Robbers hit drive-thru

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Two men, one armed with a large knife, robbed the Varsity Drive-Thru, 1324 S. Main St., of an undetermined amount of cash around 8:45 p.m. Tuesday, officers of the Bellefontaine Police Department report.

A clerk said both were African American with one about six feet, two inches tall and the other about five feet, eight inches tall. They were dressed in all black and one had a red bandana over his face.

Man charged with possession, OVI



Brian J. Evans, 32, of 1120 W. Sandusky Ave., was charged with possession of drugs and operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs and was cited for failure to control after a single-car crash around 2:15 a.m. today in the parking lot of Wal-Mart, 2281 S. Main St.

He was driving a car eastbound and it struck a pole. Damage was heavy to the car.

Witnesses told police the motorist was trying to drive off after what officers found to be a significant impact.

The motorist was found at the scene outside the car. He was staggering as he walked. He reportedly fell into the car when he opened a passenger door to retrieve paperwork. Officers detected an odor of alcohol and conducted field sobriety tests which the defendant failed.

He submitted a urine sample, but would not submit a breath sample.

He pleaded with officers to let him go without charges and became agitated when they refused to do so. He began to accuse officers of misconduct and told them he would beat the charges.

Officers were prepared to release him to a relative in the lobby of the police department when the defendant cursed the officer. He was taken into custody at which time officers found five packets of a prescription drug used to treat addiction in his hands.

He was lodged in the Logan County Jail.

Auction house entered

A door to Logan Auction, 315 S. Elm St., was forced open around 1:05 a.m. today. Officers found a busted door jamb and open door after an alarm alerted them of the break-in. Nothing was reported missing.

Teen injured in assault

A 14-year-old girl sustained a hip injury Tuesday when a named male suspect picked her up and threw her to the roadway outside her Evansville Street residence around 7:10 p.m.

The suspect fled the scene.