Ross County – A Ross County man made it worse on himself after breaking into his ex-girlfriend’s home by being arrested for OVI.
According to the Ross County Sheriff’s Office, on January 14, 2024, Deputy Stanley of the Ross County Sheriff’s Office responded to a burglary call on Legend Drive. Upon arrival, he made contact with the homeowner, who reported that her ex-boyfriend had entered her residence without permission and engaged in a verbal dispute.
According to the homeowner, the ex-boyfriend arrived at the residence angered by her new relationship. He began banging on the door and windows before forcing entry into the home. Inside, the two engaged in a verbal argument, during which the ex-boyfriend reportedly smacked the phone out of the homeowner’s hand when she attempted to call 911.
Subject Apprehended During Traffic Stop:
Shortly after the incident, deputies located the ex-boyfriend during a routine traffic stop. Officers determined that he was under the influence of alcohol and arrested him for operating a vehicle under the influence (OVI). He was subsequently transported to the Ross County Jail.
At the jail, Deputy Stanley informed the ex-boyfriend that he was being charged with burglary, disrupting public services, and menacing by stalking.
The Ross County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the incident further. No further details are available at this time.