Monthly Archives: May 2014

Verizon Telephone Scam

We received information from a resident regarding a Verizon bill collector scam. They received a phone call from an “Unknown” telephone number advising their bill was past due by $20.01. They were advised that they needed to make immediate payment

Human Trafficking Enforcement 05272014

On 5/27/2014, The Wood, Hancock and Wyandot County Sheriff’s Offices conducted a Human Trafficking Enforcement Operation at truck stops along IR 75 at SR 18 and SR 613. Arrested during the Enforcement Operation were the following: Gregory Singleton 41 yoa

Cell Phone Evidence Video

WNWO: BOWLING GREEN — Law enforcement is using digital technology to retrieve information on cell phones, and NBC 24 investigated what rights you have in protecting your data. The Wood County Sheriff’s Office has used forensic analysis technology since 2008

Federal Empowerment Agency Scam

PRESS RELEASE 05/22/2014: The Wood County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a recent financial scam attempt in which a county resident’s Facebook account was hacked. Once the account was compromised, Facebook “friends” of the hacked account holder were notified via a

Arrest – Involuntary Manslaughter

WAYNE, OHIO: On May 17th, 2014, the Wood County Sheriff’s Office, the Wood County Prosecutor’s Office and the Wood County Coroner’s Office initiated a joint investigation into the suspicious death of a 3-month old child in the Village of Wayne.

Digital Danger – Location Services

WNWO Toledo: Keeping track of your kids is not an easy task in this digital age, but predators can keep tabs on your child’s every move if a feature on their phone is left on.  Capt. Scott Frank, from the Wood County