Archive - Aug 17, 2012 - News Article
Law enforcement officers from throughout the county are joining together in an effort to encourage people to “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over.”
The Wapakoneta Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol, Auglaize County Sheriff’s Office and Wapakoneta Police Department plan to take part in the national campaign to reduce impaired driving and roadway fatalities beginning today and extending through the end of Labor Day weekend, Sept. 3. The local agencies make a concentrated effort to work together to stop impaired drivers on county roads every year at this time.
At a combined Wapakoneta City Council Utility Committee and Committee-of-the-Whole meeting on Thursday, the committee informed Solar Planet that they would like to enter into contract with them.
Wapakoneta City Council Utility Committee Chair Steve Walter, along with members of the committee and city officials, agreed to ask for legislation to be prepared to authorize Wapakoneta Safety-Service Director Bill Rains to negotiate and execute a contract with Solar Planet.
A woman’s concern over her neighbor led Wapakoneta Police to discover several dead dogs in a Logan Street home Wednesday afternoon.
The woman called police at 4:35 p.m. Wednesday after having not seen her 55-year-old female neighbor outside in a couple months.
Wapakoneta Police Clerk Denise Kohler said the woman reported seeing swarms of flies around the front door and a foul odor coming from the home at 907 Logan St.