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Trevor Hagans, 26, of Mount Vernon was charged with possessing drug abuse instruments.

Richard McKee, 62, of Mount Vernon was arrested for violating the terms of his house arrest.

Lisa Butler, 49, of Mount Vernon, was cited for driving under suspension/revocation and failure to use proper child restraints.

Jimmy Frausto, 53, of Mount Vernon, was cite for assured clear distance ahead.

Mount Vernon Police Department Reports from 5/23

May 24, 2016 - 11:12 AM


Trevor Hagans was stopped for riding a bicycle the wrong way on Hamtramck St. without a headlight. Hagans was carrying a backpack with a decorative metal fountain and a machete sticking out of the top. He was also carrying a Stihl weed trimmer and Poulin leaf blower. He explained how he had come into posession of the items and consented to the search of the bag.

A small black cloth case containing two used syringes, two bags with eight ball print, one clear bag with white residue, a false cigarette, a Nova sugar monitor, and a blue lancer were found in the bag. The syringes appeared to have a crystal-like debris around the plunger.

A metal container with a power-like residue was removed from a set of keys that was found inside the backpack.

A black sock containing three used syringes, a syringe package bag, and two glass bulb pipes was found inside the strap on the backpack, which was cut.

Hagans claimed that all contraband was found or given to him and he had no knowledge of any of the items having been used for illegal purposes.

Photos were taken and a citation for possession of drug abuse instruments was issued.

Two officers were in the 900 block of Harcourt Rd. serving a warrant. While searching for the subject with the warrant, the located a hypodermic needle and a small baggie with residue under a mattress.

An officer responded to the 0-100 block of Oak Dr. in reference to an assault. The victim stated her client threw a glass jar with her and hit her in the face with an open hand. The victim was unsure if she wanted to pursue charges. The victim was advised that the report would be forwarded to the county prosecutor for review.

An employee of a business on Coshocton Ave. reporter an abandoned vehicle in their parking lot. At around 1 PM, an officer placed a four hour wait on the vehicle. The vehicle belonged to Amanda Berry. After the four hour wait ended, another officer asked dispatch if any contact was made with the owner. They stated they didn't know. The officer requested that dispatch attempt to locate a phone number for Frank Lewis, with whom Amanda had been staying. Dispatch stated they located two numbers for Lewis, one of which was no longer in service and another in which no one answered and the voicemail box was full. The vehicle was towed to the Mount Vernon City Impound Lot. 


A Knox Area Transit van, operated by Dwight R. Gibler, of Mount Vernon and a 2014 Chevrolet Impala, operated by Beulah M. Wyant, of Mount Vernon, were both northbound on S. Main St. Gibler's vehicle stopped for the traffic signal, but came to a halt past the crosswalk and attempted to back up, striking Wyant's vehicle.

A 1997 Dodge Caravan, operated by Jimmy M. Frausto, of Mount Vernon, and a 2003 Ford Windstar, operated by Amanda K. Straight, of Columbus, were traveling southbound on S. Main St. and stopped at the traffic control device. When the light turned green, Frausto's vehicle proceeded, striking Straight's vehicle, who had stopped for traffic.

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