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  • Greenville man gets probation for arson retaliation

    by - Mar 2, 2015
    GREENVILLE – A Greenville man was sentenced Monday afternoon for his role in a violent retaliation for a rash of vehicle fires in Greenville last July. Kenneth Jones, 37, appeared for sentencing in the Darke County...
  • Judge orders probation for vehicle arson suspect

    by - Mar 2, 2015
    GREENVILLE – Darke County Common Pleas Court Judge Jonathan P. Hein handed down a community control sanction for a second time in a Greenville vehicle arson case. Lowell ‘Bill’ Bowers, 34, of Union City appeared in...
  • Greenville Police Beat – 2-27-15

    by - Feb 27, 2015
    “I gave it back,” the defendant said as he was arrested On February 22 police responded to the 100 block of W. Fifth St. regarding a theft from a vehicle. The defendant, Jacob Henderson, had been...
  • Skeens sentenced to house arrest for violating probation

    by - Feb 26, 2015
    GREENVILLE – A Houston woman convicted of the Dec. 20, 2013 incident that seriously injured the Arcanum student was back in court Thursday morning for violating probation. Billie N. Skeens appeared with her attorney Andrew Pratt in...
  • Vandal arrested in Union City

    by - Feb 23, 2015
    UNION CITY – On Feb. 22, at approximately 03:32 a.m., officers from the Union City Ohio and Indiana Police Departments were dispatched to the Clark Gas Station, 101 E. Main St., in reference to an alarm....
  • Greenville Police Beat 2-20-15

    by - Feb 20, 2015
    Suspect forces way into residence; faces several charges On February 6 police responded to 215 1/2 Harrison Ave. regarding a forced entry into a residence. The suspect, Clayton Hans, reportedly went up the rear steps of...
  • Vandalia Man Arrested for Trafficking

    by - Feb 20, 2015
    DARKE CO. – On Thursday, the Darke County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit, along with Greenville Police Department, conducted a drug operation in the 800 Block of Martin Street in Greenville. The Darke County Sheriff’s Special Response...
  • Union City man sentenced for causing fatal crash

    by - Feb 19, 2015
    GREENVILLE – A Union City man convicted of causing the death of a passenger in a 2014 crash near Ansonia was sentenced for the crime Thursday in the Darke County courtroom. Common Pleas Court Judge Jonathan P....
  • Grand Jury Activity

    by - Feb 19, 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. Kimberly M. Schmidt, Celina – Indicted on a charge of...
  • Stepfather gets 25 years for Sexual Battery

    by - Feb 17, 2015
    GREENVILLE – A Darke County man will spend the next 25 years behind bars after being convicted on multiple sex crimes against his own stepchild. William H. Clark, 37, entered an Alford plea to five amended...
  • ACES gets support for grant to help at-risk youth

    by - Feb 15, 2015
    GREENVILLE – The Community Connectors Grant requires partnering with at least one school district with a high percentage of students living in poverty and not graduating on time… done. It requires a faith based organization in...
  • Greenville Police Beat 02-15-15

    by - Feb 13, 2015
    On February 11 police responded to a physical domestic violence call in the parking lot of Member’s Choice Credit Union, 725 Pine St. The victim was observed standing near her vehicle with blood down the front...
  • Driver that injured Arcanum student faces more trouble

    by - Feb 13, 2015
    GREENVILLE – A driver convicted in the 2013 crash that injured an Arcanum student on her way to school is facing more legal problems after she was caught driving without a license for at least the...
  • Impaired driver sentenced for deadly crash

    by - Feb 10, 2015
    GREENVILLE – A Union City, Ind. man was sent to prison after admitting to being responsible for the death of his girlfriend in a January 2014 crash in northern Darke County. On Tuesday morning, Darke County Common...
  • Chavez sentenced for sex crimes against a child

    by - Feb 9, 2015
    GREENVILLE – A Union City man will spend the next 10 years in prison after being convicted on multiple sex crimes involving a 9-year-old child. Richardo R. Chavez cried as he read a personally written letter...
  • Municipal Court report

    by - Feb 9, 2015
    GREENVILLE – Judge Julie L. Monnin, Darke County Municipal Court, reported on the case statistics of the court for January 2015. There were 334 new cases filed in the Darke County Municipal Court in January 2015. ...
  • Public help needed to identify sex crime suspect

    by - Feb 7, 2015
    GREENVILLE – The Greenville Police Department is asking for the public’s help in identifying a person of interest from an October 2014 sexual assault in Greenville. A white male reportedly assaulted a developmentally disabled woman over...
  • Greenville Police Beat 2-6-15

    by - Feb 6, 2015
    Suspect causes high speed chase and foot pursuit On January 31 police responded to a shoplifting complaint at Walmart, 1501 Wagner Ave. Nicholas Deaton allegedly entered the store with Lacie Copeland and Joe Smith. Smith was...
  • Brown enters plea in child sex case

    by - Feb 4, 2015
    GREENVILLE – With just a week before a scheduled jury trial, Daniel L. Brown agreed to a plea bargain in a sex case involving a child. The 53-year-old Brown received a five year prison sentence after...
  • Greenville Police Beat 1-30-15

    by - Jan 30, 2015
    Officers respond to drugs, alcohol, vandalism and more On January 24 police observed Rickey Elson on West Third Street near South Broadway. He appeared to be staggering as he walked and was carrying an open beer...

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