Review Category : Local News

Man Attempts To Elude Seneca County Deputy

4/14/14 – 5:30 A.M.

Police in Fostoria arrested a Tiffin man late last week for trying to elude an officer. The Review-Times reports a deputy tried to make a routine stop in the 8000 block of State Route 18. That’s when 41-year-old Charles Amburgey pulled into the parking lot of an apartment building.

Amburgey told the deputy he lived in the complex. He’s now facing charges of obstructing official business, driving under suspension, speeding, and fictitious plates.

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Wood County Man Sentenced For Sex Crime

4/14/14 – 5:21 A.M.

A Wood County man will spend 17 months in prison for a sex crime he committed two years ago. The Review-Times reports 41-year-old David Grilliot of Bradner was sentenced recently. Prosecutors had first accused Grilliot of raping an 11-year-old girl in July of 2012.  A judge convicted Grilliot on a lesser felony charge.

Grilliot was also ordered to register as a Tier III sex offender.

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Findlay Police Investigate Assault Case

4/14/14 – 4:59 A.M.

The Findlay Police Department released the details of a Friday assault over the weekend. Officers were dispatched to 2231 Jennifer Lane around 3:45 a.m. Friday. When they arrived they found 27-year-old Robert Purdy on the ground in the parking lot. He was taken to the hospital for treatment of a fractured jaw and nose.

The police have located a suspect in the case. The incident remains under investigation.

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What Happened To The Bees?

4/11/14 – 10:47 A.M.

Bees across the world have been dying off in great numbers for years. That’s a big problem when it comes to pollination. Hancock County Extension Educator Ed Lentz talked about the issue on Ag Talk today. He says one theory is that insecticides from corn are causing the issue…

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Lentz stressed the insecticide theory is only a theory and not a hard fact. A study by the Ohio State University found insecticides had little effect on beehives next to fields in Ohio…

Audio: Ed Lentz

Still, Lentz says farmers should be careful about creating too much dust when cleaning out planters. The dust can contain traces of insecticides used to treat seeds.

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Findlay Residents Try Out For “American Ninja Warrior”

4/11/14 – 9:54 A.M.

It’s like American Gladiators on steroids. The NBC TV show “American Ninja Warrior” features an obstacle course not for the faint of heart, and four Findlay residents aim to tame it. Jim Steffen, Jen Hochstettler, Matt Schumann and Christy Santistevan will all audition for the show in St. Louis this weekend.

Closer to home, Steffen will be hosting a similar event next month at his gym XT Fitness. “Maddie’s XT Games” will benefit Cystic Fibrosis research, and will be held May 17. The event will feature teams of four people competing by completing three workouts.

There will also be a side “ninja course” will be available for children ages 7-12 and adults. You can get more information as the “Maddie’s XT Games” Facebook page.

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Fostoria Man Found Not Guilty In Sex Crime Case

4/11/14 – 7:40 A.M.

A jury found a Fostoria man not guilty in a sex crime case recently.  The Review-Times reports 64-year-old Emilio Chavez had been charged with gross sexual imposition.  Investigators said Chavez shoved a woman down and rubbed himself on her after she let him into her house to borrow something.  Prosecutors said the incident happened last September.

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Allen Township Garage Damaged In Thursday Fire

4/11/14 – 7:16 A.M.

A Thursday afternoon fire damaged a garage in Allen Township. Firefighters were called to 13776 Township Road 108, southeast of Van Buren around 4:30 p.m. The flames spread from the garage to an attic over the home on the property before they could be contained.

The cause of the blaze is under investigation. No one was injured in the fire, and the house was insured.

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