The Van Wert County Courthouse

Saturday, May. 25, 2024

Thursday May 23, 2024

5:41 a.m. – Deputies responded to an area of Werner Road in Tully Township for a motor vehicle crash involving a deer, no injuries were reported.

7:35 a.m. – Deputies responded to an area of Wren Landeck Road in Willshire Township for a report of an injured deer.

9:48 a.m. – Deputies responded to an area of Ohio 116 in Jennings Township for a motor vehicle crash involving a deer, no injuries were reported.

11:13 a.m. – Deputies responded to a residence on Ohio 709 in Liberty Township to check the welfare of a resident.

12:34 p.m. – Deputies responded to the park in the Village of Venedocia for a report of a juvenile with a gun. The gun was found to be an airsoft bb gun.

12:51 p.m. – Deputies along with Ohio City Fire and EMS responded to a report of a semi-truck rollover on U.S. 127 in Liberty Township. CERT responded to assist with traffic control. The incident was investigated by the Ohio State Highway Patrol.

5:06 p.m. – Deputies responded to a residence on Ohio 81 in Liberty Township to standby as a peace officer while a subject retrieved property.

9:51 p.m. – Deputies responded to an area of Ohio 709 in York Township for a motor vehicle crash involving a deer, no injuries were reported.

POSTED: 05/24/24 at 7:43 am. FILED UNDER: Law Enforcement

Wednesday May 22, 2024

12:24 a.m. – Deputies responded to an area of U.S. 30 in Tully Township to remove debris from the roadway.

2:10 a.m. – Deputies responded to an area of Willshire Ohio City Road in Willshire Township for a report of a tree in the roadway.

5:04 a.m. – Deputies responded to a commercial alarm on Ohio 697 in Washington Township.

8:45 a.m. – Deputies served a warrant issued by Van Wert County Common Pleas Court for a bond violation. Ronald Lee Runyon, 46, of Van Wert is being held at the Van Wert County Correctional Facility.

9:28 a.m. – Deputies responded to an area of South Street in the Village of Willshire for a report of a vehicle in a ditch.

11:40 a.m. – Dog Warden responded to an area of Middle Point Wetzel Road in Jackson Township on a report of a stray dog.

11:57 a.m. – Dog Warden responded to the area of Neil Avenue in the City of Van Wert to check the welfare of some dogs.

1:45 p.m. – Deputies responded to a location on Towne Center Boulevard in the City of Van Wert to assist a motorist locked out of their vehicle.

2:30 p.m. – Deputies assisted with a funeral escort from the City of Van Wert to Woodlawn Cemetery in Liberty Township.

5:39 p.m. – Deputies responded to a residence on Blaine Street in the Village of Scott for a report of an unknown vehicle parked in the drive.

8:14 p.m. – Deputies along with Convoy Fire and EMS responded to a report of a motor vehicle crash on Tully Harrison Road in Harrison Township. The incident was investigated by the Ohio State Highway Patrol.

9:47 p.m. – Deputies responded to a residence on Main Street in the Village of Venedocia for a complaint of vehicle damage.

POSTED: 05/23/24 at 8:29 am. FILED UNDER: Law Enforcement

Tuesday May 21, 2024

5:34 a.m. – Deputies responded to check an open line 911 call at a residence on Carmean Street in the Village of Ohio City.

6:32 a.m. – Deputies along with Convoy EMS responded to a location on U.S. 224 in Harrison Township for a report of a subject with an unknown problem.

8:30 a.m. – Dispatched Ohio City EMS to a residence on Greenville Road in Pleasant Township for a subject who had passed out.

9:22 a.m. – Deputies along with Willshire Fire and Wren EMS responded to an area of State Street in the Village of Willshire for a report of a semi-truck that had pulled down unknown type of utility lines on the truck with the driver inside.

9:38 a.m. – Dispatched Delphos EMS to a residence on Carpenter Road in Washington Township for a subject who had fallen.

9:47 a.m. – Dispatched Convoy Fire to an area of Lare Road in Tully Township for a field fire.

11:19 a.m. – Deputies assisted a stranded motorist from the City of Van Wert to the City of Delphos.

12:12 p.m. – Dispatched Van Wert Fire to a report of a semi-truck with a tire on fire along U.S. 30 at U.S. 224 in Pleasant Township. Deputies and the Ohio State Highway Patrol assisted with traffic.

1:00 p.m. – Deputies served a warrant issued by Van Wert County Common Pleas Court fifth degree felony charge of forgery. Tim J. Shepherd, 29, of Cincinnati is being held at the Van Wert County Correctional Facility.

2:41 p.m. – Deputies responded to a location on Hoaglin Center Road in Ridge Township on a complaint of a subject who had been terminated, the subject was reported as being disorderly and refusing to leave the property.

3:10 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.

4:35 p.m. – Deputies responded to an area of U.S. 224 in Hoaglin Township for a report of an unknown subject sitting in the front yard.

5:36 p.m. – Deputies responded to a location on U.S. 127 in the City of Van Wert to check the report of a disabled vehicle in the roadway.

6:13 p.m. – Deputies responded to a commercial alarm at a location on U.S. 224 in Jackson Township.

6:13 p.m. – Deputies responded to an area of U.S. 127 in Liberty Township to check the welfare of a subject walking.

8:25 p.m. – Deputies responded to an area of Richey Road in Union Township for a report of a vehicle in the ditch.

8:34 p.m. – Dispatched Delphos EMS to a residence on Bredeick Street in the City of Delphos for a subject having difficulty breathing and chest pain.

9:17 p.m. – Deputies responded to a location on Franklin Street in the City of Van Wert to assist a motorist locked out of their vehicle.

POSTED: 05/22/24 at 8:03 am. FILED UNDER: Law Enforcement

Monday May 20, 2024

12:40 a.m. – Deputies responded to an area of Blaine Street in the Village of Scott on a report of suspicious persons in area.

1:15 a.m. – Dispatched Van Wert EMS to a location on Towne Center Boulevard in the City of Van Wert for a subject with pain in their arm.

9:02 a.m. – Dispatched Van Wert EMS to a residence on Rosemont Drive in the City of Van Wert for a subject that had fallen.

9:52 a.m. – Dispatched Van Wert EMS to a residence on Prairie Lane in the City of Van Wert for a subject who had fallen.

11:22 a.m. – Deputies responded to an area of U.S. 30 in Union Township for a report of a possible domestic dispute.

12:40 p.m. – Deputies responded to a location on Westwood Drive in the City of Van Wert to assist a subject locked out of their vehicle.

1:22 p.m. – Deputies responded to a residence on Pettit Street in the Village of Convoy to check the welfare of a resident.

2:04 p.m. – Deputies served two warrants issued by Van Wert County Common Pleas Court. One was for a bond violation. The second warrant was for trafficking and possession of drugs. Jered Lee Couch, 37, of Van Wert is being held at the Van Wert County Correctional Facility.

3:17 p.m. – Dispatched Convoy EMS to a residence on Lincoln Highway in Tully Township for a subject having difficulty breathing.

3:23 p.m. – Dispatched Van Wert EMS to a residence on John Brown Road in the City of Van Wert for a subject having difficulty breathing.

4:56 p.m. – Deputies responded to a residence on Van Wert Willshire Road in Pleasant Township to standby as a peace officer for a child exchange.

7:04 p.m. – Deputies responded to an area of Ohio 118 in Liberty Township to check the welfare of a subject walking.

7:26 p.m. – Deputies responded to an area of Cooper Road in Pleasant Township on a complaint of domestic violence that took place in a vehicle while traveling down the road.

7:53 p.m. – Deputies responded to a residence on Brodnix Road in York Township on a complaint of domestic violence.

POSTED: 05/21/24 at 7:35 am. FILED UNDER: Law Enforcement

Van Wert Police

Sunday, May 12 – arrested Haleigh Bryson, 28, on an outstanding warrant issued by Van Wert Municipal Court.

Sunday, May 12 – a fight was reported in the 600 block of N. Race St.

Sunday, May 12 – arrested Sidney Samuel Shoffstall, 56, on an outstanding warrant while in the 1300 block of W. Main St.

Sunday, May 12 – police were called to Bell Ave. for an unruly juvenile.

Sunday, May 12 – officers were called to Walmart for a theft suspect.

Monday, May 13 – a burglary report was taken in the 200 block of E. Sycamore St.

Monday, May 13 – a theft was reported in the 1200 block of S. Shannon St.

Monday, May 13 – arrested  Jerron Meyer for theft at Walmart.

Monday, May 13 – a telecommunication harassment incident was reported in the 1100 block of Lincoln Highway.

Wednesday, May 15 – criminal mischief was reported in the 700 block of Leeson Ave.

Wednesday, May 15 – a public indecency incident was reported on N. Towne Center Blvd.

Wednesday, May 15 – criminal trespassing was reported in the 500 block of S. Vine St.

Wednesday, May 15 – a miscellaneous drug offense report was taken in the 500 block of S. Shannon St.

Wednesday, May 15 – domestic violence was reported in the 1100 block of Kear Rd. The incident is under review.

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POSTED: 05/20/24 at 9:22 am. FILED UNDER: Law Enforcement

Sunday May 19, 2024

12:18 a.m. – Deputies responded to a residence on Union Pleasant Road in Pleasant Township on a complaint of trespassing.

12:20 a.m. – Deputies responded to an area of Boroff Road in Ridge Township to check for a vehicle that Celina Police were attempting to locate.

1:16 a.m. – Dispatched Van Wert EMS to a residence on Founders Circle in the City of Van Wert for a subject who was feeling dizzy.

6:18 a.m. – Deputies responded to a residence on Railroad Street in the Village of Middle Point on a complaint of harassment.

1:25 a.m. – Dispatched Van Wert EMS to a location on Towne Center Boulevard in the City of Van Wert for a subject who was not feeling well.

3:49 a.m. – Deputies along with Middle Point EMS and Van Wert EMS responded to a residence on Middle Point Road in Ridge Township for a report of a subject not breathing.

6:33 p.m. – Deputies responded to an area of Greenville Road in York Township on a complaint of reckless driving.

7:39 p.m. – Deputies responded to an area of the Van Wert Mercer County Line Road in Liberty Township to check an occupied disabled vehicle.

7:55 p.m. – Dispatched Middle Point EMS to a location on Lincoln Highway in Ridge Township for a subject having difficulty breathing.

8:38 p.m. – Deputies responded to a residence on Cherry Street in the Village of Convoy to assist with a juvenile being unruly.

9:37 p.m. – Dispatched Convoy EMS to a location on U.S. 30 in Pleasant for a subject who was ill.

10:28 p.m. – Deputies responded to an area of Lincoln Highway in Ridge Township to investigate a report of domestic violence.

POSTED: 05/20/24 at 9:21 am. FILED UNDER: Law Enforcement

Saturday May 18, 2024

1:02 a.m. – Deputies responded to a residence on Shannon Street in the City of Van Wert to assist a motorist locked out of their vehicle.

2:51 a.m. – Deputies responded to a residence on Maple Avenue in the City of Van Wert to assist a motorist locked out of their vehicle.

4:04 a.m. – Deputies responded to an area of U.S. 30 in Pleasant Township to assist the Ohio State Highway Patrol.

4:09 a.m. – Deputies responded to an area of U.S. 30 in Washington Township to check an occupied disabled vehicle.

9:04 a.m. – Dog Warden responded to an area of Wayne Street in the City of Van Wert for a report of a loose dog.

10:54 a.m. – Deputies responded to an area of U.S. 224 in Pleasant Township for an injured deer in the roadway.

12:10 p.m. – Dispatched Van Wert EMS to a location on Towne Center Boulevard in the City of Van Wert for a subject who had fallen.

12:20 p.m. – Dispatched Van Wert Fire to a location on Industrial Drive in the City of Van Wert for a piece of equipment reported as smoking.

12:22 p.m. – Dog Warden responded to an area of State Street in the City of Van Wert on a complaint of two loose dogs.

1:21 p.m. – Deputies responded to an area of Main Street in the Village of Convoy on a complaint of reckless driving.

1:30 p.m. – Deputies assisted with a funeral escort from the City of Van Wert to the Ohio City Woodlawn Cemetery in Liberty Township.

1:35 p.m. – Dispatched Middle Point EMS to a residence on South Street in the Village of Middle Point for a subject with abdominal pain.

3:14 p.m. – Deputies responded to an area of Main Street in the Village of Venedocia to assist with unruly juveniles.

5:34 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.

6:21 p.m. – Deputies responded to an area of Ohio 116 in Ridge Township on a complaint of reckless driving.

7:09 p.m. – Deputies responded to a residence on Bell Avenue in the City of Van Wert to assist a motorist locked out of their vehicle.

8:50 p.m. – Deputies responded to an area of Wood Street in the Village of Middle Point on a complaint of two loose dogs.

9:45 p.m. – Deputies responded to a location on Tully Street in the Village of Convoy on a report of a suspicious person.

10:11 p.m. – Deputies responded to an area of Liberty Union Road in Liberty Township for a report of suspicious activity.

10:19 p.m. – Dispatched Middle Point EMS to a residence on Ohio 116 in York Township for a subject who had fallen.

11:00 p.m. – Deputies responded to an area of Sterling Road in Jackson Township for a report of a suspicious vehicle.

POSTED: 05/20/24 at 9:16 am. FILED UNDER: Law Enforcement

Friday May 17, 2024

12:54 a.m. – Deputies responded to an area Liberty Union Road in Liberty Township on a complaint of reckless driving.

12:55 a.m. – Deputies responded to an area of Ohio 49 in Willshire Township for a report of a loose horse in the road.

5:31 a.m. – Dispatched Ohio City EMS and Van Wert EMS to a residence on Van Wert Willshire Road in Pleasant Township for a subject possibly not breathing.

6:45 a.m. – Deputies responded to an area of U.S. 127 in Liberty Township for a stray dog in the roadway.

10:07 a.m. – Deputies responded to a residence on Central Avenue in the City of Van Wert to assist a motorist locked out of their vehicle.

11:59 a.m. – Deputies responded to a residence on Bergner Road in Harrison Township to check the welfare of a subject who may have been having a mental crisis.

1:37 p.m. – Deputies responded to a residence on Ohio 81 in Liberty Township on a report of domestic violence.

2:53 p.m. – Deputies responded to a location on Main Street in the City of Van Wert to assist a motorist locked out of their vehicle.

5:40 p.m. – Dispatched Ohio City EMS to an area of Wren Landeck Road in Liberty Township for a subject with abdominal pain.

8:18 p.m. – Dispatched Middle Point EMS to a residence on Jennings Delphos Road in Washington Township for a subject who had fallen.

8:26 p.m. – Deputies responded to an area of Convoy Road in Jackson Township on a complaint of debris in the road.

9:18 p.m. – Deputies responded to a residence on Dog Creek Road in Ridge Township on a complaint of harassment.

10:35 p.m. – Deputies assisted a motorist from the City of Van Wert to a location on Wren Landeck Road in Van Wert.

10:54 p.m. – Deputies responded to an area of U.S. 224 in Harrison Township to check the report of open burning.

POSTED: 05/20/24 at 9:09 am. FILED UNDER: Law Enforcement

Thursday May 16, 2024

5:45 a.m. – Deputies responded to a location on Crawford Street in the City of Van Wert to assist the Van Wert Police.

7:57 a.m. – Deputies responded to a residence on Convoy Road in Union Township to check the welfare of a juvenile.

11:09 a.m. – Deputies responded to a residence on Simpson Street in the Village of Willshire on a report of a burglary.

11:57 a.m. – Dispatched Van Wert EMS to a location on Van Wert Decatur Road in the City of Van Wert for the report of an unresponsive subject.

1:17 p.m. – Dispatched Convoy EMS to a residence on Main Street in the Village of Convoy for a subject who was not feeling well.

1:27 p.m. – Dog Warden responded to a location on Tully Street in the Village of Convoy on a report of a stray dog.

2:58 p.m. – Deputies responded to a residence on Shenk Road in Washington Township to check an abandoned 911 call.

3:13 p.m. – Deputies responded to an area of Lincoln Highway in Washington Township to check the report of a suspicious person.

4:02 p.m. – Dispatched Convoy Fire to an area of U.S. 30 in Union Township on a report of a ditch fire.

5:08 p.m. – Dispatched Middle Point Fire along with deputies to a residence on Reidenbach Road in Ridge Township for a car fire. 

7:29 p.m. – Deputies responded to an area of Lincoln Highway in Pleasant Township on a complaint of debris in the roadway.

8:17 p.m. – Deputies responded to an area of Camden Drive in the City of Van Wert to assist the Van Wert Police.

10:15 p.m. – Deputies responded to an area of U.S. 30 in Washington Township for a motor vehicle crash involving a deer, no injuries were reported.

11:55 p.m. – Dispatched Van Wert EMS to a residence on Kenwick Drive in the City of Van Wert for a subject who had fallen.

POSTED: 05/17/24 at 7:37 am. FILED UNDER: Law Enforcement

Wednesday May 15, 2024

5:59 a.m. – Deputies responded to an area of U.S. 127 in Pleasant Township for a motor vehicle crash involving a deer, no injuries were reported.

1:00 a.m. – Deputies responded to an area of John Brown Road in Union Township for a report of a subject walking the roadway possibly distraught.

1:06 p.m. – Dispatched Convoy EMS to a residence on Tully Harrison Road in Harrison Township for a subject who has been ill and very weak. Convoy requested Van Wert EMS to assist.

2:28 p.m. – Deputies assisted a stranded motorist from the City of Van Wert to the City of Delphos.

2:39 p.m. – Deputies spoke with a citizen with concerns about a civil issue taking place in Washington Township.

5:51 p.m. – Deputies spoke with a resident from the Village of Convoy reporting the theft of a validation sticker from their license plate.

7:19 p.m. – Deputies responded to an area of Shannon Street in the City of Van Wert to assist the Van Wert Police.

8:14 p.m. – Deputies responded to an area of Middle Point Wetzel Road in Jackson Township for a noise disturbance.

9:16 p.m. – Dispatched Middle Point EMS to a location on Lincoln Highway in Ridge Township for a unresponsive subject.

9:27 p.m. – Deputies responded to an area of Ohio 697 in Ridge Township for a motor vehicle crash involving a deer, no injuries were reported.

9:44 p.m. – Deputies responded to an area of Middle Point Wetzel Road in Washington Township for a motor vehicle crash involving a deer, no injuries were reported.

10:56 p.m. – Dispatched Convoy EMS to a residence on Pettit Street in the Village of Convoy for a subject who had fallen.

POSTED: 05/16/24 at 7:45 am. FILED UNDER: Law Enforcement