Oberlin officers recognized for BB gun arrests

Posted at 11:15 AM, Dec 31, 2015
and last updated 2015-12-31 11:15:44-05

Oberlin police are publicly showing pride in their officers after three juveniles with BB guns were arrested without being harmed. 

According to the Oberlin Police Department Facebook page, two officers and a sergeant arrested three juveniles who were carrying weapons later identified as BB guns. 

When the juveniles were arrested, Oberlin police said officers did not know the weapons were BB guns. It was confirmed after the arrests. 

Oberlin police said in the post, "These three outstanding members of the Oberlin Police Department were able to safely stop, search, and arrest the three suspects without using force. They used their training, experience, and verbal commands to safely stop and arrest the suspects. This was obviously a dangerous situation that could have turned into a tragic incident. They deserve this recognition for a job well done."


Last week, Officers Ray Feuerstein and Bashshar Wiley, and Sergeant Patrick Durica arrested three juveniles that were...

Posted by Oberlin Police Department on Wednesday, December 30, 2015