Police Investigating Rash of Fraudulent Checks

Marion Police Department

The Marion Police Department is investigating numerous counterfeit checks being passed in Marion and the surrounding communities. Officials say the checks have been passed since June 2014 with the most recent on October 7. Police said the account numbers on the checks are not the ones for the issuing businesses. The numbers on the bottom […]

Ohioans Dispose of More than 10 Tons of Pills During National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Wednesday thanked Ohio residents for properly disposing of 10.5 tons (21,197 pounds) of prescription drugs during the last Saturday’s drug take-back day. The Marion County drop off collected about 130 pounds of medication. The DEA’s National Prescription Drug Take-Back Initiative provides a safe, […]

Marion Man Arrested for Attempted Murder

Marion Police Department

On Sunday, September 28, 2014 at about 5:49am, the Marion Police Department received a call reporting a shooting at 611 South Prospect Street. Officers found that a male had been shot multiple times. The victim was transported to Marion General Hospital and then flown to Columbus by helicopter. Police said that he was listed in […]

Marion Man Wanted on Rape and Kidnapping Charges


UPDATE: Hudson has been arrested. The Marion Police Department is currently seeking Larry Hudson on two active felony warrants issued Wednesday for Rape and Kidnapping, both felonies of the first degree. The warrants are the result on an incident that occurred on September 17, 2014 near the 160 block of North Vine Street in Marion. […]

King Wanted for Assault


The Marion Police Department is seeking 24 year-old Taylor Marie King on an arrest warrant for assault. She is also wanted for Possession of Drugs on a nationwide warrant issued from Washington County, Ohio. King is 5’ 7” tall, 150 lbs, with brown hair and brown eyes. If you see King or know her location, […]

Marion Police: Three Hour Standoff Ends Peacefully

On August 28, 2014 at approximately 1:29 p.m., Marion City fire fighters and officers from the Marion Police Department responded to 353 West Church Street in response to a call asking them to check the welfare of the resident there. An anonymous caller advised that they thought Ian Miller was overdosing on drugs inside that […]

MARMET Makes “Major” Drug Seizure

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The MARMET Drug Task Force said they made a “major” drug seizure on Wednesday, August 27, 2014 when detectives made a traffic stop on State Route 4, just south of Barks Road. During the stop at about 11:30 a.m., a passenger in the vehicle, Anthony T. Washington was arrested on multiple charges. Washington, 19 from […]

Police: Shots Fired into Two Marion Apartments

Marion Police Department

The Marion Police Department is investigating an incident where several shots were fired at two apartments on Sunday evening. At 10:46 p.m. on August 17, 2014, City dispatchers received the call reporting shots being fired into a residence at 967 Paula Drive. Officers responded to the area and said they discovered several rounds had been […]

Marion Police Department Says Goodbye to 25-Year Veteran

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The Marion Police Department said that Friday, August 1, 2014 was Officer Tim Rowe’s last day with their organization, capping off a 25-year career. Originally hired as a police officers on July 2, 1989, he served in many different capacities at the police department during his career. Rowe was a Field Training Officer from 1992 […]

Police: Heroin Recovered from Henry Street Search Warrant


On July 22, 2014, shortly after 4:00pm, detectives from the MARMET Drug Task Force executed a search warrant in relation to an ongoing drug trafficking investigation. The search warrant was executed at 870 Henry Street in Marion with the help of officers from the Marion Police Department, deputies from the Marion County Sheriff’s Office, and […]