Here are today’s top stories from The Lima News for Tuesday, Sept. 15.
Enforcement officers for the Johnny Appleseed Metropolitan Park District issued warrants to 13 area men on Sept. 4 for public indecency at an Auglaize County historic site. An operation conducted at Fort Amanda Park that began in late July culminated in misdemeanor charges being filed in Auglaize County Municipal Court against the men. Read more. Read more.
Daniel Salazar, 38, of Ottawa, will spend eight years in prison for sexual battery and unlawful sexual conduct with a minor, both third-degree felonies. He’s also labeled a Tier 3 Sexual Offender, and he’ll have to register with law enforcement any time he moves or changes jobs. Read more.
Today’s podcast is sponsored by Fat Jack’s Pizza. Fat Jack’s Pizza dining rooms are now open at two locations, on Spencerville Road and on West Street in Lima, and carryout only at the Findlay Road location. Their combination subs are back, for only $5.75. Fat Jacks, celebrating 45 years as Limaland’s favorite pizza.
Despite objections from Lima City Council, the Shawnee Lofts program on Cable Road is moving forward. The developers sent Lima City Council a letter indicating they have received funding for the low income apartments near Chief Supermarket on South Cable Road. Read more.
The Ohio State Highway Patrol Lima Post is enhancing its enforcement along state Route 309 between Robb Avenue and Pioneer Road to discourage distracted driving. The 309 corridor has seen 600 crashes in the last five years, according to the State Highway Patrol. Read more.
Learn more about these stories and more in The Lima News and online at LimaOhio.com.