For the record: March 16, 2013
London Police Reports
Saturday, Feb. 9
Weldon L. Potts III, 28, 111 Berkshire Road, was charged at 7:21 p.m. with shoplifting, following an incident at Kmart, 238 Lafayette St. He was also charged with a similar incident on Feb. 15.
Sunday, Feb. 10
Six residents of Cambridge Drive reported at 9:39 a.m. that someone shot out the windows of their vehicles with a BB gun while the vehicles were parked in the lot of their apartment building. The incident occurred sometime between midnight and 8 a.m. on Feb. 10
An employee of Walmart, 375 Lafayette St., reported at 3:18 p.m. that someone shoplifted $500 in DVDs from the store and fled in a gray sedan. The incident occurred about 3 p.m. on Feb. 10.
An emergency room nurse at Mount Carmel Medical Center reported at 6:11 p.m. that a London-area resident was treated for a stab wound. The victim was uncooperative and no charges were filed.
Monday, Feb. 11
Troy Michael Broseker, 41, 14059 state Route 729, Jeffersonville, was charged at 7:44 p.m. with shoplifting $180 in electronics from Walmart, 375 Lafayette St.
Tuesday, Feb. 12
Police responded at 5:12 p.m. to a report of a vicious dog at large on North Madison Road. A 9-year-old boy suffered bites to his lower leg and was treated at Madison County Hospital. The incident was turned over to the county dog warden for further investigation.
Sunday, March 3
Jennifer N. King, 27, 225 Olive St., was charged at 3:53 p.m. with domestic violence, following an incident at her home.
Tuesday, March 5
An employee of Kroger Fuel Center, 230 Lafayette St., reported at 6:14 a.m. that someone broke into a cooler at the business and took $180 in energy drinks. Antifreeze valued at $30 was missing from a cabinet. The incident took place sometime between 2 a.m. and 3:20 a.m. on March 5.
Thursday, March 7
An employee of Madison Motors, 239 Lafayette St., reported at 7:50 a.m. that someone vandalized the door frame and window of a 2002 Ford Taurus while it was parked at the business. The incident occurred sometime between 3:15 p.m. on March 6 and 7:45 a.m. on March 7.
A resident of East First Street reported at 9:15 a.m. that someone burglarized his home and removed electronics valued at $1,650. The incident occurred sometime between 4:30 a.m. and 8:30 a.m. on March 6.
West Jefferson Police Reports
Wednesday, March 6
Richard L. Brickey, 25, 640 Brookdale Drive, was arrested at 2:29 p.m. on an open warrant, following a traffic stop at the intersection of Inwood and Brookdale drives. Brickey was taken to Tri-County Regional Jail.
Sunday, March 10
Officers responded at 12:58 p.m. to a report of disorderly conduct at a Putnam Avenue residence. No charges were filed.
Monday, March 11
Officers responded at 9 p.m. to a report of telecommunications harassment at Eastgate Apartments on Eastgate Avenue. No charges were filed.
Tuesday, March 12
Leroy A. Page III, 26, 610 Player Court, Galloway, was charged at 9:43 a.m. with violating a civil protection order, domestic violence and intimidation, following a series of incidents involving a Chester Street resident.
Samuel R. Pettit, 35, 90 Franklin Ave., was arrested at 8:03 p.m. at his home on an open warrant from Union County.
A West Main Street resident reported at 8:15 p.m. that a truck belonging to Elect General Contractors, 27634 Jackson Road, Circleville, struck a drain pipe at 48 W. Main St. The incident occurred about 3 p.m. on March 12.
Madison County Sheriff’s Reports
Saturday, March 2
Deputies responded at 5:45 p.m. to a reported theft in the parking lot of TravelCenters of America, 940 U.S. Route 42 N.E., London. The incident involved a Three-card Monte gambling scam.
An employee of 56 Auto Sales, 781 state Route 56, London, reported at 3:30 p.m. that a 2004 Dodge Ram 1500 was missing from the sales lot. The vehicle became missing sometime between 7 p.m. on March 1 and 1 p.m. on March 2.
Sunday, March 3
Charlene J. Vanness, 56, 1060 U.S. Route 40 S.E., London, was charged at 5:15 p.m. with failing to confine her dogs, following an incident on Spring Valley Road. The incident took place sometime between noon and 5:15 p.m. on March 3.
Wednesday, March 6
An employee of the Madison County Engineer reported at noon that an unoccupied vehicle was impeding snow removal on Wilson Road, east of Gregg Road. The vehicle was towed.
Friday, March 8
A Columbus resident reported at 8 a.m. that a gym bag containing $400 in items was taken from his vehicle while it was parked behind Larry’s Pizza, 36 S. London St., Mt. Sterling. The theft took place sometime between 9 p.m. and 10 p.m. on March 5.
Wednesday, March 13
A resident of North Washington Street in South Solon reported at 12:20 p.m. that someone cut the padlock on her unattached garage. Nothing appeared to be missing from the garage. The incident occurred sometime between 8 p.m. on March 12 and 11:30 a.m. on March 13.
Madison County Probate Court
March 11 — Douglas Edward Campbell, 44, of London, unemployed, and Jody Sue Mathews, 48, of London, Support II.
March 11 — Christopher R. Rayburn, 19, of London, Stanley Electric, and Elizabeth R. Vernon, 18, of Hilliard, EMT.
March 12 — Donald Thomas Jenkins, 20, of London, packer, and Waltasia Imira Jones, 21, of London, unemployed.
Madison County Real Estate
Joseph Rea Beery and Patricia Ann Beery to Patricia A. Beery Trustee and Joseph R. Beery Trust, 1.8074 acre, in Oak Run Township, fee exempt.
Joseph R. Beery and Patricia A. Beery to Patricia A. Beery Trustee and Joseph R. Beery Trust, 184.289 acres, in Oak Run Township, fee exempt.
Nicholas Summers, Dan R. Summers, Sara Summers and Barbara A. Summers to Etak LLC, 1.407 acre, in Mt. Sterling, fee $1,560.
Creamer Sheet Metal Producs Inc. also know as Creamer Sheet Metal Products Inc. to K.A. Sims Enterprises LLC, Lot Numbers 32 and 33, Farrar’s Addition, Lot No. 47, Farrar’s Addition, Lot Numbers 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 48, 49, 50, 51 and 52, Farrar’s Addition, and Lot Numbers 1 and 2, Phifer’s Addition, in London, fee $400.
Karen C. Peters and Larry D. Peters to K.A. Sims Enterprises LLC, Lot Nu. 46, Farrar’s Addition, in London, fee $50.
Anna I. Stover and Robert C. Stover to Richard W. Noble and Donna L. Noble, Lot No. 56, Hidden Creek, Phase 2, in Jefferson Township, refiled.
Maronda Homes Inc. to William L. Shull and Dawn M. Shull, Lot No. 48, Deercreek Run, Section 1, Mt. Sterling, fee $306.80.
Mark Bryan Pund and Jamie Lynn Pund to Scott R. Tubbs and Crystal R. Tubbs, 6.57 acres and 13.432 acres, in Pike and Monroe Townships, fee $274.
Pennymac Loan Services to William F. Dennehy, Lot No. 9 and Part Lot No. 10, Peter J. Frey’s, in West Jefferson, fee $90.
Melanie M. Haller, Michael J. Haller and Melanie M. Vanderkolk to Michelle L. McClaskie and Frank Scarberry, Part Lot Numbers 15 and 16 and Vacant Alley, 0.132 acre, and Vacant Alley, 0.008 acre, in London, fee $220.
Timothy R. Allen and Patricia A. Allen to Randall A. Polcyn and Cathy L. Polcyn, 12.2207 acres, in Somerford Township, fee $460.
Jennifer White, Jennifer Buente, Jennifer R. Buente, Cory Buente and Cory R. Buente to Robin Morris, Jennifer White and Jennifer Buente, Lot No. 72, Toland, in London, fee exempt.
Marjorie A. McCullough, Thomas E. McCullough, Charles F. Benedum, Asenath Benedum, Billy R. Benedum and Joyce E. Benedum to Christopher L. Kennedy and Rachel E. Kennedy, Lot Numbers 12 and 13, Wrightsville, in Fairfield Township, fee $310.
Michael T. Furrey, Korean P. Furrey and Koren P. Furrey to Ellis E. Anderson and Bonnie E. Anderson, Lot No. 3, Pearcewood Estates, in Jefferson Township, fee $160.
Patricia B. Fenstermaker, Ben R. Fenstermaker and Patricia Bernad Richards to Patricia Bernad Richards, Lot No. 2, Copperfield, Section 1, in Plain City, fee exempt.
Phelps Preferred Investment to Larry Lynn Phelps, 1.841 acre, in Canaan Township, fee exempt.
Larry Lynn Phelps to Brian Keith Lee and Lori Lynn Phelps Lee, 1.841 acre, in Canaan Township, fee exempt.
Joretta H. Hunter and Joretta S. Hunter to Joretta H. Hunter, 0.256 acre, Lot No. 257 plus Lot No. 256, Glade Hill, in London, fee exempt. Certificate of Transfer
Emma Jean Depew Estate to Robert B. Depew, Lot No. 59 and Part Lot Numbers 72 and 73, Village of Sandford, in Monroe Township, fee exempt.
Emma Jean Depew Estate to Robert B. Depew, 1.219 acres, in Darby Township, fee exempt.
Plain City Police Reports
Wednesday, Feb. 27
An officer responded at 12:31 p.m. to the Der Dutchman on South Jefferson Avenue in reference to a bad check complaint. The officer met with an employee who presented the officer with numerous checks that were written by the same suspect. A case was opened and charges are pending.
An officer responded at 1:28 p.m. on West Bigelow Avenue on the report of someone opening the door to the residence and leaving. The resident waited approximately 10 minutes before calling. Dispatch further advised that the caller did not want an officer to meet with them. The officer patrolled the area and did not observe anything out of the ordinary. The officer did make contact with the resident and advised them of their findings.
An officer was dispatched at 5:01 p.m. to the rear of the old Plain City Elementary School on West Main Street in reference to a complaint on a habitual loose dog. A copy of the report was forwarded to the Madison County Dog Warden.
An officer was dispatched at 6:39 p.m. to Coachman Drive in reference to a telephone harassment complaint.
An officer was dispatched at 11:16 p.m. on North Avenue in regards to a loud noise complaint. Upon arrival the tenant was advised of reference to the noise. They advised they were packing to move and would stop for the evening.
An officer was dispatched at 11:50 p.m. on North Avenue in reference to suspicious circumstances and a possible theft
Thursday, Feb. 28
An officer was dispatched at 10:32 a.m. on Central Avenue in reference to a 911 unknown. Dispatch advised that they received two 911 hang up calls from a cell phone. Upon the officers arrival, he made contact with the cell phone owner, who did not realize they had sat on their phone and accidentally dialed the emergency contact.
Officers responded at 10:42 a.m. on West Bigelow Avenue in reference to a suspicious person walking around the residence. Upon arrival, officers located the subject who was walking around the house. The person was searching for a friend’s canine in the area. After concluding everything to be fine, both units returned to patrol. The caller was advised the status of the officers findings.
An officer responded at 10:50 a.m. to the Plain City Auction House on East Main Street in reference to a bad check complaint. A suspect is known and charges are pending.
An officer responded at 2:45 p.m. on West Main Street in reference to a well-being check. Upon further investigation it was discovered the resident was deceased.
Friday, March 1
An officer responded to South Chillicothe Street at 10:40 a.m. in reference to a 911 unknown. Upon arrival, it was determined to be an accidental dial.
An officer responded to Lantern Lane at 3:41 p.m. in reference to a scam complaint. Upon arrival it was determined the resident was participating in a scam over the phone. A report was taken.
An officer met with a person on Grant Avenue at 6:49 p.m. regarding a possible menacing complaint.
An officer responded to Wellsley Way at 7:22 p.m. on a parking complaint. Contact was made with the vehicle owner and the vehicle was moved.
Saturday, March 2
An officer found an open door to a business on North Chillicothe Street at 1:12 a.m. and checked the business and secured it.
An officer responded to Gay Street at 2:23 a.m. on the report of an unruly juvenile. The officer met with the parents and the 16-year-old juvenile was taken into custody for underage consumption and a curfew violation. The juvenile was later released back into the care of their parents. Charges to be filed in Madison County Juvenile Court.
An officer responded to South Jefferson Avenue at 12:41 p.m. in reference to an injury crash of a vehicle striking a pedestrian. Medics transported the pedestrian to the hospital.
An officer responded to West Bigelow Avenue at 3:22 p.m. in reference to a dispute between two parties. Upon arrival it was determined that one party was bothering a patron while trying to do their laundry. It was discovered that one of the parties had special needs and was not being properly supervised. The caretaker arrived and the situation was resolved.
An officer observed a resident run outside of their apartment on North Avenue at 5:31 p.m. towards the officer. It was discovered that the resident’s stove had caught on fire. The fire department was summonsed and the fire was extinguished by another resident prior to the fire department’s arrival. Sunday, March 3
An officer responded to East Main Street at 12:43 a.m. on the report of a 911 hang up. Upon arrival it was determined there were phone line problems.
Officers responded to Lewis Circle at 3:16 a.m. in reference to someone knocking on the front door. Upon arrival the officers checked the area but did not locate anything unusual. Officers met with the caller and advised her of their findings.
An officer responded to West Main Street at 9:11 a.m. in reference to an alarm drop. Upon arrival contact was made with the homeowner and it was determined the alarm was set off accidentally.
Monday, March 4
An officer responded to Lantern Lane at 8:33 a.m. in reference to “scammers” threatening the resident. Upon arrival it was determined a phone scam was being attempted. The call was an international call and the resident was given advice how to avoid the incoming calls.
Tuesday, March 5
An officer responded to South Chillicothe Street at 12:14 a.m. in reference to a 911 unknown. It was discovered the resident had fallen asleep and accidentally rolled onto their phone hitting the emergency dial.
An officer accompanied representatives with Union County Department of Human Services to North Avenue at 12:03 p.m.
Officers responded to a domestic disturbance on Fairfield Drive at 3:09 p.m. Upon arrival it was discovered that a dispute had occurred between two parties and one party was threatening to harm himself. Other family members arrived on the scene and advised they would stay with the party to ensure they did not harm themselves and would call back if there were any further issues.
An officer responded to Central Avenue at 5:05 p.m. in reference to a burglary. Upon arrival it was discovered that a family member, who no longer resides at the residence had gained entry. The homeowner declined to pursue with charges against the suspect.
Wednesday, March 6
An officer was requested by the Union County Sheriff’s Office to check on a possible abandoned vehicle on Converse Road at 4:45 a.m. Upon arrival the officer found a vehicle abandoned and stuck in the middle of the roadway. A tow truck was called to impound the vehicle.
An officer checked a suspicious vehicle on West Main Street at 9:40 a.m. Upon further investigation it was discovered to be an employee’s vehicle.
Thursday, March 7
An officer responded to Lantern Lane at 8:08 a.m. in reference to a civil issue.
An officer initiated a traffic stop on U.S. Route 42 North at 8:39 p.m. The driver Zachary Ladoucer, 25, of Marion, was arrested on an outstanding warrant issued through the Marion County Municipal Court. He was also charged with driving under suspension and the vehicle was impounded. He was turned over to the Marion County Sheriff’s Office.
Friday, March 8
An officer was requested to perform a well-being check on West Main Street at 3:35 a.m. on an employee who should have already left. The officer made contact and discovered the employee was still working and that everything was fine.
An officer assisted a motorist from a disabled vehicle on U.S. Route 42 North 6 a.m. The motorist already had someone enroute to pick up the vehicle and the officer transported the motorist to a location to be safe until their ride arrived.
An officer responded to a non-injury crash on Lantern Lane at 7:26 a.m. Upon arrival and further investigation a 16-year-old juvenile was cited for assured clear distance ahead.
An officer responded to North Avenue at 8:47 a.m. in reference to a domestic situation. Upon arrival the officer learned that a father and son had been in a verbal altercation. Both parties advised that no physical threats of harm were made from either party, nor was there any physical altercation.
An officer responded to Village Boulevard at 10:45 a.m. in reference to a suspicious male that had been in the business earlier in the day.
An officer responded to North Avenue at 3:44 p.m. with a Union County Department of Job and Family Service investigator while they investigated a referral.
An officer was dispatched to the area of U.S. Route 42 North at West Main Street at 5:24 p.m. in reference to a driving complaint. The officer located the tractor trailer in question and initiated a traffic stop. It was determined that the driver was not impaired or having any medical issues.
Saturday, March 9
An officer responded to Murlay Drive at 3:59 a.m. in regards to a loud music complaint. The caller stated he was awakened by someone playing loud music in a vehicle parked in front of their house. Upon arrival the driver had already exited the vehicle and was inside the residence. The officer made contact and advised the resident of the complaint. The resident apologized and advised they were done for the morning.
While on patrol an officer observed a Volkswagen Jetta driving southbound on Coachman Drive at 7:52 a.m. The officer made contact with the driver, and determined that a key that was turned in earlier in the week did in fact belong to their vehicle. The key was returned to the owner.
An officer was dispatched to South Jefferson Avenue at 2:45 p.m. in reference to an alarm drop. Upon arrival it was determined to be accidental.
An officer responded to Murlay Drive at 5:08 p.m. in reference to a barking dog. The complainant, who wished to remain anonymous, stated that the dog is constantly barking while outside. Contact was made with the property owner and they were warned regarding the habitual barking. They advised they would remedy the issue.
An officer responded to West Second Avenue at 8:28 p.m. in reference to a suspicious vehicle. It was later discovered to be a visitor to a neighbor and checked okay.
Sunday, March 10
While on routine patrol an officer observed a parked car on Converse Avenue at 2:40 a.m. with its parking lights on. The officer checked the vehicle and found it to be unoccupied and secure. The officer made contact with the resident who checked the car and found everything to be fine and the lights were turned off.
An officer was on patrol on South Jefferson Avenue at 3:31 a.m. when they observed a female walking on the southbound side of the road near the Champaign Bank that was stumbling as she walked and appeared to be intoxicated. As the officer was speaking with the subject friends arrived and agreed to take her home. The suspect was given a warning for DOC.
An officer observed a subject walking on Harrington Drive at 4 a.m. who appeared to be a minor. It was discovered he exited a house on Weathervane Way. The officer returned to the residence the minor exited and discovered that several parties began to flee the residence. With assistance of another Plain City Police Department officer and a Union County Sheriff Officer deputy several parties were located, or turned themselves in. Upon further investigation it was discovered the homeowners were gone and people had made illegal entry into their residence. One of the parties had parked a vehicle in the garage and it was towed prior to turning themselves in. Charges are pending on all parties pending prosecutor review.
An officer responded to North Avenue at 8:28 p.m. in regards to a theft complaint. Upon arrival and further investigation an officer spoke with the suspect who agreed to return the property. The victim did not wish to pursue charges at this time. The victim later returned a call advising the suspect had in fact returned their property.
Monday, March 11
An officer responded to East Main Street at 12:03 p.m. in reference to a 911 hang-up. Upon arrival, it was determined to be phone problems.