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Police and fire

  • Body found in Auglaize River
    A body was found in the Auglaize River behind the Riverside Cemetery Monday at 5:58 p.m., the Defiance County Sheriff’s office said in a statement.
  • SWAT team nabs suspect in Warsaw
    Warsaw police came across a stolen moped, discovered a meth lab and ended up arresting a wanted felon Sunday after using tear gas to flush him out. Lt.
  • Robber strikes as restaurant closes
    A manager of a local Hungry Howie's reported being struck in the face and robbed at gunpoint early Sunday.

Sheriffs alert bank customers to debit-card scam

Farmers State Bank has received several reports from customers about automated calls saying their debit cards have been compromised, the sheriffs of LaGrange and Steuben counties said today.

The calls are a scam: The bank does not use automated calls to alert customers about debit-card fraud, the sheriffs said in a statement.

Anyone receiving a call who has any questions should contact the bank before giving out personal information, the statement said.