Wednesday, June 6th, 2018

Sandusky-Castalia/More on Border Patrol raid of Corso’s

A Willard man and his 19 year-old daughter told the Norwalk Reflector that border patrol officials were “very, very rough” and sometimes “inhumane” during a raid of Corso’s Garden Center in Sandusky and Castalia on Tuesday.

Rodolfo Hayes said he and his daughter were held and released in what’s being described as one of the largest such stings in recent years on employers for hiring people who are in the country illegally.

U.S. Border Patrol agents reportedly made 114 arrests Tuesday morning.

 

Erie County/Rape trial deliberations continue

Stuck.

That’s what jurors reportedly told an Erie County judge on Tuesday after nearly their first full day of deliberations in the case of a Sandusky man accused of sexually assaulting two underage girls.

38 year-old Larry Eberling faces charges of rape and gross sexual imposition from two alleged incidents in 2015.

After a meeting between Judge Roger Binette and lawyers from both sides, a note was reportedly passed along to the jury to review all evidence again and to continue to deliberate.

Those deliberations are expected to start back up this morning.

 

Erie County/Man pleads ‘not guilty’ to drug charges

A Clyde man has plead ‘not guilty’ to felony drug trafficking charges.

Authorities allegedly found over 60 grams of meth in the vehicle of 33 year-old Brandon Willard during a traffic stop on Ohio Route 4 in Groton Township last March.

His pretrial is set for late July.

 

Norwalk/Council approves resolution for updating police levy

City council in Norwalk passed a resolution Tuesday to update a 1976 levy that supports the Norwalk Police Department.

The resolution asks Huron County Auditor Roland Tkach to certify the current tax value of a .9-mill continuing replacement levy.

The issue would then be put on the November ballot, and if passed, be collected in 2019.

 

Sandusky/Man accused of running fake real estate firm

A man formerly of Columbus and now a Montana resident was arrested Tuesday for allegedly running a real-estate firm based in Sandusky that deceived investors of over $10 million.

Jared Davis faces 19 charges which include money laundering and wire fraud.

Davis’ indictment accuses him of owning “Erie Marketing LLC” in Sandusky which was involved in “real estate ventures”.

 

Perkins Township/Police searching for alleged scooter shoplifter

Police in Perkins Township are asking for assistance in identifying a man accused of shoplifting two electric scooters.

A security officer at the Meijer store in Sandusky reportedly told authorities a black male entered the store on Monday morning and allegedly placed two scooters in a cart and left without paying.

Perkins police have placed pictures of the suspect on their Facebook page.

 

Sandusky/Man could face gun charges for “accidental” shots fired

A Sandusky man could face charges after reportedly telling authorities Monday that he accidentally fired a gun into a nearby home.

According to police, the resident of a home on Pearl Street said a bullet went through the frame of their bedroom window and wedged itself into a wall.

The man who said he fired the gun told law enforcement that he had recently moved into the home and found the gun inside a desk; when the firearm accidently went off while he was showing it to his girlfriend.

 

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 6TH, 2018

 

Today

Mostly sunny, with a high near 66.

 

Tonight

Mostly clear, with a low around 52.

 

Thursday

Partly sunny, with a high near 80.

 

Friday

A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

Partly sunny, with a high near 81.