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Man rescued after kayak capsizes in creek

Saturday December 28, 2013 8:38 PM

Marysville emergency crews rescued a man after his kayak capsized in the flooded Mill Creek at 5:02 p.m. Dec. 22. After a 911 call, the man was found near 225 Elwood Avenue stranded on a log in the creek, according to emergency reports. Marysville fire personnel, assisted by mutual aid fire departments, got the man out of the water using a rescue boat.

Reports said the man was kayaking when he encountered underwater obstructions and his vessel capsized; he was wearing a life jacket. He was treated at the scene.

Fire Chief Jay Riley reminded residents that heavy rains and flooding make canoeing, kayaking and other recreational activities dangerous; obstructions, debris and strong currents can pull people, pets and vehicles into flood waters.

Marysville police responded to a series of recent theft reports, including:

At 10:27 a.m. Dec. 18, a business on Coleman's Crossing Boulevard reported a theft by an employee.

A resident in the 500 block of Harness Place reported a package was stolen from the front porch at 5:25 p.m. Dec. 18.

A 25-year-old Columbus woman and a 23-year-old Columbus man were arrested and charged with theft at a business on Coleman's Crossing Boulevard at 2:12 a.m. Dec. 19.

At 3:12 p.m. Dec. 20, a resident of North Main Street reported personal property was taken from a storage room next to his residence.

An employee at a business on East Eighth Street reported at 9:31 p.m. Dec. 21 that a man stole a DVD from the business.

A resident of Residence Drive reported someone stole the hard-top panels off his Jeep at 9:35 a.m. Dec. 22.

On Dec. 22 at 8:51 p.m., a 19-year-old Marysville man was arrested and charged with theft from a business on Coleman's Crossing Boulevard.

In other Marysville police reports:

* A 36-year-old North Lewisburg was charged with driving under suspension during a traffic stop on East Fifth Street at 5:17 p.m. Dec. 20.

* A 31-year-old Columbus woman was charged with driving under suspension during a traffic stop at 5:21 p.m. Dec. 20 at North Plum and East Fifth streets.

* An employee at a business on Coleman's Crossing Boulevard reported at 3:34 p.m. Dec. 20 that someone had attempted to break in the back door.

* On Dec. 22, an 18-year-old Marysville woman and a 21-year-old Marysville woman were arrested and charged with theft from a business on Coleman's Crossing Boulevard at 4:23 p.m..

* A 19-year-old Marysville man was arrested and charged with theft at 8:51 p.m. Dec. 22 from a business on Coleman's Crossing Boulevard.

* On Dec. 22 at 12:02 p.m., a resident of West Third Street reported someone broke a window on her son's vehicle.

Union County Sheriff's Office

A Union County deputy went to the 8000 block of Oak Meadows Drive at 1:59 p.m. Dec. 20 to investigate the theft of materials from several homes under construction.

The sheriff's office responded to two copper thefts on Dec. 18. A resident in the 19000 block of Delaware County Line Road reported the theft of copper pipes and air conditioning lines at 11:29 a.m. At 3:24 p.m., a resident in the 13000 block of U.S. Route 36 reported the theft of copper lines valued at $1,500.

In other reports:

* A resident in the 21000 block of North Darby Coe Road reported a burglary at 3:34 p.m. Dec. 20. Items stolen include two sets of headphones, a tablet computer, jewelry, a handgun and videogames.

* A resident in Richwood reported a case of menacing at 3:49 p.m. Dec. 18 in the 32000 block of state Route 37.

* One person was transported to Memorial Hospital of Union County after a person driving a 2003 Honda Civic lost control of the vehicle and struck a mailbox at 4:23 p.m. Dec. 18 in the 9800 block of Watkins Road.

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