October 24, 2012

Convenience Store Break-in Arrests

Jeff Morris

Jeff Morris

Clermont County.  Two Clermont County men have been indicted by the Clermont County Grand Jury for their involvement in a series of convenience store breaking and entering offenses. Jeff Morris, M-W- 43, and Craig Holt M-W-33, have each been indicted for 4 counts of breaking and entering, fifth degree felonies.

Throughout September and into October, a number of local convenience stores in Clermont and Hamilton County were forcibly entered with large amounts of cigarettes and tobacco products taken.
Areas impacted were:  Jackson Twp.- US 50,  Ohio Twp.- SR 132,  Monroe Twp.- SR 232, and Anderson Twp. Hamilton County- SR 32.

Clermont County Sheriff’s Deputies have taken breaking & entering reports from stores in Jackson, Ohio, and Monroe Townships. Property taken included large amounts of cigarettes, with a total value over $16,000, only some of which has been recovered.

Craig Holt

Craig Holt

The investigation is continuing to determine if other stores are involved.  Both arrested subjects are confined in the Clermont County Jail.

-Sheriff A.J. Rodenberg-

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