Public Record


From the public records of the Findlay Police Department and the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office:

Police Department

Domestic animosity was noted inside a West Yates Avenue residence Sunday.
A Fostoria person and Lawn Avenue lass each were nabbed under separate shoplifting offenses Monday at the Trenton Avenue Wal-Mart.
East Sandusky Street siblings each were jailed for domestic violence following an altercation Monday.
Three area residents wanted under separate warrants were detained recently on Putnam Street, 500 block of Madison Avenue and Burger King at 1700 Tiffin Ave.
A Findlay woman apprised Tuesday that she had received unwanted text messages.

Sheriff’s Office

A Bloomdale driver was docked Monday for failing to control a Toyota that, after he reportedly fell asleep, ran into a power pole and came to rest in a field near the intersection of Hancock County roads 109 and 18.
A Tawa Creek citizen was admonished Monday after pulling a sled with children behind his Chevrolet.
Snowmobilers were cautioned Saturday against traveling up and down Elwood Street in Allen Township.
A break-in was investigated last week to 10116 Eagle Township 25, Jenera.
A Toledo man wanted under an Ottawa County warrant was located Monday inside a parked Dodge in the 8300 block of Hancock County 140.
A hit-skip motorist downed a mailbox outside 2019 Lone Tree Drive. The damage was reported Monday.
A Marion Township woman maintained Monday that her identity had been used in an effort to open credit card accounts.

Anyone with information about a crime can call Findlay/Hancock County Crimestoppers between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. weekdays at 419-425-TIPS, or visit the Web at
Callers may remain anonymous.


From the public records of Hancock County Common Pleas Court:
Tonya L. Gipson, 24, of Findlay, had her probation revoked by Judge Joseph Niemeyer for aggravated trafficking in drugs and trafficking in heroin, both fourth-degree felonies. Gipson was sentenced to serve 17 months in prison. On Oct. 10, 2013, Gipson sold less than the bulk amount of oxycodone within 1,000 feet of the boundaries of Glenwood Middle School, 1715 N. Main St., Findlay. She also sold less than 1 gram of heroin near the boundaries of the school on Nov. 7, 2013.
Kengi L. Williams, 37, of Findlay, was sentenced by Niemeyer to 24 months in prison for failure to comply with the order or signal of a police officer, a third-degree felony. His operator’s license was suspended for a lifetime, which will be served concurrently with a sentence imposed by the Lucas County Common Pleas Court. On March 12 in Findlay, Williams fled from a police officer in a motor vehicle after he received a visible or audible signal to stop.
Tyler J. Harpe, 19, of Findlay, pleaded guilty to theft of drugs, a fourth-degree felony, breaking and entering, a fifth-degree felony, and grand theft, a third-degree felony. Harpe was sent to the Western Ohio Rehabilitation and Treatment Center, Lima. On July 17 in Washington Township, Harpe stole Adderall XR, used to treat attention deficit disorder. On the same day, he trespassed in the garage at 20346 Ohio 12, Fostoria, and stole a Savage Model 63 .22-caliber rifle.
Jeremy L. Morrison, 39, of Findlay, had his probation revoked by Judge Reginald Routson for forgery, a fifth-degree felony. He was sentenced to 53 days in the Hancock County jail, with 42 days credit. On March 26, 2010 in Findlay, Morrison forged a $20 Federal Reserve note.
Ryan C. Sponsler, 27, of Findlay, pleaded no contest to aggravated possession of drugs, a fifth-degree felony, and an amended charge possession of cocaine, a fifth-degree felony, which was originally a third-degree felony. Routson will sentence him on Jan. 25. On July 16, 2015 in Findlay, Sponsler possessed less than the bulk amount of Ethylene, a substituted cathinone, and between 10 and 20 grams of cocaine.

Fire Calls

From the public records of the Findlay Fire Department:


8:33 p.m., 655 Bentbrook Drive, emergency medical service call.


5:27 a.m., 1621 Kingswood Drive, emergency medical service call.
9:52 a.m., 1000 E. Main Cross St., smoke scare.
4:08 p.m., 851 Summit St., cooking fire.

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