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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Police Blotter

September 10, 2018 18:07- 3500 block of Ann: Fraud complaint. 19:24- 1200 block of West River: Recovered stolen vehicle. 19:36- 6000 block of Liberty: Theft complaint involving stolen packages. 21:27- 1000 block of Jefferson: Suicidal subject transported to the hospital. 23:42- 300 block of Nantucket: Narcotics overdose. Subject was revived with Narcan and transported toContinue reading “Police Blotter”

Police Blotter

August 27, 2018 01:18 – Liberty Ave: Driver stopped for a moving violation was found to be under suspension. 03:24 – Berkley Road: Units attempted to stop a vehicle for a traffic violation when the suspect vehicle fled the area.  A pursuit was initiated to Lorain where the it was called off after the vehicleContinue reading “Police Blotter”

National Council ranks Vermilion as one of safest cities in the state of Ohio

By Karen Cornelius The Vermilion Police Department was recently notified by the National Council for Home Safety and Security that its 2018 ranking of the “Safest Cities in Ohio” named Vermilion, Ohio as one of the safest. Vermilion was ranked 23rd out of 166 locations.   The National Council for Home Safety and Security isContinue reading “National Council ranks Vermilion as one of safest cities in the state of Ohio”

Police Blotter

December 18, 2017 12:58- Liberty Ave: Minor 1 car accident. 17:34- 300 Block of Altamont: Vandalism complaint. 19:48- 300 Block of Salem: Squad assist. 20:15- Liberty Ave: Traffic stop with the driver cited for Driving Under Suspension.   December 19, 2017 10:10- 1000 Block of Decatur: Fraud complaint. 10:17- 3500 Block of Liberty: Theft complaint.Continue reading “Police Blotter”

Police Beat

December 4, 2017 10:18 – 5600 block of Liberty Ave: Ritter Library reporting vandalism to outside electric socket covers. No suspects at this time. 11:19 – Vermilion Road: Motor vehicle accident with no injuries. 11:41 – 4700 block of Liberty Ave: Report of damage to a light pole in a parking lot having been struckContinue reading “Police Beat”

Police Beat

April 24, 2017 07:41- 1700 Block of Liberty Avenue: Theft complaint from local business. 09:13 – 5600 Block of Ferry Street: Complaint of vehicles being entered overnight. 13:51 – 1200 Block of State Street: Fraud Complaint. 14:31 – 500 Block of Washington Street: Report of table saw and garden sprayer stolen from garage. 16:36 –Continue reading “Police Beat”