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Press Release from the Delphos Police Department

On 6-28-2019 officers spoke with the owner of a rental property who stated that a previous tenant, who was evicted, stole items while leaving. The incident remains under investigation.

On 6-29-2019 officers were dispatched to the 600 block of S. Main St, at approximately 4:00 am, in reference to a Robbery complaint. Officers arrived and spoke with a female who stated that she was sitting behind her house when a male, whom she knows, came out of the darkness and stole money from her purse. The female stated that the man then assaulted her before he left. The incident is being investigated by the Detective Bureau.

On 6-29-2019 officers responded to a residence in the 300 block of S. Jefferson St, in regards to a male threatening to harm himself. Officers arrived and met with the male who voluntarily agreed to go to the hospital for an evaluation. Delphos EMS was contacted and transported the male to the hospital.

On 6-29-2019 officers were notified by the Ohio State Highway Patrol of a vehicle being driven by a male who had possibly stolen the vehicle. Officers made contact with the vehicle owner and found that he had left the vehicle at an establishment with the keys inside. The male advised that he did not give anyone permission to drive the vehicle. Charges will be pending following a review by the Allen County Grand Jury.

On 6-30-2019 officers took a report from a female in the 200 block of W. 6th St. who reported that items on her property were damaged by an unknown person.

On 6-30-2019 officers were dispatched to the 400 block of N. Franklin St, for a possible Domestic Violence incident. Officers arrived and met with a male and his step son at the residence. After investigating the incident it was determined that neither party wished to pursue charges. The step son left the residence so there would be no further issues.

On 6-30-2019 officers were sent to a business on E. 5th St, in reference to damage done. Officers arrived and spoke with the business owner. She stated that a male had caused damage to their property and refused to identify himself. The male left when the business attempted to get his information. The male was identified and a report is being reviewed by the Prosecutor’s Office for possible charges.

On 7-1-2019 officers assisted Putnam County Sheriff’s Office in an investigation of stolen items from a business in Putnam County. Officers along with a Detective from the Sheriff’s Office located items from a residence on N. Main St, that had been reported stolen. The items were collected as evidence and the investigation remains open.

On 7-1-2019 officers spoke with a male in the 1100 block of N. Main St, who wished to file a Criminal Trespass report. The male told officers that he no longer wanted a female to return to his residence. Officers advised the male of the Criminal Trespass procedure.

On 7-3-2019 an officer on patrol conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle after observing the driver commit a traffic offense. Officers made contact with the driver, Anthony Jones Jr, and found that he was operating the vehicle on a suspended driver’s license. Jones was issued a citation for a 12 Point Suspension. He will appear in Lima Municipal Court to face the charge.

7-4-2019 officers were dispatched to take a report of a dog bite in the 800 block of E. 3rd St. Officers met with the victim, and the dog owner. A report was forwarded to the dog warden’s office for follow up.

On 7-4-2019 officers were sent to do a well being check on a female after they were advised that a female in the 700 block of W. 3rd St, was threatening to harm herself. Officers arrived and met with the female who continued to make statements of self harm. The female was transported to the hospital for an evaluation.

On 7-4-2019 officers met with a male in the 100 block of N. Main St, in reference to a dog bite. The male told officers that a dog bit him in the 400 block of S. Main St. Officers met with the dog owner and advised them that the dog warden’s office would be following up.

On 7-4-2019 officers were advised of a male who was threatening to harm himself. Officers responded to the residence, but found that the male had left. Officers attempted to locate the male, but found he was in Indiana. On 7-5-2019 officers located the male back at his residence and he voluntarily agreed to go to the hospital for treatment.

On 7-5-2019 officers were dispatched to the 900 block of Moening St, in reference to a theft of items. Officers spoke with the homeowner and were advised that items that were sitting outside were removed from the property. The complainant gave officers the name of a family member who may have taken the items. Officers located the family member and found that she did have the items. The complainant did not wish to pursue charges, but requested that the family member be criminally trespassed from the property.

On 7-5-2019 officers responded to the 1100 block of N. Main St, for an active fight taking place. Upon officers arrival they met with several subjects who stated that the altercation was over. During the investigation it was discovered that a male had brandished a hand gun. Officers took the male, 24 year old Anthony Huffman, into custody for Aggravated Menacing. Huffman was transported to the Allen County Jail.

On 7-6-2019 an officer on patrol conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle after observing a traffic violation. Officers made contact with the driver, 40 year old Christon Lindeman, of Delphos. During the investigation of the traffic stop officers found Lindeman to be in possession of suspected marijuana. Lindeman was issued a citation for Possession of Marijuana and will appear in Van Wert Municipal Court.

On 7-7-2019 officers were dispatched to the 600 block of Euclid Ave, after receiving a complaint of an attempted Robbery. Officers spoke with the victim and he stated that a male approached him asking for his wallet. The victim refused and was struck in the face. The incident is being investigated by the Detective Bureau.

On 7-6-2019 officers were sent to the 600 block of W. 5th St, to investigate a possible Domestic Violence incident. Officers arrived and met with the male complainant. The female had left the residence and was staying at a friend’s house. A statement was taken from her, but neither party wished to pursue charges at this time.

On 7-9-2019 a female contacted the police department in regards to a bicycle missing from her residence in the 500 block of W. 1st St. The bicycle was located and returned to the complainant.

On 7-9-2019 officers spoke with a female in the 900 block of Spencerville Rd. She told officers that her son had left the residence and not returned. Officers checked the residences’ where the juvenile had been located on prior occasions, but did not locate him. He was entered into a law enforcement database as missing/runaway.

On 7-9-2019 a female came to the police department to report fraudulent activity on her debit card account. The female told officers that charges were made using her debit card and she no longer had it in her possession. She gave officers the name of a suspect who may be in possession of her card. The incident remains under investigation.

On 7-9-2019 officers were contacted by a male who reported a Theft. The male told officers that money was stolen from him by another male who was visiting his residence. The incident remains under investigation.

On 7-9-2019 a female contacted the police department to report that hubcaps were stolen off of her vehicle.

On 7-10-2019 an officer on patrol conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle being driven by, 19 year old, Izyk Redding, of Middle Point. The officer had prior knowledge that Redding was operating the vehicle on a License Forfeiture Suspension. Redding was issued a citation and will appear in Van Wert Municipal Court to face the charge.

On 7-10-2019 a female came to the police department requesting a Criminal Trespass order be prepared and served on a male whom she no longer wants visiting her residence. The female was explained the procedure for criminal trespass.

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