Sheriff Office News

Arrests

• 11:24 a.m. Wednesday, 2200 block of E. Wilson St., Ottawa, Christopher Scherer, 33, Princeton, for aggravated domestic battery after being involved in an altercation with a 25-year-old Princeton female.

• 12:02 p.m. Wednesday, 300 block of S. Main St., Christopher Michael Smith, 29, Ottawa, on a Franklin County warrant for theft.

• 3:46 p.m. Wednesday, 300 block of S. Main St., Ottawa, Carl Eldon Damron Jr, 31, Princeton, on a Franklin County warrant for probation violation.

• 1:39 p.m. Thursday, 300 block of S. Main St., Ottawa, Kirby Decock, 27, Ottawa, on Franklin County warrant for failure to appear.

Thefts

• 4 p.m. Wednesday, 1700 block of Idaho Road, Williamsburg, a 62-year-old Williamsburg male, reported three unknown suspects stole approximately $1,500 from his residence after he was distracted by one of them.

Accidents

• 7:45 p.m. Wednesday, 2100 block of K-68, Ottawa, David Vanpelt, 39, Pomona, was westbound in a 2011 Ford Mustang when he struck a deer.

• 7:10 a.m. Thursday, 3600 block of Old US-59, Ottawa, James Westhoff, 37, Lawrence, was southbound in a 2010 Jeep when he struck a deer.

• 8:26 a.m. Thursday, 4200 block of K-68, Wellsville, Theodore Hartwick, 58, Pleasant Hill, Missouri, was eastbound in a 2012 Toyota Highlander when he struck a deer.

• 10 a.m. Thursday, 440 Missouri Road, Ottawa, Marilyn Pilkey, 71, Ottawa, was northbound in a 2010 Hyundai passenger car when she drove off of the roadway into the ditch.

Ottawa Police Department News

Arrests

• 10:14 a.m. Thursday, 900 block of S. Sycamore St., Ottawa, Taunya Chamberlain, 35, homeless, on an active City of Ottawa warrant.

• 10:14 a.m. Thursday, 900 block of S. Sycamore St., Ottawa, Carry Ward, 40, Princeon, on an active City of Ottawa warrant.

• 11:03 p.m. Thursday, 2300 block of S. Oak St., Ottawa, Joshua Anderson, 34, Pomona, for DUI after being contacted by officers.

Thefts

• 9:24 a.m. Wednesday, 200 block of E. 27th St., Ottawa, a 21-year-old Ottawa female reported a known individual stole her property.

• 10:07 a.m. Thursday, 200 block of E. 23rd St., Ottawa, a 39-year-old Olathe male reported a known individual stole items from the property.

Accidents

• 12:28 p.m. Wednesday, 700 block of S. Burrough, a 2005 Mercury driven by Helen Sheler, 72, Ottawa, struck her residence and a utility pole.

• 2:15 p.m. Wednesday, 2300 South Cedar St., Ottawa, a 56-year-old Ottawa female reported an unknown individual struck her 2016 Mazda.

Incident

• 8:30 p.m. Thursday, 800 E. Eighth St., Ottawa, a 37-year-old Ottawa female reported a known individual had battered her and damaged property. A 17-year-old Ottawa male was located and arrested.

Wellsville Police Department News

• Wednesday: 900 block of Main, theft; 200 block of Locust, criminal use of a financial car; 500 block of Main St., assist the public.

• Thursday: 700 block of Main, animal complaint; I-35 milemarker 201, assist other agency; 600 block of Walnut, juvenile complaint; 600 block of Walnut, recovered property; 800 block of Main, public assist.

Ottawa Fire Department News

• 4:21 a.m. Tuesday, 331 E. 11th, Ottawa, unintentional smoke detector activation.

• 8:30 a.m. Tuuesday, 1224 Lincoln St., Ottawa, authorized controlled burning.

• 2:04 p.m. Tuesday, 901 W. Second St., Ottawa, unauthorized burning.

• 6:36 p.m. Tuesday, 506 S. Main St., Ottawa, cooking fire, confined to container.

• 3:38 p.m. Wednesday, 523 S. Locust St., Ottawa, power line down.

• 1:04 p.m. Thursday, 415 E. Dundee St., Ottawa, alarm system sounded due to malfunction.

• 3:15 p.m. Thursday, 322 W. 15th St., Ottawa, unintentional alarm system activation.

• 7:42 p.m. Thursday, 415 E. Dundee St., Ottawa, alarm system sounded due to malfunction.

• Fire fighters assisted with seven medical calls on Tuesday through Thursday.