At approximately 2:30 AM Saturday an officer in the area of Casa Fiesta, 1544 E. Wooster St. heard gunshots coming from the parking lot area where a large party was taking place. Officers responding found shell casings but no victim. Witnesses could provide very little information. The BG Police then received a call from a hospital in Toledo indicating that a 25 year old male had presented himself to the hospital with a gunshot wound to the buttocks. Bowling Green Police Detectives and Ohio BCI&I continue to investigate. If anyone has any information regarding this incident please call the Bowling Green Police Division or Wood County Crimestoppers at 1-800-54-CRIME.
Bowling Green Police Release Photos of Unidentified Suspect From September Robbery on East Wooster Street
The Bowling Green Police Division has received cell phone video of the robbery which occurred on the 800 block of E. Wooster on 9/28/14. Two victims were transported to the hospital because of their injuries. The still photos are of one of the suspects who can clearly be seen punching one of the victims in the video. He appears to have a sleeve tattoo on his left arm. He has a tan (or yellow) and black backpack. He is wearing a polo shirt and a cap. Contact Detective Scott Kleiber with the Bowling Green Police or Wood County Crime Stoppers at (419) 352-0077 if you have information in the case. Information leading to a conviction could result in a cash reward up to $1,000.
On 10-10-14 at approximately 10:30 AM a 9 year old reported that while riding his bike on Normandie between Flanders and Burgogne, a newer model light Blue Chevrolet minivan approached him and the driver asked him if he needed a ride. The child left the area and was not harmed. The male in the vehicle never exited the van. The van continued on Normandie in an south bound direction. The van was further described as having a red in color Toledo bumper sticker on the back. The driver had dark hair was wearing sunglasses and had a bushy mustache. Any one with information as to the identity of the driver is asked to contact the BGPD . This incident remains under investigation.
On 10-7-14 a resident of the City of Bowling Green reported that he had been contacted by his bank and advised of several fraudulent charges being placed on his debit card. The resident did not have possession of his card and indicated he must have lost it in the downtown area on an unknown date. The transactions totaled close to $1,000.00. An investigation was started and one charge was tracked to a business in Bowling Green. The business was able to provide video of th two suspects who used the card to make a purchase. The Suspects are described as 2 black males, one wearing a blue North Face jacket and the second wearing a blue jacket, tan stocking cap and thick glasses. They were seen in the business parking lot getting out of a silver in color Pontiac vehicle. If anyone knows who these two may be please contact the Bowling Green Police Division at 419-352-1131 or Wood County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-54-CRIME. You may remain anonymous and if your information leads to a conviction in this case you may be eligible for a reward.
On 10/3/14, Bowling Green Police executed search warrants based on ongoing drug trafficking investigations. Arrested were Anthony Vardon, Gabriel Jones, and Christopher Romito for trafficking in drugs. During the execution of the search warrants, detectives and special investigators seized approximately $8000 in cash, approximately 1 pound of marijuana, prescription pills, marijuana edibles, a handgun, and other drug trafficking equipment. The warrants were executed with assistance from the FBI Violent Crime Task Force, and The Wood County Sheriff’s Office.