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|News Headlines from Monday, May 20, 2019|
The Muskingum County Sheriff's Office reports William Clapper has been arrested.
The Muskingum County Sheriff’s Office
is asking for help in locating two men.
Authorities are searching for Derek Bush and William
41, and Clapper, 33, are both wanted for failure to report to
jail from a supervised release.
If you have any information on their whereabouts,
contact your local law enforcement agency.
A ribbon cutting ceremony was held Saturday for the new Pataskala Police headquarters located off west Broad Street.
Police Chief Bruce
Brooks said the new facility
has a number of new features like - training and conference
areas; a lab for drug testing; and a workout room for
officers. Previously, police headquarters was located in the
Sterling Theatre building on south Main Street.
The new facility cost roughly $4.6 million.
On Saturday, OhioCAN and Newark Homeless Outreach hosted the Steps For Change- 5k and one-mile walk in downtown Newark.
Co-organizer Trish Perry said during the event, hundreds of pairs of shoes were placed on the steps of the Licking County Courthouse to represent homeless children and adults in Newark and those dealing with an addiction and those who have lost their battle with addiction.
Licking County Law Enforcement
Agencies are participating in the annual "Click It Or Ticket"
Campaign that begins today.
There will be extra deputies, state troopers and police
officers on patrol during this campaign looking for seat belt
and other traffic violations.
A DROP IN THE STATE UNEMPLOYMENT
Ohio's unemployment rate was 4.3 percent in April, down from 4.4 percent in March, according to the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services. The number of unemployed workers in April was 247,000, down 11,000 from 258,000 in March. The U.S. unemployment rate for April was 3.6 percent.
The Ohio Department of Transportation District 5 is reminding motorists that Ohio 657 is closed to traffic approximately two miles north of Ohio 13, between Chestnut Hills Road and St. Joseph Road, for a bridge replacement project. The road is expected to re-open to traffic in mid-July.
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