Alleged home buying thieves indicted in Hamilton Co.

Joshua Petroze and Kristin Manning. File photo
Joshua Petroze and Kristin Manning. File photo

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) - A Hamilton County grand jury has indicted a Villa Hills couple who is accused of posing as prospective homebuyers to steal from homes that were for sale.

Joshua Petroze and Kristin Manning of Villa Hills were indicted each on 10 counts of burglary, a second degree felony. Fort Wright Police have also charged them with burglary and theft.

Last December, Fort Wright Police said during interviews both admitted touring numerous homes in Ohio and Kentucky and stealing jewelry from at least 20 homes. The homes were located in Fort Wright, Fort Mitchell, Lexington, Blue Ash, Delhi Township, Anderson Township, Miami Township and Butler County.

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