Life in Delaware County

County Drive Sober Enforcement Campaign to Kick Off

13 Aug , 2019  

The SAFE Delaware County coalition will kick off its annual Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign on Thursday, August 15 at 10:30 AM at MC Fitness Center, 7100 Graphics Way in Lewis Center.

This year, the kick-off event will feature Delaware County Prosecutor Melissa Schiffel along with Lt. Eric Caudill of the Ohio State Highway Patrol Delaware Post. Prosecutor Schiffel will speak on impaired driver convictions while Lt. Caudill will touch on the importance of driving sober after an OSP Trooper was hit by a drunk driver in July. More…

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Man Sentenced For Sexual Assault On A Child

2 Aug , 2019  

The Delaware County Prosecutor’s Office announced on Thursday that a 34-year-old Huron man has been sentenced to 28 years to life for repeatedly sexually assaulting a child from 2008 to 2010 in Delaware County. He’s also been classified as a Tier III sex offender. More…

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Sunbury Man Sentenced To 79.5 Years To Life For Sexually Abusing Minors

30 Jul , 2019  

The Delaware County Prosecutor’s Office of Melissa A. Schiffel announced on Monday that David Nunley was sentenced to 65 years to life for multiple sexual assaults including rape, and an additional 14.5 years for other sexual assault charges against children, making his total sentence 79.5 years to life in prison.

“Another sexual predator is off the streets,” said Delaware County Prosecutor Melissa Schiffel. “Brave victims came forward, and we were able to fight for justice on their behalf.” More…

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Sunbury Man Found Guilty, Faces Life Sentence

13 Jun , 2019  

After a three-day jury trial and testimony from eight witnesses, 51-year-old David Nunley of Sunbury was found guilty this month of multiple counts of sexual assault against three minors, including rape and gross sexual imposition according to a press release from the Delaware County Prosecutor’s Office.

Nunley was charged in February 2019, after an investigation by the Delaware County Sheriff’s Office. 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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Alleged Purse Pilferer Indicted

26 Feb , 2019  

According to the Delaware County Prosecutor’s Office, a Delaware County Grand Jury has returned a four-count indictment against 23-year-old Brianna M. Sparks, of Columbus.

Charges come after law enforcement responded multiple times to retail locations in both Tanger Outlets and Easton Town Center. 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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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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Delaware County Prosecutor Leaving, Joining Attorney General’s Office

3 Jan , 2019  

On Wednesday afternoon, new Ohio Attorney General-Elect David Yost announced in a tweet that the current Delaware County Prosecutor will be joining his team in Columbus.

Carol O’Brien will be the new Deputy Attorney General for Law Enforcement, according to the tweet. Yost’s referenced his working alongside O’Brien in prosecuting cases here. 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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