Loading…
Friday, July 11, 2014
Current Weather
Loading Current Weather....
Published: Tuesday, 6/6/2006

2 teens face new charges in rehab facility escape

MARION, Ohio Two northwest Ohio teenagers who escaped from a juvenile rehabilitation center over the weekend are to be arraigned on new charges Friday in Marion County Family Court.

Judge Thomas K. Jenkins yesterday ordered John Morrissey III, 15, of Kenton and John Ohler, 16, of Upper Sandusky held in the Marion County Juvenile Detention Center. Formal charges have not yet been filed but are expected to include delinquency in connection with escape and felonious assault.

Marion County Sheriff Tim Bailey said the pair were getting medication from two attendants at the North Central Ohio Rehabilitation Center at 8 p.m. Saturday when they hit and sprayed the attendants with a fire extinguisher, stabbed them with pens, and fled out a window.

Ohler, who was serving time for a breaking-and-entering conviction, was captured about an hour later by Marion police. Morrissey, who was in the rehabilitation center after being found delinquent of aggravated robbery, was picked up about noon Sunday when an off-duty Marion police officer saw him walking along State Rt. 309 between Marion and Kenton.



Guidelines: Please keep your comments smart and civil. Don't attack other readers personally, and keep your language decent. If a comment violates these standards or our privacy statement or visitor's agreement, click the "X" in the upper right corner of the comment box to report abuse. To post comments, you must be a Facebook member. To find out more, please visit the FAQ.