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  • Bradburn sentenced a year after double fatal crash

    by - Feb 8, 2016
    GREENVILLE – Exactly one year to the day after a crash that claimed the life of two people, 50-year-old Chad E. Bradburn entered a guilty plea and was sentenced to serve a year behind bars. He was...
  • UCI meth bust nets 3 arrests

    by - Feb 6, 2016
    UNION CITY, Ind. – Union City Police Department Special Entry Tactical Team (SETT) served a search warrant after a lengthy investigation which concluded in the early hours Friday morning. Officers identified eight people during the warrant...
  • Greenville Police Beat 2-5-16

    by - Feb 5, 2016
    Greenville police investigating theft crimes On January 24, police were advised of a theft of home security cameras from Greenville Walmart. The store’s loss prevention officer contacted police after he saw the incidents while reviewing the...
  • Former Pitsburg mayor pleads ‘no contest’

    by - Feb 2, 2016
    GREENVILLE – A former Pitsburg mayor will be sentenced in March after being found guilty on six counts of Forgery, felonies of the fourth degree. Anthony Spires pleaded ‘no contest’ Tuesday morning in the Darke County...
  • Hollansburg man jailed for Richmond stabbing

    by - Feb 1, 2016
    WAYNE COUNTY, Ind. – A Hollansburg man is in the Wayne County Indiana jail accused of stabbing a man in Richmond. Following an altercation over the weekend,  John Eric Purdy, 55, of Hollansburg was taken from the hospital to...
  • Greenville Police Beat 1-29-16

    by - Jan 29, 2016
    Police continue to address drug and alcohol problems On January 24 police were dispatched 1325 Mardel Dr., Apt. 4 on a complaint of a drug overdose. Upon arrival, officers found James Kuna lying unresponsive on the...
  • Sheriff’s Office continues Active Threat training

    by - Jan 28, 2016
    DARKE COUNTY – As part of their continuing campaign to educate the community about the threat of an active shooter, the Darke County Sheriff’s Office took time this week to share life-saving information with educators and local businesses…...
  • Darren Woods sentenced for dealing heroin

    by - Jan 27, 2016
    GREENVILLE – “Words are cheap! We are going to watch what you do,” Darke County Common Pleas Court Judge Jonathan P. Hein told Darren L. Woods Monday after ordering the 49-year-old Greenville resident be placed on a community control...
  • Bright given 16 months following jury conviction

    by - Jan 27, 2016
    GREENVILLE – Joshua Bright was ordered to spend the next 16 months in prison after a jury found him guilty earlier this month on charges of Grand Theft of a Motor Vehicle and Breaking & Entering....
  • Judge orders jail and probation for Wuebker

    by - Jan 25, 2016
    GREENVILLE – After pleading guilty in November to 12 counts of Sexual Imposition, misdemeanors of the third degree, Darke County Common Pleas Judge Jonathan P. Hein ordered Alan R. Wuebker to serve 90 days in jail and...
  • Greenville Police Beat 1-22-16

    by - Jan 22, 2016
    Light week marred by felony theft charges, assault On January 15 police were dispatched to Burger King, 423 Wagner Ave., regarding a theft. The victim had the suspect, a new employee, come in to do some...
  • Sheriff Spencer makes full term promise

    by - Jan 22, 2016
    DARKE COUNTY – Since announcing his run for a 7th term as Darke County Sheriff, Toby L. Spencer has caught wind of a rumor that he would step down mid-term – appointing an interim Sheriff for...
  • Crawford gets MonDay after pleading guilty to theft

    by - Jan 20, 2016
    GREENVILLE – In October 2014, Michael R. Crawford pleaded guilty to two charges of trafficking in counterfeit controlled substances and two possession charges for heroin and cocaine. He was given Intervention in Lieu of Conviction (ILC)...
  • Greenville search warrant ends in 2 arrests

    by - Jan 16, 2016
    GREENVILLE – On Saturday at 4:53 p.m. Darke County Sheriff Deputies conducted a search warrant at 1011 East Fourth Street, Apt. #2, in Greenville. Taken into custody were Robert L. Cates (45) of Greenville and Brent A....
  • UCIPD K-9 receives new protective vest

    by - Jan 16, 2016
    UNION CITY, Ind. – Union City Police Department’s K9 Roki has received a bullet and stab protective vest thanks to a charitable donation from non-profit organization Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. who sponsored the vest and is...
  • Shuff convicted for charges of child molesting

    by - Jan 16, 2016
    RICHMOND, Ind. – A 33-year-old man with ties to Darke County faces up to 40 years behind bars for having a sexual relationship with a minor. According to a report from the Pal-Item in Richmond, Ind.,...
  • Livingston arrested for UCO meth lab

    by - Jan 16, 2016
    UNION CITY, Ohio – In the evening hours of Thursday, Jan. 14 officers from the Union City Ohio Police Department responded to 611 E. Elm St. in Union City, Ohio to perform a welfare check on...
  • Two arrested in Union City standoff

    by - Jan 16, 2016
    UNION CITY, Ohio – The Union City Ohio Police Department along with assistance from the Union City Indiana Police Department responded to 803 E. Central Street in attempts to serve a felony warrant on Peter Cheadle....
  • Greenville Police Beat 1-15-16

    by - Jan 15, 2016
    Domestic Violence continues to be a major complaint On January 10 police were dispatched regarding an assault. The victim said she and the defendant, Donald Daniels, had gotten into an argument – she wasn’t even sure...
  • Indictments for rape, kidnapping and heroin

    by - Jan 13, 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. David A. Elliott, Greenville – Indicted on a charge of...

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