Police Department saw dramatic increase in fraud and vehicle entries in 2018

Vermilion Police Chief Chris Hartung released the 2018 annual police department report at the recent Vermilion City Council Health and Safety Committee meeting stating it is being released later than normal. The following are excerpts from that report. Investigative Bureau The investigative bureau includes Detective Sergeant Stephen Davis and Detective Corporal Daniel Shupe. They workContinue reading “Police Department saw dramatic increase in fraud and vehicle entries in 2018”

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September 24, 2018 12:51- 1200 block of State St.: Protection Order Violation. 16:49- 5600 block of Ohio: Fraud complaint. 16:56- 300 block of Yorktown: Theft complaint.   September 25, 2018 07:04- 1200 block of Sanford: Assault complaint resulting in no charges. 08:54- 600 block of Decatur: Warrant arrest.   September 26, 2018 10:16- 400 blockContinue reading “Police Blotter”

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September 17, 2018 09:49- U.S. 6: Minor car Vs. deer accident 11:23- 1400 block of Sanford: Fraud complaint. 11:49- 300 block of Yorktown: Theft complaint.   September 18, 2018 09:09- 300 block of Niagara: Domestic dispute resulting in no arrest. 10:37- 4800 block of Liberty: Traffic stop resulting in a DUS citation. 14:53- 5400 blockContinue reading “Police Blotter”

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September 3,2018 00:05- 4800 block of Liberty: Traffic stop resulting in a DUS citation. 13:03- 600 block of Decatur: Warrant arrest.   September 4, 2018 04:41- 300 block of Nantucket: Assault complaint. 08:45- 900 block of Decatur: Juvenile complaint. 14:07- 5600 block of Liberty: Theft complaint. 14:46- 5600 block of Liberty: Juvenile complaint.   SeptemberContinue reading “Police Blotter”

Suspect in custody after police investigate bizarre series of events

By Melanie Williamson   At approximately 1 p.m. on Tuesday, September 11, the City of Vermilion Police Department posted on their Facebook page that they were looking for a subject by the name of Jonathan Puccia, who was wanted for questioning in relation to a stolen car, a stolen boat, and a break-in among otherContinue reading “Suspect in custody after police investigate bizarre series of events”

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August 21, 2017 01:30 – Liberty Ave: Driver stopped for a moving violation was found to be under the influence and arrested for OVI. August 22, 2017 00:06 – 4000 block of Edgewater Drive: Domestic Violence complaint filed. 09:08 – 4200 block of Brownhelm Station Road: Burglary complaint filed. 10:46 – Vermilion Municipal Court: SubjectContinue reading “Police Beat”

Vermilion police investigate stabbing

According to the investigative report prepared by Vermilion police Detective Stephen Davis, he was dispatched to Mercy Hospital on Friday, April 21, due to the fact a man was being treated for a stab wound. According to the report, the victim stated he had gone to Showse Park to walk and get some exercise aroundContinue reading “Vermilion police investigate stabbing”

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April 10, 2017 15:21- 1300 block of Beechview: Fraud complaint. April 11, 2017 16:00- 500 block of South Shore Ct.: Animal at Large complaint. 18:18- 3200 block of Edgewater: Theft complaint. 19:02- 4400 block of Liberty: Traffic citation for Sound Amplification Device and Expired Plates. April 12, 2017 04:05- 4300 block of Liberty: Traffic citationContinue reading “Police Beat”

Marijuana growing operation found in home

By: Melanie Williamson After an investigated that lasted several weeks, the Erie County Sheriff’s Department with assistance from the Vermilion Police Department acted on a search warrant for a home on the 6700 block of Joppa Road in Vermilion Township on Tuesday, March 28. In the basement of the home, they found 68 marijuana plantsContinue reading “Marijuana growing operation found in home”