Marion police respond to reports of shots fired, arrest two teens

On February 18, 2018 at 5:28pm, the Marion Police Department received multiple 911 calls reporting that gun shots had been fired in the 200 block of Superior Street. Witnesses reported that two black males with dreadlocks shot in the direction of another group of people whom they had some type of verbal altercation with moments […]

Marion man charged in connection with overdose death

A Marion man has been charged for his alleged involvement with the overdose of another man over two years ago. On January 3, 2016, the Marion Police Department and the Marion City Fire Department were called to a home in the 200 block of Kenmore Avenue. Officers said they located an unresponsive 35-year-old male. Police said […]

Two arrested by MARMET while out on bond for previous charges

The MARMET / METRICH Drug Task Force arrested two men on Monday following a search warrant. At the time of their arrest, both men were out of jail on bond for previous felony charges. On January 8, 2018 at just after 7:00am, MARMET, with the assistance of the Marion Police Department’s Special Response Team (SRT) […]

Marion police warn of jury duty scam

The Marion Police Department has received reports from local citizens who have been contacted by phone by an individual claiming to be affiliated with Marion Municipal Court. The scammer claims to be with the court, even mentioning Judge Ballinger by name, and falsely states that the person being called has failed to appear for jury […]

Another Marion pharmacy robbed at gunpoint

The Marion Police Department are investigating a robbery of a local pharmacy that took place Tuesday. On December 12, 2017 at 1:37pm, the Marion Police Department received a report of an armed robbery at Marion Prescription located at 544 East Center Street. The suspects had fled the scene prior to officers’ arrival. Investigators said the […]

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 […]