Stories tagged with: Licking County Sheriff's Office

March 24, 2015 - 8:49pm
3 weeks 6 days ago

The Licking County Crime Stoppers are offering up to a $1,000 reward for anyone with information leading to an arrest in the misuse of credit/debit cards.

The Licking County Sheriff’s Office reports, in late January 2015, several residents in Etna Township began reporting thefts from their bank accounts. In each case the victim’s cards had never actually been stolen. Detectives believe the card numbers were possibly obtained from a business where the victims made a...

February 9, 2015 - 9:56pm
10 weeks 12 hours ago

Licking County Crime Stoppers is offering up to a $1,000 reward for anyone with information leading to an arrest in an aggravated robbery in Buckeye Lake.

The Licking County Sheriff’s Office reports that on January 18th around 11:30 p.m. two masked men forced their way into a home on the first block of Highland Avenue and demanded pills from an elderly woman. One of the suspects grabbed the victim by the arm and forced her down a hallway to her bedroom where the pills were being...

January 24, 2015 - 8:32pm
12 weeks 2 days ago

The Licking County Sheriff's office is investigating a fatal field accident. 

The accident occurred Saturday near 14091 Drury Road N.W. in northwestern Licking County. Two men, who were well acquainted were working with one another. The accident happened while 40-year-old Sidney J. Donohue of Johnstown, Ohio and 35-year-old Eddie Fairall were attempting to pull a tractor out of deep mud. Donohue was in between the tractor and another construction vehicle to hook a small chain...

December 2, 2014 - 3:39pm
19 weeks 6 days ago

The Licking County Sheriff's Office says a Watkins Memorial High School student has now confessed to making a threat against the school.

The sheriff's office says the 15-year-old male student admitted to his parents that he was the person who made the threat. The parents then alerted detectives around 10 p.m. last night. The boy was then brought to the sheriff's office where he confessed to detectives to being the sole person who made the threat and stated that no one else knew about...

June 6, 2014 - 9:23am
45 weeks 4 days ago

The Licking County Sheriff's Office says they've made an arrest in the alleged rape involving a Pataskala teen. 

Detectives said they began investigating the alleged rape of a 13-year-old female on May 23, 2014. Detectives met with the victim and gathered evidence and Friday arrested 20-year-old Tony Patete of Newark. 

In an interview with detectives Patete admitted to engaging in sexual intercourse with the child while at her residence. 

Detectives continue...

May 15, 2014 - 4:45am
48 weeks 5 days ago

A Kentucky man awaits extradition to Ohio following his arrest on rape charges.

The Licking County Sheriff's Office began investigation the alleged rape of a 12-year-old female in early 2013. During the investigation they say they found that 20-year-old Shawn Walsinger traveled from Georgetown, Kentucky to Newark, Ohio and engaged in sexual conduct with the victim.

Detectives gathered digital and physical evidence linking Walsinger to the alleged rape. An arrest warrant was...

May 5, 2014 - 11:04am
50 weeks 23 hours ago

The Licking County Sheriff's Office investigated the sexual assault of a 10-year-old girl.

The Licking County Sheriff's Office said that Friday May 2, their department learned of the multiple sexual assaults on the girl by a 14-year-old male. Authorities said the victim, from Utica, was interviewed by detectives and Children's Services at the Licking County Child Advocate Center.

Detectives said the victim disclosed multiple counts of forced sexual abuse over the period of...

May 5, 2014 - 3:35am
50 weeks 1 day ago

Licking County Crime Stoppers is offering up to a $1,000 dollar reward for anyone with information leading to an arrest in a vandalism at a golf course in Granville...

The Licking County Sheriff's Department reports that on April 13, three suspects entered the property at The Links at Echo Springs Golf Course, located at 5940 Loudon Street. The suspects did damage to several golf carts, putting greens, and other equipment, with a total damage estimate of approximately $60,000 dollars...

March 10, 2014 - 6:50am
1 year 6 weeks ago

 Authorities located a missing Licking County woman. 

The Licking County Sheriff's Office said shortly after 9 p.m. Sunday an elderly resident of Refugee Road wandered away from home on foot in an unknown direction. 

A family member was unable to locate her and called authorities. 

A command post was set up to search for her and officials used a plane from the Ohio State Highway Patrol equipped with heat sensing equipment to search for the woman. ...

October 3, 2013 - 9:31am
1 year 28 weeks ago

The Licking County Sheriff's Office is currently experiencing some interruption in phone service.

Officials say some calls are coming in through the non-emergency phone lines to their dispatchers, however some people said they cannot get through and they get a recording that all circuits are busy.

Windstream has been contacted and crews have been working on a cut fiberoptic line that services the area. The line also services AT&T and Verizon cell service.

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