October 25, 2014

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Oberlin, Wellington crime watch: Woman charged with theft of lemon juice, butter


Oberlin police

Saturday, Aug. 24

  • 8:08 p.m. — 100 block W. College St., Rebecca Wedge, 29, 100 block E. Lorain St., arrested and charged with theft for allegedly stealing lemon juice and butter from Gibson’s Bakery.

Sunday, Aug. 25

  • 10:25 p.m. — 200 block S. Pleasant St., reported theft of a mini-refrigerator from a property. Police stopped two suspects in a tan Chevy Blazer who admitted to taking the refrigerator, and they led officers to a laundromat where they left it. The owners of the mini-refrigerator declined to pursue charges, as they were happy the item was returned.

Wellington police

Sunday, Aug. 25

  • 6:35 p.m. — 200 block W. Herrick St., Benjamin Benton, age unavailable, Burbank, was cited for driving under suspension and operating an unsafe vehicle after a traffic stop when the officer noticed the vehicle’s windshield was cracked. Corey Nau, age unavailable, New London, was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of dangerous drugs.

Friday, Aug. 30

  • 5:13 p.m. — 100 block Hale St., unruly 14-year-old girl. Her mother called the police after the girl refused to listen when told she could not see her friend.


  • richard pearson

    Are you kidding me!?!? She stole lemon juice and butter!? Let the poor woman be!!! Obviously she needed something to eat or to cook with at home and no one knows the whole story!?! So we should be praying for, and trying to help our fellow citizens!!! Not hunt them down like killers!!!!!

    • Joe Smith

      If she was hungry, she would have been stealing real food, not butter and lemon juice.She was just being cheap. Put her in jail for being a thief

    • Heath J

      You’re a special kind of bleeding heart stupid.

      Apply for WIC or whatever they’re calling it now. The parasites on “nutrition assistance” eat better than most working folks.

  • Zen Grouch

    “Rebecca Wedge, 29, 100 block E. Lorain St., arrested and charged with
    theft for allegedly stealing lemon juice and butter from Gibson’s
    Bakery.”

    When ya’ gotta have ‘Lemon Butter Shrimp’… ya’ gotta have ‘Lemon Butter Shrimp.’

    • Annoyed2

      Lemon bars……………………………?

      • Zen Grouch

        Lemon bars… Lemon Butter Shrimp…

        What ever you got in the fridge to round out your lemon butter needs.