FORT JENNINGS - On Monday, Dec. 16, Investigators from the Putnam County Sheriff's Office Detective Division assisted Paulding and Van Wert County Sheriffs' Offices in the investigation of the two robberies that occurred in Paulding and Van Wert Counties over the past two months. Investigators from the Putnam County Sheriff's Office were able to obtain reliable information on the location of James R. Reynolds and Trent A Webster, suspects in the robberies.

On Dec. 16, a search warrant was obtained and executed for a residence located at 25751 US 224, Fort Jennings. Deputies from Putnam, Paulding and Van Wert Counties executed the search warrant and were able to locate the two suspects hiding in a small confined area of the residence. Both suspects were taken into custody without incident.

Arrested were James. R. Reynolds, 34, Fort Jennings and Trent A. Webster, 49, Van Wert.

The investigation is continuing by Paulding and Van Wert County Sheriffs' Offices.