Thursday, November 29th, 2018

Erie County/Suspect in Kalahari shooting enters plea

A man accused of shooting into a crowd of people in a Kalahari Resort parking lot last May has pled guilty to multiple felonies.

No one was hit by the bullets allegedly fired by 19-year-old Ronnelle Chandler of Euclid.


Erie County/Sandusky stabbing suspect avoids jail time

A 20-year-old Sandusky woman accused of stabbing a man has been sentenced to three years of probation.

Allison Marcum recently pled guilty to reduced charges stemming from an incident in May on Campbell Street where a man was reportedly stabbed in the chest following an argument.

The man was treated and released from Firelands Regional Medical Center.


Huron County/Area drug dealers convicted

Three men have pled guilty to drug trafficking charges in separate cases in Huron County Common Pleas Court.

Facing punishment for the crimes are…47-year-old Carlos Batrez and 32-year-old Dustin Lindsey; both of Willard, and 42-year-old Timothy Marvin of Attica.


Ottawa County/Accused drug smugglers indicted

A man and woman from Port Clinton have been indicted on criminal charges for allegedly trying to smuggle drugs into the Ottawa County Jail last month.

25-year-old Brandon Fick and 24-year-old Kelsey Bowen have both pled not guilty.


Erie County/Sandusky Post Trooper/Dispatcher of the Year

40-year-old Richard Anderson of Lorain has been named State Trooper of the Year for the Sandusky Post.

Anderson, who joined the Patrol in 2004, was chosen by his colleagues based on leadership, ethics and treatment of others.

Also, 47-year-old Fremont native Brian Flahiff was selected as the Dispatcher of the Year at the Sandusky Post; taking home the honor for the sixth time.


Erie County/Raises for Health Department

Pay raises have been approved for close to all of Erie County Health Department’s 115 employees.

Most will receive a two percent pay hike with a select few receiving as much as a five percent bump in pay.


Erie County/Sandusky has a new law director

The interim tag has been removed from Trevor Hayberger’s status.

Sandusky commissioners have approved Hayberger to be the new permanent city law director.

Hayberger was the assistant law director in 2015 before being named interim director last July when Justin Harris left to re-enter the private sector.


Erie County/Perkins Police holding two fundraisers

Police in Perkins Township have two upcoming fundraisers…

This Saturday from 1 to 5 pm at the American Legion in Sandusky on Hayes Avenue, they’ll host a spaghetti dinner to raise money for operations of their K-9 department.

Next Saturday, December 8th from 10 am to 3 pm, officers will collect toys for children and families in need at the Sandusky Wal-Mart.





A chance of snow mixing with rain this afternoon.  Cloudy, with a high near 34.



A chance of rain and light snow.  Cloudy, with a low around 32.



Patchy fog early.  A slight chance of rain and snow.

Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 42.



Rain likely.  High near 52.