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Sunday, March 09, 2014 9:00 PM

At 2:19 a.m. March 1, Delphos police officers on patrol were investigating suspicious persons in the area of the 600 block of East Fifth Street. Officers identified the male subjects one of which was 20-year-old Mitch Herber of Delphos. During the investigation, officers found Herber to be under the influence of an alcoholic beverage. Due to this, he was arrested and issued a citation for underage consumption. Herber will appear in Lima Municipal Court to face the charge.

On Tuesday, the Delphos Police Department was called to investigate a theft incident at a residence in the 1200 block of North Main Street. After investigating this incident, officers found probable cause to charge 38-year-old Richard Diltz Jr. of Delphos with theft of services. He will appear in Lima Municipal Court on the charge.

At 8:52 p.m. Tuesday, officers on patrol conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle due to a registration violation. After making contact with the driver, Brian Depalma of Lima, it was found that he was operating a motor vehicle on a suspended driver’s license. Due to this, Depalma was issued a citation for the expired registration and driving under suspension. He was given a court date for Lima Municipal Court and released.

At approximately 9:40 p.m. Friday, Delphos police officers were dispatched to a residence in the 1700 block of Fort Jennings Road. The victim stated that a subject had just thrown a rock through their front door glass. Officers were told that the suspect had fled on a bicycle. Moments later, officers located the subject identified as 26-year-old Jesse Hodgson of Delphos. After further investigation, officers found probable cause to arrest Hodgson for criminal damaging. As officers attempted to transport him to the police department, he became combative and tried to resist officers. Due to this, he will also be charged with resisting arrest, obstructing official business and aggravated menacing. Hodgson was then transported to the Allen County Jail.


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