|Thursday, April 17, 2014 8:05 PM|
At approximately 10 p.m. Saturday, officers were dispatched to a domestic violence incident in the 1300 block of Hedrick Street. Upon arrival, officers met with the victim, suspect and witnesses. After speaking with all parties involved, it was determined that no arrest would be made. The female left the residence for the night.
At 3:36 p.m. Sunday, the Delphos Police Department received a robbery complaint in the 400 block of North Scott Street. Upon arrival, officers met with the victim, who stated that he was standing in front of his residence when an unknown subject confronted him. The suspect then knocked the victim to the ground and removed his wallet from his pocket. The suspect then ran south on Scott Street. This incident remains under investigation.
On Sunday, Delphos officers took a report of a stolen vehicle. The victim told officers that they parked the vehicle in the 400 block of North Main Street overnight. Upon returning to pick up the vehicle the next day, they found that it had been stolen. The vehicle was later located by the Elida Police Department parked at a business. The Detective Bureau is investigating this incident.
At 11:22 p.m. Sunday, officers responded to a residence in the 200 block of South Main Street on a complaint of an unwanted guest at that residence. Upon arrival to the area, officers located the subject and wanted to speak to him about the complaint. The subject, later identified as Timothy R. Short Jr. of Delphos, began running from the area. Officers pursued him and located him in the 300 block of South Bredeick Street. Short was taken into custody and transported to the Van Wert County Jail. He will face a charge of obstructing official business in Van Wert Municipal Court.
At 5:33 a.m. Monday, officers and EMS responded to the 200 block of West Clime Street on a report of an unresponsive male. Witnesses at that location stated that the male was suffering from a drug overdose. Responding officers did locate items of drug paraphernalia and drug abuse instruments. The male was transported to the hospital for treatment and will likely face charges of drug possession, possession of drug abuse instruments and possession of drug paraphernalia.
On Tuesday, the Delphos Police Department received a theft complaint in the 400 block of South Pierce Street. Officers spoke with the victim, who stated that an item was removed from the front porch of his residence by an unknown subject. The incident remains under investigation.
On Thursday, officers took a report of a theft incident in the 400 block of West Clime Street. The victim stated that items were taken from his yard at an unknown time. The police department has received information on the whereabouts of the stolen items and charges of theft will be pursued.
The Delphos Police Department has taken multiple reports of vehicles being broken into and items stolen. On many occasions, the door glass is being broken. Anyone observing suspicious activity around vehicles particularly after dark is urged to call the police department at 419-692-4015.