Former Columbiana County Police Sergeant Indicted on Seven Felony Counts Involving Theft, Burglary

Columbus – A former St. Clair Township (Columbiana County) police sergeant has been indicted on seven felonies, including theft in office, for falsely claiming overtime.

Joseph G. Brophey was indicted Sept. 13 by a Columbiana County grand jury on one count each of theft (F4), theft in office (F3), burglary (F3), and four counts of tampering with records (F3).… Read full story

Danville/Brinkhaven Police Report – Sep 28, 2018

Danville/Brinkhaven Police Report – Sep 28, 2018
(Information courtesy of The Danville Police Department)

Sept 24
K-9 unit conducted a detail for Fredericktown Schools
Assisted a disabled vehicle/motorist – Fredericktown-Amity Road
Assisted a disabled vehicle/motorist – Danville-Amity Road
Disturbance – West Rambo Street, Danville
Traffic violation (cracked windshield) – Tilton Street, Danville
Traffic violation (left of center) – Tilton Street, Danville
Conducted K-9 search of vehicle for illegal drugs/contraband w/positive hit – South Market Street, Danville.… Read full story

More Ohioans Now Legally Required to Report Suspected Elder Abuse

Starting on September 29, Ohio law greatly expands the number of individuals required to report suspicions of elder abuse, neglect or exploitation.

Mandatory reporters now include many more individuals in the financial services, legal and medical professions – for example, pharmacists, dialysis technicians, firefighters, first responders, building inspectors, CPAs, real estate agents, bank employees, financial planners and notary publics.

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