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Preliminary hearings have been set for a trio of Defiance men

In a follow up on a story we brought you yesterday, preliminary hearings have been set for a trio of Defiance men arrested Monday by the Napoleon Police Department and charged with conspiracy to commit aggravated burglary. Arrested following a suspicious persons report called in early Monday morning in the …

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Additional charges could be filed in shoplifting arrest

An Indiana woman that led Defiance police officers on a brief pursuit Monday afternoon following a report of a shoplifting complaint at Walmart could be facing additional charges. 26 year old Elizabeth Romeiser of Indianapolis, initially was charged with theft and failure to comply with a police officer. She was …

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Charges filed in death of Hillsdale County, Michigan man

The circumstances surrounding the death of Jeremy Barron remain unclear but Tuesday afternoon the Hillsdale County, Michigan Prosecutor’s Officer charged 27 year old Ashley Diane Hoath of Hillsdale with whom Barron had a relationship, in his death. Barron’s body was found with multiple gunshot wounds by a group of Amish …

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Bryan Board of Public Affairs hires new director

The Bryan Board of Public Affairs on Tuesday voted unanimously to hire a familiar face as Bryan Municipal Utilities’ next director. 56 year old Kevin Maynard worked with the local utility provider from 1980 until 1997 – starting as a drafting technician and working his way up – when he …

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OSHP searching for hit and run vehicle

Sam Farmer is a whole lot tougher than anybody ever thought.The 38-year-old Edgerton resident has survived cancer and now a hit-and-run accident. Farmer was struck by a southbound maroon or burgundy pickup truck Friday morning while trimming weeds along the west side of Ohio 576 north of County Road C. …

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Dolores E. “Dee” Goebel, 72

Dolores E. “Dee” Goebel. Age 72, of Edgerton, Ohio, died at 1:55 A.M. on Saturday, April 29, 2017, at Community Health Professionals Inpatient Hospice near Defiance, Ohio after an extended illness. Mrs. Goebel was a graduate of Coshocton, Ohio High School and was a State Certified Nurses Assistant (STNA). She …

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Defiance man sentenced on assault and arson charges

A local man was sentenced to prison Monday in Defiance County Common Pleas Court on a charge that he attempted to set fire to a vehicle near a Defiance residence. Phillip Powell of Kammeyer Road, was given an 18-month prison term by Judge Joseph Schmenk on a charge of attempted …

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