M. Alex Johnson – Journalist at Large

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Police Blotter of the Day: Kaboom! Oddly named man’s walking stick leads to evacuation

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An aluminum pipe with the word “Kaboom” written on it led to the evacuation of Akron City Hall on Wednesday. Turns out it was a walking stick, and “Kaboom” was the owner’s name. Really.

Full story (NBC News)

Written by Alex

October 3, 2012 at 10:24 am

Police Blotter of the Day: Darth Vader. Robbing a bank. On a bike.

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Really, there’s nothing else you need to know, other than that it was in Toledo, Ohio:

Full story (WNWO-TV of Toledo, Ohio)

Written by Alex

May 24, 2012 at 11:01 am

Why I Love Local News: Thousands of panties turn up along Ohio road

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Berne Township officials were trying to figure out who abandoned about 3,000 pairs of panties along a road on Wednesday.

The panties were dumped near the intersection of Crawfis and Savage Hill roads, located southeast of Lancaster, 10TV’s Ashliegh Barry reported.

There were four dumping locations along a one mile stretch of Crawfis Road. …

“I came up and looked for myself and after I got here I couldn’t believe what I was seeing,” said Jim Carmichael, Berne Township Trustee.

Full story (WBNS-TV of Columbus, Ohio)

Written by Alex

September 2, 2011 at 10:14 am

Police Blotter of the Day: Woman opens fire with right breast

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“POWELL, Ohio — A drunk Westerville woman sprays deputies with breast milk after she gets into a fight with her husband at a wedding reception, deputies say.

“Stephanie Robinette, 30, appeared in court Monday to answer to charges of domestic violence, assault, obstructing official business, resisting arrest and disorderly conduct. …

“She is at the Delaware County jail.”

Full story (WCMH-TV of Columbus, Ohio)

Written by Alex

June 27, 2011 at 11:41 am