Ashland Honors Law Enforcement Members In Memorial Ceremony

  • 5/14/2019 8:33:39 PM
  • Jesse Smith
  • Local News

ASHLAND, OH - The Ashland community gathered at Calvary Baptist Church to honor the lives of fallen officers across the State of Ohio on Tuesday, dedicating the program to the memory of six Ashland officers. The six officers that were listed include Lieutenant John Gliscon, Detective Sergeant Glenn Sturgill, Trooper James Gross, Ranger James Pitney, Deputy Jacob Helbert, and Constable William H. Kelly.

"We appreciate the people that support us day in and day out," said Chief Deputy Carl Richert of the Ashland County Sheriff's Office.

During the memorial, several key law enforcement figures spoke, including Sheriff E. Wayne Risner, Chief David Marcelli, Ashland County Prosecutor Christopher Tunnell, and Lieutenant Ray Durant.

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    • 7/15/2019 11:09:37 AM
    • Larry Stine
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    A 40-year-old man was arrested in the shooting death of a 33-year- old woman at the Stony Creek Apartments in Ashland shortly early Monday morning. Ashland Police say officers were dispatched to apartment B at 230 Mathews Avenue at 1:49 a.m.. Police say residents were hearing gunshots coming from the inside of an adjacent apartment and the bullets were coming through the walls. As police officers and an Ashland County Sheriff's deputy entered the building, they heard gun hots coming from inside apartment A. The officers found the entry door barricaded so they provided cover as the occupants of apartment B evacuated, as well as the building's other residents. A cell phone dialogue was established with the 40-year-old man. At 3:49 a.m., he removed the barricade, exited the apartment unarmed, and was taken into custody. The body of the 33-year-old woman was located inside apartment A and a cause of death has not been determined, although she had a visible gunshot wound. The 40-year-old man is in custody at the Ashland County Jail but no charges have been filed as an investigation continues. Officers from the Ashland County Sheriff's Office and the Ohio State Highway Patrol provided perimeter security at the scene.

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