Robbery alleged motive in shooting

By BRIAN BOHNERT FOR THE COURIER FOSTORIA — Three teenagers, who broke into a Fostoria house last week and fatally shot a resident, had intended to steal money and illegal drugs from the house, according to records filed in Tiffin-Fostoria Municipal Court. Janelle Mauricio,...

Some mail damaged in postal truck fire

By RYAN DUNN STAFF WRITER About 150 pieces of mail were damaged when an engine fire gutted a U.S. Postal Service delivery truck in Findlay. Firefighters responded to a fire that “completely destroyed” the vehicle’s engine compartment at about 3:50 p.m. Tuesday...

Marathon Petroleum names vice president

John J. Quaid, a vice president for U.S. Steel, has been named vice president and controller of Marathon Petroleum Corp. He succeeds Michael G. Braddock, who will retire Oct. 1, the company said Wednesday. Quaid graduated from Lehigh University in 1994 with a bachelor’s...

Mount Blanchard pool opens today

MOUNT BLANCHARD — The Mount Blanchard public swimming pool will open today. New this year are discounts on pool memberships for Mount Blanchard residents. For residents, a family membership will be $55, and $30 for an individual resident. Non-residential family memberships...

Fostoria arson suspects arraigned, victims named

By BRIAN BOHNERT FOR THE COURIER The three suspects accused of starting a fatal house fire in Fostoria appeared before a judge Tuesday on arson and murder charges. Shey L. Weiker, 31, and Charles V. Schaeffer, 44, both of 151 Taft Blvd., and Timothy D. Hall, 20, of 126 Findlay...

Veterans raise VA concerns to Rep. Latta

By BRIAN SZABELSKI WEB EDITOR U.S. Rep. Bob Latta met with Hancock County veterans Tuesday to discuss concerns about treatment from the Department of Veterans Affairs. Many of the veterans said bureaucratic delays are the biggest issue. Latta, R-Bowling Green, met with the...

3 face robbery charges in mall theft

By RYAN DUNN STAFF WRITER Three defendants accused of stealing from a Findlay retail store and pepper-spraying an employee were indicted Tuesday. A Hancock County grand jury handed up second-degree felony robbery indictments against Johntae M. Chatman, 24, of Findlay; Asia D....
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