Local Briefs: 09-13-11


Sierra indicted for interference
A Wood County grand jury on Wednesday indicted Luis Sierra Jr. with interference with custody.
The charge stems from the disappearance of a 15-year-old Bowling Green girl. Both Sierra and the teen
were arrested in Statesboro, Ga., Thursday after she was alleged to have left with him from Bowling
Green High School on Aug. 29.
The two were sighted in Virginia, South Carolina and Florida before their discovery in Georgia.
Sierra’s charge is a fifth-degree felony.
His case has been assigned to Judge Reeve Kelsey.
Clay St. closed for sewer repair
Clay Street, between North Church and North Grove streets, will be closed to through traffic during the
day on Wednesday and Thursday. The road will be opened each day at approximately 3:30 pm.
On-street parking will also be restricted on these days. Access to homes in the area will be maintained.
Residents should look for workers to provide direction for access and be cautious when traveling in a
work zone.
During this closure, the city’s Water Distribution and Wastewater Collection Division will repair a
sanitary sewer.
Mid-County to meet Wed.
Mid-County Ambulance District Board will meet Wednesday at 3:30 p.m. at its building on County Home Road.

Tonight – Partly cloudy in the evening, then becoming mostly clear. Cooler with lows in the lower 50s.

Wednesday – Mostly sunny in the morning, then becoming partly cloudy. Not as warm with highs around 70.
West winds 5 to 10 mph. Mostly cloudy overnight with a 30-percent chance of showers. Lows in the mid
Extended forecast – Turning partly cloudy Thursday afternoon. Cooler, with highs in the upper 50s.
Becoming mostly clear overnight with lows in the lower 40s. Partly cloudy Friday with highs in the mid
60s and lows in the mid 40s. On Saturday, becoming mostly sunny by afternoon. Highs in the upper 60s.
Mostly clear overnight with lows in the upper 40s. Mostly sunny Sunday morning but becoming partly
cloudy. Highs in the lower 70s.
Classic Lotto: 3-08-15-21-
Pick 3: 6-8-9
Pick 3 Midday: 6-7-7
Pick 4: 2-7-5-6
Pick 4 Midday: 3-7-7-9
Rolling Cash 5: 4-5-14-
Ten OH: 2-6-7-8-11-12-14-17-19-23-24-26-36-51-52-
Ten OH Midday: 3-6-15-
Tours set at BGSU halls
Two new residence halls greeted students arriving at Bowling Green State University last month. BGSU will
celebrate the opening of Falcon Heights and Centennial Hall at 10 a.m. Wednesday in the courtyard of
Falcon Heights. Director of Residence Life Sarah Waters, BGSU President Mary Ellen Mazey and others will
Guided tours of both new residence halls will run from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Falcon Heights, located on the corner of Merry Avenue and Thurstin Street, has the capacity to house
nearly 650 upperclass students in single-room suites with semi-private bathrooms shared by up to four
people. The rooms feature in-unit air conditioning and heating, self-lofting beds and moveable
Centennial Hall, located off Wooster Street, is dedicated to first year students and features double
rooms with a private bathroom as well as a limited number of three-bedroom suites. Its capacity is 650
Teen arrested for assault
LIME CITY – A Holland teen was arrested on assault charges after he reportedly hit a 17-year-old male in
the face at Penta Career Center Sept. 2, knocking him unconscious.
The incident was reported at 2:23 p.m. A witness said that Phillip Steck, 19, Holland, had had words with
the victim the previous day. According to police, Steck simply walked up to the victim and hit him in
the face, knocking him to the ground. The victim suffered a bloody nose and mouth, and a cut to his
head, but refused medical attention.
An arraignment hearing was held Sept. 6 and a public defender hearing is set for Sept. 19.
Lime City burglary reported
LIME CITY – Theft of electronic equipment was reported in a burglary incident that was reported Sept. 5
in the 29000 block of Lime City Road.
The incident occurred Sept. 2. The homeowner reportedly arrived home to discover evidence of forced entry
at his home, which had been ransacked.
Among the items taken was a Wii video game system and accessories and a laptop computer.
Three wrenches apparently left by the suspects at the scene were taken by police.
Admitted: Renee L. Lang, Jody L. Hathaway, Miriam L. Kerr.
Discharged: None reported.
Weather statistics
High Monday 82
High a year ago 73
Record high (set in 1931) 97
Low this morning 59
Low a year ago 57
Record low (set in 1985) 37
Precipitation (in last 24 hours) None

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