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Jul 032014
 
Sheriff Sends Letters to Obama, Kasich Regarding Immigration

For Immediate Release July 2, 2014 Sheriff Sends Letters to Obama, Kasich Regarding Immigration Butler County Sheriff Richard K. Jones sent letters today to President Barack Obama and to Ohio Governor John Kasich, calling for specific actions related to immigration. In his letter to President Obama, Sheriff Jones re-states his position that securing the nation’s [...]

Jul 012014
 
Sheriff to President Obama: Secure the Border First!

For Immediate Release July 1, 2014 Sheriff to President Obama: Secure the Border First! Butler County Sheriff Richard K. Jones has been approached by local media asking for a response to President Obama’s plan to use Executive Order to make Immigration Policy changes. It appears that House Speaker John Boehner has informed the President that [...]

Jun 272014
 
Mother, Son Arrested After Undercover Drug Operation

For Immediate Release June 27, 2014 Mother, Son Arrested After Undercover Drug Operation Butler County Sheriff Richard K. Jones reports that a mother and her son are both housed at the Butler County Jail after being arrested last evening during an undercover drug bust operation.  Lavonda Baker, age 49, of Imlay Avenue, Hamilton, was a [...]

Jun 252014
 
Scam Alert: Diluted Blacktop Sealer

For Immediate Release June 25, 2014 Beware of Diluted Blacktop Sealer Scam Butler County Sheriff Richard K. Jones is alerting Butler County residents of current scams involving inferior blacktop sealer product. As with similar “home improvement-type scams,” contact with a victim usually starts out with a knock on the door or an unsolicited phone call [...]

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Jun 232014
 
BCSO Launches Anonymous Tip Service

For Immediate Release June 23, 2014 Butler County Sheriff Launches Anonymous Tip Service as Proactive Crime-Fighting Tool Public Can Submit Anonymous Crime Tips Via Web, Texting or Mobile Device HAMILTON, OH –Butler County Sheriff Richard K. Jones announced today the availability of TipSoft, a service for citizens to anonymously submit crime-related tips through the web, [...]

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Jun 192014
 
New Miami Man Indicted on Multiple Counts of Child Rape

For Immediate Release June 19, 2014 New Miami Man Indicted – Multiple Counts of Child Rape Butler County Sheriff Richard K. Jones reports that Luke D. Buchanan, age 34, of 141 Riverside Drive, New Miami, is currently housed in the Butler County Jail under a 19-count indictment issued June 17 by a Butler County Grand [...]

Jun 192014
 
Home Invasion Investigation Uncovers Grow Operation in Ross Township

For Immediate Release June 19, 2014 Home Invasion Investigation Uncovers Marijuana Grow Operation Today, at approximately 12:50am, 87 year old Howard Fisher was the victim of a home invasion burglary in the 1200 block of Millville-Shandon Road in Ross Township. Mr. Fisher states multiple individuals entered his home and held him at gunpoint while several [...]

Jun 172014
 
Horse Found Shot in Morgan Township

For Immediate Release June 17, 2014 Horse Found Shot in Morgan Township Butler County Sheriff Richard K. Jones reports Sheriff’s Detectives responded to the 7200 block of Cincinnati-Brookville Road in Morgan Township around 9 pm last evening after receiving a call that a horse had been shot.  The owner stated that the horse was found [...]

Jun 132014
 
Money, Guns and Heroin Seized by BURN Agents

For Immediate Release June 12, 2014 $5,000, Guns, and Heroin Seized by BURN Agents Butler County Sheriff Richard K. Jones reports that Butler County Undercover Regional Narcotics (BURN) Agents successfully executed a search warrant at 2303 Oxford-State Road in Middletown, Ohio this morning, seizing about $5,000, heroin, multiple guns and drug paraphernalia. The home, located [...]

May 132014
 
Four Arrested on Multiple Drug Charges

For Immediate Release May 13, 2014 Undercover Drug Agents Spend Day Making Multiple Arrests Butler County Sheriff Richard K. Jones reports undercover agents from the Butler County Undercover Regional Narcotics (BURN) Task Force were quite active May 08, 2014 with three separate investigations netting four arrests (including an inmate just as he was being released, [...]