Crime/accidents

HIGHWAY PATROL Annette Baxter, 43, of Tiro, was charged with failure to maintain assured clear distance Thursday after she hit the rear of the vehicle driven by Bernard C. Brose, 72, of Fostoria, who was slowing down to turn right into a U.S. 224 private driveway. Patricia A. Robinson, 50, of 6001 Bullhead Road, Willard, attempted to swerve right to avoid the crash, but sideswiped the right side of Baxter's minivan. Brose and Baxter's passenger, Nickolas B. Baxter, 5, reported minor and possible injuries respectively, but weren't transported.
Norwalk Reflector Staff
Jul 25, 2010

 

HIGHWAY PATROL

Annette Baxter, 43, of Tiro, was charged with failure to maintain assured clear distance Thursday after she hit the rear of the vehicle driven by Bernard C. Brose, 72, of Fostoria, who was slowing down to turn right into a U.S. 224 private driveway. Patricia A. Robinson, 50, of 6001 Bullhead Road, Willard, attempted to swerve right to avoid the crash, but sideswiped the right side of Baxter's minivan. Brose and Baxter's passenger, Nickolas B. Baxter, 5, reported minor and possible injuries respectively, but weren't transported.

No citation was issued Friday after John B. Aumiller, 47, of Heath, turned right sharply from Ohio 162 to head north on Ohio 61 to avoid hitting a vehicle heading south on Ohio 61 and his trailer hit the stop sign at the northeast corner of the intersection.

Donald D. Holzwart, 69, of 1229 Scranton Road, was charged with failure to yield the right of way Friday in the collision with the vehicle driven by Christine L. Murphy, 35, of 52450 Bursley Road, New London, at the intersection of Ohio 601 and En Road. Murphy was not transported for possible injuries.

Troopers are investigating an incident Friday on Baseline Road involving the vehicles driven by Debra M. Haver, 21, of 4610 Willard West Road, Willard; Nazario R. Bautista, 20, of Bradenton, Fla.; and the driver of a beige 1997 Pontiac Montana. The unknown driver failed to yield the right of way while turning left from a private driveway and collided with Haver's car, which went off the right side and hit the front center of Bautista's sport utility vehicle. The unknown driver fled the scene. A relative took Haver and one of her two passengers, Cameron A. Haver, 5, to Mercy Hospital of Willard with minor injuries.

Amy M. Reidy, 23, of Sandusky, was charged with failure to control Saturday after she went off the right side of U.S. 250 and hit a ditch.

Chad M. Clark, 24, of Sandusky, hit a deer Saturday on Boughtonville Road.

Donald J. Brown, 36, of 1453 Settlement Road, hit a deer Sunday on U.S. 250.

Albert Beranek, 43, of Medina, was charged with failure to control and driving without a motorcycle endorsement Sunday after he failed to negotiate a U.S. 224 curve, went off the right side and hit a ditch. Berenak, who didn't have a helmet, was ejected from the bike. Seneca County authorities transported him to Mercy Hospital of Willard with minor injuries.

Harold Thornsberry, 60, of 3200 DeRussey Road, Collins, hit a deer today on Ohio 18.

NORWALK POLICE

A Wooster Street resident reported telephone harassment Friday in connection with incidents on May 12 and 27. The complainant accused the suspect of violating his probation by consuming alcohol "at least three times a week" at a local establishment. Police contacted the suspect's probation officer.

A Key Drive resident reported his Sony Playstation 2 was missing from his unlocked home Friday.

Responded to two damaged vehicles Friday on Milan Avenue.

A Baker Street resident reported the theft of her solar lawn lights Friday.

Arrested a North Hester Street juvenile on domestic violence charges Friday and transported the suspect to the Sandusky County Juvenile Detention Center.

Jeffrey J. Spencer Jr., 22, whose address was unavailable, was charged with trespassing Saturday after a bouncer at a Benedict Avenue business reported Spencer refused to leave after being requested to do so four times. He was released to a sober person.

A West Washington Street resident reported the theft of his "work bucket" containing three checks worth $570, his Verizon cell phone and checkbook from his unlocked home Saturday. The complainant said the bucket had been stolen earlier from his car.

Bryan A. Dawson, 31, and Troy R. Burdge, 23, whose addresses were unavailable, were charged with disorderly conduct in connection with a Whittlesey Avenue incident Saturday and were released.

Robert F. Reineck, 50, of Marblehead, was charged with failure to maintain assured clear distance Saturday after he hit the rear of the vehicle driven by Duane D. Tamer, 28, of 294 Ohio 60, Greenwich, who had slowed for traffic on U.S. 250 near South Norwalk Road.

Steve D. Chaffee, 43, of 7717 Smokey Road, Berlin Heights, was charged with chains required for towing in connection with a South Old State Road incident Saturday. He used a tow bar to tow his 1994 Ford Bronco, which became disengaged from the lead truck. It went off the right side of the road and hit a utility pole.

A Corwin Street resident reported her diamond wedding ring, two notebook computers, a wireless router, flat screen monitor, an iPod, wireless mouse and a television box were missing after a suspected burglary Saturday.

A West Chestnut Street resident reported the theft of two yard ornaments Sunday.

A North West Street resident reported the theft of two Husqvarna chain saws and some fishing gear from his unattached garage Sunday.

A Milan Avenue resident reported a gouge on his driver's side door and small dent near the bottom Sunday.

Carlos Moreno-Gutieres Ebeclain, 22, of Norwalk, was charged with assault in connection with hitting a man in the head with a beer bottle Sunday on Whittlesey Avenue. He currently is in custody at the Huron County Jail awaiting a Norwalk Municipal Court bond hearing.

Michael D. Brant, 29, whose address was unavailable, was charged with assault and disorderly conduct in connection with grabbing several juveniles on bicycles and shoving them near an East Main Street business Sunday. He also was charged with possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Lisa M. Canter, 32, and Jeremy C. Black, 29, whose addresses were unavailable, were charged with disorderly conduct in connection with a North West Street fight Sunday. Canter was arrested on an undisclosed Sandusky Police Department warrant and released to a Sandusky officer.

Shaun A. Meagrow, 25, whose address was unavailable, was charged with driving under the influence in connection with a Woodlawn Avenue traffic stop Sunday. Police, who stopped him for speeding and weaving, found a metallic marijuana grinder with suspected marijuana residue inside during a vehicle search.

SHERIFF'S OFFICE

An Austin Drive, Willard, resident reported the theft of $100 between Wednesday or Thursday.

An employee of a West U.S. 224, business reported hearing two people yelling in the back parking lot Friday.

Somebody reported a "rough" railroad crossing on U.S. 250, New London, Friday.

A Sand Road resident reported a laptop computer was missing when he returned to get the rest of his belongings Friday.

A Niver Road, Willard, resident reported three suspicious pedestrians heading north toward Egypt Road.

A Peru Olena Road resident reported domestic violence Friday.

A Sand Hill Road, Monroeville, resident reported a suspicious vehicle Friday.

A Big Bass Road, Willard, resident reported suspicious people Friday and a woman calling for help.

A woman accused a group of juveniles, ages 16 to 18, of consuming alcohol Friday on West U.S. 224, Greenwich.

A Portage Path, Willard, resident accused two boys of being intoxicated Friday.

An Ohio 601 resident reported someone disturbed the peace by setting off fireworks Saturday.

Dispatchers received a 9-1-1 call from a Townline Road 12, Willard, resident who caught a suspect in his vehicle Saturday.

Dispatchers received a 9-1-1 call about an Edwards Road domestic dispute Saturday.

The service manager of a South U.S. 250 business reported the theft of a radar detector, various change and set of keys from a customer's vehicle Saturday.

Joseph A. Krouse, 37, of 2582 Crescent Road, New London, was charged with domestic violence Saturday in connection with a domestic dispute over visitation arrangements.

A Townline Road 12, Willard, resident reported someone attempted to gain entry into the east side of warehouse Saturday.

Dispatchers received several 9-1-1 calls about a Baseline Road, Plymouth, injury accident Saturday. The Willard Fire Department, state troopers and a deputy were dispatched to the scene.

A Crescent Road, New London, resident reported the theft of a digital camera, palm drive and personal journal Saturday.

A Church Street, New Haven, resident reported someone was riding a mini bike in the streets Saturday.

A Niver Road, Willard, resident reported the theft of a Verizon cell phone and garage door opener during a garage break-in Saturday.

Dispatchers were advised of an alarm activation at a Cleveland Road business Saturday.

An East U.S. 20, Wakeman, resident reported an iguana was stuck in a hole in a cage when the owner wasn't home Saturday.

The Wakeman Police Department reported making a warrant arrest on an unspecified suspect Saturday on Hyde Street, Wakeman.

An East U.S. 20, Wakeman, resident reported the theft of an air-conditioning unit and its remote from a vacant mobile home Saturday.

A Laylin Road resident reported the theft of a car stereo from a parked vehicle Saturday.

An East U.S. 20, Wakeman, resident accused someone of throwing a rock at her home Saturday.

An area resident requested a deputy check on the well-being of his brother-in-law Saturday on Ohio 601.

A Pontiac Section Line Road, Monroeville, resident reported a barking dog complaint Saturday.

A Neal Zick Road, Willard, resident reported a motorist was disturbing the peace Saturday.

A Townline Road 12, Willard, resident someone disturbed the peace by setting off fireworks Sunday.

Advised of a large tent party with loud music at a U.S. 224, Willard, business Sunday.

Dispatchers received two 9-1-1 calls about a Neal Zick Road, Willard, fight Sunday.

A Neal Zick Road, Willard, resident reported being threatened Sunday.

NORWALK FIRE

Responded to an electric service arcing at the weather head at 11:08 a.m. Friday at 187 Milan Ave. Firefighters contacted Ohio Edison to correct the problem and returned to station at 12:10 p.m.

Performed a carbon monoxide investigation at 5:45 p.m. Friday at 12 S. Garden St., but found no problems. Returned to station at 6:15.

Responded to a fire due to an overloaded circuit at 6:10 p.m. Friday at 230 Whittlesey Ave. Firefighters disconnected the outlet, shut off the breaker and advised the occupant to contact the owner to have the wiring replaced before restoring power. Returned to station at 6:30.

Reset the elevator system to bring occupants down from the second floor at 7:14 p.m. Friday at 415 Milan Ave. Returned to station at 8:15.

Assisted North Central EMS with a patient at 11:40 p.m. Friday at 26 Spring St. Returned to station at 12:05 a.m.

Assisted North Central EMS with a patient at 5:16 p.m. Saturday at 26 Spring St. Returned to station at 5:17.

Dispatchers canceled a call to assist North Central EMS with a patient at 5:24 p.m. Saturday while firefighters were on the way to 1 Eagle Way. Returned to station at 5:25.

Assisted North Central EMS with a patient at 9:12 a.m. Sunday at 63 Whittlesey Ave. Returned to station at 9:33.

Responded to a false alarm at 9:54 a.m. Sunday at 1300 Ohio 18. An employee accidentally tripped an air bleeder valve on the dry sprinkler system. Returned to station at 10:30.

Responded to an open burning complaint at 9:54 p.m. Sunday at 7 Valley Park Drive. There was no problem with the fire, so firefighters let it burn out. Returned to station at 10:22.