The Clermont County Sheriff’s Department is testing what could be the first step in a significant streamlining of the criminal justice system. The Mobilisa m2500 Sentry scanner is a handheld unit that gives law enforcement officials the ability to instantly check on the background of any individuals they choose, determining quickly if they have outstanding warrants or maybe a history of violence or are sexual offenders.
Shortly after the completion of a cell tower in a Pierce Township Park, the trustees are in negotiations to construct a second cell tower on township property.
Tuesday afternoon new Municipal Court Judge Tony Brock was sworn in to the seat that was vacated by former municipal Judge Victor Haddad. In November, Haddad was elected to a new judge’s position in the Clermont County Court of Common Pleas.
Park visitors at Miami Township’s Paxton Ramsey Park can expect a minor inconvenience sometime this year when a new sewer line will be installed through the park.
The two court-appointed attorneys for David Carroll, Jr. will be unable to withdraw from representing him in the Clermont County murder trial of foster child Marcus Fiesel.
While the Christmas tree has become one of the season’s most enduring and treasured traditions, disposing of a live tree can be one of the season’s greatest pains. However, while some garbage disposal companies will accept trees, Paul Braasch of the Adams Clermont Solid Waste District suggests taking a different route with your tree than a landfill.
Clermont County ranks sixth in the state of Ohio for drinking and driving arrests. During the 23-month period from January 2005 – November 2006, the Ohio State Highway Patrol and Sheriff’s office issued citations to and arrested 615 people for operating a vehicle while impaired in the county.
The Clermont County Sheriff’s Office provided 200 local police officers with Quick Action Deployment (QUAD) training last week. Once or twice a year, the training is offered as a way to prepare first responders to any type of active shooting that may occur in a county school.
Springtime will mean a waggier time of frolicking in the park for all of man’s best friends in Miami Township. Opening on a portion of land in the Miami Meadows Park, a new “Bark Park” will give dogs a chance to run and play without the fetters of a leash.
New Richmond Police Chief Dave Willoughby said that a bizarre accident Dec. 20 involving an allegedly impaired driver could have seriously injured a police officer, but both the officer and the driver of the other vehicle escaped without injury.