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SPRINGFIELD

Woman reports aggravated burglary

A woman was home in the 200 block of North Greenmount Avenue about 2 a.m. Thursday when a 24-year-old man she knew used a key to unlock the back door and enter her home.

She asked him to leave multiple times and he refused, eventually throwing her down onto a couch and swinging at her with a fist, but missing, according to Springfield police. He’s also alleged to have pressed his hand over her mouth when she tried to scream.

He left the home with a game console and her cell phone, valued at more than $270, which she told police later that afternoon he had returned.

A warrant for aggravated burglary was requested for his arrest. STAFF REPORT

SPRINGFIELD

Man with gun jailed

Charles E. Shonkwiler, 39, of 820 Mason St., was placed in Clark County Jail Thursday on a domestic violence charge.

According to a police report, he had a handgun and threatened to kill everyone in his house, including a 39-year-old woman and two children, ages 3 years and 1 month about 11:20 a.m. The gun was collected as evidence. STAFF REPORT

SPRINGFIELD

Woman jailed on domestic charge

Erica L. Thomas, 32, of 149 W. Liberty St., was placed in jail on a domestic violence charge Thursday.

She’s accused of holding a knife to a 21-year-old man’s neck and telling him he would die, according to a police report. She also grabbed him around the neck, causing redness and swelling, and struck him in the back with a metal broom handle. STAFF REPORT

BETHEL TWP.

Man jailed on traffic warrants

Jeremy A. Carter, 28, of 521 E. Rose St., Springfield was served with seven traffic-related warrants and placed in Clark County Jail early Thursday morning.

According to a Clark County Sheriff’s report, Carter was located in a vehicle parked in the 800 block of Beach Drive with another person between 1 and 2 a.m. and was found to have the warrants for failure to appear.

According to deputies, a cigarette butt of suspected marijuana was located in his front pants pocket and submitted for a lab test. STAFF REPORT

NEW CARLISLE

Woman charged with assault

Stacie L. McKenzie, 36, of 213 Galewood Drive, was ordered into court on an assault charge Wednesday evening.

She’s accused of grabbing a 21-year-old coworker’s arm, leaving red marks, and making threats about 7 p.m. at their place of business in the 500 block of North Main Street, according to a sheriff’s report. STAFF REPORT

MOOREFIELD TWP.

Man jailed on assault charge

Arthur P. Crozier, 30, of 7139 Chama Trail, Mad River Twp., was placed in jail on an assault charge Wednesday.

He’s accused of pushing a 49-year-old woman onto a couch, hitting her in the side and slapping her in the face, twisting her wrist and shoving her into a wall between about 3:45 and 5:30 p.m. at her home in the 4500 block of Reno Lane, according to a sheriff’s report. STAFF REPORT

THEFTS

Nearly $2,080 worth of jewelry was reported stolen between 9 p.m. Sunday and 9 p.m. Monday from a jewelry box in a home in the 600 block of East Southern Avenue, Springfield.

An estimated $550 worth of jewelry and change from a cash register was reported stolen about 4 a.m. during a business burglary at Chateaus and Bungalows, 1128 N. Plum St., Springfield. STAFF REPORTS


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