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Hearing set for Tuesday in Lucca Street cat removal

A hearing has been scheduled for next week to hopefully divest the owner of nearly 50 cats of the animals and begin the process of adopting them out. A probable cause hearing requested in Wayne County Municipal Court set up a hearing on Tuesday against Laurie Patterson, the owner of the cats that were removed […]

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47 cats and two turtles removed from Lucca Street home

A Lucca Street home deemed by many the “worst house” they have ever seen, was the site Monday morning where 47 cats and two turtles were removed due to unsafe living conditions. “I’d take a meth lab any day of the week,” said Jason Waddell, senior agent with the Medway Drug Enforcement Agency, which was […]

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Mentor retail theft detail leads to drop in drug-related crimes

Mentor police set out to thwart drug-related retail theft with a pilot program launched in 2015. Now results are showing a correlation between the Retail Theft Crime Deterrence Program and a plunge in addicts stealing to support their habit. Out of 81 arrests last year, nearly 60 were of admitted drug addicts. The overwhelming drug […]

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Yost supports photo IDs on benefits cards, food stamp reforms

While state Auditor Dave Yost wants to see some changes made to the food stamp program at the federal level, he is also working on getting photo IDs on the state's electronic benefits cards as a way to deter fraud. Yost was in town recently and met with some of The Daily Record staff, and […]

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Names released from Operation Buzz Kill

The Perry County Sheriff's Office released the names of individuals arrested as part of Operation Buzz Kill on Wednesday morning. Sixteen females and 20 males were arrested during the sweep. Three people are facing additional charges after methamphetamine was found on them at the time of their arrests, according to a press release from the […]

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