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Levi M. Crotinger (left) sits next to his attorney, Cynthia Welty, during a hearing in Seneca County Common Pleas Court Judge Michael Kelbley’s courtroom Friday morning.

3-year sentence on robbery charge

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A Tiffin man who pleaded guilty to robbery was sentenced to three years in prison during a hearing in Seneca County Common Pleas Court Judge Michael Kelbley’s courtroom Friday morning. Levi M. Crotinger, 24, and Justina R. Mullholand, 30, of Tiffin, were charged with robbery, a ...

Fostoria man dies after being bitten by dog

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FOSTORIA — A man died after being bitten by a dog Thursday night. Chief Keith Loreno of Fostoria Police Department said a woman was walking her dog past 845 Davoli St. when Michael Parks, 60, let his dog outside. Parks’ dog attacked the woman’s dog and the two dogs began to fight, ...

Not-guilty pleas entered in Bogle case

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FREMONT — Attorneys for a Clyde man accused of murdering a former Tiffin resident entered not-guilty pleas on his behalf Friday. Daniel R. Myers, 48, was indicted by a Sandusky County grand jury in connection to the death of Heather Bogle, 28, of Fremont. He was charged with two counts of ...

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 Dillon Hartman, co-owner of Powersport Gurus, works on his laptop at the business, 464 W. Market St.

Ask the gurus

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A business that offers parts and accessories for power sport enthusiasts is opening in Tiffin. Powersport Gurus owners Dillon Hartman and Travis Frank look forward to filling a local need, they said. Hartman, of North Baltimore, and Frank, of Old Fort, have a total of 10 years experience ...

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Louise loves to please

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Meet Louise, affectionately known as Miss Lou Lou. She is a 3-year-old pitbull. She lost an ear when she was used as a bait dog in a fighting ring. The person who rescued her could no longer take care of her. She always is happy to see people and taking walks is one of her favorite activities. ...

Briefly July 22

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Research library and quilt exhibit closed due to water line break FREMONT — A water line break has forced closure of the research library at Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Library & Museums. While the library is expected to reopen next week, the date is uncertain. The special ...

Daily Log July 22

Daily Log

State Patrol • Christopher A. Pryor, 25, of Findlay, was charged with a Financial Responsibility Act suspension, speed and driving on a closed highway Thursday. Tiffin reports • Frank A. Eachus, 26, of Tiffin, was charged with theft Thursday. • A first-block Hillcrest Drive man ...

Community Calendar July 22

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Today Seneca County Farmers Market, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Downtown Tiffin. www.tiffinchamber.com. Big Bucks Bingo, Tiffin Moose Lodge. Doors open at 9 a.m. First game starts at noon. Gospel Singing at the Gazebo, noon. Downtown Carey, 141 E. Findlay St., Carey. Bring your lawn chair. (419) ...

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Rescue personnel clean up debris following a multiple-vehicle accident at US 224 and CR 19 Thursday afternoon.

5 vehicles crash on US 224

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Five vehicles were involved in an accident at CR 19 and US 224 Thursday afternoon. Trooper Jake Mellinger of the Fremont post of State Highway Patrol said Charles Dundore, 42, of Tiffin, was in a 2013 Ford Escape facing west on US 224. He had his turn signal on to turn south onto CR 19 and ...

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Semi driver charged after fatal accident

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The man driving a semi box truck involved in a fatal accident at CR 50 and CR 15 Wednesday afternoon was charged with not having a commercial driver’s license. Arthur L. Johnson, 43, of Grove City, was booked into Seneca County Jail and posted $5,000 bond, according to Tiffin-Fostoria ...

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Jinetta Thompson prepares to leave the courtroom after the announcement of the guilty verdicts Thursday.

Jury finds woman guilty of 6 counts

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A jury found a Fostoria woman guilty of six drug-related crimes Thursday during a trial in Seneca County Common Pleas Court Judge Michael Kelbley’s courtroom. Jinetta L. Thompson, 36, was indicted by a Seneca County grand jury on four counts of trafficking in cocaine, one second-degree ...

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Kansas man competent to stand trial

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A Kansas, Ohio, man accused of threatening to kill law enforcement officers was found competent to stand trial. Eric A. Faber, 46, was indicted by a Seneca County grand jury on a charge of retaliation, a third-degree felony. He had pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity is to return to ...

Briefly, July 21

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Man pleads guilty A Fostoria man pleaded guilty to several charges during a hearing in Seneca County Common Pleas Court Judge Michael Kelbley’s courtroom. Travis L. Dauterman, 27, pleaded guilty to charges of felonious assault, a second-degree felony; two counts of abduction, both ...

Daily Log, July 21

Daily Log

Tiffin reports • Scott A. Boyd, 51, of Tiffin, was charged with a Financial Responsibility Act suspension Wednesday. • Matthew P. Haubert, 27, of Tiffin, was charged with identity fraud Wednesday. • A 100-block Harvest Lane man reported the theft of a firearm from his vehicle ...

Community Calendar, July 21

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Today A2 Magic Show, 10 a.m. Tiffin-Seneca Public Library, Adult Reading Room. (419) 447-3751 or www.tiffinsenecalibrary.org. Mexican buffet, 5-7:30 p.m. Knights of Columbus Hall, 49 E. Perry St., Tiffin. Cost is $7. (419) 447-0901. Saturday Seneca County Farmers Market, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. ...

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Rescue personnel assess the scene of a fatal accident at CR 50 and CR 15 Wednesday afternoon.

1 dead in crash with semi

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A Republic man was killed in an accident at CR 50 and CR 15 Saturday afternoon. Robert W. Schultz, 65, of Republic, was driving a 1995 Chevrolet southwest on CR 50, according to a release from Seneca County Sheriff’s Office. The release said Arthur L. Johnson, 43, of Grove City, was ...

Hopefuls, issues certified for ballot

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Seneca County Board of Elections certified petitions for several candidates and ballot issues Wednesday evening. Board Deputy Director Lori Ritzler said the deadline for petitions to be submitted to the board is 4 p.m. Aug. 9. She said certifications made Wednesday were to reduce the number ...

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Husband testifies in drug trial

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The husband of a woman accused of crimes involving drugs took the stand in her defense Wednesday morning. Jinetta L. Thompson, 36, was indicted by a Seneca County grand jury on four counts of trafficking in cocaine, one second-degree felony, one fourth-degree felony and two fifth-degree ...

Man found competent to stand trial

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A Findlay man accused of attempting to stab a police officer with a knife has been found competent to stand trial. Vincent J. Fedele, 34, was indicted on charges of felonious assault, a first-degree felony, and resisting arrest, a fourth-degree felony. He withdrew his plea of not guilty by ...

Panel holds off on roof decision

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BLOOMVILLE — Bloomville council members discussed procuring funds for repairs to the municipal building roof with Solicitor Tim Hoover Wednesday evening. Having been told by clerk/treasurer Janis Weasner during a previous meeting that the General Fund could not withstand a $22,000 hit and ...