Daniel Fullen, 58, of Thornville, Ohio, was arrested in a statewide human trafficking sting
Daniel Fullen is a hospice chaplain from Thornville who was arrested this weekend as part of Operation Time’s Up, according to Attorney General Dave Yost’s announcement. Unfortunately for Fullen he failed out of “john school”, an anti-prostitution program where those caught purchasing from prostitutes are sent.
Early Life and Education
Daniel Fullen was an affectionate husband, father, and friend to many. A hardworking individual, Daniel was always looking for ways to assist others – evidenced by changing a tire on a stranger just hours before his passing away.
He was born in Fairmont, West Virginia and graduated from Monongah High School. Throughout their 53-year marriage together they raised four children together. Additionally he had two sisters: Connie Cantrell from Jasper AL and Charlotte Lloyd from Bear DE.
He was arrested as part of a state-wide human trafficking sting called Operation Time’s Up, held annually with multiple law enforcement agencies cooperating to reduce demand for prostitution.
Daniel Fullen served as a hospice chaplain, a member of both the American College of Healthcare Chaplains and National Association for Hospice and Palliative Care. Additionally, he volunteered at Steubenville Ohio Fire Department as a volunteer firefighter. Daniel Fullen leaves behind his wife Ina; four children; Robin Anderson with her husband Mark of Mt Morris; Jane Harman (and John) Harman from Parrish Run and Daniel Fullen (and Lori) Fullen both from Hurricane West Virginia) as well as eleven grandchildren he leaves behind him as his legacy behind.
Fullen was recently arrested during Operation Time’s Up, a joint law enforcement operation designed to target people buying sex from pimps (known as “johns”) with the purpose of decreasing demand for human trafficking and pimping.
Achievement and Honors
Danny Fullen was a loving family man and friend who would always come through when someone needed help. His wife was his soul mate, as they shared many years together until death parted them. Danny leaves four children behind him; Robin Anderson of Mount Morris PA with husband Mark Anderson; Jane Harman with John Harman from Parrish Run PA; Daniel Fullen with wife Lori from Hurricane WV and Mark Fullen who lives near Fairmont WV; two sisters Connie Cantrell in Jasper AL and Charlotte Lloyd who lives in Bear DE; 11 grandchildren as well as numerous nieces and nephews and other relatives and relatives from across America and Europe.
In 2018, he received the Galveston District Project Delivery Team Certificate of Achievement award, for his exceptional performance as Project Manager of Construction General Sabine-Neches Waterway Channel from May 2018 until February 2020.
He deeply cherished his family and enjoyed traveling, history and being an accomplished handyman – dedicating much of his time, skills and strength towards helping those less fortunate than himself. He will be dearly missed by all who knew him.
Attorney General Dave Yost announced the arrest of Daniel Fullen during an annual human trafficking sting operation with law enforcement agencies across Ohio. Fullen was taken into custody following a successful statewide operation targeting people seeking to purchase sexual services from pimps.
Fullen was a hospice chaplain in Thornville, Ohio and an active community member as well as passionate animal lover. With four daughters under his care, Fullen leaves behind his wife Ina and their family members.