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|News Headlines from Tuesday, December 3rd, 2013|
MCCLOUD PLEADS GUILTY
Kristopher McCloud, of Newark, will spend the next 15 years in prison after pleading guilty to a host of charges including aggravated robbery. Earlier this year, the 30-year-old McCloud broke into a home in Heath and stole a number of items, including several guns. He then robbed the Lion’s Den in Heath, and the CVS Pharmacy on West Main Street in Newark. He was sentenced Monday in a Licking County courtroom.
released Monday by the Ohio State Highway Patrol show there were 13
people killed on Ohio’s roadways this Thanksgiving Holiday which is
two below the four-year average.
However, the 13 fatalities was one more than in 2012.
Of the 13 killed, seven were not wearing an available safety
belt and three were killed in two OVI-related crashes.
PROPERTY MAINTENANCE LIENS
Newark City Council met in regular session Monday night and one of the items on the agenda was an ordinance that would allow the city to place liens against properties deemed to be in violation of the city’s property maintenance code. Mayor Jeff Hall says the city is asking the Licking County Auditor to approve over $23,600 in liens.
This is the third time this year that the
mayor’s administration has asked City Council to authorize liens
against property owners.
The Coshocton County Sheriff’s Office and the Ohio Department of Natural Resources is investigating the death of a 63-year-old man who was found dead in his tree stand Monday morning the first day of Ohio’s deer gun season. The man, whose name has not been released, apparently died from an accidental gunshot wound. He was hunting in the vicinity of Township Road 341, according to officials.
RODDERS DONATE TO SALVATION ARMY
The Newark Rodders Club is doing its part to make sure that needy children in Licking County have a Merry Christmas by making a generous donation of $500 to the Salvation Army. Rodders Club President Barb Wilson says they look forward to lending a helping hand.
If you would like to make a monetary or toy donation call the Salvation Army at 740-345-8120.
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