Merry Christmas!

The staff of The Mount Vernon Grapevine would like to thank all of our readers for what will soon be another year together in our community. Let’s not get ahead of ourselves though. It is Christmas, the snow is here, and it is time to bask in the company of family and friends, reliving the magic of Christmas through our children, grandchildren, and perhaps even great grandchildren.… Read full story

Winter Weather Advisory in Effect Until 1 AM

URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Cleveland OH
353 PM EST Sun Dec 24, 2017

…Snow to bring slick travel conditions to much of the area for
tonight and tomorrow. Periods of heavy lake effect snow to
develop for the first half of the week…

.A developing storm system across the Ohio Valley will bring
widespread snow to the area tonight into Monday.… Read full story

Ohio Amber Alert for Missing Miski Ahmed

Date: 12/24/2017
Missing From: 2164 Albert Avenue, Columbus, OH 43224
Age: 2 years old
Sex: Female
Race: Black
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Brown
Weight: 20 lbs
Clothing Description: Red jacket with black polka dots, jean pants
Vehicle Description: 2012 Grey Toyota Sienna
Vehicle Plate Number: HHU1856 (OH)
Suspect Name: “East & West”
Suspect Description: Black Somalian male, last seen wearing red shirt and tan pants
Miscellaneous Information: Child was in the vehicle when it was stolen

 

1-877-AMBER-OH (1-877-262-3764) or 911

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Former Sandusky County Sheriff’s Office Detective Indicted

(FREMONT, Ohio)—A former Sandusky County Sheriff’s Office detective has been indicted for alleged crimes related to his work in that office.

Sean O’Connell, 53, of Fremont, was indicted on the following charges:

  • Three counts of Tampering with Evidence, felonies of the third degree
  • One count of Unauthorized Use of the Ohio Law Enforcement Gateway (OHLEG), a felony of the fifth degree
  • One count of Falsification, a misdemeanor of the first degree
  • One count of Coercion, a misdemeanor of the second degree
  • One count of Dereliction of Duty, a misdemeanor of the second degree
  • One count of Obstructing Official Business, a misdemeanor of the second degree

All counts, with the exception of the OHLEG charge, relate to O’Connell’s alleged conduct during the homicide investigation into the death of Heather Bogle.… Read full story

Fresh Pak Inc. Recalls Lot Specific Sliced Apple Products Because of Possible Health Risk

Fresh Pak Inc. of Detroit, MI is announcing a voluntary Lot specific recall of red/green apple slices. Jack Brown Produce, Inc. (supplier) requested Fresh Pak Inc. to perform a recall for the reason that they could have potentially been contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems.

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Former Lowellville Police Chief Indicted

(YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio)— A former Lowellville Police Chief has been indicted related to alleged felonious assault, tampering with evidence, and theft in office.

Rick Jamrozik, 41, of Campbell, was indicted on the following charges:

  • Three counts of Felonious Assault, felonies of the second degree
  • Three counts of Possessing Criminal Tools, felonies of the fifth degree
  • Two counts of Tampering with Evidence, felonies of the third degree
  • One count of Theft in Office, a felony of the fourth degree
  • One count of Theft in Office, a felony of the fifth degree

The counts relate to allegations of domestic violence against a woman Jamrozik was living with and the subsequent investigation into those allegations and other allegations which surfaced followed the initial domestic violence allegations.… Read full story