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- Sheriff Tim Bailey


The Marion Police Department received information from authorities in Pennsylvania about two wanted fugitives for kidnapping that might be in Marion. Investigators tracked the suspects to the 1600 block of Marion Mt. Gilead Road where they were quickly arrested without incident by MCSO, MPD and MARMET detectives. Sheriff Tim Bailey stated, "this in another great job of law enforcement in Marion County coming together to get two very violent criminals off the street in less than an hour". Please see below the press release and photos of the suspects, 33 year old April Alisippo and 26 year old Scott Lichtenwalner. Both were taken to the Marion Multi-County jail and will await extradition back to Pennsylvania.  CLICK HERE TO READ FULL PRESS RELEASE

Updated: Suspect sought in a Marion-Waldo Rd breaking and entering

09/22/16 UPDATE: Sheriff Bailey would like to thank everyone who gave tips on the breaking and entering suspect from yesterday’s posting. Robert Jeremiah Fieler was arrested on a charge of breaking and entering and criminal damaging.

Sheriff: Grate confessed to 2005 Marion County killing

Shawn Grate has been charged with two counts of murder in Ashland County, but Marion County Sheriff Tim Bailey said he confessed to a local killing as well.

In March 2007, a man found skeletal remains at a dumping site on Victory Road, and while investigators determined the victim was a woman in her 20s, it remains a Jane Doe case.

Bailey said Grate told investigators he killed a woman in 2005 and then took her body to that site.

"He said this was the first (woman) he ever killed," Bailey said.

Read more in the Marion Star

Have You Seen This Person?

Marion County Sheriff Tim Bailey is seeking the public’s help in identifying the skeletal remains of a female located in northeast Marion County on March 10th, 2007.


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