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Another break-in reported in Tiffin

Seneca County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a vehicle gone through and a break-in south of Tiffin.

At 7:30 p.m. Thursday, a person at 3660 W. CR 14 reported a vehicle was gone through, a sheriff’s office report states.

About 8 a.m. Friday, a man at 2485 W. CR 90 reported someone broke into his out building and took items.

The sheriff’s office has received about 25 reports of thefts and break-ins south of Tiffin in the past week.

Man’s community control terminated

A man’s community control was terminated during a hearing in Seneca County Common Pleas Court Judge Steve Shuff’s courtroom.

Keith A. Swartz, 37, admitted he violated the terms of his community control, and his community control was unsuccessfully terminated, court records state.

Swartz had been convicted of a charge of possession of heroin, a fifth-degree felony, and sentenced to community control in 2015, they state.

Italian sampler dinner at Allen Eiry Center set for Jan. 22

Allen Eiry Center is to have an Italian sampler dinner 4:30-6 p.m. Jan. 22 at Allen Eiry Center, 28 Hopewell Ave., Tiffin.

Tickets are available at Allen Eiry Center through Wednesday for $11 per person, there will be NO tickets available at the door. The meal is to include lasagna, rigatoni, chicken alfredo, salad, garlic bread, drink and dessert. Dine in, or carry-out dinners available.

Wyandot County Retired Teachers Association to meet

The Wyandot County Retired Teachers Association Meeting is to meet at noon Jan. 22 at Trinity Evangelical Church near Upper Sandusky.

This month’s program is to be presented by Anna Traush of Carey who has been a mental health therapist for 17 years. She is the owner of Wyandot Counseling Associates in Upper Sandusky and a school-based therapist for Tiffin City Schools. In her talk, Traush is to give an overview of her profession with particular emphasis on the concerns facing Wyandot County and the surrounding area.

Any retired teacher or administrator may attend the meeting. An $8 catered lunch is to precede the program. For a reservation, call (419) 294-7609.

Ohio couple accused in terror plot plead not guilty

TOLEDO (AP) — An Ohio man and his girlfriend who are accused of obtaining guns and explosives for a foiled domestic terror attack have pleaded not guilty.

Vincent Armstrong, and his girlfriend, Elizabeth Lecron, both 23, entered their pleas Thursday to multiple charges, including conspiracy to transport or receive an explosive with intent to kill or injure.

Prosecutors say the Toledo pair had talked about taking part in violent attacks on public places and had bomb-making materials and weapons inside their home.

They were arrested in early December following a six-month investigation.

The pair has been in custody since their arrests. Armstrong has requested a detention hearing scheduled for Feb. 7.

Attorney general files motion to toss redistricting lawsuit

CLEVELAND (AP) — Ohio Gov.-elect Mike DeWine in his current role as the state’s attorney general has filed a motion seeking dismissal of a lawsuit attempting to force Ohio to redraw its 16 congressional districts in time for the 2020 election.

The lawsuit is scheduled for trial in March before a three-judge federal panel.

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