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Knox Co. law reports Aug. 16, 2017

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8/14/17 - The complainant observed Rocky Lane Parsons in the area of North West St and West Burgess St. The complainant verified with dispatch that the suspect had a warrant. The complainant attempted to make contact with Parsons but he fled on foot. Parsons was caught and arrested.

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Rocky Lane Parsons - Knox County Jail photo


FPD
8-12
Non-injury vehicle crash on W. Mound St.
Curtis J. Ruhl, Fredericktown, arrested for OVI
Curtis J. Ruhl, Fredericktown, citation for failure to control

8-13
Animal related complaint on N. Main St.
Juvenile related complaint on High St.

8-14
Suspicious persons on Mt. Vernon Ave.
Found property (flashlight) on E. 2nd St.
Theft on W. Sandusky St.
Found property (wallet) on Tuttle Ave.
Disturbance on S. Main St.
Civil matter on Zent Ave.

MVPD names officer to work with new K-9

MOUNT VERNON - After a long process the MVPD has announced that their first K-9 Officer will be Patrolman Sarah Wheeler. Chief Roger Monroe said in a news release that there were four candidates who applied for the position. After a written request, physical fitness test and an oral review in front of a panel of six Patrolman Wheeler was announced as the new K-9 officer on Friday.

Chief Monroe said, "This was a very close race and I am confident that any of the candidates would have been a great choice."

The panel was made up of two K-9 Trainers from Storm Dog, a K-9 Officer from Wright State PD, a Retired K-9 handler/trainer from Mansfield Police Department, Sheriff of Knox County and the MVPD Police Chief.

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MVPD Ptl. Sarah Wheeler - MVPD photo submitted

Patrolman Wheeler has approximately 1 year and 8 months with the department and works the midnight shift. Her duties as a K-9 Officer will not change in the regard that she is a patrol officer. Her  six week training should begin around the first week of October.

The K-9 effort was made possible by more than $20,000 in donations from the public led by the Arms of an Angel Foundation.

 

 

Knox Co. law reports Aug. 11, 2017

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Accidents

On 8-9-17, Michael D. Novak, driving a semi truck with loaded trailer owned by Ron Rogers Trucking, was traveling southbound on S. Mulberry St. and tried to negotiate a curve southeast from S. Mulberry St. on Phillips Dr. and failed to control his vehicle. The truck and trailer overturned on its right side on Phillips Dr.

On 8-9-17, Jesse R. Fabrizio was traveling northbound and turning left. Christopher E. Riel was eastbound and turning right. Fabrizio was left of center and was struck by Riel.

On 8-9-17, Robin D. Etue was traveling northbound on S. Sandusky St and failed to stop for Kimberly A. Dohn who was stopped for traffic northbound on S. Sandusky St. Etue struck Dohn in the rear. Etue was cited for failure to maintain assured clear distance ahead.

Incidents

On 8-8-17, an officer was dispatched to an E. Sugar St. in reference to a stolen vehicle. There was no witness or evidence to report. The vehicle contained a birth certificate, Social Security card, catcher's gear, 3 dozen baseballs and jumper cables The vehicle was later recovered.

Arrests/Charges/Citations

On 8-4-17, Dylan Wood, 18, Oak St. was arrested and charged with one count of theft.

On 8-8-17, Chealsie Harris, 25, Lonzo Ln. was arrested for possessing drug abuse instruments and possession of drugs.

On 8-8-17, Norman Pelton, 48, N. Main St. was arrested on a warrant for probation violation.

On 8-8-17, Ryan Wahl, 19, Newark, was arrested on a warrant for probation violation.

On 8-8-17, Laura Fawcett, 39, N. Sandusky St. was arrested on an outstanding warrant.

On 8-9-17, Michael Novak, 50, Lexington, was cited for failure to control/weaving.

On 8-9-17, Daniel Crunelle, 42, Chester St. was cited for expired or unlawful plates and for fictitious plates.

On 8-9-17, Treg Davis, 20, Harnwell St. was cited for marijuana drug paraphernalia.

On 8-9-17, Robyn Etue, 37, Mount Gilead, was cited for assured clear distance ahead.

On 8-9-17, Richard Pickens, 25, Cardington, was arrested on an outstanding warrant.


 FPD

8-10

Fredericktown PD logoTraffic complaint on Boyd St.
Vandalism on Mill St.
Telecommunications harassment on Colony Dr.
Parking complaint on W. 1st St.
David L. Eisnnicher Jr, Fredericktown, citation for expired registration
Vehicle unlock on Fredericktown Amity Rd.

 

8-9
Residential alarm on W. Sandusky St.
Nuisance ordinance violation letter served on W. Sandusky St.
Nuisance ordinance violation letter served on Crestview Dr.
Civil matter on Colony Dr.
Telecommunications harassment on Colony Dr.
Suspicious vehicle on N. Pleasant St.
Prowler complaint on Simons Ave.


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On 8-10-17, Amanda Shafer was arrested at her residence in Howard on an outstanding warrant through the Court of Common Pleas, Juvenile Division. Shafer was handcuffed and transported to the Knox County Jail.

On 8-10-17, Nicole Mitchell was observed on Columbus Rd. She was arrested on a warrant out of Richland County.

On 8-10-17, Scott Vance was located and arrested for an outstanding warrant out of Ashland County. Vance was transported to the Ashland County line where he was released to Loudonville Police.

 

 

 

Knox Co. law reports Aug 14, 2017

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Incidents

8/11/17 - At approximately 12:03 a.m. an officer responded to 855 Coshocton Ave. in reference to a criminal trespass. When the officer made contact with the complainant he said he recognized an individual in the store who was not allowed to be there. The individual was issued a summons for criminal trespass and released from the scene.

8/10/17 - At approximately 8:57 a.m. an officer responded to a Mansfield Ave. address on a breaking and entering complaint. The suspect is unknown at this time. Extra patrol was requested for the residence by the complainant. The investigation has been closed and will be re-opened if any suspects and/or leads are developed.

8/11/17 - At approximately 3:06 p.m. an officer was dispatched to an Upper Gilchrist Rd. on a report of fraud. Upon arrival, the officer spoke with the complainant who stated a resident's father had opened credit card accounts in his name. A witness statement was completed and a report was taken.

8/10/17 - At approximately 3:00 a.m. an officer made contact with a complainant who stated her vehicle was missing from her residence on E. Ohio Ave. She indicated her vehicle had been missing for approximately three days. The vehicle was entered into LEADS as stolen, along with a possible suspect.

8/13/17 - At approximately 5:12 a.m. an officer responded to an E. Ohio Ave. address in reference to criminal trespass. John Lowe had been warned earlier in the evening about being on the property and had left. `Lowe later returned and trespassed on the property. When the officer arrived, Lowe was arrested and transported to the Knox County Jail

8/12/17 - At approximately 8:10 a.m. an officer responded to an E. Burgess address in reference to a theft from a vehicle. The investigation continues.

8/13/17 - At approximately 11:50 a.m. an officer responded to an E. Pleasant St. address in reference to a theft from a vehicle. The investigation continues.

8/13/17 - an officer responded to the Kroger store on Coshocton Ave. in reference to a theft, the loss prevention employee stated that at 6:55 p.m. he observed a male shopper unwrap a DVD and place it in his cart along with other items including Cranberry Juice, Grape Power Ade, a 12 pack of Coca Cola cans, and a 1-gallon container of Hawaiian Punch. The shopper then exited the store and walked to the vehicle with the cart and started to place the items into his car when the Kroger employee confronted him. He was escorted back to the store with the items. When the officer arrived he advised him of his Miranda rights and charged him with theft.

Arrests/Citations/Charges

8/11/17 - Demetrice Tate 33, W. Vine St. was cited for no operator's license.

8/11/17 - Anthony Morton, 32, Cottage St. was charged with criminal trespass.

8/11/17 - Catherine Simones, 35, Newark, was arrested on an outstanding warrant.

8/11/17 - Aleigha Dolan, 18, Wooster, was cited for failure to maintain an assured clear distance ahead.

8/11/17 - Logan Rothgeb, 23, Martinsburg Rd. was arrested on an active warrant.

8/12/17 - Joshua Stotts, 34, Zanesville, was cited for driving under suspension/revocation.

8/12/17 - Emily Mullins, 24, Teryl Dr. was cited for failure to stop at a stop sign.

8/13/17 - Danyal Donalson - 26, S. Gay St. was cited for driving under an FRA suspension.

8/13/17 - Lucas Stagg, 35, E. Ohio Ave. was arrested on an outstanding warrant.

8/13/17 - James McCoy, 42, Upper Gilchrist Rd. was arrested for drug abuse.

8/13/17 - Patrick Gaskill, 39, E. Sugar St. was charged with theft.

Traffic accidents

8/11/17 - While traveling westbound in Coshocton Ave. Aleigha N.K. Dolan failed to stop for Austin David Priest who was stopped facing westbound on Coshocton Ave. Dolan was cited for failure to maintain an assured clear distance ahead.


 KCSO

8/12/17 - An officer made a traffic stop on W. Sugar Street for a car with a broken, passenger-side head light. The officer determined that the suspect, Daniel Newbauer had an active warrant out of Licking County for probation violation. Newbauer was handcuffed and placed in the back of the officer's patrol car and was taken to the Knox-Licking County line where he was released to Licking County officials.

Knox Co. law reports August 10, 2017

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On 8-9-17, an officer was dispatched to a Harrison Ave. address on a report of a credit card theft. The complainant told the officer that someone had stolen her credit cards and had used one of the multiple times. The victim was told a report would be made for documentation.

On 8-9-17, the complainant called the KCSO to report that unknown person(s) had entered his two unlocked vehicles and rummaged around them. The complainant advised that the only thing that appeared to be missing was a small amount of change in the center console.

On 8-9-17, the complainant called the KCSO to report that she believed someone had broken into her home on Stump St. She said she believed they had stolen her compact discs about three days earlier.

 

 

 

 

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