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Officers were dispatched to 434 Center Street for a male that was shot by a gun, reported as a handgun, at the rear of the residence.  The suspect at the time of the call was unknown and had already fled the scene.  Officers located an injured male with a gunshot wound to the leg on the back… More >>

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Deontray Forrest's lawyer was trying to get his one million dollar bond reduced to $350,000. His lawyer says one of the alleged victims, Timothy White, killed Terell McGraw and Devontae Upshaw inside the bar in cold blood. Before he exchanged gunfire with Forrest outside and was shot to death. More >>

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34-year-old Trayvon Thomas and 40-year-old Jakqueta Hollman were arrested on narcotics charges related to the investigation. On April 30th, the task force, and members of the Allen and Auglaize counties' SWAT teams served warrants at 619 N. Collett St and 2219 N. Metcalf St. They found suspe… More >>

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Media release from the Mercer County Sheriff's Office: Mercer County Sheriff, Jeff Grey reports the arrest of three individuals on drug related charges. Grey advised that the HIT Team (Heroin Interdiction Team), which consist of members of the Mercer County Sheriff’s Office, Celina Police De… More >>

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41-year-old Curtis Soles admits to having sex with a 13-year-old girl. Soles pleaded guilty to two counts of rape. As part of the plea deal, the sentences for both charges will be run at the same time which could mean between three and eleven years in prison. The indictment says the offenses… More >>

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Cameron Rogers’ jury trial was scheduled to begin Monday but he decided before the proceeding started that he wanted a new lawyer. The judge gave him two weeks to find a new lawyer or they were going to move ahead with the trial. Rogers allegedly shot a man in the leg in May of 2020 followin… More >>

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The Allen County Sheriff’s Office and the Allen/Putnam Crime Stoppers need your help in finding a person of interest of a breaking and entering.  Law enforcement is looking for information about the person in the picture.  They could be connected to a breaking and entering in the Laurel Oaks… More >>

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Dejuan Lucas is facing charges of Involuntary Manslaughter, Corrupting Another with Drugs, and multiple possession charges. Lucas is accused of selling drugs to Dino Gerdeman back in 2020, which led to his overdose death. Lucas appeared for a bond hearing Wednesday. The state requested the j… More >>

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Just after 9 o'clock Tuesday night, the Shawnee Township Police officer tried to pull over a motorcycle driven by 32-year-old Andrew Hunnaman of Lima on SR 501. Hunnaman sped up to try and get away from the police and hit another motorcycle driven by 41-year-old Vincent McKercher who was try… More >>

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The Hancock County Sheriff's Department responded to a residence at 8167 Oakwood Drive in Riverview Terrace just after 11 a.m. They found 27-year-old Marissa Sanchez and 23-year-old Federico Palacios had been stabbed. They were taken to Blanchard Valley Hospital for treatment of non-life-thr… More >>

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A Lima teen has been sentenced to a minimum of 28 years in prison after having two trials for two separate armed robberies on Monday.  Juan Freeman, 18 was facing aggravated robbery charges for incidents that happened at Hermies Party Shop and Little Caesars within hours of each other in Jan… More >>

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With the recent shooting death of 16-year-old Ma’Khia Bryant in Columbus this past week, Governor Mike DeWine takes to National TV to talk about police reform. DeWine was on CBS’s Face the Nation Sunday morning to talk about what Ohio is doing to institute more training for officers and gett… More >>

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Jaquaveius E. Harvey entered a written plea of not guilty. An Allen County Grand Jury has indicted Harvey on multiple charges in two separate cases. In one case, Harvey was indicted on four counts of felonious assault, one count of improperly discharging a firearm at or into a habitation or … More >>

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The Ada Police Department announced that on Saturday, April 17th, Luke Gross was taken into custody in connection to the stabbing. A grand jury has indicted Gross on one count of Felonious Assault (Felony 2nd Degree) and Negligent Homicide (Misdemeanor 1st Degree). 49-year-old Rodney Slechte… More >>

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Eunice Bernhardt, 57 of Ohio City was sentenced up to nine years in prison for three counts of pandering obscenity involving a minor.  She was indicted by a Van Wert Grand Jury on a total 12 counts, but as part of a plea deal, nine charges were dropped. According to the indictment, the offen… More >>

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State agencies like the Ohio State Highway Patrol have already eliminated chokeholds to restrain people and troopers will soon be getting body cameras to add to the dash camera footage they are already recording. DeWine says the Ohio Community Police Collaborative has established a uniform s… More >>

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A 911 call has been released detailing the moments before officers arrived to an unresponsive child in Lima. The Lima Police Department responded to a call of an unresponsive four year old at 535 North Elizabeth Street on April 13th, 2021 at 2:08 P.M More >>

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A man who was indicted on multiple charges after a deadly carsh in Shawnee Township appeared for a continuation of a motion hearing Thursday morning.  Frank Steinke was indicted by the Allen County Grand Jury in May of 2020 on one count of aggravated vehicular homicide and one count of OVI. … More >>

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The Lima Police Department responded to a call of an unresponsive four year old at 535 North Elizabeth Street on April 13th, 2021 at 2:08 P.M. The child was transported from the scene to a local area hospital, where lifesaving measures were attempted but were unsuccessful. The child was then… More >>

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Deputies were called out to 1339 Scott Road, just before 10 a.m. Tuesday. Upon arrival, they found a gunshot victim, with that person being pronounced dead at the scene. County Sheriff Tom Riggenbach says the suspect had fled the scene before deputies arrived, but was quickly apprehended in … More >>

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Susan Walendzik's attorney argued that his client's bond should be reduced as she is suffering with health issues. Currently Walendzik is sitting on a $500,000 bond as she and Grant Rose were indicted on multiple charges including promoting prostitution and human trafficking. The couple is a… More >>

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Douglas Obendorf is accused of engaging in sexual conduct with a minor. He previously entered a plea of guilty to Unlawful Sexual Conduct with a minor, a felony of the fourth degree. Obendorf previously faced an additional charge of Attempted Unlawful Sexual Conduct with a Minor, but the cha… More >>

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Findlay police say the Walmart at 1161 Trenton Avenue received a call after 4 p.m. Monday afternoon claiming someone was inside the store with a bomb. But the caller gave no other information. A manager at the store contacted the police, who then helped to evacuate the store. A search of the… More >>

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36-year-old Adam Steinbrunner of Fort Recovery was pulled over by deputies for not staying between the lines Wednesday afternoon. The K-9 unit was called in and found a container with a hidden compartment that held six grams of meth and a pipe. Steinbrunner was arrested and charged with poss… More >>

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Devon Ketzenberger's attorney filed a motion to suppress a statement made by his client. The state provided a recording of the interview between Ketzenberger and police after he was taken into custody last September, that recording would be the sole piece of evidence in this case. Ketzenberg… More >>

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Adriania Denson's case will be heard in front of a jury in May after she said no to a deal that would have her pleading guilty to Felonious Assault with a Firearm. Denson is also charged with Improperly Discharging a Firearm into a Home and Discharging a Firearm Near a Prohibited Premises. C… More >>