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

Police Department

The following incidents were reported Thursday:

An unruly child who threatened to run away was reported on Larkins Street.

A person was taken into custody at Clinton and Walnut streets.

A domestic dispute in progress on Longmeadow Lane resulted in police responding and knocking several times without a response. The apartment was quiet and there were no signs of a problem at the site.

A motorist hit a sign at Breckenridge Road and East Melrose Avenue and drove away.

A vehicle was hit behind 430 Sterling Hill Drive.

A vehicle and a snowplow truck accident was reported in the 15000 block of U.S. 224. Sheriff’s office personnel responded.

A fight was reported in the 1300 block of Glen Haven Court.

A civil protection order violation was reported in the 500 block of Tiffin Avenue.

Drugs were found in the 600 block of South Main Street.

A taillight was broken on a vehicle at the Lima Avenue and South Cory Street intersection.

A person was taken into custody in the 500 block of West Trenton Avenue after a caregiver was asked to leave.

Fraud was reported when an email was hacked at a South Main Street location and a bank account was changed.

A person was taken into custody following a fight in the 500 block of Western Avenue.

A two-vehicle, non-injury accident was reported in the 800 block of Tiffin Avenue.

Individuals “took off running” from behind 1200 Putnam St. when they were approached by another person.

A hit-skip accident was reported at the Hancock County 99 and 212 intersection.

A vehicle had been parked for a week “out on the road” in the 600 block of Vincent Street.

Theft of items from a vehicle was reported in the 800 block of Tiffin Avenue.

A person was taken into custody after a traffic stop in the 1400 block of North Main Street.

A male left the area of 600 Grand Ave. after a harassment/threat complaint.

A burglary reported in the 300 block of George Street was a “civil incident between residents,” according to a police report.

One person was arrested following a traffic stop at Bright Road and Tiffin Avenue.

Two parking tickets were issued for a vehicle parked at 3200 McClane Road.

Sheriff’s Office

The following incidents were reported Thursday and Friday:

A stalled vehicle at the stoplight in the left turn lane on Bright Road, waiting to turn onto Tiffin Avenue, forced traffic to go around and shut down traffic briefly while a wrecker was dispatched to assist.

Fraud was reported by a U.S. 68 resident in Williamstown after discovering someone opened an account without the person’s consent.

Juveniles on a side street in Arcadia were throwing snowballs at cars driving by on Ohio 12. A sheriff’s deputy checked the area.

A wandering dog with no collar was reported to the dog warden in the area of Tiffin Avenue.

Snowmobilers in the 16000 block of Hancock County 8, Arlington, were traveling through several yards without permission, leaving large tracks behind. A deputy checked the area but was unable to locate the vehicles.

A car collided with a truck at West Liberty and West Main Cross streets, Arlington. There were no injuries, but the driver of the car will be retested, according to the sheriff’s report. The family has been notified. The truck was stationary when struck by the car.

A hit/skip accident was reported at Hancock County 99 and Hancock County 212. The driver who took off was contacted and told to return to the accident location.

Fraud was reported at a Kenwood Court residence when a person gave their Social Security number to a caller as part of a phone scam.

Two males were seen walking along Interstate 75, the area was checked and tracks led to a nearby apartment complex. They were seen walking north and later turned and were walking south.

A barn fire at 201 S. East St., Vanlue, was reported about 7:52 p.m. Thursday. AEP was contacted to disconnect power. Individuals were out of the barn, which contained three dogs and a pickup. A nearby house was far enough away and not in danger.

A male in the 800 block of West Bigelow Avenue was getting harassing text messages from multiple phone numbers.

A hit/skip accident with a car hitting a utility pole was reported late Thursday at Hancock County 304 and Hancock County 17, Forest. Dick’s Towing responded. No damage to pole, but damage to rear end of vehicle. Driver checked, no passengers.

Illegal dumping of a couch and 25 bags of trash was reported in the 13000 block of Township Road 172, Arlington. Items had been there awhile and were noticed by a communications company employee working in the area.

A dog was wandering on Hancock County 9 and Ohio 103 area, Jenera. He was off the road.


From the public records of the Hancock County Auditor’s Office. No money changes hands in some real estate transfers between family members, in some bank repossessions, and in some other transfers.

Real Estate Transfers

Daniel Seitz to Joseph and Brandy Long, 322 N. Todd St., McComb, $76,400.

Tokuhashi Fumiaki to Masaki and Yayoi Hosoda, 650 Colt Drive, $168,000.

Lyndsay Ellis to Catherine Lawrence, 814 N. Blanchard St., $79,000.

Gary Beach to Gary Beach Jr., 125 Elwood St., $150,000.

Jeffrey and Wendy Short to Daniel and Krystal Fox, 1927 Greendale Ave., $225,500.

Hilkert Family Rev Liv Trust to Paul and Patty Hurst, 835 Park St., $63,000.

Fire Calls

From the public records of the Findlay Fire Department:


5:38 p.m., 1987 Tiffin Ave., false alarm.


11:24 a.m., 806 Bright Road, smoke detector activated.

2:13 p.m., 513 W. Trenton Ave., traffic accident.

2:27 p.m., 408 S. Main St., medical assist.