Tuesday, January 30th, 2018

Willard /Inappropriate student’s pictures

A number of Willard High School students have been suspended after inappropriate photos were reportedly distributed among them.

The suspensions were handed out last week after school officials heard rumors about pornographic photos of a student, who is a minor, being passed around.

Willard Police are now investigating.


Sandusky/Power outage

A power outage affected over 4,000 Ohio Edison customers in western Sandusky on Monday morning.

An equipment error was to blame for a good portion of the outages; with 2,500 customers having their power quickly restored.

Power was eventually restored to all customers by 7:00 pm last night.


Erie County/Drug overdose deaths down

Although the amount of emergency room visits for drug overdoses increased in Erie County in 2017, the number of deaths will reportedly decline.

According to Erie County Health Department data, the county had 42 drug overdose deaths in 2016; with 24 confirmed so far, and another 13 cases awaiting lab results.

Erie County had 336 ER visits for drug overdoses in 2017; compared to 263 in 2016.


Huron County Sheriff’s Office/Breaking and Entering investigation

The sheriff’s office in Huron County is investigating a reported breaking and entering complaint last Friday morning.

The incident took place on Route 224, west of the Village of Greenwich.

The sheriff’s office is asking the public for help in identifying a man possibly involved in the incident.

A photo of the man has been posted on the Huron County Sheriff’s Office Facebook page.


Port Clinton/All-female recovery center in the works

A press conference will be held Friday in Ottawa County Common Pleas Court to announce details on a new addiction recovery center for women.

A grant is being sought to help fund the all-female facility, which looks to build off the success of the all-male facility, Light House Sober Living in Port Clinton.

A location for the new recovery center has not yet been decided on.


Lucas County/72 pounds of marijuana discovered  

Near Toledo, Ohio State Highway Patrol troopers filed felony drug charges against a 32 year-old man from Mexico after a traffic stop.

During the stop last Wednesday in Lucas County, troopers seized 72 pounds of marijuana valued around $168,000.

The suspect was charged with possession and trafficking in marijuana and could face up to 16 years in prison, if convicted.



Huron and Erie County: Level One Snow Advisory


Partly sunny, with a high near 25.  Wind chill values as low as zero.



Increasing clouds, with a low around 19.



A slight chance of afternoon rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 42.

Breezy, with gusts near 40 mph.



A chance of rain and snow showers.  Cloudy, with a high near 38.

Little or no snow accumulation expected.