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A northeast Ohio township is asking a court to dismiss a lawsuit by one of its police officers accusing the popular former police chief of sexual harassment, battery and discrimination against her and alleging the local government was negligent in supervising him. Brimfield Township, near Kent, denied such negligence in a response filed last week and said the claims are barred for several reasons. Comment?
A 26 year old man who thought his dog and demons were telling him someone was coming to get him was found not guilty by reason of insanity Thursday in Sandusky Common Pleas Court for killing an elderly couple in a fiery crash on the Ohio Turnpike on Thanksgiving night in 2013. Comment?
A Kent, Ohio man who had pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity in a fiery crash on the Ohio Turnpike that killed a Toledo couple has been declared competent to stand trial but will remain at a psychiatric hospital for further evaluation. Andrew Gans, 25, was found competent by Sandusky County Common Pleas Judge John P. Dewey, said his attorney, Terrence Rudes of Port Clinton. Comment?
A new lawsuit by a northeast Ohio officer alleges sexual harassment and retaliation by her former boss, a small-town police chief who drew an outsize Facebook audience on his department's page and became a local celebrity before resigning last month. Brimfield Township Officer Crystal Casterline, who shared her allegations about David Oliver last month in an interview with the Akron Beacon Journal, filed a lawsuit Monday in Summit County accusing him of unwanted touching, sexual and derogatory comments, striking her in the throat and thigh and restraining her. Comment?
A small-town police chief who drew an outsize following with his blunt, frequently humorous Facebook commentary has resigned days after being suspended. Some residents demanded to know more about the complaint and resulting gender discrimination investigation that led to Mr. Oliver's suspension, but township officials refused to discuss details and cited attorney-client privilege. Comment?
An Ohio court is still considering whether a man who troopers say was traveling at more than 125 mph will be competent to stand trial on charges that he killed a 77-year-old couple in a fiery crash on the Ohio Turnpike. Andrew Gans of Kent, Ohio, was found incompetent to stand trial last year and sent to a psychiatric hospital in Toledo. Comment?
A small-town Ohio police chief who drew an outsize following with his blunt, frequently humorous Facebook commentary is resigning days after being suspended. A Brimfield Township trustee says Chief David Oliver submitted his resignation Thursday, and a special trustees meeting was scheduled this afternoon. Comment?
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