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Local Briefs: 08-17-13 PDF Print E-mail
Written by Sentinel-Tribune Staff   
Saturday, 17 August 2013 08:37
Trafficking case follows OSP stop
A California man is facing human trafficking charges after Ohio State Highway Patrol troopers discovered two female human trafficking victims this week during a traffic stop in Lucas County.
Troopers also located 20 grams of marijuana and a loaded .45 caliber Springfield Arms handgun in the suspect's vehicle.
Troopers stopped a 2012 Nissan Versa, with California registration, for a speed violation eastbound on Interstate 80, near milepost 57, in Lucas County at 9:15 a.m. Troopers detected an odor of raw marijuana coming from the vehicle. A probable cause search revealed the marijuana and loaded handgun. Further investigation revealed paraphernalia associated with the sex trade. Upon contact with the young female passengers, a 21-year-old California woman and a 25-year-old Arizona woman, they admitted to being forced into prostitution.
The suspect, James D. Jackson, 21, of Sacramento, Calf., was incarcerated in the Lucas County Jail and charged with human trafficking, a first-degree felony; carrying a concealed weapon; a fourth-degree felony; and possession of criminal tools, a fifth-degree felony.

Haskins Council meeting canceled
HASKINS - Due to the anticipated lack of quorum, the Haskins Village Council meeting on Monday will be cancelled.

Wood County DD to meet Monday
The Wood County Board of Development Disabilities has scheduled a meeting for Monday, at 3 p.m. at Wood Lane Industries, Conference Rooms 2 & 3.

Ohio 795 work Monday, Tuesday
The Ohio Department of Transportation District Two has announced that Monday and Tuesday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. eastbound  Ohio 795 will be reduced to one lane between Luckey Road and Cummings Road for bridge deck repair.
All work is weather permitting.

Rossford LEA hearing Monday
A public hearing will be held Monday at 5:15 p.m. on the LEA Special Education Funding Plans by the Rossford Exempted Village School District for the fiscal year ending July 31, 2014.  
The hearing will be held in the Rossford High School cafeteria, 701 Superior St.

Today - Partly cloudy. Highs around 80.
Tonight - Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s. Sunday - Partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 80s. Lows in the upper 50s.
Monday through Friday - Partly cloudy Monday. Highs in the 80s. Lows in the 60s. Mostly sunny Tuesday. Highs in the 80s. Lows in the 60s. Mostly sunny Wednesday. Highs in the 80s. Lows in the 60s. Partly cloudy Thursday. Highs in the 80s. Partly cloudy Thursday night with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the 60s. Partly cloudy Friday. Highs in the 80s.

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Burglaries at Nothwood
NORTHWOOD - Police responded to two burglaries reported Monday.
At 8 a.m. officers were called to the 3000 block of Bordeaux Rue. The residents reported that after awakening around 7:45 a.m. they discovered that the home had been entered by an unknown individual. Three laptop computers, a cellphone and two tablet devices were taken.
Total value of the items was $1,669.
Copper wire was reported stolen at 6:45 p.m. in the 4000 block of Wise Street.

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