LIMA — A 45-year-old man was arrested after leading police on a short chase this morning over a stolen vehicle.
LIMA — A convicted felon received a lecture from a judge Monday about young criminals with guns before receiving nine years prison.
LIMA — A teenager has pleaded not guilty to charges in connection with a home invasion robbery.
LIMA — It’s rare a defendant in a murder case leaves the courtroom smiling, but that is exactly what happened Thursday.
Allen County grand jury returns indictments
LIMA — Three of Lima’s most wanted men, accused of killing people in three separate homicides, were captured out of state in the past five days, the Lima Police Department announced today.
LIMA — A Lima man has an active warrant for his arrest after the execution of a search warrant at his residence at 6 a.m. Wednesday.
LIMA — Divers from the FBI Underwater Evidence Recovery Team were in the water at Faurot Park on Wednesday conducting a search for evidence used in violent acts by street gangs.
LIMA — The late James Everett may be gone forever, but his memory will live on at the department in which he dedicated more than 40 years of his life, and in the village he called home.
LIMA — A man once sent to death row for killing a 16-year-old Bath High School student is up for parole again.
LIMA — Three men charged in the killing of a man last week waived preliminary hearings Wednesday and had their cases sent to the grand jury.
LIMA — Two men not old enough to legally purchase firearms were involved in a gunfight Sunday that injured an innocent man inside his home, police reported.
LIMA — Four people dead in one week with the telltale signs of an overdose could mean a deadly batch of heroin possibly laced with something to increase its potency has made it to the
LIMA — A person was confirmed dead after a body was found outside near Elijah Parkway at about noon Saturday.
LIMA — The Lima Police Department was dispatched to a stabbing shortly after 7 p.m Sunday on the second floor at 760 E. Fourth St.
LIMA — A woman was arrested this week during a drug bust at an Elida home.
Lima murder defendant wants statements tossed
LIMA — Three men have been charged in Monday’s shooting death of Damere Oliphant.
SHAWNEE TOWNSHIP — Damere Oliphant, 20, of 1032 W. Spring Street, Lima was shot and killed and nine people were questioned after his body was found at a closed restaurant this morning.
LIMA — A judge ruled Tuesday a woman accused of robbing the same bank twice was competent to stand trial.
LIMA — Two people were arrested Tuesday after they robbed a Little Caesars pizza restaurant in Lima, according to a report from the Lima Police Department.
LIMA — The Lima Police Department received a call at 3 p.m. of an alleged robbery at Little Caesar’s Pizza, 216 Calumet Ave., Lima.
LIMA — The Lima Police Department is investigating an alleged robbery at the Huntington National Bank, 631 W. Market St., Lima, this morning.
LIMA — A teenager was at St. Rita’s Medical Center on Saturday night recovering from a gunshot wound.
The February grand jury returned 18 public indictments. Those indicted and their charges are:
LIMA — A request for the same brand of cigarettes during an interrogation with detectives a man charged with robbing a gas station is accused of taking cannot be used against him at trial, a judge ruled.
VAN WERT — The prosecution in the death penalty case against a man accused of killing a 15-month old boy just gained an experienced member.
LIMA — One week after he was scheduled to enter a plea during an emotional hearing for family of his victim, Demonta Rogers pleaded guilty to a charge over the killing of a man last year outside a bar.
LIMA — An attorney for a man charged with robbing a gas station said Tuesday his client invoked his right to an attorney during questioning and anything he said after that should be excluded from evidence.
LIMA — A man charged with aggravated murder in the killing of a woman just days after he was released from jail is scheduled to stand trial April 18.
LIMA — The Lima Police Department is requesting help in finding the man responsible for robbing the BP station at 2075 Allentown Road, Lima, with a knife at approximately 8:40 p.m. Sunday.
LIMA — The teenage driver of a pickup truck that crashed and killed two other Elida football players in August pleaded not guilty Thursday to two counts of vehicular homicide.
LIMA — A man police said killed his girlfriend was indicted Thursday by the Allen County grand jury on murder and other charges.
LIMA — Less than a day after the sudden death of Sheriff Jimmy Everett, his friends and co-workers remembered him Wednesday as the man behind the scenes who kept the ship running smooth and would drop everything to help anyone.
LIMA — An unidentified man was shot Tuesday morning in Lima’s north end, and a potential suspect is currently in Lima Police custody.
LIMA — A man and woman charged with robbing a store with a firearm were assigned trial dates Thursday.
LIMA — Ross McWay no longer was smiling as he pleaded not guilty Wednesday to aggravated murder, a charge that could send him to prison for the rest of his life.
LIMA — Less than a week into his appointment as interim Allen County sheriff, Jimmy Everett died Tuesday night.
LIMA — A Columbus Grove man accused of striking a woman with his car while she crossed Spencerville Road on Thanksgiving was assigned a trial for April 3.
LIMA — A judge will review a video-recorded statement to determine whether the confession police said solved a 15-year-old murder case last year can remain in evidence.
LIMA — A college student who crashed a car after drinking, killing his friend, is scheduled to stand trial June 6.
LIMA — A man who fired a gun at a car after his friend shot a man inside a bar last year was sent to prison for five years this morning.
LIMA — A man with a violent past who police said confessed to killing a second person was indicted on the charge of aggravated murder with a repeat violent offender specification.
LIMA — Moments before a jury was to hear closing arguments, a man charged in a shooting inside a downtown bar last year told the judge he would plead guilty to all charges.
LIMA — A prosecutor said Tuesday witnesses will prove Donovan Peoples shot a man inside a local bar last year.
LIMA — A Columbus Grove man pleaded not guilty Monday to charges that accuse him of striking a woman with his car while she crossed Spencerville Road on Thanksgiving Day.
LIMA — An appellate court upheld Monday the appeal by a convicted drug dealer who said Allen County Sheriff Sam Crish set him up to get out of paying a debt.
LIMA — Bond was set at $2.5 million Friday for a man charged with murder in the slaying of a woman less than two days after he was released from jail following his acquittal on rape charges.
LIMA — A man with a violent past who was released from jail Friday after his acquittal on rape charges is back in custody as the chief suspect in the city’s first murder of the year over the weekend.
LIMA — A college student who crashed his car after drinking, resulting in the death of his friend, has been indicted by the grand jury.
LIMA — A woman is dead and her live-in boyfriend in jail Thursday in what marked Lima’s 8th homicide of the year.
LIMA — A 17-year-old awaiting sentencing on a manslaughter charge for killing a man in March will have his conviction erased and his case sent back to Juvenile Court to decide whether he should be tried as an adult.
LIMA — The 16-year-old driver of a pickup truck that crashed and killed two other Elida football players in August was charged this week with two counts of vehicular homicide.
LIMA — Cameron Holt Releford may only be 19 but a prosecutor described him Monday as a violent and dangerous man who fired a shot near a 16-year-old girl delivering pizzas while he robbed her.
LIMA — The Lima Police Department is investigating a shooting that resulted in the death of a Lima man Friday evening.
LIMA — Authorities arrested a man who later confessed to robbing several local convenience stores at knifepoint.
LIMA — The case against a Lima man accused of killing his live-in girlfriend has been sent to Allen County Common Pleas Court.
LIMA — Police are seeking the public’s help in finding the three criminals who broke into a house and stole a family’s Christmas presents today.
LIMA — Albert McDowell III faces up to 14 years in prison after pleading guilty Wednesday to voluntary manslaughter with a gun in the shooting of Da’veon Petaway.
LIMA — Ronald Payne was sentenced to 30 years in prison on rape and other charges by Judge David Cheney Monday in Allen County Common Pleas Court.
LIMA — The Lima Police Department was investigating a robbery that occurred at 12:50 p.m. Dec. 6 at H J Petroleum at 1505 St. Johns Ave.
LIMA – With less than a month to go in the year, police detectives are holding their breath as they remain busy handling seven homicide cases this year, a number that ties the most in the past decade.
LIMA — Sheriff detectives are looking for the man who robbed a gas station Tuesday afternoon.
LIMA — A second man charged following a huge heroin bust was sentenced to 18 years in prison Friday after pleading no contest to drug charges.
LIMA —Sentencing for Ronald Payne on Tuesday in Allen County Common Pleas Court was rescheduled to Dec. 12
LIMA — A 52-year-old woman was in custody Monday after an early morning stabbing.
LIMA — A former Delphos accountant was placed on three years probation and ordered to pay back $19,176 in restitution to the Spencerville Veterans of Foreign Wars post.
LIMA — The Lima Police Department was asking the public to help track down two men who police believe may have committed a murder.
LIMA — A man who served 13 years in prison for his killing a man turned down a chance Tuesday to plead guilty to rape and receive 11 years in prison.
LIMA — A Wapakoneta man is dead after being shot Monday evening.
LIMA — Two burglary suspects are in custody in connection with a burglary that occurred between 5:45 and 6 p.m. Sunday on the 4100 block of Susan Lane in Shawnee Township.
LIMA — Donnie Sargent didn’t really have a good answer why he broke the law again, other than he wanted to keep his auctioneering business running.
LIMA — A woman accused of robbing the same bank twice was indicted by the grand jury this week.
LIMA — A man who recently walked into the Lima Police Department and confessed to a 15-year-old unsolved homicide was indicted this week by the grand jury.
LIMA — School buses and traffic were diverted from Lutz Road this morning due to an incident that is now over in which a man killed himself.
LIMA — The trial for a 17-year-old boy charged as an adult with murder in the killing of a man was pushed back for a month.
LIMA — The Lima Police Department was seeking information on an incident late Saturday that left a man shot in the hand.
LIMA — A shooting at 4 p.m. Wednesday left a Lima man in the intensive care unit at Lima Memorial Health System in critical condition.
The Allen County grand jury returned 24 public indictments. Those indicted and their charges are:
LIMA — Sometimes mother knows best.
LIMA — A 63-year-old man will face up to 39.5 years in prison when he is sentenced next month on rape and other charges
LIMA — The case against a woman accused of robbing a bank was sent Wednesday to a grand jury for review.
LIMA — Detectives were looking for a 19-year-old man in connection with a fatal shooting over the weekend at a troubled bar.
LIMA — A man who served as a youth mentor in a local school district was sentenced to three years in prison today for a sex crime against a child.
LIMA — Deputies released surveillance photos this morning of a woman accused of robbing the Fifth Third Bank on Lima’s Harding Highway on Wednesday afternoon.
LIMA — The Fifth Third Bank on Harding Highway was robbed Wednesday afternoon by a woman.
LIMA — Two men with histories of violence were sentenced to prison Monday for shooting people with guns they illegally obtained.
LIMA — A longtime Lima businessman is now in a prosecution diversion program after pleading guilty to seven felony charges.
LIMA — David D. Evans did not speak and responded only with nods as Judge Tammie Hursh of Lima Municipal Court asked him if he understood his rights during a bond hearing in a murder case dating back to 2001.
LIMA — A man walked into the Lima Police Department this week and confessed to killing a business owner back in 2001.
LIMA — A man who tried to outrun police officers on Interstate 75 during a crime spree in June pleaded guilty Monday to felony charges.
LIMA — A stabbing on North Rosedale Avenue over the weekend appears to be a case of self defense, a detective said Tuesday.
LIMA — A 43-year-old Lima man is in critical condition after being shot in the late afternoon hours Sunday on the 700 block of Weadock Ave.
LIMA — Eight overdoses in two days, all of which nearly killed the people, have put law enforcement on edge, warning of a dangerous batch of heroin that has made its way into Allen County.
LIMA — A woman who was with her boyfriend when he tried to outrun state troopers in a car chase in June that saw them driving the wrong way on Interstate 75 pleaded guilty to a felony charge today.
LIMA — A man sentenced to jail for assaulting a police officer after he became a suspect in a shooting at G-Spot bar has been charged in the shooting.
LIMA — Police spent the last day looking for two men who detectives believe killed a 29-year- old man during a dispute.
LIMA — Police are investigating two overnight shootings that appear to be unrelated.
LIMA — The trial for a man arrested in a large heroin bust was pushed back Monday to Dec. 13 to give his attorney more time to prepare.
LIMA — A Kentucky couple who tried to outrun state troopers in a chase that saw them driving the wrong way on Interstate 75 have been indicted.
LIMA — A man who was the driver of a car that crashed and killed two girls in 2008 was sentenced to 30 months in prison Monday after receiving numerous chances to get his life together.
LIMA — A raid at 617 Marion Ave. was carried out Thursday by the West Central Ohio Crime Task Force and the Allen County Sheriff’s Office SWAT team.
LIMA — A 16-year-old boy pleaded not guilty Monday to an amended indictment that includes murder over the killing of a man at Meat City earlier this year.
LIMA — A 62-year-old man facing life in prison on charges that accuse him of sex crimes against children was assigned a new trial date for Oct. 3.
LIMA — An 18-year-old man was indicted this week on aggravated murder and other charges over the killing of a man.
LIMA — The Lima Police Department have located a suspect who was wanted for questioning concerning a shooting that took place at 5 p.m. Tuesday.
LIMA — A Lima man was arrested for robbery after a reported incident at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Dollar General, 1330 Bellefontaine St.
Cameron Lott, 20, was sentenced to 130 days in jail on the charge of assault on a police officer.
LIMA — A man was arrested and another man in the hospital after another stabbing in Lima.
LIMA — Police arrested a 19-year-old man in connection with the shooting of a man two weeks ago, a detective said this week.
Cameron Holt-Releford, 19, of Dayton, was taken into custody.
LIMA — One man is dead and police investigators were busy Tuesday trying to find the killer after an overnight shooting at the GSpot bar on East North Street. Remeal Ingram, 26, of Lima, died Tuesday just hours after he was shot at the bar just after midnight. He was shot once, said Detective Steve Stechschulte of the Lima Police Department. No one was arrested as of late Tuesday although investigators continued to talk to witnesses. “We are cultivating very solid leads on reliable information with concrete suspects to support that but we’re not ready to release anything yet,” Stechschulte said.
LIMA — A former high school referee and mentor pleaded guilty to a pair of sex charges Tuesday afternoon. He faces up to 54 months in prison on the charges.
LIMA — The 4.4 pounds of heroin a man brought into this community was the highest amount ever confiscated and could have had a devastating effect on the community, a prosecutor said Monday.
COLUMBUS — A Lima man wanted on a murder charge was captured by police in the state capital over the weekend as he and four others tried to run from police following a traffic stop.
LIMA — A man convicted of violent crimes against his girlfriend, including rape, was given a 51-year-prison sentence Monday.
LIMA — A 62-year-old man accused of sex crimes against a couple of children wants everything police seized from his home tossed from evidence saying his constitutional rights were violated.
LIMA — Investigators were looking for clues Monday to help them find the person who shot a man inside a bar during the weekend.
COLUMBUS — The Ohio Supreme Court has ruled in favor of Allen County Children Services.
LIMA — A man who had promised to honor the lives of two girls he killed when he crashed his car may now also face additional charges of failing to appear in court.
LIMA — Judge Glenn Derryberry of Allen County Juvenile Court ruled that there was enough evidence to try Albert McDowell III as an adult on a murder charge.
LIMA — A Lima man died after a shooting Thursday morning, and Lima police are searching for the suspect.
LIMA — The trial for a 62-year-old man accused of sex crimes against girls and facing life in prison was pushed back Wednesday to Aug. 22 to give his attorney more time to prepare a defense.
LIMA — Police arrested three men after a shooting Thursday afternoon in the 200 block of West Grand Avenue.
LIMA — With the loss of Sgt. David Gillispie still weighing heavily on the minds of area law enforcement, members of 13 local agencies came together for a memorial service Wednesday to honor those police officers who have died.
LIMA — In a blue, dress button-up shirt, Brooks Howton, 33, shook his head in disbelief as the jury found him guilty on four of five counts Tuesday in Allen County Common Pleas Court.
LIMA — Police officers were at the scene of a shooting Sunday evening collecting evidence and trying to talk to neighbors to determine what happened.
LIMA — A man on trial accused of raping and assaulting his girlfriend said Thursday he did hit and grab her but only in self defense after she assaulted him.
LIMA — A man entered a no contest plea Thursday to charges he was part of a major heroin operation that brought the dangerous drug into Allen County.
LIMA — A prosecutor told jurors Tuesday the former boyfriend of a woman violently raped her and nearly choked her to death.
LIMA — Lonny Lee was called a serial rapist Monday while a detective said the rapes he committed were some of the most violent he has ever seen in 23 years of police work.