VAN WERT COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE
SHERIFF THOMAS M. RIGGENBACH
DAILY ACTIVITY LOG
The information provided allows for timely insight into events in the community. The crimes reported here are preliminary investigations, conducted in the field by deputies, and may or may not be turned over to a detective for further investigation. The information provided may prove, upon further investigation, to be incorrect or false. Some details of these incidents have been removed due to a possible follow-up investigation into the incident and/or for confidentiality reasons.
Thursday, October 6, 2022
5:20 a.m. – Deputies checked an area of the Lincoln Freeway in Ridge Township for a suspicious vehicle placed alongside the roadway.
8:14 a.m. – Dog Warden responded to an area in the village of Convoy for three loose dogs.
11:17 a.m. – MPs responded to an area of Bergner Road in tuly The canton must verify if there was an accident with a jump.
11:27 a.m. – Convoy fire sent to structure fire on Mentzer way to the church tuly Canton. Deputies responded to help with traffic control. The CERT team responded to help with the rehabilitation of firefighters. Monroeville Fire, Payne Fire, Scott Fire, Van Wert Fire were also dispatched to help each other.
11:57 a.m. – Deputies responded to a residence in the village of Middle Point to verify a 911 call abandonment.
12:16 p.m. – Sent Wren EMS, Van Wert EMS and deputies to a residence in the village of Wren for cardiac arrest.
1:43 p.m. – Deputies spoke to a Ridge Township resident in reference to social media fraud.
1:52 p.m. – Sent Convoy EMS, Van Wert Fire, Deputies, and the Ohio State Highway Patrol to a semi-truck accident on US 30 East at Richey Road. The incident was investigated by the Ohio State Highway Patrol.
3:28 p.m. – Dog Warden responded to a residence in the town of Van Wert for a stray dog on the property.
4:00 p.m. – Deputies served a warrant issued by the Van Wert Common Pleas Court. James Jewell, 40, of Ohio City, is being held at the Van Wert County Correctional Facility pending court.
5:07 p.m. – Deputies responded to an area of U.S. Route 224 at Hoaglin Township to check for loose pigs on the roadway.
5:44 p.m. — Deputies served a warrant issued by the Van Wert County Common Pleas Court. Steven Shannon, 43, of Fort Wayne, is being held at the Van Wert County Correctional Facility pending court.
6:58 p.m. – Deputies responded to a residence in the town of Van Wert to assist Van Wert police during a domestic violence call.
7:32 p.m. – Deputies responded to the Marsh Road area in Pleasant Township for two loose dogs.