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Some local counties are warning dog owners about being scammed while they try and get their 2020 licenses. Officials in Mercer and Hancock County are warning residents about fake websites offering Ohio dog licenses. The websites look real but are asking for personal information that is not n… More >>

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Amber Owens, 34, Van Wert, Tampering with evidence, F3, Possession of Cocaine, F1, Illegal Manufacture of Drugs, F2. Bond $25,000 cash or commercial surety, PT 1/22/20 @ 8 am. Leiayre Freeman, 26, Lima, Possession of Cocaine F1, Illegal manufacture of Drugs, F2, Tampering Evidence, F3. Bond … More >>

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The West Central Ohio Crime Task Force makes another arrest during a warrant search. The task force and Allen County SWAT served a search warrant at 106 North Roberts Avenue. They took 41-year-old Chad Campbell in custody and charged him with suspicion of possession of cocaine. During the se… More >>

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We're getting more information on arrests made yesterday(12/8/19) in Putnam County in a 'funny money' case. The Ottawa Police Department says around 2:30 Sunday afternoon, officers were called out to the "Party Mart" on North Perry Street for two men trying to use fake bills. When police got… More >>

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The case of a vandalized Lima church has officially wrapped up with the convictions of two people. Natashia Shaeffer-Winget was sentenced to community control for two years for a charge of vandalism. Her co-defendant Theron Litke entered into a diversion program. Both were ordered to pay the… More >>

Area law enforcement officials are looking for information about crimes or persons listed in this graphic. The Lima/Allen-Putman County Crimestoppers Program offers cash awards of up $1,000.00 to anyone who provides anonymous tip information that would lead to the arrest of anyone listed on … More >>

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Details unraveled in a court sentencing today(12/6/19), detailing a man's plan to hurt his wife. After reaching a negotiated plea, Dale Agnew previously pleaded guilty to charges of kidnapping and aggravated burglary. On Friday, in Allen County Common Pleas Court, the Waynesfield man was sen… More >>

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The West Central Ohio Crime Task Force arrested a Lima man with suspected cocaine. The task force, with the help of Allen County SWAT, served a search warrant at 1258 Knollwood Drive and arrested Marlo Davis. During the search, they seized 15 ounces of suspected cocaine, money, and handguns.… More >>

A Hancock County grand jury has charged a man who allegedly hit a bicyclist who later died from his injuries. 36-year-old Kory Conley was charged with aggravated vehicular homicide and aggravated vehicular assault for the death of 55-year-old Kenneth Bender. According to the Findlay Police D… More >>

A Lima man facing gang and weapons charges requests a new lawyer a month before he was set to go to trial. Jamaree Allen sent a letter to Judge Terri Kohlrieser requesting that he represent himself because he couldn't communicate with his attorney. The judge convinced him not to do that, but… More >>

Daniel Craig, 37, Van Wert, requested a full hearing on his bond. Hearing set for 12/10/19 @ 11 am. BOND VIOLATION: Jered Panning 21, Van Wert, admitted to violating his bond by failing to report. Bond set at $5,000 cash or commercial surety with Final PT already set for 1/8/20 More >>

If you're looking to take part in Giving Tuesday, make sure you know who you're giving your donation to, especially if you're donating online. The Ohio Attorney General's Office and the Better Business Bureau are reminding people there are scams out there on Giving Tuesday. As technology adv… More >>

A Lima man and woman were arrested after leading Findlay Police on a chase Saturday night.The Findlay Police say they were called to Kohl's for a reported theft, officers located car that the suspects were reported driving away from the store in.  Officers tried to pull the driver over, but … More >>

Area law enforcement officials are looking for information about crimes or persons listed in this graphic. The Lima/Allen-Putman County Crimestoppers Program offers cash awards of up $1,000.00 to anyone who provides anonymous tip information that would lead to the arrest of anyone listed on … More >>

We have the names of the victims in Tuesday's(11/26/19) shooting in south Lima. Leroy Smith of Lima and Michael Gooding of Kentucky sustained gunshot wounds and treatment. Their injuries are viewed as non-life threatening. Police got the call just before 3 in the afternoon on Tuesday. In the… More >>

Faith Sevitz, 39, Van Wert, entered a not guilty plea to Aggravated Possession of Drugs, F5, Possession of Heroin, F5, and Possession of a Fentanyl related Compound, F5. She was released on a surety bond with PT set for 12/11/19 @ 10 am. Nathan Dunn, 37, Van Wert, entered a not guilty plea t… More >>

A south Lima shooting results in two victims heading to area hospitals for treatment. Lima police got the call just before 3 p.m. on Tuesday about shots fired in the 900 block of Reese Avenue. They found one victim in the doorway with multiple shots to his thigh. Another victim was found on … More >>

A murder trial is back on in Putnam County after a lengthy appellate process. Travis Soto is the man in question and his pre-trial today was for housekeeping matters. But after speaking with the prosecutor on the case, it won’t be resolved any time soon. Soto appeared, once again, in Putnam … More >>

A Lima woman is facing assault charges after allegedly stabbing a man she was living with early this morning. The Lima Police Department says just after 2:30 a.m., they were called out to 490 McPheron Avenue for the reports of a stabbing. 38-year-old Tonya Mull was arrested for allegedly sta… More >>

Area law enforcement officials are looking for information about crimes or persons listed in this graphic. The Lima/Allen-Putman County Crimestoppers Program offers cash awards of up $1,000.00 to anyone who provides anonymous tip information that would lead to the arrest of anyone listed on … More >>

On 11-15-2019 officers were made aware of an active warrant out of Van Wert County for, 57 year old, Tammy Bell of Delphos. Officers located Bell, took her into custody, and transported her to the Van Wert County Jail. On 11-16-2019 officers were dispatched to the 100 block of E. 7th St, to … More >>

A man is on the run after robbing the Dollar General on Main Street. According to the Lima Police Department, the man robbed the store's cashier at gunpoint around 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday. The police department reviewed the camera surveillance and is currently looking for the suspect. If you … More >>

Danny Felger, Jr. 56, Ohio City, appeared for an Initial Appearance on a charge of Retaliation, F3. Preliminary Hearing set for 11/19/19 @ 11am, Bond set at $250,000 cash or commercial surety. No contact Judge Jill Straley or Municipal Court unless at a scheduled court hearing. He then appea… More >>

A resolution has been reached in Mercer County involving a 2018 murder case. Francy Majo has taken a plea deal for murdering his neighbor in Coldwater. Majo pleaded guilty to aggravated murder, aggravated robbery, and aggravated burglary. The aggravated murder charge alone will send Majo to … More >>

Today(11/18/19) is the reporting deadline for the former Allen County sheriff to report to federal prison. Sam Crish is set to report to the federal correctional institution in Welch, West Virginia, which is a medium-security prison with more than 1,600 inmates. Crish was sentenced in Septem… More >>

Area law enforcement officials are looking for information about crimes or persons listed in this graphic.  The Lima/Allen-Putman County Crimestoppers Program offers cash awards of up $1,000.00 to anyone who provides anonymous tip information that would lead to the arrest of anyone listed on… More >>

A Michigan woman is arrested after a trooper finds a variety of drugs during a traffic stop. 32-year-old Constance Harrison of Flint, Michigan, is in the Hancock County Jail on a charge of possession of ecstasy. If convicted, she could face up to eight years in prison and a $15,000 fine. On … More >>

A man that has already been convicted for threatening Putnam County officials has been indicted once again. Kenneth Richey has been indicted in Putnam County for the fourth time with charges of retaliation and violation of a protection order. Last month, he was indicted on the same charges, … More >>

Daniel Craig 37, Van Wert, Domestic Violence, F4, Assault M1. Bond: $10,000 cash or commercial surety. No contact victims. PT 12/11/19 @ 8 am. Abbey Eutsler, 33, Venedocia 2 counts of Domestic Violence, F4 and 1 count of Intimidation of Victim, F3. Bond: $50,000 cash or commercial surety. No… More >>

A person was sent to the hospital after a shooting in Lima Saturday night. The Lima Police Department says that officers were on the scene in the area of 4th Street and St. John's just before 7 pm in response to a shooting. More >>

Curtis Coleman, 48, Lorain, OH, entered a plea of not guilty to Aggravated trafficking drugs, F5, Aggravated Possession Drugs, F3,  Weapons under Disability, F3._Aggravated trafficking drugs, F4, aggravated trafficking drugs, F4.  He was released on a surety bond with Pretrial set for11/14/1… More >>

Three people were arrested following a drug raid in Findlay this evening(11/7/19). The Hancock County Metrich Drug Task Force, along with Findlay police executing a search warrant at 2123 Candlewick Drive in Findlay.  They recovered cocaine, crack cocaine, heroin, drug paraphernalia and a la… More >>

A Lima man facing rape charges is trying to get statements he made to police tossed out of evidence. Everett Ward was back in Allen County Common Pleas Court with his attorney following a motion to suppress. The motion says Ward believes he wasn't properly given his Miranda rights or notifie… More >>

It took the jury a little more than three hours to get a verdict in the case against Chaz Jackson. The jury had a few choices, they had to decide on charges of involuntary manslaughter and murder. What they decided was that Jackson was guilty of involuntary manslaughter with a firearm specif… More >>

The Allen County Sheriff's Office is looking into some counterfeit bills being passed in the village of Elida. The Detectives Bureau is investigating a report of counterfeit bills being used at the Dollar General store in Elida. No one has been charged as of yet, and because the investigatio… More >>