Pulling fire alarm — again! — draws big fine for Lima man

police and fire were summoned (image)Pulling fire alarm — again! — draws big fine for Lima man | #ESC_LLC #FireAlarm #FirePull #Police | According to John Larkin, Senior Partner with ESC of Greater Ohio, pulling a manual fire pull is a serous offense deserving of a hefty fine and possible arrest (limaohio). https://wp.me/p97JNV-1DE

A sophomoric stunt executed by a 25-year-old Lima man when he set off a fire alarm at the University of Northwestern Ohio likely seemed much less humorous Wednesday as he stared at the possibility of a stint behind bars.

Judge Terri Kohlrieser ruled out a prison sentence “at this time” for Damian Polen, but did dole out a hefty $5,000 fine, 100 hours of community service and strict reporting conditions to go with a three-year term of probation.” (read more)

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