Sheldon guilty in murder attempt

KENTON — A Hardin County jury took 2 1⁄2 hours Tuesday to find that Gerrick Anthony “Tony” Sheldon recruited his 15-year-old son to kill his estranged wife and her son by burning down their County Road 60 house in August.

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Marijuana law topic for business leaders

Local business leaders can learn more about Ohio’s medical marijuana law and its effect on the workforce at an April 12 presentation at Mary Rutan Health Center Community Room, 1134 N. Main St. The 7 to 8:30 a.m. meeting is free to the first 50 registrants.

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Suspected overdose death reported

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Officers of the Washington Township Police Department and Indian Lake EMS responded at 3 p.m. Wednesday to 8890 Township Road 239, Lot 44, Lakeview, in reference to a male not breathing.

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Resident threatens others

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Richard L. Vanerp, 35, of 500 Gunntown Road, Apt. F6, was charged Tuesday with two counts of aggravated menacing. He allegedly threatened the apartment complex maintenance man and several neighbors.

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Husband charged

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Ryan K. Philpot, 22, of 812 Heritage Court, Apt. 16, was charged Tuesday with abduction, unlawful restraint, vandalism, criminal damaging, resisting arrest and two counts of domestic violence.

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