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

Police Department

A Davis Street woman signed up with a “mystery shopper” business, cashed the check sent by the “company,” bought gift cards as requested and submitted the card codes to the scammers operating the “company.” Her bank withdrew $2,000 from her account to cover the fraudulent check. There are no suspects.

A vehicle stolen from a Howard Street residence Wednesday was found parked and abandoned in Fostoria Thursday.

A Pandora man was cited for marijuana possession just after midnight Thursday following a traffic stop in the 800 block of North Main Street.

A male faces a criminal trespassing charge after he was asked to leave Walmart, 2500 Tiffin Ave., about 2 a.m. Thursday. The man was previously issued a trespass warning to stay away from the business.

A Findlay male is being held in the Hancock County Justice Center after he was stopped Thursday afternoon in the 500 block of West Main Cross on a summons from Findlay Municipal Court. He now faces a heroin possession charge after the drug was found by police.

A Taylor Street man, who has a valid panhandler permit, faces a permit violation after police were called to the 400 block of North Main Street Thursday by a woman caller voiced concern for his safety. The man did not have the permit with him.

A South Main Street resident was observed by police stumbling and swaying side-to-side about 11:53 p.m. Thursday on the sidewalk at Beechmont Drive and South Main Street The intoxicated man was charged with disorderly conduct and taken to the county jail

Sheriff’s Office

A dog collar was stolen from Legacy Farmers Cooperative pet supply store, Monday.

A June 1 graduation party in Allen Township took a turn when teen males arrived intent on disrupting the festivities. While a fight reportedly ensued, some of the individuals had left the area before deputies arrived. The deputies received no cooperation from those present and no charges were filed.

A female refused medical treatment and refused to file a witness statement after an apparent domestic dispute between a Rawson couple while in a vehicle stopped on Blanchard Township 123, south of U.S. 224 about 3:22 a.m. Thursday. The male had left the area before sheriff’s deputies arrived. The female, with several visible scratches, was taken to a relative’s residence in Findlay. The vehicle was towed.

A truck and trailer were reported stolen from behind a barn in the 11000 block of Blanchard Township 124. Three chainsaws and equipment for a small front-end loader were also missing. The incident was reported Tuesday.

A Findlay man was arrested for violating a civil protection order for making unwanted calls to a female.

A female, who previously filed a civil protection order against a former male co-worker, was contacted by the sheriff’s office Wednesday stating the existing protection order did not keep the male from calling her. She will file a revised protection order.

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:


4:20 p.m., 1140 Countryside Drive, smoke detector malfunction.

7:27 p.m., 619 N. Cory St., carbon monoxide detector malfunction.


8:30 a.m., 731 W. Trenton Ave., emergency medical service call.