Cody A. Waddall, 28, of 1003 Garfield Ave., was charged Friday with two counts of felonious assault and felony domestic violence and served a probation violation.
At 9:40 p.m., officers of the Bellefontaine Police Department responded to the residence on a reported fight. They met with Brandi Walker and James Coe. Walker had visible head injuries and a Bellefontaine squad was dispatched to assess her.
They reported Waddall rents a room from them and they recently noted missing items from the household. Some of the items were found in Waddall’s room while Walker was carrying for Waddell’s dog.
When confronted, Waddell allegedly attacked Walker knocking her down and pulling clumps of hair from her head. Waddall also pushed a dresser over onto Walker and used a drawer to strike the victim in the head.
Coe who is recovering from recent brain surgery intervened but had to lay back down in his bed. Waddell reportedly entered the bedroom and struck Coe in the head before grabbing a crutch and striking Coe several times in the groin.
Waddell left the residence on foot and was found several blocks east of the residence. Waddall was taken into custody and lodged in the Logan County Jail.
Both Coe and Walker used private transportation to seek treatment at Mary Rutan Hospital.
Unwanted contacts result in charges
Steven A. Manahan, 42, of 450 Kristina Drive, Apt. 2B, was charged Friday with felony menacing by stalking and criminal trespass.
Officers met with the female victim at her west Sandusky Avenue residence around 1:15 a.m. She reported Manahan continually comes to the residence uninvited and against her expressed wishes that he leave her alone.
She spotted him outside the backdoor of the residence looking inside and called the police. She provided officers access to security video surveillance which shows Manahan at the residence.
Officers began searching for him. Carr again called officers and reported the suspect was once again outside her apartment in silver sedan.
He was spotted driving south on Troy Road and a stop was conducted on Allen Road.
He was lodged in jail.
• Joshua A. Hutchinson, 32, of Alger, was charged Saturday with felony counts of tampering with evidence, having weapons while under disability, possession of drugs and illegal possession of prescription drugs. He also was charged with misdemeanor improper handling of a firearm in a motor vehicle and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Around 6:10 p.m., officers met with Ashley Leiber of Alger at Comfort Inn, 260 Northview Drive. She told them the suspect was stalking her.
He was found driving a pickup truck in the area and stopped. He claimed he was in the area to return a cellular phone to Leiber. He also noted he was driving someone else’s vehicle.
When asked about contraband or weapons in the pickup, he claimed there were none.
He denied officers permission to search the pickup.
A K-9 team from the Logan County Sheriff’s Office responded to the scene and the police dog alerted to the passenger side of the pickup.
A search of the vehicle recovered a 9mm handgun in a paper bag loaded with 10 rounds of target ammunition behind the back seat. Officers also recovered a rolled up $20 bill with white powdery residue, a spoon with powder residue, a digital scale and unused plastic plastic bags.
White powder was found on the dashboard, in-dash stereo, sun visor and floorboards of the interior. A swab of the spoon tested positive for cocaine.
While en route to jail, Hutchinson removed a prescription pain pill from his left sock and dropping it on the floorboard of the cruiser. His efforts were recorded by an onboard video camera.
• April D. Cole, 39, currently lodged in the Logan County Jail, was charged with violating a protection order Sunday after she attempted to contact her ex-husband Randy Cole of Bellefontaine. The victim has an active civil protection order in place, officers noted.
Intoxicated pedestrian lodged
Alexander Chambers-Caetano, 28, at large, was charged Saturday with public intoxication, possession of marijuana and possession of marijuana drug paraphernalia.
At 1:35 a.m., a motorist called to report nearly hitting a man staggering along Sandusky Avenue at the railroad overpass. An officer responded and found the pedestrian in the walking north on north Detroit Street. The officer observed him fall in the street.
He was taken into custody and a small plastic bag with marijuana, pipes and rolling papers were found on him.
He was lodged in jail.
Motorists face charges
Megan C. Lowry, 33, of 1316 Woodglen Circle, was charged Sunday with felony operating a vehicle while under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs and issued traffic citations for driving under suspension and a marked lanes violation.
At 4:35 p.m., an officers responded to U.S. Route 33 and Sandusky Avenue after a motorist called into report a suspected drunk driver.
The license plate on the sport utility vehicle was registered in Lowry’s name. The witness followed the SUV to Lowry’s residence.
Based on the witness statements, officers made contact with Lowry and place her under arrest. She denied driving the SUV even though there were fresh tire tracks in the snow-covered drive, the garage door was open and the motor was audibly cooling down.
She allowed officers into her residence where they observed six empty bottles of wine.
She acknowledged drinking several bottles that day.
Officers noted she had prior convictions and worked with the Logan County
Prosecutor’s Office to obtain a court-ordered blood draw for analysis when Lowry refused to voluntarily provide any samples.
The blood sample was obtained at Mary Rutan Hospital and submitted for testing.
The witness provided a written statement detailing observations of Lowry’s dangerous driving including running off the road on County Road 10; lane violations on C.R. 10 and U.S. 33; and multiple stop sign violations.
• Richard E. Brisson III, 47, of 2448 W. County Road 57, Huntsville, was charged Friday with physical control of a vehicle while under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs and having an open container alcohol in a motor vehicle.
He was found around 5:25 p.m. in a pickup truck parked blocking the drive of 701 Eastern Ave. The vehicle was running and Brisson admitted he had drank too much alcohol to drive.
Numerous open cans of beer were found inside the pickup.