Crime/accidents

HIGHWAY PATROL Richard L. Noftz, 67, of Clyde, was charged with failure to control March 17 after he fell asleep while traveling west on U.S. 20. He went off the left side of the road and hit a curb and guardrail.
Norwalk Reflector Staff
Jul 24, 2010

HIGHWAY PATROL

Richard L. Noftz, 67, of Clyde, was charged with failure to control March 17 after he fell asleep while traveling west on U.S. 20. He went off the left side of the road and hit a curb and guardrail.

Katie S. Adkins, 19, of 1802 Seminary Road, Milan, hit a deer Saturday on Seminary Road.

NORWALK FIRE

Assisted North Central EMS with getting a patient into an ambulance at 9:27 a.m. Friday at 290 Benedict Ave. Returned to station at 9:34.

NORWALK POLICE

An Ontario Street resident noticed someone put sugar in the gas tank of her vehicle while she was filling up Friday.

Cameron K. Kelley, 46, of Sandusky, was arrested on 11 warrants Friday and charged with failure to pay fines and costs. He currently is in custody at the Huron County Jail.

Patrick E. Weaver, 46, 8315 N. Ohio 18, Bellevue, was arrested on a contempt of court warrant Friday. He is serving a 10-day sentence at the Huron County Jail.

An employee of a Water Street business reported the theft of a log splitter Friday that had been used about two weeks ago.

An East Seminary Street resident reported the theft of an undisclosed amount of money Friday.

An area resident reported losing her Motorola cell phone while shopping at various Norwalk locations Friday.

A Spring Street resident reported the door of her house had been egged Saturday.

Responded to a Whittlesey Avenue business Saturday because a male customer refused to leave. Stephen R. Berry, 24, whose address was unavailable, was charged with disorderly conduct and released to a sober person.

An employee of a Chatham Street business reported a computer system and about $35 in quarters were missing after a suspected break-in Saturday. An officer discovered the suspect broke a window and removed the drawer from the cash register, which was on the floor of the office.

Saw a 3-year-old boy running barefoot Saturday while on patrol on Norwood Avenue. The child's sister took custody of the boy. Police forwarded a report to Huron County Children Services.

An area resident turned in a 12-gauge shotgun his daughter found Saturday on Washington Street.

A West Main Street resident reported someone broke a window on the west side of his home Saturday.

Brandon W. Henderson, 23, of 98 Wooster St., was arrested on four warrants Saturday and charged with failure to pay fines and costs. He is serving a 10-day sentence at the Huron County Jail.

An area motorist reported someone scratched his trunk lid, roof and driver's side of his vehicle Saturday.

A North Pleasant Street resident reported seeing several juvenile suspects put a sign in the back of his parked pickup truck Sunday.

Robert R. Goodsite, 30, and Chad M. Myers, 24, whose addresses weren't available, were charged with disorderly conduct in connection with a Benedict Avenue business incident Sunday and were released to sober people.

The Huron County Sheriff's Office reported receiving a 9-1-1 call about a Benedict Avenue business disturbance Sunday. Jessica J. Foster, 30, whose address wasn't available, was charged with disorderly conduct and released to a sober person.

Jeremy S. Meade, 33, whose address wasn't available, was charged with criminal trespassing in connection with a North Prospect Street incident and released.

Robin Summerfield, 26, whose address wasn't available, was charged with disorderly conduct in connection with a Whittlesey Avenue incident and released to a sober person.

Michael D. Thornberry, 30, was arrested on three warrants Sunday and charged with failure to pay fines and costs. He currently is in custody at the Huron County Jail.

A Deer Track Trail resident reported her Nokia cell phone and keys were missing Sunday from her vehicle.

An employee of a Milan Avenue business reported Sunday that a delivery driver backed into the refrigerated storage unit at the rear of the restaurant during a March 19 incident.

Jeffrey A. Willard, 18, of 18 Gallup Ave., was arrested on two undisclosed warrants Sunday. He currently is in custody at the Huron County Jail.

James L. Root, 26, was arrested and charged with domestic violence in connection with a Newton Street incident Sunday. He currently is in custody at the Huron County Jail.

An area resident reported seeing several suspicious people near a Milan Avenue business when an alarm was activated today. The manager later said an unlatched sliding window was open when he arrived and a few dollars in cash was missing from a box.

SHERIFF'S OFFICE

An area resident reported the suspected violation of a temporary protection order Friday.

The Erie County Sheriff's Office requested a deputy check Ridge Road for a suspect wanted on a probation violation warrant Friday.

A Jacquie Lane resident reported suspicious people parked near a maroon Dodge Durango on Friday.

The Norwalk Police Department requested undisclosed assistance Friday on North Hester Street.

A Section Line Road 30, Bellevue, resident reported the theft of two firearms from his home Friday, which he last saw between the end of November and first of December.

The state Highway Patrol requested to meet a deputy Friday on Buckingham Road, Willard, about a private property accident.

An Old State Road, Greenwich, resident reported Friday the theft of a trailer in 2005.

An Ohio 601 resident reported property damage from a vehicle leaving the road Friday.

A West River Road, Wakeman, resident reported damage to her vehicle and someone put a soapy substance in the gas tank Friday.

An area resident reported finding cows walking east on Bismarck Road, Monroeville, heading toward Dogtown Road on Friday. The cows later returned to their corral.

A Peru Olena Road resident reported an undisclosed theft from his vehicle Friday.

An employee of an Old State Road business reported a trespassing incident Saturday.

A North Ridge Road resident reported a custody dispute over her 2-year-old son Saturday.

Dispatchers were advised of an alarm activation Saturday on South Ridge Road, North Fairfield.

Dispatched Citizens Ambulance to DeRussey Road, New London, in response to a 15-year-old boy who appeared to have been assaulted Saturday.

The Willard Police Department reported having Alex Hall, 18, of 7935 Baseline Road, Plymouth, in custody on a Huron County Common Pleas Court warrant Saturday. He was charged with receiving stolen property and currently is in custody at the Huron County Jail.

An employee of a West U.S. 224, New Haven, business reported the theft of $30 from an ATM Saturday.

A High Street resident reported an assault Saturday.

Responded to Prospect Road, New London, for a child bitten by a relative's dog Saturday. Deputies forwarded a report to the Huron County Dog Warden's Office and Huron County General Health District.

Dispatchers were advised of alarm activations at a Cleveland Road business and North U.S. 250 business Saturday.

An Ohio 60, Wakeman, resident called 9-1-1 to report three of his neighbor's dogs were vicious and threatening him Saturday. The complainant later reported the owner retrieved the dogs.

An Ohio 61, Plymouth, resident reported damage to his mailbox Saturday.

An Ohio 99, Willard, resident reported someone keyed his truck Saturday.

An Ohio 60, Clarksfield, resident reported having problems with his neighbors and their dogs Saturday.

A Rome Greenwich Road, New London, resident reported telephone harassment Saturday.

Dispatchers received a 9-1-1 call about a Scranton Road neighbor dispute Sunday.

The Willard Police Department received an unruly juvenile complaint about a Pleasant Street, Willard, incident Sunday.

A Rundle Road, New London, resident reported a suspicious pedestrian Sunday.

Kevin Czupik, 18, of 30 Washington St., Willard, was arrested on a Huron County Juvenile Court warrant and charged with breaking and entering. He is serving a 90-day sentence at the Huron County Jail.

An Ohio 61, Plymouth, resident reported having problems Sunday obtaining the title for a vehicle she purchased from the seller in Shelby for $200.

A Plank Road resident reported undisclosed vandalism Sunday.

An area resident reported an attempted break-in Sunday at the Clarksfield Seventh Day Adventist School.

A U.S. 250, Greenwich, resident reported a suspicious parked vehicle Sunday.

A Huron County Juvenile Court probation officer reported an Ohio 61, Monroeville, boy on an ankle monitor is accused of not being at home Sunday.

A Willard resident reported a dog from Peru Center Road was at large on her property Sunday.

A Peru Center Road, Monroeville, resident reported there were five puppies and her mother in the road Sunday.

An area motorist reported almost hitting someone on a dirt bike on Gibbs Road on Sunday.

A tractor-trailer driver reported the theft of undisclosed items at a U.S. 20, Bellevue, business Sunday.

Dispatchers received a 9-1-1 call about the theft of her son's Big Wheel on Sunday.

An East U.S. 20, Wakeman, resident reported the theft of a large, plastic fire truck Sunday.

An East U.S. 20, Wakeman, resident accused his neighbor of ringing his doorbell and threatening to kill him Sunday.