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Police involved in drunk driving arrests

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Officers of the Bellefontaine Police Department assisted troopers of the Marysville Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol with a traffic stop around 11:40 p.m. Monday in the 200 block of south Detroit Street.

David L. Powell Jr., 27, of 1600 S. Detroit St., Apt. 31, was apprehended at 118 W. Auburn Ave. as officers observed a female pushing him from the residence.

They detected an odor of alcohol and he admitted to consuming four shots of liquor.

He was turned over to troopers who lodged him in the Logan County Jail on a charge of operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs.

• Rory S. Lattimer, 51, of 113 1/2 Water Ave., was charged Saturday with operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs.

Witnesses at the Oasis Drive Thru, south Main Street, reported a drunk driver, and an officer stopped the suspect in his pickup truck in an alley intersecting with south Detroit Street.

As the officer exited his cruiser to check on the motorist, he drove off. He was pulled over in a parking lot in the 300 block of south Detroit.

Field sobriety tests indicated he was under the influence, officers report, but the motorist refused to give a breath or urine sample for testing.

Man receives treatment for LSD use

A 22-year-old Huntsville man was apprehended and was taken to Mary Rutan Hospital around 7:40 p.m. Sunday for reported drug issues.

He was stopped near Rush and Dowell avenues.

An officer overheard him tell emergency room staff that he had consumed LSD within the past 24 hours.

The case was referred to prosecutors for possible charges.

Car damaged

A car registered to Lillian Snyder was found damaged Monday while parked overnight behind her 513 W. Columbus Ave. residence. A window was shattered, according to reports.


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Juveniles charged with assault

Bonnie Barnes, 14, and Ambrosia Haines, 15, each was charged with assault and inducing panic after they allegedly assaulted a staff member at Adriel and then ran away from the campus.

Officers of the West Liberty Police Department were dispatched to Adriel about 11:30 p.m. Friday.

Staff member Heather Day, 22, had sustained minor injuries after being assaulted by the two teens. Macochee EMS responded and transported Ms. Day to Mary Rutan Hospital for treatment.

At approximately 6:15 a.m. Saturday, officers located the two girls walking south of West Liberty-Salem Schools. Both juveniles were taken into custody and lodged in the Logan County Juvenile Detention Center.

• Officers also responded to Adriel on Thursday for the report of a male juvenile, Ashton Brown, 15, who had run away from campus shortly after 12:30 p.m.

After searching the area, he was located about an hour later in the 400 block of west Columbus Street. The teen was taken into custody, and was transported to the JDC for unruliness and inducing panic.

2-vehicle crash reported

Officers responded Thursday to the intersection of Detroit and Baird streets for a report of a two-vehicle crash.

John Plank, 88, of West Liberty, reportedly was operating a car that struck the rear of vehicle operated by Bruce Lemley, 66, of North Hampton.

Mr. Lemley claimed injury. Macochee EMS responded to the scene, where he refused treatment.

Officers did not observe any damage to either vehicle. There were no citations issued.

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