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  • Grand Jury indictments

    by - Nov 26, 2014
    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. William E. Downey, Greenville – Indicted on a charge of...
  • Arcanum man charged for overdose death of wife

    by - Nov 25, 2014
    GREENVILLE – An Arcanum man faces serious felony charges after after authorities held him responsible in the January drug overdose death of his wife. Raymond R. Emerson, 45, appeared in the court Tuesday by video connection...
  • Louk faces probation violation for drunken incident

    by - Nov 25, 2014
    GREENVILLE – Ethan E. Louk, 21, is back in jail after he was arrested Monday for allegedly punching out a window of a house in Gordon while intoxicated. Louk is currently on probation after being convicted in...
  • Willis pleads guilty in vehicle arson case

    by - Nov 24, 2014
    GREENVILLE – Joshua Willis, 18, of Greenville. Willis entered a guilty plea to four counts of Arson, fourth degree felonies, Friday morning in the Darke County Common Pleas Court. Willis, along with co-defendant 34-year-old Lowell “Bill” Bowers, were indicted...
  • Greenville Police Beat – 11-21-14

    by - Nov 21, 2014
    Complainant calls police, gets arrested for disorderly conduct On November 15 police responded to 724 E. Main St. regarding a possible assault. Five individuals were at the residence with Daniel Cornett telling the officer they were...
  • Second man sent to prison for UCO meth bust

    by - Nov 18, 2014
    GREENVILLE – The second man arrested during a meth lab bust in Union City has been sent to prison after pleading guilty Tuesday morning in the Darke County Common Pleas Court. Daniel L. Bullock , 33, was...
  • Brown charged with attempting to rape a child

    by - Nov 17, 2014
    GREENVILLE – A 53-year-old man is jailed in Darke County on a $100,000 bond, after he was arrested Sunday for Attempted Rape, a felony of the second degree. According to court documents, Daniel L. Brown is...
  • Gunshot fatality investigated as homicide

    by - Nov 16, 2014
    MIAMI COUNTY – Miami County deputies were dispatched to 6 E. Monument St. in Pleasant Hill shortly after 11:00 A.M. Sunday morning on reports of a disturbance involving two males fighting on the sidewalk in front...
  • Drugs and guns seized during Arcanum drug raid

    by - Nov 14, 2014
    UPDATED: Nov. 17, 2014 @ 5:30 p.m. ARCANUM – On Friday, the Darke County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit executed a search warrant at 6102 State Route 722 in Arcanum. Roger L. Large, 66, of that address...
  • Greenville Police Beat 11-14-14

    by - Nov 14, 2014
    Suspect offers fake $100 bill for food, goes hungry On November 7 police responded to McDonald’s, 1301 Wagner Ave., regarding an unknown female subject who attempted to pay for her food with a counterfeit $100 bill....
  • Trotwood Man Arrested in Darke County Drug Bust

    by - Nov 13, 2014
    GREENVILLE – On November 12, 2014, the Darke County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit executed a buy/bust operation in rural Darke County.   Antonio Boyd (33) of Trotwood was taken into custody without incident and is currently being...
  • Be on look out for home burglaries

    by - Nov 11, 2014
    GREENVILLE – Sheriff Toby Spencer is advising citizens and residents of southern Darke County to be on the lookout for suspicious activity in their neighborhoods.  Several reports of thefts and home burglaries have recently been reported...
  • Bradford man charged with injuring 2-year-old

    by - Nov 11, 2014
    MIAMI COUNTY – Todd Clark, 28, of Bradford is jailed in Miami County on a $200,000 bond after he allegedly injured a 2-year-old girl. He is charged with Felonious Assault and Child Endangering according to court records. Investigators with the...
  • Greenville Police Beat 11-07-14

    by - Nov 7, 2014
    Suspects arrested in Willis beating On November 1 police responded to a robbery complaint by Brandon Willis and his girlfriend. Brandon’s brother Joshua Willis was in jail, a defendant in several arsons. He stated he was...
  • Greenville police warn of body armor scam

    by - Nov 6, 2014
    GREENVILLE – The Greenville Police Department is alerting the public of a potential scam to collect money for body armor or other type of equipment. If you are approached to give money or your credit card...
  • Union City man busted in drug raid

    by - Nov 6, 2014
    DARKE COUNTY – On Wednesday the Darke County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit executed a search warrant at 503 Beamsville-Union City Road, lot 29, Union City, Ohio. Rickie Hess, Jr., 40, of Union City was taken into custody...
  • 3 arrested for Greenville arson retaliation

    by - Nov 4, 2014
    GREENVILLE – Three Greenville people are jailed after allegedly assaulting and robbing a man in retaliation for a July rash of vehicle arson fires. Christopher Miller, 28, Kenneth Jones, 37, and Kenneth’s wife Gloria Jones, 40, are...
  • Greenville Police Beat 10-31-14

    by - Oct 31, 2014
    Police investigate stolen vehicle, assault and wood fire On October 31 police spotted a tan Lincoln on South Broadway with Indiana license plates. A check through LEADS indicated the plates belonged to a Ford truck. The...
  • York convicted for shooting heroin in hospital

    by - Oct 30, 2014
    GREENVILLE – Aaron L. York, 42, of Greenville pleaded guilty Thursday to an amended charge of Attempted Corrupting Another with Drugs. He was charged following an investigation by the Greenville Police Department after a hospital staff...
  • Peace sentenced to a decade for violent robbery

    by - Oct 30, 2014
    GREENVILLE – Darke County Common Pleas Court Judge Jonathan P. Hein ordered Delphos Ray Peace to serve 10 years in prison Thursday afternoon. The 28-year-old Peace was charged with the violent robbery of local private business owner Glen...

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