|Thursday, March 20, 2014 8:03 PM|
At 2:49 a.m. Sunday, a Delphos Police Officer on patrol conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle for an equipment violation. Officers made contact with the driver, 18-year-old Cody Stahl of Lima. During the investigation of the equipment violation, officers observed Stahl to be in possession of alcohol. It was also found that he had consumed alcohol. As a result, Stahl was charged with operating a vehicle after underage consumption, open container of alcohol, underage possession of alcohol and the equipment violation. He will appear in Van Wert Municipal to face the charge.
At 6:21 p.m. Sunday, Delphos officers were sent to a residence in the 700 block of Harmon Street, where a male subject was barricaded in his room threatening to harm himself or others with a knife. Officers had to force entry into the room where they met with the combative subject. Moments later, officers took the male into custody, where he was transported to the hospital for observation. The male will be charged with obstructing official business and will appear in Lima Municipal Court at a later date.
At 6:53 p.m. Monday, officers were sent to the 900 block of Lima Avenue in response to a domestic violence complaint. Upon arrival, officers met with a juvenile male and his mother. It was found that the juvenile had attempted to assault others in the household. The juvenile was briefly taken into custody but later released to his mother. The incident was resolved and no charges are to be filed.
At 3:43 p.m. Tuesday, officers responded to a burglary complaint in the 400 block of South Cass Street. Upon arrival, it was found that someone had gained entry into the residence and stole electronic items. This incident is currently under investigation.
At 1:58 p.m. Wednesday, the Delphos Police Department received a call from a business in the 1000 block of Elida Avenue reporting a theft incident. Upon arrival, officers met with the business manager as well as the suspect. It was found that the suspect had placed items inside of a purse and attempted to leave the business. The business did not wish to pursue charges at this time but the suspect was warned not to return to that location.
At 8 p.m. Wednesday, a male came to the police department to report that he had been assaulted. The male told officers that his girlfriend’s mother had approached him at a residence in the 200 block of West Clime Street and struck him in the mouth. The male just wanted the incident documented and no charges are pending.
On Thursday, the Delphos Police Department received a breaking and entering complaint at a local storage facility. The complainant stated that unknown subject(s) had entered his storage unit and stolen multiple items. This incident is under investigation.
On Thursday, officers took a report of an item stolen from a motor vehicle. The item was believed to have been stolen when the vehicle was parked in the area of Fourth and Jefferson streets overnight.