Bowling Green (July 2, 2012 ) – The Bowling Green Police Division arrested two subjects as the result of an ongoing investigation into a series of thefts from vehicles in which various types of items including electronics, money and personal items have been stolen.
Vincent Branch, 23 years old with an address listed as 709 Fifth St., Bowling
Green, OH 43402, OH and Terrence Joseph Harris, 24 years from Toledo, OH were arrested and charged with Criminal Trespass and receiving Stolen Property after officers investigated the report of suspicious persons peering into the windows of vehicles parked in the area of an apartment complex in the 1700 block of Juniper Court. The arrested subjects were connected through the investigation, to having accessed at least thirteen (13) vehicles.
Investigation into the incidents continues.
Citizens are reminded to keep vehicles secured (windows up, sunroofs secured, convertible tops closed and door locks locked) and articles of value removed from vehicles when owners are absent from the vehicles, as the majority of such thefts in our community occur as crimes of opportunity.
Anyone having any information related to these incidents is encouraged to contact the Police Division at (419) 352-2571 or Wood Co. CrimeStoppers at (419) 352-0077 or (800) 54-CRIME. Persons contacting Wood Co. CrimeStoppers have the opportunity to remain anonymous and are eligible for a reward of up to $1000 if the information that they provide proves to be pertinent to the case.