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Mount Vernon, Knox County, Ohio


On 3-7-17, an officer was dispatched to the Dollar General Store on North Sandusky St. on a possible theft involving two suspects. The suspects were identified and one was taken to jail for a probation violation. Nothing was taken from the store.


On 3-7-17, An unknown driver was traveling westbound through the drive-thru of McDonald's when he struck a concrete trash surround. He left the area without reporting the crash. The vehicle is described as a white pickup truck.

On 3-7-17, Billy R. Graves was traveling northbound into the Clarence Court Apartment parking lot. A vehicle belonging to Marjorie E. Keener was parked facing westbound in the lot. Graves attempted to park next to Keener's vehicle but struck it while turning into the parking space.


On 3-6-17, a student at MVHS reported someone had entered his vehicle and stole some items, including a Chromebook. The incident occurred sometime overnight at the student's residence. Some of the property was located and returned to the student.

On 3-7-17, an officer responded to a Meltzer Ct. address on a theft from vehicle complaint. The complainant indicated that an unknown person entered her unsecured vehicle and removed an item. The incident was captured on their surveillance video. The video is in the process of being downloaded for evidence. The investigation continues.

On 3-7-17, an individual reported finding syringes on E. Sugar St. An MVPD officer located the syringes and placed them in the sharps container of car #7 for destruction at a later date.

On 3-7-17, Police units responded to an injury accident at N. Main and Chestnut streets. Craig Lemon was arrested for operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol and transported to the Knox County Jail.

On 3-7-17 Shanna Higgins, 37, E. Pleasant St. was cited for driving under suspension/revocation.

On 3-7-17, Craig Lemon, 51, N. Mulberry St. was cited for running a red light and driving or physical control while under the influence of alcohol.


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