People & Places, 3-12-14


• Police reports

State Patrol

Tuesday, 7:10 a.m., on Ohio 15 in Defiance County's Tiffin Township, a vehicle driven by Brian Chittenden, 59, Hicksville, went left of center and struck a northbound vehicle driven by Gary Schnipke, 14715 Defiance County Road 209. Damage to both vehicles was light.

Thursday, 8:55 a.m., at U.S. 6 and Ohio 191 in Williams County, a semi driven by Leonid Litvin, 55, Montreal, Quebec, struck an eastbound vehicle driven by Brooke Manning, 20, Bryan. Manning was taken by William County EMS to Community Hospitals and Wellness Centers, Bryan, where a condition update was unavailable. Damage was light to the semi and heavy to Manning's vehicle.

Friday, 9:41 a.m., on Ohio 107 in Williams County's Jefferson Township, a vehicle driven by Donald Harris, 68, Montpelier, struck the rear of a vehicle driven by Karen Tressler, 64, address unavailable. Damage to both vehicles was light.

Saturday, 4:45 a.m., on Ohio 66 in Defiance County's Tiffin Township, a vehicle driven by Ryan Wesley, 46, Defiance, struck a deer. Damage to the vehicle was moderate.

Defiance Police

Monday, 2:49 p.m., on East Second Street, east of Greenhouse Avenue, an eastbound vehicle driven by Hunter Matney, 20, 3 Barlow Court, failed to stop for traffic and struck the rear of a vehicle driven by Jessica Dandino, 32, Toledo.

Tuesday, officers are investigating a report of a robbery in the 1700 block of Spruce Street.

Defiance Sheriff

Monday, a 16-year-old Defiance female was charged with delinquency by means of disorderly conduct after an alleged incident on Indian Bridge Lane.

Napoleon Police

Friday, 10:10 p.m., in the 1000 block of North Perry Street, a vehicle driven by Dillion Borstelman, 25, Napoleon, slid and struck a snowbank. Damage was heavy to the vehicle. Borstelman was cited for OVI.

Sunday, 1:14 p.m., at Norton Avenue and West Washington Street, a vehicle driven by Lonnie Winover II, 35, Napoleon, struck a curb and snowbank. Winover was cited for failure to control. The vehicle was not damaged.

Henry Sheriff

Tuesday, 5:36 a.m., on County Road V, a vehicle driven by Jeffery Benson, 57, Napoleon, struck a deer. Damage was light to the vehicle.

Tuesday, 7:24 a.m., on Ohio 66, a vehicle driven by Kirsten Ruby, 29, Archbold, struck a deer. Damage was light to the vehicle.

Tuesday, a home at 14242 County Road Z, Napoleon, was reported ransacked.

Tuesday, a diesel pump was reportedly stolen from the Ridge Project, J169 Ohio 65, Deshler.

• Court results

Defiance Municipal Court

Terry Soto, 35, 415 Seneca St., was bound over to Defiance County Common Pleas Court after he waived a preliminary hearing on a charge of domestic violence, a fourth-degree felony.

Pamela Graves, 32, 1114 Ottawa Ave., appeared Monday on charges of drug abuse, a fifth-degree felony; possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of marijuana, both misdemeanors. An arraignment was scheduled for March 12.

Cases set for pretrial hearing: Sonya Chiles, 38, 1003 Pleasant St., criminal trespassing, probation violation; Joseph Peters, 27, Tulsa, Okla., OVI, driving under suspension, failure to control, possession of drug paraphernalia; Randy Beam, 48, Sherwood, driving under suspension; Joshua McCoy, 26, Montpelier, driving under suspension, no plate light; Dylan Welch, 21, Paulding, OVI, right half of road, open container; Victoria Raya, 30, 07640 Ohio 15, possession of drug abuse instruments, possession of drug paraphernalia; Troy Rupp, age and address unavailable, assault.

Cases set for preliminary hearing: Larry Franklin Jr., 31, Fort Wayne, Ind., promoting prostitution, fourth-degree felony.

Sentenced: Jennifer Von Deylen, 41, Napoleon, driving under suspension, no fine; Jacob Laney, 22, Fort Wayne, driving under suspension, $100 fine; Angela Richards, 35, 208 Wabash St., failure to apply for dog license, $25 fine.

John Bowers, 33, Ney, OVI, $375 fine, six days jail, six-month license suspension; failure to control, $25 fine.

Nicholas Gonzales, 31, Saginaw, Mich., driving under suspension, $100 fine; speed, $30 fine.

Fulton Common Pleas

Cory Caulkins, 25, Bryan, was sentenced to 12 months in jail and ordered to make restitution after he previously pleaded guilty to a charge of receiving stolen property. On March 31, he was driving the vehicle of a Bryan woman that had been reported stolen.

Williams Common Pleas

Valerie Snyder, age unavailable, Montpelier, pleaded not guilty to charges of two counts of possession of drugs and one count of possession of cocaine, fifth-degree felonies. Snyder's bond was continued. A pretrial hearing was scheduled for April 10.

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• Lotteries

Ohio Lottery: Midday Pick 3: 749. Midday Pick 4: 4720. Midday Pick 5: 44908. Pick 3: 756. Pick 4: 2900. Rolling Cash: 12, 4, 11, 21, 37. Pick 5: 57991.

Michigan Lottery: Midday Daily 3: 479. Midday Daily 4: 2339. Daily 3: 169. Daily 4: 7696. Fantasy 5: 14, 17, 24 27, 29. Keno: 8-14-15-16-18-20-26-32-33-38-45-46-47-54-56-57-58-70-72-75-77-80.

Indiana Lottery: Midday Daily 3: 024. Midday Daily 4: 4658. Daily 3: 604. Daily 4: 9284. Cash 5: 15, 19, 30, 31, 34.

Mega Millions: 9, 14, 56, 57, 69 -- 10.

• Corrections

In Monday's edition of The Crescent-News, in the article about the play, "Damn Yankees, which is being presented by Defiance High School, the wrong cast listing was printed. The part of Benny VanBuren will be played by Nolan Lantz.

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Due to incorrect information, the wrong time was given in Tuesday's edition of The Crescent-News for the open house of the American Red Cross on Thursday in Paulding. The correct hours are from 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

• On this date

Today's Highlight in History:

On March 12, 1664, England's King Charles II granted an area of land on the East Coast of present-day North America known as New Netherland to his brother James, the Duke of York.

On this date:

In 1864, Lt. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant assumed command as General-in-Chief of the Union armies in the Civil War.

In 1912, the Girl Scouts of the USA had its beginnings as Juliette Gordon Low of Savannah, Ga., founded the first American troop of the Girl Guides.

In 1914, American inventor George Westinghouse died in New York at age 67.

In 1933, President Franklin D. Roosevelt delivered the first of his 30 radio addresses that came to be known as "fireside chats," telling Americans what was being done to deal with the nation's economic crisis.

In 1934, a 6.6 magnitude earthquake shook much of northern Utah along with parts of Idaho, Montana, Nevada and Wyoming.

In 1938, the Anschluss merging Austria with Nazi Germany took place as German forces crossed the border between the two countries.

In 1939, Pope Pius XII was formally crowned in ceremonies at the Vatican.

In 1951, "Dennis the Menace," created by cartoonist Hank Ketcham, made its syndicated debut in 16 newspapers.

In 1968, President Lyndon B. Johnson won the New Hampshire Democratic primary, but Sen. Eugene McCarthy of Minnesota placed a strong second.

In 1989, some 2,500 veterans and supporters marched at the Art Institute of Chicago to demand that officials remove an American flag placed on the floor as part of a student's exhibit.

In 1994, the Church of England ordained its first women priests.

In 2003, Elizabeth Smart, the 15-year-old girl who'd vanished from her bedroom nine months earlier, was found alive in a Salt Lake City suburb with two drifters, Brian David Mitchell and Wanda Barzee, who are serving prison terms for kidnapping her.

Ten years ago: Marcus Wesson, the domineering patriarch of a cultlike clan he'd bred through incest, surrendered to police who found the bodies of nine of his offspring, all but one minors, at their home in Fresno, Calif. (Wesson was later convicted of first-degree murder and sentenced to death.)

Five years ago: Disgraced financier Bernard Madoff pleaded guilty in New York to pulling off perhaps the biggest swindle in Wall Street history. The Iraqi journalist who'd thrown his shoes at President George W. Bush received a three-year sentence. (Muntadhar al-Zeidi ended up serving nine months.) Insurance broker Willis Group Holdings announced that Chicago's Sears Tower would be renamed Willis Tower. Lindsey Vonn became the first American woman to win the super-G season finale at the World Cup finals in Are, Sweden. Philanthropist Leonore Annenberg died in Rancho Mirage, Calif. at age 91.

One year ago: Black smoke poured from the Sistine Chapel chimney, signaling that cardinals had failed on their first vote of the papal conclave to choose a new leader of the Catholic Church. Richard Beasley, a self-styled street preacher, was found guilty in Akron, Ohio, of murdering three down-and-out men who'd been lured by bogus job offers posted on Craigslist. (Beasley was later sentenced to death.) Mitch Seavey, a 53-year-old former champion, won the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race in nine days, 7 hours and 39 minutes to become the oldest winner of Alaska's grueling test of endurance.

Today's Birthdays: Playwright Edward Albee is 86. Politician, diplomat and civil rights activist Andrew Young is 82. Actress Barbara Feldon is 81. Broadcast journalist Lloyd Dobyns is 78. Singer Al Jarreau is 74. Actress-singer Liza Minnelli is 68. Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney is 67. Singer-songwriter James Taylor is 66. Former Sen. Kent Conrad, D-N.D., is 66. Rock singer-musician Bill Payne (Little Feat) is 65. Actor Jon Provost ("Lassie") is 64. Author Carl Hiaasen (HY'-ah-sihn) is 61. Rock musician Steve Harris (Iron Maiden) is 58. Actor Jerry Levine is 57. Singer Marlon Jackson (The Jackson Five) is 57. Actor Jason Beghe is 54. Actor Courtney B. Vance is 54. Actor Titus Welliver is 53. Former MLB All-Star Darryl Strawberry is 52. Actress Julia Campbell is 51. Actor Aaron Eckhart is 46. CNN reporter Jake Tapper is 45. Rock musician Graham Coxon is 45. Country musician Tommy Bales (Flynnville Train) is 41. Actor Rhys Coiro is 35. Country singer Holly Williams is 33. Actor Samm (cq) Levine is 32. Actor Jaimie Alexander is 30. Actor Tyler Patrick Jones is 20. Actress Kendall Applegate is 15.

Thought for Today: "If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader." -- John Quincy Adams, American president (1767-1848).

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