15-year-old arrested for burglaries in Blue Ash; police recover stolen property

BLUE ASH, OH (FOX19) - Police arrest a teen they believe may be connected to a house and car burglaries, and have some of the stolen property in their possession.

Blue Ash Police arrest a 15-year-old male from Deerfield Township Saturday in connection with a residential burglary that happened July 3rd.

Police say a laptop, Xbox 360, iPod, miscellaneous personal items and cash were all stolen during the burglary. The teen was charged with burglary, a second degree felony.

After further investigation, the teen was also charged with receiving stolen property, a 5th degree felony. Police believe he was in possession of stolen property taken from a vehicle on June 22nd. A purse and a credit card were taken from the car.

Police say that the teen is from Deerfield Township, but was staying with a relative in Blue Ash, near where the burglaries happened.

A dozen reports of thefts from vehicles in neighborhoods in the area have been received by Blue Ash Police in the past month.

Police have a number of items believed to be stolen property. Victims of thefts from vehicles are being contacted to determine if the property can be matched up with its true owners.

Citizens who believe that they have been victims of car break-ins in the Cornell Road vicinity may contact the Blue Ash Police at 513-745-8555 and speak with Detective Rob Gerhardt.

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