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May 212015
 
Citizen Tip Leads To Meth Lab In City Of Hamilton

For Immediate Release May 20, 2015   Citizen Tip Leads To Meth Lab In City Of Hamilton Sheriff Richard K. Jones reports that last night around 10 PM, Fairfield Township Police responded to Walmart for a suspicious subject that purchased meth making components. The B.U.R.N (Butler County Regional Narcotics) Taskforce responded to assist. Jason Hopkins, […]

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May 102015
 

For Immediate Release May 10, 2015 New Miami, 2 Vehicle Head On Crash Butler County Sheriff Richard K. Jones reports that on May 10, 2015, at approximately 1:15pm, BCSO deputies along with New Miami Fire Department, St. Clair Township Fire and EMS, Fairfield Township Fire Department, and Hamilton Fire Department were dispatched to US-127 (Riverside Drive) just north of Augspurger Road in the Village […]

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May 072015
 

For Immediate Release May 7, 2015 Kentucky Speedway’s Magpul Top Cop Challenge Returns During Police Memorial Week   SPARTA, Ky. – Officers from eight regional law enforcement agencies will compete and test their stock car racing skills in Richard Petty Driving Experience racecars during the third Magpul Top Cop Challenge at Kentucky Speedway May 14 […]

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May 052015
 
BCSO Launches Improved Traffic Cameras

For Immediate Release May 5, 2015 BCSO Launches Improved Traffic Cameras Invaluable Tool for Emergency Services and Public HAMILTON, OH –Butler County Sheriff Richard K. Jones announced today that his office has installed an upgraded camera system on the top of the Government Services Center in downtown Hamilton. The original, analog traffic cameras on the […]

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May 012015
 
SWAT Members Coming Home

For Immediate Release May 1, 2015 SWAT Members Coming Home Butler County Sheriff Richard K. Jones reports that the six members of the Butler County Regional SWAT Team left last night around midnight to come home from Baltimore. “Their last security detail ended last night around midnight. With the atmosphere being much calmer than previous […]

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Apr 282015
 
Sheriff Sending SWAT to Baltimore

For Immediate Release April 28, 2015 Sheriff Sending SWAT to Baltimore Butler County Sheriff Richard K. Jones reports that he is sending some of his finest to Baltimore Maryland to help police. Governor Larry Hogan declared a state of emergency and called up the National Guard, and state police requested as many as 5,000 reinforcements […]

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Apr 232015
 
Deputy Terminated from Sheriff's Office

For Immediate Release April 23, 2015 Deputy Terminated From Sheriff’s Office Butler County Sheriff Richard K. Jones reports that Deputy Michael Baker has been terminated from employment with the Sheriff’s Office.  Deputy Baker was charged and incarcerated in the Butler County Jail on April 20, 2015 for sexual misconduct involving a minor.  Deputy Baker no […]

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Apr 212015
 
Madison Township Canine Relinquished to Animal Control

For Immediate Release April 21, 2015 Madison Township Canine Relinquished to Animal Control Butler County Sheriff Richard K. Jones reports that the family dog that viciously attacked its owner will be put down. On Monday evening, deputies and Madison Township emergency crews responded to a Germantown Road address for a female with several head and facial wounds […]

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Apr 212015
 
Retail Business Tips Lead To Drug Charges

For Immediate Release April 21, 2015 Retail Business Tips Lead To Drug Charges Sheriff Richard K. Jones reports that for the past few months, deputies and undercover agents with B.U.R.N. (Butler County Under Cover Regional Narcotics) Taskforce have personally visited several retail businesses.  The idea is to educate them on indicators of purchases for the […]

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Apr 212015
 
Deputy Charged For Sexual Misconduct Involving A Minor

For Immediate Release April 21, 2015 Deputy Charged For Sexual Misconduct Involving A Minor Butler County Sheriff Richard K. Jones reports that Michael Baker, a deputy with the Butler County Sheriff’s Office was arrested and incarcerated in the Butler County Jail yesterday around 9:00 PM.  Deputy Baker is allegedly involved in inappropriate contact with a […]

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