Police learn crowd-control techniques

By ALLISON REAMER STAFF WRITER Members of the Findlay Police Department will continue learning crowd-control techniques today, including a “big show of force” that can be used to prevent incidents from “spinning out of control.” The civil disorder training...

Pepper says Dems pointing toward ’18

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER Election Day is still four months away, but Ohio Democratic Chairman David Pepper is already preparing for 2018. Pepper told the Hancock County Democratic Party on Tuesday that the state party will take campaign infrastructure from 2016 and continue to...

20 people indicted by grand jury

By ALLISON REAMER STAFF WRITER A Findlay man was indicted by a Hancock County grand jury on Tuesday for allegedly breaking into a city home last week. Travis-Lee C. Herrera, 27, was charged with burglary, a second-degree felony. On July 4, he allegedly trespassed in an occupied...

Construction of gazebo beginning this week

MOUNT BLANCHARD — Construction of a gazebo at the site of the former Mount Blanchard school is scheduled to start this week, according to village representatives. Funding for the gazebo will come from part of a $420,000 neighborhood revitalization grant awarded to Mount...

Tiffin woman dies in crash

BASCOM — A Tiffin woman was killed in a head-on crash Monday on Ohio 18 between Bascom and Fostoria. Carol Engle, 76, the driver of one vehicle, was pronounced dead at the scene, the Fremont post of the State Highway Patrol reported. The patrol said a 1996 Dodge Ram pickup...

BG woman hurt in Ohio 613 crash

VAN BUREN — A Bowling Green motorist was hurt in a two-vehicle crash at 1:57 p.m. Tuesday at an Allen Township intersection, the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office reported. Taken to Blanchard Valley Hospital was Natalia Razgoniaeva, 27. According to the sheriff’s...

U.S. 68 collision injures 2 people

Two people were injured in a two-vehicle accident Tuesday night on U.S. 68 south of Findlay. The Hancock County Sheriff’s Office said Nico Maldonado, 20, of Arlington, was driving a 2015 Volkswagen north on U.S. 68 near Jackson Township 168 at 9:21 p.m. when he stopped to...

Findlay man sentenced for murder

By ALLISON REAMER STAFF WRITER A Findlay man pleaded guilty Monday in Hancock County Common Pleas Court to murdering an acquaintance and stabbing his father. Joel M. Drain, 34, was sentenced by Judge Joseph Niemeyer to 38 years to life in prison. Drain pleaded guilty to...
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