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Ross County – Man Arrested for OVI After Breaking into Ex Girlfriends Home


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.

Charges Filed:

At the jail, Deputy Stanley informed the ex-boyfriend that he was being charged with burglary, disrupting public services, and menacing by stalking.

Investigation Ongoing:

The Ross County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the incident further. No further details are available at this time.