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Licking County River Round Up 2022!

The Licking County Health Department (LCHD) supports the Licking County River Round Up event on Saturday, September 10. This annual river clean up brings out hundreds of volunteers who pull tires, shopping carts and mountains of trash from 30 miles of rivers and streams. Through this amazing community-based conservation effort, a river system that had all but been abandoned, has seen a …

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2 Finalists for Delaware Chief of Police Position

The City of Delaware is considering two final candidates for the police chief position. The two are: Mark McDonough, Chief of Police for Whitehouse, Ohio, since 2012. Prior to that, McDonough served as a patrol sergeant for the City of Bowling Green Police Department. He has 32 years in law enforcement.Adam Moore, Interim Chief of Police for the City of Delaware. …

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Mount Vernon OVI Checkpoint

Mount Vernon – The Mount Gilead Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol, inconjunction with the Mount Vernon Police Department, Knox County Sheriff’s Office,and the Ohio Department of Transportation, conducted an OVI checkpoint on Friday,August 26, 2022. The location was on State Route 13/South Main Street, from 8:00P.M. to 9:45 P.M. The OVI checkpoint funding came from federal grants to …

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SCAM Phone Calls in Reference to Warrant

NEWARK, OHIO – The Newark Division of Police has been made aware that many of our residentshave become the recipients of scam phone calls telling the person that they have a warrant. Manyvariations of this scam have been making their way through local agencies and nationwide. We will notcall you to tell you that you have a warrant, nor will …

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Confirmation of Cold Case Homicide arrest Licking County Ohio

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost’s Bureau of Criminal Investigation, the Franklin County Sheriffs Office and the Licking County Sheriffs Office have collaborated to make an arrest on a cold case homicide investigation from each respective county. On August 5 2022, Robert Edwards age 67 of Columbus Ohio was arrested on a charge of Aggravated Murder and then later indicted for …

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Statewide Sweep Combats Demand

for Human Trafficking (COLUMBUS, Ohio) — A weekend human-trafficking operation involving 98 law enforcement agencies across the state ended in the arrests of 35 “johns” seeking to buy sex and 21 others seeking to buy sex from minors, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost announced today. “On my watch, those who keep human traffickers in business are going to pay a …

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DRIVE SOBER OR GET PULLED OVER

During the month of August and Labor Day weekend, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is working alongside the law enforcement community in Licking County to decrease impaired driving. From August 19 through September 5, Licking County Sheriff’s Office will be participating in the Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over enforcement period. In support of …

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16 Found Guilty in Mount Vernon Municipal Court

MOUNT VERNON – Judge John Thatcher found three guilty after arraignments andhearings were held in the Mount Vernon Municipal Court on August 15, 2022.Corey Bednarke, 29 of Hammond, Indiana, was found guilty of Criminal Mischief andCriminal Trespassing. The Court sentenced him to serve 20 days in jail. A restitutionhearing is scheduled for August 19, 2022. Raymond Yoder, 63 of Millersburg, …

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State Fire Marshal Announces New Deputy Marshal

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Division of State Fire Marshal (SFM) announced their new Deputy Fire Marshal Richard Sluder, the second in command position at the division. The primary responsibility of this role is to assist the Director of Commerce and the State Fire Marshal in directing operations at SFM. “This is a critical role at the Division of State Fire …

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NEWARK CITIZEN POLICE ACADEMY
APPLICATIONS NOW AVAILABLE

Newark, OH — The Newark Division of Police is accepting applications for its next CitizenPolice Academy program that will take place on Monday evenings from 6 to 9 pm beginningOctober 03, 2022. The academy is a 7-week program that will enable participants to experiencefirsthand how your Division of Police operates and performs the day-to-day business of servingand protecting the citizens …

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