Napoleon Police Department


Ronald D. Bretz, 67, of Napoleon was westbound on West Riverview Avenue at 3:56 p.m. June 6. Jordan R. Behnfeldt, 16, of Napoleon was stopped at a posted stop sign at the intersection of Haley Avenue. It was reported Behnfeldt failed to see Bretz’s vehicle and pulled into the intersection, resulting in a collision. Bretz was not injured. Behnfeldt and a passenger in Bretz’s vehicle had possible injuries and were treated by Napoleon Fire and Rescue. Damage to both vehicles was disabling. Behnfeldt was cited for failure to yield at a stop sign.

A hit-skip accident was reported on Cedarbrook Avenue near Michael Drive at 5:50 a.m. Tuesday. A report was pending as of press time.

Also reported to the Napoleon Police Department:

•Nuisance matters involving weeds were addressed on Park Street, West Washington Street, Appian Avenue and Becklee Drive, starting at 10:18 a.m. Tuesday.

•Juvenile matter, South Perry Street, 10:52 a.m. Tuesday.

•Disorderly conduct, Huddle Road, 11:28 a.m. Tuesday, under investigation.

•Dog complaint, 1600 block of East Riverview Avenue, 12:09 p.m. Tuesday, gone upon arrival.

•Dog running loose, Garden Street near Park Street, 4:38 p.m. Tuesday, warning issued.

•Suspicious person, Appian Avenue near Euclid Avenue, 5:27 p.m. Tuesday, unable to locate.

•Criminal mischief, Dodd Street, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, prosecution declined.

•Suspicious people, Oakwood Avenue, 7:45 p.m. Tuesday, all reported to be okay.

•Driving complaint, Briarheath Avenue near Clairmont Avenue, 8:10 p.m. Tuesday, nothing further reported.

•A nuisance matter involving weeds was addressed on East Main Street at 10:36 a.m. Wednesday.

•Narcotics, 2400 block of Scott Street, 11:42 a.m. Wednesday, paraphernalia destroyed.

•Suspicious person, East Clinton Street, 12:13 p.m. Wednesday, nothing further reported.

•Window broken, 2405 Glen Arbors Drive, 12:23 p.m. Wednesday, nothing further reported.

•A nuisance matter involving weeds was addressed on Dodd Street, 1:47 p.m. Wednesday.

•A nuisance matter involving litter was addressed on Dodd Streeet, 1:47 p.m. Wednesday.

•A subject reported a scam complaint directly at the Napoleon Police Department, 2:03 p.m. Wednesday, nothing further reported.

•Speeding vehicle, East Riverdowns Park, 4:51 p.m. Wednesday, unable to locate.

Henry County Sheriff’s Office


Constance B. Stover, 85, of Defiance was westbound on State Route 34 in Ridgeville Township at 3:02 p.m. Tuesday. It was reported Stover made a left turn onto County Road 24 and traveled into the path of an oncoming vehicle operated by Gabriel Torrez, 44, of Napoleon. Stover was not injured. Torrez had possible injuries, but was not transported from the scene. Damage to Stover’s vehicle was minor, and damage to Torrez’s was functional. Stover was cited for failure to yield while turning left.


•Jason Cocke, 48, of Napoleon, with domestic violence, County Road 17D near County Road M, 5:49 p.m. Tuesday, transported to the Corrections Center of Northwest Ohio.

Also reported to the Henry County Sheriff’s Office:

•Suspicious vehicle, Maumee State Forest, 5:10 p.m. Tuesday, deputy checked, citation issued for expired plates and driving without a license.

•Burglary, 255 W. North St. in McClure, 12:54 a.m. Wednesday, nothing reported taken, matter forwarded to prosecutor for review.

•A subject at 5-480 Township Road H in Richfield Township reported an internet scam, 10:49 a.m. Wednesday, nothing further reported.

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