Police seek tips after Marion gas station robbed

The Marion Police Department is seeking the public’s help in identifying a man that allegedly robbed a Marion gas station in the early Wednesday morning. On April 11, 2018 at 4:38am, officers responded to the Certified Oil gas station on East Center Street in regards to a reported armed robbery. Upon arrival, officers were advised […]

New law extends protection orders to dating partners

A new Ohio law expands civil protection orders to dating partners, bringing Ohio in line with every other state except Georgia. Ohio law previously allowed spouses, cohabitants and parents to seek protection orders but excluded people who weren’t living together. House Bill 1, signed Thursday by Gov. John Kasich, expands the court orders to dating […]

Two “major drug dealers” arrested

The MARMET/METRICH Drug Task Force, with the assistance of the Marion Police Department, Marion County Sheriff’s Office, and Marion County Prosecutor’s Office, said they have arrested two major drug dealers. The investigation was concluded this past weekend with the arrest of Shiloh Jackson, 28, and Sylvester Jones, 33. Both men are from Marion and were […]

Marion police arrest man in connection to Friday homicide

The Marion Police Department is investigating an alleged homicide that took place on Friday, March 9, 2018 in Marion. A suspect was arrested on Saturday. On March 9 at 7:50 p.m., the Marion Police Department received a report of a deceased person at 643 Universal Avenue in Marion. After an initial investigation and a preliminary […]

State BCI assists in tracking online sources of school threats

School districts across the state have seen an increase in threats, causing closings, poor attendance, and arrests of those making the threats. This threats have impacted the Marion City Schools as well as Pleasant, which sent students home early on Wednesday following the discovery of a written bomb threat in a restroom. You can read […]

Marion police respond to reports of shots fired, arrest two teens

On February 18, 2018 at 5:28pm, the Marion Police Department received multiple 911 calls reporting that gun shots had been fired in the 200 block of Superior Street. Witnesses reported that two black males with dreadlocks shot in the direction of another group of people whom they had some type of verbal altercation with moments […]

Marion man charged in connection with overdose death

A Marion man has been charged for his alleged involvement with the overdose of another man over two years ago. On January 3, 2016, the Marion Police Department and the Marion City Fire Department were called to a home in the 200 block of Kenmore Avenue. Officers said they located an unresponsive 35-year-old male. Police said […]

Another Marion pharmacy robbed at gunpoint

The Marion Police Department are investigating a robbery of a local pharmacy that took place Tuesday. On December 12, 2017 at 1:37pm, the Marion Police Department received a report of an armed robbery at Marion Prescription located at 544 East Center Street. The suspects had fled the scene prior to officers’ arrival. Investigators said the […]

Police seek suspects in pharmacy robbery

The Marion Police Department is seeking the public’s help in identifying two suspects in the robbery of a CVS pharmacy that took place Tuesday evening. On November 28, 2017 at 7:33pm, Marion police officers responded to the CVS store on Delaware Avenue regarding a reported armed robbery in the pharmacy. Witnesses stated that two male […]

Suspect in bank robbery turns himself in to police

The Marion Police Department says that a man wanted in connection to a robbery of a bank over the weekend turned himself in to authorities. On November 18, 2017 at 11:23am, Marion police responded to the PNC Bank on Mt. Vernon Avenue in the Marion Plaza regarding a reported armed robbery. Upon arrival, officers said […]