The Van Wert County Courthouse

Friday, Oct. 7, 2022

Wednesday October 05, 2022  

6:14 a.m. – Dispatched Ohio City Fire for mutual aid with Rockford Fire at a structure fire in Mercer County.  

9:41 a.m. – Deputies served a warrant issued by Van Wert County Common Pleas Court for a bond violation. Anthony M Oliver, 27, of Van Wert is being held at the Van Wert County Correctional Facility pending court.  

11:04 a.m. – Deputies responded to a location in the city of Van Wert to assist a subject locked out of their vehicle.  

11:55 a.m. – Dispatched Ohio City EMS to a residence in Pleasant Township for a possible stroke. 

12:52 p.m. – Deputies responded to a residence in Jackson Township to investigate a report of identity theft.  

1:40 p.m. – Deputies responded to a residence in Liberty Township to investigate an abandon vehicle in a private drive.  

2:53 p.m. – Dispatched Van Wert EMS to a location in Ridge Township for a subject that weak and confused.  

4:12 p.m. – Dispatched Convoy EMS to a residence in the village of Convoy for a subject having difficulty breathing.  

6:16 p.m. – Deputies responded to the village of Convoy to investigate a hit skip motor vehicle crash.  

6:35 p.m. – Deputies responded to a residence in Washington Township to assist a subject locked out of their vehicle.  

7:04 p.m. – Deputies responded to an area of Dull Robinson Road and Richey Road in Pleasant Township for a motor vehicle crash involving a deer. No injuries reported.  

8:13 p.m. – Dispatched Wren EMS to a residence in the Village of Wren for a subject having a seizure.  

8:58 p.m. – Deputies responded to an area of Jackson Township for an abandoned vehicle in the roadway.  

POSTED: 10/06/22 at 8:22 am. FILED UNDER: Law Enforcement

Tuesday October 04, 2022

9:40 a.m. – Dog Warden responded to a location in the village of Middle Point to check on the welfare of a dog.

12:01 p.m. – Deputies responded to State Route 49 near Tully Harrison Road in Harrison Township to investigate the report of a broken utility pole with lines down. It was found that the utility pole was struck by a motor vehicle that left the scene.

12:48 p.m. – Dispatched Delphos EMS to a residence in the City of Delphos for a subject with low blood pressure.

12:50 p.m. – Dispatched Willshire Fire, Wren Fire, and Ohio City Fire on a mutual aid call with Mercer County for a structure fire located on Wilson Road.

1:03 p.m. – Dispatched Wren EMS to a residence in the village of Willshire for a subject having difficulty breathing.

1:05 p.m. – Deputies responded to an area of John Yoh in Hoaglin Township to conduct a welfare check on a subject.

2:39 p.m. – Deputies responded to an area of Bockey Road in Jackson Township to investigate a car/deer crash. No Injuries were reported.

3:12 p.m. – Dog Warden responded to an area in Ridge Township for a stray dog on the property.

3:19 p.m. – Deputies responded to a location in Ridge Township to assist a subject locked out of their vehicle.

3:26 p.m. – Deputies responded to a residence in Harrison Township to assist with an unruly juvenile.

5:25 p.m. – Deputies responded to Gilbert Road in Jennings Township to investigate the report of a stop sign being down.

8:50 p.m. – Deputies responded to an area of Middle Point Road in Ridge Township to investigate a car/deer crash. No Injuries were reported.

9:03 p.m. – Dispatched Middle Point EMS to a residence in Ridge Township for a subject with chest and back pain.

POSTED: 10/05/22 at 10:25 am. FILED UNDER: Law Enforcement

Van Wert Police

Saturday, September 24 – a suspicious man was warned for trespassing and was told not to come back to Rural King.

Sunday, September 25 – arrested Francisco Contreras Gonzalez for OVI following a crash investigation in 300 block of N. Washington St. 

Monday, September 26 – received a report that a civil protection order was violated in the 600 block of N. Cherry St. 

Monday, September – received a report of trespassing at Center Rear Woods. After investigating, officers cited Nathaniel Hensley, 18, Dominic Berger, 19, Searra Hensley, 20, and a 16-year-old juvenile were cited for trespassing. 

Tuesday, September 27 – received a report of aggravated menacing. 

Tuesday, September 27 – received a report of identity fraud in the 700 block of Prospect Ave. 

Tuesday, September 27 – received a report of a court order violation in the 200 block of N. Chestnut St. 

Tuesday, September 27 – received a report of an unruly juvenile in the 300 block of S. Chestnut St. No charges were filed. 

Tuesday, September 27 – arrested Lindsay N. Pavlides on an outstanding warrant at the Comfort Inn.

Tuesday, September 27 – arrested Kevin Carlisle after the theft of several items at Walmart. 

Wednesday, September 28 – arrested Kevin W. Carlisle of Antwerp on a warrant out of Van Wert Municipal Court while investigating a theft complaint in the 200 block of E. Sycamore St. 

Wednesday, September 28 – received a report of a possible theft from a client at Thomas Edison Adult Center. It remains under investigation. 

Wednesday, September 28 – received a report of a theft in the 300 block of Towne Center Blvd. 

Wednesday, September 28 – received a report of damage to a vehicle owned the Apostolic Church on St. Shannon St. 

Thursday, September 29 – conducted a drug investigation in the 400 block of E. Main St. 

Thursday, September 29 – received a report of criminal damaging to a door at a residence in the 600 block of N. Race St. 

Thursday, September 29 – arrested Jason L. Boyd on a warrant out of Van Wert Municipal Court. 

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POSTED: 10/05/22 at 6:34 am. FILED UNDER: Law Enforcement

Monday October 03, 2022  

4:46 a.m. – Dispatched Middle Point EMS to a residence in Washington Township for a subject who was ill.  

5:04 a.m. – Deputies responded to the village of Willshire to check the welfare of a subject in the street.  

5:47 a.m. – Deputies responded to an address in the village of Willshire after receiving an abandon 911 call.  

8:15 a.m. – Deputies responded to an area of Ainsworth Road in Willshire Township on a complaint of field damage.  

8:58 a.m. – Deputies responded to an address in the city of Van Wert to investigate a complaint of a violation of a protection order. Richard Anthony Andrews, 34, of Defiance was arrested and transported to the Van Wert County Correctional Facility pending court.  

11:17 a.m. – Deputies responded to a residence in Washington Township to investigate a complaint of identity theft.  

3:45 p.m. – Deputies assisted with a funeral escort from the city of Van Wert to the Convoy IOOF Cemetery.  

3:56 p.m. – Deputies responded to a location in Pleasant Township to investigate a complaint of theft.  

4:08 p.m. – Deputies responded to a location in the city of Van Wert to investigate a complaint of children being left alone in a car.  

5:06 p.m. – Deputies checked an area of Lincoln Highway in Ridge Township for a disabled vehicle.  

5:38 p.m. – Deputies responded to an area of U.S. Route 127 in Liberty Township after receiving a report of a large amount of black smoke in the area.  

9:21 p.m. – Dispatched Van Wert EMS to a location in the city of Van Wert for a subject who fell and injured their wrist.  

9:45 p.m. – Deputies served a warrant at a residence on U.S. Route 224 in Ridge Township. The warrant was issued by Van Wert Municipal Court on an assault charge. Amy Hart, 34, of Van Wert was taken into custody and transported to the Van Wert County Correctional Facility pending court.  

10:05 p.m. – Deputies responded to a residence in the village of Convoy to investigate a complaint of a dead animal being dumped on the property.  

11:44 p.m. – Deputies responded to a location in the city of Van Wert to assist the Van Wert Police with a warrant.  

POSTED: 10/04/22 at 8:20 am. FILED UNDER: Law Enforcement

Friday September 30, 2022

12:56 a.m. – Deputies responded to a location in the city of Van Wert to assist a subject locked out of their vehicle.

12:58 a.m. – Deputies responded to a location in the city of Van Wert to assist a subject locked out of their vehicle.

1:15 a.m. – Deputies responded to a residence in the city of Van Wert to investigate an assault that occurred in the county. The incident remains under investigation.

7:15 a.m. – Deputies responded to a residential alarm on Dull Robinson Road in Pleasant Township.

9:18 a.m. – Deputies responded to a residence in Liberty Township to make contact with a subject for the Van Wert city police.

9:57 a.m. – Deputies responded to a residence in York Township to investigate a complaint of possible narcotics being located.

12:24 p.m. – Deputies responded to a residence on Union Pleasant Road in Union Township to investigate a complaint of harassment.

12:26 p.m. – Deputies responded to the Van Wert County Courthouse and transported two subjects, Sierra Klinger and Robert Thompson to the Van Wert County Correctional Facility on holders from the Adult Parole Authority.

12:29 p.m. – Deputies responded to the village of Willshire to standby as a peace officer.

12:59 p.m. – Deputies responded to Lincoln Highway at Dull Robinson Road in Pleasant Township reference to debris that was in the roadway.

4:39 p.m. – Dispatched Middle Point EMS to a residence in Ridge Township for a subject having difficulty breathing.

5:02 p.m. – Dispatched Van Wert EMS to a residence in the city of Van Wert for a who had fallen and pain.

8:23 p.m. – Deputies responded to an area in the village of Venedocia to investigate a complaint of loud music.

8:55 p.m. – Deputies responded to Elm Sugar Road in Hoaglin Township for a motor vehicle crash involving a deer. No injuries were reported.

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POSTED: 10/03/22 at 10:04 am. FILED UNDER: Law Enforcement

Thursday September 29, 2022  

8:30 a.m. – Deputies served a warrant issued by Van Wert County Common Pleas Court for a bond violation. Micheal Missler, 33, of rural Convoy is being held at the Van Wert County Correctional Facility pending court.  

8:32 a.m. – Deputies responded to a residence in the village of Ohio City to assist a subject locked out of their vehicle.  

10:17 a.m. – Dispatched Middle Point EMS to a location in Ridge Township for a subject with abdominal pain.  

10:32 a.m. – Dispatched Van Wert EMS to a residence in the city of Van Wert for a subject having difficulty breathing.  

11:30 a.m.– Deputies assisted with a funeral escort from the city of Van Wert to Ohio City. 

2:09 p.m. – Dispatched Ohio City EMS to a location on U.S. Route 127 in Pleasant Township for a subject complaining of injury after being involved in a motor vehicle crash. The crash was investigated by the Ohio State Highway Patrol.  

3:02 p.m. – Dispatched Delphos EMS to a location in the city of Delphos for a subject who fell.  

3:08 p.m. – Deputies spoke with a resident from Tully Township about a complaint on a possible stolen vehicle.  

4:06 p.m. – Dispatched Middle Point EMS to a location in Ridge Township for a subject having hallucinations.  

4:34 p.m. – Dispatched Ohio City EMS to a location in Pleasant Township for a subject who fell.  

5:48 p.m. – Dispatched Van Wert EMS to a residence in Ridge Township for a subject with back pain.  

8:51 p.m. – Deputies responded to a residence in the village of Ohio City to make contact with a subject for the Van Wert City Police.  

9:37 p.m. – Deputies responded to a location on State Line Road in Tully Township to investigate a complaint of unauthorized use of a motor vehicle. Steven Edward Shannon, 43, of Fort Wayne was  arrested for unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, a fifth degree felony and obstructing official business, a fourth degree misdemeanor. He is being held at the Van Wert County Correctional Facility pending court. Kristin McGinnis, 28, of rural Convoy arrived on scene. She was found to have an active warrant out of Dekalb County Indiana, She was transported to the Van Wert County Correctional Facility pending an extradition hearing. The incident is still under investigation with additional charges possible.  

8:46 p.m. – Deputies responded to a residence in York Township to investigate a domestic dispute.  

10:51 p.m. – Dispatched Middle Point Fire to a reported barn fire on Middle Point Road in Ridge Township. Delphos Fire, Ohio City Fire, and Van Wert Fire were also dispatched to assist.  

2255 hrs. – Deputies served a warrant issued by Van Wert Municipal Court. Jason Boyd, 41, of Van Wert is being held at the Van Wert County Correctional Facility pending court. The subject was located by the Van Wert Police.  

11:04 p.m. – Deputies responded to a residence in Liberty Township to investigate a report of domestic violence.  

11:56 p.m. – Deputies responded to a residence on Kings Church Road in Harrison Township to assist with an unruly juvenile.  

POSTED: 09/30/22 at 8:20 am. FILED UNDER: Law Enforcement

Wednesday September 28, 2022

1:50 a.m. – Deputies responded to a residence on Wetzel Road in Hoaglin Township to investigate an open line 911 call that was received.

6:25 a.m. – Dispatched Convoy EMS to a residence in the village of Convoy for a subject having difficulty breathing.

11:51 a.m. – Dog Warden responded to the area of Middle Street in the city of Van Wert reference two dogs running loose.

12:48 p.m. – Deputies served a warrant issued by Van Wert Municipal Court for failure to appear. Kevin W. Carlisle, 42, of Antwerp is being held at the Van Wert County Correctional Facility pending court. The
subject was located by the Van Wert Police.

1:58 p.m. – Deputies served a warrant issued by Van Wert County Common Pleas Court for civil contempt. Jason A. Crone, 48, of Van Wert is being held at the Van Wert County Correctional Facility pending
court.

3:25 p.m. – Deputies served a warrant issued by the Adult Parole Authority. Harley Maroney, 27, of Van Wert is being held at the Van Wert County Correctional Facility.

3:38 p.m. – Dog Warden responded to an area of S. Race St. in the city of Van Wert for a stray dog.

5:16 p.m. – Deputies responded to a residence in the village of Middle Point to assist a subject having a mental crisis.

POSTED: 09/29/22 at 9:55 am. FILED UNDER: Law Enforcement

Tuesday September 27, 2022

12:26 a.m. – Dispatched Convoy EMS to a residence in Union Township for a subject with shoulder pain.

8:31 a.m. – Deputies served a warrant issued by Van Wert County Common Pleas Court for two counts of extortion, both third degree felonies. Craig A. Marks, 41, of Youngstown is being held at the Van Wert County Correctional Facility pending court.

9:49 a.m. – Deputies took a complaint from a Hoaglin Township resident in reference to harassment.

9:52 a.m. – Deputies took a complaint from a resident of the city of Van Wert in reference to a violation of a protection order.

1:19 p.m. – Deputies responded to an area of Convoy Road in Hoaglin Township reference to loose hogs.

2:00 p.m. – Deputies responded to the area of State Route 116 and Reidenbah Road in Ridge Township to investigate a motor vehicle crash involving one car. Valeria Teman of Delphos was driving a 2011 Ford Ranger that went off the roadway into a cornfield. No injuries were reported.

2:02 p.m. – Deputies responded to a residence in the city of Van Wert to assist a subject locked out of their vehicle.

3:30 p.m. – Deputies responded to a residence on Dog Creek Road in Ridge Township to investigate a complaint of criminal damage.

4:48 p.m. – Deputies responded to a residence on Greenville Road in Liberty Township to investigate a complaint of abuse.

4:51 p.m. – Deputies responded to a residence in the city of Van Wert to assist a subject locked out of their vehicle.

5:22 p.m. – Deputies responded to a residence in the village of Venedocia to assist with an unruly juvenile.

6:34 p.m. – Deputies served a warrant issued by Van Wert Common Pleas Court for probation violation. Lindsay Pavlides is being held at the Van Wert County Correctional Facility pending court.

10:19 p.m. – Deputies conducted a routine traffic stop on a vehicle for a speed violation on U.S. Route 127 near Wren Landeck Road in Liberty Township. During the stop deputies located marijuana inside the vehicle. Corbin A. Roberts, 21, of Van Wert was served a citation for speed and a summons for possession of marijuana. It was also discovered that the subject had an active warrant issued by Van Wert Municipal Court for failure to comply. He was taken into custody and transported to the Van
Wert County Correctional Facility pending court.

10:24 p.m. – Deputies responded to a residence on Kings Church Road in Harrison Township to assist with an unruly juvenile.

POSTED: 09/28/22 at 8:50 am. FILED UNDER: Law Enforcement

Monday September 26, 2022  

12:26 a.m. – Deputies responded to a location in Ridge Township to assist with a male subject who was being disorderly.  

7:32 a.m. – Deputies responded to a location in Pleasant Township to investigate a complaint of theft. The item was located while deputies were on scene.  

10:04 a.m. – Deputies responded to a residence in the village of Willshire to investigate a complaint of theft.  

10:18 a.m. – Deputies responded to a residence in the village of Scott to assist a subject locked out of their vehicle.  

11:18 a.m. – Deputies responded to a residence in Hoaglin Township to assist a subject having a mental crisis. The subject was transported for further evaluation and treatment.  

1:10 p.m. – Deputies responded to an area in Liberty Township for an injured deer.  

1:51 p.m. – Deputies responded to a location in the city of Van Wert to assist a subject locked out of their vehicle.  

3:30 p.m. – Deputies responded to U.S. Route 30 eastbound lanes near Dutch John Road in reference to an oversize load that became stuck in a narrow lane. This was in a construction zone with a ten-foot-wide lane restriction. Benjamin Baldwin of Defiance was driving a 1993 Kenworth pulling a trailer with an oversized load, being a combine. The combine was too wide and became wedged between the guardrail and concrete barriers. ODOT responded with equipment to move the concrete barriers to release the wedged truck. Traffic was diverted and the lane closed until approximately 5:30 p.m.  

4:59 p.m. – Deputies responded to a location in the city of Van Wert to assist a subject locked out of their vehicle.  

5:06 p.m. – Deputies responded to a residence in Pleasant Township to investigate a reported credit card fraud.  

6:43 p.m. – Deputies responded to a residence on Wren Landeck Road in Liberty Township ref to an injured deer on the property.  

7:14 p.m. – Deputies responded to an area of Kings Church Road in Harrison Township for an abandoned vehicle along the roadway. 

10:27 p.m. – Deputies responded to a residence in Pleasant Township to assist with an unruly juvenile.  

POSTED: 09/27/22 at 8:21 am. FILED UNDER: Law Enforcement

Friday September 23, 2022

2:54 a.m. – Deputies responded to a residence in Pleasant Township to investigate a trespassing complaint.

4:16 a.m.- Dispatched Middle Point EMS to a location in Ridge Township for a subject with abnormal behavior.

5:14 a.m. – Deputies conducted a traffic stop on South Shannon Street in the city of Van Wert. A vehicle believed to be involved in an earlier trespassing complaint. The driver and three other juveniles occupied the vehicle. During the stop deputies located marijuana and paraphernalia, both were confiscated for destruction. Khonner Jay Stoll, 18, of Van Wert was issued a summons to appear in court for DWI, and criminal trespass. He was transported and released to family.

9:23 a.m. – Deputies conducted a welfare check on a juvenile in the village of Willshire.

11:30 a.m. – Deputies assisted with a funeral escort from the city of Van Wert to Ohio City Cemetery.

12:33 p.m. – Deputies responded to an area in Ridge Township for a complaint of hogs in the roadway.

1:57 p.m. – Deputies responded to an area in the City of Van Wert to assist a subject locked out of their vehicle.

2:33 p.m.- Deputies responded to a location in Pleasant Township to retrieve some abandon property.

6:03 p.m. – Deputies responded to a motor vehicle crash on Alexander Road in Willshire Township. The crash involved a deer running into the side of the vehicle. No injuries were reported.

7:41 p.m. – Dispatched Wren EMS to a location in the village of Willshire for a subject that fell.

7:42 p.m. – Deputies served a warrant issued by Van Wert Common Pleas Juvenile Division at a residence in the city of Van Wert. Kevin Owen Davies Jr., 33, of Van Wert was taken into custody and transported to the Van Wert County Correctional Facility pending court.

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POSTED: 09/26/22 at 9:40 am. FILED UNDER: Law Enforcement