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  • Greenville Police Beat 8-26-16

    by - Aug 26, 2016
    Police make DUI and disorderly arrests On Aug. 21, an officer observed a defendant (not named in the report) opening a motor vehicle southbound in the 600 block of Wagner Avenue. The officer conducted a traffic...
  • New Weston woman arrested for having meth in car with her child

    by - Aug 24, 2016
    DARKE COUNTY – Just after midnight Wednesday morning, a Darke County Deputy K-9 Unit conducted a traffic stop on a 2004 silver Buick Rendezvous for a lanes of travel violation. The stop occurred near the intersection of Greenville...
  • Drugs once again top list of indictments

    by - Aug 22, 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. Charles A. Robbins, II, Greenville – Indicted on a charge...
  • Juveniles charged for fair vandalism

    by - Aug 19, 2016
    DARKE COUNTY – On the morning of August 18, detectives from the Darke County Sheriff’s Office received information from the Darke County Juvenile Probation Department in reference to the vandalism and thefts at the fairgrounds. The Probation...
  • Greenville Police Beat 8-19-16

    by - Aug 19, 2016
    Several picked up on outstanding warrants On Aug. 12 an officer was dispatched to Danny’s in reference to a subject selling drugs. The known suspect (not named in report) was found to have an active warrant...
  • Vandals disrupt fair preparation for some

    by - Aug 17, 2016
    GREENVILLE – With only a couple of days until the start of the fair, the Darke County Sheriff’s Office has already seen the dirty work of one or more persons. Chief Detective Mark Whittaker confirmed Sheriff...
  • Boseke sent to prison for nude photos of teen

    by - Aug 16, 2016
    GREENVILLE – A Greenville man will spend the next two years in an Ohio prison for having nude oriented photos stored on his cell phone of the teenage daughter of his former girlfriend. Denville Boseke, 32, appeared...
  • Bradford man sentenced for November injury crash

    by - Aug 15, 2016
    GREENVILLE – Darke County Common Pleas Court Judge Jonathan P. Hein sentenced 24-year-old Rodney Abney of Bradford to local jail time and probation for causing a November crash that seriously injured a local woman. After previously being...
  • Greenville Police Beat 8-12-16

    by - Aug 12, 2016
    Prescription drugs; marijuana lead to arrest On Aug. 4 an officer observed a truck northbound on Washington Avenue traveling several feet over the marked dividing line into the southbound lane. The officer conducted a traffic stop...
  • Greenville Police Beat 8-5-16

    by - Aug 5, 2016
    Police issue citations for disorderly behavior On July 27 two officers were dispatched to the Speedway South, 1350 Switzer St. in reference to a theft in progress. Two people advised the officers they saw Joshua Back...
  • Cates gets 120-days for attempted abduction

    by - Aug 4, 2016
    GREENVILLE – Robert Cates learned Thursday he will be spending the next four months in jail after pleading guilty to attempted abduction charges on June 13. The defendant has a long history of criminal infractions, which,...
  • Second woman found guilty in drug raid

    by - Aug 1, 2016
    GREENVILLE – A second woman has pleaded guilty in Darke County Common Pleas Courtroom stemming from a six-week multi-agency investigation. On Monday, July 18, Stephanie Brandeberry, 54, admitted her guilt to a charge of Aggravated Trafficking...
  • Greenville Police Beat 7-29-16

    by - Jul 29, 2016
    Police investigate vandalism in downtown business district On July 23 police were dispatched in reference to damage of the Homer Simpson statue in front of Doug’s Arcade, 606 S. Broadway St. Dispatch advised the suspect, later...
  • Man arrested, suspected of multiple overnight arsons

    by - Jul 28, 2016
    DARKE COUNTY – On Wednesday at 11:14 p.m., the Darke County 911 Center received a call from a resident at 22 Sherwood Court in Greenville – advising someone threw something onto the deck of the residence and...
  • Greenville goes ‘blue’ behind community law enforcement effort

    by - Jul 28, 2016
    GREENVILLE – Following the recent senseless attacks aimed at police officers, the Greenville community has come together behind law enforcement across the country. To show support for the men and women wearing a badge, the downtown traffic circle...
  • Local woman sentenced for drug trafficking

    by - Jul 25, 2016
    GREENVILLE – A local woman has been placed on probation for a February raid involving several drug enforcement agencies. Deborah Sue Fornshil, 53, appeared for sentencing Monday afternoon in the Darke County Common Pleas Court. She was...
  • Steen placed on probation for fight with wife, officers

    by - Jul 25, 2016
    GREENVILLE – “My client has mental health issues that he needs help with,” said local defense attorney David A. Rohrer during a sentencing hearing in the Darke County Common Pleas Court Monday afternoon. His client, 28-year-old...
  • Greenville Police Beat 7-22-16

    by - Jul 22, 2016
    Police respond to theft at Lowe’s On July 13 an officer was called to Lowe’s on Wagner Avenue on the report of two thefts occurring during the past couple days. The Lowe’s prevention officer, Crystal Kirkwood...
  • Armed suspect robs Greenville Walgreens

    by - Jul 21, 2016
    GREENVILLE – The Greenville Police Department is investigating a second armed robbery that occurred just over three hours after the first report. Just after 7 p.m. Thursday evening, officers responded to Walgreens, located on the corner of Wagner...
  • Martin Street Subway reports robbery

    by - Jul 21, 2016
    GREENVILLE – The Greenville Police Department was called to the Subway restaurant on Martin Street in Greenville Thursday afternoon at approximately 3:30 p.m. on a report of a robbery. According to officers, the male suspect reportedly brandished...

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