|Monday, August 19, 2013 12:03 AM|
At 11:54 p.m. Friday, Delphos Police and Fire Department were called to the 300 block of South Main Street in reference to a fire at the rear of a residence in that area. Upon officers’ arrival, they met with the homeowner who advised that a subject known to the resident had been at that location and an argument had occurred. Shortly after the argument, the subject went outside and returned several minutes later. Delphos Fire Department put the fire out. The case remains under investigation.
At 7:16 a.m. Thursday, Delphos Police were called to the 500 block of East Third Street in reference to a theft from a motor vehicle at a residence in that area. Upon officers’ arrival the victim stated that sometime in the overnight hours, someone entered the unlocked vehicle and removed electronic equipment from inside.
At 9:43 p.m. Tuesday, Delphos Police were called to the 300 block of South Main Street in reference to an attempted burglary at a residence in that area. Upon officers’ arrival, they located Timothy Short, 29, of Delphos, outside of the residence. The victim stated that Short had attempted to gain entry into the residence but was unable to. As a result of the officers’ investigation, Short was arrested, charged with criminal trespassing and was transported to the Allen County Jail. Short will appear in Lima Municipal Court on the charge.
At 4:33 p.m. Tuesday, Delphos Police were called to the 200 block of East Fifth Street in reference to a domestic violence complaint. Upon officers’ arrival, the victim stated that a family member had threatened harm to the victim and that the family member was on the way to that location to harm the victim. A short time later, the family member did arrive in the area, at which time officers stopped the subject for questioning. The victim did state that charges of domestic violence were wanted by the victim and the victim did sign paperwork to press charges on the family member. As a result, officers arrested Derrick Coil, 32, of Delphos, and transported him to the Allen County Jail. Coil will appear in Lima Municipal Court on the charge.
At 9:50 a.m. Monday, Delphos Police were contacted by a residence of the 400 block of South Clay Street in reference to a theft complaint from the residence. Upon speaking with the subject, it was found that someone had taken a snow blower from outside of the residence.