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Mount Vernon, Knox County, Ohio

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On 8-7-17, an officer spoke with the complainant/victim who advised him that unknown person(s) used his personal information to open an account with AT&T. This happened sometime between 6-25-17 and 8-7-17. A report was written to document the incident.

On 8-7-17, a deputy spoke with the complainant/victim by telephone. She advised the deputy that unknown person(s) had removed a ring from her golf bag while she was at Chapel Hill Golf Course. She advised the theft took place sometime between 7:00 AM and 4:00 PM on July 29, 2017. The deputy advised the complainant that a report would be written to document the incident.


On 8-4-17, an officer was dispatched to Martinsburg in response to an attempted burglary report. The complainant told the officer that someone had tried to break into her home on E. Pleasant St. The officer told the complainant that a report would be made for documentation. There is no suspect in the incident.

On 8-5-17, Jeffrey A. Middleton was observed riding a white bike along the side of the road on W. High St. The officer had dispatch run Middleton through the Law Enforcement Automated Data System (LEADS) and dispatch advised Middleton had an active warrant for probation violation. The officer conducted a traffic stop and arrested and searched Middleton. He was taken to the Knox County Jail and released to the jail staff.

On 8-6-17, the complainant reported discovering a bullet hole in a bedroom wall and a bullet in the closet at a residence on Vance Rd. in Mount Vernon. A hole was discovered on the west side of the house where it appeared an unknown person had shot a gun into the house.




Shelby Pruitt, 38, Mount Vernon, Drug use instruments.

Jesse Shirley, 29, Dawson, Georgia, Domestic Violence

Male subject attempted to cash a fraudulent check for the amount of 2384.67 at a South Market street business.

Barking dog East Washington street.

Aggressive dog South Cedar street.

Assist citizen Millersburg road.

Vandalism at the bike path.

Attempted fraud Orchard street.

Assist citizen South Richard street.


Barking dog East Washington street.

Stolen wallet East Washington street.

Shop lifting complaint at a South Market street business.

Suspicious male East Main street.

Suspicious person on a bike East Walnut street.

Verbal disturbance East Washington street.


Theft from a vehicle South Richard street.

Shoplifting South Market street.

Civil Issue Plum street.

Barking dog plum street.

Disturbance Plum street.


Disturbance East Washington street.

Trespassing East Main street.


Domestic violence East Walnut street.

Drug use instruments in the area of East Walnut street.

Suspicious person in the area of South Mickley street.


Traffic Citations

Lisa Sharp 37 Danville Expired operator’s license.

Two civil matters on W. College St.
Vehicle unlock on N. Main St.
Disturbance on E. College St.
Traffic complaint on Colony Dr.
Juvenile related complaint on Watson St.
Suspicious person on Bollinger Dr.
Domestic violence on Zent Ave.
Allen L. Wears, Fredericktown, arrested for domestic violence and an outstanding warrant
Nicole R. Shepherd, Fredericktown, citation for speed.

Traffic complaint on Mt. Vernon Ave.
Suspicious persons on N. Main St.
Commercial alarm on E. Sandusky St.
Suspicious person on N. Main St.

Juvenile related complain ton W. Sandusky St.
Commercial alarm on Mt. Vernon Ave.
Assisted EMS personnel on Columbus Rd.
Found property (credit card) on High St. Ext.
Assisted the State Highway Patrol on Knox Lake Rd.
Animal related complaint on Grant St.
Nuisance ordinance violation letter served on S. Pleasant St.
Nuisance ordinance violation letter served on S. Mulberry St.
Jennifer J. Woolison, Fredericktown, citation for speed.


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