Batavia Township, Ohio- Chief Deputy Rick W. Combs reported, “In the early morning hours of Wednesday, July 7, two male suspects broke into numerous cars in three subdivisions located in Batavia Township; Braxton Parke, Buxton Meadows, and Sycamore Creek. To date, reports of property thefts from vehicles have been taken from eight separate locations. Property removed was mostly electronics including GPS units, a Laptop, a Digital Camera, and portable DVD players. The total value of the property is $3643.00. All vehicles appeared to have been unlocked.”
On July 8, 2010, deputies obtained evidence linking two suspects to the crimes. Currently charged with theft is Kyle R. Mitchell, W/M 18 years old of 466 Dartmouth Circle Cincinnati, 45244 and a 16 year old from the 4300 block of Cider Mill Drive Cincinnati, 45245. Deputies have recovered about one third of the property taken. Mitchell was charged in Clermont County Municipal Court and the juvenile was charged in Clermont County Juvenile Court. No date has been set for trial.
“It is likely more charges will be filed once the investigation moves forward,” Combs said. The areas affected by the thefts are listed below.
2 in the 1200 Block of Nottingham
1 in the 3700 Block of Lach Lamond
2 in the 3700 Block of Mackey
1 in the 3800 Block ofLaurel Ct
1 in the 3800 Block of Bach Grove Ct
1 in the 1300 Block of Mountain Ash