Marion man arrested, again, for drug charges

On February 4, 2016, detectives with the METRICH/MARMET Drug Task Force, assisted by the Marion Police Department, executed a search warrant 364 Olney Ave in the City of Marion as part of an investigation into the sale of illegal narcotics. Arrested in this investigation was Dusty Maag, age 34 of Marion. Maag was charged with […]

Escaped juvenile offender arrested in Marion

Authorities have arrested a Marion juvenile who walked away from a Cleveland juvenile facility Wednesday evening. 17-year-old Ashley Smith had left the Applewoods Center in Cleveland where she was being held for her participation in the 2012 slaying of her stepfather. At approximately 5:00pm Thursday evening, employees from McDonalds at 1600 Marion-Mt. Gilead Road in […]

Police arrest two for manufacturing meth in Marion

On January 19, 2016, Detectives with the METRICH/MARMET Drug Task Force, assisted by the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation and Identification (BCI) and the Marion Police Department, executed a search warrant 634 Pearl Street in the City of Marion as part of an investigation into the manufacturing of methamphetamine. Arrested in this investigation were the […]

Man arrested after Marion stabbing on New Year’s Eve

On January 31, 2015 at 8:43 PM, the Marion Police Department said they responded to the 230 block of Owens St. for a report of a man that had been stabbed. When officers arrived, they said they located a 45-year-old Marion man who had received a single stab wound to the upper chest. The man […]

Police make 10 arrests, seize drugs and cash as part of Operation Grinch Round-Up

On December 23, 2015 beginning at 7:00 a.m., Detectives from the METRICH/MARMET Drug Task Force, the Marion County Sheriff’s Office, the Marion Police Department and the Bureau of Criminal Investigation and Identification (BCI&I) began a year end operation to round up drug traffickers and others with warrants in the Marion area. In addition to warrant […]

New Marion officers among 26 graduating from Patrol’s Basic Peace Officer Class

Members of the 134th Basic Peace Officer Class received training certificates during a graduation ceremony held Friday afternoon at the Ohio State Highway Patrol Academy. The 24 graduates will assume duties as peace officers for 15 Ohio agencies, including two with the Marion Police Department. The 19-week basic course began in February. The course was […]

Vehicle struck by train in Marion

The Marion Police Department said that a vehicle was struck by a train on the west side of Marion early Friday morning. At 6:53 a.m., officers responded to the CSX railroad crossing in the 900 block of West Center Street. The lone occupant of the vehicle was transported to Marion General Hospital and later taken […]

Three arrested for Marion burglaries

The Marion Police Department said they arrested three individuals suspected in two burglaries in Marion. In both cases, the suspects were caught at the scenes of the alleged crimes. At 11:40 a.m. Tuesday, December 8, 2015, officers from the Marion Police Department, along with detectives from the MARMET Drug Task Force, responded to the 300 […]

Marion police seek missing teens – UPDATED

UPDATE: The Marion Police Department reports that, as of December 10, 2015, both teens have been located and are safe. The Marion Police Department is investigating a case involving two missing juveniles, Diane Crossland, age 15, and Faith White, age 16. Crossland and White are step-sisters and both reside at 363 Chestnut. Crossland and White […]

Public’s help sought in search for missing adult

The Marion Police Department is looking for the community’s assistance in locating Kathy Redden. Kathy left the hospital on Tuesday, December 1, 2015 at about 1:00pm, and has not been seen since. Kathy is considered an endangered missing person, but is not thought to have been the victim of any crime. Kathy Redden is 53 […]