Police seeking tips about Marion gas station robbery

On Saturday, September 19, 2015 at 8:30 p.m., officers of the Marion Police Department responded to 885 East Center Street for a report of a robbery in progress. Upon arrival, officers said found that the gas station had been robbed by a male subject for an undisclosed amount of money. The clerk and witnesses were […]

Officials announce arrests in multi-county theft ring

Marion County Sheriff Tim Bailey announced Thursday that, for a second time this year, multiple law enforcement agencies had worked together to bring down a multi-county theft ring. The agencies involved included the Marion County Sheriff’s Office, Marion Police Department, MARMET-METRICH Drug Task Force, Columbus Police Department, Delaware County Prosecutor’s Office and Ohio Organized Crime […]

Over a dozens arrests made as part of “Operation Summer Clearance”

On September 9, 2015 over 20 law enforcement officers from Marion Municipal Probation, Marion County Adult Probation, the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation and Identification (BCI&I), the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) joined MARMET detectives is serving three search warrants and eight arrest warrants in Marion County. “This operation […]

Marion Police seek suspect in burglary

The Marion Police Department said they are seeking Richard Lewis Stansberry Jr. as part of their “Warrant of the Week” program. Stansberry is a 51 year-old white male. He is 5’9” tall weighing 150 lbs with brown hair and blue eyes. He is known to travel around Marion on a mountain bike. Stansberry has a felony […]

Patrol to operate OVI checkpoint on County Road 330 in Crawford County

The Ohio State Highway Patrol in conjunction with the Crawford County Sheriff’s Department announced today that an OVI checkpoint will be held from 8 P.M. to 1 A.M. Friday night on County Road 330 west of U.S. 30 and east of Stetzer Road, in Crawford County. The OVI checkpoint funded by federal grant funds is […]

Robbery turns into standoff with Sheriff’s Office

On Saturday, August 8, 2015 at approximately 3:30am, the Marion County Sheriff’s Office investigated a robbery and assault that took place in the area of Campbell Road at Marion-Green Camp Road. Officials said the victim had non-life threatening injuries and was transported to the hospital. The suspects were tracked to a residence in the 900 […]

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

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 […]