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Vehicle Pursuit Ending in a Crash

Type of Incident: Vehicle Pursuit Ending in a Crash Date & Time of Incident: September 13, 2017 @ 01:22 a.m. Location of Incident: 2500 block of N. Main St. to Intersection of CR 135/TR 96 Brief Description:  An officer with Findlay Police Department made a traffic stop in the 2500 block of N. Main St. near […]
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Tyler Waldbauer Promoted to Findlay Police Sergeant

The Findlay Police Department recently promoted Officer Tyler Waldbauer to the position of Patrol Sergeant.  Sgt. Waldbauer was sworn in by Mayor Lydia Mihalik at the Findlay Municipal Building on Monday, August 28, 2017. Sergeant Waldbauer began his career with the Findlay Police Department 11 years ago.  He was hired as a full time Police Officer […]
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Suspicious Death – Updated: Aug 29

Type of Incident: Suspicious Death Date & Time of Incident: August 28, 2017 @ 00:49 p.m. Location of Incident: 1701 Blanchard Avenue Brief Description:  Emergency personnel responded to a report of a male in the parking lot at 1701 Blanchard Ave. Upon arriving at the scene the male was located and was deceased. The cause of death […]
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Felonious Assault

Type of Incident: Felonious Assault Date & Time of Incident: August 20, 2017 @ 22:29 p.m. Location of Incident: 1241 Bernard Avenue Brief Description:  The Findlay Police Department was called to the Emergency Room at Blanchard Valley Hospital after a victim of a felonious assault showed up for treatment Sunday night.  The assault occurred earlier in the […]
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James Mathias Promoted to Findlay Police Lieutenant

The Findlay Police Department recently promoted Sergeant James Mathias to the position of Lieutenant. Lt. Mathias was sworn in by Mayor Lydia Mihalik at the Findlay Municipal Building on Monday, August 7, 2017. Lieutenant Mathias has been assigned to the Special Services Division, which oversees the Department’s dispatch center, police records, police training, and the officers in […]
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Vehicle Pursuit Ending in a Crash

Type of Incident: Vehicle Pursuit Ending in a Crash Date & Time of Incident: August 11, 2017 @ 09:46 a.m. Location of Incident: 1921 Tiffin Avenue to 611 Londonderry Drive Brief Description:  UPDATE: August 11, 2017 @ 12:45 p.m. With the help of the public, Officers were able to locate the suspect, Marcus Sierra.  He was placed […]
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New K-9 Officer

The Findlay Police Department announced the addition of another K-9 unit to the Findlay Police Department.  K-9 “Deke” has joined the force.  Deke is a one year old mix of German Shepherd and Belgian Malinois breed that was imported from Jessen, Germany.  He and his handler, Officer Jacob Atkins, recently completed their K-9 training at […]
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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 […]