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Norwalk Reflector Staff • Oct 29, 2015 at 12:43 PM


Joshua P. Niedermeier, 95 Monroe St., Monroeville was served Saturday with a summons for disorderly conduct and vehicle trespassing in connection with a April 26 incident.


Assisted North Central EMS at 408 Old State Rd. at 10:41 p.m. Monday. Returned to station at 11:51.

Assisted North Central EMS with a 55 N. West St. resident with chest pains at 12:14 a.m. Tuesday. Returned to station at 12:20.

Assisted police at 2:35 a.m. Tuesday at 153 E. Main St. where a person was accused of setting small fires. Firefighters ensured there was no danger of a larger fire breaking out. Returned to station at 2:47.

Responded to a vehicle fire at a power substation at 26 Adams St. at 2:51 a.m. Tuesday. The fire was extinguished and Norwalk police took over the investigation. Returned to station at 4:19.


A juvenile reported being hit by a black sports utility vehicle with gold rims as she crossed Sunday on League Street. The driver did not stop. The victim suffered bruised ribs and a sprained foot.

An employee of League Street School reported damage to the boiler room door Monday. Principal Ken Moore is checking the security tapes.

A North Hester Street resident reported domestic violence in his backyard Monday. A woman accused a resident of raping her, which is currently under investigation.

Responded to a domestic situation Monday on Old State Road. Two residents, whose names were not available, were cited for disorderly conduct.

An area resident found a fishing tackle box full of fishing tackle near the new construction site Monday at Memorial Lake Park.

Leanne R. Smith, 21, whose address was unavailable, was arrested and charged with shoplifting after she attempted to steal six DVDs from a Milan Avenue business Monday. She was caught by the store's loss-prevention officer and fled the scene. She was later caught by the police and is being held at the Huron County Jail pending her court date Monday.

Michael R. Hill, whose age and address was unavailable, was taken into custody for failing to appear in court on a charge of disorderly conduct Monday. He was released after posting bond.

A Christie Avenue resident reported tools stolen from his detached garage Monday.

Robert Hatlay, whose age and address was unavailable, was arrested Monday by the Bellevue Police Department and charged with failure to appear in court. He was transported to the Huron County Jail where he will be held for 10 days, as the warrant is not bondable.

Willard Hayes was arrested on various charges Monday after he brandished a knife at his 153 E. Main St. residence Tuesday.

A Williams Avenue resident reported his 2007 Ford Escape was stolen from his driveway Tuesday. The car was unlocked, but he had the keys. He said he lost the spare set about a month ago.

Bryan Case, 32, was cited Monday for improper backing when he backed his truck into a Yamaha Intruder Monday on Cleveland Road. No injuries were reported.


A Ohio 162, North Fairfield resident reported a four-wheeler was stolen from his garage Monday. It was later found in a field near Edwards Road.

Another Ohio 162, North Fairfield resident reported someone attempted to steal her four-wheeler Monday, which did not work.

A Gibbs Road resident reported a dead cat, shot with an arrow, underneath his car Monday. Information was forwarded to the Huron County Humane Society.

A Zenobia Road resident reported his white 1990 Chevy Caprice was stolen Monday from his driveway.

An Egypt Road, Willard resident reported a silver Explorer Sport Trac with clothes in it and Alabama tags appeared by her pole barn Monday.

Daniel Fredericks was arrested Monday on a San Juan, New Mex., warrant and charged with failing to register as a sex offender. He will be extradited to New Mexico.

A Zenobia Road, Norwalk resident reported an unauthorized use of his vehicle Sunday.

The Lorain County Sheriff's Office requested Monday Huron County deputies check a U.S. 20 motor home park for a blue-green Chevrolet pickup that is suspected to be involved in a scrap metal theft.

An unruly juvenile was reported on Hartland Center Road, Collins, Monday.

A farmer lost a large piece of equipment on Ridge Road, North Fairfield, Monday. The farmer will be cited for damage to roadway.

A Crescent Road resident reported a breaking and entering incident Monday.

A U.S. 224 resident reported that someone stole his gas can for the second time Monday.

Another agency requested sheriff's department officers check a Ramona Drive, Willard, mobile home park for a blue extended-cab pickup truck Monday.

A South New State Road, Plymouth, resident reported a runaway juvenile Monday.

A trespassing incident was reported on Peru Olena Road on Monday.

A television and possibly a cell phone were stolen from a Willard West Road, Willard, mobile home Monday.

Several people were disturbing the peace Monday riding dirt bikes up and down Hartland Center Road in Collins.

A Willoughby Road, Willard, resident reported being harassed Monday.

Officers responded to a Ferris Lane, Norwalk, domestic violence incident Monday.

A Fitchville River Road, New London, resident reported the theft of a radio from his unlocked van Saturday.

A Zenobia Road resident reported finding a screwdriver in his unlocked vehicle Saturday, but nothing was missing.

A South Ohio 61 resident reported there was a suspicious person asking for donations Saturday.

An Ohio 60, Wakeman, resident reported suspected trespassing Saturday in connection with an ongoing domestic dispute.

A North U.S. 250 resident accused several suspects of shooting paint balls at children during a suspected trespassing incident Saturday.

Dispatchers received multiple reports of damaged railroad tracks on Edwards, New State, Old State and Wheeling roads as well as U.S. 224 Saturday.

A New London Section Line Road, New London, resident reported four wheelers were trespassing Saturday.

A U.S. 20, Monroeville, resident reported vehicle vandalism and the theft of her pink Sanyo cell phone Saturday.

Performed a traffic stop Saturday on Section Line Road 30, Willard. The unspecified suspect was charged with driving with a suspended license.

A Prospect Road, New London, resident reported a domestic dispute Saturday.

A Paul Road, Willard, resident reported a suspicious vehicle Saturday.

The Crawford County Jail reported being ready to release Jeffrey L. Patton, 36, of 405 Park St., Willard, from custody Sunday. He was arrested on two local contempt of court warrants and currently is in custody at the Huron County Jail.

The Milan Police Department reported a suspicious person in an East Ohio 61 business parking lot Sunday.

Dispatchers received a 9-1-1 call about a U.S. 224, Willard, domestic incident Sunday.

An employee of a Hartland Center Road business reported a male suspect was taking pictures of trains Sunday and accused the man of "turning valves."

Erica R. Rowe, 20, of Bloomville, was arrested on a Bellevue Municipal Court warrant Sunday and charged with theft. She currently is in custody at the Huron County Jail.

A Bullhead Road, Willard, resident reported finding a suspicious vehicle in an overgrown wheat field Sunday.

Dispatchers were advised of an alarm activation at a Townsend Avenue business Sunday.

The Willard Police Department reported receiving a 9-1-1 call about an Ohio 61, Plymouth, assault Sunday.

The Willard Police Department reported receiving a call about a child walking on the railroad tracks Sunday on the west end of Washburn Extension Road, Willard.

An area resident requested a deputy contact a North Main Street, North Fairfield, resident about a death in the family Sunday.

A North Chenango Road, Wakeman, resident reported a broken upstairs window Sunday.

A West Main Street, North Fairfield, resident accused a neighbor's son of breaking her son's skateboard Sunday.

A Zenobia Road, Wakeman, resident reported an unruly juvenile was suspected of being suicidal Sunday.


The April 30-May 6 Willard Police Department blotter had the following highlights:

April 30

A caller reported a van hit a parked car on East Maple Street and left the scene. The incident remains under investigation.

Dispatched an ambulance to an accident at the intersection of Ohio 103 and Ohio 598.

An area resident reported her food stamp card and medicine was stolen from her home.

Assisted the Huron County Sheriff's Office and Willard Fire Department dive team at the Willard Reservoir to search for weapon reportedly thrown in the water after a New Haven domestic dispute. Divers searched the reservoir April 30 and May 1, but never found the firearm.

A caller from the library reported a male juvenile inside was being unruly. Officers released the juvenile to his grandmother.

A First Street resident reported being assaulted.

May 1

A caller reported observing two male juveniles ready to fight. Police told the suspects to cease their activity.

Shawn Poole, 26, of 417 W. High St., Willard, was charged with disorderly conduct in connection with coming to the police station intoxicated.

May 3

Jeffery L. Rodesiler, 52, of Angola, Ind., was charged with disorderly conduct in connection with a West Laurel Street incident.

A Spring Street resident reported a male suspect was accused of being intoxicated during a suspected domestic dispute.

Reported an intoxicated male suspect approached his vehicle. Dean Thornsberry, 34, of 410 E. Walton St., Willard, was charged with disorderly conduct.

A Keefer Court resident reported a possible domestic violence in the parking lot. The male suspect left the residence prior to an officer's arrival and the female went to her mother's to spend the rest of the night.

A caller reported leaving several movies in a drawer after she checked out of a Conwell Avenue business. The complainant said she would give a reward if the movies were returned.

Kody Dewitt, 20, of 314 Crestwood Drive, Willard, was arrested on an undisclosed Stark County warrant while an officer assisted with a vehicle lockout on Park Street. Dewitt, the passenger, was transported to the Huron County Jail. He was released May 4 to Stark County authorities.

A caller from a local apartment complex accused a male suspect of leaving in a vehicle highly intoxicated. Robert Steinmetz, 67, of 325 W. Pearl St., Willard, later was charged with driving under the influence.

A South Myrtle Avenue resident reported a bicycle and a scooter were missing from her garage.

An area motorist reported two cellular phones were stolen from his vehicle at the park, but found them later.

May 4

A Washington Street resident reported a disturbance in which both parties had signs of being assaulted.

A caller from Mercy Hospital of Willard requested assistance with a male suspect causing problems. He was transported to a Toledo mental health facility.

A Spring Street resident reported receiving four threatening telephone calls from a male suspect claiming to have a check for the caller.

Anthony Alleyne, 25, of 611 Wessor Ave., Willard, was arrested on an undisclosed Seneca County warrant and released to Seneca County authorities.

A caller from a local apartment complex reported a theft.

May 5

An area motorist reported being behind a possibly intoxicated driver on Spring Street going toward Keefer Street. Fidel Martinez, 36, of 503 Keefer St., Willard, later was charged with driving under the influence, driving without a license, weaving and an open container violation. He was transported to the Huron County Jail, where he remains in custody.

A Dale Avenue resident accused four juvenile suspects of looking into vehicles. They denied doing anything.

The Richland County Adult Parole requested unspecified assistance in the 400 block of East Walton Avenue.

A West Laurel Street resident reported someone dumped ketchup all over her vehicle.

Jose R. Bustamante, 33, of Wiers Camp No. 2, Willard, was charged with disorderly conduct in connection with a Myrtle Avenue business incident.

A caller reported a window had been shot with a BB gun at Quail Creek.

A caller reported a window was broken out of a Central Avenue rental property.

Responded to a South Conwell Avenue vehicle break-in, where the column had been peeled and change was taken.

A Woodland Avenue resident reported the theft of tools.

An area motorist reported being threatened in a Woodland Avenue business parking lot.

Charged a male juvenile with reckless operation, driving without a license and an unsafe vehicle violation in connection with a Park Street incident involving dirt bike.

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