Hospital Notes


• Wednesday: Mary Barnhart, Ottawa; Dolores Demoret, Williamsburg; Edith Ingram, Quenemo.

Franklin County Jail

Police Department Arrests

• 11:53 a.m. Wednesday, 200 block of South Cedar Street, Isaac Mundhenke, 35, Princeton, was cited and released for driving with a suspended license.

Sheriff’s Department News


• 9:04 a.m. Wednesday, 500 block of East Franklin Street, the sheriff’s office investigated a possible battery. A 32-year-old male paraprofessional with the West Franklin school district reported being shoved by a 17-year-old male student.

Theft Reports

• 4:37 p.m. Wednesday, 600 block of Alabama Road, a 46-year-old Williamsburg man reported an unknown suspect entered his home through an open window and stole a Sony Playstation 2. Loss was estimated at $135.


• 8:38 a.m. Wednesday, 600 block of K-68, a 2003 Hyundai driven by Kyle Mellies, 17, Vassar, was eastbound on K-68 when it struck a dog.

• 6:25 p.m. Wednesday, 3100 block of K-68, a 2002 Toyota Camry driven by Norman Mast, 57, Ottawa, was eastbound on K-68 when it struck a deer. Damage was estimated at more than $1,000.

Police Department News


• 12:31 p.m. Wednesday, 1900 block of East Logan Street, Robin Heenan, 33, Ottawa, fell asleep at the wheel, and her vehicle struck a road sign. Heenan was cited for inattentive driving.

Wellsville Police Department News

• Wednesday: 400 block of Main Street, child in need of care; 300 block of Poplar Street, animal complaint.

Fire Calls

Ottawa Fire Department

• 9:28 p.m. Tuesday, 501 Otter Lane, smoke or odor removal.

• 5:12 a.m. Wednesday, 1510 N. Davis Ave., sprinkler activation, but no fire reported.

• Firefighters assisted with five medical calls Tuesday through Wednesday.

Franklin County Fire Departments

• 5:37 a.m. Tuesday, 3650 Osborne Terrace, Lincoln-Ottawa-Harrison Township, grass fire.

• 9:39 a.m. Tuesday, 324 E. Hubert Road, Richmond, Pottawatomie Township and Lincoln-Ottawa-Harrison Township, structure fire.

• 10:28 a.m. Tuesday, 1742 Douglas Road, Richmond and Ohio Township, grass fire.

• 4:08 p.m. Tuesday, Louisiana and Thomas roads, Centropolis and Lincoln-Ottawa-Harrison Township, grass fire.

• 6:01 p.m. Tuesday, 2018 Arkansas Road, Pomona, grass fire.

• 4:53 p.m. Tuesday, 2289 Ohio Terrace, Lincoln-Ottawa-Harrison Township, grass fire.

• Firefighters assisted with three medical calls Tuesday and Wednesday.