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Arrest Made In String Of Local Thefts, APD Press Release

ASHLAND POLICE DEPARTMENT NEWS RELEASE                                      
  
Release:  11/24/15
Contact:  Deputy Chief Warren Hensman                                            
Phone:  541-482-5211
Case Number:15-3367
 
ARREST MADE IN STRING OF LOCAL THEFTS
 
Michael Walter Cohen was arrested yesterday on multiple counts of theft and unlawful entry into a motor vehicle.  Cohen was also linked to and charged with a recent residential burglary. Cohenís arrest came on the heels of a November 18th arrest for similar crimes committed in the area of Siskiyou Boulevard & Park Street.  Ashland Police Detectives were able to obtain a
search warrant for Cohenís Ashland residence and discovered stolen property from 5 reported incidents spanning over three weeks.
 
Community involvement played a key role in this investigation.  Mr. Cohen was originally contacted by police after a citizen reported the possibility of a male stealing property from the bed of a truck.
 
If anyone has information about these thefts, or know of any unreported thefts during this timeframe, you are encouraged to call the Ashland Police Department at 541.482.5211.  You can also call the anonymous tip line at 541.552.2333 or email at  tipline@ashland.or.us
 

Please direct any questions to Deputy Chief Warren Hensman
  
 
1155 East Main Street,
Ashland, Oregon 97520 ∙ (541) 488-2211
www.ashland.or.us/police
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