Sunday
73°
Partly Sunny
3%
Sunday Night
54°
Partly Cloudy
2%
Monday
71°
Chance Rain Showers
26%
Monday Night
52°
Slight Chance Thunderstorms
21%
Tuesday
74°
Partly Sunny
9%
Tuesday Night
55°
Mostly Clear
10%
Wednesday
80°
Partly Sunny
6%
Wednesday Night
66°
Mostly Cloudy
10%
Thursday
82°
Chance Thunderstorms
30%
Thursday Night
69°
Chance Thunderstorms
26%
3 Day
Extended
Monday, August 18th, 2008

Residents' complaints lead to arrests at local landing

By Janie Southard
Nine arrests were made near the Duck Foot Landing bar on the southside of Grand Lake by the Mercer County Sheriff's Department during the weekend.
Following numerous complaints and a letter to Sheriff Jeff Grey from Duck Foot area cottage owners, county sheriff's deputies specifically patrolled the area last weekend.
"Residents in this area should not have to tolerate people passed out in their yards, urinating on their property and disorder," said Grey in a press release to the newspaper this morning.
Most of those arrested are from outside the county, and the sheriff said this will serve as a warning to all visitors at Duck Foot Landing that his office will keep making arrests until the problem is resolved.
Deputies will strictly enforce all OVI laws including drivers of golf carts, as well as open container laws and disorderly conduct laws, Grey said.
Anything that can be traced back to a particular tavern will result in charges against tavern employees and that tavern's liquor license.
"Talking about this hasn't worked; now it's time for action," Grey said in the release.
Two men arrested on Friday and charged with open container in public were Eric Brandewie, 45, Fort Loramie, and Darrell Foudray, 42, Celina.
Arrested on Saturday and charged with open container in public were: Sheila Reiser, 42, West Carrollton; Joseph Seger, 57, Fort Loramie; Nick Hinders, 39, West Carrollton; Dianna Bradburn, 50, Celina; and Sarah Davis, 28, Troy.
Also arrested were: Dustin Collins, 35, Columbus, charged with urinating in public, and Matthew W. Meyerhoeffer, 24, Waynesville, disorderly conduct, passed out on private property.
Additional online story on this date
COLDWATER - After a rough start on Sunday, Brian Waliczek closed things out in style at the inaugural PBA Central Region Lefeld Implements Classic. [More]
Subscriber only stories on this date
On patrol at Grand Lake
Area man accused of raping young male
Explosion rocks Loramie campground, injures four