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WMOH Updates Archives for 2016-08

County To Distribute Narcan


(Hamilton)---The Butler County Health Department is trying to cut down on the number of overdoses involving heroin and other opiates. They are giving away free Narcan kits to family and friends of those at risk of overdose. The department requires them to come in for training on how to spot an overdose, and how to administer the nasal spray. Two doses of Narcan are included in the kits, along with two face shields.

To become a registered Project DAWN overdose responder, you can contact the health department at 513-887-5237.

 


Two Roofers Shocked In Darrtown


(Darrtown)---OSHA is trying to determine what went wrong when a couple of roofers where badly injured by an electrical shock Tuesday. The incident happened at the Darrtown United Methodist Church, when the worker's ladder touched a power line. One man was airlifted directly to University Hospital by Air Care, and the second victim was taken to McCullough-Hyde Memorial Hospital, then later transferred to UC by Air Care. No condition has been released on the victims.


Hamilton Police Release Video


Hamilton Police released video of the August 22nd robbery at the Walgreens on High Street that led to the officer involved shooting death of accused robber 34 year old Kelley Brandon Forte. A Butler County grand jury cleared two Hamilton police officers for their role in the shooting. Police say the video shows Forte holding a knife to the pharmacist before police arrived and engaged the suspect. WARNING: Images are disturbing.

 

 

Hamilton Police Video: Walgreens Robbery

 


Grand Jury: Shooting Justified


A Butler County grand jury says an officer involved shooting in Hamilton last week was justified. Police officers Kevin Ruhl and Danielle Sorber were cleared of any wrongdoing by the grand jury after they reviewed a videotape of the incident, which showed 34 year old Brandon Kelley Forte holding a knife to the neck of a pharmacist at the Walgreen's on High Street. When the officers arrived in the Pharmacy, the video shows Forte ran at Officer Ruhl, who fired three shots at the suspect, killing him. Hamilton Police Chief Craig Bucheit says Ruhl and Sorber are heroes.


Women Arrested In Crystal Meth Bust


(Fairfield)--The Butler County Sheriff's BURN Unit has arrested two women who were allegedly bringing crystal meth into the county.
45 year old Lori Strasser and 52 year old Brenda Dungan were stopped on Pleasant Avenue in Fairfield. Agents found over a quarter pound of crystal meth and a thousand dollars in cash. The sheriff's office says the drugs were hidden in snack bags. Both women were charged with trafficking and possession. The drugs had a street value of 30-thousand dollars and were apparently coming from Georgia.


Update: Officers In Fatal Shooting Identified


(Hamilton)--Hamilton police have released the name of the officers involved in Monday morning's fatal shooting of alleged Walgreens robber, 34 year old Kelley Brandon Forte. 33 year old Officer Kevin Ruhl shot Forte as he reportedly held a knife to the throat of a pharmacist working the overnight shift. Ruhl has scored above satisfactory in his recent evaluations, and was commended for capturing the Colours Salon robber in 2013. Also on the call was officer Danielle Sorber, who has been with the department for just over a year. Both are on paid leave as a grand jury investigates the shooting.


Train Accident Under Investigation In West Chester


(West Chester)--West Chester police are investigating a train vs. SUV crash on State Route 747 between Union Centre Boulevard and Port Union Roads. The incident happened around 1:30pm Tuesday. There was a report of a possible ejection, and one victim was taken to West Chester Hospital with critical injuries. Princeton-Glendale Road was shut down between Union Centre Boulevard and Port Union Road as police investigated the crash.


Robbery Suspect Shot Dead By Police


Hamilton police have identified the man shot to death during an armed robbery during the early morning hours on Monday. 34 year old Kelley Brandon Forte allegedly jumped the pharmacy counter at the Walgreen's store on High Street around 2:30am Monday. Police say they arrived to find Forte holding a knife to the neck of the female pharmacist. Police ordered Forte to put down the knife, but according to Police Cheif Craig Bucheit, he refused. One of the officers, a 33 year old who has been with the department for nine years, opened fire, killing Forte. The police officers and pharmacist involoved in the incident were not hurt. Bucheit is promising a thorough, fair, and unbiased investigation. The case will automatically be reviewed by a Butler County Grand Jury, which is policy for any police involved shooting in the county. The officers involved were placed on paid leave.


South Hamilton Crossing Work Begins


Ceremonies marking the start of construction on the South Hamilton Crossing were held at Miami University's Hamilton campus last week. The $29 million project has been over a century in the making. Grand Boulevard will be extended to University Boulevard with a railroad overpass. The work is epected to be completed in 2018. Hamilton city leaders were joined by 8th District Congressman Warren Davidson and State Representative Wes Retherford.


WMOH To Broadcast WSLL Tournament Games


WMOH will follow the West Side Little League All-Stars during the Great Lakes Regional tournament in Indianapolis next week. We will broadcast all of the games involving WSLL, who will try to punch their ticket to a 5th appearance in the Little League World Series in Williamsport.  Steve Vaughn and Bill Douglas will bring you all of the action on WMOH and WMOH.COM, beginning with Sunday's 7pm game against Michigan.

 

Here is the schedule for the Great Lakes/ Midwest Regionals in Indianapolis.



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