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Posted on: November 8, 2021

BOWLING GREEN POLICE ARREST MAN FOR MULTIPLE WEAPONS CHARGES

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On November 7th, 2021 at approximately 12:33am, a staff member at Liquid Bar (238 North Main Street) flagged down a BGPD officer who was on foot patrol about a man inside the bar with a firearm.  Multiple officers entered the bar and located the ...

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Posted on: November 4, 2021

BOWLING GREEN POLICE INVESTIGATE DOMESTIC VIOLENCE INCIDENT

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At 11:31 am, the Bowling Green Police Division received a report of a domestic violence incident that occurred at 837 Hamilton Ct.  Officers received information that on 10/14/2021 the suspect, Matthew Purdy (30 yrs old, from Bowling Green) point...

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Posted on: October 7, 2021

Mayor Aspacher and Chief of Police Hetrick Joint Statement

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Chief Hetrick and I are deeply concerned with recent incidents within our downtown.  We met with local bar owners who share this concern and we collectively have made plans to address these current safety issues.  The resounding sentimen...

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Posted on: October 3, 2021

BOWLING GREEN POLICE INVESTIGATING SHOOTING

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On October 2nd, 2021 at 11:43pm the Bowling Green Police Division responded to the area of 238 North Main regarding shots fired.  Officers arrived in the area and located Dalin Morris (21 years of age, Toledo, OH)  in a nearby parking lo...

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Posted on: September 28, 2021

BOWLING GREEN POLICE DIVISION TO HOST CITIZEN OUTREACH PROGRAM

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The Citizen Outreach Program (COP) is designed to bring the community and police together in a learning environment.  Citizens will have an internal look at the Bowling Green Police Division’s operation, training, and be able to connect with Divi...

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Posted on: September 10, 2021

BOWLING GREEN POLICE INVESTIGATE THREAT AT BOWLING GREEN PUBLIC SCHOOLS

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At 12:37pm the Bowling Green Police Division responded to the Bowling Green High School regarding a threat.  Officers located and identified the caller at his residence.  Detectives were able to determine there was no credible threat. &a...

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Posted on: September 9, 2021

BOWLING GREEN POLICE ARREST SUSPECT FOR AGGRAVATED ROBBERY AND ATTEMPTED MURDER

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Bowling Green Police Division Detectives identified the suspect involved in the report of shots fired on August 1, 2021 in the downtown area.

With assistance from the US Marshal Service, Javen Sharon McIntoush (19yrs old from Toledo) was arrested for Aggra...

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Posted on: August 12, 2021

BOWLING GREEN POLICE DIVISION INVESTIGATE ARMED ROBBERY

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The Bowling Green Police Division is investigating an armed robbery which took place on August 12, 2021 at approximately 3:57 am at the Hampton Inn, 141 Campbell Hill Road.  The suspect was described as a white male, wearing a black sweatshirt an...

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Posted on: August 5, 2021

BOWLING GREEN POLICE CONTINUE INVESTIGATING GUNSHOTS IN 200 BLOCK OF NORTH MAIN STREET

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The Bowling Green Police Division continues to investigate the gunshots fired in the downtown area on August 1st, 2021. Follow this link to view video from the area of where the gunshots occurred.

 

The Bowling Green Police Division is requesting a...

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Posted on: August 5, 2021

BOWLING GREEN POLICE CONTINUE INVESTIGATING ASSAULT THAT OCCURRED IN 100 BLOCK OF EAST WOOSTER

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The Bowling Green Police Division continues to investigate an assault that occurred on July 31st, 2021.  Follow this link to view video of the incident. The Police Division is looking to identify multiple subjects from the incident and asks for y...

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Posted on: August 2, 2021

BOWLING GREEN POLICE RESPOND TO FIGHT IN THE 100 BLOCK OF N. MAIN STREET

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On August 1st, 2021 at approximately 0149 hours, the Bowling Green Police Division had officers in the 100 block of N. Main Street monitoring a large crowd when a fight between approximately 6 to 8 individuals began.   Due to the size of the figh...

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Posted on: August 2, 2021

BOWLING GREEN POLICE INVESTIGATING ASSAULT THAT OCCURRED IN 100 BLOCK OF EAST WOOSTER

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On July 31, 2021 at 1:19AM, the Bowling Green Police Division responded to the 100 block of East Wooster Street regarding an assault that occurred.  The victim reported that he was assaulted by a large group of males.  The victim sustain...

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Posted on: August 2, 2021

BOWLING GREEN POLICE INVESTIGATING GUNSHOTS IN 200 BLOCK OF NORTH MAIN STREET

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Bowling Green (August 2nd, 2021) – On August 1st, 2021 at 2:06AM, Bowling Green police officers were in the downtown area investigating another incident when they heard gunshots in the 200 block of North Main Street.  The prel...

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Posted on: July 27, 2021

Bowling Green Police Investigate Theft from Ohio B.M.V. Office

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Bowling Green (July 27th, 2021) – The Bowling Green Police Division is seeking assistance in identifying the pictured suspect.  On July 26th, the Bowling Green Police Division responded to the Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles office at 1616 East Woo...

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Posted on: July 19, 2021

BOWLING GREEN POLICE RESPOND TO INJURY ACCIDENT, DRIVER WHO LEFT SCENE ON FOOT ARRESTED

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On July 19th, 2021 at approximately 8:23am, the Bowling Green Police Division responded to the report of an injury accident on South Grove Street near Pearl Avenue where one of the vehicle’s involved struck a house and was partially overturned.  ...

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Posted on: July 19, 2021

BOWLING GREEN POLICE INVESTIGATE KIDNAPPING

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On July 12, 2021 at approximately 1pm, the Bowling Green Police Division was notified of a road rage incident that occurred on East Napoleon Road on July 11, 2021.  Officers were advised that there was a minor traffic crash that resulted in a ver...

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Posted on: July 19, 2021

BOWLING GREEN POLICE DIVISION MAKE ARREST REGARDING ARMED ROBBERY

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After further investigation into the armed robbery that took place on July 13, 2021 at approximately 11:00 pm at Circle K, 1602 E. Wooster, a suspect was identified. Bowling Green Police detectives with the assistance of the Wood County Sheriff’s Office a...

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Posted on: July 14, 2021

BOWLING GREEN POLICE DIVISION INVESTIGATE ARMED ROBBERY

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The Bowling Green Police Division is investigating an armed robbery which took place on July 13, 2021 at approximately 11:00 pm at Circle K, 1602 E. Wooster.  The suspect was described as a white male, 300 pounds, wearing a shirt over his face an...

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Posted on: July 14, 2021

ARRESTS MADE REGARDING THE FIGHT FROM JULY 11

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The Bowling Green Police Division has identified several of the subjects that were involved in the incident that occurred on July 11 at approximately 1:20am.   Bowling Green Police Division Detectives obtained warrants for the below subjects:

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Posted on: July 12, 2021

BOWLING GREEN POLICE INVESTIGATING FIGHT THAT OCCURRED IN THE 100 BLOCK OF N. MAIN STREET

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On July 11, 2021 at 1:20 am the Bowling Green Police Division responded to the 100 block of N. Main Street regarding a fight.  The Bowling Green Police Division is requesting anyone with information regarding this incident contact Det. Adam Cox a...

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Posted on: July 5, 2021

BOWLING GREEN POLICE RESPOND TO UNRESPONSIVE FEMALE

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On July 5, 2021 at 5:08 am the Bowling Green Police Division responded to 204 Clay Street regarding a female not breathing.  The Bowling Green Fire Department responded to the scene, the female was deceased.  Bowling Green Police Detecti...

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Posted on: July 1, 2021

Bowling Green Police Division Investigates Hit-Skip Crash Involving Parklet

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On July 1st 2021, the Bowling Green Police Division discovered the parklet located in the 100 block of E. Wooster had been struck by a vehicle and the vehicle had left the scene.  Officers investigated the crash and determined the crash occurred ...

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Posted on: June 22, 2021

BOWLING GREEN POLICE RESPONDS TO THEFT OF LUG NUTS

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Residents are encouraged to inspect their vehicles prior to driving to ensure the vehicle can be safely operated.

The Bowling Green Police Division ask that citizens report any and all suspicious activity that they observe.

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: June 22, 2021

Bowling Green Police No Longer Trapping Nuisance Animals

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Beginning on May 1, 2021 the Bowling Green Police Division will no longer set traps for nuisance animals.  Citizens with nuisance animal issues should contact a nuisance animal trapper.   Nuisance animal trappers can help catch nuisance ...

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Posted on: June 23, 2021

New Website Launched!

For the past several months, Bowling Green has been partnering with CivicPlus and the Bowling Green Economic Development Office to redesign the City’s website to better serve and promote the community. The refreshed site went live on Tuesday, Ju...

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Posted on: October 7, 2021

Mayor Aspacher and Chief of Police Hetrick Joint Statement

Chief Hetrick and I are deeply concerned with recent incidents within our downtown.  We met with local bar owners who share this concern and we collectively have made plans to address these current safety issues.  The resounding sentimen...

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Posted on: November 12, 2021

BG Police Citizen Outreach Program (COP) Makes Lasting Impact

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The Bowling Green Police Division recently hosted their first Citizen Outreach Program (COP) on October 28th and November 4th, 2021, to give community members a direct experience of what they do for the city. “The Citizen Outreach Program was developed as...

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