Mount Vernon Police Department Reports and Incidents 8/19
August 20, 2015 – 9:30 am
August 19 at 1:52 am officers responded to a missing juvenile report on
the 600 block of W. Gambier St. The juvenile was found accompanied by
two adults, Chad Stroud of Mount Vernon and Nichole Schaffer of
Perrysville, who were both charged with “Curfew Violation: aiding and
abet”. Officer Qade Lewis was the reporting officer.
August 19 at 10:43 pm a crash was reported on Coshocton Ave close to
the intersection with Vernon View Dr. Both units were travelling
westbound. The first vehicle was rear-ended by the second upon
approaching the intersection. Timothy Knell of Mount Vernon, driver of
the second vehicle, was cited for failing to assure clear distance
ahead. Officer Jason Payne was the reporting officer.
August 19 at 2:35 am officers located a vehicle with expired plates on
the 700 block of N. Main St. The plates and registration indicated that
the vehicle was subject to impound. Officers had the vehicle
transported to the city impound lot. An administrative vehicle
inventory was completed. Officer Justin Trowbridge was the reporting
On August 19 at 9:07 am officers responded to a report
of disorderly conduct on the first block of Belmont Ave. The
complainant had requested to speak with an officer regarding an
incident. Officer Scott McKnight was the reporting officer.
August 19 at 7:00 am officers responded to a theft on the 900 block of
W. High St. A new white and orange Mongoose bicycle was stolen from the
victim’s garage. Officer Scott McKnight was the reporting officer.
August 19 at 4:30 pm officers responded to a report of a suspicious
person on the first block of Washington St. Two used and two new
hypodermic needles were recovered. Officer Jason Payne was the
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