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Apr 182014
 
Thefts from Vehicles in Hanover Township

For Immediate Release April 18, 2014 Numerous Reports of Thefts from Vehicles in Hanover Township Butler County Sheriff Richard K. Jones states that his office is investigating numerous reports of thefts from vehicles that have occurred over the last few weeks in Hanover Township. Between March 24 and April 15, 9 individual reports from that [...]

Apr 142014
 
Chemical Bomb Arrests

For Immediate Release April 14, 2014 Three Charged in Connection with Chemical Devices Butler County Sheriff Richard K. Jones reports that Detectives with the Butler County Sheriff’s Office worked diligently over the weekend and arrested three male juveniles who were responsible for placing numerous chemical reaction devices at various locations around Aspen Valley Drive in [...]

Apr 112014
 
Sheriff Joins with Local Legislators to Protect Unborn

For Immediate Release April 11, 2014 Sheriff Jones Joins With Local Legislators To Protect Unborn Butler County Sheriff Richard K. Jones has joined local State Representatives Margaret Conditt and Wes Retherford in calling for legislation to provide enhanced criminal penalties to those who furnish illegal narcotics to pregnant women. Current law [ORC 2925.02 Corrupting Another [...]

Apr 102014
 
Sheriff Warns Citizens of Chemical Bomb Dangers

For Immediate Release April 10, 2014 Sheriff Warns Citizens of Chemical Bomb Dangers A series of incidents involving chemical reaction bombs has prompted Sheriff Richard K. Jones to issue a warning to citizens about their dangers. In two separate Liberty Township incidents, residents found chemical bombs which resulted in property damage and posed inherent physical [...]

Apr 042014
 
Telephone Scam Alert

For Immediate Release April 4, 2014 “Scammers” Posing as Deputies, IRS and DOJ Employees Butler County Sheriff Richard K. Jones is warning residents to be cautious about a telephone scam that has targeted at least two county residents (one in Liberty Township, one in the City of Fairfield) within the last couple of weeks. In [...]

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Apr 042014
 
Reily Township Family Suffers Double Tragedy

For Immediate Release April 4, 2014 Butler County Family Suffers Double Tragedy in Same Night Butler County Sheriff Richard K. Jones reports that, on April 3rd 2014 at approximately 8:25 pm, a ten-year old boy was riding his bike on Sample Road in Reily Township when he was struck by a vehicle. The boy was [...]

Apr 032014
 
Sheriff Jones Makes List for "Top 75 on 75"

For Immediate Release April 3, 2014 Sheriff Jones Makes List for “Top 75 on 75″ Butler County Sheriff Richard K. Jones has recently been named one of the “Top 75 on 75,” according to Cincy Magazine. The publication is honoring companies, organizations, and individuals who are having a positive impact on their communities and a [...]

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Mar 102014
 
Busy Weekend for Undercover Drug Agents

For Immediate Release March 10, 2014 Undercover Drug Agents Record Very Active Weekend Butler County Sheriff Richard K. Jones reports undercover agents from the Butler County Undercover Regional Narcotics (BURN) Task Force were quite active this past weekend with four separate investigations netting four arrests and the seizure of thousands of dollars-worth of illegal drugs, [...]

Mar 032014
 
Fatal Train vs. Vehicle Crash in Milford Township

For Immediate Release March 3, 2014 Train/Vehicle Crash Early Morning on March 1 Results in Fatality Butler County Sheriff Richard K. Jones reports that deputies and emergency personnel were dispatched to the train track crossing on Hamilton-Eaton Road, near the Harris Road intersection in Milford Township, shortly after 1 am on Saturday, March 1, for [...]

Feb 132014
 
Meth Ring Busted in Butler County

For Immediate Release February 13, 2013 Extensive Investigation Breaks up Major Meth Ring in Butler County Butler County Sheriff Richard K. Jones reports that agents from the BURN (Butler County Undercover Regional Narcotics) task force have broken up a major methamphetamine ring. The several-month-long meth investigation has culminated with the arrest of seven (7) individuals, [...]

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