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Sunday, Apr. 21, 2024

Thursday April 18, 2024

12:10 a.m. – Dispatched Delphos EMS to a residence on Lincoln Highway in Washington Township for a subject requesting transport, unknown problem.

2:34 a.m. – Dispatched Convoy EMS to a residence on Convoy Road in Tully Township for a subject who had fallen.

5:01 a.m. – Dispatched Van Wert EMS to a location on Main Street in the City of Van Wert for a subject who had fallen.

6:38 a.m. – Deputies responded to an area of U.S. 30 in Ridge Township on a complaint of a subject driving with no lights.

8:44 a.m. – Dog Warden responded to an area of U.S. 30 in Washington Township for a loose dog.

8:51 a.m. – Deputies responded to a residence on Third Street in the City of Van Wert to assist a motorist locked out of their vehicle.

8:54 a.m. – Deputies responded to a residence on State Route 81 in York Township to check an abandoned 911 call.

10:59 a.m. – Dog Warden responded to an area of George Street in the City of Van Wert to check the welfare ofvseveral dogs.

11:09 a.m. – Deputies responded to an area of U.S. 127 in Liberty Township for a report of a disabled semi-truck along the road.

11:10 a.m. – Deputies served a warrant issued by Van Wert County Common Pleas Court for a probation violation. Frank Leroy Ross Jr. of Middle Point is being held at the Van Wert County Correctional Facility.

12:06 p.m. – Deputies served a warrant issued by Van Wert County Common Pleas Court for a probation violation. Samantha J. Lacy, 32, of Van Wert is being held at the Van Wert County Correctional Facility.

1:54 p.m. – Deputies spoke with a resident from Liberty Union Road in Union Township on a complaint of fraud.

3:27 p.m. – Dispatched Van Wert EMS to a residence on Dover Drive in the City of Van Wert for a subject with a fast heart rate.

6:30 p.m. – Dispatched Convoy EMS to a residence on Lincoln Highway in Pleasant Township for a subject who had fallen.

6:35 p.m. – Deputies responded to an area of Middle Point Road in Washington Township to assist a subject.

6:52 p.m. – Deputies along with Convoy Fire & EMS responded to a report of a motor vehicle crash on John Brown Road in Union Township. The incident was investigated by the Ohio State Highway Patrol.

7:33 p.m. – Deputies responded to a residence on Simpson Street in the Village of Willshire to standby as a peace officer.

7:56 p.m. – Deputies served a warrant issued by Van Wert Municipal Court for failure to appear. Jason Scott Lutts, 41, of Middle Point Road in Washington Township is being held at the Van Wert County Correctional Facility.

8:53 p.m. – Deputies responded to a residence on Simpson Street in the Village of Willshire to a report of a domestic dispute.

8:56 p.m. – Deputies responded to a residence on Tully Street in the Village of Convoy to assist a motorist locked out of their vehicle.

10:07 p.m. – Deputies responded to an area of Ohio 116 in Ridge Township for a motor vehicle crash involving a deer, no injuries were reported.

11:58 p.m. – Dispatched Convoy Fire to an area of High Street in the Village of Convoy on a complaint of a nuisance fire.

POSTED: 04/19/24 at 7:33 am. FILED UNDER: Law Enforcement

Wednesday April 17, 2024

12:37 a.m. – Dispatched Convoy EMS to a residence on Cherry Street in the Village of Convoy for a subject with cardiac issues.

4:44 a.m. – Deputies responded to an area of U.S. 33 in Willshire Township to check an open line 911 call.

5:29 a.m. – Deputies along with Scott Fire & EMS responded to a report of a motor vehicle crash on U.S. 224 in Hoaglin Township. The incident was investigated by the Ohio State Highway Patrol.

7:21 a.m. – Deputies responded to an area of U.S. Route 30 in Pleasant Township for a report of a motor vehicle crash. There was no crash found, the incident was caused by an automated alert generated by a dropped cell phone.

11:10 a.m. – Deputies assisted with a funeral escort from the City of Van Wert to Ridge Cemetery in Ridge Township.

12:48 p.m. – Deputies responded to an area of Clayworth Road in Ridge Township on a report of a stray injured dog.

2:03 p.m. – Deputies responded to a location on Ohio 118 in the City of Van Wert to assist a motorist locked out of their vehicle.

2:31 p.m. – Deputies responded to a residence on Liberty Union Road in Union Township on a complaint of a scam.

3:19 p.m. – Deputies responded to a location on Tully Street in the Village of Convoy to assist a motorist locked out of their vehicle.

3:55 p.m. – Deputies responded to a residence on Main Street in the Village of Ohio City to assist a motorist locked out of their vehicle.

3:55 p.m. – Deputies responded to a residence on Tyler Street in the Village of Middle Point on a report of a dog being shot with a BB gun.

4:32 p.m. – Deputies responded to an area of Tully Street in the Village of Convoy to check an open line 911 call.

6:01 p.m. – Deputies responded to an area of Ohio 116 in Ridge Township to check the welfare of a subject in a vehicle along the roadway.

6:21 p.m. – Deputies responded to a residence on Tyler Street in the Village of Middle Point on a report of violation of a protection order. Frank Leroy Ross Jr., 55, of Middle Point was arrested on a fifth-degree felony charge of violating protection order. He is being held at the Van Wert County Correctional Facility.

9:10 p.m. – Deputies responded to a residence on Greenville Road in Ridge Township to assist with a juvenile being unruly.

POSTED: 04/18/24 at 7:14 am. FILED UNDER: Law Enforcement

Van Wert Police

Sunday, April 7 – arrested James Adam Lee Vibbert for disorderly conduct/fighting after an incident in the 200 block of E. Main St.

Sunday, April 7 – an unruly juvenile report was taken in the 100 block of E. Main St.

Sunday, April 7 – arrested Skyler M. Imler, 20, on an outstanding warrant from Van Wert County Common Pleas Court.

Sunday, April 7 – arrested Mercede Marie Jo Clark, 19, for driving under suspension while on George St., near Wall St.

Sunday, April 7 – a dispute occurred on North St.

Sunday, April 7 – arrested Jared Michael Jutte, 26, of Rockford for OVI following an incident on S. Walnut St.

Sunday, April 7 – a domestic violence report was taken after an incident in the 600 block of Hillcrest Dr.

Sunday, April 7 – a disabled vehicle was removed from the edge of the roadway in the 900 block of N. Washington St.

Sunday, April 7 – a criminal damaging report at Walmart.

Monday, April 8 – a city ordinance violation report was taken in the 300 block of Thorn St.

Monday, April 8 – a city ordinance violation report was taken in the 300 block of N. Chestnut St.

Monday, April 8 – a city ordinance violation report was taken in the 200 block of N. Chestnut St.

Monday, April 8 – a construction vehicle traveling southbound on Shannon St. with a boom still upright struck several service lines and a traffic signal near W. Ervin Rd. The driver was cited for assured clear distance ahead.

Monday, April 8 – a traffic stop was conducted on N. Washington St. near Christopher Crossing.

Monday, April 8 – a report was made in reference to a theft at Walmart.

Monday, April 8 – arrested Stacy Marie Young on an outstanding warrant for a bond violation through Van Wert County Common Pleas Court. The arrest was made in the 500 block of S. Shannon St.

Monday, April 8 – officers responded to a disorderly conduct incident in the 500 block of Center St.

Tuesday, April 9 – received a report of menacing in the 300 block of North St.

Tuesday, April 9 – a miscellaneous incident was reported to the police department.

Tuesday, April 9 – the police and fire departments responded to the 200 block of Middle St.

Tuesday, April 9 – arrested Catherine Rae-Gina for theft at Walmart.

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POSTED: 04/17/24 at 12:48 pm. FILED UNDER: Law Enforcement

Tuesday April 16, 2024

8:26 a.m. – Deputies responded to a residence on Reidenbaugh Road in Harrison Township on a complaint of breaking and entering, and unauthorized use of a motor vehicle. Kayla Nicole Gladieux, 33, of Fort Wayne, Indiana was arrested and transported to the Van Wert County Correctional Facility. She has been charged with one fifth degree felony count of breaking and entering, and one first degree misdemeanor charge of unauthorized use of a motor vehicle.

8:32 a.m. – Deputies responded to an area of U.S. 33 in Willshire Township on a complaint of a stray dog.

1:44 p.m. – Dispatched Van Wert EMS to a location on Washington Street in the City of Van Wert for a subject having a seizure.

3:41 p.m. – Deputies responded to an area of U.S. 30 in Ridge Township on a complaint of harassment.

4:14 p.m. – Deputies responded to an area of Middle Point Wetzel Road in Jackson Township on a complaint of a subject mowing and blowing grass in the roadway.

4:33 p.m. – Deputies responded to a residence on Gamble Road in Ridge Township for a report of a juvenile being unruly.

5:01 p.m. – Deputies responded to a location on North Street in the City of Van Wert to assist the Van Wert Police.

6:27 p.m. – Deputies responded to an area of Ohio 116 in Ridge Township for a report of suspicious activity.

8:06 p.m. – Deputies responded to an area of U.S. 30 in Pleasant Township for a report of reckless driving.

8:17 p.m. – Dispatched Van Wert EMS to a residence on Shaffer Street in the City of Van Wert for a subject that had fallen.

8:52 p.m. – Deputies responded to an area of State Street in the Village of Willshire for a report of reckless driving.

9:13 p.m. – Deputies served a warrant issued by Van Wert County Common Pleas Court for a probation violation. Brian Anthony Cutlip, 41, of Van Wert is being held at the Van Wert County Correctional Facility.

POSTED: 04/17/24 at 7:14 am. FILED UNDER: Law Enforcement

Monday April 15, 2024

8:53 a.m. – Deputies responded to a location on Fox Road for a motor vehicle crash on private property where a 2016 GMC Savanna driven by Ricky O. Pierce of Ohio City struck a utility pole.

9:38 a.m. – Dispatched Van Wert EMS to a location on Van Wert Decatur Road in the City of Van Wert for a subject with symptoms of a stroke.

10:41 a.m. – Deputies responded to a location on Van Wert Decatur Road in the City of Van Wert to assist a motorist locked out of their vehicle.

11:41 a.m. – Dispatched Middle Point EMS to a location on Lincoln Highway in Ridge Township for a subject with an altered mental status.

12:09 p.m. – Deputies responded to a commercial alarm on Ohio 697 in Washington Township.

12:30 p.m. – Deputies served a warrant issued by Van Wert Common Pleas Court for Probation Violation. Chad Allen Ray Muter, 36, of Cridersville is being held at the Van Wert County Correctional Facility.

12:48 p.m. – Dispatched Middle Point EMS to a location on Lincoln Highway in Ridge Township for a subject who was ill.

1:54 p.m. – Dispatched Van Wert EMS to a residence on Ervin Road in the City of Van Wert for a subject having difficulty breathing.

2:35 p.m. – Deputies responded to a location on Van Wert Decatur Road in the City of Van Wert to assist a motorist locked out of their vehicle.

6:06 p.m. – Deputies responded to a residence on Gamble Road in Ridge Township on a report of domestic violence. Robert C. Ericson, 62, of Ridge Township was arrested for third-degree felony domestic violence. He was taken to the Van Wert County Correctional Facility.

POSTED: 04/16/24 at 7:35 am. FILED UNDER: Law Enforcement

Sunday April 14, 2024

12:22 a.m. – Dispatched Van Wert EMS to a residence on Lincoln Highway in Pleasant Township for a subject with chest pain.

3:55 a.m. – Deputies responded to an area of U.S. 30 in Tully Township on a complaint of reckless driving.

1:12 p.m. – Deputies responded to an area of Jackson Street in the Village of Middle Point on a complaint of juveniles being unruly.

1:36 p.m. – Deputies responded to a residence on Glenmore Road in Willshire Township for a loose dog.

1:37 p.m. – Deputies responded to an area of Middle Point Wetzel Road in the Village of Middle Point on a complaint of subjects trespassing on railroad property.

2:26 p.m. – Dispatched Van Wert EMS to a location on Washington Street in the City of Van Wert for a subject having a seizure.

3:02 p.m. – Dispatched Van Wert EMS to a residence on Kear Road in the City of Van Wert for a subject with chest pain.

3:23 p.m. – Deputies responded to a location on Towne Center Boulevard to assist a motorist locked out of their vehicle.

4:02 p.m. – Deputies responded to a residence on Tully Street in the Village of Convoy on a complaint of criminal damage.

4:37 p.m. – Deputies responded to a residence on Pearson Street in the City of Van Wert to assist a motorist locked out of their vehicle.

6:02 p.m. – Deputies responded to a location on Fox Road in the City of Van Wert to assist the Van Wert Police.

9:22 p.m. – Deputies responded to an area of Greenville Road in Ridge Township on a complaint of reckless driving.

POSTED: 04/15/24 at 8:27 am. FILED UNDER: Law Enforcement

Saturday April 13, 2024

12:26 a.m. – Deputies responded to a residence on Ohio Indiana Stateline Road in Harrison Township on a report of possible domestic violence.

9:34 a.m. – Dispatched Convoy EMS to a residence on Main Street in the Village of Convoy for a subject with leg pain.

10:34 a.m. – Deputies responded to an area of Wolfcale Road in Harrison Township to remove debris from the roadway.

11:33 a.m. – Dog Warden responded to an area of Gilbert Road in Jennings Township on a report of loose dogs.

11:35 a.m. – Deputies responded to a residence on Convoy Heller Road in Harrison Township to assist a motorist locked out of their vehicle.

12:10 p.m. – Deputies responded to a residence on Lorber Street in the Village of Convoy to conduct a welfare check.

12:22 p.m. – Deputies responded to a location on Washington Street in the City of Van Wert to assist a motorist locked out of their vehicle.

12:30 p.m. – Deputies assisted with a funeral escort from the City of Van Wert to the Woodlawn Cemetery in Liberty Township.

2:14 p.m. – Deputies responded to a location on Jackson Street in the Village of Middle Point on a complaint of domestic violence.

3:05 p.m. – Deputies responded to a residence on Northfield Drive in the Village of Middle Point for a subject who may have been in mental distress. The subject was transported by Middle Point EMS to Ohio Health for further evaluation and treatment.

4:31 p.m. – Deputies responded to a location on Simpson Street in the Village of Willshire for a subject who may have been in mental distress.

5:21 p.m. – Deputies responded to a location in the Village of Venedocia on a complaint of harassment.

6:07 p.m. – Deputies responded to a location on Washington Street in the City of Van Wert to assist a motorist locked out of their vehicle.

6:08 p.m. – Deputies responded to an area of Convoy Heller Road in Harrison Township on a complaint of reckless driving.

6:38 p.m. – Dispatched Convoy EMS to a residence on Blaine Street in the Village of Scott for a subject not feeling well.

9:59 p.m. – Dispatched Van Wert EMS to a location on Towne Center Boulevard in the City of Van Wert for a subject with a diabetic issue.

11:12 p.m. – Deputies responded to a location on Slane Road in Jackson Township attempting to locate a vehicle that may have been involved in a domestic situation in the City of Van Wert.

11:19 p.m. – Deputies responded to an area of Main Street in the Village of Ohio City on a report of suspicious activity.

11:25 0.m. – Deputies responded to an area of Sprague Street in the Village of Willshire on a complaint of reckless driving.

POSTED: 04/15/24 at 8:00 am. FILED UNDER: Law Enforcement

Friday April 12, 2024

1:37 a.m. – Deputies responded to an area of Monmouth Road in Harrison Township for a report of a tree in the roadway.

2:51 a.m. – Dispatched Convoy EMS to a residence on Vanhorn Road in Tully Township for a subject having difficulty breathing.

4:26 a.m. – Dispatched Ohio City EMS to a residence on Hoffman Street in the Village of Ohio City for a subject who was ill.

6:12 a.m. – Dispatched Van Wert EMS to a location on Towne Center Boulevard in the City of Van Wert for a subject who had fallen.

9:16 a.m. – Deputies responded to a location on Fox Road in the City of Van Wert to assist a motorist locked out of their vehicle.

10:05 a.m. – Deputies responded to a location on Hoffman Street in the Village of Ohio City to standby as a peace officer.

11:13 a.m. – Deputies served a warrant issued by Van Wert County Common Pleas Court for Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle. Nicholas Micheal Muter, 23, of Bowling Green is being held at the Van Wert County Correctional Facility.

1:11 p.m. – Deputies responded to a residence in the Village of Middle Point to standby as a peace officer during a child exchange.

1:59 p.m. – Deputies responded to a location on Shannon Street in the City of Van Wert to assist a motorist locked out of their vehicle.

4:12 p.m. – Dispatched Van Wert EMS to a location on Ohio 118 in the City of Van Wert for a subject having a seizure.

4:54 p.m. – Deputies responded to an area of Gilliland Road in Ridge Township for a report of a tree across the roadway.

5:14 p.m. – Deputies responded to a residence on Monmouth Road in Harrison Township on a complaint of trespassing.

5:48 p.m. – Deputies responded to a location on Fisher Avenue in the City of Van Wert to assist a motorist locked out of their vehicle.

6:03 p.m. – Deputies responded to a commercial alarm at a location on Lincoln Highway in Ridge Township.

7:24 p.m. – Deputies responded to a location on Christopher Crossing in the City of Van Wert to assist the Van Wert Police.

9:05 p.m. – Deputies responded to a residence on Lincoln Highway in Washington Township to a report of a domestic dispute.

9:15 p.m. – Deputies responded to an area of Venedocia St. Mary’s Road in York Township on a complaint of reckless operation.

POSTED: 04/15/24 at 7:25 am. FILED UNDER: Law Enforcement

Thursday April 11, 2024

1:01 a.m. – Deputies responded to a residence on John Yoh Road in Hoaglin Township to check an open line 911 call.

5:53 a.m. – Deputies responded to an area of South Street in the Village of Wren for a semi-truck that got stuck in a yard.

7:30 a.m. – Deputies along with Van Wert Fire responded to an area of U.S. 127 in Union Township for a report of a motor vehicle crash. A 2009 Buick Enclave driven by Talynn Garber, was southbound on U.S. 127, when vehicles in front of Garber slowed to either turn or slowed for a turning vehicle onto Convoy Road. She couldn’t slow down in time to miss hitting the truck in front of her, then swerved off the right side of the roadway, striking and breaking a utility pole, crossing over Convoy Road and then came to rest in the front yard of a home just south of that intersection. Garber was transported by Van Wert EMS for injuries sustained in the crash and her car was towed by 2A’s Auto.

1:39 p.m. – Deputies spoke with a resident from the Village of Wren on a complaint of identity fraud.

6:25 p.m. – Dispatched Van Wert EMS to a location on Washington Street in the City of Van Wert for a subject having seizures.

8:55 p.m. – Dispatched Middle Point EMS to a location on Lincoln Highway in Ridge Township for a subject who was ill.

10:37 p.m. – Deputies responded to an area of Lincoln Highway in Pleasant Township on a report of a motor vehicle crash involving a deer, no injuries were reported.

POSTED: 04/12/24 at 6:49 am. FILED UNDER: Law Enforcement

Wednesday April 10, 2024

12:51 a.m. – Dispatched Spencerville EMS and Van Wert EMS to a residence on Ohio 116 in Jennings Township for a report of a subject not breathing.

1:08 a.m. – Deputies responded to a residence on Bebb Street in the Village of Venedocia to check an open line 911 call.

2:23 a.m. – Deputies responded to an area of Ohio 81 in Willshire Township for a motor vehicle crash involving a deer, no injuries were reported.

6:18 a.m. – Dispatched Van Wert EMS to a location on Grill Road in the City of Van Wert for a subject having a diabetic emergency.

6:39 a.m. – Deputies responded to an area of U.S. 224 in Pleasant Township to remove debris from the roadway.

8:49 a.m. – Dispatched Van Wert EMS to a location on Main Street in the City of Van Wert for a subject who was ill.

9:30 a.m. – Deputies served a warrant issued by Van Wert Common Pleas Court for a bond violation. Clarissa LaNeeta Jones, 27, of Ada is being held at the Van Wert County Correctional Facility.

11:38 a.m. – Dispatched Van Wert EMS to a location on Main Street in the City of Van Wert for a subject having a seizure.

11:45 a.m. – Deputies assisted with a funeral escort from the City of Van Wert to Ohio City Woodlawn Cemetery in Liberty Township.

12:13 p.m. – Dispatched Ohio City EMS to a residence on Ohio 81 in York Township for a subject with high blood pressure.

1:11 p.m. – Deputies responded to a residence on Koch Road in Liberty Township to standby as a peace officer while a subject retrieved property.

2:05 p.m. – Deputies responded to an area of Tully Street for a report of a suspicious person walking.

3:30 p.m. – Dispatched Middle Point Fire to a location on Bellis Road in Washington Township on a report of a fire.

6:41 p.m. – Deputies responded to a residence on Ohio City Venedocia Road in Liberty Township to check an open line 911 call.

6:42 p.m. – Deputies responded to a residence on Main Street in the Village of Venedocia to assist a motorist locked out of their vehicle.

9:01 p.m. – Deputies responded to an area of Lincoln Highway in Washington Township for a report of a suspicious subject on the property.

9:43 p.m. – Deputies responded to a report of a motor vehicle crash on U.S. 127 in Hoaglin Township, no injuries were reported.

POSTED: 04/11/24 at 7:19 am. FILED UNDER: Law Enforcement