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Mount Vernon, Knox County, Ohio

 

Police Blotter

 

07/01/2013

 

Arrests

 

Colton Dean Michael Billingsley, 22, of Mount Vernon was cited at 7:30 a.m. on Friday for driving under a suspended license.

 

Wendy Chester, 42, of Howard was cited at 3:40 p.m. on Friday for starting and backing without insuring it was safe to do so.

 

Samantha L. Yeater, 21, of Mount Vernon was charged at around 3:15 p.m. on Saturday with theft from Wal-Mart.

 

Phillip W. Bentz, 44, of Howard was cited at around 4:30 p.m. on Thursday for failure to yield.

 

Jessica P. West, 38, of Mount Vernon was cited just after 11:00 a.m. on Saturday for running a stop-sign.

 

Bradley E. Lake, 31, of Zanesville was cited at around 11:00 a.m. on Saturday for making an illegal turn at an intersection.

 

Savanna McDonald, 18, of Mount Vernon was charged at around 4:45 p.m. on Sunday with contributing to the delinquency and unruliness of a child at Wal-Mart.  She was charged also with complicity to theft.

 

Michael R. Smithhisler, 26, of Mount Vernon was cited at around 5:30 p.m. on Saturday for failure to yield while entering a public roadway from private property.

 

Robert P. Nobile, 79, of Howard was cited at around 8:15 p.m. on Friday for failing to yield while making a left turn.

 

Jordan Myers, 23, of Mount Vernon was picked up for a warrant at around 2:15 p.m. on Friday.

 

Kaitlin Campbell, 21, of Mount Vernon was charged at 1:15 p.m. on Saturday with theft from the Wal-Mart.

 

Accidents

 

Just before 11:00 a.m. on Friday, Bradley E. Lake, 31, of Utica was travelling southbound on N. Mulberry Street in the right traffic lane in a UPS freight van.  Leah S. Hendrickson, 15, of Centerburg was also travelling south on N. Mulberry Street but was in the right-turn lane in a 1999 Toyota Camry.  Both had slowed or stopped at the W. High Street intersection. Lake illegally turned right across the right-turn lane and side-swiped Hendrickson’s vehicle.  Lake was cited for the incident.

 

Incidents

 

At around 12:45 a.m. on Friday, a resident reported that he had found a CES credit card in the CES Credit Union’s ATM machine on Yauger Road.  An officer took possession of it and secured it in an MVPD evidence locker.  Its owner can claim it at the station.

 

At 2:15 p.m. on Saturday, a resident of Taylor Road reported that he had found a stolen bicycle.

 

At about 1:15 p.m. on Saturday, an officer was dispatched to arrest two adult female shoplifters who had been detained by Wal-Mart employees.  They were alleged to have attempted to steal $42.54 worth of merchandise—including sunglasses, a shirt, a hat, cheese sticks, and tea.  Their activities had been recorded by security cameras and a CD-R video was provided as evidence.

 

Just before 9:00 a.m. on Sunday, a resident of Taylor Road reported that his mailbox had been vandalized.

 

At 1:00 p.m. on Sunday, a burglary was reported at Phillips Park.  Suspects made off with $600 worth of candy and other goods—including two boxes of Airheads, one box of Reese’s peanut butter cups, a Mount Vernon orange-and-black baseball hat, five cans of Mountain Dew, and two bags of sunflower seeds.

 

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