The Van Wert County Courthouse

Monday, Aug. 26, 2019

Van Wert Police

August 9, 8:42 p.m. — Chad W. Diltz, 43, of 604 Leeson Ave., and Samuel D. Whisman, 27, of 309-B E. Main St., were both cited for disorderly conduct in connection with a fight near the intersection of Main and Walnut streets.

August 11, 11:44 a.m. — Kevin D. Davis, 42, of 219 College Ave., was cited for operating a vehicle while impaired (OVI), and possession of marijuana paraphernalia as a result of a traffic stop in the 100 block of West Jackson Street.

August 10, 4:29 p.m. — Keri L. Parsons, 35, of Spencerville, was cited for domestic violence as a result of an incident that occurred in the 1000 block of South Shannon Street.

August 11, 6:01 p.m. — Tasha E. Cansler, 41, of 408 E. Main St., was cited for obstructing official business and criminal trespass for an incident that occurred at 1039 Shawnee Drive.

August 10, 10:26 p.m. — Teagon E. Thatcher, 18, of 429 S. Walnut St., was arrested on a warrant issued in Van Wert Municipal Court while in the 400 block of South Walnut Street.

August 9, 11:50 p.m. — Mica F. Closson, 32, of 816 W. Main St., Apt. 14, was cited for disorderly conduct for an incident in the 600 block of West Main Street.

August 9, 8:49 a.m. — Joseph M. Hammond, 33, of 727 Glenn St., was arrested on a warrant issued by Ashland County Common Pleas Court while at his residence.

August 8, 9:53 a.m. — Eric M. Martin, 21, of 239 N. Jefferson St., Apt. 28, was cited for domestic violence for an incident that occurred at his residence.

August 8, 4:46 p.m. — Richard J. Raber, 27, of 816 W. Main St., Apt. 40, was cited for possession of drug abuse instruments and drug paraphernalia while near the intersection of Central Avenue and Market Street.

August 7, 5:40 a.m. — Preston M. Kleman, 19, and Albert M. Hughes IV, 18, both of Lima, were charged with theft for an alleged shoplifting incident at the local Walmart store.

August 7, 11:50 a.m. — Juanita M. Holbrook Ginter, 43, of 727 Glenn St., was cited for OVI and possession of drug abuse instruments after a traffic stop in the 400 block of Boyd Avenue. A passenger in her vehicle, Justin M. Watts, 39, also of 727 Glenn St., was arrested on an outstanding warrant in the same incident.

POSTED: 08/13/19 at 8:36 am. FILED UNDER: Law Enforcement

Van Wert Police

July 19, 1:50 p.m. — Jayson M. Foppe, 19, of 509 S. Shannon St., was cited for abusing harmful intoxicants while near the intersection of Shannon and Congress streets.

July 18, 12:16 p.m. — Jared A. Smith, 30, of 208 S. Wayne St., was cited for disorderly conduct for an incident in the 400 block of South Avenue.

July 16, 9:36 p.m. — Tayler L. Dickerhoof, 16, of 370-B W. Maple Ave., was cited for underage consumption while in the 400 block of North Race Street.

July 17, 4:15 p.m. — Calvin L. Placke, 25, of rural Convoy, was served with a warrant issued in Van Wert County Common Pleas Court while at the Van Wert Municipal Building, 515 E. Main St.

July 16, 11:41 a.m. — Alonzo J. Munoz, 26, of 214 N. Race St., was served with a warrant issued on behalf of the Van Wert County Adult Probation Department while in the 600 block of North Franklin Street.

July 16, 11:23 a.m. — Ryan M. Hundley, 39, of 520 S. Vine St., was cited for operating a trash collection vehicle without a city registration.

July 11, 10:49 p.m. — Dustin P. Fensler, 38, of 1056 Linden Drive, was cited for operating a vehicle while impaired (OVI) while in the 1000 block of South Shannon Street.

July 12, 1:28 p.m. — Ryanne L. Doner, 38, of 407 S. Walnut St., was cited for domestic violence and Ryan A. Churchwell, 42, of the same address, was charged with assault, both in connection with a domestic altercation at their residence.

July 13, 5:10 p.m. — Mica F. Closson, 32, of 816 W. Main St., Apt. 14, was cited for OVI while in the 800 block of West Main Street.

POSTED: 07/19/19 at 10:14 pm. FILED UNDER: Law Enforcement

Delphos Police

July 10, no time listed — Izyk Redding, 19, of Middle Point was cited for driving a vehicle while on a license forfeiture suspension following a traffic stop.

July 6, no time listed — Christon Lindeman, 40, of Delphos, was cited for possession of marijuana following a traffic stop.

July 5, no time listed — Anthony Huffman, 24, no address listed, was arrested on a charge of aggravated menacing after officers responded to a report of fighting in the 1100 block of North Main Street.

July 3, no time listed — Anthony Jones Jr., no age or address listed, was issued a citation for driving on a 12-point license suspension following a traffic stop.

POSTED: 07/12/19 at 6:41 am. FILED UNDER: Law Enforcement

Van Wert Police

July 7, 4:03 p.m. — Morgan L. Couch, 27, of 816 Elm St., Apt. 1, was charged with theft in connection with an alleged shoplifting offense at the local Walmart store.

July 7, 4:58 p.m. — Danny F. Felger Jr., 55, of Ohio City, was served a warrant issued in Paulding County while at Ruler Foods in Van Wert.

July 6, 12:30 p.m. — Officers investigated a report of an explosive device being detonated in a portable toilet at Hiestand Woods on Hospital Drive.

July 5, 8:38 p.m. — Keri L. Koesters, 32, of 720 E. Sycamore St., was served with a warrant issued in Van Wert Municipal Court and was also charged with driving a vehicle without an operator’s license.

July 6, 7:25 p.m. — Frederick A. Dove, 20, of 307 W. Main St., was served with a warrant issued on behalf of the Allen County Sheriff’s Office while in the 100 block of East Main Street.

July 5, 9:05 p.m. — Adam G. Blatteau, 38, of 815 E. Main St., was served with a warrant issued in Van Wert County Common Pleas Court while in the 800 block of West Main Street.

POSTED: 07/08/19 at 10:55 pm. FILED UNDER: Law Enforcement

Delphos Police

June 23, no time listed – Officers were sent to the 900 block of Lima Ave., to assist in a neighbor dispute. Officers met with a male who stated that his neighbor’s children who live above him are dropping hazardous items on his property. Officers spoke with the children’s mother to correct the problem.

June 24, no time listed – Officers spoke with the mother of a juvenile who reported that her son had ran away from home. The juvenile had previously run away, but was located by officers and returned home. The juvenile was entered into a law enforcement database as missing.

June 24, no time listed – A male called the Delphos Police Department to report that a female was contacting him. The male wished to report this as the female has a protection order against him.

June 25, no time listed – An officer on patrol conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle after observing the vehicle being operated with a registration violation. Officers made contact with the driver, Shanna Marler, 32, of Delphos, and found that her driver’s license was suspended. Marler was issued a citation for Failure to Reinstate and will appear in Van Wert Municipal Court.

June 26, no time listed – Officers were speaking with a male, Matthew Lause, 30, of Delphos, about an incident that they are investigating. At that time officers found that Lause had an active warrant out of Hancock County. Lause was taken into custody and later turned over to a Deputy from Hancock County Sheriff’s Office.

June 26, no time listed – Officers were dispatched to the 200 block of Elida Rd. in reference to a Criminal Damage complaint. Officers met with a resident there and found that someone had damaged items on her property.

June 26, no time listed – A female came to the police department to report an incident. The female told officers that two weeks prior to this date she was assaulted by a supervisor with whom she was working. The female did not believe that the supervisor was properly punished by the employer and wished to document the incident in case of further issues.

June 27, no time listed – Officers responded to a residence in the 100 block of W. 3rd St, for a possible medical problem involving a baby. Officers arrived and found that the baby was fine, but during the investigation of the incident found items of drug paraphernalia in the mothers possession. The items were seized and a report forwarded to Children’s Services for a follow-up investigation.

June 28, no time listed – A female came to the police department to report a fraud incident with her bank account. The female told officers that someone had gained access to her bank account and had a sizable amount of money deposited and then withdrawn moments later. The female’s bank account was suspended for fraudulent activity. A report was taken for further investigation by the banks fraud department.

POSTED: 06/28/19 at 12:53 pm. FILED UNDER: Law Enforcement

Delphos Police

June 19, no time listed — Christopher Patrick, no age listed, of Lima, was cited for driving a vehicle with a suspended driver’s license after a traffic stop within the city.

June 16, no time listed — Aaron Honigford, no age listed, of Delphos, was cited for operating a vehicle while impaired (OVI) and failure to maintain control of a motor vehicle following an accident at the intersection of Third and Franklin streets in Delphos.

POSTED: 06/22/19 at 7:01 am. FILED UNDER: Law Enforcement

Van Wert Police

May 29, 12:47 p.m. — Zachary R. Baker, 32, of Convoy, was arrested on a warrant issued in Van Wert Municipal Court in connection with child support payments.

May 28, 8:01 a.m. — Daniel C.L. Vibbert, 28, of 811 E. Main St., was arrested on a warrant issued on behalf of the Van Wert County Sheriff’s Office.

May 27, 3:01 p.m. — Christopher C. McClellan, 39, of 111 Gleason Ave., was charged with persisting disorderly conduct, obstructing official business, and resisting arrest related to an incident at his residence. He was later (4:47 p.m.) charged with persisting disorderly conduct related to his actions at Van Wert Health.

May 25, 11:49 p.m. — Trentin R.J. Ringwald, 16, 10722 U.S. 127, was cited for operating a vehicle while impaired (OVI) following a traffic stop in the 700 block of North Washington Street. Editor’s note: The Van Wert independent’s policy is to publish the names of anyone age 16 or older who is charged with a crime.

May 26, 12:17 p.m. — Bennet A. McGuire, 21, of 948 Haley St., was charged with theft for allegedly shoplifting items at Chief’s Supermarket on South Shannon Street.

May 25, 8:41 p.m. — Jeremy C. Dunbar, 22, of 1122 E. Central Ave., was arrested on a warrant issued in Lima Municipal Court while at his residence.

May 25, 7:02 p.m. — Estynn M. Brown, 31, of Grover Hill, was arrested on a warrant issued in Paulding County Common Pleas Court while in the 200 block of East Main Street.

May 25, 7:29 p.m. — John L. Patterson, 33, of Van Wert West Apartments, 816 W. Main St., Apt. 40, was arrested on a warrant issued in Allen County.

May 22, 3:34 p.m. — Kimberly K. Patrick, 20, of Hicksville, was cited for public indecency while in the 100 block of South Avenue.

May 21, 5:29 a.m. — Michael J. Hellman, 18, of 1014 Elm St., and Ryan C. Hollingsworth, also 18, of 11141 Liberty-Union Road, were both cited for underage consumption while at Van Wert High School.

May 21, 9:39 a.m. — Harold O. Couch, 55, of 10323 Lincoln Highway, was cited for an open container violation while in the 800 block of North Washington Street.

May 20, 3:37 p.m. — Elisha J. Secrets, 21, of 243 College Ave., was arrested on a warrant issued in Van Wert Municipal Court, and was also charged with falsification.

May 19, 9:09 p.m. — Chad W. Diltz, 43, of 604 Leeson Ave., was cited for domestic violence for an incident that occurred at the intersection of Leeson Avenue and Shannon Street.

May 17, 2:07 p.m. — Seth W. Fuerst, 16, of 308 S. Chestnut St., was charged with possession of marijuana and marijuana paraphernalia, while a 15-year-old juvenile was cited for a tobacco violation. The alleged offenses occurred at Franklin Park.

May 17, 10:37 a.m. — Ronald L. Doner, 65, of 407 S. Walnut St., was charged with domestic violence as a result of an incident at his residence.

May 15, 5:57 p.m. — Harold O. Couch, 55, whose listed address was 890 N. Washington St., was arrested on a warrant issued in Van Wert Municipal Court for failure to appear, while at the Holiday Inn & Suites, 140 Valam Drive.

May 15, 11:21 p.m. — Nathaniel M. Ginter, 22, of 1145-E Bell Ave., was charged with illegal cultivation of marijuana and possession of marijuana and marijuana paraphernalia, while at his residence.

POSTED: 05/29/19 at 10:33 pm. FILED UNDER: Law Enforcement

Van Wert Police

May 12, 3:58 p.m. — Paula J. Garcia, 62, of 228 W. Second St., was cited for an animal control violation for allowing two dogs to run loose.

May 11, 7:48 p.m. — Mica F. Closson, 31, of 309 W. Main St., and Jeffery S. Closson, 33, 816 W. Main St., Apt. 14, were both cited for disorderly conduct as a result of a altercation at Van Wert West Apartments.

May 12, 8:13 p.m. — Dawnja Sol Fuentes, 30, of 1140 W. Main St., was cited for operating a vehicle while impaired (OVI) and driving without headlights as a result of a traffic stop near the intersection of Ervin Road and Washington Street.

May 12, 5:47 p.m. — Jered J.R. Panning, 21, of Grover Hill, was arrested on a warrant issued in Van Wert Municipal Court while at the local Walmart store.

May 8, 4:14 p.m. — Kristopher P. Knugh, 34, of Middle Point, was arrested on a probation violation while in the 300 block of South Jefferson Street.

May 7, 5:01 p.m. — Austin M. Bissonette, 17, of 431 N. Chestnut St., was charged with assault, a minor misdemeanor, during an altercation at Franklin Park.

May 5, 1:44 a.m. — Evan R. Ladd, 22, of 816 W. Main St., Apt. 3, was cited for disorderly conduct and Bryce D. Ladd, 20, of the same address, was cited for underage consumption, as well as disorderly conduct, as a result of a disturbance at Van Wert West Apartments.

May 3, 11:03 p.m. — Tayler L. Dickerhoof, 16, of 617 N. Market St., was reported to be an unruly juvenile.

May 2, 4:43 p.m. — Idris Nuriddeen, 43, of 619 E. Central Ave., was arrested on a warrant issued in Van Wert County Common Pleas Court.

May 1, 3:57 a.m. — Katlin S. Karr, 26, of Lima, was cited for disorderly conduct while at the local Walmart store.

April 28, 6:37 p.m. — Luciano M. Zepeda, 26, of 234 W. Main St., Apt. 17, was charged with probation violation and resisting arrest while in the 600 block of South Harrison Street.

April 26, 12:50 p.m. — Benjamin J. Woodruff, 26, of Cloverdale, was charged with domestic violence as a result of an incident at 150 Fox Road, Apt. 3G.

POSTED: 05/13/19 at 11:25 pm. FILED UNDER: Law Enforcement

Delphos Police

April 22, no time listed — Angela Cash, 31, of Delphos, was arrested on an active warrant issued in Allen County and turned over to a deputy from the Allen County Sheriff’s Office.

April 18, no time listed — Kiel Martin, 32, of Lima, was charged with possession of drug abuse instruments and driving while under a child support enforcement license suspension after a traffic stop in Delphos.

POSTED: 05/08/19 at 2:49 pm. FILED UNDER: Law Enforcement

Van Wert Police

April 8, 12:59 p.m. — Harold O. Couch, 55, of 890 N. Washington St., was cited for an open container violation following a traffic stop in the 800 block of North Washington Street.

April 8, 5:13 a.m. — Zachary R. Pierce, 31, of Westerville, was charged with possession of marijuana and marijuana paraphernalia as a result of a traffic stop in the 1100 block of North Washington Street.

April 5, various times — Mica F. Closson, 31, of 309 W. Main St., was charged with disorderly conduct in separate incidents at the YMCA, 241 W. Main St., and in the 300 block of West Main Street.

April 5, 4:52 p.m. — Moriah M.A. Donnal, 18, of 417 Zimmerman Ave., was charged with criminal damaging for an incident that occurred at his residence.

April 4, 2:01 p.m. — Michael F.E. Tucker, 30, of 126 E. Third St., was charged with domestic violence for an incident that occurred at his residence.

April 2, 6:42 p.m. — James b. Fuller, 39, of 501 Blaine St., was charged with domestic violence for an incident that occurred at his residence.

April 2, 9:01 p.m. — Johnathan A. Coyne, 31, of 731 W. Main St., was charged with assault of a police officer, a felony of the fourth degree, for an incident that occurred at 729 W. Main St.

March 31, 2:01 a.m. — Crista C. Petty, 31, and Marvin L. Randolph, 43, both of 309 E. Main St., Apt. 1, were each charged with disorderly conduct as a result of an incident at their residence.

April 1, 9:45 p.m. — Lacey N. Warren, 27, of 10052 Lincoln Highway, Apt. 4, was cited for possession of marijuana and driving while under a Financial Responsibility Act suspension as a result of a traffic stop at Ervin Road and Washington Street.

March 29, 3:02 p.m. — Police are investigating a report of stolen vehicle at Lee Kinstle GM Sales & Service, 650 W. Ervin Road.

March 28, 8:23 p.m. — Lacey N. Warren, 27, of 10052 Lincoln Highway, Apt. 4, was cited for operating a vehicle while impaired and possession of marijuana as a result of a traffic stop on South Shannon Street.

March 26, 5:08 p.m. — Terry G. Johnson, 54, of 150 Fox Road, Apt. 2F, was charged with domestic violence related to an incident at his residence.

March 25, 10:07 p.m. — Heather Jo Farr, 41, of Fort Wayne, Indiana, was cited for possession of marijuana, and Brian S. Conder, 37, also of Fort Wayne, was cited for possession of drug abuse instruments as a result of a traffic stop near the intersection of Bonnewitz Avenue and Monroe Street.

POSTED: 04/09/19 at 8:11 am. FILED UNDER: Law Enforcement