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Norwalk Reflector Staff • Oct 28, 2015 at 3:49 PM


Suzanne R. Haering, 73, of Marblehead, was charged with failure to control Thursday after she went off the left side of Ohio 4 and hit a mailbox.

Tasha R. Rannells, 21, of 4850 Bullhead Road, Willard, was charged with going left of center Thursday in the collision with the vehicle driven by Ricky A. Hale, 42, of 216 Fourth St., Willard, on Ridge Road.

Daniel J. Dublelko, 25, of Vermilion, hit a deer Thursday on U.S. 20.

John J. Valentine, 20, of 11 N. Kniffen St., Greenwich, was charged with failure to control and driving with a suspended license Friday after he went off the right side of Rome Greenwich Road and hit a tree, stopping to standing water.

Troopers are investigating a collision Friday in which the driver of an unknown white vehicle fled the scene after going left of center and hitting the left front of her minivan driven by Janet M. Cowan, 42, of 2512 U.S. 20, who was heading west on Ohio 162.

No citation was issued Friday after James H. Shirley, 37, of 4077 Sandhill Road, Bellevue, swerved to avoid hitting six puppies while heading south on Yingling Road, lost control and hit a mailbox.

James D. Minear, 55, of 2822 E. Collins Road, Collins, was charged with right of way yielded by a pedestrian Saturday after he walked into the path of the pickup truck driven by Robert L. Lukasko, 32, of 53 Townsend St., Wakeman, on U.S. 20. The driver took evasive action to avoid hitting Minear, went off the right side and hit a tree. Lukasko was not transported for possible injuries.


Responded to a carbon monoxide alarm activation at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at 4569 Whittlesey Ave. where there was a dirty furnace filter. Returned to station at 11:12.

Assisted North Central EMS with a patient at 10:13 a.m. Saturday at 4 Eagle Way. Returned to station at 10:15.

Twelve Townsend Township volunteer firefighters were securing the scene of an accident when Norwalk firefighters arrived at 12:53 p.m. Sunday at the intersection of U.S. 20 and Ohio 601. Returned to station at 1:38.

Assisted North Central EMS with lifting a patient at 4:05 p.m. Sunday at 24 S. Garden St. Returned to station at 4:20.


A Parsons Street resident reported her grandson's cell phone was stolen Feb. 28. An occupant in the vehicle at the time found it, but is accused of refusing to give it back.

A Jonathon Lane resident reported the theft of a Taurus PT92 pistol, $95 in cash and several rolls of coins after the resident returned home Friday after a three-week vacation. The incident remains under investigation.

A Laylin Road motorist reported damage to the passenger side of his car that was parked at a Milan Avenue business Friday.

Megan T. Schaffer, 17, of 2291 Hettle Road, Monroeville, was charged with failure to maintain assured clear distance Friday after she hit the rear of the stopped vehicle driven by Lynsey E. Schaffer, 17, of 2025 Hettle Road, Monroeville, on West Main Street.

Shanna M. Smith, 20, of 1002 Ohio 61, Willard, and Brittany N. Barron, 19, of 85 1/2 S. Linwood Ave., each were charged with underage consumption in connection with being passengers during a Benedict Avenue traffic stop Saturday and were released to a sober person. The driver, who was not identified, was charged with driving under the influence.

Bethanee N. Stuckey, 20, of 4559 Laylin Road, was charged with having a defective rear license plate during a West League Street traffic stop Saturday. Her passenger, Keith A. Wilhelm, 19, of 12 Minard Place, was charged with an open container violation and transported to the Huron County Jail.

Sergio A. Delgado, 23, of 150 Concord Court, was arrested, charged with disorderly conduct in connection with a Benedict Avenue business incident Saturday and released.

Michael Shepherd, 18, of 31 Woodlawn Ave., was arrested and charged with underage consumption in connection with a Benedict Avenue incident Saturday. He was released to his father.

Justin D. Davis, 25, of Huron, was transferred from the Erie County Sheriff's Office on a warrant and charged with failure to pay fines and costs. He was released from the Huron County Jail after posting bond that day.

A Rose Avenue resident reported damage to her fence Sunday.

Heather M. Warnke, 28, of 111 E. Main St., was served a summons on a warrant Sunday and charged with failure to file her 2005 Norwalk city taxes.


Dispatchers were advised of 12 impassible roads with high water Thursday.

Dispatchers were advised of 16 roads that were impassible and/or closed due to high water Friday.

A Jacquie Lane resident reported a domestic dispute Friday.

A registered nurse requested a deputy check on the well-being of a Mills Road, Plymouth, resident Friday.

Dispatchers were advised of an alarm activation Friday at an East Ohio 162, North Fairfield, farm.

Two deputies advised dispatchers of a disturbance involving a female suspect Friday at the Huron County Courthouse.

A North Peru Center Road, Monroeville, resident reported a runaway juvenile Friday.

An Edwards Road resident reported receiving an obscene telephone call Saturday.

A U.S. 224, Willard, resident reported a trash complaint Saturday.

Dispatchers were advised of an alarm activation Saturday at an Ohio 18 business.

An Austin Drive, Willard, resident reported a suspect in a domestic dispute was hiding Saturday.

An employee of a roadside service program advised dispatchers of a disabled vehicle Saturday on Ohio 61, Monroeville.

A Chenango Road, Wakeman, resident reported a juvenile was riding a dirt bike in the road Saturday.

A Pleasant Extension Street, Willard, resident reported being harassed Saturday.

A Gibbs Road resident reported an unruly juvenile Saturday.

Chio Morales, 22, of 421 Second St., Willard, was arrested and charged with an open container violation in connection with a Wessor Avenue, Willard, traffic stop Saturday. He currently is in custody at the Huron County Jail.

The Norwalk Police Department reported a North U.S. 250 domestic dispute Sunday.

A Peru Center Road, Willard, resident reported his neighbor's mailboxes were missing Sunday.

A Willard West Road, Willard, resident reported a trespassing incident Sunday.

Dispatched a deputy, North Central EMS, Citizens Ambulance, the state Highway Patrol, Townsend Township Volunteer Fire Department and Norwalk Fire Department to the northwest corner of U.S. 20 and Ohio 601 for an accident involving two sport utility vehicles Sunday. A patrol dispatcher said the victims had minor injuries.

A Butler Road, Wakeman, resident accused his foster child of sneaking out and drinking with a neighbor Sunday. A complainant from the same address called later to report being threatened by telephone and was concerned about the safety of his children.

Dispatchers were advised of an alarm activation at a Shady Lane Drive business where an employee had an incorrect code Sunday.

A Zenobia Road resident accused a motorist of damaging her yard Sunday.

A Rome Greenwich Road, New London, resident reported being threatened Sunday.


The Feb. 19-25 Willard Police Department blotter had the following highlights:

Feb. 19

Linda Stover, 59, of 3926 Townline Road 12, Willard, was cited for failure to yield at an intersection in connection with an accident at Emerald and Park streets.

An area resident accused a group of juveniles were throwing snowballs at the church windows on South Myrtle Avenue. An officer spoke with two boys about throwing snowballs.

Dispatched an ambulance to an injury accident in the 3000 block of Ohio 103 South.

An area resident reported someone had put undisclosed information on MySpace.com about her son. An officer instructed the caller how to contact the Web site to have the page removed.

Feb. 20

A Central Avenue resident reported being evicted and the landlord was there to do an inspection. She further said by law he must do the inspection after they have moved. An officer said it was a civil matter.

A Park Street resident accused a male suspect of coming to his back door and attempted to rob him at gunpoint. The incident remains under investigation.

Rochelle M. Handshoe, 46, of 605 Dale Ave., was charged with failure to control in connection with a Theo Moll Drive accident.

A caller reported being the victim of a domestic assault. Eugene Sewell, 30, of 829 Woodbine St., Willard, was arrested and charged with domestic violence.

An East Laurel Street resident accused a group of juveniles of throwing snowballs at her house.

Tracy Barnett, 36, of 206 S. Main St., Willard, was arrested on a theft warrant out of the Greenwich Police Department and released to a Greenwich officer.

A Park Street resident reported receiving numerous e-mails from a subject. An officer said the messages on the computer were not criminal in nature.

Dispatchers received an open line call from South Main Street where yelling could be heard. An officer determined a juvenile female left without her mother's permission. Officers were unable to locate the girl.

A Central Avenue resident reported her son's I-Pod was stolen from his bedroom.

Feb. 22

A South Myrtle Avenue resident reported her car was missing. An officer located it on Ash Street.

An area resident reported being jumped by three male suspects on West Howard Street. The incident remains under investigation. The complainant, Timothy D. Sparkman, 18, of 314 Crestwood Drive, Willard, was issued a summons on underage consumption.

An area resident reported his stereo was stolen from his friend's Spring Street home. While investigating the complaint, an officer saw drug paraphernalia in the home, which he confiscated and placed into evidence.

An area resident reported a male suspect who lived at a local apartment complex threatened to burn his clothes and threatened to kill his girlfriend's kittens.

Dispatched the Willard Fire Department to extinguish a small fire at an undisclosed location.

Reported suspected cruelty to animals at Willow Run.

Feb. 23

An area resident reported someone stole all the appliances out of a First Street rental property.

An area motorist reported an accident in an East Tiffin Street parking lot.

An area resident reported losing her wallet at an Ash Street business.

Dispatched an ambulance to an injury accident at the intersection of Bullhead Road and Ohio 103.

A Quail Creek Drive resident reported her apartment had been broken into and items stolen. The incident remains under investigation.

A West Emerald Street resident reported receiving threatening e-mails from a subject. The incident remains under investigation.

Feb. 24

Responded to a South Myrtle Avenue disturbance. An intoxicated female suspect was taken home by a friend.

Responded to a fight in the street on Cottonwood Drive near Tamarack Drive. The suspects left the area prior to arrival.

An area resident accused several suspects of hanging around and looking in the windows of a South Main Street business. An officer saw no one in the area and the business was found to be secure.

The state Highway Patrol received a report of an accident near a local fast-food restaurant. Tracy Krueger, 42, of 711 Myrtle Ave., Willard, was charged with failure to maintain assured clear distance.

Timothy West, 27, of 100 S. Main St., North Fairfield, was arrested and charged with carrying a concealed weapon and possession of drug paraphernalia in connection with a South Main Street traffic stop.

A local resident reported her juvenile son was missing after he left in a vehicle.

Feb. 25

A West Laurel Street resident reported receiving threatening telephone calls and text messages from a suspect reportedly threatening to burn down her home and her ex-boyfriend's home.

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