Wednesday, April 23 2014 3:24 PM EDT2014-04-23 19:24:25 GMT
The search is on for the woman who allegedly stole items from a little boy's gravesite in Richland County. According to Ontario Police, several people have contacted them concerning gravesite thefts atMore >>
The search is on for the woman who allegedly stole items from a little boy's gravesite in Richland County.More >>
Sunday, April 20 2014 5:02 PM EDT2014-04-20 21:02:28 GMT
Video from a fishing trip that ended in tragedy earlier this week was posted to an outdoors website sometime before the boat capsized. It's believed Andrew Rose sent the video to the website, ‘Black SwampMore >>
It's believed Andrew Rose sent the video to the website, ‘Black Swamp Ohio Outdoors'.More >>
Wednesday, April 23 2014 1:49 PM EDT2014-04-23 17:49:23 GMT
A narcotics bust at a business on Plank Road a home in the Shenandoah area and another home in North Baton Rouge ends with five people arrested and drugs and guns seized. Early Wednesday morning, detectivesMore >>
A narcotics bust at a business on Plank Road a home in the Shenandoah area and another home in North Baton Rouge ends with five people arrested and drugs and guns seized.More >>
Wednesday, April 23 2014 1:54 PM EDT2014-04-23 17:54:15 GMT
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A mother is behind bars for allegedly starting a fight that sent four people to the hospital with stab wounds on Tuesday afternoon.More >>
Wednesday, April 23 2014 4:28 PM EDT2014-04-23 20:28:26 GMT
Pranks can be mean-spirited and cruel. Not this one. Parents of this youngster have decided to make his childhood just a little more magical. Take a look. Please feel free to try and trick your childrenMore >>
Click here to watch the adorable trick parents played on their little one, and to hear his jocular response.More >>
Friday, April 18 2014 5:56 PM EDT2014-04-18 21:56:17 GMT
The search continues for a man accused of killing his wife and son early Thursday morning. Ronald Green Sr., 44, of Gonzales, is wanted on two counts of first-degree murder in the shooting deaths of DewonaMore >>
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A group of angry parents want the superintendent of Tiffin City Schools removed from her position and have started circulating a petition.More >>
A group of angry parents want the superintendent of Tiffin City Schools removed from her position and have started circulating a petition. More >>
SANDUSKY COUNTY, OH (Toledo News Now) -
A Woodville farmer arrested in an animal cruelty investigation went before a judge Wednesday morning.
In court, Thomas Linke pleaded not guilty to charges of assault on a police officer and obstructing official business, but that's not all he faces after a raid of his Sandusky County property.
Humane society investigators executed a search warrant at his farm near Woodville Tuesday, after receiving complaints of a dead goat on Saturday. Volunteers were trying to rescue two cows and a goat. Police say while investigators were at the scene, Linke crashed his pickup truck into an SUV parked near the barn. No one was hurt in the collision, but an officer was almost hit.
After police arrested Linke, volunteers eventually got the animals into a trailer and rescued 13 more.
"If I have an animal that passes away, I bury it. I don't throw it in a pile on top of another. I don't leave it laying in a stall. There are proper ways to handle those situations, and that just wasn't the case here," explained investigator Kelly Askins.
Investigators do not know the cause of death yet, but say animal cruelty charges could be filed.
Following his courtroom appearance, Linke was released on his own recognizance.
If you would like to donate to help support the recovery of the animals saved, visit the Humane Society of Sandusky County or call 419-334-4517 to learn how you can help.