Crime/accidents

WILLARD POLICE The Willard Police Department blotter covering July 2-8 had the following highlights:
Norwalk Reflector Staff
Jul 25, 2010

WILLARD POLICE

The Willard Police Department blotter covering July 2-8 had the following highlights:

July 2

A Dale Avenue resident reported an undisclosed theft.

An area resident reported a Park Street relative was a theft victim.

A West Maple Street resident reported her niece, who was visiting from Alabama, was missing.

A local apartment complex resident reported her daughter was missing. She was found later in New Haven.

July 3

Dispatched an ambulance to the 300 block of South Main Street for an overdose. Police reported finding drugs and drug paraphernalia.

An area resident reported finding several charge cards under a shed in the 4000 block of Willard West Road.

A Huron County Juvenile Court probation officer requested an officer see if a juvenile was on North Main Street.

A West Laurel Street resident reported the vacant house behind him was being vandalized.

Located a 14 year-old girl, accused of "driving a vehicle all over town," on Woodland Avenue. She was charged with driving without a license and released to her father. The girl's boyfriend, Rogelio Garcia, 18, of 314 Front St., Willard, was charged with allowing an unlicensed driver to drive.

July 4

An East Laurel Street resident accused several juveniles of attempting to ignite toilet paper in the trees across the street.

Dispatched an ambulance to an accident in the 4000 block of South Ohio 103.

An area resident reported a Miller Road barn fire.

An area resident reported a domestic altercation at the intersection of First and Hayes streets.

An area resident reported a possible field fire in the 3000 block of Section Line Road.

July 5

An area resident accused three juveniles of being unruly near Central Elementary School.

A Maplewood Street resident reported the suspected misuse of a credit card.

An area motorist reported a car ran into a pole between the high school and middle school.

A local resident reported her son went to North Carolina without her permission.

Dispatched the Willard Fire Department to a barn fire in the 2000 block of Ohio 162.

A Second Street resident reported the theft of her son's bicycle.

July 6

A Spring Street resident reported an altercation.

An employee of a Dale Avenue business reported an undisclosed theft.

A South Myrtle Avenue resident reported the attempted theft of her brother's bicycle.

A tractor-trailer driver reported being assaulted at an Ohio 99 business.

Dispatched an ambulance to an accident at the intersection of U.S. 224 and Ohio 61.

A Nita Drive resident reported the theft of her air conditioner and television.

Beiber A. Velazquez, 26, of 115 Spring St., Willard, was arrested on a contempt of court warrant and charged with two counts of driving without a license. He currently is in custody at the Huron County Jail.

Dispatched the Willard Fire Department to a possible garage fire on West Maple Street.

July 7

An employee of Mercy Hospital of Willard reported a male, who was involved in a Greenwich assault and was highly intoxicated, left the hospital on foot.

Paul Shafer, 42, of 8171 Fenner Road, Plymouth, was charged with disorderly conduct in connection with a Townline Road 12 incident. Residents in a passing vehicle had accused a male suspect of pointing a gun at them. Officers found Shafer on Ohio 99, but didn't locate a gun.

A local apartment complex resident reported a possible assault.

Jodiah D. Moser, whose age was unavailable, of 14 Sandusky St., Willard, was charged with possession of marijuana in connection with a Woodbine Street incident. Residents had reported a fight in the area.

Dispatched the Willard Fire Department to the intersection of Pearl Street and Dale Avenue for a brush fire.

An area resident reported suspected underage drinking at a Myrtle Avenue party.

Martin Martinez, whose age was unavailable, of Wiers Camp No. 2, Willard, was charged with disorderly conduct in connection with a Dale Avenue incident.

July 8

An employee of a Myrtle Avenue business reported an assault.

Residents on Nita Drive and Spring Street reported property disputes.

A Myrtle Avenue resident reported a domestic dispute.

The Shelby Police Department requested officers attempt to locate a subject for their department at an undisclosed location.

An area resident reported finding a dead body in the woods near Central Avenue and Second Street. Huron County Coroner Dr. Jeffrey Harwood said authorities later determined the person was Robert K. Meiners, 48, of Park Street, who apparently died of natural causes about June 19.

A Spring Street resident reported the theft of a bicycle.

NORWALK POLICE

Nicholas Gonzalez, 39, of 118 Milan Ave., was charged with assured clear distance ahead Thursday after he hit the rear of the vehicle being driven by Lisa M. Marcum, 20, of Monroeville.

Responded to the report of an unruly juvenile Thursday at 60 Harris St.

Recovered a chrome-colored girl's bobby-pin Thursday. It was logged into evidence in case anybody calls to claim it.

A Manahan Avenue resident reported her bike was stolen Wednesday night.

Arrested Jerred Schaffer, 19, address unknown, Thursday in connection with failing to appear for the final hearing on a violation of probation. He was transported to the Huron County Jail, where he was unable to post bond.

Concerned citizens turned in two purses Thursday.

Evelyn K. Stewart, 29, address unknown, was arrested Friday on a warrant for contempt for failing to pay fines and costs on an original charge of disorderly conduct. She was transported to the Huron County Jail where she was unable to post the required bond.

Arrested Kevin F. Townsend, 23, address unknown, Friday on warrants for contempt on original charges of Criminal Trespass, Consuming Underage, Disorderly Conduct by Intoxication, Possess Alcohol Under Age 21, Providing False Information to a Peace Officer and No Operator's License. He was taken to the Huron County Jail, as he was unable to post the required bond amounts.

A Norwalk man reported the theft of his bicycle Thursday.

A Norwalk woman reported someone stole coins from her collection Friday.

Daniel D. Wiswell, 28, of Fremont, was arrested Friday on two Norwalk Municipal Court warrants for contempt of court on initial charges of Failure to Reinstate and Driving Under the Influence. He was taken to the Huron County Jail, unable to post the required bond.

A Norwalk juvenile reported being involved in a crash Thursday night.

NORWALK FIRE

Responded to 400 U.S. 250 at 1:26 p.m. Thursday for a small oil spill. Cleaned the area and returned to station at 1:45.

Assisted North Central EMS with a patient at 188 W. Main St. at 9:13 a.m. Thursday. Returned to station at 9:22.