Police seek suspects in pharmacy robbery

The Marion Police Department is seeking the public’s help in identifying two suspects in the robbery of a CVS pharmacy that took place Tuesday evening. On November 28, 2017 at 7:33pm, Marion police officers responded to the CVS store on Delaware Avenue regarding a reported armed robbery in the pharmacy. Witnesses stated that two male […]

Suspect in bank robbery turns himself in to police

The Marion Police Department says that a man wanted in connection to a robbery of a bank over the weekend turned himself in to authorities. On November 18, 2017 at 11:23am, Marion police responded to the PNC Bank on Mt. Vernon Avenue in the Marion Plaza regarding a reported armed robbery. Upon arrival, officers said […]

Two arrested following Marion shooting

Two people have been arrested in connection to a shooting that occurred in Marion on Monday, November 6, 2017. At about 3:45pm Monday afternoon, officers from the Marion Police Department responded to the 100-block of Bermuda Drive for the report of someone shooting at a person. It was initially thought that the person had been […]

Marion police say man stabbed, killed brother

The Marion Police Department said that a local man stabbed his brother in the neck over the weekend following some sort of dispute. On October 28, 2017 at approximately 9:14pm, the Marion County Combined Dispatch received a call of a male who was bleeding profusely from his neck in the 200-block of North State Street. […]

Gun found in student’s bag, police say parent takes responsibility

The Marion Police Department is investigating after a handgun was found in a student’s backpack at Benjamin Harrison Elementary Wednesday afternoon. At the end of this school day, staff at Benjamin Harrison Elementary on Brightwood Drive were advised of the possible presence of a weapon inside a student’s backpack. According to police, staff members took […]

Required safety drill at Grant and Harding included police sweep, no drugs found

Grant Middle School and Harding High School conducted lockdown safety drills this morning, complying with state requirements. The district also invited local law enforcement to sweep the school with canine units in a search for drugs and contraband while on lockdown. No drugs were found in either school during the searches. State law requires schools […]

Marion man indicted for August bank robbery

The Marion Police Department says that a Marion man was recently indicted for his alleged involvement in a bank robbery in August. The Union Bank Co., 220 Richland Road, was robbed on August 17, 2017. Following the robbery, the Marion Police Department said they received several tips and followed many leads. Through this investigation, 40-year-old […]

Marion bank robbed, suspect sought

The Marion Combined Dispatch Center received a report of a bank robbery at the Union Bank on Richland Road at noon on Thursday, August 17, 2017. Witnesses said the suspect fled the bank with an undisclosed amount of money and left a package behind which he claimed contained an explosive device. The suspect is described […]

Marion man sentenced to 18 years for two bank robberies

A Marion man was sentenced to more than 18 years in prison for robbing two banks in Marion last summer. A jury convicted Ronald R. Myles, Jr., 35, earlier this year of robbing two Commercial Savings Bank branches in June 2016. U.S. District Judge Jack Zouhary sentenced Myles to 222 months in prison. Myles wore […]

Police investigating suspected weekend murder/suicide

The Marion Police Department said their preliminary investigation into the discovery of two bodies over the weekend has led to a determination that this tragic situation appears to be a murder/suicide. On Saturday, June 24, 2017 at around 6:00pm, officers from the Marion Police Department responded to a house in the 300 block of Brentwood […]