Hospital Notes


• Monday: Albert Grosdidier, Pomona; Donald Needham, Osawatomie; Diana Schmidt, Ottawa.


• Tuesday: Lynda Hafner, Ottawa.

Franklin County Jail

Sheriff’s Office Arrests

• 6:15 a.m. Monday, 300 block of South Main Street, a 15-year-old Ottawa girl on a Franklin County warrant for failure to appear.

• 3:07 p.m. Tuesday, Franklin County Adult Detention Center, 305 S. Main St., Steven Thomas Wilson, 37, Ottawa, on Franklin County warrants for failure to appear and probation violation.

• 8:58 p.m. Tuesday, 400 block of South Main Street, Brian Brown, 37, Oklahoma, on a Franklin County failure to appear warrant.

Police Department Arrests

• 2:20 p.m. Monday, Walmart Supercenter, 2101 S. Princeton St., Mercede Grammer, 24, Ottawa, on suspicion of theft and criminal trespass at Walmart.

• 12:18 a.m. Tuesday, 800 block of North Hemlock Street, Aaron Stottlemire, 39, Kansas City, Missouri, on suspicion of driving while suspended and possession of drug paraphernalia, after being stopped by officers.

Sheriff’s Office News


• 2:29 p.m. Tuesday, 4800 block of Fiber Lane, Wellsville, a 65-year-old Wellsville man reported his car hauling trailer was stolen sometime over the weekend. Estimated loss was $2,000.


• 9:20 p.m. Monday, 4300 block of U.S. 59, a 2010 Ford Fusion driven by Matthew Hughes, 21, Blue Springs, Missouri, was southbound on U.S. 59 when it struck a deer that entered the roadway.

Police Department News


• 10:33 a.m. Monday, Ottawa High School parking lot, 1120 S. Ash St., a 16-year-old girl reported an unknown person damaged her car.

• 11:19 a.m. Tuesday, Forest Park, 320 N. Locust St., a 28-year-old Ottawa man reported a sign at the park was damaged.

• 12:59 p.m. Tuesday, Ottawa High School, 1120 S. Ash St., the school reported an unknown subject damaged school property.


• 10:28 a.m. Monday, Thriftopia, 2210 S. Princeton St., the business reported a known suspect stole items from the store. Case is under investigation.

• 9:44 a.m. Tuesday, Kansas State Bank, 119 S. Main St., the bank reported it received a counterfeit $100 bill.


• 7:40 a.m. Monday, 700 block of West 11th Street, a vehicle driven by Ricky Norval Jr., 18, Ottawa, struck a street sign owned by the City of Ottawa and left the scene. Norval was located and issued a citation.

• 12:23 p.m. Monday, 1700 block of South Eisenhower Avenue, a 2014 Chevrolet driven by Justice Maciel, 18, Kansas City, Missouri, lost a tire while turning a corner and struck a street sign. No injuries were reported.

Wellsville Police Department News

• Monday: 700 block of Main Street, general information; 400 block of Locust Street, lost property; 400 block of Main Street, general information; 100 block of Main Street, public assist; 100 block of Main Street, medical call; 200 block of Locust Street, damage to property.

• Tuesday: 300 block of Walnut Street, motorist assist; 200 block of Main Street, animal complaint; 700 block of Main Street, general information; 700 block of Main Street, public assist; 500 block of East Fourth Street, welfare check.

Ottawa Fire Department News

• 2:32 p.m. Monday, 2800 block of I-35, grass fire.

Firefighters assisted with six medical calls Monday and Tuesday.