Crime/accidents

HIGHWAY PATROL Curtis W. Sessler, 73, of Castalia, was charged with failure to yield the right-of-way at a stop sign Friday after he failed to stop at the Ohio 61 stop sign, drove across Ohio 18 and hit a ditch. North Central EMS transported Sessler and his passenger, Donna J. Sessler, 42, to Fisher-Titus Medical Center, both with serious injuries. Curtis Sessler was treated and transferred to another facility. There is no record of Donna Sessler coming to the hospital, according to a hospital spokesperson.
Norwalk Reflector Staff
Jul 25, 2010

HIGHWAY PATROL

Curtis W. Sessler, 73, of Castalia, was charged with failure to yield the right-of-way at a stop sign Friday after he failed to stop at the Ohio 61 stop sign, drove across Ohio 18 and hit a ditch. North Central EMS transported Sessler and his passenger, Donna J. Sessler, 42, to Fisher-Titus Medical Center, both with serious injuries. Curtis Sessler was treated and transferred to another facility. There is no record of Donna Sessler coming to the hospital, according to a hospital spokesperson.

Gary L. Cumberledge, 42, of 1555 Rome Greenwich Road, Greenwich, was charged with failure to control Friday after he went off the right side of New London Section Line Road and hit a guardrail support and bridge sign. His passenger, Kelly D. Yonts, 41, reported minor injuries, but wasn't transported.

NORWALK FIRE

The driver and passengers from a one-vehicle accident were out upon arrival at 8:05 a.m. Monday at 4698 Ohio 601. Returned to station at 8:29.

Assisted North Central EMS with a patient at 10:48 a.m. Monday at 8 Marion Drive. Returned to station at 11:12.

Assisted North Central EMS with a patient from a car-motorcycle accident at 11:13 a.m. Monday at 8 Marion Drive. Returned to station at 11:22.

NORWALK POLICE

A Norwalk High School student reported someone stole her Kyocera cell phone from her locker Wednesday. The next day, her service provider informed her someone had been using the phone.

Kim E. Risner, 51, of 20 Olde Village Road, Apt. B, was charged with failure to control/failure to pay full attention Monday in the collision with the vehicle driven by Henry J. Conklin, 66, of 3669 E. U.S. 20, Collins, at the intersection of Whittlesey Avenue and West Monroe Street. Conklin reported possible injuries, but wasn't transported.

Mark L. Thomas, 57, of 1916 Ohio 18, Wakeman, was charged with failure to control/failure to pay full attention Monday after he didn't notice a Norwalk City Schools bus had stopped in front of him while heading west on Woodlawn Ave. He went off the right side to keep from rear-ending the bus over a mailbox. Thomas was talking on his cell phone before he went off the road.

Karl D. Lengyel, 30, whose address was unavailable, was arrested on a Huron County Dog Warden's Office warrant Monday and charged with failure to apply for a dog registration. Police took him directly to Norwalk Municipal Court per court instructions.

Charged a 15-year-old Grand Avenue boy with domestic violence Monday.

Charged a 17-year-old boy with a juvenile tobacco violation in connection with a Stoutenburg Drive incident Monday. Police confiscated the boy's lighter and the cigarette wedged behind his right ear as evidence.

A State Street resident reported his water wasn't working Monday and realized the majority of his copper piping in his basement was gone. The victim suspects a contractor, who was hired to remodel the downstairs apartment, but later was fired for being rude and argumentative with the owners, was the culprit. The incident remains under investigation.

An East League Street resident reported someone stole a garage door opener from her husband's unlocked 1993 Lincoln that was parked outside the garage Monday.

Killed a sick raccoon Monday with two rounds from the animal control rifle.

SHERIFF'S OFFICE

Dispatchers received a 9-1-1 call about a loud "tuba music" complaint Monday on Greenwich Milan Townline Road.

Dispatchers were advised of an alarm activation Monday on South Ridge Road, North Fairfield.

A Greenwich Milan Townline Road resident reported someone left suspicious, undisclosed items in her mailbox Monday.

Responded to a non-injury accident Monday on Boughtonville Road, Willard.

Residents on Exchange Road, New London, and East U.S. 20, Wakeman, reported being threatened Monday.

A Peru Olena Road resident reported someone drilled out the bottom corners of his living room screen Monday.