• Police: Mercer County fugitive arrested with drugs, 300-pound pig

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    YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio - Police said a Mercer County fugitive who was arrested last week inside an Ohio hotel room had a 300-pound pig with him.

    Authorities said they found Heath Bechtel inside a Youngstown hotel room with drugs, drug paraphernalia and “Penelope the Pig.”

    Bechtel, who has a hearing Wednesday, was wanted for trespassing in Mercer County.

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