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  • 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....
  • Richmond woman pleads guilty to local burglary

    by - Sep 20, 2016
    GREENVILLE – A Richmond woman will be sentenced for burglary in November after entering a guilty plea Monday morning in the Darke County Common Pleas Court. Londa A. Jones, 45, of Richmond, Ind. was originally indicted on...
  • Greenville Police Beat 9-16-16

    by - Sep 16, 2016
    Man dies from heroin overdose On Sept. 11 an officer was dispatched to the 200 block of West Harmon Street in reference to a male who had overdosed. Upon arrival the officer observed Russel Cleere, laying...
  • Heroin charges lead list of indictments

    by - Sep 16, 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. Dustin A. Bailey, Greenville – Indicted on charge of Theft...
  • Greenville Police Beat 9-9-16

    by - Sep 9, 2016
    Police respond to Fourth Street stabbing On Sept. 1 an officer was dispatched to the 500 block of East Fourth Street on the report of a stabbing.  Upon investigation, the officer was told by witness Jacob...
  • Subway robbery suspect identified, in custody

    by - Sep 6, 2016
    GREENVILLE – The suspect in the Aug. 28 robbery of the Greenville Subway on Martin Street has been identified as 31-year-old Michael D. Brown. He is currently in the Darke County Jail on a parole violation....
  • Greenville Police Beat 9-2-16

    by - Sep 2, 2016
    Wanted person arrested and jailed On Aug. 26 an officer was dispatched to the 1300 block of East Main Street to assist Greenville Township Rescue in reference to a wanted person. Jeffrey Royster was arrested and...
  • Union City High School launches Criminal Justice class

    by - Sep 2, 2016
    UNION CITY, Ind. – The Union City Jr/Sr High School launched it’s new criminal justice class to kick-off the 2016-17 school year. The dual credit course is exclusively for junior and senior high school students interested in an educational...
  • Stolen vehicle recovered outside Greenville

    by - Aug 31, 2016
    GREENVILLE – Officers from the Greenville Police Department, along with deputies and detectives from the Darke County Sheriff’s Office, combined to make a traffic stop of a reported stolen vehicle near Greenville late Wednesday morning. The...
  • 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...

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