Accidents

On Feb. 27 at 5:49 a.m., Miriam Lyons, 34, Payne, was traveling west on State Route 114, Perry Township, when she struck a deer attempting to cross the roadway.

On Feb. 27 at 6:27 a.m., Bryan Hirschfeld, 67, Celina, was eastbound on U.S. Route 224/State Route 115, Kalida. When turning left onto U.S. Route 224, Hirschfeld sideswiped a vehicle operated by Joshua Cramer, 28, Columbus Grove, who was westbound on U.S. Route 224 and stopped at the intersection.

Fire

On March 1 at 2:06 a.m., 9-1-1 was alerted to a residential structure fire at 306 West Grove Street, Continental. Firefighters arrived on scene at 2:12 to discover the residence fully engulfed in flames. Emergency personnel cleared the scene at 5:27 a.m.

Incidents

A bomb threat was reported on Feb. 26 at the Putnam County Sheriff’s Office.

A drug related incident was reported on Feb. 26 near the intersection of State Route 65 and Road M, Ottawa.

A noise complaint was reported on Feb. 27 at 102 South Main Street, Miller City.

A sex related crime was reported on Feb. 27 in the 10000 block of Road X, Leipsic.

A drug related incident was reported on Feb. 27 near the intersection of State Route 15 and Road 18, Continental.

A sex related crime was reported on Feb. 28 in the 13000 block of Road 21, Cloverdale.

Fraud/forgery was reported on Feb. 28 at 23877 Road J, Cloverdale.

An escaped prisoner was reported on March 1 from the Putnam County Jail.

Mailbox damage was reported on March 2 at 21842 Road V, Jennings Township.

A verbal dispute was reported on March 2 at 2719 Road Q, Riley Township.

A drug related incident was reported on March 3 near the intersection of State Route 15 and Road 19, Continental.

A sex related crime was reported on March 4 in the 300 block of South Street, Dupont.

An assault was reported on March 5 at 20298 Road I-18, Perry Township.

Theft was reported on March 5 at 11675 Road 20-J, Cloverdale.