The Van Wert County Courthouse

Saturday, Aug. 15, 2020

Van Wert Police

August 8, 4:13 p.m. — Kelly M. McKenzie, 57, of 329 1/2 South Ave., was arrested near Franklin Park in connection with a warrant issued in Logan County Common Pleas Court.

August 6, 10:53 a.m. — Jared A. Smith, 31, of 208 S. Wayne St., was arrested in the 500 block of North Jefferson Street in connection with a Van Wert Municipal Court warrant.

August 6, 3:14 a.m. — Ethan W.F. Reust, 17, of Payne, was cited for possession of marijuana paraphernalia while in the 600 block of West Ervin Road.

August 5, 3:02 p.m. — Ryan E. Homier, 40, of Toledo, was arrested on a warrant issued in Van Wert County Common Pleas Court while near the intersection of Central Avenue and Market Street.

August 5, 7:21 p.m. — Chad W. Diltz, 44, of 407 S. Walnut St., was arrested on a warrant issued in Van Wert County Common Pleas Court. He was also cited for possession of drug abuse instruments.

August 5, 3:42 p.m. — Jeffrey G. Welker, 53, of 1315 E. Ervin Road, was cited for operating a vehicle while impaired and child endangering, following a traffic stop in the 600 block of North Franklin Street.

August 4, 6:27 a.m. — Jacquelyn M. Forthman, 41, of 1133 W. Main St., Apt. 3, and Robert K. Seibert, 33, of 6808 Boroff Road, were both charged with possession of drug abuse instruments, while suspected drugs were found in their vehicle during a traffic stop near the intersection of Washington Street and Boyd Avenue. More charges could be forthcoming following testing of the suspected drugs.

July 31, 12:07 a.m. — Diana O. Altamirano, 28, of 244 Fisher Ave., and Jose E.C. Fuentes, 31, of 402 S. Franklin St., were both cited for being in a city park after posted hours after both were found after midnight in the south reservoir parking lot.

POSTED: 08/11/20 at 6:53 am. FILED UNDER: Law Enforcement

Van Wert Police

July 26, 12:58 a.m. — Kylie J. McConahy, 32, of 709 Forest Ave., was charged with domestic violence as a result of an incident that occurred at her residence.

July 23, 10:22 a.m. — Approximately $1,500 worth of tools were stolen from Rex’s Auto Repair, 521 Wesley Drive, during a break-in at that local business.

July 21, 12:13 p.m. — Rhiann L. Griffith, 28, of 1122 E. Central Ave., was arrested on a warrant issued in Van Wert Municipal Court.

July 20, 10:48 p.m. — Gerald F. Shreve III, 26, of 1133 W. Main St., Apt. 11, was cited for domestic violence for an incident that occurred at his residence.

July 19, 12:28 a.m. — Tyler A. Pessefall, 22, of 635 High St., was cited for disorderly conduct for an incident that occurred at Van Wert Health, 1250 S. Washington St.

July 18, 3:22 a.m. — Edwina M. Huffman, 52, of 234 W. Main St., Apt. 3, was arrested at her residence on a warrant issued in Paulding County.

POSTED: 07/28/20 at 7:20 am. FILED UNDER: Law Enforcement

Van Wert Police

July 2, 9:35 a.m. — Van Wert police received several reports from local businesses stating that a woman was passing counterfeit $100 bills at their stores. Those making reports include both Subway restaurants, Family Video, Party Mart (Shell), Gordman’s, and Murphy USA.

July 10, 11:13 p.m. — Samuel Cassidy, 18, and three juveniles were cited for being in a closed park after being found on the boat dock of Van Wert Reservoir No. 3.

July 10, 10:30 p.m. — Richard A. Bendele, 42, of 511 N. Race St., was charged with domestic violence as a result of an altercation at his residence.

July 10, 10:46 a.m. — Francis A. Yarwood, 35, of 704 Spencer Drive, was arrested on an outstanding warrant issued by the Michigan Department of Corrections.

July 9, 12:50 a.m. — Malachi D. Battle, 18, of 316 Woodland Ave., Adrian R. Daniels, 20, of 210 Fulton St., Alexa J. Glossett, 18, of 907 Frothingham St., and a juvenile were also cited for being in a closed park after they were found in the boat dock area of Van Wert Reservoir No. 3.

July 7, 8:20 p.m. — Danielle D. Suckow, 35, of 309 W. Main St., was charged with domestic violence in connection with an altercation at her residence.

July 6, 4:23 a.m. — Juan F. Hernandez Jr., 40, of 408 E. Main St., was charged with assault for an incident that occurred at the YWCA of Van Wert County.

July 4, 4:58 a.m. — Austin R. Dennis, 19, of 300 Linda St., was cited for underage consumption while at his residence.

June 29, 2:22 a.m. — Michael A. McGough, 35, of 515 N. Jefferson St., was charged with domestic violence in connection with an altercation at his residence.

POSTED: 07/13/20 at 10:04 pm. FILED UNDER: Law Enforcement

Van Wert Police

June 21, 10:32 p.m. — Derek E. Pontius, 35, of 523 N. Chestnut St., was charged with aggravated burglary for an incident that occurred in the 500 block of North Race Street.

June 20, 1:15 a.m. — Mark A. Corya, 55, of 110 N. Harrison St., was cited for disorderly conduct while at Van Wert Health.

June 16, 7:48 p.m. — A 15-year-old Marsh Foundation runaway was also cited for underage consumption when found in the 100 block of South Washington Street.

June 16, 3:45 p.m. — Brandi M. Runyon, 29, of 113 Bonnewitz Ave., was cited for an open container violation and for possession of drug abuse instruments following a traffic stop in the 800 block of East Sycamore Street.

June 16, 2:33 p.m. — Paula J. Garcia, 63, of 228 W. Second St., was served with paperwork related to a city ordinance violation at her residence.

June 16, 9:30 a.m. — Aaron M. Joseph, 32, of Ohio City, was arrested on the order of the Ohio Parole Authority while in the Summit Shopping Center, 1100 S. Shannon St.

June 15, 3:30 p.m. — Drew A. Kenny, 27, of 113 Bonnewitz Ave., was charged with having a weapon under disability, a felony of the third degree, while in the 100 block of South Chestnut Street.

June 12, 12:39 p.m. — Jamar N. Burns, 27, of Delphos, was cited for domestic violence while at the north McDonald’s restaurant.

June 13, 1:21 a.m. — Allan W. Murphy, 50, of 515 Shaffer St., was cited for domestic violence in connection with an incident at his residence.

June 12, 8:49 a.m. — Dustin T. Cooper, 36, of 328 S. Vine St., was arrested on a warrant issued in Van Wert Municipal Court.

June 10, 11:29 p.m. — Justin L. Reynolds, 29, of 17910 Middle Point Road, was cited for operating a vehicle while impaired (OVI) as a result of a traffic stop in the 800 block of North Washington Street.

June 10, 7:25 a.m. — Marlon J. Wilkinson, 28, of Fort Wayne, Indiana, was cited for OVI, an open container violation, and arrested on an outstanding warrant as a result of a traffic stop near the intersection of Washington Street and U.S. 30.

June 8, 11:17 p.m. — Shawannah E. Lowe, 30, of 523 N. Chestnut St., was charged with domestic violence for an incident that occurred at her residence.

June 6, 7:38 p.m. — Larry W. Wilson, 57, of 401 1/2 N. Washington St., was arrested for a civil protection order violation.

June 2, 10:32 p.m. — Narketta B. Mullins, 44, of 1122 E. Central Ave., was charged with domestic violence for an incident that occurred at her residence.

POSTED: 06/22/20 at 6:46 am. FILED UNDER: Law Enforcement

Van Wert Police

March 8, 4:37 p.m. — Forrest E. Houseworth III, 36, of 329 N. Chestnut St., was given a summons to appear in Van Wert Municipal Court.

March 3, 3:30 p.m. — Kyle D. Houts, 37, of Celina, was picked up at Celina Police Department and transported to Van Wert in connection with an outstanding Van Wert Municipal Court warrant.

February 28, 10:53 p.m. — Kasey L. Schisler, 31, of 1133 W. Main St., Apt. A, was charged with domestic violence in connection with an incident that occurred at his residence.

February 29, 1 a.m. — Tara Jo Pernell, 37, of 737 S. Tyler St., was charged with domestic violence for an incident that occurred at her residence.

February 26, 1:40 p.m. — Bethany L. Nicholson, 30, of 816 Elm St., Apt. 1, was cited for domestic violence for an incident that occurred at her residence.

February 25, 8:32 p.m. — Amanda M. Lazarus, 35, of Thistlewood Apartments, Apt. 237, was arrested on a warrant issued in Indiana.

POSTED: 03/10/20 at 7:42 am. FILED UNDER: Law Enforcement

Van Wert Police

February 19, 3:32 p.m. — Nathan L.G. Williams, 27, of 11346 Bergner Road, was charged with theft in connection with a shoplifting incident at the local Walmart store.

February 18, 8:46 a.m. — Carmel L. Maynard, 29, of 1116 Kear Road, Apt. 32, was charged with filing a report that falsely incriminated another person.

February 18, 12:19 p.m. — Jacob E. Thomas, 28, of 721 Glenn St., was arrested on a warrant issued in Van Wert Municipal Court while in the 200 block of North Washington Street.

February 16, 9:47 p.m. — John A. Ashbaugh, 47, of 612 Congress St., was arrested on a felony warrant issued in Tennessee.

POSTED: 02/28/20 at 2:31 am. FILED UNDER: Law Enforcement

Van Wert Police

February 10, 5:12 a.m. — James A.L. Vibbert, 22, of 921 Woodland Ave., was cited for possession of drug abuse instruments while in the 800 block of North Washington Street.

February 9, 6:28 p.m. — Travis A. Dudgeon, 40, of Delphos, was charged with operating a motor vehicle while impaired (OVI) and driving without headlights as a result of a traffic stop near the intersection of Sycamore and Wayne streets.

February 7, 8:06 a.m. — Goodwill Industries, 206 Towne Center Blvd., reported receiving a counterfeit bill.

February 8, 6:45 a.m. — Kaden C. Agler-Phillips, 21, of 504 S. Wayne St., was cited for OVI following an accident in the 100 block of West Third Street.

February 7, 4:37 p.m. — Dwayne S. Watts, 33, of Ottawa, was arrested on a warrant issued in Putnam County Common Pleas Court while near the intersection of Center Street and Wesley Drive.

February 7, 7:33 p.m. — Paula J. Garcia, 63, of 228 W. Second St., was cited for failing to confine animals following an incident at her residence.

February 3, 2:44 p.m. — Kyle E. Barnes, 33, of 1122 E. Central Ave., was arrested on a warrant issued on behalf of the Van Wert County Sheriff’s Office.

January 30, 5:22 p.m. — Jason N. Eddins, 42, of 125 Keplar St., was charged with domestic violence related to an incident at his residence.

January 29, 6:40 a.m. — Robert E. Thompson, 36, of 1007 Haley St., was charged with criminal trespassing for being on the grounds of the Van Wert County Regional Airport.

POSTED: 02/11/20 at 4:15 am. FILED UNDER: Law Enforcement

Van Wert Police

January 26, 12:47 p.m. — Elisha J. Secrist, 22, of 243 College Ave., was charged with domestic violence for an incident that occurred at his residence.

January 25, 12:12 p.m. — Dustin T. Cooper, 35, of 328 S. Vine St., was arrested on an outstanding warrant, and Drew Kenny, 26, of 308 S. Chestnut St., was arrested on a pick-up order from the Ohio Parole Authority following a traffic stop near the intersection of Race and Main streets.

January 24, 2:47 p.m. — Stephany N. Wilson, 27, of Convoy, was cited for obstruction of justice for providing aid and transportation to a person she knew was the object of an active arrest warrant.

January 25, 10:02 p.m. — Jessica K. Sutherland, 41, of 139 Idlewood Drive, was arrested at Van Wert Health on an active warrant issued in Celina Municipal Court.

January 24, 8:44 a.m. — James B. Fuller, 40, of 501 Blaine St., was arrested on an active warrant issued in Van Wert Municipal Court, and was also charged with one count of obstructing official business.

January 24, 8:22 p.m. — David J. Bashore, 47, of 226 N. Chestnut St., was issued an affidavit for Van Wert Municipal Court while at his residence.

January 24, 1:10 a.m. — Justin R. Reiley, 37, of 321 Gordon Ave., was charged with theft of a motor vehicle in connection with a vehicle stolen in the 700 block of South Shannon Street.

January 22, 3:12 p.m. — Alexis E. Moellering, 23, of 14837 Ohio 709, Van Wert, was cited for possession of marijuana paraphernalia during a traffic stop near the intersection of Main and Walnut streets.

January 20, 7:27 p.m. — Joshua D. Finfrock, 34, of Paulding, was cited for operating a vehicle while impaired following a traffic stop in the 400 block of North Franklin Street.

January 18, 9:52 p.m. — Stephanie K. Davis, 35, of 108 S. Franklin St., was charged with domestic violence in connection with an incident that occurred at her residence.

January 18, 6:25 p.m. — Louis A. Martz, 38, of 333 N. Washington St., Apt. 3, was cited for domestic violence for an incident that occurred at his residence.

January 15, 7:46 p.m. — Michael D. Hipsley, 35, of 315 N. Race St., was cited for criminal damaging and possession of marijuana paraphernalia after police responded to a report of a person kicking machines at Dit & Toes Laundromat, 634 N. Washington St.

POSTED: 01/28/20 at 4:34 pm. FILED UNDER: Law Enforcement

Van Wert Police

December 21, 9:54 p.m. Tyler A. Coby, 24, of Spencerville, was arrested on a warrant issued in Van Wert Municipal Court while at the police station.

December 21, 12:06 p.m. Taylor A. Vannett, 20, of 515 W. Wayne St., was charged with theft for an alleged shoplifting incident at the local Walmart store.

December 20, 9:18 p.m. Drew A. Kenny, 26, of 308 S. Chestnut St., was arrested on a warrant issued on behalf of the Ohio Adult Parole Authority.

December 18, 11:17 a.m. Two unidentified juveniles were charged with possession of marijuana while at Van Wert High School.

December 19, 1:14 p.m. Jermaine W. Defore, 24, of 1135 Olympic Drive, was arrested on a warrant issued by Putnam County Juvenile Court while police were investigating a theft at Fairview Laundromat, 1190 S. Washington St.

December 18, 2:46 p.m. Carrie L. Dunn, 34, of 1161 E. Ervin Road, was arrested on a warrant issued in Van Wert Municipal Court.

December 18, 6:10 p.m. Frederick E. Sargent Jr., 58, of Hicksville, was charged with operating a vehicle while impaired (OVI) in connection with an accident that occurred at the intersection of Leeson Avenue and Davis Street.

December 18, 9:43 a.m. Richard E. McCoy, 82, of 314 S. Race St., was served with a warrant charging him with having a nuisance property.

December 16, 7:55 a.m. Troy B. Miller, 56, of 628 N. Walnut St., was cited for OVI and driving without a valid operator’s license following a traffic stop at the intersection of Gleason Avenue and Walnut Street.

December 14, 8:56 a.m. Jeromy L. Harvey, 38, of 419½ E. Main St., was cited for OVI following a traffic stop in the 700 block of East Main Street.

December 13, 1:49 a.m. Joseph M. Thomas, 28, of Ohio City, was cited for OVI following a traffic stop in the 1200 block of South Washington Street.

December 4, 11:10 p.m. Sonny A. Metzger, 45, of 507 Bonnewitz Ave., was cited for OVI following a traffic stop in the 800 block of North Washington Street.

POSTED: 12/23/19 at 9:40 pm. FILED UNDER: Law Enforcement

Van Wert Police

October 27, 4:25 p.m. — Eric L. Duncan, 46, of 16709 U.S. 224, was served with an affidavit from Van Wert Municipal Court while at the Municipal Building, 515 E. Main St.

October 25, 12:27 p.m. — Mitchell G. Grote, 23, no address listed, was arrested for being in possession of a stolen vehicle. He was taken to the Van Wert County Correctional Facility.

October 26, 4 p.m. — Tasha E. Cansler, 41, a resident of the YWCA, 408 E. Main St., was arrested on a Municipal Court warrant.

October 24, 4:06 p.m. — Lance M.H. Hartman, 26, of 429 Gordon Ave., Apt. B, was arrested on a warrant issued in Auglaize County while at his residence.

October 23, 10:36 p.m. — Danae L. Brown, 17, of 1140-F Bell Ave., was arrested on a charge of unauthorized use of a motor vehicle.

October 22, 9:47 p.m. — Drew A. Kenny, 26, of 308 S. Chestnut St., was arrested on an Adult Parole Authority warrant while in the 300 block of North Wayne Street.

October 22, 8:33 a.m. — Wassenberg Art Center, 214 S. Washington St., reported damage to an outside concession stand and the theft of a wrench from the building.

October 19, 1:16 p.m. — Brent A. Perl, 39, of Convoy, was charged with violating a civil protection order while at the Van Wert County Fairgrounds.

October 20, 1:15 a.m. — Elisha J. Secrist, 22, of 243 College Ave., was arrested on an outstanding warrant while in the 200 block of East Main Street.

October 18, 4:34 p.m. — Daniel S. Craig, 37, of 403 N. Race St., was cited for domestic violence for an incident that occurred in the 300 block of South Tyler Street.

October 19, 5:18 a.m. — Elisha J. Secrist, 22, of 243 College Ave., Robert B. Sutton, 59, of Columbia City, Indiana, and Matthew L. Brown, 58, of 1032 Elm St., were all cited for disorderly conduct for a disturbance at 243 College Ave.

October 15, 3:34 p.m. — Jeffery S. Riley, 40, of 811 Kear Road, and Joseph T. Max, 28, of Ohio City, were each charged with disorderly conduct for an incident at Van Wert Health, 1250 S. Washington St.

POSTED: 10/29/19 at 7:14 am. FILED UNDER: Law Enforcement