Robbery turns into standoff with Sheriff’s Office

Davidson Messer, Kyle Love and Tyler Holt

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 […]

MARMET raids “drug house,” three arrested

On Friday, July 17, 2015 at approximately 11:00 AM, MARMET Drug Task Force said they raided a “drug trafficking house” at 470 Oak Street in Marion. MARMET was assisted by the Marion County Sheriff’s Department and the Marion Police Department. Two adult males and one 16 year old female were arrested from the residence for […]

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 […]

Marion police investigating theft of large coin collection

The Marion Police Department and Marion County Sheriff’s Office are investigating a burglary where a large amount of silver coins, gold coins, and silver bars where stolen. The theft occurred between June 22 and June 30, 2015. Last week officers from the Marion City Police Department, Marion County Sheriff’s Office, and MARMET Drug Task Force […]

4 Marion residents indicted in multi-county theft, drug ring


The Marion County Sheriff’s Office, MARMET Drug Task Force, Ohio Organized Crime Commission, Delaware County Sheriff’s Office, Delaware City Police Department, Delaware County Prosecutor’s Office, Columbus Police Department, Marysville Police Department, and Marion Police Department recently completed a seven month investigation into a Narcotics trafficking and a retail theft ring. Investigation revealed that several Marion […]

Police seize over 1 kilo of Blue Drop Heroin, arrest alleged supplier

Marion Police Department

The Marion Police Department announced Wednesday that, with the help of multiple law enforcement agencies, they had arrested the alleged supplier of a deadly heroin brand that has claimed 5 lives and over 50 overdoes in recent weeks. On June 10, 2015 at approximately 7:30 AM, nearly 60 law enforcement officers from local, state and […]

Police: Two Marion homes hit by gunfire and firebombs

Marion Police Department

The Marion Police Department said they are investigating two incidents where guns were fired at Marion homes early Sunday morning. Firebombs were also thrown at the two homes. On May 31, 2015 at 6:12am, officers from the Marion Police Department responded to 412 East Farming Street for a report that an unknown subject or subjects […]

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 […]