Thursday, August 14 2014 8:33 PM EDT2014-08-15 00:33:52 GMT
Police in Adrian are searching for whoever is responsible for spray-painting graffiti on the city's water tower.More >
Police in Adrian are searching for whoever is responsible for spray-painting graffiti on the city's water tower. More >
OTTAWA COUNTY, OH (Toledo News Now) -
Three men are facing charges after Ottawa County sheriff's deputies caught them stealing gas from the Oak Harbor Golf Club.
Employees say the golf club keeps its own gasoline supply on-site to fill up golf carts. When 46-year-old Robert McClanahan, 20-year-old Cody Brengartner – both of Port Clinton - and an unnamed 16-year-old accomplice learned of the gas supply, they decided to take advantage of it.
Club employees reported the lock to their gas supply was cut off, so deputies staked out the area Sunday night. Around 1 a.m. Monday morning, deputies saw the three men walking through the property with 10 five-gallon gas cans. The undercover deputies caught the men trying to siphon gas from a tank.
The deputies, who couldn't reveal their identities, say the men even admitted to why they stole it.
"They were taking the gasoline that they were getting, and putting it on their boats so that they could go out and go fishing," a deputy said. "Obviously, with fuel being $3.65 a gallon, you start doing that multiple times and going out there, it gets expensive."
The deputies suspect the men may have been stealing gas for a couple of months. They're investigating if the same suspects are behind a recent gasoline theft at the county fairgrounds.
Both McClanahan and Brengartner are charged with trespassing, theft, and possession of criminal tools. With a minor involved, deputies say more charges are pending.
Friday, August 22 2014 1:17 PM EDT2014-08-22 17:17:39 GMT
Portland city leaders are considering a plan to build tiny houses for homeless people to help get them off the streets. The tiny houses would be about 200 square feet and look a lot like the ones at TheMore >
The tiny houses would be about 200 square feet and look a lot like the ones at The Caravan Tiny House Hotel in northeast Portland.More >
Thursday, August 21 2014 2:55 PM EDT2014-08-21 18:55:51 GMT
Deputies have identified the man found shot and killed in a Clackamas County field earlier this month. The body of Misael "Gallo" Delgado Nunez, 45, of Aloha, was discovered on Aug. 11 off Highway 551More >
The body of a 45-year-old Aloha man was discovered off Highway 551 between Wilsonville and Aurora on Aug. 11. No suspects have been identified.More >
Friday, August 22 2014 7:35 PM EDT2014-08-22 23:35:16 GMT
The streets of Ferguson have been peaceful for another night, as protests and tensions have been subsiding in the St. Louis suburb where unrest had erupted for several nights after a white police officer fatally...More >
Conditions calmed this week in Ferguson after nights of sometimes violent unrest stemming from the fatal shooting of a black 18-year-old by a white police officer. But a delicate and crucial question lingers: What happens...More >