Published: Saturday, 16 April 2016 18:03
FREDERICKTOWN – The Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a one vehicle fatal crash involving a pickup. The crash happened just after noon on Friday off Salem Street.
Richard Paugh, age 75, of Fredericktown, was driving a 1998 Chevy S10 pickup truck westbound on Salem Street. Mr. Paugh drove off the left side of the road in a curve and struck a tree head on. Mr. Paugh was transported to the Knox Community Hospital where he died shortly afterwards.
Seat belt was in use and alcohol is not believed to be a factor in this crash.
The crash is still under investigation.
Published: Wednesday, 13 April 2016 15:48
At 3:50 a.m. on Tuesday, an officer attempted to contact a vehicle-owner at her residence on the 800-block of Shalimar Drive. A male let the officer into the apartment where he spotted a jar of marijuana in plain view. Several items—including a bottle of eleven Trazodone pills, a black wallet (containing a Social Security card, a bank debit card, a Subway card, a Chipotle card, and an ADP Total Pay card), a jar of marijuana stems, a drug pipe, a bag of baggies, and a scale—were seized as evidence.
At 9:35 a.m. on Monday, a resident on the 100-block of N. Concord Street requested an officer to discuss a situation with them.
At 12:20 p.m. on Monday, an officer was dispatched to deal with a 1998 Mercury Mountaineer parked illegally at a residence on the 700-block of N. Sandusky Street. It was towed to the city impound lot.
At 1:25 p.m. on Monday, a victim reported the theft of his cell-phone.
At 10:20 p.m. on Monday, a complainant reported the loss of her Ohio Directions card.
Arrests and Charges:
Kain Dixon, 18, of Mount Vernon was arrested at 3:35 a.m. on Tuesday for drug abuse. He was cited also for running a red-light and for driving under a suspended license.
Justin Stachler, 30, of Danville was arrested at 2:40 a.m. on Monday for domestic violence, for resisting arrest, and for obstructing official business.
Kain Dixon, 18, of Mount Vernon was cited at 3:35 a.m. on Tuesday for running a red-light and for driving under a suspended license. He was arrested also for drug abuse.
Joshua Davis, 35, of Centerburg was cited at 6:55 a.m. on Monday for failing to assure a clear driving-distance ahead.
Rodney Schlingerman, 62, of Howard was cited just before 4:00 p.m. on Monday for failing to obey a traffic signal.
Just before 7:00 a.m. on Monday, Diana Faught, 61, of Centerburg was traveling northbound on Columbus Road in her Dodge Caravan. Joshua Davis, Sr., 35, of Centerburg was immediately behind her in his 2002 Chevy Avalon. When U2 stopped for a red-light at Main Street, Davis rear-ended her. Davis was cited for the incident.
Just before 4:00 p.m. on Monday, Rodney Schlingerman, 62, of Howard was traveling westbound on Coshocton Avenue in his Honda Odyssey. William Wyman, 66 of Mount Vernon was traveling northbound on Vernedale Drive toward the Kroger entrance in his Ford TK. At the intersection of those streets, Schlingerman ran the red-light and struck Wyman’s vehicle in the side. Schlingerman was cited for the incident.
Found property on Taylor St.
Suspicious vehicle on Mill St.
Vehicle unlock on S. Main St.
Suspicious vehicle on S. Main St.
Disturbance on Burgett Dr.
Joshua J. Lemley, Fredericktown, arrested on an outstanding warrant.