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Suspected Killer Caught

Alexander Dombrowski is arrested in connection to the death of his father and a next door neighbor after a five-hour manhunt just north of Williams County. Deputies were dispatched to a Grange Road address, north of Columbia. They missed him. That report, sent area law enforcement into major search mode. …

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Car Break In Leads To Crash

A car thief in Steuben County ends up with injuries. Officials say Jaden Lohr-Javins took the SUV from a Golden Lake Road address. During the initial investigation, officers spot the vehicle with the suspect behind the wheel. As officers were catching up to the suspected thief, he loses control of …

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Four In Toledo Hospital After Crash

Four people are hurt following a two-car crash east of Lyons. Delores Davies of Toledo, and Kevin Ivey of Akron, were flown to Mercy St. Vincent’s in Toledo. Davies’ two passengers, were also taken to the hospital. No word on their conditions at this hour. The crash on Highway 120 …

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Payne Brought In For Robbery

A Napoleon man faces robbery charges. Investigators say Adam Payne’s license plate number was identified as the suspect vehicle the crime scene, a Scott St Speedway. Payne was pulled over by officers later on Devonshire Drive. He also had separate arrest warrants for other area crimes. He faces a list …

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Rural Defiance Fire Under Investigation

Fire investigators continue going over the scene of a blaze in rural Defiance. The fire, along Ohio 18 required mutual aid from several area departments to extinguish. No word on injuries at this hour.

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Area Men Face Child Porn Charges

Two Northwest Ohio men are indicted for receiving and distributing child pornography. Prosecutors say Michael Butler of Defiance, received and distributed in 2015 numerous computer files containing images of children. Michael Crawford is accused of doing the same thing from 2014 to 2018. Their cases are unrelated.

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DUI Crash Leads To Boil Order

Police in DeKalb County say a man was drunk when he drove through a dead-end street, crashing into a pump house in St. Joe. The crash led officials to put out a boil water advisory. Deputies say Vic Perkins of Auburn was the driver. He apparently left the scene of …

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Popular Radio Personality Passes

An area radio legend passes away. WOWO radio announced Fort Wayne morning radio host, Charly Butcher died on Wednesday. Butcher had been on the air, locally for more than 30 years. He worked on both WOWO and WMEE. Station officials say his death is likely due to a cardiac event. …

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West Nile Update

Heads up Williams County. Health officials warn recent testing shows West Nile Virus is back for another summer. Five tests came up positive here. Three more results came up the same in Henry County, too. No human cases have been reported. The best way to battle the virus?…Prevention…Get rid of …

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New Officer For Montpelier Campus

Montpelier Board of Education officials hire a new school resource officer, at a cost of approximately $50,000. Starting this school year, there will be a uniformed officer in the building at all times. The officer will be a member of the Montpelier police force…the measure must first be approved by …

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