Woman’s body recovered from Sandusky Bay
A 35 year-old woman’s body was pulled from the Sandusky Bay during the early morning hours Saturday. The Sandusky Register Reports that dive teams found the body of local woman, Cheryl James, in the waters close by Cement Avenue, after the Sandusky Fire Department was called when the woman was swimming and didn’t return back to shore. An investigation is ongoing.
Police and Fire Charity Scams being reported by Ohioans
Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine is warning Ohioans about a phone scam involving calls asking for donations to support police and fire causes.Signs of a potential charity scam include callers who provide little or no detailed information, refuse to answer questions, demand immediate payment, ask for payment by wire transfer or prepaid card, and ask for the payment be made to an individual instead of an organization.Not all calls seeking charitable donations are potential scams though, says DeWine, as legitimate charities do have professional solicitors who are paid to seek donations over the phone.
Still time left to sign up for Bellevue Safety Town Bellevue Safety Town runs next Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday (August 1stthrough 3rd), at the Bellevue Elementary school from 5:30 to 7:00 pm. Children can still register by picking up an application at the door on the first day of Safety Town, Bellevue Police Department, or on the City of Bellevue website (www.cityofbellevue.com).
DNC Day One Preview
(from CBS News)-The Democratic National Convention gets underway today in Philadelphia. There’s some big news already as DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz has announced she’ll step down as soon as the DNC is over, amidst leaked emails of party officials that showed favoritism towards Hilary Clinton. Speaking tonight will be First Lady Michelle Obama and former Democratic nominee for president, Bernie Sanders.
Norwalk Police give ticket to Huron County Deputy for incident involving K9
Huron County Sheriff’s Deputy Shaun Taylor, a Corrections Officer, received a ticket Saturday evening after his police dog was involved in an incident with another dog. The K9 was unleashed at Taylor’s residence in Norwalk, when it saw another dog and ran after it, then knocked over a man who was walking the dog, according to Norwalk Police and the Norwalk Reflector. The man, identified as retired Norwalk Police Officer Jim Files, was uninjured, and was able to retrieve his dog from the German Shepherd’s mouth. A ticket was given to Taylor for having a “dog at large”.