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Risingsun man faces heroin and weapons charges

A Risingsun man has been charged with two felonies after being arrested on suspicion of drug trafficking and carrying a weapon under disability. Daniel J. Gallagher, 23, of Risingsun, is charged with a third-degree felony of having weapons while under disability and trafficking...

Paxson faces two grand theft charges

A Fostoria woman has been charged with two counts of grand theft out of Wood County Court of Common Pleas. Karol K. Paxson, 46, 209 Grape St., is charged with two fourth-degree felony counts of grand theft. According to the official indictment, Paxson allegedly deprived Michael...

Fostoria man faces burglary charges

A Fostoria man has been charged with burglary out of Wood County Court of Common Pleas after allegedly trespassing into an occupied structure in 2012. Cody Conine, 23, 12400 W. Axline St., is charged with one count of burglary, a second-degree felony, for allegedly using...

Chamber honors members

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER The Fostoria Area Chamber of Commerce passed the gavel to a new board chairman Thursday during the chamber’s Annual Awards Luncheon meeting. Ryan Smith replaced Pam Shumaker as the 2014 board chairman at the event, hosted at Good Shepherd Home....

2 face charges in drug sting

Two Fostoria residents are facing multiple drug-related charges after local law enforcement officers conducted a search warrant at a South Wood Street residence Thursday. According to a press release from Detective Chuck Boyer, METRICH unit coordinator, the Seneca County Drug...

Holding police officers accountable for tests

By BRIAN BOHNERT STAFF WRITER Fostoria Civil Service Commission proposed a motion Thursday that could hold police officers financially accountable for study materials if they sign up for but do not take promotion exams. The motion, which has yet to be officially drafted, would...