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A former Mount Vernon police detective accused of drug trafficking and who pleaded guilty to extortion is seeking leniency at sentencing, arguing he was motivated by a prescription painkiller addiction he developed after sustaining a shoulder injury while apprehending a suspect.

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The Knox County coroner has identified the human remains found in a Mount Vernon creek on Tuesday.

Federal Bureau of Investigation

An Ohio police detective accused of drug trafficking and extortion has pleaded guilty.

Mount Vernon Police

Police have yet to file charges against the driver of a vehicle that struck and killed a Mount Vernon girl.

Mount Vernon Police ID Man Shot By Officers

Dec 16, 2014
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Mount Vernon police have identified the man killed by officers over the weekend.

A Mount Vernon man is in custody awaiting charges after a nearly five-hour standoff yesterday.

A Mount Vernon police officer sustained minor injuries this morning in a crash involving the officer's cruiser and another vehicle.

Mount Vernon Police Chief Michael Merrilees is being investigated for alleged criminal or ethical violations involving the police impound lot.