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Mount Vernon, Knox County, Ohio

Law Enforcement

Knox Co. law reports June 15, 2017

MVPD  

On 6-14-17, an officer found 2 white pills with the imprint L-484 on the floor of the elevator at 5 N. Gay St. This pill with imprint "L484" is White, Capsule-shape and has been identified as Acetaminophen 500mg. It is manufactured by Kroger Company. The officer collected the pills and placed them in evidence to be destroyed.

 

On 6-14-17, Kevin Remillard and his attorney came to the Mount Vernon Police Department to turn himself in. Remillard was wanted on a warrant from the Knox County Sheriff's Office. Remillard was placed in handcuffs and taken to the interview room. there he advised the officer of some medical issues, so a squad was called to check on him. The Mount Vernon fire department responded and transported Remillarde to Knox community hospital. Two officers stayed with Remillard until he was medically cleared. Remillard was then transported to the Knox County Jail without incident.

 

On 6-14-17, an officer was dispatched to the Coshocton Ave. Dollar General store in reference to a shoplifting. Upon arrival, the officer found that the female suspect had left. A statement and surveillance video were obtained from the store. An investigation is pending.

 

On 6-14-17, an officer was dispatched to a W. Vine St. residence in reference to the theft of medication. The complainant stated his medication came up missing while he was shopping at Walmart. An investigation is pending.

Arrests/Charges/Citations

On 6-13-17, Robert Strawser, 20, Howard, was cited for failure to control.

On 6-14-17, Davion Benson, 24, Detroit, MI. was cited for no operator's license and lighted lights violation.

On 6-14-17, Destiny Stone, 23, E. Burgess St. was arrested on an outstanding warrant.

On 6-14-17, Steven Scott, 62, W. Gambier St. was cited for expired or unlawful plates.

On 6-14-17, Emily Anderson, 21, Cuyahoga, was cited for running a stop light.j

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On 6-15-17, Complainant reported that items from off his front porch at his residence on Danville-Amity Rd. had been vandalized

 

On 6-14-17, Complainant advised that his mail was being forwarded to an unknown address without his knowledge or permission.

 

On 6-14-17, Jaron M. Dean was arrested on a warrant issued by the Fredericktown Police Department and a parole violation holder. Dean was transported to the Knox County Jail without incident.

 

On 6-14-17, the complainant spoke to an officer by telephone to report his mailbox and mailbox post had been removed and taken from Updike Rd. in Centerburg.

 

FPD - 6-14

Residential alarm on Tuttle Ave.

Found property (wallet) on Malibu Cir.

Drug related complaint on S. Edgehill Dr.

Assisted EMS personnel on Miami Ave.

Found property (wallet) on N. Main St.

Civil matter on S. Main St.

 

 

Knox Co. law reports June 14, 2017

MVPD 

Incidents

On 6-12-17, an officer responded to an East Gambier address on a suspicious person complaint. Upon arrival, the office spoke to the individual involved. An item was seized at that time to be processed back to the Bureau ofr Motor Vehicles. The investigation has been closed and no charges are expected to be filed.

On 6-12-17, two officers responded to thew Goodwill store on Coshocton Ave., on a report of a female trespassing in Goodwill's dumpster.

On 6-13-17, four officers were dispatched to a North McKenzie St. address on a report of a burglary. Warrants are going to be issued ands a report given to the felony prosecutor for review.

Arrests/Charges/Citations

On 6-10-17, Timothy Carper, 19, Bone Rd.was arrested and charged with obstructing official business.

On 6-11-17, Timothy Heimsworth, 39, W. Gambier St. was arrested and charged with theft, drug paraphernalia, and obstructing official business.

On 6-11-17, Kirk Moss, 23, McManis Rd. was cited for expired or unlawful plates.

On 6-12-17, Annamay Riveres, 40, W. High St. was cited for driving under suspensioin/revocation.

On 6-12-17, Rebecca Liming, 20, N. Main St.was cited for changing lanes without safetry and for expired or unlawful plates.

On 6-12-17, Christopher McClain, 26, Smith St. was cited for driving under FRA suspension.

On 6-12-17, Shawn Hamilton, 25, Cottage St. was arrested and cited for driving or physical control while under the influence and driving or physical control while under the influence

On 6-13-17, Danielle Reynolds, 27, Grandview dr. was arrested for criminal trespass.

On 6-13-17, John Lowe, 36, Howard St. charged with drug abuse and for marijuana drug paraphernalia.

On 6-13-17, Christopher Birchfield, 21, Follin Ave. was arrested on an outstanding warrant.

On 6-13-17, CourtneY Cotton, 29, Oakway Dr. was arrested on an outstanding warrant and for falsification.

 

 

 

Knox Co. law reports June 12, 2017

MVPD

On 6-9-17, an officer was locking the Depot at 501 S. Main St.when he noticed chalk writing on the bench by the Depot. He also looked and saw what appeared to be fake blood or paint on the table. The material was also thrown on the side if the building and on the ground. The officer took photos of the vandalism. 

On 6-9-17, an officer responded to a West Burgess St. address on a report of domestic violence. Upon arrival, the officer spoke to the complainant who was transported to KnoxCommunity Hospital as a result of her injuries. A written statement was given to the complainant. Charges for domestic violence were issued as well as a warrant for the suspect. The suspect has not been located as of the writing of this report,

On 6-9-17, an officer responded to a N. Catherine St. address on a report of found property. Upon arrival, the officer spoke to the complainant who stated he was weeding when he found a gun wrapped in a white jacket. The gun was secured into evidence and a report was taken. A written statement was completed. There is no investigation at this time.

On 6-9-17, An officer was dispatched to a Lamartine St. address on a report of an unruly juvenile. The officer spoke to the mother who said here son was being unruly. A report was taken.

On 6-9-17, an officer responded to a N. Catherine St. address on a reported robbery. Upon arrival, the officer spoke with the complainant who told the officer her son had been beaten up and robbed of his cell phone. Three suspects fled the area. A witness statement was completed. An investigation is pending.

On 6-9-17, an officer was dispatched to a Parrott St. address on a report of two suspicious people. Upon arrival, the complainant said that the individuals had left and also told the officer that they found four Suboxone strips. The strips were confiscated and placed into an evidence locker to be destroyed.

On 6-9-17, an officer was dispatched to a S. Gay St. address in reference to a person inside an apartment that was supposed to be empty. When the officer arrived on the scene, he found the apartment to be unsecured. Two officers cleared the apartment but did not find anyone inside. The officers were unable to secure the apartment because the only lock on the door was a deadbolt lock. Dispatch called the complainant to advise the apartment could not be secured by the officers.

On 6-10-17, at approximately 5:47, units were on bike patrol in the area of North Norton and Marion streets and observed two individuals making a firm handoff while walking towards the officers. The officer immediately conducted a traffic stop with the individuals. The investigation continues.

On 6-10-17, an officer was dispatched to a Coshocton Ave. address on a report of a theft. The complainant reported that unknown persons removed the central air conditioning unit during the night A report was taken.

On 6-10-17, an officer responded to a Sou5th Norton St. address on a report of vandalism. Upon arrival, the officer spoke with the complainant who said there were various signs damaged and graffiti markings throughout the park, (Foundation Park) there are no suspects at this time.  

On 6-10-17, an officer responded to an East Lamartine St. address on a report of a found backpack. Upon arrival, the officer spoke to the complainant and took the backpack as found property. A report was taken.

On 6-10-17, an officer was dispatched to the Pleasant Street School on a report of vandalism. Upon arrival, the officer noticed a front slide had been spray painted and said “ICE UP.” The officer also noticed a front set of stairs on the play set had been spray painted with the words, GANG.” Another slide had obscene words and images painted on it.

On 6-10-17, an officer received a complaint of trespassing at a residence on Howard St. The complainant advised he had served a no trespass letter to a subject and then found that he was at that residence. A statement was taken from a witness. A report was to be forwarded to the City Law Director’s Office.

On 6-11-17, an officer spoke on the phone with a female who wanted to report the theft of money. The female is the legal guardian of her brother and that he had $100 taken from him. The complainant believes the money was taken by an aid. The complainant requested a report to send to the state.

Arrests/Citations 

On 6-9-17, Michael; Waldrup, 18, Elliot St. was cited for failure to control.

On 6-9-, Charla Jonson, 47, Delano St. was cited for failure to maintain assured clear distance ahead.

On 6-9-17, Dakota Higgins, 20, Harrison Ave. was arrested on an outstanding warrant.

On 6-9-17, Beth Lemaster, 36, Chester St. was arrested for obstruction of justice.

On 6-9-17, Michael Hinkins, 39, Columbus Rd. was arrested on an outstanding warrant.

On 6-10-17, Scott Schaade, 212, Newark Rd. was cited for driving under suspension/revocation.

On 6-10-17, Russell Copeland 34, S. Main St. was arrested on a warrant for probation violation.

On 6-10-17, Jamie Hager, 17, N. Sandusky St. was cited for no exhaust system.

On 6-10-17, Bertha Hays, 67, E. Burgess St. was cited for starting and backing a vehicle without safety.

On 6-10-17, Thomas Griffith, 54, Mansfield Ave. was cited for starting and backing a vehicle without safety.

On 6-10-17, Charles Chapman, 47, Blackjack Rd. was cited for driving under suspension/revocation.

On 6-10-17, Zachary Rine, 26, Beech St.was cited for driving under an FRA suspension.

On 6-10-17, Robert Clark, 35, W. High St. was cited for driving under an FRA suspension,

On 6-10-17, Brenda Smith, 42, E. Pleasant St. was cited for owner/operator permit another driver.

Traffic Accidents

On 6-9-17, Michael Anthony Waldrup was parked westbound in the Mount Vernon High School parking lot. Conner Lee Dailey was traveling southbound in the MVHS parking lot. Waldrup proceeded to back out of his parking space without checking for oncoming traffic and backed into the right side of Dailey. Waldrup was cited for failure to control.

On 6-9-17, Charla Johnson, Renee Ward, and Mathew Boudinot were traveling southbound on Newark Rd. Ward and Boudinot stopped for stalled traffic ahead. Johnson failed to stop hitting Ward in the rear-end pushing her into the rear end of Boudinot. Johnson was cited for failure to maintain assured clear distance ahead.

On 6-10-17, Bertha G. Hays was parked southbound in a driveway on East Burgess St. Emily R. Merritt was parked eastbound along the roadway. Hays backed northwest bound out of the driveway and failed to see Merritt, hitting Merritt on the right side. Hays was cited for starting and backing without safety.

On 6-10-17, Edward C. Hysong, Jr. was traveling southbound on Mansfield Ave, Thomas R. Griffith was backing out if a driveway and struck Hysong. Griffith was cited for starting and backing without safety.

 

 

Knox Co. law reports June 13, 2017

FPD

 

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Vehicle unlock on S. Main St.

Civil matter on S. Main St.

Commercial alarm on Mt. Vernon Ave.

Trespassing complaint on S. Chestnut St.

Theft (GPS Unit) from a vehicle on S. Main St.

Disturbance on S. Main St.

Civil matter on S. Main St.

Non-injury vehicle crash on E. 1s St.

Viki R. Cochran, Fredericktown, citation for backing without safety

 

6-11

Suspicious person on S. Main St.

Found property (GPS Unit) on S. Chestnut St.

Assisted the Sheriff’s Office on Long St.

Found property (cell phone) on W. College St.

Assisted EMS personnel on Taylor St.

Disturbance on S. Main St.

Found property (cell phone) on Burgett Dr.

Disturbance on Colony Dr.

 

6-10

 

Assisted EMS personnel on Posey Dr.

Assisted EMS personnel on Long St.

Theft report on W. Sandusky St.

Fraud report on Miami Ave.

Vandalism report on E. Mound St.

Vehicle unlock on S. Edgehill Dr.

Suspicious person complaint on Colony Dr.

Assisted the Sheriff’s Office on W. Sandusky St.

 

Suspicious persons on Arrowhead Dr.


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On 6-12-17, Brian Baldridge was arrested on an outstanding warrant from the Mount Vernon Municipal Court. Baldridge was handcuffed and transported to Knox County Jail,

 

On 6-12-17, an officer spoke to a female who said she found something on her credit report. She advised that she had a credit card opened in her name that she did not know about.

 

On 6-12-17, The complainant called and advised that unknown persons removed his rear license plate from his vehicle without his permission. The plate was entered into LEADS as stolen.

 

On 6-12-17, the complainant came to the KCSO and advised someone had forwarded her mail to an address in Florida without her knowledge. The complainant stated that she received a credit card she did not apply for and that someone was trying to steal her identity.

 

 

 

 

 

Prosecutor's office seeking responses to addiction survey

MOUNT VERNON - The recent town hall series brought renewed awareness of the drug epidemic, particularly methamphetamine and heroin. The Knox County Prosecutor's office wants to know how the drug problems in Knox County are affecting you.

They are asking you to answer their poll on Facebook at this link:
https://apps.facebook.com/my-polls/addiction-poll

For those not on Facebook, KP has posted the questions here. You can send your responses to us here at KP by email, [email protected] and we'll relay them to the prosecutor's office. The results will be shared next Friday, June 16.


Addiction Poll

How has drug addiction affected you?

Choose all that apply, or leave a comment if we've missed something.

__I have a friend or family member has struggled with addiction.

__I have been a victim of a crime related to drug addiction.

__I believe drugs are being sold in my neighborhood.

__I have witnessed drug related activities in a local school setting.

__I have not been affected.


Prosecutor Chip McConville said, "We hope to collect new data to pair with our existing data regarding drug related crimes in the county, which will be showcased at the Knox Addiction Conference [June 28 & 29 at Kenyon College]. I also think it's important to keep the conversations going after the recent town hall meetings regarding the drug problem and how it's affecting our community."

To read an archive article posted last month about the scope of the drug problem in Knox County click here.

 

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