December 19, 2014

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Ex-EMT sentenced for aiding teen runaway

Maxwell D. Leibsla, 23, right, is sentenced Monday to six months in jail and five months probation for helping his 15-year-old girlfriend run away to Florida. Also pictured is Leibsla’s attorney, Kevin P. Ondrey. (GAZETTE PHOTO BY NICK GLUNT)

MEDINA — A 23-year-old former emergency medical technician will spend six months in jail and five years on probation for helping his 15-year-old girlfriend run away to Florida. Medina County Common Pleas Judge Christopher J. Collier warned Maxwell D. Leibsla, who recently moved from Montville Township to Magnolia, in Stark County, that violating probation would Read More…

Patrick Shank teen rape trial delayed

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MEDINA — A Montville Township man accused of raping a teenage girl several times before she was 15 had his trial delayed after getting a new attorney. Patrick J. Shank, 46, of 5170 Chippewa Road, is scheduled for an Aug. 26 trial. Shank hired attorney Kenneth C. Staiduhar, who took over June 26. His previous Read More…

Several drivers charged at holiday OVI checkpoint

MEDINA — The Ohio Highway Patrol cited three drivers for operating a vehicle while impaired Saturday night during the fifth sobriety checkpoint and saturation patrol this year, Lt. Bill Haymaker said Monday. Troopers checked 695 cars at the checkpoint between 8:19 and 11:30 p.m. on state Route 18, east of River Styx Road. Troopers diverted Read More…

Judge to theft defendant: Money management trouble?

Andrew Seeley

MEDINA — A Litchfield Township man was sentenced to a month in jail and five years probation Monday after being convicted of stealing a credit card from a gym locker and trying to run from police. Andrew J. Seeley, 24, of 8701 Branch Road, was charged with attempted escape and receiving a stolen credit card, Read More…

Married couple charged with growing pot

Erin Staub

MEDINA — A Granger Township couple pleaded not guilty Monday to growing marijuana in their home. John P. Staub, 63, and Erin P. Staub, 49, of 1818 Wilbur Road, are charged with illegal cultivation of marijuana — third-degree felonies punishable by up to three years in prison. Medina County Drug Task Force agents executed a Read More…

Rev. Dr. Albert W. “Al” Dulyea-Parker

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Rev. Dr. Albert W. “Al” Dulyea-Parker, 82, of Bloomington, Illinois, passed away at 11:44 A.M., Sunday, July 7, 2013 at OSF St. Joseph Medical Center, Bloomington Illinois. Al was born March 6, 1931 in Pawtucket, Rhode Island, the son of Frank Sherwood and Agnes Hallworth Parker. He married Teresa E. Dulyea on October 3, 1980 Read More…

Tom B. Johnson

Tom B. Johnson, known as “Homer” to his friends, 65, of Brunswick Hills, passed away Sunday, June 7, 2013, in his home. He was born April 6, 1948 to Homer and Ethel (nee Brant) Johnson in Brunswick. Tom enjoyed being outdoors hunting and fishing. He is survived by his loving son, Michael (Julee) Johnson; and Read More…

Dennis Vincent Jagodzinski

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Dennis Vincent Jagodzinski passed away Sunday, July 7, 2013. Born in Michigan, Denny was a graduate of Western Michigan University, 32 year employee of Ford Motor Co and loved his gardening. He will be remembered for his generosity, dedication, and caring nature. He was a common fixture at greenhouses and shops throughout the Medina area Read More…