Sheriff Office News


• 2:13 p.m. Wednesday, 305 S. Main St., Ottawa, Richard Sieliet, 32, Richmond, for criminal damage to property after damaging a telephone while being housed in the Franklin County Jail.

• 3:02 p.m. Wednesday, 1400 block of S. Main St., Ottawa, Robin Sherrill, 21, Pomona, on a Franklin County warrant for probation violation.

• 4 p.m. Wednesday, 305 S. Main St., Ottawa, Johnathan Michael Lynch, 26, Ottawa, on Franklin County warrant for probation violation.

• 1:36 a.m. Thursday, 1500 block of I-35, Anthony Newton, 26, Willamina, Oregon, for distribution of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of a controlled substance and criminal possession of a firearm. Anthony was a passenger in a vehicle that was stopped for a traffic violation. During the same traffic stop, Clayton Hughes, 25, Herington, was issued a notice to appear in court for possession of marijuana and paraphernalia.

• 5:23 p.m. Thursday, 200 block of S. Beech St., Ottawa, a 13-year-old Ottawa juvenile for battery on a corrections officer and criminal damage to property while being housed in the Franklin County Juvenile Detention Center.


• 11:49 p.m. Wednesday, 2100 block of Ohio Road, Corey King, 41, Ottawa, and Darrin Cole, 48, Ottawa, both reported the other battered them, and each claimed the other broke a vase during an argument.

• 3 p.m. Thursday, 500 block of East Fourth St., Pomona, a report was forwarded to the county attorney for distribution of marijuana at the Pomona Middle School. A 14-year-old student reportedly sold a small amount of marijuana to another student, who was then caught with it in a bathroom.


• 1:07 a.m. Thursday, 1700 block of I-35, Mikaela Hegwald, 21, Burlington, was southbound in a Chevy passenger car when she struck a deer.

Ottawa Police Department News


• 10:39 p.m. Thursday, 1400 block of S. Main St., Ottawa, Danial Olsen, 29, Westphalia, for driving while suspended and not having ignition interlock device after committing a traffic infraction.


• 5:19 p.m. Wednesday, 700 block of E. Garfield St., Ottawa, a 21-year-old Ottawa male reported unknown vehicle struck a 1995 Chevrolet and left the scene.


• 7:11 p.m. Wednesday, 500 block of S. Elm, a 37-year-old Ottawa female reported an unknown subject stole an item.

• 3:54 p.m. Thursday, 1200 block of S. Ash St., a 55-year-old Monett, Missouri, male reported a knowm subject stole items.

Wellsville Police Department News

Wednesday: 200 block of Edgewood Drive, civil matter.

Thursday: I-35 milemarker 198, motorist assist; K33/1-35, assist other agency; 800 block of Chilton Avenue, medical call.

Ottawa Fire Department News

• Firefighters assisted with six medical assists calls on Wednesday and Thursday.