standing in a yard holding a large knife to his chest with both hands.
At one point the man knelt down and put down the knife and deputies used
the Taser weapon to subdue him. No charges have been filed in the incident.
A house was reportedly egged, hit with water balloons and paint ball in
the 21000 block of Hoover Bault Road Friday night.
Miscellaneous items were stolen from a golf course vendor in the 13000
block of Route 38 Saturday night to Sunday morning.
Firearms, cash and an air compressor were reported stolen after a
breaking and entering incident was reported from a home in the 21000
block of Liberty West Road sometime between Sept. 3 and Sunday.
Keith D. McCoy, 20, 31727 Hamilton Road was arrested for driving under
suspension, reckless operation, running stop signs, and failure to
control his vehicle Saturday at 1:59 a.m. A deputy observed a man riding
a red ATV through an alleyway on Grove Street. The driver ran a stop
sign and then ignored the cruiser lights when the deputy attempted to
pull him over. The man rode the ATV northbound in the alley then cut
across a field and struck a pole laying on the ground. The pole caused
the vehicle to roll over and a medic squad was called for his injuries.
A resident came to the Union County Sheriff's Office to report the
possible physical abuse of a 4-year-old female which occurred on Friday
in the 11000 block of U.S. 36.
According to OSP reports: No reports.

11/3/06
According to police reports:
David Sawyer, 36, of 173 Northcrest Drive was charged with possession of
an open container of alcohol after a traffic stop in the 14200 block of
Industrial Parkway Thursday at 3:01 p.m.
A young male on a bike fell into the side of a van parked at a business
in the 100 block of East Fifth Street Thursday at 5 p.m. The male then fled the scene.
A resident in the 300 block of South Maple Street reportedly received a
suspicious phone call advising she had won $750,000 and was then
requested to send $1,500 for insurance purposes to an address in Canada
Thursday at 6:25 p.m. The resident was advised to disregard the call.
Spencer A. Moffitt, 24, of 1047 Creekview Drive was arrested and charged
with driving under suspension and drug abuse after a traffic stop on
Route 31 at Mill Road Thursday at 7:29 p.m.
Matthew R. Todhunter, 18, of 180 Northcrest Drive was charged with drug
abuse after a traffic stop on East Plum Street Thursday at 9:40 p.m. He
was in possession of marijuana and a small prescription pill.
According to sheriff's reports: No reports.
According to OSP reports: No reports.

11/2/06
According to police reports:
Joshua E. Blinn, 28, of 122 S. Walnut St. was charged with assault
Wednesday at 1:08 a.m. Later in the day police conducted a search
warrant on his home. As a result, Blinn was also charged with possession
of drug paraphernalia after items were found. Part of the investigation
involved a pit bull dog Blinn possibly used for the assault. The dog was
not found in the home.
A business in the 100 block of Emmaus Road reported an unknown person
broke one window on the east side of the building and attempted to break
the south side door window with a concrete block sometime over Tuesday night.
An unknown person reportedly obtained the credit card information from a
customer of a business in the 1100 block of West Fifth Street. The
person used the information to make unauthorized purchases in California
sometime between Oct. 30 and Wednesday.
According to sheriff's reports: No reports.

11/1/06
 
According to sheriff's reports:
Tuesday at 12:21 p.m. Brian Groves, 40, of Richwood was arrested for two
counts of driving under suspension, speeding and making false statements
to an officer. A deputy observed a car speeding on Route 4 at Kiser
Road. The driver tried to flee the area and elude the stop. The car was
later found and pulled over. Groves then made false statements about
himself, also denying he was the speeding driver.
Edward Snyder, 50, 13436 U.S. 36 was arrested Tuesday at 6:32 p.m. for
disorderly conduct for public intoxication after he was found staggering
along U.S. 36 east of Marysville. When confronted by the deputy he became belligerent.
Deputies responded to the 24000 block of Lunda Road Tuesday at 8:50 p.m.
for a burglary alarm. No suspects were in the home at the time, but a
jar containing some $500 in cash had been stolen.
According to police reports:
A suspected abduction turned out to be nothing after an incident in the
16000 block of Allenby Drive today at 12:51 a.m. An unknown male
reported seeing a female duct taped in the back of a blue van, while at
a business in the area. After investigating, the van was found at a
business in Columbus and the driver and passenger were reportedly fine.
No female was found.
A 26-year-old female was found unresponsive in the 1000 block of Collins
Avenue Tuesday at 10:37 p.m. The woman allegedly took extra prescription
medication. She soon responded to officers and was transported to
Memorial Hospital of Union County for care.
An unknown person drove a car off the street and into the front yard of
a residence in the 100 block of Fairview Avenue Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. The
car caused large ruts in the yard.
Tiffany D. Drumm, 23, of 332 1/2 W. Seventh St. was arrested today at
2:47 a.m. on an outstanding warrant out of Marysville Municipal Court
while in the 100 block of East Sixth Street.
Daniel J. Urban, 30, of 836 Collins Ave. was arrested today at 3:18 a.m.
and charged with disorderly conduct intoxication after he was found
extremely intoxicated on West Fifth Street.
Joshua E. Blinn, 28, of 122 S. Walnut St. was arrested today at 4:22
a.m. for assault and drug paraphernalia after an incident at his home.
According to OSP reports: No reports.
 

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