Tuesday, February 27th, 2018

Sandusky/Girlfriend of accused killer headed to jail

The girlfriend of an accused killer will spend a year in jail.

37-year-old Amy Matos of Sandusky was sentenced Monday for attempted obstructing justice.

Matos was accused of providing false information to police after her boyfriend, Joel Miles, allegedly shot and killed Sandusky’s Anthony Pearson last August.

Miles will next appear in court in March.


Norwalk/Meth lab suspect faces another arrest

The major suspect in the meth lab drug raid earlier this month in Norwalk has been arrested again.

34-year-old Brandon Henderson of Cline Street has been charged with intimidation of a crime victim or witness after being accused of sending a threatening text message to a person involved in the drug raid case.

That crime comes with a one to five year prison term, if he’s convicted.

According to authorities, Henderson had posted bond after spending six days in jail.

In the drug raid, Henderson was charged with illegal manufacturing of meth; which comes with a punishment of two to eight years in prison, if found guilty.


Norwalk/Police Chief Selection Committee to meet

The search continues for a new police chief in Norwalk.

The city’s Police Chief Selection Committee is scheduled to meet this evening at City Hall.

Captain Mike Conney, considered one of the candidates to become the new chief, is currently serving as interim chief.

Former chief Dave Light retired earlier this month after 34 years of full-time service.


Norwalk/President of New Horizons resigns

The president and C-O-O of New Horizons Baking Company in Norwalk has resigned.

Ron Jones, after five years with the company, is leaving to pursue other career goals.

The company on Woodlawn Avenue has been baking buns and English muffins for the food and restaurant industry since 1967.


Norwalk/Fisher-Titus awards grant money to local schools

Fisher-Titus Medical Center has handed out a total of $36,000 in health education grants to nine area schools.

Schools receiving funds (choose a few schools) are Edison, Monroeville, New London, Norwalk, Norwalk Catholic School, South Central, Wellington, Western Reserve and Willard.

The grants, which are handed out annually, go towards health, math and science education.


Erie & Huron Counties/More local schools earn Auditor of State honor

Two local schools have received the Auditor of State award for a clean financial report.

Margaretta and South Central recently were given the state honor.

They join Vermilion Schools, who received the award in January.






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