The man who robbed a Willard gas station in late April will be sentenced next Wednesday, after pleading guilty to a felony charge.
In Huron County Common Pleas Court yesterday, 20-year-old Caleb Hale entered a guilty plea to a single count of robbery. Attorneys made a joint recommendation for a four-year prison term. Hale entered Hy-Miler on Tiffin Street during the early morning hours of April 30th pulled a gun and demanded cash and cigarettes. An alleged accomplice, 21-year-old Dalton Parrott of Greenwich remains in jail, awaiting trial on complicity charges.
A Shelby man who held authorities at bay for nine hours in late December will be sentenced tomorrow, after pleading guilty to two local charges.
39-year-old Eric Patrick was in Huron County Common Pleas Court yesterday, and was convicted of burglary and inducing panic. Three other charges were dismissed. On December 27th, after a two-day crime spree, Patrick led authorities on a high-speed chase from Richland County, to a home in Olena. He remained inside until the early morning hours, then shot himself. He’s already serving 25 years in prison, for crimes committed in Richland County.
The village of Monroeville has a new administrator.
By a unanimous vote, village council hired Thomas Gray of Wellington Monday night. He has a three-year agreement, worth $48,000 annually. His first day will be August 3rd. According to Monroeville mayor Mike Adelman, while he doesn’t have government experience, Gray does have 40 years of electric utility experience, along with administrative and supervisory experience. He’s replacing former village administrator Michael Goodwin, who resigned last September.
On the heels of his arrest for domestic violence, Richland County health commissioner Martin Tremmel’s job status will be discussed, during tonight’s special meeting in Mansfield.
The board of Richland Public Health will meet behind closed doors at 7. Tremmel was arrested over the weekend, after an alleged altercation with his wife at their home on Kelley’s Island. Tremmel issued a statement yesterday, denying the allegations, and asking for privacy.
Numerous charges have been filed against a Margaretta Township man involved in a recent standoff.
An Erie County grand jury has indicted 60-year-old Gary Moore on 10 charges, ranging from attempted murder, to failure to comply. In addition to a 20-hour standoff, Moore’s accused of trying to kidnap his wife, and firing a shot at her. He remains in the Erie County Jail, without bond.
Also charged by an Erie County grand jury: a Bellevue man accused of using a gun to rob Cashland in Sandusky, then assaulting a jail nurse.
Charges against 30-year-old Jeffery Hartley include aggravated robbery, assault and having a weapon under disability. The robbery at Cashland occurred June 22nd. The attack on a jail nurse occurred four days later. He remains behind bars.
The Buffalo Bills have placed offensive line coach Aaron Kromer on indefinite paid leave, after his arrest for allegedly punching a boy, and threatening to kill the victim’s family.
He’s facing a misdemeanor battery charge in Walton County, Florida. Kromer is a 1985 graduate of Margaretta High School.