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.
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-