Two arrested by MARMET while out on bond for previous charges

The MARMET / METRICH Drug Task Force arrested two men on Monday following a search warrant. At the time of their arrest, both men were out of jail on bond for previous felony charges. On January 8, 2018 at just after 7:00am, MARMET, with the assistance of the Marion Police Department’s Special Response Team (SRT) […]

Marion County Republicans seek applicants for County Prosecutor

The Marion County Republican Party is accepting applications for consideration to fill the unexpired term of Marion County Prosecutor, Brent Yager, who passed away last week. “Due to the untimely death of Mr. Yager, our committee must convene to fill his vacancy,” stated local GOP County Chairman Gary Risch. “We are deeply saddened by the […]

Marion County Prosecutor passes

The Marion County Sheriff’s Office reported Wednesday morning that Marion County Prosecutor Brent Yager was found unresponsive in his home and was later pronounced dead at the hospital. On October 3, 2017 at 9:51pm, the sheriff’s office received a 911 call for an unresponsive male who was not breathing at a residence in the 2900 […]

Marion woman charged in death of six month old child

The Marion County Sheriff’s Office says that a six month old died on Sunday after allegedly being assaulted by his mother on Friday. On June 17, 2016 at 2:34pm, the Marion County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call requesting a medical squad at 1571 Southland Parkway in Marion. The caller reported that the subject was […]

MARMET arrests 6 for drug trafficking, seeks 4 more suspects

On Friday, February 19, 2016, detectives from the METRICH/MARMET Drug Task Force, assisted by Marion County Adult Probation, Marion County Sheriff’s Office, Marion Police Department and the Marion County Prosecutor’s Office concluded several drug trafficking investigations by making six arrests. Arrested were: Leon Plummer, Age 36 of Marion Cedrick Riley, Age 31 of Marion (detectives […]

Charges Filed Against Six Students for Cutting Down Trees at RV

The Marion County Prosecutor’s Office filed charges against six students for cutting down more than 20 trees on the River Valley High School campus last week. The students attend River Valley and Tri-Rivers and allegedly cut the trees down as a “senior prank.” Brian Tyler Simmons, David Mark Gifford, and Gage Thomas Stuckman were each […]

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 […]

19 Indicted on Federal Charges for Interstate Drug Trafficking

The U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Ohio announced Wednesday the unsealing of a 72-count indictment against 19 individuals for operating an interstate drug trafficking ring selling narcotics in the Marion area. The lengthy indictment details alleged two-year conspiracy in which heroin, crack cocaine, Percocet, Ritalin, Xanax, and Vicodin were brought from Detroit and […]

New Jersey Man Convicted of Drug Trafficking in Marion

On Thursday, December 5, 2013, a Marion County jury returned a guilty verdict on one count of Trafficking in Heroin and one count of Possession of Heroin, both second degree felonies, following a three-day trial, according to Marion County Prosecutor Brent Yager. Yager said that on March 26, 2013 officers from the MARMET Drug Task […]

Man Found Guilty in Murder for Hire

A Marion County jury has returned guilty verdicts Wednesday in the aggravated murder trial of Raymond Bertuzzi, according to Marion County Prosecutor Brent Yager. Bertuzzi was on trial for being the actual killer in the murder-for-hire scheme resulting in the homicide of Amy Aldrich on February 8, 2012. The jury on Wednesday, January 23, 2013 […]