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 […]

Sheriff’s office seeks suspects following second Marion bank robbery – UPDATE

UPDATE: The Marion County Sheriff’s Office reports that Ronald Myles was taken into custody Friday evening in Dayton, Ohio. This investigation was a collaborative effort between detectives from the Marion County Sheriff’s Office, Marion Police Department, MARMET, the FBI, the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office and the Dayton Police Department. Both bank robberies will continued to […]

Law provides “Good Samaritan” protection for reporting overdose, but with conditions

A person who calls 911 to save a friend who is overdosing won’t be arrested or punished for minor drug offenses under a new Ohio law. Ohio joined 37 states and the District of Columbia with so-called 911 Good Samaritan laws on Monday when Gov. John Kasich signed House Bill 110 into law. But Ohio’s […]

OIU agents urge summer concert attendees to be responsible

Throughout Ohio, outdoor concert venues are gearing up for a busy concert season and several multi-day music festivals. If you’re heading to one or more of these events, agents with the Ohio Investigative Unit want all concert-goers to remember to drink responsibly, don’t drink if you haven’t turned 21, and do not furnish alcohol to […]

MARMET shuts down meth house on Irvin Shoots Road

On June 7, 2016, shortly after 5:00pm, the MARMET-METRICH Drug Task Force executed a search warrant at 7632 Irvin Shoots Road West located in Grand Township. The search warrant was a result of a drug investigation conducted by the MARMET-METRICH Drug Task Force. Investigators said they located items used to manufacture methamphetamine which was being […]

Marion Police arrest three for violent home invasion

The Marion Police Department reports that on May 24, 2016, a resident in the 900 block of Merkle Avenue was the victim of a home invasion. The male senior citizen was assaulted and suffered numerous injuries, including a skull fracture. There was also a theft from the home as well during this incident. On May […]

OIU agents remind parents and graduates of Ohio’s alcohol laws

In high schools all across Ohio, graduates and their families are celebrating the ending of one chapter and the beginning of another. Those celebrations often include alcohol. In an effort to make this a safe graduation season, agents with the Ohio State Highway Patrol’s Ohio Investigative Unit (OIU) remind parents and graduates to make the […]

MARMET concludes several major drug investigations

The MARMET/METRICH Drug Task Force concluded several drug-related investigations over the past week and arrested three individuals for trafficking. One of those arrests took place in Toledo. On May 15, 2016, MARMET and the Ohio State Highway Patrol concluded a several month investigation by arresting Najmuddeen Salaam of Marion. Salaam, age 46, was stopped in […]

AG sues telemarketer for misleading Ohioans about computer virus

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine has announced a lawsuit against a telemarketer accused of tricking consumers into thinking their computers were infected with a virus in order to take their money. Dozens of consumers across Ohio are believed to have been affected. According to the lawsuit, Prime Technologies LLC and operator Linda Brown Massey, of […]

Marion man arrested after detectives say drugs were found during a traffic stop

MARMET detectives arrested a Marion man after allegedly discovering he was carrying over 90 bindles of heroin. Investigators later allegedly discovered cash, a handgun, and even more drugs at the man’s apartment. Monday, April 25, 2016, at approximately 10:30am, detectives from the MARMET/METRICH Drug Task Force stopped a vehicle in the 300 block of Barks […]