Crime/accidents

HIGHWAY PATROL Ila J. Banks, 57, of 208 Gregory Road, Willard, hit a deer Thursday on Townline Road 26.
Norwalk Reflector Staff
Jul 25, 2010

HIGHWAY PATROL

Ila J. Banks, 57, of 208 Gregory Road, Willard, hit a deer Thursday on Townline Road 26.

The following motorists hit deer Friday: James A. Hazelwood, 50, of Sandusky, on Ohio 61; and Robert A. Stockmaster, 66, of 3145 Sylvia Court, Willard, on Ohio 103.

Joshua L. Gilbert, 28, of 1725 Greenwich Milan Townline Road, was charged with failure to control and driving under the influence Friday. He went off the right side of Greenwich Milan Townline Road while heading north, hit a ditch and overturned. North Central EMS transported him to Fisher-Titus Medical Center with serious injuries. Gilbert was treated and released.

The following motorists hit deer Saturday: Barbara M. Mesnard, 62, of 1895 Hettle Road, Monroeville, on Townline Road 26; and Wendy A. Kidd, 50, of 4581 Fayette Road, New London, on Ohio 60.

Jeffrey Kidd, 42, of 994 Ohio 61, Monroeville, was charged with failure to control Saturday after he went off the right side of Ohio 103 and hit a ditch.

Wayne T. Houghlan, 67, of Wadsworth, was charged with failure to control Saturday after he slid on some ice on U.S. 224, hit a sign and stopped in a field.

Timothy C. Reed, 34, of 181 Beelman St., Plymouth, was charged with failure to control Sunday after he hit an icy patch on Ferry Road, went off the left and hit a ditch and tree. The sport utility vehicle then overturned onto its top. A friend took him to Mercy Hospital of Willard with minor injuries.

No citation was issued Sunday immediately after the collision between the vehicles driven by Michael J. Finch, 34, of 2626 Boehler Road, Monroeville, and Harold M. Pifer, 59, of 4157 Everingin Road, Monroeville, near an Everingin Road private driveway. Pifer, who was attempting to turn east onto Everingin Road, accused Finch of going left of center. Troopers said Pifer failed to yield to Finch.

Nikki L. Ferguson, 28, of 624 Hettle Road, Willard, charged with driving under the influence today after she hit a fallen tree on Snyder Road.

NORWALK FIRE

Assisted North Central EMS with a possible stroke patient at 11:06 a.m. Saturday at 117 Whittlesey Ave. Returned to station at 11:45.

Dispatchers canceled a 1:17 a.m. call Sunday call to assist North Central EMS while firefighters were on the way to 408 Old State Road. Returned to station at 1:47.

Assisted North Central EMS with a patient having chest pains at 6:47 a.m. Sunday at 80 Norwood Ave. Returned to station at 6:54.

Assisted North Central EMS with a patient at 10:45 a.m. Sunday at 3 Laurel Lane. Returned to station at 11.

Assisted North Central EMS with a patient at 5:32 p.m. Sunday at 175 Shady Lane Drive. Returned to station at 5:42.

NORWALK POLICE

Jordan R. Whinnery, 21, of Sandusky, was arrested on three local warrants Friday at the Erie County Jail. He was charged with failure to pay fines and costs and failure to show proof of counseling. Whinnery currently is in custody at the Huron County Jail.

Brian Wildman, whose age was unavailable, of 19 Grand Ave., Apt. 6, was served three summonses and charged with failure to file a city income tax return in 2003, 2004 and 2005.

An area motorist reported scratching the panel under the passenger side bumper Friday when his 2005 GMC hit a skateboard rail in the road on North Garden Street. Police advised the two male juvenile suspects of possible charges in connection with putting items in the roadway.

Ashley R. Barber, 20, and Jamie A. Barber, 19, whose addresses were unavailable, each were issued a summons on petty theft in connection with a Westwind Drive business loss prevention officer seeing them attempt to steal a grocery cart from the store Friday. The car contained mostly clothing, laundry detergent, toilet paper and other personal items.

A Park Avenue resident reported someone put his 1994 Pontiac Firebird in neutral and pushed it down his driveway into the street Saturday. There was no damage and nothing was missing.

Andrew F. Olaniyan, 33, of 56 Parsons St., was arrested and charged with domestic violence in connection with punching a woman in the mouth and assaulting her 13-year-old son Saturday on North Pleasant Street. He currently is in custody at the Huron County Jail.

Ricky Mullins, 31, whose address was unavailable, was released after posting bond on an undisclosed warrant Saturday.

Lindsay Bungard, 20, of 1 Dudley Blvd., was charged with failure to control Saturday after her car turned sideways and slid on the snow and ice when she attempted to slow down for stopped traffic on Milan Avenue. She went left of center and sideswiped the vehicle driven by Joanne F. Montana, 39, of 66 Chapel St., Monroeville.

A Gallup Avenue resident reported the theft of her wallet, which contained $75 in cash, a child support card and food stamp card, from her purse at an East Main Street business Sunday.

A Chatham Street resident reported the theft of two 7-inch Polaroid televisions, headphones and other accessories from his Ford Expedition on Sunday. The man recently bought and installed the TVs, which were hanging on the back of the front bucket seats, for his children to watch during trips.

A Linwood Avenue resident reported the theft of his amplifier from the trunk of his 1993 Pontiac Grand Am and about 10 compact discs from the front of the car Sunday.

An area resident turned in a Sanyo cell phone found in the parking lot of a Whittlesey Avenue business Sunday. The Franklin Street resident later picked it up at the police station.

David M. Weimer, 29, of 38 E. League St., was charged with disorderly conduct in connection with a domestic dispute Sunday and was released to his father.

SHERIFF'S OFFICE

The Sandusky Police Department reported having Candace M. Wilson, 21, of 37C Gallup Ave., in custody on a local warrant Friday. She was charged with on count each of trafficking in marijuana and trafficking in cocaine. Wilson currently is in custody at the Huron County Jail.

The pastor of the Willard Church of God received a report from a female church worker that a male and female suspect were pounding on the church doors Friday.

An area business employee reported a juvenile threatened to commit suicide Friday on Sylvia Court, Willard.

An area resident reported seeing a suspicious tanker truck with two hoses in the river Friday on West Peru Section Line Road, Monroeville.

A Holiday Drive, Willard, resident reported a suspicious vehicle was there for about two hours Friday.

A Fitchville River Road, Wakeman, resident reported a custody dispute Friday.

An Ohio 601 resident reported someone attempted to break into her garage Saturday.

An Ohio 61, Plymouth, resident reported the theft of her vehicle from the rear parking lot of the apartment building Saturday. The car was unlocked and had a spare key in it. The state Highway Patrol reported finding the vehicle on Plymouth East and Townline roads with a broken window and its column stripped.

A Cleveland Road business employee reported someone drove off without paying for gasoline Saturday.

An Eaton Road, Wakeman, resident reported finding a license plate from a vehicle that did a U-turn Saturday.

Dispatchers were advised of an alarm activation at a Greenwich Milan Townline Road business Sunday.

A Peru Olena Road mobile home park manager accused a resident of pushing him while they were talking about park rules Sunday.

A South U.S. 250, New London, resident reported a break-in Sunday.

Dispatchers were advised of an alarm activation at a Townline Road 151 business Sunday.