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Police Beat June 2007

 

6/29/07
According to police reports:
Peter H. Pruyn, 62, of 14159 U.S. 36, was arrested for operating a
vehicle intoxicated, failure to control his car and driving left of
center after he crashed on U.S. 36 near Millcreek Drive today at 2:26
a.m. Pruyn was eastbound in the westbound lanes and struck street signs
before veering to the right and crashing into a ditch.
Scott E. Kinsey, 28, of 470 Poppy Lane, was arrested and charged with
operating a vehicle while intoxicated and a turn signal violation after
a traffic stop in the 400 block of North Main Street today at 1:59 a.m.
Jack S. Griggs, 41, of 14317 Watkins Road, was arrested and charged with
disorderly conduct while intoxicated on South Court Street at Fifth
Street today at 1:07 a.m.
A man in the 300 block of Mound Street was found passed out and having
trouble breathing while with friends Thursday at 8:22 p.m. The man was
transported to Memorial Hospital of Union County for care.
A 14-year-old male in the 300 block of West Eighth Street reported that
his mother had assaulted him by shoving his head against a wall Thursday at 6:45 p.m.
Yard ornaments were reported stolen from a property in the 200 block of
Windsor Drive Thursday.
An unlocked bike was reported stolen from the Marysville Middle School Thursday at 1:20 p.m.
A resident in the 700 block of West Fourth Street witnessed someone
stealing bags of aluminum cans from the Shriner's can drop off location
on Fourth Street Thursday at 7:57 a.m. Police reported that the incident
is currently under investigation and has reportedly been reoccurring.
Special measures are being undertaken to curtail the thefts and
apprehend whoever has been stealing from the charity.
A resident in the 300 block of Windmill Drive reported that tires to her
car were flattened by an unknown person Thursday.
According to sheriff's reports: Reports were unavailable.
According to OSP reports: No reports.

6/28/07
According to police reports:
At 6:34 a.m. today, police reported the death of a 7-month old male who
was found unresponsive at a home in the 200 block of West Third Street.
Marysville Assistant Police Chief Glenn Nicol said the child was
pronounced dead at Memorial Hospital of Union County a short time later.
"No foul play is suspected," Nicol said. "Apparently the child had
previous medical issues."
As standard in the investigation of infant deaths, the Marysville Fire
Department responded to the home to perform a CO check. There was no
indication of harmful levels.
Nicol said the death remains under investigation.
Burglary was reported Wednesday at 10:18 p.m. after a resident in the
1700 block of Millington Way discovered someone entered the home through
an unlocked rear sliding door and stole a Playstation game system and
jewelry valued at $1,750.
Sometime over Tuesday night numerous city street signs were stolen from
intersections at Third Street and Mary Place, Third Street at Lee
Circle, Seventh and Buckeye streets and Seventh and Ash streets.
Approximate values of the signs are $50 each. Residents are asked to
report any activity related to the theft to police to aid in the investigation.
Theft from a motor vehicle was reported Wednesday at 3:10 p.m. after a
resident on Raymond Road discovered that her purse, containing her
driver's license, credit cards, checkbook and $20 in cash, was stolen
from the trunk of her car parked at a business in the 1100 block of Charles Lane.
A patio table was stolen from a business in the 200 block of East Fifth
Street sometime after 6 p.m. on Tuesday.
According to sheriff's reports:
Monday at 1:58 p.m. a resident in the 9000 block of Homer Road reported
that someone stole a $1,600 rifle from his home over the past several months.
An attempted burglary was reported Wednesday at 3:10 p.m. after a
resident in the 9000 block of Harriott Road discovered someone forced
entry into cars and a shed. Nothing has been reported missing at this time.
According to OSP reports:
This morning troopers provided additional details on the Wednesday
morning crash that resulted in a 17-year-old male being MedFlighted from
the scene for injuries.
Reports indicate that driver Travis Copley was headed north on
Scottslawn Road at Weaver Road, when he failed to maintain control for
an unknown reason. As a result, he drove off the right side of the
roadway, struck a ditch and then a sewer pipe before stopping in a small
bean field. Unknown charges are pending as a result of the crash.

6/27/07
According to OSP reports:
This morning, troopers responded to a serious one-car crash in Darby Township.
Travis Copley, 17, of 14455 Route 736 was reportedly driving in the area
of Scottslawn Road at Weaver Road when he went off the roadway and
crashed his car. Copley was seriously injured and transported by
MedFlight to Grant Medical Center in Columbus for care.
Further details on the crash were unavailable this morning as the mishap
remains under investigation.
More information is expected to be released Thursday morning.
According to police reports:
Two rear tires were slashed on a car parked in the 700 block of Meadows
Drive sometime Monday night.
An unknown person damaged the flower pot in front of a business in the
200 block of East Fifth Street by pulling out the plants Monday night.
An Xbox video game system, valued at $511, was purchased on a stolen
credit card Monday at a business in the 500 block of Coleman's Crossing Boulevard.
Someone stole a $300 Ipod music player from her unlocked car parked in
the driveway Tuesday in the 500 block of Apple Drive.
A business in the 14000 block of Industrial Parkway reported that
someone in the 700 block of Kenny Lane was stealing cable service Tuesday.
Mindi I. Brown, 28, of 1734 Damos Way was charged with disorderly
conduct intoxication after she was found passed out in a yard in the 200
block of Ash Street today at 4 a.m.
A car was reported stolen from the 600 block of Kenny Lane and was then
discovered parked in the front yard with the engine still running today at 6:11 a.m.
According to sheriff's reports:
On Tuesday at 2:16 p.m., child abuse was reported to deputies, regarding
a 12-year-old male victim in York Township.
Bryan Trippett, 42, of Richwood was charged with possession of marijuana
and driving under suspension after a traffic stop on Route 4 at Askins Road Tuesday.

6/26/07
According to police reports:
A 15-year-old Marysville female reported Monday that she was possibly
sexually assaulted sometime Monday after 3 p.m. while in a  vehicle
driving through the city. The report is currently under investigation.
Monday at 5 p.m. police were called to a home on West Ninth Street for a
man who claimed he was assaulted by his ex-girlfriend who slammed the
front door on his hand. Later that day, police were called back to the
residence after the male allegedly kicked in the back door of the
apartment. No charges related to either incident have been filed at this time.
A resident in the 300 block of Windmill Drive reported a suspicious
person was attempting to sell burial insurance and asking for account
information Monday at around 9:56 a.m.
Monday at noon a resident in the 600 block of Kentucky Circle reported
that her son's Ipod device was stolen from his backpack while at the Marysville City Pool.
Burglary was reported Monday at 5:15 p.m. after a resident in the 900
block of West Ninth Street discovered unknown suspects had forced entry
into her apartment and stole prescription medication and $50 in change.
According to sheriff's reports:
A resident in the 14000 block of Route 739 reported a possible criminal
damaging incident after a crack was found in the windshield of his car Monday.
Deputies are investigating an assault report in which a 6-year-old male
claims he was grabbed on the shoulders by a teacher's aide at school in
the 10000 block of Route 736 Friday at noon and it left a mark.
According to OSP reports:
Blair Talbott, 23, of Columbus, was cited for driving under suspension,
possession of drug paraphernalia, falsification and failure to signal
after a traffic stop at 12:20 a.m. today on U.S. 42 north of U.S. 33.

6/25/07
According to sheriff's reports:
A player piano, valued at $800, was reported stolen from the back porch
of a home in the 19000 block of Main Street in Broadway Wednesday night.
Christopher R. Wilson, 29, of Zanesfield, was charged with two counts of
driving under suspension, possession of marijuana and possession of drug
paraphernalia after a traffic stop on U.S. 33 in the eastbound lanes at
Route 245 Friday at 7:58 a.m.
A business in the 18000 block of Route 4 reported a check for $111 in
services bounced Friday.
Friday at 3:54 p.m. a box trailer valued at $5,000, was stolen from a
property in the 6900 block of Route 161 in Jerome Township.
A woman in the 32000 block of Fields Drive reported her identity had
been stolen to open a Pay Pal account on the Internet Friday.
An emergency room nurse from a Canton area hospital reported Friday at
8:42 p.m. that a 4-year-old female was possibly sexually assaulted by
another juvenile from Union County. The incident is currently under investigation.
Derek T. Heminger, 23, of 1133 Toby Court, was arrested for operating a
vehicle intoxicated and driving outside of marked lanes of traffic after
he was stopped by police for speeding down the middle of two lanes on
West Fifth Street Saturday at 3:07 a.m.
A marijuana plant was seized and destroyed after a resident found it at
the back of his property Saturday evening in the 12000 block of Mulberry
Street in Essex.
Luke Kinney, 20, of Mason, Mich., was arrested for possession of
marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia after he was stopped for
speeding Saturday at 8:56 p.m. on U.S. 33.
Jesus A. Arredondo Loera, 29, of 145 S. Fulton St. in Richwood, was
arrested for operating a vehicle intoxicated, super blood alcohol
concentration and reckless operation of a vehicle Sunday at 2:10 a.m.
Arredonado Loera reportedly left a bank driveway with his tires spinning
and fishtailed into the roadway.
Kenneth R. Crumb, 28, of Delaware, was arrested Sunday at 4:41 a.m. on
an outstanding warrant after he was released from care at Memorial
Hospital of Union County. He was also cited for possession of drug
paraphernalia for carrying a marijuana pipe as he left the hospital.
Pamela L. Wolfe, 40, of Columbus, was arrested for operating a vehicle
intoxicated, super blood alcohol concentration and parking on a roadway
today at 12:47 a.m. Deputies found Wolfe highly intoxicated and passed
out behind the wheel of her vehicle, which she had parked on the berm of
the roadway in the westbound lanes of Honda Parkway.
An explosive device was used to destroy a mailbox in the 15000 block of
Gandy Eddy Road Saturday night.
A 16-year-old female from Lima faces assault charges after a fight with
a 13-year-old St. Marys female at the Central Ohio Youth Center on Route
4 Thursday at 3:50 p.m.
Picnic tables at the Broadway baseball field were damaged by people
engraving their names into the wood Friday.
A lock was discovered to be cut off a shed in the 9000 block of Herriott
Road Sunday afternoon. Nothing was missing from inside.
Attempted burglary was reported in the 5000 block of Gordon Way in
Jerome Township after a resident returned home to find the window
screens pried off. No entry appears to have been made.
According to police reports:
A 3-year-old child was reportedly sexually abused by a family member at
an unspecified location Sunday at midnight. The incident is currently under investigation.
A house and vehicle were egged in a criminal damaging report filed
Sunday at 12:29 a.m. in the 400 block of Bent Tree Drive.
Mickey J. Fyffe, 20, of North Lewisburg, was arrested on two outstanding
warrants issued by Champaign County Sunday at 1:46 p.m.
A business in the 17000 block of Echo Drive reported several client
accounts had suspicious activity on them in a possible identity theft Friday morning.
A small hole and a crack were found in the rear door of a home in the
700 block of Meadows Drive Friday at 1:10 p.m.
A Milford Center man reported that approximately $540 was stolen from
his account at a business in the 1000 block of West Fifth Street Friday at 6:53 p.m.
Tammi R. Enright, 27, of Las Vegas, was charged with having an open
container of alcohol at a business in the 100 block of North Main Street
Friday at 11:17 p.m.
Vulgar comments were discovered to be written with shoe polish or paint
on a vehicle parked in the 1500 block of Meadowlark Lane Saturday at 12:36 a.m.
Tami Mullaney-Graham, 48, of 14200 Industrial Parkway, lot 144, was
arrested Saturday at 2:42 a.m. for operating a vehicle intoxicated after
a traffic stop on East Fourth Street at Walnut Street.
George Elliott, 47, of 14802 Watkins Road was arrested for operating a
vehicle intoxicated, super concentration of blood alcohol levels,
failure to use a turn signal and failure to stay in marked lanes after a
traffic stop on North Maple Street at U.S. 33 Saturday at 4:51 a.m.
A resident in the 600 block of Milford Avenue and a veterinarian were
both bitten by a dog Saturday at 8:39 a.m.
According to OSP reports:
Saturday at 3:14 a.m. troopers arrested Patrick J. Fish, 24, 615 Parkway
Drive for operating a vehicle intoxicated after a traffic stop on US 33
at Scottslawn Road.

6/22/07
According to police reports:
A car was reported stolen from the Honda of America business in the 600
block of Coleman's Crossing Boulevard on Wednesday. The car had been
parked on the site on Tuesday to receive maintenance and the keys had
been placed inside the ignition. The car was gone the next morning.
Later in the day, employees found the car parked in front of the
business with additional 99 miles discovered on the odometer.
A resident in the 400 block of Wilderness Drive reported that someone
broke into their car overnight and stole a wallet Wednesday at 11:30 p.m.
Chelsy D. Catterson, 18, of 157 Tulip Drive Apt. B was arrested Thursday
at 10:53 p.m. and charged with domestic violence after a fight with her husband.
Stephen G. Odell, 20, of 239 W. Fourth St. was charged with possession
of drug paraphernalia after a traffic stop on West Fourth Street at West Fifth Street.
According to sheriff's reports:
Vandalism charges are pending against a 14-year-old male who admitted to
causing extensive damage to numerous automobiles using spray paint.
Thursday at 7:54 p.m. a resident in the 18000 block of Cunningham
Arbella Road discovered that sometime during the day spray paint had
been used to damage his car, trailer, barn walls, a tractor and many
more objects. No estimate of damage has been compiled at this time. A
neighbor reported hearing of a local juvenile who had been bragging of
the crime. The boy later admitted to deputies when confronted.
Sheriff's deputies and the State Fire Marshall's Office are
investigating the cause of a small fire discovered on the back porch of
a residence Thursday in the 500 block of Fourth Street in Unionville
Center. Juveniles riding bikes in the area spotted the flames and doused
them with a nearby garden hose. The fire ended up causing scorch damage
to the porch and walls. Deputies reported that no accelerant such as
gasoline was detected nearby and the cause remains under investigation.
A resident discovered someone used permanent marker to write profane
words on playground equipment in the 18000 block of Main Street in
Broadway Wednesday at 7:10 p.m.
Thursday at 10 a.m. a woman reported her purse had been stolen from her
car parked in the 9000 block of Tartan Fields Drive. The purse was later
found by a nearby dumpster, and nothing appeared to have been stolen.
A resident in the 18000 block of Route 31 reported that sometime between
May 15 and June 15 numerous items have been stolen from her home. An
ex-boyfriend is suspected.
According to OSP reports: No reports.

6/21/07
According to police reports:
A 13-year-old female in the 1200 block of Creekview Drive reportedly cut
her wrist and was transported to Memorial Hospital of Union County for treatment.
A resident in the 1800 block of Chiprock Drive reported someone painted
obscene pictures and words in white shoe polish on her driveway Wednesday.
Wednesday at 10:30 p.m. a resident in the 1800 block of Woodside Drive
reported someone put dog waste inside her car.
A man in the 2000 block of Shetland Drive reported Wednesday that his
soon to be ex-wife stole $442.49 after taking one of his bank checks.
The factory speakers were reportedly stolen out of a car parked in the
200 block of West Ninth Street Wednesday.
James M. Collins, 30, of Plain City, was arrested and charged with
operating a vehicle intoxicated after a traffic stop on North Maple
Street at Schwartzkopf Park Wednesday at 10:38 p.m.
Dustin T. E. Edwards, 18, of 204 W. Third St., and Ashley A. Catterson,
20, of the same address, were both charged with disorderly conduct after
causing an incident on West Third Street today at 5 a.m.
According to sheriff's reports:
A grandmother reported her grandson borrowed her car and did not return
it Tuesday from the 31000 block of Winnemac Road. The male later
returned the car and possible charges are still pending.

6/20/07
According to sheriff's reports:
Dallas Fridley III, 26, of Prospect, was charged with possession of drug
paraphernalia, driving under suspension and a seat belt violation after
a traffic stop on Route 739 Monday at 6 p.m.
Tuesday at 10:16 a.m. a social worker from Columbus and Children's
Services reported an allegation of sexual battery involving a
13-year-old male and a 5-year-old female, which allegedly occurred in
Jerome Township.
Vandalism was reported after residential phone service was cut off in
the 18000 block of Route 739 Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. after an unknown
fired a gun at the lines causing damage.
Two shotguns and an air gun tool valued at $2,150 were stolen from a
barn in the 24000 block of Storms Road Tuesday at 7:29 p.m.
Tuesday at 4:29 p.m. a resident reported two laptop computers had been
stolen from his car parked in the 26000 block of Lunda Road.
According to police reports:
Two bicycles were stolen from the 500 block of West Ninth Street
Tuesday. The bikes were later returned by an unknown person later in the day.
A Sumac Drive resident was informed of a man using her Social Security
number without her permission Tuesday at 12:01 p.m.
A total of $60 in rolled quarters and house and car keys were stolen
from an unlocked car parked at a business in the 1100 block of Charles
Lane Tuesday.
The rear window of a car was broken out by someone throwing rocks in the
1100 block of east Fifth Street Tuesday afternoon.
A bike was stolen from the rear of a business in the 200 block of South
Plum Street Tuesday.
A purse, wallet and contents were stolen from two individuals in the
1000 block of Delaware Avenue Tuesday at 2:08 p.m.
A ski boat valued at $20,000 and a boat trailer valued at $2,500 stolen
from Delaware County were recovered on Allenby Drive Tuesday at 6:56
p.m. The motor had been removed from the boat.
According to OSP reports:
Brian Costello, 18, of 530 S. Maple St., was charged with underage
consumption of alcohol, possession of marijuana and possession of drug
paraphernalia after a traffic stop today at 12:28 a.m. on Route 31.
Costello was a passenger in the vehicle.

6/19/07
According to sheriff's reports:
Sunday at 12:38 p.m. Anthony Redding, 37, of 218 Cypress Drive was
arrested for disorderly conduct after riding his bicycle while
intoxicated. Deputies heard reports of a man riding erratically on
Watkins Road. On the scene, Redding was found injured and lying on the
ground next to his bike. He was transported to Memorial Hospital of
Union County for care.
No charges were filed against a 13-year-old female after being unruly
and destructive at a home in the 17000 block of Boundary Road Friday at 11:26 a.m.
According to police reports:
Brock C. Swords, 22, of LaRue was arrested for operating a vehicle under
the influence of alcohol, causing a hit/skip accident and failure to
control his car Monday at 10:33 p.m. after hitting several cars parked
along Second Street and North Main Street.
Todd Lash, 45, of Columbus was arrested today at 1:41 a.m. for operating
a vehicle intoxicated after a traffic stop on Delaware Avenue.
A resident in the 600 block of East Sixth Street reported that a dark
colored SUV sideswiped a car parked on the street today at 2:47 a.m. The
SUV then drove away.
A 16-year-old male was arrested and charged with possession of tobacco
Monday at 7:33 p.m. in the 200 block of East Fourth Street.
A resident in the 500 block of North Main Street reported that he found
what looks like a pellet hole on the side of his trailer.
According to OSP reports: No reports.

6/18/07
According to police reports:
A resident in the 200 block of West Third Street reported that his bike
was stolen when he left it unsecured while at a swimming pool about 2 p.m. Friday.
A business in the 1100 block of East Fifth Street reported that several
juvenile males were throwing rocks at items being stored on their
property about 4:14 Friday. One of the rocks broke a window on a recreational vehicle.
A resident in the 500 block of East Fourth Street reported that she was
assaulted at her home by an acquaintance.
Joseph A. Miller, 36, of 130 Hemlock Drive was arrested at about 8:20
p.m. Friday on an outstanding warrant failure to appear on a probation violation hearing.
A resident in the 200 block of Lakeside Circle reported that a dumpster
was on fire in front of another Lakeside Circle home about 9:57 p.m. Friday.
Jeremy S. Sassen, 27, of 71 West Ninth Street, apt. 16A, was arrested,
charged with assault, after an altercation at the man's home about 12:42 a.m. Saturday.
About 1:15 a.m. Saturday, a resident in the 700 block of East Fourth
Street reported hearing a loud crash. When officers responded, they
found that a large glass aquarium had been thrown at a vehicle.
Several mail boxes were found damaged on London Avenue about 1:51 a.m. Saturday.
A resident of the 16000 block of Paver Barnes Road reported that she was
assaulted while at a business in the 100 block of North Main Street
about 2:07 a.m. Saturday.
A resident of the 200 block of West Fourth Street reported about 4:30
p.m. Saturday that an American Flag was stolen off his porch.
A resident of the 900 block of London Avenue was taken to Memorial
Hospital of Union County about 8:02 p.m. after she cut herself with a razor.
A resident of the 900 block of Walker Woods Lane reported that a digital
Camera and a satellite radio were taken from his unlocked vehicle about 10 p.m. Saturday.
James E. Disbennett, 24, of 202 Tulip Drive, was arrested about 12:55
a.m. Sunday, charged with persistent disorderly conduct following a domestic dispute.
About 2:45 a.m. a resident in the 200 block of Windsor Court reported
that her front room window had been broken.
Timothy L. Lewis, 28, of 18516 Raymond Road, was arrested, charged with
driving under the influence, driving under court suspension, no
operator's  license, failure to wear a safety belt and improper lane
usage after a traffic stop on East Fifth Street about 3 a.m. Sunday.
Roberto C. Reyes, 25, of 989 London Avenue was arrested about 4:45 a.m.
Sunday on an outstanding warrant from another county.
A 16-year-old Marysville boy was arrested about 1:36 p.m. Sunday after
an employee of a business in the 500 block of Coleman's Crossing
Boulevard reported seeing the boy opening DVDs in a restroom of the business.
According to sheriff's reports:
Two ladders, valued at approximately $50, were stolen Thursday from a
construction site in the 9000 block of Jerome Road. The ladders were
later found on a suspects' property and the theft is currently under investigation.
A business in the 7000 block of Industrial Parkway reported Thursday at
9:56 a.m. that $60,000 was stolen through a fraudulent bank account that
had been set up. The theft is currently under investigation.
Wesley Kanzig, 45, of Kenton was cited for possession of drug
paraphernalia after a traffic stop on Route 31 at Route 739 Thursday at
8:18 p.m. The unnamed passenger was also picked up on an outstanding
warrant out of Hardin County.
A 37-year-old female was transported to Memorial Hospital of Union
County for an intentional overdose of sleeping pills Saturday at 9:21
a.m. in the 10000 block of Ketch Road.
Eric Schmelzer, 31, of Richwood was arrested for operating a vehicle
intoxicated and driving outside of marked lanes after a traffic stop on
Route 47 at Grendel Road Sunday at 2:42 a.m.
According to OSP reports:
Area law enforcement crews from the Ohio State Highway patrol, the Union
County Sheriff's Office and Marysville Police and Fire Departments
responded to a non-injury crash Saturday at 5:12 a.m. in which a semi
truck had fallen onto its side. Reports state that the vehicle was
eastbound on U.S. 33 when the driver lost control and went off the right
side of the roadway, striking a road sign, traveling back onto the road
and then flipping onto its side before sliding to a stop at Route 245.
The semi was reportedly filled with frozen fruits and vegetables, which
remained intact. The Ohio EPA arrived to deal with approximately 25
gallons of fuel which had spilled from the tank.

6/15/07
According to police reports:
A resident in the 500 block of Dove Street reported someone drew
obscenities on her car window with paint or shoe polish Thursday.
A Florida resident reported to police that a Marysville business in the
400 block of Chestnut Street refused to give him $4,085 worth of car
parts he had purchased.
A resident in the 400 block of Grove Street reported that someone used
her debit card to buy things in Arizona.
Arthur L. Burchett, 36, of 203 Chestnut St. was arrested and charged
with assault after a fight at his home Thursday at 7:30 p.m.
Someone cut the screen to a residence in the 1400 block of Meadowlark
Lane and stole $350 of assorted change.
Amanda Jo Clark, 20, of 925 W. Fifth St. was charged with the theft of a
$50 gift card from a business in the 1000 block of West Fifth Street Thursday at 7:24 p.m.
According to sheriff's reports: No reports.
According to OSP reports:
Nicholas B. Maynard, 24, of Columbus was arrested after leading troopers
on a pursuit in Union County. Thursday at 1:49 a.m. a trooper attempted
to stop a green 1995 Ford Taurus for a car defect violation on U.S. 33.
The trooper turned on his lights and siren, but the driver failed to
stop. Although speeds never went higher than 55 miles per hour, the
pursuit continued into Franklin County and the Dublin Police Department
assisted. The driver then went into a residential area and parked at his
home. Maynard was taken into custody without further incident and was
taken to jail. There were no injuries to the suspect or officers
involved, and no damages to vehicles.

6/14/07
According to police reports:
Timothy E. Pence, 46, of 246 Caddie Drive was arrested today at 4:47
a.m. and charged with disorderly conduct after he was intoxicated and
found in the driveway of a home in the 700 block of West Third Street.
A resident in the 13000 block of Watkins Road reported that tools stolen
from him several weeks ago were found at a business in the 500 block of
North Main Street Wednesday.
A resident in the 100 block of Northcrest Drive reported that her son
stole several checks and wrote them for a total of $280 Wednesday.
A resident in the 120 block of East Fifth Street reported that someone
stole a radio/CD player from his parked van Wednesday.
Carleen P. Harper, 52, of 991 Coventry Place apt. B was arrested and
charged with theft after allegedly stealing $14.11 of makeup from Kroger
on West Fifth Street Wednesday at 7:45 p.m.
According to sheriff's reports:
A total of $250 of scrap metal was stolen from a trash bin in the 7600
block of Commercial Place Wednesday night.
An unknown person stole approximately $2,700 in hand tools from a
property in the 12000 block of Beecher Gamble Road Monday.
A 1972 Chevy Townsman station wagon was stolen from a residence in the
22000 block of Route 161 Tuesday.
According to OSP reports: No reports.

6/13/07
According to police reports:
A business in the 700 block of Milford Avenue reported receiving a
possible counterfeit $100 bill Tuesday at 6:36 p.m.
Tuesday at 10:36 a.m. a business in the 900 block of West Fifth Street
reported receiving eight checks, which ultimately bounced, totaling
$2,069.221 from a customer.
The theft of $180 in an envelope was reported from a business in the
1100 block of West Fifth Street Tuesday at 4:05 p.m.
Lindsay B. Rooney, 20, of Ostrander and Michael W. Nuss, 22, of Dublin
were arrested and charged with possession of drug paraphernalia after
they were found in the 600 block of Allenby Drive with rolling papers, a
blue glass marijuana pipe and baggies used for holding marijuana today at 1:06 a.m.
A woman reported her purse was stolen today at 2:33 a.m. in the 100
block of North Main Street.
According to sheriff's reports:
Two cars and numerous mailboxes were found spray painted with purple and
blue paint in the 14000 block of Osage Drive Tuesday at 10:23 a.m.
Deputies are investigating a fight Sunday in the 14000 block of Route
47, during which a man claimed he was struck in the head by someone
throwing a glass.
After a traffic stop Monday at 3:43 p.m. on U.S. 33 at U.S. 42 William
Preston, 34, of Ada was arrested for an outstanding warrant issued by
another county. Additional Union County charges are pending laboratory
results on unidentified prescription medications found in his possession.
Joseph Howald, 28, of LaRue was cited for driving with an open container
of alcohol Monday at 8:14 p.m. on Route 37 at Route 739.
A resident reported her vehicle was struck with someone shooting a paint
ball gun while traveling down Route 37 outside of Richwood Tuesday at 12:09 a.m.
Trespassing charges are pending against an 18-year-old and three
juveniles who were found inside a closed cemetery on Route 37 near
Richwood Tuesday at 1:42 a.m. Among them, a 16-year-old male was cited
for possession of tobacco.
According to OSP reports: No reports.

6/12/07
According to police reports:
A 61-year-old woman was allegedly struck by an ambulance service
employee as she was being transported to the hospital to receive
dialysis Monday at 8:20 a.m. The incident allegedly occurred on U.S. 33
and was reported by the woman's caretaker.
A 15-year-old female reported she was sexually assaulted by a
17-year-old acquaintance Monday at 11:15 p.m. in the 500 block of North
Main Street. The report remains under investigation.
A small arson fire was reported Monday after a resident in the 600 block
of West Eighth Street discovered a small fire along his fence that
caused slight damage.
Two cases of beer were reported stolen from the back porch of a home in
the 1300 block of Woodline Drive Monday night.
According to sheriff's reports:
A man was arrested after allegedly providing false information to
sheriff's deputies regarding a car accident in Magnetic Springs.
Oraville Johnson, 51, of Magnetic Springs was charged with obstructing
official business, resisting arrest and disorderly conduct after he was
intoxicated and ran into a passing car on Main Street Saturday at 6:28 p.m.
Deputies found the man lying in the roadway, who claimed he was struck
by a car. It was later determined that he had run into the car on purpose.
Christy Pavel, 23, of Van Wert was charged with possession of drug
paraphernalia after a traffic stop on U.S. 33 at U.S. 42 Sunday at 6:44
p.m. Pavel was the passenger inside the vehicle.
According to OSP reports: No reports.

6/11/07
According to police reports:
A resident in the 400 block of Windmill Drive reported a case of
aggravated burglary after an unknown male allegedly entered her
apartment with a weapon Friday at 8:55 a.m. and stole a television and
prescription medication.
A woman in the 19000 block of Springdale Road said her ex-boyfriend
threatened to burn down her home Friday at 12:08 p.m.
Burglary was reported to have occurred Friday at 12:31 p.m. when a
resident in the 800 block of Collins Avenue discovered property stolen
from inside while she was gone.
The rear driver side tire of a car parked in the 100 block of Taylor
Avenue was punctured Friday.
Child abuse is being investigated after a Milford Center resident told
police Friday afternoon that she believes her son is being assaulted at
his father's home in the Marysville area.
A property in the Hillcrest Mobile Home Park was reportedly egged
sometime between Tuesday and Friday.
Craig A. Lewis, 37, of 1220 Bay Laurel Drive was arrested for operating
a vehicle while intoxicated after a traffic stop on Coleman's Crossing
Saturday at 12:28 a.m. Lewis was allegedly involved in a hit skip
accident earlier that evening.
Roneva A. Price, 31, of 508 W. Third St.; Sara M. Fuson, 26, of 17901
Brown School Road and Teena L. Sherwood, age not listed, of 460 Allenby
Drive were all arrested for disorderly conduct Saturday at 1 a.m. after
a fight at a business in the 100 block of North Main Street.
A 16-year-old male was arrested Saturday at 2 a.m. for persistent
disorderly conduct after an incident at an unlisted location.
A purse was reported stolen from inside a car parked in the 600 block of
Meadows Drive Saturday. The purse was later found under the North Maple
Street bridge.
A resident in the 1100 block of Valley Drive reported that his car was
damaged by juveniles throwing rocks Saturday at 6:22 p.m.
Jamie L. Day, 23, of Milford Center was arrested for operating a vehicle
intoxicated and improper lane change after a traffic stop on Maple
Street at Seventh Street Sunday at 1:19 a.m.
Thomas E. Gordon, 33, of 236 Cypress Drive was arrested Sunday at 2:52
a.m. for an outstanding warrant issued by Logan County.
Aaron R. Levally, 19, of Richwood was arrested Sunday at 3:06 a.m. on an
outstanding warrant issued by Montgomery County.
A garage window was shot out by a BB gun Sunday afternoon in the 300
block of Elwood Avenue.
Sunday at 9:40 a.m. a resident in the 900 block of Southwood Drive
reported that his landlord assaulted him and has been harassing his family.
Sunday at 5:30 p.m. a dog was removed from a home in the 500 block of
East 10th Street after the animal reportedly bit two people.
Someone stole the wheel covers of a car parked in the 15000 block of
U.S. 36 Sunday at 9:45 p.m.
A resident in the 400 block of West Sixth Street woke up today at 2:42
a.m. after dogs were barking because two young males were attempting to
break into his car. He yelled at the two suspects and they ran away.
According to sheriff's reports:
Friday at 9:07 a.m. a resident on Avalon Lane in Jerome Township
reported a $10,000 John Deere tractor was stolen while the home was
under construction.
Breaking and entering was reported Thursday at 1:23 p.m. after a
resident in the 8000 block of Brock Road reported someone caused $200 in
damages to a car after trying to steal the vehicle from a barn on the property.
Someone broke into the concession stand at the baseball diamonds in the
18000 block of main Street in Broadway Friday at 5:44 p.m. The stand was
forcibly entered and food and candy were stolen, valued at $400.
Tools were stolen from a garage in the 19000 block of Bonnie Court Friday.
Franklin Phillips, 25, of 13967 Sycamore Drive was arrested Friday at
7:08 p.m. for possession of marijuana after a traffic stop on U.S. 42 at U.S. 33.
The Department of Human Services is currently investigating a report of
child abuse filed Friday at 5:07 p.m. after a 4-year-old male from
Taylor Township was brought to the Memorial Hospital of Union County
emergency room with injuries. The case remains under investigation.
Deputies responded to the 27000 block of Ford Reed Road for a horse that
got loose Saturday at 7 p.m. and damaged a bean field.
According to OSP reports: No reports.

6/8/07
According to police reports:
Several people were arrested after a street fight today at 2:14 a.m. at
109 N. Main St. at Lee Dog's Locker Room. Officers found a man lying on
the ground, another bleeding and someone had used pepper spray. As a
result, Jason Bender, 29, of 1522 Lacosta Drive was arrested for
disorderly conduct;  Lucas Bender, 25, of the same address was arrested
for assault; and Ronald Moore, 30, of Mechanicsburg was arrested for
disorderly conduct.
A 36-year-old Marysville man was found lying face down on the ground in
the alley behind the Marysville Fire Department Thursday at 10:48 p.m.
The resident who found him could not find a pulse, although firemen were
later able to find one after performing CPR. The man reportedly suffered
a drug over dose. He was transported by medics to Memorial Hospital of
Union County.
James A. Batchelder, 32, of 1033 Watkins Glen Ct. was arrested for
domestic violence Thursday at 7 p.m. after a dispute with his wife.
Loretta M. Miller, 32, of 220 W. Fourth St. was arrested for disorderly
conduct after a domestic dispute at her home today at 12:24 a.m.
A resident in the 13000 block of Watkins Road reported Thursday that
someone has been using his wife's credit card at several locations around Marysville.
A business in the 1200 block of West Fifth Street reported that two
customers wrote several checks for merchandise totaling $1,182.28 from a closed account.
According to sheriff's reports: No reports:
According to OSP reports: No reports.

6/7/07
According to police reports:
Kimberly Downing, 44, of 548 N. Main St. Apt. 53, was arrested for
domestic violence after striking her adult daughter today at 2:14 a.m.
James J. Puckett, 38, of Bellefontaine, was arrested Wednesday at 8:30
p.m. for domestic violence in the 700 block of Meadows Drive.
Several juveniles were involved in a dispute in front of the Marysville
Movie Theater Wednesday at 8:25 p.m. No charges were filed.
Chad W. Hill, 24, of Plain City, was arrested for possession of drugs,
and Brandon L. Steffen, 24, of 697 Kenny Lane, was arrested for
possession of drug paraphernalia after a traffic stop on South Oak
Street Wednesday at 8:20 p.m.
Police dealt with a man threatening suicide who was involved in a
dispute Wednesday at 10:08 a.m. in the 100 block of Buerger Street. He
was transported to the Memorial Hospital of Union County Emergency Room
for evaluation.
A purse was stolen out of an unlocked car parked in the 600 block of
East Sixth Street Wednesday.
According to sheriff's reports:
Deputies responded to the 500 block of Fourth Street in Unionville
Center for the death of a 42-year-old man Wednesday at 12:34 p.m.
Deputies listed the death as an apparent suicide by hanging, although
the exact caused of death remains under investigation.
Jessica Temple, 27, of Richwood, was cited for running a school bus stop
sign Wednesday at 9:03 a.m. in the 26000 block of Route 4.
The Union County Department of Human Services reported a possible gross
sexual imposition case Wednesday at 1:06 p.m. involving a 14-year-old
female victim in Taylor Township and a suspected family member.
Aaron Hamilton, 31, of Richwood, was arrested Wednesday at 9:47 p.m. for
operating a vehicle intoxicated, high blood alcohol concentration and
driving outside of marked lanes after a traffic stop on Claibourne Road near Route 47.
Roger Couch, 39, of Middleburg was arrested for speeding, operating a
vehicle intoxicated, driving under suspension, possession of marijuana
and additional charges are pending for firearms violations. The arrest
occurred as a result of a traffic stop on Wednesday at 11:48 p.m. in the
13000 block of Route 4.
A victim on Route 245 in Allen Township reported selling a wave runner,
and was paid with a check that ultimately bounced Tuesday.
According to OSP reports: No reports.

6/6/07
According to police reports:
Tuesday at 12:48 p.m. a resident of Milford Center reported that someone
withdrew funds from a local bank account without permission.
Lucas E. Grimes, 22, of 130 W. Third St. was arrested on an outstanding
warrant for a probation violation from Marysville Municipal Court
Tuesday at 4:54 p.m.
A Shellbark Drive resident reported Tuesday at 5:15 p.m. that he saw six
or seven juveniles around the gazebo at Scott Farms Park. The gazebo was
then discovered damaged and he wasn't sure if they were the cause.
John A. Brunemann, 27, and Rhea M. Henson, 32, both of 62 Sumac Drive
were arrested for disorderly conduct after a domestic dispute Tuesday at 5:23 p.m.
According to sheriff's reports:
Dempsey Luke Griffin, 26, of 13013 Route 347 was charged with possession
of drug paraphernalia and served with a warrant for the same offense
issued by the Marysville Municipal Court after a traffic stop on Route
47 Monday at 9:30 p.m.
A resident in the 20000 block of Raymond Road reported her house was
egged early Tuesday morning and it caused damage.
Tuesday at 11:43 a.m. Timothy Dwayne Smith, 22, of 13163 Route 347 was
stopped while traveling in the 13000 block of Route 347. When served
with an outstanding warrant, Smith resisted arrest, threatened officers
and then kicked the inside of the cruiser. As a result, Smith was
charged with resisting arrest, menacing, and vandalism of government property.
A vehicle was reportedly egged in the 20000 block of Dog Leg Road
Tuesday at 5:54 p.m.
Gross sexual imposition was reported Tuesday at 10:10 p.m. concerning
two juvenile females and an incident which allegedly occurred in Allen Township.
According to OSP reports:
Raylon Davis, 23, of Lima was charged with driving under suspension  and
possession of marijuana after a traffic stop today at 2:37 a.m. on U.S.
33 at Post Road.

6/5/07
According to police reports:
James D. Smith, 38, of 511 Olive St. was arrested on a warrant for
failure to appear in court for receiving stolen property Monday at 10 a.m.
A car was reportedly egged overnight Sunday in the 100 block of Buerger Street.
Burglary was reported Monday at 10:35 a.m. after a resident in the 500
block of Main Street discovered someone had broken in.
A residence in the 500 block of North Main Street reported that an
unknown person damaged her daughter's home Sunday night.
A possible auto theft was reported Monday at 2:56 p.m. after a car
dealership in the 15000 block of Watkins Road indicated a customer did
not return a rental car.

6/4/07
According to police reports:
James K. Woodall, 25, of 270 W. Third St. was arrested for driving under
suspension, fictitious license plates, no driver's license and expired
plates after a traffic stop on Main Street Friday at 8:19 p.m.
Michael S. Johnson, 19, of Attica was arrested Friday after another law
enforcement agency made a traffic stop in the 400 block of East Ninth
Street Friday at 11:16 p.m.
Edgar C. Downs, 35, of 16329 Allen Center Road was arrested for
disorderly conduct in the 100 block of North Main Street Saturday at 2:23 a.m.
A business in the 900 block of East Fifth Street reported two gallons of
bleach stolen Saturday at 2:35 p.m.
A resident in the 300 block of West Ninth Street reported an object was
thrown through the rear driver's window on her vehicle Saturday at 6 p.m.
Derek R. West, 22, of 142 Buerger St. was arrested for disorderly
conduct and possession of drugs after he was found intoxicated in an
alley in the 100 block of North Main Street Saturday at 10:47 p.m.
Steven R. Wilson, 47, of Plain City was arrested for operating a vehicle
intoxicated after a traffic stop on West Third Street Saturday at 11:01 p.m.
A resident of Unionville Center reported his windshield was broken by a
rock in the 600 block of Milford Avenue Saturday at 11:35 p.m.
A South Walnut Street resident reported she was assaulted by an unknown
female while in the 100 block of East Fourth Street Sunday at 12:11 a.m.
Candi J. Gray, 40, of Richwood was arrested Sunday at 12:31 a.m. for
driving while intoxicated and driving the wrong way down a one way
street after a traffic stop on West Fourth Street.
Shawn M. Jones, 19, of 17688 White Stone Road was arrested for operating
a vehicle intoxicated after a traffic stop on West Third Street Sunday at 3 a.m.
Duke W.R. Jobe, 23, of 225 N. Court St. was arrested for domestic
violence Sunday at 3:04 a.m.
A resident in the 200 block of Windsor Court reported that an unknown
person stole an Ohio State magnet off his vehicle Sunday at 2 p.m.
Brian O'Connors, 42, of 500 N. Cherry St. was arrested for operating a
vehicle intoxicated and failure to stop for a red light on Delaware
Avenue Sunday at 9:06 p.m.
According to sheriff's reports:
A resident in the 24000 block of Claibourne Road reported finding pry
marks on three window screens Wednesday at 5:51 p.m.
A known man is suspected of stealing a wallet from a locker at a
business in the 21000 block of Route 739 Thursday at 5:56 p.m.
Friday at 3:30 p.m. sexual assault was reported in the 31000 block of
Hamilton Road, which allegedly occurred eight years ago. Both victims
were juveniles at the time.
A 15-year-old female was arrested on a probation violation after she was
found with a syringe  Friday at 5:52 p.m. in the 21000 block of Evans Road.
Marc A. Marshall, 20, of 16404 Route 347 was arrested Friday at 9 p.m.
for operating a vehicle intoxicated, high blood alcohol concentration,
underage consumption and a headlight violation after a traffic stop on
Route 37 at Hopewell Road.
Saturday at 4:24 a.m. Kevin Thompson, 46, of 18078 Route 161 was
arrested for operating a vehicle intoxicated and driving outside of
marked lanes after a traffic stop on Scottslawn Road at Route 736. A
deputy had another vehicle pulled over and Thompson reportedly drove
around the scene, came to the intersection and squealed his tires as he
left. After closing out the previous traffic stop the deputy pursued.
Nicholas Pazarentzos, 20, of Springfield was arrested Saturday at 2:16
a.m. for operating a vehicle intoxicated, underage consumption and
driving outside of marked lanes after a traffic stop on Middleburg Plain City Road.
Nathanial P. Bemus, 22, of 19956 Middleburg Plain City Road was arrested
for disorderly conduct after he was found unconscious laying next to a
bike in a ditch outside of Milford Center Saturday at 4:06 a.m. He was
discovered to be intoxicated, although not injured.
Kristin N. Wiess, 18, of 286 North Ave. in Plain City was arrested for
operating a vehicle intoxicated and underage consumption after a traffic
stop in Plain City for having a headlight out, speeding and having no front license plate.
Charles T. Troxell, 24, of South Charleston was arrested for operating a
vehicle intoxicated, high blood alcohol level concentration and driving
outside of marked lanes after a traffic stop on Route 161 at Industrial
Parkway Sunday at 3:38 a.m.
Larry G. Adams, 59, of 55 Commercial St. was arrested for operating a
vehicle intoxicated and failure to signal a right hand turn after a
traffic stop in Milford Center Sunday at 2:52 a.m.
A resident in the 15000 block of Robinson Road reported someone poured
rocks and syrup in his gas tank Saturday night.
A person found marijuana and drug paraphernalia left behind by the
former tenants of a residence in the 34000 block of Route 37 Sunday.
Sunday at 6 p.m. a person reported a fallow deer was found bitten by an
unknown dog in the 14000 block of Bellepoint Road.
Zachary A. Crump, 21, of Columbus was arrested in Marion County for an
outstanding warrant issued by Union County today at 4:05 a.m. Charges
are also pending against Crump for a syringe the deputy found in the
back of the cruiser.
According to OSP reports:
Saturday at 1:03 a.m. troopers arrested John Palm, 20, of Galloway for
operating a vehicle intoxicated after a traffic stop on Post Road at
Highland Croy Road.

6/1/07
According to police reports:
A resident in the 200 block of Windsor Court reported her neighbor's
windshield had been shattered with a large rock sometime over Wednesday night
According to sheriff's reports:
A resident in the 9000 block of Tartan Fields Drive reported the theft
of $1,197 in credit cards, cash and an MP3 player. The items were taken
out of two vehicles parked in the garage Wednesday night.
Tools were reported missing from a van that had been repossessed from
the 600 block of London Avenue Thursday.
Aaron M. Copenhagen, 24, of 732 Kenny Lane was arrested on an
outstanding warrant for contempt of court after being released from the
Delaware County Jail Thursday at 12:17 p.m.
A 14-year-old student was arrested for disorderly conduct after being
insubordinate and confrontational at Marysville Middle School Thursday at 3 p.m.
Prescription medication was reported missing from the 400 block of
Windmill Drive Thursday.
Thursday at 4:50 p.m. a resident in the 1000 block of Mill Park Drive
reported that an unknown person made fraudulent purchases with her
credit card in Pennsylvania totaling $1511.95.
A resident in the 500 block of North Main Street reported that between 4
p.m. on Wednesday and 4 p.m. Thursday someone broke into her home and
damaged some items.
A North Lewisburg resident reported his ex-girlfriend dumped a blue
frozen drink in his car and left a threatening voice mail while at a
restaurant on Delaware Avenue Thursday.
According to OSP reports: No reports.

 

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