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Police log


-12:17 a.m.: burglary. Alan Sanford, 816 St. Marys Ave., Apt. D, reported someone entered his residence and stole a handgun, valued at $350.


-3:16 p.m.: violating protection order. Police arrested William T. Branscum, 46, 407 Lyndhurst St., on a warrant charging violation of a protection order.

-3:06 p.m.: theft. Personnel at Cashland, 2022 Michigan St., reported an employee stole an Xbox and accessories, valued at $319.97, from the business. Police arrested Alexander Gannom, 25, 726 Countryside Lane, Lot 10, on a theft charge.

-9:25 a.m.: contempt. Police arrested Arvinia C. Hudgins, 48, of Columbus, on a warrant.


-2:40 p.m.: criminal damaging. Steven Smith, 657 Ridgeway Drive, reported the tailgate and bumper of his truck were damaged. Loss was $500.


Tina M. Matata, 41, 10978 Comanche Drive, was cited with failure to control after an accident Monday at 8:33 p.m.

Matata pulled from an alley in the 100 block of Franklin Avenue and went southbound. She swerved to miss a truck and lost control. Her auto went over the curb and hit a tree in the street lawn. Two passengers had nonincapacitating injuries. The Sidney Department of Fire & Emergency Services took Antonio Jouett, 12, and Lesley Laughman, 15, both of 219 S. Wilkinson Ave., to Wilson Memorial Hospital.

• Nicholas Elsner, 20, 681 E. Hoewisher Road, was cited with failure to yield the right of way after an accident Tuesday at 3:44 p.m.

Elsner, driving a pickup truck, was eastbound on Riverside Drive, waiting to turn left onto Eastwood Trail. He turned left in front of a westbound car driven by Ryan Hall, 39, 8444 Lochard Road, and the vehicles collided. The Elsner vehicle was knocked into a garbage truck that was stopped on Eastwood, waiting to turn onto Riverside. The driver of the truck was Kevin Henry, 49, of Lakeview.

Fire, rescue


-9:54 to 11:16 a.m.: Medics responded to four calls.

-5:09 a.m.: fire alarm. Firefighters were called to the 900 block of Michigan Street by an alarm.


-2:24 to 11:44 p.m.: Medics responded to five calls.

Compiled by Michael Seffrin.