According to Plain City Police Department reports:
An officer was dispatched to North Avenue to meet with a caller in reference to a question about custody at 4:37 p.m. Monday, Sept. 9. Upon the officer’s arrival, the caller was not home. The officer then met with the caller near Shepper Avenue. The caller advised that she just received temporary custody of her kids that day and wondered about them walking to and from school. The officer advised the caller that they are permitted to walk home if they can do it safely and gain entry into the apartment. The caller then requested information about the eviction process. The officer referred the caller to contact an attorney or the Union County Prosecutor’s Office to learn the proper process.
An officer responded to U.S. 42 North in reference to a civil standby at 10:29 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 10. Upon arrival, the officer made contact with the caller who requested the officer standby while subjects removed several personal items from the residence. The officer stood by until the items were removed and all parties left.
An officer responded to Murlay Drive in reference to a civil standby at 8:53 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 10. Upon arrival, the officer made contact with the caller who requested the officer standby while subjects removed several personal items from the residence. The officer stood by until items were removed and all parties left the home.
An officer responded to Alderwood Circle in reference to suspicious circumstances at 8:28 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 10. Upon arrival, the officer made contact with the caller who stated that she heard a noise like something moving in the bathroom near her front entrance. Upon arrival, the officer checked the bathroom and found a Roomba cleaning the floor. The caller thanked the officer for the officer’s time.
An officer responded to an open door at Main Street Treasures on West Main Street at 4 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 10.
An officer was dispatched to Central Avenue in reference to a 911 follow-up at 4:44 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 11. Upon arrival, the officer met with the caller and learned that the caller’s great-granddaughter was playing with the phone and accidentally called 911.
An officer, along with Union County Department of Justice Family Services, met with a subject at Pastime Park on North Chillicothe Street at 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 11. The officer and UCDOJFS discussed the subject’s living situation (homelessness) and also got the subject signed up for services in Union County.
Police responded to an alarm drop at Der Dutchman on South Jefferson Avenue at 3:27 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 11.
Officers were dispatched to North Avenue in reference to a domestic dispute at 1:45 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 11. Upon arrival, officers met with all parties involved, who were arguing about sleeping arrangement. After speaking with all parties, everyone agreed on where to sleep.
Police responded to an alarm drop on North Chillicothe Street at 1:37 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 11.
An officer responded to a disabled vehicle on South Jefferson Avenue at 6:58 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 12. The officer observed a red Mini Cooper off the roadway on South Jefferson Avenue and Perry Pike. The vehicle had its hazard lights on and was very close to the fog line. The officer made contact with the vehicle occupant who stated that she ran out of gas and her husband should be there any minute. When her husband arrived on the scene, it was found that the vehicle had a small gas leak. The officer and husband of the vehicle occupant were able to push the vehicle onto the lot of Shell to further assess it.
An officer responded to a domestic dispute on North Avenue at 6:01 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 12. The officer received a direct call on station from the complainant, who advised the officer that she and her sister got into a verbal argument. The complainant asked if an officer could come out before it got out of hand. A minute after the first call came in, the officer received a second call from the complainant advising that her sister was making accusations that the complainant had struck her. Officers arrived on scene and made contact with the complainant and her daughter. Both parties had inconsistent stories. The complainant’s daughter was the only other person in the room when the incident occurred. The complainant’s daughter advised the officer that no physical altercation had occurred. Due to the inconsistency in the stories, no arrests were made. The complainant advised that she would be leaving for the night, along with her daughter.
An officer met with a complainant at the police department in reference to a loose canine at 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 12. She advised that she was running and observed a small black dog, standing on the sidewalk. The complainant approached the canine and it ran into an open gate at the rear of a residence on South Chillicothe Street. The complainant secured the gate behind the canine and wanted to make sure that it was the correct house. Upon arrival, the officer observed the canine in question and made contact with the resident. The officer advised the canine owner of the incident and also to make sure that she keeps the canine inside her yard at all times. The canine owner was given a warning for animals running at large.
An officer was flagged down by a complainant in reference to a canine left unattended inside a vehicle on East Main Street at 8:28 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 13. Upon arrival, the officer noted the canine was not in distress. The officer was able to make contact with the driver and advised him of the complaint. The canine owner apologized and stated that he just went to a friend’s house and was leaving.
An officer conducted a routine registration check on a white Dodge pick-up traveling westbound on East Main Street near Shepper Avenue at 6:21 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 14. The registration returned to Todd Atchison, a suspended driver. The officer then initiated a traffic stop with the vehicle and made contact with the owner/driver, Atchison. He was later issued a citation for OVI/ALS suspension and no valid operator’s license. Atchison was picked up by a valid driver and his vehicle was towed to the PCPD impound lot.
An officer responded to the area of U.S. 42 and North Chillicothe in reference to a driving complaint at 5:33 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 14. Dispatch advised that a blue Toyota pickup truck with California plates was passing traffic in a dangerous manner. The officer made contact with the vehicle’s driver and advised him of the complaint. The driver stated that he did not believe he was passing dangerously and did not know why someone would call and complain about his driving. The officer advised the driver to make sure he abides by all traffic laws and warned him of the consequences if his actions continued.
An officer responded to Shepper Avenue in reference to a domestic dispute at 3:21 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 14. Upon arrival, the officer made contact with the caller who stated that his brother Anthony Sullivan was inside the listed location and had been arguing and fighting with people throughout the night. The officer observed large bruises on each side of the caller’s neck. Upon entering the residence, the officer observed another victim on the ground beside Sullivan. The officer also observed that Sullivan had a large cut on his lip and appeared extremely intoxicated. Upon speaking to both victims further, the officer learned that Sullivan was upset with the caller and attempting to fight the caller. Due to the severity of Sullivan’s cut, he was transported to the hospital by a medic. Sullivan will be charged with two counts of domestic violence. A short time later, Sullivan was placed back into custody and transported to the Tri-County Regional Jail.
An officer was dispatched to South Jefferson Avenue at 1 p.m. in reference to a driving complaint. Dispatch advised that the caller complained a silver Dodge Charger cut him off and almost caused an accident. Upon arrival, the officer located the vehicle parked in a lot there. The officer found an occupant in the passenger seat. He advised her of the complaint and asked where the driver was. The occupant advised the driver was in McDonald’s. The officer later met with the driver and advised him of the complaint. Both parties advised that they did not cut anyone off. The officer then advised the driver that his license is currently under failure to reinstate. The driver advised that he was unaware and would call for a ride. The officer advised the driver to ensure he does not drive.
An officer responded to the area of Maple Court in reference to a suspicious person complaint at 2:51 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 5. The caller stated that she saw two males without shirts on in the area that she believed were wrestling. Upon arrival, the officer made contact with both subjects. Both subjects stated that they had walked home from Lee’s Sports and Spirits and denied wrestling. The officer advised both parties of the consequences if they were found wrestling while intoxicated in public.
An officer was sitting stationary on U.S. 42 and observed a black Ford Fiesta traveling northbound make several marked lane violations and then cross over the center yellow lines and park in the middle of the roadway at 1:20 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 15. The officer then initiated a traffic stop with the above vehicle and made contact with the driver, Wilondja Mupenda. During the investigation, Mupenda was placed into custody for operating a vehicle while intoxicated. An open container was also located by the Union County Sheriff’s Office. Mupenda was issued a citation for not driving in marked lanes, parking in the roadway, operating a vehicle while intoxicated, operating a vehicle while intoxicated, operating a vehicle while intoxicated – super concentration and open container. Mupenda was transported to the Tri-County Regional Jail and the vehicle was towed by a company to its lot.
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