Pennsylvania fugitives arrested in Marion

On September 22, 2016, the Marion Police Department was alerted by authorities from Pennsylvania that two wanted fugitives might be in the area. Both fugitives were wanted on theft warrants and are suspects in a stranger kidnapping in Westmoreland County, PA. Marion police, with the assistance of the Marion County Sheriff’s Office, MARMET Drug Task […]

Deputies arrest one burglary suspect, searching for second suspect

The Marion County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a burglary that occurred in the 9000 block of Harding Highway West early Thursday morning. The Sheriff’s Office, with the assistance of both Hardin and Wyandot County Sheriff’s Offices, said they located the suspects just north of Marion County inside Wyandot County. When they stopped the suspects’ vehicle, […]

Morral man arrested for manufacturing meth

The MARMET-METRICH Drug Task Force with the assistance of the Marion County Sheriff’s Office and Marion Police Department executed a search warrant on September 9, 2016 at 9:55am at 104 West Street in Morral. The search warrant was a result of a three month drug investigation conducted by The MARMET-METRICH Drug Task Force. 41-year-old Larry […]

Man sentenced to seven years for firing shotgun at Marion sheriff’s deputies

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced that a man has been sentenced to serve time in prison for firing a shotgun at law enforcement in Marion County earlier this year. Marion County Common Pleas Judge Jim Slagle sentenced Timothy Weiser, 44, of Marion County to seven years in prison. Weiser pleaded guilty to two counts […]

Two arrested, large amount of drugs seized in Marion bust

On 08/11/2016 The MARMET-METRICH Drug Task Force with the assistance of additional officers of The Marion County Sheriff’s Office and Marion City Police Department executed a search warrant at 860 Kibby Drive, Apt. C, in Marion Township. The search warrant was a result of a drug investigation conducted by The MARMET-METRICH Drug Task Force. Arrested […]

Marion police charge parents after toddler overdosed twice on painkillers

The Marion Police Department said Wednesday that they arrested the parents of a toddler after that child overdoes twice on painkillers. On July 24, 2016, officers and detectives responded to Marion General Hospital to investigate a report of an overdose of an 18-month-old female child. Investigators report that it appears the child had overdosed on […]

Arrest made in Big Island armed robbery

The Marion County Sheriff’s Office reports they have made an arrest in the robbery that occurred at Al’s Country Market, 3249 Harding Highway West in Big Island on Friday afternoon. On July 22, 35-year-old Matthew Thomas, of 545 Cherry Street in Marion, was arrested on charges of aggravated robbery and remains incarcerated at the Multi-County […]

One arrested following struggle over gun

The Marion Police Department said that one man was arrested following a struggle over a gun Monday evening. The gun went off during the struggle. On July 4, 2016 at approximately 10:12 pm, officers of the Marion Police Department were flagged down about a possible shooting in the area of Park Street and Wallace Street […]

Ohio Auditor release SNAP fraud report

An audit of Ohio’s $2.5 billion Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program has found system weaknesses which allow for benefits of the dead to be claimed, accounts to build excessive balances, questionable out-of-state transactions and other instances of potential fraud. The audit of SNAP, commonly known as the food stamp program, found areas of vulnerability for fraud, […]

Marion woman charged in death of six month old child

The Marion County Sheriff’s Office says that a six month old died on Sunday after allegedly being assaulted by his mother on Friday. On June 17, 2016 at 2:34pm, the Marion County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call requesting a medical squad at 1571 Southland Parkway in Marion. The caller reported that the subject was […]