Our agency has collaborated with surrounding jurisdictions with similar offenses to include; Westerville, Gahanna, Delaware County, Powell, Genoa Twp and Columbus, and have this update to offer:
*A BTPD arrest on 5/15/16, lead to the recovery of other stolen items, taken from a vehicle in Columbus. Additional felony charges on multiple offenders are pending.
*A Columbus Police arrest of a male, age 18, lead to the recovery of a stolen item taken from Sunbury Woods. This subject is currently in jail on multiple felony charges.
*2 of 3 subjects who used stolen credit cards have been identified and felony warrants have been filed. One of them, male age 21, was recently arrested, resulting in the recovery of other stolen items from another felony theft in Columbus (and resulting in more charges). Currently in jail.
*Property was recovered and felony indictments for Receiving Stolen Property were filed against a male subject, age 25. Currently in jail.
*Information shared with other agencies may well lead to many future arrests, as we all continue our respective investigations.
**Our agency is still investigating thefts that have occurred this year. We still have suspects we are developing and will offer additional updates in the future.**