Officers of the Bellefontaine Police Department report he was walking westbound in a traffic lane of Sandusky Avenue near West Street at 2:40 a.m. and would not comply with officers orders to step to a sidewalk and talk with them.
He initially lied about his identity and would yell periodically as he walked and ran along Sandusky with officers following in their cruisers to protect him from vehicular traffic.
One officer pulled ahead and blocked Haithcock’s path. He then allegedly took a swing at the officer but missed. He again took off running but apprehended and taken into custody.
He was lodged in the Logan County Jail.
Boy treated for injuries after crash
A 9-year-old Bellefontaine boy was transported by a Bellefontaine for treatment of possible injuries Monday after he rode his bicycle into the path of a sport utility vehicle.
Officers report Jayden R. Seay was northbound in an alley in the 200 block of east Patterson Avenue around 12:55 p.m. He failed to stop at Patterson and was struck by the westbound SUV operated by Tonya L. Roark, 45, of Bellefontaine.
There were no citations issued in the crash.
Illegal dumping referred to police
Officers are helping investigate an illegal dumping site at 312 W. High Ave.
Bellefontaine property code enforcement officer Wes Dodds told officers on Monday he has attempted without success to reach the property owner regarding the mess.
It appears the residence was emptied of its contents with piles of trash, furniture and other household items piled on the south and west sides of the structure.