• Police Reports

Defiance Sheriff

Nov. 11, 6:07 p.m., on Ohio 15 in Highland Township, a southbound vehicle driven by Nicholas Eagleson, 26, 1004 Hopkins St., struck a deer. Damage was light to the vehicle.

Nov. 11, 6:37 p.m., on Jericho Road in Mark Township, a westbound vehicle driven by Richard Trevino, 31, 824 Washington Ave., struck a deer. Damage was heavy to the vehicle.

Monday, 4:23 a.m., on Domersville Road in Adams Township, a northbound vehicle driven by Brenda Carnahan, 45, 621 Santa Fe Place, struck a deer. Damage was heavy to the vehicle.

Monday, 11:26 p.m., on Flory Road in Tiffin Township, a westbound vehicle driven by David Witter, 51, 3332 Evergreen Dr., struck a deer. Damage was minor to the vehicle.

Tuesday, 6:07 a.m., on Ohio 15 in Defiance Township, a northbound vehicle driven by Cheryl Hauter, 58, Oakwood, struck a deer. Damage was moderate to the vehicle.

Wednesday, 9:44 a.m., on Ohio 66 in Tiffin Township, a southbound semi driven by Jay Planson, 27, Stryker, lost a tire from the cab. That tire rolled under a northbound semi driven by Victor Salyers, 63, Mechanicsburg, causing damage to the bumper. Damage was light to both vehicles.

Wednesday, 3:51 p.m., on Ohio 281 in Richland Township, a southbound vehicle driven by Nicole Kistner, 48, 1681 Tahoe Ridge, began to slow down for a vehicle ahead waiting to turn left. A southbound vehicle driven by Thomas Smith, 20, Wauseon, struck the rear of the Kistner vehicle. Damage was minor to both vehicles. Smith was cited for assured clear distance.

Wednesday, 4:31 p.m., Kirsten Gipple, 18, Hicksville, was arrested on a bench warrant out of Defiance Common Pleas Juvenile Division.

Wednesday, 6:52 p.m., Theresa Rodriguez, 46, Defiance was arrested on a warrant out of Defiance County Common Pleas Court Juvenile Division.

Thursday, 7:04 a.m., on Domersville Road in Adams Township, a northbound vehicle driven by Jason Lee, 46, Antwerp, struck a deer. Damage was moderate to the vehicle.

Thursday, 12:10 a.m., Travis Ooten-Webb, 30, Hicksville, was taken into custody on a warrant out of Defiance Municipal Court.

Thursday, 12:12 a.m., Christopher Davis, 46, Bryan, was taken into custody on a warrant out of Defiance County Common Pleas.

Thursday, 3:01 p.m., Robert Dupuie, 54, Montpelier, was taken into custody on a warrant out of Bryan Municipal Court. He was taken to the Corrections Center of Northwest Ohio.

Thursday, 5:10 p.m., Scotty Hemmingway, 44, Salem, Ind., was taken into custody on a fugitive of justice warrant out of Scott County, Ind., for failure to appear for a methamphetamine charge. He was taken to the Corrections Center of Northwest Ohio, Stryker.

Thursday, 6:51 p.m., on Harris Road in Highland Township, a southbound vehicle driven by Toby Sullivan, 66, Continental, hit a deer. Damage was light to the vehicle.

Defiance Police

Monday, 3:42 p.m., an eastbound vehicle driven by Mark Behnfeldt, 49, Napoleon, pulled into the intersection of Karnes and Ottawa avenues striking a northbound vehicle driven by Mary Salinas, 77, 1813 Wildwood Dr. The Salinas vehicle then struck a southbound vehicle driven by John Kramer, 52, Damage was moderate to the Behnfeldt vehicle, moderate to the Salinas vehicle, and light to the Behnfeldt vehicle. Behnfeldt was cited for a stop sign violation.

Wednesday, 3 p.m., the theft of a leaf blower was reported in the 400 block of Fort Street.

Wednesday, 4:56 p.m., Jonas Zuver, 38, Montpelier, was arrested for theft from Hobby Lobby.

Thursday, 5:13 p.m., Emilee Slusser, 18, 640 Summit St., was arrested for menacing following an incident on Summit Street. She was taken to the Corrections Center of Northwest Ohio, Stryker.

Henry Sheriff

Wednesday, 6:56 p.m., on Ohio 109 in Liberty Center, a vehicle driven by Kevin Worchuck, 55, Liberty Center, turned east onto Flower Lane and struck a stop sign.

Wednesday, 7:36 p.m., a burglary was reported on Liberty Township Road 6U. Firearms and cash were taken.

Thursday, 10:03 a.m., the report of a threatening phone call was received in the 300 block of Harrison Township Road 9 B O.

Thursday, 4:56 p.m., a burglary was reported in the 700 block of Henry County Road T 6. The residence had been entered but nothing was taken.

Thursday, 4:42 p.m., on Ohio 65 in Bartlow Township, a northbound semi driven by Ihab El-Khansa, 43, Dearborn Heights, Mich., went off the right side of the road and into a ditch, landing on its side. Damage was heavy to the vehicle. El-Khansa was transported by Deshler EMS to the Henry County Hospital, Napoleon. He was cited for failure to control.

Thursday, 5:48 p.m., on Henry County Road P in Damascus Township, an eastbound vehicle driven by William Johnson, 61, McClure, struck a deer. Damage was heavy to the vehicle.

Thursday, 5:46 p.m., on Ohio 281 in Monroe Township, a vehicle driven by Jennifer Cramer, 39, Fostoria, struck a deer. Damage was heavy to the vehicle.

Thursday, 6:09 p.m., on Ohio 108 in Flatrock Township, a southbound vehicle driven by Kelly Limbaugh, 18, Leipsic, struck a deer. Damage was light to the vehicle.

Friday, 1:31 a.m., Nicole Rosebrook, 34, Hamler, was arrested on a domestic violence charge and taken to the Corrections Center of Northwest Ohio.

Fire

Noble Township

Fire — Wednesday, 4:36 p.m., firefighters were called to an open burn at 10635 Market St., Brunersburg, where they found tree branches burning.

Ayersville

Fire — Thursday, 8 a.m., firefighters were called for smoke in a house at 27400 Defiance-Ayersville-Pleasant Bend Road. The smoke was found to be coming from a pellet stove. Power to the stove was turned off, and the smoke cleared.

Paulding

Fire — Wednesday, 5:20 p.m., firefighters responded to multiple calls about a fully involved structure fire in the northeast section of Emerald Township. Departments assisting were the Paulding EMS, and fire departments from Auglaize, Cecil, and Delaware Township. Also, at the scene were the Paulding County Sheriff’s Department, Paulding-Putnam Electric and the Red Cross. Crews were called to the site again Thursday at 4:30 a.m. when the fire re-kindled with heavy flames and smoke coming from the garage. Assisting Paulding were firefighters from Auglaize Township, Cecil and Delaware, and the Paulding EMS.

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