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Mount Vernon, Knox County, Ohio

Law Enforcement

Knox County law reports Dec. 5, 2016

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On 12-4-16, deputies were summoned to a Lock Rd. Centerburg address in reference to a complaint of a shattered windshield on complainant's vehicle.

On 12-4-16, deputies were summoned to a Perry Rd. address in Centerburg. Deputies were advised of a male subject beating on their front door and screaming someone was trying to kill him. Deputies responded to the incident location.

On 12-3-16, a complainant called and advised that she believed that an unknown person was loosening the lug nuts on her vehicle. A report was made for documentation.

On 12-2-16, complainant advised that Cheryl Capoccia scratched and punched him and pulled a knife on her son. Caspoccia was arrested without incident and transported to jail.

On 12-2-16, deputy was dispatched on a complaint that persons unknown had entered the victim's detached garage and removed several items.



MVPD

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On 12-2-16, while traveling eastbound on Coshocton Ave, Seth Milligen failed to stop and struck the rear of Jonathan Cook who was stopped facing eastbound on Coshocton Ave. The collision caused Cook to strike the rear of Brandon Bordenkircher who was also stopped facing eastbound on Coshocton Ave.

On 12-3-16, Jack E. Welker was traveling north on North Gay St. and, while attempting to turn west on East High St. and struck Brittany Anne Erow who was traveling east on East High St. and stopped for as traffic signal. Welker had cut his turn too sharp and struck Erow.

Incidents

On 12-2-16, an officer was dispatched to Kroger in reference to a shoplifting. Upon arrival, the officer made contact with two female suspects who were each issued summons for petty theft and released.

On 12-2-16, an officer responded to the Kroger store in reference to a theft complaint. Upon arrival the officer made contact with Brandy Butcher who had been detained in the Kroger security office. Items were found on her person and she was issued a summons for petty theft.

On 12-3-16, officers responded to an activated business alarm at CES Credit Union on Yauger Rd. Upon arrival, officers made contact with employees. A walk through was completed but no unauthorized parties were found. The investigation has been closed.

On 12-3-16, an officer was dispatched to a Coshocton Ave, address on a complaint of vandalism. Upon arrival contact was made with complainant who stated white marks and a dent appeared on his vehicle. No suspects have been identified.

On 12-3-16, an officer responded to TSC on Coshocton Rd. in reference to a theft complaint. Upon arrival the officer made contact with complainant who stated a female entered the store and picked a pair of boots and tried to return them, However, the receipt she had did not match the items she was trying to return. When she was refused the return she walked out of the store with the boots and got in the passenger side of a black Monte Carlo And left the area. The investigation continues.

On 12-4-16, an officer was dispatched to the area of 10 North Sandusky St. on a complaint of a found syringe, The anonymous caller stated the syringe was in the alley behind 10 N. Sandusky St. The syringe was found and placed in the sharps container of cruiser 6.

On 12-4-16, an officer spoke with a female on West Chestnut St. in reference to a theft complaint. A report was made of the alleged theft of an identification card

Arrests/Charges/Citations

On 12-1-16, Hunter Gibson, 25, Coshocton Ave. was charged with theft.

On 12-2-16, Lyne Andresen was arrested on a warrant for house arrest violation.

On 12-2-16, William Fields, 17, Columbus Rd. was cited for running a red light.

On 12-2-16, Beth Long, 25, N. Norton St. was cited for no operator's license.

On 12-2-16, Roxann Pugliese was cited for speeding.

On 12-2-16, Ronald Nowak, 54, New Albany, was cited for speeding,

On 12-2-16, Floyd Barnes, 95, Eastmoor Dr. was cited for running a red light.

On 12-2-16, John Haxton, 49, N. Mulberry St. was charged with theft.

On 12-2-18, Kristy Roesing, 25, Oakway Dr. was charged with theft.

On 12-2-16, Sierra Zedaker, 18, E. Vine St. was charged with theft.

On 12w-2-16, Saeth Milligan was cited for Assured Clear Distance Ahead.

On 12-3-16, Shane Cody, 37, Whiteheirs St. was arrested on a warrant for probation violation and possessing drug abuse instruments.

On 12-3-16 Shawn Price, 312, Plaza Dr. was arrested on a warrant for probation violation.

On 12-3-16, Elizabeth Dowalter, 37, N. Norton St. was charged with drug paraphernalia offenses.

On 12-3-16, Tylor Johnson, 23, N. Mulberry St. was arrested on an outstanding warrant.

On 12-3-16, Kaya Ross, 37, Sychar Rd. was arrested and charged with driving under the influence.

On 12-4-16, Dandalynne Burson, 26, N. Mulberry St. was cited for expired or unlawful license plates.

On 12-4-16, Teresa Gannon, 42, Utica, was cited for speeding.

 

Knox County law reports Nov. 2, 2016

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Accidents


On 11/1/16, Michael Diaz was traveling northbound on N.Sandusky St. when his vehicle struck an unoccupied parked vehicle.


On 11/1/16, Nathan Dunaway and Stephanie M. Travis were traveling southbound on S. Main St.. Travis slowed for traffic and was struck in the rear by Dunaway.


On 11/1/16, While traveling westbound on Mount Vernon Ave, Alexander J. Diehl struck the rear end of Sandra Helman. who was stationery while attempting to make a left turn onto Cougar Dr. Helman was transported to KCH by medic 492.

Incidents

On 11/1/16, officers were dispatched to the area of Blackjack Road Extension. To assist Ohio State Highway Patrol with an injured deer call. Upon arrival, officers located the deer on the south side of the roadway. The deer was alive but injured. The deer was dispatched by an officer with his service pistol.


On 10/312/16, an act of vandalism was reported to the MVPD.


On 11/1/16, an officer found an individual in Moundview Cemetery. Officer smelled the odor of raw marijuana in the car. The officer asked the individual about it and she stated she had drug paraphernalia and marijuana. After a search of the car, the marijuana was found. A summons was issued and the individual was released.

Arrests/charges/citations

On 11/1/16,  Cody Wirth, 23, Howard, was cited for running a stop sign.

On 11/1/16,  Michael Diaz, 39, Newark, was cited for failure to control.

On 11/1/16,  Nathan Dunaway, 32, E. Burgess St. was cited for assured clear distance ahead.

On 11/1/16,  a minor was cited for assured clear distance ahead.

On 11/1/16, Matthew Lybarger, 21, Carson Rd. was cited for failure to yield when driving onto a roadway.

On 11/1/16, Karen Fulks, 62, Howard was cited for expired or unlawful license plates.



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On 11/1/16, officer spoke to a complainant in Centerburg who advised that unknown person(s) had used her Social Security number and other personal information to open an account with Fingerhut, then purchase a cell phone and a pair of shoes. She advised she has never had an account with Fingerhut.

Complainant was advised to call the Social Security Administration and a credit card fraud service to report what happened. A report was made to document the incident.


On 11/1/16, officer was dispatched to Peoples Bank on the report of a counterfeit $20 bill.


On 11/1/16, officer spoke with complainant who advised a water main break had damaged his residence. The officer viewed the damage. The carpet was soaked along with ther sub flooring. Complainant advised this had also happened about a year ago. Complainant advised he wanted the incident documented for insurance purposes.


FPD

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911 hang up call on High St. Ext.

Animal related complaint on E. College St.

Ryan P. Sheehan, Gambier, citation for expired registration

Knox County law reports July 6, 2016

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911 hang up call on E. College St.
Assisted the Sheriff’s Office on Zolman Rd.
Disturbance on S. Main St.
Found property (2 cell phones) on N. Main St.
Vandalism on Miami Ave.
Telecommunications harassment on E. College St.
James W. Johnson, Fredericktown, citation for driving under suspension.
Lisa L. Kauffman, Johnstown, citation for speed.
 

MVPD

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Steven Miller, 28, of Howard was arrested at 3:20 p.m. on Wednesday, June 22, 2016, for assault.
Nicole Wheeler, 28, of Mount Vernon was arrested at 5:30 a.m. on Friday for theft and for criminal trespassing.
Jeremiah O’Neil, 29, of Mount Vernon was arrested at 8:00 p.m. on Friday on an outstanding warrant.
Misty Christine, 32, of Mount Vernon was arrested at 12:25 a.m. on Saturday on an outstanding warrant.
Lou Cinda Smith, 55, of Marengo was arrested at 11:25 a.m. on Saturday on an outstanding warrant.
Amanda Eberhart, 21, of Mount Vernon was arrested at 1:45 p.m. on Saturday on an outstanding warrant.
Dusty Serio, 36, of Mount Vernon was arrested at 10:50 p.m. on Saturday for disorderly conduct.
Daniel Walton, 23, of Howard was arrested at 4:20 a.m. on Monday for persisting disorderly conduct.
Timothy Mongitore, 25, of Mount Vernon was arrested at 12:25 p.m. on Monday for domestic violence..
Brandy Butcher, 38, of Mount Vernon was arrested at 3:40 a.m. on Tuesday on an outstanding warrant.
Marinda Rittenhouse, 31, of Mount Vernon was arrested at 1:20 p.m. on Tuesday for a probation violation.
Kevin Kildow, 25, of Mount Vernon was arrested at 2:05 p.m. on Tuesday for theft and for a probation violation.
    
Traffic Citations
Todd Holzman, 58, of Solon was arrested at 5:25 p.m. last Saturday (6/25) for operating a vehicle while intoxicated.
Trenton Hagans, 23, of Bladensburg was cited at 2:20 p.m. on Friday for failing to yield when entering the roadway.
Quniton Blair, 41, of Mount Vernon was cited at 12:25 a.m. on Saturday for driving under a suspended license.
Verna Adkins, 61, of Mount Vernon was cited at 1:45 a.m. on Saturday for operating a vehicle while under the influence.
Mason Chapman, 20, of Brinkhaven was cited at 2:55 a.m. on Saturday for driving under a suspended license.
Marchell Wilkinson, 47, of Mount Vernon was cited at 7:35 a.m. on Saturday for driving under a suspended license.
Jadriana Fowler, 19, of Lexington was cited at 6:15 p.m. on Saturday for starting and backing without insuring it was safe to do so and for failing to stop after a crash on the street.
Tawni Osterman, 34, of Mount Vernon was cited at 10:50 p.m. on Saturday for driving under suspended license.
John Sylvia, 53 of Mansfield was cited at 1:30 p.m. on Sunday for running a red-light.
Autumn Teeters, 22, of Utica was cited at 1:30 p.m. on Sunday for driving under a suspended license.
Brandon Lang, 21, of Mount Vernon was cited at 7:30 p.m. on Sunday for operating a vehicle without a license.
Joshua White, 28, of Circleville was cited at 11:35 a.m. on Monday for running a red-light.
Tracey Miller, 47, of Ashley was cited at 1:00 a.m. on Tuesday for driving under a suspended license.
Angel Campos, 36, of Hamilton was cited at 8:40 a.m. on Tuesday for operating a vehicle without a license.
Gregory Dennis, 19, Mount Vernon was cited at 8:10 p.m. on Tuesday for failing to assure a clear driving-distance ahead.

Accidents:
At 2:20 p.m. on Friday, Angela J. Van Winkle, 53, of Mount Vernon was in her 2011 Mitsubishi Lancer heading westbound on E. Chestnut Street.  Trenton J. Hagans, 23, of Bladensburg was immediately behind him in his 2004 Ford Ranger.  When Van Winkle stopped for traffic just past McKenzie Street, Hagans followed suit but his foot slipped off the clutch and he rear-ended Van Winkle’s vehicle.  Hagans was cited for the incident.
At 11:35 a.m. on Monday, Joshua S. White, 28, of Circleville was heading southbound on S. Main Street in his 2006 BMW.  Dean R. Simmons, 71, of Fredericktown was heading eastbound on E. Gambier Street in his Mercury Marquis.   At the intersection of those streets, White failed to stop at the red-light and collided with Simmons’s vehicle.  White was cited for the incident.

Incidents:
At 4:15 p.m. on Friday, a victim reported the theft of a window air-conditioner from a residence on the 100-block of N. Mechanic Street.  A suspect was identified.  Three syringe caps, a glass pipe with burnt residue, two small bags with white residue, and a small bag containing a clear crystal substance were collected as evidence.
At 8:10 p.m. on Friday, officers responded to a reported assault at a residence on the 600-block of W. Vine Street.
At 11:00 p.m. on Saturday, officers were dispatched to a reported disturbance at a residence on the 200-block of Cottage Street.  A suspect was identified and a summons was issued for disorderly conduct.
At 12:25 p.m. on Monday, officers were dispatched to an apartment on the 300-block of E. Ohio Avenue on a report of domestic violence.  A suspect, Timothy Mongitore, was arrested and charged.
At 6:20 p.m. on Monday, a victim reported the theft of a Hayward pool pump and filtration system from a residence on the 600-block of N. McKenzie Street.

Knox County law reports August 25, 2016

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Assisted the Knox County Sheriff’s Office on Netherlands Rd.
Chad L. Stroud, Fredericktown, arrested on an outstanding warrant.
Juvenile related complaint on Stadium Dr.
Disturbance on S. Main St.
Solicitation complaint on S. Edgehill Dr.
Assisted the Mt. Vernon Police Department on S. Main St.

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Disturbance on S. Main St.
Animal related complaint on Ottawa Ave.
Vehicle unlock on Green Valley Rd.
Vandalism on W. College St.
Suspicious person on Long St.
Assisted the fire department on N. Main St.
 

 
 

Three sentenced on felonies for OVI, Cocaine and Heroin possession

MOUNT VERNON – Three defendants were sentenced Friday by Judge Otho Eyster in the Knox County Court of Common Pleas.

Terry T. Barker, 35, of Columbus, was sentenced for Possession of Cocaine, a third-degree felony, and Possession of Heroin, a fourth-degree felony. Barker was charged as the result of a traffic stop. Barker will serve 30 months of mandatory time for the possession of cocaine, and 17 months concurrently for the possession of heroin. Barker has previously been convicted for multiple counts of possession of drugs, weapons under disability, and trafficking in surrounding counties.

William A. Lemaster, 45, of Centerburg, was resentenced for OVI after violating the conditions of his community control. This was Lemaster’s sixth drunk driving conviction in twenty years. He was sentenced to 17 months in prison and ordered to pay court costs.

Dane E. Ferenbaugh, 34, of Fredericktown, was sentenced for Possession of Heroin, a fifth-degree felony. Ferenbaugh was given three years of community control, a six month license suspension. He must also get a drug and alcohol assessment and submit to drug and alcohol use monitoring. Eleven months of prison has been suspended.

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