Man arrested for assaulting Norwalk police officer
A Norwalk man is facing a felony charge of assaulting a Norwalk police officer. 24 year-old Steven Burrows of West Seminary Street was also arrested for theft after shoplifting and leaving on foot from Austin’s Westside Gas Store; where he later was also charged with resisting arrest and then assaulting an officer during the process. Burrows was also issued a summons for possession of drug paraphernalia.
Erie County Sheriff’s Office receive funds for holiday enforcement patrols
The Sheriff’s Office in Erie County has received a grant of just over $37,000 in federal traffic safety funding. The grant will be used to conduct overtime high-visibility enforcement patrols in area with a high amount of serious traffic crashes; including US 250, and State Routes 2, 4, 60, and 61. During this month of December, officers will utilize the funds for enforcement over the Christmas and New Year’s Eve holidays. Last month, 103 traffic stops were made by using the funds.
Norwalk man charged with Heroin trafficking
A Norwalk man is facing charges of Heroin trafficking after a traffic stop that led to the discovery of the drug on him. Jason Taylor was pulled over for running a stop sign just after 1:00 pm Wednesday. He and passenger Brennan Doyle had just left a convenience store parking lot that is known by police for drug trafficking.
Willard Police/Fire Department food drive going on Saturday
The Willard Fire and Police Departments are hosting a “Fill a Fire Truck” Holiday Food Drive this Saturday and next Saturday, December 10th from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. Non-perishable food items can be brought to a drive-thru bay in the back of the fire station, where items will be unloaded for you. The food drive benefits the Willard Area Food Bank.
What to do this weekend with Lake Erie Shores and Islands
Holiday events are in full swing here in the Lake Erie region. One of those events this weekend is the ‘Christmas Candlelight Tour of Homes’, going on in Sandusky on Sunday and Monday nights from 6:00 to 9:00 pm. Tickets are available for the event at the Lake Erie Shores and Islands location on US 250 in Sandusky. More info on this event and everything else going on in the area is online at www.shoresandislands.com.