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Area police reports 5-5-19

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State Patrol

Thursday, 2:31 p.m., at Ohio 15 and U.S. 127 in Williams County’s Jefferson Township, a northbound vehicle driven by Benjamin Stiltner, 41, Bryan, struck the rear of a stopped northbound vehicle driven by Elizabeth Gillett, 28, Montpelier. Damage was moderate to both vehicles. Stiltner was cited for assured clear distance. Both drivers and Gillett’s passenger, Jonthen Emmons, 22, Montpelier, were transported by Williams County EMS to Community Hospitals of Williams County, Bryan. Condition updates were unavailable.

Defiance Police

Friday, 5:58 a.m., a vandalism report was received from the 300 block of Carter Avenue. A window was broken out of a Dodge Dakota.

Friday, 6:47 a.m., Michelle Ely, 49, 1983 S. Jefferson Ave., was arrested on a Defiance Municipal Court warrant and a warrant from Adrian, Mich., following a traffic stop at Hopkins and Hickory streets. She was also cited for no operator’s license. She was transported to the Corrections Center of Northwest Ohio (CCNO).

Friday, 12:18 p.m., at North Clinton Street and Stadium Drive, a southbound vehicle driven by Steven Schweitzer, 55, 1406 Karnes Ave., struck the rear of a stopped vehicle driven by Angela Head, 47, Oakwood. Schweitzer was cited for assured clear distance. Damage was minor to each vehicle.

Friday, 12:50 p.m., Mallory Sweinhagen, 19, 14704 Ohio 111, Defiance, was arrested on Ralston Avenue on a Defiance Municipal Court warrant and transported to CCNO.

Friday, 8:41 p.m., a vehicle was reportedly vandalized in the 1600 block of East Second Street. The vehicle was scratched, according to police.

Saturday, 9:23 a.m., a theft was reported from a vehicle parked in the 900 block of Louden Street.

Saturday, 9:27 a.m., a theft was reported from a vehicle parked in the 900 block of Greenbriar Lane.

Saturday, 4:50 p.m., a vehicle license plate was reported stolen in the 500 block of Degler Street.

Henry Sheriff

April 27, at 4:06 p.m, on U.S. 6 at Henry County Road X in Ridgeville Township, a westbound vehicle driven by Brody Temple, 21, Paulding, went left of center, striking an eastbound vehicle driven by Lucas Revis, 37, Ridgeville Corners. Damage to both vehicles was heavy. Temple was cited for driving under suspension and failure to stay in marked lanes. He was transported by Ridgeville Township Fire Department to Community Hospitals of Williams County, Bryan, where a condition report was unavailable.

Wednesday, 9:11 p.m., a burglary was reported on Henry County Road 17A. Nothing appeared to be taken.

Friday, 10 p.m., on County Road O, a vehicle driven by Brian Vorhes, 58, Alleman, Iowa, ran a stop sign at the intersection with U.S. 6 and struck a ditch. He was taken by Damascus Township Fire Department to Henry County Hospital, Napoleon, where a condition report was unavailable. He was cited for failure to yield. Damage was heavy to the vehicle.

Saturday, 12:12 p.m., in the 400 block of Liberty Center’s East Street, a southbound vehicle driven by Paige Finney, 21, Delta, struck a stopped vehicle driven by Katrina Engel, 26, Liberty Center. Finney was taken by the Liberty Center Fire Department to Henry County Hospital, Napoleon, where a condition report was unavailable. She was cited for assured clear distance. Damage was moderate to her vehicle and minor to Engel’s.

Napoleon Police

Saturday, 2:52 a.m., Benjamin Paxton, 23, Napoleon, was charged with possession of marijuana.

• Fire

Napoleon

Fire — Thursday, 9:28 a.m., a vehicle fire was reported in the westbound lanes of U.S. 24 at mile marker 28. The Napoleon Fire Department assisted with the smoking vehicle.

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