CLERMONT COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE
A. J. Rodenberg, Jr., Sheriff
"Leadership By Example"
Office (513) 732-7500
To: All Media
From: Rick W. Combs, Chief Deputy
Clermont County Sheriff’s Office
Subject: Arrest of Chad Menz
Date: June 28, 2005
On Monday, June 27, 2005 at approximately 4:15PM, Clermont County Sheriff’s Deputies, acting on a tip, arrested Chad G. Menz, who was wanted on a host of felony indictments, as he was leaving an apartment in the Union Township area. Deputies reported the arrest was without incident or injuries as they stopped Menz on Summerside Road near the intersection of Old State Route 74. Chad Menz is 24 years old and has been avoiding law enforcement for the better part of 2005. Charged with three (3) counts of Aggravated Robbery, all felony one offenses; three (3) counts of Kidnapping, all felony one offenses; a single charge of Aggravated Burglary, also a felony of the first degree; and one count of grand theft, a felony of the fifth degree. These charges stem from incidents at the Amelia Court Apartments as reported to the Pierce Township Police on January 8, 2005. More Information may be obtained regarding these cases by contacting the Pierce Township Police at 752-4100.
Further, he was indicted in January, 2005 on a Failure to Register a Change of Address as a Sex Offender, a felony of the fifth degree. Menz also faces a bench warrant charge in Clermont County Municipal Court for failure to appear on a domestic violence trial where the bond was set at $20,000.00. When arrested, deputies discovered over five hundred dollars in counterfeit twenty dollar bills in his pocket. This matter is currently under investigation by the Criminal Investigation Section. He was alone at the time of arrest. Menz is currently being held in the Clermont County Jail awaiting a court appearance. No bond has been set.
Media requests for photographs of Chad Menz can be directed to Mary Gregory at 732-7405
No further information is available in this matter at this time. Menz was listed on the Clermont County Sheriff’s Office “Top Ten Wanted” list since February of 2005.