Police arrest man for Thursday robbery of Marion restaurant

Marion Police Department

The Marion Police Department says they arrested a man for robbing a restaurant early Thursday morning by knife-point. On December 18, 2014 at about 8:00am, officers responded to the Subway on Delaware Avenue for the report of an armed robbery where the suspect brandished a knife and demanded money. The suspect took the entire cash […]

Marion Police Department honors Officer and Civilian of the Year

The Marion Police Department named Officer Robb Reed as the 2014 Officer of the Year and Diane Patrick as the 2014 Civilian of the Year.

The Marion Police Department has recognized Officer Robb Reed as the 2014 Officer of the Year and Diane Patrick as the 2014 Civilian of the Year. Reed and Patrick were selected for the honor by their peers at the department. Officer Reed began his career with the Marion County Sheriff’s Office before joining the Marion […]

Man arrested in connection with two Marion robberies

Marion Police Department

The Marion Police Department said they arrested a man on Friday and charged him in connection with two robberies in Marion. On December 5, 2014, members of the Marion Police Department, with the assistance of Marion County Sheriff’s Deputies, arrested Shane Jones, 22, of Marion, for robberies at the Colonial Coin Laundry Mat on September […]

Police Arrest Two Men Accused of Stealing Storm Sewer Grates

Marion Police Department

The Marion Police Department said Wednesday that they had arrested two men accused of stealing numerous storm catch basin grates around the City of Marion. The investigation began on November 6, 2014 after police discovered the thefts. 10 or more grates had been stolen in the last week with an estimated loss to the City […]

Thomas Wanted in Connection with Mary Street Shooting

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The Marion Police Department said Tuesday that a warrant has been issued for Walter D. Thomas in connection to the Sunday shooting at 389 Mary Street. The warrant is for felonious assault. 33-year-old Thomas is a black male, 6’1 and 210lbs. He has black hair (last known to be in dreadlocks) and brown eyes. If […]

Police Investigating Shooting on Mary Street

Marion Police Department

The Marion Police Department is investigating a shooting on Mary Street that sent one person to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. On Sunday, November 9, 2014 at about 2:57am, police received a call of shots fired at 389 Mary Street. Responding officers said they located one male victim with a gunshot wound. The 24-year-old […]

Marion Police Arrest Kentucky Man for Rape

Marion Police Department

The Marion Police Department has arrested a man from Kentucky for the alleged rape of a Marion women over the weekend. On Saturday, November 1, 2014, an adult female reported to police that she had been raped in her home at knife point by an unknown black male in the Northeast section of Marion around […]

Police Investigating Robbery at Marion Laundry

Marion Police Department

On Thursday, October 23, 2014 at approximately 10:30 pm, the Marion Police Department received a report of a robbery at Colonial Coin Laundry, 610 Bellefontaine Avenue. Police said the suspect walked into the store, advised that he had a gun, and told the clerk to fill a bag that the suspect had brought with him. […]

Police Investigating Rash of Fraudulent Checks

Marion Police Department

The Marion Police Department is investigating numerous counterfeit checks being passed in Marion and the surrounding communities. Officials say the checks have been passed since June 2014 with the most recent on October 7. Police said the account numbers on the checks are not the ones for the issuing businesses. The numbers on the bottom […]

Ohioans Dispose of More than 10 Tons of Pills During National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Wednesday thanked Ohio residents for properly disposing of 10.5 tons (21,197 pounds) of prescription drugs during the last Saturday’s drug take-back day. The Marion County drop off collected about 130 pounds of medication. The DEA’s National Prescription Drug Take-Back Initiative provides a safe, […]