Wilmington police reports

By John Hamilton - jhamilton@wnewsj.com

WILMINGTON — The following report is generated from incident reports provided by the Wilmington Police Department. All those arrested are presumed innocent until possibly found guilty in court. Charges may be dropped or changed in court.

Wilmington police recently processed the following reports:

• A 21-year-old male was arrested for alleged menacing and disorderly conduct-fighting or threatening when police responded to a domestic report at a restaurant on Fairway Drive at 9:35 p.m. on Sept. 21.

• Police responded to a domestic situation at the 500 block of Valley Street at 12:34 p.m. on Sept. 19. According to the report, a 24-year-old female advised a 26-year-old male entered the residence, snatched a can of pop from her hand and threw it; she advised him to leave and he refused, and when she got up to leave, and he grabbed her arm. She attempted to call police and he grabbed the phone and smashed it. The suspect, who already had two outstanding arrest warrants, was charged with alleged criminal damaging. He had fled the scene while officers were looking for him.

• An anonymous person reported that they may have been sexually assaulted at a party on Quaker Way.

• At 11:06 a.m. on Sept. 20, a 39-year-old female advised her purple and grey DK Helio bike was missing from her residence, 100 block of West Vine Street.

• A 27-year-old male was charged with allegedly receiving stolen property for a theft-related incident at the 200 block of East Main Street at 12:15 p.m. on Sept. 20.

• At 8:39 a.m. on Sept. 22, police responded to the 800 block of Crestview Avenue on a theft report. According to the report, an unknown subject pried open a car door and stole a metal five-gallon gas can and two Rayban sunglasses.

• Police responded to East Main Street on a report of a pedestrian being hit by a car at 9:41 p.m. on Sept. 22. Upon arrival, a 30-year-old Pickerington female was sitting on the sidewalk and a 37-year-old Wilmington male was chatting with her. According to the female, she was northbound in the crosswalk on the east side of South South and East Main Street when she had the walk signal and the male driver was turning right and hit her. The driver agreed the pedestrian had the walk sign and advised he was checking on his son in the backseat when turning right and didn’t see the pedestrian. The pedestrian advised her left leg was starting to hurt and she had hit her head on the road but did not want to be taken to the hospital. A citation was issued to the driver.

• Police arrested a 39-year-old Washington Court House male for allegedly driving while under the influence and driving under O.V.I. suspension on Rombach Avenue at 2:42 a.m. on Sept. 14.


By John Hamilton