Crime/accidents

HIGHWAY PATROL Teddy L. Darr, 55, of Lexington, was charged with failure to control Thursday after he went off the north side of U.S. 20 and hit a utility pole. He was not transported for possible injuries.
Norwalk Reflector Staff
Jul 24, 2010

HIGHWAY PATROL

Teddy L. Darr, 55, of Lexington, was charged with failure to control Thursday after he went off the north side of U.S. 20 and hit a utility pole. He was not transported for possible injuries.

NORWALK FIRE

Responded to a smoke alarm activation at 10:39 a.m. Thursday at 80 N. West St. Returned to station at 10:58.

Responded to 8 Ford Ave. to assist North Central EMS with a patient, but firefighters learned the patient had been transported by a private car to the hospital when they arrived at 9:47 a.m. Returned to station at 9:51.

Performed an odor investigation at 4:21 a.m. today at 170 E. Main St., where the sump pump overheated and was getting hot. Returned to station at 4:40.

Assisted North Central EMS with a patient having difficulty breathing at 4:59 a.m. today at 23 Parsons St. Returned to station at 5:08.

NORWALK POLICE

Tracy Doughty, 31, of 286 E. Main St., was issued a summons on two warrants Thursday and charged with passing bad checks.

Craig A. Scott, 45, of 140 N. Hester St., was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct and possession of marijuana after officers responded to a domestic disturbance Thursday. He was held at the city jail until sober.

Harold Harkness, 35, of 72 Glover St., was arrested on four warrants Thursday and charged with failure to pay fines and costs and failure to show proof of filing city income tax returns for 1999 through 2002. He is serving a 10-day sentence at the Huron County Jail.

Jo A. Harkness, 50, of 49 Glover St., was arrested on two warrants Thursday and charged with failure to pay restitution, fines and costs on various original charges. She currently is in custody at the Huron County Jail.

A Baker Street resident reported damage to her locked door during a suspected burglary Thursday.

A Liberty Street resident accused an East U.S. 20, Collins, man Thursday of completing a magazine subscription for the complainant in connection with the original identity theft/fraud complaint he filed April 19, 2005. The incident remains under investigation.

An employee of a Milan Avenue business reported Thursday receiving two counterfeit checks cashed at the store Feb. 19.

SHERIFF'S OFFICE

An Austin Drive, Willard, resident reported a domestic dispute Thursday.

An employee of an East Ohio 61 business reported the theft of tools Thursday.

Frank J. Short Jr., 28, of 33 Spring St., Willard, was arrested on four warrants Thursday and charged with failure to pay fines and costs. He currently is in custody at the Huron County Jail.

An area resident requested a deputy check on the well-being of his children on Jericho Road on Thursday.

A Murray Road, New London, resident reported an undisclosed theft Thursday.

Initiated a traffic stop at the intersection of Ohio 99 and Ohio 103, Willard, in connection with a driver suspected of driving without a license Thursday.

An Ohio 601 resident accused someone of violating an Erie County no contact order in connection with telephone harassment Thursday.

A Willard West Road, Willard, resident reported an undisclosed fraud Thursday.

Dispatchers received a 9-1-1 call about domestic violence Thursday on Peru Olena Road.