February 6, 2020

Clermont County woman Indicted by the Grand Jury for theft in excess of $175k from a non-profit & former employer

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2/6/2020

 

 

 

Clermont County woman Indicted by the Grand Jury for theft in excess of $175k from a non-profit & former employer

 

Taylor L. Kidwell, age 27 of Stonelick Township in Clermont County, was indicted by the Clermont County Grand Jury on February 6, 2020 for two counts of Aggravated Theft, both felonies of the 3rd degree.

 

In July of 2019, the Clermont County Sheriff’s Office Investigative Unit was contacted by representatives of “Clermont Adult Residential Homes (CARH)” in reference to a theft of funds by a former employee.  CARH’s is a residential housing and care organization for disabled and handicapped individuals.  Detectives from the Sheriff’s Office met with members of CARH’s to launch an investigation.

 

Taylor Kidwell was hired in 2011 as a Client Aide, but by the time she resigned in July 2019, she was working as an Administrative Assistant.  The investigation revealed that Taylor Kidwell utilized funds from the organization for personal gain in excess of $175,000 during her employment between 2017 and 2019.  The thefts in question include submitting excessive payroll, along with misusing credit cards and funds belonging to a Client.

 

A Summons on Indictment was issued by the Grand Jury.  Kidwell is scheduled to appear in front of Judge Richard Ferenc, Friday February 14, 2020 at 10am in Clermont County Commons Pleas Court.

 

No photo available at this time.

 

 

 

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October 24, 2019

Batavia Township Felonious Assault

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Thursday, October 24th, 2019                                                                                                          (513)732-7648

 

On October 24, 2019 at 2:34am the Clermont County Communications Center received numerous 911 calls from residents in the 4300 block of Armstrong Blvd. in Batavia Township, reporting a disorder outside along with multiple gunshots heard in the area. Deputies arrived on scene at 2:41am and discovered that all parties involved in the disorder had fled the scene.

At 2:43am, the Communication Center was contacted by Clermont Mercy Hospital reporting that two adult males walked into the Emergency Room, one suffering a single stab wound to the left side of his neck and one with multiple gunshot wounds to his arm and back.

Central Joint EMS transported the stabbing victim, who was identified as 21 year old James A Ciminillo of Cincinnati, from Clermont Mercy to University Hospital by life squad. Ciminillo is currently in stable condition and his injury is reported to be non-life threatening.

Clermont Mercy evaluated the shooting victim, who was identified as 18 year old Dominic Richey of Union Township Clermont County, and requested Air Care to respond.  Richey was transported to University Hospital in Cincinnati by Air Care at 3:31am. Richey is currently in stable condition and his injuries are reported to be non-life threatening. Update: AS OF 09:35 am, University Hospital reports that Ciminillo was treated and released.

The Clermont County Sheriff’s Office Investigative Unit responded and are currently interviewing parties involved in the incident, along with multiple witnesses. The Sheriff’s Crime Scene Unit also responded to process the scene.

Nolan E. Garrett, age 18 of  Batavia Township has been charged with one count of Felonious Assault, a felony of the second degree.  Nolan Garrett is currently being held in the Clermont County Jail without bond. He will appear for a bond hearing at 10:00 A.M. on Friday October 25th  2019 in Clermont County Municipal Court. The case will be reviewed with the Prosecutor’s Office for consideration of additional charges to be presented to a Grand Jury.

Anyone with information related to this incident is encouraged to contact Sgt.Boerger of the Clermont County Sheriff’s Office at 513-732-7545 or 732-7510

 

This Investigation is ongoing at this time.

Any additional enquiries related to this incident prior to presentation to the Grand Jury should be directed to the Clermont County Prosecutor’s  at 513-732-7313

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nolan Garrett     Age:18

 

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October 20, 2019

Franklin Township Incident

 

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Sunday, October 20, 2019                                                                                                                                      (513)732-7648

 

 

On Sunday, October 20, at 12:10 pm, the Clermont County Communications Center received a 911 call reporting that a man was stuck by a falling tree limb while operating machinery near the 900 block of Hopewell Rd. in Franklin Township.

Sheriff’s deputies and Felicity EMS responded to the scene. Two men were clearing trees away from a field when a male identified as 50-year-old Matthew Crozier was accidentally hit by a falling limb as he was pushing the tree with a tractor.

Efforts to resuscitate Mr. Crozier were unsuccessful and he was pronounced dead at the scene at 1:16 pm by Clermont County Coroner Brian Treon.

The Clermont County Sheriff’s Office Investigative Unit responded to the scene to investigate and interview witnesses. There is no foul play suspected, incident is considered to be accidental. The body of Matthew Crozier was released to the McIntyre Funeral Home.

Any further inquiries about this incident are directed to the Clermont County Coroner’s Office.  

 

 

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