DELPHOS — On Sept. 14, officers were called to a business on West Fifth Street after an employee was alerted to a small fire near the side of the business. The employee put out the fire prior to it causing any damage. It appeared that the fire had been set intentionally. The incident remains under investigation.

On Monday, officers were sent to the 100 block of Hunt Street for a Criminal damaging incident. The resident there told officers that an unknown subject had caused damage to her vehicle as it sat along the street.

On Monday, officers received a call to investigate possible neglect and verbal abuse of a handicap person by their caretaker. Officers forwarded information from previous incidents as well as current information to Van Wert County Senior Services for follow-up investigation.

On Tuesday, officers responded to the 600 block of Walnut Street for a burglary complaint. Upon arrival, officers spoke with the homeowner, who stated that while he was away from the residence, someone broke in and stole items from him. The incident is being investigated by the Detective Bureau.

On Wednesday, officers spoke with a male in reference to a criminal damaging incident. The complainant told officers that a backhoe belonging to his business had a side glass shattered. An attempt to shatter the front windshield was unsuccessful.

On Wednesday, officers were dispatched to the 1000 block of Lima Avenue in reference to a menacing complaint. Officers arrived and met with the female complainant. She told officers that her ex-boyfriend showed up at her residence and damaged her property as well as made threats of physical harm. The complainant requested that the male be criminally trespassed from her residence. The report will be forwarded to the prosecutor’s office for review of possible charges.

On Thursday, officers were sent to a business on East Fifth Street after receiving a report of a male assaulting a female. Officers arrived and were told that the male fled in a vehicle. Officers also learned the name of the female victim, but were told that she left when officers were called. The incident remains under investigation.

On Thursday, officers were made aware of an active warrant out of Allen County for 40-year-old Joseph Ward of Defiance. Officers located Ward a short time later and took him into custody. Ward was transferred to a deputy from the Allen County Sheriff’s Office.