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 […]

U.S Marshals arrest wanted fugitive in Marion

On Wednesday, November 15, 2017, U.S. Marshals from the Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Taskforce, Toledo Division came to Marion looking for a wanted fugitive. Darnell R. Johnson, 46 years old, was convicted of rape on March 16, 1993 and was released from prison on September 3, 2017. Johnson registered as a sexually oriented offender in […]

Two arrested following Marion shooting

Two people have been arrested in connection to a shooting that occurred in Marion on Monday, November 6, 2017. At about 3:45pm Monday afternoon, officers from the Marion Police Department responded to the 100-block of Bermuda Drive for the report of someone shooting at a person. It was initially thought that the person had been […]

Marion man indicted for August bank robbery

The Marion Police Department says that a Marion man was recently indicted for his alleged involvement in a bank robbery in August. The Union Bank Co., 220 Richland Road, was robbed on August 17, 2017. Following the robbery, the Marion Police Department said they received several tips and followed many leads. Through this investigation, 40-year-old […]

Marion bank robbed, suspect sought

The Marion Combined Dispatch Center received a report of a bank robbery at the Union Bank on Richland Road at noon on Thursday, August 17, 2017. Witnesses said the suspect fled the bank with an undisclosed amount of money and left a package behind which he claimed contained an explosive device. The suspect is described […]

MARMET arrests two Marion residents after finding heroin in vehicle

The MARMET Drug Task Force said they arrested two Marion residents after they located heroin in their vehicle during a traffic stop on Friday, August 4, 2017. On August 4 at approximately 9:00pm, MARMET detectives, with the assistance of the Marion County Sheriff’s Office and the Ohio State Highway Patrol, conducted a traffic stop on […]

Marion man sentenced to 18 years for two bank robberies

A Marion man was sentenced to more than 18 years in prison for robbing two banks in Marion last summer. A jury convicted Ronald R. Myles, Jr., 35, earlier this year of robbing two Commercial Savings Bank branches in June 2016. U.S. District Judge Jack Zouhary sentenced Myles to 222 months in prison. Myles wore […]