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— A Winona Road, Knox Township, woman reported her 9-year-old son was kicking the walls and windows. Deputies spoke with the boy and got him to calm down, then talked to the mother giving suggestions she can use when he becomes unruly.


— An officer responded to a 300 block Walnut Street home at 2:28 p.m. Wednesday where the resident reported a truck driver backing into the neighboring business had pulled into his yard causing ruts. The business said they would repair the resident’s yard and drive to his satisfaction.


— Gerald Marsden, 49, of Cleveland Street, was cited for OVI, marked lanes and expired registration after a traffic stop at 12:42 a.m. Friday in the 500 block of East Third Street. The vehicle was left legally parked on East State Street and the passenger was given a ride home. Marsden was given a ride to his residence after being processed.

— Police were dispatched at 12:07 a.m. Friday to the 200 block of Roosevelt Avenue for a loud noise disrupting a caller’s sleep. Dispatch was advised that a company was operating heavy machinery repairing potholes in a parking lot. Officers spoke to the people and advised them of the complaint and the city’s noise ordinance. They left.

— Officers were flagged down by a woman at 7:59 p.m. Thursday and advised of a domestic in the 100 block of Hawley Avenue. Officers made contact with the victim who said she and her girlfriend had an argument and the girlfriend punched her in the face before leaving. Officers made contact with the suspect for her side of the story and both stories were conflicting and inconsistent. The victim had a slight red mark on her face but did not require medical attention. Statements will be forwarded to the prosecutor for review. The victim gathered her belongings and moved out.

— Police were called at 7:01 p.m. Thursday to the 1200 block of North Ellsworth Avenue for criminal damaging to a motor vehicle. Earlier in the day, a woman said she met her ex-fiance to return property to him. He then became agitated and threw a brick at the front of her vehicle. Officers later spoke to him and he denied the allegation. The case will be sent to the prosecutor for review.

— A domestic was reported at 5:30 p.m. Thursday in the 200 block of Vine where the people involved said there was an argument. The female said she was leaving for the night.

— A woman in the 1100 block of Cleveland Street reported at 4:10 p.m. Thursday that her neighbor’s dog keeps coming into her yard. An officer spoke to the neighbor and issued a verbal warning, telling her if she continues to let the dog roam, a citation will be issued for dog at large.

— A caller at 3:27 p.m. Thursday reported solicitors in the 2300 block of Oak Street. A man from Erie Construction told police they had permission from a supervisor, but police determined they did not have permission nor a solicitor’s permit from the city. He was told how to get a permit and to stop until he gets one.

— Police responded to a parking complaint at 3:19 p.m. Thursday in the 500 block of Franklin Street for a vehicle in a no parking zone. The owner moved it and was warned if it happens again, they’ll be cited.

— A caller in the 200 block of North Ellsworth Avenue at 3:10 p.m. Thursday reported finding a few bags of his neighbor’s trash in his yard. Officers attempted to contact the neighbor and told the caller to contact police if it happens again.

— A woman from North Broadway Avenue came to the police station at 11:53 a.m. Thursday regarding a suspected counterfeit bill. She was told it was counterfeit by a local business. The officer did not believe the bill was counterfeit and told her to go to her local bank to verify its authenticity.

— Police were called at 10:51 a.m. Thursday to Waterworth Memorial Park and spoke to a man who had been advised by a parks department employee that he and his son could not be on the ball field. The employee told police the field had been prepped for a ball game and he did not want the field disturbed. Officers told the man to move to another field to play ball and the man said for the safety of his son, that the other fields were not in good enough condition to play on. He was told if he did not leave the field that the parks department employee wanted him to clear from, that he would be cited for criminal trespass. He was told to voice his displeasure to Parks Director Shane Franks.

— Anthony Baker, 76, of Zephyrhills, Fla., was cited for failure to obey traffic control device after his northbound vehicle on Ellsworth Avenue stopped at a red light and then ran the red light, causing a collision with an eastbound vehicle driven by Geraldyne Bloomingdale, 24, of West State Street, who was eastbound on West State crossing through the intersection. Witnesses said the Baker vehicle ran the red light. All drivers and passengers were evaluated by medical personnel but refused treatment. Both vehicles were towed from the scene.

— A possible drug overdose was reported at 1:31 a.m. Thursday in the 500 block of East Third Street where a person was found responsive and denied taking any illegal substances. Fire department first responders and KLG also responded and KLG transported the person to Salem Regional Medical Center for theft.


— Nikki Koffel and Robert Cathell were arrested at 7:14 p.m. April 18 in the 500 block of Broadway on assault charges. Police were responded to a possible domestic, and Koffel alleged Cathell had picked her up, choked her and slammed her into a wall. While officers noted no marks on Koffel’s neck, they observed a bruise on her lower back. Cathell, who injected in an argument between Koffel and another female, alleges that Koffel punched him in the eye and tried to hit him with an antique wooden garden hoe. He only admitted pushing away Koffel, who was being thrown out of the house. Catrell showed officers scratches to his wrist. Both declined medical treatment.

— A woman reported at 1:45 p.m. April 23 a 19-inch TV, Playstation and games were missing from her home.

— Robert Hale Martin, of Independence Square in Wellsville, was arrested at 2:30 p.m. April 11 on warrants out of Lorain on charges of receiving stolen property, drugs, forgery, robbery, carrying a concealed weapon, theft, rape, domestic violence, kidnapping, criminal damaging and assault. According to the report, after receiving a tip of his whereabouts, someone at the residence deadbolted the door when officers approached as Martin allegedly fled the residence. After being detained, he had to be transported to city hospital for stitches as Martin allegedly injured himself while jumping the fence to flee police.

— A man reported his 2006 Chrysler PT Cruiser stolen from the parking lot of Shoub Towers shortly after 5:30 p.m. April 19.

–A female subject reported that she received payment of $200 in counterfeit bills from an identified person she had loaned money.

— Sadie Wolfe, unknown address, was charged around 6 p.m. April 8 in the 100 block of Independence Square with trespassing, after she allegedly was on the housing development property, which she had been banned from.


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