Officers were called Tuesday night to a South Shady Lane residence for a man with a firearm and his family in fear. They arrived to find Zachary A. Watson, 23, irate and threatening to kill a female with whom he is reportedly involved. Prior to officers' arrival, Watson's father removed a loaded pistol from his son's holster and hid it outside, Officers determined Watson is prohibited to possess firearms and he was charged with a probation violation as well as with disorderly conduct.
Dave Wycoff reported the door kicked in at an East Fifth Street building and the copper pipe stolen. The water was left on and flooded the basement.
A Crawford Avenue resident reported one of her 13-year-old foster children became irate when denied pop and started clawing and scratching her. Then the child began kicking the doors and hitting the walls, and the foster parent wanted her removed. An officer spoke with the girl, who is mentally retarded and had a hard time talking, telling her to stop her behavior or she would be taken to the Tobin Center.
Jessica Allen, Alton Street, reported the window broken out of her vehicle and her wallet stolen.
A parent reported her son assaulted by other juveniles, causing his leg to be broken. The boy told police he was running and tripped over a brick, injuring his leg. Others gave conflicting accounts as to what happened to the boy's leg, including that he fell out of a tree during a wrestling game.
Glenn E. Collins, McKinnon Avenue, reported his wife was checking his banking account online and found several unauthorized checks had been cashed at various locations. He suspects it was his son, according to reports. An investigation is pending.
An officer stopped to speak to a woman he had reportedly just seen leaving a suspected drug house on Sophia Street and she identified herself at a woman with whom the officer was familiar. After considerable questioning, Miranda Devore, 38, was charged with falsification. She also had an active warrant out of the local court. Her address was not reported.
Officials from Buckeye Online School for Success reported a student withdrew from classes in May of last year and has not yet returned the laptop computer issued to him. Numerous attempts have been made to contact his parent.
After seeing a suspicious vehicle stopped by a residence known for drug activity, an officer spoke to the woman driver, who said she was there to buy dog. John Lockett, 35, came from the residence and repeatedly interrupted the officer as he tried to question the woman, according to reports, which indicated his behavior was "surprisingly offensive and aggressive." He was charged with obstructing official business.
On patrol, an officer saw a parked vehicle in a high crime area of Morton Street and noted three people inside at 1:07 a.m. They told him they were waiting for a friend who was borrowing gas money. There was an active warrant for front seat passenger Stephanie M. Green, 36, and both back seat passengers, Tina M. Hancock, 45, and Michael A. Howard, 47, reportedly had open containers of alcohol, for which they were cited.
East Ninth Street parents came to the police station to report an 18-year-old boy "sneaking around" with their 15-year-old daughter. They formerly dated but now their daughter is forbidden to be around the 18-year-old because he was abusive toward her.
Windows were reported broken out of McKinney's Warehouse on Bradshaw Avenue.
Leann Arnholt, Thompson Avenue, reported a burning bag thrown on her porch.
Lynnette Burnham, Sophia Street, reported being assaulted by her uncle, who had left her home on foot. She defended herself with a ball bat but had bleeding on her brain from a concussion, according to reports. The man, Scott McKinnon, no age or address listed, was located and gave a different account of what occurred. Both were advised the procedure for filing charges.
Mona L. Douglas, 59, Lisbon Street, reported a family member was staying with her and after the person moved out, she found several rings and necklaces gone from her jewelry box.
An officer on patrol saw a vehicle parked in a known drug area on Claybourne Place with several people inside. Zachary Humphreys, 18, was in the driver's seat and was taken into custody on two outstanding warrants. The others were advised to move along.
A Riley Avenue resident unidentified in reports said $350 had been removed from the residence.
Alyssa McKinnon, 41, called from the emergency room to report she had been assaulted near Riley and Bradshaw avenues by an unknown man who followed her from a friend's house on Riley Avenue. He hit her in the face, knocking her to the ground.
While on patrol, an officer reported seeing a vehicle in the area of Saint George Street and Brushton Alley with two people inside. The passenger, Ronnie W. White, 23, no address listed, was charged with open container in a motor vehicle.
An officer on patrol reported a vehicle pulled from Minerva Street right in front of his cruiser and he saw a person climb from the front passenger seat into the back seat then duck down in an attempt to hide. The vehicle stopped, and Kenneth Jordan, no age or address, was taken into custody on an outstanding warrant. The driver, Tracy L. Mattern, 41, was cited for failure to yield. Mattern's address was not listed.