Cause of subject’s death still unknown

The July 25 death of a Fostoria man remains a mystery according to law enforcement personnel. Det. Sgt. Don Joseph with the Seneca County Sheriff’s Office said Russell E. Poole, Sr., 72, was found unresponsive at his West Ohio 18 residence July 21 by neighbors and...

Cat populations peaking in shelters

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Kittens and cats and strays, oh my! Many animal shelters are feeling overwhelmed with the amount of felines currently awaiting adoption in their facilities. As of Wednesday evening, Seneca County Humane Society is housing 42 cats and 47 kittens, while...

Man charged with arson at US 224 home

An area man was arrested Tuesday and charged with arson in connection to a house fire at his residence on U.S. 224. According to a representative with the Seneca County Jail, Andrew Rohrbach, 19, is currently being held in Tiffin on a charge of aggravated arson. The charge stems...

Gallagher faces charges in theft

A Risingsun woman could face up to two years in prison if convicted of theft and receiving stolen property. Kersten E. Gallagher, 20, of Risingsun, was indicted by the Wood County Grand Jury July 17 on charges of theft, a fifth-degree felony, and receiving stolen property, a...

Kern facing drug charges

A Bradner woman faces scores of drug charges out of Wood County Court of Common Pleas. Darlene A. Kern, 57, of Bradner, was indicted by the Wood County Grand Jury July 17 on three counts of trafficking in cocaine, a fifth-degree felony; one count of possession of marijuana, a...

Williams facing cocaine charge

A Fostoria man was indicted out of Wood County on a felony drug trafficking charge. Vincent A. Williams, 33, 461 W. Lytle St., Lot. 202, is charged with one count of trafficking in cocaine, a fifth-degree felony, with specifications regarding the forfeiture of a 2003 Chevy truck...