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Grandview/Marble Cliff: Man faces multiple charges after kicking cruiser window

A Marble Cliff man was charged with a felony count of vandalism of government property March 24 when he started kicking in a Grandview Heights police cruiser window after being arrested on a domestic violence charge.

Nicholas B. Maynard, 30, of Roxbury Road also was charged with resisting arrest and assault.

Several witnesses told police a man was pursuing a woman in his vehicle on Roxbury Road while the victim was on foot. The witnesses said the man forced the woman off a private driveway and assaulted her in an apartment building parking lot. The witnesses also told police the man threatened to harm them when they approached to assist the victim.

He then attempted to leave the area in his car and crashed his vehicle into several cars parked in the lot.

The woman reported he had earlier assaulted her.

According to the police report, he resisted arrest by attempting to push and wrestle officers on the ground. He was treated at the scene for a medical condition and was not cooperative with medics. He was taken to the Franklin County Jail.

In other recent Grandview Division of Police incident reports:

* A contractor told police he arrived about 7 a.m. March 28 to work on a house in the 1000 block of Lincoln Road and found an unknown vehicle parked in the driveway. He then discovered a man inside the house with a sander in his hand. He said the suspect put the tool down and ran out of the house. Most of the tools that had been in the house were gathered by the front door.

* A woman reported March 29 the rear driver's side window of her vehicle was broken out while it was parked in the 1200 block of Grandview Avenue. She said a laptop computer, hard drives and a flash drive and a computer bag belonging to another person were stolen. Total loss was estimated at $2,465.

* Two area residents reported separate incidents in which fraudulent charges were made in the Cincinnati area on their accounts. A resident in the 1500 block of Roxbury Road reported March 29 that charges totaling $1,943 were made on her account at several locations. A resident in the 1300 block of Mulford Road reported that on March 25, he discovered charges totaling $447 had been made on his debit card account at a store, mini-market and gas station in Cincinnati.

* Officers responded March 27 to the 1200 block of Burr Avenue on a juvenile complaint. They were told a juvenile from the neighborhood had brought knives to C Ray Buck Park and showed them to other youngsters before hiding the knives.

One of the juveniles saw where they were hidden and handed them over to an adult male. Officers contacted the man and took possession of a mate knife and a steak knife. They later contacted the baby sitter of the boy who had the knives, who reported the objects had been found in Wyman Woods Park and that the boy hid them because he feared he would get in trouble for having them.

* A resident in the 1200 block of Grandview Avenue told police March 25 that $1,420 in cash was stolen from her bedroom dresser.