Press Release: (11-16-22)
Celina, OH – Mercer County Sheriff Jeff Grey reports that his Office is investigating an incident that took place at a farm in Marion Township. On Tuesday, November 15th at 8:59 PM Central Dispatch received a call from a concerned citizen. The caller reported that there is a disturbing video circulating involving a juvenile doing cruel acts to a young calf.
An investigation began into this incident and multiple juvenile suspects have been identified. One of the juveniles is in custody. The farmer was unaware of this incident taking place on his property and is fully cooperating with law enforcement.
Due to the suspects being juveniles, their names are prevented from being disclosed. The report is being reviewed by the Mercer County Prosecutor’s Office in its entirety with the possibility of formal charges being filed on those involved.