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 […]

Police arrest teen for allegedly starting fire that injured firefighter

Marion Police Department

The Marion Police Department said they have arrested a teenager for starting a fire this week. On April 23, 2015, the Ohio State Fire Marshall’s Office with the assistance of Marion Police Department and the Marion City Fire Department began the investigation into the fire which occurred in the 140 block of North Vine Street. […]

Two arrested for drug charges in Marion


On April 20, 2015 around 5:30 p.m., MARMET detectives, with the assistance of deputies from the Marion County Sheriff’s Office and officers from the Marion Police Department, executed a search warrant in the 1900 block of Marion-Mt. Gilead Road. Officials said the search warrant led to the discovery of drugs and cash as well as […]

MARMET arrests two, seizes over $12,000 in heroin


On Thursday, April 9, 2015, in an operation they called “We Work at Night,” members of the MARMET / METRICH Drug Task Force, Marion Police Department, and the Marion County Sheriff’s Office executed a search warrant in the 200 block of Libby Lane. At that location, detectives said they recovered $880 in cash along with […]

Police arrest man soon after naming him the week’s most wanted


Less than 24 hours after being named as Marion’s Most Wanted by the Marion Police Department, officers arrested that man after responding to a report of a burglary in progress very early Wednesday. Richard Rollison was named this week’s Marion’s Most Wanted and was wanted for a felony warrant for Violation of a Court Order […]

Marion Police seeking Kilgore for probation violation


The Marion Police Department is seeking Winston Kilgore for a probation violation and as a possible suspect in recent crimes. Kilgore is described as a 23-year-old white male with blonde hair and hazel eyes. He stands 6 feet tall and weighs 170 pounds. His last known address was 551 South Main Street, apartment B. Winston […]

MARMET drug raid nets “huge amount” of narcotics, five arrests


The MARMET Drug Task Force said a search warrant executed late Wednesday evening resulted in five arrests and the seizure of what they described as a “huge amount” of narcotics. On March 25, 2015 at 11:27 p.m., MARMET executed the search warrant at 262 ½ North State Street in the City of Marion with the […]