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Missing Child

Type of Incident: Missing Child Date & Time of Incident: March 27, 2017 Location of Incident: Findlay OH Brief Description:  There have been numerous social media posts about a missing three year old from Findlay. Mila Ochoa, age 3 of Findlay, has been entered into the missing person files for law enforcement. Mila has been missing since […]
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St. Patrick’s Day Enforcement Blitz

News Release St. Patrick’s Day Enforcement Blitz The Findlay Police Department will be increasing proactive patrols this Friday, March 17, 2017, for St. Patrick’s Day.  Officers assigned from all shifts including the Department’s Special Assignment Unit will be cracking down on distracted and impaired drivers.  The goal of the Department is to ensure that everyone […]
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Armed Robbery

Type of Incident: Armed Robbery Date & Time of Incident: March 12, 2017 @ 20:14 hrs. Location of Incident: 2641 N Main ST.  (Dollar Tree) Brief Description:  Officers were dispatched to the Dollar Tree for a robbery that had just occurred.  Two females that were closing the store were approached in the parking lot by a […]
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Stabbing

Type of Incident: Stabbing Date & Time of Incident: March 12, 2017 @ 05:01 hrs. Location of Incident: Liberty Street and W. Front Street Brief Description:  Officers were dispatched to the intersection of Liberty Street and W. Front Street for reports of a male who had been stabbed.  Officers located a male near that intersection with […]
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Barricaded Subject

Type of Incident: Barricaded Subject Date & Time of Incident: March 3, 2017 @ 19:16 hrs. Location of Incident: 1600 block of Westview Drive Brief Description:  Officers were dispatched to the 1600 block of Westview Dr. for the welfare check of a suicidal male.  Officers made several attempts to make contact with the male but were unsuccessful. The […]
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METRICH – Narcotics Search Warrant

Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Narcotics Search Warrant On March 2, 2017 at approximately 13:25 the Hancock County METRICH Drug Task Force, with the assistance from the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office Emergency Response Team, executed a search warrant at 7697 Twp. Rd. 29 Jenera, Ohio. The search of the residence yielded approximately 100 grams of MDMA, suspected […]
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Assist with Vehicle Pursuit

Type of Incident: Assist with Vehicle Pursuit Date & Time of Incident: February 23, 2017 @ 17:50 hrs. Location of Incident: multiple City of Findlay streets ending in Downtown Findlay Brief Description:  The US Marshals Service (Fugitive Task Force) along with officers from the North Baltimore and Fostoria Police Departments were pursuing a red Chevy truck driven by a […]
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Homicide

Type of Incident: Homicide Date & Time of Incident: February 17, 2017 @ 00:59 hrs. Location of Incident: Econolodge, 316 Emma St. Findlay Brief Description:  The Findlay Police Department received the report of gunshots fired outside of the Econolodge Motel. Upon officers’ arrival, a male was found shot on the second floor of the motel balcony. Emergency […]
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Vehicle Pursuit

Type of Incident: Vehicle Pursuit Date & Time of Incident: February 11, 2017 @ 01:15 – 01:42 hrs. Location of Incident: multiple City of Findlay streets and Hancock County roads Brief Description:  Findlay Police Department stopped a vehicle for traffic violation on Elm Street at Lima Avenue. The male driver was identified, but the female passenger lied […]
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Mayor Appoints New Acting Police Chief

Following the issuance of an Ex Parte Civil Protection Order (CPO) filed in Hancock County Common Pleas Court, Mayor Lydia Mihalik has announced that Acting Police Chief Sean D. Young has been placed on paid Administrative Leave until further notice.  The CPO stemmed from an alleged incident that occurred over the weekend.   “We hold […]