Motorist lodged



William J. Jarman, 21, of 216 Evergreen Drive, was arrested for driving under suspension after he was stopped twice in an hour today.

After the first stop, he walked away only to turn back and drive off. He was later stopped around 1:55 a.m. in the 900 block of north Main Street.

Officers of the Bellefontaine Police Department decided to lodge him the Logan County Jail.

• Paul R. Downing, 62, of 555 Newell St., Apt. A, was charged Wednesday with having a dog at large and two counts of cruelty to animals.

• David C. Taggart, 28, of  548 Cooper Ave., was arrested Wednesday on a warrant for criminal damaging.

Officers were investigating him for dumping trash bags in a creek near Water Avenue and confirmed the warrant.

He was pulling the bags from the creek and placing the trash in a wagon he uses to haul it.

The wagon was impounded and the trash dumping complaint was referred to prosecutors.