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Deputies Searching For Suspect Involved In A Dozen Car Break-Ins

Reported: Jan. 14, 2014 10:54 AM EST
Updated: Jan. 14, 2014 11:19 AM EST
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ROME, Ohio (Tiersa Davis) -- The Lawrence County Sheriff's Office was searching for a suspect who they said was involved in a dozen car break-ins.

Deputies said that at least 12 vehicles were tampered with in the Rome township area Tuesday between 3 a.m. and 6 a.m. The cars were unlocked and parked in driveways on Garnett Street, Lakeland Drive, White Avenue and Gardner Lane.

Sheriff Jeff Lawless said there were no signs of forced entry and the victims never heard or saw anything.

Several items were taken from the cars including change, medications, tools and debit cards. Lawless said that cars should always be locked and parked in well-lit areas.

Anyone who witnessed something suspicious in connection with these break-ins should call deputies at 740-532-3525.



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