Vores Welding Theft

Vores Welding Theft - 4/5/2013

On 04-05-2013at approx. 1408 hours a deputy responded to Vore's Welding and Steel, 3234 SR 49, Ft. Recovery in regards to a theft.  Upon arrival the deputy was advised that someone had entered a tool trailer at that location and stole (1) DeWalt Cordless Impact Wrench and (2) DeWalt Cordless Drills.  The deputy was advised that the incident occurred sometime between 1730 hours on 04-04-2013 and 0900 hours on 04-05-2013.  Anyone with additional information or leads should contact Sgt. Jay Wehrkamp.







Court House Security

The Mercer County Sheriff’s Office is in charge of security at the Mercer County Courthouse. The Court Security Division ensures the safety and security of the court buildings and of the people who appear and work in them. Court security facilitates and maximizes the efficiency of all judicial and other courthouse functions.

The Court Security Division assists in delivery of in-custody defendants to and from the courthouse in a safe and secure manner. Deputies also provide general security for the courts.


Unsolved Crimes

·         On 10/17/2014 a deputy was dispatched to 5134 It's It Road in Franklin Township for a report of a theft offense that occurred.  Stolen was a green Yard Sport 4X4 Model # YS7000XLT.  The 4X4 has a windshield and one of the headlights is burnt out.  The tailgate has one of the cables that hold the tailgate up missing and the standard factory tires were replaced with street tires.  This incident occurred sometime between the hours of 9AM on October 12th and 4PM on October 17th



·         On 10/21/14 Central Dispatch received a call from the Kenn-Feld Group of Coldwater, Ohio on State Route 118 to report the theft of 2 John Deere Gator's and an 18 foot trailer. A Deputy responded and report was taken.  Found to be stolen is the following:

- 2013 "John Deere", Model # XUV6251 Gator 2 wheel drive ATV, green in color, with a roll cage.

-2005 "John Deere", Model # HPX4X4 Gator 4 wheel drive ATV, green in color.

-2006 "Corn Pro" Model 6T-20H Dual Axle Trailer, black in color, w/ attached ramps, bearing Ohio Trailer Plate # TNW1132.

This incident occurred sometime in the few weeks prior to October 16th



·         On 10/29/14 a deputy was dispatched to an address on Purdy Road in reference to thefts from inside multiple vehicles parked at the residence. The vehicles had been left unlocked, and several items had been stolen, including: Craftsman tools, a black and silver colored Apple IPod Touch, $500 cash money, credit cards and various other items.  The theft is believed to have happened on October 29th between 1:15PM and 4:30PM.


If you have any information on these cases, you are asked to please contact the Detectives Division of the Mercer County Sheriff’s Office by calling the Tip Line at 567-890-8477.  Or leave anonymous tip here.


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Reserve Deputies assist the Sheriff's Office with a variety of operations. These Deputies are peace officer certified in the State of Ohio and are required to meet all training and certification mandates. The Deputies assist the Sheriff by working with each division of the Sheriff's Office. Reserve Deputies also assist with traffic control at parades and provides security at local events.  In addition, they may be called upon to assist with searches and investigations.
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