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  1. 3 teens arrested in heroin, cocaine trafficking racketRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 7 | WANE-TV Fort Wayne

    Pictured are Adrionna T. Pritchett , Vanequa V. Spencer , and Derion T. Neal . DEFIANCE, Ohio Police in western Ohio arrested three Toledo teenagers on allegations they trafficked heroin and cocaine from Toledo into Defiance County.


  2. Police buy 36 lbs. of weed, seize $40K; 2 arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2017 | WANE-TV Fort Wayne

    DEFIANCE, Ohio Drug officers in Ohio arrested two people to cap a six-month marijuana distribution investigation that netted 36 pounds of the drug and $40,000. Early Monday, agents with the Multi-Area Narcotics Task Force, deputies from Defiance County Sheriff's Office and officers from Defiance Police Department arrested Isidro Tovar, 33, of Gibsonton, Florida and Gilbert Garcia, 58, of Grand Prairie, Texas, on charges of trafficking marijuana, a 3rd-degree felony.


  3. Defiance County man accused of raping a minorRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2017 | WANE-TV Fort Wayne

    DEFIANCE, Ohio Deputies with the Defiance County Sheriff's Department arrested a Sherwood, Ohio man on Monday on one count of felony rape. Jimmy Pelliccia, 57, is accused of engaging in sexual conduct with minors under the age of 13. He is scheduled to appear Wednesday in Defiance Municipal Court according to a press release issued Tuesday morning by Sheriff Douglas J. Engel. 2 comments

  4. Defiance man charged with rape, accused of sexual conduct with minorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2017 | WANE-TV Fort Wayne

    A Defiance, Ohio man is facing rape and gross sexual imposition charges, according to the Defiance County Sheriff's Department. Defiance County Sheriff Douglas Engel said an investigation uncovered Ronald Brown, 61, 14606 State Road 111 Defiance, had sexual conduct and sexual contact with minors under the age of 10. Brown is expected in court today to face an initial charge of first degree felony rape and a third degree felony charge of gross sexual imposition.


  5. Wanted Fort Wayne man captured after chase in OhioRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2017 | WANE-TV Fort Wayne

    DEFIANCE COUNTY, Ohio A Fort Wayne man faces multiple charges after leading police on a chase Tuesday in Defiance County, Ohio that began when officers tried to pull him over to serve an active warrant. The chase began at approximately 3 p.m when Zavion J. Bailey of Fort Wayne was spotted by officers conducting an undercover operation in the city of Defiance according to a news release issued by the Defiance County Sheriff's Department.


  6. The GM Powertrain Plant in Defiance, OH.Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2016 | WANE-TV Fort Wayne

    A change at the GM plant in Defiance is putting more than 150 jobs in jeopardy. However, an Ohio Congressman said he's gotten word those jobs may be here to stay.


  7. Reports: GM to layoff 157 at Defiance, Ohio plantRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2016 | WANE-TV Fort Wayne

    DEFIANCE, Ohio U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown has sent a letter to General Motors CEO Mary Barra asking her to find jobs within the company for 157 employees facing layoffs at a plant in Defiance, Ohio. According to a press release from Senator Brown, GM has announced it will discontinue the manufacture of nodular iron parts at its Defiance foundry.


  8. Jury delivers guilty verdict in double-murder caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2016 | WANE-TV Fort Wayne

    PAULDING COUNTY, Ohio A Defiance, Ohio man was found guilty on Friday of murdering two people back in February. The case involving Bradley Gillespie involved the February 2016 killings of Hannah Fischer and Frank Tracy Jr. At one point in the investigation into Fischer's homicide, Tracy was named a suspect.


  9. Students at the college in Defiance, OH express their thoughts on the Ohio primaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2016 | WANE-TV Fort Wayne

    The college was placed on a lock down around 11 a.m. Kathy Punches, Defiance College Director of Public Relations and Marketing, said they locked the buildings down due to an active shooter near the campus. A Defiance Police Department dispatcher would only they were investigating a shots fired report.


  10. Multiple twisters reported throughout Defiance CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2016 | WANE-TV Fort Wayne

    One was spotted north of Sherwood and another around five miles of east of Sherwood near Ashpacher Road. Another was reported near Gerken Road that eventually traveled east into Henry County.


  11. Volunteers worked on the home for Iraq and Afghanistan veteran Roland Maxson on August 13, 2016.Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2016 | WANE-TV Fort Wayne

    An Ohio Veteran is planning to move his growing family into a brand new two-story home. It's all been made possible by Habitat for Humanity of Defiance County.


  12. Another algal bloom found in Maumee RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2016 | WANE-TV Fort Wayne

    DEFIANCE, Ohio Another algal bloom has been detected on the Maumee River and in parts of the Auglaize River in Defiance County, the county's health department said Thursday. A green film was spotted on the surface of parts of the rivers, according to a release from the Defiance County Health Department.


  13. 2-year investigation ends with arrest, cocaine chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2016 | WANE-TV Fort Wayne

    DEFIANCE, Ohio A Cecil, Ohio man was arrested Saturday on cocaine dealing charges after 24 months of undercover investigation by police. Over two years, police said they investigated cocaine distribution in northwest Ohio.


  14. Kory Lichtensteiger returns to Crestview High School to host football campRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2016 | WANE-TV Fort Wayne

    Washington Redskins left guard Kory Lichtensteiger returned to the gridiron at Crestview High School to host his annual Kory Lichtensteiger football camp. The NFL veteran has put on the camp in Convoy for the past three years.


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