• March 6 at 3:16 p.m.: A man who had thoughts of inflicting self-harm asked police for help. He was taken to Mercy Regional Medical Center for mental health treatment.
• March 6 at 3:40 p.m.: A 12-year-old boy said he was approached by two men in a mid- to late-1990s black Jeep Patriot/Cherokee on North Park Street. They allegedly asked whether the boy wanted a ride. When he answered no, the men drove away. The passenger was described as a skinny white man in his 40s with a pointy nose, orange hat, and missing some front bottom teeth. There was no description of the driver.
• March 6 at 8:49 p.m.: A 13-year-old girl tried to drown herself in a kitchen sink on Berger Court. She was pulled from the sink and sent to Mercy Allen Hospital for treatment. A police report said the girl, who has a medical condition, became agitated when told she couldn’t have pizza for dinner.
• March 7 at 2:47 p.m.: A 17-year-old girl was removed from Oberlin High School after she allegedly started throwing items in the school office. While being taken into custody, she reportedly kicked at the arresting officer’s legs and then tried to kick out the cruiser window. She was taken to the county detention home. Police recommended charges of disorderly conduct and assault on a police officer.
• March 7 at 3:46 p.m.: Jamal Williams, 21, of Oberlin, was charged with possession of marijuana.
• March 8 at 9:42 a.m.: Pills, a wallet, and other items were reported stolen from a vehicle, possibly while the owner was at Phillips Gym.
• March 8 at 4:20 p.m.: The door of a West College Street garage showed signs of forcible entry.
• March 8 at 5:21 p.m.: A woman said a bicyclist attacked her after a dispute over the right-of-way on Rt. 58.
• March 9 at 9:53 p.m.: Three glass smoking pipes and two small packs of rolling papers were turned over to police by Oberlin College security.
• March 10 at 11:14 a.m.: A woman reported money and credit cards stolen from her wallet.
Editor’s note: Though charged, defendants are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
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