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  1. Police make 2nd arrest in Dollar General robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 26 | WANE-TV Fort Wayne

    MERCER COUNTY, Ohio Police have made another arrest in a hold-up at a Rockford, Ohio, convenience store last week. United States Marshals this week arrested 44-year-old Edward Joe Smith of Fort Wayne related to an April 18 robbery of the Dollar General in Rockford, Ohio.

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  2. Rockford Police receive body camerasRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 22 | The Times Bulletin

    The Rockford Chamber, through the Crime Awareness Fund, recently donated funds to purchase an additional body camera for the Rockford Police Department. "[US Route] 33 and [State Route] 118 is a heavily traveled area," she said.

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  3. Indiana man arrested in Rockford robberyRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 21 | The Daily Standard

    John Smead, 49, New Haven, Ind., was arrested during the execution of a search warrant in New Haven by officers from the New Haven and Rockford police departments and the Allen County, Ind., SWAT team, according to a Rockford police news release. Smead reportedly is being held on a $500,000 bond at the Allen County jail in Indiana and is awaiting extradition to Mercer County.

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  4. Mildred L. BaxterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 20 | The Times Bulletin

    Mildred L. Baxter, 90 years old, of Rockford, and a former longtime resident of Wren, Ohio, passed away on Friday, April 15, 2016, at Colonial Nursing Center. She was born on Sunday, March 7, 1926, in Kokomo, Indiana, the daughter of the late Alexander Pierce and the late Helen Pierce.

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  5. local pictureRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 20 | The Daily Standard

    Law enforcement officials are seeking information about the person seen in this surveillance camera screenshot. Police officials believe he may have information about Monday's armed robbery at the Dollar General store in Rockford.

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  6. Arrest made in armed robbery caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 20 | The Times Bulletin

    The Rockford Police Department has made an arrest in the case involving the armed robbery at Dollar General in Rockford. Rockford Police assisted New Haven Police and Allen County SWAT with the execution of a search warrant in New Haven on Wednesday.

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  7. Police make arrest in Dollar General robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 20 | WANE-TV Fort Wayne

    MERCER COUNTY, Ohio Police have made an arrest in a Monday hold-up at a Rockford, Ohio, convenience store. Police were called Monday to the town's Dollar General store on a report of an armed robbery there.

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  8. Police look for 'person of interest' in Dollar General robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 20 | WANE-TV Fort Wayne

    Police are trying to identify the person in the surveillance photo. He may have information about a robbery at the Dollar General in Rockford, Ohio.

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  9. Ohio police search for Dollar General robberRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 19 | WANE-TV Fort Wayne

    ROCKFORD, Ohio Police in Mercer County, Ohio are looking for the man who held up a Dollar General store in Rockford Monday afternoon. According to the Rockford Police Chief Paul P. May III, the man entered the store located at 401 West Bridge Street just after 2:15 pm and browsed for a few minutes before he pulled out a gun and demanded cash from the employees.

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  10. Rockford Police searching for armed robbery suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 19 | The Times Bulletin

    The Rockford Police Department is looking for a man who committed an armed robbery at the Dollar General in Rockford on Monday and also a man that may have information relevant to the investigation. At approximately 2:22 p.m., the Mercer County Sheriff's Office received a 911 call from Dollar General located at 401 West Bridge St. A white male between 5 feet 10 inches to 6 feet tall, stalky build, wearing an orange Texas Longhorn long sleeve shirt, white ball cap with sunglasses on top, blue jeans with white tennis shoes had entered the store and browsed around for a few minutes before displaying a handgun.

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  11. Two suspects sought in Rockford robberyRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 19 | The Daily Standard

    Two white males are still at large after a Monday afternoon armed robbery of the Dollar General store on West Bridge Street. Rockford police responded to a call about the incident at 2:22 p.m., police chief Paul May III said.

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  12. Larry GrierRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 19 | The Daily Standard

    ... in Celina, Ohio, the son of the late Floyd and Helen (Hole) Grier. He was a 1973 graduate of Parkway High School in Rockford and an alumni of Wright State University and The Ohio State University. He worked as a social worker at Meridian Health ...

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  13. Parkway yields big lead, walks off on PauldingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 15 | The Times Bulletin

    What looked to be destined for an early mercy rule ending turned into a barn-burning exciting race to the finish. After surrenduring a 10-run lead to Paulding in Rockford on Friday, Parkways came back with two seventh-inning runs to walk off with a win.

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  14. William AlbrightRead the original story

    Friday Apr 15 | The Daily Standard

    ... Green, who survives. Also surviving are his children Kandis Hasenjager of Celina, Samuel & Devona Albright of Rockford, step children Cynthia & Bill Lovejoy of Montpelier, Jeffrey & Sharon Link of Celina and Christopher & Tina Link of Montpelier, 15 ...

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  15. Missteps in re-opening 1957 Illinois murder case numerousRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 13 | The Madison Press

    ... McCullough have been able to kill Maria in Sycamore then drive the 35 miles to the Air Force recruiting station in Rockford by 6:57 p.m., when phone records show he placed a collect call from a pay phone there. If he did have time, then his Rockford ...

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  16. Lawrence E. HartRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 12 | The Times Bulletin

    ... in Middle Point. They had been married for 55 years. He is survived by two daughters, Bobbie (Butch) Kemp of Rockford, Ohio, and Jennifer (Randall) Hattery of Lima; two sons, Ted (Lisa) Hart of Schreve, Ohio, and Scott Hart of Middle Point; a ...

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  17. Melissa HowellRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 6 | The Daily Standard

    Melissa C. Howell age 37 of Rockford, formerly of New Bremen, died suddenly on Monday, April 4, 2016 at 2:52 P.M. in the emergency room of the Van Wert County Hospital, Van Wert, Ohio. She was born on January 26, 1979 in Marion, Illinois, the daughter of Cathy Stevens of Celina and Robert Stevens of Illinois.

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  18. Tickets available for annual Rockford Lions variety showRead the original story

    Mar 27, 2016 | The Times Bulletin

    The Rockford Lions Club will present its annual variety show April 1 and 2 at the Parkway High School Auditorium, Rockford.

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  19. Gordon T. MorganRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2016 | The Times Bulletin

    ... Spray of Van Wert; one stepbrother, Rolland (Carolyn) Custer of Florida; one stepsister, Lois (Franklin) Clutter of Rockford, and many nieces, nephews, and cousins. He was a 1944 graduate of Ohio City-Liberty High School. He was a veteran of the ...

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  20. Richard SamplesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2016 | Crescent-News.com

    ... classic Ford cars, trucks and tractors and enjoyed family sports activities. He is survived by his wife Sondra of Rockford, Ohio; two sons, Kerry D. (Rhonda) Samples of Defiance, Ohio, and Steven S. (Teri) Samples of Rockford, Ohio; one daughter, ...

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