2018-02-28

Archbold Police Log



Feb. 16 3:45 pm: Vehicle unlock, Archbold Evangelical Church 4:02 pm: Barking dog, 900 block Olds Lane, all okay. 4:19 pm: Vehicle unlock, Archbold Sunoco. 9:35 pm: Parking violation, vehicle parked facing the wrong direction, 300 block N. Lincoln St., subject getting mail, unfounded. Feb. 17 12:05 am: Train blocking Defiance St. Norfolk Southern railroad crossing. 5:31 am: Welfare check, […]

Juvenile Complaint



Jessica D. Elswick, 28, East Gardens, told Archbold police on Sunday, Feb. 18, about 8:39 pm, of a possible vandalism in the apartment complex parking lot. The responding officer wrote in his report, “When I arrived, several pieces of (a) porcelain cup were laying in the driveway… “Several large pieces of porcelain appeared to have been placed near the tires […]

Alien Creature Visits Archbold



Actually, the photo above is of an opossum, commonly referred to as a possum. The “O” is spelled but not pronounced; it is a silent letter. According to Internet research, the opossum is North America’s only known marsupial, meaning the animal carries its young in a pouch much like the Australian kangaroo. They eat fruits, snakes (they are immune to […]

Archbold EMS Log



Feb. 10 7:36 pm: 100 block Dame St., Pettisville, medical alarm, accidental. 11:50 am: 100 block North Pointe Dr., injury, released on scene. 1:29 pm: Archbold Medical Center, heart, transported to Fulton County Health Center. 3:49 pm: Jane Ct., medical, transported to FCHC. 10:24 pm: 600 block Stryker St., diabetic, refused treatment. Feb. 11 5:24 am: Fairlawn Haven, ill, transported […]

Man Being Held On Felonious Assault, Other Charges



Robert M. Searle, 31, Toledo, was still being held Monday, Feb. 26, on charges of felonious assault, aggravated menacing, and domestic violence after a Tuesday, 9:07 pm, Feb. 20 incident. A Fulton County Sheriff Department report states Shannon S. Searle, 41, of the 7100 block of Co. Rd. 21, contacted FCSD from the Archbold police station, saying her husband, R. […]

Pettisville Science Has 12 Entries



Pettisville High School held its annual Local Science Fair, Saturday, February 10. Twelve projects were exhibited and judged: ten individual projects and two team projects. Four individual projects received Superior ratings: Jordan Skates, a senior, Kayla Wyse, a junior; Matthew Rupp, a sophomore; and Pete Rupp, an eighth grade student. Peyton Miller, a junior; Jessie McWatters, a sophomore, and Angie […]

Archbold Fire Log



Jan. 1 7:44 am: Fire alarm, middle school, electric motor seized, shut off power to motor. 9:41 am: Fire alarm, Fairlawn Haven, false alarm. Jan. 8 11:57 am: Structure fire, 435 Prospect St., Wauseon, mutual aid for Wauseon, cancelled. Jan. 10 9 am: Fire alarm, Filling Home Group Home, 208 Sylvanus St., false alarm. Jan. 12 10:05 pm: Structure fire, […]

Possible Stalking



Archbold police spoke to a suspect in a possible stalking case which occurred on Thursday, Feb. 15, around 6 pm. Jessica Lee French, 31, Archbold, filed a complaint, indicating the alleged stalking occurred at the East Gardens complex. An officer noted in his report the suspect in the case was contacted and advised not to contact French. Police marked the […]

Sauder Village In Line For $200,000 From 2019-20 State Capital Budget



Sauder Village is in line for $200,000 in State of Ohio Capital Budget money for the 2019-20 biennium. “We were pleased to learn that we have been allocated $200,000 for the State Capital Appropriations Bill for further development of our Walk Through Time educational experience at Sauder Village,” Kim Krieger, public relations/media relations, said. “We were thrilled to be designated […]

Jackson L. Rychener



Jackson L. Rychener, age 75, passed away on Feb. 22, 2018, at Defiance Inpatient Hospice. Jacksonwas the son of Glen and Dorothy ( Dominique) Rychener. He was born on Sept. 13, 1942, in Napoleon. On Sept. 14, 1968, Jackson married his wife, Carol Lienau, and she survives. He worked as a truck driver for Dave’s Sand and Stone, Sauder Woodworking, […]


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