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  • GNB gives to Crime Stoppers

    by - Aug 27, 2014
    GREENVILLE – Greenville National Bank recently donated $250 to the Darke County Crime Stoppers organization to help fund rewards for tips leading to arrests of Most Wanted fugitives and unsolved crimes in Darke County. To learn...
  • Arrest made in aggravated robbery case

    by - Aug 27, 2014
    DARKE COUNTY – The Darke County Sheriff’s Office has made an arrest in the aggravated robbery and felonious assault of a small business owner that occurred Monday night at a small engine repair shop located at...
  • DCSO investigate aggravated robbery outside Greenville

    by - Aug 25, 2014
    DARKE COUNTY – The Darke County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an aggravated robbery which occurred at 5740 Jaysville St. Johns Road, just west of Greenville Monday afternoon. According to reports, the 63-year-old male property owner was discovered laying on...
  • Greenville Police Beat 08-22-14

    by - Aug 22, 2014
    Police investigate robbery, child burn victim and more On Aug. 16 police responded to Greentown Sunoco, 841 Martin St., regarding a robbery that had just taken place. The suspect was a white male wearing a ski...
  • Wilkerson jailed on $20,000 bond in assault case

    by - Aug 21, 2014
    GREENVILLE – Darke County Common Pleas Court Judge Jonathan P. Hein set bail at $20,000 for 18-year-old Zackary T. Wilkerson Thursday morning. Wilkerson appeared via video connection from the Darke County jail after turning himself in...
  • Man jailed for assault with hammer

    by - Aug 19, 2014
    GREENVILLE – Darke County Common Pleas Court Judge Jonathan P. Hein ordered 19-year-old Justin Lee Dispennette be jailed on a $15,000 bond for an assault Tuesday afternoon. According to Assistant Prosecuting Attorney Deborah S. Quigley, Dispennette...
  • Deputies Seize Drugs at Fairgrounds Gate

    by - Aug 18, 2014
    GREENVILLE – During the early morning hours of Aug. 18, 2014, Darke County Deputies received an anonymous tip that subjects had left the Darke County Fairgrounds and would be returning with drugs.  At approximately 4:30 a.m. a...
  • Grand Jury issues 23 indictments for drugs

    by - Aug 18, 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. Peter N. Cheadle, Greenville – Indicted on a charge of...
  • Armed suspect robs Greenville gas station

    by - Aug 16, 2014
    GREENVILLE – The Greenville Police Department and the Darke County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of an armed robbery in Greenville just before 10 p.m. Saturday evening. According to reports, a female clerk at the Sunoco...
  • Greenville Police Beat – 08-15-14

    by - Aug 15, 2014
    Police respond to child custody and drugs incidents On July 8 police were dispatched to 344 E. Main St. regarding a child custody exchange. The mother informed the police her two children were at the grandmother,...
  • Active meth cook busted in Union City

    by - Aug 14, 2014
    UNION CITY, Ohio – Two men were arrested after authorities busted an active meth lab cook operation in Union City Thursday afternoon. According to the UCO Police Department, officers raided the garage behind 210 East Oak St....
  • Greenville Police Beat 08-08-14

    by - Aug 8, 2014
    Hit a car, hit a house while under the influence On July 29 police responded to a crash in the 400 block of Tecumseh Street. Chadd Davis stated a vehicle driven by the resident of 409...
  • Warrant issued for Greenville arson suspect

    by - Aug 8, 2014
    GREENVILLE – An arrest warrant has been issued for 34-year-old Lowell “Bill” Bowers of Greenville. He and Josh Willis, 18, have been charged in connection with the ongoing investigation of the July 22 vehicle arson fires in the City of...
  • Hofacker gets $25K bond in elderly woman robbery case

    by - Aug 7, 2014
    GREENVILLE – Darke County Common Pleas Court Judge Jonathan P. Hein handed down a $25,000 bond Wednesday afternoon for the suspect in the Aug. 4 home invasion of an elderly Greenville woman. Randy L. Hofacker, 53, of Greenville,...
  • Suspect gets $2 from 90 year old woman in Aggravated Robbery

    by - Aug 5, 2014
    GREENVILLE – On Aug. 2, at approximately 11:05 p.m., the Greenville Police Department, with assistance from the Darke County Sheriff’s Office, responded to 612 E. 4th St., Greenville, on a report of a burglary in progress....
  • Lambert convicted of sex acts with child

    by - Aug 5, 2014
    GREENVILLE – A Darke County man was convicted on sex charges involving a child Tuesday morning in the Darke County Common Pleas Court. One day before the scheduled jury trial was set to begin, Robert G....
  • Bowlin gets 4 years added to current sentence

    by - Aug 5, 2014
    GREENVILLE – Matthew Bowlin, 21, was sentenced Aug. 4 to a four more years in prison on six counts of Burglary and one count of Breaking and Entering following a plea agreement with the Darke County Prosecutor. Bowlin...
  • Arson suspect pleads not guilty

    by - Aug 5, 2014
    GREENVILLE – Cody Bailey, 19, pleaded not guilty Aug. 4 to Felony 4 Arson stemming from charges he started fires with lighter fluid July 15. Bailey’s attorney, Randy Breaden, Greenville, asked for his client to be released...
  • Greenville Police Beat 08-01-14

    by - Aug 1, 2014
    Police respond to assault, domestic violence, vehicle fires On July 27 police were dispatched to 425 West St. regarding an assault that occurred at 315 North St. Jane Cox told police she was visiting her daughter,...
  • Darke County Marijuana Eradication

    by - Jul 30, 2014
    DARKE COUNTY – On July 29, the Darke County Sheriff’s Office, along with the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation (BCI), conducted its annual Marijuana Eradication. More than 200 Marijuana plants were located, with an estimated street...

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