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Mount Vernon, Knox County, Ohio

Law Enforcement

Knox County law reports August 25, 2016

FPD

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Assisted the Knox County Sheriff’s Office on Netherlands Rd.
Chad L. Stroud, Fredericktown, arrested on an outstanding warrant.
Juvenile related complaint on Stadium Dr.
Disturbance on S. Main St.
Solicitation complaint on S. Edgehill Dr.
Assisted the Mt. Vernon Police Department on S. Main St.

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Disturbance on S. Main St.
Animal related complaint on Ottawa Ave.
Vehicle unlock on Green Valley Rd.
Vandalism on W. College St.
Suspicious person on Long St.
Assisted the fire department on N. Main St.
 

 
 

Knox County law reports July 6, 2016

FPD
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Fredericktown PD logoDisturbance on S. Main St.
911 hang up call on E. College St.
Assisted the Sheriff’s Office on Zolman Rd.
Disturbance on S. Main St.
Found property (2 cell phones) on N. Main St.
Vandalism on Miami Ave.
Telecommunications harassment on E. College St.
James W. Johnson, Fredericktown, citation for driving under suspension.
Lisa L. Kauffman, Johnstown, citation for speed.
 

MVPD

Arrests and Charges:mvpd patch logo
Steven Miller, 28, of Howard was arrested at 3:20 p.m. on Wednesday, June 22, 2016, for assault.
Nicole Wheeler, 28, of Mount Vernon was arrested at 5:30 a.m. on Friday for theft and for criminal trespassing.
Jeremiah O’Neil, 29, of Mount Vernon was arrested at 8:00 p.m. on Friday on an outstanding warrant.
Misty Christine, 32, of Mount Vernon was arrested at 12:25 a.m. on Saturday on an outstanding warrant.
Lou Cinda Smith, 55, of Marengo was arrested at 11:25 a.m. on Saturday on an outstanding warrant.
Amanda Eberhart, 21, of Mount Vernon was arrested at 1:45 p.m. on Saturday on an outstanding warrant.
Dusty Serio, 36, of Mount Vernon was arrested at 10:50 p.m. on Saturday for disorderly conduct.
Daniel Walton, 23, of Howard was arrested at 4:20 a.m. on Monday for persisting disorderly conduct.
Timothy Mongitore, 25, of Mount Vernon was arrested at 12:25 p.m. on Monday for domestic violence..
Brandy Butcher, 38, of Mount Vernon was arrested at 3:40 a.m. on Tuesday on an outstanding warrant.
Marinda Rittenhouse, 31, of Mount Vernon was arrested at 1:20 p.m. on Tuesday for a probation violation.
Kevin Kildow, 25, of Mount Vernon was arrested at 2:05 p.m. on Tuesday for theft and for a probation violation.
    
Traffic Citations
Todd Holzman, 58, of Solon was arrested at 5:25 p.m. last Saturday (6/25) for operating a vehicle while intoxicated.
Trenton Hagans, 23, of Bladensburg was cited at 2:20 p.m. on Friday for failing to yield when entering the roadway.
Quniton Blair, 41, of Mount Vernon was cited at 12:25 a.m. on Saturday for driving under a suspended license.
Verna Adkins, 61, of Mount Vernon was cited at 1:45 a.m. on Saturday for operating a vehicle while under the influence.
Mason Chapman, 20, of Brinkhaven was cited at 2:55 a.m. on Saturday for driving under a suspended license.
Marchell Wilkinson, 47, of Mount Vernon was cited at 7:35 a.m. on Saturday for driving under a suspended license.
Jadriana Fowler, 19, of Lexington was cited at 6:15 p.m. on Saturday for starting and backing without insuring it was safe to do so and for failing to stop after a crash on the street.
Tawni Osterman, 34, of Mount Vernon was cited at 10:50 p.m. on Saturday for driving under suspended license.
John Sylvia, 53 of Mansfield was cited at 1:30 p.m. on Sunday for running a red-light.
Autumn Teeters, 22, of Utica was cited at 1:30 p.m. on Sunday for driving under a suspended license.
Brandon Lang, 21, of Mount Vernon was cited at 7:30 p.m. on Sunday for operating a vehicle without a license.
Joshua White, 28, of Circleville was cited at 11:35 a.m. on Monday for running a red-light.
Tracey Miller, 47, of Ashley was cited at 1:00 a.m. on Tuesday for driving under a suspended license.
Angel Campos, 36, of Hamilton was cited at 8:40 a.m. on Tuesday for operating a vehicle without a license.
Gregory Dennis, 19, Mount Vernon was cited at 8:10 p.m. on Tuesday for failing to assure a clear driving-distance ahead.

Accidents:
At 2:20 p.m. on Friday, Angela J. Van Winkle, 53, of Mount Vernon was in her 2011 Mitsubishi Lancer heading westbound on E. Chestnut Street.  Trenton J. Hagans, 23, of Bladensburg was immediately behind him in his 2004 Ford Ranger.  When Van Winkle stopped for traffic just past McKenzie Street, Hagans followed suit but his foot slipped off the clutch and he rear-ended Van Winkle’s vehicle.  Hagans was cited for the incident.
At 11:35 a.m. on Monday, Joshua S. White, 28, of Circleville was heading southbound on S. Main Street in his 2006 BMW.  Dean R. Simmons, 71, of Fredericktown was heading eastbound on E. Gambier Street in his Mercury Marquis.   At the intersection of those streets, White failed to stop at the red-light and collided with Simmons’s vehicle.  White was cited for the incident.

Incidents:
At 4:15 p.m. on Friday, a victim reported the theft of a window air-conditioner from a residence on the 100-block of N. Mechanic Street.  A suspect was identified.  Three syringe caps, a glass pipe with burnt residue, two small bags with white residue, and a small bag containing a clear crystal substance were collected as evidence.
At 8:10 p.m. on Friday, officers responded to a reported assault at a residence on the 600-block of W. Vine Street.
At 11:00 p.m. on Saturday, officers were dispatched to a reported disturbance at a residence on the 200-block of Cottage Street.  A suspect was identified and a summons was issued for disorderly conduct.
At 12:25 p.m. on Monday, officers were dispatched to an apartment on the 300-block of E. Ohio Avenue on a report of domestic violence.  A suspect, Timothy Mongitore, was arrested and charged.
At 6:20 p.m. on Monday, a victim reported the theft of a Hayward pool pump and filtration system from a residence on the 600-block of N. McKenzie Street.

KCSO looking for suspects they say passed bad checks

MOUNT VERNON - The Knox County Sheriff’s Office is attempting to identify two suspects involved in cashing fraudulent checks at the Killbuck Bank locations in Howard and Danville on Tuesday May 24, 2016 around 3:00pm. Anyone with information is asked to contact Deputy Scott Baker or Detective James Ferenbaugh at the Knox County Sheriff’s Office 740-397-3333.

bank robbery suspects May 2016

Surveillance photos submitted by the Knox County Sheriff's Office

Three sentenced on felonies for OVI, Cocaine and Heroin possession

MOUNT VERNON – Three defendants were sentenced Friday by Judge Otho Eyster in the Knox County Court of Common Pleas.

Terry T. Barker, 35, of Columbus, was sentenced for Possession of Cocaine, a third-degree felony, and Possession of Heroin, a fourth-degree felony. Barker was charged as the result of a traffic stop. Barker will serve 30 months of mandatory time for the possession of cocaine, and 17 months concurrently for the possession of heroin. Barker has previously been convicted for multiple counts of possession of drugs, weapons under disability, and trafficking in surrounding counties.

William A. Lemaster, 45, of Centerburg, was resentenced for OVI after violating the conditions of his community control. This was Lemaster’s sixth drunk driving conviction in twenty years. He was sentenced to 17 months in prison and ordered to pay court costs.

Dane E. Ferenbaugh, 34, of Fredericktown, was sentenced for Possession of Heroin, a fifth-degree felony. Ferenbaugh was given three years of community control, a six month license suspension. He must also get a drug and alcohol assessment and submit to drug and alcohol use monitoring. Eleven months of prison has been suspended.

Knox County Law Enforcement reports May 23, 2016

FPD

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Alarm drop on W. Sandusky St.
Suspicious vehicle on N. Main St.
Tara D. Burkey, Mt. Gilead, citation for speed.

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Animal related complaint on S. Edgehill Dr.
911 hang up call on W. Mound St.
Assisted the squad on S. Main St.

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