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A dive team is searching for the body of a 34-year-old man from the Toledo area, believed to have drowned in a Jet Ski accident on Saturday. It happened around 8:30 p.m. Saturday in a private pond inMore >>
The body of 34-year-old Jason Mitchell, from Perrysburg, was located by divers around 1pm on Sunday in about seven feet of water.More >>
the past few months, there have been 17 different reports of people stealing
from the Bowling Green Walmart.
say what the thieves are doing with the stolen items is shedding light on a
bigger problem. They say drug dealers are requesting people steal hundreds of
dollars in big-ticket items, and exchanging them for drugs – specifically heroin.
some cases, they were exchanging the items they would shoplift for either cash
or cash cards, or those types of things, and then exchanging those gift cards
for drugs," explained Lt. Brad Biller of the Bowling Green Police.
shoplifters are bypassing security cameras and leaving out of side entrances
with the merchandise.
say the shoplifting has gotten so bad they've started charging repeat offenders
with burglary – a felony – instead of petty theft.
of right now, they don't know how many of those shoplifters are using the items
to get drugs.