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On The Record

Individuals listed in the arrest logs are considered innocent until proven guilty. The preliminary charges and bonds may be changed when a case goes to court.


A Chevrolet S-10 truck driven by Samuel C. Chaney, 1010 W. 3rd St., and a Ford Focus driven by Sara L. Reilly, 712 Northside Court, were involved in an accident Thursday at Western Avenue and West 35th Street. Fayette County Emergency Medical Services transported Reilly to Fayette Regional Health System for treatment, Connersville Police Lt. Ryan Sherwood said.


Brittany E. Vestal, 28, 1200 W. 3rd St. Room 17, was arrested Friday at the Fayette County Jail on a warrant charge of neglect of a dependent. Vestal was lodged in FCJ in lieu of $7,000 bond.

Dakota C. Nicklay, 25, 423 Eastern Ave., was arrested Thursday in the 400 block of Central Avenue by CPD Officer Craig Hamilton on a warrant charge of battery. Nicklay was lodged in FCJ with no bond amount listed.

Roy S. Brown Jr., 52, 908 Walnut St., was arrested Thursday at FCJ by Jail Officer Charles Morefield on warrant charges of theft and forgery. Brown was lodged in FCJ in lieu of $15,000 bond.


CPD reported two citizen assists, one noise complaint and one threat Friday.

R. Matthew Reed, 617 Tulip Lane, reported Thursday his debit card had been used three times without authorization for a total of $900, CPD Deputy Chief Rob Fee said.

Dianna D. Hornsby, 2740 E. Adams St., reported Thursday the driver of a white Penske truck backed into her Jeep Wrangler while it was parked at 3152 Western Ave. and then left, CPD Officer Kyle Miller said. 

Bill W. Clark, 2164 Virginia Ave., reported Thursday someone has been stealing tomatoes off the vine, CPD Officer Josh Durstine said.

CPD reported two batteries, two juvenile issues, two verbal arguments and one citizen assist Thursday.

Fire runs

Connersville Fire Department responded Friday to medical calls in the 300 block of Erie Avenue, 3100 block of Beeson Avenue and the 6000 block of Western Avenue; smoke in the area of Fayette Street and East 9th Street; vehicle accident in the 600 block of West 5th Street; and utility lines down in the 2000 block of Vermont Avenue.

CFD responded Thursday to a vehicle accident at Western Avenue and West 35th Street and a medical call in the 300 block of West 8th Street.

Marriage licenses

Dustin J. Price, 908 Ranch Road, and Brittany M. Seibert, College Corner, Ohio

Jason L. Wirth and Sarah E. Pollitt, both of 2134 Vermont Ave.

Mursaydeze Pearson and Joshua Baker, both of 1638 N. County Road 155-E.

Emily E. Witt, 208 Regency Place, and Gavin Wickes, 1144 Major Drive

Nash A. Hentz, 2107 Elephant Hill Road, and Kylie D. Jackson, 909 Lee St.

Sierra N. Dickey and Darsha B. Sorrell, both of 2312 Iowa Ave.

Kevin C. Fehl, 5819 James Road, and Lecia M. Hooten, 3107 Columbia Road