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Very busy year for Ada-Liberty Township EMS

Department received 527 911 calls

2019 was a busy year for the Ada-Liberty Township Joint EMS.

Tom Miller, EMS chief, provide the Icon with several year-end stats, which follow:

The department received 527 911 calls in 2019 or nearly 1.5 calls in each 24-hour period. Of those calls the highest day of the week included Saturdays and Mondays, which received nearly 16 percent of all calls. Sundays were the lowest call day with 10 percent of the calls.

The 527 calls in 2019 was 60 lower than 2018.

Miller broke down the calls by type – description of the 911 caller:
12.3 % - Breathing issues
7 % - Chest pain
6.6% - Traffic accidents
7 % - General illness

Police report for Jan. 29 through Feb. 3

The following is Ada police reports were provided to the Icon by the Hardin County Sheriff's office. 

Jan. 29
5 traffic stops
Medical emergency, Willeke Ave.

Jan. 30
Medical emergency, Ream St.
3 Traffic stops
Medical emergency, W. Montford Ave.
Medical emergency, N. Main St.
Animal call, N. Hardin Rd.

Jan. 31
3 traffic stops

Feb. 1
Larceny, E. Lincoln Ave.
8 traffic stops
Vandalism, W. Buckeye Ave.
Drunk, W. Buckeye Ave.
Drunk, N. Main St.
Repossession of vehicle, W. Buckeye Ave.

Police report Jan. 16 - Jan. 28

The following is Ada police reports were provided to the Icon by the Hardin County Sheriff's office. 

Jan. 16
Agency assist, Ada High School
Investigate compliant, Taco Bell
Investigate complaint, S. Gilbert St.
Investigate complaint, Liberty St.

Jan. 17
Disabled vehicle, Rich Gas Station
Fight, S. Main St.
Disabled vehicle, CR 50
Suspicious car, University Ave.
Traffic Stop, S. Main St.

Jan. 18
Loud music, W. Lima Ave
Disabled vehicle, W. Lincoln Ave.
4 traffic stops

Driver life-flighted to Columbus following Kenton accident

The Hardin County sheriff's office is investigating a two-vehicle injury crash that occurred shortly after 1 p.m. on Jan. 23 at the intersection of State Route 309 East and County Road 175.

The preliminary investigation indicates that Corey Chrisman, 24, of Kenton pulled from County Road 175 into the path of a semi livestock hauler, driven by Garth Pearson, 28, of Coldwater. The Chrisman auto came to rest off the south side of 309.

Police report Jan. 7 - Jan. 16

The following is Ada police reports were provided to the Icon by the Hardin County Sheriff's office. 

Jan. 7
Medical emergency, Vancrest Nursing Home
Unwanted person, E. Ballard Ave.
Larceny, Community Markets
Animal call, CR 1
Reckless operation of a vehicle, SR 309
Animal call, N. Johnson St.

Jan. 8
Domestic trouble, W.Highland Ave.
Police escort, Hanson - Neely Funeral Home
Animal call, E. University Ave.
2 traffic stops
Investigate complaint, E. Lehr Ave.

Charges pending from Kenton drug raid

Hardin County Crime Task Force announced results of a narcotics investigation in Kenton, according to Sheriff Keith Everhart.

The task force news release follows:

On January 15, the Hardin County Crime Task Force executed a search warrant at 41 Champion Court in Kenton, after an investigation to the selling of narcotics from this location. 

As a result of the search warrant, narcotics and drug paraphernalia were seized from the residence.

One male was arrested for trafficking in drugs; another male and female were arrestedf for oustanding warrants.