Crime/accidents

HIGHWAY PATROL No citation was issued Jan. 15 after Annel L. Grant, 31, of 131 Ohio 99, Willard, hit a pothole while traveling north on Ohio 99 that damaged her right front tire trim.
Norwalk Reflector Staff
Jul 24, 2010

HIGHWAY PATROL

No citation was issued Jan. 15 after Annel L. Grant, 31, of 131 Ohio 99, Willard, hit a pothole while traveling north on Ohio 99 that damaged her right front tire trim.

Blanche I. Myers, 60, of Ashland, hit a deer Sunday on U.S. 250.

Deborah A. Edwards, 38, of 121 N. Main St., North Fairfield, was charged with failure to control Sunday after she went off the left side of New London East Road and hit a ditch. She was not transported to a hospital for minor injuries.

Samantha M. Martin, 19, of 1292 Chenango Road, Wakeman, was charged with failure to yield from a private driveway Monday in the collision with the vehicle driven by Nicole C. Franklin, 17, of 1370 Chenango Road, Wakeman, on Ferry Road.

No citation was issued Monday after the sport utility vehicle driven by Matthew J. Hall, 25, of 121 Clifton St., New London, caught on fire while he was traveling west on Ohio 18 and damaged the undercarriage of the SUV. Hall was not injured.

NORWALK FIRE

Responded to an electrical distribution line cut-out on fire caused by a bird flying into the switch at 9:21 a.m. Monday at 10 Stower Lane. When firefighters arrived, one cut-out tripped immediately and another was on fire and eventually failed. Firefighters notified Ohio Edison officials who corrected the problem. Returned to station at 10:15.

NORWALK POLICE

An employee of a West Willard Avenue business reported a black metal cash box was missing between Jan. 15 and Wednesday. The suspects are accused of stealing $50 in cash and about $170 in patient checks.

Steven R. Dittman, 43, of 2014 U.S. 224, Greenwich, was arrested on a warrant Monday and charged with an open-container violation. After serving the warrant, an officer escorted Dittman to Norwalk Municipal Court for a hearing.

A West Washington Street resident reported the theft of a Pioneer stereo system from his unlocked 1997 Ford Ranger pickup truck Monday. The incident remains under investigation.

Stacy H. Jackson, 28, of 301 W. Main St., was charged with a barking dog violation Monday. Officers had responded to similar complaints in October and Thursday.

Nicholas S. Samano, 22, of 611 Wessor Ave., Lot 19, was charged with driving without a license in connection with a traffic stop Monday at the intersection of North Prospect and East League streets. Police had Samano's vehicle towed and seized his license plates as evidence.

Dispatchers received a hang-up 9-1-1 call about domestic violence Monday on Warren Drive. Police forwarded a report to the Norwalk Law Director's Office for the consideration of charges.

Tina L. Bundren, 23, of 31 N. West St., was arrested on an undisclosed local warrant Monday at the Wayne County Jail. She is serving a 10-day sentence at the Huron County Jail.

Richard G. Adkins, 31, of 59 1/2 S. Linwood Ave., was arrested on eight warrants today and charged with failure to pay fines and costs on various charges, including passing bad checks. He is serving a 10-day sentence at the Huron County Jail.

SHERIFF'S OFFICE

Dispatchers received a 9-1-1 call about an Alpha Road, Greenwich, resident receiving threatening telephone calls Monday.

An Exchange Road, New London, resident reported the theft of her bird feeder from her front yard Monday.

The Erie County Sheriff's Office requested deputies arrest a suspect on an active warrant Monday on North U.S. 250. Deputies later advised the sheriff's office that the suspect was not there.

Dispatchers received a 9-1-1 call with an open line from West Boughtonville Road, Willard, where dispatchers could hear a man and woman arguing. A deputy was sent to check on the residents' well-being.

An area resident reported someone suspected of shooting in the back of a Liberty Road, Willard, property, shot her horse, which is housed in a barn, Monday.

An area resident requested a deputy go with her to Ohio 13, Greenwich, so she could retrieve a car seat and set of keys from a vehicle Monday.

An area resident accused a motorist of pulling up to her son and pointing a gun at him Monday on Liles Road, Collins. The son was driving an all-terrain vehicle along the edge of the road at the time.

An East U.S. 20, Wakeman, resident accused two juveniles of fighting Monday.

Sheriff Richard Sutherland reported a train had blocked the North Main Street, New London, railroad tracks for about 50 minutes Monday.

Dispatchers received a 9-1-1 call about a Greenwich Milan Townline Road trespassing incident Monday.

Completed missing person's paperwork Monday on a Maple Street, Greenwich, girl who was found later at her father's home in Norwalk.

WAKEMAN POLICE

Found a syringe believed to contain heroin in an alley behind an unspecified downtown business Jan. 3.

Responded to the report of vehicle damage Jan. 4. The incident remains under investigation.

Responded to a single vehicle accident Jan. 5 in front of a U.S. 20 business where the vehicle slid off the road because of poor road conditions. No citations were issued.

Jamie Spildener, 30, of Berea, was charged with driving with a suspended license and released Jan. 6.

Jacob Hoover, 18, of Tiffin, was arrested during a Jan. 8 traffic stop after being accused of coming to the village with the intention of having sex with a 14-year-old girl. (Note: A story about this arrest appeared in Wednesday's Reflector.)

Responded to a suspicious condition at a Maple Street home Jan. 10. Officers found an open door with nobody inside and secured the door.

Maksym Frolyenkov, 30, of Pittsburgh, Pa., was charged with an open container violation Jan. 12 and released.

A West Main Street resident accused two juveniles of throwing rocks at a vehicle Jan. 14.

Dianetta Payton, 32, of Cleveland, was charged with driving with a suspended license and released Jan. 15.

Derrick Winnick, 26, of Cleveland, was arrested on an unspecified warrant out of the Cuyahoga County Sheriff's Office and was transported to the Huron County Jail. He was transferred to Cuyahoga County authorities Thursday.