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June 15, 2019

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Accident results in one death, another sent by Lifeflight to hospital

County Road 235 east of Mt. Victory

Hardin County Sheriff's officers responded to a 911 call at approximately 3:30 a.m. on June 12, according to Keith Everhart, sheriff.

The call involved a one-car accident on County Road 245 east of Mt. Victory. Upon arrival, sheriff's units found Martisol Lucila Aquirre-Murillo dead at the scene. Another person in the vehicle, Jorge Orellanda, was taken by Lifeflight to St. Rita's Medical Center.

The multi-county crash team was called to the scene and is handling the investigation.

Assistance was provided by the Hardin County's coroner's office, Southeast Hardin Northwest Union County Fire Department, BKP Ambulance District, Lifeflight and Minnich's Towing.

Police report for June 5 to 10

The following Ada police reports were provided to the Icon by the Hardin County Sheriff’s office. They cover June 5 to 10:

June 5
Traffic stop, 132 S. Main St.
Animal call, 414 E. Montford Ave.
Medical emergency, 515 E. Lincoln Ave
Medical emegency, Vancrest, 600 W. North Ave.
Traffic stop, Klingler Rd.
Vehicle incident, junction of C.R. 15 and S.R. 81

June 6
Parade escort, Hanson-Neely Funeral Home, 311 E. Lima Ave.
Traffic stop, W. North Ave.
Animal call, Community Market, 945 S. Main St.
Traffic stop, 746 N. Main St.

Police report for May 17 - June 4

The following Ada police reports were provided to the Icon by the Hardin County Sheriff’s office. They cover May 27 to June 4:

May 27
Fire alarm, Mathile, 509 W. Lincoln Ave.
Medical emergency, Vancrest, 600 W. North Ave.
Traffic stop, W. Buckeye Ave.
Investigate complaint, 426 S. Park Dr.
Traffic stop, E. Montford Ave.
Investigate complaint, 401 E. Lehr Ave.

Police report for May 21-27

The following Ada police reports were provided to the Icon by the Hardin County Sheriff’s office. They cover May 21 to May 27:
May 21
Medical emergency, 621 N. Simon St.
Animal call, 115 W. Ballard Ave.

Armed robbery at Bluffton Dari Freeze on May 21

FROM BLUFFTON ICON - An armed robbery at the Bluffton Dari Freeze, 595 S. Main St., is under investigation by Bluffton police, according to Ryan Burkholder, police chief.

The police issued the following statement on May 22:

On Tuesday, May 21, at approximately 9:06 p.m. Bluffton police officers responded to the Bluffton Dari Freeze for a reported armed robbery that had just occurred.

Upon arrival, officers learned that two male suspects had entered the business and brandished a firearm and demanded money.

Both suspects were described as wearing hoodies with the hoods covering their heads and faces.

Undercover operation results 2 summonses

On Friday, May 10, Deputies from the Hardin County Sheriff’s Office conducted an undercover operation to monitor compliance with liquor sales laws among area businesses.  

A total of 12 businesses throughout the county were monitored; they were located in Dunkirk, Forest, Ridgeway, Mt. Victory, McGuffey, Alger and Kenton.  As a result, 2 summonses for selling alcohol to an underage person were issued to employees of 2 different businesses. 

In addition to the individual charges, the cases will be forwarded to the Ohio Department of Public Safety Investigative Division for possible sanctions against the liquor permit holders.