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Suspect who was wanted for attempting to break into Geauga County homes caught by deputies

Source: Geauga County Sheriff's Office
Source: Geauga County Sheriff's Office(Geauga County Sheriff's Office)
Published: Jan. 11, 2022 at 11:31 AM EST
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CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - The Geauga County Sheriff’s Office said the male suspect who was wanted for attempting to break “into a couple of” Thompson Township-area homes and buildings on Tuesday morning has been caught.

The suspect was isolated to an area near the intersection of Rock Creek Road and Madison road, according to the sheriff’s office. He was eventually located and taken into custody.

It’s believed that the suspect came into the area and ran from a car during a pursuit out of Ashtabula County on Monday night, the sheriff said.

Officials said the suspect attempted to enter several “homes or out buildings” while on foot in an attempt to get out of the cold.

“We will now make sure this subject has a warm place to stay in our county jail.”

Residents in the Thompson Township area were notified of the incident and suspect description on Tuesday morning by a Geauga County Sheriff’s Office automated message.

UPDATE! UPDATE! The male suspect from the previous alert(s) for Thompson Township has been located and is custody. He is...

Posted by Geauga County Sheriff's Office Sheriff Scott A. Hildenbrand on Tuesday, January 11, 2022

Anyone with information regarding the incident can call the Geauga County Sheriff’s Office at 440-286-1234.

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