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Five charged with trespassing at abandoned J.N. Adam site

PERRYSBURG – Five Southtowns residents were charged with trespassing overnight Thursday after they walked out of the fenced-in grounds of the abandoned J.N. Adam Hospital campus.

State troopers had been checking the abandoned hospital when they discovered two cars parked near the grounds of the former tuberculosis facility about 3 a.m. Troopers said they arrested the five as they emerged from the campus grounds.

The supects were identified as Richard Wienckowski, 20 of Lackawanna; Cody Lynch, 20, of, Hamburg; two 17-year-olds; and one 16-year-old.