Crime/accidents

HIGHWAY PATROL Vicki L. Stockmaster, 36, of 219 Louise Ave., Bellevue, was charged with failure to maintain assured clear distance Sunday after hitting the rear of the vehicle driven by Karen S. Forntey, 35, of 315 Sherman St., Bellevue, on Ohio 113 after Forntey slowed for traffic.
Norwalk Reflector Staff
Jul 25, 2010

HIGHWAY PATROL

Vicki L. Stockmaster, 36, of 219 Louise Ave., Bellevue, was charged with failure to maintain assured clear distance Sunday after hitting the rear of the vehicle driven by Karen S. Forntey, 35, of 315 Sherman St., Bellevue, on Ohio 113 after Forntey slowed for traffic.

Janie E. Grosjean, 45, of Fredericksburg, was charged with failure to maintain assured clear distance Monday. Grosjean was following a pickup truck driven by Daniel Grosjean, of the same address, on a motorcycle when the truck stopped on U.S. 250 because of traffic. Grosjean laid the motorcycle down in order not to hit the truck. Grosjean was taken to Fisher-Titus Medical Center.

MONROEVILLE PD

The Sandusky County Sheriff's Office reported having David S. Turpin, 33, of Fremont, in custody on a local warrant May 21. He was charged with failure to pay fines and costs on the original charge of fleeing and eluding. Turpin was released the same day after posting bond at the Huron County Jail.

The Sandusky Police Department reported having James O. McCowan, 54, of Sandusky, in custody on a local warrant May 23. He was charged with failure to report to jail May 20 and failure to pay fines and costs on the original charge of driving with a suspended license. McCowan is serving a 30-day sentence at the Huron County Jail.

Kerrie A. Close, 22, of 22 Surrey Court, Apt. A13, Monroeville, was arrested on a warrant Friday and charged with failure to pay fines and costs. She is serving a 20-day sentence at the Huron County Jail.

A Brooklyn, Ohio, motorcyclist reported his license, military ID, three credit cards and $40 in cash was missing after he stopped at a Sandusky Street business Saturday. On Sunday, someone turned in everything except the military ID and police mailed the returned items to the owner.

William B. Henslee, 23, of Columbus, was charged with driving under the influence, weaving and speeding (48 mph in a 35 mph zone) in connection with a U.S. 20 traffic stop Sunday. His blood alcohol content level tested at .112. Henslee was cited and released to a sober person.

NORWALK FIRE

Responded to a sprinkler alarm with no fire 7:42 a.m. Tuesday at 208 Republic St. Returned to station 8 a.m.

Responded to a tractor-trailer that went off the road into a ditch at 2:45 p.m. Tuesday at 1260 U.S. 250. Firefighters checked the vehicle for leaking fluids and found none, then stood by until the wrecker arrived and removed the vehicle.

Assisted North Central EMS with a patient at 6:10 p.m. Tuesday at 26 Spring St. Returned to station 6:29.

Responded to an accident with injuries 6:28 p.m. Tuesday at the intersection of Westwind Drive and Milan Avenue. Returned to station 6:33.

Assisted North Central EMS with lifting a patient at 3:42 a.m. today at 90 S. Old State Road. Returned to station at 4.

Responded to a false fire alarm at 3:25 a.m. today at 306 S. Norwalk Road. Returned to station at 3:25.

NORWALK POLICE

An East Main Street resident reported Tuesday her son's blue, Haro BMX bicycle was stolen Sunday.

Matthew E. Kilgore, 27, of 4 Macintosh Road, was charged with failure to maintain assured clear distance after hitting the rear of the vehicle driven by David Biggs, 54, of Amherst, Tuesday on U.S. 250.

Patricia A. Green, 60, of Madison Heights, Mich., was charged with failure to maintain assured clear distance after hitting the rear of the vehicle driven by Stanley A. Tester, 70, of 465 Hanville Corners Road, North Fairfield, which had slowed for traffic on U.S. 250.

Leonel Vargas-Samano, 32, of 5144 U.S. 250, was charged with failure to maintain assured clear distance after hitting the rear of the vehicle driven by Darrell L. Baker, 41, of Mansfield, on U.S. 250 Tuesday. Baker was stopped in traffic when Vargas-Samano hit him, pushing Baker's vehicle into the car driven by Erik Z. Miller, 24, of 8 Chatman St. Baker was examined by North Central EMS at the scene.

Jaime Delgado, 35, was arrested Tuesday and charged with burglary and contempt of court after attempting to break into an Oak Street residence.

Arrested a male juvenile suspect Tuesday in connection with stealing candy from a Whittlesey Avenue business and later was released to his mother.

Christina Zapata, whose age and address were unavailable, was charged with driving with a suspended license Tuesday.

An East Main Street resident reported Tuesday that two of her children's bicycles were stolen. One was a Haro, the other a Diamondback II.

A Bouscay Avenue resident reported her back screen was damaged Tuesday.

An employee of a North Garfield Street business reported someone broke into a storage area Tuesday.

Herb A. Farnsworth, whose age and address were unavailable, was arrested Tuesday on a warrant and charged with failure to report to jail on an initial charge of driving under the influence. He is serving a three-day sentence in the Huron County Jail.

n Norwalk City Schools reported someone threw a rock at a bus at the St. Mary's Street bus garage and broken a window of a bus Tuesday.

A Bouscay Avenue resident reported someone attempted to enter her apartment through the bedroom window today.

SHERIFF'S OFFICE

An Austin Drive, Willard, resident reported her son had chased two men from near the garage Tuesday.

A Chenango Road, Wakeman, resident reported her glider cushion had been vandalized Tuesday.

Dispatchers were advised of an alarm activations at businesses on U.S. 250, Norwalk, and Bullhead Road, Willard, as well as a Sand Hill Road, Monroeville, residence Tuesday.

Charles R. Jones, 61, of 2971 Court Road, Collins, was transported to the Richland County Sheriff's Office. He was charged with failure to report to jail.

A U.S. 20, Wakeman, resident reported a domestic dispute Tuesday.