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Dec 172014
Scam Alert: Scammers Pose as IRS Employees

For Immediate Release December 17, 2014 Scammers Pose as IRS Employees Sheriff Richard K. Jones wants to advise the community that criminals are posing as IRS agents by phone. The scammers are making threats to individuals that they will place liens on their homes and issue warrants for their arrest if they do not send […]

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Dec 152014
OVI Driver Causes Crash with Deputy

For Immediate Release December 15, 2014 Drunk Driver Causes Crash With Deputy’s Cruiser Butler County Sheriff Richard K. Jones reports that on Saturday, December 13th just after midnight, one of his deputies was involved in a crash with a drunk driver.  Deputy Art Brickles was travelling south on state route 4 at the Millikin Road […]

Dec 092014
Sheriff's K9 Falco Will Be Missed

For Immediate Release December 9, 2014 Sheriff’s K-9 “Falco” Served Faithfully And Will Be Missed Sheriff Richard K. Jones sadly reports that K-9 Deputy “Falco” had to be euthanized yesterday.  Falco, an 8 year old Belgian Malinois, served with his handler Deputy Daron Rhoads at the Butler County Sheriff’s Office for the last 6 ½ […]

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Dec 082014

For Immediate Release December 8, 2014 New Suspect in Liberty Township Arson Case The Butler County Sheriff ‘s Office has continued working diligently on the aggravated arson case that occurred in Liberty Township.  On Saturday November 30th, 14 year old Dylan Bellis was set on fire while visiting a friend in Countryside Trailer Park.  Detectives received […]

Dec 012014
Juvenile Charged with Aggravated Arson

For Immediate Release December 1, 2014 Liberty Township Juvenile Charged With Aggravated Arson Sheriff Richard K. Jones reports that around 5 AM yesterday, the Investigations Division along with Liberty Township emergency crews responded to a residence in Countryside Trailer Park for a 14 year old that had been burned.  The juvenile suffered 2nd and 3rd […]

Nov 262014
Missing New Miami Woman Found Safe

For Immediate Release November 26, 2014 Missing New Miami Woman Found Safe Sheriff Richard K. Jones is happy to report that Lori Ann Warner, the 44 year old female from New Miami is alive and well.  Ms. Warner has been missing since November 10th with no contact until today.  A family member contacted the Sheriff’s […]

Nov 252014
Call To Sheriff’s Tip Line Leads To Heroin Arrests

For Immediate Release November 25, 2014 Call To Sheriff’s Tip Line Leads To Heroin Arrests Butler County Sheriff Richard K. Jones advises that a tip and two-month long investigation landed two subjects in the Butler County Jail.  Agents from the Butler County Undercover Regional Narcotics Unit (B.U.R.N.) executed a search warrant yesterday around 4:45 PM. […]

Nov 212014
Sheriff Responds to President's Immigration Announcement

For Immediate Release November 21, 2014 Sheriff Responds To President Obama’s Amnesty For Illegal Aliens Butler County Sheriff Richard K. Jones sent letters to President Obama, Congressman Boehner and Senator Reid re-stating his position that securing the nation’s border should be the first step in immigration reform.  On November 20th, President Obama side-stepped Congress and […]

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Nov 202014
Reward Offered for Missing Woman

For Immediate Release November 20, 2014 Sheriff Jones Offers Reward For Information On Missing Woman Sheriff Richard K. Jones is offering a thousand dollars for any information leading to the whereabouts of Lori Ann Warner. Ms. Warner, 44 year old woman, left her home on Algonquin Drive in New Miami on Sunday, November 2nd to […]

Nov 142014
Sheriff Urges Opposition to Amnesty for Illegal Immigrants

For Immediate Release November 14, 2014 Sheriff Urges Opposition For Amnesty For Illegal Immigrants Butler County Sheriff Richard K. Jones advised that in June of 2013 the National Sheriff’s Association adopted a comprehensive immigration reform platform to oppose amnesty for those who are in our country illegally. The Sheriff sent letters today to President Barack […]