August 28, 2015

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Vermilion police captain could face training, further suspension after traffic stop

VERMILION — A 13-day suspension and a leadership training course could be in the future for a Vermilion police captain who was found driving with a suspended license last month. Earlier this week Vermilion Police Chief Chris Hartung, Mayor Eileen Bulan and Law Director Ken Stumphauzer joined in a disciplinary hearing with police Capt. Michael Read More…

Old Vermilion case leads to lawsuit

ELYRIA — A Put-in-Bay businessman is suing a former island police officer for defamation for allegedly disclosing the details of a long-sealed criminal case from Vermilion on the Internet. The lawsuit, filed Tuesday in Lorain County Common Pleas Court on behalf of Mark Mathys, accuses former Officer Steven Korossy of improperly gaining access to an Read More…

Victim IDed in Vermilion train death; police say suicide

VERMILION – A man who died when he was hit by a train early Monday, has been identified as 30-year-old Jeremy Stahley, of Vermilion. Police said the man — identified Tuesday morning as Stahley — was at Rudy’s Bar and Grille and distraught about personal issues, according to a press release from the police department. Read More…

Vermilion police captain is back on the job

Video courtesy Erie County Sheriff’s Office/Sandusky Register VERMILION — Vermilion police Capt. Michael Reinheimer, who was placed on leave after he was found driving with a suspended driver’s license in July, returned to work Monday. He still could face additional sanctions, however, after a decision is made following a disciplinary hearing this week. Reinheimer was Read More…

Erie County deputy who gave Vermilion captain ‘a break’ is disciplined (VIDEO)

Video courtesy Erie County Sheriff’s Office/Sandusky Register The Erie County Sheriff’s deputy who pulled over Vermilion police Capt. Michael Reinheimer for driving without a valid license earlier this month has been suspended for three days. Deputy Matthew Heery was found to have violated several departmental policies, including giving Reinheimer a break because he was a Read More…

Vermilion police captain on leave after DUS charge

Video courtesy Erie County Sheriff’s Office/Sandusky Register VERMILION — Vermilion police Capt. Michael Reinheimer has been placed on leave after he was caught allegedly driving with a suspended license earlier this month. Reinheimer was stopped on state Route 61 in Berlin Township by Erie County Sheriff’s Deputy Matthew Heery about 5:30 p.m. July 20 after Read More…

Veteran Vermilion policeman disciplined for alcohol-related incident

VERMILION — A police officer who was found with a blood-alcohol content of 0.045 while working at a police shooting range last month was given a 10-day suspension and removed from his position as a student resource officer. Vermilion police Cpl. Dan Shupe underwent a predisciplinary hearing earlier this month regarding an incident in May Read More…

Veteran Vermilion officer faces discipline

VERMILION — Police officials want one of their veteran officers suspended for 10 days after he was found working at a police shooting range in Sandusky with a blood-alcohol content of 0.045 last month. The department held a predisciplinary hearing Friday to discuss the fate of Vermilion police Cpl. Dan Shupe, who has been with Read More…

Man exposes genitals to girls during cross country meet

VERMILION — Police investigated after several cross country girls reported seeing a man expose his genitals to them on a race course. The incident was reported by Avon Lake Middle  School’s cross country coach, Ron Rocco, who told police that the girls were in a wooded area of the course, between the stadium gravel lot Read More…