Delphos Police Department

  • Agency: Delphos Police Department
  • Address: , Delphos, 45833 OH
  • Chief: David E. Wagner (Chief of Police)
Phone: 419-692-4015
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Delphos Police Department is located at , Delphos, 45833 OH. The Chief of Police of the department is David E. Wagner. The Delphos Police Department phone number is 419-692-4015.

Delphos Police Department News

Great Job Troopers.

News release: On 10-26-2017 officers were dispatched to the 200 block of S. Pierce St. in reference to a Theft complaint. A male there told officers that he made an arrangement with an individual on Facebook to purchase a cell phone. The two met at a local business and completed the transaction. The complainant stated that after the seller had already left he discovered that the box did not contain a cell phone. The incident remains under investigation. On 10-27-2017 officers located a female identified as, 55 year old Diana Hickman, of Delphos, and took her into custody on a warrant out of Allen County for failure to appear in court. Hickman was transported to the Allen County Jail. On 10-29-2017 officers met with a female in the 1100 block of S. Clay St. after she reported a Theft incident. The female stated that an unknown subject entered her vehicle and stole items from inside. On 10-30-2017 officers were sent to the 500 block of Ft. Jennings Rd, to do a welfare check on a female threatening to harm herself. Officers arrived and found that the female had left the residence in a vehicle. After a short time officers were able to determine the female’s location which was in Mercer County. Contact was made with Mercer County Sheriff’s Office and the female was located and transported to the hospital for evaluation and treatment. On 10-30-2017 an officer on patrol conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle after observing it to have an equipment violation. Officers made contact with the driver, 32 year old Jordan Basinger of Venedocia. During the traffic stop officers found probable cause to arrest Basinger for operating the vehicle while intoxicated. Basinger was issued a citation for OVI as well as two headlights required. He will appear in Van Wert Municipal Court to face the charges. On 10-31-2017 officers responded to a residence in the 500 block of S. Adams St. A female at the residence reported that a wooden flag was stolen from her yard. On 11-01-2017 officers met with a female in the 900 block of Lima Ave, who reported a Menacing incident. The female told officers that another female has been harassing her and threatening her at work place and also at her residence. The female requested a report and was instructed on the process of obtaining a protection order. On 11-02-2017 a female came to the police department to report a Theft. The female told officers that a temporary tag was stolen from her vehicle possibly while parked in Delphos. The female had the temp tag replaced at the dealership and they advised her to file a police report. End of Release:

News Release: On 10-19-2017 officers were dispatched to the 900 block of S. Bredeick St, in reference to an active fight taking place. Upon arrival officers met with a male who claimed he was assaulted by four males. The victim knew the males and has had previous altercations with them. On 10-20-2017 a female came to the Delphos Police Department to report a Theft incident. The female told officers that an unknown person had taken money out of a family member’s bank account. The name of a possible suspect was given and the case is being investigated by the Detective Bureau. On 10-20-2017 officers spoke with a female who reported that a fraudulent check had been cashed at a business using her bank account information. The suspect had apparently created a fake check using the victim’s information and used it to purchase items at a Meijer store. The incident remains under investigation. On 10-20-2017 officers were dispatched to the 1400 block of S. Clay St, to investigate a possible Domestic Violence incident. Officers arrived and met with a male and female at the residence. Each gave a differing account of how the incident occurred, but neither wished to pursue charges. The male left the residence. On 10-20-2017 officers met with a male at the police department in regards to a Theft complaint. The male told officers that an item was stolen from his garage in the 700 block of Bank St. On 10-20-2017 officers were dispatched to the 100 block of E. 13th St, after receiving a complaint of a fight. Officers spoke with two males at the residence. Both admitted that they had been in a physical altercation, but neither wished to pursue charges. A report was taken to document the incident. On 10-21-2017 officers were sent to the 700 block of W. Clime St, to investigate a Domestic Violence complaint. Officers spoke with a male and female at the residence. Each claimed that the other had started the altercation, but neither had signs of any physical injuries. The female left the residence. On 10-21-2017 officers were alerted to a Theft in progress in the 1300 block of S. Erie St. Officers arrived and located a vehicle that matched the description of the suspects vehicle leaving the scene. Officers conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle and made contact with the driver, 28 year old Dustin Lehmkuhle, of Delphos. After speaking with Lehmkuhle and the victim of the theft, Lehmkuhle was arrested and transported to the Van Wert County Jail of the charge of Theft. Lehmkuhle was also cited for driving under suspension. He will appear in Van Wert Municipal Court to face the charges. On 10-21-2017 officers were contacted by a third party wishing to report a Domestic Violence incident that had occurred the previous day. Officers were told that a female in the 200 block of W. Clime St, was assaulted by her husband. Officers met with the female and she stated that she and her husband had an altercation in which each became physical. She declined to pursue charges, but did request a report to be written. On 10-23-2017 an employee at the Post office contacted the police department to report damage done to one of their vehicles. On 10-23-2017 officers spoke with a female who wished to report a Telecommunications Harassment. The female told officers that her ex-boyfriend had called her and text her multiple times even after she requested that he stop. The female requested a report to seek a protection order and possibly pursue charges. On 10-23-2017 officers met with a male identified as, 24 year old Dylan Bigelow, of Delphos, at the police department. Bigelow had an active warrant out of Allen County and wished to turn himself in. He was taken into custody and later turned over to the Allen County Sheriff’s Office. On 10-24-2017 Officers were sent to the 100 block of N. Main St, to investigate a Theft incident. Officers spoke with a male at the residence who stated that items were taken from his home. The male stated that he suspected two different individuals who had previously been inside the residence. The incident remains under investigation. On 10-25-2017 a complainant contacted the police department to report damage done to a power pole at Euclid St. and Spencerville Rd. The caller did not know when the damage occurred or who was responsible. AEP was contacted to repair the pole. On 10-25-2017 officers were dispatched to the 300 block of S. Main St in reference to a possible Theft incident. Officers spoke with a male at the residence and were told that multiple items were missing. After a short time officers found that the male had been evicted and the items removed were given away by the landlord. Officers advised the male that the incident was civil in nature and would have to be handled in civil court. On 10-25-2017 an officer on patrol conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle after observing an equipment violation. Upon speaking with the driver, Adrian Hernandez, of Hamler, it was found that he was operating the vehicle on a suspended driver’s license. During the traffic stop officers found a passenger, Jacob Ridinger, of Mt Cory, to be in possession of Marihuana and Paraphernalia. Each will appear in Lima Municipal Court to face charges. End of Report.

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News Release. Part 1 On 10-6-2017 an officer on patrol conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle after observing a traffic violation. The officer made contact with the driver, Diana Hickman, of Delphos. During the traffic stop it was discovered that Hickman was operating the vehicle on a License Forfeiture suspension. Hickman was issued a citation for the traffic violation as well as the suspension and will appear in Lima Municipal Court to face the charges. On 10-6-2017 officers were dispatched to the 500 block of Lima Ave. in reference to a male that was threatening to harm himself. Officers spoke with the male and determined that he needed to go to the hospital for evaluation and treatment. Moments later Delphos EMS transported the male to the hospital. On 10-7-2017 officers were dispatched to a residence on Lincoln Highway to speak with a female who was reporting a sexual assault. Officers gathered the initial information and found that the suspect was known to the victim. The investigation is on-going and is being conducted by the Detective Bureau. On 10-7-2017 officers were sent to the 500 block of W. 1st St. to investigate a possible burglary complaint. Upon arrival, officers spoke with the homeowner and found that his daughter’s boyfriend had entered his residence, uninvited, after the two had an argument. The male, identified as 25 year old Tyree DeWitt, of Delphos, was located and issued a summons to Van Wert Municipal Court. He will appear on the charges of Criminal Damaging and Criminal Trespass. On 10-7-2017 Delphos officers and the Delphos Fire and Rescue were called to the 600 block of Wayne Street in Delphos after receiving reports of a male at the residence acting in a violent and aggressive manner. Upon arrival officers observed the male identified as 37 year old Jeremy Whitaker, exit his home without any clothes on and he had to be physically restrained and escorted by officers to the EMS squad. In the course of the struggle, he managed to “head butt” one of the police officers in the face. \ Officers then took Whitaker to the ground and handcuffed him to secure his transport to the hospital. Whitaker was taken into custody by Delphos Officers at 5 p.m. Sunday in Lima after his release from the hospital. Whitaker faces charges of Assault on a Police Officer, Obstructing official business and public indecency. Whitaker's case is now bound over to the Van Wert County Grand Jury on the above charges. He remains in the Van Wert County Jail on a cash bond. On 10-8-2017 a male came to the police department to report that his adult son has been stealing from him. The male requested that a criminal trespass order be prepared and served on his son to keep him from his multiple properties. On 10-9-2017 officers were dispatched to the 200 block of N. Pierce St, to take a Theft report. Officers arrived and met with the resident. He stated that a television was stolen from his residence and he believed that a male whom he let stay there was responsible for the theft. The complainant requested that a Criminal Trespass order be prepared and served on the male. The investigation of the theft is on-going. On 10-9-2017 an officer on patrol conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle after observing the male, whom is suspended, operating the vehicle. The male identified as Quinton Viney of Delphos, was issued a citation for FRA Suspension and will appear in Lima Municipal Court to face the charge. On 10-10-2017 officers were sent to the 600 block of S. Main St. in reference to an unwanted guest. A female there told officers that a male was at the residence refusing to leave. Officers spoke with the male and advised him to leave. The male left without incident. On 10-11-2017 officers took a report from a resident in the 700 block of E. 5th St. The complainant at the residence stated that an unknown person drove a vehicle through the yard causing damage. On 10-11-2017 and 10-18-2017 officers were sent to Jefferson High School in reference to an Unruly Juvenile. Officers met with the juvenile and school officials. It was determined that the juvenile would be sent home on each day due to his behavior. The juvenile was transported by officers to his father’s residence. On 10-11-2017 officers were dispatched to the 700 block of N. Canal St. in regards to an Unruly Juvenile complaint. Officers arrived and met with the juvenile and his mother. Officers gave the juvenile a warning about his behavior and left the residence. A short time later, officers were called back to the residence and found that the juvenile had threatened his mother with a knife. The juvenile was taken into custody and subsequently transported to the Troy Juvenile Detention Center. He is facing possible charges of Domestic Violence and Aggravated Menacing. End of Part 1.

News Release Part #2. On 10-11-2017 officers met with a female in the 700 block of W. 4th St. The female advised officers that her son was assaulted by another juvenile while visiting at his residence. The female requested a report, but did not wish to pursue charges at this time. On 10-11-2017 officers were made aware of active warrants out of Allen County for Richard Diltz Jr. A short time later, officers located Diltz and took him into custody. He was later turned over to a Deputy with the Allen County Sheriff’s office. On 10-12-2017 officers met with an employee at a local bank in Delphos. The employee advised officers that two females had cashed checks which turned out to be fraudulent. The checks were taken to be entered as evidence and the investigation will continue through the Detective Bureau. On 10-12-2017 officers were dispatched to the 100 block of S. Cass St. to investigate a Theft complaint. Officers arrived and spoke with the property owner and found that multiple items had been stolen. The property owner advised officers of a suspect that he believes is responsible for the theft. The incident remains under investigation. On 10-13-2017 officers met with a male complainant at Stadium Park. The male advised officers that his vehicle was parked at the park overnight and upon returning to it he found that his tires had been slashed. The male told officers that he has been receiving threats from another male and believes he is responsible for the damage. On 10-13-2017 officers were called to the 1400 block of S. Clay St, in reference to a neighbor dispute. Officers met with the complainant who stated that his neighbor is threatening him and provoking him to fight. Officers spoke with the other male and received conflicting stories. Both were advised to avoid contact with each other. On 10-13-2017 officers spoke with a male in the 800 block of Skinner St. who was reporting dogs running at large. The male told officers that his neighbor’s two dogs had come on to his property and attacked his dogs. A report was taken and forwarded to the Van Wert County Dog Warden’s Office for further investigation. On 10-13-2017 officers were dispatched to the 700 block of S. Main St. in reference to a Burglary complaint. Officers arrived and met with the homeowner and found that an item was stolen from inside the residence. The homeowner believes the item was stolen by a male who had previously been inside the residence. The incident remains under investigation. On 10-14-2017 officers met with a male in the 900 block of Superior St. The male told officers that he was assaulted by his girlfriend’s father after the two had a brief argument. On 10-14-2017 officers spoke with a female in the 800 block of Superior St. She advised officers that her neighbor’s dog is out frequently without being on a leash. She advised that the dog became aggressive towards her, but did not bite her. Officers located the dog’s owner and gave her a warning to keep her dog on a leash. On 10-14-2017 officers were dispatched to the Stadium Park in reference to a possible protection order violation. Officers arrived and met with the complainant who was concerned about a male that was at the park. She stated that the male was prohibited from attending a school function due to him previously assaulting her son. Officers reviewed the protection order and found that the male in question was not violating the order. No charges were filed in the incident. On 10-15-2017 officers met with two females at the police department. The females stated that they were assaulted by a male in the 500 block of W. 1st St. One of the females stated that the male was her ex-boyfriend, and that he had become upset because she was speaking with another male. She stated that the male, identified as 25 year old Tyree Dewitt, of Delphos, pushed her to the ground after an argument. The second female stated that she was assaulted when she attempted to protect her friend. Officers attempted to locate Dewitt, who had fled the scene, but were unable to. Dewitt was arrested on Tuesday 10-17-17 in Lima Ohio. Dewitt is being charged with two counts of Assault as well as Criminal Trespassing. Dewitt has pled Not Guilty to the charges yesterday in Van Wert Municipal Court and his case is now awaiting a pre-trial to be scheduled in the near future. On 10-17-2017 officers were made aware of an active warrant out of Allen County for 42 year old Michael Larson. Officers located Larson and took him into custody. He was then turned over to the Allen County Sheriff’s Office. On 10-18-2017 officers spoke with a female in the 500 block of Jackson St. who reported a suspicious male in the area. The male confronted the complainant and stated that he was there to clean the gutters. The male became angry, demanding to be paid for showing up. No one had contacted the male and he was asked to leave. He was gone prior to officers arrival. End of News Release.

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News Release: Delphos man to appear in Van Wert Municipal Court in regards to a disturbance at 610 W. Wayne St in Delphos on Saturday (10-7-17) night at 9:00 p.m. Jeremy Whitaker (age 37) was taken into custody by Delphos Officers at 5:00 p.m. last night in Lima, after his release from the hospital. Whitaker is facing charges of Assault on a Police Officer (F4) as well as (2) Misdemeanor charges of Obstructing Official Business and public indecency. Delphos officers and the EMS had been called again to his address on Wayne Street this past Saturday evening, in regards to Whitaker's violent and aggressive behavior at the home. On arrival, the officers observed Whitaker exit his home without any clothes on and had to be physically restrained and escorted by officers to the EMS squad. In the course of the struggle, he managed to "head butt" one of the police officers in the face while trying to render aid. Officers then took Whitaker to the ground and handcuffed him to secure his transport. Whitaker was transported to the hospital by Delphos EMS accompanied by a police officer. Once he was released from the hospital on Sunday evening, Delphos Police took him into custody. Whitaker is now being held in the Van Wert County Jail, pending his Felony appearance this week in Van Wert Municipal Court. The Delphos Officer did not seek medical attention as a result of the assault.

News Release: On 9-28-2017: Officers along with Delphos EMS responded to the 400 block of E. Cleveland St, in reference to an unresponsive female. Upon arrival officers located the female who appeared to be suffering from a drug overdose. EMS personnel began treating the female who regained consciousness a short time later. The female refused transport to the hospital. Officers wrote a report and prosecutors are reviewing possible charges. On 10-1-2017 officers were sent to the 200 block of W. Clime St, for a neighbor dispute. Officers arrived and spoke with both parties. Both were advised to stay off of each other’s property. No charges to be filed. On 10-2-2017 officers responded to a business in the 900 block of Elida Ave, . to investigate a Breaking and Entering complaint. Officers arrived and spoke with the business owner and found that a door handle was broken off to gain access. Nothing appeared to have been taken and no other damage was done. While there, Offices discovered a broken window in the adjoining business. Entry was gained but the business is vacant. The incident remains under investigation. On 10-3-2017 officers were dispatched to the 600 block of W. Clime St, in reference to a Menacing complaint. Upon arrival officers met with the complainant who stated that his neighbor threatened to shoot him after a brief altercation. Officers spoke with the neighbor and he denied making any threatening statements, but did admit to a verbal altercation. Officers advised each that a report would be written and forwarded to the Van Wert County Municipal Court Prosecutor’s Office for review of possible charges. On 10-3-2017 officers along with Delphos EMS responded to the 1100 block of Marsh Ave, in response to a male who had possibly taken drugs and was now acting strangely. Upon arrival officers located the male who was alert and conscious. The male admitted to using a drug a short time earlier before coming to Delphos. The male’s vehicle was searched and a substance was located along with possible drug paraphernalia. The items were collected and the substance will be sent to a lab for testing. Charges will be pending the outcome of the test. On 10-4-2017 officers were sent to the 600 block of Davis St, after receiving a complaint of a Theft. Officers arrived and found that a shed was broken into and multiple items removed from inside. A list of the stolen items was obtained and the incident remains under investigation. On 10-4-2017 officers were made aware of an active warrant out of Allen County for 20 year old Jacob Shafer, of Delphos. Officers located Shafer and took him into custody. He was then turned over to a Deputy from the Allen County Sheriff’s Office. On 10-4-2017 officers were dispatched to the 800 block of Skinner St, in reference to a Criminal Damaging complaint. Officers met with the resident there and found that damage was done to a screen on her residence. On 10-5-2017 officers were called to the 400 block of S. Franklin St, to address a possible civil issue. Officers met with a male and found that his ex-wife had taken a cell phone from their daughter. The male requested the phone back, as he was the actual owner, but was denied. The male requested a report to be reviewed for possible Theft charges. On 10-5-2017 officers met with a male at a bank on Elida Ave. in reference to a possible scam. The male told officers that he received a notification on his computer that he had a virus and an on-line company was offering to repair it for a fee. The male did send a large sum of money to the “computer repair company” along with his bank account information. The scammers then took another large sum of money from his bank account. The computer was never repaired and the company contact info provided was fraudulent. These thieves are usually based outside of the United States. REMINDER: EMAILS OR VIRUS ALERTS ON YOUR COMPUTER ARE ELECTRONIC ATTEMPTS TO GAIN ACCESS TO YOUR BANK ACCOUNTS. NEVER SEND LARGE AMOUNTS OF MONEY FOR ANY REASON. STAY SAFE DELPHOS. END OF NEWS RELEASE.

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News Release:O On 9-18-2017 officers spoke with a male in the 200 block of W. Clime St, who wished to report a Theft incident. The male told officers that unknown persons had taken gas out of his vehicle and also got inside the vehicle, but did not take anything. On 9-18-2017 a male contacted the police department to report an item of his missing. The male was unsure if the item was lost, misplaced, or stolen. A report was taken and the item was entered into a law enforcement database. On 9-18-2017 officers were made aware of an active warrant out of Allen County for 42 year old Felicia Ramsey, of Delphos, for Failure to Comply. Ramsey was located in the 500 block of S. Main St, and taken into custody. She was then turned over to a Deputy from the Allen County Sheriff’s Office. On 9-18-2017 officers were dispatched to meet with a male in the 200 block of S. Pierce St, in reference to a Menacing complaint. Upon arrival officers met with a male who stated that he was receiving threatening text messages and wanted them to stop. Officers learned the identity of the other person involved and had law enforcement from that jurisdiction contact the suspect and advise him to cease contact with the complainant or charges would be considered. On 9-18-2017 officers were sent to the 400 block of Grant St, in reference to a dispute. Upon arrival officers met with a male and female who were having an argument that became physical. The male and female did not live together and neither wished to pursue charges. Officers stood by while the female gathered her items and left the residence. On 9-19-2017 officers took a report from a male in the 600 block of W. 1st St. The male reported that damage was done to the tires on his vehicle. The complainant gave officers the name of a possible suspect and the incident remains under investigation. On 9-21-2017 officers were sent to a residence in the 400 block of S. Jefferson St. in regards to a missing person. Officers arrived and spoke with a male who stated that his 36 year old daughter’s whereabouts were unknown and he was unable to make contact with her. Officers began attempting to locate the female. A short time later, officers were made aware that the female had returned home. Officers arrived back at the residence where they spoke with the female and found that she was ok. On 9-23-2017 officers responded to the 400 block of E. 8th St. for a Domestic Dispute. Officers arrived and met with a male and female at the residence. Officers found no probable cause to arrest either party and, neither wished to pursue charges. On 9-23-2017 a female came to the police department to report a Theft incident. The female told officers that an unknown person had gained entry to her bank account and made several withdrawals. The bank account was cancelled and the incident remains under investigation. On 9-23-2017 an officer on patrol observed a vehicle being operated on E. 5th St, with a registration violation. The officer initiated a traffic stop and made contact with the driver, 42 year old Philip Kahle, of Delphos. During the investigation of the traffic stop, officers found probable cause to arrest Kahle for operating the vehicle while intoxicated. Kahle was charged with OVI and Fictitious Registration. Kahle was also charged with Child Endangerment as he had two female juveniles in the vehicle with him. Kahle will appear in Lima Municipal Court to face the charges. On 9-24-2017 an officer on patrol initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle after observing it being operated with an equipment violation. Officers made contact with the driver and his passenger, 18 year old Todd Rode, of Rushmore. Officers were granted permission to search the vehicle and discovered Rode to be in possession of alcohol. Rode was charged with Underage Possession of Alcohol and was issued a summons to appear in Lima Municipal Court. On 9-24-2017 officers received a complaint of a female in the 400 block of S. Cass St. threatening to harm herself. Officers arrived and found that the female had left. Officers were able to make contact with the female and found that she was fine and did not wish to harm herself. On 9-24-2017 officers were dispatched to the 800 block of Skinner St, in reference to a Theft complaint. Officers spoke with a resident there who stated that an item was stolen from her property. On 9-26-2017 officers took a report from a male at the police department who has been receiving text messages from an unknown number. On 9-27-2017 officers took a report from a male at the police department who has been receiving threatening messages on Facebook from a male known to him. The identity of the suspect was given to officers and the incident remains under investigation. End of News Release.

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News Release: On 9-7-2017 officers along with Delphos EMS responded to an unresponsive male in the 500 block of Wayne St. Upon arrival officers located the male who appeared to be suffering from a drug overdose. The male was transported to the hospital by Middle Point EMS who were called for mutual aid. On 9-8-2017 officers along with Delphos EMS were sent to the 200 block of S. Main St. in reference to an unresponsive male. Officers arrived and located the male who appeared to be suffering from a drug overdose. EMS personnel began administering aid to the male who regained consciousness. The male was transported to the hospital by Delphos EMS. On 9-9-2017 an officer on patrol located an abandoned vehicle, behind a business on Elida Rd. that had disabling damage, appearing to have been in an accident. Officers made contact with the out of state owner and were given the name of the person driving the vehicle. That person was contacted and officers found that an accident had occurred on Elida Rd, near Raabe Ford, during the overnight hours. Officers contacted the Allen County Sheriff’s Office to handle the investigation of the accident that happened in their jurisdiction. On 9-9-2017 officers were dispatched to the 100 block of N. State St to investigate a possible Theft. Officers arrived and spoke with the homeowner who stated that he left his push mower in his front yard, by the road, and when he came back out it was gone. It is believed that whoever took the mower may have believed it was left by the road for trash. On 9-12-2017 officers took a report from a male at business in the 1400 block of N. Main St. The male told officers that he found damage to a gas tank fitting on a semi -tractor that he drives. He believes that juveniles may have been playing on the tank causing the damage. On 9-12-2017 officers took a report from a female, at the police department, who had been bitten by a dog in the 600 block of S. Cass St. Officers proceeded to the residence and spoke with the dog’s owner. He stated that the dog got away from him while taking it outside. A report was written and forwarded to the Van Wert County Dog Warden’s Office for further investigation. On 9-13-2017 officers spoke with a male and his daughter at the police department. The male wanted to report an ongoing incident where his daughter is being bullied and harassed by another female. On 9-13-2017 officers responded to a residence on W. 1st St. after receiving a complaint of a juvenile threatening to harm herself. Officers spoke with the girl and her parents and it was decided that she would go to the hospital for an evaluation and treatment. She was then transported by Delphos EMS. On 9-13-2017 officers along with Delphos EMS responded to a residence on S. Bredeick St. A male there was attempting to harm himself and requested help. He was transported to the hospital by Delphos EMS. On 9-13-2017 officers responded to a residence in the 300 block of E. 5th St, to investigate a Burglary complaint. Upon arrival officers found that the residence had been entered, by an unknown subject by force. Nothing appeared to have been missing at this time and the incident remains under investigation. End of Release:

News Release: On 9-1-2017 officers were dispatched to the 700 block of N. Canal St. in reference to a Menacing complaint. Upon arrival officers met with a mother and her son. The mother advised that her son had been receiving threats through Snapchat. The juvenile was unaware who the threats were coming from. On 9-1-2017 officers met with a business owner in the 200 block of W. 2nd St. She reported that a bench that sat outside of the business was stolen. The incident remains under investigation. On 9-1-2017 officers received a complaint of a dog running at large in the 300 block of W. Clime St. The complainant stated that the dog had been aggressive to anyone passing by. Officers arrived and located the dog running loose, but could not locate an owner. It was determined that the dog was kept at a residence in the 400 block of W. Clime St. The dog was let back in the residence by the apparent owner, but they would not answer the door. The report was forwarded to the Van Wert County Dog Warden’s Office for follow-up investigation. On 9-2-2017 an officer on patrol initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle after observing the driver commit a traffic violation. The officer made contact with the driver, Greg Andrew, of South Carolina. Officers found that Andrew was operating the vehicle on a suspended driver’s license and issue him a citation for the Out of State FRA Suspension. He will appear in Lima Municipal Court to face the charge. On 9-2-2017 an officer on patrol conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle after observing the vehicle being operated with an equipment violation and a traffic violation. Officers made contact with the driver, Jessica Wilson, of Lima. During the traffic stop officers found probable cause to arrest Wilson for operating the vehicle while intoxicated. Wilson was charged with OVI and two minor misdemeanor offenses. She will appear in Lima Municipal Court to face the charges. On 9-3-2017 officers met with a female in the 200 block of S. Pierce St. The female told officers that her dog was missing from the back yard and she believed that someone had stolen it. The dog later returned to the residence on it’s own. On 9-3-2017 officers met with a homeowner in the 1200 block of Krieft St. The homeowner told officers that, while away, someone had moved and tampered with items on his property. Nothing was taken and only minor damage was reported. On 9-4-2017 an officer on patrol conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle after observing the driver commit a traffic offense. Officers made contact with the driver, Lisa Mason, of Delphos. Mason was found to be operating the vehicle on suspended driver’s license. She was charged with a Red Light violation as well as Failure to Reinstate. On 9-4-2017 officers met with a male in the 200 block of N. Jefferson St. in reference to a Criminal Damaging complaint. Upon arrival officers met with a tenant at the building and found that items in his yard were damaged along with damage done to his vehicle. On 9-4-2017 officers met with a male at a restaurant in the 1800 block of E. 5th St. The male showed officers a side window on his vehicle that had been shattered. The male was unsure if it happened prior to going to the restaurant or while he was inside eating. On 9-4-2017 officers were sent to the 1000 block of S. Clay St, to take a Theft report. Upon arrival officers met with the homeowner who stated that his daughter’s bicycle was stolen from his yard. A description was taken of the missing bicycle and the incident remains under investigation. On 9-4-2017 officers were made aware of an active warrant out of Mercer County for Dustin Abrahamson, of Delphos. Abrahamson was located and taken into custody. He was later turned over to Mercer County Sheriff’s Deputies. On 9-6-2017 an officer on patrol initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle after observing the driver, Trevor Wall, of Delphos, operating the vehicle. The officer had prior knowledge that Wall was operating the vehicle on a suspended driver’s license. Wall was issued a citation for an FRA Non-Compliance Suspension. On 9-7-2017 officers met with a female in the 24000 block of Lincoln Highway. The female wished to report her elderly father missing. Information was gathered on the male and an attempt to locate was put out to surrounding agencies. Officers spoke with the female later in the day and found that her father was located and was fine. End of News Release.

News Release: On 8-24-2017 officers were sent to the 900 block of Lima Ave, in reference to a possible child abuse complaint. Upon arrival officers met with a mother and her two children. Neither of the children showed any signs of abuse, but a report was taken and forwarded to Children’s Services for their review. On 8-25-2017 a male contacted the police department to report that subjects entered his vehicle in the 600 block of Walnut St. The male told officers that multiple items were stolen from inside. On 8-25-2017 officers met with a female at her residence in the 1000 block of Spencerville Rd. The female told officers that someone had entered her garage at an unknown time and spray painted some graffiti. Nothing else was damaged and nothing was taken. On 8-26-2017 officers were made aware of a juvenile that had left home and did not return when told to do so. Officers attempted to locate the female, but were unsuccessful at the time. A short time later the juvenile did return home. A report was taken and will be forwarded to the juveniles’ probation officer for review. On 8-26-2017 officers were dispatched to a residence in the 400 block of S. Canal St. Officers arrived and met with a male and female. They advised officers that they found multiple charges on their bank statement that they had not made. They advised officers that someone had used there debit card number to make the purchases. The report will be forwarded to the Detective Bureau for further investigation. On 8-28-2017 officers took a report from a male juvenile who has been receiving threatening text messages from another juvenile. The male stated that he had been assaulted at school by the other juvenile and was now receiving threatening messages. Officers received a statement from school officials as well as viewed the text messages. The juvenile will be charged with Assault and Aggravated Menacing. He will appear in Van Wert Juvenile Court. On 8-26-2017 an officer on patrol conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle after observing the driver commit a traffic violation. Officers made contact with the male juvenile driver and during the stop found that the juvenile was in possession of Alcohol. The juvenile was charged with Underage Possession of Alcohol. He will appear in Van Wert Municipal Court to face the charge. On 8-27-2017 officers took a report from a male in the 200 block of W. 1st St, who reported damage done to his residence. The male told officers that he returned home to his residence, after a short time away, and found that someone had thrown a rock through his window. The incident remains under investigation. On 8-30-2017 officers met with a female in the 500 block of S Washington St, in reference to a Burglary. The female told officers that someone, possibly a family member, had entered her bedroom and stole medication. There were no signs of forced entry and the incident remains under investigation. On 8-31-2017 officers were dispatched to Water Works Park for a Criminal Damaging complaint. Officers met with the parks superintendent and found that, an unknown subject, or subjects, spray painted graffiti on the skate board ramps. The skate board ramps had recently been stripped and repainted. Anyone with information is asked to contact the police department. End of News Release

Have a great day Delphos.

I know Toledo is some distance away but some bad guys just need all the attention they deserve.