2021 Yellow Springs News Merchandise
Sep
19
2021

Articles About Greene County Sheriff’s Office

  • Plea deal reached in Clark stabbing death

    Zyrian Atha-Arnett stood with his defense lawyer, Jon Paul Rion, during his sentencing Wednesday, July 21, in the 2019 stabbing death of Leonid “Lonya” Clark. Atha-Arnett pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter as part of a plea deal with the Greene County Prosecutor’s Office, and was sentenced to 15 years in prison for that and other charges. (Photo by Carol Simmons)

    A Yellow Springs native accused in the stabbing death of Leonid “Lonya” Clark has pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter as part of a plea deal with the Greene County Prosecutor’s Office.

  • Dead body found in John Bryan State Park

    On Saturday, March 13, around 12:30 p.m., a dead body was reportedly found at John Bryan State Park. The skeletal remains were found just north of the Orton picnic area.

  • Turn in unused medication Oct. 24

    Saturday, Oct. 24, is National Drug Take Back Day, when designated law enforcement agencies accept unwanted and unneeded prescription or over-the-counter drugs so they can be disposed of safely.

  • Reward offered in Clark case

    More than two months into the homicide investigation in the death of villager Leonid “Lonya” Clark, the Greene County Sheriff’s Office is offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to an arrest and conviction in the case.

  • Greene County— Designs for a new jail

    The Greene County Jail on East Market Street in downtown Xenia was built in 1969. County leaders say the aging facility needs to be replaced with an updated and expanded facility. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    A consulting firm hired by Greene County has so far come up with four possible design options for a new local county jail complex.

  • Village is rocked by homicide

    A heartfelt memorial for Leonid “Lonya” Clark appeared last week at a popular gathering rock in Glen Helen Nature Preserve. A white rose was added to the spot this week. Clark’s body was found in the Glen on April 12, and the Greene County Sheriff’s Office is investigating his death as a homicide. (Photo by Carol Simmons)

    The two-punch news last week that the body of villager Leonid “Lonya” Clark was found in Glen Helen Nature Preserve, followed by the announcement that his death is being investigated as a homicide, has left the community reeling and seeking answers.

  • New details in double murder case

    The two brothers arrested last week in connection with the murders of William “Skip” Brown and Sherri Mendenhall have been identified as family members of one of the victims.