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John Dunbar Named Findlay Police Chief

Mayor Lydia Mihalik has announced the appointment of John Dunbar as the next Findlay Police Chief on Thursday.  Dunbar has 25 years in the police service and has been a Lieutenant since 2010.  Dunbar was appointed as acting chief in February of this year following the retirement of Chief Greg Horne.   Dunbar rose to […]
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Stabbing

Type of Incident: Stabbing Date & Time of Incident: June 20, 2017 @ 05:19 Location of Incident: 1901 Kirkwood Court, Apartment C Brief Description:  Officers responded to a report of a stabbing at 1901 Kirkwood Court Apartment C. Officers located the male victim and a male suspect at this residence. There were two other persons inside the […]
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Suspicious Situation / Shots Fired

Type of Incident: Suspicious Situation / Gunshots Fired Date & Time of Incident: May 30, 2017 @ 22:07 Location of Incident: 400 block of Eben Ave. Brief Description:  Findlay Police was dispatched to the 400 block of Eben Avenue after residents in the area reported hearing multiple gunshots Tuesday night, May 30, 2017. Officers arrived and spoke […]
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Shooting

Type of Incident: Shooting Date & Time of Incident: May 28, 2017 @ 01:10 Location of Incident: 310 West Bigelow Avenue Brief Description:  Findlay Police was dispatched to 310 West Bigelow Avenue for a report of an accidental shooting.  Upon their arrival it was learned that a female had been shot in the right side by her […]
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Armed Robbery

Type of Incident: Armed Robbery Date & Time of Incident: May 22, 2017 @ 16:55 Location of Incident: 1809 S Main St, Findlay – Scarbrough’s Pharmacy Brief Description:  The Findlay Police Department responded to a report of an armed robbery in progress at Scarbrough’s Pharmacy, 1809 S Main St. Responding officers located a male fleeing from the scene […]
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METRICH – Narcotics Search Warrant

Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Narcotics Search Warrant On May 16, 2017 at approximately 13:25 the Hancock County METRICH Drug Task Force, with the assistance from the Findlay Police Department Emergency Response Team, executed a search warrant at 1211 Summit St., Findlay, Ohio. The search of the residence yielded heroin, crack cocaine, fentanyl, marijuana, drug paraphernalia, criminal tools, and a […]
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Burglary / Vehicle Theft

Type of Incident: Burglary / Vehicle Theft Date & Time of Incident: May 10, 2017 @ 07:28 Location of Incident:  1060 Bright Road, Findlay – Warner Buick GMC 1800 Tiffin Avenue, Findlay – Big R Brief Description:  Findlay Police was contacted in reference to a burglary complaint at Warner Buick GMC. A window was shattered and […]
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Fatal Crash

Type of Incident: Fatal Crash Date & Time of Incident: May 9, 2017 @ 20:18 Location of Incident: Broad Avenue at West Bigelow Avenue Brief Description:  On May 9, 2017 at 20:18 a motorcyclist was involved in a fatal accident at the intersection of Broad Avenue at West Bigelow Avenue. The deceased, identified as Mark L. Woodruff Jr. […]