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Media Releases from the Bowling Green Police Division.

Bowling Green Police Investigate Vehicle Break-Ins

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On April 19, 2019 at approximately 3:49 am officers responded to 505 Lehman Ave. to take a report of a vehicle that was broken into.  Officers arrived on scene and observed that the vehicle window had been broken out.   During … Continue reading

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CodeRED Community Alerts

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  The City of Bowling Green has entered into a partnership with Wood County for a free community notification system – CodeRED. This system will eventually take the place of the Nixle alert system currently being used. CodeRED provides the … Continue reading

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Bowling Green Police Investigate Bomb Threat

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On April 9, 2019 at approximately 10:24 am, officers were dispatched to 145 S. Main, Panera Bread, regarding a bomb threat the business received by mail.  The Bowling Green State University Bomb-sniffing dog responded to the scene.  Officers checked the … Continue reading

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Bowling Green Police Arrest 2nd Suspect for Felonious Assault and Ethnic Intimidation

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Update: Zachary Keller was arrested on April 5, 2019 for Felonious Assault and Ethnic Intimidation.  He was lodged in the Wood County Justice Center. MISSION STATEMENT The Mission of the Bowling Green Police Division is to improve the quality of … Continue reading

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Bowling Green Police Arrest Suspect for Felonious Assault and Ethnic Intimidation

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  On March 31, 2019 at approximately 3:26 am, officers were dispatched to 1548 E. Wooster, Waffle House, regarding an assault.  Officers arrived and spoke with the victims and witnesses.  During the investigation, officers learned the two suspects used racial … Continue reading

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Traffic Crash – Poe at North Main

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Officers are investigating a traffic crash at Poe and North Main.  The traffic signal is out and officers are manually directing traffic.  Please use caution or avoid the area if possible.  If you must use this intersection treat it as … Continue reading

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Gas Leak – Downtown Bowling Green – Update

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The evacuation order for the downtown area of Bowling Green has been lifted. Residents and business owners are able to return to the area.  Parts of Main and Clough street will remain closed while repairs are being completed.

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Gas Leak – Downtown Bowling Green

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Mandatory evacuation ordered due to a gas leak at Clough and Main. Evacuation area: Main Street from Washington to Wooster Street. Clough Street from Prospect to Church. Road closures for this area are active.  

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Bowling Green Police Investigate Numerous Vehicle Break-Ins

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On March 21, 2019 at approximately 4:24 am officers responded to 232 Varsity North to take a report of a vehicle that had been broken into.  Officers arrived on scene and discover that the vehicle window had been broken out.   … Continue reading

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Road Closures for March Mayhem Training Run and Half Marathon

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On March 23, 2019 the March Mayhem Training Run and Half Marathon will be taking place in Bowling Green.  The Run will cause traffic closures from 8 AM until 12 PM on E. Poe between Willard and Dunbridge Road as … Continue reading

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