Sullivant’s Travels is a site-specific journey through the mind of a building – namely Ohio State’s newly renovated Sullivant Hall, home to the university’s dance department. World-renowned director and choreographer Stephan Koplowitz developed eleven simultaneous performance elements featuring artists from OSU’s Department of Dance, School of Music and Advanced Computing Center for the Arts and [...]
Former State Trooper From Powell Gets 50 Months Behind Bars
The State Trooper from Powell who pleaded guilty to federal charges of mortgage fraud and bankruptcy fraud has been sentenced to more than four years in prison.
Prosecutors say Benjamin Richardson deceived lenders into giving loans that he never paid back, then filed for bankruptcy without reporting income he received from a nightclub he co-owned with a narcotics trafficker.
He was also convicted of one count of conspiracy to commit wire fraud, four counts of wire fraud, and two counts of making false statements
Richardson was ordered to pay restitution of $617,600 to lenders he deceived through the mortgage fraud.
Richardson was a trooper with the Ohio State Highway Patrol when he was charged and resigned when the charges were returned.