Motorcyclist arrested


Randy Cole Jr., 39, of 214 Pratt St., Apt. 2, was arrested Wednesday for possession of cocaine after he tried to stash a plastic bag of the contraband in bushes outside the Bellefontaine Municipal Building following a crash around 3:10 p.m.

Officers report the defendant was southbound on Detroit Street and failed to complete a westbound turn onto Sandusky Avenue. His motorcycle hit the driver’s side door of a car operated by Carl Wilcox, 52, of Ridgeway.

Witnesses told officers the suspect got up after the crash and put the bag of cocaine into the bushes.

The motorcyclist was cited for driving under suspension, failure to control and no license plates.

Damage was light.