Public Record

Car, Motorcycle Collide

A crash involving a sportutility and a motorcycle on Monday, July 1, at 2:49 pm, resulted in no injuries. Veronica Fraire, 36, Archbold, was driving the SUV. The motorcycle was driven by Dale J. Allen, 46, rural Archbold. The Archbold police report states Allen was traveling south on South Defiance Street and was stopped in traffic, waiting for the traffic […]

Shed Opened

A storage shed owned by the Farmers & Merchants State Bank was damaged sometime before 5:45 pm, Tuesday, July 2, an Archbold police report said. The report states an officer on bicycle patrol noticed the door to a shed at the branch office on South Defiance Street was open. The padlock had been broken from the doorframe. It is not […]

Suspected Theft Reported

A representative of Archbold SuperValu reported a possible theft to Archbold police on Sunday, June 23. The police report notes that the representative told officers the person believed items had been taken, but did not know specifically what was taken. The officer wrote he contacted the suspect, who denied stealing anything. Case closed due to lack of evidence.

Fulton County Court News

Common Pleas Court One Main Financial Group, LLC, 601 NW 2nd St, Evansville, Ind., plaintiff vs Richard Randall, Fayette, defendant. Other civil. Megan Bracamonte, Wauseon, plaintiff vs Nickolas Bracamonte, Seymour, Ind., defendant. Divorce. Midland Funding, LLC, San Diego, Calif., plaintiff vs Jami Meller, Fayette, defendant. Other civil. Shawna Grant, Wauseon and John D. Grant, Wauseon, petitioners. Dissolution. Kelsey Parks, address […]

Western Dist. Court News

(Note: In the listing of traffic offenses, the first number is actual speed; the second, legal speed. The first dollar amount is the fine; the second, costs.) Samantha Marie Baser, Napoleon, speeding, 48-35, S. Shoop Ave., Wauseon, $37, $93. Max E. Esterline, Pioneer, disobeyed traffic control signal, E. Airport Hwy. at N. Shoop Ave., Wauseon, $102, $93. Rigoberto Torres, Wauseon, […]

Suspicious Text Message

An 80-year-old Archbold woman alerted Archbold police to a possible scam that police believe to be an advertisement. The woman told police on Thursday, May 30, she had been included on a group text message that she suspected was a scam. An officer wrote in the report on the incident the text message appeared to be an ad. “I advised […]

Man Sentenced

A Fayette man was sentenced on a drug-related charge in Fulton County Common Pleas Court, Monday, July 1: •Matthew Munn, 26; indicted Nov. 19, 2018, on two counts, aggravated possession of drugs; entered guilty plea April 23 to one count, aggravated possession of drugs; on Sept. 2, 2018, he possessed morphine; sentenced to two years community control; ordered to pay […]

Public Meetings

Trustees German Township Trustees, Monday, July 22, 7:30 a.m., township building, 305 W. Mechanic St., Archbold. School Board Archbold Area School Board, Monday, July 15, 4:30 p.m., Archbold High School, 600 Lafayette St. Water & Sewer Ridgeville Township Water & Sewage District Board, Thursday, July 11, 7:30 p.m., township building, St. Rt. 6, downtown Ridgeville. Village Council Archbold Village Council, […]

Two Arrested From June 26 Incident

A call to unlock a vehicle door turned into two arrests after an Archbold police officer spotted a subject he knew, who was wanted on a warrant. The incident occurred Wednesday, June 26, when the officer was called to assist an East Gardens resident with a locked vehicle door. “While on the scene, I observed a known, wanted individual… enter […]

Man Arrested On Warrant

Archbold police arrested Jorge Alfonso Martinez, 30, Archbold, on a warrant. The police report states Martinez was arrested at 9:23 pm, Thursday, June 20. The officer wrote he was on patrol when he “observed an individual that is known to me, and our department had knowledge of having a warrant for his arrest. “Upon stopping to speak with the suspect, […]


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