Allen County
Sheriff's Office
(419) 227-3535

Allen County
Sheriff's Office

(419) 227-3535 • Sheriff Matthew B. Treglia
333 N. Main St. Lima, Ohio 45802

Allen County Sheriff’s Office Dive Team

The Allen County Sheriff’s Office Dive Team is a multiagency team specializing in recovery efforts where critical pieces of evidence have been hidden in bodies of water.

Allen County Sheriff’s Office Dive Team

This team responds to calls for assistance from any safety service agency in Northwest Ohio. The Dive Team has been trained in light salvage techniques, which allows the recovery of vehicles and boats.

As public safety divers, each meets and exceeds the requirements set by the National Association of Police Divers.

The Allen County Sheriff’s Office Dive Team was deployed 4 times in 2020 assisting with evidence, body, and vehicle recoveries.

Team members:

John Wheeler, Allen County Sheriff’s Office: Advanced Diver & Team Leader
Devin Swygart, Allen County Sheriff’s Office: Advanced Diver
Greg Berquist, Allen County Sheriff’s Office: Dive Instructor
Todd Jennings, Lima Police Department: Advanced Diver & Team Leader
Scott Ludeke, Lima Police Department: Advanced Diver
Brittany Osting, Lima Police Department: Advanced Diver
Cory Noftz, Lima Police Department: Advanced Diver
Billie Thompson, Lima Police Department: Surface Support
Justin Kavalauskas, Lima Fire Department: Paramedic
Scott Jacobs Lima Fire Department: Paramedic