Three Indian Lake area men were lodged in the Logan County Jail after a 5:05 p.m. traffic stop Thursday on Garfield Avenue west of Troy Road.
Damon M. Kaiser, 31, of 134 N. Oak St., Lakeview, and Phillip M. Klass, 27, each was lodged for a probation violation while the driver, Monty S. Jeanneret, 28, of 5228 County Road 39, Huntsville, was lodged on charges of possession of solid hashish, illegal possession of prescription drugs, possession of marijuana and possession of marijuana paraphernalia.
Jeanneret was stopped for a license plate violation. With knowledge that both of the passengers were on probation, the Bellefontaine Police Department’s K-9 team conducted a circuit of the pickup. Canine Boodik alerted to the pickup and search found a brief case with a mason jar with marijuana, a bulk amount of solid hashish, prescription opioid addiction pills, a digital scale, packaging material, a marijuana grinder and rolling papers.
• Preston W. Hudson, 34, of Marysville, was charged Sunday with illegal possession of prescription drugs, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of marijuana, possession of marijuana drug paraphernalia and operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs.
He also was issued traffic citations for squealing tires, improper lane usage and an improper turn.
Around 11:55 p.m., an officer on patrol observed a van exit Speedway, 329 S. Main St. and turn northbound. Hudson accelerated quickly while turning causing the tires to squeal.
He remained in the right turn only lane as he approached Auburn Avenue but continued north to Chillicothe Avenue. He nearly struck a vehicle stopped at the light.
Once the light turn green, he made a wide turn onto eastbound Chillicothe and then another wide turn onto northbound Madriver Street.
A traffic stop was initiated and the officer approached the driver. He detected an odor of alcohol while talking with Hudson.
Field sobriety tests indicated he was impaired and taken into custody. Officers conducted a search of the van after observing marijuana and smoking pipes in the center console. Additional marijuana was found in an aluminum can along with 10 prescription stimulant pills were found in a hollow lip balm tube and a rolled up $2 bill with powdery residue inside the van.
Hudson submitted a breathalyzer sample of 0.142.
He was lodged in jail.
Motorist cited in crash
Toni L. Henry 32, of Kenton, was issued traffic citations for failure to control and driving onto a sidewalk and lawn.
Around 2:50 p.m. Thursday, she was driving a pickup truck southbound on Powers Street at Court Avenue and lost control of the pickup.
It hit the front end of a northbound sport utility vehicle operated by Diane E. Greenbaum, 58, of Bellefontaine.
Henry then drove over a sidewalk and into a lawn off the southwest corner of the intersection before driving eastward.
Damage to Greenbaum’s SUV consisted of scratches and chipped paint, an officer reported.
The investigating officer patrolled the area and soon found the pickup parked on Ludlow Road near the intersection with Brown Avenue.
As he was looking over the pickup, Henry exited 500 Eastern Ave. and asked what the officer was doing.
She claimed she did not realize the pickup hit the SUV as she drove off.
Man’s anger leads to arrest
Michael J. Porter, 36, of 1088 Heritage Court, was charged Thursday with burglary.
Around 4:30 p.m., officers met with Kim Cochran, 1092 Heritage Court, who told them Porter entered her residence without permission.
Porter’s cousin, Robin C. Hollinger, had driven up to the area and began honking the horn. Cochran was disturbed from a nap and went to her front door. She opened it and yelled, “Have some respect,” as Porter entered the car.
She returned to her couch and Porter allegedly opened the door. He reportedly yelled at her and told her to never again yell at his girlfriend, Carrie A. Schearer, who also was inside the vehicle.
Officers met with Porter, Hollinger and Schearer about a two hours later. He claimed he was having ongoing problems with Cochran and that she verbally abused him which led to his outburst.
He was arrested and lodged in jail.