Woman shot during confrontation over stolen firearm, man arrested

A Brown County woman was shot on Friday evening, Oct 16 during a struggle for a stolen firearm, local media reported. The woman, identified as Teva Highfield, age 39, was in her vehicle following the suspect, identified as Christopher Turner, age 26, when she confronted him about the gun at the intersection of SR 32Continue reading “Woman shot during confrontation over stolen firearm, man arrested”

Man arrested for burglary, B&E, theft incidents

Brown County Sheriff’s Office arrested a 39-year-old man Wednesday, Oct 14 for a series of burglary and theft incidents. Joshua Thomas Gerard, listed as homeless, is accused of breaking into a man’s garage in Washington Township, Brown County on Friday, Oct 2, and removing a DeWalt Drill, leaf blower and copper wire. He is alsoContinue reading “Man arrested for burglary, B&E, theft incidents”

Mount Orab man accused of excessive punishment of son

Darren Downing, age 28, of Mount Orab, was arrested Tuesday afternoon, Oct 13, charged with domestic violence and several counts of endangering children following an alleged series of excessive punishments against his son. Police were dispatched to Downing’s residence on Autumn Court after a caller reported a boy had been working along a fence fromContinue reading “Mount Orab man accused of excessive punishment of son”