Notice is hereby given that the Clermont County Sheriff’s Office has various items of personal property that were found, abandoned, stolen or seized pursuant to a search warrant or other lawful means and are now subject to disposal in accordance with ORC 2981.11 (C).
Members of the public may view a detailed list of these items on the Sheriff’s Office website at www.clermontsheriff.org. Further inquiries regarding specific items (identified by ET#) are to be directed to the Evidence office at 513-732-7502 between the hours of 9:00 am and 4:00 pm no later than August 24th, 2017 in order to claim or establish ownership rights of any item listed.
Items not claimed during this period will be subsequently disposed of per appropriate court order. The Office of the Clermont County Sheriff is located at 4470 SR 222, Batavia, OH 45103.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE :
Tuesday July 25, 2017
Update on U.S. Bank Robbery suspect: Apprehended
37 year–old Darryl Brandon Griffin of Batavia, Clermont County was apprehended this afternoon without incident for his involvement in the robbery at the U.S. Bank located at 375 W. Main Street in the Village of Owensville. Darryl Brandon Griffin was indicted by the Clermont County Grand Jury today on one count of Aggravated Robbery, a Felony of the first degree. Griffin will appear in Clermont County Common Pleas Court for his arraignment at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday July 26, 2017.
“I am extremely proud of the exceptional teamwork displayed by a number of law enforcement agencies who responded to the initial robbery. Coupled with the investigative efforts of our detectives, such a response resulted in the timely identification and apprehension of the individuals responsible.” Sheriff Steve Leahy
Darryl Brandon Griffith, age 37
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE :
Thursday July 20, 2017
Clermont County Sheriff Robert S. Leahy reports that Eric Sanchez, age 33, was sentenced today, July 20, 2017, to 6 years in prison for one count of Corrupting Another with Drugs, a felony of the second degree and one count of Aggravated Trafficking in Drugs, a felony of the third degree.
On April 5, 2017, Union Township Police and Fire Department personnel responded to an overdose involving two individuals. Both were revived with Narcan which was administered by EMS and transported to Anderson Mercy Hospital. Agents from the Clermont County Narcotics Unit, along with Union Township Police detectives, initiated an investigation into the trafficking of the drugs, which caused the overdoses. Evidence collected at the scene of the overdose and from a subsequent search warrant was tested at the Hamilton County Coroner’s Lab and confirmed to contain Carfentanil. The investigation determined Sanchez sold the drugs to the overdose victims. Sanchez was subsequently indicted and pled guilty to the above charges. He was sentenced to 6 years in prison by Judge Victor Haddad in Clermont County Common Pleas Court.
Eric Sanchez, age 33
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Chief Deputy Chris Stratton
Thursday, June 29, 2017 (513)732-7648
On 6-29-17, a resident of Washington Township, Clermont County was indicted by the Clermont County Grand Jury for a series burglaries and breaking & entering’s within Tate, Franklin, Monroe, and Washington Townships in Clermont County.
Kevin Weber, age 30, has been indicted on 4 counts of Burglary, felonies of the 2nd degree; 4 counts of Theft of a Firearm, felonies of the 3rd degree; 2 counts of Breaking and Entering, felonies of the 5th degree; 1 count of Theft, felony of the 5th degree; 3 counts of Forgery, felony of the 5th degree; 1 count of Felonious Assault, felony of the 2nd degree; 1 count of Assault, felony of the 4th degree; 1 count of Kidnapping, felony of the 1st degree; and 1 count of Escape, felony of the 2nd degree.
Beginning in January of 2017, Tate, Franklin, Monroe, and Washington Townships experienced a significant increase in residential burglaries and breaking & entering of detached garages. Property stolen from these residences include firearms, jewelry, various types of lawn equipment and power tools. The investigation identified several persons of interest to include Kevin Weber. Detectives interviewed Weber who admitted to committing several Burglary and Breaking & Entering offenses to support his heroin and methamphetamine addiction between June 2014 and May 2017.
Weber has been incarcerated in the Clermont County Jail since June 10, 2017, for burglary and a municipal bench warrant for possessing drug abuse instruments. On June 17, 2017, Weber attacked a Clermont County Corrections Officer and nurse in an effort to escape from the Clermont County Jail. Weber was subdued by Jail staff without further incident and no serious injuries were reported.
Kevin Weber is currently incarcerated in the Clermont County Jail and is being held without bond. Weber will appear in Clermont County Common Pleas Court on Friday, July 1, 2017, at 8:30 am for his arraignment.
Kevin Weber, Age 30
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT:Chief Deputy Chris Stratton Monday, May 8, 2017
May 7th – 13th is National Correctional Officer Week. On behalf of the Office of Clermont County, Ohio, Sheriff, I thank each and every one of you for your excellent service on behalf of the people of this county
You are “special” men and women with extra ordinary interpersonal skills: patience, understanding, dedication to duty, and strength of character. You do more than “guard” offenders. You treat, counsel, train, teach, and rebuild lives. You give hope.
On the job challenges are presented to you every day, you meet such with the quiet dignity you possess.
Again, I commend your service to this Office. May you stay safe, have great success and be blessed to know that your work is appreciated and respected by our entire community.
Robert S. Leahy
Sheriff, Clermont County, Ohio
Joseph A. Palmer
Notice is hereby given that the Clermont County Sheriff’s Office has various items of personal property that were found, abandoned, stolen, or seized pursuant to a search warrant or other lawful means and are now subject to disposal in accordance with ORC 2981.11(C)
Further inquiries regarding specific items (identified by ET#) are to be directed to the Evidence Office at 513-732-7502 between the hours of 9:00 AM and 4:0O PM no later than May 12, 2017 in order to claim or establish ownership rights of any item listed.
Items not claimed during this period will be subsequently disposed of per appropriate court order. The Office of the Clermont County Sheriff is located at 4470 State Route 222, Batavia, Ohio 45103
On 5-2-17 at 4:00pm, Darnay Foley turned himself in at the Clermont County Sheriff’s Office. Foley was taken into custody without incident and was transported to the Clermont County Jail. Foley will appear in the Clermont County Municipal Court for his arraignment at 10:00am on Wednesday 05/03/17.
Darnay Foley age 19