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 […]

Local agencies deal with spike in heroin overdoses, make 11 arrests

In the last three days, Marion safety forces say they have responded to twelve heroin-related overdose calls. One of which resulted in the death of a 55-year-old male Monday evening. While investigating six overdoses on October 29, 2016, MARMET investigators said they were able to pinpoint the source of heroin in all of the cases. […]

Six arrested for drug trafficking in Marion

On October 27, 2016, the METRICH / MARMET Drug Task Force with the assistance of the Marion County Sheriff’s Office, Marion Police Department, and the Ohio State Highway Patrol arrested six men in Marion for drug related offenses. The arrests wrap up a three month investigation into the sales of illegals narcotics in Marion. The […]

Over 200 pounds of medications collected at 2016 Fall Drop Off

Once again, Marion County citizens lined up to drop off unused medication at the fall Medication Disposal Day. This year, sponsors added paper shredding to the event. This feature was sponsored by DKMM Solid Waste district and resulted in the collection of just under 1 ton of paper to be shredded. The Take Back Day […]

Pennsylvania fugitives arrested in Marion

On September 22, 2016, the Marion Police Department was alerted by authorities from Pennsylvania that two wanted fugitives might be in the area. Both fugitives were wanted on theft warrants and are suspects in a stranger kidnapping in Westmoreland County, PA. Marion police, with the assistance of the Marion County Sheriff’s Office, MARMET Drug Task […]

Morral man arrested for manufacturing meth

The MARMET-METRICH Drug Task Force with the assistance of the Marion County Sheriff’s Office and Marion Police Department executed a search warrant on September 9, 2016 at 9:55am at 104 West Street in Morral. The search warrant was a result of a three month drug investigation conducted by The MARMET-METRICH Drug Task Force. 41-year-old Larry […]

Marion police charge parents after toddler overdosed twice on painkillers

The Marion Police Department said Wednesday that they arrested the parents of a toddler after that child overdoes twice on painkillers. On July 24, 2016, officers and detectives responded to Marion General Hospital to investigate a report of an overdose of an 18-month-old female child. Investigators report that it appears the child had overdosed on […]