Richard F. Ramos, 32, of 4778 Napoleon St., Apt. A4, Huntsville, was charged with domestic violence, endangering children and possession of marijuana related to an incident Saturday evening in Russells Point.
Deputies were dispatched to 8573 State Route 366, lot 6, about 8:35 p.m. and spoke with his girlfriend, who said she and Ramos had been in argument that day while he had been drinking. She had been upset that he was going to “sell marijuana” and told him she would be leaving the residence with her 3-year-old daughter.
She told deputies the defendant forced his way into a bedroom when she tried to get away from him. He reportedly caused damage to the bedroom door, breaking it off the hinges.
The woman also told deputies that Ramos kicked her in the throat and upper chest area, knocking her backwards. She said he also struck her with her hair straightener. She said she struck him in the face to get him away from her.
Deputies observed that she sustained red marks to her neck area and minor burns to her hands from the hair straightener.
Deputies spoke with Ramos, who told them there had not been an altercation, despite an abrasion that was observed on his upper lip.
In a shed on the property, his girlfriend showed deputies several firearms that she thought the defendant had obtained illegally. Deputies seized a rifle and a handgun from the shed, and nearby the shed, they also recovered a marijuana smoking device and suspected marijuana.
He was placed under arrest and lodged in the jail.
Crash leads to OVI charge
Charles R. Cool Jr., 47, of Marysville, was charged with operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs relating to a crash Sunday afternoon on County Road 1 at State Route 245.
Deputies of the Logan County Sheriff’s Office report he was operating a northbound car on C.R. 1 about 1:10 p.m. when he crossed into the southbound lane of travel and then went off the right side of the road. The vehicle then struck an embankment and a tree before spinning across both lanes of travel.
The vehicle went off the left side of the road and down an embankment, where it came to a rest. Damage was heavy to the car.
Macochee EMS also responded to the scene, and EMS personnel were told that the driver was not injured.
Deputies observed that Cool observed signs of intoxication. He refused to submit to field sobriety tests and was placed under arrest.
While en route to the Logan County Jail, deputies said the defendant dozed off several times. He refused to submit to a breath test at the jail.
He also was cited for failure to control. Deputies report he had a prior OVI conviction in 2004.
Man lodged for theft of a motor vehicle
James O. Combs, 36, of Marysville, was charged with a fourth-degree felony count of theft of a motor vehicle related to an incident Friday in East Liberty.
Deputies of the Logan County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched at 6:30 p.m. to an address on Foundry Street to meet with the defendant’s ex-girlfriend, who reported that Combs had taken her 2004 Mitsubishi Montero Jan. 10.
She told deputies she had arrived home that day and discovered that her sport utility vehicle was missing. When she called the defendant, he told her that he had taken the vehicle, along with all of his belongings.
The victim provided deputies with several locations where Combs might be in Bellefontaine. Deputies and Bellefontaine Police Department officers were able to located her vehicle in the area of Heritage Court.
Combs was located hiding in a back bedroom of 801 Heritage Court, Apt. 19, Bellefontaine. He denied taking the vehicle, but admitted that his belongings were located inside the SUV.
He was placed under arrest and was lodged in the Logan County Jail.