VAN WERT, Ohio (21Alive) --Police give an update in the searches in the Middle Point area earlier this week
The Van Wert County Sheriff's Office says the searches were connected to a missing person investigation involving Kori Glossett.
Properties in the 300 block of Adams Street, 7200 block of Middle Point Wetzel Road, a field a the intersection of Slane and Galvin Roads and a field and partial woods at the intersection of Church and Middle Point Wetzel Roads were searched. Search warrants that were executed are related to the missing person investigation being conducted by the Van Wert City Police Department.
During the execution of the search warrants the department says a number of pieces of evidence were collected by BCI agents for analysis. Sheriff Riggenbach says he would not comment on the evidence collected.
The missing person investigation being conducted by the Van Wert City Police Department is continuing. Several tips have been received and investigators are following up on those tips.
Sheriff Riggenbach said investigators will be checking other locations as a part of this investigation. As investigators will be checking other locations, Sheriff Riggenbach is asking hunters to be aware of this, and continue to be aware of their surroundings while they hunt, to maintain everyone’s safety.
Anyone with information regarding the missing person investigation involving Kori Glossett, is asked to contact the Van Wert City Police Department at 419-238-2462, Van Wert County Crime Stoppers at 419-238-STOP, or the Van Wert County Sheriff’s Office at 419-238-3866. Citizens can also use the “Submit a CrimeTip” link on the Sheriff’s Office website at www.vanwertcountysheriff.com