Marion bank robbed, suspect sought

The Marion Combined Dispatch Center received a report of a bank robbery at the Union Bank on Richland Road at noon on Thursday, August 17, 2017. Witnesses said the suspect fled the bank with an undisclosed amount of money and left a package behind which he claimed contained an explosive device. The suspect is described […]

Marion man sentenced to 18 years for two bank robberies

A Marion man was sentenced to more than 18 years in prison for robbing two banks in Marion last summer. A jury convicted Ronald R. Myles, Jr., 35, earlier this year of robbing two Commercial Savings Bank branches in June 2016. U.S. District Judge Jack Zouhary sentenced Myles to 222 months in prison. Myles wore […]

Police investigating suspected weekend murder/suicide

The Marion Police Department said their preliminary investigation into the discovery of two bodies over the weekend has led to a determination that this tragic situation appears to be a murder/suicide. On Saturday, June 24, 2017 at around 6:00pm, officers from the Marion Police Department responded to a house in the 300 block of Brentwood […]

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 […]