Arrests made in connection to string of business robberies

The Marion County Sheriff’s Office said they made several arrests after responding to a burglary alarm early Thursday morning. Both the Sheriff’s Office and Marion Police Department have been experiencing an increased amount of burglaries to businesses so both agencies had detectives out working in a collaborated effort to solve these crimes. On Thursday, July […]

Police: Local drive-thru robbed at gunpoint

The Marion Police Department says that a local drive-thru was robbed at gunpoint late Tuesday evening. An employee fired a shot at the suspect who is still at large. At 11:00pm on Tuesday, July 21, 2015, police received a report of an armed robbery at Woody’s Drive-Thru, 566 Delaware Avenue. Officers arrived in the area […]

OIU agents urge summer concert attendees to be responsible

Once again this summer, top names in the music industry will be playing to sold out crowds at some of Ohio’s best and biggest concert venues, and multi-day music festivals. If you’re heading to one or more of these events, agents with the Ohio Department of Public Safety’s Ohio Investigative Unit want all concert-goers to […]

Police searching for two men on outstanding warrant, connection to coin theft

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Marion Police Department has issued a “Warrant of the Week” as they search for two men in connection with the recent theft of a large coin collection. Jordan Christopher Emmons is a 23 year-old male. He is 6’ tall weighing 275 lbs with brown hair and brown eyes. Emmons has a felony warrant for his […]

Patrol arrested 690 for OVI statewide over July Fourth weekend

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The Ohio State Highway Patrol said they made 690 arrests for impaired driving and 391 for drug-related charges over the 2015 Fourth of July holiday period, which began Thursday, July 2 and ended Sunday, July 5. Seven people lost their lives in a total of six traffic crashes during the four-day reporting period. The Patrol […]

Marion police investigating theft of large coin collection

The Marion Police Department and Marion County Sheriff’s Office are investigating a burglary where a large amount of silver coins, gold coins, and silver bars where stolen. The theft occurred between June 22 and June 30, 2015. Last week officers from the Marion City Police Department, Marion County Sheriff’s Office, and MARMET Drug Task Force […]

4 Marion residents indicted in multi-county theft, drug ring

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The Marion County Sheriff’s Office, MARMET Drug Task Force, Ohio Organized Crime Commission, Delaware County Sheriff’s Office, Delaware City Police Department, Delaware County Prosecutor’s Office, Columbus Police Department, Marysville Police Department, and Marion Police Department recently completed a seven month investigation into a Narcotics trafficking and a retail theft ring. Investigation revealed that several Marion […]

Police seize over 1 kilo of Blue Drop Heroin, arrest alleged supplier

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The Marion Police Department announced Wednesday that, with the help of multiple law enforcement agencies, they had arrested the alleged supplier of a deadly heroin brand that has claimed 5 lives and over 50 overdoes in recent weeks. On June 10, 2015 at approximately 7:30 AM, nearly 60 law enforcement officers from local, state and […]

Deputies recover stolen vehicle, arrest three suspects

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The Marion County Sheriff’s Office said deputies made more arrests and recovered a third stolen vehicle Tuesday evening. They had previously recovered two stolen vehicles and arrested four teens earlier that morning. On June 9, 2015 at around 7:40pm, deputies said they received a tip from the public on the whereabouts of one of the […]

Four arrested for rash of stolen vehicles in Marion County

Marion County Sheriff

The Marion County Sheriff’s Office said they have arrested four individuals suspected of being involved in a rash of stolen vehicles, all of which were left unlocked with the keys inside. Early in the morning of Monday, June 8, two vehicles were reported stolen from the western area of Marion County. At approximately 3:46am, deputies […]