Life in Delaware County

How Safe Is Your Town?

19 Apr , 2019  

How safe are Delaware County and area cities as compared to the rest of Ohio?

SafeWise recently released its fifth annual Safest Cities report. The news was fairly good for the Buckeye State and the local area. More…

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Delaware

Man Arrested In Downtown Delaware Hit-Skip: Updated

7 Apr , 2019  

NOTE: This story has been updated with new information released from the Delaware County Prosecutor’s Office (see below):

Delaware Police arrested Devon T. Tosco, 24, of Delaware and charged him with a fourth-degree felony count of failing to stop after a March 16 accident in downtown Delaware. The charges stem from a traffic crash occurring at the intersection of William and Sandusky Streets, where a vehicle struck a pedestrian and fled the scene. More…

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Father And Son Indicted For Taking, Selling Trailers

30 Mar , 2019  

A Delaware County Grand Jury has returned an 11-count indictment against 42-year-old Jessie Hunter Sr. and 22-year-old Jessie Hunter Jr.

Charges come after authorities in both Delaware and Union Counties received multiple reports of missing trailers from August 1, 2017 through September 30, 2017. More…

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Man Indicted After Multiple Sunbury Burglaries

16 Mar , 2019  

A Delaware County Grand Jury has returned a six-count indictment against Cody Austin Marquette.

Charges come after a Sunbury resident called authorities to report missing items just before 6 AM on the morning of December 11, 2018. More…

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Columbus Man Indicted In Delaware After Vehicle Sold With Modified Mileage

9 Mar , 2019  

A Delaware County Grand Jury has returned an indictment against 25-year-old Shane W. Ortega.

Charges come after the Bureau of Motor Vehicles Investigations Unit was notified of a questionable transaction initiated through Facebook Marketplace. More…

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Delaware Man Indicted For OWU Burglary

9 Feb , 2019  

A Delaware County Grand Jury has returned an indictment against 26-year-old Chaz Allen Holland, of Delaware.

Charges come after police responded to eight reports of missing property from buildings on the OWU campus between the dates of July 12, 2018 and November 25, 2018. More…

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Man Indicted After Alleged Burglary; Enters Not Guilty Plea

12 Jan , 2019  

A Delaware County Grand Jury has returned an indictment against 40-year-old Nathaniel E. Worsham of Galena.

Charges come after a 911 call on December 30, 2018 reporting a burglary in progress. “An elderly couple returned to their Galena home to find an unknown male inside their residence,” said Delaware County Prosecutor Carol O’Brien. “The husband held the man at gunpoint while his wife alerted authorities.” More…

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Aggravated Vehicular Assault Charges Filed By Delaware County Prosecutor

9 Jan , 2019  

The Delaware County Prosecutor’s Office has filed a Bill of Information against 37-year-old David A. Crawford of Upper Arlington.

A Bill of Information is an official filing of charges without a grand jury presentation. A Bill of Information was filed in this case because parties agreed to the charge before having to go before a grand jury. More…

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Man Indicted After Jewelry Reported Missing

22 Dec , 2018  

A Delaware County Grand Jury has returned an eight-count indictment against 32-year-old William Ryan Yerian of Oak Hill, Ohio.

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Charges Filed Against Delaware Man For Threatening School Shooting

14 Dec , 2018  

The Delaware County Prosecutor’s Office has filed a bill of information against 18-year-old Troy Fisher Ferguson of Delaware.

A bill of information is an official filing of charges without a grand jury presentation. A bill of information was filed in this case because parties agreed to the charge before having to go before a grand jury.

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Felony Charges Filed, Drugs Seized After I-71 Traffic Stop

21 Nov , 2018  

The Ohio State Highway Patrol announced on Tuesday that troopers have filed felony drug charges against two Ohio men after a traffic stop in Delaware County. During the traffic stop, troopers seized 1 pound of methamphetamine, 4 Suboxone pills and drug paraphernalia valued at approximately $10,000. More…

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Delawarean And Former Patrol Trooper Sentenced For Role in Drug Ring

13 Oct , 2018  

Former Ohio State Highway Patrol Trooper Jason J. Delcol was sentenced in U.S. District Court on Friday to 24 months in prison for his role in a drug-trafficking ring. Co-defendant William Covrett was also sentenced today. He received 18 months in prison for conspiring to possess and distribute controlled substances.

Benjamin C. Glassman, United States Attorney for the Southern District of Ohio, Angela L. Byers, Special Agent in Charge, Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Cincinnati Division, and members of the Delaware County Drug Task Force announced the sentence imposed by U.S. District Court Judge Algenon L. Marbley. More…

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Delaware Man Facing Drug Charges In Federal Court Related To Three Fatal Overdoses

27 Sep , 2018  

The Columbus Dispatch reported on Wednesday afternoon that a Delaware man, Darnell A. Reeves, has been charged in federal court on nine drug-related charges. According to the article, the charges each carry potential 20 years to life prison terms. More…

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