Father of baby found unsupervised in Sandusky has been charged
The dad of a baby found alone in a Sandusky park on Tuesday has been charged with child endangerment. The Sandusky Register reports that 26 year-old Jeremy Quillen was found unresponsive in Farwell Park on top of a slide a couple of hours after Sandusky Police received a call from a construction worker who found the nearly one year-old baby crawling around the park. According to Sandusky police lieutenant Scott Dahlgren, Quillen was unresponsive due to drug usage. Quillen was medically treated and then booked at the Erie County jail; while the child was under temporary custody of children’s services and with a family member; pending a hearing.
Criminal Activity Alert in Willard
Willard Police are reporting that a number of break-ins have been going on recently in the city and rural areas; with some of those break-ins resulting in cars being stolen from unlocked garages. Willard police urge residents to keep homes and vehicles locked at all times; including connecting doors from garages to residents’ homes. Police also caution citizens to keep valuables and merchandise out of sight during the upcoming holiday season. Residents should call police to report suspicious activity.
Child Self-esteem presentation in Willard tonight
An event titled “Helping Children Develop Self-Esteem” is taking place tonight in Willard. The presentation features a licensed-family therapist speaking on children’s confidence, the importance of positive self-esteem, and mistakes to avoid. It runs from 7:00 to 8:00 pm tonight at St. Francis Xavier Church; and is free and open to the public.
Car seat safety event happening this Saturday in Norwalk
Huron County Public Health is hosting a child passenger seat safety course this Saturday. The event will educate caregivers on the proper use of child safety seats, including hands-on demonstrations. You can register for the event by going to the Huron County Public Health website or their Facebook page. It takes place from 9:00 am to 12 noon Saturday in Meeting Room A of the Huron County Administration Building in Norwalk.