Sheriff Dave Phalen
FAIRFIELD COUNTY, OHIO
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P: 740-652-7900

Main Jail
221 East Main Street
Lancaster, Ohio 43130
P: 740-652-7240

Minimum Security Jail
342 W. Wheeling Street
Lancaster, Ohio 43130
P: 740-652-7300

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108 North High Street
Lancaster, Ohio 43130
Detective 
P: 740-652-7331
Civil
P: 740-652-7320

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Sheriff Dave Phalen
Fairfield County Sheriff's Office: Press Release
PRESS RELEASES 2014

October 23, 2014 - Teen Charges with Threats to Fairfield Career Center
September 29, 2014 - Man Arrested in Connection to Murder of Lancaster Woman
September 26, 2014 - Fairfield County Youth Behavior Survey Results
September 25, 2014 - Random Assaults in Pickerington's Violet Meadows Neighborhood
August 27, 2014 - Be aware of a potential scam in Ohio involving property lines and boundaries
July 09, 2014 - Circleville Man Charged in Connection with Traveling Baseball Team Scam
June 12, 2014 - FCSO to host 3rd Annual Sniper Challenge
June 12, 2014 - Sheriff's Corrections Academy Graduates
June 12, 2014 - Breaking & Entering in Progress Prevented
June 11, 2014 - Sheriff to Promote Deputy Graham to Sergeant
June 6, 2014 - Sheriff's Office Warns about the Danger of Heatstroke
March 31, 2014 - Deputies respond to early morning shooting incident
February 2014 - Tender Loving Bearz Donated Bears to Sheriff's Office for Children

PRESS RELEASES 2013

December 2013 - Mustache Fundraiser 2013
December 12, 2013 - Deputies for Emily Campaign provide Christmas Cheer for Local Family
December 5, 2013 - Burglary Suspects Apprehended
November 23, 2013 - Bremen man hospitalized after brief pursuit and shooting
November 22, 2013 - Law Enforcement to Conduct Drill at Lancaster High School
November 13, 2013 - Man Charged With Breaking & Entering, Theft, & Criminal Tools
October 29, 2013 - Avoiding Dangerous Homes While Trick-or-Treating
October 23, 2013 - PHOTO SHOOT OF "DAVES" OF FAIRFIELD COUNTY
October 22, 2013 - MAN APPREHENDED IN CANAL WINCHESTER AFTER SEXUAL ASSAULT
October 1, 2013 - Committee Meets to Discuss Trends in Fairfield County Fatalities
September 16, 2013 - Another Fatal Crash for August
August 28, 2013 - INDIVIDUALS ARRESTED AFTER FIRING SHOTS DURING ROAD RAGE INCIDENT
August 20, 2013 - SHERIFF'S COMMUNITY WATCH MEMBER TO RECEIVE  RECOGNITION FOR
  SAVING A LIFE

The National Crackdown on Impaired Driving Begins August  16, 2013- "Drive Sober  or Get Pulled Over"
August 14, 2013 - July garnered another traffic fatality in Fairfield County
July 25, 2013 - REMINDER:  REMOVE VALUABLES FROM VEHICLES
July 25, 2013 - BURGLARY SUSPECTS APPREHENDED
July 17, 2013 - Another Fatality in June continues to concern Traffic Advocates
July 16, 2013 - Missing Juvenile - Baltimore, Ohio
July 3, 2013 - Don't Start the Celebration without  Planning  Ahead!-
   "Buzzed Driving IS Drunk Driving" this Fourth  of July
June 21, 2013 - Missing Juvenile Located
June 14, 2013 - One Traffic Fatality for the Month of May
June 11, 2013 - ACTIVE METH LAB SHUT DOWN & ARRESTS MADE
May 17, 2013 - Two Fatalities for Month of April
May 15, 2013 - Kick-Off for "Click It or Ticket" Set for May 22, 2013
May 14, 2013 - Sheriff's  Office Goes Mobile with New Smart Phone Application
May 5, 2013 - Plan Ahead for Cinco de Mayo
May 1, 2013 - May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month
April 23, 2013 - Warmer Weather Brings Traffic Safety Risks
April 22, 2013 - Mock Vehicle Crash Planned for Bloom Carroll Students
April 2, 2013 - "Cell Phone in One Hand, Ticket in the Other"­ April is Distracted  Driving Awareness Month
March 21, 2013 - The Fairfield County Sheriff’s Office is Currently Accepting Applications for
  OPOTA Certified Deputies.
March 20, 2013 - Kennel Owner Turned Himself in to Authorities
March 18, 2013 - OWNER OF DOG KENNEL CHARGED FOR ANIMAL ABUSE
March 15, 2013 - Fatalities Down By One for February
March 13, 2013 - Don't  Count on the Luck of the Irish!  "Buzzed Driving IS Drunk Driving"
March 13, 2013 - Pickerington North  & Central to Dance for Nationwide Children's Hospital
  Safe Communities Joins  Group for Traffic Safety Initiative
March 4, 2013 - One Traffic Fatality - Not a Good Start to 2013

PRESS RELEASES 2012

December 19, 2012 - S.W.A.T Volunteers time to the Salvation Army
December 18, 2012 - Every Move You Make Campaign
December 13, 2012 - Crime Alert :  BURGLARIES IN MILLERSPORT AREA
December 11, 2012 - Tis the Season NOT to Drive Impaired
November 30, 2012 - Don't Let the Holidays End Tragically
November 28, 2012 - Lancaster Man Charged With Two Additional Counts of Robbery
November 19, 2012 - Inmate that Escaped has been located
November 19, 2012 - Inmate Escapes from Minimum Security Jail
November 14, 2012 - Free Safety & Security Seminar
November 14, 2012 - "Buckle Up Every Trip Every Time" This Thanksgiving
November 8, 2012 - ROBBERY AT MILLERSPORT VALERO GAS STATION 11-07-12 - Looking for Suspect...
November 8, 2012 - Grow Equipment to be Donated to Area High School
November 3, 2012 - STOUTSVILLE MAN CHARGED WITH CULTIVATION & TRAFFICKING MARIJUANA
November 3, 2012 - Free Event to Honor Military & First Responders
October 25, 2012 - Sheriff Deputies will be out in force this Halloween
October 24, 2012 - *** CRIME ALERT - Theft from Vehicles ***
October 24, 2012 - Teens Asked to "Fall" into the Habit of Safe Driving
October 19, 2012 - Traffic Safety Program Returns to Fairfield County
October 18, 2012 - Traffic Fatalities Up Slightly From Last Year
October 17, 2012 -  National Teen Driver Safety Week October 14-20, 2012
October 15, 2012 -  SHERIFF'S OFFICE RECEIVES FUNDS FOR TRAFFIC ENFORCEMENT
October 2, 2012 -  Looking for a few good men and women for their Mobile Community Watch team
August 29, 2012 -  Baltimore Man Charged With Aggravated Burglary
August 16, 2012 - Fairfield County Sheriff’s Office Joins National Crackdown
August 16, 2012 - Missing Juvenile
August 10, 2012 - Robbery by Home Invasion
July 23, 2012 - Protecting Yourself In Active Shooter Situations
June 15, 2012 - Suspects Apprehended After Homeowner Shoots Radiator Out of Get Away Car
May 22, 2012 - Three suspects arrested out of Routine Traffic Stop
May 11, 2012 - Sheriff's Office to Honor Employees
May 8, 2012 - Three Suspects Apprehended After Early Morning Thefts
March 20, 2012 - Financial Institution Robbery and Security Seminar
February 22, 2012 - At approximately 7:15 pm this date Jeremiah C. Searles was taken into custody by
  Fayette County Sheriff’s deputies
January 31, 2012 - The Fairfield County Sheriff's Office is currently accepting applications for their
  Community Watch Training Academy
January 30, 2012 - Bank Robbery Suspect in Custody
January 26, 2012 - Bank Robbery Suspect Named
January 25, 2012 - Bank Suspect Identified
January 18, 2012 - Three Arrested in Breaking and Entering Thornville, Ohio

PRESS RELEASES 2011

October 31, 2011 - County Jail-Annex
October 26, 2011 - Fraudulent Magazine Sales
September 26, 2011 - Feeder Creek Veterinary Service to Donate to K-9 Unit
August 30, 2011 - Crashed Vehicle Displayed At Lancaster High School
August 3, 2011 - Sheriff's Office To Offer Crime Data On Web Site
July 18, 2011 - Two Arrested For Drug Activity
July 12, 2011 - Summertime Fun Could Be Dangerous
June 9, 2011 - Training Class On To Keep Illegal Activity Out Of Rental Property
June 9, 2011 - Federal Arrest Warrant Served In Canal Winchester for Counterfeiting
May 18, 2011 - Sheriff's Office to Honor Employees
May 6, 2011 - Man Arrested In Connection With A Series Of Vandalism To Cars In Bremen
May 6, 2011 - Deception Burglaries Blossom In The Spring
May 2, 2011 - Road Clean-up Volunteers Beware Of Meth Lab Waste
March 24, 2011 - Baltimore Lions Club Donates To Keep The K-9 Fund
March 23, 2011 - Sheriff Phalen To Chair Family Partner With Youth Campaign
March 11, 2011 - Sheriff Dave Phalen advises to "Be Aware Of Scams"
March 2, 2011 - Mobile Community Watch Program to Expand
March 1, 2011 - Sheriff's Office Receives Grant For Cruiser
February 7, 2011 - Class Assists With Keep The k-9 Campaign
February 3, 2011 - Sheriff's Office Receives Donation From Tarhe Lions Club

PRESS RELEASES 2010

December 30, 2010 - Meth Lab Busted In Fairfield County
December 28, 2010 - Postal Theft Alert
December 21, 2010 - SWAT Volunteers Time To The Salvation Army
December 16, 2010 - Sheriff Dave Phalen issues Level One Snow Emergency at 8:45 am
December 13, 2010 - Sheriff Dave Phalen issues Level One Snow Emergency at 4:30 am
December 10, 2010 - Sheriff Changes TV Programming For Inmates
November 16, 2010 - Burglary Suspects Apprehended In Canal Winchester, OH
November 10, 2010 - Free Event Honors Military, Firefighters and Law Enforcement
November 9, 2010 - Suspects Arrested for Entering Taco Bell Drive Thru Window
October 11, 2010 - Public Service Announcement
September 30, 2010 - Burglary Suspect Apprehended
September 22, 2010 - Fairfield County Sheriff's Office Scores #1 in Top Gun Event
September 3, 2010 - Sheriff's Office Arrests Local Insurance Agent for Theft
September 1, 2010 - Sheriff's Office to Participate in Traffic Safety Initiative
August 17, 2010 - ADAMH 2010 Youth Survey to be Released at Youth Summit
July 30, 2010 - Mobile Community Watch Program Expands
July 14, 2010 - Bicycle Tour Benefits Opiate Treatment and Awareness
June 22, 2010 - Sex Offenders To Be Reclassified
June 16, 2010 - Burglary Suspect Apprehended
June 4, 2010 - Sheriff's Office Phone Numbers To Change
June 4, 2010 - Crash Claims Life Of Young Man
May 25, 2010 - Suspects Apprehended After Crime Spree
May 19, 2010 - Millersport Pharmacy Broken Into, Suspect Captured & Arrested
May 10, 2010 - Sheriff's Office Partners To Hold Unwanted Drug Drop Off
April 28, 2010 - Deception Burglaries Blossom In The Spring
April 23, 2010 - Sheriff's Office To Hold Community Watch Training Classes
April 23, 2010 - Deputies Attempting To Serve 50 Arrest Warrants For Deadbeat Parents
April 21, 2010 - Lancaster Couple Charged In Series Of Thefts and Burglaries In Fairfield County
March 30, 2010 - Homeowner Confronts Burglary Suspects
March 29, 2010 - Two Burglary Suspects Apprehended In Pickerington OH
March 9, 2010 - Two Burglary Suspects Apprehended