Jordan L. Brannan, 21, of Bellefontaine, was charged Friday with felony aggravated burglary and felony domestic violence and misdemeanor resisting arrest.
Officers of the Bellefontaine Police Department were called at 5:05 p.m. to 809 Heritage Court, Apt. 30, the residence of Indica Johnson’s sister.
Johnson, who is pregnant, told officers Brannan came to the apartment to retrieve a pair of headphones. He told he was not welcome to enter and that she would hand the item out a window.
He reportedly kicked in the door, entered the apartment and demanded Johnson hand over her cellular phone. She refused and he allegedly whipped her with a charging cable and hit her in the chest before leaving.
Officers took photographs of the damaged door and Johnson’s injuries.
Brannan was not located immediately. He allegedly made threats to burn down the home of Johnson’s mother.
He was later located in the basement of 812 W. Sandusky Ave. but resisted efforts to handcuff him.
He was lodged in the Logan County Jail.
• Christopher A. Powell, 23, of 409 West St., was charged Sunday with misdemeanor counts of assault and criminal damaging after officers reviewed surveillance camera footage of a 5:30 p.m. Saturday altercation with Paul and Bertie Dick, 405 West St.
Footage showed the couple were in a car and slowly driving by Powell’s residence when he came out the street and kicked the side of the car as it passed.
Bertie Dick got out when the car stopped to confront Powell and Paul Dick followed, officers report. Powell was observed charging at the man and throwing punches which hit both the husband and wife.
Several face intoxication charges
Robert A. Dickinson Jr., 42, of 513 W. Columbus Ave., was arrested at 12:50 a.m. Sunday after an officer on patrol observed the defendant running a block east of his home wearing a shirt, underwear, socks and carrying a boot.
Based on his interaction with Dickinson and his observations, the officer took the defendant into custody as he appeared to be under the influence of drugs.
Dickinson’s father refused to take custody of his son. Dickinson was lodged in jail for his safety.
• Dallas C. McKinley, 47, of 401 W. Brown Ave., Apt. 2, was charged Sunday with public indecency and having an open container of alcohol.
He was stopped around 12:05 a.m. in the downtown area after witnesses reported he drinking from a can of beer while he talked with them at the corner of Auburn Avenue and Main Street. He dumped the can in a trash can when an officer patrolled in the area and then urinated next to a building.
When questioned, he admitted to the acts.
• Roger A. Queen, 52, of 160 Lakewood Drive, Apt. 51, was charged Sunday with public intoxicated and public indecency.
At 5:40 p.m., officers were called to the apartment complex after witnesses reported he was too drunk to make home in his wheelchair. He also reportedly urinated in a parking lot in front of children before his wheelchair become stuck in a grassy area.
He was lodged in jail.
Speeding motorist lodged on warrant
Justice Oyer, 25, of 813 Heritage Court, Apt. 48, was arrested Thursday on a Champaign County warrant for failure to appear after she was stopped for speeding around 8:30 a.m.
It was her third time in the past 12 months that she was stopped for speeding.
An officer used his radar to record her vehicle’s speed at 51 mph while westbound on Brennan Road approaching Ludlow Road.
She was allowed to escort her children into the Bellefontaine Elementary School, 1001 Ludlow Road, and then taken into custody.
She was issued traffic citations for speeding and two counts of driving under suspension.
Woman reports break-in
Krysta Johnson, 112 N. Everett St., Apt. B, told officers she came home after midnight Saturday to find a male dressed in black with a black face mask leaving her residence through the front door.
Her husband arrived home soon after and they searched the residence but did not find anything missing.
The suspect had run westbound through an adjacent alley, she told officers.
Officers took a criminal damaging report at 6:40 p.m. Friday regarding a disabled car at Wake Up the World Church, 600 E. Brown Ave.
The car was left unattended for about 20 minutes, Wayne Wells, of Bellefontaine, told officers. When he returned to the area to continue repairs on the vehicle, he found the windshield and side mirror broken and multiple dents along the passenger side.
Brenda Stevenson of Bellefontaine is the owner and she was contacted to make sure nothing was missing from inside the car.
Wells also showed officers the inside of a modular building unit at the site which was found severely damaged on Thursday.
• Jonathan Kunze of Bellefontaine reported Thursday surveillance footage showed a named male suspect slashing the four tires on his pickup truck while it was parked Wednesday evening at the Bellefontaine Moose Lodge, 912 S. Detroit St.