Court hands down indictments; holds arraignment, plea hearings

GREENVILLE – Several defendants have appeared in Darke County Common Pleas Court for arraignments and hearings. The following were in court Friday, Aug. 9, after...

Greenville Police Beat GPD assists health department with search warrant, finds drugs

Search Warrant On July 27 an officer was in contact with a representative of the Darke County Health Department in regards to a house in...

Hemmelgarn sentenced to one year in prison for sex offense

GREENVILLE – Eric Hemmelgarn, 38, of Greenville was remanded to the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Corrections on Wednesday after being found guilty for...

Verdict expected Wednesday in Hemmelgarn bench trial

GREENVILLE – Darke County Common Pleas Court Judge Jonathan P. Hein will announce his verdict Wednesday morning in the State vs. Eric Hemmelgarn bench...

Car show supports UCOPD K-9 Unit

UNION CITY, Ohio - The Union City Ohio Police Department hosted the annual car show Saturday evening in an effort to raise funds in...

Greenville Police Beat – Teens shoplift rum; cited for underage possession

Shoplifting On July 27 an officer was flagged down by a Walmart employee who reported a white male wearing a grey shirt, khaki pants and...

Domestic situation leads to attempted stabbing

NEW WESTON - Darke County Sheriff Deputies are currently working what they believe to be a domestic situation that led to an alleged "attempted"...

Bath to serve prison sentence for drug possession

GREENVILLE – Julie Bath, 45, of Greenville entered a guilty plea Tuesday in Darke County Common Pleas Court for one count of aggravated possession...

Sanders sentenced on stabbing charge

GREENVILLE – Aaron Sanders of Ansonia was sentenced to 12 months in prison on Monday in Darke County Common Pleas Court. Sanders, 25, entered a...

Greenville Police Beat – Employee finds evidence of cocaine while cleaning motel room

On July 23 an officer was called to Holiday Inn Express on Russ Road when an employee reported finding a baggie containing a white...

Several appear in court on drug, burglary, domestic violence charges

GREENVILLE – The following appeared in Darke County Common Pleas Court this past week: * Matthew Cain, 32, of Greenville appeared from the county Jail...

Former corrections officer indicted for rape

GREENVILLE – The Darke County Grand Jury has indicted 19-year-old Lathan T. Frech of New Madison on one charge of rape. Frech was employed as...

Greenville Police Beat – Police find drugs and possible stolen items in parked vehicle

Drugs On July 14 an officer was dispatched to the 200 block of Oakwood Avenue on the report of a suspicious vehicle. The officer found...

Court hears drug and probation violation cases

GREENVILLE – The following appeared on Thursday in Darke County Common Pleas Court: * Sarah Lovejoy, 29, of Greenville, was released from Darke County Jail...

Greenville Police Beat – Woman files false sexual assault report

Falsification On July 4 an officer was called to McDonalds South to speak with a female in regards to a sexual assault. The victim, Tiffany...

Lacey enters guilty plea; several arraigned on charges

GREENVILLE – Darke County Judge Jonathan P. Hein conducted the following hearings on Tuesday, July 10: * Austin Lacey of Greenville entered a guilty plea...

GPD reminds residents to lock vehicles

GREENVILLE – On July 10 at approximately 3 a.m., a citizen in the 200 block of Central Avenue contacted the Greenville Police Department to...

Greenville Police Beat – Juveniles caught riding handicap carts inside Kroger

Juvenile Complaint On June 26 an officer was dispatched to Kroger in reference to two juveniles riding the handicap carts. The officer spoke with a...

Greenville Police Beat – Shoplifter ‘wasn’t thinking’ when stealing steaks totaling $147

On June 20 an officer was dispatched to Kroger in reference to a theft complaint. The loss prevention employee said he observed the suspect,...

Greenville Police Beat – Police locate several  subjects with outstanding warrants

On June 14 officers were dispatched to the 1000 block of Washington Avenue on the report of a suspicious person in the alley. Upon...