Thursday, June 7th, 2018

Erie County/More news on Corso’s raid

U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown told the Sandusky Register Wednesday that at least one of the 114 workers were falsely accused after being arrested in the U.S. Border Patrol raid Tuesday of Corso’s Flower and Garden Center in Sandusky and Castalia.

Brown said that person was freed because they were a legal citizen.

Brown also shared his concern for families affected by the arrests, saying it was “immoral” to separate children from their parents.

A U.S. Customs spokesman stated that the names of those arrested Tuesday have not been released; and that they are being detained at facilities in Ohio and Michigan pending deportation proceedings.

As for Corso’s the business, they are open with normal hours of operation and staff said owner John Corso; and will be answering questions about the raids in the coming days.

 

Huron County/Trial delayed in Sheppard case

The Huron County trial has been delayed for a Florida man accused of killing Perkins Township’s Michael Sheppard Junior 15 years ago.

36 year-old Joshua Stamm has been charged with two counts of murder and aggravated robbery, which he plead ‘not guilty’ to in April.

Stamm’s attorneys reportedly requested a continuance which has moved the pretrial from late-September to late-October.

Also, no trial dates have been scheduled yet for Scott Hall of Clyde and Adam White of Sandusky, who have both plead ‘not guilty’ to the same charges.

 

State News/Authorities looking for 17-year-old juvenile facility escapee

The Ohio State Highway Patrol is asking the public to help locate a 17-year-old male who escaped from the Cuyahoga Hills Juvenile Correctional Facility in Highland Hills on May 22nd.

Nathaniel Jacks is 6 feet 1 inch, weighs 165 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes.

Authorities say he may be headed to Licking County.

If you see Jacks, or a person matching this description, law enforcement says he is considered dangerous and should not be approached.  Instead, call 911 immediately.

 

Norwalk/Boy on bike hit by car

An 8-year-old boy riding a bicycle received minor injuries after he struck the right corner-panel of a vehicle in a parking lot in Norwalk.

Police say it took place Sunday when a car was pulling out of a parking spot at the Concord Court Apartments off Executive Drive.

The car’s driver, 25-year-old Alyssa McKenzie, will not be charged.

 

Sandusky/Fraudulent credit card user arrested

A 24 year-old Sandusky man has been arrested for alleged fraudulent credit card use.

Tyler Caudill has been charged with felony misuse of a credit card, misdemeanor theft and obstructing official business.

According to a police report, in two similar incidents, Caudill gave a drive-thru store clerk an invalid credit card and drove away after being handed packs of cigarettes.

 

Erie County/Health Department running swimming water tests

Looking to swim in a Lake Erie Beach this summer?

The Erie County Health Department is currently testing 25 local beaches for water quality.

Results are posted on their website at ErieHealthOhio.com or on site at the specific beaches.

 

Erie County/Over $117,000 handed out to non-profits

Just over $117,000 in grants have been awarded to 23 area non-profits by the Erie County Community Foundation…

$30,000 is going to the Sandusky Education Foundation for Sandusky City Schools’ natatorium project, $10,000 to ‘Oh-go’ in Sandusky for construction of a food pantry, and $8,600 to the Friends of Sandusky Greenhouse for a Veterans Gold Star Family Memorial.

 

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST

THURSDAY, JUNE 7TH, 2018

 

Today

Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.

 

Tonight

Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.

 

Friday

A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 79.

 

Saturday

Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 78.