According to Plain City Police Department reports:
An officer was requested by the Union County Sheriff’s Office to Industrial Parkway in reference to an alarm drop June 17 at 10:09 p.m. Once the officer’s assistance was no longer needed, the officer returned to patrol.
An officer was dispatched to the area of North Avenue in reference to several girls riding bikes, attempting to cross the street and almost get struck by a vehicle June 17 at 8:13 p.m. Upon arrival, the officer learned two of the girls rode in front of an unknown vehicle and almost got struck. All girls were advised to use better caution and the seriousness of riding their bikes in the street. The officer then returned to patrol.
An officer was advised by a complainant of a public indecency incident she observed earlier in the day on East Main Street June 18 at 10:20 p.m. The complainant said she did not call at the time because she was working as a drivers-ed instructor and had a student in the vehicle at the time. The complainant could not provide any clothing description and did not recognize the male but wanted the incident documented in case of similar calls in the future.
An officer observed a black Chevrolet Trailblazer parked on the south side of the roadway (a no parking zone) in front of Fanshell Drive June 18 at 8:44 p.m. The officer looked at several residences around the vehicle and they were all dark. Due to the time of day, the officer did not attempt to make contact with anyone. The officer left a message for the vehicle owner to contact the officer. The vehicle was not an obstruction to traffic, so the officer returned to patrol.
An officer observed a white Ford Expedition parked on the south side of Fanshell Drive (a no parking zone) at Alderwood Circle June 18 at 5:38 p.m. The officer made contact with the vehicle owner at her residence and advised her of the incident. She advised the officer that the vehicle belonged to a family member, but she would have it moved.
An officer was dispatched to County Place Lane in reference to a 911 follow-up June 19 at 11:22 p.m. Upon arrival, the officer met with the complainant who advised she accidently dialed 911. After determining everything to be fine, the officer then returned to patrol.
An officer responded to Route 161 in reference to a non-injury accident June 19 at 9:49 p.m. Upon arrival, the officer met with the vehicle driver who advised he was driving his red BMW sedan eastbound on Route 161 near Butler Avenue when a small deer ran southbound across the roadway causing him to strike it. The driver advised he did not want a crash report taken that he was just worried about leaving the deer in the roadway. The deer was removed from the roadway and photographs of the vehicle damage were taken. The officer then returned to patrol.
An officer met with the complainant at Church Street June 19 at 4:56 p.m. The complainant advised a black car (unknown make/model/registration) came through the intersection at Church Street. The complainant noticed a white male (short brown hair and wearing sunglasses) driving the vehicle. The male stuck a black handgun out of the driver’s side window. The complainant honked his horn and the vehicle left the area. Upon closer inspection, the complainant noticed that one of their trailers, parked near the intersection, had two dents from copper BB’s. The complainant advised that he did not hear or see the shots because he was inside his vehicle with the windows rolled up. The officer did locate a BB on the ground next to the trailer. The complainant requested the incident be documented.
An officer responded to the area of Alderwood Circle in reference to a parking complaint June 19 at 2:26 p.m. Upon arrival, the officer met with the suspect whose work truck was parked on the wrong side of the street. The officer advised the subject that he needed to move the vehicle, as parking was only permitted on one side of the street. The subject moved the vehicle without incident and the officer then returned to patrol.
An officer was on patrol when the officer observed an open trunk on Willowbrook Court June 20 at 11:54 p.m. The officer made contact with the vehicle owner who advised that he was not sure why it was open. The vehicle owner checked the vehicle to make sure all his belongings were still in the vehicle. The officer advised vehicle owner that the officer would be checking the area periodically. The officer then returned to patrol.
An officer was requested by the Union County Sheriff’s Office to Business Way in reference to a well-being check June 20 at 11:48 p.m. Once the officer’s assistance was no longer needed, the officer returned to patrol.
An officer was dispatched to Smucker Lane in reference to a suspicious circumstance June 20 at 10:32 p.m. The caller advised that someone was knocking loudly on her door, which she thought was strange for this time in the evening. Upon arrival, the officer checked the area but was unable to see anything. The officer made contact with the caller who advised that she did not see anyone and only heard the loud knocking. The officer advised caller the officer would be checking the area periodically the rest of the evening. The officer then returned to patrol.
An officer observed a white Dodge Neon traveling northbound on Plain City-Georgesville Road near Darby Fields Boulevard June 21 at 11:21 p.m. An officer initiated a traffic stop with the vehicle and learned the vehicle registration expired on 06-07-19 and the registered owner’s license expired on the same date. After further investigation, it was found the vehicle registration belonged to a Toyota pick-up truck, not the Dodge Neon. The officer then made contact with the vehicle driver/owner, William Beddow. Beddow was subsequently issued a traffic citation for expired OL and fictitious tags.
An officer was dispatched to West Main Street in reference to a possible stolen vehicle/unauthorized use complaint June 21 at 7:11 p.m. Upon arrival, the officer met with the caller and vehicle owner. She advised that she and her son argued over him wanting to take her car to London.
At June 21 at 3:01 p.m., an officer was dispatched to Country Place Lane to meet with complainant in reference to a possible illegal dumping at the County Place Community Center dumpster. Upon arrival, the officer found that the complainant was not home. The officer then spoke with the complainant’s wife who advised the officer that a neighbor had seen a vehicle pull to the dumpster and put trash in. The neighbor provided complainant with an Ohio registration. The officer advised the complainant wife that the registered owner of the vehicle lives on Country Place Lane and was not dumping illegally. The officer then returned to patrol.
An officer conducted a routine registration check on a red Jeep that was exiting Mike’s Pit Stop, northbound to Smith Place June 22 at 7:05 p.m. The officer learned that the registration returned to a Maroon Kia four-door. The officer initiated a traffic stop with the vehicle and made contact with the driver, Steven North. North advised that the vehicle belonged to one of his kids and the license plates belonged to a friend. The officer deployed the Narcotics Detection K-9 Andor around the vehicle. K-9 Andor provided a positive alert to the driver’s door and upon searching the vehicle, the officer located an uncapped, used syringe on the passenger side floorboard. North advised that it was not his and denied knowing what it was used for. North was subsequently issued a citation for no OL, suspension, and failure to transfer registration. Charges pending an analysis of the syringe contents.
An officer was dispatched to the intersection of Fanshell Drive and Alderwood Circle in reference to a parking complaint June 23 at 7:06 p.m. Upon arrival, the officer learned the owner lives at Alderwood Circle North. The vehicle owner was advised and asked to park further away from the intersection. Once the vehicle was moved, the officer determined everything to be fine and returned to patrol.
An officer was dispatched to Gay Street in reference to a wild animal that was stuck in the garage June 23 at 10:14 a.m. Upon arrival, the officer met with the caller and the resident. They showed the officer to a skunk that had gotten its leg stuck in a chair and was hurt. The officer was able to assist the caller with freeing the skunk. Due to the injuries to the skunk, the officer later dispatched the animal in the back yard of the property. The homeowner advised they would take care of the skunk’s remains. The officer then returned to patrol.
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