Thursday, September 7th, 2018

Sandusky County/More info released in married couple’s death

Law enforcement has identified the married couple who were found dead at their home in Fremont on Monday.

Police say they discovered 61-year-old Linda Wagner inside her house on Willow Street and her husband, 62-year-old Harold, in the garage.

According to authorities, Harold had died from a self-inflicted injury, while Linda had passed away of natural causes; according to an initial autopsy report.

No foul play is suspected in her death.


Sandusky County/High-speed chase

A Fremont man was arrested after leading police on a high-speed chase early Monday.

34-year-old William Hyche reportedly sped up after sheriff’s deputies attempted to pull him over for a stop sign; reaching speeds around 90 miles-per-hour.

Wyche eventually fled on foot and was found by a K-9 hiding under a porch swing on Camel Court.


Ottawa County/Trial delayed for accused rapist

The trial has been delayed for a Port Clinton man accused of multiple counts of rape involving a young child.

57-year-old Richard Rose Junior was supposed to go to trial last week, but Rose and his attorney argued for more time.

The trial will now take place December 11th.

Rose was initially indicted on 50 counts of rape, but 45 of those counts were dropped.


Huron County/Possible attempted abduction ruled out

Norwalk Police say that a recently reported attempted abduction of a 10-year-old girl did not happen.

The mother of the girl, Leila Earl, told authorities last week that her daughter had said that a black van pulled up toward her at Main Street School and told her to get in.

Norwalk Police Captain James Fulton, however, said video footage does not show that at all; with police resolving the case.


Huron County/New fire station just a month or so from opening

Norwalk’s new fire station should be opening soon.

The contractor of the building on Whittlesey Avenue told City Council this week that the Norwalk Fire Department could move in as soon as mid-October.


Huron County/Multi-use trail gets major funding

It may be a few years down the road, but the City of Norwalk has locked up some funds for a future multi-use trail.

The city has received a $610,000 state grant for a trail that will be located on former railroad tracks; starting two miles north of Veterans Memorial Lake Park and ending behind Bishman Park.

Construction is planned for July of 2022.


Huron County/Willard hosting annual “Planes, Trains and Autos” fest

Willard is playing host to their third annual “Planes, Trains and Automobiles” event today through Sunday.

Attendees can check out drones and RC planes, model train activities and also a car show on Saturday.





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A slight chance of afternoon rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71.