Crime/accidents

HIGHWAY PATROL Brandon G. Shepherd, 22, of 3754 U.S. 224, Greenwich, hit a deer Saturday on Ohio 162. Brian P. Lambert, 21, of 6405 Leroy Road, Wakeman, was charged with failure to control and driving under the influence Sunday on Fayette Road after his vehicle exited the roadway and hit a sign, guardrail and bridge. Firelands Ambulance took him to Fisher-Titus Medical Center, where he was treated and released.
Norwalk Reflector Staff
Jul 25, 2010

HIGHWAY PATROL

Brandon G. Shepherd, 22, of 3754 U.S. 224, Greenwich, hit a deer Saturday on Ohio 162.

Brian P. Lambert, 21, of 6405 Leroy Road, Wakeman, was charged with failure to control and driving under the influence Sunday on Fayette Road after his vehicle exited the roadway and hit a sign, guardrail and bridge. Firelands Ambulance took him to Fisher-Titus Medical Center, where he was treated and released.

Christina M. Gilmore, 27, of 1002 Woodbine St., hit a deer Monday on Ohio 61.

Douglas Alan Ball, 48, of Ft. Meade, Fla., was charged with failure to assured clear distance Monday on U.S. 250 after his vehicle bumped a vehicle driven by James J. Sitterly, 57, of 136 W. Washington St.

Kenneth Z. Inmon, 20, of 3234 New State Road, Willard, hit a deer Tuesday on Sandhill Road.

NORWALK FIRE

Responded to 25 E. Monroe St. at 2:05 p.m. Wednesday for a smoldering mulch fire. Firefighters put the fire out with the water can from the station. Returned to station at 2:15.

Assisted North Central EMS with a patient at 3:34 a.m. Wednesday. Returned to station at 3:49.

NORWALK POLICE

James McCowan, 54, of Sandusky, was arrested Wednesday on 14 contempt of court warrants on the original charge of passing bad checks. He is serving a 20-day sentence at the Huron County Jail.

Received a report of a possible assault at Bremser Park on Elm Street Wednesday.

Bessie N. Oney, 28, no address available, was arrested and charged with resisting arrest and disorderly conduct Wednesday.

Responded to Norwalk High School for two boys involved in a lunch room fight Wednesday. The case was forwarded to the Huron County Prosecutor's office for the consideration of charges.

Evan D. Amerine, 18, of 26 Morley Drive, was charged with failure to maintain assured clear distance Wednesday on Whittlesey Avenue after his vehicle bumped a vehicle driven by John M. Lynch, 51, of 163 Whittlesey Ave.

SHERIFF'S OFFICE

A Neal Zick Road, Willard, resident told deputies their vehicle was entered Wednesday.

Attended a civil matter Wednesday on South Norwalk Road.

An Ohio 162, New London, resident reported the theft of a package Wednesday.

Received a trespassing complaint from Ohio 60, Wakeman, Wednesday.

Received a theft report from an Ohio 18, Collins, business Wednesday.

A U.S. 20, Wakeman, resident reported a damaged tire Wednesday.

Received a report of vandalism at the Shady Lane BMX track in Norwalk on Wednesday.

Received a report of threats made Wednesday at Western Reserve High School.

Stephen J. Valentine, 25, of 2948 Neal Zick Road, Lot 34, Willard, was arrested Wednesday on a warrant and charged with contempt on the original charge of aggravated menacing. He is serving a 10-day sentence at the Huron County Jail.

Performed a civil standby at a Gibbs Road address Wednesday.

Responded to a possible domestic situation on Maple Ridge Road, North Fairfield, Wednesday.

Received a report of an unruly juvenile from U.S. 20 Wednesday.

Received a trespassing complaint from Lakeshore Drive, Willard, Wednesday.

An Elm Street, New London, resident reported being threatened Wednesday.

WILLARD POLICE

The May 14-20 Willard Police Department blotter had the following highlights:

May 14

A Maplewood Street resident reported his residence had been vandalized by paint balls.

A caller from a local partment complex reported suspected identity theft.

A caller reported a theft from his vehicle while parked at a Woodland Avenue business.

An Elizabeth Street resident reported graffiti was spray painted on their rental property.

A caller reported her daughter left school and doesn't know where she is. Police filed missing person paperwork.

A Clark Street resident reported the theft of a lawn mower from a garage.

A West Emerald Street resident reported her daughter, who is on an ankle monitor, left home and was across the street. The mother later reported her daughter came home and she did not wish to pursue the matter. n A caller reported a stray pit-bull dog approached and bit two people, cornered numerous others. The dog then charged at an officer and was shot.

May 15

A caller reported a South Conwell Avenue breaking and entering incident, which remains under investigation.

A Quail Creek resident reported her granddaughter was missing. Police filed missing person paperwork.

An employee of a Conwell Avenue business reported several vehicles had been keyed.

Dispatched the Willard Fire Department dive team to Norwalk to assist in recovering a stolen vehicle that was dumped into the reservoir.

An area motorist reported lights were stolen from his truck while parked on South Conwell Avenue.

A South Conwell Avenue resident reported an undisclosed theft from a vehicle.

An employee of a Woodland Avenue reported detaining a juvenile shoplifter, who was released later to his parents with charges pending.

A caller reported seeing a male suspect grab a female by her hair in the 500 block of West Laurel Street.

May 16

A West Maple Street resident reported someone broke into her vehicle.

An employee of a West U.S. 224 business reported two male suspects left the store, sounding the theft alarm. The incident remains under investigation.

Brandon Shepherd, 21, of 4803 Old State Road, Willard, was charged with failure to maintain assured clear distance in connection with an East Walton Street accident.

A Dale Avenue resident reported several items were stolen from his home.

A caller reported a fight in a Conwell Avenue business parking lot and the two male suspects left the area.

Enrique Ruiz, 32, of 202 Rae Court, Willard, was arrested on a contempt of court warrant and transported to the Huron County Jail. He was released May 17 after making a pay agreement with Norwalk Municipal Court.

A Motson Street resident reported being assaulted.

A caller reported a fight at the park and a suspect left in a vehicle.

May 17

A caller accused several children of hitting a truck with a ball.

A caller reported juveniles between the ages of 3 and 5 were riding tricycles across Walton Avenue with no adults in sight. Officers located the mother in a store and released the children to her. Police forwarded a report to Huron County Children Services.

May 18

A South Conwell Avenue resident reported having a restraining order on her husband who continually calls her from the Stark County Jail. Police forwarded a report to the Willard Law Director. Stark County corrections officers were advised of the problem and they will make sure he no longer calls her.

Charged a male juvenile with failure to yield while turning left in connection with an accident at Pearl and Main streets.

May 19

A West Emerald Street resident reported her daughter, who was on an ankle monitor, was across the street at a neighbor's. Police located the girl and escorted her home.

A South Main Street resident reported someone broke into her vehicle, ransacked it and stole several items.

Kayla Kennard, 18, of 357 Big Bass Road, Willard, was charged with failure to maintain assured clear distance in connection with an accident at Main and Laurel streets.

A West Emerald Street resident accused a male suspect of threatening people and threatening to break the windows out of a vehicle.

May 20

A Spring Street resident reported his vehicle had been broken into and items were missing.

A caller reported her neighbor told her if she observed a black van at the apartment to call the police as they would be there to assault her.

A Keefer Street resident reported her daughter, who was under house arrest, was missing. Police filed missing person paperwork.

A caller reported her daughter was missing. She was locked in an apartment in the 300 block of Keefer Street. Police returned the girl home, with charges pending through Huron County Juvenile Court.

A Rae Court resident accused a suspect of following and stalking her brother.

Residents on Tamarack Drive, East Howard Street and Maplewood Street reported hearing what sounded like gun shots within six minutes of each other. A Spangler Street resident later reported hearing what sounded like rapid gunfire in the area. Police were unable to determine the origin.