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The Toledo Municipal Court will soon open a Domestic Violence Waiting Room. Those involved hope it will increase victim participation in the court process, as well as provide a safe location for them.More >>
The Toledo Municipal Court will soon open a Domestic Violence Waiting Room for victims. Those involved hope it will increase victim participation in the court process, as well as provide a safe location for them.More >>
WOOD COUNTY, OH (Toledo News Now) -
Wood County Sheriff issued a warning Thursday for residents to be on the
lookout for suspicious activity in their neighborhood.
string of daytime burglaries have been occurring in Bowling Green, Luckey,
Wayne and Cygnet.
sheriff says many of the burglaries have one thing in common.
a maroon minivan that has been seen in the area of several of our burglaries,
and also one in our neighboring county," said Wood County Sheriff Mark
addition, Wasylyshyn says houses next to I-75 are being targeted because
thieves can quickly return to the highway after breaking into the homes.
like things that are readily turned into cash, so anything – whether it's
jewelry, flat screen TVs, laptops, guns, certainly cash," he said.
got away with $410 in cash from a home on Dunbridge. Now neighbors say they'll
be keeping an eye out for anything and anyone out of the ordinary.
in the country, you kind of always have to be watching out for your neighbors
and watching out for anything that's unusual for this area," said Ellen
Hatcher. "There's always a chance because everyone thinks no one is around."
the sheriff says it's best to call officials if a resident sees anything unusual.
rather send a deputy 99 times to someone having furnace work done or repair
work done on their house, and have it be nothing, versus the one time someone
doesn't call and it's an actual burglary and we could have caught the person,"
with information about the burglaries should call the sheriff's office at