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A person is in custody in Putnam County after a pursuit by authorities early Saturday morning. According to the Ottawa Police Department, just after midnight, a tractor trailer was travelling on North Perry Street in Ottawa and failed to obey traffic laws. More >>

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A man called the country's "most prolific serial killer" pleads guilty to two murders in Ohio. That description of Samuel Little comes from the FBI. Agents there, are tying him to dozens of deaths. Little, pleading guilty on Friday to killing two Ohio women decades ago. Appearing in a Cincin… More >>

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Two Lima men were arraigned Thursday for gang charges. 24-year-old Jamaree Allen and 25-year-old Eric Wilson Jr. both plead not guilty to charges relating to criminal gang activity and improper use of firearms. Each of them faces eight counts. The incident allegedly happened on June 21, 2019… More >>

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The prison inmate from Hancock County, who sent a letter to a Columbus newspaper confessing to killing a fellow inmate, has been charged in the slaying. A Warren County Grand Jury indicted 37-year-old Joel Drain on aggravated murder and other charges in the April slaying of 29-year-old Chris… More >>

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An Indiana man is in custody after leading Allen County law enforcement in a high-speed chase Wednesday night. 30-year-old Jonathan Cole of Fort Wayne has been charged with failure to comply and receiving stolen property after was arrested in following the pursuit. Around 10 o'clock, Allen C… More >>

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A Lima man accused of rape has changed his plea after a second consideration of his plea deal. 21-year-old Buck Asmann decided to plead guilty to one count of rape. In exchange, his second count of rape and a separate case involving a charge of tampering with evidence were dropped. Asmann wa… More >>

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66-year-old Emily Wrencher, former executive director of Crossroads Crisis Center, returned to Allen County Common Pleas Court Tuesday to accept a plea deal from the Allen County Prosecutor’s Office. She faced one felony charge of grand theft with the indictment stating she stole more than $… More >>

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A Celina man accused of attacking his wife back in January has been indicted after allegedly making repeated threats to a person earlier this year. 44 year-old Mitchell Mullins was indicted on one count of Intimidation of an Attorney, Victim, or Witness in a Criminal Case, one count of Menac… More >>

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A resolution has been reached in the case against a Lima man accused of providing drugs that killed a man. Monday in Allen County Common Pleas Court, 27-year-old Derek Kitchen pleaded guilty to one of his three charges, trafficking in a fentanyl-related compound, a fifth-degree felony. His o… More >>

A Logan County woman was found stabbed to death, and her teenage son is now in custody for the crime. According to the Bellefontaine Examiner, 36-year-old Crystal Caudill was stabbed in her home in De Graff and then went next door to a neighbor with serious injuries. Caudill was taken to Mar… More >>

A Putnam County mother will be serving seven years in jail for the death of her 2-year-old son. 26-year-old Jessica McClure was sentenced after pleading guilty in July to one count of involuntary manslaughter charge and three counts of endangering children. McClure said during her plea heari… More >>

The Findlay Police Department says a suspect broke into a home and started firing a gun last night. Officials say the incident happened just after 11:30 on Wednesday night at a home in the 400 block of Elm Street. They say a person forced their way through the front door and then fired a gun… More >>

Local law enforcement needs your help locating two suspects who broke into the Lima Cloud Five Vape store this past weekend. On Saturday, officers found the front door of the store on N. Metcalf Street shattered. Security footage shows two people entering the store and taking several items. … More >>

The case is on hold for the man arrested for starting a fire in the Kenton Walmart, because he will be hospitalized for psychological treatment. According to the Northern Ohio Federal Court, Caleb Poole of Fredericktown, Ohio is in custody of the U.S. Attorney General's Office and will be co… More >>

A Lima firefighter facing sexual-related charges will not be heading back to court. Today (8/8/19), the charge against 43-year-old Gilbert Frew was dropped by the State of Ohio. Frew was charged with two counts of gross sexual imposition with the two alleged victims under the age of 13. Afte… More >>

On Sunday, August 4th, Rockford Police received a call of a Domestic Incident. Officers met with the reporting party and learned that Kevin McDonald ( 38 ) at 509 S. Main Street in Rockford had been drinking and arguing with his wife. While investigating the nature of the argument with his w… More >>

The Lima man charged with 52 counts revolving around sex crimes was back in court on Thursday for a motion hearing. 39-year-old Jay Holliday and his counsel filed two motions, one to dismiss 16 counts of unlawful sexual contact with a minor and a second motion to split the case into two beca… More >>

A suspect is being held after a Shawnee Township resident called the police saying someone was shooting from a car at or near his house. The call came in just before one this morning to the 2300 block of Adgate Road where the caller said he followed the car down to 2343 Western Ohio Avenue. … More >>

The Allen County Sheriff's Office announced that two Lima residents are in custody on drug charges after the execution of a search warrant. The West Central Ohio Task Force along with the sheriff's office SWAT arrested 39-year-old Larnell Funches and 41-year-old Tara Laws on July 29th. While… More >>

The Putnam County Sheriff's Office continues to investigate an armed robbery that happened Saturday morning. 18-year-old Isaiah Oliver was located in Findlay and arrested Monday afternoon on a warrant of aggravated robbery. Just before 3 o'clock on Saturday morning, the sheriff's office got … More >>

The Ottawa Police Department is investigating a break-in at a pharmacy early Monday morning. According to the police department, an alarm sounded at Tucker's Pharmacy around 1:15 a.m. Officers arrived to find the back door to the business open. After walking around inside, police say they fo… More >>

A Findlay man who was found guilty of murder in 2016, sent a letter to a Columbus newspaper admitting to killing a man in prison this past spring. According to the Columbus Dispatch, 37-year-old Joel Drain sent them a letter and said he attacked 29-year-old Christopher Richardson in the Warr… More >>

The Lima Police Department is looking for information about the person that robbed a gas station this morning. According to police, the Clark gas station on Findlay Road was robbed at gunpoint just after 12:30 this morning. The suspect was wearing gray pants, a sweatshirt with a hood and a m… More >>

On 7-11-2019 a female requested a report for an unauthorized use of her debit card. The female told officers that she gave her daughter her debit card to use for a small purchase. The female stated that her daughter took out more than she authorized and used the card at another location for … More >>

A man is now in the hospital after being shot Saturday night on Leland Avenue.Lima Police Department was dispatched to the 900 block of Leland Avenue a little after 10 p.m. Saturday night. More >>

Findlay Police Officers attempted to stop a vehicle for a several traffic violations in the 600 block of S. Main St. The male driver refused to stop and led Officers on a 5 minute pursuit through the W. Lima St. and W. Hardin St. area that covered 2.7 miles. Speeds were in excess of 60 M.P.H… More >>

Two Lima men were arraigned Thursday in Allen County Common Pleas Court for violent crimes. 39-year-old Andre White and 35-year-old Terry Jackson both pleaded not guilty to a number of felony charges. White is facing charges for attempted murder, felonious assault, and discharge of a firearm… More >>

Caleb Geise, 27, Delphos, Aggravated Burglary, F1, Burglary F2, Trespass in a Habitation, F4, Domestic Violence, M1. Bond: $20,000 cash or commercial Surety, Electronic House Arrest, no contact with victim. PT 8/7/19 @ 11 am Caleb Mendez, 23, Decatur, IN, Aggravated Possession of Drugs F3 (2… More >>

A Lima man accused of rape is looking to have his bond amended and is looking for a new attorney. Defense attorney for 46-year-old Terrez Carter has filed a motion to withdraw in both of Carter's cases involving charges of rape, kidnapping, and drug possession. Carter said with no income he'… More >>

A Lima man accused of rape is trying to suppress statements he made to be used as evidence. 35-year-old John Kehoe was back in Allen County Common Pleas Court on Monday. His defense counsel filed a motion to suppress statements Kehoe made to police. The motion states his fifth amendment righ… More >>

A Lima woman is facing multiple charges for trying to run over a man with a car last month. 40-year-old Bethany Gerding was indicted by an Allen County grand jury on charges of aggravated vehicular assault, felonious assault, and two OVI charges. The Lima Police Department says the incident … More >>