EYEWITNESS LOCAL NEWSThird Suspect Charged In Connection To Scioto County Crime Spree
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Reported by: Tiersa Davis
Web Producer: Jeff Morris
Reported: Jul. 17, 2013 11:25 AM EDT
Updated: Jul. 24, 2013 9:34 AM EDT
Portsmouth , Scioto County , Ohio
A third suspect has been arrested in connection to a crime spree throughout Scioto County and parts of Kentucky.
Hank Jones, 18, of Lucasville was charged with four counts of burglary. The Scioto County Sheriff's Department made a traffic stop on Sunday and found the suspect who was wanted for questioning in the burglaries. Detectives said they were able to locate several items that were reported stolen from Scioto County and Lewis and Boyd counties in Kentucky. The department is working to inventory the property and contact victims.
Two people were previously arrested and charged with several crimes in connection to the thefts and burglaries. Anthony Huff, 31, of Otway and Melissa Keating, 31, of Ironton were arrested last week.
Two people are facing several charges after detectives said they were involved in a crime spree throughout Scioto County.
Anthony Huff, 31, of Otway and Melissa Keating, 31, of Ironton were arrested Tuesday. Huff was charged with four counts of burglary and two counts of theft. Keating was charged with obstructing justice.
The Scioto County Sheriff's Department was investigating after receiving several reports about cars and houses that were broken into Tuesday. Detectives said the crimes were similar.
Detectives were able to locate two suspects and recovered several stolen items. Some of the items reported missing were from Kentucky. Detectives and Kentucky law enforcement officials are working together on those cases.
The sheriff's department said more arrests and additional charges are pending.
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