CRIME & SAFETY
Defendant in 2022 Auglaize County murder scheme changes plea
TOLEDO — One of three individuals charged in the April 2022 death of Timothy Hovanec in Auglaize County has pleaded guilty in federal court to being an accessory in the disposal of Hovanec’s body. Anita Green and her daughter, Amanda Hovanec, both of Wapakoneta, and South Africa resident...
Man arrested for alleged vandalism of police cruiser, fighting officers in Mercer County
While headed to the jail, Bonapart allegedly damaged the cruiser’s driver-side door to the point that it was unable to properly close.
One dead in Auglaize County crash
WAPAKONETA — Authorities have not yet released the name of a person killed in a single-vehicle crash Wednesday evening in Auglaize County. The Wapakoneta post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol reported the crash happened at 5:58 p.m. Wednesday on Geyer Road, near Gutman Road in Clay Township in Auglaize County.
Murder suspect waives speedy trial
VAN WERT — A Rockford man, facing charges in connection with the September 4 death of Barbara N. Ganger, 43, of Van Wert was in Van Wert County Common Pleas Court on November 22 for a pretrial hearing. Ryan E. Houser, 38, is charged with Aggravated Murder, Murder, Possessing...