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 […]

Police seeking public’s help following home invasion in southwest Marion

Marion Police Department

The Marion Police Department is searching for two suspects who committed a home invasion Thursday evening. They are hoping for the public’s help in that search. Several officers from the Marion Police Department responded at 8:41PM on March 19, 2015 to 603 Olney Avenue, a home on the southwest side of town, for a reported […]

Sabin sought by police for felony warrant

Tony E. Sabin, Jr

The Marion Police Department is seeking Tony E. Sabin, Jr. as part of their Marion’s Most Wanted program. Sabin is a 21-year-old white male with brown hair and brown eyes. He stands 5-feet 10-inches tall and weighs 150 lbs. His last known address was 316 Olney Ave and might be staying in the Ashland, Ohio […]

Police: officer fired shot after suspect drew weapon

Darren Daniels

The Marion Police Department said Monday that one of its detectives fired his weapon at a fleeing suspect after the man drew a gun and pointed it at pursuing officers. On March 16, 2015 shortly after 2:00pm, detectives from the MARMET Drug Task Force stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation as part of an […]

Marion Police locate missing juvenile

Marion Police Department

The Marion Police Department said Tuesday that they had located a local juvenile who had missing for about a month. The department had issued a request on March 3, 2015 for help in locating Samuel Blake Music. Music had been listed as missing since February 10, 2015, but was not thought to be in danger. […]

Marion City Schools’ bus involved in minor crash

Marion Police Department

The Marion Police Department said a school bus from the Marion City Schools was involved in a minor crash Tuesday morning with one student transported to the hospital. At approximately 7:45am on March 3, 2015, police responded to a reported crash involving the school bus on North Greenwood Street just south of East Fairground Street. […]

McCullough leaves Marion Police Department following 20-year career


Sunday, March 1, 2015 was the last day at the Marion Police Department for veteran officer J.T. McCullough. His career spanned 20 years with all but a couple years spent in Marion. McCullough graduated from Kenton High School in 1991, then the Lima Police Academy in 1994 with his OPOTA certification and Associate’s Degree in […]

Findlay man arrested for Marion robbery

Marion Police Department

The Marion Police Department said they arrested a man from Findlay on Thursday after he allegedly robbed a convenience store. On February 19, 2015 at approximately 1:00pm, the Marion Police Department received a call of a robbery that had just taken place at Walgreens on Delaware Avenue. The suspect allegedly gave the clerk a note […]

Police arrest man for robbing Marion drive thru

Marion Police Department

The Marion Police Department said that a man was arrested for robbing a local drive thru Wednesday evening. Officers responded on January 28, 2015 at about 9:00pm to a report of a robbery that had just occurred at the Dew Drop Thru, 575 North Main Street. Officers said they discovered that the suspect, armed with […]

Police: “Operation Wake Up Call” nets three arrests, drugs and cash

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Local law enforcement officials said Friday that they had completed “Operation Wake Up Call” which resulted in the arrest of three individuals. The two search warrants were executed on January 16, 2015 by members of the MARMET / METRICH Drug Task Force, Marion Police Department, Marion City SRT, and Marion County Sheriff’s Office. The operation […]