Charges filed

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Convontae D. Hale, 26, of 868 E. Sandusky Ave., Apt. 121, was charged Wednesday with obstructing official business, resisting arrest and failure to disclose his personal information.

Around 9:20 p.m., an officer of the Bellefontaine Police Department on patrol observed a vehicle make a sudden turn into the apartment complex and then drive erratically to an apartment drive.

The motorist got out and began yelling at the officer. He refused to identify himself and follow orders of the officer.

He reportedly resisted the officer and was taken to the ground.

He was lodged in the Logan County Jail.

• Brandy N. Simons, 26, of Bellefontaine, was charged today with possession of drug abuse instruments. Around 12:20 a.m., she was observed sitting with man outside 350 N. Hayes St. possibly arguing.

She remained at the Speed Queen laundromat to tend to her laundry while the man snuck out a back door after claiming he was going to retrieve a cigarette.

Officers found hypodermic needles and other drug paraphernalia in a waste basket next to where Simons was taking care of her laundry.

She admitted the items were hers.

• Carmelita T. Haithcock, 45, of 323 S. Park St., was charged Wednesday with criminal damaging.

Around 2:50 p.m. Tuesday, officers responded to 624 N. Detroit St. and talked with Twyla Carter and Brent Johnson. They told officers Haithcock came to residence demanding to talk with man inside.

The man refused to come outside and talk with her.

Haithcock then allegedly flattened tires on both of Carter’s cars. She then went to a back door of the residence and kicked out a window.

She got into her vehicle and drove it into one of Carter’s cars.

Officers tracked Haithcock down around 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at home. She admitted she was enraged when she was locked out of the Detroit Street residence where she has belongings.

She acknowledged breaking the door glass while pounding on the door and to puncturing the tires on Carter’s cars.

She told officers she had neglected to take medication on Tuesday. She also promised to pay for the damage.