Franklin County Jail

Sheriff’s Office Arrests

• 8:02 p.m. Sunday, 200 block of North Main Street, Ottawa, Mark Baber, 36, Ottawa, on suspicion of driving while suspended, felony possession of marijuana and possession of paraphernalia, after being stopped for a traffic infraction.

• 8:24 p.m. Sunday, 3900 block of Montana Road, Wanda Helm, 35, Ottawa, on suspicion of possession of methamphetamine and possession of drug paraphernalia.

• 8:46 a.m. Monday, Franklin County Adult Detention Center, 305 S. Main St., Tyler Sage, 23, Williamsburg, on two Franklin County warrants for probation violation.

• 11:23 a.m. Monday, Franklin County Adult Detention Center, 305 S. Main St., Vaughn Leon, 26, Parsons, on a Franklin County warrant for probation violation.

• 3:15 p.m. Monday, Franklin County Adult Detention Center, 305 S. Main St., Richard Thomas Sieleit Jr., 32, Topeka, on a Franklin County warrant for probation violation.

Police Department Arrests

• 11:38 a.m. Sunday, 600 block of North Cherry Street, Shannon Hodges, 33, Ottawa, on suspicion of driving under the influence and improper driving on laned roadways, after being contacted by officers for a report of an erratic driver.

• 9:58 a.m. Monday, Walmart Supercenter, 2101 S. Princeton St., Brandy Schooff, 44, Paola, on suspicion of stealing items.

• 7:26 p.m. Monday, 2000 block of South Princeton Street, Cassandra Darveaux, 36, Ottawa, on a City of Ottawa warrant.

Sheriff’s Office News

Incidents

• 11:36 a.m. Sunday, 1900 block of South Eisenhower Avenue, Ottawa, Shannon Hodges, 33, Ottawa, struck and destroyed a mailbox belonging to a 48-year-old Ottawa woman. Hodges failed to report the accident. A report was being forwarded to the county attorney’s office.

• 7:57 p.m. Sunday, 300 block of Monroe Street, Pomona, a 61-year-old Pomona man reported his wooden privacy fence had been damaged.

• 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, 2400 block of Labette Road, a 12-year-old Ottawa girl received injuries after being bit by a dog.

Thefts

• 2:18 p.m. Monday, 500 block of East Franklin Street, Pomona, a 40-year-old Ottawa man reported a license plate valued at $16.50 was stolen off a vehicle owned by West Franklin USD 287.

• 3 p.m. Monday, 1500 block of Jackson Road, a 54-year-old Ottawa woman reported several items were stolen from a residence she owned. Estimated loss was $11,925.

Accidents

• 12:43 p.m. Sunday, 1200 block of K-68, Ottawa, a 2004 Ford driven by Michael Higbie, 63, Pomona, was westbound on K-68 when a 2018 Chevrolet driven by Fred Fehrenbach, 84, Ottawa, crossed the center line and struck Higbie’s vehicle. No injuries were reported.

• 9:18 p.m. Sunday, 3500 block of I-35, Ottawa, a 2013 Ford Focus driven by Gavin Gretencord, 20, Gardner, was southbound on I-35 when it struck a deer that entered the roadway from the east.

• 11:14 p.m. Sunday, 1900 block of U.S. 59, a 2018 GMC Yukon driven by John Wade, 54, Lawrence, was northbound on U.S. 59 when it struck a dog that entered the roadway.

• 12:28 a.m. Tuesday, 2600 block of I-35, Ottawa, a 2018 Chevrolet Cruze driven by Michael Cramer, 26, Fort Worth, Texas, was southbound on I-35 when it struck a coyote that entered the roadway.

• 9:05 p.m. Tuesday, 3800 block of I-35 at milepost 192, a 2013 Lincoln MKX driven by Carolyn Brown, 56, Emporia, was southbound on I-35 when it struck a deer that entered the roadway.

• 5:46 a.m. Wednesday, 2600 block of I-35 at milepost 183, a 2004 Chevrolet Malibu driven by Ronnie Martin, 55, Pomona, was northbound on I-35 when it struck a deer in the roadway.

Police Department News

Incidents

• 8:06 p.m. Monday, Walnut Street, a 46-year-old subject reported being the victim of a past domestic battery by a known 40-year-old subject. The case is under investigation.

Thefts

• 9:38 p.m. Monday, Dollar General, 305 N. Main St., two suspects stole items from the business. The case is under investigation.

Accidents

• 10:40 a.m. Sunday, 23rd Street and Eisenhower Avenue, a 2014 Ford driven by Shannon Hodges, 33, Ottawa, struck the rear of a 2007 Honda driven by Bonnie Walz, 71, Ottawa. No injuries were reported. Hodges was cited for following too closely.

• 1:41 p.m. Monday, 1400 block of South Main Street, a 2010 Ford passenger car driven by Sherry Ferguson, 25, Ottawa, failed to yield and struck a 2012 Toyota passenger car driven by Danielle Dunlap, 46, Ottawa. No injuries were reported.

• 1:59 p.m. Monday, 600 block of West Seventh Street, a 2004 GMC van driven by Brian Kane, 44, Ottawa, struck a 2001 Freightliner trash truck driven by Kurt Clark, 40, Ottawa. No injuries were reported.

• 5:12 p.m. Tuesday, 700 block of South Main Street, a 2003 Pontiac car driven by a 14-year-old Ottawa girl struck a 2002 Dodge passenger car driven by Phil Noble, 63, Paola. The 14-year-old driver was cited for inattentive driving.

Wellsville Police Department News

• Monday: 300 block of Eighth Street, theft; 100 block of Maple Street, animal complaint.

• Tuesday: 200 block of Locust Street, welfare check; 200 block of East Eighth Street medical call; I-35 and K-33, assist other agency.

Ottawa Fire Department News

• Firefighters assisted with six medical calls Monday and Tuesday.