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Jul 232014
 
State Auditor Yost Meets with Sheriff Jones

For Immediate Release July 23, 2014 State Auditor Yost meets with Sheriff Jones State Auditor Dave Yost and Butler County Sheriff Richard K. Jones met today to discuss new tools that will help state and local law enforcement team up to fight economic crimes and public corruption. Yost, a former prosecuting attorney, conferred with Sheriff [...]

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Jul 212014
 
Double Fatality Crash in Hanover Twp

For Immediate Release July 21, 2014 Single Vehicle Crash In Hanover Township Results In Double Fatality Butler County Sheriff Richard K. Jones reports that at approximately 4:45pm on Sunday, July 20th, Deputies and emergency rescue personnel from Hanover Township were dispatched to the 2100 block of Morman Rd. in Hanover Township for a single car [...]

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Jul 182014
 
Sheriff Against Detox Center at County Care Facility

For Immediate Release July 18, 2014 Sheriff Against Detox Center at County Care Facility Butler County Sheriff Richard K. Jones calls the plan to use part of the Butler County Care Facility on Princeton Road in Hamilton as a detox center for heroin addicts a “100% bad idea.” The Sheriff is fearful that such a [...]

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Jul 182014
 
Two Cases of Neglect Result in Death of Canines

For Immediate Release July 18, 2014 Two Cases of Neglect Result in Death of Canines Sheriff Richard K. Jones reports two cases of serious neglect that resulted in the deaths of two canines: On July 10th, BCSO Deputy Dog Wardens were called to a residence on Sixth Ave in the City of Middletown for a [...]

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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 [...]