Crime/accidents

HIGHWAY PATROL Brandon L. Shepherd, 21, of 71 Norwood Ave., was charged with failure to control Friday after he went off the right side of Ridge Road near Dublin Road, re-entered the road and went off the left side, where pickup truck overturned onto its side. North Central EMS transported him to Fisher-Titus Medical Center with minor injuries. He was treated and released.
Norwalk Reflector Staff
Jul 25, 2010

HIGHWAY PATROL

Brandon L. Shepherd, 21, of 71 Norwood Ave., was charged with failure to control Friday after he went off the right side of Ridge Road near Dublin Road, re-entered the road and went off the left side, where pickup truck overturned onto its side. North Central EMS transported him to Fisher-Titus Medical Center with minor injuries. He was treated and released.

William H. Larson, 60, of 5144 N. U.S. 250, Lot 44, was charged with failure to control Saturday after he drove completely off the right side of U.S. 250, overcorrected, re-entered the road and his pickup truck flipped onto its right side. Larson said he blacked out. North Central EMS transported his passenger, Gayle L. Bernard, 70, to Fisher-Titus Medical Center with minor injuries. She was treated and transferred to another medical facility.

Troopers are investigating an Ohio 601 crash Sunday in which the driver of a red pickup truck passed the vehicle driven by Brittany R. Simmons, 17, of 663 Ohio 61, in a no passing zone. The unknown driver returned to the northbound lane to avoid hitting an oncoming vehicle, was forced off the right side of the road and hit a mailbox. Simmons reported minor injuries, but wasn't transported.

NORWALK FIRE

Got zero readings during a carbon monoxide investigation at 2:18 p.m. Wednesday at 214 Milan Ave. Returned to station at 2:38.

Assisted police with traffic control and North Central EMS with patient care at a five-vehicle accident at 4:01 p.m. Wednesday at 347 Milan Ave. Returned to station at 4:40.

Assisted North Central EMS with a patient at 10:47 p.m. Wednesday at 52 Williams Ave. Returned to station at 10:54.

NORWALK POLICE

An area resident reported losing his wallet Friday, possibly near a Whittlesey Avenue business.

Arrested a 17-year-old boy in connection with stealing a "road closed sign" and an orange construction barrel Wednesday. Police forwarded a report to the Huron County Prosecutor's office and Huron County Juvenile Court.

Travis J. Butler, 30, of Sandusky, was arrested on two local warrants Wednesday at the Erie County Jail. He was charged with failure to pay fines and costs and an open container violation. He currently is in custody at the Huron County Jail.

Dispatched a sick, lethargic raccoon that was unsteady on its feet and was missing hair around its tail Wednesday at Veteran's Memorial Lake Park.

North Central EMS reported an abandoned blue Schwinn bicycle in front of its Woodlawn Avenue facility Wednesday.

Charged a 17-year-old girl with passing a bad check Wednesday in connection with a June 19, 2004 incident.

SHERIFF'S OFFICE

A Washburn Road, Willard, resident reported a suspicious gray van pulled into the driveway twice within 15 minutes Wednesday.

A Huron County Juvenile Court probation officer requested an officer check for a juvenile Wednesday on Old State Road because of an ankle alarm. Dispatchers later told adjacent county authorities to look for the juvenile.

Stood by while the Norwalk Police Department issued a summons to Tamara L. Cristy, 27, of 15 Old State Road, on writing a check with insufficient funds Wednesday.

A West U.S. 224, Willard, resident reported someone put a large amount of dirt in her pool Wednesday.

The manager of a U.S. 20, Wakeman, mobile home park reported an intoxicated visitor was suspected of being involved in a disturbance Wednesday.

Travis L. Hall, 20, of 314 Crestwood Drive, Apt. 73, was arrested on warrants out of Huron County Common Pleas and Huron County Juvenile courts Wednesday. He was charged with absconding the supervision of probation officers and underage consumption. Hall is serving a 10-day sentence at the Huron County Jail.

A Snyder Road, Willard, resident accused several juveniles of toilet-papering her yard Wednesday.

Dispatchers received reports of two trees across U.S. 250, north of U.S. 224, and a third across Greenwich-Angling Road, just north of Boughtonville Road on Wednesday.

The Plymouth Police Department reported having a 15-year-old Willard boy in custody on an undisclosed warrant Wednesday. The suspect was transported to the Sandusky County Juvenile Detention Center.

Attica Police Chief Jeff Briggs requested a deputy check Section Line Road 30, Bellevue, for a suspect who fled on foot from his jurisdiction Wednesday. Nobody was found at the residence.

The Monroeville Police Department received a report from an area motorist who said there was a male pedestrian walking along U.S. 20 Wednesday.