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 2/27/16 a deputy of the Sheriff’s Office took a report of stolen livestock at a farm on Kuck Rd in Center Township.  There were 2 sows and 10 heritage pigs taken from the barn.  The owner described some of the livestock as being red wattle and mangalitsa pigs.  The suspect vehicle is possibly a smaller, green truck with a cab.  The theft is believed to have taken place possibly on Thursday 2/25/16 in the afternoon. 
On 2/20/16 the Sheriff's Office received a report of a theft at a residence in Center Township.  The shed on the property was broken in to and a socket set and 5 gallon jug of gasoline was taken.  The incident is believed to have taken place between 2/18/16 and the afternoon of 2/20/16. 
On 2/3/16 a deputy was dispatched to the St Charles Seminary on US RTE 127 in regards to a theft from the chicken barn.  Stolen was a GQF egg incubator machine and a GQF hatcher machine, both white in color.  The recording device for the security camera system was also stolen.  This incident is believed to have taken place sometime between the evening of 2/2/16 and 2/3/16. 
On 1/29/2016 a deputy responded to a residence in Marion Township in regards to multiple unlocked vehicles and a building that were entered with items stolen.  The items stolen range from various clothing items, miscellaneous amounts of change, knives, TomTom GPS, Armani watch, sunglasses, a 12” Dewalt compound miter saw and a Craftsman 300 piece tool set.  This is believed to have occurred around 3:00AM on 1/29/2016 as the homeowner’s dog began barking around that time.  
On 1/10/2016 a deputy took a report of multiple vehicles that were broken in to with items stolen in the Marion Township area.  Some of the vehicles were unlocked and one was locked with the window busted out to gain entry.  Cell phones, clothing items, knives, miscellaneous change along with a money bag containing approximately $500 cash and checks were the various items taken from inside the parked vehicles.  This incident it believed to have taken place between the evening of 1/9/2016 and 12:30PM on 1/10/2016.




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

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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