Plea avoids trial

PAULSON-ROBERT

PAULSON

Robert Paulson, 31, of Bellefontaine, pleaded guilty to burglary Tuesday in an 11th hour plea deal that avoided a trial scheduled for this week. He originally was charged with a second-degree felony burglary and possession of criminal tools for an April 17 incident.

  • Written by THE BELLEFONTAINE EXAMINER STAFF

Drug charges issued after parking lot incident

BOLLING-DOUGLAS

BOLLING

Douglas W. Bolling, 29, of 403 John Ave., Bellefontaine, was charged with felony possession of drugs and a misdemeanor count of possession of drug abuse instruments following an incident Tuesday in the parking lot of Honda of America Mfg. of East Liberty, 11000 State Route 347.

  • Written by THE BELLEFONTAINE EXAMINER STAFF

Task force investigations net two suspects

HOWARD-DWIGHT

HOWARD

ROBINSON-TONY

ROBINSON

Officers of the Bellefontaine Police Department served a warrant on a suspected drug dealer Sunday afternoon and added more charges when they recovered crack cocaine and more than $950 in cash from the suspect.

  • Written by THE BELLEFONTAINE EXAMINER STAFF

Scam Evolution

Scam artists use trusted names, programs to bilk victims

Local target lost $21,000 in ruse

  • Written by JOEL E. MAST

Financial info soon available online

Complete financial information dating back each of the last three years for the village of West Liberty soon will be available for public review following a vote Monday during a regular meeting of the village council.

  • Written by NATE SMITH