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Mount Vernon, Knox County, Ohio


At 4:05 a.m. on Wednesday, officers responded to an alarm at Hunnicut’s Jewelry & Repair on S. Main Street.  Upon arrival, they found that a large landscaping stone had been thrown through the front window of the business.  The business-owner was contacted and responded to the scene.  With the officers, he determined that damage was limited to the broken windows.  Photos were taken of the damage.

At 4:15 p.m. on Tuesday, a victim reported the theft of 88 Percocet tablets and 88 Xanax tablets from a residence on the 200-block of E. Ohio Avenue. 

At 5:15 p.m. on Wednesday, a victim reported an incident of telecommunication harassment.  A suspect was identified.

At 7:35 p.m. on Wednesday, an individual turned in a black wallet containing, among other things, a Florida driver’s license.  It was found in a parking lot on E. Gambier Street and the owner had not yet been contacted at the time of the report.

Arrests and Charges:

Cory Griffith, 19, of Fredericktown was charged at 7:00 a.m. on Friday with telephone harassment.

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