Victim’s girlfriend first witness in South murder trial

SOUTH CHAD

CHAD SOUTH

CHARDON — A woman, whose boyfriend was the mistaken target of an accused hitman, recounted the harrowing events of May 26, 2006, in the first day of Chad South’s aggravated murder trial.

  • Written by Geauga Maple Leaf

Area man killed in ATV/car crash

ChampaignCoSheriff Melvin

CHAMPAIGN COUNTY — Shortly after 8 p.m. Sunday, deputies from the Champaign County Sheriff’s Office responded to the intersection of west State Route 29 and Church Road in Concord Township to an accident that claimed the life of Chad Bennett, 39, of Church Road.

  • Written by THE BELLEFONTAINE EXAMINER STAFF

Honda bomb hoax suspect indicted

MARTINEZ JEFF

MARTINEZ

MARYSVILLE — Jeffery H. Scott Martinez, 30, of 505 E. Columbus Ave., Bellefontaine, was indicted last week by a Union County Grand Jury, charged with one count of inducing panic, a felony of the third degree.

  • Written by THE BELLEFONTAINE EXAMINER STAFF