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Feb 23

Indictment filed: Theft investigation

Posted on February 23, 2017 at 12:28 PM by Laura Oldham

In 2016, investigators were notified of an employee at a local business who was suspected of stealing large quantities of cash and other items. After a thorough investigation, it was determined that the business had been a victim of theft totaling several thousand dollars over a six-month period.

The completed investigation was forwarded to the Franklin County Prosecutor’s Office and Grand Jury for formal charges. Sarah Carroll, 33, of Chillicothe, has been indicted for theft, a felony of the 4th degree, and tampering with records, a felony of the 4th degree.

Sarah Carroll

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Feb 23

Theft suspect apprehended

Posted on February 23, 2017 at 12:17 PM by Laura Oldham

On February 9, 2017, a theft occurred at Ohio Power Tool, 999 W Goodale Blvd. The surveillance video showed the suspect removing two nail guns from a display. The suspect then left the store without purchasing the items, valued at approximately $700.

Joshua Findon, 37, was identified as a potential suspect through a tip received on social media. The investigation resulted in an arrest warrant being filed. Findon was arrested on February 21, 2017, for one count of misdemeanor theft. During a subsequent interview, he admitted to the offense.
Joshua Findon

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Feb 23

Update: Robbery investigation

Posted on February 23, 2017 at 12:01 PM by Laura Oldham

On February 22, 2017, Karl Schlenker was indicted on two counts of robbery (F2 & F3), and inducing panic (F2). The charges are out of a robbery that occurred on January 31, 2017 at the PNC Bank, 1530 W. 1st Ave. His arraignment hearing is set for February 24, 2017.

Karl Schlenker

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