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Property protection is paying off

Published Mar. 12, 2010 | Discuss this article on Facebook
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(L-R) OFBF regional supervisor Tiffany Pattison, Jackie Metzger, Lois Sipes, Knox County FB's Diana and Gene Phillips

Buckeye Farm News

OFBF's $2500 reward program has been a good deal for Farm Bureau members and their watchful neighbors in recent months.  Here are a few examples.

Knox County

Jackie Metzger and Lois Sipes shared a $2,500 reward for information they provided which led to the arrest of an individual on charges of receiving stolen property from a burglary committed at G.R. Smith Hardware in Mt. Vernon. Metzger and Sipes witnessed a truck being loaded with boxes at the back of the store and provided information to police officials. G.R. Smith Hardware is a member of the Knox County Farm Bureau.

Hocking County

Brenda Heidlebaugh of Hocking County recently received a reward from Farm Bureau for information she provided to the Hocking County Sheriff’s office that led to the arrest and conviction of two individuals attempting a burglary on the property of a Hocking County Farm Bureau member.

Ashtabula County

An Ashtabula County resident received a $2,500 reward for providing information to the Ashtabula County Sheriff’s office that led to the arrest and conviction of two individuals who committed a burglary on the property of an Ashtabula County Farm Bureau member.

Montgomery County

A Montgomery County resident received a $2,500 reward as part of Ohio Farm Bureau Property Protection program for providing information leading to the arrest of a man who was convicted of attempting to commit burglary on the property of a Montgomery County Farm Bureau member.



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