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In Auglaize County, a hearing to suppress an interview happened Wednesday morning in the case against a Wapakoneta man accused of rape. Defense for 26-year-old Bradley Jewell is attempting to get his arrest interview thrown out of the case. The defense said they had issues when his Miranda r… More >>

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A Findlay man is behind bars after a fight led to a shooting call Tuesday night. The Hancock County Sheriff's Office says they arrested 49-year-old Sean Egler at his home at 700 Edith Avenue just after 10 p.m. Investigators say he and 42-year-old Antonio Cortez of Cygnet were involved in a p… More >>

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A Lafayette man pleads guilty having sexual contact with a minor. 28-year-old James Perine took a plea deal Wednesday morning which drops 10 of the 15 counts against him. Perine pleaded guilty to four counts of unlawful sexual conduct with a minor and one count of illegal use of a minor in n… More >>

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The Bluffton Police Department is looking for two suspects who robbed the Dairy Freeze. According to the Bluffton police, around 9 p.m. on Tuesday evening, two males dressed in hoodies that covered their heads and faces used a firearm to rob the business. The two men fled on foot with an und… More >>

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On 5-14-2019 officers were dispatched to the 1100 block of Marsh Ave, to investigate a Burglary complaint. Officers met with the complainant and found that a back patio door glass had been broken out at the vacant residence. It is suspected that a previous tenant at the residence caused the … More >>

A Lima woman who allegedly attacked her boyfriend has taken a plea deal. 28-year-old Sharee Forest appeared in Allen County Common Pleas Court today(5/21/19) to change her plea. Forest was originally charged with a single count of felonious assault, a second-degree felony. She pleaded to an … More >>

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A Waynesfield man accused of murdering his wife in 2017, is getting ready for his trial next month. 46-year-old Brent Williams was back in court as a few things were put on the record for his trial which is scheduled to start on June 3. Both the defense and prosecution agreed to allow the te… More >>

A Lima man now faces probation after pleading guilty to harming his mother with a sword. 24-year-old Garyson Merchant has been sentenced to three years of probation for the January 22nd stabbing of his mother with what police called a samurai-style sword. Merchant was originally indicted on … More >>

A man is now in the hospital after being stabbed this afternoon on South Collett Street. The Lima Police Department was called out to the 200 block of South Collett Street around 3 p.m. The Lima Police Department says 20-year-old Kayonna Stiggers allegedly cut her uncle, 43-year-old Daniel W… More >>

Zachary Hickman, 23, Delphos, changed his plea to Guilty to Aggravated Trafficking Drugs. F3, Aggravated Possession of Drugs, F3, Illegal Conveyance of Controlled Substance into the Jail, F3. The Court ordered a pre-sentence investigation and set sentencing for 6/18/19 @ 1:30 pm More >>

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On 5-1-2019 an officer on patrol conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle. During the investigation of the traffic stop officers found the driver, 22 year old Jeremy Dunbar of Delphos, to be operating the vehicle on a suspended driver’s license. Dunbar was issued a citation for an FRA Suspensio… More >>

A Lima man accused of rape and kidnapping is attempting to get his bond reduced. Defense for 46-year-old Terrez Carter filed a motion to have his bond of $250,000 amended. The defense said that nearly 400 pages of text messages will prove the accusations of two separate incidents of rape, on… More >>

On 4-18-2019 an officer on patrol conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle after observing the driver commit a traffic violation. During the traffic stop officers found that the driver, 32 year old Kiel Martin, of Lima, was operating the vehicle on a suspended driver’s license. Officers also fo… More >>

The search is still on for a Lima man police believe is involved in a weekend shooting. The Lima Police Department is still looking for 38-year-old Quintel Estelle in connection to the death of 63-year-old Donald Smith of Lima. Officials say Smith was found lying in the street in the 900 blo… More >>

A Putnam County woman is facing multiple charges involving the death of her son in November of last year. According to the Putnam County Sheriff's Office, 25-year-old Jessica McClure was indicted on one count on involuntary manslaughter and four counts of endangering children. The incident h… More >>

Two local men can thank an alert neighbor for their stay in the Auglaize County Jail. An Auglaize County deputy arrested 49-year-old Daniel Secrest of Celina and 36-year-old Jeffrey Paxton of Lima, charging both with breaking and entering and attempted theft. Investigators believe they broke… More >>

We have more details on a shots fired call from last night and we now know an arrest was made. According to a news release from the Lima Police Department 42-year-old Delee Mallory was arrested on suspicion of having weapons under disability, obstructing official business and resisting arres… More >>

A 9-year-old victim will not have to testify in front of an alleged rapist after a court ruling. The Allen County Common Pleas judge ruled having the victim in the case against 21-year-old Avery Ward would cause serious emotional trauma to the victim. Ward is charged with rape and felonious … More >>

A Lima man alleged to have sexual contact with children has signed a time waiver in Allen County Common Pleas Court today. 65-year-old Keith Overmyer waived his right to a speedy trial giving attorneys more than 90 days to prepare for trial. Overmyer previously pled not guilty to all 14 of h… More >>

The Allen County SWAT and West Central Ohio Crime Task Force raided a home at 304 Ewing Avenue in Lima late Wednesday afternoon. Not only did they find several subjects in the home, but they also turned up suspected meth and crack, plus a handgun. During the raid, they also busted two men wa… More >>

The former band director who worked for Allen East and Arlington has started the jail sentence that was handed down to him one year ago. According to the Multi-County Correctional Center, 70-year-old Dennis Dellifield is currently serving his 90-day jail sentence for two counts of attempted … More >>

Two people accused of having an altercation with a police officer have changed their pleas in Allen County Common Pleas Court. 22-year-old Jordan Hawthorne and 39-year-old Joselyn McClellan each were charged with assault. Wednesday, both have signed a bill of information and plead guilty to … More >>

Michael Imler, 39, Ohio City, Endangering Children, M1, sentenced to: 2 years community service, 1 year intensive probation, 90 days jail suspended, $1,000 fine suspended, 30 days jail at later date, 50 hours community service, ordered to pay monthly probation fee, costs, and partial appoint… More >>

Police were called out for shots fired around 2:40 a.m. Monday morning. It happened outside Levels Lounge. You may know it as the former Beantown Saloon.  Police say 56-year-old Watson Lindsey pulled into a parking spot on the side of the bar. When he was in his car or leaving it, someone ca… More >>

More information has come to light in the weekend shooting death of a St. Marys man. 25-year-old Dustan Purdy was pronounced dead at the hospital after he was shot in the chest Friday night. He was at a home on Orena Avenue in Lima. Police say he was there to pick up his children. Officials … More >>

     One person was taken to the hospital after a shooting on the south east side of Lima.  The Lima Police Department was called out the 4 hundred block of Orena Avenue around 7 o'clock Friday.      The man was taken to the hospital with a gunshot wound. It's unknown how severe his injuries… More >>

    Brandon Thompson, 29  has been indicted on Involuntary Manslaughter and Trafficking in Cocaine charges by an Allen County Grand Jury.     Thompson's indictment accused him of providing the drugs that led to the death of a Lima man in 2016.  If convicted on both counts, he could be facing… More >>

John  Kehoe, 35 was arraigned Friday on 3 Rape charges in Allen County Common Pleas Court.  Kehoe pleaded not guilty to all counts.      The indictment says all three counts happened in January of this year involving the same female victim.  The victim went to the hospital and samples were t… More >>

An Allen county man could be facing life in prison for allegedly having sexual contact with children.  Keith Overmyer, 65  was indicted by an Allen County Grand Jury on ten counts of Rape and four counts of Gross Sexual Imposition.  He pleaded not guilty to all of the charges during his arra… More >>

A Lima man accused of murdering his father, returned to court today to talk more about his competency.32-year-old Timothy Youngblood returned to court for the first time since his competency ruling. He was deemed incompetent to stand trial, but 'restoreable.' Today the defense council and st… More >>