On 2-23-2011 a Batavia Township man was indicted by the Clermont County Grand Jury on 9 counts related to his involvement in a series of thefts and breaking and entering.
Clyde Warren, M-W-age 27, has been indicted for 1 count of Breaking and Entering, a fifth degree felony, Grand Theft of a firearm, a felony of the third degree, four counts of Theft -felonies of the fifth degree, and three counts of Theft - first degree misdemeanors.
Throughout January into the first week of February, a number of residences in Batavia and Williamsburg Townships experienced a high frequency of thefts from vehicles and garages.
Areas of the townships impacted were: Batavia Twp.- Greenbriar Rd, State Route 222, and Greenbriar Mobile Home Park. Williamsburg Twp.-Alexander Lane, Cain Run Road and the Village of Williamsburg.
To date, reports of property thefts from vehicles and garages have been taken from 9 citizens of Batavia and Williamsburg Townships. Property included electronics such as GPS units & cell phones as well as power tools, hand tools, and firearms. The total value of the reported property is valued over $7,000.00
Of all property reported stolen, there has only been one firearm recovered. It is believed that the rest of the stolen property was sold. Investigators will review reports from other townships to see if there are additional cases in which Warren may have been involved. He is incarcerated at the Clermont County Jail.
Sheriff A.J. Rodenberg