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Police Beat January 2008

 

01/31/08
According to police reports:
Joyce A. McCarty, 42, of Magnetic Springs was arrested Wednesday at
4:45 p.m. for theft, after passing the cash register area with items she had not paid for.

A resident on Windsor Court reported to police Wednesday that
someone might be trying to hurt her.
The police department’s K-9 unit assisted the Union County Sheriff’s Office
with a traffic stop on Beecher Gamble Road Wednesday at 10:50 a.m.
Someone reportedly shot paint balls at a business in the 15000 block
of Watkins Road Wednesday morning.
According to sheriff’s reports:
Quenton Robinson, 32, of Ft. Wayne, Indiana was arrested today at 12:35
a.m. for possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia after a traffic stop on U.S. 33 at U.S. 42.
According to OSP reports: No reports.

01/30/08
According to police reports:
One person was injured in a two-car crash that occurred Tuesday
at 6:34 p.m. in Marysville.
Driver Carey D. Hartranft, 19, of Pennsylvania, was headed northeast
on U.S. 36 east and attempted to turn left onto U.S. 33 west. Meanwhile,
driver Azia Alexander, 17, of Raymond, was headed southwest on U.S. 36
east crossing the intersection of U.S. 36 east on the ramp to U.S. 33 west.
Hartranft reportedly turned into the path of Alexander’s car and collided.
Hartranft was cited for failure to yield on a left-hand turn. Alexander suffered
injuries in the crash and was transported to Memorial Hospital of Union County
by Marysville medics. Each vehicle had one other passenger and neither were injured.
Jodi L. Bender, 40, of 986 Coventry Place Apt. C, was arrested Tuesday at
2:17 p.m. on an outstanding warrant for failure to appear in court for an OVI charge.
A business in the 600 block of Coleman’s Crossing Boulevard reported Tuesday
at 9:18 a.m. the theft of $1,100 from a business account.
A resident on Hemlock Drive reported that his home and car were shot
with paint balls Tuesday night, which caused damage.
A resident in the 1000 block of Milford Avenue reported that a DVD
and a Play Station 2 game were stolen Tuesday by unknown suspects.
According to sheriff’s reports:
A digital camera valued at $149, was reported stolen from a residence
in the 14000 block of County Home Road sometime at the end of the year.
A total of $49 was stolen out of a bank account from a resident in the
22000 block of North Darby Coe Road Tuesday.
Michael Redmon, 22, of Richwood, was arrested for OVI Tuesday at
9:03 p.m. after his vehicle was found crashed in a ditch near Route 37.
According to OSP reports: No reports.

01/29/08
According to police reports:
A pool cue stick, valued at $450, had previously been reported stolen and
was found at a business in the 500 block of North Main Street Monday at 10:29 a.m.
An unknown person broke into a vacant apartment in the 900 block
of West Fifth Street Monday at 11:29 a.m.
Monday at 4:21 p.m. a resident in the 600 block of Milford Avenue
reported that his ex-girlfriend’s 7-year-old son inappropriately touched his 4-year-old son Monday.
A 16-year-old resident in the 1200 block of London Avenue reported
receiving threatening phone calls and text messages from her former boyfriend’s sister Monday.
A 14-year-old female was charged with running away from home while
under house arrest after she left her home after an argument with her mother Monday at 6:17 p.m.
Brandis J. Showalter, 20, of 323 S. Walnut St. was arrested Monday
at 10:35 p.m. and charged with violation of a protection order, after a
domestic dispute during which she allowed her husband into the residence.
Oaschia Y. Cross, 21, of 1407 Cinnamon Drive was charged with driving
under suspension, after a traffic stop Monday at 1:20 a.m. on Palm Drive at Damascus Road.
According to sheriff’s reports:
Two unknown pills were found on an inmate at West Central in the
18000 block of Route 4 Saturday. No charges have been filed and
the pills are being investigated.
Construction tools valued at $3,699 were stolen after someone broke
into a business in the 13000 block of Bell Road Monday morning.
Someone reportedly drove into a yard in the 17000 block of Waldo
Road, causing $300 in damages to a pair of pear trees.
According to OSP reports: No reports.

01/28/08
According to police reports:
A resident in the 1700 block of Damos Way reported Friday at 1:45 p.m.
that her daughter took her debit card and has been withdrawing cash without permission.
A business in the 100 block of West Fifth Street reported Friday at
2:19 p.m. that a woman attempted to make a loan payment by using
someone else’s bank account information. William T. Mason, 44, of 1528
Rebecca Drive was arrested and charged with operating a vehicle intoxicated,
after a traffic stop on North Maple Street at Elwood Avenue Saturday at 1:46 a.m.
A resident in the 1500 block of Collins Avenue reported that a man
driving a blue Honda Civic damaged his lawn Saturday.
A man shopping at a business Saturday in the 500 block of Coleman’s
Crossing Boulevard reported that another man threatened to hit him.
Saturday at 10:08 p.m. a business in the 300 block of West Fifth Street
reported that an employee has been taking scratch-off lottery tickets without paying for them.
Ian A. Higginbotham, 17, of 20847 Westlake Lee Road was charged
with possession of drugs Saturday at 2:22 a.m.
David Deskins, 34, of 13966 Pleasant Ridge Drive was arrested Sunday
at 2:29 a.m. on an outstanding warrant while in the 100 block of North Main Street.
A resident in the 300 block of Wilderness Road reported Sunday that
he received a $2,000 check for a ticket he had for sale on the Internet
for $40. Police officers found this to be a money transfer scam.
A resident in the 600 block of Allenby Drive reported Sunday at 3:53
p.m. that she has been receiving unwanted phone calls from her husband who is incarcerated.
Anthony W. Redding, 38, of 218 Cypress Drive was arrested Sunday at
4:10 p.m. and charged with felonious assault after he struck his girlfriend
during a fight, causing her numerous injuries.
Sunday at 4:20 p.m. a resident in the 600 block of Allenby Drive
reported that his 2001 Dodge Neon was stolen from his property.
According to sheriff’s reports:
Nadean Daniel, 35, of 583 Rosehill Drive was arrested for speeding,
falsification, driving under suspension, operating a vehicle intoxicated,
high blood alcohol levels, having an open container of alcohol and possession
of drug paraphernalia. Daniel was pulled over on Route 4 in Leesburg Township
and provided false information to deputies. Theft charges are also under
investigation, after several packages of meat were found inside the car.
Barbara Pate, 40, of Milford Center was charged with writing bad checks
in the amount of $185 in the 21000 block of Route 347 Saturday at 11:45 a.m.
A boat, valued at $150, was stolen from the 19000 block of Middleburg Plain City Road Friday.
Kevin Cheesman, 43, of Dublin was arrested for operating a vehicle
intoxicated, high blood alcohol levels and parking in a roadway.
On Saturday at 1:27 a.m. deputies investigated a possible domestic violence
incident on U.S. 33 at U.S. 42 and found the car parked in the roadway.
Antwuan Ballio, 21, of Milford Center was arrested for persistent disorderly
conduct Saturday at 2:33 a.m. Deputies had responded to Reed Street in Milford
Center for a possible fight, which turned out to be several men in an apartment
making loud noise. While deputies were there to investigate, Ballio left the apartment
and began pounding on a neighbor’s apartment door, making threats.
According to OSP reports: No injury crashes in Union County.

01/25/08
According to police reports:
Thursday at 4:15 p.m. a North Maple Street resident reported that
someone stole his son’s mini-motorcycle.
A resident of Rebecca Drive reported that an unknown suspect turned
on his outside water spigot, which was discovered Thursday at 4:30 p.m.
He does not know how long it had been left on.
Thursday at 6:35 p.m. a resident on West Seventh Street reported that
several of his checks have been used at a business in Columbus and on
North Main Street without his permission.
Anthony K. Decol, 22, of Westerville, was arrested Thursday at
9:37 p.m. for possession of drugs after a stop on U.S. 33.
Kevin C. Young, 22, of Urbana, was arrested today at 1:15 a.m. for
driving under suspension and having expired license plates after a stop on West Fifth Street.
According to OSP reports: No reports.

01/24/08
According to police reports:
The Union County Department of Jobs and Family Services reported Tuesday to
deputies that welfare fraud had been traced to two known Marysville residents. No
charges were listed in the report. A resident on Tulip Drive reported that her
roommate swallowed pills in an attempted suicide Wednesday. A customer reported
that she left her purse Wednesday morning at a business on Charles Lane and when
she returned it was gone. The purse was later located.
A North Lewisburg resident reported Wednesday at 12:32 p.m. that property
was stolen from a bank foreclosure home.
A North Main Street resident reported identity theft Wednesday at 1:29 p.m.
A Shellbark Drive resident reported identity theft Wednesday at 6:52 p.m.
Charles A. Richardson, 27, of 1848 Deer Crossing Drive, was arrested on
an outstanding warrant issued by the Union County Sheriff’s Office Wednesday.
Roger C. Peppers, 26, of Columbus, was arrested Wednesday at 10:09 p.m. for
driving under suspension and possession of drugs after a traffic stop on U.S. 33.
Dustin G. Dauber, 19, of 9781 Harriott Road, was arrested for possession of drugs
and possession of drug paraphernalia after a stop on East Fifth Street today at 1:46 a.m.
According to sheriff’s reports:
Charges are pending against a 17-year-old Marysville male for drug possession.
Another male was driving his car and was pulled over by deputies Wednesday at
9:33 p.m. on Watkins Road and an Oxycontin pill was found inside the car. The
17-year-old male reportedly admitted the pill was his.
A car tire was slashed Wednesday at 7:54 p.m. in the 31000 block of Winnemac Road.
According to OSP reports:
Hassan Ayoub, 34, of Plain City, was arrested today at 2:22 a.m. for driving under suspension
after a traffic stop on U.S. 42 at Industrial Parkway.

01/23/08
According to police reports:
On Thursday officers recovered a vehicle stolen from Virginia, which 
was parked at a hotel in the 16000 block of Square Drive.
Tuesday at 10:02 a.m. it was reported that sometime over the weekend 
trash was dumped behind a business in the 1000 block of North Main Street.
A resident in the 600 block of West Third Street reported Tuesday 
receiving unwanted phone calls and text messages over the past several months.
Christopher D. Kroenke, 25, of Columbus was cited for speeding and 
driving with no operator's license after a traffic stop on Coleman's 
Crossing Boulevard Tuesday.
Brian A. Groves, 41, of 580 Allenby Drive was charged with driving 
under suspension and possession of drug paraphernalia after a stop on 
Allenby Drive Tuesday at 9:27 p.m.
According to sheriff's reports:
Identity theft was reported Tuesday at 11:09 a.m. after a resident in 
the 21000 block of Westlake Lee Road discovered an account 
compromised, but no money stolen.
Tuesday at 4:14 p.m. a resident in the 33000 block of Dutton-Love 
Road reported someone forced entry into a garage, although nothing was stolen.
According to OSP reports:
Timothy Pachmayer, 47, of North Canton was arrested today at 12:30 
a.m. for operating a vehicle intoxicated, after being stopped on U.S. 
42 at Currier Road.
Lee Dennis, 19, of 390 Chestnut St. was arrested today at 1:27 a.m. 
for possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia after a stop on 
U.S. 33. Passenger Joshua Asher, 22, of Richwood was also cited for 
possession of marijuana.

01/22/08
According to OSP reports:
One person received minor injuries after losing control on icy roads 
this morning and crashing in Liberty Township.
Driver Teresa Carlyle, 47, of Marion, was headed west on Route 347 
east of Raymond, when she lost control and struck a guardrail. Her 
vehicle reportedly overturned and crashed down into a ditch near the 
yard of a nearby residence.
Carlyle suffered minor injuries and was transported by medics to 
Memorial Hospital of Union County.
Danielle Haley, 19, of Dublin, was arrested Sunday at 5:45 a.m. on 
Route 245 at Maple Ridge Road for OVI and underage consumption of alcohol.
Bruce Harcum, 47, of Columbus, was arrested today at 1:29 a.m. for 
driving under suspension, possession of marijuana and possession of 
drug paraphernalia after a stop on U.S. 33.
According to police reports:
A resident in the 1800 block of Deer Crossing Drive admitted Monday 
at 10:38 a.m. to deceiving local dentists in an attempt to obtain 
drugs. No charges were listed in the report at this time.
Eric Arnold, 25, of 925 W. Fifth St. Apt. 1, was arrested Monday at 
11:11 a.m. in the 16000 block of Square Drive on an outstanding 
warrant issued by the Marysville Municipal Court.
Richard A. Monroe, 22, of Richwood, was arrested Monday at 5 p.m. for 
theft after he was found shoplifting DVDs totaling $145.95 from a 
business in the 1000 block of North Main Street.
According to sheriff's reports:
Misuse of a credit card was reported Saturday at 9:18 a.m. after a 
male employee allegedly purchased $1,600 in items on the company credit card.
Friday at 4:41 p.m. investigators received a report that a juvenile 
under the age of 13 had been raped by an adult family member several 
times, beginning in October 2004 in Taylor Township. The report 
remains under investigation.

01/21/08
According to police reports:
Friday at 1:30 p.m. a resident in the 1600 block of Adena Point Drive 
reported someone turned on the outside water faucet, causing a water bill of $1,789.
A man reported being assaulted by another man Friday night in the 100 
block of East Fourth Street after a dispute. No charges have been filed.
Five teenage males and females were charged with being unruly, 
violating curfew and disorderly conduct after they were found 
knocking on doors in the 500 block of West Third Street Saturday at 3:11 a.m.
A resident in the 100 block of Birch Drive reported Saturday at 7:50 
a.m. that an unknown person forced entry into his residence and stole 
a $500 handgun and an unknown amount of dollar coins.
Saturday at 1:11 p.m. a resident in the 1500 block of Lacosta Drive 
reported that after terminating her employment at a business she 
noticed that her last paycheck was short.
A woman reported Saturday at 9 p.m. that on Nov. 8 she was raped in a 
car while parked in the lot of a business in the 700 block of Milford Avenue.
Harold E. Harter, 32, of 302 S. Court St., was arrested on an 
outstanding warrant issued by the Marysville Municipal Court Saturday at 10:31 p.m.
A resident in the 1700 block of Creekview Drive reported that an 
unknown person possibly attempted to enter his home Sunday at 1:36 a.m.
Someone slashed the tires on a company car and also keyed the car 
while it was parked in the 600 block of Rainbow Drive Sunday at 9:30 a.m.
A 17-year-old male was charged with domestic violence after a fight 
with his 14-year-old brother Sunday at 5:25 p.m. in the 600 block of Milford Avenue.
A 17-year-old male and a 15-year-old male were charged with violating 
curfew after they were found in the area of West Eighth Street at Ash 
Street today at 1:19 a.m.
According to sheriff's reports: Offices closed.
According to OSP reports: No reports

01/18/08
According to police reports:
Another bomb threat was reportedly found at Marysville High School Thursday morning.
Marysville Assistant Police Chief Glenn Nicol said this morning that, 
similar to a threat found written on a women's bathroom stall on 
Wednesday, another threat was discovered to be written on a men's 
bathroom stall on the second floor of the school.
He said the threat was vague, written lightly and barely noticeable. 
When the threat was written has not been determined.
Nicol also pointed out that students had exams this week and a four-
day weekend away from school, which could be related to the threats.
In an unrelated incident, Nicol said that overnight a janitor noticed 
a book bag left in a corner hallway of the school. At 7:15 a.m. 
Thursday police were called to investigate, with no threat found.
On Thursday, Nicol said, a fire drill was held at the school and 
police took the opportunity to search the school. Nothing was found 
related to the bomb threats, which remain under investigation.
According to sheriff's reports:
Deputies investigated a criminal trespassing report filed Wednesday 
at 10:19 a.m. after a subcontractor kept returning to a home in the 
14000 block of Graham-Jones Road demanding money for services. He has 
been asked in the past not to return.
In another incident, deputies were called to the same block of Graham-
Jones Road Thursday at 3:02 p.m. for a report of a contractor who 
allegedly took a total of $97,990 from several clients for services 
never completed. The report is currently under investigation.
Linda Taylor, 45, of Columbus, was charged with OVI and driving 
outside of marked lanes after a traffic stop Thursday at 12:40 a.m. 
on U.S. 33 at Route 161. Deputies also found a prescription bottle 
filled with 30 unknown pills. Drug charges are pending laboratory results.
A resident in the 12000 block of Jerome Road reported Thursday at 
3:54 a.m. that her house had been shot at. Deputies arrived to find 
that someone had thrown a bottle into her window and no suspects were found.
According to OSP reports: No reports.

01/17/08
According to police reports:
Officers investigated Marysville High School after noon on Wednesday, 
after a bomb threat was reported.
Marysville Assistant Police Chief Glenn Nicol said this morning that 
the threat was found written on a woman's bathroom stall, which 
indicated a future date. The same type of bomb threat was reported 
last year, also written on a stall.
He said that the school building was searched and students were not evacuated.
Nicol did not want to release further details about the wording of 
the threat because the incident remains under investigation at this time.
Javory D. Stookey, 23, of 142 First St. was arrested Wednesday at 
10:46 p.m. for possession of drugs after a traffic stop on North Main Street.
A Nutmeg Drive resident reported Wednesday that her ex-husband's wife 
is calling and harassing her.
Robert M. Scheeler, 27, of 544 Allenby Drive was arrested Wednesday 
at 7 p.m. for an outstanding warrant for failure to appear in court on a theft charge.
A Meadows Drive resident reported Wednesday at 6:17 p.m. that another 
boy is repeatedly beating up on her grandson.
A resident on Bay Laurel Drive reported Wednesday at 5:14 p.m. that 
on Jan. 14 an unknown person took her lawn furniture table to the 
sidewalk and broke it. On Jan. 16 a chair was broken in the same manner.
A bike was stolen from property on Windsor Court Wednesday.
Wednesday at 2 p.m. a Grove Court resident reported receiving a check 
in the mail from Canada for $3,300. After she deposited it, her bank 
was informed that it was fraudulent.
According to sheriff's reports:
Cory Burke, 20, of 538 Allenby Drive was arrested for possession of 
marijuana after he was a passenger in a car stopped by deputies in 
the 21000 block of Main Street in Raymond Wednesday at 5:30 p.m.
According to OSP reports:
One person was injured in a single car crash that occurred Wednesday at 9 a.m.
Driver Lisa C. Moore, 37, of Marion was headed south on Route 739, 
when she lost control on a curve in the road near Route 47 and went 
off the right side into a ditch. Moore suffered minor injuries and 
was transported to Memorial Hospital of Union County by Liberty Township medics.

01/16/08
According to police reports:
Stephanie L. Kitchen, 34, of Zanesfield, and Christopher C. Kitchen, 
33, of Raymond, were both arrested Tuesday after 9 a.m. on 
outstanding warrants issued by Logan County.
Ryan P. Bopp, 30, of Kenton, was arrested Tuesday after 10 a.m. on an 
outstanding warrant issued by the Kenton Police Department.
A marijuana pipe was found on a student at Marysville High School 
Tuesday at 11:09 a.m.
A Wagon Wheel Lane resident reported Tuesday that her husband has not 
been home or seen for the past three days.
A 14-year-old male was arrested for aggravated menacing after he 
reportedly held his step-mother at knife point Tuesday at 4:12 p.m.
Tuesday at 6:10 p.m. a resident on East Fifth Street reported finding 
a marijuana pipe inside her husband's coat.
According to sheriff's reports:
A business owner in the 23000 block of Route 4 reported Tuesday at 
7:03 a.m. that a person came in and bought cigarettes, gasoline and 
two prepaid gas cards on a stolen credit card.
Tuesday at 10:12 p.m. Erik Eriksen, 41, of Dublin, was arrested for 
OVI after he was found asleep in his car parked in the 10000 block of U.S. 42.

01/15/08
According to sheriff's reports:
Friday morning deputies were called to do a welfare check on a 49-
year-old male in the 11000 block of Lunda Road. The man had left the 
home to visit a friend and deputies asked them to keep an eye on the man.
According to police reports:
A resident in the 100 block of Tulip Drive reported Monday morning 
that someone had removed the valve stems from the tires on her son's car.
A resident in the 200 block of Windsor Court reported Monday that she 
received a bill for $2,030 in dental work completed under her 
daughter's name. She reported that she has not seen her daughter in five years.
A business in the 1200 block of Columbus Avenue reported a diesel 
fuel spill and gasoline stolen Monday.
In a felony theft report, a woman reportedly passed bad checks at a 
business in the 700 block of Milford Avenue Monday.
In another felony theft report, a man reportedly passed bad checks at 
a business in the 700 block of Milford Avenue Monday.
Jessica M. Cowan, 20, of 304 W. Seventh St., was arrested and charged 
with theft after shoplifting at a business in the 500 block of 
Coleman's Crossing Boulevard Monday at 4:58 p.m.
Kenneth E. Nicol, 41, of 12900 Bear Swamp Road, was arrested and 
charged with persistent disorderly conduct after he was reportedly 
knocking on the door of a business in the 700 block of South Walnut 
Street in an attempt to gain entrance today at 3:53 a.m.
According to OSP reports:
Wesley Troyer, 21, of Plain City, was arrested Friday at 11:37 p.m. 
for driving under suspension and two outstanding warrants for his 
arrest issued by Franklin and Madison counties.
Philip Fullenkamp, 28, of North Lewisburg, was arrested Friday at 
11:46 p.m. for OVI, after a stop on Main Street at Fifth Street.
Terri Baughman, 24, of Springfield, was arrested for OVI Saturday at 
2:13 a.m. after a stop on U.S. 33 at Route 31.
Steven Hayner, 67, of 17297 Martin Welch Road, was arrested for OVI 
Sunday at 12:10 a.m. after a stop on Sixth Street at Ash Street.

01/14/08
According to police reports:
Kenneth E. Nicol, Jr., 41, of 13757 Fladt Road was arrested Friday at 
11:30 a.m. on an outstanding warrant in the 700 block of South Walnut Street.
A resident in the 700 block of East Sixth Street found $94 in cash in 
the driveway to her home Friday at 1:27 p.m.
A resident in the 500 block of Garden Drive reported Friday that 
someone made unauthorized withdrawals from his savings account from Las Vegas.
A 15-year-old male was charged with criminal trespassing and 
possession of firearms after he was found at a business in the 500 
block of Coleman's' Crossing Boulevard Friday at 4:30 p.m.
A business in the 16000 block of Square Drive reported that a woman 
ordered $7.50 in food and left without paying Friday.
Whitney Levally, 21, of 324 Terrace Court was arrested in the 300 
block of East Fifth Street on a warrant through the Dublin Police 
Department Saturday at 1:19 a.m.
Saturday at 2:01 a.m. a woman in the 700 block of Kenny Lane was 
found in possession of prescription medication that was not her own. 
No charges were listed.
Shelda L. Wiley, 33, of 714 N. Maple St. was arrested Saturday at 
2:01 a.m. and charged with disorderly conduct and having an open 
container of alcohol in the 700 block of Kenny Lane.
A man in the 500 block of Ash Street reportedly overdosed on an over-
the-counter cold/cough medicine Saturday at 3:21 p.m.
James A. Webb, 31, of 525 Rosehill Drive was arrested Saturday at 
9:21 p.m. and charged with disorderly conduct after he was found 
intoxicated on the ground in a yard in the 500 block of Ash Street.
During a traffic stop on Timberview Drive Saturday at 10:42 p.m. 
driver Justin Robinson, 18, of 1591 Valley Drive was arrested for 
possession of drug paraphernalia. Passenger Collin Hott, 18, of 18579 
Easton Road was also arrested and charged with possession of drug 
paraphernalia after he was found with a glass pipe with burned marijuana inside.
An unknown person reportedly threw a brick into a window of a car 
parked in the 200 block of North Plum Street Sunday at about 2:30 a.m.
David Deskins, 34, of 13966 Pleasant Ridge Drive was arrested and 
charged with driving under suspension after a traffic stop in the 300 
block of East Fifth Street Sunday at 2:37 a.m.
Gregory W. Hamilton, 39, of 874 Watkins Glen Boulevard was arrested 
Sunday at 2:45 p.m. at U.S. 33 at Avery Road on an outstanding warrant.
Benjamin G. Pyers, 30, of 20242 Raymond Road was arrested Sunday at 
4:08 a.m. and charged with possession of drug paraphernalia after he 
was found with a glass pipe used to smoke marijuana in the 600 block of Meadows Drive.
A 16-year-old male was charged with domestic violence Sunday at 5:45 
p.m. after a fight with his stepfather in the 400 block of Linden Street.
Matthew W. Johnson, 18, of Milford Center was arrested Sunday at 5:49 
p.m. and charged with possession of drug paraphernalia after he was 
found at a business in the 1000 block of Columbus Avenue with a 
multicolored glass pipe used to smoke marijuana.
Richard A. McVay, 23, of 560 Meadows Drive and Robert L. Hamilton, 
27, of 13966 Pleasant Ridge Road were both arrested Sunday at 7:45 
p.m. while at a hotel in the 16000 block of Square Drive for 
outstanding warrants issued by the Marysville Municipal Court.
A female home health employee reported she was assaulted Sunday at 
8:21 p.m. by one of her patients in the 100 block of Chestnut Street.
Sean G. Smock, 36, of 496 W. Third St. was arrested today at 3:22 
a.m. for operating a vehicle intoxicated and driving under suspension 
after a traffic stop in the 500 block of West Third Street.
Shane Wallingford, 36, of 23611 Holy Cross Epps Road was arrested 
today at 5:33 a.m. for disorderly conduct after he was found prowling 
in the backyard of a residence on Surrey Lane.
According to sheriff's reports:
A 17-year-old female accidentally overdosed on medication Saturday at 
12:26 a.m. in the 8000 block of Highland Croy Road.
Friday at 12:34 p.m. an employee of a business in the 8000 block of 
Industrial Parkway reported that a female employee stole paperwork. 
Charges are pending at this time.
Friday at 3:22 p.m. someone forced entry into a home in the 19000 
block of Powderlick Road and stole $1,275 in alcohol, cash and video games.
Someone forced entry into a storage trailer in the 7000 block of 
Currier Road Saturday morning and stole a generator valued at $488.84.
Saturday at 12:52 p.m. a resident in the 15000 block of Fish Road 
reported someone stole two chairs and a table from their front porch, 
while the home was under construction.
Deputies responded to the 23000 block of Raymond Road Sunday at 3:58 
a.m. for a report of people at a home, possibly committing a theft. 
When deputies arrived no one was there and someone had written 
profanity in the front on a car window.
Deborah Smith, 20, of Lima was arrested Sunday at 3:09 a.m. after she 
was caught speeding at 96 mph on U.S. 33 at Delaware Avenue.

01/11/08
According to police reports:
A resident in the 600 block of Milford Avenue reported that her ex-
boyfriend broke into her apartment Wednesday night, went to an 
upstairs bedroom and changed clothes, went to the living room where 
she was sleeping and took money from her coat pockets and left.
A business in the 500 block of Coleman's Crossing Boulevard reported 
that two women were seen on video shoplifting unknown items Thursday.
A resident on Allenby Drive reported that he found drug paraphernalia 
in a pile of discarded property from an eviction on Allenby Drive Thursday.
Joseph M. Tackett, 33, of Springfield, was arrested for having an 
open container in a motor vehicle Thursday.
A Milford Center resident reported that he was assaulted today at 
12:36 a.m. when he left a business in the 200 block of North Plum Street.
Larry L. Baker III, 26, of West Mansfield, was arrested on an 
outstanding warrant issued by Bellefontaine Police Department today at 1:10 a.m.
According to sheriff's reports:
Burglary was reported Wednesday at 12:15 p.m. after someone forced 
entry into a vacant house in the 6000 block of Weldon Road and stole 
$3,000 in copper pipe sometime after Jan. 4.
A business in the 23000 block of Route 4 reported someone used a 
stolen credit card to purchase $243.77 worth of merchandise Thursday at 3:38 p.m.
Tony Bennett, 37, of Delaware, was arrested for possession of 
marijuana after the drugs were found in his vehicle during a traffic 
stop in the 12000 block of U.S. 42 Thursday at 8:20 p.m. Several 
pills were also found in the car, which are being tested for further drug abuse changes.
According to OSP reports: No reports.

01/10/08
According to OSP reports:
Several young family members were injured Wednesday in a rollover 
crash near Milford Center.
At 9:05 p.m., driver Bethany Sorg, 17, of 12935 Route 4, was headed 
eastbound on Woodstock Road and lost control at a left curve at 
Middleburg Plain City Road. She attempted to correct the turn, but 
went off the right side and crashed into a ditch. The car overturned 
in the crash and came to a rest on its top. Inside the car with Sorg 
was her sister Brooke, 16, and her brothers Blake, 11, and Brice, 9. 
All four members of the Sorg family suffered minor visible injuries 
in the crash and were transported to Memorial Hospital of Union 
County by Union Township medics. The vehicle sustained severe damage 
in the crash. Bethany Sorg was also cited for failure to control.
According to police reports:
Wednesday at 1:56 p.m. a resident on Parkway Drive reported that an 
unknown person opened a credit card in her name sometime in 2006.
A purse was reported stolen from inside a church on East Sixth Street 
Wednesday at 2:37 p.m.
According to sheriff's reports:
Deputies responded to the 23000 block of Shirk Avenue. Charles Tegge, 
76, was found deceased in his bedroom Wednesday at 10:20 a.m. No foul play is suspected.

01/09/08
Former Marysville police officer hit by car
A former Marysville Police officer ended up in the hospital after he was
struck by a passing car in Delaware County Saturday night.
Roger L. Wessell, 64, of Marysville, now an Ostrander police officer,
was reportedly transported to Riverside Methodist Hospital for minor injuries.
According to the Delaware Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol, at
about 7:30 p.m. that night Wessell was attempting to direct traffic
around a crash scene in the westbound lanes of U.S. 36.
He was reportedly standing in the eastbound lane and his cruiser was
stopped in the westbound lane with its emergency lights on to protect a
vehicle which had crashed into a ditch.
As Wessell directed traffic, driver Howard P. Dean, 54, of Chesterland,
was headed westbound on U.S. 36 when he drove around the cruiser and
struck the officer.
The state patrol reported that Wessell had a flashlight but was not
wearing a reflective vest as he stood in the roadway. The crash remains
under investigation at this time and no charges have been filed against
Dean. Alcohol use has not been considered a factor.
According to police reports:
A resident on West Fourth Street reported menacing Tuesday at 7:30 p.m.
after his neighbor told him he "would kill him if he woke him up with
his truck in the morning."
Numerous tools were stolen from a construction site on Route 4 Tuesday
at 8:37 a.m.
Crystal Goodson, 42, of 323 S. Walnut St. Apt. A, was arrested Tuesday
at 8:50 a.m. on an outstanding warrant for failure to appear for
telephone harassment and operating a vehicle intoxicated.
Several cars parked in the Marysville impound lot were broken into and
numerous items were stolen Monday night.
Jodi L. Bender, 40, of 981 Coventry Place, Apt. C, was arrested Tuesday
at 7 p.m. for driving under suspension.
According to sheriff's reports:
Deputies responded to the 13000 block of Watkins California Road for a
dispute Tuesday at 11:31 a.m., with no charges.
According to OSP reports: No Union County reports.

1/8/08
According to police reports:
A business in the 700 block of Milford Avenue reported to police Monday
three separate incidents of stolen alcohol between Nov. 16 and Dec. 11,
totaling a loss of $36.85.
Tuesday at 9:20 a.m. a resident in the 400 block of Grand Avenue
reported the theft of tools totaling $350 from his garage.
Residents in the 300 block of South Oak Street reported receiving
numerous unwanted phone calls from a female on Coventry Place Monday.
Gretchen M. Addison, 40, of 597 Kenny Lane was arrested Monday at 7:26
p.m. on U.S. 33 at the Franklin County line on an outstanding warrant
issued by the Marysville Municipal Court.
According to sheriff's reports:
Monday at 7:31 a.m. it was reported that several windows were broken out
at a property under construction in the 28000 block of Route 739
sometime over the weekend and led to a $5,000 loss.
Kimberly Fry, 31, of 328 S. Court St. was arrested today at 12:02 a.m.
for OVI, high blood alcohol levels and having an open container of
alcohol inside her car after a traffic stop on U.S. 33 near the rest area.
Chad Hooker, 30, of Dublin was arrested today at 1:56 a.m. for OVI and
parking in a roadway. A deputy witnessed a car parked on Industrial
Parkway at Mitchell Dewitt Road. On the scene, the passenger of the
vehicle was standing in a ditch nearby on the road and did not feel safe
to be in the car with the driver. Hooker was the driver of the vehicle.
According to OSP reports:
Monday at 11:43 p.m. Michael Lawson, 53, of Marysville was arrested for
OVI, having an open container of alcohol and driving left of center,
after a traffic stop on Milford Avenue at Maple Street.
Today at 3:11 a.m. Betsy Grove, 22, of Shelby was arrested for OVI after
a traffic stop on U.S. 33 at U.S. 42.

1/7/08
According to police reports:
Two 16-year-old males were involved in a fight at Marysville High School
Friday at 7:30 a.m.
A resident on West Sixth Street reported Friday that two of her bank
checks were stolen. One, which had been written out for $80, had already
been cashed at a business in the 900 block of West Fifth Street.
On Friday the Union County Department of Job and Family Services
reported a case under investigation involving the possible sexual
assault of a 3-year-old male.
Sunday at 5:01 a.m. the Delaware Department of Job and Family Services
requested assistance from police while removing a 3-year-old from the
custody of the parents.
Christopher W. Mounts, 20, of Columbus, was arrested Friday at 8:37 p.m.
for possession of drugs after a traffic stop on U.S. 33.
Michael T. Ryder, 24, of St. Paris, was arrested Saturday at 2:48 a.m.
for driving under suspension and speeding after a traffic stop on U.S.
33 at Route 31 and Northwest Parkway.
A 17-year-old male was charged with domestic violence Saturday at 10:33
a.m. after a fight at his home in the 200 block of Springwood Lane which
resulted in him damaging property.
A man in the 400 block of Parkway Drive reported that his wife may
falsely accuse him of violating a protection order while he was at
Memorial Hospital of Union County to visit his sick child Saturday.
Two 17-year-old males were charged with underage possession of alcohol
after they were found with a 30-pack of beer during a traffic stop on
U.S. 33 near Heart of Ohio fishing club Saturday at 8:50 p.m.
Lucas Pirozzo, 32, of Columbus, was arrested Saturday at 10:44 p.m. for
operating a vehicle intoxicated and speeding after a traffic stop on
Industrial Parkway at Scottslawn Road.
Archie E. Moore, 30, of 925 W. Fifth St., was charged with driving under
suspension and driving without a license after a traffic stop on West
Fifth Street Sunday at 1:32 a.m.
Jerry L. Mershon, 39, of 176 Willow Drive Apt. B, was arrested on an
outstanding warrant issued by the Marysville Municipal Court Sunday at 1:44 p.m.
Someone stole a $369 trailer hitch from a man's truck while he was at a
business in the 1200 block of West Fifth Street Sunday at 5:51 p.m.
According to sheriff's reports:
Roxanne Taylor, 18, of 319 W. Sixth St., was arrested Friday at 9:18
p.m. for failure to signal a lane change, possession of marijuana and
possession of drug paraphernalia after a stop on Delaware Avenue at
Coleman's' Crossing Boulevard. Passenger John Boggs, 20, of the same
address, was charged with possession of marijuana and drug
paraphernalia. Deputies also confiscated several unidentified pills
which could lead to further drug-related charges.
Marvin Rivers Sr., 35, of Columbus, was arrested Saturday at 2:35 a.m.
for operating a vehicle intoxicated, high blood alcohol levels and
driving outside of marked lanes. During the traffic stop on
Middleburg-Plain City Road in Milford Center, passenger Alicia Wilson,
33, of Milford Center, was arrested for persistent disorderly conduct
after she continually got out of the vehicle, disrupted the arrest and
would not follow orders of law enforcement.
Jason Riffle, 30, of Richwood, was arrested for operating a vehicle
intoxicated Saturday at 4:02 a.m. after a traffic stop on Route 4 at Hopewell Road.
According to OSP reports: No Union County reports

1/4/08
According to sheriff's reports:
Union County Sheriff's deputies are searching for a man missing since
Christmas from his residence in the 10000 block of Route 4.
Ryan Patrick, 49, who is 5 feet 11 inches tall and weighs 230 pounds,
was last seen driving a green 1993 Ford Ranger with no front grill. He
is a white male, with brown hair and blue eyes. His license plate is
AVW7088. Anyone with information on the man's location is asked to
contact Sgt. Eric Yoakam in the Investigations Department at 645-4100.
A resident in the 13000 block of Watkins Road reported Dec. 27 that
someone possibly shot a gun into the house, after a small hole was found
in the siding.
A total of 20 boxes of landscaping rocks, along with hand and power
tools, were stolen from a property in the 21000 block of Shirk Road
Thursday. The loss was listed at $2,397.69.
Melissa Holycross, 39, of Marion, was arrested today at 4:25 a.m. for
speeding and providing false information on her identity when stopped on
Route 4 at Wolford Maskill Road.
According to police reports:
Tires were slashed on a car parked at a business in the 500 block of
Coleman's Crossing Boulevard Thursday.
A resident of Rebecca Drive reported Thursday that her husband is
allegedly writing checks on a closed account.
Joseph A. Williams, 26, of Woodstock, was arrested Thursday at 10:24
a.m. for driving under suspension, menacing and obstructing official
business after a traffic stop on West Fifth Street.
A resident of West Sixth Street reported Thursday at 11:05 a.m. that
sometime in December his canoe was stolen from a facility on Northwest Parkway.
A resident of Lakeside Circle reported receiving harassing phone calls
on her cell phone from unknown females Thursday at 5:03 p.m.
A 15-year-old male was arrested for domestic violence Thursday at 7:19
p.m. after he struck his younger sister in the face in the 500 block of
Amrine Mill Road.
A Caddie Drive resident reported that two ex-roommates came back to the
apartment and entered without permission to remove their belongings
Thursday at 7:46 p.m.
Michael A. Chellis, 40, of Clyde, was arrested for physical control,
possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia after a traffic stop on
Delaware Avenue today at 3:31 a.m.
According to OSP reports: No reports.

1/3/08
According to police reports:
Dustin Tyler E. Edwards, 18, of 500 W. Third St., was arrested Wednesday
at 12:39 p.m. for driving under suspension after a traffic stop on Columbus Avenue.
A resident on Van Kirk Drive reported Wednesday that a handgun is
missing from his home.
A mail box was reportedly knocked off its post in the 1000 block of Van
Kirk Drive Wednesday.
Nathaniel C. Epling, 20, of 15722 Jolly Road, was arrested today at 2:23
a.m. for driving under suspension and having expired license plates
after a traffic stop on Watkins Road.
A resident in the 200 block of Greenwood Boulevard reported today at 3
a.m. that someone attempted to enter her apartment sometime between 6
p.m. and 11:30 p.m. on Wednesday.
According to sheriff's reports:
Hand and power tools valued at $1,225 were stolen from a home under
construction in the 14000 block of Grand Jones Road Wednesday.
Rick Mount, 53, of Richwood, was arrested for operating a vehicle
intoxicated, driving outside of marked lanes and obstructing official
business Wednesday at 5:40 p.m. in the 18000 block of Cunningham Arbella
Road. Deputies investigated a report of a suspicious vehicle parked in a
driveway. Mount was found inside and refused to get out. Deputies then
used a Taser device to get Mount to comply with their orders. The tire
tracks from Mount's vehicle showed that he had been swerving in the
roadway, drove into a yard and then went through the yard to stop on the driveway.
A 17-year-old Marysville male was arrested for possession of drug
paraphernalia after a traffic stop on Coleman's Crossing Boulevard at
Delaware Avenue Wednesday at 9:22 p.m.
According to OSP reports:
Robert Harbin III, 24, of Columbus, was arrested today at 2:01 a.m. for
driving under suspension after a traffic stop on U.S. 33.

1/2/08

According to police reports:
A naked 43-year-old female was reportedly found passed out inside a
vehicle she did not own at a restaurant at 404 S. Oak St. Tuesday at
12:46 a.m. The woman was transported to the Memorial Hospital of Union
County emergency room due to her apparent intoxication and condition. No
charges were filed.
A 14-year-old male was cited for violating curfew and trespassing inside
vehicles Monday at 1:38 a.m. A resident in the 1300 block of Carmel
Drive reported seeing juveniles attempting to get inside cars parked in
front of the home. The male was found in the area.
An employee at a business in the 17000 block of Route 31 reported that a
cash deposit was taken from the office safe Sunday. An undetermined
amount of cash was stolen.
A laptop computer was reported stolen Monday from inside a home in the
700 block of  Meadows Drive.
A resident in the 1000 block of Van Kirk Drive reported that she was
assaulted by her ex-husband and thought he was going to kill her
Tuesday. No charges have been filed.
Juan J. Figueroa Jimenez, 23, of Bowling Green, Kentucky was arrested
for driving under suspension, failure to obey a traffic control device,
failure to reinstate his license, and doing a prohibited U-turn on
Delaware Avenue Tuesday at 8:26 p.m.
According to police reports:
Daniel Knipp, 21, of 25 E. Park St. was arrested for driving under
suspension and possession of marijuana after a traffic stop on Rose
Street in Magnetic Springs Sunday at 12:47 a.m.
A gift card and cash were stolen from a home in the 21000 block of Main
Street in Raymond sometime over the weekend.
Steven R. Jamison, 45, of 260 Pearl St. in Richwood, was found walking
down U.S. 33 between Scottslawn Road and the rest area Monday at 12:47
a.m. Deputies picked him up and dropped him off at the rest area. He had
been involved in a fight with his brother Daniel B. Jamison, 38, of
Sebring, Fla. who kicked him out of the car on U.S. 33. As a result,
both brothers were cited for disorderly conduct.
A total of $450 in hand and power tools were stolen from a home under
construction in the 24000 block of Route 47 Sunday.
A total of $100 in damages were reported after someone slashed the right
rear tire of a truck parked on Railroad Street in Unionville Center Monday.
According to OSP reports: No reports.
 

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