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Five arrests on narcotic charges in November

And, charges filed on theft goes to county prosecutor

Bluffton police department provided the Icon with its November docket, which follows:

November 2
A Matterhorn Drive resident reported a theft to police.

November 5
Officers responded to a State Route 103 business for a criminal damage complaint.

November 7
Officers responded to a Garmatter Street residence in reference to a criminal damage comaplaint.

November 8
Officers responded to a State Route 103 business in reference to a suspicious person complaint.

Officers took a report of assault from a West Elm Street residence.

Officers arrested a Lafayette native on an outstanding warrant out of the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office following a traffic stop in the area of South Main Street at Kibler Street. Investigating officers requested K9 assistance which resulted in a positive alert from the canine. A subsequent search of the vehicle revealed narcotics and paraphernalia being located in the vehicle. The case is pending in Lima Municipal Court.

November 12
Officers arrested a Lagrange, Indiana, person on an outstanding warrant out of the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office following a traffic stop in the 200 block of South Main Street.

Officers responded to a suspicious person complaint in the 200 block of South Jackson Street.

November 15
Officers arrested a Bluffton person on an outstanding warrant out of the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office following a domestic dispute investigation in the 500 block of North Main Street.

November 16
Officers conducted a traffic stop in the 200 block of South Main Street. Investigating officers requested K9 assistance which resulted in a positive alert from the canine. A subsequent search of the vehicle revealed narcotics and paraphernalia being located in the vehicle. Officers arrested a Findlay, person for possession of narcotics and paraphernalia. The case is pending in Lima Municipal Court.

Officers took a domestic dispute report from a North Jackson Street resident.

November 17
Officers took a criminal damage report from a Cherry Street business.

Officers conducted a traffic stop in the 300 block of South Main Street for a moving violation. Upon further investigation and after a probable cause search of the vehicle, a Kalida person was arrested for possession of narcotics and paraphernalia. The cases are pending in Lima Municipal Court.

November 18
Officers conducted a traffic stop in the area of State Route 103 and Interstate 75 for a moving violation. Upon further investigation and after a probable cause search of the vehicle, a Findlay, person was arrested for possession of a controlled substance, paraphernalia and OVI. The cases are pending in Findlay Municipal Court.

An East Jefferson Street resident reported a theft to police.

November 22
Officers responded to a North Dixie Highway business in reference to an assault complaint.

Officers conducted a traffic stop in the 200 block of North Main Street for a moving violation. After a brief investigation, officers arrested a Lima, person for OVI, and multiple other traffic and criminal offenses. The cases are pending in Lima Municipal Court.

Officers conducted a traffic stop in the 100 block of South Main Street for an equipment violation. After a brief investigation, officers arrested a Pandora personfor possession of narcotics. The case is pending in Lima Municipal Court.

November 23
Officers conducted a traffic stop in the 900 block of North Main Street for a moving violation. After a brief investigation, officers arrested a Harrod  person for possession of narcotics and paraphernalia. The case is pending in Lima Municipal Court.

November 27
Officers arrested a Lima person on an outstanding warrant out of the Auglaize County Sheriff’s Office.

November 29
Officers responded to the 200 block of North Lawn Avenue in reference to a domestic dispute.

November 30
Officers received a theft complaint from a university student. After an investigation into the theft, officers filed charges against two other university students in connection with the theft and multiple other criminal offenses related to the investigation. The cases are being forwarded to the prosecutor’s office for review and charges will be pending.

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