On November 22, Laurel police were notified that murder suspect Ronald Buckley had been taken into custody in Fremont Ohio.
Acting quickly on a tip that came through the Jones County Crimestoppers Coordinator, members of the City of Fremont Police and Sandusky County joint SWAT Team arrested Buckley at a local hotel.
Buckley is wanted in Laurel for two counts of Murder and several other violent felonies.
Laurel Police Department will be working with Fremot Police Department over the coming days to extradite Buckley back to Laurel.
There are many individuals and departments that have assisted Laurel police in following up on the many leads that were provided in this case.
The Laurel Police Department said that the Fremont Police Department, the Sandusky County Sheriffs Department, the United States Marshalls Service, the Jasper County Sheriffs Department, the Jones County Sheriffs Department, the Ellisville Police Department, the Heidelburg Police Department, the Jones County District Attorneys Office, Coordinator Wilbur Chamberlin of Jones County Crimestoppers and most of all the many citizens who, by providing leads, made the statement that this is unacceptable in our City.
Lead Investigator Brad Anderson and all of LPD will continue to work closely with our DA’s office to determine other charges on Buckley and others.