Case to remove an Ottawa County mayor goes to a judge

ROCKY RIDGE, OH (TOLEDO NEWS NOW) - A judge will hear the case to remove Rocky Ridge Mayor Sam Rose.

He's accused of abusing his power.

A group of residents collected petitions to try and remove him from office. The judge in the case could decide Wednesday whether to let those petitions stand.

If Rose is removed from office, it would be the first time in the history of Ottawa County.