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Arrest Made In Bowman Street Homicide Investigation

8 May , 2018  

On Monday, the Mansfield Division of Police, Major Crimes Unit announced that an arrest has been made in connection with the Nolan Lovett homicide. This arrest is in reference to several “911” calls received on May 3, 2018 at 2:13 PM when officers were summoned to 737 Bowman Street for a shooting. When police arrived they found Mr. Lovett laying in the yard with a gunshot wound. He was immediately transported to Ohio Health Mansfield hospital where he later died from his injuries. More…

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Mansfield Police Asks For Assistance In Possible Abduction

24 Apr , 2018  

The following press release was issued within the last hour by the City of Mansfield Police Department:

****FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE****

Subject: Suspicious Circumstances/Possible Abduction Attempt

The Mansfield Division of Police is looking into an incident where an unknown white male, pulled up next to a 10 year old female juvenile walking home from a bus stop in the 800 block of Millsboro Road. More…

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County Law Enforcement Agencies Adopting Use Of Force Standards

3 Apr , 2018  

More than 500 agencies – employing 82 percent of Ohio’s law enforcement officers – are in the process of implementing Ohio’s first-ever statewide standards on use of force, including deadly force, and hiring and recruitment according to a report issued late last week by the Ohio Office of Criminal Justice Services (OCJS). More…

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Sheriff’s Office Seeks Assistance With Note Writer Identification

21 Mar , 2018  

From the Richland County Sheriff’s Office:

Attached is the note left in the girls bathroom at Madison High School of a bomb threat. Anyone with suspect information is asked to contact the Richland County Sheriff’s Office at 419-524-2412.

Madison High School Students are asked to take a very close look at the note. More…

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Highway Patrol Reports On 2017 Drug Arrests; Increase Noted

6 Feb , 2018  

Numbers released this week by the Ohio State Highway Patrol paint a sobering picture when it comes to felony drug cases it handled during 2017.

In fact, troopers made a total of 16,653 such arrests, a number which represents a 25% increase over the previous year and a 35% increase over the previous three year average. More…

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Mansfielder Among Five Indicted For Federal Firearms Violations

17 Jan , 2018  

Five people have been indicted for firearms violations, including one from Mansfield, according to the US Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Ohio.

Indicted are: Marriece L. Ellis, 25, and Warren J. McCray, Jr., 23, both of Akron; Shauntare Davis, 31, of Warren; Frank Arthur Thompson, III, 45, of Conneaut, and James D. Butler, 55, of Mansfield. More…

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Mansfield Police Seek Assistance; Release Robbery Video

14 Nov , 2017  

On Monday afternoon, the Mansfield Police Department issued the following call for assistance in finding a robbery suspect:

On Sunday, November 12, 2017, between the hours of 6:00pm and 6:20pm, two businesses in our city were robbed within .6 of a mile of each other. The suspect in both robberies was described as a white male between the ages of 30-50 years old, wearing a red pull over type of jacket with a gray hoodie underneath and blue jeans. More…

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Joint Law Enforcement Effort Leads To Drug Bust; 39 Indicted, Most From Mansfield

25 Oct , 2017  

Thirty-nine people have been indicted in federal court for their roles in two separate conspiracies to obtain large amounts of heroin, and in some cases, other drugs, from out of state and sell the drugs in Mansfield, law enforcement officials said.

Eighteen people are charged in a 41-count indictment with conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute heroin. More…

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RCI Inmate Profiled By NPR

12 Jul , 2017  

Waymann Washington, an inmate at Richland Correctional Institution in Mansfield, was profiled this past weekend on NPR’s All Things Considered in a piece entitled “Earning A 2-Year Degree While Serving A 6-Year Sentence.” More…

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Federal Charges Pending For Bank Robbery Suspect

3 Jun , 2017  

A man suspected in three local bank robberies has been arrested and is facing federal charges.

In a Friday press release, the FBI and the Mansfield Police Department announced that Christopher E. McCarthy, age 29, is in custody based on charges in one of those incidents. More…

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Ohio Highway Patrol Numbers Holding Steady Year To Year

18 May , 2017  

The Ohio Highway Patrol is seeing a shift in activity in Richland County over the first four and a half months of this year as compared to 2016. As of May 14, enforcement stops by the Patrol had decreased almost five percent, while non-enforcement activity, including warnings and motorist assists, has risen almost 11 percent. More…

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Mansfield Man Arrested On Child Poronography Charge

11 May , 2017  

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), the Mansfield Police Department, and the Richland County Sheriff’s Office announce the arrest of Dennis J. Northover, II, 27 years of age, for receipt and distribution of child pornography. More…

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