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  • VFW Bingo donates to Crime Stoppers

    by - Sep 28, 2014
    GREENVILLE – The Greenville VFW Post No. 7262 Bingo Fund recently donated to the Darke County Crime Stoppers. Donations to the non-profit organization go to help fund cash rewards for tips leading to captures of wanted fugitives...
  • Assault victim gives health update

    by - Sep 27, 2014
    GREENVILLE – The community has been asking how Glen Frick is getting along since the robbery and assault that occurred, at his home business, Frick’s Sales; 5740 Jaysville St. Johns Road, Greenville, on Aug. 25. Glen...
  • Greenville Police Beat – 9-26-14

    by - Sep 26, 2014
    Shoplifting becomes a robbery charge over $93.70 On September 17 police responded to a call from Walmart, 1501 Wagner Ave., regarding a male shoplifter being pursued by a Walmart employee. The suspect was running toward JC...
  • Father caught injecting son with heroin in hospital

    by - Sep 23, 2014
    GREENVILLE – A Greenville man was caught injecting his 18-year-old son with Heroin while in a hospital Monday afternoon. The Greenville Police Department was called to Wayne HealthCare at approximately 2:32 p.m. on a drug investigation....
  • Union City man sentenced to 6 years for drugs

    by - Sep 22, 2014
    GREENVILLE – Joshua N. Lewis, 34, of Union City was sentenced to a six year prison term Monday morning in the Darke County Common Pleas Court after being convicted on two drug offenses. Lewis entered a...
  • Bergman chooses to represent himself in theft case

    by - Sep 22, 2014
    GREENVILLE: Mycha J. Bergman, 18, told the judge during an initial appearance Monday morning that he wishes to represent himself in a theft-related charge. Bergman allegedly drove a stolen vehicle from Montgomery County before crashing the...
  • Greenville Police Beat 9-19-14

    by - Sep 19, 2014
    Suspect arrested for two incidents of criminal trespass On September 10 police were dispatched at different times to 338 13th St., then to 302 13th St., regarding a suspect, Donald Peirsol. At 338 13th, the victim...
  • Suspect apprehended after crashing stolen car

    by - Sep 18, 2014
    DARKE COUNTY – A man wanted out of Montgomery County was apprehended after fleeing on foot following a crash near Pitsburg Thursday. According to the Darke County Sheriff’s Office, Mychal Bergman, 18, admitted to stealing a white 2003 Pontiac...
  • Palestine man arrested in drug raid

    by - Sep 13, 2014
    PALESTINE – On Friday the Darke County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit, along with Darke County Special Response Team, executed a search warrant at 153 South Main Street in Palestine. Bryan Adkins, 35, of Palestine was taken into...
  • Former Miami County reporter charged with sexting a teen

    by - Sep 12, 2014
    TROY – A former reporter for the daily newspaper in Piqua has been charged with sexting a 16-year-old girl. Will E. Sanders, 34, has since resigned as a writer from the Piqua Daily Call, a newspaper publication...
  • Greenville Police Beat 9-12-14

    by - Sep 12, 2014
    Police continue to respond to domestic violence, disorderly conduct On September 7 police responded to a residence regarding a fight taking place. The officer observed Courtney Weatherspoon and the victim in the front seat of a...
  • Greenville man charged with Sexual Battery of a teen

    by - Sep 11, 2014
    GREENVILLE – A 37-year-old Greenville man is jailed on a $50,000 bond for multiple counts of Sexual Battery involving a teen. Christopher M. Newberry was arraigned Thursday in the Darke County Common Pleas Court after a Grand Jury...
  • Car arson suspect arraigned in court

    by - Sep 10, 2014
    GREENVILLE – Darke County Court Common Pleas Court .Judge Jonathan P. Hein ordered a $10,000 bond be continued for Joshua Willis, 18, of Greenville. Willis appeared for arraignment Wednesday morning after being indicted on one count of...
  • Church burglary suspect convicted on 15 counts

    by - Sep 8, 2014
    GREENVILLE – Accused church burglary suspect, Ethan E. Louk, 21, of Gordon, pleaded guilty Monday to 15 counts included in a June indictment. Louk was charged after an investigation by the Darke County Sheriff’s Office suspected him...
  • Man indicted for rape of a toddler

    by - Sep 5, 2014
    GREENVILLE – Albert J. Fleckenstein, age 32, could spend the rest of his life in prison for allegedly engaging in a sexual act with a 3-year-old child earlier this year, according to the indictment. Fleckenstein is currently jailed on a...
  • Greenville Police Beat – 09-05-14

    by - Sep 5, 2014
    Domestic Violence once again a major concern On August 24 police were dispatched to a domestic dispute taking place in the street. The victim and suspect, Frank Gragorace, were fighting over a Playstation 3 and rent...
  • Convicted child sex offender gets 7 years

    by - Sep 4, 2014
    GREENVILLE – Convicted child sex offender, 67-year-old Robert G. Lambert, hid his face from cameras in the courtroom Thursday morning during sentencing in the Darke County Common Pleas Court for an August conviction on three counts...
  • Peace indicted in 3 cases, bond set at $200,000

    by - Sep 3, 2014
    GREENVILLE – Darke County Common Pleas Judge Jonathan P. Hein set bail at $200,000, as recommended by the prosecutor, for a Darke County man indicted on several assault, drug and theft related charges. A Grand Jury indicted Delphus...
  • Man struck by speeding car in Greenville

    by - Sep 2, 2014
    GREENVILLE – One man was airlifted, one arrested after a domestic dispute turned into a serious crash on the 400 block of East Fourth Street in Greenville Tuesday evening. According to the Greenville Police Department, a...
  • Taylor Invades Home; Arrested for Burglary

    by - Sep 2, 2014
    DARKE COUNTY – On Sept. 1, 2014 at approximately 4:47 p.m., 9-1-1 operators at the Darke County Sheriffs Office received a report of a black male who was found inside of an occupied residence at 3375...

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