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Grandview: Two arrested on felony warrants

Two recent traffic stops made by Grandview Heights police officers resulted in the arrests of two men named in warrants for felony charges.

Matthew S. Flovin, 25, of Presidential Drive in Columbus, was arrested May 12 after his vehicle was stopped at Grandview and Second avenues for driving in marked lanes.

The officers' investigation indicated Flovin was driving under the influence of alcohol and with a suspended license. He was charged with driving in marked lanes, driving under suspension and operating a vehicle while under the influence, reports said.

Flovin also was found to be named in a warrant for a second-degree felony assault charge out of Franklin County. His car was impounded and Flovin was taken to the Franklin County jail.

Joshua J. Kennedy, 30, of East Moler Street in Columbus, was arrested on a warrant for felony drug possession May 11 after an officer stopped him on West Goodale Boulevard at Broadview Avenue for driving with an obstructed license plate, according to reports.

Kennedy was arrested without incident, processed at the police department, then taken to the Franklin County jail, reports said.

In other recent Grandview police reports:

* A Mulford Road man reported May 7 the driver's side mirror of his pickup truck was broken off. He said he and his roommate were having an argument in their house and when they walked to his vehicle, he realized he had forgotten his keys. He went inside to get the keys while his roommate stayed outside.

The man said when he returned a few minutes later, he discovered the mirror had been broken off his truck and placed on the back porch. His roommate, who was sitting in the truck, said she did not remove the mirror, according to reports.