Crime/accidents

HIGHWAY PATROL Charles D. Humes, 75, of 2045 County Road 302, Bellevue, was charged with driving under the influence and failure to yield the right-of-way in connection with a Nov. 16 accident at the intersection of U.S. 20 and Prairie Road. He was heading south on Prairie Road when he failed to yield at the stop sign and hit the vehicle driven by Molly E. Owens, 17, of Ashland. Humes' van and the car stopped in the U.S. 20 median. David A. Lichtle II, 18, of 4445 River Road, was charged with failure to control Thursday after he went off the right side of Hill Road and hit a ditch. The following motorists hit deer Friday: David C. Setzler, 49, of Clyde, on Ohio 303; and Patricia L. Gullett, 43m of 1941 Skinner Road, Plymouth, on Townline Road 12.
Norwalk Reflector Staff
Jul 25, 2010

HIGHWAY PATROL

Charles D. Humes, 75, of 2045 County Road 302, Bellevue, was charged with driving under the influence and failure to yield the right-of-way in connection with a Nov. 16 accident at the intersection of U.S. 20 and Prairie Road. He was heading south on Prairie Road when he failed to yield at the stop sign and hit the vehicle driven by Molly E. Owens, 17, of Ashland. Humes' van and the car stopped in the U.S. 20 median.

David A. Lichtle II, 18, of 4445 River Road, was charged with failure to control Thursday after he went off the right side of Hill Road and hit a ditch.

The following motorists hit deer Friday: David C. Setzler, 49, of Clyde, on Ohio 303; and Patricia L. Gullett, 43m of 1941 Skinner Road, Plymouth, on Townline Road 12.

Judith A. Creveling, 62, of 2499 Alpha Road, Greenwich, was charged with failure to control Friday after she went off the left side of Alpha Road, hit a ditch and overturned. She reported no injuries.

Amanda S. Hall, 32, of 103 N. Railroad St., New London, was charged with failure to control Saturday after she went off the left side of Chenango Road and hit a ditch and tree. Her car stopped in a ditch. She reported minor injuries, but wasn't transported.

Debra Quiggle, 51, of 230 Spring St., Willard, was charged with failure to control Sunday after she went off the left side of Egypt Road, hit a ditch and overturned. She reported possible injuries, but wasn't transported.

Teresa A. Crawford, 33, of 680 Monroe Road, Wakeman, was charged with failure to control Sunday after she went off the right side of Cook Road and hit a tree, stopping in a ditch. She reported minor injuries, but wasn't transported.

NORWALK POLICE

William K. Soules Jr., 25, of 42 Fruen St., was issued a summons on a loud music complaint Friday.

A Jeffrey Way resident reported someone knocked over his lighted snowman and reindeer by throwing a large chunk of ice at them Friday. The incident remains under investigation.

Michael A. Rastanis, 27, of Toledo, was arrested on a local warrant Friday at the Lorain County Jail and charged with failure to pay fines and costs. He is serving a 10-day sentence at the Huron County Jail.

Took a Spring Street woman into custody Friday on a detention order from Huron County Probate Court. Police transported her to Fisher-Titus Medical Center for a mental evaluation.

Brittany Davis, 20, whose address was unavailable, turned herself in on two disorderly conduct warrants Friday. She was issued two summonses and released.

Richard A. Churchwell, 48, of Sandusky, was arrested on four local contempt of court warrants Friday as he was being released from the Marion Correctional Facility. He currently is in custody at the Huron County Jail.

A Newton Street resident reported his driver's side mirror was bent backward Friday.

Gerald J. Goodsite Jr., 29, of Sandusky, was transferred from the Sandusky Police Department on a local warrant Friday. He was charged with failure to report to jail Nov. 20 and failure to pay fines and costs. Goodsite is serving a 10-day sentence at the Huron County Jail.

Saw a 12-year-old Glover Avenue boy run away and behind a truck at a Benedict Avenue parking lot when he saw a police cruiser Saturday. An officer charged him with being unruly and released him to his mother. Police forwarded a report to the Huron County Prosecutor's office and Huron County Juvenile Court.

Charged an undisclosed driver with driving with a suspended license during a traffic stop Saturday at the intersection of League Street and Whittlesey Avenue. Police had the vehicle towed and seized the license plates as evidence.

An area motorist reported someone hit his company vehicle, a 2007 Ford Fusion, while it was parked at a U.S. 20 business Saturday. The culprit left a note saying she backed into it, but police couldn't find the woman's license plate in the LEADS database.

Stopped a vehicle for speeding Saturday on Milan Avenue. The officer said the driver smelled of burnt marijuana, but no further information was available.

An area vendor reported there was a jewelry box with three women's rings, valued at a total of $335, missing from a display shelf at an East Main Street business Saturday.

A Murray Road, New London, motorist reported someone hit the left side of his 2003 Dodge Neon and left the scene of the Cleveland Road private property accident Sunday.

Angela M. Frias, 26, of Sandusky, was arrested on two local warrants Sunday at the Erie County Jail and charged with failure to control and driving with a suspended license. She currently is in custody at the Huron County Jail.

An area resident requested a temporary protection order after a Whittlesey Avenue domestic dispute Sunday. Shaun P. Kaltenback, 29, later was arrested and charged with domestic violence. He currently is in custody at the Huron County Jail.

A Grove Avenue resident reported his 15-year-old daughter was being unruly Sunday.

A Grove Avenue resident reported finding a BB pellet stuck between two panes of glass on his front window Sunday.

Ezequiel Aguilar, 20, of Norwalk, was charged with driving under the influence, driving without a license and underage consumption in connection with a St. Mary's Street traffic stop Sunday near Chatham Street. He currently is in custody at the Huron County Jail.

SHERIFF'S OFFICE

The Willard Police Department reported having Nicholas J. Rowe, 18, of 314 Crestwood Drive, Willard, in custody on a warrant Friday. He was charged with failure to appear for a contempt of court hearing. Rowe was released later that day from the Huron County Jail.

A Western Reserve High School secretary requested a deputy for an unruly student Friday.

A Palmer Road, New London, resident reported a possible overdose Friday.

An officer with the Ohio Department of Natural Resources reported there was a suspicious vehicle Friday on Troy Mills Road, Monroeville, by Fern Road where the bridge was out.

Dispatchers received a 9-1-1 call from a Fairfield Angling Road, Greenwich, resident who requested assistance with her unruly nephew Friday.

An East U.S. 20, Wakeman, resident reported a domestic dispute Saturday.

The Willard Police Department reported having Alberto Mazariegos, 18, of 17 E. Maple St., Willard, in custody on an underage consumption warrant Saturday. He currently is in custody at the Huron County Jail.

A Gibbs Road resident reported Saturday her neighbor's goats were "constantly" getting out of their pen and coming into her yard.

A Hartland Township trustee reported vehicle-related damage to the fence of Hartland Ridge Cemetery on DeRussey Road, Colllins, Saturday.

Dispatchers received a 9-1-1 suspicious persons call from a group of hunters Saturday near Boughtonville Road, Greenwich.

An Exchange Road, New London, resident reported someone entered her garage and stole her purse from her unlocked car Saturday.

Processed a juvenile as missing Saturday for the Greenwich Police Department. The assistant chief called later to report the juvenile had been found.

The Erie County Sheriff's Office reported having Joshua D. Ward, 30, of Huron, in custody on three local contempt of court warrants Saturday. The original charges were unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, driving under the influence and driving with a suspended license. He currently is in custody at the Huron County Jail.

Terry Trushel, 51, of 1369 Townline Road 12, Willard, was charged with disorderly conduct Saturday. A relative earlier had called 9-1-1 to report Trushel was threatening to commit suicide and wanted the complainant to unlock the gun safe. He was held in the Huron County Jail until sober and released to a sober person.

Dispatchers received a 9-1-1 call from a Townsend Angling Road, Collins, resident who reported her 13-year-old daughter left the house after an argument Saturday. The girl was back home within about 40 minutes.

The state Highway Patrol requested assistance with a suspect who fled on foot Sunday from Ohio 60, Wakeman.

Residents on En Road, Norwalk, and Exchange Road, New London, reported telephone harassment Sunday.

A Jacquie Lane resident requested a deputy handle a sick raccoon complaint Sunday.

Jonathan M. Young, 23, of 4719 En Road, was arrested on a warrant when he came to the station to give a statement Sunday. He was charged with failure to appear for a contempt of court hearing on driving with a suspended license. Young currently is in custody at the Huron County Jail.

Dispatchers received a 9-1-1 call about a Niver Road, Willard, assault Sunday.

Residents on Smith Street, Willard, and DeRussey Road, Norwalk, reported their daughters were missing Sunday.

A Mills Road, Willard, resident reported several vehicles parked along the road were creating a traffic hazard Sunday.

The mother of an Ohio 162, North Fairfield, resident requested a deputy check on her ill daughter's well-being Sunday.

An Eastpark Drive business employee reported a trespassing incident involving a U-Haul truck and the theft of a large amount of scrap metal Sunday. NORWALK FIRE

Told the resident of 8 Jennifer Way to air out the garage because of an odor coming from the lawn mower or leaf blower at 10:38 a.m. Friday. Returned to station at 11:02.

Assisted North Central EMS with a patient at 2:40 p.m. Friday at 28 Grand Ave. Friday. Returned to station at 3:05.

Assisted North Central EMS with a patient having difficulty breathing at 1:01 a.m. Saturday at 36 Executive Drive. Returned to station at 1:23.

Assisted North Central EMS with a patient at 12:47 p.m. Saturday at 6 Bank St. Friday. Returned to station at 1:03.

Responded to a billowing smoke complaint at 4:50 p.m. Saturday at 282 Whittlesey Ave., which came from a diesel pickup truck. Returned to station at 5:10.

Assisted North Central EMS with a patient at 7:08 p.m. Saturday at 27 Gallup Ave. Returned to station at 7:23.

Shut off the water at 8:36 p.m. Saturday at 17 Valley Park Drive because of a leak from a frozen pipe in the vacant home. Returned to station at 9.

Responded to a two-car accident at 12:55 p.m. Sunday at the 101 Plank Road parking lot. Returned to station at 1:10.