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  1. Shots fired at fire department district chief's vehicleSun, 17 Jun 2018 18:58:49 -0400
    CINCINNATI >> Police say the fire department district chief's vehicle was shot at in Cincinnati while fire officials were responding to reports of an overturned car, and one round hit the back of the chief's vehicle.> Police say the fire department district chief's vehicle was shot at in Cincinnati while fire officials were responding to reports of an overturned car, and one round hit the back of the chief's vehicle. Police say the fire department district chief's vehicle was shot at in Cincinnati while fire officials were responding to reports of an overturned car, and one round hit the back of the chief's vehicle.Cincinnati police say the district chief was not injured in the shooting that occurred early Saturday morning. More...
  2. 1 man dies in shooting outside bar, 2 males injuredSun, 17 Jun 2018 18:57:33 -0400
    SPRINGFIELD >> Police say a shooting outside a bar in western Ohio has left one man dead and two other males injured.> Police say a shooting outside a bar in western Ohio has left one man dead and two other males injured. Police say a shooting outside a bar in western Ohio has left one man dead and two other males injured.Springfield police say 35-year-old Jahream Beard died at the scene of the shooting around 2:30 Sunday morning outside the Wagon Wheel bar in the city about 50 miles west of Columbus. More...
  3. Man gets 47 years in prison for shooting Ohio police officerSat, 16 Jun 2018 16:39:15 -0400
    TOLEDO >> An Ohio man has been sentenced to 47 years in prison for shooting and wounding an Ohio police detective and for shooting at members of a SWAT team conducting a no-knock search of his home.> An Ohio man has been sentenced to 47 years in prison for shooting and wounding an Ohio police detective and for shooting at members of a SWAT team conducting a no-knock search of his home. An Ohio man has been sentenced to 47 years in prison for shooting and wounding an Ohio police detective and for shooting at members of a SWAT team conducting a no-knock search of his home.The Blade reports 39-year-old Jamaine Hill was sentenced Thursday in Toledo immediately after a jury found him guilty of seven counts of felonious assault for shooting at officers in November. More...
  4. Ohio court sets execution date for man who killed coupleSat, 16 Jun 2018 13:03:00 -0400
    COLUMBUS >> The Ohio Supreme Court has set an execution date for a man convicted of stabbing to death an elderly couple inside their home.> The Ohio Supreme Court has set an execution date for a man convicted of stabbing to death an elderly couple inside their home. The Ohio Supreme Court has set an execution date for a man convicted of stabbing to death an elderly couple inside their home.The court on Friday scheduled Charles Lorraine to die on March 15, 2023, for the 1986 slayings of 77-year-old Raymond Montgomery and his 80-year-old bedridden wife, Doris Montgomery, in Warren. More...
  5. Ohio woman who killed 2 teens while texting sentenced to prisonSat, 16 Jun 2018 10:02:00 -0400
    AKRON >> An Ohio woman who drifted off a road > An Ohio woman who drifted off a road An Ohio woman who drifted off a road while texting and struck and killed two teenage girls has been sentenced to six years in prison. More...
  6. Police identify women killed in Ohio crime rampageFri, 15 Jun 2018 22:03:00 -0400
    TRENTON >> Police have identified two women believed to have been killed by a man that led officers on an > Police have identified two women believed to have been killed by a man that led officers on an Police have identified two women believed to have been killed by a man that led officers on an hours-long standoff in southwest Ohio.The Butler County Sheriff's office says the 45-year-old suspect shot and killed 27-year-old Megan Motter and dumped her body in Madison Township. More...
  7. Elyria man gets 25 years for overdose death of Wellington womanFri, 15 Jun 2018 19:38:34 -0400
    An Elyria man was sentenced to 25 years in prison for selling the drugs that killed a woman in February 2016.According to a news release form the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Northern District of Ohio, Delante Lunn, 38, was convicted earlier this year in federal court for selling the fentanyl/heroin cocktail that led to the overdose death of a Wellington woman. More...
  8. Elyria man accused of leading police on chaseFri, 15 Jun 2018 16:22:21 -0400
    An Elyria man is in trouble after police say he lead them on a chase and attempted to ditch a loaded firearm June 13.Doyal R. Cannon, 32, was charged with aggravated trafficking, a first-degree felony, weapons under disability, tampering with evidence, possession of drugs, all third-degree felonies, possession of cocaine and carrying a concealed weapon, both fourth-degree felonies, obstructing official business, improper handling of a firearm in a motor vehicle, and possession of a Schedule II controlled substance, all fifth-degree felonies, resisting arrest, a second-degree misdemeanor, and drug paraphernalia, a fourth-degree misdemeanor, according to an Elyria police report. More...
  9. Elyria man pleads guilty in fatal crashFri, 15 Jun 2018 12:11:55 -0400
    An Elyria man admitted June 14 his role in the death of a motorcyclist in 2016.Danny F. Emery, 30, pleaded guilty to aggravated vehicular homicide and other charges, in the Nov. More...
  10. Over 100 books, DVDs reported stolen from Wadsworth libraryFri, 15 Jun 2018 11:56:48 -0400
    WADSWORTH, Ohio >> Police say someone checked out more than 100 books and DVDs from an Ohio library and never returned them.> Police say someone checked out more than 100 books and DVDs from an Ohio library and never returned them. Police say someone checked out more than 100 books and DVDs from an Ohio library and never returned them.Investigators say the items were taken from the public library in Wadsworth in northeast Ohio April 11 and are presumed stolen. They are valued at about $5,100.Lt. More...
Home Security Tips and Crime Prevention
  1. For two years, William Golden burglarized several homes a week In Memphis Tenn. He could commit a burglary in just a few minutes.He now gives Home Security Tips to help people not become victims. He wSat, 02 Sep 2017 09:14:12 EST
    For two years, William Golden burglarized several homes a week In Memphis Tenn. He could commit a burglary in just a few minutes.He now gives Home Security Tips to help people not become victims. He w More...
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  2. Change Your Locks if You lose Your KeysFri, 01 Sep 2017 21:14:37 EST
    For good home security and to keep your family safe, you need to change your locks immediately after losing your keys. More...
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  3. When a Stranger KnocksWed, 09 Aug 2017 10:27:18 EST
    So, you hear a knock at the door. You open the door and see who it is right? WRONG. More...
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  4. Crime Victims and PTSDTue, 08 Aug 2017 07:06:40 EST
    Crime victims can get PTSD. More...
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  5. What's the profile for a home invasion criminal? You just never know.Tue, 18 Jul 2017 19:00:03 EST
    Essex, NJ NJ.comPosted on 6/22/2017 8:08 AM "Four People Now Face Home Invasion Charges Following Incident at Odin Home The other three charged are female juveniles. More...
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  6. Don't listen to cops, until you see their badges.Thu, 22 Jun 2017 20:22:11 EST
    2 men impersonated police officers to do a home invasion More...
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  7. A New Kind of RecyclingThu, 22 Jun 2017 07:04:05 EST
    Your personal information can be obtained and recycled into cash. More...
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Crime & Courts
  1. Law enforcement calls: Wooster police investigate weapons incident and stolen carSun, 17 Jun 2018 20:42:26 +0000
    Wooster police responded to East Lincoln Way on Wednesday at 1:47 p.m. for a weapons incident involving a stolen car. Officers arrested one woman in the incident. Other recent local enforcement calls include: Wooster Police Department Thursday June 14 3700 block of Burbank Road, 4:32 p.m. — Police investigated the theft of a bookbag. Intersection of Pittsburgh Avenue and East Liberty Street, 12:18 p.m. — Police responded to a [...] More...
  2. Wooster man charged with busting Best Western windowsSat, 16 Jun 2018 22:12:10 +0000
    WOOSTER — A Wooster man remains in jail on charges that he took a hatchet to multiple exterior windows and a door at the Best Western hotel in the 200 block of East Liberty Street on Friday night.Jason Kerns, 42, faces charges of felonious assault, inducing panic and vandalism following the incident, which took place around 10:30 p.m. Friday, according to the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office. He remains in the Wayne County Jail awaiting a court hearing on the charges. [...] More...
  3. Video: In midst of opiate crisis, meth makes a comebackSat, 16 Jun 2018 05:01:00 +0000
    While the opiate crisis continues to garner headlines across the nation, local law enforcement officials say an old foe in the drug war — methamphetamine — has returned in force."For us here locally in Wayne County, we’ve seen a shift from the opiates — heroin, fentanyl, carfentanil — to the crystal meth," said Don Hall, director of the Medway Drug Enforcement Agency. "... In the first half of 2017, we started to see a gradual decrease in the heroin [...] More...
  4. Child deemed competent to testify against her alleged rapistWed, 13 Jun 2018 00:53:04 +0000
    WOOSTER — A Wayne County judge ruled Tuesday that a 6-year-old Marshallville girl is competent to testify in the case of the man who allegedly raped her in January 2017. Darion Bishop, 21, of Marshallville faces charges of rape and gross sexual imposition in a case that claims he engaged in sexual conduct with the girl, who was 5 years old at the time of the alleged incident in late January 2017, according to the indictment in the case. At a competency hearing Tuesday [...] More...
  5. Wooster Police seek witnesses of Tuesday morning crashTue, 12 Jun 2018 20:59:00 +0000
    WOOSTER — Police are looking for witnesses who saw a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of Portage Road and Cleveland Road on Tuesday at 7:19 a.m.  Officer Matt Cruise said the accident involved a red SUV and a white SUV. Anyone with information on the crash should contact Ptl. Chris Grabowski at 330-287-5702 or cgrabowski@woosteroh.com.  More...
  6. Wayne County felony sentencingsTue, 12 Jun 2018 05:01:00 +0000
    Sentencings for felony convictions handed down the week of June 4 included: Tylisha Leary, 32, Wooster, aggravated possession of drugs (methamphetamine); 314 days in jail, with credit for 314 days served. Charles Deville, 32, Wooster, possession of heroin; two years probation and 100 hours of community service. Charles Deville, 32, Wooster, forgery; two years probation and 100 hours of community service. Derek Spurgeon, 35, Millersburg, aggravated [...] More...
  7. Police calls: Wooster police investigate assault call on W. Liberty St.Mon, 11 Jun 2018 23:37:39 +0000
    WOOSTER — Police responded to the 800 block of W Liberty Street Sunday at 5:48 p.m. A 19-year-old woman there told police her boyfriend had assaulted her. Other recent local police calls include: Saturday June 9 600 block of S Bever Street, 10:15 p.m. — Police investigated suspicious persons relating to a drug complaint. 700 block of E Henry Street, 1:47 p.m. — Police investigated a domestic violence incident. [...] More...
  8. Police calls: Wooster police investigate menacing at same address as shooting reportFri, 08 Jun 2018 16:18:40 +0000
    Wooster police responded to a menacing complaint Monday at 5:49 p.m. at 515 W. Liberty St., the same address where officers investigated a shooting report early Saturday morning. Police said the two incidents are unrelated. According to court documents, police arrested a 29-year-old Shreve woman, who now faces two counts of menacing and one count of disorderly conduct, all misdemeanors. Other recent local law enforcement calls include: Wooster Police Department [...] More...
  9. Sterling man gets suspended license, probation for vehicular manslaughterWed, 06 Jun 2018 01:11:01 +0000
    WOOSTER — A Wayne County Municipal Court judge suspended a Sterling man’s driver license for four years and sentenced him to one year probation for two counts of vehicular manslaughter stemming from a crash that killed two people last September.  James Steiner, 52, of Sterling, must also pay fines totaling $1000, plus court costs, and as part of his probation cannot operate any motorized vehicle, including those that don’t require a license, Judge Timothy [...] More...
  10. Former Wooster High wrestling coach sentenced to 30 days in jailWed, 06 Jun 2018 00:37:42 +0000
    WOOSTER — Former Wooster High School teacher and head wrestling coach Don Rammel received a sentence of 30 days in jail followed by 18 months probation for one count of misdemeanor sexual imposition.At a sentencing hearing Tuesday afternoon in Wayne County Municipal Court, Judge Timothy VanSickle also imposed a fine of $400, plus court costs, and said Rammel, 36, must register as a tier I sex offender for a period of 15 years.Before VanSickle sentenced Rammel, [...] More...
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