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Norwalk Reflector Staff • Oct 29, 2015 at 12:55 PM


The April 9-20 Wakeman Police Department blotter had the following highlights:

April 9

A Verlin Street resident reported receiving harassing telephone calls.

Kristen Bursley, 33, of 60 Abbott St., Wakeman, was charged with driving with a suspended license and released.

April 10

Jesus S. Villarreal, 49, of 51 Jefferson St., Norwalk, was arrested and charged with driving with a suspended license and an open container violation. Villarreal, classified as a sexual predator, also was found to be in violation of his parole restrictions and transported to the Huron County Jail where he remains in custody.

April 11

Responded to a Townsend Avenue domestic dispute. No arrests were made.

April 13

James Young, 46, of Vermilion, was charged with driving with a suspended license and released.

A Franklin Street resident reported her juvenile daughter was being unruly, and was released to her mother. Consent to search was given to the officer, who found drug paraphernalia in a bedroom. No charges were filed at this time.

A local resident reported a possible break-in at his storage unit.

Brenda Burke, 39, of 37 Verlin St., Wakeman, was arrested on several warrants out of this department after being picked up by an Ashland County sheriff's deputy. She was released from the Huron County Jail on April 23 after serving a 10-day sentence.

April 15

A Pearl Street resident reported an unruly juvenile foster child, who later was released to the foster parent.

A resident of a local mobile home park reported the unauthorized use of her motor vehicle. An officer contacted the suspect by telephone and the vehicle was returned. Charges are pending at this time.

April 18

A Cooper Street resident reported an unspecified theft and vandalism of property. The resident also reported two small puppies were found dead in the backyard and they appeared to be okay earlier in the day. The incident remains under investigation.

April 20

Located a vehicle occupied by two males in the rear parking lot of a Hyde Street business. The driver said he turned the lights off the vehicle before he stopped and he drove off the parking lot into a ditch. A tow truck removed the vehicle and police advised the subjects to leave the area. No charges were filed.

Responded to a West Main Street business for a gasoline drive-off complaint. The incident remains under investigation.

Responded to an accident on U.S. 20 just east of the village. The officer assisted a state trooper who was sent to handle the accident.

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