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March 8, 2021

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Ada police with K9 Jaeger confiscate cash, drugs and vehicle in heroin raid

"Excellent work by the officers of the Ada Police Department and K9 Jaeger. Officers and K9 Jaeger confiscated cash, drugs and a vehicle from Heroin pushers.

The Heroin epidemic is a scourge to our nation and local communities. Ada officers are committed to this fight to keep drugs out of our community. Excellent work officers and K9 Jaeger."

Ada police investigating several car break-ins

The Ada Police Department Facebook posted the following message earlier this evening:

S.A.F.E.R. Alert (Seeking Aid From Every Resident): The Ada Police Department is actively investigating several car break-ins, especially in the very early morning hours. A subject has been observed recently, described as a stocky build, approximately 5'8", white male. 

Please remember to secure your vehicles and houses, and please call the Ada Police Department at 419-634-0010 to report any suspicious activity.

Please contact the Ada Police Department with any information related to these crimes.

Friday accident: Life Flight takes one injured person to St. Vincent's

Details are now available concerning Friday's Interstate 75 accident north of Ada near State Route 235, according to information from the Findlay post of the State Highway Patrol.

Bluffton police, fire and EMS assisted the patrol at the crash scene.

According to the Patrol: A Utah man suffered life-threatening injuries in a three-vehicle crash involving a tractor-trailer on northbound Interstate 75, near the Ohio 235 exit.

Suspect caught in Keith's Hardware theft

A suspect has been apprehended in the recent theft at Keith's Hardware, according to Michael Harnishfeger, Ada police chief.

Here is his announcement from the Ada police Facebook

Update on S.A.F.E.R. Alert for Keith's Hardware.
The Hispanic male has been identified and is currently in custody in Wyandot County on an unrelated Burglary charge.

Please note that we will not publicly identify him until formal charges are made locally. This subject did not live in Ada.

Ada PD investigating motor vehicle thefts

Take your keys out of the ignition, lock your car whether running into a store briefly or parked overnight at your home.

Seems obvious, but here is a recent post from the Ada Police department on their Facebook page:

"The Ada Police Department is investigating the theft of two motor vehicles within the past two weeks.  Please always lock your car doors and take your keys into the house to prevent these types of issues."

As a matter of information, one of the vehicles has been recovered already.

Ada K9 unit assists in narcotics investigation

Ada police department K9 unit assisted in a narcotics investigation in Hardin County on Aug. 15.

Hardin County Crime Task Force initiated a traffic stop on Aug. 15, as a result of an ongoing narcotics investigation, according to Keith A. Everhart, sheriff.

Traffic stop was made on State Route 31 near County Road 190 by Hardin County Sheriff’s Office deputies.

As a result of the traffic stop one adult male was taken into custody on an Adult Parole Authority arrest order. Charges for possession and trafficking are pending on the adult male and two other adults.