The Van Wert County Courthouse

Thursday, Jul. 29, 2021

Van Wert Police

July 22, 3:56 p.m. — Donald E. Hammons III, 43, of rural Middle Point, was arrested in the 400 block of Boyd Avenue on a warrant issued in Allen County.

July 21, 11:51 p.m. — Sierra L. Thatcher, 34, of 405 S. Vine St., was arrested on a probation violation warrant issued in Adams County (Indiana) Superior Court.

July 21, 5:39 p.m. — Christie A. Rowe, 54, of Convoy, was charged with theft for allegedly shoplifting food and other items at the local Walmart store.

July 18, 12:35 p.m. — Danielle M. Hall, 18, of Mendon, was charged with theft for allegedly shoplifting clothing and other items from the local Walmart store.

July 20, 8:46 p.m. — Joseph R. Lautzenheiser, 43, of rural Van Wert, was arrested on an outstanding warrant and also cited for disorderly conduct and having an open container of alcohol in a motor vehicle.

July 10 11:15 p.m. — Christopher E. Wasson, 53, of 1 Warren Road, was cited for operating a vehicle while impaired after reportedly crashing his bicycle in the 600 block of South Walnut Street while intoxicated.

POSTED: 07/26/21 at 10:21 pm. FILED UNDER: Law Enforcement

Van Wert Police

May 19, 5:42 p.m. — Bobby L. Burnett, 26, of Venedocia, was arrested on three outstanding warrants while in the 500 block of Center Street.

May 18, 9:02 a.m. — Nicholas A. Conn, 43, of 217 S. Fulton St., was charged with trafficking in drugs, operating a vehicle while impaired (OVI), and operating a vehicle without a driver’s license as a result of a traffic stop at the intersection of Keplar and Washington streets.

May 17, 3:19 p.m. — Dillon S. Nihiser, 25, of 12261 Convoy Road, was arrested on three outstanding warrants issued in Van Wert Municipal Court.

May 15, 4:48 p.m. — James M.D. Burdg, 34, of Ashley, Indiana, was arrested on an outstanding Van Wert Municipal Court warrant while in the Towne Center retail development.

POSTED: 05/24/21 at 11:06 pm. FILED UNDER: Law Enforcement

Van Wert Police

May 1, 11:16 p.m. — Krystle L. Shinnaberry, 34, of 420 N. Chestnut St., was arrested on a warrant issued in Van Wert Municipal Court while in the 200 block of North Chestnut Street, and was also charged with obstructing official business in connection with the arrest.

May 7, 9:54 p.m. — Christopher L. Runyon, 45, of 113 Bonnewitz Ave., was arrested on a warrant issued in Van Wert Municipal Court following a traffic stop near the intersection of Central Avenue and Chestnut Street.

April 29, 1:25 p.m. — Matthew A. Southerland, 38, of 523 N. Franklin St., was cited for operating a vehicle while impaired (OVI). possession of drug abuse instruments, and possession of drug paraphernalia as a result of a traffic stop near the intersection of Walnut and Frothingham streets.

April 28, 12:13 p.m. — Zachariah P. Germann, 23, of 317 Thorn St., was charged with violating a civil protection order while in the 900 block of East Main Street.

POSTED: 05/11/21 at 11:23 pm. FILED UNDER: Law Enforcement

Van Wert Police

April 25, 1:04 a.m. — Dillon S. Nihiser, 25, of 815 W. Main St., Apt. 20, was cited for having physical control of a motor vehicle while impaired, and possession of drug abuse instruments while in the 800 block of North Washington Street.

April 24, 6:13 a.m. — Seth A. Jump, 20, of 1127 Olympic Drive, was charged with aggravated menacing for an incident that occurred at his residence.

April 23, 6:07 p.m. — Robert E. Thompson, 37, of 234 W. Main St., Apt. 12, was cited for public indecency while in the 300 block of South Wayne Street.

April 24, 10:03 a.m. — Milo B. Holt Jr., 22, of 402 S. Wayne St., was arrested on an outstanding warrant while in the 400 block of South Wayne Street.

April 23, 8:16 a.m. — Kyle R. Leatherman, 21, of 314 N. Tyler St., was cited for operating a vehicle while impaired (OVI) following a traffic stop in the 1100 block of South Shannon Street.

April 21, 6:36 a.m. — Daniel C.L. Vibbert, 30, of 245 N. Chestnut St., was charged with OVI, driving without a valid license, and possession of drug abuse instruments following a traffic stop in the 700 block of East Main Street.

April 19, 12:47 a.m. — Chad F. Robinson, 42, of 234 W. Main St., Apt. 5, was charged with criminal trespassing at the Van Wert Walmart store.

April 16, 11:38 a.m. — Beth Ann Wright, 52, of 407 S. Walnut St., as charged with obstructing official business and was arrested on an outstanding warrant issued in Van Wert County Common Pleas Court while near the intersection of Greenewald and Cherry streets.

POSTED: 04/26/21 at 11:13 pm. FILED UNDER: Law Enforcement

Van Wert Police

April 11, 12:35 p.m. — Caleb E. Morrow, 24, of 324 N. Washington St., was charged with domestic violence for an incident that occurred at his residence.

April 8, 11:10 a.m. — Andrew C. Carrino, 30, of 117 1/2 S. Vine St., was arrested on a warrant issued in Mercer County following a traffic stop at the intersection of Ervin Road and Walnut Street.

April 8, 1:41 a.m. — Rickey L. Shupe Jr., 40, of 514 1/2 Woodland Ave., was arrested on a warrant issued in Van Wert Municipal Court.

April 7, 1:53 p.m. — Daniel C.L. Vibbert, 30, of 131 Keplar St., was cited for domestic violence in connection with an incident at his residence.

April 3, 3:32 a.m. — Michael W. Copeland Jr., 25, of Decatur, Indiana, was cited for obstructing official business, resisting arrest, and possession of drug paraphernalia as a result of a traffic stop at the intersection of Cherry and Greenewald streets.

April 3, 8:24 a.m. — Flaviano J. Lorenzo, 21, of Huntington, Indiana, was cited for unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, operating a vehicle while impaired (OVI), obstructing official business, criminal damaging, and driving without a valid operator’s license while working at The Landing subdivision.

April 1, 9:50 p.m. — Kevin O. Davies, 31, of 223 W. Fourth St., was cited for possession of drug paraphernalia as a result of a traffic stop near the intersection of Cherry and Sycamore streets.

March 30, 6:20 p.m. — Daniel Ishiguro, 19, of 776 Race St., was charged with domestic violence and underage consumption of alcohol while at his residence.

March 29, 7:41 p.m. — Andrew L. Thomas, 39, of Ohio City, was arrested on a misdemeanor warrant issued in Van Wert Municipal Court while in the Towne Center retail development. Charges of obstructing official business and resisting arrest are currently pending.

March 27, 1:32 a.m. — Jamison B. Clouse, 18, of 10939 Lincoln Highway, was cited for OVI and underage consumption following a traffic stop near the intersection of Washington Street and Webster Avenue.

March 25, 6:44 p.m. — Christopher S. Spanos, 51, of 1133 W. Main St., Apt. 5, was cited for violation of a civil protection order while in the 500 block of Collins Avenue.

POSTED: 04/13/21 at 12:28 am. FILED UNDER: Law Enforcement

Van Wert Police

March 18, 3:47 p.m. — Michael D. Grunden, 26, of 115 S. Cherry St., was arrested at his residence on two felony warrants issued in Paulding and Defiance counties.

March 18, 12:07 a.m. — Keagan W. Missler, 18, of 414 N. Cherry St., was cited for operating a motor vehicle while impaired (OVI) and possession of marijuana paraphernalia as a result of a traffic stop near the intersection of Monroe and Center streets.

March 15, 12:02 p.m. — Dwayne S. Watts, 34, of 314 Woodland Ave., was arrested on an outstanding felony warrant while at a business at 7600 U.S. 127.

March 14, 1:05 a.m. — Michael A Speakman, 29, of 326 W. Maple Ave., and Brandon L. Coil, 31, of Convoy, were each charged with disorderly conduct as a result of an incident in the 200 block of East Main Street.

March 13, 3:42 p.m. — Christopher M. Caldwell, 32, of 836 George St., was charged with criminal trespass for an incident in the 200 block of Gay Street.

March 13, 5:58 a.m. — Victor A. Luna Salazar, 33, of Leon, GT, was cited for being in physical control of a motor vehicle while intoxicated in connection with an incident in the 500 block of South Market Street.

March 13, 3:22 p.m. — Jeffery A. Craft, 36, of 217 S. Fulton St., was arrested in connection with a warrant issued in Van Wert Municipal Court.

POSTED: 03/22/21 at 11:57 pm. FILED UNDER: Law Enforcement

Van Wert Police

March 6, 5:17 a.m. — Dominic D. Ragland, 34, of 519 Collins Ave., was cited for operating a vehicle while impaired (OVI) following a traffic stop at the intersection of Marsh Road and Town Center Boulevard.

March 5, 9:37 p.m. — Teddy Couch, 44, of 608 N. Race St., was charged with endangering children for an incident that occurred in the 600 block of North Race Street.

March 5, 2:01 a.m. — Bobby L. Panning Jr., 24, of 3445 Hoaglin Road, was cited for possession of marijuana while at the Van Wert Police Department.

March 3, 8:39 p.m. — Kayla E. Carrier, 26, of 816 W. Main St., Apt. 9, was charged with domestic violence as a result of an incident that occurred at her residence.

February 28, 11:14 p.m. — Charles E. Peterman, 29, of 1155-L Bell Ave., was charged with domestic violence by threat related to an incident that occurred at his residence.

February 25, noon — Stephen V. Barnhart, 26, of 515 N. Washington St., was cited for OVI and possession of marijuana following a traffic stop in the 100 block of South Washington Street.

February 27, 3:09 a.m. — Mary Uhlman, 56, of Kennebunk, Maine, was charged with receiving stolen property for having a stolen vehicle in her possession while at the Holiday Inn Express & Suites in Van Wert.

February 27, 2:31 a.m. — Tori L. Beebe, 24, of 738 S. Tyler St., was cited for domestic violence for an incident that occurred at her residence.

POSTED: 03/09/21 at 1:02 am. FILED UNDER: Law Enforcement

Van Wert Police

February 20, 8:17 p.m. — Joseph R. Bill, 40, of 509 Elliot St., was cited for failure to comply as a result of an incident in the 600 block of North Jefferson Street.

February 19, 3:15 p.m. — Michael R. Scrabrough, 60, of 490 Shaffer St., was cited for operating a vehicle while impaired (OVI) following a traffic stop in the 400 block of South Shannon Street.

February 17, 10:08 p.m. — Ashley N. McCarthy, 37, of 875 N. Washington, Room 9, was arrested on a felony warrant issued in Van Wert County Common Pleas Court, while Destiney A. Ramos, 24, of 102 Blaine St., was arrested on a misdemeanor warrant issued in Van Wert Municipal Court while at McCarthy’s residence.

February 14, 8:12 p.m. — Brittney D. Wilson, 25, of Convoy, was charged with theft for an incident that occurred at the local Walmart store.

February 14, 9:04 p.m. — Amanda D. Hill, 28, of 239 N. Jefferson St., Apt. 4, was charged with domestic violence in connection with an incident that occurred at her residence.

February 14, 2:01 a.m. — James P. Miles, 33 of 635 N. Franklin St., Apt. 9, was charged with domestic violence for an incident that occurred at his residence.

February 11, 10:49 p.m. — Eric S. Puthoff, 20, of 1145-B Bell Ave. was charged with criminal damaging as a result of an incident at Burger King, 1101 S. Shannon St.

February 3-10, various times — A number of local businesses in the southern portion of Van Wert reported attempts to pass bad check at their businesses. Police are investigating the incidents.

POSTED: 02/22/21 at 11:56 pm. FILED UNDER: Law Enforcement

Delphos Police

February 6, no time listed — Ryan Bendele, no age listed, of Ottoville, was cited for operating a vehicle while impaired (OVI) while in the city of Delphos. He will appear in Van Wert Municipal Court on the charge.

January 30, no time listed — Beverly Rahrig, 42, of Spencerville, was cited into court on a charge of suspicion of being in possession of suspected methamphetame, a Schedule 1 or 2 drug, following a traffic stop.

January 29, no time listed — David J. Clark, 45, of Lima, was found to have a warrant issued in Hardin County, was driving on a suspended driver’s license, and was in possession of what was suspected to be crystal methamphetamine. Clark was issued a citation and released, but could be facing further charges pending the outcome of testing on the suspected meth.

POSTED: 02/12/21 at 11:02 pm. FILED UNDER: Law Enforcement

Van Wert Police

February 6, 3:24 p.m. — Sonny Boy Raines III, 30, of 118 S. Chestnut St., was charged with menacing in connection with an incident that occured in the 100 block of South Chestnut Street.

February 5, 12:57 a.m. — Chad W. Diltz, 44, and James A.L. Vibbert, 23, both of 245 N. Chestnut St., were cited for drug-related offenses while at the residence. Diltz, who was suspected of overdosing, was charged with possession of drug abuse instruments, while Vibbert was cited for possession of marijuana paraphernalia. Other charges are pending.

POSTED: 02/08/21 at 11:20 pm. FILED UNDER: Law Enforcement