(7-10-18) On July 9th at about 2:39 pm Celina Police officers responded to 913 Murlin St. regarding a 3 year old child who was unsupervised outside wandering around the Reynolds and Reynolds property and parking lot, which is across the street from the residence. The father of the child, Austin P. Swartz (23) had been asleep in the residence while the child was outside.
Swartz is on parole with Ohio Adult Parole. The officers assisted the parole officer with a search of the premises. Located on sight was over 500 grams of suspected marijuana, suspected LSD, a large amount of suspected methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia. Swartz was arrested for possession of drugs, a felony of the 5th degree and endangering children a misdemeanor of the 1st degree.
This case is currently under review by the Mercer Co. Prosecutor, Matthew K. Fox.