Crime/accidents

HIGHWAY PATROL Noah J. Spelling, 18, of 4700 Old State Road, was charged with failure to maintain assured clear distance Feb. 1 after he hit the rear of the vehicle driven by Bernard J. Rice, 81, of 1911 Graham Road, Monroeville, on Ohio 61. Rice reported possible injuries, but wasn't transported to a hospital.
Norwalk Reflector Staff
Jul 24, 2010

HIGHWAY PATROL

Noah J. Spelling, 18, of 4700 Old State Road, was charged with failure to maintain assured clear distance Feb. 1 after he hit the rear of the vehicle driven by Bernard J. Rice, 81, of 1911 Graham Road, Monroeville, on Ohio 61. Rice reported possible injuries, but wasn't transported to a hospital.

Angela M. Shaw, 28, of 308 Woodbine St., Willard, hit a deer Feb. 1 on Peru Center Road.

Alissa R. Keysor, hit a deer Friday on Ohio 60.

Lori E. White, 31, of 2903 Zenobia Road, was charged with prohibition against driving upon the left side of the road Friday after she attempted to pass the farm vehicle driven by Edward J. Logan, 53, of 1375 DeRussey Road, Collins, who was attempting to turn south onto Greenwich Milan Townline Road from Ohio 18.

Bethany M. Bercheck, 17, of 1778 Remelle Road, Monroeville, was charged with failure to control Friday after she slid through a yard off Halfway Road and hit two trees and a tree stump.

Robert D. Bauman, 53, of 5 Marian Drive, was charged with failure to control Friday after he went off the right side of Ohio 61 and hit a mailbox. He then went off the opposite side and hit a tree and some shrubs.

Christina M. Fowler, 36, of 320 W. Broadway St., Plymouth, was charged with failure to maintain assured clear distance Friday after she hit the rear of the stopped vehicle driven by Adam D. Evans, 32, of 109 Mayflower Court, Willard, on Ohio 103.

Lori A. Barnett, 45, of 40 W. Main St., Greenwich, was charged with failure to control Saturday after she failed to negotiate a left curve on Ohio 61. She went off the right side of the road and hit a mailbox. Barnett overcorrected, went off the opposite side and hit a ditch, where her pickup truck overturned onto its top. She was not injured.

Katelyn E. Reagan, 16, of 792 Ohio 61, was charged with failure to control Saturday after she went off the right side of Ohio 601 and hit two trees. Reagan and her two passengers, Morgan E. Roberts, 16, of 23 Cherdon Circle, Wakeman, and Erin M. Nitchman, 16, of 2765 St. John's Road, Wakeman, were not transported for various injuries.

Elizabeth A. Smith, 42, of 4941 Clarksfield Court, Wakeman, was charged with failure to control Saturday after she went off the right side of Ohio 60 and hit an embankment.

Edward R. Miller II, 43, of 165 W. Main St., was charged with failure to maintain assured clear distance Saturday after he hit the rear of the stopped vehicle driven by William R. Kirby, 40, of 3407 Ohio 162, New London, on U.S. 250.

Kyle E. Denger, 58, of 101 N. Main St., North Fairfield, was charged with failure to control Saturday after he went off the right side of Ohio 162 and hit a tree, some shrubs and a concrete porch.

No citation was issued Saturday after heavy crosswinds pushed the trailer driven by Douglas E. Brodnick, 41, of Avon Lake, to the right while he was heading north on Ohio 99. He lost control, went off the right side of the road, hit a ditch and jackknifed.

Evan R. Thorpe, 16, of 19 Maple St., was charged with failure to control Saturday after he went off the right side of U.S. 20, hit a ditch and overturned. Citizens Ambulance transported Thorpe and one of his two passengers, Emily M. Houghtlen, 15, of 21 Sycamore Drive, to Fisher-Titus Medical Center with minor injuries.

Nadine R. Tobin, 38, of 824 Kilbourne St., Bellevue, was charged with failure to control Saturday after she went off the paved portion of Ohio 269 and stopped in a ditch. North Central EMS transported one of her passengers, Steven C. Crum, 37, of 601 W. Gardner Road, Bellevue, to the Bellevue Hospital with minor injuries.

Jason T. Blanton, 33, of 52 New St., Greenwich, was charged with failure to control Sunday after he failed to negotiate a curve from Greenwich Angling Road onto Townline Road 12, went off Townline Road 12 and hit a ditch.

Leigh M. Risner, 22, of 12 Seminary St., Greenwich, hit a deer Sunday on Townline Road 12.

Michele A. Carrick, 42, of 4095 Townline Road 12, No. 12, Willard, hit a deer Monday on Old State Road.

Crystal R. Edwards, 25, of 20 N. West Ave., Willard, was charged with failure to control Tuesday after she slowed to negotiate an Ohio 99 curve, went off the right side of the road and hit a road sign.

Robert K. Clements, 20, of 1212 Pin Oak Drive, Unit C, Willard, was charged with failure to control Tuesday after he went off the right side of Townline Road 12 and hit an embankment and ditch.

Melissa A. McIntosh, 36, of 5995 New London Section Line Road, New London, was charged with failure to yield the right of way Tuesday in the collision with the vehicle driven by Elina C. Maze, 32, of 5545 Fayette Road, New London, at the intersection of Chenango Road and New London Section Line Road 21. Maze reported minor injuries, but wasn't transported to a hospital.

NORWALK POLICE

Lisa M. Houser, 47, of 4290 Ohio 601, No. 208B, was charged with failure to yield the right of way Wednesday in the collision with the vehicle driven by Nanette L. Otto, 45, of Huron, on North U.S. 250.

Bernice V. Eberly, 69, of 69 S. Linwood Ave., was charged with improper backing Wednesday in the collision with the vehicle driven by John A. Hostetler, 33, of Parma, on South Linwood Avenue.

A 15-year-old Adams Street girl was arrested Wednesday in connection with being unruly at Norwalk High School.

A Harris Street resdient suspected someone entered his shed without permission Wednesday after he saw a purple car speeding away.

A St. Clair Street resident reported someone entered her garage without permission Wednesday.

Kimberly J. Godfrey, 37, of 2350 Ohio 99, Monroeville, was served a summons on a warrant Wednesday, charged with passing bad checks, and released.

Justin S. Dobias, 26, of 3426 Greenwich Angling Road, Greenwich, was arrested on three contempt of court warrants Wednesday. He was released after making a payment agreement with Norwalk Municipal Court.

A Snyder Road, Monroeville, resident and teacher, reported a student posted potentially slanderous material about him on MySpace.com Wednesday. The 14-year-old suspect first denied filing the profile and then told an officer "he thought it was funny at the time, but now it seems stupid." Police forwarded a report to the Huron County Prosecutor's Office and Huron County Juvenile Court.

The Perkins Township Police Department reported having Lance P. Clinton, 26, of Sandusky, in custody on a local warrant Wednesday. He was charged with failure to pay fines and costs and was released after posting bond.

SHERIFF'S OFFICE

Dispatchers were advised of a fire alarm activation Wednesday at Western Reserve Elementary School. The Townsend Township Volunteer Fire Department and a deputy responded to the scene.

The Willard Police Department received a complaint from a Townline Road 12, Willard, resident about the theft of money Wednesday.

A Peru Olena Road resident reported vehicle vandalism Wednesday.

Melena M. Adkins, 37, of 3489 Townline Road 12, Willard, was arrested Wednesday on a child support warrant out of Pulaski County, Ky. The Pulaski County Sheriff's Office had requested deputies find Adkins, who is on probation through the Adult Parole Authority, and detain her on their behalf for extradition. She currently is in custody at the Huron County Jail.

A Butler Road, New London, resident reported mailbox vandalism Wednesday.

A West Ohio 162, New London, resident reported domestic violence Wednesday.

Tony A. Barnett, 44, of 542 W. Laurel St., Willard, was arrested, charged with driving under the influence and released Wednesday.

Phllip Hampton, 63, of 224 1/2 Keefer St., Willard, was arrested on a Mansfield Police Department warrant and charged with failure to appear for a trial on driving with an expired driver's license. Mansfield police met a deputy at the Willard police station and took custody of Hampton.

A North U.S. 250 resident reported a break-in Wednesday.