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Knox County Law Enforcement reports April 28, 2016

FPD

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Domestic Violence on Erie St.
Tawni E. Osterman, Fredericktown, arrested for domestic violence.
Fraud on Boyd St.

 

 

 

 


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Constance Pikaart, 30, of Mount Vernon was cited at 12:15 p.m. Wednesday for driving under a suspended license.

Samuel Stimpert, 77, of Mount Vernon was cited at 4:50 p.m. on Wednesday for failing to assure a clear driving-distance ahead.

Justin Price, 20, of Mount Vernon was cited at 5:40 p.m. on Wednesday for starting and backing a vehicle without insuring it was safe to do so.

Accidents:

At 4:50 p.m. on Wednesday, Brandy N. Parker, 29, of Fredericktown was traveling westbound on W. High Street in his 2004 Ford Expedition. Samuel Stimpert, 77, of Mount Vernon was immediately behind him in her 2012 Dodge 1500. When Parker slowed down near Lewis Street, Stimpert rear-ended her. Stimpert was cited for the incident.

At 5:40 p.m. on Wednesday, Justin Price, 20, of Mount Vernon was heading northbound on N. Catherine Street in his 2003 Hyundai Elantra. He stopped at a stop-sign at Coshocton Avenue, moved forward into the intersection, then stopped and began to back up. When he did so, he backed into a 2001 Buick LeSabre driven by Sandra Bushong, 68, of Mount Vernon. Price was cited for the incident.

Incidents:

At 2:05 a.m. on Wednesday, officers responded to a reported disturbance at an apartment on the 700-block of Follin Avenue. A suspect was arrested for aggravated menacing and a folding pocket knife was collected as evidence.

At 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, a resident of the 700-block of N. Sandusky Street filed a trespassing complaint. An officer collected written statements and informed the complainant how to obtain a copy of the report and how to contact the City Law Director’s Office to pursue charges if she desires.

 

FPD searching for drug store thieves caught on camera

By Marty Trese, KnoxPages.com Editor

 

FREDERICKTOWN - Police are searching for two men who allegedly stole cartons of cigarettes from a local store. FPD Chief Roger Brown says that last Wednesday, April 20, two men entered the Rite Aid store around 11:10 am,  While one subject distracted the clerk, another male entered the store and removed numerous cartons of cigarettes.

View the surveillance video here.

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Screen shot of surveillance video from a recent drug store theft in Fredericktown - video submitted by FPD

If you have information concerning this incident, or you can help FPD identify the two male subjects in the video, please call the Fredericktown Police Department Crime Tip Line, 740-694-9222 - Opt#8. You can also send an anonymous email tip to the Fredericktown Police Department by visiting their website: fredericktownpolice.com. (Crime Tips can be found under the Activity & Reports Drop-down Tab).

Knox County Law Enforcement reports April 22, 2016

FPD

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Disturbance on Colony Dr.Fredericktown PD logo 
Cory L. Griffith, Fredericktown, citation for driving under suspension.
Timothy W. Conley II, Fredericktown, citation for no child restraint.

4-20:
Burglary on W. College St.
Theft of cigarettes on S. Main St.
Trespass complaint on Stadium Dr.
Fraud on Grant St.

4-19:
Alarm drop on Mt. Vernon Ave.
Animal related complaint on N. Main St.
Alarm drop on S. Main St.
Civil issue on W. College St.
911 hang up call on S. Main St.
Welfare check on St. Rt. 95
Traffic complaint on Tuttle Ave.
Found iPod on Miami Ave.

Knox County Law Enforcement reports April 25, 2016

FPD

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Welfare check on Zent Ave.
Fraud on Miami Ave.
Fraud on Ebersole Ave.
Disturbance on S. Main St.
Alarm drop on N. Main St.
Welfare check on S. Main St.

 

 


 

 

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A landlord reported two exterior windows on his rental property on Main Street in Brinkhaven were shot by a bb gun. The tenant said the incident happened between 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, April 20 and Saturday, Arpil 23 at 9:00 a.m.

A Treaty Road, Butler resident reported someone entered his unlocked barn sometime late Friday, April 22, or early Saturday, April 23. The complainant does not believe anything was taken.

A dirt bike was reported stolen from an unopened shed by a N. Clayton Street, Centerburg resident. The sheriff's department took the report and entered the information into LEAD's as stolen.

Deputies arrested Melissa Boyd at her Shirley Avenue residence Saturday evening on an outstanding warrant for failing to confine a dog. Boyd was transported to the Knox Countuy Jail without incident.

 


 

 

MVPD

Arrests and Charges:
Erica Bayless, 30, of Mount Vernon was arrested at 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday for a probation violation.
Bradlee Neitzelt, 24, of Brinkhaven was arrested at 11:25 a.m. on Thursday on an outstanding warrant.
Malaysia Walls, 23, of Mount Vernon was charged at 5:15 p.m. on Friday for obstructing official business.
Jeffrey Fisher, 31, of Mount Vernon was arrested at 5:15 p.m. on Friday on an outstanding warrant.
Christopher Bumpus, 19, of Mount Vernon was arrested at 2:10 p.m. on Saturday for possession of marihuana drug paraphernalia.
Justin Lang, 18, of Mount Vernon was arrested at 2:10 p.m. on Saturday for possession of marihuana drug paraphernalia.


Traffic Citations:
Ricky McNatt, 41, of Mount Vernon was cited at 3:30 a.m. on Thursday for operating a vehicle without a license.
Jeffrey Jensen, 52, of Curtice was cited at 11:50 a.m. on Thursday for operating an oversize/weight vehicle on local streets.
Kaitlyn Hayes, 17, of Frazysburg was cited at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday for failing to assure a clear driving-distance ahead.
Brandi Wheeler, 19, of Mount Liberty was cited at 3:55 p.m. on Friday for failing to assure a clear driving-distance ahead.
Majola Agolli-McLarnan, 35, of Columbus was cited at 11:10 a.m. on Sunday for running a red-light.
David Sowers, 50, of Mount Vernon was cited at 3:40 a.m. on Sunday for reckless operation.

Accidents:
At 5:33 p.m. on Thursday, Ann Marie Burky, 43, of Mount Vernon was traveling westbound on Mount Vernon Avenue in her 2006 Mercury Montego. Kaitlyn Lane Hayes, 17, of Frazeysburg was immediately behind her in her 1998 Honda CRV. At the Dice Drive intersection, Hayes rear-ended Burky’s vehicle. Hayes was cited for the incident.
At 10:08 a.m. on Friday, Alexis Rae Woody, 16, of Mount Vernon attempted to back a 1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee out of a driveway on the 100-block of Melick Street and struck a parked 2012 Chevy Cruze belonging to Courtney Jarvis of Perrysville.
At 3:55 p.m. on Friday, Paul Steele, 29, of Centerburg was traveling eastbound on Mount Vernon Avenue in his 1999 Chevy Silverado. Brandi A. Wheeler, 19, of Mount Liberty was immediately behind him in her 1999 Chevy Cavalier. At the Ringold Street intersection, Wheeler rear-ended Steele’s vehicle. Wheeler was cited for the incident.
At 3:40 p.m. on Sunday, David A. Sowers, 50, of Mount Vernon pulled a Chevy Equinox belonging to the Children’s Resource Center into a space in the Wal-Mart parking lot. He failed to stop and struck a parked and unoccupied 2011 Ford F-150 belonging to Jana E. Pallotta of Gambier. Both vehicles were slightly damaged. Sowers was cited for the incident.


Incidents:
At 10:15 a.m. on Friday, an officer responded to a report of a credit card being fraudulently used by a suspicious person.
At 12:15 a.m. on Saturday, a victim reported that her Playstation 3 with approximately five games had been stolen from her residence on the 400-block of N. Sandusky Street. A suspect was identified.
At 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, an officer responded to a criminal trespassing complaint at the Mount Vernon Public Library. A male suspect refused to leave and was warned not to return.
At 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, an officer responded to a report of a broken large glass mirror with a black frame at a residence on Marcia Drive. There was a dispute over how it was broken and a report was requested for documentation.
At 4:15 p.m. on Saturday, an officer responded to a reported bicycle theft at the Mount Vernon Public Library. A suspect was identified and a security video was collected as evidence.
At 4:25 p.m. on Saturday, an employee of the Knox Community Hospital reported that a patient came into the hospital with a prescription bottle of medication that did not belong to him. Two Neuronton pills were collected as evidence.
At 2:10 p.m. on Sunday, a suspect was arrested for stealing shoes from Shoe Sensation on Coshocton Avenue. The suspect was found to be wanted on an outstanding warrant and Shoe Sensation opted not to press charges.

Knox County Law Enforcement reports April 18, 2016

FPD

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Disturbance on Stadium Dr.Fredericktown PD logo
Assisted the State Highway Patrol on Salem Ave.
Juvenile related complaint on Long St.
Traffic complaint on W. Sandusky St.
Assisted the Sheriff’s Office on Salem Rd.
Theft report on Zent Ave.

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