DELPHOS — On Feb. 22, officers met with a female in the 1300 block of Christina Street in reference to a theft incident. The female told officers that an item was removed from her residence. The incident remains under investigation.

On Feb. 22, a male came to the police department to report a scam. The male advised he was selling items on Craigslist, and somebody arranged to purchase his items. The suspect sent a fraudulent check to the complainant, which was discovered prior to the items being taken by the suspect.

On Feb. 23, officers were dispatched to the 600 block of East Fifth Street to investigate a stolen motor vehicle complaint. Upon arrival, the vehicle owner told officers that his vehicle was taken sometime overnight and that it had been left unlocked with the keys inside. A short time later, the vehicle was recovered in an empty lot. Officers located numerous items inside that did not belong to the registered owner. The vehicle was taken to the police department to be processed for evidence.

On Feb. 23, a female reported that she was the victim of a scam. Officers met with the female and she told them the following. The female stated that she was contacted by a company who claimed that they had done repairs to her computer some time back and had overcharged her. The suspects stated that they were giving her a refund and needed her bank account info. The suspects then put what appeared to be a large amount of money into the account. The victim then notified the suspect of the large amount and he claimed it to be a mistake and requested cash be sent back to him for the over payment. The female complied, sent him cash, and then found that there had never been any money deposited by the suspect.

On Monday, officers were sent to the 600 block of Euclid Avenue to meet with a female in reference to an assault. The female told officers that she left an establishment with a male and went to his residence. She stated that once at the residence she was assaulted. The female had injuries consistent with an altercation. The report will be forwarded to the Prosecutor’s Office for review of charges.

On Monday, officers were sent to the 400 block of West Third Street to investigate a stolen motor vehicle complaint. Officers arrived and gathered the information on the stolen motor vehicle. A short time later, officers located the vehicle. The vehicle was returned to its owner after removing evidence from the vehicle.

On Tuesday, officers received a call from an officer at the Lima Police Department who had located an abandoned vehicle. Officers found that the vehicle belonged to a Delphos resident and he was unaware that the vehicle had been taken. The vehicle was impounded and sent to a local impound lot. A short time later, officers were made aware that a vehicle was stolen in Lima after the above vehicle was abandoned. That vehicle crashed and the occupants fled. A male juvenile was later identified as being in the vehicle and was detained. Delphos Detectives began an interview with the juvenile and obtained probable cause to arrest him on multiple vehicle thefts. The juvenile is in custody at the Allen County Juvenile Detention Center and will face multiple felony theft charges.

On Wednesday, officers met with a female in the 1100 block of South Clay Street. The female requested that a criminal trespass form be prepared and served on another female who she no longer wants at her residence. Officers explained the procedures to the female.

On Wednesday, officers responded to the 600 block of Harmon Street to investigate a burglary incident. Officers arrived and began gathering information from the female resident. She stated that multiple items were removed from the residence. Delphos officers and detectives have information on a suspect and are expected to file charges soon.

On Thursday, officers were dispatched to the 200 block of West Clime Street after receiving a complaint of a domestic violence assault. Officers arrived and met with a female and male living at the residence. After speaking with each, officers found probable cause to arrest the male, 18-year-old Bailee Puckett of Delphos, for causing or attempting to cause physical harm to a household or family member. Puckett was transported to the Van Wert County Jail and will appear in Van Wert Municipal Court to face the charge of domestic violence.

On Thursday, officers spoke with the owner of a local business who wanted to report an incident with an employee. The business owner stated that a male employee had a verbal altercation with a supervisor at his business. The employee walked out but threatened to come back and assault employees. The business owner only wished to document the incident in case of further problems.

On Thursday, a female came to the Delphos Police Department to report a criminal damaging incident. The female told officers that her vehicle was damaged while sitting in her open garage. The complainant told officers that she believed an ex-boyfriend was responsible for the damage.

On Thursday, officers and Delphos Fire and Rescue responded to the 200 block of Holland Avenue for an unresponsive male. Officers arrived and located the male who was now awake and alert. The male, 35-year-old Scott Wilkins of Delphos, was found to have an active warrant and was taken into custody. He was transported to the Delphos Police Department and later turned over to a deputy from the Allen County Sheriff’s office.

On Thursday, officers took a report from a male in the 200 block of Marion Avenue. The male told officers that a glass patio table sitting on his deck was broken by unknown individuals.

On Thursday, officers and Delphos Fire and Rescue were sent to a residence in the 500 block of South Main Street after receiving a report of a male attempting to harm himself. Officers arrived, located the male and secured the scene. EMS was then able to transport the male to the hospital for treatment.