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Sunday, May 11, 2014 8:00 PM

At 10:44 p.m. May 3, a Delphos police officer on patrol observed the driver of a vehicle commit a traffic offense on South Bredeick Street. The officer initiated a traffic stop on the vehicle and made contact with the driver and passenger. During the investigation of the traffic offense, the officer observed the passenger, 21-year-old Jacob D. Leach of Delphos, to be in possession of an open container of alcohol. The driver of the vehicle was cited for the traffic offense and Leach was issued a citation for open container. He will appear in Van Wert Municipal Court to face the charge.

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Sunday, May 04, 2014 8:00 PM

At 6:13 p.m. April 27, a Delphos police officer on patrol, observed a male known to him as 20-year-old Alex Hummer of Delphos operating a motor vehicle in the 600 block of North Jefferson Street. The officer had prior knowledge that Hummer’s driving status was suspended. After confirming this through dispatch, a traffic stop was conducted. Hummer was issued a citation for non-compliance suspension and released. He will appear in Van Wert Municipal Court to face the charge.

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Friday, May 02, 2014 8:47 PM

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JACKSON TOWNSHIP – The Ohio State Highway Patrol’s Van Wert Post is investigating a serious injury crash that occurred at 3:50 p.m. Thursday afternoon on County Road 111, east of the Village of Paulding.

A 1999 Pontiac Grand Prix, driven by Thomas A. Lantow, 17, of Latty was traveling eastbound County Road 111. The driver lost control of the Pontiac, struck a utility pole and overturned.

Lantow and two passengers were all injured in the crash. The front seat passenger, Riley J. Bidlack, 16 of Paulding was trapped in the vehicle and removed by non-mechanical means.

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Sunday, April 27, 2014 8:00 PM

At 6:04 p.m. April 18, officers were investigating suspicious activity and made contact with the occupants of a vehicle at the corner of North Clay and West Eighth streets. Officers conducted a search of the vehicle and located a small amount of marijuana along with several items of drug paraphernalia. As a result, the driver of the vehicle, Austin Hamilton, was charged with drug possession and possession of drug paraphernalia. He will appear in Van Wert Municipal Court to face the charges.

At 8:47 p.m. April 18, officers were dispatched to the 1000 block of North Main Street to meet with the victim of an assault. Upon arrival, officers met with the victim and several witnesses. After investigating the incident, it was determined that no charges would be pursued.

Driver cited for failure to yield PDF Print
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 8:38 PM

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DELPHOS — A driver failed to yield the right of way and was hit by an oncoming car.

Betty Letutor, 66, of Delphos was exiting a parking lot on East Fifth Street to cross the street to another parking lot.


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