OC search

(5-27-20) Van Wert County Sheriff Thomas M. Riggenbach released the following information that deputies served a search warrant in Ohio City on Wednesday May 27th. Riggenbach stated deputies executed a search warrant at 405 W. Carmean St in Ohio City at 8:30am. The were 3 adults located at the residence when the warrant was executed. The adults were identified, interviewed and released. Deputies removed a number of items from the residence for evidentiary purposes. The items are as follows:

1. Numerous cell phones
2. Several tablets
3. Large amount of thumb drives and SD cards
4. Laptops
5. Computers
6. Miscellaneous CD’s, Cassette Tapes, and VHS Tapes

The search warrant was obtained after working with the Ohio Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force on an investigation at the residence. The investigation is continuing and criminal charges could be filed.

Anyone that has information on criminal activity contact the Van Wert County Sheriff’s Office. Citizens with information can call 419-238-3866 or use the Van Wert County Sheriff’s Office website at www.vanwertcountysheriff.com and click on the “Submit a Crime Tip” link. Anyone reporting information can remain anonymous.