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A Lima man who pleaded guilty to trying to hit his wife with a car will be getting treatment and prison time. James Boroff was sentenced to a minimum of four years in prison for felonious assault. He's eligible for judicial release after serving six months. Boroff was also ordered to get a p… More >>

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A Dayton man is in custody after leading troopers on a pursuit through three counties early Thursday (10/17/19) morning. 32-year-old James Harper is facing multiple charges, including, OVI, fleeing from law enforcement and improper handling of a firearm in a motor vehicle. A trooper from the… More >>

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ARRAIGNMENT: Jeffery Harmon, 56, Van Wert, entered a not guilty plea to Grand Theft, F4. He was released on a surety bond and PT set on 12/2/19 @ 10 am. SENTENCING: Adam Hector, 32, Van Wert, was sentenced on 2 counts of Aggravated Trafficking Drugs, F4. Sentenced to: 18 months prison on eac… More >>

A Lima man facing multiple charges, including kidnapping, is looking for a new lawyer to represent him. 27-year-old Kiarris Laws asked Judge Jeffrey Reed if he could drop his current attorney to get a new one. He said in court that he feels his current attorney hasn't done enough for him in … More >>

A man no stranger to the Putnam County court system returned to be arraigned for his third set of criminal charges. 55-year-old Kenneth Richey pleaded not guilty to charges of retaliation, violation of a protection order, and tampering with evidence. Richey is a dual citizen of the United St… More >>

A man is now in custody after fleeing the scene of a one-car accident while impaired in Lima. The accident happened a little after three this afternoon at the intersection of Spring Street and Jameson Avenue. According to witnesses, the driver of the SUV was driving southbound on Jameson and… More >>

A Convoy man accused of rape will not be put on trial anytime soon. James Hershberger was found to not be competent to stand trial, but that his mental state may be restored enough to stand trial in one year's time. Hershberger was indicted in May on one count each of rape, unlawful sexual c… More >>

A man is now in custody after stealing a car with a baby inside and leading law enforcement on a three-county chase. Officers in Findlay were called out on Saturday evening after the report of a stolen vehicle was made. A nine month old child was also in the car. More >>

The man who was believed to have threatened Elida schools last year will not have to spend any more time in jail. 20-year-old Tristan Ascura was sentenced to two years of probation after pleading guilty to making a false alarm. He was also ordered to obtain his GED, forfeit his rifle, and st… More >>

Governor Mike DeWine has pushed back a Lima man's execution date to 2021. 41-year-old Cleveland Jackson was scheduled to die by lethal injection in November of this year, but DeWine has given him a reprieve until January 13 2021. A complaint was made against the attorneys that represented Ja… More >>

A Lima man that was originally charged with providing the drugs that led to an overdose death only gets probation after that charge was dropped. 27-year-old Derek Kitchen was sentenced to 3 years probation for trafficking in a fentanyl related compound. Lab testing could not determine the dr… More >>

Lima police called to Lima Senior High School on Friday afternoon after officials found a student carrying an unloaded handgun in a bookbag. School officials were alerted that the student had a handgun and it was handed over to the resource officer. Law enforcement was notified shortly after… More >>

Two Lima men have been arrested after allegedly robbing an Auglaize County woman who was attempting to sell items on an online site. 18-year-old Kirk Brenneman and 20-year-old Jason Sledge were charged with suspicion of aggravated robbery. The incident happened around 8 p.m. on Thursday nigh… More >>

A Findlay man was flown to a Toledo hospital after he was struck from behind while riding his bicycle. The Findlay Police Department say that 55-year-old Kenneth Bender was riding north on Main Street around 8 o'clock Friday morning when 36-year-old Kory Conley drove up behind and hit him. B… More >>

The former Allen County Sheriff gets over 11 years in federal prison for multiple charges of extortion and soliciting bribes. Sam Crish was sentenced in federal court to 136 months in prison and he has been ordered to pay back $606,000 in restitution to his victims.Investigators say that Cri… More >>

On 9-20-2019 a male contacted the police department stating that he received a call that his vehicle was taken from his residence while he was not home. Officers obtained the vehicle information and began searching the area for it. Approximately three hours later the complainant called and s… More >>

The St. Marys Police Department arrested a woman after she allegedly assaulted and hospitalized a man Tuesday night. Chief Jacob Sutton says that 24-year-old Shanavia Hill has been charged with felonious assault following an incident with 64-year-old Charles Schmidt. The police responded to … More >>

Caleb Mendez, 23, Decatur, changed his plea to guilty to Aggravated Trafficking Drugs, F3 (2 counts), and Trafficking in Fentanyl compound, F4. The Court ordered a Pre-sentence investigation and set sentencing for 11/6/19 @ 9 am. Gabrielle Vann, 25, Wren, changed her plea to guilty to Aggrav… More >>

A New Carlisle truck driver has been charged with the death of a Delphos man who was injured in an accident on July 8, 2019. 53-year-old Robert Eshelman has been charged with one count of aggravated vehicular homicide for causing the accident which severely injured and killed 54-year-old Jos… More >>

A Montezuma man is in custody following a hit-skip accident in Celina on Monday afternoon. The Celina Police Department posted a video of the accident on their Facebook page, and we're going to warn you that this could be disturbing to some viewers. The incident happened just before 1 p.m. M… More >>

A Lima man who pleaded guilty to rape is heading to prison. Buck Asmann was sentenced in Allen County Common Pleas Court to a minimum of seven years in prison. New state laws mean it's an indefinite sentence and he could serve up to ten and a half years behind bars. The prosecutor says Asman… More >>

One student has been detained by police after Jefferson High School went into lockdown. The school was locked down for nearly two hours as school officials got word that there may be guns in the building. They heard a home in Delphos was robbed of two guns and that students may know where th… More >>

Sentencing has been delayed for a 20-year-old man who pleaded guilty to setting fire to a downtown Wapakoneta landmark just before Christmas. Wesley Slaughter was scheduled to be sentenced, but the prosecutors and his attorney saw a problem with the amount of restitution that he would be req… More >>

The Putnam County Sheriff's Office is asking people to be on the lookout for a man that walked away from his work release on Tuesday. The sheriff's office says that David Cole did not report back to the Putnam County Adult Detention Center after his shift at Raw Steel in Leipsic. Cole is 6' … More >>

Heads up, they’re back at it! The bad guys are using social media messaging platforms and emails to send dangerous phishing links that are disguised as a link to a video. The scammers provoke you into clicking by asking “Is this you in the video???”. Don’t fall for this! They are counting on… More >>

Christopher Knuth, 35, Middle Point, changed his plea to guilty to a charge of Aggravated Trafficking Drugs, F3. He was then sentenced on that charge and on a charge of Failure to Provide Notice of Change of Address, F5, to which he had previously pled guilty. Sentenced to: Prison for 11 mon… More >>

Four people are in custody today after a premeditated robbery was quickly solved by Lima police. The Lima Police Department were notified of an armed robbery at Maplewood Apartments at 2 o'clock Tuesday morning. Tyshawn Thompson was returning belongings to his girlfriend Jordyn Mitchell and … More >>

After a year and a half long investigation, three people from Columbus have been arrested and charged in the murder of a St. Marys man. Auglaize Sheriff Al Solomon announced the arrest of 31-year-old Syniqua Bell, 27-year-old Jacar Bitting, and 31-year-old Keith Waddell. All three were taken… More >>

The man who allegedly robbed Paulding County bank Wednesday morning was captured in West Palm Beach, Florida, Thursday afternoon. Paulding County sheriff's Jason Landers says that 40-year-old David Abram Ziesel did report to his scheduled appointment at the probation office, but that is when… More >>

Police have updated us with more information from Tuesday's shooting on Nye Street.The man that was dropped off at the hospital following the shooting was 23-year-old Savon Jackson.  He was shot once in his lower back, which is believed to be a non-life threatening injury.  From the evidence… More >>

A 2017 cold case in Lima is gaining traction after the police department identified a potential suspect.An arrest warrant has been issued for 33 year old Marquez Pritchett. He's wanted in connection to the death of Shannon Scott.  Police say some new information has come to light, but couldn… More >>

A bank robber is at large after hitting a Oakwood Ohio bank Wednesday morning.The Paulding County Sheriff's Office released a picture of suspect who robbed the State Bank around 9 o'clock.  The suspect was wearing a jacket with a hood, gloves, ball cap and a mask.  Only two tellers were in t… More >>

We're following a shooting that put one man in the hospital and our Eran Hami was live earlier at the scene where the shooting is believed to have happened. When Eran arrived on scene Tuesday afternoon, the Nye and Elm street corner was littered with bullet casings, but outside that, we don'… More >>

A Lima man pleads guilty to assaulting his wife by trying to run her over with his car. As part of a deal, James Boroff pleaded guilty to one count of felonious assault. Another felonious assault charge and a charge of violating a protection order have been dropped. On June 26th, Boroff alle… More >>

Two people have been charged in the vandalism of a Lima church. Natashia Shaeffer-Winget of Delphos and Theron Litke of Lima were both indicted for vandalizing New Life Assembly in June. They both are facing charges of vandalism and desecration. Court documents state the damages cost somewhe… More >>