Failed to stop

Snow on the roads led to a Portland man failing to stop and eventually driving into another vehicle on Meridian Street in Portland at 6:18 a.m. Saturday.

Brian A. Blount, 48, was westbound on Arch Street when he attempted to stop at the stop sign at Meridian Street. He failed to do so, and drove into the passenger side of a westbound 2007 Hyundai Elantra being driven by Brannon W. Shortt, 30, Portland.

Blount was driving a 1998 Buick Century registered to Alisa A. Blount, Portland. Damage was estimated between $10,000 and $25,000.



Cat-crash fever

A Portland woman attempted to avoid driving into a cat and ended up driving into a parked car at the Pier-Mac Plastics Inc. parking lot at 1000 N. Morton St., Portland, at 5:44 a.m. Thursday.

Tyra Bait, 34, was northbound in the parking lot in her 2008 Ford Escape when she missed the cat and drove into a parked 2013 Toyota Tacoma registered to Ralph W. Dennis, Economy.

Damage was estimated between $2,500 and $5,000.



Circle K accident

Damage was estimated between $1,000 and $2,500 after a Dunkirk man drove into a guard post at the Circle K gas station at 325 N. Meridian St., Portland, at 5:55 a.m. Saturday.

Michael O. Conatser, 58, was pulling into the parking lot in his 2015 Ford F150 when he drove into the pole.

Failed to yield

A Pennville woman failed to yield to oncoming traffic, driving into the side of a Portland man’s car at the intersection of Arch and Commerce streets in Portland at 9:30 a.m. Saturday.

Andrea N. Wentz, 22, stopped while northbound on Commerce Street and proceeded through the intersection and into the passenger side of a westbound 2004 GMC Sierra being driven by Timothy W. High, 61, who had the right-of-way and did not have to stop at the intersection.

Wentz was driving a 2005 Chevy Cobalt. Damage was estimated between $10,000 and $25,000.



Walmart accident

Damage was estimated between $1,000 and $2,500 after a Huntington man backed into a parked car in the parking lot of Walmart, 950 W. Votaw St., Portland, at about 5 p.m. Tuesday.

Aaron M. Franks, 24, was backing his 2005 Chevy Trail Blazer out of a parking spot when he backed it into a parked 2016 Chevy Malibu registered to Denise D. Stewart, Ridgeville.



Felled limb

A tree limb fell on an eastbound semi south of East Jay Elementary at 9:30 a.m. Monday in Portland, causing an estimated $1,000 to $2,500 in damage.

Michael A. Hughes, 59, Muncie, was eastbound on River Road approaching Wayne Street when he drove into a low-hanging limb, which fell on the passenger-side of the 2007 Freightliner he was driving registered to Perfection Distribution LLC in Lansing, Michigan.