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Shock In Court

William Shock appeared in a Defiance courtroom for gross sexual imposition. Shock waived his right to a preliminary hearing and the case was bound over to Defiance County prosecutors. His bond of $200,000, with a 10% cash allowance, was set to continue. Shock was arrested on Feb. 6 for a …

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Wauseon Arson Case Update

Four juveniles, charged last month in connection with a Wauseon fire, face arson hearings next week. Fulton County Juvenile Court has scheduled them for George VanHoy…Kaidan Saxton…Randy Kudlica…and Even Rose. All are charged with one count of arson and burglary for the Jan. 12 blaze at a vacant building on …

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Wadman Is Sentenced

A Swanton man was in Fulton County courtroom for attempted breaking and entering. Jacob Wadman, 27, had previously pled guilty to the charge. Prosecutors say Wadman had attempted to get in an unoccupied building in Swanton…looking for something to steal. Judge, Jeffrey Robinson sentenced Wadman to one year of community …

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Van Wert Needs To Catch Up

Utilizing $12.8 million dollars in statewide funding, virtually every Ohio county board of elections has met the requirements of the Security Directive that Secretary of State, Frank LaRose issued in June. The Help America Vote Act funds enhances election security. Ohio is the only state in the nation that made …

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Edwin K. Perkins, 78

Edwin K. Perkins, age 78, of Bryan, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday morning, February 13, 2020, at Community Hospitals and Wellness Center – Bryan. Prior to his retirement he had been a tool and die maker, having worked for the Aro Corporation and New Era. Ed was born in Stryker …

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Margaret A. Olson, 73

Margaret A. Olson, age 73, of Edgerton, passed away Wednesday evening, February 12, 2020, at Park View Nursing Center in Edgerton. Margaret was a homemaker who enjoyed making and selling crafts. Margaret was born on February 5, 1947, in Franklin, Pennsylvania, the daughter of Norman and Charlotte (Bean) Shreckengost. She …

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Mandy J. Horn, 87

Mandy J. Horn, 87, of Montpelier passed away Wednesday evening at Community Health and Wellness Centers in Montpelier.  She was born on June 4, 1932 in Mohawk, West Virginia to Stuart and Nora (Hurley) Lester.  Mandy married Hayes H. Horn in Conway, South Carolina and he survives. Mandy was a …

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Towns Will Resign

Williams County Sheriff Steve Towns will resign, as part of a negotiated non-prosecution agreement, to avoid being charged with three felony counts of theft in office. The charges are in addition to Towns’ conviction in November for public dissemination online of confidential information related to a child abuse case. He …

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Parker Case Update

A Michigan woman, who led police on a brief high-speed chase in Paulding County, last week, appears in court. Sunny Parker, 49, of Battle Creek, is charged with fleeing and eluding. She was found indigent and given a court-appointed attorney. A preliminary hearing is set for Feb. 18. We reported …

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Wauseon Woman Faces Charges

A Wauseon woman is indicted by a Fulton County grand jury on seven counts for involuntary manslaughter, reckless homicide, felonious assault and more. Prosecutors say Amber Barnett caused a person’s death while committing a felony. She was arrested Tuesday by the Fulton County Sheriff’s Office and is currently at the …

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