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Crime Stopper

Three horses stolen from the Fulton County Fairgrounds is the subject of the Fulton County Crime Stopper program.

A brown horse named “New Moon” and a black horse named “Oat Matt Donald” owned by Adam Short, Archbold, were stolen from the fairgrounds racing stable, along with a brown horse, “Shorty B,” owned by Jarod Lighthill, Wauseon. All are four-year-old males valued at $5,000 each.

They were last seen in the stables Friday afternoon, Dec. 28, and discovered missing at 7 am, Saturday, Dec. 29.

Tracy Zuver, a sergeant with the Fulton County Sheriff Department, said the barn was left unlocked for safety reasons; however, the horses were secured, and could not have wandered off.

Zuver said there were other horses in the barn, but only the three were taken.

Deputies are checking leads.

Informants call 1-800-255- 1122. Calls are in confidence and anonymous.

Cash rewards of up to $1,000 are available.


Fulton County Crime Stopper program needs information about the theft of a generator and other items.

A black-and-orange generator, circular saw, and 1,200 feet of various types of electrical wire were stolen from a home being remodeled in the 1100 block of Co. Rd. 6, rural Delta. A locked door was broken to gain entrance. Value of missing items: $1,766.

Informants call 1-800-255- 1122, in confidence. Cash rewards of up to $1,000 available.

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