Crime Alerts and Block Watch
Be Informed - Keep Us Informed - Be Safe - Together we can stop criminals!
Don’t become a victim and don’t be afraid to call us. Together we can stop criminals and solve community problems. If you see something strange or just out of the norm going on, give us a call to respond or leave a crime tip on our anonymous crime tip line at 860-7233. We have solved many crimes due to phone calls from concerned citizens. If it looks out of place trust your instinct and call.
Crime Recap (less traffic and open warrants) for last few months (Update 6/15/12)
Please call Investigator Mike Matheson 242-2727 or leave an anonymous tip on the crime tip line if you have any information on these open offenses:
11/12/11 5000 Block Broerman Washer Broken into
11/13/11 100 Block E Ross Rear basement door broken in
11/19/11 4800 Block Chalet M/B/Juv Fundraising Scam (Market Day Pies and Larosa Buddy Cards) SOLVED/ARREST 11/20/11
1/23/12 5400 Block Vine (Old Bus Lot) Theft of metal from trucks on lot.
1/25/12 5400 Block Vine (Old Bus Lot) Theft of metal from trucks on lot.
2/3/12 4000 Block Bertus and 4300 Block Sullivan Burglary entered rear of houses.
2/7/12 1000 Block Kieley Bowlin Group Theft of items from trucks on lot.
3/27/12 - Vine St Park - Drug Trafficking - Arrest Adult
3/28/12 - 4600 Block Tower - DCI Subject - Arrest
3/28/12 - 4800 Block Tower - Bike Theft - Open
3/29/12 - 4500 Block Greenlee - Criminal Damaging Report - Open
3/30/12 - 300 Block Murray Rd - Theft Wire - Open (Known Suspect)
3/31/12 - Vine St Park - Drug Trafficking - Arrests Juveniles
4/6/12 - STBN Square - DCI Subject - Arrest made
4/7/12 - Harvey Court - DCI Subject - Arrest made
4/8/12 - E Ross Ave - Theft from MV (Broke out car window stole camera) - Open
4/8/12 - E Ross Ave - Curfew Violation/OOB/Resisting Arrest - Arrest made
4/8/12 - Chalet - Underage Party - Underage Consumption and Loud Noise arrests made
4/8/12 - Bertus - Subject going door to door - OOB/Falsification - Arrest
4/10/12 - Chalet - Death Investigation - Natural Causes - Closed
4/10/12 - Chalet - Theft Investigation from old party at Club House - Known suspect - Open
4/11/12 - Railroad Ave - Criminal Damaging - Tire punctured - Open
4/11/12 - Mitchell Ave - Theft from MV (Leaf blower taken from work truck) - Open
4/12/12 - Kemper Ave - DCI Subject - Arrest made
4/13/12 - Springgrove Parking Lot - Theft from MV (Window broken out GPS taken) - Open
4/13/12 - Springgrove Ave - Criminal Mischief (Cake thrown on car) - Closed otherwise
4/14/12 - STBN Square - DCI Subject - Arrest made
4/18/12 - Tower Ave - Telecommunications Complaint - Open
4/18/12 - Vine St (Shure Fine Foods) - Theft - Officers were investigating a juvenile complaint in Ross Park when they became aware of this offense and notified the business - Arrest made of Juvenile who shoplifted
4/18/12 - West Ross Ave - DOA Investigation - ...Closed natural causes
4/19/12 - Tower Ave - STBN HS Lot - Theft from MV (Duffle bag taken from unsecured vehicle) Crime Prevention Tip - Don't leave cars unsecured and don't leave anything visible put them in the trunk or hide them or cover things up.
4/19/12 - Lower Ross Park - Bike Theft - Juvenile asked to let him ride his bike, the owner let him and the suspect didn't come back -Crime Prevention Tip - Don't leave bikes unattended/unsecured and don't let others ride unless you know them.
4/19/12 - Chalet Drive - Telecommunications Complaint - Open
4/22/12 - Bank Street - Drug Complaint - Juvenile subject fled and was ID'd and located and arrested for Drug Trafficking (Thanks to this citizens call we were able to investigate and make an apprehension!!)
4/22/12 - McClelland - Theft (AC Unit taken from rental property basement) - Open
4/22/12 - Vine St - B&E Business ? - Open
4/22/12 - Tower Ave - Child Enticement (MB20's attempted to talk FW13 into car - verbal only) - Suspect developed
4/24/12 - Sullivan - Theft (Bike left out in yard) - Open
4/25/12 - Murray Rd ...- Theft (Motors taken from rear business gate unsecured) - Open (Video to be processed)
4/29/12 - Vine St - Burlgary (Business Owner observes subject going into property) -Arrest made at scene thanks to this call
4/30/12 - Vine St Park - Juvenile Offense (Cigarettes) - Adjusted
4/30/12 - Church St - Recovered Stolen Van - Closed (Resident called said that a van had been sitting for awhile - officers responded and confirmed it was stolen out of Woodlawn and dumped)
5/1/12 - Tower - Juvenile Offense (Harassing Calls) - Open
5/1/12 - IR75 - RSP Theft Business - Arrests made at scene
5/1/12 - Vine St Park - Drug Investigation - Arrests made X2 marijuana possession and DC
5/1/12 - Ross Ave - Runaway Juvenile - Arrest
5/2/12 - Ross Ave - Runaway Juvenile - Found
5/2/12 - June St - Bone found at construction site - Taken to lab
5/2/12 - Vine St - Theft - Helmet from common garage - Open
5/2/12 - Greenlee Ave - Theft - AC unit from unsecured vacant house
5/3/12 - Vine St - Tresspass - Arrest
5/8/12 - Lawrence St - Property Damage to ...tree from work crew
5/8/12 - Washington Ave - ID Theft - Open
5/8/12 - Washington Ave - Theft Bike - Unsecured in side yard
5/10/12 - Vine St - Disorderly Intoxicated Subject - Arrested
5/10/12 - Tower Ave - Juvenile Issue at School
5/12/12 - Kemper Ave - Obstructing Official Business - Arrested
5/14/12 - Angels Way - Theft (Rings) - Open (Poss Known Suspect)
5/15/12 - Kieley - Bad Check (Business) - Open
5/15/12 - IR75 - Tresspass - Juveniles dancing on concrete divider on highway - Arrests
5/23/12 - Mitchell Ave - Drug Possession - Arrest
5/26/12 - Vine St - Drug Paraphernalia - Arrest
5/28/12 - Ross - Theft... (Rings) - Closed (known suspect)
5/28/12 - Vine - Found Property (Visa Card) - Open
5/29/12 - Sullivan - Bad Check - Postal Scam (send us $ and we send you a check to evaluate products etc.) Never send money - if it sounds to good to be true it is.
5/29/12 - Mitchell Ave - Investigate Abuse - Open
5/30/12 – Greenlee Ave – Death Investigation – Closed (Natural Causes)
6/3/12 - Vine St – Theft (Shoplifter Dollar Tree) – Arrested
6/3/12 - Vine St. - Domestic Assault – Arrested
6/3/12 - Vine St. - Drug Possession (odor marijuana in apartment called in) – Arrest
6/4/12 - Tower Ave. – Telecommunications Harassment (investigate annoying calls) – Closed (party tracked down and advised)
6/4/12 - Sullivan Ave. – Child Endangering – Small children ages 5-9 being left outside unattended – Arrest X2
6/4/12 - Sullivan Ave. – Juvenile fight/assault – Arrest
6/5/12 - Lawrence St. - Theft – Handicapped victim has items missing from house – Open
6/5/12 - Kemper Ave. – Breaking and Entering – Subject broke into rear kitchen window – no items missing – Open
6/6/12 - Baker – ID Theft – Duke Energy Account opened up on victim’s name – Open
6/7/12 - Chalet Drive – Theft from MV (broke into soft top on jeep) – Open
6/8/12 - Vine St. - Theft – Improper withdrawal from Carthage Seniors Account – Open
6/9/12 - Baker - Disorderly Conduct Intoxicated (DCI) – Arrest X2
6/12/12 - Vine St. – Assault – Boyfriend followed girlfriend on foot into STBN from ELMW – Arrested
6/12/12 - Kieley Place - Telecommunications Harassment (ex-employee making harassing calls) – Closed (situation adjusted)
6/14/12 – Vine St. Pool Lot – Theft from MV X2 – Items taken from two cars left unsecured – Open (Recovered all items from one, and some from the other)
6/17/12 - Delmar - Criminal Mischief - Car egged - Open
6/17/12 - Martin - Theft (Bike) - Open - Taken was a Mongoose Raid BMX Red/Org 3 foot pegs
6/18/12 - Greenlee - Disorderly Conduct Intoxicated (DCI) - Arrest
6/18/12 - Greenlee - Fraud - Open - Online account opened in victim's name "Bill Me Later"
6/21/12 - West Ross - DCI - Arrest
6/21/12 - Jefferson - Theft (Bike) - Open - Taken Rip Claw bike color Maroon
6/21/12 - Vine - Juvenile Complaint - In woods behind Chili Time smoking marijuana - Arrests
6/22/12 - Greenlee - Burglary - Open - Two family apartment - no forced entry - camera and tv reported taken
6/22/12 - Chalet - Juvenile Complaint - Juvenile arrested on open warrants
6/22/12 - Chalet - Assault/Rape - Open arrest pending - Suspect known to victim - Warrants filed on Michael Sefton
6/23/12 - Ross Park (Tennis Lane) - Street Robbery - Open
6/23/12 - Advance - Fraud - Suspicious transactions on fathers bank account - Open - suspect identified
6/23/12 - Chalet - Theft from MV - Open - GPS TomTom taken from unsecured MV
6/26/12 - Tower - Burglary - Open - side door kicked in Ipad taken - resident out of town part of year
6/26/12 - Murray - Tresspassing - Business - Arrest
6/26/12 - Vine - Theft from Business - Open suspect ID'd suspect charged gas on company account not an employee
6/26/12 - Greenlee - Theft - Open - Scrap/tools taken from common basement in apartment building
6/27/12 - East Mitchell - Criminal Mischief - Juveniles throwing icecubes at cars - Two juveniles arrested
6/27/12 - Greenlee - Burglary - Same victim as 6/22/12 - no forced entry - reported black Bose radio taken this time
6/27/12 - Murray - Theft from business - Open - Photo's of suspects working on ID
Crime Tips – Do leave cars unlocked…..Don’t leave valuables in cars…..Don’t leave ID documents (SSCard, Birth certificates etc.) in your purses/wallets etc.
Please be alert for scams - never send anyone money with promises of checks/products/lotteries/free product etc.
Please be aware of crimes of opportunities - don't leave valuables visible and unattended in cars/trucks etc., don't leave bikes out, etc. Also, the weather has changed, historically we have increased bike thefts, noise complaints, parking complaints, juvenile complaints. Do what you can to protect yourselves.
If you are on vacation we can do house checks, just call the PD.
If you have an alarm system we can now connect you to the PD and monitor it for you free of charge. Contact the Crime Prevention Officer Derek Setters email@example.com for an inspection.
If you have any information on open investigations call the PD at 242-2727 or the anonymous crime tip line at 860-SAFE (7233).
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Get involved - St. Bernard Block Watch Association meets the 3rd Tues of each month at 6:30 PM at City Hall. They go out and conduct crime prevention sweeps, conduct informative meetings about crime preventions and many other activities. Come out and join your neighbors in keeping our community safe.
Sex Offender Registration and notification law (Added 2/18/2008)
The Ohio Attorney General recently announced an expansion in the Ohio Sex Offender Registration and notification law. The voluntary program sends automatic email messages to inform citizens when a registered sex offender has moved into their neighborhood. Residents interested in e-mail notification can go to the Attorney Generals website or the county sheriff’s web site and register. See related links below:
- Ohio AG Sex Offender Page (eSORN)
- Hamilton County Sheriff's Sex Offender Page
- Family Watchdog
- FBI Sex Offender Listing by State