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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Dussel Farm Fire BPD

Brimfield Fire Department responds to fire at Dussel Farm and Feed Store 

Zaria Johnson, Editor-in-chief April 4, 2022

Brimfield Fire Department responded to a report of a fire at Dussel Farm and Feed Store Saturday afternoon. Flames engulfed a large wooden red barn on the property of the Dussel Farm and Feed Store...

Former Brimfield Police Chief David Oliver (far right) listens to his former subordinates, Crystal Casterline, testimony against him. Oliver was found guilty of all charges against him. He was sentenced to 600 days in jail as well as $2,304 in fines and restitution. 

Facebook famous former Brimfield police chief sentenced

Payton Moore January 26, 2016

Former Brimfield Township Police Chief David Oliver was sentenced to two years of probation and restitution yesterday in the Portage County Common Pleas Court. Oliver was found guilty on four misdemeanor...

Former Brimfield Police Chief David Oliver (far right) listens to his former subordinates, Crystal Casterline, testimony against him. Oliver was found guilty of all charges against him. He was sentenced to 600 days in jail as well as $2,304 in fines and restitution. 

Former Brimfield police chief found guilty of four misdemeanors

Payton Moore January 25, 2016

Brimfield's former police chief, David Oliver, was found guilty Monday afternoon in a Portage County Common Pleas Court. The Facebook famous Oliver pleaded no contest to four misdemeanors, including: attempted...

Brimfield to select new police chief in coming months

Kaitlyn LeBeau April 1, 2015

Brimfield to select new police chief in coming months from KentWired.com on Vimeo.

Interim police chief doesn’t want permanent position

Katie Nix February 19, 2015

Brimfield’s interim police chief announced he’s not currently interested in the permanent position Wednesday at the township’s trustees meeting.“(The department) had a plan in place that someday...

Former Brimfield police chief slapped with lawsuit

Max Fleck February 18, 2015

Casterline sues former police chief Oliver from KentWired.com on Vimeo.

Former Brimfield Police Chief David Oliver

Brimfield plans to move on after police chief investigation

Katie Nix February 1, 2015

It took a little more than a week for the country — and a large Internet following — to see there were two sides to Brimfield Township’s longest-serving police chief.The first indicator that there...

Former chief’s radio show canceled

Katie Nix January 22, 2015

Former Brimfield Township Police Chief David Oliver’s radio show on WNIR has officially been canceled.Bill Klaus, CEO of the station, released a statement Thursday saying, “The weekend program 'Breaking...

Brimfield police officers speak out at meeting

Katie Nix January 22, 2015

TV2 reporter Tyler Carey on the Brimfield Police Chief from KentWired.com on Vimeo.Current and former officers spoke out against former police chief David Oliver at the Brimfield Township Board of Trustees...

Brimfield Police Chief and Facebook internet sensation David Oliver speaks to Kent State students on Oct. 8, 2013 about his many experiences in the police force. From years of helping on the drug task force, to his more recent ones that revolve around helping the community through his notoriety on Facebook, Oliver has built quite a background for himself prior to the interest buzz. Oliver recently released a book called No Mopes Allowed, inspired by the well-known Facebook page.

Our View: A positive legacy tarnished?

KS Editors January 19, 2015

Last week, a community fell from grace. Chief David Oliver, the police chief of Brimfield Township, resigned his post amidst a gender discrimination claim. While the board of trustees in the township accepted...

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