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Norwalk Reflector Staff • Oct 28, 2015 at 3:50 PM


The March 5-11 Willard Police Department blotter had the following highlights:

March 5

The Huron County Sheriff's Office requested the canine unit provide undisclosed assistance at the site of a reported burglary in the 3000 block of Ohio 99.

March 6

A Wessor Avenue resident reported some medications were unaccounted for. The incident remains under investigation.

The Huron County Sheriff's Office requested assistance with an arrest warrant in the area of Tiffin and Park streets. Walter S. Branham, of 503 Spangler St., Willard, was arrested and charged with failure to pay fines and costs. He was released from the Huron County Jail after posting bond March 9.

A Whisler Drive resident reported being assaulted.

March 7

Assisted an officer from the Shelby Police Department in the 600 block of Wessor Avenue with an undisclosed incident.

A Woodbine Street resident accused several male suspects of fighting in the area. An officer sent them home.

A Myrtle Avenue resident requested assistance with a male patron accused of causing problems. He left prior to an officer's arrival. The suspect returned and officers located Hermelindo J. Cruz, of 306 N. Main St., Willard, who was arrested on a warrant and charged with failure to report to jail and disorderly conduct.

March 8

Dispatched the Willard Fire Department to the area of Centerton South Road for a possible field fire.

Told a relative of a Dale Avenue resident that if he returned to the property that he could be arrested.

March 9

A Pin Oak Drive resident reported that the tires on his vehicle had been slashed.

Provided undisclosed assistance to the Adult Parole Authority in the 600 block of Myrtle Avenue.

An employee of Huron County Children Services requested undisclosed assistance in the 300 block of Keefer Street.

Eddie D. Tackett, 39, of 101 First St., Willard, was arrested on a warrant and charged with two counts of trafficking in drugs, both fifth-degree felonies. He was released to the Huron County Sheriff's Office, where he remains in custody.

March 10

Assisted with a funeral escort in the 200 block of Maple Street.

The state Highway Patrol reported an accident in the area of U.S. 224. There were three vehicles involved, one of which had left the scene.

Area motorists reported the separate theft of items from their vehicles parked on West Pearl and West Emerald streets.

Vertie Caudill, 28, of 3525 Omaha Ave., Willard, was arrested on a Norwalk Municipal Court warrant, charged with domestic violence and released.

A local caller provided a possible location for her juvenile son entered as a missing person. A sheriff's deputy located the child, who later was released to a relative.

March 11

A caller reported the theft of her daughter's bicycle from Fourth Street.

Dispatched an ambulance to an injury accident at the intersection of Myrtle Avenue and South Street.

A caller reported a fight in the 300 block of South Main Street. An officer advised an altercation had taken place, however, no one wanted to file charges.

Firelands Mental Health personnel requested an officer check on a West Pearl Street woman whom they suspected want to harm herself. The female patient was transported to Mercy Hospital of Willard to be evaluated by a mental health professional.

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