Alcohol may have played a role in a weekend crash in Norwalk Township.
31-year-old David Schuler-Nickles of Sandusky was hurt Friday night, when he lost control of his car and went off Lovers Lane Road, near Field Road. According to the Norwalk Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol, his car hit a guardrail and went airborne into a wooded ravine. Troopers said Schuler-Nickles wasn’t wearing a seat belt, and was ejected from the car. He was flown from the scene to St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center in Toledo.
A Vermilion man was flown to Cleveland MetroHealth Medical Center, after rolling his pickup truck in eastern Erie County.
23-year-old Arthur Mead was injured early yesterday morning on Mason Road, near Harrison Road in Vermilion Township. His condition is unknown. Mead told troopers he swerved to avoid a deer. He was charged with driving under the influence and failure to control.
The State Highway Patrol announced this morning that troopers will operate multiple DUI checkpoints this week.
The county where the checkpoints will be held will be announced the day before and location will be announced the morning of the checkpoint.
A weekend blaze destroyed a home in New London.
Flames were visible when emergency crews arrived at the East Street scene Saturday afternoon. No one was injured, and the blaze was brought under control within an hour. The residents of the home, Bill and Dalee Speicher and their children lost everything. Friends and family members are accepting donations for the Speichers.
The jury in the Steve Kraus trial went back to work this morning.
Ottawa County jurors are deciding if he’s guilty or innocent of breaking and entering and theft. The Republican from Huron is accused of stealing antiques and a shotgun from a Port Clinton home last spring. He took the stand last week, and denied the allegations. If convicted of either or both charges, Kraus would lose his seat in the Ohio House.
Norwalk City Council is off this week.
City council will meet again next Tuesday night.
Mosquito spraying continues in the city of Bellevue.
It’ll be done at dusk every Monday night until September.
The best team in the American League is in Cleveland, for a three-game series against the Indians. The Kansas City Royals and the Tribe will play at 7:10 tonight and tomorrow night and at 12:10 Wednesday. You can hear all three games on 95.3, WLKR.
The Locker Room show returns at 9am this Saturday!
Our guests will include Tim Stried with the Ohio High School Athletic Association, Plymouth Athletic Director Andrew McFarland, former Norwalk High School athlete Jordan Johnson and Eric Frantz of JJHuddle.