George Hiotis

Coshocton County Burglary Suspect Caught

by George Hiotis on October 5, 2012 at 3:08 am

The Coshocton County Sheriff’s Office says the search for a man accused of a string of burglaries is over.  Lt. Dean Hettinger says 34-year-old Paul Smith of Coshocton is now in custody.  Hettinger says Smith was arrested today near Tyndall on State Route 16 near State Route 83.  Deputies were alerted to his general location and the suspect – who was a passenger in a vehicle – was arrested without incident after a traffic stop.  Hettinger says Smith is facing a felony count of burglary, but is suspect in multiple home invasions in the Coshocton County Area.  Smith is being held in the County Jail.