Defiance Local News




Napoleon Police made some arrests over the weekend, and Henry County law officers investigated theft complaints.    22 year old Kyle Lawrence of Napoleon was served a summons to court for a probation violation on Friday afternoon.

An arrest was made at 2:39am Saturday at 777 Scott Street, where 30 year old Joshua Damron of Napoleon was charged with Theft.  He was also charged with resisting arrest.

Some rings were stolen in a theft at 281 Patricia Avenue Saturday morning.

                                    A narcotics incident sent Napoleon officers to Glen Arbors Drive Saturday at 8:30pm, where 18 year old Brandon Rayoum of Napoleaon was charged with Drug Paraphanalia.

                                                An arrest was made on Highland Avenue at 12:57am Sunday morning; where 29 year old Karli Thorton of Napoleon was charged with Domestic Violence.  Thorton was transported to the regional jail.


The Henry County Sheriff’s office made an arrest Friday afternoon, when 56 year old Richard Ruple of Napoleon was charged with Failing to Appear in Court.

A burglary sent deputies to road 17-D near Napoleon where some cash was stolen from a home on Friday afternoon.

A fatal accident was investigated Sunday at 3:45pm on state route 65 in Wood County.  57 year old Ray Wampler of Maumee was operating his motorcycle, when he lost control of the bike, and was ejected.  Wampler sustained critical injuries, and was taken by Pro-Medica air ambulance to the Toledo Hospital.   But Ray Wampler died of his injuries at the hospital.  Troopers report he was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.


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