Jefferson Police Report May 19


May 17, 2017

  • An officer made contact with a juvenile male walking in the 300 block of W. Washington Street. The officer issued the teen a curfew citation and sent him home.
  • An officer assisted with a medical call in the 400 block of S. Olive Street.
  • An officer assisted the Greene County EMS with a medical call in the 100 block of Ram Drive.
  • Ariel Hess reported her dog slipped its collar and was running loose in the area of S. Maple and W. Harrison streets. Hess was able to catch the animal a short time later.
  • Deb Nelson reported debris in the roadway in the 900 block of W. Monroe Street. An officer removed the item from the street.
  • An officer removed a tree branch from the roadway at Cedar and State streets.
  • Mary Bauer reported an elderly male walking on 220th Street near Grimmell Road. A Greene County Deputy Sheriff transported the male to the Carroll County line due to the storms moving in. A Carroll County Deputy Sheriff picked him up and took him through Carroll County.
  • Lloyd Dagit reported a burglary to a camper at 309 W. McKinley St. Appliances and a TV were removed from the camper sometime in the last few months.
  • Katherine Wilson reported numerous bill collectors calling her husband’s new cell phone number. They are looking for the person who last had the cell number. The officer could offer little help and advised Wilson to change the number.
  • Marvin Ross reported loud music in the 100 block of E. Monroe Street.
  • Gary Stein reported an identity theft. People were attempting to gain credit cards in his name.

May 18, 2017

  • A caller reported a barking dog running freely through the neighborhood on the 200 block of N. Oak Street. Dalton Weber was issued a citation for animal annoyance/disturbance. An officer gave Weber a period of time to become compliant with the city’s animal licensing ordinance.
  • Rhonda Davis requested assistance in removing an unwanted male form her residence at 1101 N. Cedar St. The male left on his own before an officer arrived.
  • An officer performed a funeral escort.
  • Brooke Venteicher reported a male in the 100 block of E. Washington Street who was bothering her daughter while she walked home from school. She requested extra patrol in the area after school.
  • The Genesis group home at 107 Lincoln Place requested assistance in locating a client who became angry and walked away from the facility. Staff members later located her and brought her back to the home.
  • An officer was requested at the Greene County Hospital for a dog bite. A family pet had nipped a juvenile on the finger as he picked up the animal’s toy to throw it. No action was taken as the incident did not fit under any city ordinance, and the animal is current on vaccinations.
  • Charles Rice reported the theft of a battery from his vehicle at 406 W. Adams St.
  • Officers assisted the Greene County EMS with a medical call in the 300 block of W. McKinley Street.
  • Two juveniles flagged an officer down in the 800 block of E. Lincoln Way. They reported a set of keys on the hood of a vehicle at Haven Auto. The officer returned the keys to the business owner.
  • Tim Pound reported a group of juveniles driving in the area of Hawthorne Lane without any lights on a golf cart. An officer responded but was unable to locate the juveniles.

*A criminal charge is merely an accusation and the defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.


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