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  • Union City K-9 team makes another drug bust

    by - Aug 28, 2015
    UNION CITY, Ind. – On Thursday at approximately 12:20 pm, Ptl. Jerry Hammons, UCIPD, stopped a speeding motorist in the 300 block of W. Deerfield Road, in Union City, Ind. The driver was identified as Haley R....
  • Greenville Police Beat 8-28-15

    by - Aug 28, 2015
    Domestic Violence incidents continue in Greenville Greenville police handle multiple “domestic” calls each week that turn out to be arguments and don’t result in an arrest or citation. This week there were six, plus nearly as...
  • DCSO K-9 Unit welcomes new additions

    by - Aug 27, 2015
    DARKE COUNTY – The Great Darke County Fair gave the public its first glimpse at the Darke County Sheriff’s Office (DCSO) newest members of their K-9 Unit. In addition to the already known four-legged officer Eric,...
  • UCIPD traffic blitz leads to 4 drug arrests

    by - Aug 22, 2015
    UNION CITY, Ind. – The Union City Indiana Police Department conducted a traffic blitz between the hours of 6 p.m. and 2 a.m. on on Friday, August 21st. This lead to four drug arrests and numerous drug related charges. Several...
  • Fleetwood busted for heroin while on bond

    by - Aug 21, 2015
    GREENVILLE – For the second time since being released from prison earlier this year, 49-year-old Rick Fleetwood finds himself locked up on new drug charges. On Friday morning just after 10 a.m., the Greenville Police Department arrested Fleetwood at the Prairie Ridge Park...
  • Versailles burglary suspect jailed

    by - Aug 21, 2015
    VERSAILLES – Burglary suspect, Robert Tackett, 77, was recently arrested and is in the Seneca County jail. According to WHIO’s Steve Baker, Tackett is a suspect in a number of burglaries in the area including a...
  • Accused child rapist held on $250,000 bond

    by - Aug 21, 2015
    GREENVILLE – A former 33-year-old Greenville man faces a possible life sentence after being arrested for sex crimes after a six count indictment was handed down involving three children. Derek Michael Peffly was picked up in Winston-Salem,...
  • Greenville Police Beat 8-21-15

    by - Aug 21, 2015
    GPD continues to answer domestic violence incidents On August 16 police were dispatched regarding a possible physical domestic altercation. The victim told police that Jason Landis was intoxicated and began an argument with her. It allegedly...
  • Fair benches now have Crime Stoppers display

    by - Aug 20, 2015
    GREENVILLE – Since it’s relaunch in 2011, Darke County Crime Stoppers (DCCS) has been handing out information, in conjunction with the Darke County Sheriff’s Office, during The Great Darke County Fair. This year, the fair board has...
  • Greenville garage & boat fire ruled arson

    by - Aug 19, 2015
    GREENVILLE – The Greenville Fire Department has ruled a couple weekend fires as being intentionally set over the weekend. The department responded to a reported boat being on fire in the alley of the 500 block of...
  • Meth lab discovered at Union City home

    by - Aug 19, 2015
    UNION CITY – On Tuesday, the Union City Ohio Police Department (UCOPD) responded to a call at 510 E. Wall Street in reference to an active methamphetamine lab. UCOPD located the methamphetamine lab which was still producing hydrogen...
  • Arson, drugs and felonious assault indictments

    by - Aug 17, 2015
    GREENVILLE – R. Kelly Ormsby, III, prosecuting attorney for Darke County released the following report on Grand Jury activity recently conducted by the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office. Kyle A. Reigelsperger, Greenville – Indicted on a charge of...
  • Greenville Police Beat 8-14-15

    by - Aug 14, 2015
    Police handle domestic violence, disorderly conduct and more On Aug. 2 police were dispatched regarding a domestic dispute. The victim, upset and crying, was being treated by Greenville Township Rescue. According to the report Dwayne Morgan...
  • Sumlin arrested on drug charges

    by - Aug 13, 2015
    On Aug. 12, the Darke County Sheriff’s Office Drug unit and Darke County Deputies along with Greenville Police, executed a search warrant at 311 W. Water St., Greenville, stemming from a crack cocaine trafficking investigation. Tarrelle...
  • Vehicle pursuit in UCI leads to power outages

    by - Aug 11, 2015
    UNION CITY, Ind. – Union City Police attempted to stop a vehicle early Thursday morning, leading to a pursuit. The pursuit eventually ended on W Deerfield Rd and resulted in one arrest. Ptl Lance Mock attempted...
  • Ormsby releases Grand Jury activity

    by - Aug 10, 2015
    GREENVILLE – R. Kelly Ormsby, III, prosecuting attorney for Darke County, released the following report on Grand Jury activity recently conducted by the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office. Dale L. Brock, Greenville – Indicted on a charge of...
  • Jury finds Emerson guilty for overdose death of wife

    by - Aug 6, 2015
    GREENVILLE – A jury found 45-year-old Raymond R. Emerson responsible for a January 2014 overdose that led to the death of his wife. Following a 2-day trial in the Darke County Common Pleas Court, it took the jury less...
  • Greenville man dies in rollover crash

    by - Aug 2, 2015
    DARKE COUNTY – Mills Road was shut down Saturday night while emergency crews investigate a fatal crash just before 10 p.m. Preliminary investigation showed a 2004 Ford truck was west bound on Mills Road. The truck went off the right...
  • Greenville Police Beat 7-31-15

    by - Jul 31, 2015
    Police deal with harassment, domestic violence and more On July 27 police were dispatched regarding a vandalism complaint. There were several large scratches down the entire driver side of the victim’s vehicle. She stated she had...
  • UCIPD discover narcotics during bust

    by - Jul 31, 2015
    UNION CITY, Ind. – Officers from the Union City, IN Police Department served a search warrant Thursday night at an apartment located at the Maple Leaf Apartment complex, and recovered heroin and cocaine. A Union City...
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