• Police reports

State Patrol

Tuesday, 12:56 p.m., at Williams County roads 17 and D, Pulaski Township, a westbound vehicle driven by an unknown motorist traveled off the left side of the roadway and struck a street sign owned by the township. 

Defiance Police

Tuesday, 8:06 p.m., a 15-year-old Defiance male was charged with shoplifting following an alleged incident at Menards, 08845 Ohio 66.

Thursday, 9:26 a.m., a shoplifting complaint was reported at Walgreens, 1829 N. Clinton St.

Thursday, 9:56 a.m., ID cards were reported stolen in the 700 block of Harrison Avenue.

Thursday, 10:25 a.m., a theft was reported in the 500 block of Degler Street.

Thursday, 12:07 p.m., prescription medication was reported stolen from a vehicle parked in the 200 block of Carter Avenue. 

Thursday, 1:20 p.m., a shoplifting complaint was reported at JCPenney, 1500 N. Clinton St.

Thursday, 3:57 p.m., Robert Bowsher, 47, Hicksville, was arrested on a warrant from Defiance Municipal Court and taken to the Corrections Center of Northwest Ohio, rural Stryker.

Napoleon Police

Today. 3:55 a.m., a 32-year-old from McClure was arrested on a Fulton County Sheriff's Office warrant. (No name was provided by police officers.)

• Fires


Fire — Wednesday, 10:37 a.m., firefighters were called to 590 Bonaparte Drive for an alarm.

Fire — Wednesday, 1:08 p.m., firefighters were called to an alarm at 471 Freedom Drive.


Fire — Thursday, 3:18 p.m., firefighters were called to extinguish a vehicle fire at Ohio 108 and County Road L, Malinta.

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