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 7-11-2015 at about 11:15 PM a deputy was called to a residence on Behm Rd in Franklin Township in reference to a burglary that had taken place.  A small red metal tool box was taken, which contained about $2,700-$2,800 cash and business receipts for the day.  This is believed to have taken place between 10:30 PM and 11:15 PM that day.



·         On 04-16-2015 a deputy responded to a residence on Pine Rd in Washington Township in regards to a burglary that was found to have taken place.  The rear door had been forced open to gain entry.  There were multiple pieces of jewelry, money, and various other personal items taken.  This is believed to have happened sometime between 4-16-2015 at 8:00PM and the week prior.



·         On 4-24-2015 a deputy was dispatched to a residence on Pine Rd in Washington Township in reference to a theft.  Taken were (3) three 1990 Buick Lesabre aluminum rims, (3) three large car batteries, (3) three small golf cart size batteries, and a bunch of old copper wire as well.  It is believed that the items were taken the week prior sometime.  



·         On 5-11-2015 a deputy responded to a residence on St Johns Rd in Marion Township in regards to a burglary.  The front door was forced open.  There were numerous pieces of jewelry taken and various other personal items.  This occurred between the hours of 7:30 AM and 4:41 PM on 5-11-2015.


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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