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Knox County Friday football week 5 schedule

It's week 5 of the high school football season. Mount Vernon is on the road tonight to take on Worthington Kilbourne. Undefeated Centerburg (4-0) travels to Ridgedale. Coshocton travels to Danville. And East Knox will play Berne Union in Howard. The Fredericktown Freddies are on the road to take on Northmor.

MVPD reports September 12, 2013

MVPD reports

09/12/2013

 

Traffic Citations

William D. Hutchison, 33, of Patriot, IN was cited at 2:10 p.m. on Wednesday for failing to drive within marked lanes.

Jeffrey J. Gaines, 31, of Mount Vernon was cited at 2:50 p.m. on Wednesday for driving under a suspended license.

James C. Cyrus, 49, of Mansfield was cited at around 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday for making an improper turn.

Lori J. Marti, 37, of Danville was cited at around 11:40 a.m. on Wednesday for speeding (40 in a 25 mph zone).

Robert Lambert, 30, of Howard was cited just after 1:30 a.m. on Wednesday for driving under a suspended license.

 

Arrests and Charges

Adam Tipton, 19, of Howard was charged at 2:30 a.m. on Wednesday with underage consumption of alcohol and with obstructing official business.

Jason N. Hogan, 19, of Mount Vernon was picked up at around 12:40 p.m. on Wednesday for an outstanding warrant.

Kyle B. Pugh, 19, of Mount Vernon was charged just before 2:30 a.m. on Wednesday with trespassing.

Christopher J. Richfield, 18, of Mount Vernon was charged just before 1:00 a.m. on Wednesday for aiding and abetting a juvenile curfew violation.

Ashli N. Price, 27, of Mount Vernon was picked up at 11:20 a.m. on Tuesday for an outstanding warrant.

 

Accidents

No reports available

 

Incidents

Just before 1:00 a.m. on Wednesday, some juveniles were cited for curfew violations and some non-juveniles were charged with aiding and abetting them.

At 2:30 a.m. on Wednesday, an officer stopped a vehicle that was driving suspiciously in an alley off the 200-block of E. Gambier Street.   Suspects were charged with various offenses, including underage purchase and consumption, criminal trespassing, and obstructing official business.  A McDonald’s bag and wrapper were recovered at the scene.

At around 3:45 a.m. on Wednesday, an officer took down a criminal trespassing complaint from a resident on the 300-block of E. Burgess Street.   A suspect was identified and a zip-lock bag (with dollar signs on it), a silver gum wrapper, and a McDonald’s bag and wrappers were recovered at the scene.

At 7:50 a.m. on Wednesday, a victim reported a theft from his 1993 Chevy Silverado while it was parked on the 100-block of Sychar Road.  Among the items taken from it were an 18-volt Porter Cable four-tool combo pack (all of which were marked with “REM” in black marker) a Gerber hook-blade machete, and a Buck knife.

At about 9:40 a.m. on Wednesday, a burglary was reported at a residence on Plaza Drive.  Several feet of copper pipe were missing and a Marlboro cigarette butt was found at the scene.

MVPD reports September 3, 2013

MVPD reports

09/03/2013

 

Arrests

Alex McGough, 22, of Mount Vernon was cited at around 11:30 p.m. on Thursday for driving under a suspended license.

Thomas B. McCament, 40, of Mount Vernon was cited just before 5:00 a.m. on Friday for driving under an expired registration.

Jonathon E. Hinger, 22, of Mount Vernon was picked up at 12:50 p.m. on Friday on an outstanding warrant.

Lisa Wantland, 27, of Mount Vernon was arrested just before 7:30 p.m. on Saturday for a parole violation at the Duke & Duchess Shoppe.

Jeremiah S. O’Neil, 27, of Mount Vernon was charged at 1:40 a.m. on Sunday with a parole violation.

Tyler R. Figzer, 19, of Gambier was charged at 3:30 a.m. on Monday with underage consumption of alcohol.

Jeffery A. Church, 19, of Mount Vernon was also charged at around 3:30 a.m. on Monday withunderage consumption of alcohol.

Roy E. Hall, 42, of Centerburg was cited at 12:20 p.m. last Saturday (8/24/13) for changing lanes without insuring it was safe to do so.

Terry Wilkinson, 44, of Mount Vernon was cited at 5:40 p.m. on Monday for persistent disorderly conduct.

William N. Strouse, 44, of Mount Vernon was picked up at 7:40 p.m. on Monday for an outstanding warrant.

Kenny Wingler, 29, of Mount Vernon was cited at around 8:45 a.m. on Monday for running a stop-sign.

William Atherton, 34, of Mount Vernon was charged at around 10:00 p.m. on Saturday with petty theft.

Johnathan D. Persinger, 21, of Johnstown was charged at around 10:40 p.m. on Saturday with persistent disorderly conduct.

Sata Lynn Contele, 27, of Mount Vernon was cited at around 3:30 p.m. on Friday for driving under a suspended license.

Sierra N. McGinnins, 19, of Howard was cited at 10:15 a.m. on Friday for driving a vehicle with expired registration tags.

Aaron Wolfe, 33, of Mount Vernon was charged at 9:30 p.m. on Thursday with resisting arrest.

Robert L. Hart, 28, of Mount Vernon was cited at 9:40 a.m. on Thursday for driving a vehicle without adequate child-safety restraints.

 

Accidents

At around 5:40 a.m. on Monday, Chad Chenault of Mount Vernon was traveling northbound on N. McKenzie Street in a city-owned work-truck when he struck an unoccupied and legally-parked 1998 Ford Taurus owned by Christopher A. Camp of Mount Vernon.

 

Incidents

Just before 5:00 a.m. on Friday, an officer was speaking with two pedestrians on N. McKenzie Street when he observed a suspicious vehicle.  He had dispatch run the license plate and it was listed as having expired in September 2011.  Another officer stopped the vehicle at Frog Dog’s on Coshocton Avenue.  The vehicle was impounded by Howard Street Garage and taken to their impound lot.  The driver was cited for expired plates.  The plates were taken from the vehicle and, upon checking, were determined to belong to a woman who passed away in October 2011.  The driver claimed that she had been his wife.

At 6:15 a.m. on Friday, a victim reported a theft from her vehicle while it was parked outside a medical facility on the 1600-block of Yauger Road.  Among the items taken from it were a pink cloth purse containing the vehicle’s ignition key.  A suspect was identified.

At around 11:20 p.m. on Friday, a victim reported that the driver’s-side window of her 2004 Hyundai Elantra had been vandalized while parked on the 100-block of Rogers Street.  A suspect was identified.

At 4:30 a.m. on Saturday, an assault involving the alleged theft of a cell phone was reported on Howard Street.  A suspect was identified.

At 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, an employee of the Duke & Duchess Shoppe on Coshocton Avenue reported that someone had pumped $30.00 worth of unleaded gasoline into a maroon SUV and drove off without paying for it.

At 2:45 p.m. on Saturday, the MVPD was contacted regarding a missing thirteen-year-old child.

At 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, a fight was reported in a yard outside a residence on the 300-block of Locust Street.  Suspects were identified.

Just before 9:00 p.m. on Saturday, a foster parent reported an unruly juvenile.

At around 10:40 p.m. on Saturday, Jonathon Persinger was arrested for disorderly conduct.  Alcohol was involved.

At 7:00 a.m. on Sunday, a resident turned in a social security card and credit card that he had found on the 100-block of Mulberry Street.

Just before 8:30 a.m. on Sunday, a victim reported a burglary at an apartment on the 200-block of W. Gambier Street.  Among the missing items were a Samsung cell-phone charger, a Playstation and several games (including two Batman games, Rainbow Six, Vegas 2, Sim 3 Pets, NBA 2K11, and Ghost Recon), and $400 in cash that had been hidden inside a cell-phone box.

At about 5:45 p.m. on Sunday, an officer responded to a report of child endangerment at a resident on the 600-block of E. Chestnut Street.  A suspect was identified.

At around 9:15 p.m. on Sunday, an employee of Jake’s Restaurant reported that she was being harassed by a customer at her place of employment.

At 5:40 p.m. on Monday, a resident of the 600-block of W. Vine Street reported that an individual came into her yard and caused a disturbance.   The suspect was identified.

At around 7:15 p.m. on Monday, a victim reported that his bicycle—a blue men’s bike with a book basket in the rear—had been stolen from his residence on the 300-block of Calhoun Street.

KCSO reports September 10, 2013

Knox County Sheriff's Office reports

09/10/2013

On Sunday morning, a victim reported that someone had entered his residence on the 000-block of Northview Drive at some time between Friday and Sunday and removed several items.  Among the missing items were two laptop computers and two power tools.  The deputy took photographs of the scene and took a report.

 

On Monday afternoon, a victim reported that someone had entered her vehicle while parked overnight on Hewitt Drive and stole her wallet.

 

At around 7:30 p.m. on Monday, a victim reported that someone had broken into his garage on the 100-block of S. Preston Street in Centerburg between 10:00 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. and removed some scrap copper tubing.




 

Mount Vernon radio icon Ron Staats passes away

by Marty Trese,  KnoxPages.com editor,

Longtime Mount Vernon radio personality Ron Staats passed away today. His son, Rod, posted the sad news on his Facebook page Monday night.

I feel so blessed that I had the opportunity to work with Ron over the years at WMVO/WQIO. He worked in radio for more than 40 years. Ron loved his family and the Mount Vernon/Knox County community and will be deeply missed.

Not only was Ron heard on the local airwaves for decades, but he was heavily involved in the community.  Some of his activities included the Food for the Hungry drive, Ohio Junior Miss, The Knox County Fair Board. He received awards from many organizations including the Knox County Chamber of Commerce and the Knox County Exchange Club.   

Rest in peace, Ron. Thoughts and prayers to his family and friends. Ron was 71 years old.

Feel free to post your memories of Ron on the Knox Pages Forum.

http://www.knoxpages.com/index.php/community-forum/local

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