Samantha Jane Helton

WAYNESFIELD (5-7-18) – The Waynesfield Police Department arrested Samantha Jane Helton (29) of Lima for multiple theft warrants issued in Ohio and Indiana. Helton was a passenger in a vehicle operated by her husband, Kyle J. Helton, 31, also of Lima.

Upon stopping the vehicle, and before officers made their initial contact, the couple kissed and Samantha Helton could be heard saying goodbye. Kyle Helton then advised he did not have a valid driver’s license. Samantha Helton provided the wrong social security number multiple times when she was asked for identification, however she did admit to having warrants for her arrest in Seneca County in Ohio, DeKalb County in Indiana, and Allen County, Indiana. She said she was not aware of her warrants in Auglaize County.

Kyle Helton, who had 10 active suspensions on his driving record and 10 prior driving under suspension convictions, was issued citations for driving under suspension and speeding.

An 11 year old and a 3 year old child, along with Kyle Helton, were released to family members at the scene. The vehicle was towed.

The Auglaize County Sheriff’s Office assisted at the scene.