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May 22, 2013
Weirton Daily Times

Husband, wife, charged in domestic

STEUBENVILLE - Charges were filed against a husband and wife in connection with a domestic violence call around midnight Tuesday, the Jefferson County Sheriff's Department reported.

A deputy on patrol in the city heard a call about a domestic incident in progress at 1135 Oak Grove Ave. The deputy reported Benjamin M. Delguzzi of the residence came home to locked doors and kicked open a door. The deputy was outside talking to the wife, Tammy Delguzzi, 31, when the husband came around the side of the house and began yelling at the wife and trying to assault her.

The deputy tried to take the husband into custody twice but the wife kept interfering. At one point, Benjamin Delguzzi punched the deputy in the face, the sheriff's department reported. Benjamin Delguzzi was able to break free and started to run, with the deputy catching him on Arlington Avenue, the deputy said. Delguzzi was able to pull himself out of his shirt and ran into the woods, escaping arrest, the sheriff's department reported.

Charges of domestic violence, assault on a police officer, resisting arrest and obstructing official business were filed against Benjamin Delguzzi. A charge of obstructing official business was filed against Tammy Delguzzi.

Chester Hall of Fame Class of 2013 chosen

CHESTER - The Chester Hall of Fame Class of 2013 includes the city's current mayor, its police chief and two former educators, committee Chairman Jerry Smith said.

The 12-member Chester Hall of Fame Committee met to consider the nominations on Monday, selecting Mayor Ken Morris, Chief Ken Thorn, Chester Lions Club member and retired teacher Don Hood and the late Sara Thomas, who also taught in Hancock County schools.

The four new members will be inducted into the Hall of Fame at 6 p.m. on July 3 at First Christian Church, 330 Indiana Ave. The induction ceremony is free and open to the public.

The Chester Hall of Fame dates back to the city's centennial celebration in 2007, when the first inductee class was announced. The Hall of Fame currently has 21 members.

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