Crime/accidents

HIGHWAY PATROL Joseph N. Simmons Jr., 55, of Neptune, N.J., was charged with failure to control April 23 after his tractor-trailer went off the right side of Ohio 4 and overturned in a field. Bellevue firefighters transported him to The Bellevue Hospital with minor injuries. No information was available on Simmons' condition.
Norwalk Reflector Staff
Jul 25, 2010

HIGHWAY PATROL

Joseph N. Simmons Jr., 55, of Neptune, N.J., was charged with failure to control April 23 after his tractor-trailer went off the right side of Ohio 4 and overturned in a field. Bellevue firefighters transported him to The Bellevue Hospital with minor injuries. No information was available on Simmons' condition.

No citation was immediately issued after the April 24 collision between the vehicles driven by Arlena M. Hicks, 38, of 1837 Thomas Road, Willard, and Grace M. Reed, 49, of 319 Keefer St., Willard, on Ohio 61. Hicks is accused of hitting the rear of Reed's minivan and continuing north. A relative took Reed and her passenger, Sierra M. Reed, 1, to Fisher-Titus Medical Center with minor and possible injuries, respectively. No further information was available.

Pete A. Witner Sr., 53, of Mansfield, was charged with failure to yield the right of way at a stop sign Monday in the collision with the vehicle driven by Christina M. Fetter, 55, of 39 Boughtonville Road, Willard, at the intersection of Peru Center Road and Ohio 103. Willard EMS transported Fetter to Mercy Hospital of Willard, where she was treated for minor injuries and released.

Brenda S. Manders, 43, of 12 Minard Place, hit a deer Monday on Ohio 61.

Sean M. Wilkerson, 20, of Sandusky, was charged with failure to control Monday after he failed to negotiate a right hand curve on Ohio 99 went off the right side and hit a ditch, where his car overturned. He was not transported for minor injuries.

Troopers are investigating a crash Tuesday on Ohio 61 where the unknown driver of a blue pickup truck is accused of going left of center and hitting the mirror of the vehicle driven by Paul D. Rowe, 60, of 230 Sandusky St., Plymouth, and fleeing the scene heading north.

NORWALK FIRE

Assisted North Central EMS with a patient at 8:50 a.m. Tuesday at 39 Garcia Drive. Returned to station at 9.

Responded to a complaint about smoke coming from a chimney at 5:24 p.m. Tuesday at 52 State St., where the residents were burning clean wood and some paper products. Firefighters told them to only burn the wood. Returned to station at 5:35.

NORWALK POLICE

Trent W. McCullough, 43, Nicholas R. Stamper, 21, and Joshua L. Stamper, 24, whose addresses weren't available, were charged with disorderly conduct in connection with a North Pleasant Street fight Tuesday.

An area resident reported finding an abandoned chrome and red Quasar bicycle near an East Main Street business Tuesday.

Robert L. Green, 25, whose address wasn't available, was issued a summons on a warrant Tuesday and charged with one count of passing bad checks.

Scott W. Sims, 28, whose address wasn't available, was charged with domestic violence in connection with a Whittlesey Avenue incident Tuesday.

An employee of a Benedict Avenue business reported a vehicle hit a light pole at the parking lot entrance Tuesday.

SHERIFF'S OFFICE

Received several reports of a tractor-trailer that had damaged a yard turning around on a U.S. 250, New London, property Tuesday.

An Exchange Road, New London, resident reported the theft of checks Tuesday.

An employee of a U.S. 224, New Haven, business reported a disoriented person Tuesday.

William Blimka, 18, of Vermilion, was arrested Tuesday on a Norwalk Municipal Court warrant for passing bad checks. No bond was issued. He must appear at court.

An Ohio 162, Monroeville, resident reported telephone harassment Tuesday.

A U.S. 20 Wakeman, resident reported the theft of diesel fuel Tuesday.

An Ohio 162, New London, resident reported the violation of a civil protection order Tuesday.

An Ohio 601, Norwalk, resident reported telephone harassment Tuesday.

Responded to a U.S. 20, Wakeman, residence Tuesday for a possible domestic situation.

Received a call about an unruly juvenile on U.S. 250 near Norwalk Tuesday.

A resident reported Sunday her daughter had not returned home since Friday.

A sex offense was reported on Omega Road, Greenwich, Monday.

A suspicious vehicle was reported on East Main Street, North Fairfield, Monday.

New London police reported a car stolen Monday from Westwood Drive. The child and vehicle returned home later.

Responded to an unruly child incident at on East U.S. 20, Wakeman, Monday.

A Willard resident requested extra patrol Monday because unknown persons were dumping trash on his property and had removed a tree without permission.

Bellevue police requested Monday an officer contact a Norwalk man in connection with his car left at a Bellevue dealership.

Responded Monday to U.S. 250 where trucks had pulled down wires and left ruts in the driveway because of a closed road that forced them to turn around.

A Wakeman man Monday reported the theft of an aluminum livestock gate in the last couple of weeks.

A possible domestic incident was reported Monday on Webb Settlement Road.

Responded Monday to a domestic incident on Ohio 61, New Haven.

A Greenwich woman reported Monday her boyfriend had stolen her dog.

An Arcade Road resident reported being harassed Monday.

A Timothy Drive, Willard, resident reported a suspicious vehicle Monday. A white van ran into a ditch and its driver fled into the woods.