Tuesday, March 11 2014 12:40 PM EDT2014-03-11 16:40:31 GMT
The Bureau of Criminal Investigation and several other agencies are serving a search warrant at Glow Industries on Eckel Junction in Perrysburg. This is a counterfeit trademark investigation.More >
The Bureau of Criminal Investigation and several other agencies are serving a search warrant at Glow Industries on Eckel Junction in Perrysburg. This is a counterfeit trademark investigation. No arrests have been made at this time.More >
Fremont Police have arrested the suspect wanted after a deadly bar shooting over the weekend.More >
PORT CLINTON, OH (Toledo News Now) -
child rapist learned his fate Wednesday in Ottawa County. Frederick Harder was
sentenced to 40 years in prison.
was charged with 37 counts of rape involving a minor. Police say this has been
a tough case for them to deal with, but they're glad justice has finally been
case was nightmarish," said Det. Sgt. Corbin Carpenter of the Port Clinton
Police. "I would not wish anybody to have to investigate a case like this."
Carpenter says it was a relief for both police and the victim, now a young
woman, to see Harder sentenced.
was happy to be involved and assist the victim in holding him accountable for
what he did," Carpenter said. "I just wish the penalty could have been a little
was glad the judge disregarded the state recommendation of 30 years in prison
and went for the maximum 40 years, but Carpenter feels life in prison would
have been fair.
was arrested in November of 2012 after a woman found disturbing images of child
pornography in a box of books purchased at an auction in Port Clinton.
Officials were able to trace the photos to Harder.
say a picture paints a thousand words, and I think that was pivotal in getting
the plea agreement without having to go to trial and without having to put the
victim up on the stand," Carpenter said.
pleaded guilty to four of the original charges. He will be eligible for parole
in 20 years.
Monday, March 10 2014 8:05 PM EDT2014-03-11 00:05:11 GMT
A fiery single-car crash claimed the lives of four people from Sedalia.The Missouri Highway Patrol said the wreck happened about 6:30 a.m. Sunday on Route B south of Sacajawea Road.Troopers said a 2007More >
A fiery single-car crash claimed the lives of four people from Sedalia. Grief-stricken family members have placed four crosses in their memory at the crash site. More >
Tuesday, March 11 2014 9:08 AM EDT2014-03-11 13:08:53 GMT
The controversy continues to roil the Gardner-Edgertson school community after the abrupt firing of the superintendent and two of his top administrators.The board met Monday night for the first time sinceMore >
The controversy continues to roil the Gardner-Edgerton school community after the abrupt firing of the superintendent and two of his top administrators. The board met Monday night for the first time since the firings. More >
Tuesday, March 11 2014 8:09 AM EDT2014-03-11 12:09:32 GMT
An attorney for a man whose conviction in a Missouri sports editor's slaying was overturned has filed a civil rights lawsuit seeking $100 million. Kathleen Zellner says police fabricated evidence againstMore >
An attorney for a man whose conviction in a Missouri sports editor's slaying was overturned has filed a civil rights lawsuit seeking $100 million.More >
Monday, March 10 2014 11:00 PM EDT2014-03-11 03:00:11 GMT
For the first time in Missouri's history, a committee on public safety is hearing testimony on a recreational marijuana bill. Rep. Chris Kelly, of Columbia, sponsored the bill which would impose a 25 percentMore >
For the first time in Missouri's history, a legislative committee is hearing testimony on a recreational marijuana bill.More >