Reporting a Crime
Prosecutor Talebi and the Assistant Prosecuting Attorneys work closely with all law enforcement agencies within Champaign County, assisting in the direction of investigations and other activities necessary to see that offenders receive fair and impartial treatment under the law and that justice is carried out in the best interests of the citizens of the Champaign County.
Reporting Criminal Activity
Reports of criminal activity should be reported to your local city's police department. In unincorporated areas of Champaign County, reports should go to the Champaign County Sheriff's Office. In the event of an emergency, dial 9-1-1. Otherwise, law enforcement can be reached at the following numbers:
- Champaign County Sheriff’s Office: (937)652-1311
- Mechanicsburg Police Division: (937)834-3187
- St. Paris Police Department: (937)663-4468
- Urbana Police Division: (937)652-4350
- Ohio Highway Patrol: (937)653-4511
Under Ohio law, Prosecutors are not authorized to provide legal advice or counsel to the general public, nor are they authorized to represent or defend private citizens in their capacity as Prosecutors. If you are seeking legal advice or representation, a number of resources are available, including Legal Aid at 1-800-582-0290, access to the Ohio Revised Code and the Ohio Administrative Code through http://codes.ohio.gov and our local Bar Association. The current President of the Champaign County Bar Association is Kirk Ellis whose office can be reached at 937-484-8484.
200 North Main Street
Urbana, OH 43078