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Officers Honored

Area Officers were recently honored at a luncheon by the St. Marys Police Department.  The event honored those Officers involved in the Marcellus Reineke murder investigation which recently concluded and resulted in prison terms for the three men involved. Each Officer, some retired, received a Certificate of Recognition from Chief Mark A. Ernst, on behalf of the St. Marys Police Department. The luncheon was held on the 34th anniversary of Mr. Reineke’s untimely death. 

Left to Right
Keith Williamson        BCI, Special Agent, Retired
David Thornsberry     Sergeant, St. Marys Police Dept., Retired
David R. Kiel              Sergeant, St. Marys Police Dept., Retired
Gregory J. Foxhoven  Chief of Police, St. Marys Police Dept., Retired
Ben Elder                   Assistant Prosecutor, Auglaize County Prosecutor’s Office
Edwin A. Pierce          Prosecutor, Auglaize County Prosecutor’s Office
William R. Grunden    Sergeant, St. Marys Police Dept., Retired
Kim Reiher                 Detective, St. Marys Police Dept., Retired
Charles A. Eberle        Sergeant, St. Marys Police Dept., Retired
Craig W. Schulte         Special Agent, FBI, Lima, OH
Brian E. Russ              Special Agent, FBI, Lima, OH
Jeff Sacksteder           Investigator, Franklin County Prosecutor’s Office
Susan M. Beckett        Former Police Officer, St. Marys Police Dept.  
Timothy F. Eberle       Sergeant, St. Marys Police Dept.  
Lawrence J. Schieltz    Sergeant, St. Marys Police Dept., Retired
Jimmy Lowe                Chief Prosecutor, Franklin County Prosecutor’s Office

Also awarded, but not present:
Lance E. Fragomeli     Special Agent, FBI, Cleveland, OH
James L. Cooper         Former Sergeant, St. Marys Police Dept.   
William Ortiz              Special Agent, FBI, Tampa, FL
Jonathan P. Jones       Special Agent, FBI, Lima, OH 
Ohio BCI Laboratory, Bowling Green, OH
FBI Laboratory, Quantico, VA
Eustis Police Department, Eustis, FL 
Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office, Murfreesboro, TN
Clifton D. Wolfal         Sergeant, St. Marys Police Dept.  (Deceased)