Crime/accidents

HIGHWAY PATROL Albert H. Clark, 80, of 39 W. Washburn St., New London, was charged with failure to yield the right of way while turning left Wednesday in the collision with the vehicle driven by Sidney J. Lengyel, 70, of 1 E. Main St., Greenwich, on Fairfield Angling Road. Lengyel's minivan went off the right side of the road and hit a mailbox and tree. Clark reported minor injuries, but wasn't transported.
Norwalk Reflector Staff
Jul 24, 2010

HIGHWAY PATROL

Albert H. Clark, 80, of 39 W. Washburn St., New London, was charged with failure to yield the right of way while turning left Wednesday in the collision with the vehicle driven by Sidney J. Lengyel, 70, of 1 E. Main St., Greenwich, on Fairfield Angling Road. Lengyel's minivan went off the right side of the road and hit a mailbox and tree. Clark reported minor injuries, but wasn't transported.

The following people hit deer Thursday: Craig A. Walters, 31, of 62 Townsend Ave., on New State Road; and Ruth A. Wayne, 68, of 6051 Cook Road, Wakeman, on Ohio 18.

Dwight A. Tkach, 57, of 25 Baneberry Lane, was charged with failure to yield the right of way Friday after he backed out of a private driveway on Medusa Road, and hit the vehicle driven by Carol A. Copeland, 39, of 1687 Ohio 18. Copeland went off the left side of the road into a ditch. Citizens Ambulance transported her to Fisher-Titus Medical Center with minor injuries and her two passengers, Edwin E. Copeland, 23, and Roy L. Copeland, 5, with possible injuries.

Virginia L. Begley, 48, of 5234 Ohio 113, Bellevue, was charged with failure to control Saturday after she fell asleep while heading east on Ohio 113. She went off the right side of the road, hit a mailbox, then went off the opposite side and hit a rock.

Kyle D. Mincie, 21, of 2966 U.S. 20, hit a deer Saturday on Ohio 61.

NORWALK FIRE

Assisted the owner of 69 N. Prospect St. with shutting off water to a busted water line near the hot water tank at 1:18 a.m. Saturday. Returned to station at 1:29.

Assisted North Central EMS with moving a patient from the home into the ambulance at 8:04 p.m. Sunday at 134 Newton St. Returned to station at 8:12.

A call requesting firefighters assist North Central EMS was canceled at 3:55 a.m. today on the way to 66 Norwood Ave. Returned to station at 3:56.

NORWALK POLICE

Allison R. Strimpfel, 18, of 107 Benedict Ave., was charged with failure to control Friday after she went left of center while heading south on Whittlesey Avenue and hit the vehicle driven by Elizabeth A. Moligue, 19, of 18 Surrey Court, Monroeville, who was waiting to turn west onto West Washington Street.

Responded to a possible domestic disturbance at a Milan Avenue business Saturday. Daniel Surrey III, 29, of Elyria, was arrested on a Huron County Common Pleas Court warrant, charged with driving under the influence, a fourth-degree felony, and released to the Huron County Sheriff's Office. Sharon L. Surry, 24, of Elyria, was arrested, charged with disorderly conduct and held at the city jail until sober.

A Norwood Avenue resident reported someone threw eggs at his home Saturday.

A Grand Avenue resident reported the suspected forgery of her Social Security check Saturday. The incident remains under investigation.

Dispatchers received a 9-1-1 call Saturday from a Milan Avenue business where a man reported someone snatched a woman's purse and fled north on Milan Avenue in a white vehicle. The incident remains under investigation.

Diana L. Kerr, 18, of Sandusky, was arrested and charged with underage consumption and an open container violation in connection with an East League Street traffic stop Sunday. Police gave her a warning for having a defective rear license plate light.

SHERIFF'S OFFICE

Dispatchers received a 9-1-1 call from a West U.S. 224, New Haven, business where a suspect attempted to steal some alcohol Friday and a customer chased the suspect into the parking lot.

A Court Road resident reported the theft of several unspecified large items Friday.

A Medusa Road resident reported telephone harassment Friday.

An Ohio 601 resident reported the theft of prescription medication from a rented mobile home Friday.

An Ohio Department of Natural Resources officer reported receiving a report Friday of a suspect cutting wood within 100 yards of a tree which houses an eagle's nest, which is a federal violation.

A South Norwalk Road resident reported mailbox damage Friday.

An East U.S. 20, Wakeman, resident accused several snowmobile drivers of damaging a wooden fence Friday.

A Townline Road 131, Willard, resident reported five four-wheelers were trespassing Friday.

An Old State Road, North Fairfield, resident reported being threatened Friday.

An area motorist reported horses were on Greenbush Road, Willard, Friday.

A Gibbs Road resident reported his daughter was missing Saturday. The girl returned home about seven hours later.

Dispatchers received a 9-1-1 call about a Bauman Road, Willard, domestic disturbance Saturday.

The manager of an Ohio 601 business reported a strong gas odor Saturday.

A U.S. 250 resident reported a sick raccoon was acting aggressively toward him Saturday.

An area resident reported her son found an abandoned credit card Saturday on Heyman Road, Bellevue.

Dispatchers were advised of an alarm activation at an Ohio 103, Willard, business Saturday.

An employee of Western Reserve High School reported an adult kicked and pounded a locked door Saturday. The suspect then got into his truck and did doughnuts in the parking lot.

An Ohio 13, Greenwich, resident reported the theft of two portable video game systems and two games Saturday. One system and game was recovered later.

Initiated an Ohio 61, Monroeville, traffic stop Saturday with a suspect charged with driving without a license. Esau Perez-Zunun, 21, of 107 E. Main St., Apt. 3, was arrested and transported to the Huron County Jail for a Norwalk Municipal Court hearing today.

A West River Road, Wakeman, resident reported suspected underage drinking Saturday.

An East U.S. 20, Wakeman, resident reported a raccoon got into the bathroom of his mobile home Sunday.

The owner of a South U.S. 250 business requested a deputy check the area after having problems with several customers leaving Sunday.

A Chenango Road, Wakeman, resident reported several damaged mailboxes in the area Sunday.

The Perkins Township Police Department requested deputies check a Hartland Center Road, Collins, address for a suspect wanted on felony warrants out of their agency as well as the Sandusky and Wakeman police departments Sunday. No arrests were made.

A Chenango Road, Wakeman, resident accused someone of attempting to set his barn on fire and vandalizing his house with toilet paper Sunday. The complainant's mailbox also was missing. Another Chenango Road resident reported someone egged a vehicle and stole his mailbox about two hours later.

An area resident inquired if anyone turned in a lost purse, that contained less than $10 in cash and several pieces of personal information, that may have fallen out of her car Sunday on East Ohio 61.

An employee of a U.S. 250 resident reported an unspecified theft and requested extra patrol Sunday.

A Chenango Road, Wakeman, resident reported the theft of a homemade two-wheeled dolly that contained two trash cans Sunday. The complainant found his neighbor's undamaged mailbox on top of his truck and returned it to the owner.

An area resident requested a deputy check on the well-being of a 4-year-old child outside in only a sweatshirt Sunday.