Marion, OhioLocal Weather Alerts
There are currently no active weather alerts.

Marion woman arrested for alleged homicide

The Marion Police Department said they have arrested a woman and charged her with murder after the discovery of a victim on Wednesday evening. At 7:03pm on June 7, 2017, the Marion Combined Dispatch Center received a 911 call from 303 Uncapher Avenue. The caller reported that they discovered a family member who was covered […]

Marion Police Department honors officers for work in 2016

The Marion Police Department presented its officers with awards at a ceremony following the annual Marion County Law Enforcement Memorial Service for achievements accomplished in 2016. “The awards given out today are our way of saying thank you to the men and women of the Marion Police Department and to say how proud we are […]

Columbus teen drown at Quarry Park

The Marion Police Department reports that a 15-year-old from Columbus drowned on Saturday, May 20, 2017 at Quarry Park. At 3:11pm, a 9-1-1 call was received about a juvenile male drowning in Quarry Park. Police said that a group of juveniles had been jumping off the cliffs when one of the juveniles began to experience […]

McKenzie wanted by Marion Police

The Marion Police Department is looking for Paul McKenzie and is seeking tips as to his whereabouts. There is currently a warrant for his arrest through the Adult Parole Authority. Paul McKenzie is a white male, 35 years old, 6’2, 180 lbs, with green eyes. If you see McKenzie, you are urged to call the […]

Ohio lawmakers, FOP propose stronger “move over” law

A bipartisan pair of lawmakers are proposing harsher penalties for drivers who fail to move over for an emergency vehicle if his or her actions result in injury or death after two Northeast Ohio officers were killed while working on the side of the highway. Ohio’s “move over law” requires drivers to move for stopped […]

Marion man arrested for drive-by shooting on a minibike

The Marion Police Department said they arrested a man for allegedly firing a gun into a home while riding past it on a minibike. On Wednesday, May 3, 2017, at about 5:00pm, officers of the Marion Police Department responded to the 700-block of West Center Street for the report of a shooting. It was found […]

Bank robbery suspect arrested

The Marion Police Department said that they have arrested a suspect in the Wednesday robbery of the Huntington Bank location in downtown Marion. On March 29, 2017 at about 4:00pm, officers from the Marion Police Department responded to Huntington Bank for the report of a robbery that had just occurred. Investigators said the suspect provided […]

Suspect sought following armed robbery at Rite Aid

On February 6, 2017 at 2:19 p.m., officers from the Marion Police Department responded to a report of an armed robbery at Rite Aid, 1081 Mt. Vernon Avenue in Marion. Investigators said that a white male, described as 6’ to 6’3 and medium to thin build, wearing a black zip up style hoodie and blue […]

Traffic stop leads to felony arrests

On February 2, 2017 at 2:46am, Officer Dylan Reese of the Marion Police Department conducted a traffic stop of a vehicle that had no visible registration on it. During his investigation, Officer Reese said that it was determined that the vehicle he stopped had just been stolen from a breaking and entering of One Stop Auto […]

Marion Police Department names Shade 2016 Officer of the Year

The Marion Police Department recognizes Officer Mike Shade as the 2016 Officer of the Year. Officer Shade was nominated by his shift supervisors and voted as the Officer of the Year by members of the department. Officer Shade graduated from Bowling Green State University in 1991 in Business Administration. From 1991 to 1996, he was […]