For Immediate Release
June 1, 2010
New Wildlife Officer Assigned to Ottawa County
Findlay, OH – Reid Van Cleve, 38, was recently named as the new wildlife officer assigned to Ottawa County, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Wildlife. Wildlife Officer Van Cleve’s new assignment follows the retirement of former long time Ottawa County Wildlife Officer John Waltos.
“Reid is a great asset to the law enforcement program in Wildlife District Two, and will serve the citizens of Ottawa County well on all wildlife-related programs and the enforcement of fish and wildlife regulations to protect our wildlife resources,” said Paul Kurfis, law enforcement supervisor for Wildlife District Two in northwest Ohio.
Van Cleve is from Evansville, Indiana and is a 1997 graduate of Vincennes University. He started as the wildlife officer assigned to Monroe County in 2007 after graduating from the Ohio Wildlife Officer Academy.
For Further Information, Contact:
Officer Kevin Newsome, Unit B Supervisor, Division of Wildlife
Officer Reid Van Cleve, State Wildlife Officer Assigned to Ottawa County