Ohio Investigative Unit Warns Vendors to Obey Liquor Laws

The Ohio Department of Public Safety’s Ohio Investigative Unit (OIU) and the Ohio Department of Commerce’s Division of Liquor Control (DLC) have teamed up to remind liquor permit holders to help keep this holiday season safe. “Ohio retail businesses that sell alcohol must be extra vigilant during this holiday season and practice safe and responsible […]

Police Arrest Two Men Accused of Stealing Storm Sewer Grates

Marion Police Department

The Marion Police Department said Wednesday that they had arrested two men accused of stealing numerous storm catch basin grates around the City of Marion. The investigation began on November 6, 2014 after police discovered the thefts. 10 or more grates had been stolen in the last week with an estimated loss to the City […]

Thomas Wanted in Connection with Mary Street Shooting


The Marion Police Department said Tuesday that a warrant has been issued for Walter D. Thomas in connection to the Sunday shooting at 389 Mary Street. The warrant is for felonious assault. 33-year-old Thomas is a black male, 6’1 and 210lbs. He has black hair (last known to be in dreadlocks) and brown eyes. If […]

Police Investigating Shooting on Mary Street

Marion Police Department

The Marion Police Department is investigating a shooting on Mary Street that sent one person to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. On Sunday, November 9, 2014 at about 2:57am, police received a call of shots fired at 389 Mary Street. Responding officers said they located one male victim with a gunshot wound. The 24-year-old […]

Marion Man Arrested for Breaking into Home

Marion County Sheriff

The Marion County Sheriff’s Office said they arrested a man on Tuesday for breaking into a residence in the same area as the suspect’s own home. On November 4, 2014 at 11:47am, the Sheriff’s Office received a report of a suspect who had been seen crawling into a window of a residence in the 1000 […]

Marion Police Arrest Kentucky Man for Rape

Marion Police Department

The Marion Police Department has arrested a man from Kentucky for the alleged rape of a Marion women over the weekend. On Saturday, November 1, 2014, an adult female reported to police that she had been raped in her home at knife point by an unknown black male in the Northeast section of Marion around […]

Patrol Reminds Halloween Celebrators: Buzzed Driving is Drunk Driving

Ohio State Highway Patrol

The Ohio State Highway Patrol says that no Halloween costume or decoration is as scary as the consequences of drunk driving. They remind Ohioans this Halloween that Buzzed Driving is Drunk Driving, and say they will be cracking down on impaired drivers to keep roadways safe for travel. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety […]

Police Investigating Robbery at Marion Laundry

Marion Police Department

On Thursday, October 23, 2014 at approximately 10:30 pm, the Marion Police Department received a report of a robbery at Colonial Coin Laundry, 610 Bellefontaine Avenue. Police said the suspect walked into the store, advised that he had a gun, and told the clerk to fill a bag that the suspect had brought with him. […]

Turning Point, MTC Offering Public Viewing of “Private Violence”

Private Violence

In observance of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, there will be a free, public screening of the HBO documentary, “Private Violence”. This event is co-sponsored by Marion Technical College and Turning Point, the local domestic violence program.  The screening will take place on Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. at the Health Technologies Building on […]

Sheriff’s Office Hoping to Identify Theft Suspect


The Marion County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help in identifying a man that is suspecting in being involved in a rash of thefts from vehicles in the Pleasant Township area. Click on the image for a larger view. You can also view the security camera footage below. If you have any information, you […]