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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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METRICH – Narcotics Search Warrant

Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Narcotics Search Warrant On February 8, 2017 at approximately 18:25 the Hancock County METRICH Drug Task Force, with the assistance the Findlay Police Department Emergency Response Team executed a search warrant at 425 Monroe Ave. Lot 32 Findlay, Ohio. The search yielded crack cocaine, heroin, methamphetamine, LSD, prescription narcotics, marijuana, drug […]
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METRICH – Narcotics Search Warrant

Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Narcotics Search Warrant   On February 4, 2017 at approximately 19:05 hrs. the Hancock County METRICH Drug Task Force, with the assistance the Findlay Police Department Emergency Response Team, executed a search warrant at 1211 Summit St. Findlay, Ohio. The search yielded a large amount of cash, crack cocaine, heroin, […]
Findlay News

Luke Benjamin Named Officer of the Year for 2016

Luke Benjamin has been named Findlay Police Department’s Officer of the Year for 2016.   Officer Benjamin was hired with the Findlay Police Department in June of 2012.  During the past few years, he has been the recipient of several commendations from the department, including the department’s Lifesaving Award.  The Lifesaving Award was bestowed on […]
Findlay News

Police Department Adds 3

The Findlay Police Department added three officers on January 30, 2017, at a swearing-in ceremony held at the City of Findlay Municipal Building. Nicholas Esterline, Katlin Nicely, and Jedidiah Walker were sworn in as Findlay Police Officers in a ceremony attended by family and fellow police officers.   Officer Nicholas Esterline, age 23, is an Ayersville High School […]
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Armed Robbery

Type of Incident: Armed Robbery Date & Time of Incident: January 28, 2017 @ 04:25 hrs. Location of Incident: 200 block of Larkins Street Brief Description:  A Trinity cab driver reported that two black males and a white female called for a ride from Town Place Suites to the 200 block of Larkins St. During the ride […]
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Armed Robbery

Type of Incident: Armed Robbery Date & Time of Incident: January 28, 2017 @ 01:22 hrs. Location of Incident: 2453 Grace Blvd, Apt B Brief Description:  Officers were dispatched to an armed robbery in progress. The victim advised that two black males pulled her screen out of her open bedroom window and held a handgun through […]
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Vehicle Pursuit

Type of Incident: Vehicle Pursuit Date & Time of Incident: January 27, 2017 @ 23:58 hrs. Location of Incident: Tiffin Avenue / Fostoria Avenue intersection Brief Description:  A traffic stop was initiated on a vehicle for a stop light violation on Tiffin Ave at Fostoria Ave.  The driver of the suspect vehicle did not stop and led […]