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Two arrested in drug bust in Wooster Friday

February 22, 2019

Two people were arrested following the execution of a search warrant in Wooster Friday morning. Wooster Police, Medway Drug Enforcement Agency and others executed the search warrant at a residence on Cleveland Road and found several ounces of meth, and drug paraphernalia. Eric Good and Brittany Williams were both arrested on charges of trafficking in methamphetamine, possession, tampering with evidence and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Wooster Police Department names 2018 Officer of the Year

February 21, 2019

Wooster Police Patrolman Shane Berry was named the departments Officer of the Year for 2018. Berry was presented with his award by Chief Matt Fisher at Wooster City Council’s Tuesday meeting. Three supervisors nominated Berry for the award, as they recognized Berry as a strong worker, and a great team player and leader. Patrolman Jordan Telquist was also recognized with the Wooster Police Department Lifesaving Award, following her response and aide in an overdose case last month.

Wayne County Sheriff’s office seeking public’s help to find missing teen

February 21, 2019

The Wayne County Sheriff’s office is seeking the public assistance to find a missing teenager from Dalton. According to the Sheriff’s office, 16 year old Katelyn Sommer has been missing since Wednesday night and her location is unknown. Anyone with information regarding Katelyn Sommer is asked to call the Sheriff’s office at 330-264-3333.

Payless liquidation underway

February 21, 2019

The liquidation sale at Wooster’s Payless Shoe store is now officially underway.  Payless announced last week that it would be closing all 2,100 of its U.S. locations this spring.  An exact timeline for the Wooster closing is still up in the air, but the store will reportedly remain open until all of its inventory is gone.

Former elementary building to be auctioned off

February 21, 2019

School Board members with the East Holmes Local District have voted to put the former Charm Elementary building up for action.  The building, which is located on State Route 557 in Clark Township, closed its doors last June.  No word yet on when the public auction will take place.

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