At a glance
Portage man gets 90-day jail sentence
WARREN — A Portage County man was given 90 days in the Trumbull County Jail and five years of probation after he was convicted of having sex with a minor, who became pregnant with the man’s child.
Anthony Golden, 21, 5262 Wayland, Diamond, was labeled at Tier 2 sex offender by Trumbull County Common Pleas Judge Andrew Logan, meaning Golden must register his address every six months with the county sheriff for the next 25 years. He was accused by Warren police of having sexual contact with a 14-year-old, who became pregnant. The girl delivered the child, who was proven to be Golden’s child through DNA, according to court records.
Golden pleaded guilty Sept. 20 to the charge, which carried a maximum 18-month prison sentence.
High-tension wire pulled down on I-76
RAVENNA — Interstate 76 was closed at state Route 534 westbound in Mahoning County and state Route 225 eastbound in eastern Portage County for several hours Tuesday because a high-tension power line was pulled down by a tractor trailer.
According to a dispatcher from the Ravenna post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol, Ohio Edison crews were at the scene trying to remove the live wire from the truck and the road. The power company said the road was closed for several hours.
Tribune Chronicle news partner WKBN 27 reported traffic on both Interstate 76 and Interstate 80 in Mahoning County was backed up for miles Tuesday afternoon.
Ex-Warren attorney found in contempt
COLUMBUS — A former Warren attorney was found in contempt of the Ohio Supreme Court for not surrendering his bar admission certificate.
The order filed Nov. 4 was against Csaba Andrew Bodor, whose resignation from the bar was accepted by the court on July 20. The court claimed Bodor failed to surrender his bar certificate, which he was ordered to do by Aug. 19.
Bodor, who has practiced law since 1972 and had an office on East Market Street in Warren, had disciplinary action pending when he filed his resignation, court records show.
Police respond to fight at drive-thru
WARREN — Police were called to the McDonald’s at 595 South St. SE early Tuesday morning to check on a fight between occupants of two vehicles in the 24-hour drive-through lanes.
Officers said when they arrived about 4 a.m., there was a lot of screaming and yelling among three women and a man in the parking lot. Officers said because of conflicting stories, they could not determine who started the fight, which occurred when three females exited a car and fought with females in the front car that was stopped at the window getting food.
One combatant refused medical treatment, the report said, as officers observed a cut lip on one of the females. No charges were filed, the report states.
Brookfield Library to close for renovations
BROOKFIELD — The Brookfield Branch Public Library, 7032 Grove St., will be closed Friday through Nov. 19 to accommodate interior renovations.
An addition and renovation project at the Brookfield Branch Library began in early September and is expected to be complete in early 2017. The project will add a public meeting room, two offices, additional shelving, additional parking and an exit driveway at the library.
All other Warren-Trumbull County Public Library locations in Cortland, Howland, Liberty, Lordstown,and the Main Library in Warren will be open regular hours except on Friday, when they are closed for Veterans Day.