Crime/accidents

HIGHWAY PATROL Troopers are investigating a hit-skip accident Saturday on Old State Road near Burras Road. An unknown motorist heading north crossed the center line and hit the left side of the vehicle driven by Steven S. Bovia, 60, of 37 Townsend St., Greenwich, and fled the scene. Bovia went off the right side and hit a ditch and utility pole. He reported minor injuries, but wasn't transported.
Norwalk Reflector Staff
Jul 25, 2010

HIGHWAY PATROL

Troopers are investigating a hit-skip accident Saturday on Old State Road near Burras Road. An unknown motorist heading north crossed the center line and hit the left side of the vehicle driven by Steven S. Bovia, 60, of 37 Townsend St., Greenwich, and fled the scene. Bovia went off the right side and hit a ditch and utility pole. He reported minor injuries, but wasn't transported.

Amanda M. Hanneman, 17, of 2620 New State Road, hit a deer Monday on Ridge Road near U.S. 20.

No citation was issued Monday in the Ohio 13 collision between the vehicles driven by Nicole M. Boudinot, 18, of 3736 Ohio 13, Greenwich, and Shevan M. Walter, 34, of Lexington. Walter attempted to pass Boudinot while heading south when Boudinot started to turn left, hitting Walter's sport utility vehicle on the right passenger door.

Theresa J. Mills, 30, of 115 Gallup Ave., was charged with failure to control Thursday after she went off the right side of Greenwich Milan Townline Road, hit a ditch and overturned. North Central EMS transported her to Fisher-Titus Medical Center with minor injuries. She is listed in fair condition.

The following people hit deer Thursday: Robert A. Sams, 37, of 99 N. Hester St., on Ohio 18; and Andres I. Vargas, 75, of 555 Ridge Road, Willard, on Ridge Road.

Jason Lee, 67, of 1121 Clayburg Road, Greenwich, was charged with failure to maintain assured clear distance Thursday after he hit the rear of the stopped vehicle driven by Joseph M. Durbin, 38, of 219 Riggs St., Plymouth, on U.S. 224. Durbin reported possible injuries, but wasn't transported.

M'VILLE POLICE

A South Ohio 99, Monroeville, resident accused a boy of threatening her 10-year-old daughter at school three times since about Oct. 17.

A North Ridge Street resident reported Sunday her neighbor drains his pool and floods her yard each year.

Responded to a 9-1-1 call transferred from the Huron County Sheriff's Office about a juvenile threatening to commit suicide Tuesday on Fulton Street. Police said it appeared the boy's aunt, who lost a daughter to suicide, "coached him into the idea of saying he wanted to harm himself." The officer suggested the mother seek assistance for her son.

NORWALK FIRE

Responded to an injury accident at 10:12 a.m. Thursday at 2056 Greenwich Milan Townline Road south of Zenobia Road. Returned to station at 11.

Assisted North Central EMS and washed down antifreeze that leaked from a car in an accident at 11:34 a.m. Thursday in front of League Elementary. Returned to station at 12:15 p.m.

Assisted North Central EMS with getting a patient into an ambulance at 3:18 a.m. today at 11 1/2 Norwood Ave. Returned to station at 3:29.

NORWALK POLICE

Shirley D. Barthel, 48, of 138 E. Main St., was charged with failure to maintain assured clear distance Thursday after she hit the rear of the turning vehicle driven by Derek R. Ward, 21, of 38B Ontario St., on Ontario Street.

Harry J. Shaw, 36, of 51B Milan Ave., was charged with failure to maintain assured clear distance Thursday after he hit the rear of the stopped vehicle driven by Ovida P. Adcock, 54, of 99 Benedict Ave., on U.S. 250 near East League Street. That collision pushed Adcock's minivan into the rear of the vehicle driven by Louis B. Ward, 52, of 82 State St. North Central EMS transported Adcock and her passenger, Tierra M. Pool, 18, of 99 Benedict Ave., to Fisher-Titus Medical Center, both with minor injuries. Adcock is listed in good condition while Pool was treated and released.

Gene T. Armstrong, 49, of Southfield, Mich., was arrested on a local warrant Thursday at the Erie County Jail and charged with failure to pay fines and costs. He currently is in custody at the Huron County Jail.

An area resident reported the theft of $180 from her purse while she was at a Milan Avenue business Thursday.

The owner of a Whittlesey Avenue address reported someone pried open the rear door, damaged some door decor and his humidifier was missing Thursday.

James E. Dugan, 31, of Port Clinton, was arrested on a local warrant Thursday at the Ottawa County Sheriff's Office and charged with passing bad checks. He currently is in custody at the Huron County Jail awaiting a bond hearing.

Jesus Villarreal, whose age and address were unavailable, was charged with driving with a suspended license in connection with Woodlawn Avenue traffic stop today. His passenger, Jonathan M. Young, 23, whose address was unavailable, was charged with an open container violation.

Jennifer K. Green, 27, whose address was unavailable, was charged with a noise violation in connection with playing her car stereo loudly today on Norwood and Benedict avenues.

Dispatched a sick raccoon today on St. Mary's Street.

SHERIFF'S OFFICE

A Clinton Road, Collins, resident reported receiving threatening telephone calls Wednesday.

The state Highway Patrol received a report Wednesday about two golf carts blocking the southbound lane of Ohio 601. A deputy had the golf carts, which belong to an Ohio 18 business, towed from the scene.

A Western Reserve bus driver requested a deputy check on the well-being of a tractor-trailer driver Wednesday on U.S. 20.

An area resident reported the theft of his Alltel flip cell phone from his vehicle at a U.S. 250, New London, business Wednesday.

An Ohio 13, Greenwich, resident reported Wednesday the theft of a small, cream hand-held safe, which held his children's bonds, vehicle titles, money and pocket knives the complainant collected. The person last saw the safe eight to nine months ago.

An area resident reported being harassed Wednesday.

An Ohio 61 resident reported a domestic dispute Wednesday.

Dispatchers received a 9-1-1 call about a trespassing incident and disturbance Thursday on Chenango Road, New London.

A Western Reserve High School employee reported a student was assaulted Thursday.

A West U.S. 224, New Haven, business reported someone drove off without paying for about $50 worth of gasoline Thursday.

A Hartland Center Road, Collins, resident reported someone was driving a dirtbike at high rate of speed on the road Thursday.

An area resident reported hearing cars drag racing Thursday near the intersection of Ohio 61 and Old State Road. A deputy determined the complainant heard activity at Summit Racing Equipment Motorsports Park.

The Willard Police Department requested a deputy check Townline Road 12, Willard, for an unruly juvenile Thursday.

Dispatchers received a 9-1-1 call about a Townline Road 12, Willard, domestic dispute Thursday.