Marion Police Make Quick Arrest in Downtown Robbery

Marion Police Department

The Marion Police Department reported making a quick arrest after a downtown business was broken into early Friday morning. On April 18, 2014 around 5:01 a.m., the Marion Police Department responded to a breaking and entering in progress at Just4Kids, 220 North Main Street in downtown Marion. Officer Pahl arrived in 15 seconds and observed […]

Police Seeking Suspects in Early Morning Home Invasion

Marion Police Department

The Marion Police Department is seeking three suspects they say committed a home invasion early Tuesday morning. Officers responded to a home in the 800 block of Robinson Avenue at 12:59am Tuesday for a report of a home invasion that had just occurred. Officers said they found that three men armed with handguns had entered […]

39 Indicted in Operation Buyers’ Remorse

Law enforcement officials announced at a press conference Thursday afternoon that more than three dozen people are now facing charges as a result of a large-scale investigation focusing on the trafficking and possession of drugs in Marion. These indictments are in addition to those announced back in February. Unlike in previous cases, all of those […]

Marion Police Ask for Help with Year-Old Death


The Marion Police Department is asking for help from the public in solving an assault which took the life of a local resident a year ago. Tim Daso was found dead in his home on March 19, 2013 from injuries sustained in an assault. Police say the assault took place at the Town House bar, 199 […]

Police Warn of Phone Scam Targeting Marion Residents

Marion Police Department

The Marion Police Department reported they had received multiple calls on Friday, March 14, 2014 from area residents who reported receiving suspicious phone calls. The reports were largely similar with the caller claiming to be from Mastercard or Chase Bank. The caller claimed that the person’s bank card had been lost or stolen and asked […]

Caryer Retires, Ending Over 34 Years with Marion Police Department

Randy Caryer

Wednesday, March 12, 2014, marked the last day for Major Randy Caryer as he ended his law enforcement career, according to a media release from the Marion Police Department. On August 5, 1979, Major Caryer was hired as a police officer for the Marion Police Department and graduated from the Ohio Highway Patrol Academy Basic […]

Over 20 Arrested as “Operation Take a Number” Continues


The MARMET Drug Task Force, Marion Police Department, and Marion County Sheriff’s Office teamed up Wednesday morning and made mass arrests as part of the continuing effort to crack down on drug trafficking in the community. On March 12, 2014, over 25 law enforcement officers spread out across Marion as part of the investigation that […]

Marion Police Arrest Man for Killing His Wife

Marion Police Department

The Marion Police Department says a man killed his wife in their Marion home on Monday. On March 10, 2014 around 5:40 p.m., the department says they received a report that Shelly Shockey, of 419 Pennsylvania Avenue in Marion, was missing. Officers said they found the story of her disappearance to be suspicious and eventually […]

Police Arrest Two for Breaking into Marion Business

Marion Police Department

The Marion Police Department reported that they made two quick arrests following a breaking and entering at Showplace Rental in Marion. At 5:02 a.m. on Sunday, March 9, 2014, officers of the Marion Police Department responded to an alarm at Showplace Rental, 611 Bellefontaine Avenue. Upon their arrival, officers found a window had been smashed […]

Multiple Special Response Teams Make Four Raids in Marion


MARMET Drug Task Force officials say special reponse teams from three counties worked together to execute four search warrants this morning in the City of Marion. Four alleged drug dealers were arrested as a part of the raids. MARMET supervisor Lt. Chris Adkins said that on Friday, March 7, 2014, at approximately 6:00 a.m., members […]