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Mount Vernon, Knox County, Ohio

Law Enforcement

Knox Co. law reports July 6, 2017

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On 6-30-17, units investigated a suspicious vehicle on N. Sandusky. Officers seized marijuana at the scene and an individual was cited for possession of marijuana.

On 6-30-17, an officer impounded a vehicle on N. Gay St. The vehicle was partially parked in the roadway and was obstructing traffic. At the time of the impoundment, the officer also issued two traffic tickets. The vehicle was then transported to the City Impound Lot and secured. No car keys were obtained at that time.

On 6-30-17, an act of vandalism was reported to the MVPD. The incident occurred at 900 Harcourt Rd.

On 6-30-17, an officer responded to a report of an inactive disturbance at a McGibney Rd. address. Upon arrival, the officer spoke to the complainant. She stated she and her husband were driving down the road when her husband jumped out of the car in the vicinity of Hilltop Dr. and Coshocton Rd. A report was taken.

On 6-30-17, an officer was dispatched to Chester in reference to a found syringe. The officer made contact with the complainant who showed him the syringe near the alley behind the residence. The officer collected the syringe and p;aced it into thye sharps container in the trunk if car 4. There was nothing further to report.

On 6-30-17, an officer was dispatched to Goodwill on Coshocton Ave. in reference to a female who was trespassing in the dumpster behind the business. The vemale had left whenthe officer arrived. A statement was taken from an employee who saw the incident.

On 6-30-17, an officer was dispatched to Walmart on a report of shoplifting. Upon arrival, the officer made contact with Jeremy Sillman who admittede to thetheft. Charges were filed.


On 6-30-17, three officers responded to Knox Community Hospital emergency room on the report of a disturbance. There they made contact with an ER nurse. The nurse reported that he had been speaking in the hallway, to relatives of a patient when a second patient, a female, came out of her room holding a soiled feminine hygiene pad and demanded to be tested. The female patient was speaking loudly and then hit the nurse with the pad. The nurse pushed the patient against the wall and hospital security took the pad. The patient then attempted to exit the building but was told to go back to her room by a highway Patrol Officer who was present on a differeent matter. The patient rerturned to her room and placed several bandages and wraps into her bag but surrenderede them to security officers before she left.

On 7-1-17, an officer was dispatched to Cashmax on a report of a crash. During the investigation itr was discovered that the at-fault-driver did not have any insurance. His vehicle was impounded and secures at the City Impound lot. Towing and storage fees will apply.

On 7-2-17, an officer responded to the Goodwill store on Parrot St. on a drug complaint. Drugs were recovered at the scene and placed into an evidence locker at the MVPD to be destroyed later. The suspect is unknown at this time and the case has been closed.

On 7-3-17, an officer responded to an Ash St.address in reference to a fraud involving over $10,000. The investigation will continue.

On 7-3-17, an employee of Donley Ford reported a stolen vehicle. The stolen vehicle is reported to be a 2002 red Ford Thunderbird.

On 7-3-17 an officer responded to the police department in reference to a disturbance. The investigation continues.

On 7-3-17, an officer responded to a Chester St. address in reference to a found syringe. The investigation continues.

POn 7-4-17, officers were dispatched to a N. Sandusky St. address in reference to a possible domestic violence incident. The investigation continues.

On 7-4-17, John Lowe was found to be in possession of a stolen vehicle. He later admitted to have broken into a business on Coshocton Ave. and stole it. Lowe was arrested and transported to the Knox County Jail. The vehicle was returned to the owner.

On 7-5-17, units responded to a Madison St. location in reference to a disturbance. During the investigation, a glass marijuana pipe was located in a bush. The item was collected and secured into evidence to be destroyed.

On 7-5-17, several items were turned in to the MVPD as found property at Ariel-Foundation Park during the fireworks display. The items include a silver iPod in a pink case with the words Giselle, Love Mommy engraved on the back. A pink iPod, a Toyota keyless entry device, sunglasses and a child's hat. There was no identifying information for any of the items. The items will be placed into the MVPD evidence locker for safekeeping. items will be released upon proof of ownership.

On 7-5-17, an officer was stationary at a location on Coshocton Ave. when a pedestrian advised that a green backpack was behind the building. The officer found the backpack on the ground on the north side of the building. Contents of the backpack include a pair of children's shorts,a baggie with plastic toy parts and a white extension cord. The backpack and its contents were placed into evidence as found property.

Arrests/Charges/Citations

On 6-28-17, Brandy Butcher, 39, East St. was arrested and charged with criminal trespass.

On 6-28-17, Danielle Reynolds, 27, Grandview Dr. was arrested for criminal trespass.

On 7-5-17, Tony Shearer, II, 27, Wooster Rd. was arrested and cited for a one-way street violation

On 6-19-17, Brandy Orndorff, 34, Ash St. was charged with criminal trespass.

On 6-23-17, Andrew Shaw was charged with probation violation.

On 6-29-17, Zachery Miller, 26, Howard, was cited for expired or unlawful license plates.

On 6-30-17, Charles Butcher, 52, N. Sandusky St. was charged with drug abusae.

On 6-30-17, Yolanda Kash, 56, Westlake, was cited for changing lanes without safety.

On 6-30-17, Jessie Regan, 33, N. Sandusky Str. was arrested on an outstanding warrant.

On 6-30-17, Kaitlytnn Beck, 27, Jeffersonville IN, was cited for driving under asn FRA suspension.

On 7-1-17, Adam Pitkiewicz, 25, W. Sugar St. was cited for driving under an FRA suspension.

On 7-1-17, Austin Cundiff, 19, Coshocton Ave. was cited for failure to control.

On 7-1-17, Bryan Lake, 34, E. Ohio Ave. was charged with an outstanding warrant.

On 7-2-17, Sterling Farley, 28, Maplewood Ave. was arrested and cited with driving under suspension/revocation.

On 7-2-17, Rocky Parsons, 39, N. West St. was arrested on a warrant for probation violation.


On7-2-17, Michael Beish, 43, Buckeye Lake, was arrested on an outstanding warrant.

On 7-3-17, Destiny Stone, 23, W. Sugar St. was cited for possession of drug abuse instruments.

On 7-4-17, James Hess, 41, W. Sugar St. was cited for driving under suspension/revocation.

On 7-4-17, Annamay Rivers, 40, W. High St. was arrested on an outstanding warrant.

On 7-4-17, Rosilind Arck, 61, Wooster Rd. was cited for failure to yield the right of way when turning left.

Traffic accidents

On 6-30-17, Yolanda Kash and Heath Ressler were traveling southbound on S. Mulberry St. Kash attempted to make a left-hand turn from the right lane of the one way street causing a collision with Ressler. Kash was cited for changing lanes without safety.

On 6-30-17, A vehicle owned by Hannah R. McCoy was legally parked in the parking stall facing eastbound in the Kroger parking lot. McCoy's vehicle was struck by an unknown driver in the rear driver's side. It is unknown as of the time of this report, how McCoy's vehicle was struck.

On 7-1-17, Austin Lee Cundiff and Curtis E. Adelman were stopped northbound in the Colonial Estates entrance. Cundiff pulled forward and struck Adelman in the rear. Both vehicles pulled across the street to the Cashmax parking lot. Cundiff was cited for failure to control/weaving course.

On 7-1-17, Daniel  Cheyney was attempting to back from his driveway on W. Pleasant St. and was struck by Debbie McCament who was traveling eastbound on W. Pleasant St. Both vehicles suffered minor damage.

On 7-4-17, Roslind Rachelle Arck was stopped southbound in the eastbound lane on S. Main St. at Gambier St. David C. Grubaugh was traveling northbound on S. Main St. Arck proceeded to turn eastbound, failing to see Grubaugh. Grubaugh stuck Arck while she proceeded to make her turn. Arck was cited for failure to give right of way when turning left.

 

 

 

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Fireworks complaint on Salem Ave.

Found property (cell phone) on N. Main St.

Disturbance on Mohawk Dr.

Found property (syringe) on N. Main St.

Suspicious person on E. Sandusky St.

Found property (radio) on St. Rt. 13

Suspicious person on St. Rt. 95

Disturbance on High St.

Juvenile related complaint on E. 4th St.

 

Knox Co. law reports July 5, 2017

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Disturbance on N. Main St.

Mental health related complaint on Ottawa Ave.

Found property (wallet) on N. Main St.

Found property (cell phone) on N. Main St.

 


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On 7-4-17, Matthew Hogle was arrested in Fredericktown on an outstanding warrant. Hogle was transported to the Knox County Jail without incident.

On 7-3-17, Kroger staff members advised the KCSO that there were a male and female in the store who had originally trespassed on the property. Michael E. Hinkens, II was arrested for criminal trespass and Beth R. Lemaster was arrested for possession of drug abuse instruments.

On 7-3-17, Medics requested the assistance of deputies at Cleveland Ave.. in Centerburg with a drunk male who was being combative. David W. Althaus was arrested and taken to KCH for treatment. He was then taken to the Knox County Jail.


On 7-3-17, a deputy advised he thought a stolen might be in the area of the Knox Lake Marina. Deputies went to a residence in the area where they thought the vehicle might be but were unable to locate it there. They then found the vehicle at the Knox Lake boat launch. The vehicle was locked and did not appear to be damaged. The owner requested the vehicle be towed by a service that took AAA. The vehicle was towed to the owner’s residence and the owner took responsibility for the towing charges.

On 7-3-17, a complainant reported that person(s) unknown used her credit card number to make two purchases without her permission. The complainant requested a report to document the theft for the credit card company.

 

Knox Co. law reports July 3, 2017

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On 7-3-17, deputies were dispatched to the Danville Fire Dept. where a woman had come to report that she was a victim of domestic violence. Deputies gathered information about the incident from the woman and based on that, Kelbey L. Ball was arrested.

On 7-2-17, a deputy was dispatched to a business on South Main St in Mount Vernon on a report of a domestic violence incident. When the deputy arrived at the business he made contact with the victim and the suspect. After gathering the information Brandon P. Wolfe was arrested and charged with domestic violence and assault.

On 7-2-17, the complainant/victim advised that someone had stolen his truck from McVay Automotive Repair. The victim reported that the business called him to let him know the truck had been repaired and was ready to pick up. The victim stated he had driven past the McVay lot on Friday at about 10:45 pm and the truck was still there. The victim said he went to the McVay lot on 7/1/17 to pick up the truck and it was gone. The victim made contact with McVay Automotive personnel and asked them if they knew where his truck was. They said they did not know and had assumed the victim had picked up the truck. The keys to the truck were left behind the gas cap so the victim could pick it up. The victim advised that the truck had been paid for and that he doesn't know who could have taken it. The victim was advised by the deputy that a report would be made and the truck would be listed as stolen.

On 7-2-17, a deputy was dispatched to a Deal Rd. residence on a report of domestic violence. The victim told the deputy that the suspect, Stephen Benedict, had hit her with a thrown brick. She also reported that Benedict had choked her. Benedict was arrested for domestic violence and transported to the Knox County Jail without incident.

On 7-1-17, deputies located Timothy E. Price at the Harcourt Motel. Price had several outstanding warrants out of Mount Vernon Municipal Court. He was arrested and transported to the Knox County Jail without incident.

On 7-1-17, deputies responded to a residence on E. Main St. Centerburg on a possible domestic violence. Deputies made contact with the victim and based on her information arrested Cassie Oliver.


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Assisted the Sheriff’s Office on S. Main St.

Fraud complaint on S. Main St.

Parking complaint on S. Chestnut St.

Non-injury vehicle crash on S. Main St.

Theft of a bicycle on E. College St.

Disturbance on W. 1st St.

Bad check notice served on Cassell Rd


 

Knox Co. law reports July 4, 2017

 

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06/26/2017

DPD responded to 3 suspicious people behind the First Knox Bank.

Caden Arnold 18 Mount Vernon Cited for driving under suspension and drug possession.

DPD responded to a bad check complaint in the area of East Main street.

DPD responded to a drug related item lying along the sidewalk in the area of South Market.

DPD responded to a gas drive off in the area of South Market street.

06/27/2017

DPD responded to possible illegal drug activity going on in the business parking lot.

DPD responded to a complaint of a stolen  I-Phone in the area of West Rambo street.

DPD responded to a civil issue between 2 males in the area of North street.

DPD responded to drug related items lying in the grass along the sidewalk in the area of South Market street.

DPD assisted the Knox County Sheriff’s office with K-9 sniff of a motor vehicle that had been stopped for a traffic infraction.

06/28/2017

DPD responded to a civil issue in the area of North street.

DPD responded to a complaint of a female using illegal drugs in the bathroom of a South Market street business.

06/29/2017

DPD responded to a burglary in the area of South Market street.

Traffic citation issued to Chealsie Loew 25 Mount Vernon for driving under suspension.

DPD responded to a civil issue in the area of West Washington street.

DPD responded to a complaint of some illegal drugs located on their property. The complainant located two plastic baggies on his trailer.

      DPD field tested the substance and it texted positive for Methamphetamines.

DPD responded to a complaint of several suspicious people in the area of Plum street.

DPD responded to a gas drive off in the area of South Market street.

DPD responded to a complaint of a female shoplifting in the area of South Market street.

06/30/2017

DPD responded to a suspicious person complaint in the area of South market street.

DPD responded to a traffic complaint in the area of Plum street.

07/01/2017

DPD responded to a gas drive off from a South Market street business.

DPD responded to several suspicious persons in the Village park.

DPD responded to the village park on a complaint of some drug use related items found on the floor of the pavilion. 

07/02/2017

DPD handled a gas drive off complaint in the area of South Market street.

DPD responded to a report of several people trespassing on private property in the area of East Main street.

07/03/2017

DPD responded to a report of a gas drive off in the area of South Market street.

DPD responded to a complaint of a Blue Chevy SUV driving at high rate of speed on Plum street.

DPD responded to the area of West Main on a report of debris on the roadway.

07/04/2017

DPD responded to a verbal dispute between an adult male and an adult female in the area Ross Street.

DPD responded to a civil issue in the area of South Market street.

DPD responded to a disturbance over a K-9 in the area of South Market street.  

    


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Vehicle unlock on S. Main St.

Found property (syringe) on High St.

Disturbance on W. 1st St.


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Drew C. Ogg, Bellville, citation for expired plates

Drew C. Ogg, Bellville, arrested for OVI

Trespassing complaint on E. Sandusky St.

Parking complaint on Colony Dr.

Animal related complaint on grant St.

Fireworks complaint on Mt. Vernon Ave.


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Suspicious person on Carol Dr.

Vandalism on S. Main St.

Assault on Long St.

Fraud on Columbus Rd.

Firweorks complaint on Ebersole Ave.

Mental health related complaint on Kokosing St.

 

 

Knox Co. law reports June 30, 2017

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Two suspicious vehicles on Malibu Cir.

Animal related complaint on Grant St.

Civil paper served on E. College St.

Disturbance on the Owl Creek Trail

Unsecured building on Shoemaker Dr.

Civil paper served on S. Main St.

Suspicious person on Ebersole Ave.

Disturbance on Grant Dr.

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Suspicious person on State Route 13 outside of the village

Disturbance on N. Main St.

Traffic complaint on Mt. Vernon Ave.

Derek L. Lewis, Mt. Vernon, cited for passing on a double yellow line

Disturbance on High St.

Telephone harassment complaint in N. Chestnut St.


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On 6-29-17, Terry L. Williams was backing from a parking space in the G.R. Smith parking lot. James Spicer was driving through the lot and was hit by Williams.

On 6-29-17, officers responded to the area of Dennison St. and Sychar Rd. on a report of suspicious people on bikes looking in vehicle windows. Stolen property. Officers seized a pill bottle with 2 white pills with 215 on them (Oxycodone hydrochloride), 1 blue pill with 833 on it (Clonazepam ). Also seized were a Garmin GPS unit, a USB cord, cigarettes, a single earring and a head to pump bottle. Also a white Next Bike. Summonses were issued to the suspects.

On 6-29-17, an officer was dispatched to a Sugar St. address in reference to an assault. When the officer arrived on the scene, he mad contact with the victim who had a bloody nose. She indicated that she had been hit by Matthew Woody, who then left the scene. Woody has not been located but a warrant has been issued for his arrest.

On 6-29-17, an officer responded to a reported assault at a Shalimar Dr. address. 

Arrests/Charges/Citations

On 6-28-17, Kenneth Shira, 41, Fredericktown, was arrested and charged with drug abuse and possession of marijuana drug paraphernalia. He was also cited for driving under the influence and driving under suspension/revocation.

On 6-29-17, Brandon King, 26, Howard was cited for driving under suspension/revocation.

On 6-29-17, Colton George, 19, Fairmont Ave. was charged with drug abuse.

On 6-29-17, Nicholas Pigg, 21, Calhoun St. was charged with theft and vehicle trespass.

On 6-29-17, Matthew Woody was arrested and charges with assault.

 

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