Wayne County Child Support Enforcement Agency Again Recognized for Excellence

Once again the Wayne County Child Support Enforcement Agency was recognized for "Best Performance in Support Order Establishment" in the medium caseload division from the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services for the sixth consecutive year. Speaker of the House of Representatives Cliff Rosenberger and Representative Scott Wiggam recently issued a certificate to the agency applauding it for its recent honor and saluting those who have contributed to its success.

Claren Gets Life Without Parole

By STEVEN F. HUSZAI / Staff Writer

Posted Aug 24, 2017 at 12:00 PM


WOOSTER — In all his years as a prosecutor, Mike Rickett told the court, he has never seen a defendant more “callous” and “manipulative” than Paul Claren.

“It is clear that this defendant has a history of retaliating ... the defendant has such hate in his heart,” Rickett said, during Claren’s sentencing Thursday morning.

Claren was given life in prison without the chance for parole by Judge Mark K. Wiest.

Employment Opportunity: Assistant Prosecuting Attorney

The Wayne County Prosecuting Attorney is seeking a full-time assistant prosecuting attorney. Duties will primarily include prosecuting misdemeanor cases in the Wayne County Municipal Court. However, the successful applicant may also be called upon from time to time to fill other duties that accompany being an assistant prosecuting attorney in the Wayne County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office.

Employment Opportunity at WCCSEA


The Wayne County Child Support Enforcement Agency is seeking to fill an opening for a Case Manager/Investigator.  This position is full-time (40 hours per week).   The starting pay for this position is $12.50 per hour.  Wayne County benefits, including health insurance, life insurance, vacation, and sick leave, are available.  The agency also offers a remote work option.

Criminal Felony Convictions in the Wayne County Common Pleas Court for the week March 17, 2014:

A criminal defendant has to have been sentenced before he or she is considered “convicted” of a criminal offense in the State of Ohio.

Below are the felony convictions that took place in the Wayne County Common Pleas Court for 3/17/2014 to 3/24/2014:

3/17/2014 - Christina Anderson, 42 year old female from Wooster - Case No. 0393-13-CR
Convicted of Illegal Use or Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, M4, in violation of Ohio Revised Code 2925.14(C)(1). Sentenced by Judge Mark K. Wiest to: a fine of $100.00 and a driver's license suspension for 6 months.