Category: Media Releases

BG Police Take Report of Adult Approaching 2 Children on Way to School this Morning

At 10:20 Am the BGPD took a report from 2 Crim Elementary Students of a black male, with short hair, wearing  a black coat in his 30′s approaching them as they walked to school in the area of the numbered streets in BG around 8:00Am. According to the children the male walked up to them and asked them where they were going and what street they were on. He then commented how it was cold and asked if they wanted a ride. When they declined and walked away the subject did not follow them. There was no threats or attempts to make physical contact. If anyone has any information as to the identity of this person please contact the Bowling Green Police Division.

Lonnie Wells III Turns Self In to Wood County Justice Center

Lonnie Wells III has turned himself into the Wood County Sheriff’s Office this evening without incident. He was wanted for Domestic Violence, Attempted Felonious Assault and Intimidation of a Crime Victim following an incident in Bowling Green on Wednesday.

Bowling Green Police Seek 2nd Suspect in Robbery of BGHS Students on September 29

A Robbery Warrant has been issued for the arrest of Rashaad Le Andre Chatman. Chatman is a black male, 18 years of age, 5’7, 100lbs, black hair and brown Eyes. His last known address is on Brighton Ave. in Toledo.  He is wanted in connection with the September 29 robbery of 4 Bowling Green High School Students in the 200 Block of South Prospect St. During the robbery, approximately 7-10 Subjects approached , assaulted and robbed the boys as they walked down the street. After the robbery the suspects fled in 2 vehicles. Later a third stolen vehicle believed to have been taken from the same area and time of the robbery was involved in a crash on the High Level Bridge in Toledo.  3 Juvenile suspects were arrested at that time. The investigation into this incident is ongoing. If you know the whereabouts of this person or have information about the robbery contact the Bowling Green Police Division or your local law enforcement agency.

Bowling Green Police and Wood County Sheriff Issue Felony Warrants for Lonnie Wells III

Three warrants have been issued for Lonnie Wells III, White male, 40 years of age, 5’7” 165 lbs. blue eyes and blonde hair.  On 10-16-2013 at approximately 5:30 pm Wells entered Quarters Bar at 1234 N. Main St. Bowling Green, and assaulted his former girlfriend and her acquaintance. After the assault he fled the area and has not been apprehended. The warrants issued for Wells include the charges of Felony Domestic Violence and Attempted Felonious Assault. The next day he contacted the victim and stated that he would kill her as well as her acquaintance. The Wood County Sheriff’s Office has issued a warrant for Wells for Intimidation of a Crime Victim. Wells has been convicted of Domestic Violence previously for assaulting the same victim. If you know the whereabouts of Lonnie Wells III please contact the Bowling Green Police Division, Wood County S.O. or your local law enforcement agency.

BG Police Arrest 2 on Aggravated Robbery Charges

Bowling Green Police have arrested Thomas James, 21  of Offenhauer East (BGSU) and Thomas Kolleh, 19 of Kreischer Darrow (BGSU) on charges of Aggravated Robbery. The charges stem from the October 8, 2013 incident at 524 North Enterprise where 2 men were robbed inside their apartment by 3 suspects with a handgun. The Robbery was drug related and the suspects fled the scene with marijuanna and cash. James was charged on the night of 10-11-13 and Kolleh was arrested on 10-14-13 around 1:30 PM. The investigation into the incident is ongoing and additional charges may be filed.

BG Police Seek Assistance in Identifying Possible Robbery Suspects

The Bowling Green Police have developed information that has lead to the video of 2 black males in Offenhauer Towers who may be possible suspects in the Robbery at 524 north Enterprise on Tuesday afternoon. The video shows the unidentified subjects walking in a hallway. One is holding a towel to a cut on his forehead believed to have been sustained as he was fleeing the robbery. These subjects may be armed and should be considered dangerous. If you know who they are do not confront them but call the Bowling Green Police Division at 419-352-2571 or your local law enforcement agency.

BG Police Secure Scene of Reported Robbery

A Robbery was reported at an apartment in the 500 block of North Enterprise this afternoon. At this time the scene is secure. Officers have conducted a search of the area and the suspects are not believed to be in the area.  Officers are still on scene and the investigation is ongoing.

BG Police Seek Assistance in Theft of Wolf Skin From The Rotary Nature Preserve

 

The Bowling Green Police Division is currently investigating the theft of a wolf skin from the Rotary Nature Preserve in Bowling Green on or about September 25, 2013. The skin has the head and claws still attached. It is valued at $2,700. It is believed it was in a storage bin at the facility when it was taken. Contact Detective Scott Kleiber at (419) 352-2571 or Wood County Crimestoppers at (419)352-0077 if you have any information regaring this case.

Bowling Green Police Seek Suspect in Robbery of BGHS Students

A robbery warrant has been issued for the arrest of DeAndre Koonce-Christian. Koonce-Christian is a black male, 19 years of age, he drives a 1989 maroon Buick 4dr. with Ohio Plate# X837556 (Temp).His last known address is on Colburn St. in Toledo.  He is wanted in connection with the September 29 robbery of 4 Bowling Green High School Students in the 200 Block of South Prospect St. During the robbery, approximately 7-10 Subjects approached , assaulted and robbed the boys as they walked down the street. After the robbery the suspects fled in 2 vehicles. Later a third stolen vehicle believed to have been taken from the same area and time of the robbery was involved in a crash on the High Level Bridge in Toledo.  3 Juvenile suspects were arrested at that time. The investigation into this incident is ongoing and additional charges are expected. If you know the whereabouts of This person or have information about the robbery contact the Bowling Green Police Division or your local law enforcement agency.

BGPD Seek Assistance in Identifying Break In Suspect

The Bowling Green Police Division is currently investigating the criminal damage / trespass incident at 248 N. Main, The Tanning Center that occurred 9/26/13 at approximately 5:06 am. The white male subject made entry through a door in the rear of the building that was unsecure. An inner door was then broken by the suspect causing several hundred dollars worth of damage. While inside the male vomited in the one of the tanning rooms. Contact the Bowling Green Police at (419) 352-2571 if you have any information regarding this case.