Hospital Notes


• Elmer Malburg, Ottawa.


• Mary Barnhart, Ottawa.

Franklin County Jail

Sheriff’s Department Arrests

• 3:25 p.m. Monday, 2200 block of Riley Road, Jeffrey Coble, 51, Ottawa, on suspicion of making criminal threats.

• 5:40 p.m. Monday, Franklin County Jail, 305 S. Main St., Christopher Bueno, 32, Williamsburg, on a civil warrant.

• 6:19 p.m. Monday, William R. Rowe, 45, Council Bluffs, Iowa, on suspicion of driving under the influence, fleeing and eluding law enforcement officers, leaving the scene of an accident and failing to report an accident.

Police Department Arrests

• 8:59 p.m. Monday, 300 block of South Cedar Street, Eric Waggoner, 33, Ottawa, on suspicion of threatening two 24-year-old Ottawa males with a knife.

• 11:19 p.m. Monday, 700 block of North Locust Street, Channing C. Milligan, 23, Ottawa, on suspicion of domestic battery.

Sheriff’s Department News

Theft Reports

• 9:27 a.m. Monday, 2400 block of Osborne Terrace, a 43-year-old Ottawa man reported someone stole two radiators and two carburetors from his barn sometime between March 28 and Monday. Loss was estimated at $600.


• 5:11 p.m. Monday, 2800 block of I-35 in Franklin County, Tieasha Ross, 26, Wichita, was driving a 2011 school bus to the School for the Deaf, Olathe, when a tire came across the median, striking the front bumper. The nine occupants of the bus were unharmed in the incident, according to the sheriff’s report. Damage was estimated at more than $1,000.

Police Department News

Theft Reports

• 12:51 p.m. Monday, The Gun Guys, 114 W. Third St., a 52-year-old Ottawa man reported an unknown suspect stole a gun from the shop.


• 3:45 p.m. Sunday, 100 block of South Walnut Street, a vehicle driven by Kay Asbury, 49, Ottawa, was southbound on Walnut Street when it struck a tree.

• 11:35 p.m. Sunday, 300 block of South Cedar Street, a vehicle driven by Janet Atchison, 55, Ottawa, struck a parked car owned by Danny Yarbro, 48, Ottawa, and a parked truck owned by Doug Miles, 47, Ottawa. Atchison was cited for inattentive driving, according to the police report.

• 5:45 a.m. Monday, 200 block of South Cedar Street, a vehicle driven by Samantha Salyer, 25, Pomona, struck a parked truck owned by Matthew Bollig, no age given, Ottawa. Salyer was cited with inattentive driving and no seat belt, according to the police report.

• 7:40 a.m. Monday, 1400 block of South Olive Street, a vehicle driven by Regina Powell, 42, Ottawa, was northbound on Olive Street when it struck a vehicle driven by Matthew Bobey, 41, Lawrence, as Bobey was attempting to turn left into a driveway.

Wellsville Police Department News

• Monday: 900 block of Main Street, traffic complaint; 900 block of Main Street, traffic complaint; 500 block of Maple Terrace, traffic complaint.

Fire Calls

Ottawa Fire Department

• 10:09 p.m. Monday, 933 N. Birch St., authorized controlled burning.

• 1:09 p.m. Monday, I-35 in Ottawa, firefighters responded to a passenger vehicle fire.

• 4:31 p.m. Monday, 730 S. Main St., authorized controlled burning.

• Firefighters assisted with five medical calls Friday through Monday.

Franklin County Fire Departments

• 11:36 p.m. Saturday, Marshall and Colorado roads, Pomona and Lincoln-Ottawa-Harrison responded to a structure fire.

• 2:11 a.m. Monday, Utah and Stafford roads, Wellsville responded to a grass fire.

• Firefighters assisted with seven medical calls Friday through Monday.