Driver leaves trail of destruction

Staff photo/John Zwez: A fallen city light pole sits among recycling debris that was scattered  when a vehicle struck the pole Tuesday evening on  South Wagner Avenue.
Staff Writer

Tuesday night the Wapakoneta Police Department arrested a Wapakoneta man for causing property damage.

At 8:04 p.m., Marcus Schroeder, 23, according to police reports was traveling south of South Wagner Avenue and struck a light pole on the west side of the roadway with his pickup truck. Schroeder continued south in the yard of 107 S. Wagner Avenue and into the yard of 111 S. Wagner Ave., and almost collided with the house.

Schroeder was located at his residence on State Route 501 a short time later.

The suspect was arrested for an OVI charge and was suspected of being under the influence of alcohol.

See Wednesday's print edition for the full story.