CLERMONT COUNTY, OH (FOX19) - Two Clermont County men have been indicted for a series of breaking and entering, burglaries and thefts.
William Wallace, age 30 of Milford and William McMullen of Williamsburg have been indicted on one count of burglary, a second degree felony; 5 counts of breaking and entering, a fifth degree felony and 1 count of receiving stolen property, a misdemeanor of the first degree.
Investigators say throughout the first week of August, Wayne, Jackson and Goshen townships experienced a significant increase in thefts from garages and residences. The Goshen Township Police Department developed suspects and worked with investigators from the Clermont County Sheriff's Office to bring closure to a number of cases being investigated by the Sheriff's Office.
Areas of the northern portion of Clermont County included Bigam Road in Wayne Township, Weaver Road in Jackson Township and Snider Road in Goshen Township. Agencies worked with the Brown County Sheriff's Office in reference to 10 breaking and entering's that Wallace and McMullen were allegedly involved with in Brown County.
To date, reports of property thefts garages and residences have been taken from seven citizens of Wayne and Jackson Township. Property included musical instruments, power tools and hand tools. The total value of the reported property is more than $4,500.
Investigators will review reports from surrounding townships to see if there are additional cases in which Wallace and McMullen may have been involved in. Wallace is incarcerated at the Clermont County Jail. There is currently an outstanding warrant for the arrest of McMullen for his involvement.