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Police log

MONDAY

-11:38 p.m.: domestic violence. Police arrested Jeffery D. Miller, 46, 229 S. Miami Ave., on a charge of domestic violence. He allegedly assaulted Brandi Kerg, 34, of the same address. She had an apparent minor injury.

-11:34 a.m.: falsification. Police arrested Nicholas R. Cundiff, 34, 821 Arrowhead Drive, Apt. F, on a charge of making a false report.

-10:09 a.m.: warrant. Police served a contempt warrant from Sidney Municipal Court to Aaron J. Bensman, 32, 12320 Pasco-Montra Road, Maplewood, while he was in the custody of the court’s Probation Department.

-9:45 a.m.: contempt. Police arrested Jimmy R. Walling, 31, 2360 Wapakoneta Ave., on a warrant from Sidney Municipal Court.

SUNDAY

-8:24 p.m.: theft. Personnel at Walmart reported the theft of $1,471.95 worth of merchandise. The merchandise was recovered. Investigation is continuing.

-6:29 p.m.: property found. Keys were found in Tawawa Park and given to police.

-6:23 p.m.: property found. A cell phone was found in Tawawa Park and given to police.

-5:54 p.m.: property found. A bicycle was found abandoned in the front yard at 749 Clinton Ave. and given to police.

-10 a.m.: property found. A bicycle was found abandoned at Chestnut Avenue and Fair Road and given to police.

-9:50 a.m.: contempt. Police arrested Benjamin C. Barger, 31, 1117 Morris Ave., on three warrants from Sidney Municipal Court.

-3:04 a.m.: criminal damaging and prohibitions (underage possession of alcohol). Police verbally served charges to a juvenile in reference to breaking a door handle at Taco Bell. Loss was $500.

SATURDAY

-9:55 p.m.: driving under the influence. Police were called to 1515 N. Main Ave. on a report that a driver was passed out behind the steering wheel of a car. Police arrested Rachel Kuch, 25, 17373 State Route 47 East, on a charge of driving under the influence.

-6:13 p.m.: discharging firearms. Police were called to 257 Sherri Ann Ave. on a report that a man was armed with a handgun and was possibly suicidal. Police arrested Dana M. Bowsher, 34, of that address, on charges of using weapons while intoxicated and discharging firearms.

-12:56 p.m.: burglary. Darrell Hewitt, 1599 St. Marys Ave., reported someone broke into his garage and stole tools, valued at $1,070.

-11:24 a.m.: littering. Police arrested James B. Lennon, 32, 231 1/2 W. Poplar St., Apt. A, on a felony warrant from a probation violation in Darke County Common Pleas Court.

-9:16 a.m.: littering. Littering was reported in an alley in the 100 block of West Poplar Street.

-12:03 a.m.: driving under the influence. Police arrested Aspin R. Crowder, 20, 10166 Museum Trail, Lockington, at Court Street and Wilkinson Avenue on a charge of driving under the influence.

FRIDAY

-6:37 p.m.: theft. Amie Baker, 223 N. Pomeroy Ave., reported she sent $625 to a person who claimed to be a government official. She later discovered it was a scam.

-6:21 p.m.: property found. Two bicycles were found at 519 N. Main Ave. and given to police.

-3:01 p.m.: criminal trespass. Police were called to the former Wagner Manufacturing plant, 440 Fair Road, to investigate a juvenile problem. Police charged four juveniles with criminal trespass. Charged were a 12-year-old girl, a 14-year-old girl, a 15-year-old boy, and a 16-year-old boy.

-2:03 p.m.: parking violation. Police served a court summons to Ross J. Yerkey, 27, 528 N. Main Ave., for a parking violation.

-1:48 p.m.: identity theft. Darrell Hensley II, 804 W. Parkwood St., reported identity theft that resulted in the loss of $1,423.

-11:30 a.m.: property found. Keys were found and given to police.

OCT. 7

-9:32 p.m.: theft. Bradley Steinke, 631 Ardiss Place, reported a cell phone, valued at $200, was stolen from his residence and then returned to him.

Accidents

Trevor P. Chase, 16, 301 Enterprise Ave., was cited with failure to control and driving under the influence after an accident Sunday at 8:56 p.m.

Chase was northbound on Miami Avenue and went off the roadway at the New Street intersection. He struck a vehicle that was parked in the driveway at 302 New and pushed it into two other parked autos. The Chase auto continued and hit two other parked vehicles before coming to rest against a detached garage at 234 New St.

Chase had possible injuries. The Sidney Department of Fire & Emergency Services took him to Wilson Memorial Hospital.

Also at the incident, police arrested Christopher R. Righanzi, 23, 411 S. Main Ave., on an assault charge. Righanzi, who was a passenger in the Chase auto, allegedly assaulted the owner of two of the parked vehicles, Tyler Wilson, 20, 302 New St. Wilson had an apparent minor injury as a result of the assault.

Other owners of the parked vehicles were Harold Fouts, 302 New St.; Patricia Schaffner, 234 New St.; and Ruthanna Clayton, 510 Wilson Ave.

• Jeremy A. Glantz, 36, of Huber Heights, and Keith M. Schnelle, 60, 9 Sycamore Court, Minster, both were cited with failure to maintain an assured clear distance after an accident Thursday at 1:05 p.m.

Glantz, driving a bucket truck, was eastbound on Court Street and struck the rear of a car driven by Melissa Collins, 44, of Troy, that was stopped eastbound behind another car at the Franklin Avenue intersection. The Collins auto was pushed into the rear of a car driven by Melissa Francis, 47, 319 Westwood Drive, Russia. Schenelle also was eastbound and hit the rear of the Glantz truck. The Sidney Department of Fire & Emergency Services took Collins to Wilson Memorial Hospital. She had nonincapacitating injuries.

• Jasmine M. Bixby, 20, 1527 Cedarbrook Place, was cited with failure to maintain an assured clear distance after an accident Friday at 3:37 p.m.
Bixby was southbound in the 100 block of South Ohio Avenue struck the rear of a southbound auto driven by Donna S. Kinkle, 53, 750 Foraker Ave., as Kinkle slowed for traffic.
• A bicycle rider suffered minor injuries when he was hit by a car Saturday at 12:01 p.m.
Christopher Hoover, 43, 423 N. Main Ave., was riding a bike northbound on North Miami Avenue and entered the crosswalk at North Street. A car driven by William Freitas, 45, 1146 Riverbend Blvd., was southbound on Miami and turned left onto North Street, striking the bike in the crosswalk. Police told Hoover that he was allowed to ride his bike in the street in the business district, but he had to walk it on sidewalks and in crosswalks. Hoover did not require emergency medical treatment.

• Jenny Stevens, 35, 406 E. Poplar St., was cited with improper backing after an accident Sunday at 2:01 p.m.

Stevens backed from the driveway at 605 S. Highland Ave. and hit a car that was parked on the street. The owner of the parked car was Hunter Davis, 614 Montrose St.

• Lydia A. Turner, 37, 516 Michigan St., was cited with failure to control after an accident Monday at 6:39 a.m.

Turner was westbound in the 600 block of Michigan Street. She told police a cat ran into the street. She swerved to avoid the cat and struck a parked car. The owner of the parked car was Charles D. Bryan, 615 Michigan St.

Fire, rescue

TUESDAY

-12:36 a.m.: Medics responded to a call.

MONDAY

-8:32 a.m. to 11:35 p.m.: Medics responded to 10 calls.

SUNDAY

-6:40 to 8:56 p.m.: Medics responded to two calls.

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Compiled by Michael Seffrin.

Compiled by Michael Seffrin.