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Marysville: Teenagers charged in rape, sexual battery cases

Marysville police charged two teenagers with sex crimes in separate incidents May 11.

Police charged a 16-year-old boy with rape at 12:36 a.m. May 11, according to reports.

According to city public information officer Anna Krutowskis, police Chief Floyd Golden said the incident occurred in a residence and involves a 13-year-old girl. The suspect and victim know each other, police said, and the investigation is ongoing.

Police declined to release any other information about the case, citing the ages of the suspect and victim.

In the second case, police arrested a 19-year-old Marysville man at 8:50 p.m. May 11.

According to Marysville Municipal Court records, Justin A. Wilson of Southwood Drive is charged with sexual battery, a third-degree felony. He was arraigned May 12, when bond was set at $10,000. He has a preliminary hearing scheduled for 8 a.m. May 21.

Police did not respond to a request for more information about the case as of press time.

In other recent incident reports from the Marysville Division of Police:

* A resident of East Fifth Street reported someone loosened fuses to the apartment and attempted to open the door at 12:50 a.m. May 8.

* At 9:52 a.m. May 8, a resident of Blackhawk Drive reported someone entered an unlocked vehicle and stole a wallet.

* A 20-year-old Marysville man was arrested for theft at a business on Coleman's Crossing Boulevard at 4:42 p.m. May 8. At 11:37 p.m. that night, he was charged with driving under suspension.

* A resident of Scott Farms Boulevard reported at 5:24 p.m. May 8 someone stole change from a vehicle.

* A 25-year-old Marysville man and a 36-year-old Marysville man were arrested for disorderly conduct at 1:19 a.m. May 9 after fighting outside a business on North Main Street.

* At 9:06 a.m. May 9, an employee at a business on Mill Creek Drive reported the theft of merchandise.

* A resident of London Avenue reported at 10:03 p.m. May 11 that someone had attempted to break into her residence by removing a window air conditioning unit.

* Someone broke into an East Fifth Street business at 8:01 a.m. May 12.

* A resident of West Third Street reported at 4:07 p.m. May 12 that a washer and dryer were stolen from her storage unit.

* A resident of Deer Crossing Drive reported medication was missing from his residence at 6:02 p.m. May 12.

* A vehicle was reported stolen at 10:06 a.m. May 13 by a resident of South Court Street. The theft occurred sometime overnight.

* A 21-year-old Irwin man was arrested and charged with operating a vehicle while intoxicated during a traffic stop at 2:54 a.m. May 10 on Delaware Avenue.

 

Union County Sheriff's Office

The Union County Sheriff's Office received three recent reports of identity theft involving tax returns.

The reports were made at 11:06 p.m. May 8 in the 17000 block of White Stone Road, at 10:08 a.m. May 9 in the 23000 block of North Darby Coe Road and at 10:09 a.m. May 13 in the 16000 block of Burns Road.

In other recent incident reports from the sheriff's office:

* One person was transported to Memorial Hospital of Union County at 9:04 p.m. May 8 after a semi-trailer and another vehicle were involved in an accident on state Route 31 at state Route 347.

* A resident of the 13000 block of Watkins Road reported a burglary at 3:03 p.m. May 9. Items stolen included jewelry, silverware and a jacket.

* A burglary was reported at 3:59 p.m. May 9 by a resident of the 17000 block of Mackan Road. Jewelry, an electric guitar, a laptop computer, a camera and a bass guitar with an approximate total value of $3,050 were stolen.

* Copper pipe and copper lines from an air conditioning unit were reported stolen at 10:40 a.m. May 12 from a vacant residence in the 12000 block of Sugar Mill Lane.

* An employee of a business in the 900 block of East Fifth Street reported the theft of a jacket at 4:42 p.m. May 14.

* One person was treated for smoke inhalation after a fire that affected three mobile homes at 3:40 p.m. May 9 in the 11000 block of U.S. Route 36.

Marysville public information officer Anna Krutowskis said no one was home when the first mobile home caught fire; high winds blew the blaze to an adjacent home. Embers ignited a small grass fire in an adjacent field. The occupants of a third mobile home were evacuated due to smoke. All three families were assisted by the American Red Cross.

Krutowskis said the original fire started near an entertainment center. A sheriff's deputy and fire departments from Allen, Leesburg, Liberty, Scioto and Union townships, Marysville, the Northern Union County Fire and EMS District, Pleasant Valley Fire District and the Union County Emergency Management Agency responded. Crews were on the scene for about 2.5 hours.

* An 18-year-old Richwood man was charged with unlawful restraint at 5:41 p.m. May 11 after a a domestic dispute involving a boyfriend and girlfriend at a residence in the 17000 block of state Route 739.

* A 39-year-old Hilliard man was arrested on charges of domestic violence and resisting arrest at 3:42 p.m. May 14 at a residence in the 9700 block of New California Drive. Deputies and the Jerome Township Fire Department responded to a dispute between a husband and wife in which a small fire was set in the backyard. The man was taken to the Tri-County Regional Jail.

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