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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
January Activity Report
News Release
02/11/2019

Van Wert County Sheriff Thomas M. Riggenbach has released the Sheriff’s Office Monthly Activity Report for the January 2019. Sheriff’s Office cruisers traveled 34
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Subject Arrested for Menacing
Van Wert County Sheriff Thomas M. Riggenbach announced today the arrest of a man from an incident that took place on February 7, 2019. Sheriff Riggenbach stated at 10:03pm on February 7th, the Van We      . . .more

Most Wanted
Stacy M Young
DOB
Race/Gender
Height
Weight
Hair
Eyes
01/11/1977
White Female
5' 2"
140
Brown
Brown
Warrant Issued December 20, 2018 Case No. CR1808146 & CR1809162 for Bond Violation. Original Charges of Aggravated Possession of Drugs and Complicity in the Commission of an Offense
Jacuelyn M Forthman
DOB
Race/Gender
Height
Weight
Hair
Eyes
11/18/1988
White Female
5' 0"
140
Brown
Brown
Warrant Issued November 27, 2018 Case NO. TRC1803506A for Failure to Comply. Original Charge was OVI
Jeffery Adam Craft
DOB
Race/Gender
Height
Weight
Hair
Eyes
04/03/1984
White Male
5' 11"
175
Brown
Green
Warrant Issued December 13, 2018 Case No. CR1809173 for Own Recognizance Bond Violation. Original Charges of Possession of Cocaine, Possession of Heroin, Aggravated Trafficking in Drugs.
Curtis E Coleman
DOB
Race/Gender
Height
Weight
Hair
Eyes
12/14/1970
White Male
5' 7"
270
Brown
Blue
Warrant Issued September 7, 2018 Case No. 18-09-169 for Having Weapons while under disability, Aggravated possession of Drugs, Aggravated trafficking in Drugs, Permitting drug abuse. All Felony Charges.
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