Police search for suspects in Cedarville credit card scam

Published: Wednesday, March 15, 2017 @ 6:05 AM

Police search for suspects in Cedarville credit card scam

UPDATE @ 5 p.m (Mar. 17)

Cedarville Police are still looking for a pair of suspects that continue to use stolen credit card information in the area.

The pair has reportedly encrypted small cards with the stolen information and are using those cards at stores such as Wal-Mart or Kroger. The pair then utilizes the self check out options and swipe multiple cards until one of them works. 

If you have any information regarding the suspects pictured you are asked to call Cedarville Police at (937) 766-2881.


CEDARVILLE — The Cedarville Police Department is searching for suspects involved in a recent credit card scam. 

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Several individuals in Greene County were defrauded after the suspects copied credit card numbers and potentially used a counterfeit telecommunications device allowing victims to incur charges without their knowledge or consent, according to police.

These suspects were recorded using counterfeit credit cards at shopping centers and superstores in the area, according to police.

The suspects typically use self-checkout lanes and potentially use more than one card. The cards used by the suspects usually do not include a chip.

Anyone who recognizes the suspects or has information is asked to contact the Cedarville Police Department at 937-766-5205, Greene County Sheriff’s Office 937- 376-5111 or your local police department.

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Viral video captures dramatic chase after alleged theft from construction site

Published: Sunday, March 26, 2017 @ 7:19 AM

Viral video captures dramatic chase after alleged theft from construction site

Construction workers are about the hardest-working people in America. Once you’ve put shingles on a roof in the summer, there’s not much else that can hurt you. But one thief apparently decided to try to test his luck, and it did not end well for him.

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According to KTVT, a now-viral video taken from a security camera in University Park, Texas, near Dallas captured the dramatic scene. The thief jumped out of a red car, swiped a piece of equipment and tried to make a getaway, police said. But he probably wasn’t counting on the hard-working Texans who weren’t willing to let anything go from their site.

KTVT reported Saturday that the workers chased after the alleged thief – with one worker atop the hood of the getaway car. The video, which has been viewed more than 766,000 times since it was posted to YouTube on Friday, also appears to show the workers ramming the vehicle with a truck.

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Police said they are still searching for the alleged thief, who faces a property theft charge, WTVT reported. The worker shown on the car hood in the video was not hurt, police said.

Read more here.

– The Cox Media Group National Content Desk contributed to this report.

Kettering police seek vehicle after shots fired at another motorist

Published: Saturday, March 25, 2017 @ 8:13 PM

Police are searching for a vehicle after its occupants fired shots at another vehicle Saturday in Kettering.

The shots were fired around 7:40 p.m. at the intersection of Wilmington Pike and Glenheath Drive from what was described by police as a large-caliber weapon.

The suspects’ vehicle fled south on Wilmington Pike toward Interstate 675. It is described as an older model maroon minivan with a black roof rack with two white males inside, according to reports.

Anyone with information is urged to call 911.

Troopers find Humvee stolen from Ohio National Guard armory

Published: Thursday, March 23, 2017 @ 5:17 PM
Updated: Saturday, March 25, 2017 @ 4:20 PM

Troopers find Humvee stolen from Ohio National Guard armory

UPDATE @ 4:20 p.m. (March 25)

A military Humvee stolen from the Ohio National Guard Armory in Stow was found Friday night in a garage at a vacant house.

The Ohio State Highway Patrol said tips from the public led troopers to find the vehicle. No arrests have been made, and the theft remains under investigation, the patrol said.


A military Humvee was stolen from the Ohio National Guard Armory in Stow.

The Ohio State Highway Patrol responded at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday to the armory, 4630 Allen Road, where suspects cut through a chain link fence and accessed a secured area where the Humvee was stored. The Humvee was locked at the time of the theft, but the suspect disabled the locking mechanism and drove the vehicle off the premises, troopers said.

The Humvee is marked with bumper numbers 174 and 1-145 near the left tail light and HQ-51 near the right tail light.

Anyone with information is urged to contact the highway patrol at 216-265-1677 or #677.

Robbery suspect ID’d after surrendering in Dayton standoff

Published: Friday, March 24, 2017 @ 2:20 PM
Updated: Friday, March 24, 2017 @ 2:30 PM

UPDATE @ 3:25 p.m.

The man who was arrested Friday following a standoff with Dayton police in the 900 block of Linden Avenue has been identified as 43-year-old Harold Shrout.

Shrout is being held in the Montgomery County Jail on suspicion of aggravated robbery.

UPDATE @ 2:30 p.m.

Dayton police blocked off Linden Avenue near Xenia Avenue around 1:30 p.m. this afternoon in order to apprehend a suspect involved in a robbery.

Police tracked the suspect to a residence on the 900 block of Linden Avenue and he eventually surrendered without incident.

According to initial reports, the robbery involved a knife on Patterson Road early this morning. We are working to find out the suspect’s identity and what charges he may face.

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Police activity has been reported on the 900 block of Linden Avenue in Dayton. The intersection of Linden and Xenia Avenue has been blocked.


Harold Shrout Mar 25, 2017 - 3:37 PM