- On March 16, 2020 deputies responded to a residence in the 11000 block of Erastus Durbin Road in northern Mercer County for a report of a burglary. The resident was scammed by a male claiming to be with the electric department and allowed him in to the home. It is believed that a second individual later entered the home to assist in completing the theft. Stolen were several collectors coins and dollar bills, jewelry, and cash. The suspects left driving a dark colored, possibly black in color, SUV. The resident was unharmed during this encounter. This took place around 3:00 PM.
- On March 16, 2020 a deputy was dispatched to a property on Mercer Rd., Mendon, OH for a property damage report. The damage consisted of windows being broken out of a building, white paint being sprayed on the exterior, and a door damaged by being forced open. This is believed to have happened sometime between March 15, 2020 at 6:30 PM and March 16, 2020 at 10:22 AM.
- On February 24, 2020 deputies took a report of a theft of a custom welded, oversized, skid loader bucket. The bucket was stolen from the ditch, alongside ST RTE 117 about a quarter of a mile west of Tomlinson Road in Union Township. This would have occurred sometime between February 8, 2020 and the week prior.
- On February 24, 2020 a deputy was on routine patrol in the area of Township Line and Oregon Road, when she observed an open door on the school house building. Upon further investigation, damage was located on the building and later confirmed to be new and had occurred sometime over the weekend, February 21 thru February 23, 2020.
If you have any information on these cases, you are asked to please contact the Detectives Division of the Mercer County Sheriff’s Office by calling the Tip Line at 567-890-8477 or anonymously through the web site (www.mercercountysheriff.org).