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Several "driving under suspension" arrests in October

Police also responded to a runaway school student

Here is the October Bluffton police department docket.

October 2
Officers responded to the middle school in reference to a student who had ran away from school. After alerting the public about the incident, officers located the student in the 500 block of South Main Street.

October 4
Officer received a theft complaint from a North Lawn Avenue resident.

October 7
Officers received a telecommunication harassment report from a State Route 103 business.


Bluffton PD apprehend two on felony drug charges

Bluffton police apprehended two Michigan residents and booked them on numerous felony drug charges following an early Sunday morning incident in the area of the Fairway Inn.

The police department’s news release follows:


Pirates enter regional soccer play tonight in Sandusky

7 p.m. contest opponent is Fairview Park HS, Cuyahoga County school

Bluffton High School boys’ soccer team travels to Sandusky today (Wednesday, Oct. 30) for a 7 p.m. Division III regional semi-final round game versus Fairview Park.

The game is played at Sandusky High School’s football stadium, Strobel Field and Cedar Point Stadium, 75 Orlando Pace Drive, Sandusky. (The game was originally set for Sandusky Perkins, but was changed to Sandusky HS.)

Tickets at the gate are $8.

A BHS spirit bus leaves Bluffton at 5 p.m. tonight.


Bluffton police deal with two cases of fake currency

And, a juvenile driving without a license

Here's the Bluffton police department September docket.

Sept. 7
Officers arrested a Pandora resident on an outstanding warrant out of the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office.

Officers arrested a Fort Wayne, Indiana, resident for OVI following a traffic stop on Interstate 75 for a marked lanes violation. The case is pending in Findlay Municipal Court.


Alexis Cash HCAC women's cross country athlete of the week

Alexis Cash (Gaines, Mich.) Bluffton University senior, is the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference women's cross country player of the week.

Cash lead the Beaversswith a 10th place finish in 24:03.5 fora recent 8-kilometer race.

In a notable performance, Dakota Frost (Edgerton) Bluffton University Senior paced the Beaver's men's team, coming in 15th place with a time of 27:10.7 for the 8-kilometer race.



Ada police break up counterfeit ring

Police recover approximately $50,000 in counterfeit currency along with items believed to have been purchased with counterfeit currency

FROM ADA ICON - Ada police broke up a counterfeit ring in Ada on Wednesday, (Aug. 21), according to Michael Harnishfeger, Ada police chief.

The police issued the following report:

On Wednesday, Aug. 21, at approximately 3 p.m., officers of the Ada Police Department executed a search warrant at 102 ½ N. Main St., Apartment 5, Ada, as part of an on-going investigation into the passing of counterfeit money.