Crime/accidents

WILLARD POLICE The Sept. 24-30 Willard Police Department blotter had the following highlights:
Norwalk Reflector Staff
Jul 25, 2010

WILLARD POLICE

The Sept. 24-30 Willard Police Department blotter had the following highlights:

Sept. 24

An officer reported vandalism to Central Elementary School.

A Dale Avenue resident brought on station her daughter's cell phone that contained an inappropriate picture sent to her from a male suspect.

A Spring Street resident reported a domestic violence suspect left the residence. Police forwarded a report to the Willard Law Director.

A Central Avenue resident reported her nephew continually leaves the residence without permission.

William Hamman, 37, of 326 W. Laurel St., Willard, was charged with domestic violence.

Sept. 25

School personnel reported a truck passed a stopped bus in the 300 block of Spring Street. The complainant gave a description of the truck and occupants.

A Motson Street resident reported the theft of gas from her vehicle. Police said someone removed the gas cap, but it didn't appear any gas had been taken.

A caller reported her 10-year-old son didn't go to school and she didn't know where he was. Less than 40 minutes later, the mother reported her son returned home.

A West Emerald Street resident accused a relative of attempting to stab her and her mother when the complainant was retrieving her belongings. Robert Criss, 47, of 590 W. Emerald St., Willard, was charged with domestic violence. He currently is in custody at the Huron County Jail.

A West Laurel Street resident requested, per a court order, an officer accompany him to retrieve some of his belongings.

Received a report of a domestic assault in the 100 block of Washington Street.

Sept. 26

Ford Eversole, Jr., 67, of 2507 Seminary Road, Milan, was charged with failure to yield at an intersection in connection with an accident at Tiffin and Maplewood streets.

A Central Elementary School caller reported traffic and parking problems on the Clark Street side of the school. Several motorists told police they couldn't stop in the road to pick up their children. A caller reported one of their safety patrol students was nearly hit by a vehicle.

An area motorist reported following a possibly impaired driver at Woodbine Street and Walton Avenue. The vehicle went onto the curbs, nearly hit several things and did hit a Walton Avenue sign. Police stopped the vehicle in the 200 block of Myrtle Avenue. Mario F. Margarita, 18, of 15 S. Myrtle Ave., Willard, was arrested charged with driving under the influence, driving without a license, no safety belt, reckless operation, leaving the scene of an accident, underage consumption and failure to comply. He currently is in custody at the Huron County Jail

William A. Patterson, 17, of 3020 Egypt Road, Willard, was charged with failure to maintain assured clear distance and being a juvenile traffic offender in connection with an accident at Walton and Myrtle avenues.

A South Conwell Avenue resident reported people using the driveway and causing damage.

A Front Street resident reported a male continually drives by and makes threats.

Sept. 27

Reported the lights were flashing, but with no train was in sight at the Conwell Avenue railroad tracks. Ashland railway was contacted.

Charles B. Wolfenbarger, 18, of 34 Spring St., Willard, was arrested on a trespassing warrant. He was released from the Huron County Jail later that day after posting bond.

A Dale Street resident accused his ex-girlfriend of continually calling him at home and at work.

A West Sandusky Street resident accused a male juvenile of beating a dog. An officer made the juvenile's parents aware of the complaint. They said they would take care of the problem.

An area resident accused a couple of indecent behavior in a vehicle in the parking lot behind the old fire department. An officer reported the couple was not engaged in any inappropriate behavior upon arrival. The male suspect had his bogus identification card seized.

A Dale Avenue resident reported his son's vehicle had been sideswiped.

A Woodbine Street resident reported a male suspect broke several items in the home and left.

Sept. 28

A caller reported two intoxicated males were fighting in a North Main Street residence. Both suspects reported being assaulted and were advised of the procedure for filing charges.

A Willard High School caller requested an officer for an unspecified matter involving a student. The incident remains under investigation.

An area resident found a 3-year-old boy walking alone in the 400 block of Keefer Street. Officers took the child to his Hayes Street home, where both parents were found to be asleep. The mother said the father was supposed to be watching the child. Police contacted Huron County Children Services.

A complainant brought on station a fraudulent "prize check" for $2,536.24 from a clearing house.

A Willard High School student reported the theft of items from his back pack.

A West Laurel Street reported a male suspect made contact with his daughter and they have a court order against him.

A caller reported loud music and possible underage drinking at a house at the corner of Myrtle Avenue and Perry Street. Officers, upon arrival, reported someone at the party threw a glass object into the street causing it to break. After an investigation, Cory Mathias, 19, of 842 Myrtle Ave., Willard; Travis Salyer, 19, of Attica; and Mario Lopez, 19, of 121 Hayes St., Willard, were charged with underage consumption. A male juvenile also was charged with underage consumption and juvenile tobacco offense.

A West Emerald Street resident accused a large group of juveniles of damaging area property.

A South Myrtle Avenue resident, while incarcerated, reported his vehicle was stolen. It was later stopped by an officer near a U.S. 224 business. The driver said the owner gave him permission to drive the vehicle, which the owner confirmed. The owner/complainant had been intoxicated and failed to remember giving permission. The vehicle was returned to the owner.

Sept. 29

A local gas station employee reported a vehicle left without paying for gas. An officer located the suspect who would contact the station because there was a miscommunication between the vehicle occupants.

Tamara M. Brunson, 51, of New Washington, was arrested on an undisclosed Loudonville Police Department warrant and released to a Loudonville officer.

A Loris Lane resident reported being harassed by her neighbors.

An area resident reported the neighbors were riding dirt bikes up and down Church and Maple streets. Police told them to stay off the streets.

A caller accused a female, walking with a man near Maplewood and Pearl streets, of dropping her pants and urinating on the sidewalk. An officer checked the area to locate anyone matching the couple's description.

A Blossom Centre business employee reported a vehicle went through their drive-thru with open containers of alcohol. The occupants were accused of being intoxicated.

Residents on West Laurel Street and Armstrong Drive reported their respective son's bicycles were missing.

Sept. 30

A Fourth Street resident reported someone broke into the vacant duplex next door. There was nobody inside and no sign of entry.

An area resident reported someone gained access to his unoccupied rental property in the 200 block of South Main Street.