Agents warn against offering alcohol to underage party guests

Graduation season is here, and for many parents and graduates, this may also mean graduation parties. Agents with the Ohio Investigative Unit know many parents will refrain from allowing underage party guests from consuming alcohol. However, there are some parents and graduates that will participate in the illegal and dangerous behavior, such as providing alcohol […]

Police say teen injured during home invasion

Marion Police Department

The Marion Police Department said that a teen was injured on Tuesday afternoon when two suspects forced their way into his home on Swiss Drive. On 4-28-15 at about 12:30am, officers responded to that home in the 500 block of Swiss Drive for a reported home invasion. Officers said they found the 16-year-old resident and […]

Police arrest teen for allegedly starting fire that injured firefighter

Marion Police Department

The Marion Police Department said they have arrested a teenager for starting a fire this week. On April 23, 2015, the Ohio State Fire Marshall’s Office with the assistance of Marion Police Department and the Marion City Fire Department began the investigation into the fire which occurred in the 140 block of North Vine Street. […]

Environmental Law Enforcement Training Workshop available in Marion

Keep Ohio Beautiful announces it’s partnering with Keep Marion County Beautiful and DKMM Solid Waste District to host a FREE Environmental Law Enforcement Workshop on Friday, May 1, 2015.  The event will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the The Ohio State University at Marion, Guthery Room in Maynard Hall at 1461 […]

Two arrested for drug charges in Marion


On April 20, 2015 around 5:30 p.m., MARMET detectives, with the assistance of deputies from the Marion County Sheriff’s Office and officers from the Marion Police Department, executed a search warrant in the 1900 block of Marion-Mt. Gilead Road. Officials said the search warrant led to the discovery of drugs and cash as well as […]

Free documentary showing and discussion to highlight issues surround drug addiction

The House I Live In

The Crawford-Marion ADAMH Board in partnership with Marion Correctional Institution, Marion County Family Court, Marion County Court of Common Pleas and Marion Municipal Court are presenting The House I Live In documentary at the Marion Palace Theatre on Tuesday, April 21, 2015 at 5:30 pm. The program is free and open to the public but […]

Parents and students urged to be safe and smart this prom season

Prom season in Ohio is upon us and agents with the Ohio Department of Public Safety’s Ohio Investigative Unit want parents and students to understand Ohio’s alcohol laws. Agents hope parents and students make the decision not to participate in illegal and dangerous behavior, such as providing alcohol to minors and consuming underage. “While we […]

MARMET arrests two, seizes over $12,000 in heroin


On Thursday, April 9, 2015, in an operation they called “We Work at Night,” members of the MARMET / METRICH Drug Task Force, Marion Police Department, and the Marion County Sheriff’s Office executed a search warrant in the 200 block of Libby Lane. At that location, detectives said they recovered $880 in cash along with […]

Police arrest man soon after naming him the week’s most wanted


Less than 24 hours after being named as Marion’s Most Wanted by the Marion Police Department, officers arrested that man after responding to a report of a burglary in progress very early Wednesday. Richard Rollison was named this week’s Marion’s Most Wanted and was wanted for a felony warrant for Violation of a Court Order […]

Marion Police seeking Kilgore for probation violation


The Marion Police Department is seeking Winston Kilgore for a probation violation and as a possible suspect in recent crimes. Kilgore is described as a 23-year-old white male with blonde hair and hazel eyes. He stands 6 feet tall and weighs 170 pounds. His last known address was 551 South Main Street, apartment B. Winston […]