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A Lima man gets his bond reduced on a new drug charge and is looking at facing a jury next month on multiple charges.   Daquan Burse asked to get his bond reduced from $150,000 on a possession of a fentanyl related substance charge.   He was arrested while he was out on bond for two other ca… More >>

Mercer County Sheriff, Jeff Grey reports that the HIT Team (Heroin Interdiction Team) conducted a detail on Tuesday (July 27th, 2021).  The HIT Team focused on individuals and locations that have been reported in using, selling and transporting narcotics.  The HIT Team is made up of members … More >>

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An Ottawa man has changed his plea on Tuesday in Putnam County Common Pleas Court. According to a bill of information, Jesus Tapia is accused of engaging in sexual conduct with another who was not his spouse, whose age at the time of the said sexual conduct was less than thirteen years of age.  More >>

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The charges stem from allegations that between 2016 and 2019 in his capacity as mayor, Stinebaugh entered into contracts with family members and a business partner. He is also accused of having the city pay for a sewer line on a property that his private company was developing. Yost says sus… More >>

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A jury trial was held back in May where Hooper was found not guilty of Felonious Assault, but guilty to Endangering Children. The state opened up today's proceedings by showing videos of Hooper's Snapchat. The prosecution stated that in those videos, the defendant seems to show no remorse an… More >>

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During the investigation, information was uncovered by Wyandot County officials that led to two arrests in their county. Hayden Scott Radabaugh and Andrew Paul Wells have been arrested and charged with one count each of Having Weapons Under Disability, a 3rd-degree felony. Both subjects are … More >>

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Gross has also must pay $5,400 in restitution to the family of Rodney Slechter. Slechter was stabbed on February 1st in Gross's home in Ada following a disagreement.  Gross was also injured during the incident. Gross was arrested in April after being indicted by the Hardin County Grand Jury.   More >>

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Two men have been arrested from a home invasion we told you about on Monday.  The Lima Police Officers have arrested 44-year-old Durand Tyson and 30-year-old Tarockis Greer both of Lima.   They are both in the Allen County Jail on the charge of aggravated robbery. Officers were called out to… More >>

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18-Year-Old Jourdyn Rawlins was arrested by Lima Police back in May of this year on a rape charge, where he is accused of forcing himself upon the alleged victim. Rawlins signed a waiver in Allen County Common Pleas Court on Thursday that will waive his right to a speedy trial. His original … More >>

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Stafford allegedly used a handgun against another man in July of 2020.  Also part of the plea deal, the state would have dropped other charges he is facing from an alleged incident earlier this year, which include improperly handling firearms in a motor vehicle, and carrying a concealed weap… More >>

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28-year-old Jaquaveius Harvey signed 2 time waivers. One to have 11 drug related charges heard before jury in October.  The other five charges, which involve an alleged 2020 shooting incident, will be heard in November in the Allen County Common Pleas Court. The indictment by a grand jury al… More >>

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On July 9th at 11:30 PM in the 300 block of N. West Street, the Lima Police Department says they were called out to the area for a report of a male stabbed inside his car. When they arrived, they found the victim, a 31-year-old man from Lima had been stabbed three times in the abdominal area… More >>

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34-year-old Adam Amsler and 28-year-old Autumn Swift were charged with Possession of Schedule I or II Narcotic and are in the Allen County Jail. The West Central Ohio Crime Task Force and the Allen County Sheriff's deputies pulled Amsler over on Friday after a traffic violation. A drug K9 wa… More >>

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A Lima man has waived his right to a speedy trial. Dewayne Wilson Smith is being charged with several counts, including trafficking in heroin, possession of heroin and cocaine, and aggravated possession of drugs. More >>

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July is National Vehicle Theft Prevention Month, and the Lima Police Department has a few tips to help keep your cars safe. Police recommend that you park your vehicle inside when possible and lock your doors.  More >>

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Officers were called out to 1636 West Wayne Street just after 8 o'clock this morning to a possible shooting. When they arrived, they found victims inside the home who had actually been pistol-whipped. Detectives say two shots were fired but none of the victims were struck. The 2-people that … More >>

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According to the indictment, the first offense happened between March and April of 2020 and involved a person under 13 at the time. The second offense happened in August of 2020 and involved a different person who was 14 years old. McPheron's lawyers asked for his bond to be reduced from $10… More >>

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52-year-old Dean Lauck has been charged with felonious assault and intimidation, both with gun specifications, by a Hancock County Grand Jury. According to the Hancock Sheriff's office in August 2020, deputies were responding to a domestic disturbance outside of Arlington. The sheriff's offi… More >>

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Details are few, but a news release from the Hardin County Sheriff's Office says dispatchers received a call reporting the situation at around 7 o'clock Wednesday evening. It says the call originated in the southeastern part of the county in Buck Township, and that the Ohio BCI has been call… More >>

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35-year-old William Burkhalter has been charged with Felonious Assault. According to the Findlay detectives, officers were called out to the 2100 block of Jennifer Lane around 9:30 p.m. There they found a 26-year-old white male with a stab wound, the victim was taken to the hospital to be tr… More >>

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31-year-old Joshua McPheron was indicted by an Allen County Grand Jury on two counts of Gross Sexual Imposition which are felonies of the third degree and Sexual Imposition which is a misdemeanor.  According to the indictment, the first offense happened between March and April of 2020, and i… More >>

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29-year-old Melvin Boothe said no to pleading guilty to one count of murder for the death of McKenzie Butler in 2020. Instead, he will face all of his original charges, which include Aggravated Murder, Tampering with Evidence, Gross Abuse of a Corpse, and Possessing Criminal Tools. According… More >>

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Police were called to an altercation involving a gun at Lee's Chicken on Allentown Road at around 5:15 p.m. Police say the car took off and led police on a chase when the car crashed at the corner of Hazel Avenue and North Jameson Avenue. The juvenile was taken into custody and transported t… More >>

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Police are currently looking for a driver that fled the scene after their car hit a gas line in Lima. According to the Lima Police Department, a driver was heading northbound on Central Avenue when they struck the gas line at the corner of 4th Street and Central.  More >>

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According to the indictment, back in 2018, Crisp allegedly sent obscene material to a 13-year-old and tried to solicit them for sex. The sex of the teen was not revealed.  Crisp's bond was continued, and he has a pretrial set for July.  More >>

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Williams has been charged with Felonious Assault with a firearm specification, Having Weapons while Under Disability and Carrying a Concealed Weapon. If he gets a maximum sentence for each of the charges and they are run back-to-back, he could be facing nearly 20 years in prison.  Bond for W… More >>