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Police Beat November 2007

 

11/30/07
According to OSP reports:
Two people were injured in a three-car crash that occurred Thursday
evening, although details in the crash investigation were not complete this morning.
At 5:35 p.m. three cars were involved in a crash at U.S. 36 at Payne
Road. Details on how the accident occurred were not available before
press time. Drivers Dorence Rausch, 65, of 14510 Payne Road and Linda
Jones, 51, of 383 Calvary Road were both injured and transported to
Memorial Hospital of Union County. They received serious injuries. The
third driver, Hiedi Pearson, 32, of 1754 Damos Way was not injured.
According to police reports:
Thursday at 9:16 p.m. a resident in the 500 block of North main Street
reported that his bike was stolen Wednesday.
Benjamin R. Cantrell, 24, of Mechanicsburg was arrested Thursday at
10:17 p.m. on an outstanding warrant from the Madison County Sheriff's
Office for failure to appear in court.
Gregory W. Franko, 46, of 19969 Route 4 was arrested today at 12:01 a.m.
for disorderly conduct near Meadowlark Drive after a fight.
According to sheriff's reports:
Tuesday at 11:40 a.m. deputies reported that while appearing in Union
County Common Pleas Court for sentencing, the defendant passed out in
the chair after sentencing and was found to have consumed large amounts
of alcohol in the hours before the hearing, as well as taking unknown
amounts of various medications with the alcohol. The 40-year-old man was
transported by medics to Memorial Hospital of Union County, where he was
treated and released, then transported to Tri-County Regional Jail.

11/29/07
According to police reports:
An employee of the Harold Lewis School on Charles Lane reported his
Dodge Neon was stolen today sometime between 3:45 a.m. and 5:46 a.m. The
vehicle was recovered in Marion County at 4:30 a.m. after deputies
responded to a report of a car engulfed in flames in a field off Route 93.
A resident of Catalpa Place reported an animal complaint after a
neighbor's dog was loose and ran across the street from the home and
jumped on his grandson Wednesday at 4:21 p.m.
A South Court Street resident reported Wednesday that his ex-wife is
calling his place of employment, which is causing him a hardship.
Ronald A. Griffith, 47, of 925 W. Fifth St. apt. 55, was arrested for
driving under suspension and failure to comply with license
reinstatement requirements after a traffic stop on Coleman's Crossing
Boulevard Wednesday at 8:58 p.m.
According to sheriff's reports:
No charges were filed after deputies were called to the 18000 block of
Easton Road Tuesday at 8:34 a.m. for a 37-year-old woman who was
reportedly out of control and damaging property. The woman was
restrained and transported to Memorial Hospital of Union County for evaluation.
Charges are pending against a 14-year-old male who was found in
possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia Tuesday at 10:33 a.m. in
the 18000 block of Delaware County Line Road.
Criminal trespassing was reported after a resident in the 13000 block of
Fladt Road found a person asleep in a shed on the property Wednesday. It
was the second time the person had been found there without permission.
According to OSP reports:
Today at 2:53 a.m. deputies cited Carla Tyson, 37, of Lima, for driving
under suspension after a traffic stop on U.S. 33 at the eastbound rest area.

11/28/07
According to police reports:
A Marysville High School student reported being threatened while eating
lunch Monday at 12:10 p.m.
A resident in the 400 block of West Seventh Street reported Tuesday that
her neighbor threw a large cardboard barrel and broke her ornamental
fence and lawn ornament sometime in October.
A 19-year-old female reported Tuesday that an 81-year-old man has been
stalking her and buying her gifts over the past three months.
A resident in the 14000 block of Industrial Parkway reported that her
wallet was stolen out of her purse while shopping at a store on West
Fifth Street Tuesday.
Christmas holiday colored spotlights were reported stolen from a yard
Tuesday between 8 and 9 p.m. on Poppy Lane.
An Ostrander resident reported assault after a girl struck her son in
the mouth with an umbrella while on the school bus Tuesday. The assault
knocked his tooth out.
Kevin H. Hicks, 18, of 532 Surrey Lane, and Cory A. Conn, 18, of 19558
Dog Leg Road, were arrested Tuesday at 8:41 p.m. for stealing a cell
phone car charger from a business in the 500 block of Coleman's Crossing.
A resident on West Third Street reported Tuesday that someone stole her
medication which was locked in a safe.
According to OSP reports:
Details were released today on a crash involving a mini van and a dump
truck that occurred Tuesday at 8:21 a.m.
Driver Sarah Zickafoo, no age listed, of Kenton, was stopped at a
traffic sign on Jerome Road at U.S. 42, when she failed to see a dump
truck headed toward her northbound on U.S. 42. As a result, she pulled
in front of Craig Purdum, 31, of London, who was driving a 2004 Sterling dump truck.
Zickafoo was injured in the crash and transported to Riverside Methodist
Hospital by Jerome Township medics. Purdum was not injured.
According to sheriff's reports:
A woman reported Tuesday that she was sexually assaulted sometime over
the weekend in the 100 block of Main Street in Magnetic Springs. No
charges have been filed.
Tuesday at 6 p.m. a resident in the 13000 block of Weaver Road reported
that $4,067.17 in illegal charges had been made on his debit card
account from outside the country. The theft remains under investigation.
Gino Mangan, 19, of Lakeview, was arrested today at 12:42 a.m. after a
traffic stop on U.S. 33 for driving without a license, speeding and for
an outstanding warrant issued by the Bellefontaine Police Department.

11/27/07
According to police reports:
A piece of construction equipment was discovered damaged at a
construction site in the 14000 block of Route 4 south Monday at 8:45 a.m.
Three fraudulent checks were reportedly cashed at a business in the 700
block of Milford Avenue over the past few months.
The theft of an article of clothing was reported stolen from a home in
the 18000 block of Timber Lane Monday.
A 13-year-old female was arrested for domestic violence as a result of
striking family members in the 300 block of Springwood Lane Monday at 6:24 p.m.
A 16-year-old female in the 700 block of North Main Street reportedly
left home without permission and was listed as a runaway. She was
located at 8:28 p.m. and taken to the Central Ohio Youth Center on unruly charges.
According to sheriff's reports: No reports.
According to OSP reports:
Brad Payne, 41, of Westerville was arrested today at 2:29 a.m. for
driving under suspension after a traffic stop on U.S. 33 in the
eastbound lanes.

11/26/07
According to sheriff's reports:
A property owner in the 28000 block of Route 31 confronted a person
attempting to steal a 4-wheel ATV Friday at 8:11 p.m. The person fled on
foot and got into a nearby car and drove off. There are two possible
known suspects and the attempted theft remains under investigation.
Eric D. Olson, 18, of Dublin, was arrested Saturday at 7:48 p.m. on
Highland Croy Road at Park Mill Drive for operating a vehicle
intoxicated, high blood alcohol levels, underage drinking and driving
outside of marked lanes. A 16-year-old male passenger was also cited for
underage drinking.
Noah Davis, 18, of Bexley, was arrested for possession of drug
paraphernalia and marijuana after he was observed driving left of center
Saturday at 9:32 p.m. on Post Road at Highland Croy Road.
Today at 12:55 a.m. deputies found a car parked off the side of the
roadway on Route 161 at Cosgray Road. The door was left open and
deputies found a driver's license inside, belonging to a 28-year-old
Dublin man. A call was made to his home and a canine search was
conducted. As the search was underway, the 28-year-old man arrived and
asked for medical help for possible drug use and any injuries sustained
from falling into a creek earlier that day.
Norman L. Hill, 39, of Savannah, was charged with possession of
marijuana after a deputy witnessed him staggering down Main Street
toward Fifth Street in Marysville Saturday at 9:32 p.m. Hill was soon
found urinating in a nearby alleyway.
According to police reports:
Police responded to the 600 block of Milcrest Drive for a woman found
unresponsive and not breathing Sunday at 1:59 p.m. Linda Voiles, 56, was
pronounced dead and police are currently investigating the incident,
listed as natural causes.
Kevin L. Smith, 46, of North Lewisburg, was arrested Friday at 2:52 a.m.
and charged with operating a vehicle intoxicated, failure to control,
driving outside of marked lanes and not wearing a seat belt after a
traffic stop in the 600 block of West Sixth Street.
A resident in the 300 block of Terrace Court reported a suspicious
incident Saturday, after his elderly mother had not been heard from
since leaving town with an elderly man.
A bike was found in the 13000 block of Route 36 Friday afternoon.
A Marion resident reported Friday at 5:10 p.m. that he believes his
sister living in the 100 block of Willow Drive is misusing his mother's
funds and possibly opening lines of credit using her identity. The
incident remains under investigation.
Michael Bivens, 18, of 310 Sorenson Drive, and Cory Wilson, 18, of 526
W. Eighth St., were charged with theft from a business in the 500 block
of Coleman's Crossing Boulevard Friday at 7:28 p.m.
Kenneth E. Nicol, 41, of 13757 Fladt Road, was arrested and charged with
disorderly conduct after he was found walking around intoxicated on West
Fifth Street Friday at 8:10 p.m.
Brian Arms, 41, of Milford Center, was arrested and charged with
possession of drug paraphernalia Friday at 9:06 p.m. at the intersection
of West Third Street at Maple Street.
A resident in the 100 block of Residence Drive reported a license plate
was stolen off a car Friday.
Michelle Trout, 38, of 614 W. Fifth St., was arrested and charged with
disorderly conduct Saturday at 1:30 a.m. in the 200 block of Woodcrest Drive.
A resident in the 600 block of Watkins Glen Boulevard reported her purse
was stolen from a friend's car parked in the 700 block of Watkins Glen
Boulevard Friday.
A verbal dispute in the 600 block of West Fourth Street was reported
between a man and a woman Saturday at 3:20 p.m. No charges have been filed.
Breaking and entering was reported to have occurred Oct. 30 at 5:34 p.m.
A resident in the 500 block of Watkins Glen Boulevard reported jewelry
was stolen from a storage unit in the 600 block of Clymer Road.
A resident in the 100 block of West Sixth Street reported two bikes were
stolen Saturday at 4:45 p.m.
Brenda Farmer, 42, of 221 Connolly St., was arrested at her home on an
outstanding warrant issued by the Marysville Municipal Court Saturday at 5:21 p.m.
Jeremy Sassen, 28, of West Ninth St., was arrested at a business in the
700 block of South Maple Street on an outstanding warrant issued by the
Marysville Municipal Court Saturday at 6:49 p.m.
Dustin Crabtree, 26, of Bellefontaine, was arrested Sunday at 1:54 a.m.
for speeding and failure to comply with license reinstatements in the
1200 block of Collingwood Drive.
A bike was found left off of the side of Quail Hollow Drive Sunday.
Two males were reportedly attempting to steal scrap from a business on
East Ninth Street Sunday at 11:21 a.m.
Tires were slashed on a car parked in the 300 block of Damascus Road Sunday.
Items were reported missing from a home on Butternut Drive Sunday.
A die cast collectible car was stolen from a business in the 900 block
of West Fifth Street Sunday.
According to OSP reports:
Denise Virgin, 36, of 17992 Route 347 was arrested Friday at 2:23 a.m.
for drinking and driving on Route 31 at Millwood Drive.
Jorge Alberto, 25, of Dublin was arrested for drinking and driving
Friday at 4:59 a.m. on U.S. 42 at U.S. 33
Daniel Lariamore, 33, of Marysville was arrested Sunday at 1:23 a.m. for
drinking and driving after a traffic stop on Fourth at Maple streets.

11/24/07
According to sheriff's reports:
One man was arrested after driving his car into his home, while drunk
driving Wednesday.
Larry J. Counts, 34, of 14125 Sycamore Drive was charged with operating
a vehicle while intoxicated and super high blood alcohol concentration
levels. At 3:57 a.m. that day deputies were called to his home for a
domestic incident. Counts reportedly had parked his car alongside
Sycamore Road and decided to move the car onto his driveway. There was
an argument with his wife, who reportedly did not want him to drive.
Counts then got into the vehicle and drove up the driveway and into his
garage door, causing damages.
Deputies and Marysville Police were called to the Memorial Hospital of
Union County emergency room for two adults involved in an argument today
at 9:15 a.m. A 15-year-old female and another juvenile female whose age
was not reported, were having a sleepover on Lingrell Road when they
decided to take prescription drugs found in the home. The 15-year-old
suffered an overdose and was transported to the hospital for care.
Parents of the two juveniles were reportedly arguing in the emergency
room, resulting in the police presence.
A burglary attempt was thwarted Thursday at 9:45 p.m. in the 27000 block
of Kinney Pike Road. A resident reported hearing someone open the back
door of the home and hearing two male voices. When the resident turned
on the lights the two men fled on foot. No entry was made and the
suspects were not found.
According to police reports:
Wednesday at 8:14 p.m. a resident on Catalpa Place reported that he got
into a verbal argument with a known person, who then punched him in the
eye and damaged his storm door. No charges were listed in the report.
A South Court Street resident found a bike in her front yard Thursday afternoon.
A resident of West Fifth Street reported Thursday at 7:38 p.m. that
someone stole a change jar, filled with approximately $40 to $50.
According to OSP reports: No reports.

11/23/07

According to sheriff's reports:
One man was arrested after driving his car into his home, while drunk
driving Wednesday.
Larry J. Counts, 34, of 14125 Sycamore Drive was charged with operating
a vehicle while intoxicated and super high blood alcohol concentration
levels. At 3:57 a.m. that day deputies were called to his home for a
domestic incident. Counts reportedly had parked his car alongside
Sycamore Road and decided to move the car onto his driveway. There was
an argument with his wife, who reportedly did not want him to drive.
Counts then got into the vehicle and drove up the driveway and into his
garage door, causing damages.
Deputies and Marysville Police were called to the Memorial Hospital of
Union County emergency room for two adults involved in an argument today
at 9:15 a.m. A 15-year-old female and another juvenile female whose age
was not reported, were having a sleepover on Lingrell Road when they
decided to take prescription drugs found in the home. The 15-year-old
suffered an overdose and was transported to the hospital for care.
Parents of the two juveniles were reportedly arguing in the emergency
room, resulting in the police presence.
A burglary attempt was thwarted Thursday at 9:45 p.m. in the 27000 block
of Kinney Pike Road. A resident reported hearing someone open the back
door of the home and hearing two male voices. When the resident turned
on the lights the two men fled on foot. No entry was made and the
suspects were not found.
According to police reports:
Wednesday at 8:14 p.m. a resident on Catalpa Place reported that he got
into a verbal argument with a known person, who then punched him in the
eye and damaged his storm door. No charges were listed in the report.
A South Court Street resident found a bike in her front yard Thursday afternoon.
A resident of West Fifth Street reported Thursday at 7:38 p.m. that
someone stole a change jar, filled with approximately $40 to $50.
According to OSP reports: No reports.
 

11/21/07
According to police reports:
Union County Children's Services reported Monday at 3 p.m. a possible
physical child abuse incident in the 600 block of Allenby Drive.
A Richwood resident reported Tuesday that someone broke the driver side
window of her car and stole a purse containing IDs and credit cards in
the 200 block of Riverwind Drive.
A 17-year-old girl was reported as a runaway or missing from the 1500
block of Meadowlark Lane. She left for school Tuesday morning but did
not attend class. The girl was later found at school.
Wheelchair ramps were stolen from the 900 block of Catalpa Place Tuesday.
According to sheriff's reports:
A woman reported being assaulted Monday at 9:40 p.m. in the 11000 block
of U.S. 36. A person struck her with a pizza pan while she was holding
her 8-year-old son. The child was taken to Memorial Hospital of Union
County for evaluation, but was not injured. No charges have been filed at this time.
According to OSP reports: No reports.
 

11/20/07
According to police reports:
An MR/DD employee reported the possible assault of a client Monday at 11:20 a.m.
A resident in the 100 block of Tulip Drive reported receiving a
fraudulent check in the mail Monday at 11:36 a.m.
Deception to Obtain Dangerous Drugs was reported Monday at 1:57 p.m.
Fraudulent prescriptions were reportedly passed at several area
pharmacies by a known subject.
A resident in the 1000 block of Sherwood Avenue discovered possible
counterfeit money Monday at 3 p.m.
A business in the 100 block of Main Street reported a flower pot was
broken on Monday.
A resident in the 1600 block of Saffron Drive reported she was assaulted
Sunday evening by a live-in boyfriend.
On Monday at 3:40 p.m. a resident of Sumac Drive told police about being
approached by an adolescent who requested they sell their medication.
A resident in the 100 block of North Plum Street reports money missing
from a checking account Monday.
Monday at 4:55 p.m. police were told about a car parked in the 1000
block of Village Drive, which had a threatening letter left on the windshield.
According to sheriff's reports:
An attempted identify fraud and theft incident was reported Monday at
11:39 a.m. from a resident in the 10000 block of Hinton Mill Road. An
unknown suspect had illegally opened an account in the victim's name and
tried to purchase $1,500 in cell phones. The attempt was stopped and no
money was lost.
A 10-year-old male was injured after being bitten by the family dog Saturday at 9:35 p.m.
According to OSP reports:
One injury resulted in a two-car crash Monday at 10:25 a.m. Driver D.
Robert Thompson, 29, of 1200 Streng Road was headed south on London
Avenue when he stopped to pick up leaves. At the same time driver Kay S.
Kuder, 50, 209B Windsor Court was headed south on London Avenue, behind
him and failed to stop in time. Her vehicle struck the rear end of the
truck. Kuder was injured in the crash and was transported to Memorial
Hospital of Union County by Marysville medics.
 

11/19/07
According to police reports:
Police responded to Industrial Parkway Thursday at 12:48 p.m. after a
semi truck became caught on low hanging electrical wires near a
construction site. The wires were stressed, causing the utility poles to
be pulled down onto the roadway. The portion of roadway was shut down
for several hours as the situation was dealt with. Police are
investigating the cause of the wires slack, which led to the crash.
Police recovered knives in a car parked on Amrine Mill Road Friday at 2:57 p.m.
A resident in the 1300 block of Milstone Drive reported a possible scam
over the Internet Friday at 4:23 p.m.
The window of a car was broken out Friday in the 700 block of Grove Street.
Gregory D. Jones, 39, of 533 Rosehill Drive was arrested and charged
with domestic violence after a fight at his home Saturday at 12:01 a.m.
A residence in the 400 block of Gallery Drive reported being assaulted
by a known person Saturday at 1:03 a.m. The case remains under investigation.
A 17-year-old male was charged with underage consumption and a curfew
violation after a traffic stop on Court Street Saturday at 1:53 a.m.
A license plate was stolen off a car in the 400 block of Chestnut Street
within the past week.
Pete M. Shepherd, 40, of 15303 Payne Road was charged with operating a
vehicle intoxicated after police received reports of a car striking an
object and leaving the scene Saturday at 4:16 p.m.
Bryan J. Speasmaker, 40, of 20500 Westlake Lee Road was charged with
disorderly conduct after complaints that he was walking in the roadway
Saturday at 5:59 p.m.
Toby S. Stebbing, 38, of 720 N. Main St. was arrested for domestic
violence after a fight at his home Saturday at 8:30 p.m.
A man in the 200 block of Windsor Drive reported Saturday at 11:02 p.m.
that his estranged wife had been taken against her will. Upon further
investigation, it was found that she had left willingly.
Eric B. Hinton, 43, of 60 Pleasant St. in Milford Center was charged
with physical control after he was found to be intoxicated, while
sleeping in his parked car in a business parking lot in the 900 block of
West Fifth Street Sunday at 1:10 a.m.
William S. Gonzalez, 43, of 112 1/2 W. Fifth St. was charged with
disorderly conduct in the 100 block of North Main Street Sunday at 1:45 a.m.
William E. Cline, 42, of 21923 Raymond Road was arrested for driving
under suspension after a traffic stop on Fourth Street Sunday at 2:35 a.m.
Michael A. Millington, 44, of 650 Meadows Drive was charged with
domestic violence after a fight at his home Sunday at 7 a.m. He was also
charged with driving under suspension and driving without a valid
license after admitting to driving to the home.
A storage unit on Clymer Road was found unlocked Sunday at 10:55 a.m. It
is unknown if anything was stolen at this time.
Derek R. West, 22, of 142 Buerger St. was charged with operating a
vehicle intoxicated, failure to yield to oncoming traffic, driving with
an open container of alcohol, possession of marijuana and drug
paraphernalia after a traffic stop on Maple Street Sunday at 6:03 p.m.
A house in the 1300 block of Valley Drive was reportedly damaged by an
unknown person Sunday.
Clothing was stolen from a home in the 500 block of West Ninth Street Sunday.
Thomas Lowell Johnson, 18, of 441 Morning Star Drive was arrested Sunday
at 10:14 p.m. for stealing items in the 100 block of North Main Street.
According to sheriff's reports:
Deputies found a car parked in the roadway on Miller Road Saturday at
2:48 a.m. The keys were still in the ignition. The owner was contacted
and the car had reportedly been stolen.
A total of $285 in tools were stolen from a site in the 8000 block of
Corporate Boulevard Saturday.
A total of $1,500 in car parts were stolen from seven different cars
parked on a lot in the 8000 block of Business Way Saturday.
Deputies assisted a family member in the 18000 block of Raymond Road
after the person suffered a medical behavior issue and needed to be
transported to Memorial Hospital of Union County Saturday at 3:57 p.m.
for evaluation.
Jeremy Goff, 19, of Plain City was arrested for possession of drug
paraphernalia and marijuana after a report of possible drug use in the
vehicle Saturday at 6:23 p.m. in a lot in the 10000 block of U.S. 42.
An employee in the 10000 of U.S. 42 found a plastic bag containing
possible marijuana Saturday at 7:24 p.m.
Jonathan Wurtsbaugh, 24, of Richwood was arrested for operating a
vehicle intoxicated, driving outside of marked lanes, possession of
drugs and paraphernalia after a traffic stop on Route 37 near Richwood
Sunday at 1:39 a.m.
Cody Kilgore, 20, of Lima was arrested for possession of drugs and drug
paraphernalia after a stop on U.S. 33 Sunday at 2:11 a.m.
Andrew Walker, 21, of Port Clinton was arrested for operating a vehicle
intoxicated and driving outside of marked lanes after a stop on U.S. 33
at Route 31 Sunday at 4:30 a.m.
According to OSP reports:
Sunday at 3:04 a.m. Brian Coldren, 45, of 12953 Kiser Road was cited for
operating a vehicle intoxicated after a stop on Watkins Road at Hinton Mill Road.

11/16/07
According to police reports:
Police arrested Anthony Redding, 38, of 218 Cypress Drive for allegedly
assaulting a 38-year-old woman at his home. During the arrest, Redding
became belligerent and attempted to assault a Union County Sheriff's
deputy. He had to be forcibly restrained and suffered minor injuries to
his nose and was transported to Memorial Hospital of Union County for
care. He was also cited for resisting arrest.
A concrete mixer was stolen from a home under construction in the 300
block of Wilderness Drive Thursday.
Bryan R. Rutherford, 29, of Delaware was arrested on an outstanding
warrant issued by the Union County Sheriff's Office Thursday at 6:32 p.m.
Police were notified Thursday that a 14-year-old female in the 600 block
of Allenby Drive has not been attending school.
Public indecency was reported after a man was witnessed urinating on a
car parked in the 900 block of Delaware Avenue Thursday at 10:02 p.m.
Jeremy C. Zehendner, 22, of Ostrander was arrested for operating a
vehicle intoxicated and failure to control his vehicle after he crashed
on East Fifth Street Thursday at 10:07 p.m.
According to sheriff's reports:
Michael Cleland, 25, of 14205 Shagbark Ct. was arrested for domestic
violence after allegedly shoving his wife to the ground as she held
their two-year-old daughter Thursday at 8:09 p.m. at their home.
Thursday at 3:31 a.m. Arthur Rought, 21, of West Mansfield was arrested
for physical control of a vehicle and reckless operation on private
property. Deputies had responded to a report of a car stuck in a  field
off of Route 739 and found Rought passed out inside and lying across the floorboards.
According to OSP reports:
Thursday at 10:24 p.m. driver Meghan Hager, 22, of DeGraff was heading
west on U.S. 33, when a deer ran into the roadway and struck her
windshield, causing her minor injuries. She was transported to Memorial
Hospital of Union County by Jerome Township medics.
James Mathews, 48, of Hilliard was arrested today at 9:25 a.m. for
operating a vehicle intoxicated after a traffic stop on U.S. 33 westbound.

11/15/07
According to police reports:
A 15-year-old male was charged with possession of marijuana at
Marysville High School Wednesday at 1:30 p.m.
James D. Ruggles, 23, of 421 Morning Star Drive, was arrested Wednesday
at 2:54 a.m. on an outstanding warrant for failure to pay fines and court costs.
A Plain City resident reported Wednesday that his ex-business partner is
allegedly accessing work bank accounts in an illegal manner.
Brent A. Wells, 18, of 680 Meadows Drive, was arrested on an outstanding
warrant for failure to pay fines and court costs Wednesday at 12:06 p.m.
Police assisted the Union County Department of Job and Family Services
when a 13-year-old female reported that her mother had kicked her out of
the house Wednesday at 9:42 p.m.
Ryan T. Minnick, 37, of 274 W. Third St., was arrested today at 1:20
a.m. on an outstanding warrant for failure to appear in court for an
arraignment on a domestic violence charge.
According to sheriff's reports:
Deputies are investigating two buglaries that occurred in the county.
Tuesday at 11:53 a.m. someone forced entry into a home in the 14000
block of Sycamore Drive through a garage door. Cash was stolen from inside.
Logan Dillon, 20, of no permanent address, was arrested Wednesday at
12:04 p.m. for burglary. He reportedly entered his mother's home in the
17000 block of Echo Drive and stole her laptop computer. Dillon was
later located at an apartment complex. His was arrested and the computer was returned.
According to OSP reports: No reports.

11/14/07
According to police reports:
Felony theft was reported by a business in the 800 block of Coleman's
Crossing Boulevard Tuesday at 4:09 p.m. A suspect reportedly entered an
unlocked exterior storage room and took 12 cartons of cigarettes.
A business in the 500 block of Coleman's Crossing Boulevard reported
that someone was stealing items Tuesday.
A 13-year-old male got into a fight with his stepmother Tuesday at 3:30
p.m. in the 900 block of West Fifth Street.
It was reported Tuesday at 5 p.m. that a man in the 300 block of West
Fifth Street was intoxicated and had a child with him. The Union County
Department of Human Services was contacted and the child was taken to a
friend's home until the man recovered.
Drug paraphernalia was found at a residential facility in the 700 block
of South Plum Street Tuesday.
Rachele Harmon, 32, of 650 Allenby Drive, was arrested for drug abuse
Tuesday at 11:07 p.m.
Joshua T. Yoder, 23, of 815 Pinehurst St., was arrested for possession
of marijuana and drug paraphernalia Tuesday at 11 p.m.
A business in the 500 block of North Main Street reported the theft of a
gun Tuesday at 1:23 p.m.
Criminal damaging was reported after juveniles were observed
skateboarding and destroying property at East Elementary school Monday
between 6 p.m. and 8:15 p.m.
Ali M. Warsame, 42, of Blacklick, was arrested Tuesday at 1:53 a.m. for
driving under suspension on Allenby Drive.
According to sheriff's reports: No reports.
According to OSP reports: No reports.

11/13/07
According to sheriff's reports:
The Union County department of Human Services reported Wednesday that an
alligator is being kept as a pet in the 13000 block of Bell Road. The
animal has grown to four feet in length. The case was referred to the
Environmental Health Board.
Identification theft was reported Friday at 6:35 p.m. from the 25000
block of Yearsley Road after someone attempted to open illegal credit card accounts.
Antonio Garcia, 21, of Columbus was cited for driving under suspension
and failure to control Monday. At 11:51 p.m. deputies found a car parked
partly on the roadway in the area of Paver Barnes Road at Northwest
Parkway. Garcia was found to be responsible and had been driving under suspension.
According to police reports:
Samuel L. Clemans, 38, of 13036 Route 4 was charged with driving under
suspension and having no operator's license after a traffic stop on
Creekview Drive Monday at 7:25 a.m.
Several items were stolen from a car parked on Butternut Drive sometime
after 1 a.m. on Monday.
A 15-year-old male was reported missing Monday at 9:31 p.m. in the 1200
block of Collingwood Court. The male returned home at 1 a.m. today and
was cited for unruliness and underage consumption of alcohol.
A business in the 500 block of Coleman's Crossing Boulevard reported the
theft of cameras Today at 3:48 a.m.
According to OSP reports: No reports.

11/12/07
According to sheriff's reports:
Davor Seferovic, 18, of Dublin, was charged with possession of marijuana
and drug paraphernalia after a traffic stop on Industrial Parkway at
Memorial Drive Thursday at 6:55 p.m.
Jacob Keaton, 22, of Plain City, was arrested Friday at 3:18 a.m. for
operating a vehicle intoxicated and super concentration of blood alcohol
levels. Deputies were called to the 700 block of Butler Avenue for a
potential burglary in progress at a home. The burglary proved to be
unfounded, but a car had been left in the area. Keaton was the owner and
when he returned to the vehicle, it was determined he was intoxicated.
Robert Monroe, 38, of Richwood, was arrested for driving outside of
marked lanes, failure to control his vehicle and obstructing official
business. On Nov. 5 deputies discovered a car crashed on Harmon Patrick
Road. On the scene, Monroe claimed to be a passenger in the vehicle. It
was later determined that he had been the driver.
A total of $108 in copper pipe leading from the home to a propane tank
had been stolen in the 21000 block of Raymond Road Friday.
Charges are under review for obstructing official business after a woman
was stopped for speeding on Industrial Parkway at Brock Road Friday at
1:47 p.m. The woman claimed she was speeding in order to get to the
hospital for an injured son. Deputies called her son's school and
discovered he was fine. She then claimed her other son was the one
injured which also was determined to be unfounded.
Aaron Cartwright, 28, of Tipp City, was charged with two counts of
possession of marijuana after a traffic stop in the 15000 block of U.S.
36 on Friday at 10:06 p.m.
Michael Hewlett, 32, of Grove City, was arrested for operating a vehicle
intoxicated, high blood alcohol levels and driving outside of marked
lanes after a traffic stop Saturday at 4:11 a.m. on U.S. 33 at U.S. 42.
Michelle Burden, 41, of Delaware, was arrested for operating a vehicle
intoxicated and driving outside of marked lanes Sunday at 2:39 a.m.
after a traffic stop on Route 4 at County Home Road.
Matthew Cross, 36, of 272 Triple Crown Way, was arrested for operating a
vehicle intoxicated, high blood alcohol levels and driving outside of
marked lanes after a traffic stop on U.S. 33 at Scottslawn Road
Saturday at 4:39 a.m.
William Converse, 47, of Raymond, was cited for failure to confine his
animals after a car crashed into one of his cows which had escaped from
his property Saturday at 6:37 a.m. on Route 31 at Route 347.
A $500 shotgun was reported stolen from inside a home in the 22000 of
Evans Road Saturday at 5:16 p.m. No forced entry was discovered and
several other guns in the case were left untouched. The burglary remains
under investigation.
A woman did not press charges against her boyfriend after he struck her
in the face during an argument Sunday at 12:47 a.m. in the 11000 block
of Darby Pottersburgh Road.
A resident in the 24000 block of Yearsley Road reported to deputies that
he found a bag containing a green leafy substance on his driveway
Sunday at 3:11 a.m.
Devon Starr, 19, of Milford Center, was charged with underage
consumption of alcohol after he was found standing in the middle of the
intersection at Route 4 and Payne Road Sunday at 3:11 a.m. He was also
carrying an identification card belonging to another person.
Sunday at 12:49 p.m. deputies were called to a business in the 10000
block of U.S. 42 for a man who refused to leave. The man was determined
to be trying to get a ride after walking away from a halfway house in
Delaware. Deputies then took him back to the halfway house.
According to police reports:
Police responded to the 800 block of North Maple Street Friday at 9:38
a.m. for a 12-year-old female who had possibly attempted suicide.
Friday at 10:47 a.m. police investigated a woman who had been prescribed
prescription drugs under false pretense in the 500 block of London
Avenue back in August.
Bertie Mae Davenport, 21, of Bellefontaine, was arrested for driving
under suspension after a traffic stop on Main Street Friday at 2:02 p.m.
Barbara Swinning, 44, of 740 Meadows Drive, was arrested for failure to
pay re-instatement fees, driving without a license and driving with fake
license plates after a traffic stop on East Sixth Street Friday.
Timothy Ward, 38, of Ashley, was arrested during a traffic stop on U.S.
36 east Friday at 6:27 p.m. for driving without a license and
outstanding warrant for failure to pay child support.
Gregory Miller, 39, of 525 Amrine Mill Road, was arrested for driving
under suspension and having no driver's license after a traffic stop on
Delaware Avenue Friday at 7:38 p.m.
Britney S. Smith, 21, and Shane Thompson, 25, both of Urbana, were
arrested for disorderly conduct after officers received a complaint
about a fight in the 100 block of North Main Street Saturday at 2:35 a.m.
A subject failed to pay for gasoline in the 800 block of Coleman's
Crossing Boulevard Saturday at 10:49 a.m.
Domestic violence was reported in the 700 block of West Fifth Street
Saturday at 11:05 a.m. No charges were listed.
A resident on Cypress Drive reported a BB gun was fired into his window,
causing damage Saturday at 5:05 p.m.
Peggy A. Halterman, 55, of 13990 Pleasant Ridge Drive, was arrested
Saturday at 10:26 p.m. for driving under suspension and having no
driver's license after a traffic stop on Coleman's Crossing Boulevard.
Whitney Levally, 21, of 324 Terrace Court, was arrested Sunday at 12:41
a.m. on an outstanding warrant after a stop in the 16000 block of Square Drive.
Amy Young, 26, of 1551 Claudia Lane, was charged with domestic violence
after a fight with her husband at their home Sunday at 1:42 a.m.
James D. Levally, 25, of North Lewisburg, was arrested on an outstanding
warrant in the 500 block of Rosehill Drive Sunday at 5:15 a.m.
A motorcycle was pushed over, causing damages to the vehicle in the 200
block of West Third Street overnight Saturday.
Sunday at 5:40 p.m. a man in the 600 block of Rainbow Drive threatened suicide.
According to OSP reports: No reports.

11/9/07
According to police reports:
A car parked in the 700 block of Kenny Lane had its tire slashed
sometime after 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.
Two adult males were involved in a fight in the 14000 block of
Industrial Parkway Thursday at 9:54 a.m. No charges were filed.
A bank deposit from Oct. 24 was reported missing from the 500 block of
Coleman's Crossing Boulevard Thursday.
A business in the 900 block of Columbus Avenue reported Thursday at 1:54
p.m. that merchandise was purchased with a bad check.
A 16-year-old female was reportedly assaulted by a known subject while
walking in the 500 block of North Maple Street Thursday. No charges have
been filed at this time.
An 11-year-old male was reportedly assaulted Thursday while on a school
bus parked in the 200 block of grove Street. No charges have been filed
at this time.
The locks were cut on several storage units in the 600 block of Clymer
Road, between 8:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. on Thursday.
A resident in the 400 block of East Sixth Street reported Thursday that
their bike had been stolen sometime during September.
A woman reported being assaulted somewhere in Marysville today at 2:07
a.m. Additional details were not included in the report.
According to sheriff's reports:
Tires were reported cut on a car parked in the 14000 block of County
Home Road today at 2:37 a.m. The victim claimed that an ex-boy friend
had called Thursday and made threats,
According to OSP reports:
A traffic stop on U.S. 33 today at 2:22 a.m. resulted in the arrest of
driver Zack Grubb, 20, of Marion, WV. for driving outside of marked
lanes and possession of drug paraphernalia. Passenger Seth Hixenbaugh,
20, also of Marion, WV. was arrested for possession of marijuana and
possession of drug paraphernalia.

11/8/07
According to police reports:
Wednesday at 2:40 p.m. a 17-year-old male and a 15-year-old male were
cited for disorderly conduct after fighting at the Marysville High School.
A business in the 100 block of East Fifth Street reported that cash was
stolen sometime after 8 p.m. on Tuesday.
A wallet was stolen sometime overnight Tuesday from a car parked in the
400 block of Wilderness Road.
According to sheriff's reports:
On Wednesday an adult woman reported she was allegedly sexually
assaulted at a residence on Route 739 in August. No charges have been
filed and the report is currently under investigation.
No charges have been filed in a report of a temporary protection order
violation concerning a telephone call to a victim from a Route 739
residence which may have violated Clark County laws Tuesday.
A resident in the 11000 block of Rittenhouse Road reported Wednesday
that a contractor who was paid has not completed the work and what was
completed is considered substandard. No charges have filed and the
report remains under investigation.
According to OSP reports:
Brandy R. Turner, 30, of Mechanicsburg, was charged with operating a
vehicle intoxicated after a traffic stop on Route 161 at Weldon Road
today at 3:04 a.m.
Today at 3:39 a.m. driver Larry Howard, 37, of Lima, was charged with
possession of marijuana after a traffic stop on U.S. 33 at Avery Road.

11/7/07
According to police reports:
Robert C. Lane, 18, of 214 N. Maple St., was arrested Tuesday at 1:11
p.m. for an outstanding warrant issued for failure to appear in court on
a disorderly conduct charge.
A 17-year-old student at Marysville High School was charged with
misdemeanor possession of drugs Tuesday at 3 p.m.
A business in the 400 block of North Main Street reported receiving a
bad check on Oct. 22.
Tuesday at 8 p.m. police received a call regarding a 16-year-old female
who was reportedly missing from Columbus. The girl was located in the
500 block of Surrey Lane.
According to sheriff's reports:
A business in the 7000 block of Montgomery Drive reported receiving a
bad check for $1,219.
A burglary/theft occurred in the 9000 block of Harriott Road Monday.
Someone forced entry to the home and stole $550 in jewelry and other items.
A business in the 7000 block of Industrial Parkway reported receiving a
bad check in the amount of $1,152.
Tuesday at 9:33 a.m. it was reported that a marble grave monument was
missing from a cemetery on Route 37 at Maple Dell Road. Another grave
site was found damaged.
According to OSP reports: No reports.

11/6/07
According to police reports:
Noah Carter, 25, of 509 W. Fifth St., was arrested Monday in the 100
block of East Sixth Street at 11:02 p.m. on an outstanding warrant.
Monday at 11:03 a.m. police began investigating a report of juvenile sex
abuse involving a 9-year-old Marysville female.
A resident in the 700 block of Meadows Drive reported receiving what
appears to be a counterfeit $20 bill Monday at 8 p.m.
Misuse of credit cards was reported Monday at 6:32 p.m. from the 200
block of Scott Farms Boulevard after unauthorized purchases were discovered.
Burglary was reported Monday at 5:15 p.m. after someone entered a home
in the 500 block of Meadows Drive without permission. It is unknown at
this time if anything was stolen.
Two males were involved in a verbal and physical dispute Monday at 4:26
p.m. in the 100 block of North Main Street. One adult male allegedly
punched another adult male in the arm and threw an ice cream cone at him.
Two residents, one in the 800 block of Milcrest Drive and another in the
500 block of Amrine Mill Road, reported an unauthorized access to their
bank accounts by an online company Monday.
According to sheriff's reports:
A fire that occurred Monday at 3:07 a.m. in the 19000 block of Dogleg
Road damaged two vehicles. The incident remains under investigation.
Vandalism occurred Sunday night in the 19000 block of Parrott Boulevard.
Two windows were broken out of a home under construction and trash and
construction materials were strewn about.
A car was reportedly dented near the windshield after an object was
kicked up by a riding lawn mower Monday at 9:55 a.m. on Collins Road at Payne Road.
On Monday a resident in the 14000 block of Boundary Road reported
suspicion of identity theft after he received a child custody letter in
the mail which was addressed to him but contained information regarding
another name. The incident remains under investigation.
Roger Kougher, 26, of West Mansfield, was cited for domestic violence
after he allegedly grabbed a woman during an argument Monday in the
33000 block of West Mansfield-Mt. Victory Road.
According to OSP reports: No reports.

11/5/07
According to police reports:
A juvenile was reportedly threatened by another juvenile while on a
school bus Thursday at 8 p.m.
On Thursday a mother reported the suspicion that her 17-year-old
daughter had been videotaped while visiting a home in Marysville. Police
determined on Saturday that the home was in the 200 block of Connolly
Street. After an investigation, police determined that the suspicion was
unfounded. No charges were filed.
Gasoline and a gas cap were stolen from a car parked in the 300 block of
West Eighth Street Friday.
A resident in the 700 block of Watkins Glen Boulevard reported Friday
that cash was stolen.
Burglary was reported Friday at 8:30 a.m. after a resident discovered
the home was broken into and a video game system was stolen.
Timothy Lee Ford, 18, of 18544 Boerger Road, was charged with driving
under suspension and driving without a license after a traffic stop on
South Main Street Friday at 7 p.m.
Burglary was reported after a resident in the 600 block of Milcrest
Drive reported someone stole medication from inside Friday.
A car window was broken out in the 500 block of Coleman's Crossing Boulevard Friday.
Justin D. Nye, 27, of Urbana, was arrested Friday at 11:40 p.m. for
criminal damaging after he punched a fence in the 400 block of South Oak Street.
Police are stilling investigating an assault on a resident in the 700
block of Meadows Drive Saturday. The man also reported sugar had been
poured into his gas tank.
Sheron D. Prather, 27, of 16469 Middleburg Plain City Road, was charged
with operating a vehicle intoxicated, driving outside of marked lanes
and high blood alcohol levels after a traffic stop in the 1000 block of
London Avenue Saturday at 2:56 a.m.
An ATM card was left inside a machine in the 1000 block of West Fifth
Street Saturday.
A woman reportedly left a business in the 200 block of North Main Street
without paying the full amount during a purchase Saturday at 4:20 p.m.
The lock were cut to several storage units in the 600 block of Clymer Road Saturday.
Timothy C. Foughty, 22, of 16 Aspen Drive, was charged with driving
under suspension, driving without a license and running a stop sign
during a traffic stop on North Maple Street at Elwood Avenue Saturday at 10:24 p.m.
The tires were slashed on a car parked in the 400 block of Windmill Drive Sunday.
Kyle M. Stewart, 24, of Marion, was arrested Sunday at 1:15 a.m. for
driving under suspension and driving with fictitious license plates
after a traffic stop on Milford Avenue.
Officers helped Columbus Police try to locate a stolen car in the
Woodcrest Drive area Sunday.
A resident in the 16000 block of Square Drive reported that someone had
taken a vehicle without permission Sunday.
Assault was reported Sunday at 4:10 p.m. after a man claimed he was
struck by a known man during a dispute at work in the 1300 block of West Fifth Street.
Two 17-year-old males were arrested for theft after admitting to
under-charging each other's purchases while working at a business in the
1000 block of North Main Street Sunday.
Walter C. Floyd, 44, of 527 N. Main St., was arrested for driving under
suspension and driving without a license after a traffic stop on North
Main Street Sunday.
Angela S. Thompson, 52, of 654 Allenby Drive, was arrested for driving
under suspension and driving without a license after a traffic stop on
Coleman's Crossing Boulevard today at 3:02 a.m.
According to sheriff's reports:
Charges are pending against five males after a traffic stop on Route 31
Saturday at 11:53 p.m. The 17-year-old male driver was cited for
possession of drug paraphernalia. A 16-year-old male passenger was cited
for underage consumption of alcohol. Passenger Nathaniel Clark, 19, of
Broadway, was cited for underage consumption of alcohol and contributing
to the delinquency of minors. A 17-year-old male passenger was cited for
underage consumption of alcohol and a 15-year-old male was cited for
underage consumption of alcohol.
Deputies dealt with two females being uncooperative after a traffic stop
Sunday at 2:25 a.m. on Middleburg Plain City Road in Milford Center.
Driver Lindsey Webb, 22, of 403 S. Maple St. was charged with speeding,
operating a vehicle intoxicated, and driving under suspension. Deputies
tried to give the passenger - who was not going to be charged with
anything, - a ride home, but the girl would not give an address and kept
changing her story about where she lived. Deputies were able to get the
correct address in Marysville. The passenger, Melissa Galiffo, 22, of
Dublin, was eventually arrested for obstructing official business,
resisting arrest and persistent disorderly conduct after she became
abusive toward officers, escaped from her handcuffs, then physically
resisted arrest.
Wesley Edgar, 21, of 566 Grace Drive, was arrested for operating a
vehicle intoxicated and high blood alcohol levels after a traffic stop
on U.S. 33 at U.S. 36 Sunday at 3:21 a.m.
Deputies investigated a report filed Thursday by the Union County
Department of Job and Family Services that it had received a complaint
that someone was planning to burn a house down in Taylor Township.
A resident in the 24000 block of Route 31 reported Friday that two grave
markers had been stolen from the family cemetery sometime between 2002
and Oct. 20.
Possible child endangerment charges are being looked into after a 15-
and a 12-year-old male jumped out of a car Friday at 8 p.m. on South
Mill Street in Milford Center. The males claimed their family members
were driving while intoxicated and they jumped out for their own safety.
Deputies drove the juveniles to another family member's home.
Deputies responded to Kandel Road for a car which drove off the road,
struck a utility pole and went into a field. Driver Kristy Johnson, 27,
of Urbana, was arrested for operating a vehicle intoxicated, high blood
alcohol levels and failure to control her vehicle Saturday at 5:31 a.m.
She refused treatment fort possible injuries. Passenger John Moxley, 31,
of Urbana, was injured in the crash and was transported to Memorial
Hospital of Union County for visible injuries.
Saturday at 1:11 a.m. Memorial Hospital of Union County reported that a
man came in with injuries from an assault that occurred on Fels
Boulevard. The man was reportedly struck by unknown males when he got
involved in their fight. The victim and people at the scene claimed to
not know the identity of the suspects and were not cooperative. No
charges were filed.
Tracy Starks, 38, of Mechanicsburg, was arrested Saturday at 4:22 a.m.
for operating a vehicle intoxicated, high blood alcohol levels and
driving outside of marked lanes after a traffic stop on Milford Avenue.
Nothing was reported stolen in a credit card fraud attempt that was
caught Friday involving a victim in the 12000 block of Route 4. Suspects
had tried to purchase a computer.
A total of $300 in copper pipe was stolen from a propane tank in the
24000 block of Perkins Road Saturday.
According to OSP reports:
Sunday at 6:35 a.m. driver Crystal Goodson, 42, of 702 Meadows Drive,
was arrested for operating a vehicle intoxicated, a seat belt violation
and unauthorized use of a motor vehicle after a traffic stop on Delaware
Avenue at U.S. 36.

11/2/07
According to sheriff's reports:
Thursday at 10:03 p.m. a resident in the 21000 block of Evans Road
reported that 40 bales of hay had been stolen, valued at $200. The theft
remains under investigation.
According to police reports:
A business in the 800 block of Columbus Avenue reported that a white
male with dark hair drove off without paying for gasoline Thursday at 9:29 a.m.
A resident in the 400 block of Triple Crown Way reported being assaulted
by her husband during an argument Thursday at 1:50 p.m.
According to OSP reports: No reports.

11/1/07

According to police reports:
A resident in the 300 block of West Fifth Street reported that an
ex-boyfriend forced his way into her apartment through the air
conditioning access hole Wednesday at 7:33 a.m. The resident and her
daughter locked themselves in their bedroom and called 911.
Police reported this morning that charges against the suspect have been
referred to the Union County Prosecutor's Office for review.
A resident in the 600 block of West Fifth Street told police that an
unknown man spoke to his 10-year-old daughter outside their home
Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. in a suspicious person report.
A storage facility on Clymer Road was broken into Wednesday and unknown
suspects cut the locks off of nine units. It is currently unknown if any
items have been stolen, until the property owners are notified.
Shawn M. Jones, 20, of 925 W. Fifth St. Apt. 38 was arrested Wednesday
at 10:46 p.m.  for disorderly conduct after fighting at McCarthy Park.
According to sheriff's reports: No reports.
According to OSP reports: No reports.

 

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