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  • Suspicious fire in Greenville under investigation

    by - Oct 23, 2016
    GREENVILLE – The Greenville Fire Department is investigating a Sunday evening fire that appears to be suspicious in nature. Emergency personnel responded to the alley behind 409 Riffle Ave. in Greenville just before 8 p.m. on a...
  • Overnight gunshot victim airlifted to hospital

    by - Oct 23, 2016
    DARKE COUNTY – Emergency crews responded to a home on the 3600 block of US 127 South early Sunday morning on a report of a subject shot by a gun. The Darke County 911 Center received...
  • Greenville Police Beat 10-21-16

    by - Oct 21, 2016
    Woman charged after reckless driving report On Oct. 16, a reckless driving incident was reported to Greenville Police by an off-duty officer who was traveling eastbound on East Main Street. The off-duty officer reported a westbound...
  • Theft and assault lead Grand Jury indictments

    by - Oct 19, 2016
    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. Amanda Kay Velasquez Silva, West Milton – Indicted on a...
  • Local man sent back to prison for drugs

    by - Oct 18, 2016
    GREENVILLE – A Greenville man has been sent back to prison after being convicted for drug trafficking. Timothy J. Sanders (37) was sentenced Tuesday morning to eight months behind bars after pleading guilty to a sole count...
  • Greenville Police Beat 10-14-16

    by - Oct 14, 2016
    Wanted man attempts to flee from police On Oct. 11 an officer was dispatched to the 400 block of Riffle Avenue in reference a report of a wanted suspect standing on the side of the road....
  • Driver flees crash scene on foot

    by - Oct 11, 2016
    ADAMS TWP – A male driver fled the scene of a crash Tuesday afternoon after colliding with two utility poles near Horatio. According to deputies at the scene, the male driver was traveling southbound on the...
  • Reward offered for recent vacant trailer fire tips

    by - Oct 7, 2016
    GREENVILLE – Once again, a vacant trailer fire at the Colonial Mobile Home Community in Greenville has been ruled arson. This marked the fourth intentionally set fire at the trailer park since 2014. On Friday, the Greenville...
  • Greenville Police Beat 10-7-16

    by - Oct 7, 2016
    Man cited for criminal damaging for slashing tires On Oct. 2 an officer responded to the report of vandalism in the Kroger parking lot. Victim, Ryan Plumback said he parked his car in the lot and...
  • Greenville man receives jail, probation for burglary

    by - Oct 3, 2016
    GREENVILLE – A Greenville man will spend time in the Darke County Jail before being placed on probation after being convicted for a burglary that occurred in April. According to Darke County Prosecuting Attorney Kelly Ormsby,...
  • Driver flees after hitting child on bike

    by - Oct 2, 2016
    GREENVILLE – The Greenville Police Department is searching for a male driver who fled the scene after crashing into a small boy on a bicycle Sunday afternoon. According to officers at the scene and eyewitness statements, just...
  • Greenville Police Beat 09-30-16

    by - Sep 30, 2016
      Officers respond to overdose complaints On Sept. 24 an officer was dispatched to the 400 block of East Fifth Street in reference a possible overdose. No additional information was available in the report. On Sept....
  • Gary gets jail, probation for 2015 DUI crash

    by - Sep 30, 2016
    GREENVILLE – A local man was sentenced to jail time and probation for causing an October 2015 injury crash – while driving under the influence of alcohol. Jordan L. Gary, 25, appeared for sentencing Friday morning...
  • Judge orders 18 months in Fentanyl trafficking case

    by - Sep 30, 2016
    GREENVILLE – Darke County Common Pleas Court Judge Jonathan P. Hein ordered an 18 month prison sentence Wednesday for a local woman convicted of trafficking Fentanyl – a deadly synthetic opioid. After previously entering a guilty plea to a...
  • UCO Fire personnel investigated for theft

    by - Sep 26, 2016
    UNION CITY, Ohio – In August, the Union City Ohio Fire Chief Pamela Idle, Assistant Fire Chief Brian Stump, and Captain Craig Idle on administrative leave without pay, after information was gathered that the three were involved in theft from...
  • Greenville Police Beat 9-23-16

    by - Sep 23, 2016
    Greenville pursuit ends in arrest On Sept. 17, an officer was traveling south in the 300 block of Wagner Avenue attempting to catch up to a vehicle in order to conduct a traffic stop. The officer...
  • Peffly acquitted on all counts in child rape trial

    by - Sep 22, 2016
    GREENVILLE – It took a jury just two hours to return a ‘not guilty’ verdict Thursday afternoon against 34-year-old Derek M. Peffly in the Darke County Common Pleas Court. Facing a possible life sentence if found...
  • Defendant expected to testify in day 3 of child rape trial

    by - Sep 21, 2016
    GREENVILLE – After expert medical testimony from the physician involved, the state rested its case in day two of the Derek Peffly child rape trial. Peffly’s attorney Patrick Mulligan called the first of two defense witnesses Wednesday afternoon – the...
  • Trial begins for accused child rapist

    by - Sep 20, 2016
    GREENVILLE – A jury trial began Tuesday morning in a case involving the alleged rape of three children under the age of 13. Derek Michael Peffly, 34, formerly of Greenville, faces a possible life sentence after...
  • Greenville woman gets probation for domestic violence

    by - Sep 20, 2016
    GREENVILLE – A Greenville woman was sentenced to probation Monday afternoon for domestic violence in the Darke County Common Pleas Court. Twenty-six-year-old Lindsey M. Foster was indicted on two felony counts of Domestic Violence earlier this year....

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