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Mount Vernon, Knox County, Ohio

Law Enforcement

Knox Co. law reports April 6, 2017

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On 4-6-17, while on patrol, an officer discovered roofing nails and decking screws on the roadway of Gilchrist Road about ½ mile south of Danville-Amity Road. Two other officers helped pick them up. At this time, no one has reported damage to their tires from this recent act of vandalism.

On 4-5-17, a victim called the KCSO to advise a bank had called her stating an unknown person had attempted to open a bank account in her name. The victim stated she was unsure about what to do next. A report was taken on behalf of the complainant.


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Suspicious vehicle on N. Main St.

Fraud report on W. Sandusky St.

Suspicious persons on S. Main St.

Nuisance ordinance violation letter served on Mohawk St.

Nuisance ordinance violation letter served on W. 2nd St.

Knox Co. law reports April 5, 2017

FPD

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Nuisance ordinance violation letter served on Taylor St.

Nuisance ordinance violation letter served on E. Sandusky St.

Nuisance ordinance violation letter served on E. 4th St.

Nuisance ordinance violation letter served on S. Edgehill Dr.

Nuisance ordinance violation letter served on S. Main St.

These nuisance letters are related to abandoned or inoperable vehicles at those properties.  Owners are given five days to correct the situation.

Parking complaint on N. Chestnut St.

Assisted EMS personnel on Mt. Vernon Ave.

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Disturbance on W. Sandusky St.

Assisted EMS personnel on S. Edgehill Dr.

Disturbance on S. Main St.

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Disturbance on Salem Ave.

Found property (bike) on long St.

Vehicle unlock on S. Main St.

Civil matter on W. Sandusky St.

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Disturbance on E. 5th St.

Trespass complaint on Mt. Vernon Ave.

Parking complaint on N. Main St.

Parking complaint on N. Main St.

Animal related complaint on Zent Ave.


MVPD

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On 4-4-17, an officer arrived at a McGibney Rd. address to meet with a woman who wanted to report being assaulted by a juvenile neighbor. The woman reported she intervened when the neighbor went after her 11-year-old daughter and was subsequently shoved by the neighbor. The woman reported no injuries from the incident. All parties involved were advised to avoid each other. Written statements were taken from all three and a report on the incident will be forwarded to the Juvenile Court Prosecutor for review.

On 4-4-17, an officer was dispatched to a Boynton St. address to contact a female on a civil matter. The female stated she wanted to file a report because her grandson's mother wouldn't answer her calls or text messages. The female stated she has visitation rights with her grandson that are court ordered. The female requested the report be taken so she could take the matter to court. Nothing further to report.

On 4-4-17, a female who lives on Follin Ave. reported a theft from her residence. She indicated someone had entered her apartment and removed 2 V-tech cordless phones. She said the phones had just been purchased and had not been taken out of the boxes. She believes the incident took place between 5:00 P.M. and 7:30 P.M. There are no witnesses. A report has been filed.

Arrests/Citations/Charges

On 4-3-17, John Losego, 50, Centerburg, was cited for failure to yield.

On 4-4-17, Dakota Walker, 22, Fairgrounds Rd. was cited for squealing tires and a cracked exhaust noise.

On 4-4-17, Darrick Cunningham, 29, Plaza Dr. was cited for running a stop sign.

On 4r-4-17, Susan Denuit, 34, Howard, was cited for failure to use seat belts.

On 4-4-17, Jamie Schiavi, 50, Walhonding, was cited for speeding.

On 4-4-17, Kristen Lewis, 29, Westerville, was cited for turning at intersections.

On 4-4-17, John Nielson, 73, Howard, was cited for running a red light.

Accidents

On 4-4-17, Kristen S. Lewis was southbound in the western most traffic lane of S. Mulberry St. coming from a private drive. Sierra Marie Basista was southbound in the easternmost lane of S. Mulberry St. Both were stopped for the red traffic light at W. Ohio Ave. When the light turned green, Lewis turned left onto W. Ohio Ave. striking Basista.

Knox Co. law reports April 3, 2017

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On 4-3-17, a deputy was on another call at the hospital when he was informed that a suspect who had an outstanding warrant was trying to leave the hospital. The deputy went to the ER of KCH and arrested James E. Lake, Jr. on a warrant from Kentucky State Police. Lake was transported to the Knox County jail without incident.

On 4-2-17, KCSO received a complaint from a male who stated he had found several nails in his tires forcing him to replace them. The complainant stated he drives on Gilchrist Rd. every day.

On 4-2-17, a deputy was dispatched to a Beckley Rd. address on a burglary complaint. The complainant stated persons unknown had gained entry to his home by unknown means. Items missing included guns and jewelry.

On 4-1-17, a deputy made contact with a Danville-Jelloway Rd. Resident. Complainant wanted to advise that he had picked up a roofing nail in his tire on his way to work. The incident happened on Vincent Road.

On 4-1-17, complainant contacted the KCSO by phone stating he had picked up a roofing nail in one of his tires. The incident took place on Floral Valley Dr. West in Howard.


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On 3-29-17, Lessie Parish, 22, Mansfield, was cited for assured clear distance ahead.

On 3-30-17, Raymond Williams, 46, Coshocton Ave. was cited for possessing drug abuse equipment and having an open container.

On 3-30-17, Amanda Berry, 30, Quarry St. was charged with the conveyance of drugs.

On 3-30-17, Matthew Knipp, 321, Shirley Ave. Weas arrested on an outstanding warrant.

On 3-30-17, Bethany Dowell, 24, Centerburg, was charged with the possession of drug abuse instruments.

On 3-31-17, Janice Rattliff, 23, Follin Ave. was cited for having no operator's license.

On 3-321-17, Rachel Hays, 34, Thompson Rd. was arrested and charged with possessing drug abuse instruments.

On 3-31-17, TracyHambleton, 40, Brinkhaven, was cited for fictitious plates.

On 3-31-17, Connie Blubaugh, 30, Ringold St., was cited for driving under suspension/revocation.

On 3-31-17, Sarah McKinley, 21, Orlando, FL, was cited for failure to cede right of way outside a crosswalk.

On 3-31-17, Breanna Starmer, 25,m Howard, was cited for starting and backing vehicles

On 3-31-17, Aeronca Gabor, 26, Bellville, was cited for running a stop sign.

On 3-31-17, Jennifer Legros, 45, Upper Gilchrist Rd. was cited for driving under an FRA suspension.

On 3-31-17, Randolph McGregor, 33, Fredericktown, was arrested on an outstanding warrant.

On 3-31-17, Kelly McCloskey, 28, Fredericktown, was arrested for driving or having physical control while under the influence and OMVI.

On 4-1-17, Zachary Ford,24, E. High St. was arrested for disorderly conduct with persisting.

On 4-1-17, Kain Dixon, 19, Upper Gilchrist Rd. was arrested on a warrant for probation violation.

On 4-1-17, William Horn, 51, Chapin NC, was cited for expired or unlawful license plates.

On 4-1-17, Haily Houska, 20, E.Hamtramck St. was cited for no operator's license.

On 4-1-17, John Leo, 26, Mansfield, was cited for driving under an FRA suspension.

On 4-2-17, Chris Seymour, 46, Columbus, was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct and drug paraphernalia offenses.

Incidents

On 3-31-17, units responded to an East Gambier St. address on a report of an inactive disturbance. Drug items were observed in plain view. Rachel Hays was arrested and transported to the Knox County jail. She was charged with possession of drug instruments - 2 syringes, a spoon with residue, cut red straw with residue and a white ziplock-type bag, and probation violation.

On 3-31-17, an officer responded to a reported Identity theft. No other information is available.

On 4-1-17 two officers responded to Rookies Bar on west Ohio Ave.on a report of a disturbance. Zachary Ford was arrested for disorderly conduct with persisting.

Accidents
On 3-31-17, Sarah Beth McKinley was walking west across Public Square outside of the marked crosswalks when he was struck by Steven Saldana. McKinley was transported to KCH and later issued a citation for walking outside the marked crosswalks.

On 3-31-17, Breanna Nichole Starmer was backing northbound to make way for oncoming traffic when she backed into Brian Hess who was stopped for the stop sign.

On 3-31-17, Charles Martin was traveling southbound on North Sandusky St. And struck the rear end of Shelley A. Craft who was also traveling southbound on North Sandusky St. Martin stated he had looked down at his fuel gauge and hit Craft when he looked up.

On 3-31-17, Anderson Rearick, IV was backing out of his parking space in the Family Video parking lot when his vehicle came into contact with Jennifer A. Beaver's, parked vehicle next to him The contact caused damage to both vehicles.


DPD

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3/27/2018

Assist

DPD responded to assist MVPD with a K-9 sniff of a motorists vehicle that was stopped for a traffic violation.

Vandalism

DPD responded to a vandalism complaint in the area of North Street.


03/28/2017

Alarm

DPD responded to a South Market street business that the audible alarm was going off.

Bad Checks

DPD responded to a report of an adult male passing bad checks at a South Market street business.

Civil Issue

DPD responded to a civil issue between an adult male and an adult female in the area of East Ross street.

Juvenile related

DPD responded to an unruly Juvenile in the area of South Market Street.

Theft

DPD responded to theft of jewelry in the area of East Plum street.

03/29/2017

Assist

DPD responded to assist MVPD with the K-9 sniff of 3 vehicles that the motorists was stopped for traffic violations.

Civil Issue

DPD responded to a civil issue between neighbors on Plum Street.

Phone Harassment

DPD responded to report of phone harassment in the area of East Walnut Street.

03/30/2017

Animal related

Arrest

DPD responded to a dispute between a male and a female that resulted in the male being arrested for a probation violation.


DPD responded to complaint of a large black and white dog running around in the area of East Washington street.

Assist

DPD assisted MVPD with the K-9 sniff of 2 vehicles that the motorists was stopped for a traffic violation.

Disturbance

DPD responded to a disturbance between an adult male and an adult female in the area of East Washington street.


04/02/2017

Suspicious vehicle

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


Traffic Citation issued

04/02/2017

Chris Seymour 46 Columbus, Ohio for operating a motor vehicle with no operator’s license.


04/03/2017

Civil Issue

DPD responded to a civil issue between an adult female and an adult male in the area of South Market street.

Knox Co. law reports April 4, 2017

MVPD
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On 3-5-17, a theft was reported to MVPD at a residence on Mount Vernon Ave. Items included misc. clothing, shoes, purses, Mary Kay items, 2 end tables, 2 fans, an air compressor, and misc. papers and bills.

On 4-3-17, an officer responded to a N. Division St. address on a report of a found hypodermic syringe and a drug pipe. After arriving on the scene, the officer made contact with the complainant and took possession of the syringe and pipe. There are no suspects in the incident and the case has been closed.

Arrests/charges/citations
On 3-31-17, Keaton Bowersmith, 25, Fredericktown, was arrested and charged with obstructing official business.

On 4-2-17, Amelia Mazza, 35, Vernedale Dr. was cited for driving under an FRA suspension.

On 4-2-17, James Lake, 36, Martinsburg Rd. was arrested for possessing drug abuse instruments.

On 4-3-17, Joshua Wheeler, 37, was arrested on an outstanding warrant.

On 4-3-17, Lee Seavolt, 25, Lewis St. was cited for fictitious plates and expired or unlawful license plates.

On 4-3-17, Nicholas Higgins, 37, E. Pleasant St. was cited for driving under an FRA suspension.

On 4-3-17, James Perge, 38, Newark, was cited for driving under suspension/revocation.

Accidents
On 4-3-17, Ceeta R. Antill and Edith Diana Baker were stopped in McDonald's drive-thru. Antill indicated her foot slipped off of her brake pedal which caused her vehicle to roll into the rear-end of Baker.

On 4-3-17, Jerry O. Brown noticed an unknown vehicle hit the left front of his van, which was parked on N. Main St. and left the scene. Brown believes this took place on 4/01/2017 between 6:00 p.m. And 8:00. p.m.


KCSO

On 4-1-17, the complainant stated that, while driving on Danville-Amity Rd., he drove over nails and got one nail in his left-rear tire and two nails in his right-rear tire. The complainant says he doesn't know exactly where on Danville-Amity Rd. he drove over the nails.

On 4-3-17, Michael P. Cosner was located walking on S. Rogers St. In Mount Vernon. An officer had dispatch check on the status of Cosner and it was relayed to the officer that Cosner had a warrant for his arrest. Cosner was arrested on the failure to appear warrant and transported to the Knox County Jail without incident.

Knox County law reports Dec. 16, 2016

MVPD
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on 12-14-16, Nicholas Grassbaugh, 24, Spruce St. was cited for expired or unlawful license plate.


On 12-14-16, Caleb Snyder, 20, Fredericktown, was cited for running a red light.


On 12-14-16, James Vanmeter, 54, Buena Vista Ave. was cited for assured clear distance ahead.


On 12-14-16, Matthew Knipp, 31,Harcourt Rd. was arrested and charged with criminal trespass and drug abuse.

Incidents
On 12-14-16, officers were dispatched to a McGibney Rd address on a disturbance. Upon arrival the officers separated both parties and came to the conclusion the female had broken out the glass window. Neither party wanted to press charges against thew other, Both parties were warned about their conduct and were also advised that if the officers were to return they would be charged with disorderly conduct and possibly taken to jail. The female agreed to pay for the damage she caused. Case closed.


On 12-14-16, Matthew Knipp was found to be trespassing at an apartment building on E. Vine St. Knipp was told two separate times to leaved and on the third time was arrested for trespassing. Knipp was also found to be in possession of a green substance in a clear bag which was identified as marijuana.

Accidents

On 12-14-16, Carolyn Cutler was traveling westbound on West High Street when struck by Caleb Riley Snyder. Snyder was traveling southbound on North Sandusky St. and failed to stop at a stop light. Cutler was treated at the scene and released. Both vehicles were towed.


On 12-14-16, James Vanmeter and Mindy S. Ferrell were both stopped at the traffic light facing northbound on S. Sandusky St. The light turned green and both began to go when traffic slowed causing Ferrell to stop and get rear ended by Vanmeter.


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On 12-14-16, Logan Weaver, was arrested on an outstanding warrant out of Ashland County Municipal Court. Weaver was arrested and transported to the Knox/Ashland county line wher he was turned over to the Ashland County Sheriff's Office.

 


FPD

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Juvenile related complaint on Stadium Dr.
Disturbance on S. Main St.
Assisted Mt. Vernon Municipal Court Probation on High St.

 

 

 

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