Tip helps identify heroin suspect

ALLEN-JONATHON

ALLEN

A citizen’s report helped authorities properly identify a man arrested Sunday.

  • Written by JOEL E. MAST

Suspect accused of scam involving Hoffman family

DAVIS-CLARENCEray

DAVIS

A city resident was taken into custody Monday morning for a felony theft charge after he allegedly attempted to scam the family of a man involved in a local shooting case.

  • Written by THE BELLEFONTAINE EXAMINER STAFF

Honda contractor killed by forklift

RAYMOND — A Honda contractor died Monday morning, after he was hit in the head by a forklift at Honda R&D Americas in Union County just five minutes into his shift, the Columbus Dispatch reports.

  • Written by THE BELLEFONTAINE EXAMINER STAFF

UPDATE: Shooting victim has ties to Bellefontaine

SPRINGFIELD — A 37-year-old man once convicted of drug possession in Logan County became Springfield’s first homicide victim of 2016 when he was shot multiple times Saturday.

  • Written by JOEL E. MAST

Repeat sex offender gets four years for distributing child pornography

HOFFER-JOHN

HOFFER

A repeat sex offender got four years in prison for numerous child pornography charges.

  • Written by REUBEN MEES