Sheriff Matthew O. Hafey is pleased to announce the capture of a burglary suspect in Southern Point today. At approximately 11:04 AM the Pickaway County Sheriff’s Office dispatch received a call about a male who had entered a home through a window on Boucher Drive. Deputy Tiana Bloxam arrived on the scene about 4 minutes after the call. As she was checking the house, a witness observed the suspect exit a window and alerted Deputy Bloxam. She pursued the male on foot to the area of Strawser Street.
She took him into custody without further incident.
The male is identified as John Johnson (20 years old of Orient). He was transported to the Pickaway County Jail and held in lieu of bond pending his initial appearance in Circleville Municipal Court. Upon arrival at the Sheriff’s Office, he was interviewed by Detectives. Sheriff Hafey would like to thank the Commercial Point Police Department, the Circleville Municipal Court Probation Department, and the citizen caller/witnesses who assisted during today’s event. This incident remains under investigation by
the Pickaway County Sheriff’s Office.