November 21, 2014

Medina
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Lottery numbers

Ohio (Wednesday) Midday Pick 3: 4-1-1, Pick 3: 9-5-2, Midday Pick 4: 1-1-8-9, Pick 4: 5-7-0-8, Midday Pick 5: 6-4-8-0-2, Pick 5: 7-6-9-1-5, Rolling Cash 5: 19-20-26-27-36, Classic Lotto: 9-18-21-23-25-39, Kicker. 1-1-1-9-7-1. Next Rolling Cash 5 jackpot is $130,000. Next Classic Lotto jackpot is $53 million. Mega Millions TUESDAY: 27-44-59-74-75, Mega Ball: 3, Megaplier: 5. Read More…

Child porn distributor sentenced to 14 years

A 48-year-old Sharon Township man was sentenced to 14 years in prison after pleading guilty to distributing child pornography. Richard J. Miezin, of 5490 Boneta Road, was arrested Jan. 9 on federal charges of distributing child pornography. Miezin was sentenced Thursday after being convicted of receiving, distributing and possessing visual depictions of minors engaged in Read More…

Lottery results

Ohio (Wednesday) Midday Pick 3: 8-7-5, Pick 3: 3-4-0, Midday Pick 4: 9-0-5-5, Pick 4: 3-1-1-3, Midday Pick 5: 6-1-3-0-0, Pick 5: 5-1-1-2-9, Rolling Cash 5: 4-18-28-35-36. Classic Lotto: 1-4-18-28-35-47, Kicker: 6-0-3-3-1-8, Next Rolling Cash 5 jackpot is $120,000. Next Classic Lotto is $25.3 million. Mega Millions TUESDAY: 4-11-21-25-44, Mega Ball: 29, Megaplier: 4. Mega Read More…

Mitt Romney to make stop Father’s Day in Brunswick

Mitt Romney

BRUNSWICK — Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney will make a Father’s Day campaign stop in the city to share pancakes and talk with area residents. Sunday’s free event will be at Mapleside Farms, 294 Pearl Road. Doors to the pancake breakfast will open at 8 a.m. and the event will begin at 9. Anyone interested Read More…

Medina mayor says police chief followed terms of suspension

Pat Berarducci

MEDINA — Police Chief Patrick Berarducci did not violate the terms of his suspension earlier this year, according to a letter from Mayor Dennis Hanwell. In the letter dated May 4 to Daniel J. Leffler, an attorney for the Ohio Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association, Hanwell wrote: “Upon receipt of your letter dated April 3, 2012, an Read More…

Sex offender charged with public indecency, unlawful restraint

Justin Murphy

MEDINA — A registered sex offender was arrested Wednesday on charges of public indecency and unlawful restraint, according to police. Justin D. Murphy, 24, formerly of Orrville, reportedly approached a 13-year-old girl about 4:30 p.m. while appearing to be engaged in self-stimulation. The child’s mother saw the alleged act and immediately called the Police Department, Read More…

Police cite a Medina man for having an alligator in home

James Moye, of Medina, holds Harley, his 10-year-old American alligator, Thursday outside his mother’s house in Medina Township. (GAZETTE PHOTO BY LIZ SHEAFFER)

MEDINA — Thurman James Moye will have to see his alligator later. On Wednesday, police cited Moye, 37, for having an alligator at his home, 400 N. Court St., a violation of city code. On Thursday, Moye, who goes by his middle name, moved the 10-year-old alligator, named Harley, to his mother’s house in Medina Read More…

Teenager charged in bomb threat at Wadsworth High School

Guy Bernard

WADSWORTH — A Wadsworth High School senior was arrested Monday in connection with a bomb threat last week at the school, police said. After executing a search warrant at 279 Stratford Ave., police arrested Guy T. Barnard, 18, on a charge of inducing panic, a second-degree felony, according to a police statement. Barnard was being Read More…

Suspect arrested in bomb Wadsworth threat

WADSWORTH — A Wadsworth High School senior was arrested Monday in connection with the bomb threat last week at the school, police said. After executing a search warrant at 279 Stratford Ave., police arrested Guy T. Barnard, 18, on a charge of inducing panic, a second-degree felony, according to a police statement. Barnard was being Read More…

Whether income or property tax, voters defeat 5 school issues

Medina Schools staff, administrators and residents await election results Tuesday night in the high school’s distance learning lab. The district’s 0.50 percent earned income tax failed 8,707 votes to 6,374, according to unofficial results. (GAZETTE PHOTO BY JENNIFER PIGNOLET)

MEDINA — It didn’t matter whether it was an income tax or a property tax. Only one of the six school funding issues on Tuesday’s ballot passed, and one district — Cloverleaf — is on the road to fiscal emergency. Black River Black River had two five-year funding issues before voters in Medina, Ashland and Read More…