Archbold, OH

Three Arrested Dec. 18

Three people were arrested in connection with two separate incidents in the village of Archbold, Tuesday, Dec. 18.

Thomas Clark, 49, 114 South Defiance Street, was arrested at his residence after police were called to the home at about 8:45 pm. It was reported a domestic incident there turned physical.

The report states when police arrived, Clark “was having a verbal dispute with multiple members of his family.”

The officer writing the report said he separated all those involved, then obtained verbal and written statements from each.

Clark was then arrested on a charge of domestic violence. He was transported to the Corrections Center of Northwest Ohio. He was ordered released Friday, Dec. 21.

The alleged victim is described in the police report as a 15-year-old Archbold female who suffered an apparent minor injury. The report states a brown belt was seized as evidence.

Failure To Appear

Fulton County sheriff dispatchers contacted officers about a 911 hang-up call from the Holland Court apartments at about 5:51 pm.

In his report, the officer wrote, “After a short search of the building, I was able to locate the apartment and after a short investigation, arrested the caller, who was found to have a warrant out of Henry County.”

Arrested was Alejandra Maria Chapa, 27, a resident of the apartment complex. She was taken to CCNO.

Chapa was originally charged with failure to file a city of Napoleon income tax return. A warrant was issued after she failed to appear in Napoleon Municipal Court.

In a hearing on Wednesday, Dec. 19, she entered a guilty plea to the charge. She was fined $150, with $138.50 in court costs. She was also ordered to pay her 2016 Napoleon taxes.

She was released from CCNO.

Second Subject

The subject who answered the door at the apartment, Joshua Scott Barns, same address, initially told officers Chapa was not in the apartment.

Barnes was discovered to have a warrant from Western District Court for failure to appear on a charge of driving while license suspended.

He, too, was arrested and taken to CCNO.

A hearing was held Wednesday, Dec. 19, in Western District Court, at which time the case was continued. Barnes was ordered released from CCNO.

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