Public Record


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

Police Department

A domestic quarrel occurred at a Sterling Hill Drive apartment Sunday.
Five Findlay residents wanted under separate warrants were found recently at 325 E. Foulke Ave., 225 George St., 600 Hull Ave., the 200 block of Center Street, and at the City Mission, 510 W. Main Cross St.
A phony bill was discovered Monday at the Christian Book Store, 438 Tiffin Ave.
An intoxicated Payne Avenue person stumbling in the 100 block of East Lincoln Street was ticketed Tuesday for underage possession of alcohol and having an open container of alcohol in public.
A city woman was taken into custody at 213 Washington St. under an adult parole authority holder Tuesday.

Sheriff’s Office

A rural Jenera teenager, with a blood alcohol content (BAC) of 0.075, was charged with operating an auto after underage consumption and driving while impaired Sunday after a Hyundai Sonata struck a culvert and flipped into a field off Van Buren Township 29.
A stop sign was stolen Sunday from the intersection of Cass Township 243 and Hancock County 216.
A possible prowler was reported Saturday at 8233 Hazelwood Drive.

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.
Coroner Rulings
The following death rulings were issued by Hancock County Coroner Dr. Mark Fox:
Kimberly Parker, 50, of McComb, died March 2, 2016. Cause of death: funayl/fentanyl toxicity. Final ruling: accident.
Michael Vernau, 28, of Findlay, died Aug. 21. Cause of death: combined ethanol and drug intoxication, including morphine-heroin metabolite, fentanyl and others. Final ruling: accident.
Dawn Clagg, 51, of Benton Ridge, died Jan. 10. Cause of death: meperidine toxicity. Final ruling: accident.
Otto Harold, 81, of Leipic, died Feb. 4. Cause of death: subdural hematomas secondary to falls. Final ruling: accident.
June Eleanor Houk, 91, of Findlay, died Feb. 18. Cause of death: subdural hematomas. Final ruling: accident.
Charisa Grim, 43, of Findlay, died Feb. 18. Cause of death: gram-negative septicemia. Final ruling: natural.

Fire Calls

From the public records of the Findlay Fire Department:


9:22 p.m., 1494 Fleetwood Ave., emergency medical service call.


2:29 a.m., 139 N. Main St., emergency medical service call.
8:36 a.m., 308 W. Front St., emergency medical service call.
5:09 p.m., 208 N. Main St., traffic accident.

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