Reba N. Jenkins, 29, of 412 N. Madriver St., Bellefontaine, was charged with a fifth-degree felony count of assault following an incident at the Logan County Jail early Sunday morning, deputies of the Logan County Sheriff’s Office report.
About 12:15 a.m., a corrections officer reportedly was checking on Jenkins, who had been placed in the restraint chair at the jail. While the corrections officer was performing her duties, the inmate reportedly thrust her head backwards and struck the corrections officer in the head.
The corrections officer sustained a laceration and continuous bleeding and was transported to Mary Rutan Hospital for treatment, where she was diagnosed with a concussion and also received staples for the laceration.
Deputies had placed Jenkins under arrest after responding about 11 p.m. Saturday to the Eagles Campground, 5118 N. U.S. Route 68, Bellefontaine, on a report of an intoxicated and combative patron.
The manager reported that Jenkins became heavily intoxicated and was getting in people’s faces and interrupting the band that was playing. Deputies said Jenkins showed visible signs of intoxication and she was unsteady on her feet.
She was placed under arrest and after she was placed in the patrol car, she began to kick at the windows. She was placed in a hobble device, and then she attempted to kick, bite and scratch deputies.
Upon arrival at the jail, she was placed in the restraint chair. She also was charged with disorderly conduct and resisting arrest.
Driver transported after being struck by oversized load semi
Roger A. Blank, 71, of Lakeview was transported by Indian Lake EMS to Lima Memorial Health System for treatment of minor injuries sustained in a crash Friday morning.
Deputies report Jeffrey D. Pinkham, 61, of Bryan, was operating an eastbound semi tractor-trailer hauling an oversized load on U.S. Route 33 near Township Road 92 about 10:05 a.m. He reportedly drove around a disabled vehicle off the right shoulder of the road and drove left of center, striking the driver’s side of a westbound sport utility vehicle operated by Blank.
Pinkham was cited for lanes of travel and did not report any injuries. Both drivers were wearing their seat belts. Damage was heavy to the SUV, which was towed from the scene, and no damage was reported to the semi.
Motorist charged with OVI
Dana A. Albright, 34, of Maplewood, was charged with operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs as a result of an incident early Monday morning.
Deputies were dispatched about 2 a.m. to the area of County Road 34 and State Route 47. A AAA representative said Albright had reported to the company that he was in need of assistance and upon arriving on the scene, he appeared to be intoxicated.
Albright told deputies he had blown a tire while on his way home from a family member’s residence. He eventually admitted he had been drinking that evening. He declined deputies’ requests to submit to field sobriety tests.
He was released to a family member at the scene and his vehicle was towed.
Pair issued summonses for domestic violence
Stephanie A. Webb, 25, and Justin C. Webb, 20, of 9875 Blackhawk Drive, Huntsville, each were issued summonses for domestic violence as a result of an incident Sunday.
Deputies responded to their address about 5:45 p.m. and spoke with Mrs. Webb outside.
She said she and her husband had been in a verbal argument and that he pulled a drawer out of the TV stand, dumping all of the contents onto the ground and item hit an 11-month-old child at the home. The child was not injured, she said.
Mr. Webb told deputies that Mrs. Webb had thrown items as well, and that she threw a metal step ladder that hit him in the leg. He said he was not injured.
Deputies said they have dealt with the couple two other times in the past two months.
Mrs. Webb agreed to leave the home for the evening.