All About Mansfield

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…

,

All About Mansfield

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…

, , ,

All About Mansfield

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…

,

All About Mansfield

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…

All About Mansfield

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…

, ,

All About Mansfield

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…

,

All About Mansfield

Mansfield Division Of Police Announces Arrests In Shooting Incidents

14 Apr , 2017  

The Mansfield Division of Police announces the arrests of two individuals believed responsible for shooting incidents within our city.

On Saturday April 8, Mychael Martin (B/M/26) was arrested in Pensacola, Florida by members of the U.S. Marshals Florida Regional Task Force on a “Felonious Assault” warrant out of this agency. Mr. Martin was taken into custody after a short foot pursuit. He is a suspect in a shooting a few weeks ago in which the victim was shot several times. More…

,

All About Mansfield

Ohio Attorney General Warns About Tax Scams

21 Mar , 2017  

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today warned that more consumers are reporting tax-related scams with about four weeks remaining until the April 18 filing deadline. In 2017, the Ohio Attorney General’s Office has logged more than 150 tax scams thus far in March, compared to 80 in January, and 175 in February.

“As we get further into tax season, we’re seeing more of these scams,” Attorney General DeWine said. “What we want people to remember is that if callers are threatening you, saying you have to pay immediately, or saying they’re going to put you in jail, it’s not the IRS.” More…

, ,

All About Mansfield

Murder Suicide Coverage Roundup

10 Mar , 2017  

A collection of coverage about the Wednesday night murder-suicide in Mansfield from local, regional, and even international media. More…

, ,

All About Mansfield

Police Seek Information In Reference To Homicide

17 Feb , 2017  

At 8:26 AM on Thursday, the Mansfield Division of Police responded to 1247 Dillon Rd in reference to a call about a “person possibly in distress” at that location.

Upon Officers’ arrival, they found Denise Reed, a 45 year old white female, inside the residence, deceased. Also located inside the residence was Mrs. Reed’s husband, Michael J. Reed, a 46 year old white male, who was taken into custody in reference to this investigation. More…

,

All About Mansfield

Heroin Seized As Search Warrant Yields Mansfield Arrests

16 Feb , 2017  

On February 14, 2017 the METRICH Enforcement Unit assisted by the Mansfield Division of Police executed a search warrant at 151 Ohio St. in the City of Mansfield. The search warrant was signed by the Honorable Judge Ardis. The search warrant was a result of numerous complaints in reference to drug trafficking.

During the search, METRICH detectives seized suspected heroin and an assortment of drug paraphernalia and drug abuse instruments. METRICH detectives arrested and charged Tabatha L. Simmonds and Justin M. Simmonds with several counts each of Trafficking in Drugs. Both were incarcerated at the Richland County Jail where they await their court appearances. More…

, , ,

All About Mansfield

Three Sentenced In Federal Court For Robbery, Kidnapping, And Hostage Situation

13 Feb , 2017  

Three people were recently sentenced to prison for their roles in a 2015 bank robbery, kidnapping and hostage situation, said U.S. Attorney Carole S. Rendon and FBI Special Agent in Charge Stephen D. Anthony.

  • Taylor Crisman, 19, of Galion, was sentenced to 37 years in prison.
  • Chris Hill, 24, of Galion, was sentenced to 25 years in prison.
  • Sarah J. Garrett, 42, of Bucyrus, was sentenced to 2 ½ years in prison.

Crisman broke into the home of the manager of the KeyBank branch in Ontario and held his family hostage at gunpoint on Nov. 5, 2015. More…