Thefts From Vehicles


The Bowling Green Police Division has taken numerous reports of thefts from motor vehicles in the past week.

We would like to remind citizens to lock their vehicles and to secure valuables to reduce the risk of becoming a victim of theft.

BGPD Investigates Assault

On 09-27-15 Bowling Green Police Officers were dispatched to the parking lot at 103 N. Prospect regarding a large fight.  Upon arrival Officers located a victim who was unconscious. Officers called for medical assistance and stood by with the victim until the ambulance arrived.  Other Officers began identifying several subjects that were being pointed out as being involved in the fight by other people at the scene.  Bowling Green Police Officers filed assault charges on the subjects that were identified as being involved in the fight.  In the interest of further investigation, some of those assault charges have been dismissed and Bowling Green Police Division is continuing the investigation with the possibility of addition additional charges be filed.

Blotter for September 28, 2015

Download (PDF, 107KB)

Blotter for September 27, 2015

Download (PDF, 116KB)

Blotter for September 26, 2015

Download (PDF, 129KB)

Blotter for September 25, 2015

Download (PDF, 136KB)

Blotter for September 24, 2015

Download (PDF, 122KB)

Bike Theft

The Bowling Green Police Department is currently investigating the theft of two 3-wheeled bicycles belonging to the same developmentally disabled person. The bikes were taken from a Wood Lane group home located at 1088 Fairview in Bowling Green. The thefts occurred on August 18th and August 27th. The first bike was a green Desoto Classic which was unsecured when it was taken. The second bicycle was a red Desoto Classic locked to a bike rack. The suspect cut through the rack to gain access. Anyone with information can contact Detective Scott Kleiber or Wood County Crime Stoppers at (419) 352-0077. Callers can remain anonymous and information leading to a conviction could result in a cash reward up to $1,000. The photos below are of a similar bike.




Online Scam Reminder

The Bowling Green Police Division would like to remind residents to be cognizant of scams being perpetrated online.  We have received reports of several types of scams, hacked accounts or requests for cash.

Read further information on Facebook security  (Facebook)

Read further on money transfers  (Federal Trade Commission)


Blotter for August 21, 2015

Download (PDF, 159KB)