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The Allen County Sheriff's Office is searching for a suspect who robbed the Chase Bank on Harding Highway on Tuesday morning. The sheriff's office got the call just after 10:30 a.m. The suspect was described as a white male wearing blue jeans, a neon yellow sweatshirt, and sunglasses. He cam… More >>

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Earlier this month marked the 18th anniversary of the death of Jon Bryant. With no real leads at the moment, this case has grown cold, but there could be hope in the near future. It was the third homicide of the year back in 2002 when the body of 37-year-old Jon Bryant was found in his South… More >>

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A Toledo man is heading to jail in Allen County for his involvement in prostitution activity. Eshon Howard was sentenced to 90 days in jail but given credit for 73 days for two counts of promoting prostitution. He was also given two years of community control which he may be able to serve in… More >>

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The trial begins for one of the two men charged with the shooting death of Branson Tucker over one year ago. The trial for Kenneth Cobb began as he faces charges of murder and felonious assault, both with firearm specifications. One man testified who was with Tucker at Cobb's St. John's Aven… 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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After two hours of deliberating on the fourth day of John Kehoe's trial, the jury returned to the courtroom with a verdict. John Kehoe was found guilty on all three counts of rape for three different acts of sexual conduct against Selena Harrison. The jury first deliberated for more than six… More >>

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A Lima man who pleaded to attempted murder was in court for his sentencing and to explain his reasoning. Andre White was sentenced to the minimum of four years to four and a half years for a charge of attempted murder with a one-year firearm specification. In May, White pulled up to a Lima b… More >>

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The Findlay Police Department is on the hunt for the man who robbed a gas station at knifepoint on Wednesday morning. Officers say it happened around 5:30 a.m. Wednesday morning at the S & G Gas Station at 800 W. Trenton Ave. The clerk says the suspect pulled out a long knife and demande… More >>

The trial for a Lima man accused of rape started in Allen County Common Pleas Court. John Kehoe is charged with three counts of rape, allegedly against his stepdaughter's best friend. She took the stand on the first day and gave consent to be recorded. She detailed she went to her friend's m… More >>

A Lima man facing multiple felonious assault and kidnapping charges will be getting a new lawyer two months before his trial is set to begin. The lawyer who 29-year-old Marquavius Shurelds hired to represent him has stepped down from his case, and now he will have to get a public defender to… More >>

The Lima Police Department is investigating their first homicide of 2020. Around 2:45 a.m. Monday morning, officers were called out 1000 W. North St. when they found a man with a gunshot wound in the back lot of Pappy's Lounge. The police say that 44-year-old Danielle Jackson was taken to a … More >>

Area law enforcement officials are looking for information about crimes or persons listed in this graphic. The Lima/Allen-Putman County Crime Stoppers 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 Delphos man accused of setting a woman on fire took a plea deal this week in Van Wert County Common Pleas Court. 38-year-old David Youngpeter pleaded guilty to aggravated arson and felonious assault. Another count of aggravated arson and a charge of attempted murder were dropped. Investiga… More >>

he Lima Police Department says they believe the same men who robbed Little Caesars are the same men that attempted to rob Hermies Party Shop on Tuesday. The police department released pictures taken from security video during the Little Caesars robbery. As you can see the two men had guns an… More >>

The defense attorney for Kenneth Cobb is asking for the judge's help in securing a witness for his trial. Cobb's attorney filed a motion for an arrest warrant for a witness in the case. Cobb and Jerome Fuqua are accused of being involved in killing Branson Tucker last year. Both the defense … More >>

A convicted kidnapper has moved to have a new attorney. Kiarris Laws and his attorney agreed they can no longer work together. His attorney says communication has broken down to the point it's ineffective. Laws had fired another court-appointed attorney back in October. Laws was found guilty… More >>

A Lima man approaching his trial has been offered a plea deal. John Kehoe returned to Allen County Common Pleas Court for a plea offer from the prosecution. He faces three charges of rape. The prosecution has offered him a deal to plead guilty to two amended charges of sexual battery and one… More >>

Two Fort Recovery softball coaches have been arrested for the murder of an Indiana man. Head coach Esther Stephen and assistant coach Shelby Hiestand were arrested on Tuesday, according to a press release sent out by the Jay County Prosecutor's Office. The victim, 31-year-old Shea Briar, was… More >>

Police are searching for suspects after a Lima business is robbed at gunpoint around 10 p.m. Tuesday night. Lima police releasing little information at this time, but it happened at the Little Ceasars on Calumet. Scanner traffic indicating that two males, wearing masks and black hoodies, ent… More >>

Attorneys have found a resolution to the case involving a Lima man accused of robbing the same gas station twice. Calvin McGhee agreed to plead guilty to aggravated robbery with a three-year firearm specification and an amended charge of robbery. Police suspected McGhee was the one who robbe… More >>

Sheriff Al Solomon released the names and charges against 10 individuals arrested on numerous drug charges. The Grand Lake Task Force and local officers went out Thursday afternoon January 9, 2020 with Grand Jury Indictments in hand and began the process of making the arrests. The arrests ar… More >>

Area law enforcement officials are looking for information about crimes or persons listed in this graphic. The Lima/Allen-Putman County Crime Stoppers 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 Van Wert man is facing multiple charges involving allegations he had a sexual relationship with a minor. 19-year-old Tristan Robert Wehner is facing four charges after an investigation by the Van Wert Police Department into a report of sexual misconduct. The prosecutor's office has charged… More >>

Press Release from the Delphos Police Department: On 1-3-2020 officers were dispatched to the 100 block of N. Main St, in reference to a female at the residence threatening to harm herself. Officers arrived and located the female, determining that she would need to be transported for a menta… More >>

It's because of two separate cases that Rasheign Tisdale will be headed to prison for four years. His earlier case is more notable as he was charged as one of the men firing their guns at an after hours party at 904 S. Main St. in Dec. 2018. He pleaded guilty to discharging a firearm on or n… More >>

A registered sex offender has been convicted in federal court of sex trafficking a 14-year-old girl. Nicholas Cochran of Lima pleaded guilty to one count each of sex trafficking a minor and committing a sex offense against a minor as a registered sex offender. Part of the plea agreement has … More >>

A Dayton man that has been charged with sexual contact with a teenager changes his plea. 48-year-old Joseph Archie Jr. pleaded guilty to the charge of unlawful sexual conduct with a minor. Archie was scheduled to have his trial next month, instead, he will be sentenced on the charge. Accordi… More >>

A man accused of killing his father will have to wait a bit longer for his trial. In Allen County Common Pleas Court, both attorneys expressed there are things to work out in the case of Timothy Youngblood. He was scheduled to have a trial Tuesday, but it has now been pushed back until April… More >>

In court to sign some documents was a Delphos man suspected of critically harming a child. Anthony Denoyer was back in court to sign a time waiver and waive his right to a speedy trial. Attorneys noted they need more time to prepare in his two cases and his speedy trial time would expire at … More >>

One of two men suspected of robbing an Auglaize County woman has taken a plea deal. Kirk Brenneman has pleaded guilty to an amended charge of robbery with a three year firearm specification. He was originally charged with aggravated burglary. Part of the deal includes a capped sentence of se… More >>

A Bluffton doctor who was found guilty on sexual misconduct charges now has his case heading to the Ohio Supreme Court. Lima City Law Director Tony Geiger says that both Dr. James Gideon and the State of Ohio filed appeals for the Ohio Supreme Court to hear this case. 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 >>