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

Police Department

Two juvenile girls who had been reported as runaways were found on Monday in Findlay and taken to the Wood County Juvenile Detention Facility.

A postal worker found 18 counterfeit $100 bills along the road Tuesday in the 500 block of Midland Avenue and turned them in to police.

Two women had a “physical altercation after arguing about the use of a shared washing machine” at a Taylor Street address. One of them was arrested for assault.

A male was arrested for aggravated disorderly conduct Tuesday at Findlay High School and taken to the Wood County Juvenile Detention Facility.

A woman who spit on a former coworker after getting fired was given a trespass warning Tuesday. The incident happened in the parking lot of Findlay Vinyl, 1331 Broad Ave.

A Defiance Avenue man was arrested Tuesday for disorderly conduct after a report of an “unwanted intoxicated person” at the Old Stoney Ledge, 752 Howard St. The man had previously been warned to go home.

Police responded Tuesday to a report of a violation of a protection order via text messages. Charges will be filed.

A door in the 1100 block of Bernard Avenue was damaged by a snow shovel. Items were “possibly” taken from a car entered in the same area. This was reported Tuesday.

Findlay men were arrested Tuesday on warrants on South Cory Street and Howard Street.

After a domestic dispute on Park Street, a woman was arrested for violating a protection order. The unidentified pills she possessed will be tested.

Sheriff’s Office

A deputy investigated a report of gunshots in Cass Township on Tuesday and found two people shooting in a yard on Cass Township 213. There were no homes or structures in their line of fire.

A Liberty Township woman requested trespass charges Tuesday against a neighbor who has shown up announced at her home, used foul language and called the woman an idiot.

Deputies responded Friday to a domestic violence incident on Main Street in Mount Blanchard.

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

Callers may remain anonymous.

Fire Calls

From the public records of the Findlay Fire Department:


3:45 p.m., 1161 W. Trenton Ave., emergency medical service call.

6:31 p.m., 701 Lima Ave., sprinkler malfunction.

8:19 p.m., 227 Larkins St., emergency medical service call.

10:37 p.m., 15100 Birchaven Lane, unintentional alarm.


2:01 a.m., 235 Allen Ave., medical assist.

5:44 a.m., 1103 W. Trenton Ave., emergency medical service call.