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Welcome to the Van Wert County Sheriff’s Office website. As Sheriff, it is important to me that you find this site to be useful and a benefit to you. The Van Wert County Sheriff’s Office is committed to provide professional law enforcement services to you. This will be done in a courteous, caring, common sense manner. We believe that an attitude of service to the public is essential in providing effective law enforcement service to you.

The Van Wert County Sheriff’s Office needs the communities help to provide the best service possible to Van Wert County. I ask that you contact the Van Wert County Sheriff’s Office with your need for service or information about a crime. By working together, Van Wert County will continue to be a safe community in which to live, raise a family and work in.

 
 

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In The News
Two Arrested on Drug Trafficking Charges
News Release
04/10/2015



Van Wert County Sheriff Thomas M. Riggenbach announced the arrest of 2 people Thursday evening for Trafficking in Drugs. Sheriff Riggenbach stated that
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Crime Stoppers Crime of the Week Crime: Theft Release Date: 04-07-15


Crime Stoppers will pay you cash for information if it will help the Van Wert City Police department solve a Theft which occurred at 441 Dickenson Ave. in the city of Van Wert.

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March 2105 Activity Report
Van Wert County Sheriff Thomas M. Riggenbach has released the Sheriff’s Office Activity Report for the month of March 2015. Sheriff’s Office cruisers traveled 26129 miles while on patrol answering cit      . . .more

Two Arrested at Drug Search Warrant
News Release
04/02/2015

Van Wert County Sheriff Thomas M. Riggenbach announced the West Central Ohio Crime Task Force the Allen County Sheriff’s Office Tactical team and deputies of the V
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Applications being Accepted
News Release
03/27/2015

The Van Wert County Sheriff’s Office will be accepting applications for the positions of Part-Time Intermittent Correction Officer and Part-Time Intermittent Commu
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Arrest Made During Drug Search Warrant
News Release
03/03/15

Van Wert County Sheriff Thomas M. Riggenbach announced that the West Central Ohio Crime Task Force and members of the Van Wert County Sheriff’s Office executed a dru
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Drug Search Warrant Executed
News Release
03/06/15

Van Wert County Sheriff Thomas M. Riggenbach released that the West Central Ohio Crime Task Force and members of the Van Wert County Sheriff’s Office executed a drug
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Crime Stoppers Crime of the Week Crime: Illegal Drugs Release Date: 03-04-15

Crime Stoppers will pay you cash for information if it will help any of the Van Wert Law Enforcement Agencies stop the transportation of illegal drugs into the county.

If you have knowle
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Crime Stoppers Crime of the Week Crime: B + E Release Date: 02-10-15

Crime Stoppers will pay you cash for information if it will help the Van Wert City Police department solve a Breaking and Entering which occurred at Clark’s Rx Pharmacy located at 1166 S. Shannon
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Crime Stoppers Crime of the Week Crime: Burglary Release Date: 12-29-14
Crime Stoppers will pay you cash for information if it will help the Van Wert City Police department solve a Burglary that occurred at 602 S Harrison St in the city of Van Wert.

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Crime Stoppers Crime of the Week Crime: Burglary Release Date: 11-04-14
Crime Stoppers will pay you cash for information if it will help the Van Wert City Police department solve a Burglary that occurred at 902 Kear Rd in the city of Van Wert.

Sometime after 9:30
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Crime: B & E Release Date: 09-09-14
Crime Stoppers will pay you cash for information if it will help the Van Wert City Police department solve a Breaking and Entering that occurred at K & L Ready Mix located at 211 N Lynn St in the city      . . .more

Most Wanted
Grant William Albright
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07-27-1976
White male
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180
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Warrant Issued: 09-29-2014 Case #: CR-13-11-151 for Violation of Probation
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