Findlay Police have arrested a man who barricaded himself inside an apartment at 320 Washington Street in Findlay overnight. Investigators say it all started around 7:30 last night when an argument led to gunfire. Police went into the home around 2:30 this morning and took 23-year-old Michael Bennett into custody. He's now charged with inducing panic and being held at the Hancock County Justice Center. No one was hurt in the incident.
The Hancock County Sheriff’s Office reports that Forest man was killed in a single-car crash Sunday night east of Williamstown. Ronald Tangeman, 65, was pronounced dead at the scene, the sheriff’s office said. Tangeman was driving a sedan east on Hancock County Road 304, near Delaware Township Road 184, about 9:41 p.m. when the car went off the south side of the road, returned to the road, then went off the south side again. The car traveled through a row of trees, overturned, and struck a tree. The accident remains under investigation.
Fostoria police tazed a man at the Plaza Drive Taco Bell Friday night. Officers were dispatched to the restaurant when a complaint was received about a mail causing a disturbance. The man was said to have been yelling outside and trying to crawl through the drive-thru window. After being tazed, the man was bleeding from the head from striking it on an object. The man was transported to Promedica Fostoria Community Hospital. No further information is available at this time.
20-year-old Christopher Cornell, the Ohio man charged with plotting an attack at the U.S. Capitol, was ordered held without bond yesterday after a federal magistrate concluded that he was a danger to the community. Cornell planned to “wage jihad” by attacking the Capitol with pipe bombs and shooting government officials and employees. The court said that Cornell is considered a flight risk and a danger to the community.
The Toledo Zoo aquarium will soon reopen. The aquarium has been closed since 2012 for a $25.5 million renovation. The new facility will have triple the amount of water with 32 main exhibits. A saltwater Pacific Reef display and two “touch tanks” are just two of the new features. The new aquarium is scheduled to open March 27.
Bird birth control is coming to Wooster. Wayne County is spending millions of dollars to renovate the county courthouse in Wooster. However, pigeons have posed a messy droppings problem. The commissioners are planning to spike bird seed with birth control to help control the pigeon population. They hope they can cut the population in half with just on application.