At approximately 11:20 p.m. Saturday, Delphos Police were contacted by a concerned citizen who advised that there was a subject inside a business in the 100 block of East Second Street who had threatened another person and had a firearm in his possession at that time but had went to a nearby motor vehicle and had placed the firearm inside.
The vehicle was checked by officers at which time they did observe in plain view a handgun lying on the front seat of the vehicle. A second firearm was also later located inside the vehicle.
Officers then went to the business and located the subject involved. Upon speaking with him, officers found enough probable cause to cite Michael Ruce O’Callaghan Jr., 35, of Van Wert on the charges of operating a motor vehicle while having his driving privileges suspended and for mishandling a firearm in a motor vehicle.
O’Callaghan was cited into Lima Municipal Court on the charges; additional charges are pending upon review of the case by the Prosecutor’s Office.
At 7:06 p.m. Friday, police went to 708 East Third Street to serve an active arrest warrant on a subject staying at that location.
Upon officers’ arrival, they located Andrew Stocklin, 28, of Delphos and took him into custody on an warrant issued out of Lima Municipal Court on a failure to appear on a prior theft charge.
Stocklin was later turned over to deputies from the Allen County Sheriff’s Department.
At 9:38 a.m. Friday, police were called to a business in the 1000 block of Elida Avenue in reference to a theft complaint at the business.
Upon officers’ arrival, they met with store employees, who stated that a female and male subjects had been in the store for an extended time. Employees observed the female subject use a pair of scissors that she brought to the business with her and attempt to cut off an anti-theft device on a piece of merchandise. Upon cutting the device, it activated and the female dropped the merchandise and attempted to leave the area.
Charges in the case are pending and both subjects were given trespassing notices not to return to the business.
At 1:26 p.m. Tuesday, police were called to a Delphos City School in response from the principal that a student was caught with a prescription belonging to another.
Upon officers’ arrival, officers found a student had been found inside the school with a prescription that did not belong to him that he was intending to sell. The investigation found that a second student was also allegedly selling prescriptions that did not belong to the student as well.
The principal stated that he wished to have charges filed on both students involved.
The case is still under investigation and no charges had been filed at time of news release.
At 7 p.m. Oct. 7, police received a call from a resident near the Garfield Park area on South Clay Street. The caller advised three subjects were currently in the park and were in possession of what appeared to be drugs and drug abuse instruments.
Upon officers’ arrival, they located the subjects involved. Upon officers approaching the three subjects, one male subject was observed throwing items over a nearby fence. Upon checking the area, officers found three hypodermic needles.
As a result, officers took John McRedmond, 19, of Delphos into custody. McRedmond was cited into Van Wert Municipal Court on charges of possession of drug abuse instruments and was later released.
No charges were filed on the other two subjects involved at time of news release.
At 1:40 a.m. Oct. 7, police were called to the 500 block of West Seventh Street in reference to a criminal damaging complaint at a residence in that area.
Upon officers’ arrival, the victim stated that someone had thrown an object at the residence and had broken a large window in the residence.