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Sheriff’s office: Situation not drug-related

An incident involving a 14-year-old who initially was unable to be controlled was a medical issue, according to Seneca County Sheriff’s Office.

In February, Bascom EMS and Bascom Joint Fire District were dispatched for a person having a seizure. A 14-year-old at 2870 W. SR 18 admitted to doing drugs and was on methamphetamine, according to police and Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports.

However, it was a confirmed medical issue and was not drug-related, according to the sheriff’s office.

Tiffin man sentenced to community control

A Tiffin man was sentenced to community control during a hearing in Seneca County Common Pleas Court Judge Michael Kelbley’s courtroom.

John D. Churella, 44, entered a written plea of guilty to a charge of permitting drug abuse, a fifth-degree felony.

Kelbley sentenced him to three years of community control, court records state.

Churella must undergo counseling, substance abuse rehabilitation and/or treatment as determined necessary.

He also must be evaluated and complete a substance abuse rehabilitation program through Rigel Recovery Services and undergo random drug and/or alcohol urinalysis as directed by Adult Parole Authority, court records state.

Fostoria woman sentenced to community control

A Fostoria woman was sentenced to three years of community control during a hearing in Seneca County Common Pleas Court Judge Steve Shuff’s courtroom.

Danashia A. Meekins, 25, pleaded guilty to charges of aggravated trafficking in drugs and disrupting public services, fourth-degree felonies, according to court records.

Charges of domestic violence, a fourth-degree felony, and assault, a first-degree misdemeanor, were dismissed.

Shuff sentenced her to three years of community control, subject to the intensive supervision and control of Seneca County’s drug intensive probation officer.

Meekins must complete a substance abuse medication-assisted treatment program through Rigel Recovery Services and pay a $55 fine and restitution of $168, according to court records.

She also must continue with counseling at Christian Serenity Counseling and undergo weekly drug and/or alcohol urinalysis as directed by the probation officer, court records state.

Man to serve community control

A Tiffin man was sentenced to community control on a theft charge.

Ryan J. Wodarski, 28, entered a written plea of guilty to a charge of theft, a fifth-degree felony, during a hearing in Seneca County Common Pleas Court Judge Michael Kelbley’s courtroom.

Kelbley sentenced him to three years of community control and ordered him to undergo counseling, substance abuse rehabilitation and/or treatment as determined necessary, court records state.

Wodarski also must be evaluated and complete a substance abuse rehabilitation program through Coleman Professional Services and undergo random drug and/or alcohol urinalysis as directed by Adult Parole Authority.

Tiffin woman sentenced to community control on theft charge

A Tiffin woman was sentenced to community control during a hearing in Seneca County Common Pleas Court Judge Michael Kelbley’s courtroom.

Megan R. Newcomer Wodarski, 30, entered a written plea of guilty to a charge of theft, a fifth-degree felony.

Kelbley sentenced her to three years of community control and ordered her to undergo counseling, substance abuse rehabilitation and/or treatment as determined necessary, court records state.

Newcomer Wodarski also must be evaluated and complete a substance abuse rehabilitation program through Firelands Counseling & Recovery Services and undergo random drug and/or alcohol urinalysis as directed by Adult Parole Authority, according to court records.

Fostoria man pleads guilty, admits violation

A Fostoria man pleaded guilty to a charge and admitted he violated the terms of his community control.

Deangelo M. Keys, 25, pleaded guilty to a charge of domestic violence, a fourth-degree felony, and admitted the violation during a hearing in Seneca County Common Pleas Court Judge Steve Shuff’s courtroom, according to court records.

Shuff sentenced Keys to three years of community control and 131 days in Seneca County Jail with credit for 129 days served.

He also ordered Keys to complete CROSSWAEH and to undergo random drug and/or alcohol urinalysis as directed by Adult Parole Authority or Oriana House, according to court records.

Keys was convicted of a charge of burglary, a second-degree felony, and was sentenced to three years in prison in July 2016. He was granted judicial release, with his sentenced modified to three years of community control, in March 2017, court records state.

Judicial release continued

A Fostoria man’s judicial release was continued.

Andre M. Pullom, 45, admitted he violated the terms of his judicial release.

Seneca County Common Pleas Court Judge Michael Kelbley continued his judicial release, court records state.

Pullom must continue counseling for substance abuse rehabilitation and/or treatment and be evaluated and complete counseling for mental health rehabilitation and/or treatment as determined necessary through Serenity Christian Counseling, they state.

Pullom previously had pleaded guilty to two counts of trafficking in cocaine, fourth-degree felonies, and one count of possession of cocaine, a fifth-degree felony.

He was granted judicial release in October 2017, court records state.

Man pleads guilty to drug-related charge

A Toledo man pleaded guilty to a drug-related charge during a hearing in Seneca County Common Pleas Court Judge Steve Shuff’s courtroom.

Ronald J. Johnson Jr., 32, entered a written negotiated plea of guilty to a charge of trafficking in cocaine, a fifth-degree felony, according to court records.

The case was referred for a pre-sentence investigation report.

Case dismissed

The case against a Tiffin man was dismissed.

Douglas A. Kuhn, 42, had been charged with theft from a person in a protected class, a fifth-degree felony.

Seneca County Common Pleas Court Judge Steve Shuff granted Seneca County Prosecutor’s Office’s motion to dismiss the indictment, court records state.

Part of Greenfield Street to be closed

Work on Sarah Street is expected to close Greenfield Street between Market and Prospect streets 7 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday.

Tiffin board’s finance committee to meet Tuesday

Tiffin Board of Education’s Finacne Committee is to meet at 5:15 p.m. Tuesday in the Administration Building, 244 S. Monroe St.

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