Archbold, OH

Additional Charges Filed In Jan. Traffic Stop

Archbold police released a report about a Jan. 7 traffic stop that led to additional charges against a West Unity man and his father.

An officer pulled over a van driven by Lucas Wyse, 29, Archbold, about 6:25 pm that day, after observing the vehicle had a broken taillight and that its license plate had expired.

Wyse stopped his vehicle in the driveway of 416 Short-Buehrer Road, a home owned by his father, Matt, 48.

During the officer’s interaction with Lucas, Matt came out of the home.

The police report states both Lucas and Matt were confrontational, abusive, and slow to comply with the officer’s request for information.

Lucas Wyse received a verbal warning for the taillight and a citation for failure to display a valid vehicle registration sticker. He was fined $88 and assessed $37 costs in Fulton County Western District Court.

He was also charged with disorderly conduct, to which he entered a guilty plea. He was fined $77 and assessed $78 in court costs.

Matthew Wyse was charged with obstructing official business. He was fined $100 and assessed $78 in court costs.

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